Stan Collymore

Harry Kane in action during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Swansea City on September 16, 2017
Stan Collymore: 'I can see Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane at Real Madrid'
Stan Collymore says that Tottenham Hotspur star Harry Kane is developing into a player good enough for Real Madrid.
Oct 17, 10:35
Luke Shaw is substituted in Manchester United's match against Sunderland on April 9, 2017
Stan Collymore urges Luke Shaw to leave Manchester United because of Mourinho
Stan Collymore advises Luke Shaw to leave Manchester United due to Jose Mourinho's public criticism of him.
May 1, 22:11
Philippe Coutinho in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Burnley on March 12, 2017
Stan Collymore urges Liverpool to cash in on Philippe Coutinho
Former Liverpool striker Stan Collymore claims that the form of Adam Lallana and Sadio Mane has made Philippe Coutinho dispensable.
Mar 21, 20:57
Portuguese football manager Jorge Mendes stands in front of the press during the release of the book 'The Special Agent' written by Miguel Cuesta and Jonathan Sanchez in Lisbon on February 2, 2015
Stan Collymore slams Jorge Mendes, Wolverhampton Wanderers owners
Stan Collymore blasts 'super agent' Jorge Mendes and Wolverhampton Wanderers owners Fosun International after the club-record signing of Helder Costa.
Jan 31, 13:17
Graham Taylor in the dugout during his time with Aston Villa in March 2002.
Tributes flood in for former England manager Graham Taylor
Sports Mole rounds up a selection of tributes paid to former England boss Graham Taylor following his death from a suspected heart attack, aged 72.
Jan 12, 14:23
Juventus' French midfielder Paul Pogba celebrates after scoring a goal during the Italian Serie A football match between Genoa and Juventus on September 20, 2015
Stan Collymore: 'Manchester United should forget about signing Paul Pogba'
Stan Collymore insists that Manchester United would be better off signing N'Golo Kante and Dimitri Payet instead of £100m-rated Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba.
Jul 9, 21:50
Fans arrive at Old Trafford ahead of Man Utd's Champions League qualifier against Club Brugge on August 18, 2015
Report: Suspect package at Old Trafford "a phone attached to pipe"
The 'suspect package' which forced Manchester United's Premier League clash with Bournemouth to be abandoned "was a phone attached to a pipe with wires hanging from it", according to Stan Collymore.
May 15, 16:16
Riyad Mahrez of Leicester City scores his team's third and hat trick goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Leicester City at Liberty Stadium on December 5, 2015
Preview: Leicester City vs. Swansea City
Sports Mole picks apart Sunday's Premier League match as leaders Leicester City try to close in on the title by defeating Swansea City.
Apr 23, 17:42
Remi Garde appears ahead of the FA Cup game between Wycombe Wanderers and Aston Villa on January 9, 2016
Report: Remi Garde to consider Aston Villa future
A report claims that Aston Villa's failure to bolster the playing squad during the transfer window may force manager Remi Garde to resign.
Feb 1, 22:57
Ex Player and Radio commentator Stan Collymore looks on before the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Aston Villa on February 5, 2012
Stan Collymore hits out at Aston Villa hierarchy
Stan Collymore hits out at Aston Villa officials after the club appear to have failed to sign any new players on transfer deadline day.
Feb 1, 22:30
Jose Mourinho Manager of Chelsea gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and A.F.C. Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge on December 5, 2015 in London, England.
Stan Collymore tells Manchester United to avoid Jose Mourinho
If Manchester United are planning for the long-term, they should not be appointing Jose Mourinho, according to Stan Collymore.
Dec 20, 09:39
Dion Dublin of Aston Villa beats David Seaman of Arsenal to score the winner in the FA Carling Premiership match at Villa Park in Birmingham, England. Villa won 3-2.
On this day: Arsenal spurn two-goal lead at Aston Villa
Seventeen years ago today, a brace from Dion Dublin helped Aston Villa to recover from two goals down to beat Arsenal.
Dec 13, 06:00
Riyad Mahrez of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Leicester City at Liberty Stadium on December 5, 2015
Premier League 2015-16 in numbers: Week 15
Sports Mole looks back over the 15th round of 2015-16 Premier League encounters with a selection of facts and figures from each of the 10 games.
Dec 8, 11:29
David Moyes poses with a scarf during presented as Real Sociedad's new head coach at Estadio Anoeta on November 13, 2014 in San Sebastian, Spain
Stan Collymore urges Aston Villa: 'Appoint David Moyes'
Stan Collymore believes that appointing David Moyes, and not Remi Garde, would give Aston Villa the best chance of staying in the Premier League.
