Tag Archives: Luis Muriel

Allardyce in England manager talks

13 Jul

Allardyce steered Sunderland to Premier League safety last season Sunderland have given the Football Association (FA) permission to speak to their manager Sam Allardyce about the position of England boss. But the Premier League club say they want Allardyce to stay, insisting he is “very much key to our plans”. Sunderland claim speculation about Allardyce […]

FA Cup final victory can do more for Manchester United than Champions League qualification, says Louis van Gaal

19 May

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Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal believes lifting the FA Cup at Wembley will do more for his side than qualifying for the Champions League. United finished fifth in the Barclays Premier League, meaning they lose their seat at European football’s top table next term, but Van Gaal thinks victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday […]

Man Utd beat Arsenal, Man City, Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham to top place on this list

12 May

Forbes Football Rich List 1. Real Madrid £2.52billion 2. Barcelona £2.46bn 3. Manchester United £2.3bn 4. Bayern Munich £1.85bn 5. Arsenal £1.4bn 6. Manchester City £1.33bn 7. Chelsea £1.15bn 8. Liverpool £1.07bn 9. Juventus £900m 10. Tottenham Hotspur £704m

Cellino’s son leaves Leeds board

11 May

Leeds United finished 13th in the Championship table Ercole Cellino, son of Leeds chairman Massimo, has left the Championship club’s board of directors. The 26-year-old was criticised last month after using Nazi hashtags on a post on Instagram. He had notified Companies House of his resignation on 28 March. In April, his brother Edoardo was […]

Everton ‘can win silverware’ – Martinez

24 Apr

Everton have not won a game in all competitions since beating Chelsea in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup on 12 March Everton manager Roberto Martinez insists he is still the right man for the job after an FA Cup semi-final defeat to Manchester United increased pressure on his position. Anthony Martial’s goal deep into […]

Van Gaal not thinking about the future

24 Apr

Media playback is not supported on this device Highlights: Everton 1-2 Man Utd Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal will leave it up to the club’s board to decide whether he should remain at the club even if he wins the FA Cup. The Red Devils reached the final of the competition on Saturday by […]

Where are they now? The Man Utd and Everton sides that met at Wembley seven years ago

22 Apr

As the two sides prepare to go head-to-head at the same stage and venue seven years on, we take a look back at the teams that were fielded by Sir Alex Ferguson and David Moyes for the goalless draw back on 19 April 2009. Click through the gallery above to find out what happened to […]

Transfer rumours and Sunday newspaper gossip: Mourinho contract, Liverpool deals and Guardiola’s City signings

20 Mar

Here is a selection of stories from Sunday’s newspapers… Jose Mourinho has signed a pre-contract agreement to become Manchester United’s next manager. (El Pais) Mourinho’s top transfer target is Tottenham’s Harry Kane. (Independent on Sunday) Juventus would like to sign Liverpool striker Christian Benteke. (Sun on Sunday) Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson could be sold this […]

Manuel Pellegrini reacts to possible clash with Pep Guardiola: Bring it on!

13 Mar

Right-back Bacary Sagna believes City can win their first Champions League crown this season – thanks to Vincent Kompany having a bawl. The Belgium centre-back is known as “The Voice” to his team-mates and when he rants, they listen. Sagna, 33, said: “It’s a massive boost having him back. He is our captain so it’s […]

Stoke star Xherdan Shaqiri: I don’t need to prove anything

4 Mar

“I don’t need to show critics anything” Xherdan Shaqiri “I’m enjoying myself at Stoke, I’m enjoying the games and they are a good team who are having a good season, I’m very happy here.” He also insisted that Mark Hughes’ side don’t have to sell themselves to him by clinching […]