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

Ten Hag the favourite after Man Utd compile ‘dossiers’ on main candidates

Erik Ten Hag is the favourite to become Manchester United’s next permanent manager after the club compiled ‘dossiers’ on the main candidates for the role. Ten Hag has been among the frontrunners to be named as the Red Devils’ next manager, as the Premier League side look to finalise an appointment ahead of next season. … Read more

Kessie transfer to be confirmed ‘soon’ after completing medical

Franck Kessie’s free transfer move to Barcelona is expected to be confirmed ‘soon’ after the midfielder completed a medical with the Spanish side. Kessie has been linked with several leading sides as he approaches the end of his contract at AC Milan, with a host of Premier League clubs believed to have expressed an interest … Read more

Five of the most memorable El Clásico thrashings

The world stops to watch when Spain’s superpowers collide and the latest instalment of El Clásico failed to disappoint as Barcelona produced a statement result against Real Madrid. Barcelona thrashed Real Madrid 4-0 at the Bernabeu on Sunday evening, as Xavi’s turnaround of the Catalan side continued with a fifth straight win and an emphatic … Read more

Five PL centre-backs who are lethal at attacking set-pieces

Centre-backs have become increasingly influential to all aspects of football in the modern game, no longer simply required to provide a steely resistance at the heart of the defence and win defensive duels.  From squeezing the pitch high to facilitate a press and starting attacks with passes from deep, the of of a centre-back is … 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

Guardiola praises Man City ‘consistency’ as he is asked about Man Utd’s trophy drought

Pep Guardiola has praised Manchester City’s ‘consistency’ in recent seasons, but side-stepped questions on Manchester United’s trophy drought. United were eliminated from the Champions League in midweek after losing 1-0 to Atletico Madrid, a defeat which will extend the Red Devils’ run without silverware to five seasons.   Speaking at his pre-match press conference ahead … Read more

Tuchel responds to speculation linking him with Man Utd job and his hopes for new Chelsea owners

Thomas Tuchel has responded to speculation linking him with the Manchester United job and his hopes for Chelsea’s new owners. Chelsea’s immediate future is uncertain following the government sanctions placed on Russian owner Roman Abramovich, amid his alleged ties to Vladimir Putin.   The west Londoners are operating under a special licence granted to permit … Read more

Man Utd ‘very hot’ on Nkunku, but PSG interested in re-signing Leipzig forward

Manchester United are reported to be ‘very hot’ on Christopher Nkunku, though Paris Saint-Germain are also interested in re-signing the RB Leipzig forward. Nkunku has enjoyed a brilliant individual season at Leipzig to earn interest from Europe’s elite, with the 24-year-old having been included in the France squad for the first time this month.   … Read more

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