IT said it all about the predicament in which Manchester United find themselves that their 2-0 defeat to Burnley at Old Trafford on Wednesday night felt like a huge deal for the visitors but, in a very strange way, just more of the same for those home supporters who clogged the exits with ten minutes still to play.
Fri, 24 Jan, 2020
Goals change games we know but, listening to Scott Hogan, it’s clear he feels his winner for Championship basement side Stoke City against high-flying Swansea City last Saturday, could be a personal game-changer of an altogether different magnitude.
Fri, 11 Oct, 2019
Cancelling Christmas isn’t an obvious means of ingratiating yourself with a raft of new employees but it appears that Sam Allardyce can do no wrong at Everton where the latest chapter in one of British football’s most intriguing careers has kicked off on the most promising of intros.
Fri, 22 Dec, 2017
Paul Clement became the sixth Premier League manager sacked this season when bottom club Swansea City ended his one-year tenure on Wednesday but any upswing in results the Swans enjoy will be largely down to luck, according to a leading analyst.
Fri, 22 Dec, 2017
Had things turned out slightly differently you’d be reading about the darts as you, ahem, read. After all, if social media is anything to go by – and occasionally it is – half the nation appeared to be glued to it over Christmas. More drama than a Shakespeare festival and all of that.
Sun, 08 Jan, 2017
Wed, 14 Dec, 2016
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is arguably the only player in the Premier League with the potential to push himself to a level which only Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Suarez have reached in world football at present; and the good news for Manchester City fans is that he is desperate to take the next step under Pep Guardiola.
Sun, 02 Oct, 2016
With the post-Robbie Keane era now fully under way, much attention will be paid to the strikers in Martin O’Neill’s latest squad announcement today and, in particular, whether he sees fit to include Brentford’s Scott Hogan who is currently joint-top scorer in the Championship with six goals this season.
Fri, 23 Sep, 2016
Mon, 11 Jul, 2016
Swansea City 0 Arsenal 3<br>Joel Campbell was on the verge of leaving Arsenal in the summer after four, frustrating years at the Emirates. A switch to Besiktas had been planned and the 23-year-old Costa Rican international was poised to re-launch his career in Turkey.
Mon, 02 Nov, 2015
Thu, 29 Oct, 2015