Skipper ruled out

Stoke midfielder Glenn Whelan will be fit to face Newcastle this evening, but Ryan Shawcross misses out through injury once again. Whelan broke his nose during the 2-1 win over Aston Villa at the weekend but managed to play through the pain barrier and will do the same this evening. Marc Muniesa is likely to

Colo to miss out again

Newcastle skipper Fabricio Coloccini is closing in on a return but will again miss this evening’s trip to Stoke through injury. Head coach Steve McClaren has confirmed that the Argentinian, along with fellow central defender Chancel Mbemba (ankle), is likely to sit out the next two games with a calf problem. However, McClaren had some

Boss takes the point

Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew felt his side deserved to take all three points after Sunderland snatched a late equaliser last night. The Eagles were leading 2-1 heading into the last minute thanks to a brace of goals from Connor Wickham, only for Fabio Borini to score a wonder goal for the Black Cats. Pardew

Transfer rumours and paper review – Wednesday, March 2

Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester City and Liverpool representatives all met with American billionaire Stephen Ross in London’s on Tuesday to discuss the potential of forming a new European Super League. (The Sun) Brazil and Barcelona superstar Neymar is reportedly in talks with Paris Saint-Germain over a big-money switch. It is believed the 24-year-old wants a salary similar to Barca team-mate

FA investigates ‘coin-throwing’

Jack Butland was allegedly hit by a coin in his side’s Premier League win over Aston Villa The Football Association is investigating alleged coin-throwing incidents at Stoke and QPR on Saturday. An object was allegedly thrown at Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland during his side’s 2-1 victory over Aston Villa. QPR players were apparently targeted as

FA investigates ‘coin-throwing’

Jack Butland was allegedly hit by a coin in his side’s Premier League win over Aston Villa The Football Association is investigating alleged coin-throwing incidents at Stoke and QPR on Saturday. An object was allegedly thrown at Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland during his side’s 2-1 victory over Aston Villa. QPR players were apparently targeted as

Guus Hiddink to reset Chelsea’s ‘soft’ targets for the remainder of the Premier League season

Guus Hiddink will reset Chelsea’s ‘soft’ targets for the remainder of the season after the Blues beat Norwich 2-1 to move within five points of fifth-placed Manchester United. Kenedy scored the fastest goal of the Premier League season after only 39 seconds before Diego Costa controversially doubled the lead just before half time. Despite Nathan

Guus Hiddink to reset Chelsea’s ‘soft’ targets for the remainder of the Premier League season

Guus Hiddink will reset Chelsea’s ‘soft’ targets for the remainder of the season after the Blues beat Norwich 2-1 to move within five points of fifth-placed Manchester United. Kenedy scored the fastest goal of the Premier League season after only 39 seconds before Diego Costa controversially doubled the lead just before half time. Despite Nathan