joleon lescott

English Premier League

Former Everton star tips Lindelof and Matic for success at Manchester United

SoccerLens at related • 0 views

Ex-Everton and Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott believes Victor Lindelof and Nemanja Matic will both enjoy success with Manchester United.

Lindelof joined United from Benfica for £31 million in June, but after an indifferent pre-season he was left out of Sunday’s Premier League game against West Ham.

Aston Villa flops won’t be protected from fan backlash

World Cup Buzz at related • 1 view

Photo credit: AFP

Relegated Aston Villa's beleaguered players face three more weeks of public humiliation before their nightmare season comes to an end.

But Villa caretaker manager Eric Black has no plans to shield any of his highly-paid but underachieving troops from their fate in the final fixtures.

Aston Villa flops won’t be protected from fan backlash

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Photo credit: AFP

Relegated Aston Villa's beleaguered players face three more weeks of public humiliation before their nightmare season comes to an end.

But Villa caretaker manager Eric Black has no plans to shield any of his highly-paid but underachieving troops from their fate in the final fixtures.

Snapshot: Aston Villa Taste Top-Flight Victory For First Time Since August – The Comeback Starts Here!

Who Ate All the Pies at related • 0 views

It may have come via a right balls up from Crystal Palace ‘keeper Wayne Hennessey, but Remi Garde finally tasted victory. Joleon Lescott headed straight at Hennessey from a corner, only for the Eagles' glovesman to produce the mother of all fumbles and gift the Premier League strugglers a vital goal.

Aston Villa 1-0 Crystal Palace: Villa snaps 19-game winless run [VIDEO]

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views
Photo credit: AFP.

Aston Villa beat Crystal Palace 1-0 to end a nightmare 19-game winless streak in the English Premier League on Tuesday with defender Joleon Lescott the hero of the hour.

With empty claret and blue seats visible all around Villa Park, rock bottom Villa went into their 21st game of the season on just eight points having won only once all season, on the opening weekend against Bournemouth.

Aston Villa 1-0 Crystal Palace: Villa snaps 19-game winless run [VIDEO]

EPL Talk at related • 0 views
Photo credit: AFP.

Aston Villa beat Crystal Palace 1-0 to end a nightmare 19-game winless streak in the English Premier League on Tuesday with defender Joleon Lescott the hero of the hour.

With empty claret and blue seats visible all around Villa Park, rock bottom Villa went into their 21st game of the season on just eight points having won only once all season, on the opening weekend against Bournemouth.

Progress report for Aston Villa’s first four games of the Premier League season

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Aston Villa have had a stop start beginning to the season but have made some astute signings and look like a side with some quality players, who should comfortably avoid relegation. They have a young enthusiastic manager and a squad with plenty of players who have a point to prove.

Best starting XI: Brad Guzan,Alan Hutton, Micah Richards ©, Joleon Lescott, Jordan Amavi, Jack Grealish, Ashley Westwood, Carlos Sanchez, Leandro Bacuna, Rudy Gestede and Scott Sinclair have so far proved to be the best options for Tim Sherwood, and despite not playing yet this season Jack Grealish should walk straight back into the first XI when fit.

Progress report for Aston Villa’s first four games of the Premier League season

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Aston Villa have had a stop start beginning to the season but have made some astute signings and look like a side with some quality players, who should comfortably avoid relegation. They have a young enthusiastic manager and a squad with plenty of players who have a point to prove.

Best starting XI: Brad Guzan,Alan Hutton, Micah Richards ©, Joleon Lescott, Jordan Amavi, Jack Grealish, Ashley Westwood, Carlos Sanchez, Leandro Bacuna, Rudy Gestede and Scott Sinclair have so far proved to be the best options for Tim Sherwood, and despite not playing yet this season Jack Grealish should walk straight back into the first XI when fit.

Martial, Funes Mori, Moses… Premier League Transfer Deadline Day XI

Just-Football at related • 0 views
So it's come and gone. Three months of privately browsing gossip columns in work, jerking your neck when you see the yellow ticker popping up on Sky Sports News and convincing yourself you know...

