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    TRENT ALEXANDER-ARNOLD has unsurprisingly been named Premier League Young Player of the Year. The right-back, who turned 21 in October, was simply sublime as he helped Liverpool march to their first league title for 30 years. 2Trent Alexander-Arnold picked up the Premier League Young Player of the Year award He featured in all 38 matches and racked up four goals and a whopping 13 assists - second only to Kevin De Bruyne. The Liverpool local hero whipped home three free-kicks, including home and away against Chelsea, and drilled in a fine finish as he ran the show at Leicester. Alexander-Arnold put in a staggering 382 crosses across the season - inspiring a new FIFA 21 feature - and at...
    RIO FERDINAND almost choked on his ice cream as Pep Guardiola tried to convince the hundreds and thousands. Manchester City boss Pep insisted this week he would not be a failure if he did not deliver the Champions League trophy to the Etihad. 3Whatever he claims, manager Pep Guardiola will be defined at Man City by whether or not he helps them win the Champions LeagueCredit: Getty Images - Getty 3Rio Ferdinand turns the heat up on Pep Guardiola as he keeps cool with BT presenter James RichardsonCredit: C1 MEDIA The Spaniard claimed the friendships he has formed in the UK, as well as the six domestic honours he has guided the club to since his appointment as manager in...
    SON HEUNG-MIN has been awarded with the Premier League's Goal of the Season gong for his stunning solo effort against Burnley in December. With his side having raced into an early 2-0 lead, Son took the Clarets' misery one step further - by scoring one of the great Premier League goals. 3Son slotted past Nick Pope after a stunning solo runCredit: Getty Images - Getty 3The winger skipped through a number of Burnley challengesCredit: Getty Images - Getty Son Heung-mins dazzling run and goal against Burnley has been crowned Premier League Goal of the Season ????pic.twitter.com/TYdbDfWomB— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) August 13, 2020 The South Korean superstar picked up the ball on the edge of his own penalty area, before...
    The business of being Dwayne Johnson Wirecard is finally getting booted from Germanys blue-chip DAX index after insolvency A journeyman once relegated from the Premier League scored a historic Champions League goal to send Paris Saint Germain into the semifinals for the first time © Getty/David Ramos Eric Choupo-Moting. Getty/David Ramos Eric Choupo-Moting was relegated from the Premier League with Stoke City in 2018 and joined Paris Saint Germain on a free transfer shortly after. On Wednesday night, the 31-year-old scored a dramatic 93rd minute goal to help the Parisians past Atalanta and into the Champions League semifinals for the first ever time. "When I came on I thought to myself, 'We can't lose, we can't go home...
    Eric Choupo-Moting. Getty/David Ramos Eric Choupo-Moting was relegated from the Premier League with Stoke City in 2018 and joined Paris Saint Germain on a free transfer shortly after. On Wednesday night, the 31-year-old scored a dramatic 93rd minute goal to help the Parisians past Atalanta and into the Champions League semifinals for the first ever time. "When I came on I thought to myself, 'We can't lose, we can't go home like that,'" Choupo-Moting told BT Sport after the game, which Atalanta were winning 1-0 until the 91st minute. "I was confident in the team, in myself and the rest is a little history of Paris." Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Paris Saint Germain has over...
    Football : The Premier League clubs decided by a majority on Thursday: the five-change rule put in place due to the context linked to Covid-19 will not be extended for the 2020-2021 season. It came very close, but the majority decided so this Thursday. Asked to speak and vote on whether or not to maintain the rule allowing each team to make five changes instead of the usual three per game, the Premier League clubs preferred to return to the original regulations. According to the BBC, eleven clubs voted against, while the other nine were in favor. The elite of English football thus stands out from Ligue 1, which endorsed this famous rule of five changes a few...
    Jesse Lingard. Getty/Matthew Peters Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard has endured a difficult 2019/20 season, both on and off the field.   He scored only one Premier League goal all season, and that was on the final day. The 27-year-old recently spoke to Insider about how he is back in a "good place" and aiming to reinvigorate his Old Trafford career.  He also spoke about leaning on his experiences with Paul Scholes, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and Wayne Rooney in order to try and be a role model for United's younger players. On Ibrahimovic's time at the club, Lingard said: "He brought that winning feeling and it kind of spread around the dressing room. Everyone learned from him." Visit Insider's homepage...
    THE 2019-20 season is over and immediately bosses are diving into the transfer market. In a condensed summer ahead of an equally-congested 2020-21 fixture list, managers will have to work hard and quickly. 12SunSport's worst transfer XI for 2019-20 has been revealed It's inevitable there will be the odd panic-buy or two - and, of course, the typical over-pay. But even last year, when life was "normal", bosses made some massive mistakes in the transfer market. From "the worst goalkeeper in Premier League history" to a forgotten ex-Manchester United man, we've put together a worst XI of transfers involving Premier League clubs in 2019-20 - which cost clubs £224million. And isn't pretty... GK - Roberto 12Roberto made blunder after blunder...
    LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 15: Basketball star LeBron James takes a photo prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield on October 15, 2011 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) Just after debuting a new look for 2020, LeBron James repped his support for Liverpool. It was nine years ago now when LeBron James invested in Liverpool FC. He’s been to Anfield once or twice and an outspoken supporter of the club since putting his money into it. Just after Liverpool revealed its new home kit for the upcoming season, James showed off his own, well before the public can get their hands on it in an ultimate flex of his connections....
    BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 02: Nathan Ake of Bournemouth signals during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Manchester United at Vitality Stadium on November 02, 2019 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images) Manchester City has made its biggest move of the summer official. Despite finishing second in the Premier League and holding an advantage on Real Madrid in the Champions League, Pep Guardiola and Manchester City are far from satisfied. With some additional money in their pockets, the club is determined to improve and has not been hesitant to spend this summer. Just after adding Ferran Torres from Valencia to a five-year deal, City has officially announced their top signing of the summer in Bournemouth’s...
    MICHAIL ANTONIO has been named as the Premier League Player of the Month - and now has more awards than Didier Drogba and Patrick Vieira. The West Ham star, 30, enjoyed a superb July, with eight goals and one assist as his side avoided relegation. 11Michail Antonio has been named as the Premier League Player of the Month for JulyCredit: Premier League 11Michail Antonio scored eight times in July, including four against NorwichCredit: Reuters Antonio scored all four in the win over Norwich, while also finding the net against Chelsea, Newcastle, Watford and Manchester United. Incredibly, Antonio's win puts him ahead of some all-time Premier League greats like Ashley Cole who NEVER won the monthly award. We take a look...
    LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: Tom Cairney of Fulham lifts the trophy as the team celebrate victory after the Sky Bet Championship Play Off Final match between Brentford and Fulham at Wembley Stadium on August 04, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images) With an extra-time thriller, Fulham is back in the Premier League. In a winner-take-all match for promotion to the Premier League, Fulham pulled away late to down rivals Brentford 2-1 and book the coveted final spot in next year’s EPL table. The match started quietly and ended...
