Ter Stegen impressed by 'special' San Paolo
29 Mar
2020
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Ter Stegen impressed by 'special' San Paolo »

Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-André ter Stegen has revealed that the San Paolo “has something special” after playing Napoli in the Champions League. The match in Naples ended in a 1-1 draw and the return leg at Camp Nou has been delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic, but the 27-year-old revealed that the first leg in Italy…

Potter impressed with players as he highlights mental challenges of isolation
26 Mar
2020
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Potter impressed with players as he highlights mental challenges of isolation »

Brighton boss Graham Potter believes dealing with the mental strain of living in isolation is one of the biggest challenges facing his players during the postponement of the Premier League. Albion’s squad, one of whom has tested positive for coronavirus, have all remained in the UK and are following government advice by socially distancing because…

Phillip Cocu impressed with Derby skipper Wayne Rooney’s debut
3 Jan
2020
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Phillip Cocu impressed with Derby skipper Wayne Rooney’s debut »

Derby boss Phillip Cocu was pleased by Wayne Rooney’s debut and revealed he will remain as permanent captain. Rooney had a hand in both goals in a 2-1 victory over Barnsley at Pride Park on Thursday night. The former England striker was named as skipper for his first appearance since agreeing to join the Championship…

Guardiola impressed by Manchester City’s attitude in Everton win
1 Jan
2020
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Guardiola impressed by Manchester City’s attitude in Everton win »

Pep Guardiola praised the attitude of his team after Manchester City opened the new year with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Everton. Gabriel Jesus scored both goals in the space of seven second-half minutes at the Etihad Stadium but what could have been a comfortable win became tense after Claudio Bravo gifted Everton a reply.…

Neil Lennon impressed with Celtic approach as they move five points clear
19 Dec
2019
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Neil Lennon impressed with Celtic approach as they move five points clear »

Celtic manager Neil Lennon was delighted to see his team put pressure on Rangers by going five points clear in the Ladbrokes Premiership. The champions overcame a slow start to beat Hearts 2-0 in a rearranged clash at Tynecastle. Ryan Christie netted in the 28th minute with Celtic’s first effort on target and Olivier Ntcham…

Neil Lennon impressed with teenage Celtic full-back Jeremie Frimpong
16 Dec
2019
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Neil Lennon impressed with teenage Celtic full-back Jeremie Frimpong »

Neil Lennon hailed Jeremie Frimpong as an “outstanding talent” after the 19-year-old turned in another fine performance in Celtic’s 2-0 win over Hibernian on Sunday. The Dutch defender was not registered in the Hoops’ Europa League squad after signing from Manchester City in September for a fee reported to be around £350,000 with potential add-ons. However,…

Gray impressed by Hibs boss Heckingbottom’s attention to detail
31 Jul
2019
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Gray impressed by Hibs boss Heckingbottom’s attention to detail »

David Gray feels Hibernian can thrive even more under Paul Heckingbottom after the head coach used pre-season to drive home his detailed instructions. Heckingbottom led Hibs to a major charge up the Ladbrokes Premiership table after taking over in February and they eventually finished fifth. With 11 players leaving and seven arriving, he has been…

Gary Holt not impressed with Livingston second-half display despite win
17 Jul
2019
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Gary Holt not impressed with Livingston second-half display despite win »

Gary Holt concedes that Livingston “won ugly” following a poor second-half display in the 2-1 win over Ayr. The Ladbrokes Premiership side dominated the first 45 minutes and claimed a richly-deserved lead when Aymen Souda, making his first start for the club, fizzed a low drive past Ross Doohan. The French-Tunisian frontman also headed against…