Roy Hodgson’s legacy

When Roy Hodgson resigned immediately after England’s defeat to Iceland at the European Championships in France it was no surprise as the ‘embarrassment’ of losing to the smallest nation ever to qualify for a major tournament was seen as too much to come back from.

Hodgson had also overseen the abject failure that was England’s 2014 World Cup performance in Brazil where they had been eliminated before they even completed their group games thanks to losses to both Italy and Uruguay in the opening matches.

LEICESTER PLAYERS DEMAND MORE WAGES FOLLOWING PREMIER LEAGUE TITLE WIN

Star players of the newly crowned English Premier League champions, Leicester City, have demanded an increase in wages following their fairly tale season.


The champions’ Thai owners are planning to open contract negotiations with most of their players later this month when celebrations wear off a little. During their recent title celebration round the city, nearly all of the city dwellers (reportedly 240,000 ecstatic fans) came out to celebrate with the champions of England.

Crystal Palace Fans Win Over Zaha

With another season in the Premier League to look forward to, on the back of a successful campaign all the way to the FA Cup final, Crystal Palace have much to look forward to.

The team might have been considered as an underdog for the FA Cup final against Manchester United, but they put in a fantastic performance that saw them being just 12 minutes from greatness, and many are optimistic that they will be able to win the trophy next season if they keep their best players.

Petr Cech talks about how he stops strikers from scoring goals

PetrCech is arguably one of the best goal-keepers in the history of football who manages to perform at a high level in every season and it has not been any different this time around as he was able to secure 15 clean sheets in 33 appearances.

The veteran player was even named as the Czech Republic player of the year as he continues to display his world-class skills even at the age of 33; he has not shown any signs of slowing down.

The £10 million summer signing of Arsenal has recently revealed details as to what he does in order to stop as PetrCech said: "There are many ways you can intimidate people during a game. With your aggression is one way, but nobody likes to have no time. You press them all the time and put them under pressure. Any player that has time and feels comfortable to control the ball and play, obviously can play much better.’’

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