Today’s Morning Paper Talk




Roy Hodgson is hoping E ngland are not drawn to play in the Amazonian city of Manaus in Friday’s World Cup draw.

Wigan chairman Dave Whelan says he sacked Owen Coyle because of “strange” team selections and a lack of fight.

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has insisted he will not throw money around for the sake of it next month.

Sam Allardyce has told West Ham fans to stop turning Modibo Maiga into a laughing stock.

Nottingham Forest want Leicester’s Lloyd Dyer in a £500,000 January raid.

Reading are weighing up a move for Rotherham’s Ben Pringle.

Leeds and Bolton hope to snap up Charlton skipper Johnnie Jackson, who will be out of contract next summer.

Justin Edinburgh will not be returning to his old club Portsmouth as manager.


Roy Hodgson has admitted he played Daniel Sturridge when he wasn’t fully fit in a bid to test the striker’s commitment to England.

Rene Meulensteen has told Fulham owner Shahid Khan: Show me the money.

Manchester United insist they are not on a collision course with Wayne Rooney.

Brendan Rodgers has defended signing fringe players for Liverpool – even though it might end up costing them a Champions League place.

Mike Phelan is the favourite to become the next Wigan boss.

Steve Cotterill is set to be named the new manager of League One strugglers Bristol City.

Northampton have opened talks to sign on-loan Bradford midfielder Ricky Ravenhill on a permanent deal.

Scunthorpe have rejected a request from injury-hit Doncaster for midfielder David Syers to return early from his two-month deal.


Sam Allardyce has accused Andre Villas-Boas of ‘immaturity’ as Tottenham’s players stepped forward to support their under-fire manager.

Manchester City have won the battle for Malaga teenager Brahim Abdelkader Diaz.

Children as young as eight have been used to smuggle flares and smoke bombs into English stadiums.

Swansea striker could return on Monday after a scan revealed his hamstring injury is not as bad as first feared.


Arsenal have agreed to sign Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata on a six-month deal in January.

Andre Villas-Boas has been advised to forget the war of words and let his side’s football do the talking – otherwise he is on a hiding to nothing.

Paul Lambert has told Aston Villa fans to take a reality check, insisting mid-table is not a bad position for the club.


Roberto Martinez has told Everton to break their damage-limitation mentality in the Premier League’s toughest away fixtures as they prepare for Wednesday’s reunion with David Moyes at Manchester United.

Posted By Kevin Jasper (@KevinJasper3)


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