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

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

Romero included in Argentina squad despite suspension

Cristian Romero has been included in the Argentina squad for the upcoming internationals, despite being banned for the nation’s fixtures with Venezuela and Ecuador. Argentina have included the Tottenham centre-back in their squad despite his suspension for both games, in the hope that Romero’s ban will be reduced to one-game upon appeal.   The Athletic … 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

Conte ‘very delighted’ as influential Son helps Spurs maintain top four hopes with 3-1 win over West Ham

Tottenham Hotspur maintained their hopes of securing a top four finish this season, running out 3-1 winners over London rivals West Ham. It was a scrappy and cagey start to the game, though in the ninth minute it was Spurs that took the lead. West Ham lost possession inside their own half before Harry Kane … Read more

Moyes criticises ‘Under 12’ defending as ‘excellent’ Son and Kane put West Ham to sword

West Ham’s hopes of finishing in the top four look to be over after they fell to a 3-1 loss away at London rivals, Spurs. It was a scrappy and cagey start to the game, though in the ninth minute it was Spurs that took the lead. West Ham lost possession inside their own half … Read more

Conte reacts to Arteta’s whinging about unfair fixture list

Antonio Conte has reacted to Mikel Arteta’s criticism of the Premier League fixture list, following the Spaniard’s comments this week. Arteta hit out at the Premier League over their scheduling of fixtures, criticising the short turnaround Arsenal have been issued ahead of this weekend’s clash with Aston Villa.   The Gunners boss also complained about … Read more

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