Home » Archives by category » FOOTBALL

How fear is stopping struggling teams going for victories

How fear is stopping struggling teams going for victories

There is a common theme with most of the teams in the bottom half of the Premier League – they appear to be so afraid of losing, that they do not even try to win. It is only Crystal Palace and, in the past couple of weeks, West Ham who seem to have been willing […]

Palace midfielder Puncheon on weapon charge

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jason Puncheon was held in the early hours of Sunday A Crystal Palace footballer has been charged with carrying a weapon after a fight near a Surrey nightclub. Midfielder Jason Puncheon was arrested after the disturbance near the Mishiko bar on Church Street, Reigate. The 31-year-old was arrested in […]

‘We have plenty of candidates for England job – but not a lot are women’

‘We have plenty of candidates for England job – but not a lot are women’

Mo Marley oversaw two wins and a defeat during her three games in temporary charge of England The Football Association is struggling to find female candidates for the England manager’s job, says head of women’s football Baroness Sue Campbell. Mo Marley, the under-19s coach, was named as interim boss in September following the sacking of […]

Joy for Roy: Palace’s revival & the weekend’s key stats in focus

Joy for Roy: Palace’s revival & the weekend’s key stats in focus

Roy Hodgson’s side have not lost in the league since 5 November Many thought Crystal Palace were dead and buried, then along came Roy Hodgson. When the former England manager arrived at Selhurst Park on 12 September, he took on a team without a win – or a goal – in their first four Premier […]

Which two Man City players make Garth’s team of the week? Plus pick your own

Manchester City’s imperious form continued with another hugely impressive win for the runaway Premier League leaders at the weekend. Pep Guardiola’s side showed no signs of relenting in their pursuit of the title, and they swept Tottenham aside 4-1 at Etihad Stadium. Manchester United remain 11 points behind in second place after they held off […]

Man City to discuss new Guardiola deal in summer

Media playback is not supported on this device Man City ‘one of the best teams ever’ Manchester City will hold contract talks with manager Pep Guardiola in the summer as they aim to build a dynasty to rival that of Manchester United. United won eight of the first 11 Premier Leagues titles under former manager […]

Analysis: ‘Fear of losing is stopping teams going for the win’

Analysis: ‘Fear of losing is stopping teams going for the win’

There is a common theme with most of the teams in the bottom half of the Premier League – they appear to be so afraid of losing, that they do not even try to win. It is only Crystal Palace and, in the past couple of weeks, West Ham who seem to have been willing […]

Which two Man City players make Garth Crooks’ team of the week? Plus pick your own

Manchester City’s imperious form continued with another hugely impressive win for the runaway Premier League leaders at the weekend. Pep Guardiola’s side showed no signs of relenting in their pursuit of the title, and they swept Tottenham aside 4-1 at Etihad Stadium. Manchester United remain 11 points behind in second place after they held off […]

Celtic record may never be beaten, says Rodgers after defeat

Brendan Rodgers, far left, saw his Celtic team beaten by a Scottish opponent for the first time as manager Celtic’s 69-game unbeaten domestic run, ended emphatically by Hearts on Sunday, may never be surpassed, according to manager Brendan Rodgers. The Tynecastle side hammered Celtic 4-0, inflicting their first defeat by a Scottish opponent since May […]

Klopp challenges Liverpool to find consistency

Dejan Lovren’s goal was his first for Liverpool since scoring in a 4-2 win over Crystal Palace in October 2016 Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp challenged his side to become more consistent after watching them thrash Bournemouth to move up to fourth in the Premier League table. Goals from Philippe Coutinho, Dejan Lovren, Mohamed Salah and […]

Page 1 of 568123Next ›Last »