Glen Johnson reveals his FA Cup winners’ medal with Portsmouth was STOLEN the night of the final, and never got it back

14 May

Former Liverpool and Chelsea defender Glen Johnson has told talkSPORT he is still gutted that his FA Cup winners’ medal was stolen on the SAME NIGHT that he won it. Although he won the Premier League title and League Cup with the Blues, and the League Cup again with the Reds, Johnson lifted the FA […]

John Barnes recalls amazing story of getting Eric Cantona’s shirt after 1996 FA Cup final… only to find out Liverpool teammate Neil ‘Razor’ Ruddock pinched it and later sold it for £9,000!

12 May

Eric Cantona’s 85th minute winner for Manchester United saw Alex Ferguson’s men get the better of their arch nemesis Liverpool in the 1996 FA Cup final. Understandably morale was low in the Liverpool dressing room after the game, but at least skipper John Barnes had the consolation prize of having Cantona’s matchworn shirt – or […]

FA Cup final pencilled in for August 8 with Wembley showpiece to end season as part of Premier League’s ‘Project Restart’

3 May

The resumed 2019/20 football season could end on August 8 with the FA Cup final pencilled in to take place on that date as the final match of the campaign. ‘Project Restart‘, the Premier League’s proposal to resume football after the coronavirus pandemic, would see the remaining 92 top-flight matches played ahead of the FA […]

Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs admits children are still haunted by iconic solo goal celebration in 1999 FA Cup semi-final victory over Arsenal

14 Apr

Manchester United icon Ryan Giggs has admitted his famous celebration against Arsenal in the 1999 FA Cup semi-final still haunts his kids. In one of the most brilliant solo goals in English football history, the winger picked up the ball from his own half and danced through four Gunners players before slotting home to give […]

Coronavirus in sport: All the events cancelled or postponed including Premier League, Euro 2020, Olympics, The Open, Wimbledon and Anthony Joshua fight

13 Mar

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on the worldwide sporting calendar. The Football Association, the Premier League, the English Football League, FA Women’s Super League and FA Women’s Championship have all called a halt to the action. Meanwhile, England’s cricket team cut short their tour of Sri Lanka, while the year’s first golf major, […]

Man City starlet D’Margio Wright-Phillips, Ian Wright’s grandson, scores stunning solo goal AGAINST Arsenal in FA Youth Cup

7 Mar

Blackburn booked their place in the FA Youth Cup semi-finals on Friday night with a stunning thrashing of Arsenal. Rovers’ Under-18s beat their north London counterparts 4-1 to join Chelsea, Manchester United and Man City in the last-four of the tournament. It was a fine performance from Blackburn with Sam Burns opening and closing the […]

Video emerges of fans launching foul-mouthed tirade at Manchester United’s Jesse Lingard outside team bus after Derby victory

6 Mar

Manchester United’s Jesse Lingard received a foul-mouthed tirade of abuse from fans after the 3-0 victory at Derby in the FA Cup on Thursday night. Lingard was targeted outside the team bus by several individuals who hurled a series of insults at the 27-year-old midfielder. The footage emerged after another abject display from the England […]

Glen Johnson fires warning to Billy Gilmour after sensational Chelsea display vs Liverpool: ‘Nobody has a career which just goes up’

5 Mar

Former Chelsea defender Glen Johnson warns there will be tougher tests ahead for teenage sensation Billy Gilmour, who won many admirers for his sensational display against Liverpool. The 18-year-old midfielder ran the show as the Blues dumped their Premier League rivals out of the FA Cup with a comfortable 2-0 victory. Fans and pundits alike, […]

Jose Mourinho’s penalty shootout record as a manager in England is dreadful with Tottenham crashing out of FA Cup to Norwich

5 Mar

Jose Mourinho’s penalty record as a manager in England is dreadful. His latest spot-kick woes came as Tottenham failed to book their place in the FA Cup quarter-finals thanks to Norwich on Wednesday. Jan Vertonghen’s early goal looked to be enough to set up a quarter-final against Manchester United or Derby, until Michel Vorm’s error […]

Jamie O’Hara explains why Wayne Rooney would be WRONG to celebrate against Manchester United following Derby captain’s surprise claim

5 Mar

Jamie O’Hara has taken issue with Wayne Rooney’s surprise claim that he will celebrate if he scores for Derby against Manchester United on Thursday night. Rooney, the Red Devils’ all-time record goalscorer, faces his former side in the FA Cup fifth-round as his new club Derby host the Premier League giants at Pride Park – […]

