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#Nigel Pearson

# nigel-pearson - Sunday 19 July, 2020

Watford sack Nigel Pearson ahead of last two games of the season
# Relegation Battle
# Relegation Battle

Watford sack Nigel Pearson ahead of last two games of the season

Jul 19th 2020, 3:46 PM 11,695 Views 11 Comments

Pearson was the Hornets’ third manager this season.

# nigel-pearson - Friday 19 June, 2020

Piping in crowd noise risks turning Premier League into 'American sitcom' - Pearson
# Fake
# Fake

Piping in crowd noise risks turning Premier League into 'American sitcom' - Pearson

Jun 19th 2020, 8:09 AM 4,481 Views 11 Comments

All games in the Premier League are being played behind closed doors as part of strict health protocols.

# nigel-pearson - Saturday 16 May, 2020

‘God forbid we have a fatality’
# Fears
# Fears

‘God forbid we have a fatality’

May 16th 2020, 9:35 AM 7,498 Views 5 Comments

Watford manager Nigel Pearson fires out a warning shot to football chiefs over proposed Premier League return.

# nigel-pearson - Friday 13 March, 2020

Nigel Pearson 'totally underwhelmed by lack of leadership' from Boris Johnson
# Quip
# Quip

Nigel Pearson 'totally underwhelmed by lack of leadership' from Boris Johnson

Mar 13th 2020, 2:12 PM 11,403 Views 11 Comments

Britain is becoming more seriously affected by the illness and the Hornets boss has not been impressed with the Prime Minister’s handling of it.

# nigel-pearson - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Rampant Watford climb out of drop zone for the first time this season
# Flying
# Flying

Rampant Watford climb out of drop zone for the first time this season

Jan 12th 2020, 4:16 PM 8,714 Views 6 Comments

Abdoulaye Doucoure, Troy Deeney and Roberto Pereyra scored to earn the Hornets a 3-0 win at Bournemouth.

# nigel-pearson - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Nigel Pearson watches on as Watford end losing run
# Getting Better
# Getting Better

Nigel Pearson watches on as Watford end losing run

Dec 7th 2019, 5:53 PM 5,180 Views 1 Comment

Crystal Palace held on to a 0-0 draw at Watford on Saturday, with the hosts unable to go into a new era with a win.

# nigel-pearson - Friday 6 December, 2019

Watford turn to Nigel Pearson to try and keep club in Premier League

Watford turn to Nigel Pearson to try and keep club in Premier League

Dec 6th 2019, 8:25 PM 7,816 Views 15 Comments

The 56-year-old succeeds the sacked Quique Sanchez Flores with Watford bottom of the table with just one league win all season.

# nigel-pearson - Friday 22 September, 2017

What's the Flemish for 'ostrich'? Nigel Pearson returns to management with Belgian side Leuven
# Surprise Move
# Surprise Move

What's the Flemish for 'ostrich'? Nigel Pearson returns to management with Belgian side Leuven

Sep 22nd 2017, 5:09 PM 3,469 Views 3 Comments

The former Leicester boss was sacked by Derby in October of last year.

# nigel-pearson - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Claudio Ranieri suggests people were plotting against him at Leicester
# Dark Arts
# Dark Arts

Claudio Ranieri suggests people were plotting against him at Leicester

Apr 11th 2017, 1:53 PM 5,070 Views 6 Comments

The avuncular 65-year-old Italian insisted his sacking was not orchestrated by the players.

# nigel-pearson - Saturday 8 October, 2016

15 months after sacking by 2016 Premier League winners, Pearson leaves Derby
# Wave Goodbye
# Wave Goodbye

15 months after sacking by 2016 Premier League winners, Pearson leaves Derby

Oct 8th 2016, 6:27 PM 6,791 Views 4 Comments

Former Charlton and Huddersfield boss Chris Powell, who played for Derby in the 1990s, is the early favourite to replace him.

