Benteke spent one unsuccessful season as a Liverpool player, was widely branded a flop, while the majority of fans were relieved when he was quickly sold on at only a minimal loss and were largely happy to see the back of him. Benteke owes Liverpool absolutely nothing, but it is increasingly ingrained in most modern players that celebrating against a club you used to play for is the ultimate taboo. And it's just plain stupid.
Barkley Responds To The Sun On The Pitch, Chelsea Rubbish Without Alonso, And Liverpool Manage To Not Concede A Set-Piece!
Well, well, well. Has that made things interesting? I mean, considering Jose is putting his eggs pretty much in the basket labelled Europa League, United's win at Old Trafford has to go down as a bit of a shock...
Sunderland Still Need To Win All Their Games To Stay Up As Conte Relishes And Laughs At Tottenham's Pursuit
Each week makes it look more likely that the top six will end in their current shape meaning doom and gloom for Arsene. At the bottom, it feels like Swansea and Hull City will play their own version of pass the parcel with that remaining relegation spot. It is too close to call, as ever.
Tottenham Should Aim For 'The Mentality Not To Throw Away Second Place This Time' As Chelsea Get Back On The Horse
Well, if the reward for international football is a bumper week of Premier League football then I apologise to international football for all the rude things I have called it recently. What a week of action we've had, with some twists and turns, some slap and tickle, and some expert displays of boosting footballers' confidence in public!
Only in the world of football could a man go full cycle of turning from hero to villain, and then back to hero again in just under a 12-month period... Like so many things in life, football moves on, and it seems that on the evidence of the reaction to Palace's win over Chelsea, the game is willing to accept Allardyce once again.
Chelsea Leave The Door Slightly Ajar, Arsenal Finally Find A Backbone And United Thrill Everyone At Old Trafford Once More
Whoa, whoa, whoa Chelsea. What's that all about, hey? We've already wrapped up this Premier League title thank you very much
Arsene's Plan To Not Defend Set Pieces Fails, Lallana Might Have Cost Liverpool The Champions League, And Alli In Penalty-Winning Shock
Let's start in an unexpected way today. Just imagine how bad Sunderland against Burnley must have been to watch. 0-0 must have been the most guaranteed result of the day. It's nice to see Jermain Defoe back in the England squad though, if only as a reward for putting up with only being passed the ball about 25 times this season.
Not satisfied with holding up the general public on the rails, Southern has gone one step further and started blocking the
For me, this has been the catalyst for all of Leicester's shortcomings so far. Because of this switch to a more conservative, respectful brand of football, Leicester have accrued less points and players have begun to buy in to the nonsensical media claims that they're not good enough to compete in this league.