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"He shouldn't play, he should see a shrink!" Chelsea legend Frank Lebeouf in Kepa blast; However, despite the outburst from Frank Leboeuf, Blues midfielder Mason Mount insists that the side will continue to rally around their under-fire Spanish goalkeeper. Sep 21, 2020 631
Dele Alli left out of Tottenham squad for Southampton to put future in further doubt; The England midfielder's future at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium under Jose Mourinho is in doubt and he didn't make the travelling party for the clash at St Mary's. Sep 20, 2020 468
Liverpool and Chelsea players rated and slated as Kepa suffers nightmare; Sadio Mane hit a double early in the second half as Liverpool put their 10-man hosts to the sword at Stamford Bridge. Sep 20, 2020 529
Liverpool's devastating performance proves they're the team to beat in title race; The Reds oozed quality as they cruised to a 2-0 win over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge; it was a comprehensive display which reaffirmed their Premier League title credentials. Sep 20, 2020 767
Jurgen Klopp praises "perfect day" for Liverpool as they lay down marker in title race; The Reds boss was delighted with his team's performance after Sadio Mane scored twice, Thiago impressed on debut and Alisson saved a penalty during the win at Chelsea. Sep 20, 2020 585
Jose Mourinho's blame game starts early with old habits already on show at Tottenham; Tottenham begin the Premier League season with a lacklustre home defeat to Everton, with Carlo Ancelotti's side ultimately comfortable winners in north London and Jose Mourinho blasting his "lazy" side. Sep 14, 2020 968
Jose Mourinho slams "lazy" Tottenham stars after Everton defeat; Jose Mourinho saw his Tottenham side slump to a defeat to Everton on the opening weekend of the season and bemoaned their readiness before the clash in north London. Sep 13, 2020 326
Tottenham's defeat by Everton will increase doubts about Jose Mourinho; After the Everton defeat, you suspect Jose Mourinho might just have been angrier and more entertaining than anything we have seen in Amazon's documentary All Or Nothing. Sep 13, 2020 672
Christian Eriksen to defy Denmark's political storm by taking knee with England; The attacking midfielder has confirmed he and his Denmark teammates will take the knee before they face England in the Nations League -despite pressure not to from politicians. Sep 6, 2020 416
Six-man PFA Player of the Year shortlist announced for 2019/20 award; Liverpool players dominate the list of nominees for the main prize but could be pipped by a star from rivals Man City, while six starlets are also up for the Young Player's award. Sep 4, 2020 498
Inside Brentford's new state-of-the-art stadium as Bees target promotion; Thomas Frank's side narrowly missed out on a place in the Premier League but have dusted themselves down and are ready to go again. Sep 4, 2020 721
Jurgen Klopp predicts impact Takumi Minamino can have for Liverpool in new season; Reds manager says Minamino's goalscoring performance in the Community Shield can mark a turning point in the winger's first-team fortunes. Aug 31, 2020 476
Jurgen Klopp calls for U-turn over five substitutes rule to stop players burning out; Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp believes sides should continue being able to use five substitutions in the 2020-21 Premier League season. Aug 30, 2020 314
Arsenal plan Ainsley Maitland-Niles transfer U-turn after man of the match display; Ainsley Maitland-Niles had been heavily linked with an Emirates exit as Wolves circled but following his performance in the Community Shield the Gunners may look to retain him. Aug 30, 2020 379
England set to revert to a back three as Gareth Southgate rings the changes; The Three Lions take on Iceland and Denmark next month and the two games give Southgate ample opportunity to experiment with his preferred formations. Aug 30, 2020 547
Gareth Southgate fearing England drop outs with six stars facing anxious coronavirus wait; Gareth Southgate's England squad may be lighter than he anticipated with several of his players waiting on coronavirus test results ahead of games with Iceland and Denmark. Aug 30, 2020 347
