With André Villas-Boas rumoured to be on the verge of taking over at Chelsea, Ciaran Kelly looks at whether the young manager can establish his own identity or will forever be labelled the ‘New Mourinho’.
The final Sunday of the domestic English Premier League season is almost upon us and BackPageFootball’s Ger McCarthy looks at the battle for survival in one of the closest relegation tussles for many years.
Next in our Season Preview is West Ham, who barely avoided relegation last season under Gianfranco Zola. With a new manager comes a new era at the club, and fans will be hoping for a less stressful season under Avram Grant.
Portsmouth have parted company with manager Paul Hart after the club’s poort start to the season. Despite keeping the club in the Premier League last season and being forced to sell his best players, Hart’s efforts weren’t deemed good enough to save his job. Portsmouth chief executive Peter Storrie agreed that Hart was bound by […]
Portsmouth have confirmed Avram Grant has returned to the club as director of football. Sky Sports News revealed earlier that Grant was in talks with Pompey and now they have confirmed his return to Fratton Park. Grant served in that role for just over 12 months alongside former manager Harry Redknapp before he departed for […]