Tag Archives: Francis Coquelin

Burke’s future is at Forest – Montanier

21 Aug

Oliver Burke has scored three goals in four Championship matches this season Teenage winger Oliver Burke will improve his career prospects if he remains with Nottingham Forest, insists Reds boss Philippe Montanier. Burke twice put Forest ahead against Wigan before Thomas Lam sealed Saturday’s 4-3 win in stoppage time. Sunderland are reportedly interested in the […]

Zlatan Ibrahimovic promises Community Shield triumph: I came here to win

7 Aug

“I came here to win. I believe the philosophy is the same for the club, especially a club like this. They are made to win. That is the way it is. The first game, one game and one trophy.” Ibrahimovic is also looking forward to playing at Wembley, adding: “I’ve played with the national team […]

Fulham 1-0 Newcastle United

6 Aug

Matt Smith scored only two goals in 21 appearances for Fulham last season Championship title favourites Newcastle United were beaten 1-0 by Fulham in the opening match of the 2016-17 season. Matt Smith headed in Tom Cairney’s corner just before half-time to condemn the Magpies, relegated from the Premier League last season, to defeat. The […]

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” […]

Done Deal: West Ham confirm long term contract for creative midfielder

23 May

“It’s a very proud moment for myself and my family” Anthony Scully “This season was a mixture of highs and lows, it didn’t start off the best as I unfortunately picked up an injury in pre-season that kept me out until January. I managed to get back playing in the U18s, […]

Confirmed: Manchester United target Jose Mourinho rejects job offer

9 Apr

Jorge Mendes emailed the Associated Press to confirm that the Manchester United target had received the offer. But Mendes’ company Gestifute said that “while [Mourinho] felt honoured to receive the invitation, he cannot at the moment accept it.” Despite their ambitious offer, Syria chiefs realised there was little chance of luring him. “The circumstances don’t […]