English Premiership

Ayew goal nominated for PL Goal Goal of October


West Ham forward Andre Ayew’s spectacular strike at Crystal Palace has been nominated for the Premier League’s October Goal of the Month. Ayew’s screamer at Selhurst Park rounded off a successful month for the Ghana international, who scored a brace the Hammers come from behind win in the Carabao Cup victory at Tottenham Hotspur. The 27-year old former Marseille star ...

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UCL: Aguero break Man City record in Napoli victory

Sergio Aguero has only taken 264 games to score his 178 goals (Image credit: EPA)

Sergio Aguero became Manchester City’s all-time top-scorer as they beat Napoli to reach the Champions League knockout stages in a game that lived up to the hype. City came from behind to win in a meeting between the free-scoring, unbeaten top sides in the Premier League and Serie A. The hosts were on top for the first 30 minutes and ...

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Antonio Conte wants Blues to ‘find the hunger’ after loss to Roma

Antonio Conte did not have European football to contend with at Chelsea last season (Image credit: Getty Images)

Chelsea must rediscover their “hunger” after a 3-0 Champions League defeat by Roma, says manager Antonio Conte. Stephan El Shaarawy scored twice as Roma moved above the Blues, who could have progressed to the knockout stage with a win, to the top of Group C. Chelsea will go through if they beat Qarabag in their next group game. “If you ...

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Burnley go up to 7th after Newcastle win

Burnley have six clean sheets in 13 Premier League games at Turf Moor in 2017 (Image credit: Getty Images)

Sean Dyche marked his fifth anniversary in charge of Burnley with a win as Jeff Hendrick’s second league goal of the season proved enough to sink Newcastle. A game low on quality was heading for a goalless conclusion when unmarked Hendrick tapped home Johann Berg Gudmundsson’s fine cross after Rob Elliot had beaten away Jack Cork’s effort. Newcastle had earlier ...

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Harry Kane out of Manchester United game

Kane left the field clutching his hamstring in Sunday's win over Liverpool at Wembley (Image credit: Getty Images)

Tottenham striker Harry Kane has been ruled out of his side’s trip to Manchester United on Saturday with a hamstring injury. Kane scored twice as Spurs beat Liverpool 4-1 on Sunday, before being substituted in the 88th minute. The 24-year-old is the leading Premier League scorer this season with eight goals. “The doctor and medical staff made the decision to ...

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Arsene Wenger: Arsenal manager’s future will be reviewed after season

Arsene Wenger was applauded after his speech to Arsenal shareholders (Image credit: Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that the Arsenal board will review his position as manager at the end of the season. The Frenchman signed a two-year extension in the summer to extend his 21-year reign at the club. But, speaking on Thursday at the club’s annual general meeting, he suggested that talks would take place when this campaign concludes – something he confirmed ...

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“Failure to sign Giroud cost me”- Ronaldo Koeman

Olivier Giroud scored only four goals for Arsenal in an injury-interrupted 2016-17 campaign (Image credit: Getty Images)

Former Everton manager Ronald Koeman says the failure to sign Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud this summer contributed to his sacking. Koeman was dismissed on Monday with Everton third from bottom in the Premier League. He claims France international Giroud, 31, was on the verge of agreeing a move to Goodison Park. “I had Olivier Giroud in the building,” said Koeman. “That was ...

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Leicester City appoint ex-Southampton manager Claude Puel

Claude Puel presided over 19 wins, 10 draws and 18 defeats in all competitions at Southampton (Image credit: Getty Images)

Leicester City have appointed ex-Southampton boss Claude Puel as their new manager on a three-year deal. Puel becomes the Foxes’ third manager this year, replacing Craig Shakespeare who succeeded Premier League title winner Claudio Ranieri in February. Puel, 56, led the Saints to eighth in his first season in charge, as well as reaching the EFL Cup final, but the Frenchman was ...

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