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Letter: Alan Gilzean fixed the crowd with a steely stare

Guardian - ons, 18/07/2018 - 19:13

As a Manchester United supporter, I coveted Alan Gilzean who played for my brother’s team, Tottenham Hotspur, especially in the 1970s when United were a fading force. I envied Gilzean’s mastery of time and space and his astonishing aerial ability with his repertoire of flicked and glanced headers, finding Jimmy Greaves as if guided by radar. But, with his bony figure and unflinching approach, no one should underestimate how hard he could be.

Always a spiky competitor, adept with his elbows, he had something of the undertaker about him, having gaunt and wintry features and wind-blown, thinning hair. In the parlance of the day, Gilzean was “no oil painting”.

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Which clubs excelled at the World Cup?

Sky Sports - ons, 18/07/2018 - 15:30
The World Cup is over and the Premier League is set to reboot - but which clubs were represented most in Russia and which excelled in the stats?

Checkatrade Trophy first-round draw

Sky Sports - ons, 18/07/2018 - 14:39
League One and Two clubs - plus squads from some big Premier League clubs - have found out their Checkatrade Trophy opponents.

Summer transfer dealings ranked

Sky Sports - ons, 18/07/2018 - 14:03
We look at the top five Premier League additions of the summer so far, according to their Sky Sports Fantasy Football values.

Spurs in talks with Villa over Grealish

Sky Sports - ons, 18/07/2018 - 11:50
Talks are ongoing over the transfer of Jack Grealish from Aston Villa to Tottenham, according to Sky sources.

Transfer Centre recap

Sky Sports - ons, 18/07/2018 - 08:00
All the latest news and gossip, including updates on the futures of Kasper Schmeichel, Thibaut Courtois, Malcom, Eden Hazard and more.

Premier League's Carnoustie?

Sky Sports - ons, 18/07/2018 - 07:00
The Open tees off at Carnoustie this week, a course widely considered to be among the toughest in the land - but which Premier League club has a Carnoustie-like fortress?

Transfer Talk: Hazard in for Ronaldo?

Sky Sports - tir, 17/07/2018 - 15:51
The latest episode from the second series of our Transfer Talk podcast is here!

Alderweireld slams 'unjust' omissions

Sky Sports - tir, 17/07/2018 - 08:50
Toby Alderweireld insists his prolonged spell out of Tottenham's first-team last season was "unjustified" and admits he still unsure about his future.

When do World Cup stars return?

Sky Sports - man, 16/07/2018 - 23:40
The World Cup is over - so when will the Premier League players returning late be back in action?

Caution! Stalled government ahead | Brief letters

Guardian - man, 16/07/2018 - 18:48
Alan Gilzean | Eldorado at the BBC | Motorway speeds | Morris Minors | Fake news

Rumour has it that the only reason Alan Gilzean (Obituary, 12 July) stayed with Tottenham Hotspur after Jimmy Greaves left was that with the advent of substitutions, the Spurs manager agreed he would substitute him 15 minutes before full time. This enabled Alan to leave White Hart Lane before the crowds and get to his local in Winchmore Hill at opening time.
Steve Cunneen
Norwich

• Sam Wollaston misses the point of Eldorado (Costa del LOL, G2, 9 July). It was launched to take the place of thrice-weekly Wogan and contribute a large proportion of the 25% of non-news programming that had to be made by independent producers. Its per episode budget was fine but its management by committee was not.
Victoria Wegg-Prosser
Head of independents planning unit, BBC, 1991-93

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Southgate: Kane is a leader

Sky Sports - man, 16/07/2018 - 17:10
Gareth Southgate says England captain Harry Kane proved he is a leader at the World Cup.

Son may miss PL start for Asian Games

Sky Sports - man, 16/07/2018 - 17:05
Heung-Min Son could miss the start of the Premier League season after he was chosen as one of three over-age players for South Korea at the Asian Games.

Ronaldo's domino effect? 

Sky Sports - man, 16/07/2018 - 13:40
Cristiano Ronaldo's shock move to Juventus has got the world talking, but it could have a significant impact in the Premier League, too. 

Kane fired up for PL kick-off

Sky Sports - man, 16/07/2018 - 00:00
World Cup Golden Boot winner Harry Kane is already setting his sights on Tottenham's Premier League opener at Newcastle and ending his final unwanted jinx.

Kieran Trippier offered freedom of Bury after World Cup success

Guardian - søn, 15/07/2018 - 11:31

Footballer became third England player ever to score in semi-finals with free-kick goal

England player Kieran Trippier is to be awarded the freedom of his home town of Bury after his stellar World Cup performance.

The 27-year-old defender became only the third England player to score in a World Cup semi-final when his free-kick put Gareth Southgate’s men 1-0 up against Croatia on Wednesday.

Last night hurt and will for a while but we must take positives from the last few weeks and look forward to the future.What a great set of @England teammates and staff, it's been a journey we can be proud of. Thank you to all the fans out here and back home for your support pic.twitter.com/Aw43gMvg4K

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Neville: Kane has not been himself

Sky Sports - lør, 14/07/2018 - 19:10
Gary Neville says England captain Harry Kane "has not been himself" in recent matches, adding the striker's performances were a "big factor" in Gareth Southgate's side faltering at the semi-final stage of the World Cup.

Transfer Talk: Who are Sarri's targets?

Sky Sports - fre, 13/07/2018 - 18:20
The latest episode from the second series of our Transfer Talk podcast is here!

PL target Plea heads to Bundesliga

Sky Sports - fre, 13/07/2018 - 17:10
Nice forward Alassane Plea, who was reportedly a target for a number of Premier League clubs, has joined Bundesliga side Borussia Monchengladbach.

Euro papers: Spurs to miss out on Rabiot

Sky Sports - fre, 13/07/2018 - 10:50
With the majority of players now free from World Cup duty, it seems that the transfer window is hotting up with deals being done left, right and centre.
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