When Pep Guardiola’s tika-taka playing Barcelona side dominated the world, it led many to believe that you need to control possession if you are to win. However, that myth was undone when teams counter attacked against them, in the style Leicester City have in the Premier League this season. The Foxes’ reliance on the pace
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Russell Slade’s tenure as Cardiff manager ended with a 1-1 draw against Birmingham in the SkyBet Championship. Slade, who will move into a new head of football role over the summer, saw his side fall behind to David Cotterill’s low drive in the 11th minute, but Anthony Pilkington’s close-range finish ensured a share of the
Rafael Benitez has warned Newcastle there is no room for complacency in the Premier League survival battle. The Magpies hauled themselves out of the relegation zone as a result of last weekend’s 1-0 win over Crystal Palace, but with both Sunderland and Norwich below them having a game in hand, they head for already relegated
Fulham will be without Moussa Dembele for their Sky Bet Championship clash against Bolton at Craven Cottage on Saturday. Dembele, whose future with the Cottagers remains uncertain, is among five players unavailable for boss Slavisa Jokanovic’s side.
Fernando Amorebieta, Michael Madl, Sakari Mattila and Ashley Richards have also been ruled out for the visit of