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more!

Aston Villa finally land Lescott, welcome Ilori on loan

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Aston Villa have completed the signing of Joleon Lescott from West Brom. The defender has signed a two-year deal at Villa Park after spending just over 12 months with the Baggies.

Lescott passed a medical on Tuesday and the move ends a long transfer chase for Villa, who wanted to sign him before his move to Albion.

Aston Villa finally land Lescott, welcome Ilori on loan

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Aston Villa have completed the signing of Joleon Lescott from West Brom. The defender has signed a two-year deal at Villa Park after spending just over 12 months with the Baggies.

Lescott passed a medical on Tuesday and the move ends a long transfer chase for Villa, who wanted to sign him before his move to Albion.

Eden Hazard & Erik Lamela the world’s best, Luis Suarez at West Brom! The football world in 2042 as told through Football Manager: Part II

Just-Football at related • 0 views
Eden Hazard & Erik Lamela the world's best, Luis Suarez at West Brom! The football world in 2042 as told through Football Manager: Part II is a post from: Just Football Eden Hazard &...

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Joleon Lescott Signs Two-Year Deal To Join West Bromwich Albion

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

After being let go by Manchester City and becoming a hot commodity on the free market, defender Joleon Lescott signs a two-year deal with West Bromwich Albion.

The 31-year-old is the first signing for manager Alan Irvine who just signed a 12-month contract last week. The Baggies were three points from being relegated and acquiring a player who can provide leadership and quality to the backline is a solid addition to the club.

CONFIRMED: Manchester City defender joins PL Club on free transfer

SoccerLens at related • 0 views

CONFIRMED: Manchester City defender joins PL Club on free transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

West Bromwich Albion have a confirmed a "major coup" as they have signed Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott on a free transfer.

The England international's contract at the Etihad will expire on June 30 and has now become the Baggies manager Alan Irvine's first signing of the summer.

Uefa Gives Man City A Reprieve Over FFP

Soccer Tickets Online at related • 0 views

When Uefa recently fined Premier League champions Manchester City over violating their Financial Fair Play rules, one of the "punishments" was that City could only name a 21-man squad for next season's Champions League campaign instead of the usual 25. Not much of a punishment as City only used 21 players in this season's campaign.

PHOTO: Manchester City ‘Selfie’ on Twitter after Premier League Title Victory

SoccerLens at related • 1 view

PHOTO: Manchester City 'Selfie' on Twitter after Premier League Title Victory - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions this afternoon, with their 2-0 win over West Ham seeing them pip Liverpool to top spot, and see the title head to the blue of Manchester for the second time in the last three years.

Manchester City’s Tactical Changes That Made The Difference Against Chelsea In Their 2-0 Victory

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

On Saturday, needing a victory against Chelsea for psychological reasons, Manuel Pellegrini made three courageous decisionsin the FA Cup 5th Round. Jose Mourinho's mastery of Pellegrini required the Chilean to get one over on his Portuguese rival on this occasion. City won 2-0 on Saturday but only after the manager shook up his side with several changes.

West Ham On Verge of Signing Joleon Lescott From Manchester City: Nightly Soccer Report

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

West Ham United are on the verge of signing Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott, but the deal could collapse if the clubs are unable to agree a compromise.

The Daily Telegraphnewspaper is reporting that City don't want the player to leave until after January 20, but West Ham United are desperate to sign defenders as their central defense is decimated.

Liverpool Manager Brendan Rodgers Charged By FA Over Post-Match Man City Comments

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

The Football Association has charged Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers with bringing the game into disrepute after his comments he made after the Manchester City-Liverpool match.

In the game between Manchester City and Liverpool, the match officials made mistakes on two clear-cut decisions.

City defender praises teammates

Premiership Talk Blog at related • 0 views

Manchester City defender Micah Richards tweeted praise for teammates Joleon Lescott and Matija Nastasic after last night's 3-0 Champions League win over Czech championsViktoria Plzeň. Lescott was replaced by captain Vincent Kompany in the heart of City's defense after a string of impressive recent performances, while youngster Matija Nastasic earned yet another start following his early season injury.

