Home Tag Archives: Steve Bruce (page 3)

Tag Archives: Steve Bruce

Hull City V Leicester City: Confirmed Lineups, Ahmed Musa Starts

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Claudio Ranieri Manager of Leicester City lifts the Premier League Trophy as players celebrate the season champions after the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Champions Leicester City begin the defence of their Premier League crown against Hull City in the season opener this afternoon. Today’s fixture at the KC Stadium is arguably the perfect way for the Foxes to open their season, such is the level of disarray their opponents find themselves in. Still without a permanent manager since Steve Bruce left at the …

Read More »

Ryan Giggs Being Lined Up For High Profile International Job

Ryan Giggs could be about to take on his first job in management. After being earmarked as a potential Manchester United manager, Ryan Giggs was quickly swept aside when Ed Woodward rolled out the red carpet for Jose Mourinho and his coaching team. Although the legendary winger had been linked with a number of vacant positions over the course of the …

Read More »

Hull City Approach Chelsea Legend About Vacant Manager Job [Sky Italy]

WATFORD, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 2: Manager of Watford Gianfranco Zola looks on prior to kick off during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Leicester City at Vicarage Road on November 2, 2013 in Watford, England. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Hull City’s search for a new manager has led them to Chelsea great Gianfranco Zola, according to Sky Sports Italy this morning. Gazzetta Dello Sport had reported this morning that Zola was on a four-man shortlist to replace departed manager Steve Bruce, with Roberto Martínez, Chris Coleman and former USA boss Bob Bradley also under consideration by the Premier League …

Read More »

Steve Bruce Explains Why He Left Hull In Open Letter To Fans

HULL, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 17: Steve Bruce of Hull City looks on during the Sky Bet Championship Play Off semi final second leg match between Hull City and Derby County at KC Stadium on May 17, 2016 in Derby, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Steve Bruce shocked Hull City fans last week when he announced his immediate resignation. Although he had been in the running to succeed Roy Hodgson as England manager, the general assumption was that once that job went to Sam Allardyce, Bruce would simply carry on his pre-season preparation at the KC Stadium. However, with less than three weeks to go …

Read More »

Opinion: Why The Hull City Job Is Perfect For Ryan Giggs

STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Ryan Giggs, assistant manager of Manchester United, leaves the pitch after the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Manchester United at Britannia Stadium on December 26, 2015 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

With the surprising news that Steve Bruce has decided to leave his position as manager of Hull City just three weeks before the start of the new campaign, many names have been linked with the task of keeping the newly-promoted side in the Premier League. David Moyes has already been appointed as manager of Sunderland thus ruling him out. His …

Read More »

England To Appoint New Manager Within 24 Hours

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 13: Sam Allardyce the West Ham manager looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham United at Stadium of Light on December 13, 2014 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Chris Brunskill/Getty Images)

After a search that has lasted several weeks, the FA are set to appoint Roy Hodgson’s successor as England manager within the next 24 hours. Sky Sports are reporting that Sam Allardyce will be given the job by tomorrow at the latest, ending his ten-month association with Sunderland. BREAKING: Sky Sources: Sam Allardyce to be appointed @England manager in next …

Read More »

Has Kasper Schmeichel Finally Stepped Out Of His Famous Father’s Shadow?

***RIGHT IMAGE*** LEICESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 29: Goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel of Leicester City celebrates a Leicester goal during the Capital One Cup fourth round match between Leicester City and Fulham at the King Power Stadium on October 29, 2013 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Leicester City confirmed as Champions this past Monday is a fitting end to their remarkable season. So many individual success stories have come from this team, with Jamie Vardy going from rags to riches, Riyad Mahrez being virtually unknown when purchased in 2014 to picking up the PFA Player of the Year, among many others. In fact, you’re spoilt for choice when assessing on …

Read More »

Aston Villa Set To Sack Manager Rémi Garde Within 48 Hours

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 05: Remi Garde Manager of Aston Villa looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Aston Villa at Etihad Stadium on March 5, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

The Aston Villa “drop like a stone” project continues apace. Rooted to the bottom of the Premier League table since October, it looks for all the world like it would take an absolute miracle for them to avoid relegation to the Championship. Here is how the bottom of the @premierleague looks after @SwansOfficial‘s win: #SNF https://t.co/P4iyP9iK1C pic.twitter.com/Yb40JfW06I — Sky Sports …

Read More »

Arsenal: Experienced Premier League Boss Backs Under Pressure Wenger

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 02: Arsene Wenger Manager of Arsenal keeps his eye on the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Swansea City at the Emirates Stadium on March 2, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger has been Arsenal manager for longer than this writer’s been alive. The Frenchman has won Premier League titles, FA Cups, and his side have consistently featured in the Champions League. His illustrious career at Arsenal is something that managers everywhere are envious of, as he is the longest serving manager in the English league pyramid, by ten years (by sixteen in …

Read More »

Staring Into The Abyss – PL Managers Facing The Drop

The final few weeks of the season can heap untold pressure on a manager, especially those chasing the holy grail of the 40 points mark. Here we look at the managers facing the drop and the probability of them being able to keep their side up.  With the title wrapped up and with just three games to go it is the …

Read More »

Brian Lenihan Completes Loan Move To Blackpool

Today it has been announced that Brian Lenihan will spend a month on loan with Blackpool. The young right-back moved from Cork City to Hull City in August, in which time he has earned enough recognition to be called into Martin O’Neill’s most recent Republic of Ireland squads. Blackpool manager Lee Clark had this to say, on Blackpool F.C.’s official website, about the loan deal. …

Read More »

Premier League Preview – Burnley Vs Hull City

Bottom of the table Burnley look to get their first win of the season up against a Hull City side coming off the back of a narrow defeat to Southampton, Gavin Bergin is here with a preview of the match. The Clarets’ early season habit of drawing games has faded away and they now find themselves coming into this one …

Read More »

Steve Bruce Defends Under Fire Liverpool Striker


Hull boss Steve Bruce believes Mario Balotelli may not have been wrong with his famous ‘Why always me?’ statement, claiming the striker has been scapegoated  Balotelli has been a divisive figure wherever he has plied his trade, from Manchester to Milan, and that is no different now he is with Liverpool. He has endured a slow start to his Reds …

Read More »

Premier League Preview – Arsenal Vs Hull City

Gavin Bergin previews the clash between Arsenal and Hull City at the Emirates Stadium tomorrow afternoon in a 3pm kick-off. It’s been a somewhat strange start to the season for the Gunners. You can’t say they’ve fired on all cylinders, yet their first Premier League defeat only came in the last game out against Chelsea. They’re sitting on the same number of points …

Read More »

Premier League Preview: Hull City vs Crystal Palace

There’s a full set of fixtures in the Premier League this weekend, before the Premier League takes a break for the international week. Gameweek Seven sees Crystal Palace travel to Hull to face Steve Bruce’s side. We’re expecting a tight encounter. Gavin Bergin discusses. Hull City vs Crystal Palace It’s been a tough start to the season for Steve Bruce’s men. …

Read More »