    Football : The London club will only have spent one season on the lower level … The table for next season in the Premier League is now complete! After Leeds United and West Bromwich Albion, it was Fulham who won his promotion at Wembley on Tuesday night. Only one year after their relegation, the Cottagers will take the lift again thanks to their success obtained after the effort against Brentford (1-2), in the Championship play-off final. Everything was played in overtime in this meeting, Joe Bryan donning his hero costume with a double in the key (105th, 117th). The late goal of Henrik Dalsgaard (120th + 4) did not change anything. WE. ARE. @premierleague! ???? # EFLPlayOffs pic.twitter.com/eGnXdPzF3O...
    IF Brentford are at their best today then I cannot see past them reaching the Premier League. They were incredible in that first half in the second leg of the play-off semi-final against Swansea. 4Brentford's front-three have been superb this season - but so has the defenceCredit: Rex Features 4Danny Higginbotham reckons Brentford have what it takes to reach the Prmeier League Few teams can live with them in this division and they have to go down as favourites against Fulham. A lot has been made of the Bees’ BMW - Said Benrahma, Bryan Mbeumo and Ollie Watkins up front - and rightly so. Brentford were the top scorers in the Championship, with all three chipping in. That is the difference...
    (CNN)London clubs Brentford and Fulham will contest what's been dubbed the world's most valuable football match on Tuesday as they battle it out in the Championship play-off final. The winner will be awarded a place in next season's Premier League and will reap the financial benefits of playing in English football's top flight. How Bruno Fernandes transformed Manchester Uniteds fortunesAccording to analysis from Deloitte, Fulham could earn an additional $176 million (£135 million) across the next three seasons if it is promoted, while Brentford stands to make $209 million (£160m). Brentford, which has yet to feature in the Premier League, is set to make more because it's not receiving parachute payments which Fulham currently receives after its relegation in 2019....
    Premier League In seven months he has regained the hunger for titles of the ‘gunners’ “Mikel Arteta is creating something very special at Arsenal.” Are words of Pep Guardiola in the preview of the semifinals of the FA Cup. The technician of the City he was right. What his once right-hand man has accomplished in his first seven months as Arsenal manager has been astonishing and the achievement of English Cup it’s the icing on the cake. Arteta has earned the respect of a locker room that looked like a powder at the end of the era Emery, although, that’s right, full of young talent. His past as a Gunner player has helped him turn the morale of a...
    One of the many oddities about the long-running case which saw Manchester City briefly cast out of the Champions League for allegedly breaching the financial fair play rules was the nature of the organisations which rallied round. An airline, a telecoms company and a Royal Family, all hailing from the Middle East, all stepped forward during the appeal to demonstrate how much they cared, deeply, about City. Newcastle's takeover bid was backed by crown prince Mohammed bin Salman Right now, Newcastle United must be wondering what they have to do to get such declarations of undying devotion. Pondering why they don’t get the commitment similar to that shown by Etisalat (telecoms), Ethihad (airline) and the Royal family of the United...
    Premier League With the Holands, the Cityzens have already spent 407 million since 2008 Ak will wear the Manchester City jersey next season. BRAND He Manchester City has got this past Premier League, for the third time, exceed 100 goals in the league championship. The Sky Blues already did it in the 2013-14 and 2017-18 campaigns. The powder in the final meters has not been missing since, the summer of 2008, Al-nahyan acquired the club. From that precise moment, the sheikh’s greatest obsession is to lead the Cityzens to conquer the UEFA champions league. The magnate knows that an explosive lead is not enough, but that the base is a good defense. That is why since the campaign...
    Prince William is a big Aston Villa fan. Getty/Stephen Pond Prince William has backed his eldest son, Prince George, to become the record goalscorer for his favorite English Premier League team some day. Prince William, 38, is an avid Aston Villa supporter, however has chosen to decide George to choose his own team.  Asked on That Peter Crouch Podcast whether George could have a future career in soccer, specifically with Villa, William said jokily: "Definitely, I reckon he could be their all time goal scorer. I mean, I can see no reason why not." Prince William also revealed that while he's not pushing for George to support Villa, he was previously "a bit concerned about him supporting Chelsea." Visit...
    This Monday the league’s summer market opened and these are the players that arouse the most interest The Mexican Wolf is among the most wanted players in English football. Photo: Daniel Leal-Olivas / EFE After finishing the 2019-20 campaign of the Premier League, from this Monday, and for ten weeks, that is, until October 5, teams will be able to acquire and exchange players, and there are several “big fish” that could change their shirts due to the talent shown in the current campaign. RAÚL JIMÉNEZ / WOLVERHAMPTON The Mexican striker is one of the players that arouses the most interest, thanks to having the best season of his career. He finished as the tenth...
    The Premier League's final day was one to remember. Getty/Shaun Botterill/Plumb Images/Matt Dunham The English Premier League was concluded in exciting fashion on Sunday as all 20 teams played their final games. Watford and Bournemouth were relegated, while Aston Villa pulled off an unlikely great escape. Chelsea and Manchester United also secured Champions League football for next season with impressive 2-0 wins over Wolves and Leicester respectively.  Despite failing to score on the day, Leicester's Jamie Vardy was also crowned the league's top scorer for the first time in his career, having hit 23 goals.  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Though Liverpool FC had already been crowned English Premier League champions, there was still plenty to...
    Premier League During the last campaign his shoulder has been dislocated four times Adama Traor in the match against Chelsea . The secret of Adama Traor, the 24-year-old Spaniard who has highlighted this campaign in the Premier League, has finally been revealed. During the 2019/20 season the Wolverhampton player has suffered four shoulder dislocations, the last against Sheffield United after the break due to the coronavirus crisis. Fed up with rival defenders slowing down with grabs, he wanted to remedy the disease: smear on baby oil. According to the information revealed by the British newspaper The Sun, the one from Hospitalet de Llobregat applies body oil before jumping onto the pitch and during rest time. Thus, rivals have a...
    Transfers Rumors, movements, transfers, transfers, the latest market news Philippe Coutinho, during a football match with Bayern. EFE 9:36 He Inter de Miln could offer the midfielder Ivan Perisic to the Manchester United in an attempt to keep the striker Alexis Snchez in the Italian team, as reported by Football Italia. The Croatian player was in the English team’s orbit when Mourinho was his coach. He Bayern Munich P five million euros to have the Croatian loaned for a season, but it does not seem that the German team wants to continue with Perisic. AND Alexis Snchez, with £ 300,000 per week, continues to be one of the highest paid players in the English team. 9:03 Frank Lampard...
    Sterling International Soccer tops the list of the top-rated figures Sterling, Salah and Harry Kane are three of the top names The transfer market continues its course and MARCA continues its analysis of the best rated footballers, according to data from the financial portal ‘Transfermarkt’. Today we are located in the United Kingdom, specifically in the queen competition of football, the Premier League. For years, the English league has stood out for being the most voracious when it comes to bringing foreign talent to its shores. That is why, in turn, it is the one that invests the most in the purchase and sale of signings, attracting stars to its paradise. Discounting Mbapp and Neymar, the top player...
