Preview: Fulham v Blackpool

Relegation-threatened Blackpool had some good news ahead of Sunday’s clash against Fulham at Craven Cottage. Skipper Charlie Adam has shaken off the knee injury he suffered in Scotland’s 2-0 loss to Brazil last Sunday and will take his place in the crucial Premier League clash. “Charlie had a clash of knees in the Scotland game but he hasn?t reported to (Blackpool physio) Phil Horner, so there should be no problems…

April 1, 2011

Preview: Fulham v Chelsea

Two teams struggling for consistency meet in the west London derby when Chelsea travel the short distance to Fulham on Monday. Defending champions Chelsea have lost one, drawn one and won one of their last three English Premier League matches, with their last outing ending in a 1-0 defeat at home to Liverpool. While they are no longer embroiled in their worst run of form for over a decade –…

February 12, 2011

Lagerback believes Nigeria would qualify

Nigeria coach Lars Lagerback believes his team have a good chance of beating South Korea and making a remarkable progression to the last 16 at the World Cup despite losing their first two matches. Coach Lars Lagerback Nigeria must overcome South Korea on Tuesday night in Durban and need Argentina to beat Greece in the other Group B match in Polokwane to stage a stunning turnaround in their fortunes. “The…

June 22, 2010