Mauricio Pochettino disappointed with Swansea City draw

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has admitted that his disappointment after the club were held to a goalless draw by Swansea City at Wembley.

The north London giants brushed aside Borussia Dortmund by a 3-1 scoreline in a Champions League game at the national stadium in midweek, but they are still searching for an elusive league win in their temporary home.

Brad Friedel Reflects on His Time in English Football

Brad Friedel says that he is extremely happy that he has been accepted by English football fans as one of their own.

The American goalkeeper is one of the instantly recognisable names with regard to the last 25 years of the Premier League, as he spent the majority of his time playing for the likes of Blackburn and Aston Villa. He still holds the record for the most number of consecutive appearances, as it stands at 310. Friedel says that it was initially tough for him to convince fans in his first few years in English football, as there was a tendency to look American players as not being good enough for English football.

FULHAM WANT PARKER TO CONTINUE

Fulham want Scott Parker to continue in his role as the coach if he is inclined to do so.

Both parties have been in talks over a playing deal while he continues his coaching responsibilities. There are reports that the star claimed he was open to a fresh challenge but the club wants him to agree to a coaching role.

THE YOUNGSTER WHO DEFIED FERGUSON

Years after a stunning season the life of Manchester United youngster has taken a turn for the worst.

Tracing back his steps you might wonder if he regrets defying the coaching legend Sir Alex Ferguson. Macheda ignored the advice of Ferguson to join another Premier League side on a loan deal rather than buy into the talks of returning to his native Italy.

ATLETICO SET TO STOP LECIESTER CITY AGAIN

Surprise winners of the Premier League last year Leicester City – despite 5000:1 odds – have been impressive in the UEFA Champions League.

They have shocked everyone by making the last eight of the elite competition in Europe. They now have to contend with Spanish side Atletico Madrid for a chance to go further. However, this time not a lot of people are writing them off.

Shunsuke Nakamura HOPING TO BREAK JAPANESE RECORD

Celtic FC legend Shunsuke Nakamura is hoping to break the Japanese record for the oldest outfield player, or at least one of the oldest.

Only a few footballers play in the later thirties or early forties, as the years of training and family pressure gets to them – particularly English football or other elite football leagues in the world.

Brad Friedel Does Not Expect Liverpool To Sign New Goalkeepers This January

Former Tottenham goalkeeper Brad Friedel has seen players of position struggled to perform well at Liverpool under several managers.

Jurgen Klopp brought in Loris Karius as an option in the summer. After having managed to replace Belgian Simon Mignolet for much of the first half of the campaign, the German has lost his place in the Liverpool first-team. Both goalkeepers, though, have failed to provide confidence, as they have committed grave mistakes in the past. Even then, Friedel does not expect Klopp to step into the transfer market in January and strengthen the goalkeeper position.

Comparing the Premier League among Europe’s Big 5 Leagues

Many consider the English Premier League to be the most exciting football league in the world. When it comes to television viewers it is certainly the most popular and when it comes to revenue it’s in a league of its own.

The Premier League continues to be rich and popular but they have not fared so well in the UEFA Champions over the past three seasons with the Spanish La Liga winning each and providing five of the six finalists in the process. Barcelona and Real Madrid have even combined to win nine of the last 19 finals.

Brad Friedel reckons Bob Bradley would make Swansea play different Game

Brad Friedel reckons Bob Bradley would make Swansea play different kind of Football than some of the team’s previous coaches have.

Friedel opines that all the Swansea coaches in general have been the ones who have not been that bold and have been interested in only holding the opposition with some good looking ‘passing play’.

Will Brad Friedel have a new role besides being a club ambassador?

Brad Friedel retired from playing competitive football on May of 2015 which was when the 2015-16 season of the Premier League reached it’s end.

Ever since hanging up his gloves, the American shot-stopper has embarked on a new journey as a club ambassador for Tottenham Hotspur.

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