Goalkeeper Jose Reina keen To Stay At Liverpool

Liverpool goalkeeper Jose Reina has been convinced he still has a future at the club by the turnaround effected by Kenny Dalglish, who yesterday signed a three-year contract to become permanent manager. When Dalglish was brought in on an initial temporary basis on Jan 8 to replace the sacked Roy Hodgson the situation at Anfield looked bleak. The team were 12th in the Premier League, four points off the relegation…

May 13, 2011

Andy Carroll Can Be Better Than Didier Drogba Says Joe Cole

Joe Cole has piled praise on Liverpool team-mate Andy Carroll, by likening the England striker to Didier Drogba. Carroll netted his first international goal for England in just his second senior appearance for Fabio Capello’s side last night – and Cole believes the 22-year-old is already ahead of the level his old Chelsea team-mate Drogba occupied at the same age. “He’s very much like Didier Drogba,” Cole told LFC Weekly….

March 30, 2011

Preview: Stoke v West Brom

Roy Hodgson will be seeking his first win as West Bromwich Albion manager in Monday’s English Premier League match against Stoke City. Hodgson was appointed as West Brom boss on February 11 and has taken charge of two matches to date – both ending in draws. The first saw West Brom surrender a 3-0 lead to draw 3-3 at home to West Ham United, before a late equaliser saw Hodgson’s…

February 26, 2011

West Brom v Wolves

More than bragging rights are at stake when local rivals West Bromwich Albion and Wolves meet in a relegation battle on Sunday. Wolves secured a famous 2-1 win over Manchester United at Molineux earlier this month, inflicting a first league defeat of the season on the Premier League title challengers. But it also happened to be Wolves’ only victory in their last six league matches. They lost 2-0 away to…

February 18, 2011

Top Ten: Shock January Transfers

In the wake of the news that Sunderland hit man Darren Bent is on the verge of a big money move to Aston Villa – which, let’s face it, no-one saw coming – join NaijaBet.com in recalling other eyebrow-raising transfers involving Premiership clubs from January transfer windows. 1. Sol Campbell to Arsenal, 2010 – The veteran centre-back had his contract terminated by mutual consent after making just one (disastrous) appearance…

January 18, 2011

Preview: Liverpool v Bolton

Roy Hodgson’s job could be on the line when Liverpool return to Anfield to take on Bolton in the English Premier League on Saturday. The future of the Reds boss became even shakier after Wednesday’s shock 1-0 loss to previously bottom Wolves, and he will need a win against the Trotters to secure a stay of execution. Bar the absence of long-term absentee Jamie Carragher (shoulder), Liverpool were at full…

December 30, 2010