UK and Ireland to host 2028 Euros amid lack of rival bidders

The UK and Ireland are set to be named as the joint-hosts of the 2028 European Championship. Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have submitted a joint-proposal to host the tournament and UEFA are expected to confirm its success next month, following a lack of rival bidders for the finals.   Turkey were understood … Read more

Heroes and Villains: FA Cup quarter-finals

Following the latest round of FA Cup action, we pick out some of the heroes and villains from the best and worst of the weekend fixtures. Manchester City, Chelsea, Liverpool and Crystal Palace are the final four in this season’s FA Cup, as the quartet all secured wins to book semi-final showdowns at Wembley. Chelsea … Read more

Premier League Awards: Maddison magic, creative Kane, and Leeds’ chaotic comeback

Our weekly Premier League awards honour the best – and worst – of the football action from the weekend. Moment of the Week How about that for a comeback at Molineux? Leeds were dead and buried at half-time after finding themselves two goals down at Wolves, but roared back to claim all three points and … Read more

Premier League Team of the Week – Gameweek 30

Each week we delve through the Premier League action and compile our divisional Team of the Week, with just four fixtures taking place this weekend due to the FA Cup quarter-finals. Tottenham boosted their hopes of a top four finish and Champions League football after beating West Ham, though Arsenal remain the team to catch … Read more

Weekend preview: Premier League and FA Cup talking points

Ahead of this weekend’s Premier League and FA Cup quarter-final action, we pick out some of the major talking points. FA Cup quarter-finals Middlesbrough seek another sizeable scalp Middlesbrough have not had the greatest luck when it comes to the FA Cup draw this season, but Chris Wilder’s side continue to punch above their weight … Read more

Southgate names England squad for March friendly fixtures

Gareth Southgate has named his England squad for the Three Lions upcoming fixtures with Switzerland and the Ivory Coast. There’s a first inclusion for Marc Guehi after an impressive first season at Crystal Palace, whilst the centre-back’s teammate Conor Gallagher – on loan from Chelsea at Selhurst Park – is included again after making his … Read more

Five pre-season narratives proven wrong so far this season

Pre-season predictions are often wide of the mark and the current Premier League season has been no different, with a number of narratives having been proven wrong over the course of the campaign. From marquee men expected to shine to transfer windows slammed and scorned, we’ve looked at five popular pre-season narratives that have been … Read more

Guardiola ‘pleased’ with Man City performance despite goalless draw at Palace

Pep Guardiola says he was ‘pleased with the performance’ despite Manchester City being held to a goalless draw with Crystal Palace, in a result which blows the Premier League title race wide open. Guardiola’s side were unable to find a way through the Eagles’ stubborn resistance in South London, as Palace followed up their win at … Read more

Heroes and Villains: Premier League gameweek 29

Following the latest round of Premier League action, we pick out some of the heroes and villains from the best and worst of the weekend fixtures. Cristiano Ronaldo stole the show as Manchester United beat Tottenham 3-2 in an Old Trafford thriller, whilst there were wins for West Ham, Wolves and Arsenal as each maintained … Read more

Premier League Awards: Ronaldo rises to the occasion, Gelhardt’s gigantic goal

Our weekly Premier League awards honour the best – and worst – of the football action from the weekend. Moment of the Week There was huge emotion at the London Stadium as West Ham opened the scoring against Aston Villa, the Hammers’ goal coming from the left boot of Ukraine international Andriy Yarmolenko. The 32-year-old … Read more

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