Author Archives: Jack Figg

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Man Utd set to seal Gareth Bale transfer in JANUARY… and could send Paul Pogba to Real Madrid in return

By | 16th November 2019

GARETH BALE could be a Manchester United player as early as JANUARY. And if he does not head for Old Trafford in the New Year, Real Madrid are convinced he will do so next summer. Bale was close to a one-year deal with China’s Jiangsu Suning in the summer — worth £1million a week. But […]

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Southgate backs England’s young stars to end 54 years of hurt and WIN Euro 2020

By | 16th November 2019

GARETH SOUTHGATE simply isn’t having Alan Hansen’s old chestnut that “you win nothing with kids”. After fielding England’s youngest starting line-up in 60 years for Thursday’s 7-0 trouncing of Montenegro, Southgate was adamant that his youth policy can bring glory at the Euro 2020 finals. The England boss pointed out that the triumphant French side […]

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England’s unsung hero Henderson deserves huge credit for defusing Sterling-Gomez row

By | 16th November 2019

JORDAN HENDERSON will never be one of football’s headline acts. Over the years, the ones he has made have probably been more negative than in his favour. Like the slur from Sir Alex Ferguson about his running style, when he was still cutting his teeth at Sunderland. Like the slurs he would never be up […]

Nuneaton keeper Tony Breeden breaks stadium lights as he skies shocking penalty vs Stratford

By | 16th November 2019

A NON-LEAGUE keeper broke stadium lights after his shocking penalty blazed into the stands. Nuneaton were playing Stratford in the BetVictor Southern League Central Division – the seventh tier of English football. Just before half-time the home side were awarded a penalty, and up stepped keeper Tony Breeden to take the spot-kick. His team-mates were […]

Boyata baffles Belgium fans as he accidentally wears Batshuayi’s shirt in first half vs Russia

By | 16th November 2019

BELGIUM defender Dedryck Boyata wore Michy Batshuayi’s jersey by mistake against Russia. The centre-back started in the Euro 2020 qualifier wearing the No23 top – worn by Chelsea striker Batshuayi. Boyata did have the correct shorts on, with the No4 printed on his left knee. But he left fans baffled as he played in the […]

Bale and Ramsey can’t both start for Wales because they are not fit, Giggs reveals ahead of Azerbaijan clash

By | 16th November 2019

WALES manager Ryan Giggs confirmed he could not risk starting both Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey against Azerbaijan. Giggs made three changes to the side that drew 1-1 with Croatia in their last match, with defender Joe Rodon and midfield pair Jonny Williams and Joe Allen suspended. And the Manchester United legend revealed he could […]

England fans who booed Gomez are a disgrace – and the Liverpool ace will be wondering if it’s all worth it

By | 16th November 2019

JUST eight caps into his England career and Joe Gomez will be wondering whether it is all worth it. With a Wembley crowd weary of Montenegro’s pitiful resistance in Thursday’s 7-0 rout, the Liverpool defender provided some light entertainment to a few hundred idiots. Booed on to the field when he replaced Mason Mount in […]

Impressive England duo Alexander-Arnold and Chilwell should be given chance to knuckle down full-back positions

By | 16th November 2019

IT’S clear to me Trent Alexander- Arnold and Ben Chilwell should now be given the chance to knuckle down the full-back positions. You just have to look at Liverpool to see how important full-backs are in the modern game. Nobody has more assists this season for the Reds than Alexander-Arnold and Andrew Robertson, with the […]

Cristiano Ronaldo shows Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri he’ll go on and on with stunning Lithuania hat-trick

By | 16th November 2019

LITHUANIA defenders were not the only ones made to look foolish by Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat-trick on Thursday. Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri was also left with egg on his face having claimed the Portuguese ace was crocked and not fit enough to play for his country. At the final whistle, Ronaldo hugged Portugal manager Fernando Santos […]

Southgate’s erratic youth policy will keep us guessing – no one knows what to expect from England at Euro 2020

By | 15th November 2019

JOB done, and in emphatic style, but with few lessons learned. After the easy streets of another qualification campaign, the hard yards start for Gareth Southgate. Despite England’s staggering total of 33 goals from seven matches, which secured a place at Euro 2020 with a game to spare, are Southgate’s side any closer to tournament […]