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Premier League 2016/17: Every club’s manager ranked by expectations on them for the new season – from lowest to highest

20 Jul

Stream the Premier League live on talkSPORT this season! Click here to see our line up of live games in August and September. Excitement for the new Premier League season is rising. There’s less than a month to go until kick off, with plenty of new faces on and off the pitch to look forward […]

Graded: Every Premier League manager’s season performance assessed

23 May

While the likes of Claudio Ranieri and Mauricio Pochettino enjoyed seasons to remember, big names like Jose Mourinho and Steve McClaren would sooner forget 2015/16. Other managers like Manuel Pellegrini, Louis van Gaal and Jurgen Klopp weren’t as extreme, with clear highs and lows during their campaigns at the helm of some of England’s biggest […]

New Cardiff boss Paul Trollope insists he won’t be distracted by Wales role

19 May

New Cardiff boss Paul Trollope insists being part of the Wales coaching staff at Euro 2016 will not hinder the Championship club. Trollope was confirmed as Russell Slade’s successor on Wednesday, although Cardiff chairman Mehmet Dalman declined to disclose the length of the contract at a hastily-arranged press conference. The 43-year-old joined Wales manager Chris […]

Martinez sacked by Everton after poor run

12 May

3:23 PM GMT print Everton confirmed the departure of manager Roberto Martinez with immediate effect on Thursday. Martinez, who took charge in 2013 following David Moyes’ exit, has been under heavy pressure for several weeks after a disappointing run of form and leaves the club 12th in the Premier League. Everton have won just one […]

Wales’ Ledley limps off in Palace win

8 May

Joe Ledley joined Crystal Palace from Celtic in January 2014 Midfielder Joe Ledley has given Wales a Euro 2016 fitness worry after coming off during Crystal Palace’s 2-1 win over Stoke City. Ledley, 29, replaced the injured Yohan Cabaye for the second half but limped off 11 minutes later. Palace travel to Southampton for their […]

Everton boss Roberto Martinez defends transfer policy amid pressure from angry fans

2 May

“The record is there, the work we have done in those six windows shows the record we have” Roberto Martinez Everton fans fear Martinez may also fritter their new-found wealth this summer. But the Spaniard said: “I arrived at club in 2013 in a very important moment because we lost probably […]

‘I would do exactly the same again’

2 May

Media playback is not supported on this device Pellegrini questions team’s ‘motivation’ Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says he “would do exactly the same again” after playing a weakened team at Southampton, with Wednesday’s game against Real Madrid in mind. He made eight changes from Tuesday’s 0-0 Champions League semi-final first leg draw with the […]

Swansea City 3-1 Liverpool

1 May

Andre Ayew scored a brace as Swansea guaranteed Premier League football next season with a 3-1 home win against ten-man Liverpool. Ayew went into the game celebrating the birth of his baby daughter and capped a great weekend at a rain-soaked Liberty Stadium with a double either side of a Jack Cork strike to make […]

Sir Alex Ferguson taken aback by quality of Fleetwood’s new training base

20 Apr

Sir Alex Ferguson opened Fleetwood’s new £8million training complex on Wednesday and admitted the Sky Bet League One club had some facilities he wished had been installed at Manchester United’s Carrington base. The 74-year-old cut the ribbon at Poolfoot Farm for a […]

Reading 1-2 Hull City

19 Apr

Jake Cooper scores the opening goal of the game Andrew Robertson’s late winner secured victory for Hull over Reading as Steve Bruce’s men confirmed at least a place in the Championship play-offs. Jake Cooper gave the hosts the lead, heading home an Oliver Norwood cross. But Hull levelled shortly afterwards as influential midfielder Tom Huddlestone […]