# nigel-pearson - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Nigel Pearson suspended by Derby as his job hangs in the balance
# Head In The Sand
# Head In The Sand

Nigel Pearson suspended by Derby as his job hangs in the balance

Sep 27th 2016, 5:42 PM 13,923 Views 11 Comments

Chris Powell will take charge of tonight’s Championship match at Cardiff City after the club requested their manager stand aside.

# nigel-pearson - Friday 27 May, 2016

From an ostrich to a ram: Nigel Pearson is back in management
# Head In The Sand
# Head In The Sand

From an ostrich to a ram: Nigel Pearson is back in management

May 27th 2016, 5:44 PM 8,243 Views 7 Comments

Derby County have appointed the man behind the ostrich rant.

# nigel-pearson - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Is Vinnie Jones about to utter the immortal line 'You are an ostrich' on the big screen?
# Showbiz Baby
# Showbiz Baby

Is Vinnie Jones about to utter the immortal line 'You are an ostrich' on the big screen?

Apr 14th 2016, 4:38 PM 6,785 Views 11 Comments

The footballer-turned-actor is tipped to play Nigel Pearson in the proposed film about Jamie Vardy.

# nigel-pearson - Friday 19 February, 2016

'I would be dishonest if I said I would be happy for everyone there' - Pearson
# Fantastic Foxes
# Fantastic Foxes

'I would be dishonest if I said I would be happy for everyone there' - Pearson

Feb 19th 2016, 12:22 PM 11,261 Views 6 Comments

The former Leicester boss has ‘a mixture of feelings’ as the club he managed last season are flying high.

# nigel-pearson - Friday 29 January, 2016

One Direction star could be set to play Jamie Vardy in Hollywood movie*
# Big Plans
# Big Plans

One Direction star could be set to play Jamie Vardy in Hollywood movie*

Jan 29th 2016, 12:05 AM 8,657 Views 10 Comments

*No, really.

# nigel-pearson - Sunday 31 May, 2015

Leicester City investigate 'race orgy' allegations
# Investigation
# Investigation

Leicester City investigate 'race orgy' allegations

May 31st 2015, 3:02 PM 9,467 Views 1 Comment

Three Leicester players were filmed in a sexually explicit video in which a Thai woman was allegedly racially abused.

# nigel-pearson - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

15 alternative awards from this year's Premier League season
# LOL
# LOL

15 alternative awards from this year's Premier League season

May 26th 2015, 12:34 PM 29,330 Views 14 Comments

“Are you an ostrich” and more memorable, prize-worthy moments.

# nigel-pearson - Monday 4 May, 2015

Peak 'banter' reached as Leicester boss claims players were served ostrich burgers
# For The Birds
# For The Birds

Peak 'banter' reached as Leicester boss claims players were served ostrich burgers

May 4th 2015, 1:38 PM 8,013 Views 0 Comments

Nigel Pearson is still ruffling feathers.

# nigel-pearson - Thursday 30 April, 2015

9 other infamous football manager interviews
# Interviews
# Interviews

9 other infamous football manager interviews

Apr 30th 2015, 8:17 PM 5,454 Views 6 Comments

Following Nigel Pearson’s bizarre rant, we recall more notorious managerial moments.

'Considered anger management?': Nigel Pearson was in another excruciating journalist stand-off today
# Ostrich-gate
# Ostrich-gate

'Considered anger management?': Nigel Pearson was in another excruciating journalist stand-off today

Apr 30th 2015, 5:45 PM 6,894 Views 10 Comments

The Leicester City boss had started by expressing his regret to reporter Ian Baker for likening him to a large flightless bird.

Quiz: Nigel Pearson wants to know.. are you an ostrich?
# It's Quizziness Time
# It's Quizziness Time

Quiz: Nigel Pearson wants to know.. are you an ostrich?

Apr 30th 2015, 12:00 PM 4,695 Views 5 Comments

Nigel Pearson really wants to know.

