Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola to face no disciplinary action from FA over comments to referee after Liverpool loss

11 Nov

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola will face no disciplinary action from the Football Association for comments made to the referee after his side’s defeat at Liverpool. The reigning Premier League champions were defeated 3-1 at Anfield on Sunday to fall eight points behind leaders Liverpool in the table. Guardiola was furious after two VAR decisions […]

‘We need to start asking questions of Manuel Pellegrini’ – Former West Ham midfielder Gary O’Neil blasts Chilean’s tactics following Burnley drubbing

11 Nov

Former West Ham midfielder Gary O’Neil believes questions must be asked of Manuel Pellegrini following another dismal result at the weekend. The Hammers were swept aside by Burnley at Turf Moor, with strikes from Ashley Barnes and Chris Wood and a calamitous own goal from goalkeeper Roberto seeing them slip to a fifth defeat in […]

Liverpool defender Andrew Robertson records assist against Man City and jokes with Trent Alexander-Arnold about Premier League stats

11 Nov

There is a serious case to claim that Andrew Robertson and Trent Alexander-Arnold are two of the best full-backs in Europe. The Liverpool duo have continued up their superb form from last season into this campaign, with the Scot registering his fourth assist of the season in Liverpool’s crucial 3-1 victory over title rivals Manchester […]

Granit Xhaka to fight for Arsenal future, as he tells supporters who jeered him their ‘extreme hostility’ is damaging to the team

11 Nov

Granit Xhaka has hit out at critical Arsenal fans, accusing them of ‘extreme hostility’ that is damaging to the team. During a game against Crystal Palace last month, the 27-year-old was sarcastically cheered off when substituted but, boos quickly sounded around the Emirates when he cupped his ears and told dissenters to ‘f**k off as […]

Manchester United post ‘Fred appreciation tweet’ and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had lots of positives to say about ‘catalyst’ against Brighton

11 Nov

Manchester United midfielder Fred was hailed by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer who described him as the ‘catalyst’ for their 3-1 win over Brighton. Fred has failed to live up to expectations following his move £52million from Shakhtar Donetsk in 2018, but his recent performances have improved considerably and he turned in his best display for the […]

Alternative Premier League table after 12 games, based on expected goals

11 Nov

The wild 2019/20 Premier League season continued at the weekend with VAR the major talking point again. It seems a shame given we saw Liverpool surge eight points clear, Sheffield United give Tottenham a real scare, and Leicester City beat Arsenal to cement their top four credentials. Although, according to the ‘expected goals’ (xG) metric, […]

Chelsea teenager Reece James ‘just as good’ as Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold, Darren Bent tells talkSPORT

11 Nov

Darren Bent claims Chelsea’s teenage right-back Reece James is ‘just as good’ as Liverpool sensation Trent Alexander-Arnold. The 19-year-old Blues star made his first Premier League start on Saturday, in place of captain Cesar Azpilicueta, and impressed by keeping Wilfried Zaha in his pocket in a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace. It completed a remarkable […]