The GiveMeSport Report - February 5

Published Add your comment

Football News

Kevin Pietersen has insisted that it was an honour to play for England, after the ECB confirmed that he will no longer represent his country.

The 33-year-old averaged 47 with the bat over 104 tests in a remarkable nine-year international career.

Swansea City have sacked manager Michael Laudrup with the club sitting in 12th place in the Premier League table.

The 49-year-old coach won the Capital One Cup with the Swans last season, but has now been replaced by club-captain Garry Monk and coach Alan Curtis for the foreseeable future.

Manchester United are preparing a summer swoop for Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tiote, according to reports.

Red Devils boss David Moyes has identified the Ivorian international as the man he wants to replace Michael Carrick.

And finally, Barcelona boss Tata Martino has insisted that the La Liga title remains in his side's hands, despite watching his team lose to Valencia this past weekend.

The Catalans now trail league leaders Atletico Madrid by three points, but Martino is confident that his side are in control of the situation.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:


Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again