Articles by Gordon Macrae

Ireland Former Republic of Ireland international Niall Quinn believes Giovanni Trapattoni's side can pull one of the biggest shocks of Euro 2012 and beat Spain in Gdansk on Thursday evening.
Jun 14, 2012
Andy Carroll Former England captain Alan Shearer has implored Roy Hodgson to start Andy Carroll against Sweden on Friday, after their Group D opponents struggled to contain Ukraine's Andriy Shevchenko in their opening game.
Jun 14, 2012
Roberto Di Matteo Chelsea have confirmed the appointment of Roberto Di Matteo as their permanent manager and first-team coach on a two-year contract.
Jun 13, 2012
Mexes Few managers at this summer's Euro 2012 tournament had as little time to prepare as Roy Hodgson did with England but it is already clear, after two friendly games and an opening draw against France, that his side are going to be difficult to break down and even harder to beat.
Jun 12, 2012