Former Celtic and Villa hero Stiliyan Petrov is playing Sunday League

Former Celtic and Aston Villa midfielder, Stiliyan Petrov is back playing football again, but this time in footballs Sunday league. The Bulgarian was diagnosed with leukaemia in March 2012 and underwent a series of chemotherapy and medication. However, Petrov  saw that he would be unable to return to the Premier League and duly ended his career last May. However, the ever strong minded …

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Oliver BainesFormer Celtic and Villa hero Stiliyan Petrov is playing Sunday League

Watford name new Head Coach – fourth this season!

Championship club Watford have changed their set-up once again by appointing a new Head Coach. Slavisa Jokanovic, 46-years-old, has managed a number of sides including Partizan Belgrade, Thai team Muangthong United, Levski Sofia and Spanish side Hercules. Jokanovic played for Chelsea 39 times in the Premier League between 2000-2002 in a wide spanning career. He earned 58 caps for Yugoslavia …

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Gareth ThomasWatford name new Head Coach – fourth this season!

Tottenham update – Spurs target “treated like cattle”, plus exciting winger linked

Tottenham Hotspur are could’ve been said to have suffered a tough start to their Premier League season. However, as Mauricio Pochettino sends his internationals away for their fixtures he can reflect that his side sit proudly above Liverpool and North-London rivals Arsenal. Tottenham struggled early on and were beaten 3-0 by Liverpool at the end of August and then threw …

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Gareth ThomasTottenham update – Spurs target “treated like cattle”, plus exciting winger linked

Arsenal update – Khedira rumours persist and Giovinco also linked to Gunners

Arsene Wenger will perhaps head into the international break with the thoughts that September was somewhat a wasted month in North-London. The Gunners picked up 1 Premier League victory and 2 draws in what was a tough set of fixtures but his side were also pummeled in the Champions League by Borussia Dortmund and then dumped out of the League …

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Gareth ThomasArsenal update – Khedira rumours persist and Giovinco also linked to Gunners

Liverpool update – Contract questions remain, Plus Liverpool’s season won’t get any easier

Liverpool haven’t exactly had the start to the season many hoped for. After investments in players that totaled over £100m the club as fallen to 9th in the Premier League after 7 matches, picking up just 10 points from a possible 21. The Reds though were handed a massive boost when talisman striker Daniel Sturridge signed a new long-term contract …

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Gareth ThomasLiverpool update – Contract questions remain, Plus Liverpool’s season won’t get any easier

New Cardiff boss Russell Slade to stand up to Tan

Cardiff City were finally able to appoint Russell Slade last night as the Bluebird’s new Head Coach, this followed a period of turmoil as legal disputes took place with Leyton Orient. Slade will take the reigns at Cardiff, replacing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer who was sacked following a difficult start to club’s life back in the Championship. Whilst the debate over …

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Gareth ThomasNew Cardiff boss Russell Slade to stand up to Tan

Nathaniel Clyne intends to be an England regular

Southampton full back, Nathaniel Clyne has earned his first call up to the England senior squad after impressing for the Saints this season. However, Clyne is not ready to rest on his laurels and is prepared to fight for his place as a starter for the Three Lions. Speaking to Sky Sports, Clyne said, “I need to go there and the …

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Oliver BainesNathaniel Clyne intends to be an England regular

Bale wins Welsh player of the year…again

Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale has picked up the Welsh player of the year for a fourth time in five years. The former Spurs player has stormed to success since his time at Madrid and is constantly improving his game in Spain. Bale has now surpasses John Hartson and Mark Hughes who picked up the award three times each. Bale is …

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Oliver BainesBale wins Welsh player of the year…again

Manchester United update – De Gea wanted to leave United! Plus, McNair out for weeks.

Manchester United shot stopper, David De Gea has openly admitted to BBC Sport that he contemplated quitting United. The Spaniard endured a torrid time after his £18m move from Atletico Madird in 2011 and has been on the end of some heavy criticism from fans. Asked whether he thought about leaving, the 23-year-old replied, “Sometimes.”It’s difficult when you get a lot of …

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Oliver BainesManchester United update – De Gea wanted to leave United! Plus, McNair out for weeks.

Chelsea update – former manager Di Matteo joins which club?

Former Chelsea player and boss, Roberto Di Matteo has been handed the managerial position at German club, Schalke. It is the Italians first job as a manager since departing his former club back in November 2012. Di Matteo succeeds, Jens Keller as the manager after what proved to be a very inconsistent start from the German outfit. Currently lying in …

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Oliver BainesChelsea update – former manager Di Matteo joins which club?

