David Platt

Jeff Smith in action during the BDO Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships on January 10, 2015
Phil Taylor: 'I'm confident of 17th world title'
Phil Taylor says that he is confident of winning a 17th world title after averaging almost 102 in his first-round clash with David Platt.
Dec 19, 09:35
Jeff Smith in action during the BDO Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships on January 10, 2015
Phil Taylor: 'Preparation is key ahead of World Championship'
Phil Taylor says that he will be "ready" to launch a bid to win a 17th world title at Alexandra Palace.
Dec 13, 12:13
Jeff Smith in action during the BDO Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships on January 10, 2015
Michael van Gerwen, Phil Taylor to play prelim qualifiers at World Championship
Michael van Gerwen and Phil Taylor will play preliminary-round qualifiers in the first round of the World Championship.
Nov 28, 15:38
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Roger Johnson joins Charlton Athletic
Centre-back Roger Johnson agrees an 18-month contract with Championship side Charlton Athletic.
Jan 4, 12:02
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: England's Ian Wright nets four goals against San Marino
Twenty-two years ago today, Ian Wright scored four goals as England recorded a 7-1 victory over San Marino.
Nov 17, 06:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: Luis Boa Morte nets Arsenal brace against Birmingham City
Eighteen years ago today, Luis Boa Morte scored two of his four goals for Arsenal during a League Cup tie against Birmingham City.
Oct 14, 06:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Roger Johnson joins Indian Super League side FC Pune City
Former Wolverhampton Wanderers man Roger Johnson joins the Indian Super League with David Platt's FC Pune City.
Aug 19, 00:05
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
English duo Steve Simonsen, Nicky Shorey switch to FC Pune City
Free agents Steve Simonsen and Nicky Shorey agree moves to Indian Super League side FC Pune City.
Jul 21, 15:55
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: Crestfallen England exit Italia '90
On this day 25 years ago, England crashed out of the 1990 World Cup at the semi-final stage following a penalty shootout defeat to West Germany in Turin.
Jul 4, 08:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: Gary Lineker exits international stage
Twenty-three years ago today, Gary Lineker made his final appearance for England in a game against Sweden that would see him controversially substituted.
Jun 17, 08:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
FC Pune City appoint David Platt as manager
Former England midfielder David Platt becomes manager of Indian Super League side FC Pune City.
Jun 2, 09:47
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On This Day: Late David Platt header sinks Manchester United
Seventeen years ago today, David Platt scored late on to secure a 3-2 win for Arsenal over Manchester United at Highbury.
Nov 9, 10:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
England vs. San Marino: Previous meetings
Sports Mole looks back on the four previous encounters between England and minnows San Marino.
Oct 8, 11:10
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: Ian Wright breaks Arsenal's goalscoring record
Seventeen years ago today, Ian Wright became Arsenal's leading goalscorer of all time thanks to a hat-trick against Bolton Wanderers.
Sep 13, 09:59
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
England vs. Norway: Top five previous meetings
Ahead of tonight's meeting at Wembley, Sports Mole picks out five of the best previous clashes between England and Norway.
Sep 3, 11:40
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: David Platt moves to Italy
Back on this day in 1991, England international David Platt left Aston Villa to sign for Italian outfit Bari.
Jul 21, 09:40
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
England's top five World Cup goals
Sports Mole picks out the five best goals scored by England internationals at World Cup tournaments.
Jun 2, 12:51
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
FIFA World Cup countdown: Top 10 Belgian players of all time
As part of the 50-day countdown to the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, Sports Mole looks at the top 10 players in the history of Belgium.
Apr 26, 11:16
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Michael Owen to join punditry team of Al Jazeera's beIN Sport this week?
Michael Owen will reportedly switch to Al Jazeera's beIN Sport this week as a pundit for their Champions League coverage.
Mar 18, 11:19
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
England's penalty shootout failures
After Roy Hodgson discusses his plans for penalty shootouts at the World Cup, Sports Mole looks back over England's defeats from 12 yards out.
Feb 25, 12:42
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Stoke City's Asmir Begovic confirms Manchester City were "close" to signing him
Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic confirms that Roberto Mancini wanted to sign him for Manchester City before he was sacked last season.
Nov 5, 09:31
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: Netherlands end England's World Cup hope
Twenty years ago today, England's chances of reaching the 1994 World Cup were all but ended in Rotterdam by the Netherlands.
