John Hartson

John Hartson assistant coach looks on during the Wales training session at the Vale of Glamorgan complex on October 8, 2013
John Hartson calls on Celtic to appoint "strong" manager
John Hartson says that Celtic's next manager needs to be strong enough to make demands of the club's board.
Apr 20, 16:18
Bastian Schweinsteiger of Manchester United during the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Manchester United and Ipswich Town at Old Trafford on September 23, 2015 in Manchester, England.
John Hartson: 'Bastian Schweinsteiger's legs have gone'
John Hartson says that Bastian Schweinsteiger's legs have gone and insists that the German is not good enough to play for Manchester United.
Dec 8, 22:25
Manchester United's Dutch manager Louis van Gaal is pictured during their UEFA Champions League Group B football match between Manchester United and PSV Eindhoven at the Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester, north west England on November 25, 2015
John Hartson: "Louis van Gaal has failed as Manchester United manager"
John Hartson claims that Louis van Gaal has failed as Manchester United manager following the club's exit from the Champions League at the group stage.
Dec 8, 22:16
Garry Monk manager of Swansea City looks on ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on October 4, 2015 in Swansea, Wales.
John Hartson: 'I would be amazed if Swansea City sacked Garry Monk'
Former Wales striker John Hartson gives his backing to Garry Monk, saying that he would be "amazed" if the 36-year-old was sacked by Swansea City.
Nov 10, 19:44
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On this day: Norwich City battle back for East Anglian derby point
Eight years ago today, Norwich City fought back from two goals down to claim a point against rivals Ipswich Town in Glenn Roeder's first game in charge.
Nov 4, 06:00
Ashley Williams in action for Swansea on September 20, 2014
John Hartson: 'Ashley Williams is the best British defender'
Swansea City defender Ashley Williams has proven that he is the best British defender, according to former Wales striker John Hartson.
Oct 9, 20:03
Wales striker Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Qualifier between Cyprus and Wales at GPS Stadium on September 3, 2015
Preview: Bosnia-Herzegovina vs. Wales
Sports Mole previews all of the Euro 2016 qualifying action as Bosnia-Herzegovina welcome the visit of current Group B leaders Wales to Bilino Polje.
Oct 8, 17:01
Celtic midfielder Kris Commons celebrates after a goal against Shakhtar Karagandy on August 28, 2013
John Hartson: 'Kris Commons must play more for Celtic'
Former Celtic striker John Hartson feels that Kris Commons must play more under Ronny Deila this season after an impressive performance against Ajax in the Europa League.
Sep 19, 10:35
Joe Cole of England goes close to scoring a diving header during the 2006 World Cup Qualifying match between Wales and England at the Millennium Stadium on September 3, 2005
On this day: Joe Cole strike beats Wales in World Cup qualifier
Ten years ago today, Joe Cole scored the only goal of the game as England beat Wales in a World Cup qualifier at the Millennium Stadium.
Sep 3, 08:00
Celtic's Adam Matthews in action on September 19, 2012
John Hartson: Adam Matthews joining Sunderland a "brave decision"
John Hartson believes that Adam Matthews's decision to swap Celtic for Sunderland was down to a desire to play regular football next season.
Jul 5, 11:04
Chelsea 'keeper Petr Cech during a game against a Thailand XI on July 17, 2013
John Hartson: 'Petr Cech is perfect for Arsenal'
Former Arsenal striker John Hartson believes that the Gunners should attempt to sign Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech, who is expected to leave Stamford Bridge this summer.
May 5, 09:43
Marc Albrighton of Leicester City tackles Jonjo Shelvey of Swansea during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Swansea City at The King Power Stadium on April 18, 2015
John Hartson hails Leicester City after victory against Swansea City
Leicester City have a great chance of staying in the Premier League after their win over Swansea City, says former Wales striker John Hartson.
Apr 18, 17:59
US Citta di Palermo coach Gennaro Gattuso looks on during the Serie B match between US Citta di Palermo and Empoli FC on August 31, 2013
Gennaro Gattuso 'interested in becoming Hamilton Academical boss'
Italian World Cup winner Gennaro Gattuso is reportedly interested in becoming the new manager of Hamilton Academical.
