Tag Archives: Julian Draxler

Bristol City sign O’Neil from Norwich

14 Jun

Gary O’Neil has previously helped Portsmouth, QPR, West Ham and Norwich into the top flight Bristol City have signed midfielder Gary O’Neil on a free transfer from recently relegated Norwich City. The 33-year-old, who made 27 Premier League appearances for the Canaries in 2015-16, has signed a two-year deal. The former Middlesbrough and West Ham […]

NI star recalls glory years of ’82 and ’86

13 Jun

Image copyright Pacemaker Image caption Billy Hamilton (second left) with Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill, 1958 World Cup star Peter McParland (left) and legendary goalkeeper Pat Jennings (far right) at the announcement of the squad for the Euro 2016 finals Billy Hamilton knows all about the disappointment of missing out on a European Championship. The […]

Chelsea target Antonio Rudiger plays down talk of Roma exit: ‘I know nothing. I am only focused on Euro 2016’

4 Jun

Roma defender Antonio Rudiger has palmed off questions over his future – amid talk of a £20m bid from Chelsea. New Blues boss Antonio Conte is a huge admirer of the centre-back, 23, and he will put him high on his list of transfer targets when he takes charge at Stamford Bridge after Italy’s Euro […]

Sunderland starlet attracting interest

23 May

Sunderland, Updated: May 23, 2016 8:09 AM[[views]] Sunderland keeper Jordan Pickford is believed to be a target for both Spurs and Manchester United. Pickford managed 13 clean sheets in just 27 appearances during a loan spell at Preston North End in the first half of the campaign and his performances in the Championship seem to […]

Jose Mourinho will get £200m budget at Man United: Zlatan Ibrahimovic may be first signing

23 May

The club could confirm Van Gaal’s departure today with an announcement when the New York stock exchange opens at 1pm British time, paving the way for Mourinho’s appointment this week. United will pay up the remaining year on the Dutchman’s contract, worth around £6m, then give Mourinho a virtually open cheque book. Nearly six months […]

LVG arrives at United training ground

23 May

7:58 AM GMT print Louis van Gaal arrived at Manchester United’s Carrington training ground on Monday morning and was soon joined by a League Managers Association (LMA) lawyer amid widespread reports he is set to leave the club. Sources close to the deal told ESPN FC at the weekend that Jose Mourinho is set to […]

Swansea had ‘shot across bow’ – Curtis

17 May

Former Wales forward Alan Curtis played for Swansea over three spells between 1972 and 1990 Swansea City coach Alan Curtis says the turbulent 2015-16 season was “a shot across the bow” for the club. The 62-year-old briefly took charge of the Swans prior to Francesco Guidolin’s appointment in January. Swansea had been in the relegation […]

Stoke’s Ireland breaks leg in training

11 May

Stephen Ireland has six caps for the Republic of Ireland Stoke City midfielder Stephen Ireland has broken his leg in training. The 29-year-old former Republic of Ireland international “is facing an extended spell on the sidelines”, said a Potters statement. The former Manchester City and Aston Villa player has made 16 appearances in all competitions […]

Saints striker agrees terms

10 May

Southampton striker Juanmi has reportedly agreed personal terms with Real Sociedad ahead of a summer switch. The 22-year-old arrived in England last summer after completing a move worth 7million euros from Malaga, although his chances have been limited at St MaryÂ’s. Saints boss Ronald Koeman has preferred Shane Long and Graziano Pelle in his front […]

Brighton ‘must not be overwhelmed’

5 May

David Stockdale has kept 17 clean sheets in 45 league appearances for Brighton this season Brighton goalkeeper David Stockdale says the squad must treat their final-day promotion decider at Middlesbrough as “just another game”. Only goal difference separates the Seagulls in third and second-placed Boro in the Championship table. Albion must win to finish in […]