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WHAT IS MANCHESTER CITY BEST TARGET?

Manchester City is in the enviable position at this stage of the season whereby they are still in four competitions.the Citizens are two months away from what would be their greatest season if they can pull it off. However, this run has also brought about questions to the team as recent games have been wonRead More

Steve Sidwell Says Adieu

The 35-year-old footballer Steve Sidwell has finally called upon his game after he faced multiple back and ankle injuries. These health conditions made it difficult for the footballer to play at the Brighton’s premier league campaign. He left Seagulls in June and now again returns back to them a developer for the youth game andRead More

Steve Sidwell To Go Into Coaching Line

Steve Sidwell recently spoke about his retirement and his surgery that kept him away from most of the matches in the last season. Sidwell is now a free agent after he left Brighton this summer. However, he is now determined to get back to his fitness, although it would be a bit of a struggle.Read More

Sidwell On Conte

Former Chelsea midfielder Steve Sidwell believes that the club should stick to manager Antonio Conte next season. He believes that the club needs some new players rather than changing manager. He said that all the big clubs have invested massively in new players and Chelsea has failed to do so last season. He said thatRead More

Sidwell: Pochettino will Stay at Spurs

Former Chelsea midfielder Steve Sidwell has backed the blues to go for Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino as a potential replacement for Antonio Conte. Rumours about Chelsea going in for the South American have emerged in the last few days, as it is becoming increasingly certain that Conte will leave the blues after the FA CupRead More

MOURINHO SEEKING RECORD LEAGUE CUP TITLE

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is seeking to break the League Cup record if he gets another winners’ medal as coach. The Portuguese would be the most successful manager in the history of the tournament if he wins it again. Mourinho holds the current joint record with Sir Alex Ferguson and Brian Clough after fourRead More

Steve Sidwell signs a 1 year contract with Brighton & Albion

Brighton & Hove Albion has recently gone through a historic moment as they earned a promotion spot during the 2016-17 season of the English Championship League with a 2nd position finish which allows the club to compete in the Premier League.


This is the 1st time in 34 years that Brighton & Hove Albion has managed to compete in the top tier league in England.

Steve Sidwell played a huge role in this remarkable achievement as the 34 year old England midfielder made 34 appearances with 29 of them coming off in the starting lineup of the head coach Chris Hughton.

It´s because of how impactful that Steve Sidwell has recently been that he was offered a 1 year contract extension and Chris Hughton had a few things to say concerning Sidwell as the 58 year old English manager said:

“Steve has been a key member of the squad over the past 18 months. Our fans know his qualities well, and his experience, particularly at Premier League level, will be important for us.”

Making a return to the English Premier League is a monumental feat for Brighton & Albion but at the same time, it will also bring forth a new string of challenges and obstacles to overcome.

Chris Hughton has experience in coaching clubs in the English Premier League as he has been at the helm of: Tottenham Hotspur and also was able to push Newcastle United to the top tier English League as well.

Not everyone in the squad of Chris Hughton has competed in the Premier League but one of those who actually has is Steve Sidwell as he used to perform with clubs such as: Chelsea and Arsenal.

Sidwell is confident that Brighton & Hove Albion will be able to make a decent campaign in the upcoming season of 2017-18 and survive.

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Harry Redknapp, who has a fair idea of coaching in the Premiership as he has remained in charge of quite a few teams in the Premiership from time to time, is not convinced with the recent transfer policies of Newcastle United, whilst he revealed he is battling the Magpies for the signature of Steve Sidwell.

Redknapp’s current team Birmingham is not in the Premiership and they will be competing in the second tier, alongside Sidwell’s current Brighton set-up but, the 70-year old recently wrote a piece in an English newspaper talking about those Premiership teams which might find themselves getting relegated this season and he included Newcastle among those teams

Redknapp acknowledges that Newcastle has already got a pretty shrewd coach in the form of Rafael Benitez and he doesn’t have to be told anything with regard to what he requires to keep Newcastle in the top division, but, what has really surprised Redknapp is that Benitez has not yet made the moves which he needs to make in the market with only four more weeks remaining for the transfer activities to be executed.

According to the latest premier league football betting with UK’s leading bookmaker, Newcastle are the 5th favourites for the drop come the end of the 2017/18 season.

As per Redknapp, the need of the hour for the Magpies is to rope in some seasoned campaigners, but, that’s not happening and that’s why he is afraid that it may turn out to be an awful first half of the season for them and they might be pushed far back in the table.

Redknapp is also concerned that his efforts to sign Steve Sidwell may be scuppered by Newcastle’s move for him, with them having the ability to offer Premiership Football once more.

Redknapp says that it’s not his intention to portray himself as a prophet and teach the coaches in the top tier how they should coach their teams. All of them have got enough coaching knowledge and experience themselves and they know how to go, but, it can’t be denied that with the squad that some of the coaches have, it’s a massive challenge for them to save the Premiership status of their teams.