Premier League Category

April 10, 2019

‘Look at Mesut Ozil…He’s League One’ – talkSPORT host Adrian Durham urges Leicester’s James Maddison NOT to join Arsenal

talkSPORT host Adrian Durham has issued an emotional plea to Leicester’s James Maddison – “Do not waste your talent by going to Arsenal!” Maddison, 22, has risen the ranks of English football where he started at Coventry before moving to Championship club Norwich in February 2016. He then got his move to the Premier League […]

April 10, 2019

Chelsea news: Maurizio Sarri told Danny Drinkwater he wasn’t needed at the start of the season, but the midfielder stayed regardless

Maurizio Sarri has revealed that he told Danny Drinkwater he was surplus to requirements at Chelsea before the current season even started. Former Leicester midfielder Drinkwater has not featured in any competitive games under head coach Sarri this season, and was arrested on suspicion of drink driving in Cheshire on April 9. Sarri informed Drinkwater […]

April 10, 2019

Leicester City hit with Football Association charge for failing to control players during Premier League clash at Huddersfield

Leicester have been charged by the Football Association for their animated behaviour during their Premier League game against Huddersfield on Saturday. English football’s governing body have charged the club with failing to ensure their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion after Huddersfield were given a penalty in the 51st minute. Foxes players surrounded referee […]

April 10, 2019

Drake: ‘Curse’ may have wrecked Liverpool’s title hopes and affected Sergio Aguero, Romelu Lukaku and Conor McGregor

Sergio Aguero has become the latest sporting superstar to fall victim to the Drake ‘curse’. The Argentina international missed a penalty when the game goalless as Manchester City lost 1-0 to Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday night. While the Citizens have a second leg to rescue their Champions League dreams, fans have begun to notice how […]

April 10, 2019

New Tottenham stadium has made a huge difference to the club, says Ledley King

Tottenham hero Ledley King believes the club have been lifted by their new stadium. Spurs have settled into their new home with two victories in a week, including last night’s fantastic 1-0 victory over Manchester City in the Champions League. The £1billion arena has been ranked among the best football grounds in the world – […]

April 10, 2019

Danny Higginbotham reveals how Sir Alex Ferguson saved his Manchester United career when a referee accused him of assault

Danny Higginbotham has recalled how a referee nearly ended his career by falsely accusing him of assault. Sir Alex Ferguson was forced to intervene when former Manchester United stars Higginbotham and Ronnie Wallwork, both on loan at Antwerp in Belgium, were handed lengthy bans for their alleged role in a tunnel bust-up. The referee, Amand […]

April 10, 2019

Top 15 Best supported leagues in the world, including Europe’s top five, MLS, and the Championship

Every country in the world likes to think they have the best football fans. In England we’ve love our history and our never-ending love affair with the Beautiful Game, whether results are good or bad for the teams we support. Some nations have clubs with super-sized stadia, Tottenham Hotspur have just opened their brand new […]

April 10, 2019

Harry Kane injury: Tottenham striker tweets his disappointment at latest setback, but says it’s a ‘chance to come back stronger’

Harry Kane is determined to ‘come back stronger than ever’ from his latest ankle injury. The Tottenham striker was forced off in the 58th minute of Spurs’ 1-0 win over City in the Champions League quarter-final first leg on Tuesday, having damaged the same ankle that sidelined him for seven games earlier this year. On […]

April 10, 2019

Marcus Rashford ‘close’ to agreeing £70million deal at Manchester United to ward off Real Madrid – reports

Marcus Rashford is ‘close’ to signing a £70million deal to keep him at Manchester United, according to reports. The England striker is in advanced talks with the Red Devils over a five-year contract with the club which would see him earn Wayne Rooney’s old terms. Before leaving Old Trafford to return to Everton, Rooney was […]

April 10, 2019

David Seaman reveals how to save a penalty and explains why Chelsea’s Eden Hazard is Premier League’s best taker

Ex-England goalkeeper David Seaman has revealed the secret to saving a penalty – and explained why Eden Hazard is the modern game’s best taker. The former Arsenal man made several high-profile saves from 12 yards during his playing career, most notably denying Scotland’s Gary McAllister and Spain’s Angel Nadal at Euro ’96. Last night, Tottenham […]

April 10, 2019

Harry Kane injury latest: England captain’s ankle issues and how Tottenham Hotspur cope without him

Harry Kane’s season may well be over after picking up an ankle injury on Tuesday night against Manchester City. The England captain attempted to make a robust challenge on Fabian Delph close to the sideline, but came off second best. Kane left the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium wearing a protective boot and Mauricio Pochettino admitted the […]

April 10, 2019

Jack Grealish: Tottenham target playing instrumental role for Aston Villa since return from injury

Jack Grealish’s influence at Aston Villa continues to grow by the game. Grealish, 23, is one of the most talented players outside of the top-flight and is once again bidding for promotion to the Premier League with his boyhood club this season. Grealish, who saw a move to Tottenham fall through last summer before signing […]

April 10, 2019

Andy Carroll: Once £35million signing for Liverpool, the West Ham striker faces an uncertain future in the game

It was three years ago when Andy Carroll was West Ham’s man of the moment – notching a hat-trick in a 3-3 draw against Arsenal at Upton Park. With the Hammers chasing the game 2-0, Carroll took matters into his own hands as he single-handedly got his side back into the contest with two quick-fire […]

April 10, 2019

Eden Hazard: Chelsea superstar could be on his way to Real Madrid, but what is his legacy at Stamford Bridge?

