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Managerial sackings tally
Managerial sackings tally "embarrassing" - LMA

Britain Football Soccer - Sunderland v Everton - Barclays Premier League - The Stadium of Light - 11/5/16 Everton manager Roberto Martinez Reuters / Russell Cheyne LivepicLONDON (Reuters) - The worst season for managerial casualties since 2001 was described as "embarrassing" by League Managers' Association (LMA) chief Richard Bevan on Monday.Roberto Martinez became the latest high-profile manager to leave his club when Everton sacked him last wee

May 16 2016
Two-goal Hooper seals Wednesday's playoff place
Two-goal Hooper seals Wednesday's playoff place

Britain Football Soccer - Sheffield Wednesday v Cardiff City - Sky Bet Football League Championship - Hillsborough - 30/4/16 Sheffield Wednesday's Gary Hooper (L) in action with Cardiff City's David Marshall Mandatory Credit: Action Images / Craig Brough LivepicBy Neil RobinsonLONDON (Reuters) - Sheffield Wednesday secured the final Championship playoff slot on Saturday to remain on course for a possible return to the Premier League after 16 year

Apr 30 2016
 Burnley, Boro, Brighton locked together in promotion race
Burnley, Boro, Brighton locked together in promotion race

Football Soccer - Charlton Athletic v Brighton & Hove Albion - Sky Bet Football League Championship - The Valley - 23/4/16 Brighton and Hove Albion's Anthony Knockaert is fouled by Charlton Athletic's Rod Fanni for a penalty Mandatory Credit: Action Images / Adam Holt LivepicBy Neil RobinsonLONDON (Reuters) - The race to secure automatic promotion to the Premier League could not be closer after Brighton's 3-1 victory at Charlton Athletic and

Apr 23 2016
Stoppage time winner takes Middlesbrough four points clear
Stoppage time winner takes Middlesbrough four points clear

Football Soccer - Bolton Wanderers v Middlesbrough - Sky Bet Football League Championship - Macron Stadium - 16/4/16 Players celebrate after Jordan Rhodes (not pictured) scores the second goal for Middlesbrough Mandatory Credit: Action Images / Ed Sykes LivepicLONDON (Reuters) - Middlesbrough moved four points clear at the top of the Championship when they beat already-relegated bottom side Bolton Wanderers 2-1 on Saturday with two goals from Jor

Apr 16 2016
Brighton strengthen promotion bid with five-goal romp
Brighton strengthen promotion bid with five-goal romp

Football Soccer - Brighton & Hove Albion v Fulham - Sky Bet Football League Championship - The American Express Community Stadium - 15/4/16 Bruno scores the third goal for Brighton Mandatory Credit: Action Images / Matthew Childs LivepicLONDON (Reuters) - Brighton and Hove Albion turned up the heat in the race for promotion to the Premier League as Israeli Tomer Hemed scored a hat-trick in a 5-0 thumping of Fulham on Friday.The south coast cl

5 players who stayed at the club despite relegation
5 players who stayed at the club despite relegation

Loyalty is a very rare thing to find in the world these days. Most people are so self-centered that they abandon the ship they are sailing on –  the very moment they feel a strong wave hitting against the ship.Hence, in a world like this, being able to locate a loyal person is just about as hard as discovering a Unicorn. But all is not lost just yet, humanity still lives.In football, about 90% of the players love their own careers

Apr 13 2016
5 previously successful managers who failed in the Premier League
5 previously successful managers who failed in the Premier League

Andres Villas-Boas was widely expected to be the next ‘Special One’, but was unable to handle the pressure of the English Premier League. The English Premier League isn’t exactly an easy place to manage a football team. It has often been labelled as faster, more physical and more competitive than any other league. With Pep Guardiola set to take over the reigns at Manchester City next season, the foo

Apr 5 2016
Hull paid me extra 15,000 pounds a week in error - Jimmy Bullard
Hull paid me extra 15,000 pounds a week in error - Jimmy Bullard

