by Neil Fissler GLENN Roeder believes Orient were underdogs all the way through their run to the FA Cup semi-final in 1978. Orient reached the semi-finals for the first time in their history and had footsteps to follow as they attempted to reach the final as a Second Division side. Three Division Two sides – […]
By Paddy von Behr Not even the lure of learning his trade from Petr Cech was enough to keep Emiliano Martinez away from a full season at Wolves. Martinez, who joined Arsenal from boyhood club Independiente in Argentina three years ago, may have seen Wojciech Szczesny’s Emirates Stadium exit this summer as an opportunity to […]
By Hugo Varley Portsmouth have brought in Northern Ireland U21 striker Caolan Lavery on a three-month loan from Sheffield Wednesday. The forward, who has made 31 appearances for Wednesday scoring six goals, has spent time on loan at Southend United, Plymouth Argyle and Chesterfield in the past. Lavery spent his early years in Canada but began his […]
The former Bantam and Hull City left-back reveals which player used to do Tommy Cooper impersonations on the football pitch
BEN SMITH remembers the night well. Tuesday, August 18, 2009. Steve Evans’ Crawley have just recorded a 1-0 win at Cambridge United, the Conference club closest to his Peterborough home and the one whose job he seemed to crave. “There was a funny incident as Paul Carden, the Cambridge assistant manager, had the ball in […]
By Sheridan Robins Leeds United’s Executive Director, Adam Pearson, announced last night that he is to leave the club to focus on other personal and business interests. In a shock statement, Pearson penned an open letter on the club’s website announcing his resignation after just four months in the position. As well as thanking the […]
by Chris Dunlavy IT is the moment of truth. Simon Grayson, swaddled in a lab coat, stands before a workstation at York’s Wentworth College. Half an hour earlier, the Preston manager had performed a ‘Western Blot’, a procedure using a UV marker to pick out protein strands in prostate cancer cells. Now it’s time to […]
NOT all footballers spend their spare time in Nando’s and nightclubs.
THEY’VE walked the division and set records for fun, so it was no surprise to see Wolves dominate the PFA’s League One team of the year.