- Sun Nov 12 10:30 PM
Striker reveals how watching Brazilian great play live - and later earning his praise - was key to his progression from schoolboy to international footballer The story has been told countless times: On 23 April 2003, Roman Abramovich was in attendance at Old Trafford to witness Manchester United...
- Sun Nov 12 2:00 PM
Portuguese’s name should be mud for allowing the Premier League’s three best players at the moment to slip through the Stamford Bridge net. Another Chelsea talent drain must not be allowed to happen Dick Rowe, the head of A&R at Decca Records in the 60s, was a kingmaker in the music industry. He...
- Sat Nov 11 10:30 PM
• Manager rarely picked the striker during his reign at Manchester United • Mexico international sustained suspected hamstring injury on Friday David Moyes has moved to allay Javier Hernández’s possible fear of being excluded at West Ham as he was at Manchester United – though the Mexican’s first...
- Thu Nov 9 10:30 PM
With his words on Chris Smalling
and Jack Wilshere
and the call-ups from the Under-21 squad the manager has shown it is ridiculous that some assumed he would be too nice In a moment of reflection this week, Gareth Southgate took it on himself to ask a member of staff at the Football Association t...
- Thu Nov 9 9:59 PM
Scotland began life after Gordon Strachan with a 1-0 friendly defeat by Holland at Pittodrie where Memphis Depay scored a controversial winner. He looked offside as he shot from close range after a counter-attack five minutes before the interval. An experimental Scotland side were comfortable at...
- Wed Nov 8 10:29 PM
The winger turned wing-back is back in the England squad four years after his last cap and his exile does not appear to have affected his confidence As Ashley Young
leaned back in his chair at St George’s Park, back in the England set-up for the first time in four years, he wanted to make it clea...
- Tue Nov 7 9:19 AM
Today’s rumours are in beast mode Get ready for the Richard Keys Invitational on 26 November. With David Moyes pitching up at West Ham United ’s training ground and getting ready to bring in Stuart Pearce a s an assistant, Everton are preparing to announce Sam Allardyce as their new manager. And...
- Tue Nov 7 8:43 AM
• Former Manchester United and Sunderland coach replaces Slaven Bilic • Premier League club have not disclosed the length of Moyes’ contract David Moyes has been named as struggling West Ham’s new manager. The Premier League club have announced the 54-year-old former Everton, Manchester United an...
- Mon Nov 6 8:00 PM
United manager’s stonewalling tactics in key away games have produced some remarkable results but the formula is failing and his team suffered from a lack of adventure at Chelsea One of the hallmarks of the best José Mourinho teams was that capacity to engineer specialist victories seized from th...
- Mon Nov 6 12:44 PM
As a new documentary, 89, is released the former Arsenal manager recalls that night the destiny of the league title changed in the last seconds of the season, and bemoans the decline in the art of defending in today’s Premier League “Everything changed in a second, ” George Graham says as he reme...
- Mon Nov 6 10:29 AM
José Mourinho’s stubbornly dogmatic team tactics cost his side at Stamford Bridge and look to have handed the title initiative to Manchester City The memories of Manchester United in 1985-86 and Newcastle United in 1995-96 serve always as caveats, but already it feels that it would take something...
- Mon Nov 6 9:09 AM
may tire of being kicked, Tony Pulis is under pressure at West Brom and Pep Guardiola may seek more firepower in January Eden Hazard
was fouled six times at Stamford Bridge. At one point in the second half the Belgium international was fouled by not one but three opponents in the colo...