Lionel Messi braced for [pounds sterling]624m legal battle with Barcelona in bid to force Man City transfer; La Liga have released a statement announcing they are siding with Barcelona in a dispute which is threatening to turn ugly. Aug 30, 2020 369
Arsenal hoping Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang becomes first of three stars to pen new deals; Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is closing in on a new deal after helping Arsenal win the Community Shield with Mikel Arteta also targeting new deals. Aug 30, 2020 312
Arsenal just can't help believing after Mikel Arteta masterminds another triumph over Liverpool; It is difficult to read too much into the traditional curtain raiser but what is absolutely clear is the progress Mikel Arteta is making as Arsenal manager. Aug 30, 2020 738
Chelsea spending set to continue as Frank Lampard plans [pounds sterling]200m transfer splurge; Lampard has already tied up big-money deals for Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech this summer and is closing in on Kai Havertz as well as chasing several other targets. Aug 9, 2020 602
Tammy Abraham makes vow on Chelsea future after Timo Werner signing; Abraham has been Chelsea's lead striker this season but now faces a battle for his place in the side after the club splashed out [pounds sterling]53million on new arrival Timo Werner. Aug 9, 2020 547
Robert Lewandowski tipped to finally upstage Lionel Messi in battle for supremacy; Lewandowski has been in incredible form this season and now has the opportunity to prove his class in Friday's quarter-final showdown with the six-time Ballon d'Or winner. Aug 9, 2020 649
Arsenal offer to pay off Mesut Ozil's [pounds sterling]18m contract to free up funds for new recruits; The Gunners are ready to make an offer to pay Mesut Ozil off and reach a deal or subsidise the German midfielder's [pounds sterling]350,000-a-week wages if he moves to another club. Aug 9, 2020 375
Tax investigation into image rights deals sees 246 footballers targeted; Hundreds of players are under the spotlight over suspicions they are using image rights deals as a way of paying less tax. Aug 9, 2020 293
Bayern Munich issue Frank Lampard painful reminder of gap between Chelsea and Europe's elite; The Bundesliga giants swept their visitors aside as they cruised to the Champions League quarter-finals on a night when the Blues' defence was all over the place. Aug 8, 2020 601
Arsenal's FA Cup triumph offers Mikel Arteta hope for a brighter future; Mikel Arteta has led Arsenal impressively since being appointed in December and sealed an excellent first season with FA Cup success at Wembley as he plots the Gunners' rise. Aug 3, 2020 792
Kieran Tierney dedicates FA Cup medal to Arsenal's fans following "toughest year"; Kieran Tierney has had to deal with a host of challenges following his summer transfer from Celtic and has dedicated his FA Cup winner's medal to the fan. Aug 2, 2020 339
Arsenal vs Liverpool in Community Shield set to feature fringe players and kids; The clubs are reluctant to risk first-team stars for the friendly fixture, which is sandwiched between the return to pre-season training and the start of an international break. Aug 2, 2020 340
Unhappy Frank Lampard issues warning to Premier League after Chelsea's FA Cup woe; Chelsea boss Lampard saw three of his charges -Cesar Azpilicueta, Christian Pulisic and Pedro Rodriguez -suffer injuries in the FA Cup Final, and next season's schedule is jam-packed for Premier League clubs. Aug 2, 2020 660
FA Cup Final referee Anthony Taylor's admission over unexpected call up and Wembley deja vu; Taylor will take charge of the FA Cup Final for the second time, having also officiated the showpiece occasion back in 2017; this year's final will be a case of deja vu for the official. Aug 1, 2020 558
Arsenal and Chelsea player ratings as Gunners win FA Cup at Wembley; Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hit a double after Christian Pulisic had fired Chelsea into an early lead in the end-of-season showpiece. Aug 1, 2020 502
Mikel Arteta confident FA Cup final won't be Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's last Arsenal game; Speculation about the striker's future is continuing to grow with his contract set to expire at the end of next season but Arteta believes he will stay. Jul 31, 2020 518
