Tag Archives: Javier Mascherano

Cardiff City v Queens Park Rangers

14 Aug

QPR boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink was in the Cardiff side the last time they beat the Hoops in 2008 BBC coverage How to follow: Listen on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC local radio; text commentary on the BBC Sport website Cardiff City midfielder Stuart O’Keefe is a doubt after injuring his arm in Thursday’s […]

Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford included in provisional 26-man England squad ahead of Euro 2016

16 May

Roy Hodgson has included Manchester United youngster Marcus Rashford in a provisional 26-man squad ahead of this summer’s European Championship. The 18-year-old striker only made his debut for United in February but his impressive form has seen him fast-tracked into the international set-up. He is one of five strikers named in the group for the friendlies […]

Rafa Benitez opens talks with Newcastle owner Mike Ashley following 5-1 win over Tottenham

15 May

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Rafa Benitez and Newcastle owner Mike Ashley opened talks on Sunday night to keep the Spaniard at the club. Ashley, attending his first game at St James’ Park since the beginning of a season that ended in relegation, made a beeline for Benitez as soon as the 5-1 victory against Tottenham had finished. He is […]

Sam Allardyce keen to learn from this season: ‘Sunderland shouldn’t be doing a lap of honour by avoiding relegation any more’

12 May

Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce hailed the impact of their January signings as they lived to fight another season in the Premier League after a 3-0 win over Everton at the Stadium of Light. A free-kick from Patrick van Aanholt and a double from defender Lamine Kone sealed their status in the top flight with a […]

Alex Neil addresses his future following confirmation of Norwich’s relegation from Premier League

12 May

Norwich boss Alex Neil was non-committal over his future after presiding over the club’s relegation from the Barclays Premier League. Nathan Redmond inspired a 4-2 win over Watford at Carrow Road, but it was too little, too late for the Canaries, who returned to the Sky Bet Championship 12 months after coming up through the […]

Pochettino warns Leicester

30 Apr

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has warned Leicester it would be dangerous to assume they have won the title already. The Foxes need only three points from their three matches left to be crowned Barclays Premier League champions and they can complete the fairytale on Sunday with a win at Manchester United. Even if Leicester drop […]

Harry Redknapp EXCLUSIVE – ‘Mauricio Pochettino to Manchester United? Why would he want to leave Tottenham?’

1 Apr

Harry Redknapp has cast doubt on reports suggesting Mauricio Pochettino is in line to succeed Louis van Gaal as Manchester United manager. Reports in The Sun on Friday claimed Red Devils chiefs have approached Pochettino’s representatives about taking over at Old Trafford, with club bosses apparently now preferring the Spurs coach over Jose Mourinho as […]

Leeds in race against time to complete on-off deal once and for all

21 Mar

The Sun say that Evans will try his luck again with the loan window due to close on Thursday. There could be a scramble on deadline day if Evans can convince Canaries boss Alex Neil to loan him the striker. Lafferty will be in Cardiff with his Northern Ireland team-mates as they prepare to face […]

Charlton claim fans ‘want club to fail’

18 Mar

Charlton supporters have voiced their discontent towards owner Roland Duchatelet The owners of Championship strugglers Charlton believe some individuals “want the club to fail” following protests at their home match against Middlesbrough. The club issued a statement after demonstrations before, during and after their 2-0 victory on Sunday. “This is a confused approach,” the club […]

Stoke City 1-2 Southampton: Graziano Pelle scores brace as ten-man Saints march to victory

13 Mar

Graziano Pelle ended a 12-game goal drought with a fine brace to lead Southampton to a 2-1 victory over Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium. The Italian striker scored twice in the first-half, finding the net after a long wait with a flicked header and a neat low finish. It was game on early in the […]