    Premier League Chelsea, Leicester and Manchester United, for two Champions League places Solskjaer (United), Lampard (Chelsea) and Rodgers (Leicester) vie for two Champions League spots The Premier League reaches its last day with six decisive matches where two Champions League places are at stake (Manchester United, Chelsea and Leicester), a Europa League (Wolves or Tottenham) and two of descent (Aston Villa, Watford and Bournemouth). To continue this exciting journey of the English League, do not detach yourself from DAZN Arsenal – Watford (5pm) Burnley – Brighton (5pm) Chelsea – Wolves (17.00) Crystal Palace – Tottenham (17.00) Everton – Bournemouth (17.00) Leicester – Manchester Utd (17.00) Manchester City – Norwich (17.00) Newcastle – Liverpool (17.00) Southampton – Sheffield Utd...
    Transfer market Rumors, movements, transfers, transfers, the latest market news Transfer market: Harry Kane, Franchu Feuillassier and Harry Kane are the protagonists of today 8:23 Despite the information that recently placed him on French soil, it seems that Mohamed Salisu is one step away from playing in England. Specifically in the Southampton, to pay around 12 million euros for his transfer. The central season with the Real Valladolid, which ended up saving the category without too many problems, has attracted attention in different scouting departments around the world, so it is not surprising that the player’s agent had to reject offers in order to choose the most suitable for his client. It is not yet known, that...
    Magnus Carlsen takes the honor kick at the Bernabéu in December 2014. at a Real Madrid-Celta. The puzzle was left in the air when Norwegian Magnus Carlsen, 29, world champion since 2013, was asked about the reason for the change of time of their games this Sunday against Chinese Liren Ding, third in the world, from 4 pm to noon on the sixth day of the Chess24.com Legends of Chess tournament, fourth test of the online circuit that, curiously, bears his name. Chivalry with an opponent so you can play at a more comfortable time, given the 6-hour time difference with the Asian country, or have the afternoon free to witness the last day of the Premier...
    THE Premier League season has finally reached its conclusion. Liverpool are champions, Norwich are down...but there's LOADS to play for on the final day with two relegation places and two Champions League spots in the balance. 3 Watford travel to Arsenal on a crucial final day for the HornetsCredit: Reuters What are the final day Premier League fixtures? All kick-offs 4pm BST: Arsenal vs Watford - Sky Sports Premier League Burnley vs Brighton - Sky Sports Arena Chelsea vs Wolves - Sky Sports Football Crystal Palace vs Spurs - Sky Sports Action Everton vs Bournemouth - Sky Sports Golf Leicester vs Man Utd  - Sky Sports Main Event Man City vs Norwich - Sky Sports Pick/Sky One Newcastle vs...
    Premier League Liverpool and Chelsea coaches collided after their duel Klopp follows the pique with Lampard: “He has a lot to learn …” The pique between Jürgen Klopp and Frank Lampard At the end of Liverpool-Chelsea It doesn’t look like it’s over. The celebrations of goals by the players of the German coach, already champions of the Premier, bothered coach Blue, whose team is playing the participation in the next Champions League. At one point in the meeting, Lampard repeatedly addressed the ‘red’ bench with an incendiary tone according to the British media: “Fuck you too. You win a title and you fucking come up Fuck you. “Although Lampard tried to calm the waters after the game,...
    University of Kentucky faculty members call for renaming stadium, campus buildings McDonalds to continue pause on dining room reopenings, will require customers to wear masks Which Premier League team, player has ‘won’ the restart? Which Premier League team has ‘won’ the restart? That’s something I’ve been thinking about a lot, as well as the players who have shone this summer since ‘Project Restart’ began in mid-June. © Getty Images [ MORE: Final PL TV schedule ] So, we decided to crunch the numbers and look at the Premier League standings since the restart and which players have scored the most goals. There have been plenty of players who have impressed this summer. With the likes of Christian Pulisic, Bruno...
    Seattle opposes arrival of federal police as unnecessary escalation Help Out-of-Work Cooks by Supporting Their Side Hustles Henderson named FWA Player of the Year: We rank the top 10 Jordan Henderson was named the FWA Player of the Year for 2019-20, as the Football Writers’ Association in the UK voted the Liverpool captain as the best player in the Premier League this season. © Getty Images That has a lot of people talking. A lot. [ MORE: Dates for 2020-21 season confirmed ] Henderson, 30, has been instrumental in leading Liverpool’s first league title in over 30 years and their first-ever Premier League success, but has he been the best player over the course of the season? Henderson has...
    THE Premier League season comes to an end on Sunday with every team playing in a bumper set of fixtures. With Liverpool already confirmed champions and the transfer window soon to open, attention is already starting to turn to the 2020/21 campaign. 2 Champions Liverpool will be back next season to defend their titleCredit: Getty Images - Getty Prem bosses have now confirmed when regularly scheduled football is due to return and eager fans will be happy they won't have to go without for too long. When will the 2020/21 Premier League season begin? The Premier League season is due to begin on September 12. The season will end later than normal - as they started later - with...
    MANCHESTER UNITED sensation Mason Greenwood has been tipped to break Alan Shearer's goalscoring record - by the man himself. Newcastle and England legend Shearer is the Premier League's all-time leading scorer with 260 to his name. 3Greenwood, 18, has been a revelation for Man UtdCredit: Reuters There was a time when Spurs frontman Harry Kane was tipped as the one who would obliterate Shearer's record - which has stood since he retired in 2006. MAN UTD NEWS LIVE: Follow for the latest United news But Greenwood, 18, has been a revelation for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer this season - and duly been rewarded with a new £40,000-a-week deal. Greenwood's equaliser against West Ham on Wednesday night was his fifth goal in...
    GORDON STRACHAN has backed his former side Leeds to soar back to the top of English football, amid mouth-watering transfer rumours. Marcelo Bielsa finally ended 16 years of hurt by leading Leeds back to the Premier League. 1Gordon Strachan won the old first division during his time with Leeds Credit: Getty - Contributor And Strachan, who played for the Yorkshire side from 1989 to 1995, feels the top-flight will benefit from having one of the "big clubs" back in the league. LADBROKES 1-2-FREE Simply predict Man Utd, Chelsea and Liverpool scores on final day and win £100   Speaking on the Gary Newbon Sports Show with Jewson, He said: "When Leeds come into this Premier League I think football fans around the...
    Pulisic skips past Fabinho and Trent Alexander-Arnold. Getty/Phil Noble Christian Pulisic showed once again why he's one of the English Premier League's top talents in Chelsea's 5-3 defeat to champions Liverpool on Wednesday night. Introduced on the hour mark, the American sensation produced a brilliant goal and assist in a blistering 30 minute cameo. Chelsea boss Frank Lampard described Pulisic after the game as "incredible" and even compared to him to Blues icon Eden Hazard. "He's so young, he has got such natural talent," said Lampard, according to The Evening Standard. "He scores goals, he creates goals and he is a big player for us." Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Liverpool FC might have lifted the English...
