Tag Archives: Corinthians

Okore ‘refusing to play for Villa’

23 Apr

Jores Okore signed for Villa in the summer of 2013 Aston Villa defender Jores Okore is refusing to play for the club, according to caretaker boss Eric Black. The 23-year-old Denmark international refused to be on the bench for the visit of Bournemouth on 9 April and is now training with the club’s under-21s. “After […]

Brentford v Bolton Wanderers

4 Apr

John Swift missed Saturday’s 3-0 win at Nottingham Forest due to an Achilles problem BBC coverage How to follow: Listen on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC local radio; text commentary on the BBC Sport website Brentford have doubts over striker Leandro Rodriguez (hamstring), defender Maxime Colin (knee) and midfielder John Swift (Achilles tendon). Goalkeeper […]

Sunderland 0 West Brom 0: Allardyce’s men in trouble after failing to take their chances

3 Apr

Khazri then broke on the left before switching the line of attack with a delightful delivery to skipper Lee Cattermole, who was foiled by Foster. After the break, Jan Kirchhoff forced his way through after good work by Fabio Borini to bring a point-blank stop from Foster. Gareth McAuley then blocked Defoe’s shot and Borini’s […]

West Ham 2 Crystal Palace 2: Gayle’s late goal earns Pardew’s side valuable point

3 Apr

And when Cheikhou Kouyate got his marching orders soon afterwards for a tackle on Dwight Gayle that probably looked worse than it was the game was literally turned on its head. It proved the signal for Palace to put their feet on the gas, West Ham wobbled, and Gayle was the force that got them […]

Guus Hiddink says ‘these games are for the youngsters’ after Chelsea cruise to victory over Aston Villa

3 Apr

Chelsea ran riot over Aston Villa in the weekend’s early Premier League kick off, cruising to a 4-0 victory at Villa Park. The result is even sweeter for the Blues after Guus Hiddink experimented with his team, bringing academy players Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Jake Clarke-Salter into the side, as well as handing Alexandre Pato and Matt Miazga their […]

Cech considering retirement

31 Mar

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech has revealed that he may call time on his international career following Euro 2016. Cech has been an integral part of the set-up for the Czech Republic since 2002 and earned the ‘Goalkeeper of the TournamentÂ’ gong for his exploits at Euro 2004. The 33-year-old signed for Chelsea in 2004 before […]

Championship round-up: Neil Warnock’s Rotherham move out of drop zone, Brighton enter top two, Bristol City THRASH Bolton

27 Mar

Burnley were denied the chance to move six points clear at the top of the Championship as Wolves equalised in stoppage time to draw 1-1. Sam Vokes’ second-half strike looked to have set the Clarets on their way to victory, but Danny Batth met Nathan Byrne’s cross to net that vital leveller after 92 minutes. Brighton moved […]

MK Dons sign Burnley’s Long on loan

25 Mar

Kevin Long’s last Burnley appearance was in a 3-3 draw at Newcastle in January 2015 MK Dons have signed defender Kevin Long on loan from Championship rivals Burnley until the end of the season. Burnley academy graduate Long, who can play at centre-half or right-back, has made 27 appearances for the Clarets. The 25-year-old has […]

Middlesbrough 1-0 Hull City: David Nugent nets injury-time winner on Aitor Karanka’s return

25 Mar

Aitor Karanka’s return to the Middlesbrough dugout resulted in a happy ending to a turbulent week as David Nugent’s stoppage-time header saw off fellow Sky Bet Championship promotion hopefuls Hull. Having walked out last Friday following a stormy meeting with his players, and failing to smooth over the bust-up the following day, it looked like […]

Malarczyk joins Southend on loan

24 Mar

Piotr Malarczyk’s only Ipswich Town starts have come in cup matches Southend United have signed Ipswich Town defender Piotr Malarczyk on loan for the rest of the season. The 24-year-old former Poland Under-21 international joined Town from Polish side Korona Kielce on a two-year contract in the summer. But he has been restricted to just […]