Nov 1, 12:30
Headshot of Sam Matterface dated August 10, 2015
In Off The Post: Sam Matterface's say on the weekend's Premier League action
In his weekly Sports Mole column, Sam Matterface pays close attention to the Manchester derby, Aston Villa, Jose Mourinho and Watford.
Oct 26, 15:55
Ex Player and Radio commentator Stan Collymore looks on before the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Aston Villa on February 5, 2012
Stan Collymore calls for Randy Lerner to sell Aston Villa
Former Aston Villa striker Stan Collymore launches a scathing attack on the club's owner Randy Lerner.
Oct 21, 00:12
Liverpool's Christian Benteke celebrates scoring against Man Utd on September 12, 2015
Danny Higginbotham: 'Christian Benteke can thrive under Jurgen Klopp'
Danny Higginbotham tells Sports Mole that Christian Benteke can be a success at Liverpool under Jurgen Klopp's management.
Oct 16, 10:00
Adam Lallana of Liverpool FC looks to pass the ball during the international friendly match between Adelaide United and Liverpool FC at Adelaide Oval on July 20, 2015
Stan Collymore fears for Adam Lallana, Christian Benteke under Jurgen Klopp
Adam Lallana and Christian Benteke will struggle under Jurgen Klopp's management at Liverpool, according to Stan Collymore.
Oct 12, 16:16
David Beckham of Manchester United in action during the Umbro Cup pre-season tournament between Ajax, Chelsea, Manchester United and Nottingham Forest at the City Ground in Nottingham in 1996.
On this day: David Beckham scores Manchester United winner against Liverpool
Nineteen years ago today, David Beckham scored the only goal of the game as Manchester United beat Liverpool at Old Trafford.
Oct 12, 06:00
Jack Grealish of Aston Villa celebrates after Rudy Gestede of Aston Villa scored during the Capital One Cup third round match between Aston Villa and Birmingham City at Villa Park on September 22, 2015 in Birmingham, England.
Stan Collymore: 'Jack Grealish could be influential for England'
Ex-Aston Villa striker Stan Collymore suggests that Jack Grealish could go on to be an important player for England, after deciding to play for the Three Lions.
Sep 29, 10:57
Louis van Gaal the manager of Manchester United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on March 15, 2015
Stan Collymore claims Manchester United will fall short of title challenge
Manchester United are not realistic title challengers, claims former Liverpool striker Stan Collymore.
Aug 3, 05:19
Christian Benteke of Aston Villa celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Everton at Villa Park on May 2, 2015
Stan Collymore: 'Arsenal should sign Christian Benteke'
Former Aston Villa striker Stan Collymore believes that Arsenal should attempt to sign Christian Benteke from his old club.
May 24, 08:37
Raheem Sterling of Liverpool celebrates as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Newcastle United at Anfield on April 13, 2015
Stan Collymore tells Raheem Sterling to "get rid" of "scumbag mates"
Stan Collymore advises Liverpool star Raheem Sterling to "get rid" of his "scumbag mates" after video footage of the footballer inhaling 'laughing gas' was published.
Apr 14, 15:43
Charlie Adam of Stoke City celebrates with team-mates after scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Stoke City at Stamford Bridge on April 4, 2015
Charlie Adam's 65-yard goal: Twitter reacts
Sports Mole takes a look at the reaction on Twitter to Charlie Adam's 65-yard goal against Chelsea.
Apr 5, 09:55
Stan Collymore of Liverpool scores a dramatic last minute winning goal during the FA Carling Premiership match between Liverpool and Newcastle United played at Anfield on April 3, 1996
On this day: Liverpool trump Newcastle United in seven-goal thriller
Nineteen years ago today, Liverpool edged out Newcastle United 4-3 at Anfield in a game widely considered the best in Premier League history.
Apr 3, 08:00
Ex Player and Radio commentator Stan Collymore looks on before the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Aston Villa on February 5, 2012
Stan Collymore in Twitter spat with Queens Park Rangers duo
Stan Collymore is embroiled in a heated Twitter exchange with Queens Park Rangers duo Karl Henry and Rio Ferdinand.
Mar 28, 12:34
Robbie Fowler of Liverpool in good spirits after a near miss provided by Steven Gerrard during the Steven Gerrard Testimonial Match between Liverpool and Olympiacos at Anfield on August 03, 2013
On this day: Liverpool, Newcastle United play out second seven-goal game
Eighteen years ago today, Liverpool recorded their second 4-3 home victory over Newcastle United in as many seasons.
Mar 10, 10:07
Manager Tim Sherwood of Aston Villa looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Stoke City at Villa Park on February 21, 2015
Stan Collymore: 'Tim Sherwood is the right manager for Aston Villa'
Stan Collymore believes that Tim Sherwood is the right manager for Aston Villa, despite beginning his reign with a defeat.
