Saturday, 12 March 2016

Joe Hart: Manchester City weren't good enough to win against Norwich City

After Norwich City forced Man city to a goalless draw, Joe Hart could not help but blame his colleague for a below par performance

'Disappointing performance. Myself and John Ruddy could have had the afternoon off today. Disappointing result for us' - Joe Hart told Sky Sports

Today In The Papers

Tottenham's tilt at the Premier League title wasn't helped on Thursday when they were forced to stay in Dortmund for another night due to a problem with their plane.

Man United are in danger of losing Ander Herrera as Atletico Madrid and Juventus lead the chase for the Spanish midfielder.

Friday, 11 March 2016

Today In The Papers

Daily Mail
Aubameyang has revealed he turned down a Tottenham approach in 2012 because 'everything became a bit weird'.

Jesse Lingard watched Man United's Europa League defeat at Liverpool from the stands along with United greats Denis Irwin, Andy Cole & Gary Pallister.

Rafael Benitez take over at Newcastle United

Rafael Benitez has been appointed as the manager of Newcastle United after the Premier League strugglers finally sacked Steve McClaren on Friday

Benitez travelled to St James' Park to sign an initial three-year contract and will be in charge for Monday night's trip to leaders Leicester City.


Borussia Dortmund 3-0 Tottenham: Reus & Aubameyang put Spurs to the sword

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Marco Reus put Tottenham to the sword in the first leg of their Europa League last-16 tie, running out 3-0 winners to effectively eliminate Mauricio Pochettino's men.

video: Liverpool 2 – 0 Manchester United [Europa League] Highlights 2015/16

Liverpool: Mignolet, Clyne, Lovren, Sakho, Moreno, Can, Henderson, Lallana, Coutinho, Firmino, Sturridge…
Subs: Ward, Toure, Benteke, Allen, Origi, Smith, Ojo.

Manchester United: De Gea, Varela, Smalling, Blind, Rojo, Schneiderlin, Fellaini, Memphis, Mata, Martial, Rashford…
Subs: Romero, Darmian, Riley, Carrick, Schweinsteiger, Weir, Herrera.

Thursday, 10 March 2016

'Diego Costa was not fit' Guus Hiddink

"We knew he was not totally fit but he desperately wanted to play and scored a beautiful goal" Guus Hiddink told BT Sport

 "We gave too much respect in the first 10 minutes, they were dominating"

"They are a good side but once we stepped up we had some chances"

video: Chelsea 1 - 2 PSG [Champions League] Highlights 2015/16

Chelsea: Courtois; Azpilicueta, Cahill, Ivanovic (c), Kenedy; Mikel, Fabregas; Pedro, Willian, Hazard; Diego Costa.

subs: Begovic, Baba Rahman, Matic, Loftus-Cheek, Oscar, Traore, Remy.

PSG: Trapp, Marquinhos, Thiago Silva (c), David Luiz, Maxwell, Thiago Motta, Rabiot, Matuidi, Di Maria, Moura, Ibrahimovic.

subs: Sirigu, Augustin, Van Der Wiel, Stambouli, Kurzawa, Pastore, Cavani.

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

EPL Updates

Zlatan express EPL dream
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has told his Premier League suitors he has no intention of retiring anytime soon.

'I feel young, very young. Age is just a number' -Ibrahimovic said.

'People say I'm old, but I'm only warming up. My future is I have two months left on my contract and then I go to the Euros'

Arsenal Fans Ask Wenger To Quit

Arsenal supporters were seen holding a banner asking Arsene Wenger to quit as manager as they watched their side defeat Hull City 4-0 in the FA Cup on Tuesday.

Prior to their cup victory the Gunners endured a poor run of results, drawing with the Tigers at the Emirates and losing to Barcelona, Manchester United and Swansea in quick succession.

video: Hull City 0 - 4 Arsenal [FA Cup] Highlights 2015/16

Arsenal have set up an FA Cup quarter-final against Watford by beating Hull City 4-0 in their fifth-round replay at the KC Stadium.

Olivier Giroud and Theo Walcott both scored twice as the Gunners ended a five-match losing streak in all competitions to knock Hull out of the FA Cup for the third straight season.

video: Real Madrid 2 - 0 Roma [Champions League] Highlights 2015/16

Real Madrid XI v Roma: Navas, Danilo, Ramos, Pepe, Marcelo, Casemiro, Modric, Kroos, James, Bale, Ronaldo #SSFootball

Roma XI v Real Madrid: Szczesny; Florenzi, Manolas, Zukanovic, Digne; Keita, Pjanic; Salah, Perotti, El Shaarawy; Dzeko

Cristiano Ronaldo and James Rodriguez scored to send Real Madrid through to the quarter-finals of the Champions League with a comfortable win over Roma.

Tuesday, 8 March 2016

Players Focus: Romelu Lukaku, Roberto Firmino

                  Player Focus: Romelu Lukaku's BPL Record Against West Ham United

 Lukaku's 13th-min goal against West Ham made him the 1st player in BPL history to score in six consecutive matches against the same opponent for one club, a run that goes back to 21 Sept 2013

Monday, 7 March 2016


Enugu Rangers 1-0 Wikki Tourist

Sunshine 1-1 Ifeanyi Ubah

El Kanemi 2-0 Enyimba

Kano Pillars 3-2 Akwa United

Ikorodu United -0-0 MFM FC

Shooting Stars 2-1 Giwa FC

Warri Wolves 1-0 Niger Tornadoes

Heartland 1-0 Lobi Stars

Plateau United 1-1 Abia Warriors

Rivers United 1-0 Nasarawa United

Harry Redknapp Revealed How Kanu Nwankwo Always Avoid Training On Monday Mornings

Monday mornings are always hard but no one hates them more than Kanu

"The most common thing I'd get from Kanu was a message every Monday morning that at some points it felt pre-recorded"

Sunday, 6 March 2016

video: Chelsea 1 - 1 Stoke City [Premier League] Highlights 2015/16

Chelsea XI: Courtois; Azpilicueta, Cahill, Ivanovic, Baba Rahman; Mikel, Matic; Willian, Oscar, Hazard; Traore.

Stoke XI: Butland; Pieters, Muniesa, Wollscheid, Cameron; Imbula, Whelan; Arnautovic, Afellay, Shaqiri; Diouf.

video: Real Madrid 7 - 1 Celta Vigo [La Liga] Highlights 2015/16

Cristiano Ronaldo scored four second half goals as Real Madrid destroyed Celta Vigo 7-1 in La Liga at the Santiago Bernabeu.

The Portuguese blasted in a dipping 25-yarder before added a brilliant free-kick before tapping in from close range to complete his hat-trick.