Moldova vs Republic of Ireland match report: O’Neill’s men take the points as James McClean’s double downs hosts
Moldova 1 Republic of Ireland 3: West Brom winger saves Irish in unnecessarily tricky affair James McClean ensured the Republic of Ireland’s trip to Moldova did not end in embarrassment as he struck twice in quick succession to secure a 3-1 victory in Chisinau. Ireland flew out of the... Read more
World Cup 2018 qualifier: James McClean’s second-half brace seals 3-1 victory for Republic of Ireland over Moldova
Two wins in four days for Martin O’Neill and his side By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Sunday, October 9, 2016 The Republic of Ireland have moved two points clear of Wales in World Cup qualifying Group D with a 3-1 victory over Moldova, making it two wins in four days for... Read more
Chris Coleman admits Wales were punished for not ‘taking care of business’ in draw with Georgia
Chris Coleman admits his disappointment at the result in Cardiff By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Sunday, October 9, 2016 Chris Coleman admitted Wales were punished for not ‘taking care of business’ as they were held to a draw by Georgia. Gareth Bale’s early header gave Wales the lead in the... Read more
World Cup 2018 qualifier: Gareth Bale’s header cancelled out as sloppy Wales suffer blow with 1-1 draw against Georgia
The Real Madrid forward opened the scoring in the first half By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Sunday, October 9, 2016 Wales suffered a World Cup qualifying shock as they were held 1-1 at home by Georgia – a team ranked 127 places below them in the FIFA rankings. Gareth Bale... Read more
Wales vs Georgia match report: Gareth Bale’s opener not enough as Chris Coleman’s men stumble
Wales 1 Georgia 1: Wales had lost all three of their previous meetings against Georgia and have often struggled to break down stubborn opponents who defend deep in numbers Wales dropped two precious World Cup qualifying points with a 1-1 draw against Georgia in Cardiff. Gareth Bale headed Wales... Read more
Revealed: Top 20 clubs who have conceded more goals than anyone in Premier League history – from fewest to highest
By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Sunday, October 9, 2016 Goals, goals, goals – it’s what football is all about. So it’s little wonder managers such as Jose Mourinho set their teams up with one key job to fulfil: don’t concede. This got talkSPORT interested in finding out which team has struggled... Read more
The Warm Up podcast with Max Rushden on talkSPORT – Sunday, October 9
Listen again to the Warm Up with Max Rushden By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Sunday, October 9, 2016 It’s Sunday, so that means it’s Max ‘I’ve got a bad knee’ Rushden and Barry Glendenning on The Warm Up. Stuart Pearce joins the duo to talk England, they find out if Perry Groves... Read more
England vs Malta: Seven days have shown us we might come to like Gareth Southgate’s less stuck-up England
Southgate has been a more impressive face of the national team than most of us had expected, since he gave his first press conference seven days ago Some of the advance filming which formed part of Saturday’s match broadcast provided further evidence that Gareth Southgate has it within him... Read more
Aston Villa news: Steve Bruce ‘hopeful’ of taking manager’s job after holding talks
The former Birmingham and Hull manager has held initial discussions with Villa Steve Bruce believes managing Aston Villa would be “a terrific job” and hopes to hear if he will be appointed this week. The former Birmingham and Hull manager has held initial discussions with Villa and is now... Read more
Premier League stats: Most chances created by a player in the 2016/17 season including De Bruyne, Payet and Sanchez
Silva has played six Premier League games this season, but is yet to open his goal scoring account. However, he is clearly playing a key role in Pep Guardiola’s midfield alongside Kevin De Bruyne. By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Sunday, October 9, 2016 Playmakers are key to success in the... Read more