FA: Hooligans should get life bans

FA: Hooligans should get life bans

The Football Association will push for life bans to be imposed on the fans whose behaviour marred Tuesday night’s Carling Cup tie between West Ham and Millwall. The FA are looking into the events that saw a man stabbed outside Upton Park and pitch invasions occur following West Ham’s first two goals and again at […]

Lescott completes City transfer

Lescott completes City transfer

Manchester City tonight finalised Joleon Lescott’s move to the club from Everton, and will train with his new team-mates for the first time tomorrow morning. The central defender, 27, has signed a five-year contract at Eastlands and manager Mark Hughes is overjoyed with his signing, “I am absolutely delighted to welcome Joleon to Manchester City. […]

Sol signs for Notts County

Sol signs for Notts County

Notts County have confirmed the signing of Sol Campbell on a free transfer for a five-year deal. The League Two club unveiled the 34-year-old former Tottenham, Arsenal and Portsmouth defender at a press conference at Meadow Lane on Tuesday afternoon. Notts County manager Ian McParland said: “Sol’s record speaks for itself and he’s achieved just […]

Spurs stay top, while Burnley win again

Spurs stay top, while Burnley win again

Kevin Coleman reviews this weekend’s Premier League action as Tottenham stay top of the table, Burnley win again, Villa surprise Liverpool and Wigan suffer a thrashing at the hands of Manchester United. Arsenal 4-1 Portsmouth Diaby 18, 32, Gallas 50, Ramsay, 68; Kaboul 37 Arsenal continued their free scoring run by putting four past Portsmouth […]

An Eye On Germany #2

An Eye On Germany #2

The Bundesliga has begun. Three matches in to the 2009/10 season and already we can see the league shaping up to be a good one. At the start of the season, I said that the only predictable thing about the Bundesliga is that it will be unpredictable. At the moment the top two are Bayer […]

Burnley win restores faith in football

Burnley win restores faith in football

With one of the biggest upsets in the history of the Premier League already under their belt, Killian Keys explains why Burnley’s defeat of Manchester United restores our faith in the beautiful game. After a summer that has seen astronomical transfer fees, long drawn out transfer sagas and questionable player loyalty, Burnley’s stunning win over […]

This weekend's Premier League preview

This weekend’s Premier League preview

With one week and two groups of games down already, Ed Diggins previews this weekend’s action which includes impressive Arsenal against struggling Portsmouth, league leaders Tottenham against fellow Londoners West Ham and champions Man United away to Wigan. Saturday, 22 August 2009 Arsenal v Portsmouth, 15:00 Arsenal are my team in the Last Man Standing […]

Norwich appoint Paul Lambert as manager

Norwich appoint Paul Lambert as manager

Norwich City have appointed Paul Lambert as their new manager. The former Scotland international has joined Norwich from League One rivals Colchester United, the team involved in the humiliating 7-1 defeat of the Canaries just over a week ago. Bryan Gunn was sacked as Norwich boss on Friday after only two games of the season. […]

Matchday Diary: Brum Beginning

Matchday Diary: Brum Beginning

Hi, I’m Ed Diggins. I follow Manchester United religiously, and this column is about my trips to their games. I hope to write one on every game I go to, which is about eighteen or twenty matches a season. My first game of the season was Sunday‚Äôs league opener against Birmingham which, to say the […]

Premier League Review #1

Premier League Review #1

With the first weekend of the 2009/10 campaign already behind us, Kevin Coleman reviews the Premier League’s opening day action. Vote for Goal of the Week at the bottom right corner, and discuss the Team of the Week below. Chelsea 2-1 Hull City Chelsea got off to winning ways under Carlo Ancelotti after overcoming a […]