BROWN PRAISES PORT VALE BRILLIANCE AT BURY

Port Vale goal keeper Scott Brown has praised his team’s brilliance following their 1-0 victory over Bury FC.

In their previous league game, the Valiants had been humiliated 6-2 by Lincoln. Therefore, a victory against one of the best sides in the league was very much welcome.

While Port Vale had responded well to the 6-2 mauling in the hands of Lincoln by winning Middlesbrough by a scoreline of 2-0, beating Oldham 1-0, and playing a goalless draw against Stevenage, the Valiants were yet to forget about the 6-2 defeat.
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Germany vs France Betting Tips for UEFA Nations League

Germany and France enter into the UEFA Nations League as among the favourites to win the title. The two teams will be stepping onto the field for the first time since the 2018 World Cup in Brazil. It was a tournament that had a different outcome is for Germany and France. Despite being the holders of the competition, Germany were thrown out at the group stages while France went on to lift the title for the first time since the 1998 edition. Despite the humiliating exit, Germany have understood the need for patients with manager Joachim Loew, who has been able to get Germany to immense successes in the last five years.

Even though the two teams went through a different World Cup campaigns, the upcoming matches slated to be closely contested. Germany will be out to prove their strength while France have the potential to be relaxed after ending their long wait for success. Manager Didier Deschamps, though, has a number of key issues that affects his team coming into the match. Hugo Lloris is a major miss for France while Germany will also be missing players like Sami Khedira. Leroy Sane, though, is back for the national team and he has the potential to make a difference with his blistering pace and skill.
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CRYSTAL PALACE FINALLY PUBLISH 2016/17 ACCOUNTS

Premier League side Crystal Palace has finally published its 2016/17 accounts. They were the only top flight side yet to carry out their mandatory duties with the Companies House. The club was mandated to pay a fine for failure to publish their accounts before the March 31 deadline.

The Company CPFC 2010 Ltd was also issued a notice from the Registrar of Companies that they could be struck off and the company dissolved if they do not meet their obligations in time unless cause was shown. Latest reports have it that the compulsory strike off warning has been discontinued after the club finally filed the accounts for the 2016/17 season.
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CRYSTAL PALACE LOSE AGAIN

Crystal Palace’s loss to Burnley means they hold the record for first team to lose its first four games in the top flight, worse without scoring.


As Referee Michael Oliver blew the whistle to end the game against Sean Dyche’s team, Frank de Boer knew it means trouble. His face obviously showed it.

The eighth manager of the club in seven years would likely go the path of George Burley, Dougie Freedman, Ian Holloway, Tony Pulis, Neil Warnock, Alan Pardew and Sam Allardyce – who helped them stay afloat last term.

Going into the game at Turf Moor, it was a difficult one but the team had to hope. They had lost three games straight and were yet to score their first. They are likely to sit at the bottom of the table at the end of the week so they hoped. They fought hard but they could not defeat Burnley. Continue reading “CRYSTAL PALACE LOSE AGAIN”

SAKHO AGREES PERSONAL TERMS WITH PALACE

Liverpool defender MamadouSakho has reportedly agreed personal terms with his prospective new employers Crystal Palace.


The 27-year old has been linked with the Premier League side this summer following his successful short stint with the club last season.

Liverpool want up to £30 million for the player but this is slowing down the deal as Palace hope the Redswould soften their stance. The Eagles would not be able to offer that much for the defender even though the club has identified Sakho as their summer defensive target.

With European sides scrambling for decent centre half, Liverpool feel the valuation is in place. The pedigree, experience and recent performances also lend credence to the claim. The price of other acquired defenders this summer helps the Merseyside maintain their stance. Continue reading “SAKHO AGREES PERSONAL TERMS WITH PALACE”

MOURINHO COMPLAINS OF TIGHT FIXTURES

Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho has complained of tight fixtures again.


He has criticised the schedule of the club in recent weeks as they juggle between the various competitions they are involved in.

The Red Devils are set to play Ajax in next week’s Europa League final. Mourinho says he is frustrated that the team did not get more time to prepare. The Portuguese preferred that the last games of the season – which are played at the same time – should have been moved to Saturday instead of the Sunday afternoon it is scheduled.

The game presents Mourinho with an opportunity to get Champions League football next season if they win the title. It would be another opportunity to get a major trophy aside their EFL Cup. Continue reading “MOURINHO COMPLAINS OF TIGHT FIXTURES”