The Mourinho era begins at Manchester United

It’s official then, Manchester United finally get their man and that man is the ‘Special One’ Jose Mourinho. After the sacking of Louis Van Gaal on Sunday it’s been a matter of when not if the former Chelsea boss would take over and Today’s sees the deal complete It’s been the biggest open secret in…

England vs Australia – Match Preview

It’s the second of England’s three match mini tour in preparation for next month’s European Championship and Tonight Roy Hodgson’s side go to the Stadium Of Light as they play hosts to Australia. It’s been quite a busy few days on the injury table for Hodgson with Daniel Sturridge set to miss out after picking…

Fabian Delph set to be one of Roy’s three left behind

After Roy Hodgson named a provisional squad of 26 players the first thing we all did was try to work out which three wouldn’t be making the short journey to France. It seems as if that dilemma has been made a bit easier with the announcement that Fabian Delph will be left behind after picking…

F.A. Cup Quarter Final Replays are now a thing of the past

The Football Association has this Evening decided to scrap replays at the Quarter Final stage in a bid to ease fixture congestion for Premier League clubs. It’s a sign of the further eroding of the competition after Semi Final replays were scrapped from the 2000 edition of the competition onwards. The last ever replay at…

Zamalek walk like an Egyptian

Zamalek have withdrawn from the Egyptian Premier League because of “disastrous refereeing errors”. The club released a statement during Wednesday’s match between their rivals Al Ahly and Arab Contractors, who had two players sent off in the game. Zamalek, who won the title last year, are eight points behind leaders Ahly with five matches left….

Does injury to Sturridge give Rashford a seat on the plane?

i It wouldn’t be a major tournament without the usual injury scare for England and this time it’s Daniel Sturridge who is hit by the on going curse. The Liverpool Forward was injured in training yesterday in preparation for Friday’s Friendly against Australia and now Roy Hodgson will be sweating on his fitness before having…

Sacre Bleu for France as Raphael Varane out for Euro 2016

French Centre Back Raphael Varane will miss next month’s European Championship after sustaining a thigh injury yesterday while training for Real Madrid in their preparations for Saturday’s Champions League Final against cross city rivals Atletico. It’s a personal double blow for Varane as he will also miss Saturday’s encounter after scans showed that he will…

Liverpool sign Goalkeeper Loris

Don’t worry Tottenham fans it’s not Hugo Lloris departing for Anfield and I’ve incorrectly spelled his name in the article title it’s Liverpool who have been busy in the transfer market as they announce the signing of Loris Karius from Mainz. The Europa League Runners Up have signed Karius for £4.7m and the 22 year…

Xhaka can be the key to Arsenal’s Midfield

Arsenal have announced their first signing of the Summer and they aren’t holding back in terms of spending money as earlier Today they announced the signing of Switzerland International Granit Xhaka. (I’m going to get my joke in early and say it’s a shame it wasn’t Liverpool as then we could have had the Midfiled…

Rafa Benitez to get extra Tyne

Newcastle may have already secured their most important signing of the Summer with Rafa Benitez announcing that he will stay on as Manager as the club prepares for life in the English Championship next season. Benitez came into the Newcastle hotseat with 10 matches to go and although he masterminded an unbeaten run for the…

Moyes decides to Park Villa job proposal

Yesterday it was announced that David Moyes had pulled out of the running to become the next Aston Villa Manager. He was one of three men interviewed for the job on Thursday but with Moyes’ withdrawal it is set to be a two horse race Last week Chinese Businessman Dr Tony Xia bought the club…