Tag Archives: AC Milan

Manchester City FC news: Pep Guardiola confirms Claudio Bravo will NOT play v West Ham this weekend

27 Aug

Claudio Bravo is not going to start for Manchester City this weekend, with Pep Guardiola confirming the goalkeeper is not yet ready to play. The Chile international completed a move from Barcelona to City this week for a fee reported to be roughly £15.4 million,  and was expected to be installed immediately as Guardiola’s new number one. But […]

Guardiola’s Man City to meet Barcelona

26 Aug

Barcelona beat Manchester City in the Champions League last 16 in both 2014 and 2015 Manchester City will meet Scottish champions Celtic and manager Pep Guardiola’s former club Barcelona in the Champions League group stage. German side Borussia Monchengladbach will be the other team in Group B. Premier League champions Leicester will play Porto, Club […]

Group A analysis: Paris, Arsenal, Basel, Ludogorets

26 Aug

Switzerland

Who’s in Group A?Paris Saint-Germain (FRA)• UEFA coefficient ranking: 7• How they qualified: first in Ligue 1• Previous group stage campaigns: 8 (last appearance: 2015/16)• Last season: UEFA Champions League quarter-finals• Best European Cup performance: semi-finals (1994/95) Arsenal (ENG)• UEFA coefficient ranking: 10• How they qualified: second in English Premier League• Previous group stage campaigns: […]

Fulham away in the EFL Cup? ‘Meh’

25 Aug

Lee Johnson’s Bristol City side won 2-1 at Fulham’s Craven Cottage in March of last season For some managers, the EFL Cup third-round draw was so exciting it prompted memories of collecting Panini stickers. Others, however, found their draw somewhat underwhelming by contrast. Because, while League One club Northampton Town can look forward to a […]

Blackburn Rovers v Crewe Alexandra

22 Aug

Shane Duffy scored two own goals and was sent off in his last match against Cardiff City BBC coverage How to follow: Listen on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC local radio; text commentary on the BBC Sport website Blackburn Rovers welcome back Shane Duffy after the defender’s one-match suspension for his two yellow cards […]

Kilmarnock add two more loan signings

19 Aug

Luke Hendrie is the son of former Bradford and Middlesbrough striker John Kilmarnock boss Lee Clark hopes to have completed his eighth loan signing of the summer in time for Charlee Adams to make his debut against Ross County. The Birmingham midfielder’s arrival was being finalised as the club announced that right-back Luke Hendrie had […]

Soares’ praise for new boss

19 Aug

Cedric Soares claims the new Southampton manager Claude Puel is closer to the players than his predecessor Ronald Koeman. The Portugal international full-back, who is still celebrating success with his country in Euro 2016 this summer, was given an extended break along with team-mate and fellow compatriot Jose Fonte. In his absence Frenchman Puel was […]

Norwich ‘control’ pleases boss Neil

18 Aug

Jonny Howson celebrates his winning goal against Bristol City on Tuesday Norwich boss Alex Neil was pleased with his side’s “control” during their 1-0 victory over Bristol City on Tuesday. The Canaries, who won thanks to Jonny Howson’s goal, are second in the Championship with two wins from three. “The first 10 minutes were quite […]

Charlton Athletic 3-0 Shrewsbury Town

17 Aug

Charlton earned their first victory of the season and the first under new manager Russell Slade with a 3-0 League One defeat of Shrewsbury. His discouraging start, which began with two defeats and a draw, concluded with perhaps the most convincing win of unpopular owner Roland Duchatelet’s reign. The club’s supporters have been among the […]

Preston North End v Derby County

15 Aug

Preston boss Simon Grayson wants Joe Garner’s future decided before Tuesday’s game against Derby County BBC coverage How to follow: BBC Radio Lancashire and BBC Radio Derby; live text commentary on the BBC Sport website Preston North End could be without Joe Garner as the striker has been asked to decide if he will join […]