Tag Archives: Ajax

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 […]

Alex Neil hails Norwich star Jacob Murphy: He can be the difference

8 Aug

“He’s got pace to terrify defenders and, as we saw, something in his locker to go and win games.” For Blackburn, and new boss Owen Coyle, the pressure is already on after some supporters walked out following Norwich’s third. On loan Manchester City midfielder Jack Byrne was one of the few Rovers players to emerge […]

England’s Kane denies ‘burnout’ claims

7 Jul

Media playback is not supported on this device England need to be patient – Harry Kane Harry Kane insists he is not suffering from burnout as he prepares to lead England’s attack against Iceland in the last 16 of the European Championship. The Tottenham striker was the Premier League’s top scorer last season but has […]

Hoax or history?

11 Jun

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Swansea Town’s Ivor Allchurch, known as ‘The Golden Boy’, was one of the stars of Wales’ only previous side to qualify for a major tournament – the 1958 World Cup Imagine the 1958 World Cup never really happened and Euro 2016 was in fact Wales’ first ever appearance at […]

‘Some Rovers fans would doubt Mourinho’

11 Jun

Owen Coyle has been in charge at Falkirk, St Johnstone, Burnley, Bolton, Wigan and Houston Dynamo Owen Coyle has asked for Blackburn fans to get behind the team after his appointment as Rovers manager. The 53-year-old Scot replaced Paul Lambert at Ewood Park on a two-year deal after he left his role with Major League […]

Juventus midfielder Roberto Pereyra to join Zenit despite West Ham and Tottenham interest

9 Jun

Juventus midfielder Roberto Pereyra is set to snub interest from West Ham and Tottenham to join Zenit Saint Petersburg this summer. The Serie A champions are striving to balance their books in the off season and view the Argentine as a player who is now surplus to requirements. Pereyra joined Juve on loan from Udinese […]

Jan Vertonghen reveals the secret ingredient behind Tottenham’s title challenge

8 Jun

“If it runs out everyone goes mad” Jan Vertonghen “Previously there just used to be a small jar of it, but now we’ll get a huge tub – and if it runs out everyone goes mad. “We eat healthy and balanced diets at the club, but peanut butter is our guilty […]

MK Dons to sign Millwall’s Upson

6 Jun

Ed Upson helped Yeovil win promotion to the Championship in 2013 League One-bound MK Dons will sign midfielder Ed Upson on 1 July when his contract with Millwall expires. The 26-year-old ex-Yeovil man has been a Lions player since 2014, but was one of seven to be released after the League One play-off final loss. […]

Former England fan James Chester insists he doesn’t have divided loyalties

5 Jun

“Being both English and Welsh I’ve always cheered for both” James Chester Chester said: “Being both English and Welsh I’ve always cheered for both, so if England were in a tournament I would want them to do well. “I think a few of my friends are unsure who they were going […]

Transfer report: Burnley, Middlesbrough and West Brom all keen on out-of-contract Cameroon defender Henri Bedimo

5 Jun

Burnley, Middlesbrough and West Brom are in a three-way Premier League chase for Lyon full-back Henri Bedimo. French newspaper L’Equipe have reported that Albion boss Tony Pulis, along with the two newly-promoted sides, all want to bring the 31-year-old to English football this summer. Bedimo is out of contract at Lyon at the end of this month […]