Tag Archives: Burnley

Bristol City 3-1 Aston Villa

27 Aug

Tammy Abraham has scored five goals in his first seven appearances for Bristol City Bristol City scored three second-half goals as they came from behind to beat Aston Villa at Ashton Gate. The visitors took an early lead when Jack Grealish hooked in Leandro Bacuna’s cross at the back post. But after dominating for an […]

Slaven Bilic satisfied with West Ham’s draw despite conceding late equaliser

19 Aug

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic was satisfied with a 1-1 draw away at Astra Giurgiu in the first leg of their Europa League play-off despite seeing his side concede another late goal.  Mark Noble fired the Hammers ahead from the penalty spot on the stroke of half-time following a handball but, shortly after Michail Antonio […]

Defoe thriving under the pressure

15 Aug

Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe insists he enjoys the pressure of being the club’s main man after opening his account on Saturday. The Black Cats were handed a tough start to the campaign on Saturday as they travelled away to face Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City. Defoe netted his first of the season to level the game […]

‘Number of investors in Forest talks’

11 Aug

Kuwati businessman Fawaz Al Hasawi bought Nottingham Forest in 2012 Nottingham Forest owner Fawaz Al Hasawi is “discussing investment in the club with different parties”, despite saying in July that he hoped a takeover would be completed in a month. Forest are awaiting EFL approval for the purchase of the club by Evangelos Marinakis, owner […]

‘Rival managers not at world’s top clubs’

10 Aug

Mourinho has signed Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Eric Bailly, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pogba this summer Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says rival managers spoke out about the cost of Paul Pogba because their clubs are not big enough to do such a deal. Midfielder Pogba, 23, rejoined United on Tuesday for a world-record £89m. Arsenal manager Arsene […]

CONFIRMED: Swansea sign Spanish striker Fernando Llorente on two-year deal

6 Aug

Swansea have completed the signing of Spanish striker Fernando Llorente. The 31-year-old, who was part of the Spain squads that won the 2010 World Cup and 2012 European Championship, joins from Sevilla after scoring nearly 130 goals in a career which has also taken in Athletic Bilbao and Juventus. “The striker, who will wear squad […]

James Milner: Liverpool star retires from international football

5 Aug

The Liverpool star, 30, has quit after face-to-face talks with new England manager Sam Allardyce. Milner ends his England career having accumulated 61 caps. Milner said last week he was considering his future at international level after just playing three minutes as a substitute at Euro 2016 in the opening game with Russia. He said: […]

Ex-Fulham & Palace man Hangeland retires

5 Aug

Brede Hangeland made a total of 236 appearances in the Premier League for Fulham and Crystal Palace Former Fulham and Crystal Palace defender Brede Hangeland has announced his retirement from football. The 35-year-old centre-back was released by the Eagles this summer after making nine appearances for the Premier League club last season. Hangeland, who won […]

Rotherham sign Falkirk’s Vaulks

31 Jul

Will Vaulks has signed for Rotherham, who finished 21st in the Championship last season Rotherham United have signed Falkirk midfielder Will Vaulks for an undisclosed fee on a three-year deal. The 22-year-old started his career at Tranmere Rovers but moved to the Scottish Championship side in 2013. Vaulks also had a spell in non-league with […]

We continue with our plan! – Leicester will NOT be disrupted by Steve Walsh’s departure to Everton, claims Claudio Ranieri

23 Jul

Claudio Ranieri insists life will go on for Leicester despite Steve Walsh’s departure to Everton. The Foxes boss was disappointed to see his influential assistant manager depart for Goodison Park earlier this week. As the Premier League champions’ head of recruitment, Walsh was also responsible for unearthing many of the players who led the club […]