Lianne Sanderson ‘broke down’ after making England squad for 2015 Women’s World Cup

England and Arsenal forward Lianne Sanderson has been named in a World Cup squad before, in 2007, but eight years and 46 international caps later, the 27-year-old “had a lump in my throat” when head coach Mark Sampson informed her that she was in his 23-member group for Canada 2015. … More Lianne Sanderson ‘broke down’ after making England squad for 2015 Women’s World Cup

Manchester United’s transition far from over despite Champions League boost

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal can afford to enjoy his glass of red wine following Saturday’s scrappy 2-1 win over Crystal Palace, but deep down the Dutchman will know that his team had robbed the Eagles off a deserved three points. After three consecutive defeats, Van Gaal would not care how his side managed … More Manchester United’s transition far from over despite Champions League boost

Chelsea v Crystal Palace Preview: Pardew to take title race down to the wire

Originally posted on The Offside Rule:
By Jaideep Vaidya. Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew believes his gameplan can stop Chelsea being crowned champions against them. Embed from Getty Images The 12th-placed Eagles’ remarkable run of four straight league wins – including victory over Manchester City – was halted after back-to-back defeats by West Brom and…