Frank Lampard singles out two Chelsea stars for praise after Champions League heroics; Frank Lamard guided Chelsea to the Champions League in his first season as boss despite a series of challenges and has highlighted two players for particular praise. Jul 27, 2020 433
Former Tottenham striker Reo Griffiths set for England return after impressing at Lyon; The 20-year-old joined the youth academy at the French side in 2018 and now looks like he could have a loan spell at a Championship club. Jul 26, 2020 336
Adam Webster challenges Brighton to target top ten finish as Seagulls seal survival; EXCLUSIVE: The 0-0 draw with Newcastle confirmed Brighton will be playing Premier League football for the fourth successive season and Webster is confident of big things. Jul 25, 2020 798
Chelsea star Mason Mount to use Liverpool as inspiration next season; Liverpool will be presented with the Premier League trophy on Wednesday night following their home game with Chelsea at Anfield. Jul 21, 2020 370
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang makes request as he eyes Premier League Golden Boot; Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is chasing down Jamie Vardy as he eyes the Premier League Golden Boot award with two games remaining. Jul 21, 2020 428
Eric Bailly given all clear after sickening clash of heads with Man Utd teammate; Bailly suffered a nasty gash and concussion after colliding with Harry Maguire during Sunday's FA Cup defeat to Chelsea. Jul 20, 2020 343
Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud sets heart on fifth FA Cup against old club Arsenal; Olivier Giroud helped fire Chelsea back to Wembley in the semi-final against Manchester United -and now has a date with old club Arsenal. Jul 20, 2020 467
Mikel Arteta opens door for Mesut Ozil return for Arsenal at Aston Villa; Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has been absent since the season restarted -but Gunners boss Mikel Arteta says he could return for the trip to Aston Villa. Jul 20, 2020 849
Tottenham 2-1 Arsenal player ratings as Son Heung-min bounces back from Hugo Lloris fight; Son Heung-min had an on-field battle with his own keeper Hugo Lloris last time out but hit back with a goal and an assist as Tottenham beat Arsenal. Jul 12, 2020 566
Mikel Arteta admits Tottenham defeat is "massive blow" to Arsenal's European hopes; The defeat at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium leaves the Gunners five points adrift of the top six with just three fixtures of the Premier League season remaining. Jul 12, 2020 411
Jose Mourinho claims Tottenham would be in Champions League spots if he'd been boss all season; The Portuguese manager is no stranger to a bold claim and made the assertion after Spurs secured a 2-1 victory over local rivals Arsenal in the North London derby. Jul 12, 2020 454
Serge Aurier says Tottenham must win north London derby against Arsenal at all costs; Just a point separates the fierce rivals in the table ahead of the crunch clash between them on Sunday, and Tottenham's full-back feels losing is simply not an option. Jul 11, 2020 328
Mikel Arteta hails 'world class' Jose Mourinho ahead of Tottenham vs Arsenal; Jose Mourinho and Mikel Arteta will clash on the touchline on Sunday and Arsenal's young manager has branded his experienced Tottenham counterpart a "world class manager". Jul 10, 2020 635
Sir Geoff Hurst supporting new Alzheimer's emergency appeal after Martin Peters' death; World Cup winner Sir Geoff Hurst has backed the Alzheimer's emergency campaign after losing former England team-mate Martin Peters. Jul 6, 2020 381
Man Utd star Juan Mata becomes art competition judge as he supports "incredible" NHS; Juan Mata swapped the day job of playing for Man Utd to cast his eye over a selection of art work that has been drawn in support of the NHS. Jul 6, 2020 598
Frank Lampard identifies similarities between himself and Chelsea ace Mason Mount; Lampard has warned 'incredible' Mount not to go easy on his pal Declan Rice when Chelsea visit West Ham in Wednesday night's Premier League clash. Jul 1, 2020 733
Graham Potter says home advantage has gone as Man Utd bid to reverse wretched Brighton record; Manchester United are winless in so far at the Amex Stadium -but Brighton boss Graham Potter reckons home advantage is "significantly reduced" by the lack of crowds. Jun 30, 2020 422