Chelsea star Eden Hazard underlined his brilliance against West Ham on Monday night when he netted both goals in a 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge. Those goals sent the Blues back into the Champions League places and the opener from the Belgian was one of his, and the Premier League’s, best ever individual efforts. The […]

April 10, 2019

Chelsea news: Callum Hudson-Odoi left in awe of team mate Eden Hazard following wonder goal against West Ham

Callum Hudson-Odoi admitted he watched Eden Hazard’s wonder goal against West Ham with his mouth open. The Belgium international ran past five defenders before slotting home at Stamford Bridge on Monday. Hazard scored both the goals as Chelsea won 2-0 against the Hammers in the Premier League. Hudson-Odoi conceded that his team mate is so […]

April 9, 2019

‘They are nothing special’ – Adrian Durham tears into West Ham United after another abject performance in 2019

Adrian Durham has ripped into West Ham United after yet another abject performance in 2019. And the Drivetime host criticised Andy Carroll and Jack Wilshere in particular for ‘draining money’ out of the club. A 2-0 defeat to Chelsea does not tell the whole story as the Hammers were battered at Stamford Bridge in the […]

April 9, 2019

Top goalscorers in Europe: Which strikers are over/under performing their expected goals, including Messi, Kane, Salah, and Ronaldo

All top goalscorers go through runs of good and bad form – even Lionel Messi has an off day, just not that often. But some superstars, despite their impressive goal tallies don’t hit the back of the net as often as they should, while others get way more than they realistically should. It’s no surprise […]

April 8, 2019

Chelsea 2-0 West Ham: Blues boss Maurizio Sarri admits it will be ‘very difficult’ to keep hold of Eden Hazard amid Real Madrid links

Maurizio Sarri says Chelsea are ‘lucky’ to have Eden Hazard at their disposal but said it will be ‘very difficult’ to keep him at the club this summer. Hazard was in phenomenal form as he helped the Blues rise to third in the Premier League with a 2-0 win against West Ham at Stamford Bridge, […]

April 8, 2019

Chelsea 2-0 West Ham: Sensational Eden Hazard display sees Blues rise to third in Premier League

Eden Hazard added another superb strike to his brilliant collection as his wonder goal helped Chelsea rise to third in the Premier League with a 2-0 win over West Ham at Stamford Bridge. The Belgian showed what Chelsea fans could be missing next year with a stunning solo opener and a late second in a […]

April 8, 2019

Aston Villa flop Jordan Veretout linked with transfer move to Arsenal 

Arsenal are interested in signing Aston Villa flop Jordan Veretout, according to reports. The Frenchman joined Villa for £8million from Nantes in 2015. He made 29 appearances in his first and only season with the club, which ended in relegation to the Championship, before spending the following season on loan at Saint-Etienne. Veretout secured a […]

April 8, 2019

‘Best in the Premier League’ – Eden Hazard scores incredible goal vs West Ham and these Chelsea fans don’t know whether to laugh or cry

Take a bow, Eden Hazard. What a goal that was. Chelsea’s star player has scored a number of memorable goals in his career, but his first in the 2-0 victory over West Ham is without question up there as one of his best. West Ham were the unfortunate victims of Hazard’s sensational exploits, who pierced […]

April 8, 2019

‘He had done photos with the Liverpool shirts’ – Nabil Fekir’s agent reveals how close Lyon star came to joining Reds

Nabil Fekir’s posed for pictures in a Liverpool shirt as he edged closer to a move last summer, according to his agent. Jean-Pierre Bernes also claims the 25-year-old had passed a medical ahead of a £53million transfer from Lyon, before the Reds pulled the plug on a deal. The transfer fell through after a medical […]

April 8, 2019

Joe Gomez injury: Jurgen Klopp gives update on when Liverpool defender will play again

Jurgen Klopp is wary of rushing Joe Gomez back from injury. The Liverpool defender has not played since fracturing his leg in a 3-1 win at Burnley in December. The 21-year-old resumed training at the end of last month, but is yet to be included in a matchday squad. Reds boss Klopp believes Gomez, who […]

April 8, 2019

Chelsea vs West Ham teams: Callum Hudson-Odoi and Ruben Loftus-Cheek given the nod for second game running

Chelsea youngsters Callum Hudson-Odoi and Ruben Loftus-Cheek will start for a second game running for Chelsea as they welcome West Ham to Stamford Bridge on Monday night. The England pair started the Blues’ last game at home to Brighton – a 3-0 victory in a game where Loftus-Cheek scored and Maurizio Sarri has given them […]

April 8, 2019

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says he views Community Shield as a trophy

