Category Archives: Premier League

Man Utd bid for Sancho rejected

Manchester United have seen their opening bid of £67 million for Jadon Sancho rejected, according to reports. The Borussia Dortmund forward is coming off a less than spectacular season by the high standards he set, though eight goals and 11 assists in 26 Bundesliga appearances remains elite. Sancho has been linked with a move to the Premier League giants for over a year but they have failed to reach an agreement with his owners prior to Euro 2020. It is…
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The Premier League season that has been

Following what was a disrupted and out-of-control 2020 season, as COVID-19 took the world and professional sports by storm, the English Premier League had a new but familiar champion as Liverpool reasserted their dominance. It was a deserved ending to the type of season Klopp's men were having and marked a victory for professional sports over a pandemic that rocked the very foundations of all established patterns in the world. What finishing the season did was also to set the…
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Final PL matchday preview

The 2020-21 Premier League season draws to a conclusion on Sunday with all games kicking off at 16:00 BST. Manchester City have already been crowned champions and the bottom three have already been relegated to the Championship, but three teams will be competing for the final two Champions League spots. Here’s a preview of the most important games on Sunday: Aston Villa vs Chelsea Chelsea were beaten in the FA Cup final by Leicester City last weekend but bounced back…
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How does Nuno stop his dream from becoming a nightmare during the 2021/2022 season?

One of the lasting memories of Wolves’ romp to the Championship title during the 2017/2018 season was the sound of their fans, either home or away, singing about their manager, Nuno Espírito Santo, having an inspired dream. The song would echo around Molineux during freezing winter nights and it would be sung during the warm days of late spring when Wolves lifted the Championship trophy after accumulating 99 points.  The lyrics to this song went ‘Nuno had a dream, to…
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5 best football matches to watch this weekend

The domestic football season is drawing to its close and Euro 2020 is just around the corner. Before that though, several titles, cups and relegations have to be sorted out and some of the most important fixtures make up part of an exciting round of games this weekend. Here are our top five football matches to watch: FA Cup Final Chelsea face Leicester City at Wembley Stadium in Saturday’s FA Cup final. Both teams were in action midweek looking to…
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Midweek madness – previewing the big midweek PL games next week

The 2020-21 Premier League season is heading into its final few weeks and there’s still plenty to be determined when it comes to next season’s UEFA Champions League qualifiers. Manchester United, Leicester City and Chelsea hold the strings heading into the weekend before each has a very tough test midweek and they are just days before the FA Cup final. Here’s how they could impact the top four places: Manchester United vs Leicester City Leicester City will head to Old…
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London Clubs’ Combined XI for the Euros

The 2020-21 Premier League season includes six London clubs, with Chelsea, West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur currently competing against each other, Leicester City and Liverpool for a top four finish. England’s top flight will send more players to Euro 2021 this summer than any other division across the world. The team that London clubs could hypothetically put together a team capable of winning the tournament alone. So, here’s our combined XI from London teams for the summer: Goalkeeper: Hugo…
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This weekend’s best Premier League games

The 2020-21 Premier League season only has a couple of weeks left and it’s only a matter of when and not if Manchester City are crowned champions. Aside from Pep Guardiola’s side running away with the league, there’s still plenty to play for with the race for Champions League being a very tight battle between Leicester City in third and Liverpool in sixth. At the other end of the table, West Bromwich Albion have fought back in a bid to…
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Big five title race predictions

We are approaching the final phase of the European club football season. Among the continent’s top-five leagues, it appears that the Premier League may have a potential title winner already with Manchester City cruising at the top of the table with a 14-point lead. However, the rest of the elite divisions are pretty much open and there could yet be changes for the first spot. Here are our winner and runner-up predictions for Europe’s top-five leagues. Premier League: Manchester City…
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Top European games this weekend

There are plenty of interesting European games this weekend, but the main focus could lie on three high-profile matches. In the Premier League, arch-rivals Manchester City and Manchester United will come up against each other at the Etihad Stadium. The Cityzens have the opportunity to extend their stunning 21-match winning streak in all competitions. In Spain, Atletico Madrid entertain cross-town rivals Real Madrid. Diego Simeone’s side are comfortably placed at the top of the standings and will be aiming to…
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