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Author Archive for Barry Glendenning

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FA Cup fourth round: Southampton v Tottenham and more – live!

Clockwatch: Live updates from the 3pm kick-offsLive scoreboard | FA Cup: 10 things to look out forYou can email Barry here of tweet @bglendenning 1.34pm GMT Brentford v Leicester City: Brendan Rodgers brought Leicester City to play in what could be the…

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The Fiver | Manchester United, hapless goons and biohazard suits

Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!In much the same way as they publicly backed David Moyes and Humility Man™ shortly before handing them their P45s and ushering them to the Old Trafford door marked “Do One”, Manchester United’s hierarc…

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Manchester United v Burnley: Premier League – live!

Premier League updates from the 8.15pm GMT kick-offLive scores: all the goals from the UK and EuropeAnd email Barry here or tweet @bglendenning 8.27pm GMT 11 min: Aaron Wan-Bissaka gets the better of Taylor and sends a low cross fizzing into the Manche…

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The Fiver | Carlo Ancelotti’s eyebrow arching towards the heavens

Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!The Arco da Rua Augusta in Lisbon, Munich’s Siegestor, the Roosevelt Arch in Montana and the Arc de Triomphe on the Champs Élysées in Paris are among the world’s best known arches. But when it comes to…

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The Fiver | Pardew and Powell attempting to bust Den Haag out of the slime

Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Speaking on TalkSport once, Dean Ashton revealed that Alan Pardew’s nickname during his time at West Ham was “chocolate” because the notoriously confident manager held himself in such high regard that …

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Football transfer rumours: Jérôme Boateng to Arsenal from Bayern?

Today’s tell-all is that little souvenir of a terrible year that makes our eyes feel soreTransfer interactive: Every deal from Europe’s top leaguesWith Callum Chambers sidelined for up to nine months with a ruptured cruciate ligament, Mikel Arteta has …

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The Fiver | A square peg who has filled a dizzying array of Manchester United holes

Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!After the best part of a decade at Manchester United, it’s arrivederci to Ashley Young, who has departed for pastures new. Specifically, the verdant grass rectangle at San Siro, where he will line up f…

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The Fiver | Bracing themselves as an Adidas Tango dropped out of the heavens

Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Of all the European countries in Europe you might have expected to emulate the USA’s restrictions on children sticking the nut on footballs, the home of both the Glasgow Kiss and Trainspotting’s Begbie…

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Tottenham Hotspur v Middlesbrough: FA Cup third-round replay – live!

FA Cup updates from the replay kicking off at 8.05pm GMTLive scoreboard: the latest from tonight’s matchesAnd you can email Barry here or tweet him here 7.34pm GMT In the event of a draw tonight: There will be extra time and then penalties if required….

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Tottenham Hotspur v Middlesbrough: FA Cup third-round replay – live!

FA Cup updates from the replay kicking off at 8.05pm GMTLive scoreboard: the latest from tonight’s matchesAnd you can email Barry here or tweet him here 7.34pm GMT In the event of a draw tonight: There will be extra time and then penalties if required….

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The Fiver | Mollycoddled divas not having to play any more than one replay

Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!With so many managers complaining about how often the players on their football teams are forced to play football these days, The Fiver can’t help but yearn for the good old days when FA Cup ties were …

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The Fiver | Public handwringing, U-turns and a tale of two Valverdes

Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Top-level crisis talks between senior figures at a national institution. An imminent, apparently inevitable Big Name departure. Much public handwringing over “future roles”. Much like Monday’s summit a…

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The Fiver | Public handwringing, U-turns and a tale of two Valverdes

Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Top-level crisis talks between senior figures at a national institution. An imminent, apparently inevitable Big Name departure. Much public handwringing over “future roles”. Much like Monday’s summit a…

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Just a minute: why mental health is worth delaying FA Cup ties for | Barry Glendenning

Football offers numerous examples of why mental health matters and the importance of the saying, ‘it’s OK not to be OK’Jimmy Carr used to tell a joke about being stopped in the street by one of those clipboard-wielding charity muggers who asked him if …

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Who will be the Premier League’s winners and losers? | Barry Glendenning

Could Liverpool blow it? Should Brighton and West Ham be confident of staying up? Can Bournemouth carry on surviving? Can Jamie Vardy keep scoring to win the golden boot?In a word: no. Jürgen Klopp’s side have succeeded in making a total mockery of any…

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Manchester City v Everton: Premier League – live!

Updates from the Etihad Stadium, 5.30pm GMT kick-offLive scoreboard | Southampton 1-0 TottenhamAnd why not email Barry or tweet @bglendenning 5.39pm GMT 9 min: Claudio Bravo is is forced to tip the ball over the bar after a deft touch from Seamus Colem…

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Football transfer rumours: Dominic Calvert-Lewin to Manchester United?

The decade’s final Rumour Mill stars Diego, Danny and DominicNot content with having Joel Matip, Dejan Lovren and Joe Gomez to choose for the role of AN Other central defender to play alongside Virgil van Dijk, Jürgen Klopp is pondering a move for £65m…

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Football transfer rumours: Olivier Giroud to West Ham?

Today’s tell-all is milking the festive spirit With the January transfer window due to slam open at precisely the same time as folk around the UK join hands and bawl out raucous renditions of Auld Lang Syne, the Rumour Mill, as you might have expect, h…

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Norwich City v Tottenham: Premier League – live!

Premier League updates from the 5.30pm GMT kick-offBrighton’s Mooy produces cracker to finish off BournemouthAnd feel free to email Barry or tweet @bglendenning 5.09pm GMT Daniel Farke speaks: “We have to beat the top of our game without any doubt,” he…

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Brighton v Bournemouth: Premier League – live!

Premier League updates from the 12.30pm GMT kick-offBrighton v Bournemouth match previewAnd feel free to email Barry or tweet @bglendenning 12.37pm GMT 8 min: It’s end to end stuff as Neal Maupay squanders a decent chance by firing high over the bar fo…