Tag Archives: Mark Schwarzer

Zenga ‘has experience’ for Wolves job

2 Aug

Walter Zenga most recently managed Middle Eastern club Al-Shaab Wolves head coach Walter Zenga says he is experienced enough to take charge of the Championship club despite never managing in England before. The former Inter Milan goalkeeper, 56, was appointed on Saturday after Kenny Jackett was sacked the previous day. “Experience is very important in […]

What’s the point of testimonials?

1 Aug

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Wayne Rooney’s testimonial will be held at Old Trafford on Wednesday Wayne Rooney is marking 12 years at Manchester United with a testimonial match against his former club Everton. But, considering the traditional aim of testimonials has been to raise much-needed money for players as they leave the game, […]

What’s the point of testimonials?

1 Aug

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Wayne Rooney’s testimonial will be held at Old Trafford on Wednesday Wayne Rooney is marking 12 years at Manchester United with a testimonial match against his former club Everton. But, considering the traditional aim of testimonials has been to raise much-needed money for players as they leave the game, […]

Pearson running ‘strict’ regime at Derby

31 Jul

New Derby County manager led Leicester City to Premier League survival in 2015 Derby County striker Nick Blackman says new manager Nigel Pearson is running a strict regime at the club. The former Leicester City boss was appointed in May on a three-year deal, replacing Darren Wassall. And the 26-year-old believes the Rams’ players are […]

Championship news: Bristol City poised to sign Gary O’Neil from Norwich City

13 Jun

Bristol City are on the verge of signing former West Ham midfielder Gary O’Neil on a free transfer. The 33-year-old made 31 appearances for Norwich last term before the expiry of his contract. It appeared that the Canaries wanted to retain him as they bid to bounce back to the Premier League at the first […]

Transfer rumours and paper review – Friday, May 27: Mourinho given ‘hands off’ warning over Chelsea star, Guardiola wants £200m Man City overhaul

27 May

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 […]

Crystal Palace star’s future in doubt after FA Cup final row

27 May

“It was such a tough decision to leave him out” Alan Pardew Mystery also surrounded his decision to start Wilfried Zaha, despite the Eagles winger being pictured in tears before kick-off after receiving an emotional text message. Zaha had a stinker, suggesting he wasn’t mentally ready for the game, and leading […]

Play-off exit ‘motivation’ for Brighton

17 May

Brighton have suffered three exits at the Championship play-off semi-final stage in the last four years Defender Liam Rosenior says Brighton must use their Championship play-off semi-final defeat by Sheffield Wednesday as motivation next season. The Seagulls missed out on automatic promotion to the Premier League on goal difference and were then beaten 3-1 on […]

Spurs star thanks fellow full-back

24 Mar

Tottenham star Danny Rose has thanked Ben Davies for pushing him to greater heights as a full-back this season. Rose’s future was uncertain when Mauricio Pochettino first arrived at Spurs in May 2014, especially after the new boss made Ben Davies one of his first signings from Swansea. The two left-backs, however, have interchanged throughout […]

Mauricio Pochettino laughs off Claudio Ranieri’s ‘Tottenham title favourites’ tag

1 Mar

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has laughed off claims from Claudio Ranieri that Spurs are Premier League title favourites, and insisted Leicester are under just as much pressure in the race at the top. Spurs sit two points behind league leaders Leicester ahead of two crunch London derbies, with a trip to West Ham to come […]