    What to Watch on Thursday: Tune in for one last mission on Blindspot series finale Tesla Shares Surge On Q2 Profit, S&P 500 Inclusion Bets: Emissions Credit Sales, Expansion Plans Raise Questions China will stop showing the worlds biggest football league on TV amid an ongoing fight with the UK over Huawei © Getty/Shaun Botterill Getty/Shaun Botterill China is to take English Premier League soccer matches off state television amid the country's ongoing political feud with the United Kingdom over Huawei and Hong Kong. According to Bloomberg, China Central Television (CCTV), China's public service broadcaster, won't show the remainder of the Premier League season as planned. The decision comes after the U.K. government's decision to ban Chinese telecoms giant...
    IF Liverpool's recent Premier League triumph following 30 barren years has taught us anything, it's that it takes an awful lot to win the title. The right manager, blend of players, hard work, dedication, skill... it is no wonder that picking up a winners' medal in this division is among the most impressive feats in football. 12These XI players were somehow part of Premier League-winning teams But with the Premier League's 28th season about to wind to a close, there are plenty of those precious medals now swirling around - and not just adorning the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Thierry Henry's mantelpieces. For in fact, among the stars in these great winning machines have been the role players, the...
    Getty/Shaun Botterill China is to take English Premier League soccer matches off state television amid the country's ongoing political feud with the United Kingdom over Huawei and Hong Kong. According to Bloomberg, China Central Television (CCTV), China's public service broadcaster, won't show the remainder of the Premier League season as planned. The decision comes after the U.K. government's decision to ban Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, as well as  its opposition to Hong Kong's newly imposed security law. CCTV's action is "symbolic of what else could come following decisions around Hong Kong and Huawei," a source told Bloomberg.  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. China is to take English Premier League soccer matches off state television amid the country's...
    Daycares open as parents grapple with decision 5 Beloved Restaurants Debuting New Menu Items While Cutting Others The others wont sleep: Klopp wants even more from Liverpool Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes his side will need to keep improving to hold off the chasing pack next season after lifting the Premier League trophy. © Laurence Griffiths Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes his side need to improve again next season to stay ahead of the Premier League competition The Reds clinched the title last month, but finally got their hands on the silverware after a 5-3 win over Chelsea on Wednesday. Chelsea have already strengthened ahead of next season with the signings of a long-term Liverpool target Timo Werner and...
    Trump: Feds to work with Chicago to fight crime 6 Things to Avoid When Grocery Shopping Online Liverpool finally lifts the Premier League Trophy (video) First they worked, and then they celebrated. © Photo by PAUL ELLIS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Liverpool outlasted super sub Christian Pulsic and Chelsea in a 5-3 win at Anfield on Wednesday, then got their just desserts in the form of the Premier League Trophy. The Reds lowered the lights at Anfield and Sir Kenny Dalglish was on the scene to give the Reds their first crown in three decades. [ MORE: Premier League summer schedule ] Jurgen Klopp was the first to get his medal and then his coaching staff lauded every player to get their...
    Hulus Nine Perfect Strangers Adaptation Adds Tiffany Boone Civil rights icon Charles Evers, brother of Medgar Evers, dies at the age of 97 Christian Pulisic sets up spectacular goal minutes after coming on the field as a sub Needing just a draw to secure a spot in the Champions League next season, Chelsea suffered through an awful first half at Anfield against Premier League champions Liverpool and found themselves in a 4-1 hole after 55 minutes. © Provided by For The Win American star Christian Pulisic started the game on the bench, and was a surprising omission from the starting lineup after he did not play in a weekend FA Cup game against Manchester United. Manager Frank Lampard finally...
    WEST BROM clinched promotion to the Premier League as Brentford and Fulham suffered a final day heartbreak. Callum Robinson grabbed the all-important goal as Barnsley clinched survival with a last-ditch win against the Bees. 1Callum Robinson celebrates after his strike for West Brom against QPRCredit: PA:Press Association The tense shoot-out for a place in the top-flight produced plenty of twists and turns on a dramatic climax to the Championship. Fulham, who needed both Brentford and West Brom to lose, were the first to show their nerves as they fell behind to Kieffer Moore’s header on 32 minutes. The advantage then went to the Bees as QPR took a shock lead at the Hawthorns against the Baggies, who knew prior a...
    LIVERPOOL's brilliant title-winning team will be awarded their medals and get the opportunity to lift the Premier League Wednesday night. And the Reds will be given 40 medals from the Premier League to distribute between their players and staff. 11Liverpool's Premier League winning team gets clapped onto the pitch against previous champions Manchester CityCredit: Reuters 23 players are guaranteed medals, having made five appearances in the league or more - the qualifying threshold for acquiring one. But not everyone will make the cut and go without - just like these past title winners below. GARY NEVILLE The legendary Manchester United right back has eight Premier League winners' medals with the club, which is nothing to sneeze at. But the...
    Premier League The harsh words of the Catalan coach have surprised Arsenal fans Pep Guardiola Pep Guardiola has surprised Arsenal fans by revealing that does not have “much” respect for the English club’s conduct off the field. Some words that came after the defeat of the Manchester City before the group led by Mikel Arteta last saturday. “Rivals always deserve my respect. I have respect for everything Arsenal is doing on the field, but not much for what they do outside of it.“said the Catalan coach. These words will come motivated because Guardiola considers that the Arsenal was the promoter of a joint letter that was signed by eight Premier League clubs, and sent to the Court...
    The Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo achieved one more feat since he converted this Monday, after scoring a double against Alzio, in eThe only player capable of scoring at least 50 goals in the Premier League, League and Serie A. Also CR7’s double allowed Juventus to touch the Scudetto, because he has eight points of advantage over Inter Milan, second, with four days to go before the end of the Italian league. Cristiano considered that records “come naturally” and that he is not concerned, although he recognized that he would like to beat the 36 goals of the Argentine Gonzalo Higuaín, top scorer in Serie A in a single season. “It would be nice to make the record of 36 goals,...
    LEEDS UNITED’S director of football Victor Orta is no dyed-in-the-wool Yorkshireman raised on tales of Don Revie, bitten legs and little black books. Although, as a former journalist and agent, the Spaniard certainly knows how it feels to be hated. And he clearly does understand Leeds. 4Victor Orta's churlish act will antagonise Leeds United's enemies and those who remember their infamous old antics Credit: Sky Sports 4Boss Marcelo Bielsa has taken Leeds up in his second season, via hard-working but entertaining footballCredit: PA:Press Association So as Leeds celebrated the end of a 16-year wait for top-flight football with a trip to Derby on Sunday, Orta pulled out a pair of binoculars to taunt the Rams about last season’s ‘Spygate scandal’...
    EVERYONE knows I am a Manchester United fan — but I cannot wait to see Leeds in the Premier League. They are a welcome addition, as will the  brilliant Marcelo Bielsa. 5Marco Bielsa inspired Leeds to win promotion to the Premier League with two games to spareCredit: Alamy Live News The big thing Bielsa has done is give the club direction and stability. Since being relegated in 2004 they have had 15 permanent managers, five owners and hundreds of players. It has been ridiculous. He created this bond and togetherness — and not just with the players, but the whole staff. He may look animated and moody on the sidelines but there is a caring side  people don’t see. When he...
