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Gerrard suffers defeat on Old Firm derby debut

Posted Sunday, September 02, 2018 by PA76 hits

Celtic midfielder Olivier Ntcham’s second-half strike handed Steven Gerrard his first defeat as Rangers boss in his first Old Firm encounter.The former Liverpool and England captain, who played under Hoops manager Brendan Rodgers at Anfield, had yet to lose in 12 games since taking over at Ibrox before the trip to Parkhead.Gerrard, however, watched Celtic dominate the Ladbrokes Premiership...Full Story »

Melo: If I hadn't been a footballer, I would have been a murderer

Posted Sunday, September 02, 2018 by Marca.com173 hits

Once again, Felipe Melo is making a name for himself in the Copa Libertadores. The Palmeiras midfielder was sent off after just three minutes and could miss the next three games of the continental tournament, if CONMEBOL decide on that punishment. On the field, he is a tough player who is willing to go to the limit but off it, there is a dramatic story when it comes to him. "If I hadn't bee...Full Story »

Memphis Depay's home burgled while playing for Lyon vs. Nice

Posted Sunday, September 02, 2018 by ESPN155 hits

Memphis Depay joined Lyon from Manchester United. Photo by Jeroen Meuwsen/Soccrates/Getty Images Lyon have confirmed that Memphis Depay's home was burgled while he played on Friday night. Reports say thieves took up to €1.5 million ($1.7m) in jewels, watches and other luxury items while Depay was playing in Lyon's 1-0 defeat at home to Nice. "He's obviously disheartened, because he had ...Full Story »

Insider reveals two English clubs Neymar prefers - not Man Utd

Posted Sunday, September 02, 2018 by hits

Neymar is unlikely to ever swap Paris for Manchester - because he is in love with London (Image: GETTY) NEYMAR would rather move to Chelsea or Arsenal than one of the Manchester giants, Express Sport can exclusively reveal. The PSG star got Manchester City fans excited in the summer when he reiterated his desire to play under Pep Guardiola. But Neymar is unlikely to ever swap Paris for Manche...Full Story »

Guardiola is happy with Leroy Sane’s attitude

Posted Sunday, September 02, 2018 by PA135 hits

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola stressed he did not have a problem with Leroy Sane’s attitude after he left the winger out of his matchday squad for the 2-1 victory over Newcastle.While Sane sat things out, Kyle Walker struck a 52nd-minute winner in the Premier League clash at the Etihad Stadium after Raheem Sterling’s early opener had been cancelled out by DeAndre Yedlin.When ask...Full Story »

That looked really good, says boss Kovac after Bayern brush aside Stuttgart

Posted Sunday, September 02, 2018 by PA108 hits

Bayern Munich manager Niko Kovac was delighted with his side’s performance as the defending Bundesliga champions enjoyed a comfortable 3-0 win at Stuttgart.Leon Goretzka opened the scoring with a superb finish late in the first half, with Robert Lewandowski doubling Bayern’s lead in the second period before setting up Thomas Muller to complete the scoring.“That looked really go...Full Story »

Paul Tisdale dejected after MK Dons drop late points at Swindon

Posted Sunday, September 02, 2018 by PA67 hits

Paul Tisdale was left dejected after his MK Dons side were pegged back by an injury-time equaliser to draw 1-1 against Swindon at the County Ground.The visitors took the lead thorough Joe Walsh in the fourth minute after his stinging volley got them off to a dream start.However, Swindon have recent history in fighting back from a losing position. They fought back against Tranmere two weeks ago a...Full Story »

Mitrovic made an unlucky mistake, insists Fulham boss Jokanovic

Posted Sunday, September 02, 2018 by PA83 hits

Slavisa Jokanovic insists Aleksandar Mitrovic has nothing to apologise for after his inexplicable handball cost Fulham two points against Brighton.In-form striker Mitrovic was under little pressure when he conceded a penalty with six minutes remaining at the Amex Stadium, allowing Glenn Murray to convert and snatch a 2-2 draw for the hosts.The Serbia international looked to have put the Cottager...Full Story »

Decisions disappoint McInnes as Killie end miserable run against Dons

Posted Sunday, September 02, 2018 by PA58 hits

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes claimed he was disappointed with decisions from referee Craig Thomson in his side’s 2-0 Ladbrokes Premiership defeat to Kilmarnock.The Pittodrie hosts had Michael Devlin sent off as early as the fourth minute for pulling back Eamonn Brophy, who had looked likely to race clean through on goal.Kilmarnock’s opening goal arrived just before the break from a...Full Story »

Mark Robins ‘annoyed’ as Coventry slip to defeat

Posted Sunday, September 02, 2018 by PA55 hits

Coventry boss Mark Robins blasted his side’s wasteful finishing after watching Rochdale poach a 1-0 win at the Ricoh Arena.Calvin Andrew’s goal two minutes into the second half was enough for Dale to secure victory.“I’m annoyed, very annoyed,” fumed Robins.“I think their keeper has probably had to make one, maybe two saves, which is not good enough.“The ...Full Story »

