“At the start of the summer we were looking for an experienced goalkeeper and brought in Tom Heaton. Unfortunately, his injury has ruled him out for the rest of the season but Pepe fits our criteria not just because of his experience but also because of his leadership qualities.” … [Read more...] about Pepe Reina returns to Premier League with Aston Villa
In terms of the biggest movers, Spurs are in their highest-ever position of eighth as they jumped ahead of Chelsea and Arsenal mostly due to their run to the Champions League final last season. They are expected to stay around that position, or maybe even better it, when the impact of their new stadium is factored in for the next rankings. … [Read more...] about Where do Premier League clubs rank on rich list?
In a statement the African Football Confederation (CAF) confirmed the switch, as they had previously agreed to hold the tournament in the summer (just like in 2019) but due to the hot weather conditions in host nation Cameroon in the summer time, the Cameroon Football Federation has switched the dates to Jan. 6 to Feb. 6, 2021. … [Read more...] about Africa Cup of Nations moved, Premier League clubs impacted
Newcastle United v. Chelsea, Saturday (Watch live, 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC) Chelsea has been extremely Jeckell & Hyde over the past month, with wins over Arsenal and Burnley but losses to Spurs and Southampton and a draw with Brighton. All told, it’s been two months since their last back-to-back wins. Newcastle, meanwhile, put together a draw against a scrappy Wolves side before punishing Rochdale in their FA Cup replay. Christian Pulisic is still injured, but the Blues remain one of the strongest attacking threats in the Premier League. A road loss, however, and the five-point gap to Manchester United could thin considerably. … [Read more...] about Premier League Storylines: Matchweek 23
Don't get me wrong, he was one of the best managers I'd ever seen. One thing he does, is hit the ground running, and treated the first game like it was the last game. I think they've gone to get Mourinho to get them in the top four, and I think it has backfired. … [Read more...] about Merson Says: Jurgen Klopp is so good he could get Rotherham to the Premier League