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Sunderland manager Gus Poyet charged with improper conduct by FA

Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet has been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association after his touchline bust-up with Hull boss Steve Bruce. The 47-year-old Uruguayan has until 6pm on March 9 to respond to the charge after being sent to the stands for kicking a drinks holder and then arguing with Bruce after seeing midfielder Jack Rodwell booked for diving by referee...
Via World Soccer Talk
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

FA charges Sunderland manager Poyet over touchline incident

LONDON (AP) �?The English Football Association has charged Sunderland manager Gus Poyet after a touchline incident with Hull counterpart Steve Bruce. Poyet has until Monday to respond to the misconduct charge after being sent to the stands for kicking a water bottle holder and then arguing with Bruce during a 1-1 draw in the Premier League on Tuesday. Bruce had to be restrained...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Managers Steve Bruce, Gus Poyet Clash During EPL Game (GIF, Video)

Neither Steve Bruce nor Gus Poyet behaved as grown-ups, or children, should in front of a global audience. Bruce and Poyet nearly fought on the sideline during Tuesday’s 1-1 draw between hosts Hull City and Sunderland in the Premier League. Officials had to separate the two managers, who might have came to blows during the game between two, relegation-threatened teams. The ugly...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has no regrets over clash with Steve Bruce

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet says he has no regrets over his touchline clash with Steve Bruce during the 1-1 draw against Hull. The managers were involved in an altercation in the 35th minute of the match and had to be separated by a referee's assistant. It started when Poyet kicked a water bottle in frustration at Jack Rodwell being booked for diving and was sent to the stands by...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steve Bruce and Gus Poyet play down spat

Steve Bruce and Gus Poyet both attempted to downplay their touchline spat after an ill-tempered 1-1 draw between Hull and Sunderland. The rival managers clashed after Poyet was sent to the stands in the first half for reacting to Jack Rodwell's caution for diving by angrily kicking a container of water bottles. The Uruguayan made a beeline for Bruce before making his way and ...
Via World Soccer Talk
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sunderland, Hull City settle for bitter draw in stormy contest

Steve Bruce and Gus Poyet were involved in a furious touchline exchange as relegation rivals Hull and Sunderland drew a bitter encounter 1-1. Black Cats boss Poyet was sent to the stands in the first half after protesting a decision to book Jack Rodwell for diving but took a 10-yard detour to confront his opposite number. The pair exchanged angry words and sarcastic gestures, leaving...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Poyet sent to stands as Sunderland draws 1-1 at Hull

HULL, England (AP) Sunderland midfielder Jack Rodwell scored an equalizer after triggering a red card for his manager in a feisty 1-1 draw at Hull in the Premier League on Tuesday. Sunderland's Gus Poyet was sent to the stands and Hull's Steve Bruce had to be restrained by the fourth official as he tried to confront the Uruguayan after the two managers exchanged words following...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Robbie Brady Falls Down Hole, Suffers One Of Soccer’s Strangest Injuries

Spare a thought for Hull City and Ireland midfielder Robbie Brady. Brady could miss the rest of the 2014-15 season due to an injury he suffered in the bizzarest of circumstances. Brady fell down a hole last Friday during practice at Hull City’s facility. He suffered a calf injury during the fall that will sideline him for up to six weeks, according to...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

How worried should Hull City fans be?

How worried should Hull City fans be? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com   Steve Bruce’s Hull City are in a precarious position.  Yes, they sit in 15th position of the English Premier League, three places and four points above the relegation zone.  Certainly, 15th whilst heading into March is not a disaster for a club of Hull City’s size and ambition, whose end of season...
Via Soccerlens
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Confirmed XI: Stoke City v Hull City

Confirmed XI: Stoke City v Hull City - originally posted on Soccerlens.com The Britannia Stadium will be the host for Saturday’s Premier League clash between Stoke City and Hull City. When the Tigers took on the Potters earlier this season, the tie ended in a 1-1 draw at Kingston upon Hull. Steve Bruce and Mark Hughes are manager of the two clubs in action today, with Bruce managing...
Via Soccerlens
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Bruce rubbishes Fulham speculation

Hull boss Steve Bruce has ridiculed reports linking him with a summer move to Fulham. Bruce has grown used to hints of his impending departure from the KC Stadium having been strongly tipped to succeed Alan Pardew at Newcastle earlier this season. And just last week Bruce was fielding questions about his future in charge of the Tigers after a 3-0 home loss to Newcastle dumped them...
Via World Soccer Talk
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Hull boss Steve Bruce plays down sack talk

Hull boss Steve Bruce has dismissed speculation that his job may be under threat and vowed to fight on in a bid to rescue the Tigers from the Barclays Premier League relegation zone. Last week's abject 3-0 home defeat to Newcastle was the club's third in succession and left them rooted in the bottom three ahead of Saturday's daunting trip to Manchester City. But, after a week which...
Via World Soccer Talk
27 days ago  |  Discuss

EPL Week 23: Woeful Villa Continues to Wilt

Hey Tom Fox, how much longer are you willing to back Paul Lambert? A few days ago, the chief executive of Aston Villa vowed his support to the manager: “When things aren’t going well, fans bay for that type of blood ... That’s not the way that I or the owner are going to make a decision. It’s a false narrative.” While I understand the sentiment, that narrative isn...
Via The Sports Post
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

How safe is Steve Bruce?

