Mauricio Pochettino maintains Tottenham’s priorities lie elsewhere but after suffering a second cup exit in four days, and weighed down by injuries to key players, the manager must confront mounting concerns the north London club’s season is in danger of unravelling.
Mon, 28 Jan, 2019
Alan Pardew has never been slow to offer reminders when he has done something well, and considering Crystal Palace’s transformation from relegation-threatened to top half of the table this year, backed up by the most impressive transfer dealings of any side outside of the top six excepting Stoke, that knowing grin has widened.
Sun, 16 Aug, 2015
Irish women’s golf has gone through many ups and downs over the years but there has nearly always been a big star to keep things ticking over, from a Philomena Garvey or Clarrie Reddan to a Mary McKenna or a Maureen Madill.
Tue, 16 Jun, 2015
Arsenal needed a point to all but confirm third place in the Premier League; Sunderland needed a point to escape relegation; three of the last six games between the teams at the Emirates had ended goalless. Can you guess what the score was yet?
Thu, 21 May, 2015
Sunderland 1 Newcastle United 0: Jermain Defoe is a quick learner. Sunderland’s recent acquisition has spent the last fortnight taking a crash-course in Wear-Tyne derby history, and it took him less than 45 minutes to write his name indelibly into its latest chapter.
Mon, 06 Apr, 2015
FA Cup Fifth Round: Bradford 2 Sunderland 0: Bradford, a city whose last meaningful flirtation with the FA Cup came some 104 years ago, now stand one victory from a Wembley semi-final after a stunning 2-0 upset of Premier League Sunderland at Valley Parade.
Mon, 16 Feb, 2015