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Sam Allardyce: West Brom boss calls for football ‘circuit break’

West Brom boss Sam Allardyce says football needs a break after the Premier League returned its highest number of positive coronavirus results in a single round of tests this season.On Tuesday, the latest round of Premier League testing found 18 peopl

Frank Lampard: Chelsea situation ‘could turn ugly’, says ex-striker Chris Sutton

Last updated on 28 December 202028 December 2020.From the section ChelseaFrank Lampard's situation at Chelsea could "turn ugly" if they do not go on a winning run soon, says their former striker Chris Sutton.But Monday's 1-1 draw with Aston Villa mea

Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur: Romain Saiss scores late equaliser to deny Spurs

Last updated on 27 December 202027 December 2020.From the section Premier LeagueRomain Saiss produced a header that watching Wolves team-mate Raul Jimenez would have been proud of to deny Tottenham victory at Molineux, and a place in the top-four.Jos

Arsenal 3-1 Chelsea: Perfect Boxing Day or lazy afternoon?

Last updated on 26 December 202026 December 2020.From the section Premier LeagueFor Arsenal fans it was the end of a desperate 56-day wait for a Premier League victory; for Chelsea fans the perfect way to ruin a Christmas break.Frank Lampard's side w

Mikel Arteta says Arsenal’s next three fixtures could define their season

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says the next week is going to be crucial in ensuring his side is not dragged into an unexpected relegation battle.The Gunners have managed one victory in their past 10 Premier League games, a run which has seen them slid

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp plays down concerns over Mohamed Salah

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has played down speculation forward Mohamed Salah is unhappy at the club. The 28-year-old Egypt international also refused to rule out a move to Real Madrid or Barcelona."Mo is in a good mood, a good moment and really g

Dele Alli: Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho angry with England midfielder

Jose Mourinho accused Dele Alli of "creating problems for his own team" in Tottenham's 3-1 Carabao Cup quarter-final win over Stoke City.Alli, making his first start since 26 November, gave the ball away from which Stoke went on to score."A player in

Mikel Arteta: Pep Guardiola urges Arsenal to keep faith with boss

Pep Guardiola says it would be a "big mistake" for Arsenal to sack manager Mikel Arteta after Manchester City's 4-1 win over the Gunners in the Carabao Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday.Arsenal are without a win in eight domestic league and cup matches.A

Lee Mason: Nuno Espirito Santo says referee ‘just not good enough’ after Wolves loss

Last updated on 21 December 202021 December 2020.From the section WolvesWolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo said referee Lee Mason "is not good enough" after his side's 2-1 defeat by Burnley.It is the second time Mason has officiated Wolves this season a

Man Utd 6-2 Leeds: Confidence, momentum, quality – why Man Utd are title contenders again – Micah Richards

I've heard people say all season that Manchester United are miles away from being a title-winning side but the league table tells a different story at the moment. If United win their game in hand, they are in second place and only two points behind w

Alan Shearer would ‘not be so sure’ about Arsenal staying in Premier League

Former England captain Alan Shearer says he would "not be so sure" about Arsenal's chances of Premier League survival at the end of this season.The Gunners have made their worst start to a season since the 1974-75 campaign and lie 15th in the table.T

Marcus Rashford: Feeding Britain’s Children – inside his campaign to tackle child hunger

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Jose Mourinho: Has Tottenham Hotspur manager rediscovered his mojo?

The manner of Tottenham's late defeat at Liverpool on Wednesday was painful for Jose Mourinho.However, while losing - and losing the leadership of the Premier League - was an undoubted blow, in another sense the whole match was a triumph for the Port

Jose Mourinho criticises Jurgen Klopp’s behaviour after Liverpool beat Tottenham 2-1

Manager Jose Mourinho was annoyed by the touchline behaviour of Liverpool counterpart Jurgen Klopp in Tottenham's 2-1 defeat and suggested he would have been punished for similar actions.The Reds boss was exuberant during the fiercely fought contest

Slaven Bilic: West Brom boss could be sacked on Wednesday

West Brom manager Slaven Bilic could be sacked as early as Wednesday.It is understood the Baggies hierarchy have been deliberating over whether to make a change for a number of weeks as the club struggles to cope with life back in the Premier League.

Mikel Arteta: Arsenal manager doing a great job, says Edu

Last updated on 14 December 202014 December 2020.From the section ArsenalArsenal manager Mikel Arteta is doing "a great job" and the club has a "big and beautiful future", says technical director Edu.The Gunners have made their worst start to a seaso

Kieran Tierney: Arsenal ‘deserved’ to be booed off after Burnley defeat

Last updated on 13 December 202013 December 2020.From the section ArsenalKieran Tierney said Arsenal "deserved" to be booed off after being stunned at home by Burnley, so just how bad is the situation for the Gunners right now?The 1-0 loss, courtesy

Man United 0-0 Man City: Is football struggling without fans?

Manchester United have placed a banner directly behind the Stretford End goal where supporters would normally congregate.It carries a quote attributed to legendary Manchester United boss Sir Matt Busby reading: "Football is nothing without fans."And

Leeds 1-2 West Ham: David Moyes angry at VAR despite Angelo Ogbonna winner

West Ham boss David Moyes said the video assistant referee is making "terrible decisions" in the Premier League, despite seeing his side fight back to beat Leeds and move up to fifth.Leeds had gone in front when Mateusz Klich converted a twice-taken

Tottenham 2-0 Royal Antwerp: No way to keep all Spurs players happy – Mourinho

Last updated on 10 December 202010 December 2020.From the section European FootballTottenham boss Jose Mourinho said it is impossible to keep his whole squad happy after a largely second-string Spurs side beat Royal Antwerp to progress to the Europa

Paolo Rossi: Italy’s 1982 World Cup hero dies aged 64

Last updated on 28 minutes ago28 minutes ago.From the section European FootballItaly's 1982 World Cup hero Paolo Rossi has died aged 64, his family says.Rossi became a household name after leading the Azzurri to victory at the tournament in Spain, fi

Man Utd count cost of Champions League exit against RB Leipzig

Manchester United players slumped to the turf at full-time in Germany on Tuesday in acknowledgement of what their latest pedestrian first-half display had cost them.The 3-2 loss at RB Leipzig means United will not be one of the 16 teams in the draw f

Brighton & Hove Albion 1-2 Southampton: Brighton victims of ‘random’ VAR decision

Brighton wing-back Solly March said his side were the victims of the Premier League's latest "random decision" as a video assistant referee-awarded penalty consigned them to defeat against Southampton. The Seagulls looked on course for a point until

Liverpool fans back at Anfield means players no longer walk alone

Last updated on 6 December 20206 December 2020.From the section FootballThere are few football experiences capable of stirring the emotions more than listening to 'You'll Never Walk Alone' being sung by Anfield's Kop.Sunday evening at approximately 1

Manchester United: Bruno Fernandes helping side become comeback kings

It is almost getting to the point where Manchester United going behind away from home might actually seem like a good thing to manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and the club's supporters.This season, conceding the first goal has simply meant Solskjaer's s