Author Archives: Jamie Gordon

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Charlton chiefs in civil war as row erupts between chairman and main financial backer

By | 10th March 2020

CHARLTON were plunged into chaos last night – after an incredible row erupted between their key financial backer and chairman. Chairman Matt Southall posted a furious statement on Twitter, threatening a legal battle with Tahnoon Nimer, the majority shareholder of East Street Investments. Nimer’s group took over the club from ex-owner Roland Duchatelet in January […]

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Wayne Rooney enjoys chat with boyhood Man Utd fan Brandon Williams, who grew up watching club legend

By | 5th March 2020

LIFE-LONG Manchester United fan Brandon Williams made a beeline for Old Trafford icon Wayne Rooney after the FA Cup win over Derby. Roo’s Rams suffered a 3-0 defeat as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer booked a spot in the quarter-finals. And Williams, who replaced man-of-the-match Luke Shaw for the last 10 minutes, was seen getting some words […]

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Eric Dier is in the wrong for Eric Cantona-esque fan row… but it’s only human to react to abuse

By | 5th March 2020

TWO Erics, a quarter of a century apart, both wading into the terraces to confront abusive fans. Eric Dier’s confrontation with a supporter after Tottenham’s FA Cup penalty-shootout defeat by Norwich may not have been a violent flashpoint like Eric Cantona’s infamous kung-fu kick on a Crystal Palace fan. But it is the closest thing […]

Man Utd player ratings: Luke Shaw stars and Odion Ighalo bags two goals as impressive Red Devils brush aside Derby

By | 5th March 2020

LUKE SHAW turned in his most impressive performance for years as Manchester United brushed aside Derby. The England left-back thought he had opened the scoring, only for replays to show the ball deflect off Jesee Lingard’s back. But he scooped the man-of-the-match award regardless, even with Odion Ighalo netting twice. Here’s how SunSport’s Sunni Upal […]

So much for Chelsea’s kids as Frank Lampard deploys a front three with a combined age of 96 for crunch Liverpool clash

By | 3rd March 2020

SO MUCH for giving the kids a chance. When the chips were down and Frank Lampard was starting to feel the heat, he turned to his Chelsea pensioners to keep his trophy dreams alive. With a combined age of 96, a front three of Willian, Pedro and Olivier Giroud is nobody’s idea of planning for […]

N’Golo Kante off injured as Chelsea star limps out of Man Utd showdown with Mason Mount coming on

By | 17th February 2020

N’GOLO KANTE limped out of Chelsea’s clash against Manchester United in a huge blow for Frank Lampard. The Frenchman was replaced by whizkid Mason Mount in the 12th minute of the showdown between the top-four rivals. Lampard began the game without Tammy Abraham, Christian Pulisic, Callum Hudson-Odoi and Emerson. The Blues boss will hope Kante […]

Del Piero claims it’s Guardiola’s destiny to manage Juventus – but Man City boss tells pals he’s staying put

By | 16th February 2020

JUVENTUS legend Alessandro Del Piero claims it is Pep Guardiola’s destiny to boss the Italian club. But they face a fight to get him after Guardiola told friends he will stay at Manchester City next season — even if their Champions League ban is upheld. Juve’s hopes were raised on Friday when City were booted […]

Lampard is under ‘silent pressure’ and I’d rather be in Solskjaer’s shoes as Chelsea host Man Utd, claims Paul Parker

By | 16th February 2020

FORMER Manchester United defender Paul Parker reckons Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is in a better position than Frank Lampard ahead of their top-four showdown. The Red Devils head to Stamford Bridge six points behind their London rivals, who sit fourth in the race for a Champions league spot. But despite Lampard seeming to operate with lowered […]

Liverpool target Timo ‘Turbo’ Werner can exploit gaps left by Serge Aurier if Tottenham aren’t careful

By | 16th February 2020

TOTTENHAM need to be careful not to be mowed down by Timo ‘Turbo’ Werner on Wednesday. Another team in Leipzig may be called Lokomotive, but it is Julian Nagelsmann’s side who can really motor. Liverpool-target Werner is the second top scorer in the Bundesliga with 20 goals in 22 games and in Germany he is […]

Man Utd starlet Tahith Chong still in negotiations with Inter Milan over free transfer move this summer

By | 16th February 2020

TAHITH CHONG remains in talks with Inter Milan over a free transfer this summer, according to reports. The Manchester United whizkid is in the final six months of his deal and can move abroad for nothing. Tuttosport claims Inter have outlined a plan to give Chong, 20, first-team football on loan before bringing him into […]