Tag Archives: Charlton

Shawcross back injury ‘not serious’

19 Jul

Ryan Shawcross won his only England cap to date in a friendly against Sweden in November 2012 Stoke City captain Ryan Shawcross’ latest back injury is not serious and unconnected to last season’s problems, according to assistant boss Mark Bowen. The centre-back, 28, missed Saturday’s pre-season friendly defeat by Championship club Burton Albion after falling […]

WAKE UP MERKEL: Turkey leader ‘using migrant crisis to avert attention’ from rights abuses

9 Jul

Selahattin Demirtas, head of the People’s Democratic Party (HDP), has demanded European politicians condemn the atrocities against the marginalised Kurdish people. Known as the Kurdish Obama, he called on the EU to stop focusing solely on the refugee crisis and take into account the fact democracy and human rights “are being trampled on in Turkey” […]

Woodgate among Boro’s released players

25 May

Jonathan Woodgate made eight appearances for England Former England defender Jonathan Woodgate is among the senior players to be released by Middlesbrough following their promotion to the Premier League. Woodgate, 36, was part of the squad that secured a return to the top flight this season but made only one appearance in the League Cup. […]

The truth behind Mauricio Pochettino’s meeting with Sir Alex Ferguson

11 May

Starport revealed yesterday that the Tottenham boss dined with Sir Alex in London. Spurs claim there was nothing sinister in the meet-up, with the Argentine already verbally agreeing a new contract at White Hart Lane. Pochettino has been linked with the Manchester United job if Louis van Gaal is given the boot. The Dutchman could be […]

Brussels airport TERROR ATTACK: 13 dead, 35 injured amid explosions at terminal and Metro

22 Mar

A firefighter told reporters that 13 people are dead and at least 35 people are injured. A Belgian news agency also reported that witnesses had said they heard gunshots and shouts of Arabic at the time of the explosions fuelling fears that this may have been an attack inspired by islamic State (ISIS) terrorists. Belgian […]

Jurgen Klopp: This is what I want Liverpool to do at Old Trafford

16 Mar

“In Liverpool, it was different. But if we had played poor, it would not have been the same atmosphere. “We will decide how good the atmosphere is with our performance. 3,000 Liverpool fans is enough!”

Former Sunderland midfielder Cabral to stand trial after being charged with two counts of rape

15 Mar

A former Sunderland footballer will go on trial charged with rape. Cabral, whose real name is Adilson Tavares Varela, will appear at Newcastle Crown Court after he was arrested on suspicion of two counts of rape. The 27-year-old Cape Verdean midfielder played alongside convicted sex offender Adam Johnson after signing for the North East club […]

Atletico Madrid beat Arsenal and West Ham to signing of Portuguese wonderkid Diogo Jota

15 Mar

Atletico Madrid have won the race for Portuguese wonderkid, and Arsenal, West Ham and Aston Villa target, Diogo Jota. According to AS, the Spanish capital club have reached an agreement with Primeira Liga club Pacos Ferreira, beating a long list of suitors to his signature. All three Premier League clubs have reportedly had the 19-year-old scouted, while […]

DAVID WOODS COLUMN: Fallout from Adam Johnson’s case and Pardew for England boss

12 Mar

But the sordid affair must not be allowed to start a witch-hunt in the game. The fear now is that any time a high-profile footballer is accused of a crime his club will immediately suspend him, not necessarily due to the seriousness of the charge but to avoid being criticised later on in the way […]

Reading 0-2 Crystal Palace: Late double in FA Cup quarter final books Eagles’ place at Wembley

11 Mar

Yohan Cabaye and Fraizer Campbell claimed a late goal apiece as Crystal Palace progressed to the semi-finals of the FA Cup with a deserved 2-0 win at Championship Reading. Cabaye scored a late penalty in the match – which was live on talkSPORT – to give Palace the lead after a foul on Yannick Bolasie led […]