Tag Archives: Joao Moutinho

Sam Allardyce picks best XI of players he’s coached… but there’s no Sunderland stars!

24 Jul

The 61-year-old was appointed by the FA on a two-year contract yesterday following Roy Hodgson’s departure. And he’s now revealed a team of the most talented stars he’s worked with during his time as a coach. However, he didn’t include any players from his most recent club Sunderland. So who made the cut? Click through […]

Van Nistelrooy, Arshavin, Arnautovic… 17 players who failed medicals

24 Jul

Footy fans can normally get excited when a star has one with their club – it usually means they are within hours of finalising a deal with the team. But they don’t always go exactly to plan. A number of huge deals have been scuppered over the years due to failed fitness tests. Big name […]

‘Inspired by bus seats’ – new Norwich kit

23 Jul

Steven Naismith, Martin Olsson and Jonny Howson model Norwich’s 2016-17 third kit It’s that time of year when clubs unveil their kits for the new season. And one club has given us a throwback to the past that has created plenty of reaction on social media. Norwich City, relegated to the Championship last season, are […]

Leeds United scrap ‘pie tax’ on tickets

22 Jul

Leeds United introduced the ticket price increases in December 2015 Leeds have scrapped a controversial “pie tax” that had been introduced on some match-day tickets at Elland Road. The club raised the price of adult tickets in the South Stand by £5, which also included a “meal deal” voucher. A statement on the club website […]

Premier League club announce completion of £110m American takeover

22 Jul

“We believe the Premier League is the greatest football league in the world” Kaplan and Levien “It has the greatest collection of players and, most importantly, it is the most competitive league, where on any given day any team in the league can beat another. “We love the passion and the […]

Payet’s agent in new claims

17 Jul

The agent of Dimitri Payet has claimed he could still leave West Ham despite the player insisting he is certain to stay put. The France international has been linked with a move away from the Hammers all summer, with both Real Madrid and PSG strongly linked, but reports on Friday claimed he was staying on. […]

Werder date set

17 Jul

Werder Bremen have announced they will face Chelsea in a pre-season friendly on August 7. The German club called off their scheduled game against Lazio due to concerns over crowd violence and they promised to find another illustrious opponent to take their place at the Weserstadion. In a statement on their official website, they have […]

Wenger happy with hectic summer

17 Jul

Arsene Wenger claims Arsenal’s hectic summer schedule will have his players fit and ‘as sharp as possible’ to start the new season. The Gunners’ boss is already facing the prospect of being without the likes of France international duo Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny and Germany’s Mesut Ozil following their Euro 2016 exploits when they […]

Blades sign O’Connell and Fleck

16 Jul

Jack O’Connell made 16 Championship appearances for Brentford last season League One side Sheffield United have signed Brentford centre-back Jack O’Connell and Coventry midfielder John Fleck on three-year contracts. The Blades have paid an undisclosed fee for O’Connell, who made 18 appearances for the Bees after signing from Blackburn Rovers in February 2015. The 22-year-old […]

‘Miracle men’ in football hall of fame

14 Jun

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Nottingham Forest’s European Cup-winning sides will be given two new team awards at a one-off ceremony later this year The team behind Nottingham Forest’s European Cup victories are to be inducted into the hall of fame at the National Football Museum. Forest, who won the European Cup in 1979 […]