'If you don’t know the answer to that question then I think you are an ostrich'
# For The Birds
# For The Birds

'If you don’t know the answer to that question then I think you are an ostrich'

Apr 30th 2015, 7:36 AM 4,784 Views 12 Comments

Leicester manager Nigel Pearson launched a bizarre tirade at a journalist after defeat to Chelsea.

# nigel-pearson - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Nigel Pearson fights off five dogs and Wozza does Sports Illustrated: It’s the week’s best sportswriting
# Well Read
# Well Read

Nigel Pearson fights off five dogs and Wozza does Sports Illustrated: It’s the week’s best sportswriting

Feb 15th 2015, 8:30 AM 8,537 Views 0 Comments

Also featuring the amusing tale of the Canadian club that signed Eusebio.

# nigel-pearson - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Despite widespread media reports, Nigel Pearson has NOT been sacked as Leicester manager
# Going Nowhere
# Going Nowhere

Despite widespread media reports, Nigel Pearson has NOT been sacked as Leicester manager

Feb 8th 2015, 10:15 PM 13,053 Views 17 Comments

The Premier League club released a statement clarifying his position.

James McArthur plays down weird touchline incident with Leicester boss Pearson
# Fox In The Box
# Fox In The Box

James McArthur plays down weird touchline incident with Leicester boss Pearson

Feb 8th 2015, 12:34 PM 9,028 Views 1 Comment

The pair clashed on the edge of the technical area.

# nigel-pearson - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Hutton scores unlikely winner for Aston Villa as Leicester's woeful run continues
# Rare
# Rare

Hutton scores unlikely winner for Aston Villa as Leicester's woeful run continues

Dec 7th 2014, 7:45 PM 3,022 Views 4 Comments

Nigel Pearson’s side now haven’t won in 10 games.

# nigel-pearson - Saturday 6 December, 2014

5 talking points ahead of this weekend's Premier League action
# Analysis
# Analysis

5 talking points ahead of this weekend's Premier League action

Dec 6th 2014, 8:30 AM 11,610 Views 3 Comments

Why Jose Mourinho is easily irritated by a trip to Newcastle and reasons for Liverpool to be wary.

# nigel-pearson - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Win over Bolton sees Premier League-bound Foxes crowned champions
# Football League
# Football League

Win over Bolton sees Premier League-bound Foxes crowned champions

Apr 22nd 2014, 10:52 PM 3,838 Views 3 Comments

Lloyd Dyer’s goal helped Leicester City to a 1-0 victory meaning they claimed the Championship title this evening.

# nigel-pearson - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Promotion king Kevin Phillips has signed for Leicester
# Going Up?
# Going Up?

Promotion king Kevin Phillips has signed for Leicester

Jan 15th 2014, 6:46 PM 3,414 Views 4 Comments

40-year-old Phillips signs contract until the end of the season.

# nigel-pearson - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Knee injury could rule St Ledger out of World Cup qualifiers
# Doubt
# Doubt

Knee injury could rule St Ledger out of World Cup qualifiers

Aug 13th 2013, 11:45 AM 567 Views 1 Comment

The Republic of Ireland defender faces up to six weeks on the sidelines and could miss the games against Sweden and Austria.

# nigel-pearson - Friday 6 January, 2012

Ipswich or Italy? Clubs line up to sign St Ledger
# Transfer Window
# Transfer Window

Ipswich or Italy? Clubs line up to sign St Ledger

Jan 6th 2012, 10:56 AM 788 Views 0 Comments

Ipswich Town are the front-runners to sign Irish international Sean St Ledger, but could face stiff competition from a suitor in Serie A.

# nigel-pearson - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Keano to miss out as Pearson prepares for Foxes return
# Snub
# Snub

Keano to miss out as Pearson prepares for Foxes return

Nov 8th 2011, 1:46 PM 279 Views 0 Comments

Leicester City are expected to confirm Nigel Pearson’s return as manager later this afternoon, according to reports.