Author Archives: David Coverdale


Newcastle manager Bruce hoping to write new chapter when he returns to former club Man Utd

By | 25th December 2019

STEVE BRUCE is such a part of Manchester United folklore that his unwritten autobiography’s working title is ‘Theatre of Dreams’. But as he returns to Old Trafford today, the proud Geordie hopes his book will need a name change — after writing a glorious new chapter at Newcastle. Bruce’s first autobiography was called ‘Heading for […]

Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti fires warning to Liverpool – he’s the only boss to beat Jurgen Klopp this season

By | 23rd December 2019

CARLO ANCELOTTI began work at Everton with a warning to rivals Liverpool: I’ve got your number. The Italian is the only boss to beat Jurgen Klopp’s first XI this season, when his Napoli side saw off the Reds 2-0 in the Champions League in September. Ancelotti has won seven of his 12 games against Liverpool […]

Newcastle boss Steve Bruce hopes Andy Carroll reaches 20 games and triggers new Toon contract

By | 23rd December 2019

STEVE BRUCE hopes striker Andy Carroll wins a new contract at Newcastle. The 30-year-old signed a one-year pay-as-you-play deal when he rejoined as a free agent last summer. But SunSport understands Carroll can trigger a fresh contract if he plays 20 matches this term. The Geordie has so far played 11 Premier League games and […]

Newcastle 1 Crystal Palace 0: Almiron scores first goal for the club as Toon leapfrog Eagles and break into the top ten

By | 21st December 2019

AT LAST MIGUEL ALMIRON had his moment. After 27 games and 2,191 minutes of Premier League action a goal for the Paraguayan. Up until now the £21 million signing from Atalanta United in the MLS had only one assist to his name in 11 months at the club. Now this, an almighty volley that lifted […]

Boro coach Leo Percovich opens up for first time about tragic accident which killed his daughters

By | 18th December 2019

LEO PERCOVICH wants to have this conversation, however much it hurts him. “It is like therapy,” admits the Middlesbrough coach, who has been brought back to the club by new boss Jonathan Woodgate. “It helps because if you put out what is inside of you, then you release your pain.” The pain Percovich describes has […]

Sheffield United 2 Aston Villa 0: Fleck double sinks Villa as Blades move up to fifth

By | 14th December 2019

JOHN FLECK could never have dreamed of days like this when he signed for Sheffield United. When the Scot moved to Bramall Lane in July 2016, the Blades had just finished three places BELOW his old club Coventry in League One. But fast-forward three years and Fleck’s double against Aston Villa yesterday moved his side […]

Newcastle boss Bruce reveals ‘lightning’ Saint-Maximin was crocked in 23mph sprint – but he’s only sixth-fastest in Prem

By | 13th December 2019

STEVE BRUCE has told how Allan Saint-Maximin’s hamstring injury was caused by a record 23mph sprint. The Newcastle winger, 22, pulled his muscle in Sunday’s home win over Southampton when he raced for the ball in the 96th minute. And boss Bruce said the speed Saint-Maximin clocked just before he went down is the fastest […]

Aiden McGeady told he has no future at Sunderland and forced to train on his own for being ‘negative influence’ on squad

By | 12th December 2019

AIDEN McGEADY has been told he has no future at Sunderland and has been forced to train on his own. Black Cats boss Phil Parkinson has taken the hardline stance on the club’s top earner and top scorer, who he believes is a negative influence on the squad. McGeady, 33, only signed a contract extension […]