The Toffees will play their first European match for five seasons when they take on German side Wolfsburg at Goodison Park on Thursday night.Many teams struggle to cope with the demands of both competitions, but Jagielka sees it as a positive. The England defender said: “We performed at some good levels last year to get us into this competition “We were all upstairs in the canteen wa.
Early impressions suggest Liverpool signed the wrong striker this summer – originally posted on Soccerlens.com Mario Balotelli scored his first goal in a Liverpool shirt yesterday evening, but his 82nd minute strike versus Bulgarian minnows Ludogorets Razgrad overshadowed a largely disappointing performance. It took the £16 million summer signing three appearances to net for the club, with the … Read More → From Soccerlens.com – Football News
Time to bid Tyneside Pardieu – originally posted on Soccerlens.com The cold, creeping sensation that lies in the depth of your empty gut, as the floor falls away from beneath you, the blind sense of panic that comes with an unknown tomorrow. We all know that monstrous feeling that accompanies … Read More → From Soccerlens.com – Football News
It may be too early, but the Englishman could already be missing Man United pal Wayne Rooney and the rest of the squad, who just thrashed Queens Park Rangers 4-0 at Old Trafford.
The Sun on Thursday report that former Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood is possibly heading to Lokomotiv Moscow to become the club’s new manager. Lokomotiv fired coach Leonid Kuchuk this week after the club have started the season in terrible fashion. Lokomotiv have just two wins in their opening seven games of the season, while their last six […]
Manchester City have dismissed fears over Yaya Toure’s fitness after he struggled in the Champions League defeat against Bayern Munich.
Roma thrashed CSKA Moscow 5-1 on their return to the Champions League group stages on Wednesday night. Juan Iturbe opened the scoring from a Gervinho assist. Roles were reversed as Gervinho claimed the second on 10 minutes
As we all know, just because the transfer window is now shut until the new year, that doesn’t mean transfer gossip stories are over. With that in mind, the Mirror on Thursday claim that Arsenal could be in the market fora new defender with the Gunners suffering a major shortage of fit and abled bodies […]
Accrington have appointed John Coleman as the club’s new manager for a second time.
Joe Hart says Man City were unlucky as a deflected last-minute strike condemned Manuel Pellegrini’s side to defeat at Bayern Munich.
Daley Blind enjoyed a strong debut for Manchester United against QPR last weekend but is…Read More ; The post Daley Blind keen to become Man Utd’s midfield enforcer appeared first on The Peoples Person.
r City.Chelsea were held to a 1-1 draw by Schalke, who they twice beat 3-0 last term, after Cesc Fabregas’ 11th-minute strike was cancelled out by Klaas-Jan Huntelaar.Costa, who has scored seven goals in his first.
Chelsea and Liverpool are set to battle it out for Bayer Leverkusen wonderkid Julian Brandt
SOUTHAMPTON were written off by many at the start of this season — myself included.The Saints lost a string of top-quality players over the summer, including Luke Shaw, Adam Lallana, Dejan Lovren and Calum Chambers.They looked like a team in decline and I suspected they would be among the relegation contenders come May.But after being unlucky to lose to Liverpool on the opening day, they have gone on to draw with West Brom before recording back-to-back victories over West Ham and…
SWANSEA City face another major test on Saturday — namely, how they react to a first defeat of the season.With the greatest of respect, Southampton are unlikely to pose a challenge on the same scale as Chelsea last weekend.But their visit to the Liberty in two days’ time presents Garry Monk and the boys with another examination.After four straight wins and maximum Premier League points collected before that trip to Stamford Bridge, it had been all plain sailing this term.Things had gone…
GARRY Monk has urged his Swansea City players to be better managers as they bid to boss games in the Premier League. Swansea aim to bounce back from their first defeat of the season when they host Southampton on Saturday. And after the 4-2 loss at Chelsea ended Swansea’s perfect start to the season, Monk reckons his team need to box clever this weekend
GARRY Monk always showed signs of management potential — according to a player who helped guide the former centre-back into the world of professional football. Francis Benali was a senior figure at Southampton when Monk broke into the first team after progressing through the club’s youth system. The pair first played together in a Saints back four in 1998, and that happened twice more before they went their separate ways.
Saints would be keen to eventually look at an expansion of St Mary’s – but have said it could only happen with a significant run of sell-outs at the stadium.
Everton V Wolfsburg Match PreviewVitalfootball: Everton: 18/09/2014 04:54:00After a 4 year hiatus, European football finally returns to Goodison Park as Everton host German side VfL Wolfsburg in the Group H opener on Thursday night. Everton will be buoyed by the fact that the
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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho reveals that he cannot afford to risk Diego Costa for every game as his star striker is still having problems with his hamstring.
Scored an excellent goal earlier: And this was his first goal for Bayern Munich: Lewandowski is a good dribbler, very good finisher, and excels at linking up play and holding the ball up. He also possesses one of the best first touches in the world (for a #9).
Arsenal are rumoured to be preparing a deal to bring back former Chelsea star Lassana Diarra in order to try and solve his midfield woes that have come under question after their recent loss to Borussia Dortmund.
Former World Player of the Year Ronaldinho hasn’t enjoyed the best of starts to his career in Mexico as he blazed over the bar from the penalty spot.
Louis van Gaal has promised to get Radamel Falcao, Angel di Maria and Marcos speaking…Read More ; The post Van Gaal promises Falcao, Di Maria and Rojo will learn English appeared first on The Peoples Person.
Arsenal are considering a double move for defenders Diego Lugano and Joseph Yobo, who are both currently free agents
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Unfortunately for Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew it appears he is a ‘dead man walking’. The 53-year-old is only a few seasons removed from winning both the Premier League Manager of the Season and LMA Manager of the Year awards after … Continue reading →Managerial Options Are Limited For Newcastle United Should Alan Pardew Get Sacked is a post from World Soccer Talk.
Poor old Alberto Moreno has been the subject of abuse by some rascal on Wikipedia. Moreno’s biography has been amended to now say that he was created in a lab by Brendan Rodgers and that his fathers are Steven Gerrard and Xabi Alonso. Of course, these changes were influenced by widespread agreement that the full-back […]
The historic Goodison Park has been home to the blue half of Merseyside since 1892 with the ground having hosted more top-flight English football matches than any other, however Everton Football Club yesterday officially outlined plans which will see the … Continue reading →Everton Put Wheels In Motion Ahead Of Stadium Move is a post from World Soccer Talk.
Schalke attacker Julian Draxler put in an impressive display in his club’s draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. The Germany international is the subject of interest from many top European clubs including Arsenal and showed why by being a constant menace to the Chelsea defence. He outshone his opposite number Didier Drogba, the Blues legend […]
Bayern Munich may have taken all three points from their game with Manchester City but Pep Guardiola was impressed by the performance of the English club. The manager of the German champions called City one of the best teams in Europe and that they were new challengers for the Champions League. Where once it was […]