Tony Pulis says West Brom must do better in ‘relentless’ Premier League

17 Oct

West Brom head coach Tony Pulis insists his team remain a work in progress after a 1-1 draw at Leicester extended their winless run to six Premier League matches. Albion have surrendered leads to draw in games either side of the international […]

Tony Pulis reveals fears over Ben Foster after West Brom goalkeeper injures knee playing with son

17 Oct

West Brom head coach Tony Pulis revealed a knee injury kept Ben Foster out of Monday night’s 1-1 draw at Leicester. Albion have yet to determine the extent of the injury, which the 34-year-old goalkeeper sustained during the international break while playing in the garden with his children. However, Pulis admitted he is worried about […]

Transfer rumours and paper review – Tuesday, October 17: Tottenham slap £200m price tag on Kane

17 Oct

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Tuesday’s newspapers… Harry Kane is worth more than the £200million that Paris Saint-Germain paid for Neymar, according to Daniel Levy, the Tottenham Hotspur chairman. Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has hailed Kane as the “complete player” and the Spanish giants are targeting a deal for the England ace – […]

Sean Dyche EXCLUSIVE: We’ve got to be careful we don’t make football too ‘Barcelona-esque’

17 Oct

Sean Dyche has defended Andy Carroll following the West Ham forward’s dismissal at the weekend, saying that his physicality should be a good thing – not seen as a negative. Carroll was shown two yellow cards inside two minutes during West Ham’s 1-1 draw with Dyche’s Burnley, the first for catching James Tarkowski with an […]

Leicester City 1-1 West Bromwich Albion: Riyad Mahrez rescues point but Foxes’ Baggies hoodoo continues

17 Oct

Leicester were unable to end their home hoodoo against West Brom after a 1-1 draw at the King Power Stadium. The West Midlands side are now unbeaten in eight visits to the venue, winning five, and it always looked like a record they would extend after Nacer Chadli gave them the lead with a superb […]

Tottenham Hotspur FC: Mauricio Pochettino says Harry Kane can be Spurs’ Francesco Totti

17 Oct

Mauricio Pochettino has dismissed suggestions Harry Kane could join Real Madrid by claiming the striker can be Tottenham’s Francesco Totti. Pochettino also brushed off his own links to Spain, reiterating he could never manage Barcelona because of his past with Espanyol, while adding he would sign a 15-year contract at Spurs if he could. Tottenham […]

Steve Howey tells talkSPORT 2: Newcastle need an owner who ‘gets the club and gets the area’

17 Oct

Mike Ashley has put Newcastle United up for sale and Steve Howey wants someone to buy the Magpies who ‘gets the club and gets the area’. Ashley, 53, bought the Tyneside outfit in 2007 for £134m, clearing existing debt upon his arrival and guaranteeing Newcastle’s immediate future at troubling financial times. However, the St James’ […]

Liverpool FC: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain could make first Champions League start for the Reds against Maribor

17 Oct

Liverpool’s deadline-day signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain could be in line for his first Champions League start for the club after impressing manager Jurgen Klopp. The England international has featured in eight matches since his £35 million arrival from Arsenal, but has made only one start – failing to impress in the Carabao Cup exit at Leicester. However, […]

Premier League statistics: Which teams have conceded the least away from home in 2017

17 Oct

Arsenal’s mixed start to the 2017/18 Premier League campaign continued at the weekend as they were beaten 2-1 by Watford at Vicarage Road. Having improved in recent weeks, conceding two late goals against the Hornets was a big setback for the Gunners. And it also means they have let in 26 strikes on their travels in […]

Real Madrid boss Zidane hails Tottenham striker Harry Kane as ‘complete player’

16 Oct

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has hailed Tottenham’s Harry Kane as the “complete player” ahead of Tuesday’s crunch Champions League clash between the sides. But Zidane would not be drawn on any future move for the 24-year-old, who is regarded as one […]