Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois – Yes, a keeper on the losing side. But think about it. The lad has had nothing to do since White Hart Lane, but he still did well to keep the score down to two when Palace came along with their good performance. His name may be hard to spell (I wonder if 

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GOALKEEPER Victor Valdes – Didn’t do a thing while at United, yet plays against them and helps them win. Jose’s teams 9th game in seven days didn’t seem to hurt them. And with agent Valdes in the opposition goal they were onto a winner. DEFENDERS Craig Dawson – They say doing the same thing over 

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GOALKEEPER Darren Randolph – You have to feel for the guy. I mean, he saves one penalty and sees another almost hit the corner flag yet he lets in 3. I’ve put him in because I like taking the mick out of West Ham.   DEFENDERS John Stones – To be fair even I could 

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The 2016-2017 version of the FA Cup has exposed the flaws in the tournament that may have been hidden in the past.   No financial incentive The financial benefit of promotion is too great for many clubs to take the competition seriously. If you have the opportunity to compete for promotion to the next level, 

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Gabriel Jesus is a football writer’s dream. I mean sure he’s obviously an extremely talented youngster, scoring three goals and assisting two while managing to keep Sergio Aguero out of the team is impressive but truly his name is the best thing about the Brazilian. We’ve had plenty of footballers with the first name of 

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So as you are most probably aware (Sky don’t exactly hesitate to remind us) Deadline Day is coming. A day in which the spending of millions of pounds on people who can kick a football good is celebrated. Thankfully for us Sky are on hand to bring in the updates as teams scramble to bring 

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Is Joleon Lescott joining Sunderland during a relegation scrap the most Lescott thing to do or the most Sunderland thing to do? The legendary Lescott has been re-united with former manager David Moyes, and is now at the perfect age to be a Sunderland defender. At 34, he has won two Premier League titles and 

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Oh, so Dimitri was the problem after all was he? Who would have thought it, that with West Ham’s star man refusing to play that the Hammers would suddenly look like a team completely at home at the London Stadium and put in the kind of performance that had even the most fervent Big Sam 

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