The first installment of a new column about everything English Championship by O-Posts mainstay and top football writer, Adam Gray. It will be up and going for the entirety of the 2016/17 campaign. Enjoy! Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle present a daunting task for Fulham in the season opener on Friday night but after finishing off pre-season
It has been a difficult start for Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal. His side is currently sitting second in the Premier League, but the team has been heavily criticised for their performances. To turn things around the Dutchman has admitted that they may dip into the January transfer market to make some new signings.
Manchester City’s announcement of the signing of Patrick Roberts was terse, with a tweet being sent out to issue the new player a warm welcome as he is pictured in the now clichéd surroundings of sitting at a table with a contract in place, pen in hand with a club representative posing next to him.
Name: Kostas Stafylidis Position: Left back Age: 21 Country: Greece Club: Bayer Leverkusen Technically gifted and attack-minded, Kostas Stafylidis is the latest in a long line of exciting full backs produced by Greece (Giourkas Seitaridis, Takis Fyssas and Vasilis Torosidis are his predecessors). A series of eye-catching performances at major tournaments for Greece’s national
The English Premier League club Fulham FC have announced the appointment of a new head coach. Dutchman Rene Meulensteen is to join the club and begin his new role immediate effect. He will be working alongside manager Martin Jol, also Dutch, and will no doubt be tasked with helping the club improve its current performances.
When you think about the world’s most loved sport football, your mind automatically goes to England and then it goes to London where some of the best teams in the world were born. If you’re a sports fanatic then you’ll love the tailored trips that discover some of the world’s best sporting museums and football
Major transfers IN: Maarten Stekelenburg – £4.7 Million- Roma; Sasha Riether – £1.2 million- Cologne; Fernando Amorebieta – Free – Athletic Bilbao; Derek Boateng – Free – Dnipro Major Transfers OUT: Mark Schwarzer- Free – Chelsea; Simon Davies – Released; Mladen Petric- Released Martin Jol has a big job on his hands to keep
Giorgos Karagounis has dropped in lucky to an extent that he will be spending a year in the Premier League at the ripe old age of 35 after being thrown on the scrapheap by Panathinaikos at the end of his contract with the Greek club. After being indispensable to the Greek national team for the
When Manchester United bade farewell to the languid Bulgarian Footballer, Dimitar Ivanov Berbatov, many fans breathed a sigh of relief as they were happy to see his back finally after slating him for the 4 torrid years he had at the club. He never had the support of the MUFC faithful because of his playing
The greatest shows in World Sport: The 100m Olympic Final; a World Cup Final and even a Rugby World Cup Final. Add the Premier League transfer deadline day to the list. Panic buying, the rapid adjustment of plans or simply pre-planned deals that owners felt were better to complete just hours before the deadline –
Dimitar Berbatov is not going to be a Manchester United player talked about by all generations in the same way Bobby Charlton and George Best have been. But for the section of United fans who have watched Dimitar Berbatov play for the club for the past four seasons will always remember themselves what a wonderfully
Sunday 19th August 2001, away to Manchester United on our first full season in the Premiership, was my first Fulham game. Then, as last weekend, we lost 3-2. What has changed is that the squad and ethos of the entire club has altered dramatically since that day 11 years ago. Back then we were on
As there are just two days left of the transfer window, Daniel Levy is finally making his moves. Tottenham fans are used to this. The Media are used to this. Other chairmen are becoming used to it. It’s as if he sets himself a challenge of trying to do as many deals as possible in
Manchester United play their first home game of the season at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon against a Fulham side who started the season brightly last week. United started the season poorly after losing at Everton on Monday night after a superb display from Marouane Fellaini. On the other hand, Fulham started their campaign superbly