Championship side Blackburn Rovers have appointed Sandy Stewart as Owen Coyle’s assistant manager. The 50-year-old worked alongside Rovers boss Coyle at Burnley, Bolton, Wigan and Houston Dynamo. Stewart told the club’s website: “The facilities here are first class and when I walked through the door I got that buzz again. “I can’t wait to get
CLICK THROUGH THE GALLERY ABOVE TO SEE THE OFFICIAL EUROPA LEAGUE TEAM OF THE SEASON Liverpool suffered heartbreak in the final at St. Jakob-Park last week after enjoying a fantastic campaign. The Reds were defeated 3-1 by Sevilla despite taking the lead through a Daniel Sturridge goal. But Jurgen Klopp’s men were represented in the tournament’s
Saint-Etienne coach Christophe Galtier has emerged as a Swansea target as chairman Huw Jenkins weighs up his next move. Jenkins has confirmed the Swans board will this week discuss the future of current boss Francesco Guidolin, who is due to fall out of contract after the final game of the season.
The Italian has completed
Southampton defender Ryan Bertrand has urged teams to take inspiration from Leicester City’s season and challenge the Premier League big boys. The Foxes will become top flight champions for the first time in their history with a win at Manchester United on Sunday, and Saints defender Bertrand is full of praise for the club who have
Jores Okore signed for Villa in the summer of 2013 Aston Villa defender Jores Okore is refusing to play for the club, according to caretaker boss Eric Black. The 23-year-old Denmark international refused to be on the bench for the visit of Bournemouth on 9 April and is now training with the club’s under-21s. “After
John Swift missed Saturday’s 3-0 win at Nottingham Forest due to an Achilles problem BBC coverage How to follow: Listen on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC local radio; text commentary on the BBC Sport website Brentford have doubts over striker Leandro Rodriguez (hamstring), defender Maxime Colin (knee) and midfielder John Swift (Achilles tendon). Goalkeeper
Khazri then broke on the left before switching the line of attack with a delightful delivery to skipper Lee Cattermole, who was foiled by Foster. After the break, Jan Kirchhoff forced his way through after good work by Fabio Borini to bring a point-blank stop from Foster. Gareth McAuley then blocked Defoe’s shot and Borini’s
And when Cheikhou Kouyate got his marching orders soon afterwards for a tackle on Dwight Gayle that probably looked worse than it was the game was literally turned on its head. It proved the signal for Palace to put their feet on the gas, West Ham wobbled, and Gayle was the force that got them
Chelsea ran riot over Aston Villa in the weekend’s early Premier League kick off, cruising to a 4-0 victory at Villa Park. The result is even sweeter for the Blues after Guus Hiddink experimented with his team, bringing academy players Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Jake Clarke-Salter into the side, as well as handing Alexandre Pato and Matt Miazga their
Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech has revealed that he may call time on his international career following Euro 2016. Cech has been an integral part of the set-up for the Czech Republic since 2002 and earned the ‘Goalkeeper of the TournamentÂ’ gong for his exploits at Euro 2004.
The 33-year-old signed for Chelsea in 2004 before