Southampton set to seal loan deal for QPR centre-back

first_img Queens Park Rangers centre-back Steven Caulker Southampton are close to sealing a loan deal for Queens Park Rangers centre-back Steven Caulker.The 23-year-old signed for the Super Hoops last summer but is keen for a short-term move back to the Premier League following the club’s relegation to the Championship.And the Saints have answered his call, with manager Ronald Koeman in need of defensive reinforcements at St Mary’s following Toby Alderweireld’s decision to join Tottenham together with Florin Gardos. Being sidelines with a serious knee injury.Reports suggest Caulker will move with a view to an £8million permanent transfer – the amount QPR paid to bring him in from Cardiff last year.The defender will be looking to avoid a third straight relegation from the Premier League at Saints and to add to his sole England cap won three years ago. 1last_img read more

Fans react to amazing new Stamford Bridge designs

first_img Stamford Bridge in 1992 1 PLEASE NOTE: THE NEW STAMFORD BRIDGE DESIGN DOESN’T LOOK LIKE THE PICTURE ABOVE! (TAKEN IN 1992). NO CONCRETE BENCHES OR SPACES TO PARK CARS BEHIND THE GOAL ARE INCLUDED IN THE NEW DESIGN. SCROLL DOWN TO SEE THE ‘NEW STAMFORD BRIDGE’.Chelsea have submitted a planning application to rebuild Stamford Bridge into a 60,000-seat stadium and the images released by the club show a design that is unique to say the least.Contrary to popular mockery, Chelsea were formed way back in 1905, to help fill Stamford Bridge on a regular basis, with the ground having been redeveloped into a huge sporting arena after originally opening in 1877.A giant concrete bowl back then, by the early 1990s it was an outdated ground (see the picture above) and was subsequently redeveloped substantially until it reached its present state, with a capacity of 41,600.Now Roman Abramovich has plans to give the Bridge another dramatic makeover.Here’s a selection of the reaction to the designs…last_img read more