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Eddie Howe hails Nick Pope’s calm authority as Newcastle keep Brighton at bay

Posted Sunday, August 14, 2022 by PA6 hits

Eddie Howe hailed Nick Pope’s calm authority in leading Newcastle’s rebuilt rearguard to a hard-fought goalless Premier League draw at Brighton.Pope pulled off two fine saves on the south coast, to rack up a second clean sheet in as many games at the start of the new season.The England stopper rebuffed both Adam Lallana’s powerful header and a neat strike from Solly March, whil...Full Story »

Newcastle duo Nick Pope and Kieran Trippier keep Brighton out in stalemate

Posted Sunday, August 14, 2022 by PA5 hits

Nick Pope conjured two fine saves and Kieran Trippier a goal-line clearance as Newcastle ground out a goalless Premier League draw at Brighton.England stopper Pope racked up a second-straight clean sheet in Newcastle colours, thwarting both Adam Lallana and Solly March at the Amex Stadium.March thought he had scored with a low shot through traffic in the first half, only for Trippier to clear of...Full Story »

Nick Pope and Sven Botman set for Premier League debuts with Newcastle

Posted Friday, August 05, 2022 by PA3 hits

Nick Pope and Sven Botman could make Premier League debuts for Newcastle as they open their new campaign against promoted Nottingham Forest.Former Burnley keeper Pope and defender Botman, signed from Lille, have joined the club this summer, while full-back Matt Targett has completed a permanent switch from Aston Villa after a successful loan spell.Right-back Javier Manquillo is back in training ...Full Story »

Romain Saiss and Francisco Trincao return for Wolves’ clash with Arsenal

Posted Thursday, February 10, 2022 by PA36 hits

Wolves head coach Bruno Lage will welcome Romain Saiss and Francisco Trincao back to the squad for Thursday night’s Premier League clash with Arsenal.Defender Saiss has returned to training following his trip to the Africa Cup of Nations with Morocco, while winger Trincao has recovered from Covid-19 and both are available.Lage will make late checks on wing-back Jonny (knee) as he closes in...Full Story »

Nick Pope keeps West Ham at bay as Burnley hold Hammers

Posted Monday, December 13, 2021 by PA50 hits

West Ham’s Champions League ambitions suffered a setback as they were held to a goalless draw by struggling Burnley.David Moyes’ side have recently beaten Chelsea and Liverpool while giving Manchester City a run for their money to sit in the top four on merit, but they found struggling Burnley a more difficult proposition than expected in a tight encounter at Turf Moor.Nick Pope, who...Full Story »

Pope Francis receives signed Lionel Messi shirt delivered by France Prime Minister

Posted Tuesday, October 19, 2021 by hits

Lionel Messi has sent one of his signed Paris St-Germain shirts to Pope Francis via the Prime Minister of France. Francis, 84, is said to be a big football fan and supported Argentinian club San Lorenzo as a child. French Prime Minister Jean Castex met up with the Holy Father over the weekend, visiting the Vatican to commemorate 100 years of diplomatic relations between France and the Holy See...Full Story »

Zaine Francis-Angol could be central as Pools bid to maintain strong home form

Posted Thursday, August 26, 2021 by PA33 hits

Hartlepool boss Dave Challinor has a fully-fit squad at his disposal for the home clash with Carlisle.Zaine Francis-Angol, normally a left-back, came into the starting line-up in the centre of defence against Walsall and impressed, meaning he should keep his spot.Forward Tyler Burey, on loan from Millwall, scored his second goal in as many matches to break the deadlock in a 2-0 win against the S...Full Story »

Barcelona winger Francisco Trincao joins Wolves on season-long loan

Posted Monday, July 05, 2021 by ESPN67 hits

Barcelona winger Francisco Trincao has joined Wolves on a season-long loan with an option to make the deal permanent, the Spanish club announced on Sunday. The 21-year-old is the latest Barca prospect to leave the club this summer, with defender Jean-Clair Todibo and winger Konrad De La Fuente having left the Camp Nou on permanent deals. Trincao has made 43 appearances for Barca since joinin...Full Story »

Rangers video of players celebrating faked to include "f*** the Pope" chant, police say

Posted Saturday, June 26, 2021 by hits

A video of Rangers players celebrating was fabricated to appear as if they were chanting "f*** the Pope", police have confirmed. The blue side of Glasgow won their first Scottish Premiership title for 10 years last season, seeing off rivals Celtic by 13 points. But following the celebrations a clip emerged from the dressing room which falsely appeared to show players singing Neil Diamond hit "...Full Story »

Sean Dyche hopes Nick Pope fit enough for Euro 2020 campaign after surgery

Posted Monday, May 24, 2021 by PA44 hits

Burnley boss Sean Dyche is unsure whether Nick Pope will be fit for next month’s European Championship campaign with England.The Clarets goalkeeper is a doubt for Euro 2020 due to an impending operation on his knee.The 29-year-old will undergo surgery on Tuesday – the day England manager Gareth Southgate names his squad for the tournament, which begins on June 11.Burnley goalkeeper N...Full Story »

