All posts by Gareth Mcknight
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.....
APRIL 4TH, 2011
Mourinho could risk playing Ronaldo despite injury
Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho may play Cristiano Ronaldo in his team's Champions League quarter final against Tottenham, despite the player struggling with a hamstring strain. 'The Special One' announced on Friday that Ronaldo, along with Gonzalo Higuain and Marcelo, would miss the game on Tuesday, but Mourinho has now admitted that he may risk playi.....
APRIL 2ND, 2011
Liverpool urged to buy Asian players by sponsor
Liverpool have been urged by sponsor Standard Chartered to buy Asian players to tap into the region's commercial potential. The Anfield club signed a four year deal worth £80million back in September 2009, and the company's sponsorship chief Gavin Laws has identified the Asian market as a way to increase fanbase and revenue. Laws cited the .....
APRIL 1ST, 2011
Bale doubtful for Madrid Champions League tie
Tottenham's star winger Gareth Bale is an injury worry ahead of the club's Champions League quarter final against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu on Tuesday night, as the player faces a race against time to recover from a hamstring strain in time for the game. Bale suffered the injury training with Wales and will not feature for Harry Redknapp's men again.....
MARCH 31ST, 2011
Lucas Leiva signs new Liverpool deal
Brazilian midfielder Lucas Leiva has been rewarded for his improved performances this season by signing a new long term contract to keep him at Liverpool. The 24 year old Brazil international has played over 100 games for the Anfield club since joining from Brazilian club Gremio back in July 2007 for £5 million. Leiva attracted negative press earl.....
MARCH 30TH, 2011
England held at home by Ghana
A revamped England side looked to have won the friendly match against African side Ghana on Tuesday night, but a late Asamoah Gyan equaliser ensured the game finished 1-1. Liverpool's £35million striker Andy Carroll had given the home side the lead at Wembley on 43 minutes, but Gyan had the last laugh, scoring in injury time. England coach Fabio Cape.....