Author Archives: Louise Taylor


Nabil Bentaleb has Newcastle medical after agreeing Premier League return

By | 20th January 2020

• Former Spurs midfielder set to join on loan from Schalke • Inter’s Lazaro also a target; Willems and Dummett out for seasonThe Algeria international Nabil Bentaleb had a medical at Newcastle United on Monday afternoon ahead of a loan move from Schal…


‘Cups are what dreams are made of’: Woodgate relishing Mourinho test

By | 3rd January 2020

Former England defender had a difficult start to life as a manager this season but a recent upturn in results has Boro in buoyant mood for Sunday’s FA Cup tieJonathan Woodgate stands outside the room, eyes glued to the digital clock on his mobile phone…


WSL preview: Arsenal renew title rivalries as bar raised for new season | Louise Taylor

By | 6th September 2019

Chelsea and Man City are jostling to unseat Arsenal, with Man Utd and Spurs keen to shake up the established orderThe answers to a quartet of questions promise to become defining themes of the Women’s Super League season.Will Joe Montemurro’s fast evol…

Steve Bruce hits back after widespread criticism of Newcastle tactics

By | 23rd August 2019

• Bruce ‘insulted’ after negative analysis of warm-up at Norwich• ‘We have to be better at Spurs – and we will be,’ manager saysSteve Bruce feels “insulted” by a seemingly widespread perception that he lacks tactical intelligence and he suspects “no on…

Andros Townsend praises ‘very brave’ Danny Rose for speaking out on racism

By | 7th April 2019

• Crystal Palace midfielder calls for other players to do the same• Tottenham defender had expressed frustration at lack of actionAndros Townsend has applauded Danny Rose’s “bravery” in revealing his true feelings about racism and, following a shameful…