Tag Archives: Bastian Schweinsteiger

Brighton & Hove Albion 4-0 Colchester United

10 Aug

Jamie Murphy scored a late brace to send Brighton into round two Jamie Murphy scored twice to help Brighton & Hove Albion beat League Two side Colchester United in the first round of the EFL Cup. After a goalless first half, Sam Baldock opened the scoring with a fierce shot into the roof of the […]

Transfer rumours and paper review – Tuesday, May 31: Atletico Madrid prepare ‘huge’ Costa bid, Barcelona target Man United star and MORE

31 May

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Tuesday’s newspapers… Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone is preparing a huge bid to bring striker Diego Costa back from Chelsea. (Daily Star) In-demand and out-of-contract striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic could choose to join his former club Malmo ahead of Manchester United this summer. (The Sun) Barcelona are considering a swoop for […]

New Cardiff boss Paul Trollope insists he won’t be distracted by Wales role

22 May

New Cardiff boss Paul Trollope insists being part of the Wales coaching staff at Euro 2016 will not hinder the Championship club. Trollope was confirmed as Russell Slade’s successor on Wednesday, although Cardiff chairman Mehmet Dalman declined to disclose the length of the contract at a hastily-arranged press conference. The 43-year-old joined Wales manager Chris […]

Premier League 2015/16 stats: Top 15 most fouled players of the season

21 May

The Premier League may have fast-paced football, mazy dribblers and smart passers, but there are always going to be tough tacklers, too. Some managers deploy men just to destroy and break up their opponents’ play and they often do their desired job, taking the ball cleanly from their prey. In our beautiful game though, the ugly […]

Premier League table: How Mark Lawrenson’s predictions compare to the final standings

20 May

Predicting Premier League results is a tricky business, as players of talkSPORT Predictor will tell you. No doubt former Liverpool defender Mark Lawrenson, who also sticks his neck out every week, will say the same. And now the 2015/16 season has come to a close, talkSPORT has taken a look at how Lawro’s predictions match up to the […]

Revealed: Which 20 Premier League players have the strongest ‘brand’?

19 May

CLICK THROUGH THE GALLERY ABOVE TO SEE THE 20 PREMIER LEAGUE PLAYERS WITH THE STRONGEST BRAND VALUE Brandtix have created a sophisticated system to rank how valuable a footballer’s brand is. The analysis tool takes into account a number of factors such as a player’s on-pitch performance, their social media influence and the general sentiment […]

Villa agree sale to Chinese businessman

19 May

Aston Villa have been sold to Chinese businessman “Tony” Xia Jiantong, the club announced on Wednesday. The deal is subject to approval from the Premier League and the Football League, with the BBC reporting that the deal is worth £60 million. Villa were relegated following after finishing bottom of the Premier League this month. A […]

Play-off exit ‘motivation’ for Brighton

17 May

Brighton have suffered three exits at the Championship play-off semi-final stage in the last four years Defender Liam Rosenior says Brighton must use their Championship play-off semi-final defeat by Sheffield Wednesday as motivation next season. The Seagulls missed out on automatic promotion to the Premier League on goal difference and were then beaten 3-1 on […]

‘I shall be here!’ – Louis van Gaal confident of staying at Manchester United even without Champions League football

14 May

Louis van Gaal accepts Manchester United will have failed if they miss out on Champions League qualification, but remains confident he will be kept on as manager. Tuesday’s 3-2 loss at West Ham on Tuesday meant the Red Devils wasted the chance to wrest fourth spot from Manchester City. Van Gaal’s men now need to […]

Wilder’s Charlton move off after talks

14 May

Chris Wilder’s Northampton Town finished the season 13 points clear at the top of League Two Northampton Town manager Chris Wilder has been unable to reach an agreement with Charlton Athletic following talks with the relegated Championship club. Charlton were given permission to speak to Wilder and assistant Alan Knill, after the pair led the […]