English Premier League News

Guardiola reveals he wanted to play for Wenger at Arsenal

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola squares off against Arsenal‘s long-serving boss Arsene Wenger in the League Cup final Sunday, a matchup that might have served as a reunion if things had gone differently in the past. Guardiola – who once donned the shirt of Barcelona as a player – admitted in the hours leading up to this match that he ...

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3 things to watch in Chelsea's visit to Manchester United

Chelsea heads to Old Trafford to take on Manchester United on Sunday in what is a key match for both teams as they grapple for spots in the Premier League’s top four. The Blues won the first match 1-0 at Stamford Bridge. Antonio Conte and Jose Mourinho have famously traded barbs throughout the last couple of years, but there’s plenty ...

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Watford wonder Doucoure: The ideal addition for admirer Arsenal

Abdoulaye Doucoure has been one of Watford‘s bright spots this season, and naturally, that has attracted the interest of some of England’s biggest clubs. Doucoure admitted as much earlier in the week in a discussion with French program Telefoot. The Hornets midfielder was asked about the reported intrigue of Arsenal, Tottenham, and Liverpool, and the Frenchman took an unconventionally honest ...

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Oakwell A's: Will Billy Beane's sums equal success in Barnsley?

If you didn’t experience the explosive inception of “Moneyball” at the Oakland Athletics, there’s a good chance you saw the story retold in a 2011 movie. The critically acclaimed flick sees Billy Beane, who is portrayed by Brad Pitt, and number nerd Peter Brand (Jonah Hill) stubbornly infuriate everybody at the MLB franchise by primarily leaning on statistics for recruitment ...

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Pochettino: 'Not my job' to negotiate Alderweireld contract

Mauricio Pochettino told reporters he’s playing no part in negotiating a new deal for Toby Alderweireld. Matt Hughes of The Times claimed Tottenham Hotspur was considering cashing in on the Belgian after reaching a deadlock in contract discussions. Alderweireld is apparently holding out for a salary worth £150,000 per week, but Spurs are reluctant to grant those wages on extended ...

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Guardiola charged for ribbon supporting Catalan independence campaigners

The Football Association charged Pep Guardiola on Friday for wearing a political message, and has given the Manchester City manager until March 5 to respond. The disciplinary procedure relates to his wearing of a yellow ribbon in support of imprisoned politicians campaigning for Catalan independence. BBC Sport’s Richard Conway believes Guardiola ignored two formal warnings from the FA regarding the ...

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