Premier League Preview: Sunderland v Wolves

Wolves can take a giant leap towards English Premier League survival on Saturday when they travel to the Stadium of Light to meet Sunderland. Mick McCarthy’s men have been cellar dwellers for much of the 2010-11 campaign, but with two games remaining they find themselves one point clear of the drop zone, thanks to their 3-1 win over West Brom at Molineux on Sunday. Wins have been few and far…

May 12, 2011

England Can Survive Without Wayne Rooney…How True?

Wales caused few problems but Wayne Rooney is often ready to pose difficulties for himself. He can churn with frustration even when his team is coasting to victory as England were at the Millennium Stadium. Fabio Capello might remember the afternoon for the booking that will see the forward suspended from the next Euro 2012 qualifier, against Switzerland at Wembley in June. Unruliness in Cardiff undermined any notion that Rooney…

March 28, 2011

January Transfer Window Closes As Torres, Cassano, Dzeko, Suarez and more ginger the market

The January 2011 transfer window has closed, bringing an end to no small measure of transfer activity across Europe and the world. In a break with recent years, a vast amount of high-level action took place on deadline day. That’s normally how it works in summer, but the winter window of 2011 was unusually busy. What set this year apart was the number of big-name moves. More promiment players often…

February 1, 2011