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Premier League clubs 2016/17: League of hate results – the most despised teams in England’s top flight revealed!

Intense rivalry is what makes the Premier League great. Of course there’s an unspoken respect between clubs, but it’s the hatred felt towards one another that makes us love the drama that comes with English football. Taking such hatred into consideration, a national newspaper survey asked 10,000 fans from across the country which sides they

Gunners eye new defender

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits Per Mertesacker’s knee injury means the Gunners are back in the market for another defender. The 31-year-old Germany international suffered the problem in Friday’s pre-season draw with Lens and did not travel with the squad for two friendlies in the United States. Wenger confirmed on Tuesday evening that Mertesacker is

Sakho sent home from Liverpool tour

Mamadou Sakho made 35 appearances for Liverpool last season Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has sent defender Mamadou Sakho home early from the club’s pre-season tour of the US. It emerged in a club video that Sakho arrived late for the flight to the US and the Telegraph reports Klopp has taken disciplinary action against him.

‘It’s bigger than the Johnstone’s Paint’

Gary Johnson’s wife Karen presented the ‘Johnson Cup’ to son Lee after Monday’s game “This is bigger than the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy!” A bold claim, some might say, but Cheltenham Town boss Gary Johnson was keen to play up the significance of Monday’s pre-season friendly against Bristol City. Family trophies are not normally up for

It is Formula One against Formula Three – Jose Mourinho on Manchester United’s loss to Borussia Dortmund

Jose Mourinho was unconcerned by Manchester United’s heavy loss to Borussia Dortmund, pointing to the high-profile absentees and the “crucial” midfielder they have yet to sign. On a hot and humid night in Shanghai, the recently-appointed United manager’s first real test ended in a comprehensive defeat to Thomas Tuchel’s men. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Ousmane Dembele

Man Utd’s Pogba deal ‘not out of blocks’

Pogba failed to score in his seven starts for Manchester United Manchester United are interested in signing Paul Pogba but there is no deal imminent for the France midfielder. Speculation has been rife about a world record £100m move from Juventus, but BBC Sport has been told a transfer is not even out of the

Ramsey to miss Reds clash

Aaron Ramsey says he may miss the start of Arsenal’s Premier League campaign as he recovers from Euro 2016. Ramsey was suspended for Wednesday night’s semi-final defeat by Portugal in Lyon, which brought an end to the fine run from Chris Coleman’s Wales squad at the tournament. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger prefers to give players

Wednesday’s Semedo signs new contract

Jose Semedo scored his only league goal for Sheffield Wednesday against Wycombe in October 2011 Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Jose Semedo has signed a new one-year contract to stay with the Championship club until the end of 2016-17. Semedo joined Wednesday from Charlton in July 2011, having rejected a new contract at the Valley. The 31-year-old