Author Archives: Jamie Gordon

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Poundland troll Newcastle and offer to sponsor Toon’s shirt next season

By | 19th July 2019

POUNDLAND have cheekily offered to become Newcastle United’s shirt sponsor, while taking a pop at Mike Ashley’s penny pinching. The budget high street brand saw Paddy Power’s brilliant marketing stunt with Huddersfield and made a similar proposition via Twitter. Referring to ‘Beloved Chair’ Ashley – owner of rival shop Sports Direct – their tongue-in-cheek proposal […]

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Toothless Chelsea suffer humiliating 1-0 defeat to Kawasaki Frontale as £58m winger Pulisic makes debut

By | 19th July 2019

CHELSEA’S pre-season spluttered and stalled at the Nissan Stadium. Leandro Damiao, the Brazilian striker who was strongly linked with Tottenham early in his career, headed a late winner. Frank Lampard could be concerned about the lack of chances his team created as they failed to hit top gear against a Kawasaki team mid-way through their […]

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Paddy Power confirm controversial Huddersfield sash kit WAS a hoax.. and will instead have NO branding on new shirt this season

By | 19th July 2019

PADDY POWER have revealed that their dog’s dinner of a Huddersfield shirt was a hoax. The betting company stuck a huge stash on next season’s supposed shirt – and supporters thought they had screwed the pooch. But barking mad Terriers fans now have their tails up as their actual strip will feature no branding at […]

Pulisic set to make Chelsea debut just days after cutting holiday short to arrive early for pre-season

By | 18th July 2019

CHRISTIAN PULISIC is in line for his Chelsea debut tomorrow – just nine days after playing for the USA. Blues fans are desperate to see their new man in action – especially with the transfer ban hanging over them. And Pulisic, 20, cut his holiday short as he looks to make his bow during Chelsea’s […]

Forest Green appoint Hannah Dingley as English football’s first female academy chief

By | 18th July 2019

HANNAH DINGLEY has been named the first female to head a professional English club’s academy. Dingley joins League Two Forest Green from League One side Burton, where she was their head academy coach. Her previous experience includes coaching the ladies’ teams at Nottingham Forest, Leicester and Lincoln. Not only will she be tasked with developing […]

Billionaire American tycoon Todd Boehly ‘considering takeover bids for Chelsea and Tottenham’

By | 17th July 2019

AMERICAN billionaire Todd Boehly is reportedly plotting takeover bids for Tottenham or Chelsea. The tycoon already owns a 20 per cent stake in the Los Angeles Dodgers. And the Evening Standard reports that Boehly, 46, has now turned his sights to the Premier League giants. He is backed by his private investment firm Eldridge Industries, […]

Newcastle 0 Wolves 4: Toon thrashed just an hour after Steve Bruce is appointed new manager

By | 17th July 2019

STEVE BRUCE admitted he faces a ‘huge challenge’ after accepting the job he has always coveted on Wednesday. And if the Newcastle manager had one eye on this game as he tried to sort out his Chinese visa, he might want to reassess that. As his new charges slumped 3-0 behind in the opening 40 […]

Man Utd and City must cough up £80m for Harry Maguire or forget about transfer, warns Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers

By | 17th July 2019

BRENDAN RODGERS last night told both Manchester clubs: Cough up £80million for Harry  Maguire  —  or  forget it. And the Leicester boss insists his stubborn club chiefs will not blink first as time runs down this season’s August 8 transfer deadline. Rodgers, who played the England defender for  45 minutes in a 1-0 friendly win at Scunthorpe last night, […]

Josh Onomah frozen out by Mauricio Pochettino with Spurs starlet set for Germany transfer 

By | 17th July 2019

JOSH ONOMAH has been frozen out by Spurs. But the £10million-rated midfielder could be the latest young English player to move to the Bundesliga in Germany. Manager Mauricio Pochettino has dumped Onomah, who has made 32 appearances for Tottenham, into the club’s under-23s. Onomah, 22, has been stunned by Pochettino’s decision to be moved away […]

England have done nation proud even if they fail to beat Sweden to land Bronze medal

By | 5th July 2019

NEITHER team wants to go home from the tournament on the back of two defeats. But I wouldn’t view it as a failure if England didn’t return with a bronze medal this weekend. Both sides are hurting going into this game. Sweden beat England 2-0 in our last friendly of 2018 so that will also […]