All posts by Gareth Mcknight

  • APRIL 28TH, 2011

    Owen Coyle looks to extend Daniel Sturridge’s loan spell at Bolton

    Bolton manager Owen Coyle has been impressed with on loan Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge since his arrival at the club, and is hopeful that the northern club could land him for another spell next year.The pacy striker has found first team opportunities limited under Carlo Ancelotti and has only made two starts since his transfer from Manchester .....

  • APRIL 27TH, 2011

    Chelsea’s Michael Essien should be fit to face Spurs

     Chelsea have received a boost ahead of their weekend fixture against London rivals Tottenham, with the news that Michael Essien's apparent knee injury is not as serious as first thought and that the player may feature on Saturday.The Ghanian international limped off in The Blues 3-0 victory over West Ham last Saturday, with what appeared to.....

  • APRIL 24TH, 2011

    Barcelona’s Pep Guardiola would be tempted by move to Inter

    Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola has been linked with a move to Italy to take over at Inter Milan, as a friend of the Spaniard has said that the ex-defensive midfielder would welcome a move.Guardiola has had a vastly successful time at the Camp Nou and is on the verge of sealing a third consequetive La Liga title, as the Blaugrana sit eight points ahead.....

  • APRIL 20TH, 2011

    Inter beat Roma in Coppa Italia first leg

    Inter have taken the advantage in their Coppa Italia semi final against Roma, with a Dejan Stankovic strike giving them a 1-0 win away from home at the Stadio Olimpico in the first leg.The competition holds added importance for both teams, as realistically neither will catch league leaders AC Milan and both have been eliminated from the Champions Lea.....

  • APRIL 17TH, 2011

    Carlo Ancelotti says Didier Drogba will stay at Chelsea

    Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed that African striker Didier Drogba is firmly in the club's future plans, and has dismissed a potential move for the player away from Stamford Bridge.Speaking after Drogba scored one goal and set up two in a 3-1 win against West Brom the Italian coach confirmed that the Ivorian was firmly in his thoughts. .....

  • APRIL 15TH, 2011

    Carlo Ancelotti unsure of Chelsea future, but Hiddink denies reports of a return

    Chelsea coach Carlo Ancleotti has stated that he is unsure what the future holds for him at Stamford Bridge, and whether he will still be at the club next season.The Blues have had a below par campaign this season in their attempt to retain the Premier League title, and were knocked out of Europe by rivals Manchester United in midweek.Speaking ah.....

  • APRIL 14TH, 2011

    Bolton’s Cahill looking for Champions League football

    Bolton's star defender Gary Cahill has stated that he is ready for a new challenge in his career and would jump at the chance of moving to a club plying their trade in the Champions League.Cahill has been a consistent performer in The Trotters side for a number of seasons, and is seemingly linked with a move away from the Reebok Stadium every time th.....

  • APRIL 14TH, 2011

    Mancini confirms Tevez will miss FA Cup tie

    Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has confirmed that star striker Carlos Tevez will miss his side's FA Cup semi-final against arch rivals Manchester United at Wembley on Saturday.The Argentine striker picked up a hamstring injury in City's 3-0 defeat against Liverpool at Anfield, and Mancini now faces up to a month without his side's top goalscore.....

  • APRIL 11TH, 2011

    Redknapp defends Crouch and aims for top four finish

    Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has defended striker Peter Crouch following the players sending off against Real Madrid, and has aimed for a top four finish to secure Champions League football for next season.Crouch was sent off after 14 minutes at the Bernabeu for two reckless challenges, which meant 10 men Spurs had an uphill battle and lost 4-0 to L.....

  • APRIL 9TH, 2011

    Torres may be dropped for Chelsea’s Champions League tie

    Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has stated that £50 million striker Fernando Torres is not guaranteed a starting spot for The Blues in their Champions League quarter final second leg against Manchester United.The Spaniard has struggled since his January move from Liverpool and is still to score for his new club in nine appearances. Torres has looked de.....

  • APRIL 8TH, 2011

    PFA player of the year nominations announced

    The PFA have announced their nominations for the Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year awards for the 2010/11 season, with Gareth Bale and Samir Nasri receiving nominations in both categories.Bale has had an excellent Season for Tottenham and the Welsh winger has shot to stardom with a hat-trick against European Champions Inter Milan at the.....

  • APRIL 8TH, 2011

    Porto’s striker Hulk linked with move to England

    FC Porto's Brazilian frontman Hulk has been linked with a move to England, with it being reported that both Tottenham and Macnhester United are interested in a move for the South American.The Portuguese side have had an excellent season, and have already wrapped up their domestic league with a 2-1 win against rivals and second placed club Benfica las.....