    MARCELO BIELSA is set to be handed a new £8million-a-year contract - which will make him better paid than Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The Leeds boss, 64, is set to be handed a bumper new contract after ending 16 years of hurt by guiding the Elland Road side back to the Premier League. 2Bielsa is set to become the PL's sixth-best-paid manager Leeds gained promotion after West Brom lost to Huddersfield on Friday night. And Brentford slipping up against lowly Stoke a day later gifted the Yorkshire giants the Championship title. Now, Bielsa is set to be rewarded for his incredible efforts. And his new £8m-a-year pay-cheque - up from £6m per annum - will see him overtake a host of...
    NORWICH went into half-time of their clash with Burnley down to NINE men. Emi Buendia was first shown red with just half an hour gone. NORWICH DOWN TO 10!Buendia is sent off for bringing his elbow down onto Westwood. Kevin Friend made his decision after consulting the pitch-side monitor. Right call?
    MARCELO BIELSA finally ended 16 years of hurt by leading Leeds back to the Premier League. The Elland Road side beat Barnsley 1-0 on Thursday night to go within touching distance of promotion. 4How Leeds could line up in the Premier League next season 4James Milner is being linked with a move back to LeedsCredit: Reuters And after Huddersfield clinched a crucial 2-1 win over West Brom on Friday, Leeds were finally free to celebrate. With fears of the season being cancelled by coronavirus gone and the all-important promotion secured, Leeds will have one eye on the transfer market already. The Yorkshire giants still have two games to go - against rivals Derby on Sunday before finishing their season at...
    LEEDS UNITED are back in the Premier League after a long 16 years in the wilderness. The Yorkshire club return to the top flight after West Brom lost to Huddersfield at the John Smith's Stadium. The Baggies had to win to ensure Marcelo Bielsa's side remained in the second tier for at least another game. Most read in ChampionshipSCHURR LONGEx-Chelsea star Schurrle retires aged just 29 and admits career left him lonelyXMAS IN JULYFA hoping to give go-ahead for grassroots football to restart NEXT WEEKENDPicturedADI-GAFFEArsenal's 2020-21 home kit seen for first time in official store BEFORE revealPicturedEYE ON THE ROAD Williams arrives at Man Utd training with black eye after injury vs Saints'LUCKY'Man Utd branded 'VARchester' by fans after two...
    Manchester United and Wolves resume their Europa League campaigns following month The Premier League is taking into consideration permitting the 4 golf equipment nonetheless involved in European competitiveness start off future time later than absolutely everyone else. The most probably start off date for the 2020-21 marketing campaign is 12 September – 7 months right after the conclude of the current period. Nevertheless, Chelsea and Manchester City are nonetheless in the Champions League, although Manchester United and Wolves are in the Europa League. They engage in superb last-16 matches between 5 and 8 August and if they development will go on to one-leg ‘final eight’ tournaments, with the Europa League last on 21 August and the Champions League ultimate two...
    (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced plans to get fans back in soccer stadiums as soon as possible.By now, Americans are used to watching sports surrounded by seas of empty seats and artificial crowd noise, but that might not be the reality for Premier League fans this fall. As reported by ESPN, the United Kingdom is targeting October — only a couple of weeks into the soccer season — for the return of fans to the stands. According to Johnson, there could actually be fans at sporting events in the UK as early as August at a limited capacity. This would serve as a sort of test run, and if all goes well, things could...
    WATFORD supporters are the Premier League’s biggest potty mouths, a study found. They get a red card for using foul language about their relegation-threatened team online. 2A study has found Watford supporters are the Premier League’s biggest potty mouthsCredit: AFP or licensors Nearly 525,200 tweets using the hashtags of England’s 20 top-flight football clubs were analysed by researchers. They compiled a profanity league table — which the Hornets topped. Of the 2,331 tweets sent out by Watford fans regarding their club, 199 included at least one swear word — a rate of 8.5 per cent. The Hertfordshire side — whose players include Troy Deeney, Will Hughes and Ben Foster — are famously followed by Sir Elton John and heavyweight boxing...
    LIVERPOOL will get their hands on the Premier League trophy in a special ceremony on the Kop after next Wednesday's clash with Chelsea. Jurgen Klopp's side clinched their first league title in 30 years last month but will not be able to celebrate with fans due to the coronavirus. 3Liverpool will receive the Premier League trophy in a special presentation on the KopCredit: Eddie Keogh Telegraph Media Group 3Kenny Dalglish will present the Liverpool players with their medals after the Chelsea gameCredit: AFP or licensors Now it has been announced their legendary former striker and manager Sir Kenny Dalglish will present their championship medals before captain Jordan Henderson lifts the trophy. Skipper Henderson lifted the Champions League trophy last season....
    LIVERPOOL sailed to their first league title in 30 years in dominant fashion. But that's not to say there is nothing left for the Reds to play for in the Premier League this season, far from it. Here's the records they can still break in this campaign... 2 Mo Salah's Liverpool have had a triumphant season - and could yet break more recordsCredit: AFP Highest Premier League points total Liverpool sit on 93 points in the Premier League at the moment, with three fixtures remaining. The highest amount of points in a season is Manchester City's 100 in 2017/18. This means if the Reds don't drop points in their final games they can get to an unprecedented 102 points. Most...
    Kevin Stitt, Oklahoma governor, announces he has tested positive for coronavirus Taco Bell teases a radical menu change that could involve slashing potatoes, Quesaritos, and some nachos from the menu Liverpool to be presented with EPL trophy on the Kop LONDON (AP) — Liverpool’s players will be presented with the Premier League trophy on a special podium built on the iconic Kop stand at Anfield after the team’s match against Chelsea next week. © Provided by Associated Press The a view of the empty Kop during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Crystal Palace at Anfield Stadium in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, June 24, 2020. (Paul Ellis/Pool via AP) The league is describing it as a “unique”...
    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is forming a team capable of winning the Premier League, according to Dwight Yorke, who says Manchester United’s “transformation” back into an elite force is almost complete. United have gradually built up momentum after an inconsistent start to the 2019-20 campaign, with the January arrival of Portuguese playmaker Bruno Fernandes sparking an impressive 18-match unbeaten run across all competitions. Solskjaer’s men are through to the knockout phases of the Europa League and the FA Cup semi-finals, and are now three wins away from securing a return to the Champions League. The Red Devils are fifth in the Premier League behind Leicester on goal difference at the moment, with Chelsea now only a point further ahead in third....
    Manchester City have “hit the ground running”, according to Kyle Walker, who has backed the club to carry their momentum through the rest of the season after the frustration of their Premier League campaign. Pep Guardiola’s side surrendered their two-year hold on the top-flight crown as Liverpool claimed the title. Despite that however City have already claimed silverware once this year with success in the Carabao Cup and they could yet add to their haul, with FA Cup and Champions League encounters to come, and England defender Walker believes that his side are in the ascendancy. “We’ve come back and hit the ground running,” he told Sky Sports News. “I think the momentum is on our side, we’ve got the rhythm,...
