- Sat Dec 2 5:08 PM
Liverpool, sporting a new look, paraded their attacking brio on the south coast, as Roberto Firmino scored twice and Emre Can and Phillipe Coutinho also found the net, to secure an emphatic victory. Lewis Dunk’s 89th-minute own goal wrapped up the scoring for the Reds. Brighton had not been beate...
- Fri Dec 1 3:18 PM
Events off the field overshadowed Brighton’s stalemate with Crystal Palace on Tuesday, their fourth consecutive draw at home. Only Manchester City have left the Amex Stadium with three points this season. Jürgen Klopp made six changes for the win at Stoke on Wednesday, and is likely to shuffle hi...
- Fri Dec 1 7:59 AM
Sam Allardyce and Alan Pardew get started at new clubs, Tottenham go to Watford needing an upturn in form and will Nathan Redmond
respond to Guardiola’s pep talk? Olivier Giroud has had to be patient this season. Although he has been a regular starter in the Europa League, the man who was once Ar...
- Thu Nov 30 7:00 PM
The value of a reliable, unfussy midfield shield can be easily overlooked in an era of statistics and analysis but even the most expansive and exciting teams need a Kanté, a Busquets or a Makélélé One man doesn’t make a team but one player can make the difference, which is what I witnessed as we...
- Thu Nov 30 8:00 AM
There is a pub in the middle of Brighton, 270 miles from Anfield, that is home to a community of Liverpool fans, they call it The Brighton Kop. When Benny started the supporters club, he was worried about how he would be perceived as a gay man walking into a pub and asking football fans to join h...
- Wed Nov 29 9:57 PM
Some of Liverpool’s victories this season have been devastating displays of attacking football, the sort that make you glad to be a football fan. This wasn’t one of those, a victory of solid efficiency rather than rampant flair, but it will be no less valuable. A first-half goal from Sadio Mané a...
- Wed Nov 29 6:47 PM
Live Premier League updates from around the grounds Email Paul here or tweet him here , if you fancy Everton v West Ham – live MBM coverage with Scott Murray How they stand: the latest Premier League table 6.46pm GMT Hello and welcome . Today’s Premier League fixtures contain some intriguing duel...
- Mon Nov 27 8:28 AM
Is there a possible straw for Manchester City rivals to clutch at? Jack Wilshere
has an impact off the bench and Riyad Mahrez is treading water at Leicester Manchester City proved they possess the spirit to match their skills in fighting back from an undeserved half-time deficit to claim this win...
- Sun Nov 26 10:29 PM
The German says he would rather quit than see his players act unfairly but, as Chelsea proved, Liverpool are not streetwise enough in the final stages of games Whenever Liverpool and Chelsea meet these days it does not take long for memories to stir of the clubs’ epic 21st-century encounters, and...
- Sun Nov 26 8:10 PM
Our weekend roundup of the best photography from England’s top flight, featuring Jürgen Klopp, Richarlison and a rain-soaked Old Trafford • Follow us on Instagram for more great sports photography Continue reading
- Sun Nov 26 5:04 PM
At Anfield the Chelsea manager again favoured a 3-5-1-1 formation to the 3-4-2-1 that was the basis of his team’s title win last season To stand still, as Peter Reid once observed, is to move backwards. There is need for permanent revolution, constantly to be battling the twin demons of familiari...