Newcastle identify Tim Krul’s cover goalkeeper
Oct15

Newcastle identify Tim Krul’s cover goalkeeper

Newcastle United are reportedly monitoring Netherlands international goalkeeper Jeroen Zoet. The Premier League side, who slumped to rock-bottom in the table following their 6-1 humiliation at leaders Manchester City almost a fortnight ago, are on the lookout for a new shot stopper after Tim Krul was ruled out for the remainder of the season. Zoet, 24, who only earned his international debut earlier this week in the 2-1 victory in...

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Manchester United linked with move for Dutch defender
Sep22

Manchester United linked with move for Dutch defender

Manchester United have been linked with a move for Heerenveen defender Jerry St Juste. The highly-rated centre-back reportedly alerted Old Trafford scouts with his impressive performance against United’s Champions League group opponents PSV last month. The Groningen-born starlet, who stands at 5ft 11in, has established himself as a regular for The Super Frisians since making his debut in January but has yet to be capped by the...

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Top 5: The signings that got away from Sir Alex Ferguson

Fergie: “We wanted to sign the Brazilian striker from Cruzeiro in 1994, but we could not get a work permit and he went to PSV Eindhoven in the Netherlands.” Name: Ronaldo Then: Players generally get recognition after appearing in a major competition. In 1994, 17-year-old unknown Ronaldo was named in an otherwise experienced Brazil squad for the World Cup. While he didn’t feature during the campaign, his mere inclusion sent pulses...

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Round-up: Champions League (Tuesday)
Sep16

Round-up: Champions League (Tuesday)

Both Manchester sides slumped to disappointing defeats on the opening night of the UEFA Champions League. Premier League leaders City, who have won all five games this season, were beaten 2-1 by a Juventus side who, despite finishing as runners-up in last year’s competition, were yet to win a match in Serie A this term. A theoretically perfect recipe to help Manuel Pellegrini’s men get over their European blues looked successful once...

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PSV: What you need to know about Man United’s Champions League opponents
Sep15

PSV: What you need to know about Man United’s Champions League opponents

How did they qualify? The Dutch side make their first appearance among the European elite in six years after cruising to their first Eredivisie title since 2008 last season. PSV were a class apart from their compatriots in 2014/15, finishing 17 points ahead of their traditional domestic rivals Ajax; they won 29 of their 34 league games and scored 92 goals in the process. This summer, however, Eindhoven have been a victim of their own...

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Preview & Prediction: PSV vs Man United
Sep15

Preview & Prediction: PSV vs Man United

Manchester United will be without captain Wayne Rooney tonight for their Champions League Group B clash at Dutch champions PSV Eindhoven. The striker was not involved in Saturday’s 3-1 win against Liverpool after straining his hamstring in training. The former Everton forward scored his 50th goal for England last week. becoming his country’s all-time leading scorer. United, whose boss Louis van Gaal returns to his...

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