Huddersfield Town confirmed their spot in the 2018/19 Premier League campaign a fortnight ago with two sensational draws with Manchester City and Chelsea. The Terriers kept out the runaway champions at home in the league for the first time all season, before frustrating last year's top team at Stamford Bridge three days later to guarantee survival. But the journey didn't just start at Crystal Palace on August 12, 2017. Read More Huddersfield Town latest It's been a long journey for the Terriers - as fans will know more than anyone - with the club even coming to within hours of folding before the start of the 2003/04 season . Since then, Town have been on a positive curve and the fairy tale story has seen them climb into the Premier League for the first time in their history and remain there for a second season. Here we follow Town's journey from League One in 2010 to Premier League survivors in 2018. Time Line Huddersfield Town's remarkable rise to the Premier League - and how … [Read more...] about How Town made it into the Premier League
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This month, 15 years will have passed since the conclusion of the first ever Premier League season. Alex Ferguson's Manchester United were crowned champions of the inaugural contest, finishing the season with 84 points, 10 clear of their nearest rivals, Aston Villa, in second place. But which players lit up the league all those many moons ago? The most recent PFA Team of the Year features the likes of Liverpool's Mo Salah alongside Manchester City quintet, Nicolas Otamendi, Kyle Walker, David Silva, Kevin de Bruyne and Sergio Aguero. PFA Premier League Team of the Year revealed as FIVE Manchester City players are included Who were their 1992/93 equivalents, though? Here, we're remembering the first ever Premier League PFA Team of the Year, voted for by the players of the day, and revealing what they're up to these days. It's time to take a trip down memory lane... 1. Peter Schmeichel (Manchester United) In 1993, Schmeichel was widely regarded as the best goalkeeper in the world. A … [Read more...] about The first ever Premier League PFA Team of the Year and what they’re doing now
4 May From the section Premier League Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/43937337 Read more about sharing. With the title already won, much of the focus on the Premier League has switched to the other end of the table.With just a week left, West Brom, Stoke and Southampton occupy the bottom three places, but Swansea, Huddersfield and West Ham could easily be sucked in, and Brighton are one of four other clubs yet to guarantee safety.Some have two games to play, some have three, and some meet on the final day of the season - 13 May."It's going to be a fascinating relegation battle," said former Wales midfielder Robbie Savage on BBC Radio 5 live."Stoke have not been conceding as many goals but they're not winning games. They play Swansea on the last day. Huddersfield needed a point last weekend and … [Read more...] about Premier League: Who will win the battle at the bottom?
After a complete washout last weekend, round three the Owzat Cricket Nottinghamshire Premier League will, hopefully, see all six NPL fixtures fulfilled. At Birchover Park two sides will be hoping to take to the field for the first time in the NPL this season: Cavaliers & Carrington entertain Papplewick & Linby. For the Cavaliers this is the first of two fixtures this weekend as they travel to Mansfield Hosiery Mills on Bank Holiday Monday to play their re-arranged opening day fixture. That gives Hassan Azad two goes at scoring the 75 runs he needs for 4,500 in the NPL, and if he scores 54 or more on Monday that will mean 500 runs against the Millers. Adam Tillcock can also bring up several milestones with bat and ball; he needs 87 runs for 2,500 league runs, six wickets will mean 200 NPL scalps and if two of those are at Birchover Park that will mean 50 wickets at home. Papplewick make their first visit to Birchover Park since May 2013; although they will be hoping for a better … [Read more...] about Notts Premier League Preview: Hucknall CC seek 2017 repeat at home to Caythorpe CC
Arsene Wenger has announced he is to step down as Arsenal manager at the end of the season following the best part of 22 years in charge. Press Association Sport has produced a list of the top-10 longest-serving managers at one club while in the Premier League. Wenger comes out on top, just ahead of Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United. And there is a place on the list for former Derby County boss Jim Smith. Smith spent more than five years in charge of the Rams in the top flight between 1996 and 2001. Read More Derby County news and views Here is the full list... 1. Arsene Wenger, Arsenal, October 1996 to May 2018 (21 years, seven months) 2. Sir Alex Ferguson, Manchester United, August 1992 to May 2013 (20 years, nine months) 3. David Moyes, Everton, March 2002 to May 2013 (11 years, two months) 4. Harry Redknapp, West Ham, August 1994 to May 2001 (six years, eight months) 5. Rafael Benitez, Liverpool, August 2004 to June 2010 (five years, 10 months) 6. Alan Curbishley, … [Read more...] about Ex-Rams boss features top 10 longest-serving Premier League managers