Tag Archives: Blaise Matuidi

Blackburn Rovers 2-2 Burton Albion

20 Aug

Tom Naylor has played National League football with both Mansfield and Grimsby Tom Naylor’s late header secured Burton a first away point in the Championship to leave Owen Coyle still searching for a first win as Blackburn boss. On-loan Sam Gallagher looked to have won it on his first start for Rovers, heading in Craig […]

Fulham v Cardiff City

19 Aug

Ryan Sessegnon made his league debut for Fulham against Leeds on Tuesday at the age of 16 years and 88 days BBC coverage How to follow: BBC local radio; live text commentary on the BBC Sport website Teenage defender Ryan Sessegnon is set to continue at left-back as Fulham look to continue their unbeaten start […]

Ayew absence tempered by Payet’s return

19 Aug

Andre Ayew is set to be out for four months so misses Sunday’s home game against Bournemouth but Dimitri Payet should return. Summer signing Ayew is unlikely to play again this year due to his untimely thigh injury but boss Slaven Bilic is expected to bring Payet back into his starting line-up after the France […]

Villa 2 Southampton 4: Tadic’s brace guides Saints past dour Villans

24 Apr

Having spent eight months barely offering a flicker of resistance against the drop, they have suddenly made headlines all over the place for all the wrong reasons. Since it was confirmed eight days ago they were goners with a 1-0 defeat at Old Trafford, two board members have quit, club skipper Gabby Agbonlahor has been […]

Revealed: Which Prem club has the youngest squad? And what’s the average age of your side?

21 Apr

CLICK THROUGH THE GALLERY ABOVE TO FIND OUT WHICH TEAM HAS THE YOUNGEST SQUAD Manchester City – who have struggled to perform in line with expectations this season – have the oldest squad in the top flight, with an average age of 29 years and 3 months. But whose team is the youngest?

Boss Karanka hails ‘amazing’ Boro

21 Apr

Aitor Karanka’s Middlesbrough have won 26 games in the Championship this season, more than any other side in the league Middlesbrough head coach Aitor Karanka says his side fully deserve to be top of the Championship table with three games left to play. Boro are unbeaten in their last seven matches and are two points […]

Anxiety ‘killing’ Newcastle – Benitez

11 Apr

Media playback is not supported on this device Newcastle only try when losing – Benitez Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez says anxiety is “killing” his players as they battle against relegation. The Magpies are six points from safety with six games remaining after losing 3-1 at Southampton on Saturday. “We have four more games at home […]

Fulham 2-1 Cardiff City

9 Apr

Emerson Hyndman scored a stoppage-time winner as Fulham came back to inflict a significant blow to Cardiff City’s play-off hopes. Lex Immers’ header gave Cardiff the lead but Scott Parker’s first goal of the season brought Fulham level. Hyndman scored from close range to secure victory for Fulham, who move 10 points clear of the […]

Chelsea transfer news: Juventus set to launch £24m move for Blues midfielder Oscar

31 Mar

Juventus are set to reignite their interest in Chelsea midfielder Oscar in the summer. The Old Lady expressed an interest in signing the Brazilian international in January but any attempts to make contact with the player’s representatives were quickly blocked by Chelsea. However, according to Tuttosport, Antonio Conte wants to revamp Chelsea’s midfield if he […]

JEREMY CROSS COLUMN: Guardiola’s Man City test, Rooney’s troubles, tennis equality dilemma

28 Mar

CHRIS COLEMAN is living in the dark ages. He has banned wives and girlfriends from the Wales camp during the opening stages of their Euro 2016 campaign. Other bosses have done this before, including former England manager Fabio Capello, and in general it never works out well. Players get bored in their own company and […]