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Rooney backing for ‘bright’ starlet

29 Aug

Wayne Rooney is in no doubt that Marcus Rashford will get an opportunity to be a key player for both England and Manchester United. Rashford made a remarkable breakthrough for club and country last season, but this term has seen him left out of United’s starting line-up by new manager Jose Mourinho and he failed […]

Klopp praises ‘wonderfully skilled’ Sturridge

29 Aug

Jurgen Klopp has reiterated that Daniel Sturridge has a big role to play at Liverpool this season after he was benched at Tottenham. Sturridge voiced his concerns over being deployed in a wide role in the defeat against Burnley last weekend and found himself out of the starting line-up at White Hart Lane on Saturday. […]

Stubbs calls for Rotherham ‘winners’

29 Aug

Alan Stubbs saw his Rotherham side concede four second-half goals at Barnsley Rotherham manager Alan Stubbs says more players will leave the club than originally planned following their 4-0 thrashing at neighbours Barnsley. Speaking after Saturday’s derby, Stubbs said “one or two more will leave” before deadline day on Wednesday. “I want winners here, it’s […]

‘Difficult’ for Schweinsteiger at Man Utd

27 Aug

Media playback is not supported on this device Very difficult for Schweinsteiger to play – Mourinho Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has said it will be “very difficult” for midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger to play for the club again. Schweinsteiger, 32, who won 120 caps for Germany, has trained alone and with the under-23s since Mourinho […]

‘Why Liverpool are still a work in progress’

27 Aug

Jurgen Klopp is rightly getting plaudits for the feel-good factor he has generated at Liverpool, but if you judge him on his choice of central defenders then he is far less convincing. The Reds manager made a lot of changes over the summer in what is a specialist position, which is fair enough when you […]

Wales’ Church exits MK Dons for Roda JC

26 Aug

Simon Church scored six goals in 13 games for Aberdeen in 2015-16 Wales striker Simon Church has left MK Dons to join Dutch club Roda JC for an unspecified fee. The 27-year-old had a year left on his Dons deal, but has signed a one-year contract with his new club with an option for another […]

Europa League draw: Man Utd to face two Euro giants, Southampton get Italian heavyweights

26 Aug

The draw in full Group A: Manchester United, Fenerbahce, Feyenoord, Zorya Luhansk Group B: Olympiakos, Apoel Nicosia, Young Boys, Astana Group C: Anderlecht, Saint-Etienne, Mainz, Gabala Group D: Zenit St Petersburg, AZ Alkmaar, Maccabbi Tel Aviv, Dundalk Group E: Viktoria Plzen, Roma, Austria Vienna, Astra Giurgiu Group F: Athletic Bilbao, Genk, Rapid Vienna, Sassuolo Group G: Ajax, Standard […]

Schweinsteiger ‘ready’ if needed

24 Aug

Schweinsteiger played just seven of United’s final 34 games in 2015-16 Bastian Schweinsteiger says Manchester United will be his last club in Europe and he “will be ready if the team needs me”. The midfielder, 32, played 31 games last season but has trained alone and with the under-21s since Jose Mourinho took over as […]

Stats of the weekend: Liverpool’s possession woes, Arsenal’s away form and more top facts and figures

22 Aug

We may only be two games into the new Premier League season, but there’s already plenty to talk about. And one aspect of the sport that we love to get our heads around are the top stats from the action. So we’ve collected the best facts and figures from the past three days, including a new […]

West Brom 1 Everton 2: Barry nets winner for Ronald Koeman’s side

20 Aug

Everton cranked up the second-half pressure – Deulofeu hooking a close-range shot against the post before Ramiro Funes Mori saw his header brilliantly turned behind by Foster. As with Stekelenburg’s early save, relief was shortlived. Leighton Baines’ corner produced the winner via a downward nod from teenager Mason Holgate and Gareth Barry’s final touch. WEST […]