Tag: Eduardo Salvio

Swansea can not ‘go crazy’ over set-pieces

Shaun Maloney turned home Hull’s first goal after Swansea failed to clear from a corner. Swansea goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski insists his teammates can not ‘go crazy’ worrying about their set-piece frailties. No Premier League side conceded more goals from dead balls last season than the Swans and they conceded another in Saturday’s 2-0 defeat to

Striker apologises over ‘gay’ tweets

<!– Gray joined Burnley for a then club-record fee in August 2015 Warning: this article contains offensive language Burnley striker Andre Gray has apologised and asked “for forgiveness” after homophobic tweets he sent in 2012 were shared on social media. One tweet from the 25-year-old Premier League player’s account appeared to condone killing gay people.

Stoke 1-4 Manchester City: Sergio Aguero and Nolito at the double to maintain Pep Guardiola’s perfect start

Sergio Aguero and Nolito both scored twice as Manchester City romped past Stoke on Saturday lunchtime to extend their winning start to the season. Aguero hit a first-half double at the Bet365 Stadium – his fifth and sixth goals in just three games – to put City 2-0 ahead at half-time. Bojan reduced the deficit for Stoke shortly after the

Transfer rumours and paper review – Tuesday, August 9: Man City close to £50m deal, Chelsea eye Icardi and Arsenal to land Jonny Evans?

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Tuesday’s newspapers… Manchester City are increasingly confident of concluding a £50million deal to sign John Stones from Everton before the Premier League season starts on Saturday. City and Everton have been in negotiations over Stones for the past three weeks but are understood to have moved closer to agreement

Defoe ‘a very good option for England’

Media playback is not supported on this device England should pick Defoe for Euro 2016 – Allardyce Sunderland’s leading goalscorer Jermain Defoe would be a “very good option” for Roy Hodgson’s Euro 2016 England squad, says his manager Sam Allardyce. The 33-year-old scored his 15th Premier League goal for struggling Sunderland in Saturday’s 3-2 win