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REVEALED: The goal margin between every Premier League club’s leading and second-highest goalscorer

24 Jan

Manchester United have been accused of serious profligacy in front of goal this season, and this inability to score came to the fore again over the weekend. Wayne Rooney’s 94th minute, record-breaking free-kick rescued the Red Devils a point against Stoke City, when it seemed the Potters would be winning a game in which they […]

REVEALED: The goal margin between every Premier League club’s leading and second-highest goalscorer

24 Jan

Manchester United have been accused of serious profligacy in front of goal this season, and this inability to score came to the fore again over the weekend. Wayne Rooney’s 94th minute, record-breaking free-kick rescued the Red Devils a point against Stoke City, when it seemed the Potters would be winning a game in which they […]

Revealed! The Premier League clubs to have played the most XIs without an Englishman

24 Jan

Once again in the Premier League, Arsenal fielded a starting XI containing no Englishmen when they beat Burnley 2-1. It’s certainly not the first time they have done it under Gunners boss Arsene Wenger, and it won’t be the last, that’s for sure. But, over the course of Premier League history, which team has fielded the […]

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba decides against joining Australian side South Melbourne after talks

24 Jan

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has pulled the plug on a move to South Melbourne. The Australian club are currently working on joining the A-League, but a delay with the paperwork from Football Federation Australia means they cannot enter until the 2018/19 season. That has put off Drogba, who is currently on the hunt for a new […]

Albion in for defender

24 Jan

West Bromwich Albion are the latest club reported to be showing an interest in Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic. The Serbian defender continues to be linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge as he struggles to force his way into Antonio Conte’s first-team plans, and the Baggies are said to be keen. Albion boss Tony […]

Transfer rumours and paper review – Tuesday, January 24: Rooney not interested in China, Coutinho in Liverpool contract talks, Chelsea to sign Joe Hart?

24 Jan

Here are the top headlines and transfer-related stories in Tuesday’s newspapers and online… Liverpool have opened contract talks with Philippe Coutinho. The Brazilian maestro, who last signed a five-year contract in Februrary 2015, has been linked with a move to Barcelona. (The Times) Wayne Rooney has no intention of leaving Manchester United to earn more money in the […]

EXCLUSIVE: Iain Hume says Ryan Mason was lucky to go to hospital – he was left alone

24 Jan

“The following day, I couldn’t string sentences together and started talking gibberish. That’s when I was rushed to hospital. “Fortunately a scenario like that wouldn’t happen today.” Hume, who still sports an 18 inch scar the shape of a horseshoe on his skull, was in hospital for seven days. He didn’t play again that season […]

Brighton sign Chelsea defender Tomori

24 Jan

Fikayo Tomori has made two appearances for Chelsea Under-21s in the EFL Trophy this season Brighton have signed Chelsea and England Under-20 defender Fikayo Tomori on loan until the end of the season. The 19-year-old, who was born in Canada, made his Blues debut on the final day of last season against Premier League champions […]

Revealed! Which Premier League team has conceded the least goals in the last 10 minutes of games this season? Find out here

23 Jan

Crystal Palace’s league struggles continued at the weekend, as a late goal condemned Sam Allardyce’s side to a 1-0 defeat against Everton. And that wasn’t the first time the Eagles have collapsed in the closing stages of a match this season. Seamus Coleman’s strike was the 11th Palace have let in during the final ten minutes of […]

Hull’s Mason talking after skull fracture

23 Jan

Ryan Mason is Hull City’s club-record signing, arriving from Tottenham last August for an undisclosed fee Hull City midfielder Ryan Mason is conscious and has been speaking about the incident in which he fractured his skull during Sunday’s game at Chelsea, the club said in a statement. Mason, 25, clashed heads with Blues defender Gary […]