Juan Mata insists it will be an “honour” for him to take part in the last ever game at West Ham United’s famous Boleyn Ground. The Manchester United midfielder knows the whole of Upton Park will be an emotional cauldron as they bring down the curtain after more than a century, before the Hammers move
Benitez is no longer the Reds’ boss but that has not stopped the fans from chanting his name. Even though he had a stint as Chelsea interim manager the Reds’ supporters are still very grateful for his contribution and they showed it yesterday at Anfield. Check out our gallery above and relive Benitez’s comeback in
The UEFA Champions League semi-finals have stirred up memories for Manchester City and Real Madrid’s star strikers, both of whom know their last-four rivals very well indeed. With Manchester United, Ronaldo played City in 11 derby matches, while Sergio Agüero represented Atlético in 11 such games with Real Madrid. UEFA.com picks out the key statistics.
As Starsport revealed yesterday, the Arsenal and England star makes his eagerly-awaited comeback tonight. After an absence of exactly 300 days Wilshere will run out for the Gunners’ academy team against Newcastle. But once again Wilshere is under intense scrutiny for, basically, being a human being. A check on his horrible injury record shows Wilshere
Sheffield Wednesday striker Gary Hooper scored his 11th goal of the season Sheffield Wednesday ended a five-game Championship winless run with a victory over out-of-form Nottingham Forest. Aiden McGeady opened the scoring when he blasted in his first goal for Wednesday after beating Eric Lichaj. The away side doubled their lead when Fernando Forestieri squared
“In football you never know how things can go”
“We had made progress during January and since then we are struggling again to win points.” He still holds out some hope that Villa can plot the unlikeliest of escape but knows fans will find that hard to comprehend. He
Many talented players started their careers at Southampton before taking the Premier League by storm. Many of them went on to become Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool regulars. But what would have happened if they never actually left Saints? Would a team like this win the league?