- Thu Sep 21 3:55 PM
One bad decision can snatch defeat from the jaws of victory and lash a team’s confidence, but lessons can be drawn from the scars Have you ever gone out on a Friday night full of excitement and expectation – relishing everything that’s ahead of you – only to find yourself full of guilt and remors...
- Mon Sep 18 8:46 AM
Bournemouth get some return from £15m Ibe, Chelsea lack plan B without Diego Costa, Burnley are not long-ball side and Jamaal Lascelles has grown up fast The Dozen: our pick of the weekend’s best Premier League photos Manchester City and Manchester United have goal differences of +14 after five m...
- Sat Sep 16 5:21 PM
Punctuated by persistent bouts of driving rain and permeated by a distinctly autumnal chill, it was hardly the ideal afternoon for a convalescent to be outdoors but nonethless seemed to do Rafa Benítez a power of good. A fortnight after undergoing surgery to clear infection from the site of an ol...
- Fri Sep 15 10:29 PM
• Newcastle manager had to turn down helicopter ride to Swansea • Rafael
Benítez back in the dugout after surgery for Stoke’s visit Rafael
Benítez will be relieved to return to the dugout on Saturday after being forced to watch Newcastle United’s previous game on television at his home in the Wir...
- Fri Sep 15 5:31 PM
Benítez will be back in the Newcastle dugout after his hernia-related operation. His return means Mark Hughes can expect a warm welcome. José Mourinho may have declined to shake the Stoke manager’s hand last weekend but Benítez is a Hughes fan. “I don’t have any problems with Mark, ” he sa...
- Fri Sep 15 9:00 AM
Can Roy Hodgson’s meat and potatoes approach nourish Palace, will Alexis Sánchez regain centre stage for Arsenal and might Watford go top? Following the fiasco of Frank de Boer’s short reign at Selhurst Park, Roy Hodgson takes charge of a Crystal Palace team who have already suffered four scorele...