Martin Hardy is a football reporter at 'The Independent'.
20 May 2013 10:38 PM
Paolo Di Canio is facing a battle with his own Sunderland players after they called in the Professional Footballers’ Association to query the fines he imposed upon them for breaking club rules.
Arsene Wenger says Arsenal 'need stability and to strengthen in the summer' after qualifying for Champions League
20 May 2013 12:18 AM
Arsenal manager says club must spend funds from Europe but fears a lack of available talent
19 May 2013 12:00 AM
A united front in the North-east of England. That alone feels like something worth talking about. Two cities with a legendary rivalry will decide whether Arsène Wenger, for the first time in 16 seasons, fails to take Arsenal into the Champions' League as Tottenham pip them for fourth place in the Premier League table.
17 May 2013 01:00 AM
As the popular Newcastle goalkeeper bows out after 20 years at the club, he tells Martin Hardy about the private battle with depression that threatened his career
16 May 2013 01:00 AM
Man-for-man marking from the Amsterdam Arena
15 May 2013 10:06 PM
Sunderland's players have been told they will not be allowed to fly off on their holidays once their game at Tottenham finishes on Sunday. They have also been informed their summer break may be cut dramatically in length.
15 May 2013 11:25 AM
The Manchester United defender was arguably the leading light of the 'golden generation'
Sunderland 1 Southampton 1 match report: Sunderland prolong the agony, leaving Paulo Di Canio with plenty to ponder with relegation still a possibility
12 May 2013 05:24 PM
Draw means both sides not mathematically safe but have hit 'crucial' 40-point tally
12 May 2013 12:00 AM
Paolo Di Canio tears an imaginary bit of paper. It is the contract he had signed to become head coach of Sunderland. Di Canio does lots of things with his hands in the course of a conversation to amplify his words. He is talking about the third day of his reign as manager of Sunderland and about the offer of resignation he gave to Ellis Short, the owner of the club.
12 May 2013 12:00 AM
Alan Pardew insisted last night that he was not criticising Mike Ashley when he claimed that the Newcastle owner had, like himself, underachieved this season. The manager also confirmed there would be talks about what has gone wrong this season once the campaign finishes.
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