Everton dodge second points deduction

December 2, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Everton are finally set to receive some good news as Burnley, Leeds United and Southampton plan to withdraw their case to sue the Toffees. According to the Daily Mail, the recently relegated trio are set to seek a negotiated settlement instead of suing the club, after Everton were deducted 10 points following Financial Fair Play (FFP) breaches. Everton were previously Read More

Again, Ten Hag defends Onana

December 2, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag has defended under-fire Andre Onana and insisted the Cameroon international is among the best goalkeepers in the Premier League. Onana has repeatedly been in the spotlight since United spent £47m on the 27-year-old this summer to replace David de Gea, and although it had been felt his form was improving in recent weeks, Wednesday’s Read More

Everton appeal against Premier League points deduction

December 1, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Everton are expected to submit their appeal against the deduction of 10 Premier League points, handed down by an independent commission, on Friday. The club were sanctioned on November 17 for a breach of the Premier League’s profit and sustainability rules and have 14 days to lodge an appeal. Once it has been submitted, the case will then be considered Read More

Arsenal turn down offer for Ramsdale

November 28, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Arsenal have rejected an offer for goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale from another Premier League team, according to a report. A team from the bottom half of the Premier League have made an approach for the England international, according to Football.London, but the Gunners have turned it down. The London team have no intention of letting Ramsdale go despite his status as Read More

Everton fans stage protest against 10-point Premier League deduction

November 27, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Everton supporters displayed leaflets calling the Premier League ‘corrupt’ before facing Manchester United in defiance of their 10-point deduction. The Goodison Park faithful showed their resistance to the Premier League in the first match since the organisation hit the Toffees with a 10-point deduction for breaching its financial fair play rules. Almost every home supporter was seen brandishing a ‘Corrupt’ Read More

Mount compounds Manchester United injury woes

November 25, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Manchester United midfielder Mason Mount has added to Erik ten Hag’s injury woes, as the former Chelsea star suffers a fresh setback at his new club. Mount faces an extended spell on the sidelines due to a fresh calf injury, exacerbating his manager’s injury crisis and keeping him out of action for up to a month. The timing is unfortunate Read More

VAR comments: Arteta dares FA

November 24, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Mikel Arteta will reportedly contest the FA’s decision to charge him for his “embarrassing” VAR comments after Newcastle defeat. After Arsenal’s loss to Newcastle, courtesy of a controversial Anthony Gordon winner following three video checks, Arteta criticized VAR decisions meted out by Stuart Attwell and Andy Madley, calling them “embarrassing” and a “disgrace” to the sport. The Gunners manager was Read More

Premier League revolt against ban on loans for clubs

November 22, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Premier League clubs have voted against a temporary ban on loan deals between associated clubs for the January transfer window. Thirteen Premier League teams voted to stop England’s top-flight clubs from making related-party loan deals, with seven voting to keep the existing rules in place. The minimum number of clubs needed to pass the temporary ban was 14. Clubs voted Read More

Premier League plans to hand more prize money to top 6 teams

November 20, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Premier League’s top six teams are in line to be handed a greater proportion of the competition’s prize money, according to a new report. Per the Daily Telegraph, the Premier League’s top six clubs are set to be handed a greater proportion of revenue in a move that could further shift the power balance in the competition towards those Read More

Premier League: Manchester City, Chelsea risk relegation after Everton 10-point deduction

November 18, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Manchester City and Chelsea have been tipped for relegation by an expert on Financial Fair Play rules, after Everton received a 10-point deduction. Everton have been docked 10 points by the Premier League after breaching FFP rules, and Stefan Borson, a lawyer who has advised Manchester City in the past, believes that the precedent set could lead to relegations for Read More

‘Misconduct’: FA heaps charges on Arteta

November 17, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Mikel Arteta has been charged by the Football Association over comments he made after Arsenal’s defeat by Newcastle earlier this month. The Gunners boss branded the VAR decision not to rule out Anthony Gordon’s goal in his side’s 1-0 defeat at St James’ Park “an absolute disgrace”. An FA statement read: “Mikel Arteta has been charged with a breach of Read More

Ramsdele’s father hits Arteta over son’s snub

November 15, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Aaron Ramsdale’s father has criticised the manner in which Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta dropped his son for David Raya. Ramsdale – who has been Arsenal’s No 1 for the last two seasons – has not started a Premier League game for Arsenal since September 3, with on-loan goalkeeper Raya now Arteta’s first-choice shot stopper. Since Raya moved from Brentford this Read More

Many attend funeral, bid Bobby Charlton bye

November 14, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Manchester and the wider football world came together to say their final goodbyes to Sir Bobby Charlton on Monday. Fans flocked to Old Trafford and to Manchester Cathedral for a public funeral service to remember Charlton, who died aged 86 last month. The service was attended by United players past and present, other football dignitaries and even the Prince of Read More

Handshake snub: Pochettino tenders apology to Pep Guardiola

November 13, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino has apologised to referee Anthony Taylor for his furious outburst after his side’s 4-4 draw with Manchester City. Pochettino stormed onto the pitch after the final whistle of the 4-4 draw with City on Sunday. The Argentine manager has explained that he believed Raheem Sterling could score on the counter-attack but Taylor instead blew his whistle, Read More

Premier League: Salah fires brace as Liverpool down Brentford

November 12, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Mohamed Salah’s double took him to 200 goals in English football and helped Liverpool to a 3-0 win over Brentford, which moves them level on points with Manchester City and Arsenal at the top of the Premier League. The Liverpool forward slotted home in the first half to make it 15 straight Anfield Premier League appearances where he has either Read More

Premier League: Arsenal subdue Burnley, occupy second position

November 11, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Arsenal got back to winning ways by seeing off a stubborn Burnley 3-1 at the Emirates Stadium to move level on points with Premier League leaders Manchester City. The Gunners controversially lost 1-0 at Newcastle United last time out but had no such problems on Saturday afternoon, easing to victory, albeit after being made to work hard for the win. Read More

Premier League mull introduction of semi-automated offsides

November 11, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Premier League is in talks to introduce semi-automated offside, while other tweaks to the beleaguered VAR system maybe on the horizon. Over four years after its introduction to the Premier League, the use of VAR is causing more controversy than ever, dominating the agenda on an almost weekly basis. While managers fume and pundits suggest reforming or scrapping the Read More

Haaland mimics Drogba’s iconic celebration after scoring in Manchester City Champions League win

November 8, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Erling Haaland mimicked Chelsea legend Didier Drogba’s iconic celebration after scoring against Young Boys in the Champions League. After opening the scoring for Manchester against Young Boys in their Champions League fixture on Tuesday, Erling Haaland copied Didier Drogba’s celebration, thereby accepting the Chelsea legend’s challenge from the Ballon d’Or ceremony. After collecting the Gerd Muller Trophy at the Ballon Read More