Hold the BackPage returns for another week as Tom, Ger and Neil dissect the last week’s action including the Manchester Derby, the title chase in the Premier League, the excitement of the Championship and some big results on the continent.
First things first, I watched the Arsenal – Stoke game and was absolutely devastated for Aaron Ramsey. I wouldn’t wish such an injury on any player and I wish him all the best in his recovery. I sincerely hope that his healing will not deny him an inch of the pace, talent and skill that […]
Jamie Carragher celebrates his 600th game for Liverpool down south at chilly Portsmouth, Arsenal host Hull at the Emirates and Chelsea clash with West Ham in the London derby in the final gameweek before Christmas. Defender Jamie Carragher is set for his 600th appearance for Liverpool against Portsmouth on Saturday, becoming only the ninth player […]
Manchester City came from a goal down to beat league leaders Chelsea at Eastlands, allowing Manchester United to close the gap at the top of the Premier League. Carlo Ancelotti’s side had taken an early lead at the City of Manchester Stadium after an unfortunate own goal by Emmanuel Adebayor, but were undone by a […]
Middlesbrough have taken Stoke City striker Dave Kitson to the Riverside for two months on loan. The 29 year old is new manager Gordon Strachan’s third signing since he took over from Gareth Southgate, following the arrival of both Marcus Bent and Isaiah Osbourne. “I’m delighted Dave is coming in to bolster the squad’s numbers […]