HUDDERSFIELD TO PLAY IN PL AFTER 45 YEARS

Premier League new boys Huddersfield Town are set to appear in the league after earning promotion for the first time. This would be the first time in 45 years that the club would compete in England’s top flight. For TheTerriers, they would be revisiting some stadiums for the first time after so many years. They face the Gunners in the 2011 FA Cup fourth round. NicklasBendtner and Cesc Fabregas were on target as Arsenal defeated them. In the 2014/15 season, Town played Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium. The Cherries won the Championship that term to earn a promotion to the

UNITED NAME LEGENDS TO PLAY BARCELONA

Manchester United have named a squad of legends that would play Barcelona at Old Trafford on September 2. This would be the return leg of the fixture after they earlier met at Nou Camp last June. Edwin van der Sar as expected would man the goal sticks. Bryan Robson would be the manager, assisted by Andy Cole. Paul Scholes, Denis Irwin, Louis Saha, Mikael Silvestre are also named to appear for the match. Phil Neville, Ronny Johnsen, JesperBlomqvist, Dwight Yorke and Dion Dublin would also feature in the game against the Catalan legends. Eric Abidal, GhoerghePopescu, Julio Salinas, GaizkaMendieta, Miguel

CHELSEA THRASH BORO 3-0

Chelsea comfortably defeated visitors Middlesbrough when they met at Stamford Bridge on Monday, further raising hopes of a Premier League title rout this week when they met West Brom. Ahead of the game, Boro had not won their last 19 visit since 1975. In fact, they scored their last goal at Stamford Bridge in 2001. Cesc Fabregas was called into the action as N’Golo Kante was sidelined. The former Arsenal and Barcelona ace became the first player to do double figures assists in six different seasons. He overtook Ryan Giggs and Wayne Rooney, but remains second in the all-time list.

FANS WOULD LOVE GRIEZMANN – UNITED LEGEND

A Manchester United legend Mikael Silvestre has said that the fans of the club would love French striker Antoine Griezmann if the club lured him to Old Trafford. The Atletico Madrid player has been linked to several clubs following his impressive display in recent time. The Red Devils are believed to be the front runners in the race to sign the 26-year old. The player’s advisor Eric Olhats has revealed that the initial talks for the signature of the player has begun. Silvestre opines that the player would be a perfect fit for the club and that the fans would

PFA AUSSIE LEGENDS DEFEAT UNITED LEGENDS 3-0

In a charity match in Perth organized by Manchester United Foundation and the DT38 Foundation, the PFA Aussie legends thrashed Manchester United 3-0. The Red Devils legends’ squad was led by Paul Scholes but managed by Bryan Robson. The team included soccer stars that made up 3,000 appearances and had scored over 500 goals. The United legends team included Dwight Yorke, Denis Irwin, Louis Saha, Danny Webber, Ronny Johnsen and others. The Aussie legends team had a younger squad, with the average age of 35 compared to United’s team which was almost a decade older. The team was led by

Louis Saha Says United Will Miss Mkhitaryan and Carrick in the EFL Cup Final

Louis Saha says that his former club Manchester United will certainly miss the services of Michael Carrick and Henrikh Mkhitaryan in the EFL Cup final. Both crucial players will be unavailable for selection due to injuries, as United prepare to take on Southampton in the EFL Cup final. The club are hoping to win their first major honour of the season, while United still remain in contention for three other trophies. The club are also fighting to finish in the top four of the league table. Once upon a time, Saha was regarded as one of the main forwards at

UNITED LEGEND LOUIS SAHA VISITS NIGERIA

Former Manchester United striker Louis Saha went on a short visit to Nigeria as he was invited for the launch of paint manufacturers Kansai Plascon in the West African side. The former France international was in the city of Lagos for the launch of the paint company as he is an ambassador of the firm. The company launched their products in Nigeria at their corporate office at No 8a, Ademola Adetokunbo Street, Victoria Island late in January. Saha is not strange to Nigeria – a football powerhouse in Africa. Saha would be remembered for his display at Old Trafford, helping

ROONEY GETS DAY OFF AFTER FWA AWARD CEREMONY

Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney was full of thanks after manager Jose Mourinho gave him a day off after the award ceremony in his honour by the Football Writers’ Association. The player had to appear in London for the event in his name after the writers honoured him for breaking Sir Bobby Charlton’s club goal record. Rooney scored an injury time equalizer when the Red Devils faced off against Stoke City in the Premier League. The goal earned the club a valuable point but also raised his goal tally for the club to 250 making him the all-time leading scorer

MOURINHO BELIEVES UNITED CAN FINISH HIGHER THAN FOURTH

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has insisted that his side can finish higher than fourth position in the Premier League this season. Mourinho has endured a difficult start to life at the Theatre Of Dreams but his side seems to have finally found their feet – judging by recent performances. Manchester United currently sit sixth in the Premier League table after winning their last three matches on the spin. Mourinho’s side have been struggling for consistency all season and find themselves four points behind fourth – placed Arsenal. As belief and optimism grows among Man United fans, Jose Mourinho feels

Neville on Signing of Louis Saha and Cristiano Ronaldo

Gary Neville has revealed that he has recommended only two signings to Manchester United – Cristiano Ronaldo and Louis Saha. Regarded as one of the greatest French forwards in his generation, Saha was making his name at Fulham. He was signed by manager Sir Alex Ferguson for around £ 11 million. This initially turned out to be a very good investment from the club, as Saha was able to come up with some crucial goals. He was seen as the eventual replacement for Ruud van Nistelrooy, who remains as one of the greatest forwards Manchester United have seen in the