Ross Barkley is Chelsea's FA Cup magic charm as Frank Lampard pulls off tactical masterstroke; Super sub Barkley scored his third goal in this season's FA Cup run to guide Chelsea into the semi finals as their season goes from strength to strength. Jun 28, 2020 691
Frank Lampard lays into "lucky" Chelsea for worst performance during his reign; The Blues manager appeared far from happy with his side's showing in the first half of their FA Cup quarter final victory over Leicester. Jun 28, 2020 457
PFA outline "unlawful" EFL salary cap plans in two-page document sent to players; The PFA have warned its players about the proposals as EFL bosses look to bring in strict salary caps in League One and League Two with a limit also for Championship clubs. Jun 24, 2020 431
Jose Mourinho says Tottenham's Harry Kane should be renamed after rapid return from injury; The Spurs boss responded to claims from Arsenal legend Paul Merson that Kane would not be able to score many goals due to Mourinho's style of play. Jun 23, 2020 662
Matteo Guendouzi facing FA charge and possible ban after grabbing Neal Maupay by throat; Arsenal midfielder Matteo Guendouzi grabbed Brighton forward Neal Maupay by the throat at the end of a very stormy clash at the Amex and could now face punishment. Jun 21, 2020 375
Cardiff chairman fears a third of Championship clubs could be sold for [pounds sterling]1; Mehmet Dalman says Leeds United will have 'serious restructuring to do' if they don't win Premier League promotion -and fears some clubs may have to sell up or go bust. Jun 20, 2020 724
Mikel Arteta insists he's not ready to give up on Mesut Ozil despite dropping Arsenal star; The German midfielder had begun to play a prominent role under the Gunners boss before the season's suspension -but he was left out of the squad for Wednesday's defeat to City. Jun 20, 2020 813
Jose Mourinho launches impassioned Dele Alli defence amid "contradictory" FA ban; Dele Alli is unavailable for Tottenham's clash against Manchester United -and his boss has launched a staunch defence of the midfielder. Jun 19, 2020 389
Hector Bellerin pledges to plant 3,000 trees for every Arsenal win for rest of season; Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin has joined forces with charity One Tree Planted to help the environment between now and the end of the season. Jun 17, 2020 339
Michael Keane on contracting coronavirus and life for Premier League stars in lockdown; The Premier League has been suspended for three months but is finally set to return on June 17. Everton defender Michael Keane gives an in-depth look at life for top-flight stars during lockdown. Jun 7, 2020 2174
Close contact time in training at Premier League clubs shows major drop since return; The Premier League is adapting to its new normal as it prepares to return to action on June 17, and technology shows players are keeping apart more in training as they prepare. Jun 7, 2020 419
Wilfried Zaha opens up on Arsenal interest in update on Crystal Palace future; Arsenal targeted Zaha last summer and lodged a [pounds sterling]40million bid, but soon switched their attentions to Nicolas Pepe as Palace played hardball over their star winger. Jun 6, 2020 476
Former Reading boss Jose Gomes fires warning to English football chiefs; Gomes says there is "no point" in playing football again unless the games mean something and relegation is at stake. Jun 3, 2020 650
Former Tottenham youngster Anton Walkes urges more English kids to chase American dream; EXCLUSIVE: Londoner Anton Walkes, 23, is making waves in the MLS at Atlanta United -and insists more English youngsters should make the Stateside switch. May 31, 2020 735
Man Utd still "haunted" by David Moyes appointment as post-Sir Alex Ferguson mistakes outlined; Hernandez says Moyes was the wrong choice to follow Sir Alex Ferguson because he was simply not ready and did not have the right status or experience to follow a managerial legend. May 30, 2020 622
Premier League clubs preparing for swap deal transfer market as big fees snubbed; PLUS: Two Arsenal players among stars on special MTV Cribs series; EFL League One vote hangs on a knife edge; and Barcelona star rejects Juventus switch. May 29, 2020 656
Premier League meeting: Key points that were decided and issues still outstanding; The 20 Premier League clubs spent five hours via video link discussing the return to action and a number of other outstanding issues, a number of which are still to be decided. May 29, 2020 583
