Tag: Angel Di Maria

‘I wanted to make a statement’ – West Brom Alan Pardew boss explains decision to strip Jonny Evans of captaincy

West Brom boss Alan Pardew confirmed Jonny Evans was stripped of the captaincy against Southampton because he wanted to ‘make a little bit of a statement.’ Evans was one of four senior players (along with Gareth Barry, Jake Livermore and Boaz Myhill) who apologised after allegedly stealing a taxi during the club’s training camp in Barcelona this

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers hails ‘big talent’ Charly Musonda after signing Chelsea star on 18-month loan

Chelsea midfielder Charly Musonda has completed his move to Celtic on an 18-month loan deal.  Hoops boss Brendan Rodgers had been keen to sign Musonda last summer, but Chelsea decided against the move going ahead.  A delighted Rodgers labelled Musonda a “big talent” and suggested the Belgian could even feature in Celtic’s next game against Hearts on Tuesday

FA Cup fourth-round review: Wigan beat 10-man West Ham, Watford lose on Gracia’s debut

Huddersfield Town 1-1 Birmingham City Lukas Jutkiewicz’s second-half equaliser earned Birmingham a deserved replay as their fourth-round FA Cup tie at Huddersfield ended 1-1. Jutkiewicz arrowed home a low shot nine minutes into the second period after Steve Mounie’s emphatic header had given the Premier League side an interval lead. Another bite at the cherry