    THIS could be the week that football’s pied piper takes his current club and his many admirers into the promised land. Argentine coach Marcelo Bielsa is a reference point for many. This is not because of the titles he has won – Bielsa is the first to admit that there have not been many. 5Marcelo Bielsa is on the verge of taking Leeds United to the Premier LeagueCredit: Getty Images - Getty But the way he goes about his business has an inspirational effect on others. A self-confessed obsessive for attack, he urges his teams forward, looking to take a stranglehold on the game. When it works it is exhilarating – and he has certainly captured the imagination of the...
    A GAY Premier League star is "on the verge" of coming out after bravely sharing an open letter about his sexuality in The Sun. The unnamed Premier League star spoke out via the Justin Fashanu Foundation about being too scared to come out to fans and his team-mates. 3A gay Premier League star is on the verge of coming outCredit: Getty Images - Getty 3The unnamed Premier League star spoke out in an open letter published in The Sun Former Norwich City and Nottingham Forest star Justin Fashanu tragically killed himself in 1998, eight years after coming out as gay. His niece Amal runs the foundation in Justin's name and she said the top-flight player is considering revealing his identity...
    LIVERPOOL have enjoyed a phenomenal season for the ages, finally winning their title back after 30 barren years. Jurgen Klopp's relentless side have swatted away all competition with aplomb - with neutrals' hopes of a title-race having fizzled out months ago. 8Jurgen Klopp saw his champions draw 1-1 with Burnley on SaturdayCredit: PA:Press Association But while the German and his fans will likely not care too much, Saturday's 1-1 draw with Burnley at Anfield saw a number of potential records tumble out of reach, as per BBC Sport. The Reds could still shatter records for most points, home wins, victories and largest title-winning margin. But which have fallen by the wayside? Let's take a look. 1. MOST GOALS 8Gabriel Jesus...
    PLENTY of plaudits have been going Chris Wilder’s way again after his Sheffield United side humbled Chelsea. And for me, Wilder is the Premier League Manager of the Year. 2Chris Wilder has been superb at Sheffield United this seasonCredit: The Mega Agency Jurgen Klopp has had a sensational season and Liverpool have won the league at a canter. But you have to look at where the respective teams have come from. And let’s not forget Liverpool were second in the Premier League last season — only beaten to the title by a brilliant team in Manchester City — and won the Champions League. Whereas Sheffield United came up from  the  Championship and find themselves just five points off fourth place....
    Johnny Depp Says Amber Heard Hit Him With "Haymaker" Punch Futures, Stocks Rise as Earnings Week Kicks Off: Markets Wrap A 12-year-old boy was arrested after racist messages, including photos of the KKK, were sent to a Black Premier League soccer player © Getty/Pool Wilfried Zaha. Getty/Pool A 12-year-old boy has been arrested by police investigating racist messages that were sent to Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha on social media. Zaha was called a "black c---" and sent photos of the Ku Klux Klan on Instagram prior to Sunday's 2-0 defeat to Aston Villa. "Thanks to everyone who raised it. Racism won't be tolerated," said West Midlands police. Shortly after the arrest, Zaha, 27, took to Twitter to...
    Assassins Creed: Valhalla Quest Director on Showing Who Vikings Were as People Are you receiving unemployment? Read this before filing your taxes Three things we learned from the Premier League weekend Chelsea's defensive frailties reawakened the race for a place in the Champions League next season as a 3-0 defeat at Sheffield United gave the chasing pack hope of a late season collapse. © Ben STANSALL Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford had another error-strewn day in a 3-0 defeat at Wolves Fourth-placed Leicester also collapsed from leading 1-0 to lose 4-1 at Bournemouth to bring Wolves and Sheffield United back into the mix. Manchester City did secure their place in the top four with another five-star display at Brighton but...
    Wilfried Zaha. Sebastian Frej/MB Media/Getty Images Wilfried Zaha, a Black soccer player who plays for Crystal Palace, tweeted out racist direct messages he received before a game against Aston Villa. The messages included a photo of a Ku Klux Klan meeting and threats telling Zaha he "better not score" or that the sender would "come to your house dressed as a ghost."  This isn't the first racist incident that the Premier League has seen over the past few years, or that Zaha has experienced in his career. In 2019, Crystal Palace put out a statement that they had taken action after Zaha "[had] again been subjected to racist abuse on social media." Visit Insider's homepage for more stories....
    A GAMBLER breathed a huge sigh of relief after betting his £55,000 inheritance on Liverpool winning the Premier League. Manchester United fan Tony Ward, 55, had been waiting nervously on his mega-flutter since lockdown in March. 4Man U fan Tony Ward won more than £91,000 after betting his entire inheritance on Liverpool winning the Premier LeagueCredit: SWNS:South West News Service But the dad of three collected £91,000, including his stake, when Jürgen Klopp’s side were confirmed as champions last month. Tony inherited £55,000 when his mum Rose died in 2017 aged 82 — and put the lot on Liverpool back in October, at odds of 4/6. He said: “Liverpool were always looking like they could win the title. I picked...
    MANCHESTER UNITED star Bruno Fernandes appeared in good spirits as he arrived at Carrington this morning. The Portuguese star offered a wave as he reported for training in his Mini. 3Fernandes appeared in good spirits as he arrived at Carrington this morningCredit: Eamonn and James Clarke 3The Portuguese creator and new buddy Pogba inspired United to yet another victoryCredit: Getty Images - Getty And he has plenty to be cheerful about, having helped inspire the Red Devils to yet another victory last night against Aston Villa. His first-half penalty got things rolling for United at Villa Park, and the 25-year-old also set up Paul Pogba for United's third with a smart corner. The 3-0 triumph over Dean Smith's strugglers came...
    ARSENAL have the worst disciplinary record out of all of the teams in the Premier League. Mikel Arteta's men have racked up 73 yellow cards in 34 games this season. 2 The Gunners have had five players sent off - which is more than any other team in the league. Eddie Nketiah was the club's latest star to be given his marching orders during the draw with Leicester. He was on the pitch for just four minutes after being introduced from the bench. And just like the official Premier League table, Liverpool are top of the Fair Play standings. Jurgen Klopp's side have picked up just 31 yellow cards and one red during their title-winning campaign. ARSENAL NEWS...
    Christian Pulisic. Getty/Sebastian Frej/MB Media Christian Pulisic has been the Premier League's best player since it restarted in June. In five games, the American sensation has scored three goals, won two penalties for his side, and averaged an impressive 2.75 dribbles per game. "Since the restart, he's been fantastic," Chelsea FC boss Frank Lampard told Sky Sports. "You look around at the top attacking talent in the world, they score goals regularly that win games and at the moment he's doing that." Alongside new signings Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech next season, he will only get better. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. The English Premier League's three-month hiatus amid the coronavirus pandemic has not been kind to...
    TOTTENHAM boss Jose Mourinho has become just the fifth manager to reach 200 Premier League wins after his side beat Everton on Monday night. The Special One has achieved the feat in the second quickest time - with only Sir Alex Ferguson racking up 200 victories quicker. 1Jose Mourinho is one of five managers to have won 200 Premier League games Along with Mourinho and Fergie, Arsene Wenger, David Moyes and Harry Redknapp have all hit a double ton of wins in the top-flight. It took the ex-Real Madrid gaffer just 326 games to reach the magic 200, just four games shy of matching Ferguson's astonishing record. Meanwhile it took Wenger 332 games, Moyes 511 matches and Redknapp achieved the...
