Scott Dann’s opener was Crystal Palace’s first goal this season Crystal Palace’s £27m record signing Christian Benteke made his debut as the Eagles beat Blackpool in the EFL Cup second round. Centre-back Scott Dann drilled in the opener after Andros Townsend’s cross fell to him in the box. Connor Wickham, who replaced Benteke at half-time,
Here are the top transfer-related stories in Friday’s newspapers… Reports are varied over how much Jose Mourinho will be paid in his deal to become Manchester United, with the Daily Express quoting £10million-a-year, while the Daily Mail claim he will earn £15m-a-year in the Old Trafford hotseat. It is also reported the Portuguese coach will get
Steve Bruce thinks only complacency can now prevent his Hull side from reaching the Sky Bet Championship play-off final. The Tigers have at least one foot in the Wembley showpiece later this month after producing an almost perfect away performance to stun Derby 3-0 at the iPro Stadium – the scene of a comprehensive 4-0
Louis van Gaal hailed Manchester United’s ‘unbelievable’ spirit after they beat Everton 2-1 to reach the FA Cup final. Anthony Martial struck a dramatic stoppage-time winner at Wembley after Marouane Fellaini’s 34th-minute opener was cancelled out by a Chris Smalling own-goal 15 minutes from time.
United had dominated the first half, with Everton then mounting
Barnet extend run with York draw Barnet extended their unbeaten away run to a fifth game with a 1-1 draw at struggling York. A debut goal from Lewis Alessandra gave the Minstermen the lead but Martin Allen’s men made it nine points
Chelsea pushed forward and Cesar Azpilicueta saw his effort blocked after a fine run by Willian. Then the Brazilian was felled on the edge of the area, but German referee Felix Brych waved play on. But the calf injury that had threatened his participation in this game struck Costa, as he limped off. It was
Arsene Wenger takes his side north for their FA Cup replay with Hull. A fixture pile-up means the fifth-round rematch is taking place just days before the quarter-finals get underway at the weekend. The game has been squeezed in this week, but Uefa are not happy with top domestic games being played on the same
Boss Guus Hiddink had hoped his captain would be back for a match that could save their season. But he said: “I don’t think John will make Wednesday.” Terry has not played since injuring his hamstring last month with his side failing to keep a clean sheet in the five games that followed.
Manchester United are again reported to be lining up a sensational move to bring Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford in the summer. The Portuguese ace has been a revelation at the Bernabeu since joining Real from United, smashing all records put before him, however it looks as though his time in the Spanish capital