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All-time UEFA Champions League standings

23 Jan

Real Madrid were the most successful team in the European Cup and having won the title five times more since 1993 the holders also lead the way in the UEFA Champions League era – but not by much. Statistics and records from the UEFA Champions League After nearly 25 […]

Back of the net! Who makes it into this week’s ‘Magnificent Seven’?

23 Jan

Each Monday afternoon, Ray Stubbs and his guests on talkSPORT 2 select a ‘Magnificent Seven’ from the sporting weekend. It’s a proper free-for-all, there are no rules. It can be an individual, a team, a moment, a venue, a quote, a blooper… absolutely anything and everything goes. It was a thrilling weekend, and there were a number of […]

Ipswich set to sign Leeds’ Diagouraga

23 Jan

Toumani Diagouraga has made only 18 appearance for Leeds United Ipswich Town are set to sign midfielder Toumani Diagouraga on loan from Leeds United for the rest of the season. Manager Mick McCarthy confirmed the move was close for the 29-year-old Frenchman who joined Leeds from Brentford a year ago. “He is very mobile, and […]

Hull’s Mason talking after skull fracture

23 Jan

Ryan Mason is Hull City’s club-record signing, arriving from Tottenham last August for an undisclosed fee Hull City midfielder Ryan Mason is conscious and has been speaking about the incident in which he fractured his skull during Sunday’s game at Chelsea, the club said in a statement. Mason, 25, clashed heads with Blues defender Gary […]

‘Pressure all on Brighton’ – Warnock

23 Jan

Neil Warnock succeeded Brighton head coach Paul Trollope at Cardiff in October, 2016 Manager Neil Warnock believes the pressure will all be on promotion-chasers Brighton & Hove Albion and Reading when Cardiff City travel to them in their next two games. Cardiff, who lie 16th in the Championship, travel to Brighton on Tuesday and Reading […]

Johnson ‘ashamed’ of record losing run

23 Jan

Lee Johnson left Barnsley to take over as Bristol City manager on a three-and-a-half-year deal in February 2016 Bristol City head coach Lee Johnson admitted he was “ashamed” to see his side set a new club record of eight straight league defeats with a 1-0 loss at fellow-strugglers Nottingham Forest. The Robins have lost 11 […]

Hogan’s ‘head turned’ by speculation

23 Jan

Scott Hogan has not featured in Brentford’s past three matches Brentford manager Dean Smith says striker Scott Hogan has had his “head turned” by speculation surrounding his future with the Championship club. Hogan, 24, an apparent transfer target for West Ham, was left out of the Bees’ 2-1 defeat by Wigan on Saturday. Smith confirmed […]

Supports floods in for Ryan

23 Jan

Messages of support have been sent to Ryan Mason after the Hull midfielder suffered a fractured skull on Sunday afternoon. Mason is in a stable condition in hospital after undergoing surgery at St Mary’s Hospital in London following a clash of heads with Gary Cahill during the first half of Sunday’s 2-0 Premier League defeat […]

QPR manager Ian Holloway: Referee ‘lost control of the game’ against Fulham

23 Jan

QPR boss Ian Holloway was critical of referee Keith Stroud’s performance after a frenetic west London derby against Fulham ended in a 1-1 draw. Chris Martin had an early penalty saved by Rangers goalkeeper Alex Smithies but atoned by netting a 75th-minute equaliser for the visitors, cancelling out Ryan Manning’s 25th-minute opener. Tempers boiled over […]

Cardiff boss Neil Warnock sees his ‘selfish’ Rhys Healey decision down Burton

23 Jan

Neil Warnock admits he had to be selfish with Cardiff’s match-winner Rhys Healey during their last-gasp 1-0 victory against Burton. Healey’s stoppage-time header made it three successive Sky Bet Championship wins for the Bluebirds for the first time since September 2015. The young striker came back from a successful six-month loan spell at League Two […]