Manchester City update – Reus enquiry made? Plus, is Toure off in January?

According to reports today, Manchester City have launched an official enquiry for German and Dortmund play-maker, Marco Reus. The Express have suggested that City have enquired as to the availability of the midfielder but understands that Klopp may be reluctant to play ball. Reus is set to activate his new release clause of just £20m in the summer of 2015 if he …

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Oliver BainesManchester City update – Reus enquiry made? Plus, is Toure off in January?

Brain injury charity criticise Chelsea over Courtois

Chelsea have today been criticised by brain injury charity Headway for their handling of goalkeeper’s Thibaut Courtois head injury on the weekend. BBC Sport contain the quote from charity chief executive Peter McCabe who said it was “hard to understand how a concussion was not suspected”. 22-year-old Belgian international Thibaut Courtois clashed with Alexis Sanchez who was running at full pelt …

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Gareth ThomasBrain injury charity criticise Chelsea over Courtois

Lampard ready to extend Manchester City loan

Frank Lampard stunned the Premier League in the summer when the Chelsea legend joined Manchester City on a loan spell. Now after much speculation, The Independent report that Super Frank could be ready to extend his stay in the North-West Frank Lampard began his career at West Ham United and made 148 Premier League appearances for the club between 1995-2001. …

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Gareth ThomasLampard ready to extend Manchester City loan

Liverpool’s Rodgers’ strong words for Balotelli

Liverpool have not had it easy since the start of the new campaign and after 7 Premier League games the Anfield club sit in 9th place in the table with only 10 points. The Daily Mirror understand manager Brendan Rodgers has now told new boy Mario Balotelli he must sort his ego out or leave Liverpool. Liverpool did manage a …

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Gareth ThomasLiverpool’s Rodgers’ strong words for Balotelli

Liverpool chase 19-year-old Lazio striker

Liverpool have had a tough start to the Premier League season and despite spending heavily in the summer, they are being linked with more transfer activity in January. The Daily Mirror believe Lazio’s Keita Baldé Diao is the man who could make a move to Anfield. Diao is 19-years-old and the Spanish born forward is reportedly tempted with a move …

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Gareth ThomasLiverpool chase 19-year-old Lazio striker

Yaya Toure again linked with Manchester City exit

Manchester City’s talismanic midfielder Yaya Toure is once again being linked with a move away from the club. The Daily Mail believe the Citizens are lining up Juventus’ Frenchman Paul Pogba as a replacement instead. Toure signed for Manchester City in July 2010 from Barcelona for a fee of £24m. The number 42 has taken the Premier League by storm …

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Gareth ThomasYaya Toure again linked with Manchester City exit

Slade expected to be announced as new Cardiff City manager

Cardiff City are expected to announce their new manager today and it will be that man, Russell Slade. There had been controversy surrounding the appointment whilst Slade was still at former club Leyton Orient, however, since departing the O’s, Slade has been allowed to speak to the Welsh club. Since those talks have taken place, Cardiff City owner, Vincent Tan …

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Oliver BainesSlade expected to be announced as new Cardiff City manager

Spurs ready to bid for exciting winger

World Cup starlet, Andy Najar looks to be stealing the headlines as Premier League side, Tottenham are said to be lining up a £4m bid for the Anderlecht winger according to the Daily Star. After raving reviews in Belgium, Najar has been put in the limelight and it appears Pochettino and Spurs are looking closely on the development of the Honduras …

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Oliver BainesSpurs ready to bid for exciting winger

Sterling set to sign £100k a week contract with Liverpool?

Stand-out performer, Raheem Sterling has been lauding the praise from plaudits of late as he looks to carry the men in Red. However, with doubt over his future at Anfield, Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is ready to quash any rumours by offering Sterling a new lucrative £100k-a-week contract. The Mirror is reporting that a new deal could be agreed in the …

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Oliver BainesSterling set to sign £100k a week contract with Liverpool?

Stones out for England, Chambers comes in

Arsenal defender Calum Chambers has been called up to the senior side from the U21’s after Everton defender, John Stones suffered an ankle injury in the Toffee’s 2-1 defeat to Manchester United on Sunday. Chambers had been selected for the U21 squad, but Hodgson’s arm has been twisted with the news of Stones’ injury and has had no choice but …

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Oliver BainesStones out for England, Chambers comes in