Best XI: Best Performer: Many players have impressed this season, with the goalscorers Patrick Bamford, Kike and Lee Tomlin crucial to the team’s success. However, there’s no doubt about it, skipper and midfield general Grant Leadbitter has been the outstanding player this season, popping up with nine goals in 18 […]
Last night Ipswich Town defeated Premiership side West Bromwich Albion by a solitary Grant Leadbitter goal, to secure a place in the last four of the Carling Cup.
The only team in the Championship remaining in the competition, this is a welcome boost for a team that is struggling for form and still reeling from a rout in the East Anglian derby last Sunday.
Today’s episode of Soccer Morning features news about a major announcement from Soccer Morning, as well as interviews with Kyle McCarthy and Kris Heneage. Jason Davis will explain what the major news is today, from Soccer Morning’s brand-new studio. Hosted by Jason Davis and produced by Trevor Hayward, Soccer Morning […]
After Memphis Depay runs out at Old Trafford for Manchester United in mid-week for the return leg against Brugge, expectations will be lifted. After a dazzling display on the left-wing in a 3-1 win over Club Brugge in midweek and a decent performance in a 0-0 draw against Newcastle, already there’s plenty […]
Departing Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has warned Raheem Sterling he risks stagnating as a squad player if he succeeds in forcing a move from Anfield. Relations between the club and the player's agent Aidy Ward hit a low last month when the Reds cancelled a meeting to restart negotiations over […]
With all the excitement surrounding the recent announcement from Manchester United and other top European clubs regarding their summer plans to again tour North America, I decided it would be timely to share an interview with not only an incredibly prolific author, a preeminent historian of soccer in North America, […]
Jesse Lingard admits his small stature could have counted against him earlier in his career, and he is grateful Manchester United retained faith in his ability from a young age. On Sunday, the 22-year-old forward was called into England’s senior squad for the first time to face France at Wembley, […]
As Jamie Vardy skipped past Chancel Mbemba’s sliding challenge to slot past Rob Elliot, Vardy equalled the Premier League record of scoring in ten consecutive matches. The record is especially astonishing considering that Vardy was playing non-league football just three seasons ago. Now, to sit atop the Premier League goalscoring […]
Luke Shaw has been allowed to miss Manchester United’s Champions League game with PSV Eindhoven on Wednesday by manager Louis van Gaal after breaking his leg in the reverse fixture. All members of United’s first team squad are normally obliged to attend home games, whether they are able to play […]
A Singaporean accused of leading the world’s largest football match-fixing syndicate was freed on Wednesday after a surprise court ruling seen as a blow to efforts to rid global sport of corruption. Businessman Dan Tan, who was arrested in September 2013 but never tried, was released after the Court of […]
Manchester City must put their “difficult situation” behind them and use Wednesday’s clash against Juventus as a test of their Champions League-winning potential, according to their coach Manuel Pellegrini. City, who have already qualified for the last 16 of the competition, face the Italian champions looking for revenge following their […]
Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is planning a glorious night when he returns to his native city to tackle his first club, Malmo, in the Champions League on Wednesday. The 34-year-old began his career with the club in 1999 and scored 16 goals in two seasons before moving to Ajax, […]