Tag Archives: Thierry Henry

‘Arsenal showed character, Liverpool look a force’

17 Aug

Liverpool’s 4-3 win over Arsenal was a crazy way for both teams to start the season. It was the kind of game in which it is difficult to pick out much of a pattern of how either side will look to play, but it did offer a few clues as to how they are shaping […]

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte backs Diego Costa after controversial night at Stamford Bridge

16 Aug

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic, however, was understandably frustrated but surprisingly lenient. “Diego Costa had already been booked,” he said. “It was not reckless or deliberate but it was quite late, the ball had come. He could have been booked again and so a red card. I’m not frustrated because of that, I am frustrated […]

Jurgen Klopp: There’s no limit on what Liverpool can achieve this year

14 Aug

Looking ahead to the new campaign, Klopp said: “The best way to be is to start perfectly, be fantastic in the middle and then have a world-class finish. That’s a new strategy.” Klopp is clearly a focused man right now and he does not give a damn about Mourinho and Guardiola’s mega-spending. “I am absolutely […]

CONFIRMED: Middlesbrough sign former Manchester United defender Fabio da Silva from Cardiff

13 Aug

Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka has made Cardiff full-back Fabio da Silva his 10th summer signing. The 26-year-old has signed a two-year deal after the clubs agreed an undisclosed fee, believed to be in the region of £2million. The move was announced on Boro’s official website. Fabio – the twin brother of Lyon’s Rafael – has […]

Fulham 1-0 Newcastle United

6 Aug

Matt Smith scored only two goals in 21 appearances for Fulham last season Championship title favourites Newcastle United were beaten 1-0 by Fulham in the opening match of the 2016-17 season. Matt Smith headed in Tom Cairney’s corner just before half-time to condemn the Magpies, relegated from the Premier League last season, to defeat. The […]

There is a new Page in Northampton’s history

25 Jul

Northampton have appointed Rob Page as the club’s new manager. The 41-year-old former Wales international joins the Sky Bet League Two champions from Port Vale, who are now searching for a replacement. Page replaces Chris Wilder, who left the Cobblers after leading […]

How Arsenal could line up in a 4-2-3-1 formation if they sign Leicester’s Riyad Mahrez

25 Jul

The Gunners have made last season’s PFA Player of the Year one of their main summer transfer targets. Arsene Wenger is a huge admirer of the Algerian wizard. So how could his side line up in his preferred 4-2-3-1 formation if they were to secure the £45m-rated star? Click through the gallery above to find […]

Sam Allardyce picks best XI of players he’s coached… but there’s no Sunderland stars!

24 Jul

The 61-year-old was appointed by the FA on a two-year contract yesterday following Roy Hodgson’s departure. And he’s now revealed a team of the most talented stars he’s worked with during his time as a coach. However, he didn’t include any players from his most recent club Sunderland. So who made the cut? Click through […]

Balotelli at ‘crossroads’ – Italy boss

20 Jul

Balotelli last played for Italy at the 2014 World Cup The new Italy manager Giampiero Ventura says Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli is “at a crossroads” in his career. Balotelli has 33 caps for his country but was left out of Italy’s Euro 2016 squad after a disappointing season on loan at AC Milan. The striker […]

Stoke make £20m swoop for West Brom’s Saido Berahino

19 Jul

And Spurs were still trying to land him in January as they looked to bolster their attacking options. But now, having signed Vincent Janssen, Mauricio Pochettino’s team are out of the picture for his signature.