    Me at Anfield. Barnaby Lane On Sunday, Liverpool played its first home match since becoming Premier League champions. Insider travelled to Anfield to capture what we thought might be raucous celebrations, but instead the area was ghost town with very few fans present. See photos below of the day, including some of the stunning artwork on display around the ground.   Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. On Sunday, Liverpool played its first home match since becoming Premier League champions. Second half goals from Sadio Mane and youngster Curtis Jones secured a historic, albeit hard fought, 2-0 win over relegation threatened Aston Villa, moving it a step closer towards the division's points record. After 30 years of...
    JACK RODWELL making a Premier League appearance is the latest shock incident of 2020. Fans were left stunned when he came on in the second half of Sheffield United's draw with Burnley. 1Fans were stunned to see Jack Rodwell come on in place of Chris BashamCredit: Sportimage It was Rodwell's first Premier League appearance since May 2017 when Sunderland lost 5-1 to Chelsea. The midfielder has only ended up on the winning side just once in the past 27 top-flight appearances. And fans were left rubbing their eyes when Chris Wilder put him on in place of Chris Basham. One Twitter user said: "Jack Rodwell on a Premier League football pitch. 2020 raising the bar higher every day."...
    MARK HALSEY reckons VAR is damaging the integrity and worldwide brand of the Premier League. West Ham have called for the video ref system to be scrapped after one season following a series of controversial decisions this term. 3Mark Halsey reckons VAR is damaging the Premier League's integrityCredit: Getty Images - Getty Hammers chief David Moyes as well as Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho were left furious after goals were disallowed this week. Ex-Prem top ref Halsey sympathises with both Premier League bosses and believes VAR has been "poorly implemented". Halsey said: "The Premier League is the best in the world but the integrity of it is now being brought into question because of VAR. "It has been poorly implemented by the PGMOL and VAR...
    By STEVE DOUGLAS, AP Sports Writer Some of the top Premier League teams are putting their faith in youth in the high-stakes finale to the longest-ever soccer season in England. Two 18-year-old English players justified that backing on Saturday. On a day of more twists in the race for Champions League qualification, Mason Greenwood showed why he has been labeled the best finisher at Manchester United with stunning goals off either foot to help his team out of some early trouble and to a 5-2 win over Bournemouth at an empty Old Trafford. “If he shoots, he will score,” United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said of Greenwood, who has 15 goals in all competitions in his breakthrough season. Arsenal midfielder...
    Some of the top Premier League teams are putting their faith in youth in the high-stakes finale to the longest-ever soccer season in England. Two 18-year-old English players justified that backing on Saturday. On a day of more twists in the race for Champions League qualification, Mason Greenwood showed why he has been labeled the best finisher at Manchester United with stunning goals off either foot to help his team out of some early trouble and to a 5-2 win over Bournemouth at an empty Old Trafford. “If he shoots, he will score,” United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said of Greenwood, who has 15 goals in all competitions in his breakthrough season. Arsenal midfielder Bukayo Saka is another teenage academy...
    DESPITE Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang yet to sort out his future and no major new signings, Arsenal may well have done their best bit of business this year already. Bukayo Saka signing a new long-term contract at the Emirates in the week is a bigger coup for his club than it is for the player himself. 3Bukayo Saka scored his first Premier League goal in the 2-0 win for Arsenal over WolvesCredit: AFP or Licensors We have heard it time and time before, but this lad is going to be something special. Scrap that, he already is. With a year remaining on his previous deal and performances to get people taking notice, plenty of big clubs would no doubt have sniffed around...
    MICHAIL ANTONIO summed up — much more politely than most — how everyone at West Ham feels about VAR following our win over Chelsea. He said: “I really dislike VAR, I really dislike it. This season so many things have not gone our way.” 3Michail Antonio was ruled offside Tomas Soucek's goal was chalked off against Chelsea despite lying on the floorCredit: Getty Images - Getty Too right things have not gone our way. We are now the joint-worst affected­ Premier League side this season, alongside Sheffield United, in terms of VAR decisions. VAR was brought in to reduce the number of innocent mistakes a referee makes during a game. I understand that completely. With so much at stake, the...
    Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, who went by the name Ray Hushpuppi, made no secret of his extraordinary wealth. On an Instagram account with 2.3 million followers, he posted photos of himself dripping in high-end watches, wearing robes with his name emblazoned on the back, and driving a $300,000 Mercedes or a white Rolls Royce Cullinan with the hashtag #AllMine. He took private jets to Paris, shopped at Gucci and Louis Vuitton, and indulged in cakes depicting himself surrounded by Fendi bags. His address was 1706 Palazzo Versace in Dubai. On Snapchat, under the username “hushpuppi5,” he called himself “The Billionaire Gucci Master!!!” Abbas claimed to be a real estate developer. But his wealth was instead the result of running elaborate...
    Jurgen Klopp, Pep Guardiola. Getty/Picture Alliance/Laurence Griffiths Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says newly crowned Premier League champions Liverpool FC must have drunk "a lot of beers" after his side beat the Reds 4-0 on Thursday night. Liverpool was crowned champion for the first time in history last week, however sank to a miserable defeat in Manchester in its first game since. The performance led to questions over Liverpool's attitude, to which head coach Jurgen Klopp did not take kindly. "If you want to lead the story in the direction that we were not focused on that game, then do it," the German coach said after, according to Sky Sports. "Why do you ask me if we had decent...
    THE Premier League's changing of the guard was confirmed... as Manchester City gave champions Liverpool a guard of honour. City's defeat to Chelsea last week put an end to 30 years of Reds pain as they sealed their first Premier League title. 2 Liverpool received a guard of honour from Manchester City after winning the Premier League titleCredit: PA:Press Association In a bizarre twist of fate, Liverpool's first game since that memorable night just so happened to be against City. And so it meant after sitting on the English throne for two years, Manchester City handed over the baton to rivals Liverpool - and did so in classy fashion at the Etihad. Going against the new normal of the away...
    THE TRANSFER WINDOW this summer will be unlike any that have gone down before. Due to the impact of coronavirus across the footballing landscape, top-flight clubs and those further down the rungs will be doing deals slightly differently this year. 1 When does the transfer window open? Well, back in February at a shareholders' meeting between Premier League clubs, it was decided that the window would close at the end of August/early September - following two seasons when it shut on the eve of the domestic campaign. BUT coronavirus has put pay to that. Premier League football is now back on following its suspension in March and is due to conclude on July 26. Prem chief Richard Masters has revealed...
    Allegheny County Covid-19 rates spiked after bars and restaurants reopened, county health department says Pizza Huts largest U.S. franchisee files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Who?: Watch the painfully cringeworthy moment a Premier League boss completely forgot one of his players existed — even though hed been on the team for 11 years © Getty/Gareth Copley/Serena Taylor Carlo Ancelotti, [unknown]. Getty/Gareth Copley/Serena Taylor Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti suffered an embarrassing mishap at a virtual press conference on Tuesday. The Italian coach was asked about the departure of Luke Garbutt, who had been at the club for 11 years, however he did not know who the Englishman was.  "Who?" Ancelotti said when questioned about the 27-year-old's release. Fortunately, Garbutt, saw...
