Preview: Arsenal v Wigan

Arsenal’s pursuit of league leaders Manchester United continues on Saturday when the Gunners play host to lowly Wigan Athletic. Arsene Wenger’s men have gone on a five-game undefeated run since falling 1-0 at Old Trafford last month, and might have ended Avram Grant’s tenure at West Ham United last Saturday were it not for Martin O’Neill’s sudden cold feet. The Gunners are third on the table on 43 points, two…

January 20, 2011

Pardew Attracts Only 2% Of Votes In Poll Of Newcastle Fans

Newcastle United look set to appoint Alan Pardew as their new manager this week. The former Reading, West Ham United and Charlton manager was sacked by Southampton in August this year, but has emerged as the bookmakers’ favourite to replace Chris Hughton. Despite the rumours about Pardew’s imminent appointment, he does not appear to have the backing of the Newcastle fans, who made their opinion clear in a poll for…

December 8, 2010

Manchester United Begin the Hunt for Sir Alex Ferguson’s Successor

We always knew this day would come. Manchester United, like any major other organisation would, is preparing for the day that Sir Alex Ferguson retires by putting together a short list of candidates to succeed the great man. It is no great secret that Sir Alex Ferguson will retire in the not too distant future. After a career that has, thus far, spanned 53 years the sands of time are…

November 23, 2010