Prandelli axed by Galatasaray

Prandelli axed by Galatasaray Galatasaray have confirmed the sacking of head coach Cesare Prandelli. The 57-year-old only took over the Istanbul club after failing to get Italy out of the group stages of this year’s World Cup, but has now been relieved of his duties after an underwhelming November.  Galatasaray have lost three of their…

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30 Players Ready For Flying Eagles Screening

30 Players Ready For Flying Eagles Screening Thirty players will have a chance to show Nigeria’s U/20 national team handlers why they deserve to make the Flying Eagles team in a screening exercise scheduled for Kaduna on Sunday.   The 30 players called up are made up of the core of the squad who qualified…

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Arsene Wenger to be given extra transfer

Arsene Wenger to be given extra transfer funds to tackle Emirates injury crisis Arsenal are willing to stretch manager Arsène Wenger’s January transfer budget in a bid to help him solve the club’s crippling injury crisis. Midfielder Jack Wilshere had surgery on his ankle on Thursday and is out for three months, while captain Mikel…

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Guardiola positive despite City defeat

Guardiola positive despite City defeat Coach Pep Guardiola is adamant there is a positive mood in the Bayern Munich squad, despite their midweek defeat at Manchester City. Bayern suffered a 3-2 UEFA Champions League loss at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday – their first in this season’s competition. The German champions were already assured of a…

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Hull striker Hernandez out of United clash

Hull striker Hernandez out of United clash Hull City will be without record signing Abel Hernandez when they attempt to end their dismal record against Manchester United on Saturday. The Uruguay striker is also set to miss the trip to Everton next Wednesday after returning to his homeland as his partner is due to give…

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Moses Returns To Chelsea

Moses Returns To Chelsea  Stoke City manager Mark Hughes has confirmed that winger Victor Moses has returned to parent club Chelsea after suffering a thigh injury. Assistant manager Mark Bowen had earlier revealed that he thought Moses would be out for between six to eight weeks and now in his press conference before the game…

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Wenger confirms Arteta lay-off

Wenger confirms Arteta lay-off Arsene Wenger has revealed Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta will be out for a minimum of two to three weeks with a calf injury. Midfielder Arteta was added to the London club’s lengthy injury list during Wednesday’s 2-0 UEFA Champions League victory over Borussia Dortmund. It was feared the Spaniard would be…

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Kroos admits fatigue

Kroos admits fatigue Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos has admitted to feeling tired after a busy year of football. The 24-year-old helped former club Bayern Munich to the Bundesliga title last term before playing a key role as Germany claimed the World Cup in Brazil. Kroos has since become a regular feature after joining Real during…

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Keane quits Villa role

Keane quits Villa role Aston Villa have revealed Roy Keane has stepped down as assistant manager of the Premier League club with immediate effect. The former Sunderland and Ipswich Town boss was appointed as Paul Lambert’s number two at Villa Park in July, but has resigned after just five months in the role. Keane revealed…

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Everton can go far in Europe – Jagielka

Everton can go far in Europe – Jagielka Phil Jagielka believes Everton are capable of achieving “big things” in the UEFA Europa League after beating Wolfsburg to win Group H. A goal in each half from Romelu Lukaku and Kevin Mirallas at the VfL Wolfsburg Arena on Thursday ensured Roberto Martinez’s side progressed as group winners….

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