    Carlo Ancelotti, [unknown]. Getty/Gareth Copley/Serena Taylor Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti suffered an embarrassing mishap at a virtual press conference on Tuesday. The Italian coach was asked about the departure of Luke Garbutt, who had been at the club for 11 years, however he did not know who the Englishman was.  "Who?" Ancelotti said when questioned about the 27-year-old's release. Fortunately, Garbutt, saw the funny side, tweeting a video of himself playing alongside the caption: "There you go Carlo look at what [sic] your missing." Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. We've all felt ignored by our boss from time to time, but Carlo Ancelotti, the manager of English Premier League side Everton took it to another level...
    The first ever Premier league football match to stream on Twitch will air tonight, with Crystal Palace versus Burnley at 7:30pm BST. The game — which will be streamed on Twitch by Amazon UK — marks a significant evolution for the platform, which until now has been primarily designed for video games and esports. We’ve seen football on Twitch before, but not in a competition the size of the Premier league. The move also demonstrates a concerted effort by Amazon to get its football coverage in front of a wider audience. The company is already streaming some Premier League matches (including Crystal Palace versus Burnley) for free on Prime , presumably in a bid position itself as a legitimate destination...
    PREMIER League superstars face being banned from jetting off on luxury foreign holidays this summer. Clubs are terrified footballers and their WAGs will return home with Covid-19 making them unable to start the new season. 2Popular boozy trips to places like Las Vegas could be off-limits for footballersCredit: Getty Images - Getty The Sun Online understands top clubs are among clubs advising players to stay at home. It means boozy trips to places like Las Vegas, Ibiza and Ayia Napa, popular haunts for millionaire players, will be off-limits. A source said: “Clubs are telling players that many countries, particularly the US, are still seeing a big rise in infections. “They are telling them it is much safer not to take...
    ADEBAYO AKINFENWA was happy to accept a Wycombe club fine for wearing a LIVERPOOL shirt at a club training session. The Beast was celebrating his boyhood team's Premier League title triumph after 30 years of trying. 2 Video footage of Adebayo Akinfenwa's celebration in a Liverpool shirt at Wycombe training He was pictured surrounded by his team-mates in their blue Wycombe tops. While he was in the famous red Liverpool shirt. And then joked he had already paid his boss, Gareth Ainsworth, the fine. He videoed the scene and put it on his Instagram feed. The 38-year-old ex-Millwall, Northampton, Gillingham, Swansea and AFC Wimbledon striker, who has considered a career in WWE, posted: "Only time I've been happy to pay...
    CARLOS TEVEZ says he wouldn’t “rule anything out” in regard to a possible surprise return to West Ham. The former Hammers frontman’s deal with Argentine giants Boca Juniors is set to run out on Tuesday. 4 Carlos Tevez is open to a surprise return to West Ham if he decides not to take up Boca Juniors offer of a 12-month contract extensionCredit: AP:Associated Press The Superliga club have reportedly offered Tevez, 36, a new one-year deal. However, the Argentina star only wants to stay on for another six months. And Tevez, who played for West Ham for one season before completing megabucks moves to Manchester United and Man City, is open to an East London swansong. The Boca Juniors...
    FANS may once again be allowed to get on the booze in sight of a Premier League pitch with clubs set to campaign to end the 25-year ban on doing so. Supporters have been banned from drinking alcohol from their seats since 1985 but things could be about to change. 3 English fans could soon be swigging beer in the stands after 25 yearsCredit: Getty Images - Getty 3 Premier League fans could have their booze ban endedCredit: Darren Fletcher - The Sun The legislation states that fans can drink away from their seats and 15 minutes either side of a game. The Times report multiple clubs are believed to be negotiating over the law largely due to fears it...
    As Manchester City blew their last remaining hope by losing 1-2 to Chelsea, the city of Liverpool celebrated in jubilation, as a 30-year wait had come to an end. With City’s unexpected loss, it was confirmed that Liverpool are the 2019/20 Premier League champions. A title that Steven Gerrard yearned to win was achieved by Jurgen Klopp and his team. Following Liverpool’s triumph, plenty of congratulatory messages poured in for the club, with LeBron James wishing them all the way from the United States. “PREMIER LEAGUE CHAMPIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LET’S GO,” James wrote, adding a barrage of emojis to express his excitement. Lakers star LeBron James has a deeper connection with Liverpool apart from being just a fan.  @LFC #YNWA♥️
    THERE is no greater romance in the world right now than the love between Liverpool Football Club supporters and their gregarious, guffawing Premier League-winning manager, Jurgen Klopp. In five years he has returned the team to a football force like no other – giving a new generation of fans the taste of victory and its bragging rights. 7Jurgen Klopp has returned Liverpool to a football force like no otherCredit: Getty Images - Getty Klopp, 53, has broken records by motivating players and making friends. He is regarded by fans – and even bitter rivals – as a “class act” and a credit to the football world. Here, as Klopp and his team savour their victory, we look at what makes...
    FREE agents are expected to hold extra value in the upcoming transfer market - and some top players are up for grabs. With many clubs unlikely to splash the cash on transfer fees, any out-of-contract stars could be subject to many offers.   5 The extended season has pushed some cast-offs out of the door already, while others' futures will be settled at the end of the campaign having signed short-term extensions. Here, SunSport puts together a very attacking line-up of potential free agents. GK: Joe Hart Set to leave Burnley at the end of the month, Hart is one of several goalkeepers up for grabs. Claudio Bravo, Michel Vorm and Heurelho Gomes can also be snapped up if let...
    MANCHESTER UNITED have two routes to next season's Champions League even if they finish fifth in the Premier League. Traditionally, the top-four are the only teams granted a route to Europe's premier club competition but a workaround is possible for the Red Devils. 1 United boss Solskjaer is hopeful of securing a UCL spotCredit: PA:Press Association Currently five points behind Chelsea with seven games left to play, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's team are fifth and edging Wolves on goal difference only. Fans will be optimistic of closing the gap ahead of a favourable run-in. Relegation-threatened Bournemouth, Aston Villa and West Ham are on the horizon along with mid-table Southampton and Crystal Palace. But Chelsea are themselves in fine form having dispatched...
    GOT a question? SunSport has scoured Google to give you the answers to all the burning questions about the Premier League. 4 Liverpool fans celebrate as Jurgen Klopp finally ends their Premier League duckCredit: Getty Images - Getty How many times have Liverpool won the Premier League? Liverpool have been champions of England 19 times, trailing only rivals Manchester United. Jurgen Klopp finally ended the Reds' 30-year wait for the trophy in June 2020, but they remain one title behind the Red Devils. And they have only won the Premier League ONCE, with the last of their titles before Klopp's men became kings coming in the old First Division in 1989-90. 4 Liverpool had not won an English title since...