When I saw Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal in person for the first time I was surprised by his manic touchline behaviour. He spends matches skipping, flinging, spinning and generally looking like a one-man attempt to start a Tik Tok dance craze. Such mania and wanton disregard for the sacred limits of the technical area were unexpected given the Arteta you see in interviews, a man so measured and monotone he could be his own deepfake. Everyone has cottoned on to Arteta’s histrionics now. His crackle matc
The former Ostersunds and Notts County manager was appointed last May to steer Rovers through their debut season in the third tier, but won just five of his 28 league games to prompt owner and chairman Dale Vince to make a change. "I'm grateful to Ian for all his hard work this season, it's definitely not been easy," Vince said in a statement on the club's website. Burchnall, who managed Viking in Norway before replacing Graham Potter at Swedish side Ostersunds in 2018, led Notts County to the Vanarama National League play-offs last season before agreeing to replace Watford-bound Rob Edwards at Forest Green.
American Korda has been one of the stories of the tournament, defeating Daniil Medvedev and Hubert Hurkacz to reach a first slam quarter-final 25 years after his father Petr lifted the trophy. Having reached the last four at a slam for the first time in his 23rd major tournament at the US Open last summer, Khachanov is now back at the same stage in his next event.
United put one foot in the Carabao Cup Final with a 3-0 win at Nottingham Forest on Wednesday and this competition represents another realistic target for silverware. Reading are just five points outside the play-off places in the Championship but come into this match off the back of a 4-0 defeat against Stoke last time out. Man United vs Reading is scheduled for an 8pm GMT kick-off on Saturday, January 28, 2023.