Man City join Liverpool in pursuit of the Premier League’s bargain £3.75m signing
Jan12

Man City join Liverpool in pursuit of the Premier League’s bargain £3.75m signing

Manchester City have reportedly joined Liverpool in the race to sign West Ham United defender Aaron Cresswell. The Premier League giants, who currently sit third and eighth in the standings respectively, have both been thoroughly impressed by the left-back’s performances since arriving at the Boleyn Ground back in 2014. The 26-year-old, who cost the Hammers around £3.75m from Ipswich Town, has scored one goal and assisted three...

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Championship Preview: Leaders Boro face tough Brentford trip
Jan11

Championship Preview: Leaders Boro face tough Brentford trip

Middlesbrough travel to Brentford on Tuesday night looking to maintain their four-point lead at the top of the table. Aitor Karanka’s side are unbeaten in eight league matches, winning seven, and will have fond memories of playing the Bees after beating them in the play-semi finals last season. Brentford boss Dean Smith, who saw his side knocked out the FA Cup by former club Walsall on Saturday, will be aiming for a seventh home...

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West Ham consider move for the ‘next Jamie Vardy’
Jan07

West Ham consider move for the ‘next Jamie Vardy’

West Ham United are reportedly mulling over whether to make a January move for the ‘next Jamie Vardy’ – Dumebi Dumaka. The Premier League side, who defeated Liverpool 2-0 at the weekend to climb up to sixth in the standings, are interested in signing the highly-rated Grays Athletic striker this month. The 21-year-old, who has been tipped to follow in the footsteps of Leicester City hitman Vardy from non-league nobody to Premier League...

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Championship: Manager, Player and Goal of the Month (December)
Jan05

Championship: Manager, Player and Goal of the Month (December)

Player of the Month: George Friend (Middlesbrough) Aitor Karanka’s side had a fantastic December, winning four and drawing one of their five matches without conceding a goal. A key contributor to the club’s recent success is the form of left-back George Friend. A near ever-present for Boro this season, the underrated 28-year-old has been a consistent performer since signing from Doncaster in 2012. Alongside the equally...

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Championship Round-Up: Middlesbrough extend lead at the top after beating Derby
Jan04

Championship Round-Up: Middlesbrough extend lead at the top after beating Derby

Middlesbrough extended their lead at the top of the Championship to four points after two late goals meant they beat second-placed Derby County 2-0. Boro, who have now set a new club record having gone nine home league matches without conceding a goal, took the lead through Albert Adomah in the in the 83rd minute. George Friend doubled their lead just two minutes later when David Nugent set up the left-back to tuck the ball into the...

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Championship Preview: Boro host Derby in top of the table clash
Jan01

Championship Preview: Boro host Derby in top of the table clash

The first Championship fixtures of 2016 sees leaders Middlesbrough take on second-placed Derby County at the Riverside Stadium. Boro went back to the top of the table, one point ahead of their visitors, due to their 1-0 win against Sheffield Wednesday and the Rams’ 2-2 draw at Leeds. Aitor Karanka’s side have won nine of their 12 league matches on Teeside, while Paul Clement’s County have only lost once on the road....

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