Pep Guardiola insists Manchester City have won two trophies this season – and are gunning for three more. City won the Carabao Cup in Feburary and will take on Watford in the FA Cup final in May. They trail Premier League leaders Liverpool by two points with a game in hand and await Tottenham in […]

April 8, 2019

‘I’m black and I’m proud’ – Manchester City man Raheem Sterling claims walking off the pitch would let the racists win

Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling declared ‘I’m black and I’m proud’ after rejecting calls for players who receive racial abuse to walk off the pitch during a game. Sterling, 24, was speaking after football in England and Scotland was marred by shameful events last weekend, days after Tottenham defender Danny Rose said he couldn’t wait […]

April 8, 2019

Liverpool news: Danny Murphy explains why luck will carry Reds to Premier League title at Manchester City’s expense

Danny Murphy is convinced Liverpool will win the Premier League title because of all the luck they’ve had this season. The Reds are two points clear of Manchester City at the league’s summit, having played a game more – and fortune has undoubtedly favoured Jurgen Klopp’s men. They were gifted last-gasp winners at home to […]

April 8, 2019

Chelsea: Why Olivier Giroud is one of the Blues’ most important players this season

Olivier Giroud may not be every Chelsea fan’s idea of the quintessential striker but he sure is effective at what he does. Under Maurizio Sarri this season, the Frenchman has had to make do with a bit-part role and although his contract expires in June, Chelsea are keen to retain his services. First, he alternated […]

April 8, 2019

Manchester United 2019/20 kit: Leaked third shirt will bring back memories for Red Devils fans

For the first time in two seasons, Manchester United will have a black shirt among their collection after images of their third design for 2019/20 were leaked online. The third kit has gone in the completely opposite direction from the pink number that was released for this season and has been given the bespoke treatment […]

April 8, 2019

Kick It Out’s Troy Townsend calls for racists to face jail time after another weekend of football shame

Kick It Out campaigner Troy Townsend has called on authorities to put racist football fans behind bars following more disgraceful scenes on the weekend. A Brentford supporter was arrested for racially abusing Derby midfielder Duane Holmes, while police are also investigating a sickening message sent to wing back Nathan Byrne on social media. Northampton have […]

April 8, 2019

Chelsea news: Marcos Alonso nutmegged by Rob Green in training – ‘close your legs, bro’

Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso’s season went from bad to worse after being nutmegged by veteran goalkeeper Rob Green in training. The left-back has struggled for form this season, managing just two goals and five assists so far. He has also been dropped by Blues boss Maurizio Sarri in recent weeks, with Emerson establishing himself as […]

April 8, 2019

Manchester City: How Pep Guardiola’s quadruple attempt compares to Man United and Chelsea

Manchester City remain on course for a historic quadruple after they beat Brighton 1-0 on Saturday to reach the FA Cup final. Pep Guardiola’s men, who have already won the Carabao Cup this season, will face Watford at Wembley on May 18. They aren’t the only team to get this far, though, with Manchester United […]

April 8, 2019

Kurt Zouma: Chelsea defender non-committal on future as Everton loan spell nears end

Kurt Zouma is not ready to consider his long-term future until the end of the season as the Chelsea defender’s loan spell at Everton nears its end. The centre-back has been one of Everton’s best performers in an up and down campaign for Marco Silva’s side, becoming a key man in their defence in the […]

April 8, 2019

‘Arsenal wouldn’t scare me and I’m a jockey!’ – Sir AP McCoy believes Gunners lack fear factor

Die-hard Arsenal fan Sir AP McCoy believes there is nothing remotely threatening about the current Gunners squad. Unai Emery’s side slipped to a disappointing 1-0 defeat at Everton on Sunday as their top-four bid was dealt a major blow. Captain-on-the-day Mesut Ozil has been singled out for criticism after a particularly uninspiring performance, which ended […]

April 8, 2019

Newcastle news: Florian Lejeune ruled out for rest of season after suffering knee injury against Crystal Palace

Newcastle defender Florian Lejeune has been ruled out for the rest of the season after sustaining a knee injury against Crystal Palace on Saturday. The Frenchman came off on a stretcher in the second-half of the 1-0 loss at St James’ Park and the Magpies said in a statement on Monday the centre-back had suffered […]

April 8, 2019

Everton 1-0 Arsenal: ‘Mesut Ozil should NEVER be captain’ – Vinnie Jones slams Gunners star after Premier League defeat

Vinnie Jones has blasted the decision to make Mesut Ozil captain for Arsenal’s 1-0 defeat at Everton on Sunday. The German midfielder was replaced by Alex Iwobi after struggling to influence the game, as Phil Jagielka’s strike delivered a huge blow to the Gunners’ top-four bid. Ozil trudged off in frustration and appeared to throw […]

April 8, 2019

What time is Chelsea vs West Ham? Details for Premier League clash – kick-off time, TV and live stream details, team news

Chelsea host West Ham this evening needing a win to keep their top-four hopes on track. The Blues are just behind Tottenham and Arsenal in the Champions League places and can leapfrog both with a victory against fellow London rivals West Ham. The Hammers have been in and out of form in recent weeks while […]

