Tag Archives: Willian

Manchester United transfer news: Six players who could be involved in an Old Trafford summer clearout

15 Mar

Manchester United have had yet another below par season this year with the only positive to come out of it being the emergence of youth players into the first team squad. Injuries enforced Louis van Gaal’s promotion of Cameron Borthwick-Jackson, Guillermo Varela and Marcus Rashford, and are just three of the success stories who look […]

Chelsea are ‘now in transition’, says Guus Hiddink after Paris Saint-Germain knock Blues out of Champions League

10 Mar

Interim boss Guus Hiddink admits Chelsea face a period of uncertainty and transition in the absence of Champions League football. The Blues crashed out of Europe on Wednesday​ as Paris St Germain were 2-1 winners at Stamford Bridge for a 4-2 aggregate success in the last-16 tie. The west Londoners are well adrift of qualifying through the […]

Premier League Player of the Season: Which footballer has been the best so far? Vote now!

8 Mar

Has Riyad Mahrez got the Player of the Season sewn up already? The Leicester attacker was on hand again to help his team out at Watford and scored to send them five points clear at the top of the Premier League. It was goal no.15 in the league and he has also created 11 for his […]

Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane defends Portuguese after booing heard at Bernabeu

7 Mar

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane insists he wants Cristiano Ronaldo to stay at the La Liga giants despite some supporters directing their fury in the Portuguese’s direction. The Madrid club are third in the table, 12 points adrift of bitter Catalan foes Barcelona and four points behind Atletico leading to a section of the Bernabeu […]

Zidane urges Real Madrid to look out for Roma

7 Mar

Zinédine Zidane says Gareth Bale and Marcelo will play Madrid lead 2-0 after first leg in Rome, when Cristiano Ronaldo was on scoresheet Spanish side aiming to reach quarter-finals for sixth season in a row Ronaldo became Spanish Liga’s second-highest scorer of all time on Saturday Roma have won last seven Serie A matches Possible […]

Everton 2 West Ham 3: Payet’s late goal caps off stunning Hammers comeback

7 Mar

Despite the 35th-minute dismissal of Kevin Mirallas, the hosts – remarkably – were 2-0 up with three-quarters of the match gone thanks to goals from Romelu Lukaku and Aaron Lennon. But in a huge turnaround in fortunes, Michail Antonio and substitute Diafra Sakho struck within four minutes of each other, allowing Payet to nick three […]

Cardiff ‘don’t want to waste chance’

6 Mar

Lex Immers celebrates his goal with Matthew Connolly Manager Russell Slade says Cardiff City believe they have chance to challenge for promotion to the Premier League and “don’t want to waste it”. They are one place outside the play-offs after a 2-0 Severnside derby win at Bristol City. Lex Immers and Stuart O’Keefe struck for […]

Man City 4 Villa 0: Aguero’s brace guides Pellegrini’s men past woeful Villans

6 Mar

Damage limitation was Villa’s plan from the first minute – and City didn’t seem to have an answer with slow build-up play and a lack of cut and thrust where it mattered, despite having 80 per cent of the first-half possession. Wilfried Bony joined Aguero in what looked like a dangerous double act but Bony […]

Chelsea boss Guus Hiddink admits top four finish is ‘almost impossible’ after Stoke draw

6 Mar

Guus Hiddink wrote off Chelsea’s chances of reaching the top four following the 1-1 draw with Stoke. The Blues were leading though Bertrand Traore’s strike and five minutes from picking up a fourth straight win to maintain their late, late surge towards the Champions League spots. However, a rare mistake by Thibaut Courtois gifted Mame […]

MP calls for Johnson ‘U-turn’ statement

5 Mar

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Adam Johnson signed autographs for fans at the Stadium of Light on 2 February, eight days before pleading guilty to grooming a supporter Sunderland football club has a responsibility to explain what it knew about Adam Johnson’s sexual liaison with a teenager, an MP has said. Chief executive Margaret Byrne […]