Dele Alli turns 21 tomorrow, and although Mauricio Pochettino says he loves him like a son, it is typical of the Tottenham manager’s style that he will not give special treatment to the man he believes is the best young player in Europe.
Mon, 10 Apr, 2017
Watford 1, Crystal Palace 1: One could hardly tell from the thunderous expression on his face at the full-time whistle, as his new charges at Crystal Palace were held by Watford, but big Sam Allardyce said he was “excited” to be back in the big time.
Tue, 27 Dec, 2016
Mon, 07 Mar, 2016
Mon, 28 Dec, 2015
For Manchester City, the club records are being countered with caution; they may look unstoppable in both the Premier League and the transfer market as August closes, but no one at the Etihad Stadium expects this to be a trouble-free season. Friday’s Champions League draw gave notice of the difficulties that lie ahead.
Mon, 31 Aug, 2015
Manchester United’s miserable season has sunk to unfathomable depths following a painful Champions League defeat in Greece which leaves the club with one of the biggest conundrums in its history: How to completely overhaul a squad that simply isn’t good enough without being able to offer their replacements European football next season.
Wed, 26 Feb, 2014
A fifth defeat in nine games wasn’t quite what was hoped for at the end of a year that was well below what was expected at the outset, but at the end of it all there was optimism amongst the players on an evening where the performance showed plenty of promise despite the scoreline.
Thu, 15 Nov, 2012