Defender wants new contract from City

Premiership Talk Blog at related • 0 views

Manchester City center back Joleon Lescott spoke of his desire to sign a new contract with the English outfit as the defender has started his 2013/14 season campaign on a strong note. The 31-year-old has started all three of City's Premier League matches so far this season, and wants to extend his stay at the Etihad.

City defender braced for possible exit

Premiership Talk Blog at related • 0 views

Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott concedes that he may be leaving the club as his contract expires next summer, admitting that the business side of things may leave him without a club next summer. The England international has been a reliable partner for club captain Vincent Kompany in City's back four, making 26 Premier League appearances for the runners-up last season.

Sakho, Papadopoulos & co: 5 centre-backs that can solve Liverpool’s defensive problems

SoccerLens at related • 0 views

Sakho, Papadopoulos & co: 5 centre-backs that can solve Liverpool's defensive problems - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

With less than five days remaining Liverpool are looking to land at least one or two major defensive signings before the transfer window slams shut.

The Reds have been linked with several top defenders in the past few months and it is to be seen whether the Merseysiders can lure anyone of their realistic targets within the next few days.

Five defensive options that could solve Liverpool’s defensive conundrums

SoccerLens at related • 1 view

Five defensive options that could solve Liverpool's defensive conundrums - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

With less than five days remaining Liverpool are looking to land at least one or two major defensive signings before the transfer window slams shut.

The Reds have been linked with several top defenders in the past few months and it is to be seen whether the Merseysiders can lure anyone of their realistic targets within the next few days.

Defender tweets about City’s perfect start

Premiership Talk Blog at related • 0 views

Manchester City center back Joleon Lescott has stated via his Twitter account that he and his club could not have asked for a better start following City's 4-0 demolition of Newcastle to open their Premier League season. The 31-year-old started at center back for City, and helped his side to a clean-sheet with Newcastle only managing one shot on goal.

Aston Villa

‘Relegation Is A Weight Off Our Shoulders’ – Aston Villa’s Joleon Lescott Gives Odd Post-Match Interview After Defeat At Old Trafford

Who Ate All the Pies at related • 18 views

Joleon Lescott is no stranger to media faux-pas, with his infamous sports car Tweet earlier this season a prime example. However, after seeing his side relegated following a 1-0 defeat away to Manchester United, the Aston Villa defender gave a rather odd interview to BBC, one which will leave fans of the Villans rather perturbed, to say the least.

Aston Villa: Micah Richards Becomes Latest Player To Incur Wrath Of Fans On Social Media (Photos)

Who Ate All the Pies at related • 0 views

Even the master of horror himself Stephen King would have struggled to pen the narrative that is the last twelve months of Aston Villa's history.

The once-proud Premiership club have seen off three managers – Paul Lambert, Tim Sherwood and Remi Garde – lost their best players, become the league's whipping boys and face an inevitable and chastening relegation to the piranha tank that is the Championship.

Aston Villa: Joleon Lescott Claims Poorly-Timed ‘Fancy Sports Car’ Tweet Was The Work Of Devious Trouser Goblins

Who Ate All the Pies at related • 0 views

As you may recall, Aston Villa defender Joleon Lescott seemed to decide that the perfect moment to tweet a photo of a flashy £125,000 sports car was in the direct aftermath of the club's worst home defeat in over 80 years.

Shortly after Liverpool had inflicted a fairly casual 6-0 home gubbing on the Premier League's bottom side, Lescott went and placated Villa fans with the following yowl of defiance.

Brandon Vincent

Pfeffer bids farewell, more from the draft, Curtin on Edu and Fabinho, more news

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 2 views
Pfeffer thanks Union fans. Curtin on Edu and Fabinho. Four Union Academy players called up for US U-18 camp. Locals selected in NWSL draft. More news.

Union schedule, Restrepo report, no USOC for BSFC, WCU USOC date, more news

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 0 views
Reaction to the 2016 schedule. Another report says Walter Restrepo signing with the Union. No US Open Cup for Bethlehem. West Chester United's third round USOC date announced. more.

