Author Archives: miro

'Martial as good as Henry'

Louis Saha says Manchester United forward Anthony Martial is as good as Thierry Henry was as a 20-year-old. Since leaving Monaco for Old Trafford last summer, in an deal woth an initial £36m, young Frenchman Martial has scored 12 goals in 39 appearances for the Reds. Saha, who played for United between 2004 and 2008, ...

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Hodgson challenges players

England manager Roy Hodgson has challenged his players to “put a marker down” in order to claim a place in his Euro 2016 squad. A side captained by Gary Cahill will take on Germany at the Olympiastadion in Berlin on Saturday night before travelling back home to face the Netherlands at Wembley on Tuesday. Joe Hart, Raheem Sterling and Wayne Rooney ...

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Okazaki loving the limelight

Shinji Okazaki is revelling in the chance to make headlines across the world with Leicester City – including in his home country. Okazaki opened the scoring in Japan’s 5-0 victory over Afghanistan in World Cup qualifying this week, but it is Leicester’s unlikely title charge that is foremost in his mind.  Having begun his career at Shimizu S-Pulse, he spent five ...

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