Premier League

Adam Lallana rescues three points for Liverpool with last-gasp winner at Norwich City

Now that is entertainment, Norwich and Liverpool-style. A match that hurtled breathlessly between breakneck attacking and comical defending reached an incredible finale, when Adam Lallana scored a stoppage-time winning goal for the visitors moments after Sébastien Bassong had equalised for the hosts. Steven Naismith marked his Norwich debut with a goal, Roberto Firmino struck two […]

Manchester United far from pretty but Jesse Lingard sinks West Brom

An intriguing question is whether Manchester United fans would accept a 21st title playing the Louis van Gaal way. The answer is surely in the affirmative so perhaps the degree of criticism aimed at the manager is unfair – especially as he is currently achieving the right results. Tuesday evening’s victory over CSKA Moscow placed […]

Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

1) Liverpool should not expect an instant akloppalypse Has any Premier League managerial appointment ever generated such hyperbole? Part-hipster, part-everyman, Jürgen Klopp’s arrival sent the media into overdrive this week. Man turns up for work! Man goes out for drink! Klopp may have arrived on Merseyside with a smile and a wink but everything he […]

TV cash takes more than England’s elite beyond reach of continentals

The astonishing amount of money spent in this summer 2015 transfer window by the two Manchester clubs on three particular players has lent the impression that football has gone mad again, paying record sums in aPremier League awash with improbable TV fortunes. The signings England’s top 20 clubs have made this summer do, of course, […]