Archive | October, 2016

Blues’ Wiggins set for lengthy lay-off

31 Oct

Rhoys Wiggins needed treatment for several minutes before leaving the field on a stretcher Birmingham City manager Gary Rowett fears Rhoys Wiggins may face a lengthy spell out after suffering a knee injury in Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Aston Villa. The left-back, 28, was making his first start for Blues since his loan move from […]

Gary Rowett: Birmingham ‘the far better team’ against Aston Villa

31 Oct

Birmingham boss Gary Rowett insisted his side outshone big-spending derby rivals Aston Villa despite being forced to settle for a point on Sunday. David Davis secured a 1-1 draw in the second half but Clayton Donaldson missed two fine openings, and Jacques Maghoma and Ryan Shotton also had chances. Gary Gardner had given the visitors […]

Luis Garcia’s ‘ghost goal’ Halloween costume – Liverpool and Chelsea fans react

31 Oct

Can you win Halloween? If so, football fans seem to believe that former Liverpool attacker Luis Garcia has won it in 2016. The Spaniard uploaded a photo on social media of his Halloween costume – a nod to his decisive ‘ghost goal’ against Chelsea in the 2005 Champions League semi-final. Liverpool fans predictably loved it. […]

Luis Garcia’s ‘ghost goal’ Halloween costume – Liverpool and Chelsea fans react

31 Oct

Can you win Halloween? If so, football fans seem to believe that former Liverpool attacker Luis Garcia has won it in 2016. The Spaniard uploaded a photo on social media of his Halloween costume – a nod to his decisive ‘ghost goal’ against Chelsea in the 2005 Champions League semi-final. Liverpool fans predictably loved it. […]

Pep Guardiola all too aware of the size of the task facing Manchester City

31 Oct

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Pep Guardiola winked and offered a fleeting smile to one of the Spanish contingent when, at the end of his press conference, he had flat-batted the question of whether it would be difficult to face the team he had “said publicly” he supported. “No. No,” he’d said to that idea. The look on his face […]

Luis Garcia’s ‘ghost goal’ Halloween costume – Liverpool and Chelsea fans react

31 Oct

Can you win Halloween? If so, football fans seem to believe that former Liverpool attacker Luis Garcia has won it in 2016. The Spaniard uploaded a photo on social media of his Halloween costume – a nod to his decisive ‘ghost goal’ against Chelsea in the 2005 Champions League semi-final. Liverpool fans predictably loved it. […]

‘We are losing control of the streets’ Merkel’s Germany descends into lawlessness

31 Oct

“There is the body language, and insults like ‘s*** cop’ when passing by.  “If we make a traffic stop, the aggression increases ever further, this is overwhelmingly the case with migrants. “It cannot be that offenders continue to fill the police files, hurt us physically, insult us, whatever, and there are no consequences.  “Many cases […]

Stoke v Swansea LIVE: Follow all the Monday Night Football action from the Bet365

31 Oct

Patrice Evra dances in a Chucky costume for Halloween

Mourinho’s formation options; Ronaldo’s form

31 Oct

Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email comment Manchester United’s scoreless draw against Burnley means Jose Mourinho has amassed 15 points from 10 games; that’s fewer than David Moyes (17) in 2013-14 and fewer than Louis van Gaal (20) last year. The Chicken Littles suggest the sky is falling, but while Mourinho has a laundry list of issues […]

VIDEO: Celebrate Marcus Rashford’s 19th birthday by watching Manchester United star score wondergoal v West Ham

31 Oct

Marcus Rashford’s rise from unknown youth player to one of the best strikers in the Premier League has been one of the stories of 2016. So it is only right that we celebrate his 19th birthday with a video of one of his best goals for Manchester United. Playing in the FA Cup last season, […]