Archive for November, 2010

November 29, 2010 | In: Articles

Houllier eyes two new faces

Gerard Houllier is looking to add two new players to his Aston Villa squad in January to help his side achieve a top-six finish. The French manager has revealed he will not indulge in a big-spending spree in the winter transfer market, despite Villa...

November 29, 2010 | In: Articles

Pantsil eyes regular run

Fulham defender John Pantsil admits he has found it difficult not being a regular starter in the side this season. The Ghana international has failed to hold down a regular spot in the team since the arrival of Mark Hughes as manager in the...

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November 29, 2010 | In: Articles

Commander pleases vet

Imperial Commander could still run in the William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day after pleasing his vet on Monday. The Cheltenham Gold Cup winner has begun exercising again and the leg the nine-year-old cut when winning the Betfair...

November 27, 2010 | In: Articles

Grant believes in Hammers

Under-pressure West Ham manager Avram Grant believes his Premier League strugglers can turn around their flagging season. Grant was brought in over the summer as Gianfranco Zola's successor with the hope of improving the club's fortunes. However,...

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November 27, 2010 | In: Articles

Nadal to face Murray

Rafael Nadal will play Andy Murray in the semi-finals of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals after beating Tomas Berdych on Friday to complete a clean sweep of Group A. In a repeat of this year's Wimbledon final, the world number one defeated his Czech...

November 27, 2010 | In: Articles

Smith rejects McGregor talk

Rangers boss Walter Smith has rejected reports linking Aston Villa with a move for goalkeeper Allan McGregor. Recent reports have claimed Villa are lining up a move for McGregor when the transfer window reopens in January. McGregor has been linked...

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November 25, 2010 | In: Articles

Bramble set for surgery

Sunderland have confirmed that Titus Bramble is set to undergo surgery on Thursday and will be sidelined for up to six weeks. The burly centre-half requires an operation to repair damaged cartilage in his knee. Bramble was forced to sit out the...

November 25, 2010 | In: Articles

Fortnight out for Fabregas

Arsenal have revealed that club captain Cesc Fabregas is set to be sidelined for two weeks with a hamstring injury. The Gunners have also announced that Emmanuel Eboue will be missing for at least four weeks as he nurses a knee ligament...

November 25, 2010 | In: Articles

Windies blown off course

West Indies finished the third day of the second Test against Sri Lanka in trouble despite an entertaining 80 from Darren Bravo. The younger brother of all-rounder Dwayne slammed four sixes and five fours but was one of two wickets to fall just before...

November 24, 2010 | In: Articles

Ireland defend schedule

Ireland manager Paul McNaughton believes that his side's tough autumn schedule has served as good preparation for next year's World Cup. Having already faced South Africa, Samoa and New Zealand, Ireland complete their November campaign with a clash...

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