Rio Ferdinand backs Gareth Southgate to get best out of young England squad
The 47-year-old has guided England through an unbeaten qualification campaign By James Hopper – @JamesHopper10 Saturday, September 23, 2017 Former England captain Rio Ferdinand has backed Gareth Southgate to get the best out of his young Three Lions squad ahead of next year’s World Cup in Russia. Southgate is... Read more
Manchester United great Rio Ferdinand hails Southampton’s Virgil van Dijk as Premier League’s standout defender
Virgil van Dijk is the standout defender right now, Read more
Odds update: Jonathan Kodjia the key as Aston Villa promotion odds tumble
Jonathan Kodjia didn’t get score for Aston Villa against Nottingham Forest on Saturday, but his all-round performance bodes well for their promotion hopes this season. Kodjia had a hand in both goals as Villa secured a 2-1 victory to move up to 10th in the Championship and further ease... Read more
Tottenham legend believes Harry Kane could leave the club
Former Tottenham Hotspur striker Teddy Sheringham believes Harry Kane could be tempted by a move away from the club. Kane scored twice as Spurs won 3-2 at West Ham on Saturday to move up to fourth in the table. The 24-year-old has now scored 82 goals in the Premier... Read more
On This Day in Football: The Butcher of Bilbao hacks Maradona
Diego Maradona moved to Barcelona in the summer of 1982 for a then world record fee of £5 million. Despite contracting hepatitis during his first season, Maradona helped the club to a fourth place finish and a Copa del Rey title. Obviously, expectations were high in his second season... Read more
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson hails ‘magical’ Philippe Coutinho following win over Leicester
Philippe Coutinho scored a sublime free-kick By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Saturday, September 23, 2017 Jordan Henderson hailed the influence of Philippe Coutinho after the Brazilian underlined why Liverpool fought so desperately to keep him during the summer in the 3-2 victory at Leicester. Read more
Pointless Crystal Palace: the worst starts to Premier League seasons and what happened next
By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Saturday, September 23, 2017 Crystal Palace suffered their sixth straight defeat without scoring a goal to extend their atrocious start to the Premier League season. With a trip to Manchester United followed by a home game against Chelsea next on the agenda, there may be... Read more
Leicester 2-3 Liverpool: Reds stars rated and slated
A penalty save masked what was a shaky performance by the Belgian. Missed a punch to gift Leicester an opening goal before teeing up Vardy with a weak save to his right. By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Saturday, September 23, 2017 Liverpool avenged their midweek Carabao Cup exit as the... Read more
Aston Villa 2-1 Nottingham Forest: Villans secure victory over Tricky Trees
John Terry in action for Aston Villa By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Saturday, September 23, 2017 Aston Villa made a belated move up the Sky Bet Championship table with a nervous 2-1 home win over Nottingham Forest. It was far from a conclusive victory for Villa despite taking a first-half... Read more
Leicester City 2-3 Liverpool: Simon Mignolet saves Jamie Vardy penalty to clinch three points
Philippe Coutinho celebrates his first half stunner By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Saturday, September 23, 2017 Simon Mignolet saved Jamie Vardy’s penalty to clinch a thrilling 3-2 win for Liverpool at Leicester.  The goalkeeper capped an eventful game after conceding the spot-kick having also been in the spotlight for Shinji... Read more