Jimmy Bullard for Hull CityFormer Hull City midfielder Jimmy Bullard, who is now retired, says the club "changed his life" by paying him up to an extra 15,000 or 16,000 pounds ($21,546 or $22,982) a week by mistake.Bullard joined Hull on a 4-1/2 year deal from Fulham for a transfer fee of five million pounds in January 2009 when both teams were in the Premier League.Bullard was quoted in British newspapers on Friday recalling that when

Feb 20 2016
10 best January transfer signings of all time
10 best January transfer signings of all time

The inception of the January transfer window happened thanks to a FIFA ruling in the 2002-2003 season and the transfer dealings have become more expensive with each passing year. The Winter transfer window, as it is famously called, is used by many clubs to address their needs midway through the season be it as a stop gap or a long term solution. Like the summer transfer window, the media goes gung-ho about this too every season. The Winter tr

Jan 12 2016
Transfer news and rumours of the day: January 7, 2016
Transfer news and rumours of the day: January 7, 2016

Jurgen Klopp is looking for reinforcements as Liverpool face injury crisis January brings with it a lot of mid-season crisis as well as solutions. The transfer mill is expected to be the same this time around with many clubs seeking reinforcements and many players seeking a new start.  There has been a buzz around many players and clubs, with players seeking moves away from their respective clubs for various reasons from playing time t

Jan 7 2016
7 footballers who openly criticized their manager
7 footballers who openly criticized their manager

They say, in the Vedic scriptures, that a teacher is the equivalent of God—and hence worthy of the utmost respect. There is not a sin more heinous, than insulting or criticizing one’s own teacher. It is said, in the scriptures, that he who does this crime rots within the walls of hell for almost all of eternity. The coach, in a strict sense of speaking, is like a teacher for players. They mould them in such a way that they

Dec 30 2015
Venezuelan squad rebel against authority; refuse to take field unless demands are met
Venezuelan squad rebel against authority; refuse to take field unless demands are met

The Venezuelan squad have threatened to stop playing for the national team In a shocking news that was revealed recently, it came to light that 15 members of the Venezuelan soccer team have rebelled against the football authorities. They have threatened to not represent their national side for the ongoing 2018 World Cup qualifiers unless and until they see that the coaching staff and the directors of the Venezuelan Football Federa

Dec 1 2015
Jose Mourinho's son on why he is a Barcelona fan
Jose Mourinho's son on why he is a Barcelona fan

Jose Mourinho Jr supports five clubs in total Jose Mourinho Jr. has confirmed himself as a supporter of Barcelona after posting pictures of himself wearing the Catalan club’s shirt on social media. The son of Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho donned a Messi jersey in a couple of pictures he uploaded on Twitter, which gathered a lot of attention from football fans worldwide. The King's shirt!!! Messi for life! pic.twitter.com/kg

Aug 24 2015
From Tottenham Hotspur to Fulham, Tanvie Hans' tryst with London continues
From Tottenham Hotspur to Fulham, Tanvie Hans' tryst with London continues

Tanvie Hans has now joined Fulham Ladies from Tottenham Great sportspersons relish challenges, they like the idea of people or situations presenting obstacles in the way for it allows them to demonstrate their ability, to outperform themselves and to come up with something out of the ordinary. Delhi girl - Tanvie Hans is attempting just that. A regular with the Tottenham Hotspurs ladies team over the last 2 seasons, she has decided to move

Aug 3 2015
Manchester United complete their second signing of the window
Manchester United complete their second signing of the window

Kayne Diedrick-Roberts in action After completing the signing of Victor Valdes, Manchester United have signed highly rated youngster Kayne Diedrick-Roberts from Fulham. The Daily Mail reported on this deal: “The 15-year-old was released by the Craven Cottage club because they already had three promising strikers for his age group, but United believe he has potential to improve and have given him a contract.” “Th

Jan 13 2015
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