- Mon Aug 14 2:40 PM
• Spanish striker expected to move to Bet365 Stadium • Newcastle to sign former Real Madrid striker Joselu from Stoke Stoke City are close to confirming a loan deal for the Paris Saint-Germain striker Jesé Rodriguez. Officials from the Potteries club are in negotiations with the Ligue 1 team abou...
- Mon Aug 14 12:57 PM
Non-league Billericay Town is the latest staging post for the former Arsenal and Liverpool forward whose career has tasted lows such as being sent to prison to the high of playing in a Champions League final “I’ve seen things I don’t think anyone else has seen in football, ” Jermaine Pennant says...
- Mon Aug 14 8:01 AM
Liverpool’s defensive frailties, Wayne Rooney
’s nous in both boxes, an unwanted headache for Paul Clement and Manchester United’s unsung heroes The excellence of Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic will attract most attention, but equally crucial was went on around them. Because José Mourinho omitted...
- Sun Aug 13 8:08 PM
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- Sat Aug 12 5:11 PM
The moment Wayne Rooney
craved, the reason he came home to Everton. With his sons looking on the 31-year-old marked his return to his boyhood club with a fine winning goal against Stoke City as Ronald Koeman’s new-look team opened the season with a hard-fought victory. An ugly game was elevated b...
- Fri Aug 11 3:31 PM
There could be 10 new signings on display across the two teams on the opening day of the season at Goodison Park yet Ronald Koeman and Mark Hughes would prefer more as their respective pursuits of Gylfi Sigurdsson and Bruno Martins Indi drag on. The rebuilding of Everton and Stoke City may be inc...
- Fri Aug 11 11:59 AM
Stoke’s chequebook has seen little summer use which increases the pressure on the squad, and a manager with a non-scoring January signing up front Star man: Injuries restricted Xherdan Shaqiri to 21 league starts last season but according to Mark Hughes the 25-year-old has looked “excellent, enth...
- Wed Aug 9 10:12 AM
• Chile forward will not play against Leicester on Friday or Stoke next weekend • Arsène Wenger refuses to reveal if they have received bids for Sánchez Alexis Sánchez will miss Arsenal’s opening two Premier League games through an abdominal injury as manager Arsène Wenger refused to reveal if th...
- Wed Aug 9 7:59 AM
Stoke have lost some of their intimidating aura, while the departure of key players leaves Mark Hughes’s side looking thin up front and supporters wondering where the team are going Guardian writers’ predicted position 16th (NB: this is not necessarily Paul Wilson’s prediction but the average of...