Wilder likes what he sees as Blades cut Villa apart

Posted Sunday, September 02, 2018 by PA31 hits

Chris Wilder described Sheffield United’s devastating first-half performance as one of the best his team has produced after they demolished Aston Villa 4-1 at Bramall Lane.Goals by Jack O’Connell, Oliver Norwood, Mark Duffy and Billy Sharp saw the Blades claim their fourth consecutive win to go third in the Sky  Bet Championship.Anwar El Ghazi scored a consolation for Villa, who...Full Story »

David Wagner not panicking despite Huddersfield’s slow start

Posted Sunday, September 02, 2018 by PA111 hits

David Wagner insists he was not alarmed by Huddersfield’s inauspicious start to the season after they produced a resolute display to clinch a 1-1 draw at injury-hit Everton.The Terriers had collected just one point and as many goals from their opening three Premier League games but showed some defensive resilience to come away from Goodison Park with a share of the spoils.It could have bee...Full Story »

Dean Austin frustrated after Northampton draw with Tranmere

Posted Sunday, September 02, 2018 by PA43 hits

Northampton manager Dean Austin rued another two points that slipped through his side’s grasp after Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Tranmere.The Cobblers were the dominant team for long spells but James Norwood’s sixth goal of the season handed Rovers the lead before Junior Morias levelled on the hour mark.The hosts then pushed for the winner and had enough chances to take all three p...Full Story »

Manuel Pellegrini calm despite West Ham’s ‘very bad start’ to season

Posted Sunday, September 02, 2018 by PA85 hits

Manuel Pellegrini admitted he did not see West Ham’s disastrous start to the season coming.The Hammers, who spent £100million on nine new signings in the summer, have lost their first four Premier League matches after a stoppage-time Adama Traore goal condemned them to a 1-0 defeat to Wolves.Once again individual errors cost West Ham. Marko Arnautovic had just seen his powerful ...Full Story »

Defeat tough to take for Rotherham boss Warne

Posted Sunday, September 02, 2018 by PA56 hits

Rotherham manager Paul Warne admitted the 1-0 Sky Bet Championship defeat at Wigan was “a difficult pill to swallow”.The Millers defended resolutely at the DW Stadium, but were eventually undone by a 73rd-minute winner from Wigan substitute James Vaughan.Coming on the back of their midweek Carabao Cup clash against Premier League side Everton, Warne felt his side did not deserve to g...Full Story »

Ross hails desire and character of team as 10-man Sunderland rescue point

Posted Sunday, September 02, 2018 by PA48 hits

Sunderland manager Jack Ross paid tribute to the attitude his players showed to earn a point against Oxford despite being a man down.The U’s took an early lead when Ricky Holmes curled in a free-kick and things got worse for the Black Cats when Max Power was shown a straight red card for a tackle on Marcus Browne in the 19th minute.But after that Sunderland, supported by a crowd of more th...Full Story »

New boss Stuart McCall confident Scunthorpe will improve

Posted Sunday, September 02, 2018 by PA27 hits

Stuart McCall believes things can only get better for Scunthorpe after earning a point in his first game in charge.The Iron were second best for long periods against Accrington and could have been well behind at half-time.But Matty Lund gave the visitors an unlikely lead with 10 minutes to go, only for Stanley skipper Seamus Conneely to equalise 90 seconds later to extend his side’s unbeat...Full Story »

Barnsley boss Daniel Stendel satisfied with Gillingham win

Posted Sunday, September 02, 2018 by PA53 hits

Daniel Stendel was in a positive mood after his Barnsley side maintained their unbeaten start by beating a stubborn Gillingham 2-1 at Oakwell.Kieffer Moore netted a brace, with Josh Parker scoring a consolation for the visitors.Stendel said: “For 65 minutes we played a very good game, we controlled the game, we controlled the opponent, we played very good in possession and created chances ...Full Story »

Sarri thinks one step at a time despite Chelsea’s winning start

Posted Sunday, September 02, 2018 by PA69 hits

Head coach Maurizio Sarri is refusing to get carried away after Chelsea extended their 100 per cent start to the Premier League season with a 2-0 win over Bournemouth.The Blues have been crowned champions in four of the five previous seasons in which they won their first four games, but Sarri refuses to look beyond the next game – against Cardiff on September 15 – following the inter...Full Story »

Steve Evans sent to the stands as Peterborough’s winning run ended by Doncaster

Posted Sunday, September 02, 2018 by PA64 hits

Peterborough boss Steve Evans saw red as his side’s perfect League One start was ended by a 1-1 draw against a Doncaster side managed by the man he replaced in the London Road hotseat.Evans’ men had to come from behind against Grant McCann’s Rovers to retain their unbeaten record.The visitors were denied an early opener when former Posh star Tommy Rowe saw a shot pushed onto a ...Full Story »

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