Jan 15, 18:40
Wilfried Bony in action for Swansea on December 29, 2014
John Hartson: Wilfried Bony move is "great business" for Swansea City
John Hartson believes that Swansea City's sale of Wilfried Bony to Manchester City is "great business" for the Welsh club.
Jan 14, 20:58
Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger (C) puts his hand on his head as he watches from the dug out during the English Premier League football match against Chelsea on March 22, 2014
John Hartson: 'Arsenal have got to stop conceding goals"
Former Arsenal striker John Hartson claims that some of the goals that the Gunners have been conceding in recent weeks would not be seen "on a Sunday league pitch".
Dec 7, 13:15
John Hartson assistant coach looks on during the Wales training session at the Vale of Glamorgan complex on October 8, 2013
John Hartson: 'Liverpool lacking leaders'
Apart from Steven Gerrard, there is a "lack of leadership" within the Liverpool squad, according to John Hartson.
Nov 29, 11:11
Real Madrid's Sami Khedira in action against Lyon during a friendly match on July 24, 2013
John Hartson: 'Arsenal need Sami Khedira'
John Hartson believes that former club Arsenal must try to sign Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira in January.
Nov 11, 13:35
Mark Hughes the Stoke manager looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich and Stoke at Carrow Road on March 8, 2014
Stoke City's Mark Hughes questions FA's decision not to punish Garry Monk
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes believes that the FA's decision not to charge Swansea City manager Garry Monk sets a dangerous precedent.
Oct 31, 17:59
John Hartson assistant coach looks on during the Wales training session at the Vale of Glamorgan complex on October 8, 2013
John Hartson apologises to Stoke City's Victor Moses for labelling him a cheat
John Hartson apologises to Victor Moses for labelling him a 'cheat' during the BBC's broadcast of Match of the Day 2.
Oct 24, 18:48
John Hartson assistant coach looks on during the Wales training session at the Vale of Glamorgan complex on October 8, 2013
Recent Wales form pleases John Hartson
Former centre-forward John Hartson praises Wales for the "great run" of form that they are currently on.
Oct 14, 10:51
Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger waits for the begining of the UEFA Champions League play-off football match Besiktas vs Arsenal at Ataturk Olympic Stadium on August 19, 2014
On this day: Arsene Wenger gets off to winning start at Arsenal
Eighteen years ago today, Arsenal overcome Blackburn Rovers to ensure that Arsene Wenger got off to a winning start as the club's new manager.
Oct 12, 10:10
Alex Song of West Ham United acknowledges the fans as he joins the club on loan prior to the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Southampton at Boleyn Ground on August 30, 2014
John Hartson praises Alex Song impact at West Ham United
Former West Ham United striker John Hartson praises Alex Song's impact of the team following the midfielder's loan move from Barcelona.
Oct 8, 12:49
Wales' Gareth Bale celebrates scoring their third goal during the international friendly football match between Wales and Iceland at Cardiff City Stadium in Cardiff, south Wales, on March 5, 2014
Gareth Bale named Welsh footballer of the year
Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale is voted the Welsh footballer of the year for the fourth time in five years.
Oct 6, 22:42
Calum Chambers in action for Arsenal during the Community Shield on August 10, 2014
John Hartson: 'Southampton can exploit inexperienced Arsenal defence'
Ex-Arsenal striker John Hartson believes that Southampton can exploit the Gunners' "inexperienced" defence ahead of their League Cup tie tonight.
Sep 23, 20:01
Mercedes-AMG's British driver Lewis Hamilton (L) and and Mercedes-AMG's German driver Nico Rosberg collide at the Spa-Francorchamps ciruit in Spa on August 24, 2014
Five teammates at loggerheads
As Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg's fallout continues, Sports Mole picks out five other teammates that have had their differences.
