West Ham captain Mark Noble believes his chances of a first England call-up are unchanged despite the appointment of Sam Allardyce – but told his former boss that his phone is always on. Ex-Hammers boss Allardyce replaced Roy Hodgson as England’s head coach following a poor Euro 2016 showing which saw the Three Lions eliminated
If you win the midfield battle, you are well on your way to winning the match. That’s why midfield signings are so important. Taking into consideration factors including price, what the player achieved during his time at the club and their overall contribution, talkSPORT has assessed the best midfield signing in the Premier League era for
Jerome Binnom-Williams has made 59 career senior appearances Peterborough United have signed Crystal Palace left-back Jerome Binnom-Williams for an undisclosed fee. The 21-year-old, whose two appearances for Palace’s first team came in the League Cup, has moved to the League One side on a two-year contract. Binnom-Williams had four loan spells away from Palace, spending
Finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem said: “I hope the Dutch can get over their chagrin and say: ‘Yes, we are annoyed with Europe, we are annoyed with this Dutch government, but we will still support Ukraine.” He also angered the Dutch public by saying that, even if they reject the deal, “the government position is that
PATO ACTUALLY DOES EXIST Brazilian Alexandre Pato didn’t waste the opportunity of showing Chelsea fans he’s not some figment of the imagination. Sixty-three days after signing on-loan from Corinthians, Pato eventually got his first kick in the famous blue shirt after coming on as a first-half sub. And he responded in quickfire fashion with a
Lex Immers celebrates his goal with Matthew Connolly Manager Russell Slade says Cardiff City believe they have chance to challenge for promotion to the Premier League and “don’t want to waste it”. They are one place outside the play-offs after a 2-0 Severnside derby win at Bristol City. Lex Immers and Stuart O’Keefe struck for
Tottenham Hotspur were held to a 2-2 draw at White Hart Lane against fierce rivals Arsenal in an exhilarating north London derby on Saturday afternoon. It was the second game in succession that Spurs had dropped valuable points – in which victory in either would have sent them top – therefore allowing Leicester City to extend their lead over their title rivals.
Philippe Coutinho insists Liverpool are moving in the right direction thanks to Jurgen Klopp’s ‘heavy metal football’, but also admits he has a soft spot for former boss Brendan Rodgers. The Brazil international hit a purple patch in late October/November with four goals in three matches, including one in the 4-1 thrashing of Sunday’s Capital