Manchester City

Tweet: Man City celebrate Joleon Lescott reunion with Micah Richards at Aston Villa

Off the Post at related • 0 views
Football's greatest double-act reunited! @JoleonLescott @MicahRichards @AVFCOfficial #mcfc #deadlineday pic.twitter.com/C0d0bpsUDy ...

Click the headline to read the full story.

Everton loan star Gareth Barry and Aston Villa target Joleon Lescott released by Man City

Off the Post at related • 1 view
Former England internatonals Gareth Barry and Joleon Lescott have been released by Manchester City. Midfielder Barry had an impressive season on loan...

Click the headline to read the full story.

Samir Nasri: Manchester City’s complicated genius

Off the Post at related • 0 views
This article is a follow-up to yesterday's article suggesting Samir Nasri poses a problem for Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini. *** Manuel Pellegrini is a manager who clearly values technical ability above all else. So, Martin Demichelis gets picked more often than Joleon Lescott. But then, like other managers before him, he has a technically [.

Manchester City Projected Capital One Cup Lineup against Wigan includes Jovetic and Richards

SWOL at related • 0 views


David Silva, Martin Demichelis and Gael Clichy all remain absent from the Manchester City first team while Micah Richards is expected to make his return to action against Wigan Athletic on Tuesday.

Samir Nasri, Joe Hart, Yaya Toure, Vincent Kompany and Aleksander Kolarov are expected to retain their places while James Milner, Joleon Lescott, Javi Garcia, Stevan Jovetin and Edin Dzeko are expected to join Richards in his return to the first team.

Man City’s defensive crisis is back on, Martin Demichelis out for six weeks

Off the Post at related • 0 views
Manchester City are once again in a defensive injury crisis after reasonably priced panic buy Martin Demichelis was ruled out for six weeks with a knee ligament injury. The Argentina international was signed from Atletico Madrid for £3.5m on Sunday despite the fact he had only joined them on a free transfer from Malaga [.

Rodgers Lines Up Lescott Bid

Anfield Talk at related • 1 view
Liverpool is ready to reignite their interest in Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott.
The Reds were linked with the star earlier this summer but no deal ever materialized – with Kolo Toure signed on a free transfer instead.
But the injuries to Toure and Sebastian Coates have forced boss Brendan Rodgers' hand, and he is keen to recruit at least one centre-back before the end of the transfer window.

The Rest

Official: Sunderland Sign Free Agent Joleon Lescott On Short-Term Deal (Photo)

Who Ate All the Pies at related • 0 views

David Moyes, Sunderland manager, 20th January:

To suggest that a player we might bring in would be making a big difference would not be correct.

24th January:

#SAFC have signed @JoleonLescott on a short-term deal https://t.

Classic Moments: An Irate Neil Warnock Tears Into Sheffield United Defenders Chris Morgan And Phil Jagielka, 2004 (Video)

Who Ate All the Pies at related • 5 views

To mark his re-entry into the management pool at Cardiff City, we thought we'd delve into Neil Warnock's back catalogue.

Specifically, we're talking about the time he well and truly tore a strip off Chris Morgan and Phil Jagielka after a Championship game against Wolves in November of 2004.

End of August Signings and Friendlies

AEK Archives at related • 0 views

Its been a few weeks since my last post and while the league has yet to start (who knows when it will), there has still been plenty going on with the team. I'll start off with three friendlies we had not too long ago: 0-0 with Atromitos, 1-2 away win against Aris, and a surprised 1-3 home loss to Apollon.

MLS Ticker: Lescott, Carillo, Sounders, and more

Soccer By Ives at related • 1 view

After reports surfaced last night about the Los Angeles Galaxy's interest in AC Milan midfielder Nigel De Jong, Bruce Arena's side is reportedly in the market for another European addition:

The Galaxy are reportedly targeting Aston Villa defender Joleon Lescott in an attempt to solidify the team's back line following the recent departure of USMNT center back Omar Gonzalez.