Premier League: Is Cristiano Ronaldo’s time up in our POWER RANKINGS?

The Premier League finally returned to our television screens following the completion of another international break.  Premier League title winner Claudio Ranieri made his return to the division to take charge of his first game as Watford manager – but the welcoming party was well and truly spoiled by Jurgen Klopp and his Liverpool side. … Read more

Premier League clubs v Newcastle: inside the stunning emergency vote | Newcastle United

Why did all 20 clubs get together? It was the follow-up to a special meeting that 19 of the clubs had last Tuesday, which was to discuss their concerns about the Saudi-led £305m takeover of Newcastle and its implications for them. Newcastle were excluded from that meeting, which was extraordinary in itself. How often do … Read more

Mauro Icardi set to miss PSG clash with RB Leipzig after marital problems

Mauro Icardi ‘is allowed to miss PSG’s Champions League clash with RB Leipzig’ just hours after being named in the squad amid marital problems with wife and agent Wanda Nara Wanda Nara accused husband Mauro Icardi of cheating on her on Saturday  Icardi appeared to show they had reconciled with his Sunday social media post  … Read more

Kyogo Furuhashi fires Celtic to vital Europa League win over Ferencvaros | Champions League

Celtic’s aim was to avoid two recent steps forward being offset by three back. Challenge successfully negotiated in that respect; long-awaited domestic away victories at Aberdeen and Motherwell have been followed up by a win which puts Ange Postecoglou’s men in pole position to continue European involvement into the new year. Ferencvaros provided meek opposition … Read more

Premier League’s vaccine rate is the WORST in the world as rival sports pull weight in Covid battle

Premier League clubs are lagging behind the world’s major sports in persuading its star players to get the Covid-19 jab. A Mail on Sunday survey has found that almost all other top leagues have a much higher vaccine take-up rate than English football.  Even tennis – which has had a similar issue with vaccine hesitancy … Read more

68 per cent players fully vaccinated against COVID-19 • InsideSport

Premier League: 68 pc players fully vaccinated against COVID-19 The Premier League on Tuesday confirmed today that 81 per cent of players have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination dose, with 68 per cent now fully vaccinated. Vaccination rates are collected by the Premier League on a weekly basis and the League continues to work … Read more

Premier League footballers FINALLY go for the Covid vaccine with 81% now taking the first dose

Premier League footballers finally appear to have heeded advice to take their Covid-19 vaccine. Over two-thirds of players are now fully vaccinated while 81 per cent of players have had their first dose. That figure is higher than the national average for people under 40, of which all Premier League players are. The Premier League … Read more

‘This wasn’t just me’: doctor who helped save Newcastle fan hailed as hero | Newcastle United

A hospital doctor who performed CPR on a stricken Newcastle United fan has admitted that hearing thousands of Gallowgate End fans chanting “hero” was one of the best moments of his life. Sunday’s match against Tottenham Hotspur was stopped in the first half for about 20 minutes as it became clear there was a medical … Read more

Solskjaer rages at reaction to his suggestion that Marcus Rashford must ‘prioritise football’

Ole comes out fighting: Solskjaer hits out at ‘making headlines out of one little comment’ over his suggestion that Marcus Rashford must ‘prioritise football’, which ‘left the Man United star’s camp unhappy’ Ole Gunnar Solskjaer recently told Marcus Rashford to focus on his football The United boss’s remarks reportedly left those in Rashford’s camp unhappy … Read more

Leeds United and the next step: why better recruitment will be essential | Leeds United

Having picked up a long-awaited first win of the season before the international break, Leeds fans would have expected their side to kick on, starting with their trip to Southampton on Saturday. Instead, they put in a performance that was completely out of character, failed to have a shot on target, lost 1-0 and are … Read more