Nick Pope ‘touch and go’ for Burnley’s clash with Liverpool

Posted Tuesday, May 18, 2021 by PA103 hits

England goalkeeper Nick Pope could again be missing for Burnley’s meeting with Champions League-chasing Liverpool on Wednesday night.Pope sat out the 4-0 home defeat to Leeds on Saturday with a knee injury, and Sean Dyche said the 29-year-old is “touch and go” to return for the final home game of the season.Dale Stephens and Phil Bardsley have both been ruled out following oper...Full Story »

Nick Pope could sit out Burnley’s Premier League clash with Leeds

Posted Friday, May 14, 2021 by PA106 hits

England goalkeeper Nick Pope could sit out Saturday’s Premier League clash against Leeds after Burnley ensured their survival.Sean Dyche has indicated that Pope is still suffering from the shoulder problem which sidelined him for two matches last month, and with Premier League football now secured he could be rested to avoid the issue getting any worse.Phil Bardsley is out with a hernia pr...Full Story »

Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Tottenham eye Pope as PSG push for Lloris

Posted Wednesday, February 24, 2021 by Goal.com171 hits

Brighton goalkeeper Sanchez signs deal through 2025 👊 The gaffer on Rob!💬 "Robert has already shown what an exciting prospect he is, with a great attitude and mentality. "He has adjusted quickly to the @premierleague, and we believe he has all the attributes to develop into a top-class goalkeeper."#BHAFC 🔵⚪️— Brighton & Hove Albion (@OfficialBHAFC) ...Full Story »

Ed Francis hits stoppage-time equaliser as Harrogate hold Salford

Posted Saturday, January 23, 2021 by PA28 hits

Harrogate struck in added time to deny Salford in a dramatic 2-2 draw at the Peninsula Stadium.The hosts were on course to move into second in Sky Bet League Two when they retook the lead with 20 minutes left through substitute Brandon Thomas-Asante.But Ed Francis pounced in the third minute of stoppage time to secure his side a point.Leeds loanee Robbie Gotts gave the Ammies the lead on his hom...Full Story »

England lucky to have Jordan Pickford and Nick Pope says Carlo Ancelotti

Posted Sunday, December 06, 2020 by PA43 hits

Gareth Southgate is fortunate to be able to choose between Jordan Pickford and Nick Pope as England’s number one goalkeeper, according to Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti.Everton’s Pickford and Burnley’s Pope made several important saves as the sides drew for the first time in the Premier League following an entertaining encounter at Turf Moor watched by England boss Southgate.P...Full Story »

Nick Pope back for Burnley

Posted Saturday, December 05, 2020 by PA57 hits

Nick Pope has been given the all-clear to resume in goal when Burnley welcome Everton to Turf Moor in Saturday’s early kick-off at Turf Moor.The England goalkeeper missed last week’s 5-0 thrashing at Manchester City but is poised to return, while midfield trio Josh Brownhill (back), Robbie Brady and Dale Stephens (both hamstring) could come back following injury.Right-back Phil Bards...Full Story »

John Askey sings praises of Tom Pope after landmark goal

Posted Sunday, November 01, 2020 by PA38 hits

Tom Pope earned praise from Port Vale manager John Askey after scoring the 150th goal of his career in a 2-0 win at winless Southend.The 35-year-old scored two headers in the second half to secure Vale their third win in the space of eight days.And Askey feels the striker is in shape to keep on scoring.“For me he looks fitter this season then he did last and if we keep crossing balls like ...Full Story »

Tom Pope scores 150th career goal as Port Vale beat Southend

Posted Sunday, November 01, 2020 by PA19 hits

Tom Pope bagged the 150th goal of his career as Port Vale secured their third win in the space of eight days, beating winless Southend 2-0.Pope headed home twice in the second half at Roots Hall to push Vale up to fifth in the League Two table.Vale should have opened the scoring inside the first minute but David Worrall saw his close range header well saved by Mark Oxley.Tom Conlon then sent an ...Full Story »

Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Chelsea make Pope their top keeper target

Posted Tuesday, August 04, 2020 by Goal.com153 hits

Bayern and Leverkusen set to battle for Norwich's Aarons Max Aarons has drawn interest from Bayern Munich and Bayer Leverkusen, reports Sky Sports. The defender is set to become the subject of a €20m (£18.3m/$23.5 million) bid from Bayern as he looks set to leave relegated Norwich this summer. Bayern are hoping to add a young backup for Benjamin Pavard, while Leverkusen are also in...Full Story »

Burnley boss Sean Dyche boss lauds ‘terrific’ Nick Pope after latest clean sheet

Posted Sunday, July 19, 2020 by PA89 hits

Burnley manager Sean Dyche praised “terrific” Nick Pope after the England goalkeeper edged closer to winning this season’s Golden Glove award for the most clean sheets in the Premier League.Pope kept his 15th clean sheet of the campaign on Saturday night as his side beat Norwich 2-0 at Carrow Road, leaving him one clear of Manchester City’s Ederson in the charts.Pope&rsqu...Full Story »

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