Mauricio Pochettino could make shock Tottenham return with Jose Mourinho ‘running out of excuses’, claims Jamie O’Hara

5 Mar

Jamie O’Hara has told talkSPORT he is ‘sick and tired’ of Jose Mourinho’s excuses for Tottenham’s dreadful form and believes axed manager Mauricio Pochettino could make a shock return to the club. The former midfielder has defended Mourinho in the past, but admits he is now beginning to question the Special One’s appointment following Spurs’ […]

Pochettino, Levy and Mourinho are to blame for Tottenham woes – fans must get behind the team not attack stars like Dier

5 Mar

Tottenham are unlikely to win a trophy any time soon but Amazon could well be onto an Oscar with their All or Nothing documentary. Spurs fans won’t enjoy it, mind you. But whether it’s the 7-2 humiliation by Bayern Munich, sacking the iconic Mauricio Pochettino, Jose Mourinho’s appointment, Heung-Min Son’s red cards, Harry Kane’s injury, […]

Norwich’s FA Cup hero Tim Krul had Tottenham penalty takers and where they would shoot written on his WATER BOTTLE

5 Mar

Norwich’s FA Cup hero Tim Krul had the Tottenham penalty takers and which way they would shoot written on his water bottle. And the preparation paid off with the Dutchman saving spot-kicks from Troy Parrott and Gedson Fernandes as the Canaries progressed to the competition’s quarter-finals for the first time in 28 years on Wednesday. […]

Tottenham fan provides eyewitness account of Eric Dier incident after FA Cup exit – ‘He lost the plot, he was like the Incredible Hulk’

5 Mar

Tottenham star Eric Dier ‘completely lost it’ and was ‘like the Incredible Hulk’ when he confronted an angry fan after Spurs’ FA Cup exit to Norwich, an onlooking supporter has told talkSPORT. There was a social media frenzy on Wednesday night, as videos and photos were posted of Dier hurdling the barrier and bounding up […]

Derby captain Wayne Rooney determined to beat Manchester United in FA Cup fifth-round – and promises to celebrate if he scores!

5 Mar

Wayne Rooney insists he wants his former club Manchester United to lose to Derby County on Thursday. The Red Devils legend will captain the Rams when they host Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side for a place in the FA Cup quarter-finals – with full commentary of the fifth-round tie LIVE on talkSPORT! Rooney, who is United’s all-time […]

FA Cup draw: Arsenal face trip to Sheffield United, Leicester host Chelsea, holders Man City set for trip to Newcastle

4 Mar

The FA Cup quarter-finals draw has thrown up some interesting ties following this week’s dramatic fifth round encounters. Chelsea saw off top-flight table-toppers Liverpool in the pick of the action, while Newcastle joined the Blues in the last eight with a hard-fought 3-2 victory over West Brom on Tuesday evening. On Wednesday, holders Man City […]

FA Cup quarter-final draw: Manchester United vs Norwich, Arsenal face trip to Sheffield United, holders Man City handed Newcastle tie

4 Mar

The FA Cup quarter-final draw has thrown up some interesting matches following a week of dramatic fifth round clashes. Chelsea beat Premier League table-toppers Liverpool in the pick of the action, while Newcastle joined the Blues in the last eight with a hard-fought 3-2 victory over West Brom on Tuesday evening. On Wednesday, holders Man […]

Jurgen Klopp annoyed with Liverpool players for ignoring new signing Takumi Minamino during FA Cup defeat to Chelsea

4 Mar

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has bemoaned his players for not passing to Takumi Minamino more frequently against Chelsea. Recalled Blues goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalga pulled off a stunning triple save as the hosts battled to a fine 2-0 FA Cup fifth-round win at Stamford Bridge. Only two weeks ago runaway Premier League leaders Liverpool had lost […]

Sheffield Wednesday vs Man City LIVE commentary: Team news, kick-off time and full coverage of FA Cup clash at Hillsborough

4 Mar

Championship Sheffield Wednesday take on Manchester City in the FA Cup fifth round tonight. Wednesday have struggled in recent weeks and now take on reigning Premier League champions and recent Carabao Cup winners City. Pep Guardiola’s mem claimed another trophy on Sunday, edging out Aston Villa at Wembley. They now face a quick turnaround to […]