How safe is Steve Bruce? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Only four months ago you’d have been laughed at for suggesting that Steve Bruce’s job could be under any threat. Having achieved promotion to the Premier League in his first season at Hull City, Bruce went on to lead the club to their highest ever league finish as well as their first FA Cup Final. However, such is...
Via Soccerlens
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Hull boss Bruce admits interest in signing Defoe and Sanogo

Hull City are discussing the possible signings of Yaya Sanogo and Jermain Defoe, manager Steve Bruce has confirmed. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger's preference is for Sanogo, 21, to join a Premier League side on loan for the rest of the season and has spoken to Bruce about the Frenchman moving to the north-east. Bruce admitted his interest in Sanogo in his press conference ahead of Saturday...
Via Fox Sports
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Bruce Rules Out Newcastle United Switch

Hull City boss Steve Bruce has ruled himself out of replacing Alan Pardew as Newcastle manager. Bruce is a boyhood Newcastle fan and said he was "flattered" to be linked with the position but is committed to Hull and has already turned down three offers from other clubs during his time at the Tigers. Pardew is yet to complete a move to Crystal Palace after Newcastle announced on...
Via World Soccer Talk
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Bruce Answers Critics After Masterminding Victory Against Sunderland

A triumphant Steve Bruce left Wearside wondering if Sunderland fans might finally accept he did a decent job for them after masterminding Hull's fourth successive victory over the Black Cats. The former boss at the Stadium of Light saw his team recover from a dreadful start – they fell behind with just 30 seconds on the clock – to run out 3-1 winners and in the process end a...
Via World Soccer Talk
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Bruce Demands Apology From Paul McShane

Hull boss Steve Bruce has demanded an apology from out-of-favour defender Paul McShane. The Republic of Ireland international, who is a fans’ favourite and the club’s longest serving player, has featured just six times this season and has not been seen since the Burnley defeat on November 8. Since then relations appear to have deteriorated significantly, with the 28-year-old...
Via World Soccer Talk
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Bruce Claims Chelsea’s Gary Cahill Dived Against Hull

Steve Bruce accused Gary Cahill of taking a tumble "like something out of Swan Lake" and claimed he should have been sent off as Hull went down 2-0 to Chelsea. Jose Mourinho's men edged their card-laden clash with the Tigers on Saturday as efforts from Eden Hazard and Diego Costa got them back to winning ways in the league. However, the 2-0 triumph was overshadowed by a number of...
Via World Soccer Talk
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Hull Manager Steve Bruce Denies Hatem Ben Arfa Bust-up

Hull boss Steve Bruce has denied reports of a bust-up with Hatem Ben Arfa despite leaving the on-loan midfielder out of his squad for the Barclays Premier League bore draw with West Brom. Bruce hauled Ben Arfa off after just 35 minutes of last week's 3-0 defeat at Manchester United and also left him out for the midweek draw at Everton. But despite accusing Ben Arfa of "not hurting...
Via World Soccer Talk
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Hull City Manager Steve Bruce Hopes to See Best of Sone Aluko

Hull manager Steve Bruce is hoping fans will soon be able to see the real Sone Aluko make his mark on the Barclays Premier League. The Nigeria international was arguably the club's best player in the first half of their 2012-13 promotion campaign before missing the rest of the season with an Achilles injury. Last term was equally frustrating, with his Achilles this time ruling him...
Via World Soccer Talk
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Southampton-Hull City Preview

Hull City boss Steve Bruce has expressed his delight with the way his side has performed during the first three months of the season ahead of Saturday's match against high-flying Southampton at the KC Stadium. The Tigers (2-5-2) have suffered just one defeat in five Premier League matches and are comfortable in 10th place on 11 points. Hull have taken creditable draws from their...
Via AP on Fox
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Crystal Palace-Hull City Preview

Hull City will be searching out their first win since opening day when they welcome Crystal Palace to the KC on Saturday. Steve Bruce's Hull (1-3-2) beat Queens Park Rangers 1-0 to kick-start their campaign, but have failed to win a league game since. However, it's not all doom and gloom on Humberside. Draws against Stoke, Newcastle and West Ham showed some promise for the new-look...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

West Ham United-Hull City Preview

Steve Bruce's preparations for Hull City's home match against West Ham United on Monday evening have been disrupted by renewed speculation regarding the long-time future of the club. Hull owner Assem Allam revealed at a press conference Thursday that the club is for sale as he continues to campaign for a change of name to Hull Tigers. The Football Association turned down the Yorkshire...
Via AP on Fox
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Hull City complete loan swoop for Hatem Ben Arfa from Newcastle

Hull have completed the loan signing of playmaker Hatem Ben Arfa from Newcastle, completing a stunning day of transfer activity for the Tigers who also brought in Abel Hernandez, Gaston Ramirez and Mohamed Diame. City boss Steve Bruce was the Barclays Premier League's most active manager on deadline day, breaking his club's transfer record for Uruguay international Hernandez, adding...
Via Fox Sports
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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