FA Cup dates and schedule confirmed with final to be played in August; The competition will resume at the end of next month with the four quarter-final ties. May 29, 2020 317
Arsenal drop scouting bombshell as 10 contracts terminated amid cutbacks; EXCLUSIVE: 10 scouts who helped discover the likes of Bukayo Saka, Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Reiss Nelson have been told that their contracts won't be renewed amid cutbacks. May 29, 2020 389
La Liga to return to English TV next month with all matches free; Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez recently gave permission for top-flight football in Spain to resume next month and English fans will be able to catch every minute. May 28, 2020 355
Stiliyan Petrov declares Premier League have put "wealth before health" with return; Former Aston Villa captain Petrov, who has overcome leukaemia, fears football bosses are more worried about money than the players who will return to action in June, amid the coronavirus pandemic. May 28, 2020 383
Jose Mourinho outlines Tottenham transfer plan with Premier League warning; Tottenham boss Mourinho is expected to have to deal in free transfers, loans and swap deals as football faces a serious wake-up call and the days of "crazy numbers" are over. May 27, 2020 380
Liverpool icon Ian Callaghan on why 1977 European Cup win was turning point in club's history; EXCLUSIVE: On May 5 1977, on a balmy evening in Italy, Liverpool beat Borussia Monchengladbach 3-1 in Rome's Olympic Stadium to win the European Cup. May 25, 2020 789
Fears for where next Kane, Wilshere or Ramsey will come from as pandemic hits grassroots; EXCLUSIVE: Youth football has been dealt a huge blow with games and training banned due to the coronavirus outbreak -and coaches fear teenagers could lose interest in the game. May 19, 2020 643
UEFA chief issues update on Euros amid fears next year's tournament could be scrapped; Aleksander Ceferin is adamant Euro 2020 -already postponed by a year -will go ahead, but admits it may be in a reduced number of cities. May 17, 2020 618
Alexandre Lacazette facing action from Arsenal after being pictured inhaling from balloon; Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette is set to face action from the club -including a potentially heavy fine -after being pictured inhaling from a balloon. May 17, 2020 300
Premier League resumption set to be pushed back as chiefs ramp up Project Restart plans; The Premier League restart is set to be delayed by a week as chiefs iron out concrete plans for the resumption of top-flight football in England. May 17, 2020 721
Raheem Sterling sends training warning ahead of Premier League return; The Premier League are continuing with Project Restart but Man City's Raheem Sterling is conscious of the amount of training that will be needed before players can return. May 17, 2020 405
Arsene Wenger insists behind-closed-doors games will damage football long-term; The former Arsenal boss, now working for world governing body FIFA, is wary of playing behind closed doors continuing for more than a few months. May 17, 2020 355
Premier League clubs to carry out 1,000 coronavirus tests this week; The Premier League are continuing with their plans to resume the season with 1,000 tests to be carried out. May 17, 2020 526
Premier League's extra time plan to ensure season can finish ahead of training vote; The 20 Premier League clubs will take the first major steps this week on Project Restart by voting for a return to training and now hope to start again on June 17. May 17, 2020 791
Peterborough chief leading six-club fight to stop League One season from being finished; A host of League One clubs, led by Peterborough and their chairman Darragh MacAnthony, are determined to reject proposals of an early finish to the season. May 15, 2020 359
Graeme Le Saux relives Blackburn's miraculous Premier League title triumph 25 years on; EXCLUSIVE: Against all the odds, Blackburn Rovers were crowned champions, pipping Manchester United on a dramatic final afternoon of the season on May 14, 1995. May 14, 2020 1408
Jose Mourinho expresses his desperation for football return with swipe at fellow bosses; EXCLUSIVE: Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho is ready to get back into the swing of things -and made it perfectly clear with a message to his fellow Premier League managers. May 14, 2020 362
