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
Conor Sammon spent the season on loan to Sheffield United Conor Sammon has agreed a three-year contract with Hearts as the striker prepares to leave Derby County. The 29-year-old Irishman is expected to formally sign for the Scottish Premiership club next week on his return from holiday. Sammon has negotiated an early release from his
Manchester City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak has hailed new boss Pep Guardiola, saying the Spaniard is an “an incredible asset” who will “transform” the club. Guardiola begins a three-year contract as City boss this summer having decided back in February to leave Bayern Munich for the Etihad. The 45-year-old has amassed a vast haul of trophies over spells with
Barton was named Burnley’s player of the year after helping them gain promotion to the Premier League Rangers have made a move to sign Burnley midfielder Joey Barton on a free transfer this summer. The 33-year-old was shown round the club’s Auchenhowie training ground on Saturday. Talks will continue and a deal could be imminent.
Martin O’Neill has revealed Rob Elliot has suffered a ‘serious knee injury’ whilst on international duty with the Republic of Ireland. The Newcastle goalkeeper was withdrawn early in the 2-2 draw with Slovakia on Tuesday evening, as he suffered a knock whilst attempting to deal with Miroslav Stoch’s opening goal. West Ham stopper Darren Randolph
Derby remain fifth in the table, despite Marcus Olsson’s goal seeing off local rivals Forest Derby County match-winner Marcus Olsson says his first experience of a facing Nottingham Forest in the A52 derby lived up to all the hype. Swedish defender Olsson was unlikely hero for the Rams, curling home the only goal to settle
Salomon Rondon is West Brom’s leading scorer this season. TEAM NEWS West Brom’s James Morrison remains sidelined with a ruptured hamstring. Jonny Evans could return from a hamstring problem and Craig Dawson may feature after a foot injury. Norwich forward Nathan Redmond is likely to miss out after limping off with an ankle injury against
West Ham defender James Tomkins was expected to resume full training this week but misses Saturday’s Premier League clash at Chelsea. Tomkins is recovering from a calf injury and, like James Collins (hamstring), is anticipated to be available following the international break.
On-loan Chelsea winger Victor Moses is ineligible to face his parent club, but