Leeds grabbed a shock 2-1 win at Anfield on Saturday that should provide manager Jesse Marsch with some breathing room. Before the game, Jesse Marsch was the bookies’ favourite to be the next Premier League manager to lose his job. Even the inspiring last minute-win over Liverpool leaves them just three points off the bottom
Ahead of the unprecedented midseason World Cup break, Arsenal find themselves the surprise challengers to Manchester City’s title. Everybody expected Arsenal to be better this season, but not this much better. It’s a team truly finding itself. Additionally, some instability at rival clubs has allowed them to take advantage and top the league by two
Former Arsenal coach Unai Emery is returning to the Premier League to replace the outgoing Steven Gerrard at Aston Villa. With Arsenal, PSG and a record four Europa league trophies on his CV, Unai Emery brings heft to Aston Villa. However, he’s an enigmatic manager and will feel he has something to prove in England.
Since last year, the Premier League has been waiting for Newcaslte to ascend to the dominant levels of Manchester City. It seems, at least, that they have the decency to build a team gradually rather than sign stars straight away. The impression was that Newcastle would maybe challenge for a Europa League position this season.
Tottenham lost ground on Arsenal and Manchester City at the top of the league after losing at Old Trafford. The 2 – 0 Manchester United win was even according to most metrics, apart from one quite important one: shots. Tottenham were outshot 28 – 9 by United, and shouldn’t be surprised to have lost the
VAR is still hotly contested, vilified and flawed, but a quick glimpse at life without it underlined its importance. Leeds VS Arsenal on Sunday was suspended for 40 minutes due to a malfunction stopping the referees communicating with VAR. Naturally, all the takes were coming out. Just play it like the old days, we don’t
Football is a global force that’s continually expanding, often swallowing up entire seasons and careers in its wake. The economic progress of football is unstoppable and exponential, but are those in the industry having the best careers they could have? Are teams able to make the most effective decisions? You would have to say a
Nottingham Forest fans will be wondering what the plan for the team is in the wake of recent sackings. Head of recruitment George Syrianos and head of scouting Andy Scott were fired by the club after a review of their summer transfer business. Nottingham Forest signed 22 players after their surprise promotion from the Championship.
Kylian Mbappe is on the verge of leaving PSG six months after signing a new three year deal, reports suggest. French football expert Julien Laurens claims Kylian Mbappe feels he made a ‘mistake’, and could leave as soon as January. Kylian Mbappe has been humming and hawing over his childhood dream to sign for Real
Manchester City are threatening to win the Premier League title in processional fashion if Arsenal don’t sustain their form. That it’s Arsenal who look like their most likely challengers is down to their sparkling form, as well as Liverpool’s collapse. Following his team’s 3 – 2 defeat to Arsenal on Sunday, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp