- Mon Oct 15 10:29 PM
• Villa manager behind decision for Terry to be his No 2 • Smith: ‘I felt it was a win-win for both of us’ Dean Smith has insisted that he was behind the decision to make John Terry
his No 2 at Aston Villa. Laughing off suggestions that Terry could undermine him, Villa’s new manager said he is lo...
- Mon Oct 15 11:23 AM
Chelsea’s defender, on loan at Vitesse Arnhem, draws comfort from Sergio Ramos after three red cards in his fledging career As the referee reached for his back pocket less than half an hour into Vitesse Arnhem’s Europa League qualifier against Basel in August, it was easy to imagine what was goin...
- Sun Oct 14 12:30 PM
One shares a flat with his boss, another is known as the manager’s ‘brother’. A run-down of the men who help to shape their clubs’ success Known as Carlos, the 45-year-old Spaniard is building up good relationships with the Arsenal players, even if he is not the type to shy away from confrontatio...
- Sun Oct 14 10:00 AM
Fans assess the best and worst of the opening stages – top performers, biggest mistakes and the funniest moments • Part two: Leicester to Wolves Best performance? The chant of “We’ve got our Arsenal back” during the 5-1 flaying of Fulham summed up the season so far. Will we see a better team goal...
- Sat Oct 13 5:22 PM
Chelsea should try to keep the Belgian but the Spanish giants usually get their targets. At least Hazard is lighting up the Premier League for one more season don’t bother putting stars on Real Madrid’s shirt to signify all the times they have accumulated the sport’s most coveted trophies. For ot...
- Sat Oct 13 1:49 PM
The victory over Newcastle lifted the spirits at Old Trafford but there are sterner challenges around the corner All that speculation over José Mourinho’s future subsided pretty quickly, did it not? There cannot really have been much of a crisis at Manchester United if a single last-gasp win over...
- Thu Oct 11 2:49 PM
• Chelsea forward rules out transfer in January • Hazard believes he is world’s best player on form Eden Hazard
has dismissed the possibility of a January move to Real Madrid but said he may have to move to Spain to win the Ballon d’Or. The Chelsea forward admitted this week that he was torn betw...
- Thu Oct 11 9:05 AM
• Roman Abramovich behind new approach to antisemitism • Fans will get chance to attend courses at concentration camp Chelsea want to send racist supporters on trips to Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz instead of imposing banning orders. Related: We thought antisemitism in football was long gone...
- Wed Oct 10 8:17 PM
• John Terry
set to be appointed No 2 if Smith lands job • Rui Faria and Brendan Rodgers no longer under consideration Dean Smith has emerged as the new frontrunner to take charge at Aston Villa, with the Midlands club considering making an official approach to Brentford to thrash out a deal for...
- Wed Oct 10 6:00 PM
Pep Guardiola’s refusal to countenance a two-horse race for the title may have merit and other leagues look similarly open When Pep Guardiola was asked whether he thought the Premier League was turning into a two-horse race last week, before Manchester City’s trip to Liverpool, he shook his head...
- Wed Oct 10 12:01 AM
The Guardian picks the best prospect from each club born between 1 September 2000 and 31 August 2001, an age band known as first-year scholars. Check the progress of our 2017 class | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 Continue reading