Dave Smith

No way to treat a hero: Wayne Rooney should get the respect – and the move – he deserves

No way to treat a hero: Wayne Rooney should get the respect – and the move – he deserves

  MANCHESTER United’s unwanted skipper Wayne Rooney has given the biggest indication yet that his time at Old Trafford is up. A bit-part player for much of the season under Jose Mourinho, the ultimate insult came when Rooney was brought on as...read more »

A plea to Arsene Wenger: put an end to this ridiculous soap opera – Arsenal fans should be told the truth

A plea to Arsene Wenger: put an end to this ridiculous soap opera – Arsenal fans should be told the truth

  ARSENAL fans deserve to know what the hell is going on at their football club – and what the future holds. Arsene Wenger’s stand-off and constant dismissal of questions about whether he will stay or go has, quite frankly, become tiresome. Yes,...read more »

United and City players send messages of condolence to those affected by Manchester terrorist attack

United and City players send messages of condolence to those affected by Manchester terrorist attack

  THIS should have been a week of celebration for the good people of Manchester: City confirming their Champions League place and United, hopefully, doing likewise via tomorrow’s Europa League Final. Instead, the lunatic and abhorrent action of one madman, has put...read more »

David Moyes calls it a day at the Stadium of Light – Jermain Defoe is on his bike too!

David Moyes calls it a day at the Stadium of Light – Jermain Defoe is on his bike too!

  DAVID Moyes’ once-proud reputation as a top Premier League boss is in tatters this evening as he parted company with Sunderland after a third, successive managerial failure. Having been lauded for his work at Everton over a lengthy spell, it has...read more »

Harry Kane signs off in style as Spurs go on the rampage – and he retains the Golden Boot

Harry Kane signs off in style as Spurs go on the rampage – and he retains the Golden Boot

TOTTENHAM ended an impressive season on a high with a magnificent seven at Hull - and, of course, Harry Kane was at the centre of the celebrations yet again. Two hat-tricks in a week took the 23-year-old striker's Premier League tally to...read more »

Spurs icon Harry Kane is King of the King Power – race for Golden Boot is all over bar the shouting

Spurs icon Harry Kane is King of the King Power – race for Golden Boot is all over bar the shouting

  A FAB four from Harry Kane took his Premier League tally to 26 goals, two ahead of former leader Romelu Lukaku and one more than he clocked up last season, as the Tottenham idol closes in on a second successive...read more »

Manchester United fans can only hope Jose Mourinho’s men are saving their best for the Europa League Final

Manchester United fans can only hope Jose Mourinho’s men are saving their best for the Europa League Final

  LAST night’s goalless draw with Southampton – their FIFTEENTH of the season – just about sums up Manchester United’s season of frustration. So near and yet so far. Had Jose Mourinho’s side managed to convert just five of those draws into...read more »

Manchester United are confident of landing James Rodriguez – not sure about Gareth Bale though

Manchester United are confident of landing James Rodriguez – not sure about Gareth Bale though

  IT doesn’t take a rocket scientist to work out that Jose Mourinho MUST strengthen his squad in the summer. Not exactly a complete overhaul, but certainly the addition of more quality to boost their Premier League title hopes next season. Fair...read more »

‘One more game’ will define Liverpool’s first full season under Jurgen Klopp – not a time to be ‘silly’

‘One more game’ will define Liverpool’s first full season under Jurgen Klopp – not a time to be ‘silly’

  JURGEN Klopp has been in the management game long enough to know that nothing can be taken for granted – not even a home match against the second worst team in the league. You can’t see miserable Middlesbrough, already relegated and deservedly...read more »

Tottenham say farewell to White Hart Lane with a win thanks to Harry Kane; not a dry eye in the house

Tottenham say farewell to White Hart Lane with a win thanks to Harry Kane; not a dry eye in the house

HARRY Kane is hailed as ‘one of our own’ and the Tottenham favourite is on course to be up there on his own as a Spurs icon ‘par excellence’. So many legends in the stands – Glenn Hoddle, Ossie Ardiles Ricky...read more »