Tag: David Moyes

Promotion decider ‘worth at least £170m’

Adam Clayton for Boro (centre) and Brighton’s Tomer Hamed (left) are key to their respective sides hopes Promotion to the Premier League will be worth at least £170m to the winner of Saturday’s Championship decider between Middlesbrough and Brighton, according to financial analysts Deloitte. That figure could expand by around 41% to £290m if they

Palace turn to rugby boss ‘for lift’

Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew invited Eddie Jones to watch training Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew has enlisted the help of England rugby union coach Eddie Jones to give his side a “little bit of a lift”. The Eagles have booked a first FA Cup final appearance for 26 years and face Manchester United at

Derby’s unbeaten run vital – Bent

Darren Bent’s first league goal since September ensured Derby avoided their first defeat in five games, having won the previous four Striker Darren Bent was relieved to score with his first touch in six weeks to keep Derby County’s unbeaten run intact ahead of the play-offs. Bent rescued a point for the Rams against Sheffield

Boss Karanka hails ‘amazing’ Boro

Aitor Karanka’s Middlesbrough have won 26 games in the Championship this season, more than any other side in the league Middlesbrough head coach Aitor Karanka says his side fully deserve to be top of the Championship table with three games left to play. Boro are unbeaten in their last seven matches and are two points

Sturridge must prove he is fit

Roy Hodgson believes Daniel Sturridge still has his edge and challenged the striker to prove his fitness ahead of Euro 2016. While the 26-year-old’s quality has never been doubt, the striker’s fitness has been as a string of injuries will mean 19 months have separated his 16th and 17th international caps. Tuesday’s friendly against the

The staggering £709m cost of Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United reign revealed

Laith Khalaf, a market analyst for financial service company Hargreaves Lansdown told The Mirror: “Football clubs typically don’t present a particularly attractive investment proposition because their revenues are lumpy, and their employees are rather expensive. “Mistakes on the pitch can be costly for shareholders too – in 2015 Manchester United’s broadcast revenues dropped by £30

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

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

Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque defends Diego Costa, claiming the Chelsea striker has been ‘demonised’

Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque has come to the defence of Chelsea striker Diego Costa – despite dropping him from the national team. Costa has been left out of the Spain squad for their upcoming friendlies against Romania and Italy, with reports suggesting Del Bosque is concerned with the player’s disciplinary record. Costa has courted