Russell Slade leaves Leyton Orient

BBC Sport has confirmed that Leyton Orient boss Russell Slade has left his post at the O’s after 4 years in charge of the Football League side. Slade’s resignation comes after Orient rejected a Cardiff City approach for the Welsh club to talk to Slade, despite the O’s saying their boss was 1 defeat away from being sacked. A club statement …

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Oliver BainesRussell Slade leaves Leyton Orient

Roberto Soldado wanted by Inter and Atléti

Roberto Soldado of Tottenham Hotspurs is a January transfer target for Inter Milan and Atlético Madrid according to the London Evening Standard. The Spaniard is reportedly unsettled at White Hart Lane. The 29-year-old Soldado is thought to be willing to move on after finding himself down the pecking order under Mauricio Pochettino since he took the reigns. His only start …

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Gareth ThomasRoberto Soldado wanted by Inter and Atléti

Capital One Cup: Arsenal out, Liverpool victorious & more clashes to come!

Last night saw the Third Round of the Capital One Cup take place across the country with a number of high profile clashes and a few upsets too! Liverpool faced Middlesborough at Anfield, Arsenal hosted Southampton, Everton travelled to Swansea whilst Fulham and Cardiff continued their manager-less periods. Here is the best of last night’s action with a quick look …

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Gareth ThomasCapital One Cup: Arsenal out, Liverpool victorious & more clashes to come!

Arsenal battle Roma for Adrien Rabiot of PSG

Arsenal are thought to be contemplating a move for Adrien Rabiot of PSG according to TalkSport. We reported earlier this month that Roma were also very interested in Rabiot and so a battle may occur in January. Adrien Rabiot is only 19-year-old and has a fantastic career ahead of him but as his contract is up next summer it appears …

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Gareth ThomasArsenal battle Roma for Adrien Rabiot of PSG

Man City still sweating on James Milner contract

Manchester City’s James Milner won the Man of the Match award against Chelsea on Sunday after a fantastic display. Now the Daily Mirror report that Milner is still reiterating he needs game time assurances before he signs a new contract. The 28-year-old midfielder has a contract at Man City until the end of the season but despite a recent run in …

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Gareth ThomasMan City still sweating on James Milner contract

Gerard Pique ready for Manchester United return

Manchester United are thought to be tempted by Barcelona centre-back Gerard Pique in January. The Daily Express report that the Spaniard is ready to move back to Old Trafford where he spent 4 years as a youngster. Gerard Pique, now 27-years-old, joined Catalan giants Barcelona in 1997 and would be there for 7 years before Sir Alex Ferguson brought him to …

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Gareth ThomasGerard Pique ready for Manchester United return

Leeds United announce Darko Milanic as new head coach

Leeds United have announced that Darko Milanic will be their new head coach after confirmation from BBC Sport. Milanic, who is 46-years-old, quit Austrian side Sturm Graz on Sunday. Leeds owner Massimo Cellino said the former Slovenia international was a “very cool guy”. “We’ve been waiting for him about 15 days,” he said. “I don’t know [why I've chosen him]. Coaches …

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Oliver BainesLeeds United announce Darko Milanic as new head coach

Are these Arsenal strikers one for the future?

Arsenal striker, Benik Afobe has once again been denounced as the hero for MK Dons after bagging 2 goals in the League Cup win over Bradford last night. Afobe came off the bench in the last round to score twice against Manchester United and is showing his class in League One. A player who has been loaned out by his …

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Oliver BainesAre these Arsenal strikers one for the future?

Should this Southampton defender play for England?

Southampton right-back, Nathaniel Clyne has been subject to speculation that he should be in and amongst Roy Hodgson’s England team. Saints boss, Ronald Koeman has also insisted that Clyne should be considered for the senior side. The 23-year-old defender scored Southampton’s second in their 2-1 victory over Arsenal in the League Cup, with a sublime 35-yard strike. “I think he’s ready to …

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Oliver BainesShould this Southampton defender play for England?

