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League One
Has Duncan Watmore finally left the treatment table behind?
17:01 Tuesday 7th January 2020

Five years ago Duncan Watmore seemed to have a bright future ahead of him. His flaming ginger hair burned as brightly as the fiery talent he possessed in abundance. After being released from the Manchester United academy system in…

Premier League
Curse Of The Small Sample Size: Crystal Palace Upset Chelsea With Few Premier League Ramifications
10:00 Monday 3rd April 2017

We could do a top ten list for clichés applicable to Chelsea's Saturday defeat at home to Crystal Palace. It was a blip on the radar. An aberration. On paper Chelsea was by miles the better side but that's why you play the games. You get the…

Premier League
Cesc Fàbregas must start for Chelsea against Crystal Palace
10:45 Saturday 1st April 2017

Antonio Conte's Chelsea resume their title march this afternoon, hosting Crystal Palace. The Blues will look to maintain their ten-point lead atop the table. A rejuvenated Palace have climbed to sixteenth place in the Premier League, on twenty-eight…

Play it again, Sam
13:30 Monday 9th January 2017

Sportsmen and women often feature liberally in the New Year's honours list, but one name was conspicuously missing from this year's roll of honour; Sam Allardyce. Yet he's back in our newspapers just the same. Perhaps, like a fart in a phone…

Hull look doomed, Swansea are a mess - but who else will be the final team relegated?
11:30 Friday 6th January 2017

This season has seen some unbelievable stories unfold, from Hull parting with Steve Bruce only days before the season starting, Mike Phelan having 13 fit senior players becoming the caretaker manager, then being top of the league at the end…

Crystal Palace move is a shot at redemption for Sam Allardyce
11:15 Sunday 25th December 2016

Friday saw the appointment of Sam Allardyce as manager of Crystal Palace on a two-and-half-year contract subsequent to the sacking of Alan Pardew. The 62-year-old's reputation was severely damaged after a newspaper sting cost him his dream…

England National Team
Sunderland facing summer of uncertainty as Allardyce talks rumble on
16:00 Monday 18th July 2016

Sunderland are facing a stuttering start to their preseason preparations ahead of the start of the new English Premier Division season. Following on from a resoundingly positive end of season feeling on Wearside, fans and pundits alike were…

Premier League
Big Sam's House of Cards
17:00 Wednesday 27th August 2014

Sam Allardyce's turbulent reign as West Ham manager appears to be approaching its most chaotic period to date, non Hammers fan Ian Reynolds takes an impartial look at the manager. Big Sam has faced numerous backlashes from the West Ham faithful…