The potential to establish to crowning glory in what would surely be the greatest ever send-off in football management?
After a season in which his Bayern side have been utterly dominant, the demand of coach Jupp Heynckes to go out on a high has raised the club to a level they have never previously raised. In the Bundesliga, no team has ever won the title so early, with as many points or by conceding so few goals, and in the Champions League Bayern’s swatting aside of Barcelona was almost unfathomable in it’s ease. read more »
Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola says former manager Jose Mourinho’s expected return to the club ‘should be good’.
Asked about the Special One’s imminent return to Stamford Bridge, he said: “Well, it looks like it. He’s certainly a great manager, he knows the players, he knows the atmosphere, so… it should be good.” read more »
Brighton have apologised to Crystal Palace after excrement was found smeared on the Amex Stadium’s away dressing room walls ahead of the Championship play-off semi-final second leg.
Someone at Brighton with access to the dressing rooms had staged a dirty protest ahead of the match, and the Eagles arrived for the game to discover their dressing room had been given an impromptu brown makeover. read more »
Following the news that Glenn Whelan put a pig’s head in the locker of Kenwyne Jones yesterday, an email has emerged from Brighton in which Gus Poyet claims that someone carried out a rather smelly act against playoff opponents Crystal Palace. read more »