English Premier League

Arsenal Face Bayern Test But Can Make a Huge Statement

Abhinav Kini | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK Sport
Abhinav Kini

While the bookies strongly favour Bayern, Arsenal have every chance of surprising the Germans - especially in Europe where the form book is thrown out of the window and against a notably similar side.

Four Things Match of the Day Must Do to Avoid Becoming Extinct

Stephen Hull | Posted 17.02.2013 | UK Sport
Stephen Hull

MOTD is a programme with no unique selling point. The biggest issues generally boil down to how bad and overpaid the presenters are or Lawro's hideous choice of shirt. MOTD does little more than lull me into sleep - and that's a terrible failing by the BBC.

'Let's Not Go Overboard'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.12.2012 | UK Sport

Arsene Wenger has claimed that Arsenal are in "fantastic shape" despite their worst start to a season since 1994. The club are currently drifting i...

Premiere League Round-Up (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.12.2012 | UK Sport

West Ham 3 - 1 Chelsea Rafael Benitez's start as Chelsea manager took a disastrous turn as West Ham staged a second-half comeback with goals from C...

Beckham "To Start Talks' With AS Monaco

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.11.2012 | UK Sport

David Beckham is to start negotiations with AS Monaco as he considers his next career move, reports the BBC. Beckham is currently at American side,...

The Long Overdue Recognition of Fraser Forster

Ally Livingston | Posted 08.12.2012 | UK Sport
Ally Livingston

An anti-Scottish attitude has been embedded in the English game for far too long.

What The Papers Say: Berbatov Attacks Fergie

AOL.CO.UK | Posted 04.09.2012 | UK Sport

A look at what is making the headlines on the back pages of Tuesday's press....

Can Chinese Football Tackle The World?

Jemimah Steinfeld | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK Sport
Jemimah Steinfeld

"Oh you're British - Manchester United, David Beckham!" gushes a local Beijing cabbie upon discovering his passenger is from the UK. The comment is re...

Please Ditch the Old Firm to English Football Talk for Good

Andy Muirhead | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Sport
Andy Muirhead

For years Celtic and Rangers fans have heard about a potential move to English Football, whether it is intimated by their own club directors, peddled by the Scottish media to sell a few more issues or proposed by the likes of Bolton chairman Phil Gartside. After the latest knock-back can we now put the idea to bed for good, Please!

'Pray For Him' Urges Fabrice's Girlfriend

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK

Bolton Wanderers footballer Fabrice Muamba remains in a critical condition in intensive care after suffering a cardiac arrest. The player's fiancee...

Coyle Hoping For 'Happy Outcome'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2012 | UK Sport

Bolton Wanderers manager Owen Coyle said he hopes there will be "a happy outcome" for Fabrice Muamba as the player continued to fight for his life aft...

Man Arrested After Posting Racist Tweets About Critically Ill Footballer

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2012 | UK

A man has been arrested after allegedly making racist remarks on Twitter relating to critically ill soccer star Fabrice Muamba. A 21-year-old man f...

Fans Tell Muamba To 'Keep Fighting'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.05.2012 | UK Sport

Shocked Bolton Wanderers fans arriving at the club's ground to lay flowers and comfort each other have urged their hero to "keep fighting". Fabrice...

Muamba's Heart Wouldn't Beat On Its Own For Two Hours

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.05.2012 | UK Sport

Paramedics desperately tried to resuscitate Premier League footballer Fabrice Muamba but could not get his heart to start beating on its own for almos...

Muamba Survives The Night, But Next 24 Hours 'Crucial'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.05.2012 | UK Sport

Premier League footballer Fabrice Muamba remained in intensive care on Sunday morning after collapsing during an FA Cup tie. The 23-year-old was sa...

European Court Throws Out Football Fixture Lists Copyright Claim

PA | Posted 01.03.2012 | UK

A claim for copyright over football fixture lists has been rejected by European judges. A ruling in Luxembourg said that although compiling such li...

Niall Quinn Leaves Sunderland

AOL UK | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK

Former chairman Niall Quinn is to leave Sunderland with immediate effect....

Luis Suarez Apologises For Not Shaking Patrice Evra's Hand

Posted 12.02.2012 | UK

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has apologised for refusing to shake Patrice Evra's hand before Saturday's game between Manchester United and Liverpool....

Clamp Down On Pubs Illegally Broadcasting Football

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2012 | UK

Football industry bosses today said they would tackle publicans using foreign satellite systems to broadcast Premier League action without permission ...

Where Did the Interesting Footballers Go?

Matthew Handley | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK
Matthew Handley

There was a time when a dip into any Premier League line-up would produce a veritable smorgasbord of stars who you'd not only want to cheer to victory, but could imagine sharing a pint with. Whatever happened to the 'characters' of football? And can we get them back?

Is That Really John Terry?

Posted 03.01.2012 | UK

John Terry is taking legal advice after an image of him appeared as a "Smoking Kills" warning on packets of Indian cigarettes. Terry's face appears...

Are Spurs Now London's Strongest Side?

Duncan Tucker | Posted 30.01.2012 | UK
Duncan Tucker

If Spurs can continue the form that has made this their best start to the league since the double-winning season of 1960-61 then this will be the year they establish themselves as the top team in London.

Is Football Still About the Beautiful Game?

Eliot Pollak | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK
Eliot Pollak

Over the past ten days, England have beaten the reigning world champions for the first time in over thirty years. Three days later, they beat Sweden for the first time in colour. Two momentous results - the national team on the up again. Hip hip and tally ho. Yet the two big football stories of the week were about poppies and racism.

Debate About Racism in Football Isn't Helped by John Terry and Luis Suarez Cases

Gary Andrews | Posted 31.12.2011 | UK
Gary Andrews

Racism, it appears, has become another piece of point scoring over rival clubs, or something that should be as vigorously defended as if it were a dubious red card. It is not.

Can we Glean From the American Dream?

Tom Wilson | Posted 25.12.2011 | UK
Tom Wilson

When Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre recently suggested that the larger among the Premier League sides should be allowed to negotiate their own i...