Southampton starlet out for 10 weeks

Southampton starlet, James Ward-Prowse is set to be sidelined for up to 10 weeks after suffering a fractured foot in the second half of Saturday’s win against Swansea. Ward-Prowse who has played in every game for the Saints this year has been touted with a big future ahead of him. Currently on the books with the England U21’s and impressing …

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Oliver BainesSouthampton starlet out for 10 weeks

Real Madrid lining up bid for Liverpool superstar

Spanish giants, Real Madrid are said to be lining up an audacious bid to sign Liverpool superstar, Raheem Sterling according to reports from the Mirror. The young English teenager has set the Premier League alight since making his bow for Liverpool. The pacey winger has since turned heads after some scintillating performances for club and country. Still only 19-years-old, Real Madrid …

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Oliver BainesReal Madrid lining up bid for Liverpool superstar

Glenn Roeder set for Cardiff City role?

Cardiff City parted company with manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær last week and have since been on the hunt for a new boss. Russell Slade of Leyton Orient is the man that the club seem to be targeting as Orient confirmed they denied Cardiff permission to speak to their manager. Following this it seems that Glenn Roeder, former Watford, West Ham …

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Gareth ThomasGlenn Roeder set for Cardiff City role?

Liverpool’s Anfield expansion plans approved

Liverpool have been handed a massive boost to their plans to redevelop their current home of Anfield as permission has been granted for the work to begin. BBC News report how under the proposals the capacity of Anfield would increase to 59,000. Anfield Stadium currently holds around 45,300 people and was opened in 1884. It was home to Everton football club …

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Gareth ThomasLiverpool’s Anfield expansion plans approved

Ron Vlaar wanted by Man United and Arsenal

Aston Villa defender Ron Vlaar is thought to be wanted at the end of the season by Arsenal and Manchester United. The Daily Express report that Vlaar, who is a free-agent when his contract expires next summer, hasn’t yet spoken to Villa about extending his stay. Vlaar is 29-years-old and enjoyed an impressive World Cup for Netherlands, part of his 31 …

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Gareth ThomasRon Vlaar wanted by Man United and Arsenal

Chelsea’s Ramires set for Real Madrid switch?

Chelsea midfielder Ramires is set to join Spanish giants Real Madrid. That is according to the Daily Mirror who report the fee would be around £25m. Ramires is 27 years of age and has been at Stamford Bridge with Chelsea since August 2010. He started his career in Brazil with Cruzeiro before moving on to Portugal with Benfica. Chelsea then paid …

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Gareth ThomasChelsea’s Ramires set for Real Madrid switch?

Cardiff City sign Ravel Morrison on loan

Cardiff City appear to have signed troubled West Ham United midfielder Ravel Morrison on loan. The 21-year-old tweeted his delight at joining the Championship club for the next 3 months. Morrison has been frozen out of the West Ham United squad in recent months and has only made 18 league appearances for the club since joining in January 2012. In …

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Gareth ThomasCardiff City sign Ravel Morrison on loan

QPR’s Sandro injured in bizarre fashion

QPR’s £10m signing from Tottenham Hotspurs this summer, Sandro has injured himself in training in one of the most bizarre incidents. Sandro scored a goal in training with the squad and went off to celebrate his efforts with an attempted knee-slide; however, the Brazilian landed on solid ground and has injured his knee in the process. QPR boss Harry Redknapp …

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Oliver BainesQPR’s Sandro injured in bizarre fashion

Bundesliga Record – Wonder Goal

Check out this wonder goal in the Bundesliga, scored by Paderborn midfielder, Moritz Stoppelkamp from an astonishing 83 metres in the dying moments of their 2-0 win over Hannover. An unbelievable strike from the midfielder. As the Hannover goalkeeper was up in the Paderborn penalty area attempting to grab a late equaliser, Stoppelkamp expertly chested and volleyed the ball into an empty …

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Oliver BainesBundesliga Record – Wonder Goal
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ON THIS DAY – Which player made their debut on this day before reaching stardom?

On this day, one David Beckham made his debut for Manchester United in September 1992 against Brighton. Since that moment, Beckham became the name on everyone’s lips; a player who evolved into an exceptional talent very quickly. A brief spell at Preston North End on loan to gain first team experience was enough for Sir Alex Ferguson. After 5 games …

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Oliver BainesON THIS DAY – Which player made their debut on this day before reaching stardom?

Theo Walcott to return in October for Arsenal

Arsenal fans will delighted with the news that Theo Walcott will be returning to the first team scene in October. Walcott looks ready to come back from his 10 month lay from a serious knee injury. The winger injured his knee in Arsenal’s win over London rivals Tottenham in an FA Cup tie which saw the Gunners victorious. However, they …

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Oliver BainesTheo Walcott to return in October for Arsenal