‘A Man For All Seasons’: Brian Owen the man FOUR all occasions
Jan15

‘A Man For All Seasons’: Brian Owen the man FOUR all occasions

Young aspiring boys and girls would travel the length and breadths of the Earth to make their dreams of becoming a professional footballer a reality. However, I bet most of you have never heard of the local footballing legend that sustained a remarkable 55-year career in professional football by becoming a player, coach, scout AND a physiotherapist. Meet Brian Owen. One man; the only man, to ever accomplish this incredible feat. He...

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Wolves identify Ligue 1’s ‘Cinderella Man of French football’ as Benik Afobe’s replacement
Jan14

Wolves identify Ligue 1’s ‘Cinderella Man of French football’ as Benik Afobe’s replacement

Wolverhampton Wanderers have reportedly identified Morocco international Yacine Bammou as their ideal replacement for Benik Afobe, according to Talksport. The Championship side, who sold their top goalscorer for a reported £10m to Premier League side AFC Bournemouth last week, want the Nantes hitman to replace the ex-Arsenal forward at Molineux this month. The 24-year-old, who has three international caps to his name, has scored four...

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Championship Round-Up: Middlesbrough extend lead at the top as Derby are held
Jan13

Championship Round-Up: Middlesbrough extend lead at the top as Derby are held

Middlesbrough have extended their lead at the top of the Championship to six points after a hard-fought 1-0 victory away at Brentford. The Bees dominated possession but it was a mistake by David Button that gifted the visitors their goal. The goalkeeper misjudged a corner, punched the ball over his head and into the goal. Aitor Karanka’s side have now won eight of their last nine matches and haven’t conceded in that time. Derby...

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Profile: Bournemouth’s record-signing, Benik Afobe
Jan13

Profile: Bournemouth’s record-signing, Benik Afobe

Benik Afobe has had a whirlwind 18 months. After bursting onto the scene in a prolific loan spell at MK Dons in the first half of last season, the striker then earned a move to Wolves and now a club-record move to AFC Bournemouth in the Premier League. But it wasn’t always like that for the Cherries new man, who suffered two serious injuries, which provided him with plenty to overcome before he made it to the top. Shoot takes a look...

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Newcastle United: One player that could leave the Toon in January
Jan12

Newcastle United: One player that could leave the Toon in January

Name: Mike Williamson Position: Centre-Back Newcastle certainly appear keen to boost their squad during the January transfer window as they look to fend off relegation, but there could be some player departures from St James’ Park as well. One of those is likely to be defender Mike Williamson, who has fallen out of favour at the club ever since John Carver accused him of getting sent off on purpose towards the end of last...

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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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