As the season heats up and the battle to beat the drop intensifies, it shouldn’t really surprise us that the most cool and collected player in the Premier League has led by example.
At close to 20 in the Y! game, I may have missed the boat on Berba King. But with his upcoming schedule, including a double-week, it will be tempting to gut some players for him.
"We can confirm that results of the latest scan on Massadio Haidara show that the player has very fortunately escaped any significant bone or ligament damage following the dangerous tackle by Wigan Athletic's Callum McManaman on Sunday"
The small-club mentality is waning from the Britannia Stadium as Stoke fans increase their expectations of a growing club, David Instone writes.
By Simon Kuper. Anyone who peeks behind the game’s curtain discovers there is no magic there
Forward to miss international clash.
FanZone's Chelsea blogger Dylan Clive waxes lyrical about Eden Hazard's stunning impact in recent games - and pours praise on Frank Lampard.