The gap between Leicester and the leaders remains eight points, which is undeniably a substantial amount, but Rodgers has a team that are the most entertaining in the country and, just like four seasons ago when they won the league, are refusing to go away. … [Read more...] about Leicester City blow away Aston Villa to ensure title race is alive and kicking
Although Klopp was the frontrunner - the manager owners’ Fenway Sports Group always envisaged leading Liverpool - they also spoke to Ancelotti and it was effectively a choice between the pair. Ultimately, Klopp’s in-depth knowledge of the squad he inherited and the sense he was forever destined for Anfield meant he got the vote. … [Read more...] about Revealed: Carlo Ancelotti on how he had talks with Liverpool’s American owners – but lost out to Jurgen Klopp
Alternatively, Sky could opt for another member of the famed golden generation, who seem to be in vogue on these programmes. BT have interrupted Steven Gerrard’s new life in MLS to extract minimal insight from him, so perhaps Sky could outdo them and bring in Frank Lampard. He has the pedigree: his cousin Jamie Redknapp has been a TV pundit since 2004 and his uncle Harry Redknapp has been working with various stations after leaving QPR. Harry could even teach Lampard how to tweet. However, if Lampard proves difficult to tempt from New York City FC, Andy Townsend is still out there and Ashley Cole is back from Italy. Over to you Sky... … [Read more...] about Who should replace Gary Neville on Sky Sports as he takes Valencia job?
Brentford could have won this, if they had really wanted to. After a poor start, they hounded and pressed their Premier League opponents for most of the game, carving out a few chances that on another day might have stuck for them. It was almost enough to make you wonder how they might have fared if they’d put a proper side out. … [Read more...] about Iheanacho’s early strike sees Leicester through FA Cup battle with Brentford
Moussa Dembele of Lyon and Inter's Lautaro Martinez are other names linked as a January move for a big name appears nigh-on impossible to pull off. … [Read more...] about Desperate Man Utd ask Leicester about shock loan transfer for flop Islam Slimani to replace injured Marcus Rashford