Liverpool update – Joel Ward a surprise target?

Liverpool’s defence has been woeful at times this season, only sometimes masked by the criticism of £16m signing Mario Balotelli. Now The Guardian believe 24-year-old Crystal Palace defender could be a possible target for Brendan Rodgers. Joel Ward began his career on the South Coast with Portsmouth in 2006 and worked his way through the club’s academy. He spent the …

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Gareth ThomasLiverpool update – Joel Ward a surprise target?

Arsenal & Tottenham to fight for youngster Gray

North London rivals Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur are set to do battle over Birmingham City’s young winger Demarai Gray. The Sun believe that Gray will cost the winner around £2m. The 5ft 10in 18-year-old has become an important player for manager-less Birmingham City this season, featuring in 10 of the Blues’ 13 opening Championship fixtures. Whilst Birmingham sit in 21st …

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Gareth ThomasArsenal & Tottenham to fight for youngster Gray

Tony Pulis reveals he did want Cardiff City job!

Cardiff City have in recent seasons become something of a farce at times. A Malaysian cohort took over in May 2010 and invested heavily until in May 2012 the controversial decision was announced to change the club’s home strip from blue to red. Cardiff eventually earned promotion to the Premier League under Malky Mackay for the 2013/14 season but then sacked …

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Gareth ThomasTony Pulis reveals he did want Cardiff City job!

5 Championship players who could be of interest to the Premier League

As speculation surrounding the January transfer window comes to the fore, here are 5 Championship players who may be of interest to the Premier League… Bakary Sakho has been a sensation for the newly promoted Wolves this season. 7 goals to his name and a constant threat in attacking areas, Kenny Jackett will have to be ready to quash any …

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Oliver Baines5 Championship players who could be of interest to the Premier League

Birmingham City seek Karl Robinson as new boss

Yesterday Birmingham City sacked their manager Lee Clark following a difficult start to the season that continued the poor form from the last campaign. Now Sky Sports News report the Midlands club have approached MK Dons for permission to speak to their manager Karl Robinson. 41-year-old Lee Clark joined Birmingham City in June 2012 after a successful and long spell with …

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Gareth ThomasBirmingham City seek Karl Robinson as new boss

Birmingham City part company with Lee Clark

Birmingham City have today announced that manager Lee Clark and his assistant Steve Watson have been sacked with immediate effect. The 41-year-old Geordie has been at the club since June 2012 but now leaves Birmingham with the club languishing in 21st place in the Championship. Clark started his career in football as a midfielder and played for Newcastle, Sunderland and …

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Gareth ThomasBirmingham City part company with Lee Clark

Sheffield United ‘hold talks’ with rapist Ched Evans

Sheffield United manger Nigel Clough has answered questions from the media today about the future of convicted rapist and striker Ched Evans. Clough spoke to BBC Radio Sheffield that the club’s owners will make the final decision on whether they will re-sign the Welshman. Ched Evans was born in North Wales and had spells with Rhyl and Chester City before beginning …

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Gareth ThomasSheffield United ‘hold talks’ with rapist Ched Evans

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!

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

Russell Slade close to Cardiff City appointment

Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan has confirmed that former Leyton Orient boss Russell Slade is close to being appointed as new Bluebirds manager. Tan told Sky Sports that Slade is currently working in a ‘consultant’ role following a despite over compensation with League 1 Orient. Russell Slade, 53-years-old, won League 1 Manager of the Season last year as his Leyton Orient …

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Gareth ThomasRussell Slade close to Cardiff City appointment

Ill health causes Watford to change Head Coach

Watford have been left in turmoil somewhat as Head Coach Oscar Garcia has been forced to step down after just 27 days in the job. The club confirmed that Billy McKinlay would be the new man at the helm as Garca’s health means he is unable to continue. Watford appointed the Spaniard and former Barcelona midfielder Oscar Garcia on 2 September to …

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Gareth ThomasIll health causes Watford to change Head Coach

Norwich City – “A commanding position”

Norwich City’s surprise exit from the Capital One Cup may have shaken a few Canary fans this week. However, one must remember the importance of the league. Yes, it would be nice to taste success in the cup competitions, but it isn’t at the forefront of the Neil Adams’ tick list. A somewhat reshuffled Norwich City side collapsed against a stubborn Shrewsbury Town …

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Oliver BainesNorwich City – “A commanding position”

Is Russell Slade the right man for Cardiff City?

  It is days like today I am very thankful I get paid to write about football. With Leyton Orient manager Russell Slade on the verge of taking over the Cardiff City hot-seat following his resignation request last night. However, before the man is even appointed the insults have already begun. I have been a Cardiff City season ticket holder …

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Gareth ThomasIs Russell Slade the right man for Cardiff City?

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?

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

Bellamy not interested in the Cardiff City job

Former Cardiff City striker, Craig Bellamy has revealed he has no interest in becoming the new manager of the Welsh side after the departure of Ole Gunner Solskjaer. When Chairman, Vincent Tan was asked whether Bellamy would be asked to take over from the Norwegian, he said, “No, absolutely not.” Additionally, on Thursday, Bellamy coincided with the thoughts of Tan …

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Oliver BainesBellamy not interested in the Cardiff City job

Former Fulham star linked with vacant managerial position

Former Fulham centre midfielder, Danny Murphy has insisted that he would be interested in taking over the helm at Fulham to succeed the departed Felix Magath. Magath was relieved of his duties last night after only taking over in February. The German could not stop the London club from relegation from the Premier League and have since found themselves at …

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Oliver BainesFormer Fulham star linked with vacant managerial position

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer resigns from Cardiff City role

Yesterday we reported that Cardiff City were having crisis talks with manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær following a poor start to their season. Today, the club have confirmed that Solskjær has left Cardiff by mutual consent. Solskjær was appointed Cardiff City boss on 2 January 2014 and was tasked with helping the club survive relegation from the Premier League. However, in …

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Gareth ThomasOle Gunnar Solskjaer resigns from Cardiff City role

Cardiff City’s Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in crisis talks

Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is meeting with club officials today to discuss his future at the side. BBC Sport as well as a number of other outlets understand his job is seriously under threat. Cardiff were relegated from the Premier League at the end of last season following a terrible run of form. Current boss Ole Gunnar Solskjær …

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Gareth ThomasCardiff City’s Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in crisis talks

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink – “I would talk to Leeds United”

Former Leeds United striker, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has declared his interest in the vacant managerial position at Elland Road. Speaking to Sky Sports, the former Dutch striker said, “Leeds United is a wonderful big club where I had two great years. If they want to talk to me, of course I would talk.” “I’ve got experience, I know I could take the …

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Oliver BainesJimmy Floyd Hasselbaink – “I would talk to Leeds United”