Tag Archives: Darren Fletcher

Man Utd’s Wilson joins Derby on loan

21 Aug

James Wilson spent last season on loan in the Championship at Brighton James Wilson has joined Championship side Derby on loan from Manchester United for the rest of the season. The 20-year-old striker spent last season with Brighton, helping the Seagulls to the Championship play-offs with five goals in 28 outings. Wilson’s last Premier League […]

WATCH: All the goals from Arsenal’s 8-0 win over Viking, as Walcott, Iwobi and Akpom all score

6 Aug

Arsenal enjoyed a perfect night on Friday, thrashing Norwegian side Viking 8-0 in a friendly clash. After a slow start, and a missed Santi Cazorla penalty, the Gunners started getting into their rhythm in the second period. A Cazorla strike in the 50th minute started an incredible run of four goals in nine minutes, with Theo Walcott […]

Bolton bring in defender Buxton

5 Aug

Lewis Buxton had been on trial at Charlton over the summer League One side Bolton Wanderers have signed defender Lewis Buxton on a free transfer on a one-year deal. The 32-year-old was last at Championship side Rotherham, for whom he made 22 appearances. He started his career at Portsmouth and has spent time at Exeter […]

Keeper no. 2? Striker no. 6? ‘OCD’s worst nightmare’

5 Aug

Joe Wildsmith and Steven Fletcher have out-of-the-ordinary squad numbers The announcement of squad numbers are typically fairly timid affairs, rarely raising the eyebrow of supporters as everyone gets what everyone else was expecting. Until now. Championship side Sheffield Wednesday have given goalkeeper Joe Wildsmith the number two shirt – typically reserved for a right-back – […]

Rio Ferdinand: Sam Allardyce should build his England team around John Stones

5 Aug

“I think he’s someone who will blossom with every level he steps up” Rio Ferdinand “I know what it’s like, until your future gets sorted it can be difficult. Everything is a blur, you’re frustrated a little bit. I think he’s someone who will blossom with every level he steps up. […]

Premier League clubs’ cheapest tickets: How much of a bargain is it to watch your team?

4 Aug

The upcoming campaign is kicking off on August 13 and promises to be to be as exciting as ever. Fascinating players such as Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Ilkay Gundogan and Henrikh Mkhitaryan have joined the Prem. Many fans will look for the best prices to watch them all in action. But which club has the cheapest Premier […]

Confidence high – Kane

13 Jun

Tottenham striker Harry Kane claims England are still confident they will do well at Euro 2016 despite being held by Russia. Spurs team-mate Eric Dier had put England ahead on Saturday but the evening was spoilt by a last gasp Russian equaliser which has led to an air of doom and gloom over the side. […]

Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, May 30: Higuain ‘open’ to Liverpool move, Arsenal target going nowhere and MORE

3 Jun

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers… Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain wants to leave Serie A outfit Napoli this summer and would be interested in a move to Liverpool, even though they have missed out on European qualification. (Daily Mirror) Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has rubbished claims that Arsenal target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, […]