Reading Earn Themselves A Trip To Wembley

Bradford enjoyed a fairy-tale run in the FA Cup beating Chelsea and Sunderland along the way but it was brought to an end as Reading sealed their first FA Cup semi-final appearance for 88 years. Two goals in the first nine minutes from Hal Robson-Kanu and Garath McCleary set the Championship side on the way to…

Saturday’s Championship Preview

  Middlesbrough v Ipswich Town This fixture is the crucial Sky Bet Championship clash at the Riverside Stadium on Saturday. Middlesbrough full-back Ryan Fredericks suffered a hamstring injury in the 2-1 defeat at Nottingham Forest last weekend and will be assessed. Defender Daniel Ayala (thigh) is fit, while fellow defender Damia Abella is also closing…

Saturday’s Premier League Preview

Crystal Palace v Queens Park Rangers Crystal Palace will be looking to end a poor run against their London rivals when they host QPR in Saturday’s lunch time kick-off. The Eagles have not beaten the west Londoners in their last seven league meetings, but the visitors have lost the last three games in a row…

Harry Kane Named Player Of The Month…Again!

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has been named the Barclays Premier League Player of the month for the second consecutive month. The English youngster has found the net 26 times in all competitions so far this campaign and doesn’t look like stopping any time soon. Obviously, the current spell of form that the former Arsenal…

Roberto Martinez Wants To Make Kyiv A “Turning Point”

Everton Manager Roberto Martinez wants them to use their Europa League win over Dynamo Kiev as a “turning point” in their Premier League campaign. The Blues came from behind to earn a 2-1 win over Dynamo Kiev at Goodison Park on Thursday in the first leg of the last 16/ They only have one league…

John Terry Defends Chelsea Over “Babies” Jibe

John Terry has defended Chelsea’s conduct during their Champions League defeat to Paris St-Germain after Blues players were accused of being “babies”. PSG striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic who was sent off for a foul on Oscar after 31 minutes, criticised the Chelsea team for surrounding referee Bjorn Kuipers in a bid to influence his decisions. But…

Barcelona Basque In The Spanish Sun With A BBQ

Whilst their El Clasico rivals Real Madrid are worrying how to solve their stuttering strike force, Barcelona have been basking in the Catalan sunshine with a BBQ. Luis Enrique’s side are in sizzling form, after thrashing Rayo Vallecano 6-1 at the weekend courtesy of a Lionel Messi hat-trick and brace from Luis Suarez, to storm…

Dan Gosling Welcomes Soccer Safety School For Kids

Bournemouth FC’s Dan Gosling this afternoon welcomed sixty Dorset schoolchildren to the Coles Miller Soccer Safety School at AFC Bournemouth. The midfielder is an official player ambassador for the scheme and was at the Goldsands Stadium to watch the 6-7 year-olds from Winton Primary School learn vital tips through the medium of football. Coles Miller…

Nastasic Joins Schalke Permanently

Manchester City defender Matija Nastasic has joined German Bundesliga side Schalke on a four-year deal. The 21-year-old Serbia international moved to City from Fiorentina in 2012 but was loaned to Schalke in January for the remainder of the season. Schalke activated a release clause to make the deal permanent. He played in Tuesday’s Champions League…

Today’s Transfer Rumours

Nice have been prevented from registering new signing Hatem Ben Arfa by FIFA. The playmaker, who was a free agent after being released from Newcastle United, joined Le Gym last Monday but was not available for Saturday’s win over Lorient as he awaited international clearance. The problem was due to the clause in FIFA’s transfer…

Arsenal Duo Set for Months on Sidelines

Arsenal duo Mikel Arteta and Mathieu Debuchy have both been ruled out for three months after having surgery. Midfielder Arteta, 32, had a bone spur removed from his left ankle, which the club said had been causing him “significant discomfort” for months. Whilst defender Debuchy, who just returned from three months out with an ankle…

Hughes Wants Huth Loan

Stoke City manager Mark Hughes wants to send Robert Huth out on loan, but insists that the defender can still have a future with the club. Huth has been a Stoke player for more than five years, but has made only one Premier League appearance since suffering a knee injury in November 2013. The 30-year-old…