Tag Archives: Carlos Vela

Koscielny, Lloris, Payet… who else makes Charlie Nicholas’ Portugal v France combined XI?

10 Jul

The two nations come up against each other this evening in Paris in the final match of the competition. The hosts have put in some impressive displays over the past month or so and start the match as favourites. But their opponents Portugal have grown into the tournament – as has their talismanic skipper Cristiano […]

MK Dons extend keeper Burns’ contract

24 May

Charlie Burns kept a clean sheet in his full MK Dons debut MK Dons have triggered a one-year option in goalkeeper Charlie Burns’ contract to keep him at the League One-bound club for next season. The 20-year-old was given his full debut this season against Sheffield Wednesday and made a further three appearances for Karl […]

Celtic appoint Rodgers as new manager

20 May

4:26 PM GMT print Former Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has been appointed as manager of Scottish champions Celtic after agreeing a 12-month rolling contract with the Glasgow club. Rodgers has been out of work since leaving Liverpool in October and had previously been linked with a return to Swansea before Francesco Guidolin took over at […]

Picture Special: Arsenal star Mesut Ozil visits Jordan and meets starstruck under-17 aces

19 May

The Arsenal star first visited the Zaatari Refugee Camp where he played with children from neighbouring Syria. The attacking midfielder then participated in Jordan under-17 girls’ team and showed the players some new moves. Check out pics of Ozil’s visit in our gallery above. 

Defender race hots up

18 May

Lyon are reported to be weighing up a move for Arsenal defender Mathieu Debuchy, who looks to be heading for the Emirates exit door. The Frenchman does not appear to have a future with the Gunners after being sent out on loan to Bordeaux in January by Arsene Wenger and now, according to reports in […]

Jose Mourinho to Man United: Club tell Portuguese the manager’s job is his

17 May

And according to Sky Sports, if the club’s owners decide to sack Van Gaal at the end of the season, Mourinho has been told the United job will be his in the summer. However the report adds that Van Gaal is still likely to remain Man United manager for next season.  Mouinho, who has been out of […]

West Ham seal Bundesliga swoop

16 May

West Ham have confirmed the free transfer signing of Norwegian midfielder Havard Nordtveit from Borussia Moenchengladbach. The 25-year-old will officially become a West Ham player on July 1, when he will pen a five-year deal, and will become the Hammers’ second signing of the summer already, following the capture of Valencia striker Toni Martinez. Nordtveit […]

‘Feeling stronger all the time!’ – Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson gives positive injury update

14 May

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson is desperate to play in the Europa League final having initially wondered if he would be fit in time. The England midfielder damaged knee ligaments in the quarter-final first-leg draw against Borussia Dortmund in Germany on April 7 and initial assessments put his time out at between six to eight weeks. […]

Cardiff ‘still in the fight’ – Slade

20 Apr

Russell Slade is a former Leyton Orient manager Russell Slade says Cardiff City are “still in the fight” for the Championship play-offs and has urged fans to “stay with us”. Tuesday’s 2-1 defeat by Brentford left them six points shy of sixth-placed Sheffield Wednesday. Ipswich also have a mathematical chance of making the play-offs with […]