In the second part of today’s Pre-Match Briefing, club historian Rick Glanvill and club statistician Paul Dutton recall the past and look to the immediate future…
The German born coach will be one of their commentators during the African Cup of Nations, AFCON, in Gabon slated for 14 January – 5 February 2017.
Rohr stated: “It is unfortunate we didn’t qualify for the tournament but working as a TV pundit is an opportunity for me to see and anaylse the Cameroonian team.
Manchester United Coach, Jose Mourinho has aimed a swipe at Chelsea ahead of their clash with Tottenham on Wednesday night (8pm).
“We will see Chelsea-Tottenham and somebody may lose, or both could lose two points,” Mourinho said.
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A Sky Sports journalist has spoken out for the first time after n*ked photos of her were posted online by hackers, saying only some of the images were authentic.
Diletta Leotta, 25, a TV presenter and reporter for the network in Italy who has more than a million followers on social media, insists most of the images on the internet were fakes. (more…)
Super Eagles’ Coach, Gernot Rohr, yesterday confirmed that he would begin Nigeria’s preparation for the Russia 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Cameroun and Algeria in Gabon, venue of the Afriacn Nations Cup, which begins this month.
Speaking in Lagos yesterday, Rohr boasted that he has a better team than Cameroun and Algeria, said his presence in Gabon would give him the opportunity to fine-tune his strategies before the qualifiers resume later this year.
He also believes the trip would also give him the chance to arrange for friendly games for the country, as well as monitor Nigeria’s possible opponents in the 2019 African Nations Cup, which qualifiers also begin this year.
Former coach of the Super Eagles, Sunday Oliseh has commenced full training with his new club, Fortuna Sittard. (more…)
JOHN Obi Mikel has chosen to stay in Europe instead of going to China, according to reports surrounding his imminent exit from Chelsea. The midfielder has been frozen out at Chelsea by Antonio Conte and a move abroad was inevitable. (more…)
It was United’s seventh win in a row in all competitions and while they remain in sixth place, they are certainly looking up rather than down.
Sunday Oliseh is suddenly the trending topic in the Netherlands following his appointment as manager of Eerste Divisie (second division) club, Fortuna Sittard.
The news came to some as a big surprise as the former Ajax Amsterdam man had been out of work since stepping down as Super Eagles (Nigeria national team head) coach 10 months ago.
Kano Pillars new signing, Isah Danladi, has expressed confidence that the four-time Nigerian champions are hot favourites to win the Nigerian Professional Football League, NPFL, title in 2017. (more…)
Mark Hughes has claimed Victor Moses learned the art of defending at Stoke. Moses spent the 2014/15 season on loan with the Potters but injuries limited him to just 23 appearances in all competitions, reports dailystar.co.uk.
That was one of three loan spells for the 26-year-old before establishing himself at Chelsea this term.
He has reinvented himself as a wing-back under the guidance of Antonio Conte following the Blues boss’ switch to a 3-4-3 formation. But Hughes claims his coaching team deserve credit for Moses’ defensive skills.
The Stoke boss said: “I’m not surprised at all by how he’s been doing, although when he got here he couldn’t defend.
Eden Hazard’s captain at Lille, Rio Mavuba, has revealed that the now Chelsea star was drunk when he netted his famous hat-trick during his last game for the French side in 2012. (more…)
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes that every game in the second half of the season will be like a cup final for his title hopefuls.
An impressive and hard-earned 3-0 win at Hull kept pace with leaders Chelsea after Antonio Conte’s side beat Bournemouth earlier on Monday.
The Blues had opened up a 10-point gap over Guardiola’s team for whom defeat at Hull would have spelled disaster.