World Cup 2018: Remembering the England XI that suffered semi-final heartbreak against Croatia

As England prepare for their Euro 2020 semi-final clash with Denmark, the nation will hoping that the Three Lions can go one better than they did at the World Cup in Russia three years ago. Having gone into the tournament with little expectation following a succession of dismal major tournament displays under Roy Hodgson, Gareth … Read more

Fantasy Premier League – Four of the best captains for gameweek 36

It’s crunch time now for Fantasy Premier League managers still contesting to climb the rankings, with just three rounds of fixtures remaining until the end of the 2020/21 campaign. This weekend’s fixtures include blanks for Manchester United, Chelsea, Leicester and Arsenal, a selection headache for gaffers as the run-in reaches its conclusion. Ahead of gameweek … Read more

Rodgers has ‘no interest’ in Spurs job

Brendan Rodgers is understood to have ‘no interest’ in the vacant position at Tottenham with the Leicester manager remaining committed to the club. Rodgers has been one a number of names linked with the north London side since the sacking of Jose Mourinho last week, with the Northern Irishman having become a leading candidate following … Read more

Ten Hag emerges as a front runner for Spurs job as Nagelsmann agrees to takeover at Bayern

Ajax manager Erik ten Hag has emerged as a front runner to take charge of Tottenham after top target Julian Nagelsmann agreed a deal with Bayern Munich. Tottenham are currently considering a wealth of options following the sacking of Jose Mourinho last week, the Portuguese dismissed following a disappointing second half of the season with … Read more

Star turns: Seven Premier League players who shone this weekend

Each week we bring you some of the Premier League’s leading performers and this weekend’s action ensured there was plenty of candidates to choose from. Chelsea edged past 10-man West Ham in a crucial clash as both sides chase Champions League qualification, whilst Newcastle’s recent renaissance continued after snatching a late draw at Liverpool. Burnley … Read more

Bayern open talks with Spurs managerial target Nagelsmann

Tottenham have been dealt a blow in their hopes of securing Julian Nagelsmann with Bayern Munich having opened talks with the RB Leipzig manager. Nagelsmann is understood to have been the north London side’s leading candidate to replace the sacked Jose Mourinho, with the Portuguese having been dismissed last week following the club’s disappointing second … Read more

Premier League Team of the Week

The latest round of Premier League action saw Chelsea move a huge step closer towards the Champions League after winning at top four rivals West Ham, whilst Liverpool’s faltering forward line saw their own hopes suffer a blow. In a weekend where VAR once again reared its ugly head, Burnley battered Wolves to move further … Read more

‘An apology is not acceptable’ – Neville demands ‘action’ to prevent a repeat of ESL’s ‘attempted murder of English football’

Gary Neville has said that the recent wave of apologies from the Premier League’s big six are simply not enough, the outspoken pundit demanding ‘action’ to prevent another damaging power grab. The week’s headlines have been dominated by the attempted breakaway by 12 of Europe’s elite sides, with news breaking last Sunday of the intention … Read more

German 50+1 model to be looked into during government review in wake of ESL scandal

The much-praised German 50+1 ownership model is one that the government is looking into for English football clubs amid the fall-out from the collapsed European Super League proposal. Football’s future has dominated the headlines this week following the announcement – and subsequent collapse – of plans for a breakaway competition, each of the Premier League‘s … Read more

Golden Gloves: Ranking the six goalkeepers with most PL clean sheets this season

Sir Alex Ferguson famously said that while goals win games, defences win titles, so it stands to reason that the sides with the most clean sheets are well set for success. Take leaders Manchester City, for instance, a side who are renowned for their free-flowing, attacking approach, yet their title charge is mainly the result … Read more

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