- Mon Jan 22 7:50 AM
is weighing in with some key contributions, Christian Benteke
is not and Tottenham are showing how much weaker they are without Christian Eriksen Sergio Agüero has had a curiosity of a campaign. He has been injured, benched and below par at times. He has been outscored by Raheem Ste...
- Sat Jan 20 5:27 PM
A brave new era at Stoke City got off to the best possible start as Paul Lambert’s first game in charge delivered the precious victory that breathes fresh life into their troubled season. Joe Allen
and Mame Diouf scored the goals that lifted Stoke out of the relegation zone and had Lambert manica...
- Fri Jan 19 6:00 PM
Seeing Andy Carroll
or Peter Crouch
at Chelsea is too good to hope for as it could confirm suspicions about the basic numbers of effectiveness and opportunity in elite teams It is nearly 40 years since a famous photo emerged that left the nascent Indian space programme an object of widespread moc...
- Fri Jan 19 5:16 PM
Stoke City need the fabled new manager bounce as they fight to remain in the top flight for a 10th successive season. Alex Pritchard made an impact from the bench on his home debut for Huddersfield and will be looking to expose Stoke’s porous defence. The home side have the worst goal difference...
- Fri Jan 19 10:28 AM
Today’s fluff is rubbing its eyes Having been mentioned in jest on yesterday’s award-winning Guardian podcast Football Weekly Extra , a move for Peter Crouch
from Stoke City to Chelsea now looks like it might actually happen. The Premier League champions had been linked with Andy Carroll , but th...
- Fri Jan 19 8:30 AM
Arsène Wenger seeks a reaction, Rafa Benítez may change approach against Manchester City and is Glenn Murray what Chelsea need? Two teams struggling to score goals go toe-to-toe when Brighton and Chelsea get the Premier League ball rolling in Saturday’s early kick-off. Brighton have drawn seven b...
- Thu Jan 18 10:50 AM
This week’s roundup also features a Robbie Fowler dink, a memorable ODI between Australia and England and all of Boca Juniors’ goals from 2017 1) Farewell Ronaldinho, you were a lot of fun. Here are all his goals for Barcelona , some tricks and flicks , futsal magnificence , keepie-uppies with a...
- Tue Jan 16 10:30 PM
• ‘I have always done it the hard way’ says new Stoke manager • Lambert says funds available but defensive work needed in training Paul Lambert insisted he was not bothered whether he was 50th or first choice for the Stoke City job after admitting that he thought his chance to manage in the Premi...
- Tue Jan 16 12:03 PM
Following Manchester United’s 3-0 win over Stoke in the Premier League, José Mourinho said he feels ‘relaxed’ over the potential transfer of Alexis Sánchez from Arsenal. Sánchez has been linked to both Manchester clubs, with United seemingly pushing ahead of City in the race to sign the player in...
- Tue Jan 16 10:30 AM
The Scot initially worked miracles at Norwich but was the victim of bad timing at Aston Villa and is not undeserving of another crack at top-flight management There were many replies under the tweet announcing Paul Lambert’s arrival as Stoke City manager. Quite a few contained the cry-laughing em...