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

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

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

How the failed Super League proposal can ultimately save the beautiful game

It was revealed beyond all doubt this week that football at the highest level is rotten to the core, but of course we were all acutely aware of that already. When five of the biggest clubs in England – plus hilariously Tottenham who were invited along for the joyride simply because their vehicle is shiny … Read more

Fantasy Premier League: Four of the best captains for gameweek 33

There’s now just six more gameweeks of the Fantasy Premier League season remaining and mini-leagues across the world are now heating up, each selection ever more crucial as you bid to improve – or hold – rank ahead of the run-in. Gameweek 33 brings us a renewal of hostilities between northern rivals Leeds and Manchester … Read more

Five of the best jerseys ahead of Euro 2021

This summer will bring a festival of football as the rescheduled European Championships take place, the continent’s best competing to be crowned as champions of Europe. The tournament will begin in June and take place for a month. Wembley hosting the latter stages with the semi-finals and final scheduled to take place at England’s national … Read more

Twitter reacts as the European Super League dramatically collapses

Just as it appeared football was heading for catastrophic and irreversible change, the power of the people once again proved stronger than the people in power as plans for a European Super League collapsed as quickly as they appeared. The controversial announcement of a breakaway competition surfaced on Sunday evening with each of the Premier … Read more

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