Author: Football.co.uk

Chris Coleman has insisted he was never going to hover like a vulture in the hope of landing a Premier League job. The 47-year-old former Wales boss accepted the task of restoring Sky Bet Championship Sunderland’s fortunes at the weekend after failing to agree a contract extension with the Football Association of Wales. Having […]

Premier League holders Chelsea play Qarabag in Baku, Azerbaijan on Wednesday night seeking to progress from Champions League Group C. Here, Press Association Sport looks at some of the talking points ahead of the contest. Taking care of business Win and Chelsea will be in the knockout stages. Even a draw will be enough […]

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte thinks the schedulers of Premier League fixtures are hindering English clubs’ chances of winning the Champions League. Chelsea this week are embarking on their longest Champions League journey – it is almost 2,500 miles (4000 kilometres) between London and Baku, further than the November 2015 trip to Israel – […]

Everton striker Oumar Niasse has been charged with simulation by the Football Association after he won a controversial penalty in Saturday’s Premier League draw at Crystal Palace. Niasse went down inside the Palace box with referee Anthony Taylor deeming the Senegal international had been fouled by Eagles defender Scott Dann. Dann himself reacted angrily […]

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley is awaiting a follow-up bid from PCP Capital Partners after rebuffing its initial offer for the club. It emerged on Monday evening that one of the parties interested in buying Newcastle, understood to be the PCP group fronted by Amanda Staveley, had tabled a formal offer after spending weeks trawling […]

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino admitted he may rest players against Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday but said Danny Rose is in contention to start. Spurs have already qualified for the Champions League last 16 and need only one victory from their two remaining games to progress as winners of Group H. It means Pochettino is […]

Arsenal have secured Borussia Dortmund’s Sven Mislintat as their new head of recruitment. The Gunners have drafted in the highly-rated 45-year-old, who will start in December. Chief scout Steve Rowley has stood down from his post after 25 years with the north London club. Mislintat had been at Dortmund for almost a decade, during […]

Manchester United’s portfolio of global affiliates gained a proud new addition on Monday, with German firm Melitta filling the club’s urgent vacancy for an official coffee partner. The deal will see more than 200 coffee machines and makers installed at Old Trafford, which will also be home to a Red Cafe serving the company’s […]

Sheffield United midfielder Paul Coutts did not need surgery after breaking a leg in the weekend win at Burton, manager Chris Wilder has said. Coutts sustained a season-ending injury when he fractured a tibia in a challenge with Burton forward Marvin Sordell and was carried off in the 51st minute. “We had some relatively […]

Nacho Monreal is doing his best to prove he could be the world’s most skillful defender. Monreal has been showing off his skills in and around Arsenal’s training ground, doing all sorts of tricks with a football. One clip Monreal posted on his Facebook page shows him putting the ball between the legs of […]


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