April 8, 2019

Andy Carroll’s West Ham career over as ankle surgery rules injury-hit forward out for rest of season

Andy Carroll will not play another game for West Ham after undergoing surgery which rules him out for the rest of the season. Carroll, the forward, went under the knife to cure a long-standing ankle problem which flared up again last month. The 30-year-old was a doubt to be back in time for the end […]

April 8, 2019

Manchester United news: Edwin van der Sar admits he’s open to potential return to Old Trafford

Edwin van der Sar is open to a return to Manchester United in the future but insists he has no immediate plans to leave Ajax. The former goalkeeper is currently CEO at the Dutch club but has been linked with a return to Old Trafford in a director of football role. Van der Sar won […]

April 8, 2019

Every Premier League club’s run-in – from hardest to easiest with five games to go

It wasn’t a full Premier League fixture list at the weekend but it’s had a huge knock-on effect on every club. Managers, players, and supporters will all be looking out for their run-ins with clubs having between seven and five games to go in the season. Some clubs are in a better position than others […]

April 8, 2019

Arsenal transfer news: Leicester star James Maddison is perfect Aaron Ramsey replacement, says Tony Cascarino

Arsenal should sign Leicester star James Maddison this summer to fill the void left by Aaron Ramsey, former Chelsea forward Tony Cascarino believes. Ramsey, the midfielder, will leave the north London club after 11 years this summer to join Juventus on a free transfer. Despite his impending departure, Unai Emery, the Arsenal manager, continues to […]

April 8, 2019

Alternative Premier League table after 33 games, based on expected goals

The Premier League fixtures at the weekend may have been decimated by the FA Cup semi-finals but we still saw plenty of action. Liverpool are back on top of the table, ahead of Manchester City, thanks to a 3-1 comeback win over Southampton, while Arsenal failed to capitalise on Tottenham’s inaction as they lost 1-0 […]

April 7, 2019

Everton 1-0 Arsenal: Unai Emery relaxed on top four chances despite defeat – ‘It’s still in our hands’

Arsenal boss Unai Emery was in a reasonably relaxed mood despite seeing his side lose at Everton on Sunday. The Gunners missed the opportunity to rise to third after going down to a 1-0 defeat thanks to Phil Jagielka’s early strike. It means Arsenal could drop out of the top four on Monday as rivals […]

April 7, 2019

Everton 1-0 Arsenal: Furious Mesut Ozil throws coat at Toffees boss Marco Silva after being substituted during Premier League defeat

Mesut Ozil and Unai Emery don’t seem to like each other. However, during Arsenal’s 1-0 defeat at Everton on Sunday, it appears the German had it in for Emery’s opposite number – Toffees boss Marco Silva. As the Gunners pushed for an equaliser following Phil Jagielka’s early strike, Gunners boss Emery hauled the playmaker off […]

April 7, 2019

Everton 1-0 Arsenal: Toffees boss Marco Silva says ‘main man’ Dominic Calvert-Lewin is improving in every match he plays

Everton boss Marco Silva gave special praise to Dominic Calvert-Lewin, claiming the striker is improving every match he plays following their win at home to Arsenal. The Toffees rose to ninth in the Premier League table after winning the match 1-0 thanks to Phil Jagielka’s early strike. Calvert-Lewin, 22, led the line effectively and caused […]

April 7, 2019

Manchester City news: Benjamin Mendy wants to ‘forget the past and think about the future’ with Premier League champions

Benjamin Mendy insists he is no troublemaker with the Manchester City left-back vowing to stick to the rule book as he looks to make up for lost time. The 24-year-old has endured a topsy-turvy time since arriving at the Etihad Stadium in 2017. Mendy’s first season with City was brought to an abrupt halt by […]

April 7, 2019

Jurgen Klopp refuses to rule out managing Bayern Munich ‘if the timing is right’ but says he is happy at Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp appears to have not ruled out managing Bayern Munich once he has finished with Liverpool – but he insists he is happy at Anfield for now. Despite leading Bayern back to the top of the Bundesliga following a comprehensive 5-0 win over Borussia Dortmund, former Croatia international Niko Kovac remains under pressure to […]

April 7, 2019

Everton vs Arsenal: Should Toffees’ goal have been disallowed due to Lucas Digne’s ‘foul throw’ in build-up?

Arsenal supporters were claiming Everton were wrongly awarded their opening goal during Sunday’s Premier League clash at Goodison Park. The Gunners fell behind on Merseyside in the opening 10 minutes, with Phil Jagielka reacting quickest in the area to prod the ball past Bernd Leno. Jagielka’s strike continued Arsenal’s remarkable record of failing to keep […]

April 7, 2019

Everton 1-0 Arsenal: Gunners fail to tighten grip on place in Premier League top four

Arsenal missed the chance to rise to third in the Premier League after going down to a 1-0 defeat at Everton. Toffees captain Phil Jagielka – who was not even in the team 30 minutes before kick-off – scored a scrappy goal in a tight encounter at Goodison Park. After waiting more than two years […]

