Alex Ferguson May Escape Sanction

Sir Alex Ferguson is unlikely to face sanction from the Premier League if he makes wholesale changes when Blackpool visit Old Trafford on Sunday with their top?flight survival at stake. The United manager has a Champions League final with Barcelona to consider six days after the end to the domestic season and will rotate his resources accordingly, having secured a record 19th league championship at Blackburn Rovers. Despite Blackpool and…

May 17, 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

Preview: Arsenal v Wolves

Wolves will be looking for their second big scalp in a row when they travel to London to face Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday. Mick McCarthy’s side pulled off the biggest upset of the season last weekend when they inflicted a first loss of the season on league-leaders Manchester United at Molineux. The 2-1 win over United lifted Wolves off the bottom of the table, albeit on goal…

February 11, 2011

Ferguson Beaten But Proud

Sir Alex Ferguson lamented some poor defending from set pieces on Saturday as his side’s 2-1 loss to Wolves ended a 29-game unbeaten streak. Wolves responded well after going a goal down to a Nani strike early on, and goals from George Elokobi and Kevin Doyle handed them a memorable victory, although they remain at the bottom of the English Premier League on goal difference. Ferguson said that while he…

February 7, 2011

Preview: Wolves v Chelsea

Chelsea will aim to resurrect their flailing Premier League campaign with a trip to bottom-placed Wolverhampton on Wednesday. Chelsea have drifted to fifth on the table on the back of a torrid December run which saw the reigning league champions take just five of a possible 12 points. The Blues failed again on Sunday, conceding a dramatic late equaliser to Ciaran Clark to draw 3-3 with Aston Villa. But boss…

January 4, 2011