'Failed the Pep student final exams': Vincent Kompany goes under pressure from fans
Burnley are having a shocking campaign despite steamrollering the Championship last year. Vincent Kompany's men only have four points from the first 10 games in the Premier League and are now out of the Carabao Cup, following a 3-0 defeat to Everton, fittingly managed by their ex-boss Sean Dyche.
'We all make mistakes': Vincent Kompany has no issues with Darren England's return for Burnley's match
Vincent Kompany, the former football star, has expressed no concerns about Darren England returning to officiate in Burnley's upcoming match against Brentford this Saturday.Darren England and Daniel Cook were temporarily sidelined from their roles as VAR officials following a communication error that led to the incorrect disallowance of Luis Diaz's goal for Liverpool against Tottenham last month.
Arsenal's 'next Yaya Toure' confirms he'll be out for months
Albert Sambi Lokonga, who is currently on loan at Luton Town, has revealed he will be sidelined for a "couple of months" after suffering an injury in the Hatters' 1-1 draw with Wolves at the weekend.He wrote on Instagram: "I thought it was my time to enjoy playing this beautiful game called football and work hard helping my teammates to reach our goal as a team…"Unfortunately, an injury came to delay everything.
'Man United just haven't been up to the standard': Chris Sutton makes Burnley clash prediction
Speaking to the BBC, Chris Sutton said: "This is a must-win game for Manchester United, and also a high-pressure one — particularly for their manager Erik ten Hag to get the doubters off his back."Essentially, Man United need some good performances as well as some points.
Burnley boss Vincent Kompany backs Erik ten Hag to overturn Man United's fortunes
"When in a top club you are always one loss away from a crisis," said Vincent Kompany at his pre-match press conference when asked for his thoughts on Erik ten Hag."That doesn’t just have to be [Manchester] United – it is the same in every top club.
Burnley vs Man City LIVE Blog: text commentary, fan reactions & player ratings
Burnley 0-3 Man City (Haaland 4', 36' ; Rodri 76')Man City set the pace for the game early on thanks to Erling Haaland's great strike. Burnley actually looked good for some 15-20 minutes and could've scored with more luck.
'The man has the drive to be the best in anything': Kompany named as Guardiola's successor at Man City
Vincent Kompany was a great captain, however, he can be an even better manager. Vincent's former teammate Joleon Lescott revealed that Kompany told him he was destined for even greater things than he achieved at Etihad when he took over as manager at Burnley a year ago.
Arsenal to receive compensation for released defender & 2 more latest under-radar stories
Ajax chief warns about Kudus priceQuoted by Goal, Ajax chief Sven Mislintat warned Arsenal and other clubs about signing Mohammed Kudus: "Perhaps the interest in not as serious as everyone thinks. "It is important for us that the relationship with the players remains good.
'He really deserved it that day': Marco Materazzi reveals how he once punished Balotelli for throwing Inter Milan shirt
Mario Balotelli has always had a talent for getting on the nerves of those around him, whether it's fans, managers, opponents, or even his own teammates. There have been very few characters like him in football in recent years, capable of both delighting and frustrating anyone in equal measure.
'They were relentless': Vincent Kompany on Liverpool ahead of Premier League return
In a recent interview, Vincent Kompany, the former captain of Manchester City and current manager of Burnley, shared his thoughts on the toughest opponents he faced during his time at the Etihad. Kompany singled out Liverpool as the best opposition he encountered.
'It's a tough one': Vincent Kompany reveals plans for Weghorst at Burnley
"He's a player from Burnley football club who has played in the top four of the Premier League for Manchester United and also for Holland," Vincent Kompany told The Mirror about Wout Weghorst. "The most important thing for me – and it's a tough one for me to say obviously because of the Cup Final – is for him personally to finish the season on a high.
Neymar considering PSG future and 3 more under-radar stories at Chelsea today
Madueke reacts to Bournemouth winNoni Madueke put in a wonderful performance for the Blues against Bournemouth and took to Instagram to thank the fans for their support:"Beauty in knowing that there’s positives but also things that require work. Love to the travelling fans, you guys got us over the line.
Revealed: Chelsea's three back-up options if Pochettino talks collapse
Chelsea are pretty confident of securing a deal to make Mauricio Pochettino their next manager, claims The Guardian.However, they do have a few backup plans in place just in case negotiations suddenly collapse – which happened with Julian Nagelsmann.
Unexpected candidate for Chelsea job named - he never managed in big European league (reliability: 5 stars)
Earlier this week, reports emerged saying that Chelsea had one more candidate on their shortlist apart from Mauricio Pochettino and Vincent Kompany.Now, The Guardian claims that this previously unnamed candidate is Celtic boss Ange Postecoglou.
Why Nagelsmann rejected Chelsea job revealed
Julian Nagelsmann rejected the opportunity to coach Chelsea because he doesn't believe the club has a good short and long term project with their American owners in charge, according to the reliable Sport1 in Germany. After another round of talks this week, Nagelsmann informed the Chelsea owners on Thursday that the job on offer was out of the question for him.
Vincent Kompany enters race to become next Chelsea head coach (reliability: 4 stars)
Chelsea have included Vincent Kompany in the shortlist for who becomes their next manager, according to Evening Standard's Nizaar Kinsella - a fairly reliable source. Kompany is a popular figure in the Premier League after growing into a legendary status at Manchester City.
Chelsea hold first 'in person' meeting with Nagelsmann, details revealed
According to Times Sport (4 stars), Chelsea's co-sporting directors Paul Winstanley and Laurence Stewart met Julian Nagelsmann on Thursday for the first "in-person" talks.Chelsea is looking to narrow down the shortlist of candidates for the coaching position.
'Have you forgot his performances vs Torres?': Carragher shuts down Van Dijk comparisons with Vidic
Jamie Carragher responded to a tweet by user Football_Tweet who claimed that Virgil van Dijk could not be compared to the likes of John Terry, Vincent Kompany, Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic."VVD is far better than Vidic, who was a top CB, but have you forgot his performances against Torres?"Rio & JT had poor seasons in their career like all players, VVD is having one now.
'I'm not surprised': Kompany explains why Arteta is doing well at Arsenal
“Like any good coaching staff is supposed to work he was definitely an extension of Pep, probably the one in the coaching staff that was closer to the players, and understanding fully what Pep wanted as a manager,” Kompany said.“You could see Mikel was in that transition moment from being a player to being a coach.
Vincent Kompany: Swansea City are harder to press than Man United
Burnley manager Vincent Kompany has taken a dig at Man United by claiming that his side found it harder to press the Swansea City players than they did against the Reds Devils in the Carabao Cup clash last month.Speaking after his side’s 2-1 win over Swansea in the Championship on Monday, the ex-Man City captain said: “I knew this was going to be a difficult game.