Aug 25, 12:52
John Hartson assistant coach looks on during the Wales training session at the Vale of Glamorgan complex on October 8, 2013
Ex-Wales star John Hartson reveals gambling problems
Former Wales international John Hartson reveals that he has suffered from a gambling addiction.
Jun 9, 12:17
A general view of the inside of Celtic Park prior to the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier League match between Celtic and Dundee on September 22, 2012
John Hartson: 'Celtic fans will back Ronny Deila'
Celtic's new manager Ronny Deila will have the full backing of the club's fans, according to former player John Hartson.
Jun 6, 12:15
Celtic manager Neil Lennon during a friendly with Brentford on July 20, 2013
John Hartson: 'Neil Lennon may take time out'
John Hartson says that he would not be surprised if Neil Lennon did not jump straight into another management job.
May 22, 13:18
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John Hartson: 'Ashley Cole will be snapped up'
Former Arsenal striker John Hartson believes that Ashley Cole will have a number of clubs lining up for his services this summer.
May 20, 13:57
Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal celebrates scoring his sides first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Arsenal at KC Stadium on April 20, 2014
John Hartson: 'Aaron Ramsey will be top transfer target for a number of clubs'
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey could be a transfer target for a number of top clubs in the summer, says former Gunners striker John Hartson.
May 16, 13:36
Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry celebrates scoring for France against South Korea on June 18, 2006.
Thierry Henry, Rio Ferdinand confirmed as BBC World Cup pundits
Thierry Henry, Rio Ferdinand and Clarence Seedorf are confirmed as pundits for BBC's World Cup coverage in Brazil this summer.
May 7, 15:02
John Hartson assistant coach looks on during the Wales training session at the Vale of Glamorgan complex on October 8, 2013
John Hartson: 'Liverpool are real contenders'
Former Celtic striker John Hartson believes that Liverpool are genuine title contenders this season.
Feb 9, 12:12
Gareth Bale, then of Tottenham Hotspur, celebrates scoring the winning goal against West Ham United on February 25, 2013.
Tottenham Hotspur vs. West Ham United: Top five previous meetings
Sports Mole picks out five of the most memorable fixtures between London rivals Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United, who will meet in the League Cup tomorrow night.
Dec 17, 16:41
Wales national team manager Chris Coleman looks on during the International Friendly match between Wales v Ireland at the Cardiff City Stadium on August 14, 2013
Chris Coleman to leave Wales job?
Chris Coleman's future as Wales manager is cast into doubt after his upcoming press conference is cancelled.
Nov 6, 21:25
John Hartson assistant coach looks on during the Wales training session at the Vale of Glamorgan complex on October 8, 2013
John Hartson hails West Ham United away form
Former West Ham United striker John Hartson says that he is impressed with the club's form away from home in the Premier League this season.
Nov 6, 21:10
John Hartson assistant coach looks on during the Wales training session at the Vale of Glamorgan complex on October 8, 2013
John Hartson leaves Wales post
John Hartson leaves his role as Wales assistant coach with immediate effect.
Nov 6, 12:19
Andy Carroll of West Ham United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and West Bromwich Albion on March 30, 2013
John Hartson: 'West Ham United handling Andy Carroll well'
Former West Ham striker John Hartson praises the club for their handling of Andy Carroll's ongoing injury problems.
Nov 6, 11:20
Newcastle United teammates Kieron Dyer and Lee Bowyer fight on the pitch in April 2005.
Video: On-pitch bust-ups between teammates
Following yesterday's clash between Ravel Morrison and Wilfried Zaha, Sports Mole looks back on other bust-ups between teammates.
Oct 16, 11:31
Gareth Bale poses as a Real Madrid player at the Bernabeu on September 2, 2013
Gareth Bale named Welsh Player of the Year
Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale is named as the Welsh Player of the Year for a third time.
Oct 7, 21:39
A general view of Upton Park, home of West Ham United on October 15, 2011
On this day: West Ham United blow three-goal lead
Back on this day in 1998, West Ham United threw away a three-goal advantage at home to Wimbledon.
Sep 9, 09:56



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