Tag: Paper Talk

‘I wanted to make a statement’ – West Brom Alan Pardew boss explains decision to strip Jonny Evans of captaincy

West Brom boss Alan Pardew confirmed Jonny Evans was stripped of the captaincy against Southampton because he wanted to ‘make a little bit of a statement.’ Evans was one of four senior players (along with Gareth Barry, Jake Livermore and Boaz Myhill) who apologised after allegedly stealing a taxi during the club’s training camp in Barcelona this

‘Imagine pinning your survival on Daniel Sturridge staying fit!’ – Striker forced off after three minutes with yet another injury

Daniel Sturridge’s barren injury record arguably hit a new level of embarrassment in West Brom’s Premier League clash against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.  The striker, on loan at the Baggies from Liverpool was given the nod by manager Alan Pardew, only to come off after just three minutes with a suspected hamstring injury.  The 28-year-old,

Revealed: Top 25 clubs with the most expensive squads in Europe, including Crystal Palace and Everton

Premier League clubs have set a new spending record in 2017/18, after the £430m outlay in the recent January window followed the staggering £1.4bn spent last summer.  It should come as little surprise then that so many English sides feature in the top 25 list of the the most expensively-assembled squads in European football. So vast are the