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Baggies Fans To Protest Pathetic Ticket Prices

Baggies Fans To Protest Pathetic Ticket Prices

Angry West Bromwich Albion fans are to stage a protest against ticket prices in their match against Manchester City on Monday night. A 30ft long banner will show “£56 Daylight Robbery” will be the focal point of the protest. The game, which is also on Easter Monday is to be televised live on Sky Sports. Despite this, Manchester City who ... Read More »

Rice backs Oxlade-Chamberlain for England

Rice backs Oxlade-Chamberlain for England

Arsenal assistant coach Pat Rice believes Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is capable of breaking into the England team this season after the former Southampton youngster impressed on his Champions League debut against Olympiakos last night. Oxlade-Chamberlain completed his switch from the Championship side to Arsenal this summer and more than held his own against the Greek Champions, finding the net to become ... Read More »

Dalglish excited by Gerrard return

Dalglish excited by Gerrard return

Kenny Dalglish has spoken of his delight at seeing Steven Gerrard return to competitive action following six months out after requiring surgery on a troublesome groin injury. The Liverpool captain played 16 minutes of the Carling Cup win at Brighton last night and Dalglish believes having Gerrard back in the fold could be huge for the team. He said: “It ... Read More »

Wenger targets another 14 years at Arsenal

Wenger targets another 14 years at Arsenal

Arsene Wenger has responded to his critics by stating his intentions to remain at Arsenal for the long-term following his side’s 3-1 Carling Cup victory over Shrewsbury Town last night. The Gunners – who are currently 17th in the Premier League after a shocking start to the season – went 1-0 down to their League Two opponents before goals from ... Read More »

Villas-Boas unhappy with referee

Villas-Boas unhappy with referee

Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas has wasted no time in stamping his personality on English football after lambasting the weekend performance of the officials in the Blues’ 3-1 defeat at Old Trafford. The Portuguese manager has even taken the unusual step of complaining to referees chief Mike Riley about Phil Dowd and his assistants after replays suggested Manchester United’s first two ... Read More »

Redknapp wanted to keep Woodgate

Redknapp wanted to keep Woodgate

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has revealed that he wanted to keep Jonathan Woodgate this summer, before the injury-prone defender moved to Premier League rivals Stoke City on a free transfer. The classy centre-back had a stop-start career in North London – making only 64 appearances after an £8m move from Middlesbrough in January 2008 – mainly due to a long ... Read More »

Chelsea boss targets victory over Manchester United

Chelsea boss targets victory over Manchester United

Following victory in the Champions League last night, Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas has called on his team to raise their game once again when they face Manchester United at Old Trafford this weekend. The Blues secured a 2-0 win over Bayer Leverkusen at Stamford Bridge last night, with David Luiz and Juan Mata scoring the goals to ensure life under ... Read More »

Capello: Lampard still a key man

Capello: Lampard still a key man

England manager Fabio Capello has revealed that Frank Lampard is still very much part of his plans. The Chelsea midfielder was dropped for Friday night’s qualifier against Bulgaria and this has led to some concluding that Lampard’s international career is coming to an end. Capello has moved to deny these reports though, revealing that the 33-year-old is a crucial part ... Read More »

Neville critical of England

Neville critical of England

Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville has spoken out about England’s failures in major tournaments over the last few years. Neville himself was involved in many disappointments for the national team and he has revealed that even Sir Alex Ferguson couldn’t have helped England win major silverware. The Sky Sports pundit said: “Ferguson may have got more out of the ... Read More »

Wright-Phillips up for QPR challenge

Wright-Phillips up for QPR challenge

New Queens Park Rangers signing Shaun Wright-Phillips has spoken about his determination to be successful at his new club, proving some people wrong in the process. The England winger joined the newly promoted club from big-spending Manchester City on transfer deadline day for an undisclosed fee. He has signed a three-year deal at Loftus Road. Speaking about making the switch, ... Read More »