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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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

West Ham midfielder suffers injury blow

West Ham midfielder, Cheikhou Kouyate has suffered a groin injury that will keep him out of action for up to 6 weeks. Kouyate is one of the latest additions at the Boleyn Ground and has impressed Hammers fans in his first handful of games for the club. However, Kouyate picked up the injury against Liverpool at the weekend. Despite picking up …

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Oliver BainesWest Ham midfielder suffers injury blow

Is Danny Welbeck ready to emulate Thierry Henry?

Is Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck ready to emulate the success of Gunners hero, Theirry Henry? Speaking to Sky Sports, Wenger admits his new signing has a long way to go if he wishes to emulate the success of former Arsenal striker, Thierry Henry, but has also stated he is pleased with his new signings progress. “Look, give me some time, it is a …

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Oliver BainesIs Danny Welbeck ready to emulate Thierry Henry?

Was Leicester City’s comeback one of the best ever?

Was Leicester City’s incredible comeback against Louis Van Gaal’s “Gaalacticos” on Sunday one of the best ever in the Premier League? The foxes succumbed to the quality of United early on, trailing 2-0 to United after Van Persie and Di Maria put Van Gaal’s side in the ascendancy. However, an immediate response by Leonardo Ulloa looked to put Leicester back …

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Oliver BainesWas Leicester City’s comeback one of the best ever?

Arsenal eyeing up January move for Khedira

Arsenal are continuing their probe for German international and Real Madrid central midfielder, Sami Khedira. Poised to sign him in the summer, Arsenal missed out on any deal for the midfielder but have no turned their attentions to January where they are hoping to lure in the German. At 27-years-old, Khedira is entering his prime age in regards to a …

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Oliver BainesArsenal eyeing up January move for Khedira

Joe Hart poised to move to Liverpool?

Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart is speculated to be leaving the Etihad after revealing he has yet to be offered a new contract. The England number one goalkeeper is keen to continue in the Premier League and Liverpool have emereged as potential suitors to take on the 27-year-old. The Metro reported, “Anything about a new contract is news to me,” Hart said. …

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Oliver BainesJoe Hart poised to move to Liverpool?
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Super Frankie Lampard

Frank Lampard was overcome with mixed emotions as he guided home Manchester City’s late equaliser against his former side whom he is considered a legend, Chelsea. As the retired England midfielder entered the fray in the 78th minute, he was welcomed to an overwhelming scene in which both supporters vocalised their appreciation for one of the Premier Leagues greatest. A …

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Oliver BainesSuper Frankie Lampard