Taylor Harwood-Bellis exclusive interview: Southampton defender hoping to draw on experience of Euro glory as Saints target Wembley | Football News

There are not too many players who can claim to have won promotion from the Championship two seasons in a row, let alone before the age of 23. But that is what Taylor Harwood-Bellis has the potential to do within the next fortnight. The defender – who has been on Manchester City’s books since he…

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Eberechi Eze and Jean-Philippe Mateta exclusive: Crystal Palace pair thriving under Oliver Glasner | Football News

Back in February, a Monday night mauling of Manchester United felt a million miles away for Crystal Palace. Pressure had been mounting on then-manager Roy Hodgson amid a run of just three wins from 17 in the Premier League. Fans had become disillusioned with banners attacking the club’s direction and ownership during matches. Heavy defeats…

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Danilo Orsi exclusive interview: Crawley Town’s star striker explains his unusual rise from non-League to the EFL | Football News

Danilo Orsi never thought he was going to be a professional footballer. The Crawley striker grew up in north London and played in non-League with Cockfosters while he was completing his A-Levels. He was at peace with balancing that semi-professional career with the IT job in the City he was preparing to start. Until one…

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Thomas Frank exclusive interview: Brentford head coach says Bees’ tough season is a reminder of football’s brutality | Football News

Thomas Frank is in a jovial mood as he leaves his press conference and walks through to a back room at Brentford’s Jersey Road training ground for his sit-down with Sky Sports. The camera operator asks him to say a few words to ensure his microphone is working correctly. “Soon we need some sun so…

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Harry Wilson exclusive: Fulham midfielder targets strong end to season and European place for club and country | Football News

Given Harry Wilson began the season with jet blond hair sporting the release of Fulham’s bright pink kit, it is somewhat surprising that the winger and his colleagues have gone somewhat under the radar this campaign. Nestled on the banks of the River Thames and in 12th position in the Premier League – 14 points…

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Nuno Espirito Santo exclusive interview: Nottingham Forest boss on rebalancing the squad and defending set pieces | Football News

Nottingham Forest supporters saw another side to Nuno Espirito Santo when he smiled with relief and declared himself a happy man in his interview after the penalty shootout win over Bristol City in the FA Cup on Wednesday evening. Even now, he is thrilled. “It was massive for us,” he tells Sky Sports. “I consider…

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Ederson exclusive interview: Man City goalkeeper on becoming a leader, Pep Guardiola’s future, and chasing Liverpool | Football News

There were 75 minutes on the clock at the Etihad Stadium when Ederson switched from goalkeeper to bodyguard, charging shoulder-first into Burnley’s Connor Roberts then dragging him away as he tried to square up to the 19-year-old Rico Lewis. “I will back up my team-mates under any circumstances,” Ederson tells Sky Sports as he reflects…

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Mikel Arteta exclusive: Arsenal boss opens up on stresses of management ahead of Liverpool clash | Football News

Mikel Arteta has opened up on the stresses of football management but despite the pressure that comes with the top job at Arsenal, the Spaniard insisted: “I just love what I do.” The spotlight has fallen on managers in the last week after Jurgen Klopp announced he was leaving Liverpool at the end of the…

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Maria Thorisdottir exclusive: Brighton defender on journey from handball and eight years of injury to Seagulls importance | Football News

Maria Thorisdottir’s football journey has been far from conventional. “When I look back on my story, it’s quite weird really,” the Brighton defender admits in an exclusive interview with Sky Sports. The diversions and challenges are consistent throughout her career – a two-year break to pursue handball. A total of eight years spent on the…

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John McAtee exclusive interview: Barnsley forward on December wonder strikes and the Tykes’ promotion push | Football News

As Barnsley look to continue their relentless promotion charge, following play-off disappointment last season, John McAtee has become a mainstay for the south Yorkshire club. The 24-year-old forward – on a season-long loan from Premier League newcomers Luton – has chipped in with nine goals and three assists in all competitions during his time at…

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