Oct 13, 10:08
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: Dennis Bergkamp nets hat-trick against Leicester City
Sixteen years ago today, Dennis Bergkamp scored all of Arsenal's goals in their 3-3 draw away at Leicester City.
Aug 27, 09:52
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
David Platt denies comments regarding Manchester City's Joe Hart exit
David Platt denies that he made comments suggesting that if Roberto Mancini had remained as Manchester City manager, Joe Hart would have been sold.
Aug 26, 11:04
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
David Platt: 'Roberto Mancini wanted to sell Joe Hart'
David Platt says that he and Roberto Mancini were planning to sign Asmir Begovic to replace Joe Hart before being sacked by Manchester City.
Aug 25, 20:33
Michael Owen of Stoke applauds all corners of the ground after the match against Southampton on May 19, 2013
Michael Owen wants to compete in charity horse race
Michael Owen says that his wife will teach him how to ride a horse in order to compete in a charity race in the future.
Jul 4, 13:28
David Platt
David Platt leaves Manchester City
David Platt turns down the chance to remain with Manchester City following the sacking of Roberto Mancini.
May 14, 19:04
David Platt
David Platt: Roberto Mancini reports were "not ideal" before FA Cup final
Manchester City assistant manager David Platt says that reports surrounding the future of Roberto Mancini were "not ideal" before their FA Cup final defeat to Wigan Athletic.
May 12, 08:16
Samir Nasri
David Platt: 'Samir Nasri is important to Manchester City'
Manchester City coach David Platt insists that midfielder Samir Nasri is an important player to the club.
May 3, 08:03
Roberto Mancini and first-team coach David Platt on the touchline
Manchester City's David Platt: 'We won't hold back'
David Platt insists that Manchester City will go out to win every game, despite already losing out on the Premier League title.
May 1, 09:52
James Milner congratuates Pablo Zabaleta on his goal against Stoke during their FA Cup fourth round tie on January 26, 2013
David Platt praises Pablo Zabaleta consistency
Pablo Zabaleta's consistent performances mean that he is deserving of a place in the PFA Team of the Year, according to Manchester City assistant manager David Platt.
Apr 30, 00:33
A frustrated Joe Hart waves to fans after the final whistle on November 21, 2012
David Platt: 'Injury to blame for Joe Hart's error'
Manchester City assistant manager David Platt claims Joe Hart's error in the 2-1 win over West Ham United was down to an injury.
Apr 28, 06:52
Roberto Mancini and first-team coach David Platt on the touchline
David Platt backs Manchester City response
Manchester City assistant manager David Platt backs the squad to react strongly next season following Manchester United's Premier League triumph.
Apr 24, 19:51
Maicon congratulates James Milner after scoring his team's second goal against Wigan on November 28, 2012
Sports stars play golf in support of Manchester City's James Milner charity
Sportsmen turn out for a round of golf to support Manchester City midfielder James Milner's foundation.
Apr 24, 12:38
Manchester City's Sergio Aguero is congratulated by David Silva after scoring a penalty against Leeds in the FA Cup 5th round on February 17, 2013
Manchester City's Sergio Aguero could be out of Tottenham Hotspur battle
Manchester City assistant manager David Platt reveals that Sergio Aguero is a doubt for Sunday's clash against Tottenham Hotspur due to a hamstring strain.
Apr 18, 09:32
Roberto Mancini and first-team coach David Platt on the touchline
David Platt copies Roberto Mancini's cycling habits
David Platt copies Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini by picking up his habit of cycling into training.
Apr 17, 14:17
David Platt
David Platt: 'Premier League game will have no bearing on FA Cup final'
Manchester City assistant manager David Platt says that tonight's Premier League match against Wigan Athletic will have no bearing on the FA Cup final between the two sides.
Apr 17, 12:05
David Platt
David Platt "in the trenches" with Sergio Aguero
David Platt defends Sergio Aguero for his two-footed lunge on Chelsea's David Luiz.
Apr 17, 05:34
Roberto Mancini and first-team coach David Platt on the touchline
David Platt: 'Manchester City not thinking about FA Cup final'
David Platt says that Manchester City will not think about the FA Cup final until May.
Apr 15, 08:47
Roberto Mancini and first-team coach David Platt on the touchline
Manchester City's David Platt: 'We don't need confidence boost'
Manchester City assistant boss David Platt insists that the Premier League outfit "don't need" an injection of confidence.
Apr 12, 09:21

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