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Former England & Aston Villa Defender Ugo Ehiogu Dies Aged 44

Former England and Aston Villa defender Ugo Ehiogu has died at the age of 44, following a cardiac arrest at Tottenham’s training ground on Thursday. The U23 Spurs coach was given treatment from Tottenham medical staff after he collapsed before being rushed to hospital by ambulance, where he passed away during the early hours of Friday morning. Tributes have poured in for Ehiogu who spent most of his career playing in the Premier League with spells for Aston Villa, where he made over 200 appearances between 1991- 2000 and Middlesbrough…

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Wenger To offer Wilshere New Contract Despite Injury

Arsene Wenger has said he intends to offer Jack Wilshere a new contract at Arsenal, despite his latest injury setback which will keep him out for the rest of the season. The England midfielder suffered a hairline fracture in his left fibula playing for the Cherries against Tottenham during their 4-0 defeat at White Hart Lane on Saturday. Wilshere is currently on loan to Bournemouth and with his contract expiring next year, is up for negotiations. But due to his career being blighted by injury problems, he doesn’t look in…

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Ronaldo Creates 100 Goal Record During Real’s Victory Over Bayern Munich

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first player to reach 100 goals in Europe’s premier league club competition, after he scored a hat-trick to help Real Madrid to a 4-2 (6-3 agg) win against Bayern Munich on Tuesday night. The Portugal national’s hat-trick was his 41st in just eight seasons, since leaving Manchester United for Real in a then-world-record £80 million transfer in 2009. The win saw the Spanish giants through to the semi-final of the Champions League for the seventh consecutive season, two of which Ronaldo has…

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Man Utd Extend Unbeaten PL Run To 20 Games

Manchester United salvaged an unconvincing last minute draw against Everton on Tuesday night to extend their unbeaten Premier League runs to 20 games. Having drawn 10 times during that streak giving them a 50 per cent win rate, they now hold the record for the worst unbeaten run, compared to the previous 15 other occasions a 20 game unbeaten run was racked up by a team. Chelsea held the previous record after they drew 10 times during their 11 win unbeaten run, which gave them a 52.4 percent win percentage….

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Sunderland Show Support For Moyes After Sexist Comment

Sunderland have shown their support for manager David Moyes after video footage emerged of him making inappropriate remarks to a female reporter. It followed Sunderland’s draw with Burnley back in March when Moyes, thinking the cameras were off, said to Vicki Sparks of BBC Radio 5:: “You were just getting a wee bit naughty at the end there, so just watch yourself. You still might get a slap even though you’re a woman. Careful the next time you come in.” Both reporter and manager were laughing during the exchange and…

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Jose To Support Any Decision Ibrahimovic Makes

As Zlatan Ibrahimovic debates his future with Manchester United, Jose Mourinho opens up about his leading scorers future and insists he will support whatever decision he comes to. The 35 year-old has the option of a further 12-month contract extension for next season upon his current contract ending in the summer, but the Swede is unsure of his next move with links to a move to MLS and the LA Galaxy. Ibrahimovic who moved from Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain in a free transfer has scored 26 goals in all…

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Ramon Calderon Confirms Real Could Afford Hazard’s Likely Price Tag

Eden Hazard has become the subject of intense transfer speculation the past week and now it’s understood Real Madrid’s former president Ramon Calderon, has said the club could afford the £100 million contract, if the Blues midfielder decided to take up a deal. Hazard signed a new five-and-a-half-year-contract just last month and is believed to be happy and settled at Stamford Bridge. However reports from Spain claim Real have already been in talks with Hazard’s agent, but Premier League club Chelsea have declined to comment on the latest speculation. The…

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FIFA To Cover Seamus Coleman’s Wage As He Recovers From Serious Injury

FIFA have confirmed they will cover Seamus Coleman’s £50,000-a-week wage, whilst he recovers from an horrific leg break suffered during Republic of Ireland’s World Cup qualifier against Wales, at the Aviva Stadium Saturday night. The 28-year-old’s leg broke in two places by an horrendous tackle from Wales defender Neil Taylor causing the Everton defender to be taken to hospital by ambulance where he underwent successful surgery on Saturday to pin the tibia and fibula in his right leg. Whilst the Ireland skipper is expected to make a full recovery, he…

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Arsenal’s Iwobi Urges Fans To Show Respect For Wenger

Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi has told Arsenal fans to have “more respect” for Arsene Wenger, amid the the speculation of the manager’s future after an awful run of recent results. The Frenchmans contract is up in the summer having previously agreed terms on a two-year extension to his 21-year tenure in north London, but he has yet to decide on his future and keeping players and fans in the dark. As some Arsenal supporters have taken to brandishing ‘Wenger out’ banners, Iwobi, who made 36 league appearances over the last…

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England Fans Come Under Criticism For Mocking The Germans

On a night in which Germany defeated England 1-0, a small selection of travelling England fans at Signal Iduna Park, have come under strong criticism for mocking the Germans with aeroplane gestures and a controversial football song. Even before the match, journalists reported that a “large group” of England fans were walking outside the stadium singing “have you ever seen a German win a war’. The England supporters began to let the side down from the start, after booing was heard during the ITV’s broadcast as the German National anthem…

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