- Date of Birth: 6 October 1971
- Birthplace: Kirkby, Kirkby, Lancashire, England
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With Alan Stubbs agreeing a 3 year deal to become Rotherham's new Head Coach, Hibs are now bracing themselves to fend off interest in star striker Jason Cummings.
Fresh from ending their Scottish Cup drought last weekend, Hibernian are bracing themselves for an approach from Rotherham for manager Alan Stubbs. The bookmakers have slashed the odds on the 44-year-old Englishman taking the reigns at the New York Stadium following the departure of Neil Warnock. Stubbs has recently been linked with the managerial vacancies at Blackburn and former club Bolton and Hibs now face a fight to hold on to their promising young manager.
As Hibernian ended their 114 year wait for Scottish Cup glory at the weekend one wonders what was going through the mind of one of Scottish football's forgotten men; Scott Allan. As Rangers paraded Joey Barton yesterday it is a clear signal of intent from the Ibrox club that they mean business and on this occasion, they managed to get their man. Cast our minds back to last summer and the story was somewhat different in the case of Scott Allan.
Derby defender Alan Stubbs feels that he made the right decision in leaving Everton to join the Rams who sit rooted to the bottom of the Premiership on only nine points.
Derby have completed a notable swoop as they signed Everton defender Alan Stubbs on an 18 month deal. The central defender had been a target for Paul Jewell for some time.
Everton have completed the loan signing of Anthony Gardner from Tottenham. The player had fallen further down the pecking order at Spurs following the signing of Hutton and Woodgate.
Arsenal face a tough trip to Goodison Park if they are to regain momentum to keep in touch with Man Utd at the top of the Premiership. Everton have been outstanding this year and have a superb record against the Gunners.
Bolton are looking for the first back-to-back for the first time since April whilst Everton are looking for a continuation of their fine early season form. Everton will be looking for som form after their defeat to Man Utd at the weekend.
As Arsenal yesterday moved four points clear on top of the Premiership, Man Utd will feel under pressure to win today against Everton; but the Toffees are no walkover this year, as their 6th place spot justifies.
Harry Redknapp's midweek madness will be a pressure on Pompey, who will be keen to keep up the start to their good season. Meanwhile, David Moyes' team are really hitting top gear being unbeaten in four Premier League matches.
Chelsea are unbeaten at Stamford Bridge in over 69 matches, and are looking for their fiftieth league win over Everton. The Toffees travel full of confidence to London though, after their 2-0 win over Nurnberg in mid-week.
Dirt Kuyt has admitted that he was lucky not to be sent off after his horror two-footed lunge on Phil Neville. Referee Mark Clattenburg sent off two Everton players, and many feel Kuyt should have been sent off. The result of the game may have been very different had Kuyt seen red, as he later went on to score the winning penalty.
It's Everton vs Middlesbrough in the Premiership on Sunday at 4pm as Yakubu takes on his former club. During the week Yakubu had said he felt insulted by comments by Middlesbrough's chairman Gibson, and will be hoping to get one over his former club.