April 7, 2019

Everton vs Arsenal: Emmanuel Frimpong slams Gunners during Premier League clash as ‘other team want it more’

Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong expressed his frustration as Everton led the Gunners 1-0 in Sunday’s Premier League clash. Frimpong, who came through the north Londoners’ academy before making 16 first-team appearances, remains a loyal supporter of the club he joined aged nine. But he was not happy with the Gunners on Sunday afternoon. Unai […]

April 7, 2019

Arsenal’s away woes emphasised by remarkably bad clean sheet record this season

Unai Emery’s debut season as Arsenal manager can be fairly judged as a good one… but it is clear there is one problem he just cannot solve. The Gunners continue to battle for a top four finish and remain in the Europa League, and they’ve shown a real improvement from Arsene Wenger’s final term in […]

April 7, 2019

Everton vs Arsenal team news and line-ups: Who is starting clash at Goodison Park?

Everton and Arsenal go head-to-head at Goodison Park today in the Premier League. With Tottenham and Manchester United not in action this weekend and Chelsea playing tomorrow night, Arsenal will be looking to put the pressure on their top-four rivals. The Gunners can move to third in the top-flight table with a win on Merseyside […]

April 7, 2019

What time is Everton vs Arsenal? Details for Premier League tie – Unusual kick-off time, TV and live stream details, team news

Arsenal will be looking to reclaim third place in the Premier League table when they make the trip to Everton this afternoon. With Tottenham not in action, the Gunners can put the pressure on their top-four rivals with a win at Goodison Park. Everton have endured a frustrating season and will want to bounce back […]

April 7, 2019

Wilfried Zaha racially abused on social media as EFL condemn racism after three incidents this weekend

Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha was called a ‘diving monkey’ on the same day there were three incidents of racist abuse in the English Football League. Zaha, who won a penalty in Palace’s defeat of Newcastle, retweeted a message from a Newcastle fan, which read: “Such a diving Monkey @WilfriedZaha”. The offensive tweet has since […]

April 7, 2019

New Tottenham 2019/20 kit: Leaked designs claim Spurs will use new stadium as inspiration for third shirt

Tottenham’s new third kit for the 2019/20 season will draw inspiration from their recently opened stadium, according to leaked images. The shirt will have an all-over graphic print (shown on the glove below, which will be part of the released collection) that will mirror the design of the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, which has panels circling […]

April 7, 2019

Sean Cox: Liverpool supporter to leave hospital for first time since suffering serious injury to attend legends match on Friday

Sean Cox, the Liverpool supporter who suffered catastrophic head injuries in an attack by Roma fans last April, will leave hospital for the first time to attend a charity match organised to raise funds for his treatment. Mr Cox was assaulted before Liverpool’s Champions League semi-final match at Anfield 12 months ago. The Dunboyne man […]

April 7, 2019

Every Premier League club’s most valuable player, according to statistics

Given the incredible money in the Premier League, it is no surprise English football’s top division is loaded with some of the world’s best players. While the very best – Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo – and those just behind such as Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann and Paulo Dybala remain abroad, the Premier League can […]

April 6, 2019

Chelsea fans laud on-loan youngster Reece James after rocket goal for Wigan; compare him to Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold

The Chelsea faithful have been keeping an increasingly close eye on Reece James as his loan spell at Wigan has progressed. For many Blues at the beginning of the campaign, the 19-year-old was just one of the club’s numerous loanees dotted across the continent, however he’s quickly proven otherwise. The right-back who can also play […]

April 6, 2019

Manchester City’s experience gives them title edge, claims former Liverpool boss Roy Evans

Roy Evans believes Manchester City have the edge over Liverpool in the Premier League title race – because the champions know how to get over the line. The former Reds manager, who led the club into the Premier League era, is desperate to see them secure a first top-flight title since 1990. Jurgen Klopp’s men […]

April 6, 2019

Chelsea are a better team when Callum Hudson-Odoi plays, insists Blues legend Eidur Gudjohnsen

Chelsea cult hero Eidur Gudjohnsen wants to see more of Callum Hudson-Odoi, insisting the Blues are better when he plays. The former striker, who made 263 appearances for the west London club, believes the 18-year-old winger is ready to feature more regularly after finally earning his first Premier League start against Brighton. Chelsea fans have […]

April 6, 2019

Former Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis eyes Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino for AC Milan job

Former Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis wants Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino to boss AC Milan, reports claim. Gazidis left the Emirates to join the Serie A giants in the same role in September and is keen on raiding his old club’s fierce rivals. Current San Siro boss Gennaro Gattuso is under pressure as AC Milan […]

April 6, 2019

Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu ‘knows what will happen’ with Liverpool and Manchester United transfer target Matthijs de Ligt

Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu says he ‘knows what will happen’ with Liverpool and Manchester United transfer target Matthijs de Ligt. The Ajax defender has been linked with a £75million move to the Premier League after impressing in the Champions League. He was part of the side that knocked Real Madrid out of the competition last […]

April 6, 2019

Premier League results: Leicester hammer Huddersfield, Crystal Palace earn late win at Newcastle, Burnley beat Bournemouth

