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

Liverpool update – Striker could be amongst “best in the world”

Liverpool fans will be intrigued to see what Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has to say about their new striker, Divock Origi. TheSportReview.com carry quotes from Kompany whilst on Belgium duty that are extremely flattering about the 19-year-old striker. Vincent Kompany, 28-years-old, has 60 caps for Belgium and has seen the emergence of Divock Origi, particularly his impressive showing in the …

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Gareth ThomasLiverpool update – Striker could be amongst “best in the world”

Manchester City update – Dani Alves set for the Etihad? James Milner close to new deal

Manchester City currently sit in second place in the Premier League table but are some 5 points behind leaders Chelsea after only 7 games. Manuel Pellegrini’s side have picked up 14 points of a possible 21. This comes despite good wins recently over Hull City and a ground out victory against Aston Villa. The issue is they failed to beat …

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Gareth ThomasManchester City update – Dani Alves set for the Etihad? James Milner close to new deal

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?

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

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

Champions League preview: featuring Man City, Chelsea and Barcelona

The Champions League is back this week! As ever the biggest club competition in the world throws up some fantastic ties and tonight is no different with Barcelona, PSG, Chelsea, Manchester City and Bayern Munich all in action. There are 8 games on offer and all will be incredibly important as match-day 2 sees 3 more vital points on offer. Here is …

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Gareth ThomasChampions League preview: featuring Man City, Chelsea and Barcelona

Balotelli not world class yet – Liverpool’s Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers has admitted that his £16m signing Mario Balotelli is not yet world class like they player they sold to Barcelona, Luis Suarez. ITV Sport carry the quotes from Rodgers who also says when Suarez arrived in Liverpool, he neither was world class. Mario Balotelli started his career at small Italian club Lumezzane before moving to Serie A giants Inter …

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Gareth ThomasBalotelli not world class yet – Liverpool’s Rodgers

Arsene Wenger critical of Frank Lampard loan move

Arsene Wenger has blasted Manchester City and Frank Lampard for the loan move that saw him return to the Premier League following his Chelsea departure. The Daily Mirror report how Wenger has questioned the legality of the move. Frank Lampard left Chelsea after 13 years at the club where he became the Blues’ all-time goalscorer and won 3 Premier League trophies, 4 …

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Gareth ThomasArsene Wenger critical of Frank Lampard loan move

Could Lampard stay with Manchester City beyond January?

Could Frank Lampard be set to prolong his stay at the Etihad? Speaking to BBC Sport, the former England midfielder said, “I’m signed here until January, so that’s all I can say at the minute,” said ex-Chelsea player Lampard.” An argument has been proposed to Lampard that he does not need to return to the USA for pre-season training as he …

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Oliver BainesCould Lampard stay with Manchester City beyond January?

Capital One Cup review: featuring Man City, Chelsea and Newcastle

The second day of fixtures took place last night in the Capital One Cup third round that saw Manchester City hosted Sheffield Wednesday, Chelsea welcomed Bolton Wanderers, Championship side Nottingham Forest travelled to Tottenham Hotspur whilst struggling Newcastle United took on equally struggling Crystal Palace. Here is Brandish’s round up of the second half of Third Round fixtures in the …

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Gareth ThomasCapital One Cup review: featuring Man City, Chelsea and Newcastle

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!

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

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

Premier League preview: featuring Man City v Chelsea

The Premier League is back following our midweek action in the Champions League and Europa League. Arsenal will be looking to bounce back from a resounding defeat in Germany to Borussia Dortmund as they face Aston Villa away, Saturday may be Alan Pardew’s last game in charge of Newcastle as they take on Hull City, Leicester host Manchester United whilst …

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Gareth ThomasPremier League preview: featuring Man City v Chelsea

Yaya Toure told to prove Manchester City worth

Manchester City’s Yaya Toure was vital last season as he netted 20 Premier League goals in 35 appearances. However, following a summer of speculation about his future, the midfielder is now being told to prove his worth to the North-West club. Former Manchester City midfielder, Niall Quinn, who played over 200 league games for the club, has told TalkSport that Toure …

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Gareth ThomasYaya Toure told to prove Manchester City worth

Arsenal and Liverpool tracking Spanish superstar

Premier League duo, Arsenal and Liverpool are reportedly tracking Spanish superstar Isco. The Real Madrid play-maker has found it tough to break into the Spanish sides midfield with the amount of world class talent they have on show. Isco himself is a class act, a player who can change a game in just a few moments. Blessed with pace, flair …

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Oliver BainesArsenal and Liverpool tracking Spanish superstar

Champions League review: featuring Chelsea & Manchester City

The second day of Champions League action took part last night with Bayern Munich hosting Premier League champions Manchester City, Chelsea taking on the visiting Germans of Schalke, PSG travelling to Dutch giants Ajax whilst Barcelona welcomed Cypriots Apoel Nicosia. There were goals galore across Europe and plenty of drama so here is Brandish’s review of Wednesday night’s Champions League …

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Gareth ThomasChampions League review: featuring Chelsea & Manchester City

Champions League preview: featuring Chelsea and Manchester City

  Last night the Champions League of 2014/15 kicked off in style with Premier League clubs Liverpool and Arsenal in action. Tonight though, we have plenty more fixtures to look forward to as Manchester City travel to 2013 winners Bayern Munich, Chelsea host German side Schalke and Barcelona get ready for the visit of Cypriot team Apoel Nicosia. Here is …

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Gareth ThomasChampions League preview: featuring Chelsea and Manchester City