The winger/striker has found a new lease of life since leaving the champions, finding the form that inspired Chelsea to sign him aged just 15 in 2005. He has started his Swansea career with a bang scoring 12 goals in 15 games, helping to propel the Welsh club to third in the table and mount a promotion challenge this season.
Included in this squad were seven players who are currently available for selection by Championship sides, either as part of their permanent squad or on loan deals from Premier League sides.
This is a great opportunity for each of these players and shows that despite the dominance of the Premier League in high level youth development, there is still a role to be played by the Championship in this area.
Luis Suarez has told his Liverpool teammates he will be fit to face England in Uruguay’s second group game in this summer’s World Cup against England. Suarez underwent a minor operation last week following a knock he picked up in the Reds final Premier League match of the season against […]
NBCSN’s live coverage of the 2014 MLS season opener between Seattle Sounders and Sporting Kansas City scored a ratings boost Saturday when the coverage netted a 283% increase over the 2013 season opener on NBCSN, based on overnight ratings. Seattle-KC had an overnight rating of 0.23, which was 283% better […]
For those of you who haven’t seen the second episode of Special 1 TV from last week, it’s a classic. Jose plays word games with Wenger, which results in Wayne Rooney requiring medical attention. Plus there are a bunch of other hilarious gags in this episode. Enjoy. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)
[Manchester United vs. Queens Park Rangers will be shown LIVE on NBC Sports Network at 11:00am EST] It is only the fourth match of the Premier League season, but the eyes of the world will be on the Theatre of Dreams today as Manchester United take on Queens Park Rangers. The […]
Freddy Adu did not develop well in MLS We’re constantly hammered with one side of the coin including Sunday at the conclusion of the US-Netherlands match on NBC by Marcelo Balboa: we hear constantly that Major League Soccer is responsible for the US being more competitive in major international tournaments. […]
It’s been 20 long years since Paul Rideout scrambled a goal home to win the FA Cup for Everton against Manchester United, and since then the Blues haven’t won another piece of silverware. They have, though, for the past decade been in a very comfortable position, first started by David Moyes […]
The first post backing their player already caused a stir among United Soccer men’s soccer’s most devout supporters, but Borussia Moenchegladbach didn’t stop there. One day after midfielder/defender Fabian Johnson returned unexpectedly early from international duty with the U.S., the Bundesliga club sent out two tweets assuring that yes, the player who’d been […]
Manchester United defender Paddy McNair is to remain in Helsinki for another night for further assessment on the abdominal injury sustained on Northern Ireland duty. Press Association Sport understands the 20-year-old is still being monitored at a hospital in the Finnish capital. McNair was injured in the 13th minute of Sunday’s […]
West Ham have struck a deal with Dutch second division side VVV-Venlo that will see young players loaned between the two clubs. The Hammers announced the deal on Tuesday after extensive research from academy manager Terry Westley to find what he considered the right match-up. Westley’s son, Sam, has already moved […]
Saturday night’s CONCACAF Cup game between USA vs. Mexico was viewed on average by an audience of 1.56 million people on FOX Sports 1. While the viewing audience size didn’t beat the 5.1 million who watched the game on Univision, the number still was decent considering competition from baseball on a Saturday night. […]