Leicester breezed past bottom side Huddersfield to make it four Premier League wins on the bounce under Brendan Rodgers. Burnley secured a crucial three points on the road at Bournemouth to give Sean Dyche’s side some relegation breathing space. While Crystal Palace edged past Newcastle in a tight encounter at St James’ Park thanks to […]

April 6, 2019

Transfer news: ‘Get your chequebook out!’ – Manchester United, Arsenal and Tottenham fans all want Youri Tielemans

Fans of three top Premier League clubs are begging their sides to sign Youri Tielemans after the Leicester City loanee grabbed another goal. The midfielder, currently on loan from Monaco, has been exceptional since Brendan Rodgers took over and now has two goals and three assists since the start of February. His long range effort […]

April 6, 2019

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri unsure over Gonzalo Higuain’s future and insists he must improve

Maurizio Sarri is unsure over Gonzalo Higuain’s Chelsea future and insists he must improve. The Juventus striker has scored just three goals against relegated clubs Huddersfield and Fulham since signing on loan in January. And his poor run of form saw him lose his starting place to Olivier Giroud, who opened the scoring in the […]

April 6, 2019

Manchester United news: Red Devils hatch plan for Wilfried Zaha return should bid for Jadon Sancho fail

Manchester United will target their former player and Crystal Palace star Wilfired Zaha in the summer should they fail in their pursuit of Jadon Sancho, according to reports. Zaha, who was Sir Alex Ferguson’s last signing at Old Trafford , spent two years with the Red Devils from 2013-2015 but struggled to break into the […]

April 6, 2019

Shaun Wright-Phillips explains how father Ian Wright helped him cope with racial abuse

Shaun Wright-Phillips has revealed his father, Ian Wright, helped him deal with racial abuse during his playing career. Football has been littered with various incidents of racism this season – and Tottenham defender Danny Rose has admitted he can’t wait to retire because of it. Former Manchester City and Chelsea winger Wright-Phillips stresses how difficult […]

April 6, 2019

Premier League: Why Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo should win Manager of the Season ahead of Pep Guardiola or Jurgen Klopp

The Premier League is drawing towards it’s conclusion and we are no closer to knowing who will be crowned champions come May. What we do know, however, is which clubs have overperformed and underperformed throughout the campaign. Manchester City top the list for the overachievers with a historic quadruple remarkably still in their sights. While […]

April 6, 2019

Huddersfield vs Leicester live on talkSPORT 2: Full commentary, confirmed teams and free stream

Huddersfield will begin life planning for the Championship with a visit from Leicester this afternoon and it will be live on talkSPORT. The Terriers’ defeat at Crystal Palace last weekend confirmed their relegation from the Premier League and they’ll be looking to start rebuilding against the Foxes. Leicester, who have won four of their last […]

April 6, 2019

The Premier League clubs with the most ‘fake followers’ – from lowest to highest

Everyone hates plastic fans, the Johnny-come-latelies, who don’t know the players names or the chants but are there for the glory. They’re not restricted to real life either with all Premier League clubs have fake followers on Twitter. Luckily, there are some super sleuths out there looking to shine a light on injustice and out […]

April 6, 2019

Liverpool transfer news: Agent of Everton star Richarlison plays down meeting with Jurgen Klopp amid links

Richarlison’s agent has rubbished claims he met Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp to discuss a possible transfer to Anfield. The Everton star, 21, has thrived in his debut season at Goodison Park, scoring 13 goals in 33 appearances. Reports in Brazil claimed Renato Velasco travelled to Klopp’s house to broker a deal for his client last month. […]

April 6, 2019

Manchester United must not waste incredible early form under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, says Chris Smalling

Manchester United defender Chris Smalling is determined to make sure the club’s incredible form under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer doesn’t go to waste. Jose Mourinho suggested it would take a ‘miracle’ for the club to qualify for next season’s Champions League, but Solskjaer has moved them to within two points of fourth-place Arsenal. Eleven wins from […]

April 6, 2019

Chelsea news: Eden Hazard to sign for Real Madrid ‘in the coming days’ with six-year deal agreed – reports

Chelsea winger Eden Hazard is set to sign for Real Madrid ‘in the coming days’, according to reports in Spain. The Belgian has been heavily linked with a move to Los Blancos in recent seasons and his move is edging closer by the day following the return of Zinedine Zidane. The Frenchman, who was reappointed as […]

April 6, 2019

Tottenham transfer news: Spurs hope to beat Everton to £30million signing of Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes

Tottenham are preparing a £30million bid for Everton loan star Andre Gomes, according to reports. The Barcelona midfielder has made 26 appearances since joining the Toffees on loan last summer. And his performances have caught Tottenham’s eye as the club prioritise a midfield signing in the summer transfer window. The Telegraph claim Spurs chairman Daniel […]

April 6, 2019

Liverpool: Mohamed Salah becomes quickest Reds player to net 50 Premier League goals

Mohamed Salah was the hero for Liverpool on Friday evening as his brilliant solo goal inspired a crucial victory for Jurgen Klopp’s men against Southampton. After a dismal start, the Reds fought back with a headed equaliser from Naby Keita, before Salah sprinted from his own half to find the back of the net and […]

