Tag Archives: Roberto Soldado

Why Swansea players all call Alan Curtis ‘The Legend’

12 Mar

Curtis was briefly put at the helm following Garry Monk’s sacking in December, only for Francesco Guidolin’s arrival to see him demoted again. But with the Italian sidelined with a lung infection, Curtis oversaw wins over Arsenal and Norwich, and will be in charge again at the Vitality Stadium even though his boss is now […]

Everton ace urges Romelu Lukaku to target the Golden Boot this season

3 Mar

But things are also happening off the pitch with Iranian billionaire Farhad Moshiri buying into the club and preparing to pump serious money in. Funes Mori said: “It is clear that he sees a big future for the players and for the club, so it is good to have him. He is a very powerful […]

Arsenal 1-2 Swansea City

3 Mar

Arsenal lost more ground in the Premier League title race when they were beaten 2-1 by relegation-threatened Swansea City. The result improves the Swans’ chances of avoiding the drop and they played well after falling behind in the 15th minute. After Alexis Sanchez had hit the post, Arsenal took the lead when Joel Campbell stretched […]

Manchester United and Liverpool fans left in limbo after UEFA request

2 Mar

Last week’s last-16 draw threw up a mouth-watering clash between the north-west rivals – the first time they will face one another in continental competition. The first leg takes place at Anfield on March 10 at 8.05pm, but the return fixture on March 17 is slated for a 6pm start at Old Trafford. And United […]

Adam Johnson guilty of child sex charge: Sunderland deny knowing shamed star was intending to change his plea

2 Mar

Sunderland have released a statement insisting they were unaware Adam Johnson was planning to plead guilty to any child sex offences. Johnson is facing a lengthy spell in prison after he was found guilty of one count of sexual activity with a 15-year-old schoolgirl by a jury at Bradford Crown Court. He had previously admitted grooming the girl and one […]

Mandzukic in Premier switch

27 Feb

Tottenham Hotspur will reportedly launch a bid for Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic in the summer transfer window. Spurs are right in the hunt for a surprise Premier League title win this season and are just two points adrift of table-toppers Leicester City going into the weekend’s action. A Champions League place is almost assured for […]

Transfer rumours and paper review – Friday, February 19

22 Feb

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Friday’s newspapers… Manchester United considering selling Wayne Rooney in the summer after receiving a bid from a Chinese Super League club. The 30-year-old Red Devils and England captain could as least £500,000-a-week if he joins the football revolution in the Far East. (Manchester Evening News) The Red Devils are open to allowing […]