Tag Archives: Alex Song

Pep Guardiola to make emotional Champions League return to Barcelona with Man City

26 Aug

The draw also means an immediate return to Barca for City’s new goalkeeper Claudio Bravo, who yesterday completed his £13.75million move to the Etihad as a replacement for the unwanted Joe Hart. City’s other Group C opponents will be Borussia Monchengladbach, who they beat twice in the group stage last season, and Scottish champions Celtic. […]

Fulham 2-1 Middlesbrough (AET)

25 Aug

Lasse Vigen Christensen signed a new deal with Fulham this week Championship side Fulham came from behind to knock out Middlesbrough in the EFL Cup second-round. Top-flight Boro took the lead in the ninth minute as David Nugent headed in debutant Fabio’s back post cross. Cauley Woodrow was denied by Brad Guzan for the hosts […]

Barnsley v Queens Park Rangers

16 Aug

Paul Heckingbottom has only lost five of his 24 matches in charge of Barnsley BBC coverage How to follow: BBC local radio; live text commentary on the BBC Sport website Barnsley head coach Paul Heckingbottom has no new injury or suspension worries following Saturday’s 2-0 home win against Derby. Striker Sam Winnall remains sidelined with […]

Phelan in charge for Hull’s opening game

10 Aug

Phelan won one cap for England as a player and was assistant manager to Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United for five years Caretaker boss Mike Phelan will take charge of Hull in their Premier League opener against Leicester on Saturday. The 53-year-old took temporary charge of the top-flight newcomers after Steve Bruce left the […]

Jose Mourinho: Manchester United is ‘the perfect club’ for Paul Pogba

8 Aug

Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United will prove the perfect place for Paul Pogba to become the best player on the planet, with the Juventus midfielder on the verge of returning to Old Trafford for a reported world-record fee. United confirmed on Sunday afternoon that the France international has been given the green light to undergo […]

Ulloa would be good Swans signing – Dyer

28 Jul

Nathan Dyer has made more than 170 appearances since joining Swansea in June 2009 Nathan Dyer would welcome Leonardo Ulloa joining Swansea City from Leicester City. The Swans have enquired about the Argentine striker who is valued at £15m, but Fox’s boss Claudio Ranieri has dismissed the transfer speculation. Dyer spent last season on loan […]

Premier League 2016/17: Every club’s manager ranked by expectations on them for the new season – from lowest to highest

19 Jul

Stream the Premier League live on talkSPORT this season! Click here to see our line up of live games in August and September. Excitement for the new Premier League season is rising. There’s less than a month to go until kick off, with plenty of new faces on and off the pitch to look forward […]

Reading sign Finnish keeper Jaakkola

11 Jul

Anssi Jaakkola has also played in Italy and the Czech Republic during his career Reading have signed goalkeeper Anssi Jaakkola from South African club Ajax Cape Town for an undisclosed fee. The 29-year-old from Finland, who has one international cap, has agreed a two-year contract with the Royals. Jaakkola, who stands 6ft 5ins tall, had […]

Blades sign O’Connell and Fleck

11 Jul

Jack O’Connell made 16 Championship appearances for Brentford last season League One side Sheffield United have signed Brentford centre-back Jack O’Connell and Coventry midfielder John Fleck on three-year contracts. The Blades have paid an undisclosed fee for O’Connell, who made 18 appearances for the Bees after signing from Blackburn Rovers in February 2015. The 22-year-old […]

Everton’s Stones will cost Man City £50m

7 Jul

John Stones joined Everton from Barnsley in February 2013 for a fee of around £3m Manchester City want to buy Everton defender John Stones, but would have to pay the Goodison Park club around £50m for the England international. New City manager Pep Guardiola is keen to make Stones his next high-profile transfer of the […]