April 6, 2019

Liverpool legend Steve Nicol urges club to sign Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld and pair him with Virgil van Dijk

Liverpool legend Steve Nicol has urged his old club to sign Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld. The 30-year-old is about to enter the final year of his contract after Spurs triggered an extension clause in his contract in January. Reports suggest Alderweireld has a £25million release clause and its activation seems inevitable given his quality. And […]

April 6, 2019

Liverpool news: Jurgen Klopp insists Mohamed Salah’s quality was never in doubt despite poor run

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has insisted he never doubted the ability of Mohamed Salah despite his eight-game goal drought. The Egyptian has been under fire for failing to provide a similar amount of strikes as last season, while his performances have also been questioned. His incredible solo effort against Southampton on Friday night helped the […]

April 6, 2019

Tottenham Hotspur new stadium: Every on-pitch first at Spurs’ brand new arena

Tottenham Hotspur finally opened up their world-class new stadium on Wednesday night and it’s a sight to behold. The impressive single-tier South Stand was full of supporters hailing their heroes as they battled Crystal Palace for three vital points. Spurs were the victors in the end with scrappy goals from Heung-Min Son and Christian Eriksen […]

April 5, 2019

Southampton 1-3 Liverpool: Reds go back to Premier League summit as Mohamed Salah ends goal drought

Mohamed Salah scored his first Liverpool goal in nine games to help the Reds claim top spot in the Premier League by coming back from behind to beat Southampton 3-1 at St Mary’s. The Egyptian ran from inside his own half before curling the ball into the corner ten minutes from time as Liverpool moved […]

April 5, 2019

‘Where are the Naby Keita haters at?’ – Liverpool fans are delighted for midfielder scoring his first goal for Reds during Southampton clash

Naby Keita was a surprise starter for Liverpool’s trip to Southampton on Friday night but it turned out to be a very astute decision from manager Jurgen Klopp. The midfielder got the Reds right back in it at St Mary’s with his header getting the equalising goal after Shane Long gave Saints an early lead. […]

April 5, 2019

Southampton vs Liverpool teams: Naby Keita and Fabinho start for Jurgen Klopp’s men in crucial Premier League clash

Naby Keita and Fabinho have been handed starts for Liverpool’s Premier League clash at Southampton on Friday night – a match you can listen to live on talkSPORT. Reds boss Jurgen Klopp has made two changes from the team that beat Tottenham on Sunday which sees club captain Jordan Henderson and James Milner drop to […]

April 4, 2019

Premier League Preview Show: The quadruple quest continues

talkSPORT’s Tom Rennie and David Walker are joined by the former Manchester United defender Paul Parker and the former Watford and Wolves striker David Connolly. They look ahead to both FA Cup semi-finals and what promises to be a tricky Friday evening game for Liverpool at Southampton.

April 4, 2019

Phil Foden: Former Manchester City man Danny Mills says youngster may have to force move elsewhere in twelve months time

Phil Foden is on the verge of entering a crossroads in his career and could be forced to make a move away from Manchester City, believes former Citizens defender Danny Mills. The midfielder was handed his first Premier League start for his boyhood club for Wednesday night’s victory over Cardiff. And the 18-year-old performed well, […]

April 4, 2019

Huddersfield Town news: Jan Siewert confirms he will stay on beyond the end of current Premier League season following relegation

Jan Siewert has confirmed he is preparing for life at Huddersfield Town beyond the end of the Premier League season. Huddersfield’s relegation from the top flight was confirmed last weekend, after defeat to Crystal Palace, with six games of the season still to play. Siewert, who has been publicly backed by chairman Dean Hoyle this […]

April 4, 2019

Leicester City transfer news: Brendan Rodgers drops big hint about on loan Monaco midfielder Youri Tielemans

Brendan Rodgers is ‘sure there will be discussions’ between Leicester City and Monaco about Youri Tielemans during the summer. Tielemans is on loan from the Ligue 1 club until the end of the season in a deal that saw Adrien Silva move in the opposite direction. He has impressed with the Foxes since joining in […]

April 4, 2019

Marcus Rashford: Former Liverpool striker Emile Heskey suggests Reds could do with a player like Manchester United striker

Emile Heskey believes Liverpool will be looking to sign another striker in the summer. The former Reds frontman, who represented the Anfield club between 2000 and 2004, believes they need more options to ease the pressure on no.9 Roberto Firmino. Liverpool are in the hunt to win their first league title in 29 years, lying […]

April 4, 2019

How Southampton could have lined up had Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur not signed their best players, such as Van Dijk and Bale

Southampton welcome Premier League title contenders Liverpool to the St Mary’s Stadium on Friday night as the season draws to a close. The game, which is live on talkSPORT, will surely carry a sense of nostalgia for certain members of Jurgen Klopp’s side as well. Southampton have consistently produced academy graduates who have dazzled on […]

April 4, 2019

Ruben Loftus-Cheek: England star is finally getting recognition he deserves at Chelsea – can he be the next Frank Lampard?

