SPORTS AGENDA: Steven Gerrard to return to commentator role on Channel Four

Steven Gerrard will be part of the Channel Four team covering England’s European Championship qualifiers. The former England captain has gone largely unnoticed since he was sacked as Aston Villa manager in October after just 11 months in charge. And in what would be a coup for the network, which acquired the rights last year, … Read more

Brighton 5-0 Grimsby: Seagulls reach FA Cup semi-finals with comfortable victory

Brighton is now back in the hands of the locals, but for a few hours on Sunday, something fishy happened as this seaside town fell to an invasion by Harry Haddocks. Grimsby supporters went everywhere with their inflatable friends, the League Two club shop having sold 3,000 for this trip. They went down the Lanes, … Read more

Jamie Carragher insists Newcastle’s win at Forest threw Man United BACK into the top four races

Jamie Carragher says Newcastle’s win at Nottingham Forest has thrown Manchester United BACK into the top four race… By Ben Willcocks for Mailonline Published: 7:11 pm EDT, March 17, 2023 | Updated: 7:45 pm EDT, March 17, 2023 Newcastle United’s injury-time win at Nottingham Forest has put Manchester United back in the top four, Liverpool … Read more

Man United: Erik ten Hag’s midfield dilemma as his side look to beat Real Betis in the Europa League

Erik ten Hag has been juggling team selections all season and things are getting even more complicated for the Manchester United manager because of Casemiro’s disciplinary record, with his role in Thursday night’s Europa League tie. fair against Real Betis a matter for debate. Casemiro’s second red card in 39 days against Southampton means the … Read more

Liverpool: Why Klopp and company can still accomplish mission impossible against Real Madrid

They couldn’t…could they? After Real Madrid’s 5-2 thrashing of Liverpool at Anfield last month, it seems an almost mathematical certainty that the hosts will advance in the second leg at the Santiago Bernabéu on Wednesday. The reasons are clear: Real, with superstar Karim Benzema in front, are the current European champions, the kings of the … Read more

The records Erling Haaland can break after scoring FIVE against RB Leipzig

Erling Haaland made history after scoring five goals in Manchester City’s 7-0 win over RB Leipzig on Tuesday night. The Norwegian was in superb form in front of goal, becoming only the second player after Lionel Messi to score five goals in a Champions League match. It was yet another record the former Borussia Dortmund … Read more

Erling Haaland earns his second L’Equipe 10/10 rating of the season after five-goal display

Erling Haaland made history by becoming the only player in history to achieve a rare 10 out of 10 rating for L’Equipe twice in the same season. The French publication gave him the perfect rating after his brilliant five-goal display as Man City beat RB Leipzig 7-0 in the Champions League round of 16 second … Read more

GRAEME SOUNESS: You wouldn’t want to be in the trenches with this Manchester United team

I’ve been through that tunnel at Anfield enough times to know what Manchester United faced last weekend. I’ve seen players look intimidated before a ball is kicked. That’s part of the reason why I was very, very confident about the outcome of last Sunday’s match. Some were surprised by how confidently I expressed my opinion … Read more

Who will be in the top four of the Premier League along with Arsenal and Man City?

Top managers now always say that the first trophy of the season is consolidating a top four finish. Given the riches on offer in the Champions League, it’s not hard to see why. Europe’s elite club competition provides a financial platform for next year’s spending, so getting on that gravy train is very lucrative indeed. … Read more

Sticking with Man United’s Anfield flops – and Fernandes as captain – was smart from Ten Hag

Perhaps the smartest thing Erik ten Hag did between Manchester United’s annihilation at Liverpool and last night’s game against Real Betis was to choose the same thing. Coaches can only say so much about something like last Sunday’s defeat. It’s what they actually do that matters. Ten Hag, the United manager, could have released players. … Read more