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

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

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

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

Moyes not surprised by West Ham win over Sevilla ahead of ‘important’ Spurs clash

David Moyes says he was not surprised by West Ham’s 2-0 win over Sevilla and has discussed his side’s ‘important’ clash with Tottenham this weekend. West Ham moved into the quarter-finals with a 2-0 win over Sevilla after extra time on Thursday, goals from Tomas Soucek and Andriy Yarmolenko eliminating the record six-time winners at … Read more

Arteta insists ‘a lot of things could happen’ in Champions League chase

Mikel Arteta is refusing to look too far ahead and insists ‘a lot of things could happen’ in Arsenal’s pursuit of a top four finish and Champions League football. Arsenal are fourth in the Premier League at present as the Gunners seek to secure Champions League qualification for the first time since the 2016/17 season, … Read more

Ranking the u23 players with the most goals scored in top-flight European competition this season

European football’s goalscoring charts have been dominated by familiar faces across the past decade, but there is a new wave of emerging talent bidding to become the goalscoring greats of their generation. There will be a time in the not too distant future when the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Robert Lewandowski and Karim … Read more

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