Home » Archives by category » FOOTBALL (Page 2)

Football is ‘full of dinosaurs’ says Mansfield chief Radford

Football is ‘full of dinosaurs’ says Mansfield chief Radford

Carolyn Radford (pictured with husband and Mansfield chairman John Radford) was appointed CEO in 2011 Football is “full of dinosaurs” says Mansfield Town chief Carolyn Radford, who claims she is patronised by other clubs’ executives “all the time”. The 36-year-old, who has run the League Two club since 2011, was one of only seven female […]

Gianluigi Buffon faces Marcus Thuram, son of former team-mate Lilian Thuram

Gianluigi Buffon faces Marcus Thuram, son of former team-mate Lilian Thuram

Gianluigi Buffon in goal came up against Marcus Thuram (number 11) on Saturday Gianluigi Buffon has been playing for so long he is now facing the sons of former team-mates. The 40-year-old Italian faced Guingamp striker Marcus Thuram in Paris St-Germain’s 3-1 win on Saturday and swapped shirts with the youngster at the end of […]

‘You can buy top players, you cannot buy class’ – Mourinho on Man City documentary

‘You can buy top players, you cannot buy class’ – Mourinho on Man City documentary

Manchester United beat Manchester City in April to delay their title celebrations Premier League champions Manchester City are a “rich club” but “cannot buy class”, says Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho. Mourinho was responding to a question about City’s £10m Amazon Prime documentary All or Nothing, which was released earlier this week. Pep Guardiola’s side […]

‘Chaotic classic exposes Chelsea and Arsenal’s limitations’

‘Chaotic classic exposes Chelsea and Arsenal’s limitations’

Chelsea had 24 shots during Saturday’s game, while Arsenal had 15 Chelsea and Arsenal contested a chaotic classic at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Their five-goal thriller, which the Blues won 3-2, provided constant entertainment – but also plenty of evidence that the best either of these teams can aim for in this season’s Premier League […]

The long wait ends – Kane finally scores in August as Spurs beat Fulham

The long wait ends – Kane finally scores in August as Spurs beat Fulham

Harry Kane hit 1,000 minutes without a Premier League goal in August before finally scoring late on Harry Kane finally scored his first Premier League goal in August as Tottenham maintained their 100% start to the season with victory over newly promoted Fulham. England striker Kane had failed to find the net in 14 previous […]

Premier League: Chelsea v Arsenal – rate the players

Aspire Active Camps

Kane finally scores in August as Spurs beat Fulham

Kane finally scores in August as Spurs beat Fulham

Harry Kane hit 1,000 minutes without a Premier League goal in August before finally scoring late on Harry Kane finally scored his first Premier League goal in August as Tottenham maintained their 100% start to the season with victory over newly promoted Fulham. England striker Kane had failed to find the net in 14 previous […]

Ozil makes cut in your combined Chelsea-Arsenal XI

Ozil makes cut in your combined Chelsea-Arsenal XI

Mesut Ozil may have his detractors but he is one of only three Gunners players to make it into a combined Arsenal and Chelsea XI. The two sides meet in a Premier League London derby on Saturday (17:30 BST), with some new faces on show as well as plenty of familiar ones. Chelsea’s big-name arrivals […]

It was time to grow up – Shelvey on curbing his temper

It was time to grow up – Shelvey on curbing his temper

Media playback is not supported on this device Newcastle United’s Jonjo Shelvey: It was time to grow up Newcastle midfielder Jonjo Shelvey says he knew it was time to “grow up” and speaking to a psychologist has helped him curb his temper on the pitch. The England international has been sent off four times and […]

‘Best player in the world’ Ronaldo set for Juventus debut at Chievo

Media playback is not supported on this device Ronaldo scores in first Juve game BBC coverage How to follow: Text commentary on the BBC Sport website Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri called Cristiano Ronaldo “the best player in the world” as he confirmed the forward will make his competitive debut for the club on Saturday. Champions […]