Tag: Mark Schwarzer

Zenga ‘has experience’ for Wolves job

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?

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?

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

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

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

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

Play-off exit ‘motivation’ for Brighton

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

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