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Month: October 2018

Charlie Adam believes out-of-work duo would have suited Aston Villa better

Posted on October 24, 2018  in Uncategorized

Stoke City midfielder Charlie Austin has said that Aston Villa could have looked at the possibility of signing one of David Moyes or Sam Allardyce as their next head coach instead of turning their attention towards Dean Smith. Smith was recently appointed as the successor to Steve Bruce at the west Midlands outfit after guiding Brentford to three successive top 10 finishes.

Speaking to BBC Radio 5 Live, Adam admitted that Smith is a good option for the Villains with his good track record in the Championship but believes the likes of Moyes and Allardyce may have been better choices to enhance their prospects of top-flight promotion, he spoke: “For me, if I’m on the outside, I’m going for the quick fix now.
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Month: October 2018

Joe Allen: social media judges his form

Posted on October 12, 2018  in Premier League

Wales international Joe Allen has said that he does not need to look into social media to know how he has performed during the early stages of the campaign. The midfielder made the surprise decision to stay put with the Potters rather than pursue a return to the Premier League this summer and he has since not produced the performance the fans would have expected from him.

Speaking to reporters, Allen admitted that he has not been in the best of form since the Championship season begun and hopefully, his match-winning goal against former club Swansea City can spark the turnaround required for the Potters and himself, he said: “I don’t think anyone would be surprised if they’d seen me play so far this season. It’s not been a great start from myself. (more…)

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Month: October 2018

Joe Allen admits he does not need social media to judge his form

Posted on October 2, 2018  in Uncategorized

Wales international Joe Allen has said that he does not need to look into social media to know how he has performed during the early stages of the campaign. The midfielder made the surprise decision to stay put with the Potters rather than pursue a return to the Premier League this summer and he has since not produced the performance the fans would have expected from him.

Speaking to reporters, Allen admitted that he has not been in the best of form since the Championship season begun and hopefully, his match-winning goal against former club Swansea City can spark the turnaround required for the Potters and himself, he said: “I don’t think anyone would be surprised if they’d seen me play so far this season. It’s not been a great start from myself.
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