2018 December

Mark Lawrenson: Fletcher must return to save Scotland… or the World Cup’s off

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Scotland: Get Fletcher back or forget it… The brutal truth is that Scotland just do not have the strikers to justify keeping Steven Fletcher out of the squad.l on Monday and his arrival will put pressure on the forward positions.Traore has impressed in European competition and is regarded in the £35million bracket, says the Chelsea-striker-Bertrand-Traore.html” […]

Birmingham 3-0 Blackpool: Daily Mirror match report

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Blackpool boss Ian Holloway claims wet-behind-the-ears referees are being thrown into the heat of battle too early – and the old guard are being tossed aside too soon. Holloway was banished to the stands by ref Craig Pawson after kicking the dugout at St Andrews in reaction to Barry Ferguson’s sending off during the hammering […]

Where and when can teams be relegated? All the permutations at the foot of the Premier League table

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The race to stay in the Premier League promises to be as exciting as the fight to be crowned champions. Sunderland have given themselves a huge chance of survival , taking their tally to seven points from their last four games. The survival odds look bleak for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men, while Fulham blew their […]

Superiority complex? Javi Garcia refuses to accept Manchester United are 15 points better than City

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Don't tell Javi Garcia that the Premier League table doesn’t lie. Manchester City’s Spanish ­midfielder than the reigning champions — and he intends to prove it at Old Trafford tomorrow night. Garcia has resigned himself to the fact that United will reclaim the title won so dramatically by with the final kick of last ss […]

West Brom’s Pepe Mel: Let’s beat relegation and put smiles on faces of fans who made me cry

Written by admin on December 30, 2018 Categories: cgvpnbqt

Pepe Mel has vowed to deliver Premier League survival for West Brom's fans after they stuck by him. Spaniard Mel endured a torrid start to life as head coach at The Hawthorns, failing to record a win in his first seven matches as the club considered sacking him. Dave McDonough, who championed Mel’s appointment, was […]

Now or never: Spurs’ Euro campaign at a decisive point says Villas-Boas

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Andre Villas-Boas has insisted striker Emmanuel Adebayor IS happy at Tottenham – and that fellow forward Jermain Defoe has the energy to keep scoring. Togo star Adebayor is out of the Europa League tie against Slovenian champions Maribor on Thursday evening, because of a sore back. It means England international Defoe will again shoulder the […]

Liverpool reject Napoli move for Daniel Agger as Rafa Benitez eyes his former centre-half

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Liverpool have rejected a bid by former boss Rafa Benitez to sign centre-half Daniel Agger on loan. Benitez was keen to be reunited with Agger in Naples, having brought the defender to Anfield in 2006, and the Dane has struggled to hold down a regular place this season. Reds boss Brendan Rodgers does not want […]

West Brom vs Cardiff a “monster” of a relegation six-pointer admits Baggies’ Ben Foster

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Ben Foster says West Brs pleased to be back in Italy last night.The former Juventus defender featured in their 1-1 draw with Champions League opponents Atalanta at San Siro.Asked about his time in England, Cancelo said: “I am learning a lot with this coach, who I feel isom’s home match with Cardiff is a “monster” […]

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren leaves Croatia squad after picking up injury on international duty

Written by admin on December 29, 2018 Categories: coxzibty

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren has left the Croatia squad with injury, . had joined up with his international colleagues ahead of their upcoming Euro 2016 qualifiers. But the Croatian Football Federation confirmed on Thursday that he had been replaced by Gordon Schildenfeld. Their official Twitter account said: "Gordon Schildenfeld will replace injured Dejan Lovren in […]

Hoots, mon! Capello says Rooney “only plays well in Manchester, where Sir Alex Ferguson speaks Scottish”

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Fabio Capello last night fired a barbed parting shot at Wayne Rooney to blame the Manchester United man for England's Euro 2012 exit. Former Three Lions chief Capello was furious over Rooney's suggestions that tactical messages during his reign were "lost in translation" because of the Italian's limited English. But after Roy Hodgson admitted Rooney's […]