Archive for February, 2011

February 27, 2011 | In: Articles

Dalglish doubts selection rules

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has questioned the Premier League's methods of assessing supposedly weakened teams. A two-page letter was sent to all of England's 20 top-flight clubs last week to explain the rules in the wake of the £25,000 fine...

February 27, 2011 | In: Articles

Fergie wants Scholes as coach

Sir Alex Ferguson wants Paul Scholes to become a coach at Old Trafford as he seeks to persuade him to sign a new deal with the Red Devils. The 36-year-old midfield maestro has often hinted he would like to play for Oldham - the club he grew up...

February 27, 2011 | In: Articles

Devils downed by Clan

Braehead Clan battled back from two goals down to claim a 3-2 overtime victory against Elite League high-flyers Cardiff Devils. Devils took the lead at the end of the first period when Tylor Michel netted, as the visitors made Clan pay for a missed...

February 24, 2011 | In: Articles

Larsson backing Ferguson

Birmingham City winger Sebastian Larsson believes captain Barry Ferguson can lead the club to Carling Cup glory against Arsenal on Sunday. Blues will contest their first major cup final at Wembley since 1956 when they tackle Arsene Wenger's side this...

Aaron Ramsey feels he is getting back to his best form ahead of his return to Arsenal next week. The Wales midfielder has not featured for the Gunners since suffering a horrific double leg break against Stoke almost a year ago. Ramsey has spent the...

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February 24, 2011 | In: Articles

Harper sad to see Carroll go

Newcastle goalkeeper Steve Harper has admitted he was disappointed to see Andy Carroll leave the club, but backed him to achieve great things in his career. In an astonishing transfer deadline day at the end of January, Carroll made a dramatic...

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February 22, 2011 | In: Articles

Hampshire land Afridi

Pakistan star Shahid Afridi has agreed a deal to play for defending champions Hampshire in their Friends Provident t20 campaign. The big-hitting all-rounder had been set to join the Royals last season but had to pull out as he briefly took on his...

February 21, 2011 | In: Articles

Scotland backs ruled out

Scotland head coach Andy Robinson has ruled Joe Ansbro, Hugo Southwell and Rory Lamont out of Saturday's clash with Ireland. Full-back Southwell has not recovered from the facial injury he suffered in the defeat by Wales earlier this...

February 21, 2011 | In: Articles

Davies doubt for Wales

Jonathan Davies could miss Wales' RBS Six Nations clash against Italy in Rome on Saturday because of a hamstring injury. The Scarlets centre picked up the injury when Wales beat Scotland 24-6 at Murrayfield nine days ago. Assuming he is ruled out, then...

February 20, 2011 | In: Articles

Narrow lead for Baddeley

Australian Aaron Baddeley charged into the lead with sizzling front nine and remains one clear going into the final round of the Northern Trust Open in Los Angeles. The 29-year-old began the third round two behind leader Fred Couples but raced to the...

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