Jose Mourinho issues statement on Premier League return insisting he does not want delay; Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho is anxious for a return to Premier League action -and has stressed he has not called for a delay to a restart. May 14, 2020 327
Big six view: Premier League giants to try and strong arm strugglers into finishing season; All 20 Premier League clubs will meet on Monday -and the top six will warn of the long-term damage that would be caused if the season does not restart. May 10, 2020 708
Bottom six view: Premier League strugglers 'alarmed' by lack of clarity from big wigs; The Premier League's bottom six will argue that the top flight's giants are acting in the same self interest the strugglers are being accused of. May 10, 2020 564
Project Restart timeline: Eight days that will decide the future of English football; Premier League clubs will convene on Monday -the first of eight days which will shape the future of English football. Chronology May 10, 2020 338
UEFA could restart and complete Champions League and Europa League in August; European football chiefs are considering completing both tournaments in just a few weeks as mini tournaments at the back end of the summer. May 10, 2020 354
Premier League stars to be told training return is safer than going to supermarket; EXCLUSIVE: Premier League players will be told a return to training is safer than a visit to the supermarket in a bid to reassure them of their health. May 10, 2020 492
Jack Wilshere admits "unfinished business" at West Ham as he sets out targets; England midfielder Wilshere, 28, has endured a frustrating two years at the Hammers because of injury and a groin problem which meant he was unable to play when Moyes took over. May 3, 2020 297
West Ham chiefs back Project Restart but express concern over neutral venues; The Irons support the resumption of the Premier League season -but they are concerned about playing matches at neutral venues in the midst of the relegation battle. May 3, 2020 343
Premier League stars could refuse to restart season amid coronavirus pandemic; The Premier League has been halted since mid-March but talks are well underway in a bid to get the season finished. May 3, 2020 414
Premier League could scrap 'neutral' ground plan next season after 'test run'; EXCLUSIVE: Clubs could be back playing in their own grounds again next season after the coronavirus pandemic caused havoc to the schedule. May 3, 2020 583
Inside crunch Premier League meeting that will decide future of English football; EXCLUSIVE: All 20 Premier League clubs will vote on Friday after the Government make the decision on lockdown. May 3, 2020 1416
Portsmouth's Christian Burgess helping the vulnerable during coronavirus pandemic; Pompey defender Burgess is helping in a kitchen, organising food packages for the elderly and vulnerable while also delivering prescriptions on the side. May 2, 2020 789
Arsenal training plans detailed as Gunners stars return to London Colney; Arsenal are ready to begin training again as they welcome back their players in accordance with government coronavirus guidelines. Apr 26, 2020 446
Inside story of Arsenal's return to training amid coronavirus lockdown; The Gunners announced on Saturday that their London Colney base would be open for players from next week so they can make use of facilities for their individual regimes. Apr 26, 2020 1046
Serie A return date set as Italian Prime Minister confirms new coronavirus measures; Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus and their Serie A rivals can begin full training on May 18 with sights on action from June 2, after confirmation that that the country will begin to relax social distancing. Apr 26, 2020 305
Premier League teams briefed on proposed hotel lockdown plan for return; EXCLUSIVE: There is growing optimism that football can return sooner rather than later but players will be subjected to draconian measures and could spend weeks in a hotel. Apr 26, 2020 632
Chelsea stars want pay deferrals rather than wage cuts with talks ongoing; Blues captain Cesar Azpilicueta has taken on the role of responsibility in discussions with club chiefs and talks remain ongoing with regards to the situation. Apr 26, 2020 342

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