Phelan won one cap for England as a player and was assistant manager to Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United for five years Caretaker boss Mike Phelan will take charge of Hull in their Premier League opener against Leicester on Saturday. The 53-year-old took temporary charge of the top-flight newcomers after Steve Bruce left the
West Brom have put a £20million price-tag on Stoke City target Saido Berahino – even though he has just one year left on his contract. The Mirror claim Baggies chairman Jeremy Peace is refusing to reduce his valuation during talks with Stoke over Berahino, having rejected an offer of £23million from Tottenham last summer.
Predicting Premier League results is a tricky business, as players of talkSPORT Predictor will tell you. No doubt former Liverpool defender Mark Lawrenson, who also sticks his neck out every week, will say the same. And now the 2015/16 season has come to a close, talkSPORT has taken a look at how Lawro’s predictions match up to the
Reza Ghoochannejhad, who netted for Iran at the 2014 World Cup, scored four goals in 25 games for Charlton this season Forward Reza Ghoochannejhad and full-back Marco Motta will leave relegated Charlton Athletic when their contracts expire this summer. Iran international Ghoochannejhad, 28, scored five goals in 42 appearances after joining the Addicks in 2014.
Sam Allardyce kept Sunderland in the Premier League after taking over in October when they were on five points Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce says he is determined to make sure the club is not involved in another Premier League relegation fight next season. Allardyce took charge of the Black Cats in October when they were
Aitor Karanka’s return to the Middlesbrough dugout resulted in a happy ending to a turbulent week as David Nugent’s stoppage-time header saw off fellow Sky Bet Championship promotion hopefuls Hull. Having walked out last Friday following a stormy meeting with his players, and failing to smooth over the bust-up the following day, it looked like
But there will be a three-way tie between the other relegation battlers. Sunderland, Norwich and Newcastle all are predicted to end up on 33 points, with goal difference saving the Black Cats. Champions Chelsea, meanwhile, wind up in 10th. So there you go – that’s the last few months of the season ruined for you!