Ruben Loftus-Cheek scored against Brighton on Wednesday to follow up from his goal against Cardiff. It was in another promising showing that has Chelsea fans clamouring for his inclusion on a permanent basis all season. His eight goals is the most from any midfielder at the club this campaign. Despite his obvious talents, Maurizio Sarri […]

April 4, 2019

Liverpool top list of fees paid to agents as Premier League clubs spend more than £260million in total

Liverpool spent almost £17million more on agents’ fees than any other Premier League club in the period from February 2018 to January 2019. In the latest figures released by the Football Association, it has been confirmed the Reds paid an astonishing £43.8million to agents. Chelsea were the second highest spending club on £26.9million while these […]

April 4, 2019

Chelsea news: Spurs have a new stadium but Blues have trophies, claims Eden Hazard

Eden Hazard has directed a thinly-veiled swipe at Tottenham Hotspur, saying they may have a new stadium but they do not boast any silverware like Chelsea do. The Belgian, who provided a goal and an assist for the Blues as they dispatched Brighton on Wednesday evening, rejected the idea there has been a power swing […]

April 4, 2019

Southampton vs Liverpool LIVE on talkSPORT: Full commentary, kick-off time, free live stream, team news and more

Liverpool travel to Southampton on Friday evening in a crucial match for both sides on the south coast. Jurgen Klopp’s title-chasing men will be hoping to regain top spot in the Premier League with a victory at St Mary’s. While Ralph Hasenhuttl’s resurgent Saints will be hoping for another result to steer them further clear […]

April 4, 2019

Premier League yellow and red cards: Who faces a ban soon? Man United, Arsenal, West Ham and Newcastle stars included

With the Premier League season now into March, top-flight players are starting to run the risk of being banned. An accumulation of 10 yellow cards will result in that player having to complete a two-match suspension, a penalty that often causes major headaches for managers. Southampton’s Oriol Romeu lead the way last season with 11 cautions while […]

April 4, 2019

Premier League top scorer 2018/19: Who has the most goals? Who has most assists? Who has kept most clean sheets?

The fight for Premier League supremacy is hotting up on an individual level. Liverpool star Mohamed Salah claimed the Golden Boot last season with his record-breaking tally of 32. And the Egyptian maestro is right in the mix to secure back-to-back awards this season, but has a host of challengers. In addition, the creative players […]

April 4, 2019

Mauricio Pochettino exclusive: ‘Tottenham must become world-class on the pitch to match world-class new stadium’

Mauricio Pochettino has challenged his Tottenham team to back up their new world-class facilities with world-class performances on the pitch. Spurs kicked off a new era for the club in their new £1billion stadium in fine style, as they beat Crystal Palace 2-0 on Wednesday night. It was a euphoric evening for supporters, who packed […]

April 4, 2019

Every Premier League club’s run-in revealed – from hardest to easiest with six games to go

The Premier League season is just six games from finishing for most teams in the division, although some have seven. There is still almost everything to play for with the top six all battling either for the title or a spot in the Champions League, which is thrilling fans and neutrals alike. Manchester City currently […]

April 4, 2019

Leicester City news: Players pay tribute to Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha on late chairman’s 61st birthday

Leicester City and the club’s players have paid tribute to their late chairman and owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha on what would have been his 61st birthday. April 4 marks Srivaddhanaprabha’s first birthday since his tragic death last October. Harry Maguire, Jamie Vardy and Kasper Schmeichel were among the Leicester stars who sent their best wishes on […]

April 4, 2019

Bournemouth to begin work ‘imminently’ on multi-million pound training ground

Bournemouth are set to begin work ‘imminently’ on a new multi-million pound training ground, the Premier League club have confirmed. Work will start when revised plans have been approved by Poole Council, who granted planning permission in December 2017. The state-of-the-art facility will be located on the old Canford Magna Golf Club site. It will […]

April 4, 2019

Transfer news: Nine players who could leave relegated Premier League clubs, including Ryan Sessegnon and Aaron Mooy

When a side suffers relegation from the Premier League, they are expected to battle their way through the Championship and back into the top-flight minus their best players. Teams that get relegated are usually deserving of being demoted to the second-tier, but that is not always the case for certain players, who have either given […]

April 4, 2019

Tottenham announce world-record £112.9million net profit, surpassing Liverpool’s 2017/18 figures

Tottenham have announced a world record net profit of £112.9million, surpassing the record previously set by Liverpool. In their 2017/18 financial results, the north London club confirmed an annual pre-tax profit of £138.9million, with £25.9million worth of tax paid. Tottenham’s revenue was up from £309.7million in 2016/17 to £380.7million in 2017/18, though they lost out […]

April 4, 2019

‘Mauricio Pochettino DESERVES to be backed in the transfer window’, says Tottenham legend Darren Anderton

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino deserves to be backed in the transfer window this summer, insists club legend Darren Anderton. The former Spurs and England midfielder joined talkSPORT after a ‘perfect night’ for the club, as they opened their new £1billion stadium with a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace. The result lifted Spurs back up to […]