Spurs supporters rejoiced at the news to which some Arsenal fans reportedly responded with anti-Semitic comments
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Monday 31 August 2009
Peter Crouch was included in Fabio Capello's latest England squad last night after impressing the manager with two goals in two games for his new club Tottenham Hotspur last week.
Sunday 30 August 2009
Friday 28 August 2009
Neil Warnock tipped Manchester City to break into the Barclays Premier League top three this season after seeing at first hand just how the Eastlands revolution is progressing.
Sunday 16 August 2009
Sunday 16 August 2009
Never let it be said that England's manager Fabio Capello is boosting his average by seeking inferior opposition for friendly matches. Away games with France, Spain, Germany and Holland refute that, as well as illustrating that for major nations, serious opposition is often not to be found these days in qualifying groups.
Friday 10 July 2009
Sunday 14 June 2009
Like a club side more than satisfied with their season's work, England's players were happy to perform a slow walk round the Wembley pitch following their last game, against Andorra on Wednesday. There were even thousands left in the stands to return their applause, once it had become evident that all the fuss about travel difficulties had been exaggerated; the Jubilee Line serving Wembley Park ran all day, shooting through north London as efficiently as Fabio Capello's men bisected the Andorran defence.
Friday 22 May 2009
Winger Shaun Wright-Phillips has been ruled out of England's World Cup qualifiers against Kazakhstan and Andorra next month by a knee injury.
Thursday 07 May 2009
The Manchester City manager, Mark Hughes, insists his team will approach the derby against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday with a spring in their step.
Tuesday 24 March 2009
Aston Villa goalkeeper Brad Friedel and Sunderland defender George McCartney have had red card decisions overturned in their favour.
Sunday 22 March 2009
The England manager, Fabio Capello, will break one of his own rules today and select Manchester United's Ben Foster for the matches against Slovakia and Ukraine at Wembley, even though he is not playing regular club football. The guidelines that apply to David Beckham and other outfield players are being moved in order to assess at first hand a goalkeeper whose progress has regularly been handicapped by injury.
Saturday 14 March 2009
Even a player with the boundless self-confidence of Shaun Wright-Phillips knows the dangers of telling Chelsea they were fools to let him go, 48 hours before Manchester City walk out at Stamford Bridge. But the contribution he has made since "going home" to City, as he describes it, speaks for itself and Wright-Phillips said yesterday that only Chelsea could tell whether they had missed a major opportunity by marginalising him.
Sunday 15 February 2009
Friday 13 February 2009
Manchester City are becoming increasingly pessimistic about the prospects of persuading one of their most promising Academy graduates, Daniel Sturridge, to sign new contract terms, with his current deal running down and his family seeking more than £60,000 a week wages for him.
Monday 09 February 2009
Manchester City winger Shaun Wright-Phillips has been suspended for three league games after being found guilty of violent conduct by the Football Association, the club have announced.
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