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Reading 1-0 Preston North End

6 Aug

Swift, who joined the Royals in the summer, scored with a crisp strike Former Manchester United defender Jaap Stam celebrated his first competitive match in charge of Reading with a deserved victory over Preston. Midfielder John Swift, signed from Chelsea in the summer, missed with an early chance but eventually marked his debut with a […]

Championship preview: The runners, riders and relegation candidates ahead of a new season in the second tier

5 Aug


“I don’t know how they do the fixtures these days – I’ve heard they are done by computer, but I think there’s somebody just sitting there with a pen and paper for the opening-day ones.” Nigel Clough, sitting in Burton Albion’s newly painted media room at the Pirelli Stadium on Wednesday, might have said these […]

Traore to miss Forest’s opening game

5 Aug

Armand Traore played 93 games for QPR in a five-year stint with the club Nottingham Forest’s Armand Traore will miss their first game of the season as he is still not fit after not playing a competitive game since April 2015. The 26-year-old, who joined the club from Queens Park Rangers, missed all of last […]

Leicester lose to Barcelona in Sweden

4 Aug

Ahmed Musa scored 13 goals in 30 league games for CSKA Moscow last season Leicester City’s £16m club-record signing Ahmed Musa scored both goals in a 4-2 defeat by Barcelona in the International Champions Cup. Munir opened the scoring after Lionel Messi’s pass before the latter set up Luis Suarez to stab home from inside […]

Hull fans plan opening-day protest

3 Aug

Some Hull City fans have previously held a number of protests against the Allam family Hull City fans are planning a protest against the “ill-considered ideas” of the newly-promoted club’s owners on the first day of the Premier League season. The Tigers, who host Leicester on 13 August, have been without a manager since Steve […]

Brentford sign Leicester’s Elder

3 Aug

Callum Elder scored one goal in 21 appearances during a loan spell at Peterborough last season Championship side Brentford have signed Leicester City defender Callum Elder on a season-long loan deal. The 21-year-old left-back came through the Foxes’ youth set-up but is yet to make a senior appearance for the Premier League champions. The Australia […]

CONFIRMED: Hull City announce departure of Steve Bruce as manager

23 Jul

Manager Steve Bruce has left Hull “by mutual consent”, the Premier League club have announced. Bruce has brought his four-year reign at the club, who he led to two promotions to the top flight, to an end in the same week he was interviewed for the England manager’s post. The former Birmingham, Wigan and Sunderland […]

Liverpool win, 16-year-old Woodburn scores

17 Jul

Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email comment Liverpool made it three preseason victories on the bounce with a convincing 2-0 win over Wigan Athletic on Sunday afternoon. It was a day for positives as goals from Danny Ings and 16-year-old Ben Woodburn saw Jurgen Klopp’s side run out deserved winners at the DW Stadium — with Woodburn […]

‘Ivanovic is literally thieving from this club. Absolute world-class fraud’ – Chelsea fans urge Antonio Conte to sell Branislav Ivanovic

17 Jul

Chelsea lost their first pre-season friendly 2-0, being beaten by Austrian side Rapid Vienna. It was far from the perfect start for Antonio Conte, although little should be read into the result seeing as the majority of the team selected are not first-team players. However, there were key figures starting, such as John Terry, Diego […]

The 2016/17 home and away kits for Europe’s elite ranked including Real Madrid, Barcelona and Manchester United

16 Jul

A new season and everyone knows what that means – new kits! Most of Europe’s top sides have released their new ensembles for the forthcoming season as they prepare to wear them for the first time on their preseason tours. CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL THE CONFIRMED AND RUMOURED PREMIER LEAGUE KITS FOR THE 2016/17 […]