Feb 24, 08:58
Ex Player and Radio commentator Stan Collymore looks on before the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Aston Villa on February 5, 2012
Stan Collymore describes referee Phil Dowd as "tubby"
Former Liverpool striker Stan Collymore claims that referee Phil Dowd is "tubby" and not fit enough to officiate at Premier League level.
Feb 23, 20:09
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United draws a foul from Thorsten Stuckmann of Preston North End to win a penalty during the FA Cup Fifth round match between Preston North End and Manchester United at Deepdale on February 16, 2015
Louis Saha: 'Wayne Rooney is no cheat'
Louis Saha defends former Manchester United teammate Wayne Rooney following accusations of 'cheating' in a recent FA Cup win at Preston.
Feb 17, 23:17
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United draws a foul from Thorsten Stuckmann of Preston North End to win a penalty during the FA Cup Fifth round match between Preston North End and Manchester United at Deepdale on February 16, 2015
Stan Collymore brands Wayne Rooney a 'cheat'
Stan Collymore hits out at Wayne Rooney, who he accuses of "cheating" to win a penalty during Manchester United's clash against Preston North End.
Feb 17, 16:57
Tottenham Hotspur interim manager Tim Sherwood acknowledges his sides fans following the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at White Hart Lane on May 11, 2014
Stan Collymore warns Aston Villa against Tim Sherwood appointment
Former Aston Villa striker Stan Collymore believes that Tim Sherwood would not be the right man to manage the club following the sacking of Paul Lambert.
Feb 12, 01:14
Ex Player and Radio commentator Stan Collymore looks on before the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Aston Villa on February 5, 2012
Stan Collymore still expects Fabian Delph exit
Fabian Delph signing a new contract will only serve to land Aston Villa a bigger transfer fee for his services, according to former Villa striker Stan Collymore.
Jan 25, 16:37
Aston Villa's Scottish manager Paul Lambert looks on ahead of the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Aston Villa at the Boleyn Ground, Upton Park, in east London on November 8, 2014
Stan Collymore: 'Paul Lambert should not be sacked'
Paul Lambert should not be sacked, says former Aston Villa striker Stan Collymore.
Jan 20, 19:56
England manager Roy Hodgson looks on at the start of the international friendly football match between England and Scotland on August 14, 2013
Roy Hodgson opts against Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi in Ballon d'Or vote
England boss Roy Hodgson didn't vote for either Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi to win the Ballon d'Or.
Jan 13, 04:33
Brendan Rodgers, manager of Liverpool looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Liverpool at Selhurst Park on November 23, 2014
Stan Collymore: 'Liverpool have tried to sack Brendan Rodgers'
Stan Collymore claims that Liverpool have "tried to sack Brendan Rodgers a couple of times" in the wake of their disappointing run of form.
Dec 12, 06:17
Ex Player and Radio commentator Stan Collymore looks on before the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Aston Villa on February 5, 2012
Stan Collymore criticised for 'homophobic' tweet
Stan Collymore sparks controversy by describing footballers who dive as "fairies".
Dec 2, 11:08
Ex Player and Radio commentator Stan Collymore looks on before the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Aston Villa on February 5, 2012
Stan Collymore urges Liverpool to recall Divock Origi
Stan Collymore says that Divock Origi, who is on loan at Lillle, possesses the "pace, dynamism and ­aggression" that Liverpool are currently lacking in attack.
Nov 23, 11:58
City forward Alvaro Negredo celebrates his equaliser against Everton on October 5, 2013
Arsenal 'make enquiry' to Manchester City over Alvaro Negredo
Arsenal reportedly submit an enquiry to Manchester City over the availability of Spanish forward Alvaro Negredo.
Sep 1, 16:59
Will Grigg of Milton Keynes Dons scores his second goal past goalkeeper David De Gea of Manchester United during the Capital One Cup Second Round match on August 26, 2014
MK Dons 4-0 Manchester United: Twitter reacts
Sports Mole picks out some of the best Twitter reaction to Manchester United's hammering at the hands of MK Dons.
Aug 27, 10:56



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City1211104073334
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd128222762126
3Chelsea1281323101325
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs127232091123
5Liverpool126422417722
6Arsenal127142216622
7Burnley12642129322
8Watford125341921-218
9Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton124441313016
10Huddersfield TownHuddersfield12435817-915
11Newcastle UnitedNewcastle124261114-314
12Leicester CityLeicester123451618-213
13Bournemouth124171114-313
14Southampton12345914-513
15Stoke CityStoke123451524-913
16Everton123361224-1212
17West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom12246918-910
18West Ham UnitedWest Ham122371125-149
19Swansea CitySwansea12228715-88
20Crystal Palace12129624-185