Manchester United’s Anthony Martial (L) became the most expensive teenager in football while Kevin De Bruyne (R) was a club record signing for Manchester City After a deadline day that saw both drama and inactivity in equal measure, the summer transfer window is now officially closed in the UK. With the Premier League 2015 summer transfer window deadline extended by 18 hours compared to the rest of Europe, a long summer of reports and
Some of the biggest teams in England – Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United – lost this past weekend to Crystal Palace, West Ham and Swansea City respectively; the owners of the first three surely looking at the possibility of getting fresh faces into the lineup before the end of the transfer-window. Elsewhere, there were victories for the other powerhouses, Arsenal and Manchester City, while slow-starters, Southampton and West Bromwic
Manchester United signed Morgan Schneiderlin from Southampton For any other club in the Championship that season it would have represented a major coup, but for Southampton, desperately staving off the looming threat of administration, the signing of a promising French under-19 international was baffling. The summer of 2008 was a turbulent one for Southampton Football Club: the divisive ex-Chairman Rupert Lowe returned, manager Nigel
With the transfer window shutting down on September 1, all the teams across Europe are busy completing their squads for the start of the 2015-2016 season. Some of the transfer sagas are never ending such as the potential transfer of Spanish goalkeeper David De Gea from Manchester United to Real Madrid while other big name transfers have been completed in double quick time such as Mateo Kovacic’s move to Real Madrid from Inter Milan.
Tottenham will host Arsenal in the Capital One Cup third round at White Hart Lane The Capital One Cup third round draw was made and it has thrown up some feisty fixtures. The biggest clash in this round will be Tottenham Hotspur playing arch-rivals Arsenal. The North London Derby will be played at White Hart Lane. The Gunners did not get past the third round last season, losing 2-1 to Southampton at the Emirates, and they haven’t won
Manchester United bid for Senegalese midfielder Sadio Mane Manchester United have shown interest in signing Sadio Mane from Southampton according to The Telegraph, after losing out on Pedro whose move to Chelsea seems imminent. Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal seems keen on bringing the Senegalese in to strengthen the team’s strength along the wings. Mane joined Southampton from Red Bull Salzburg for a fee in
None of the big dogs were in action on Saturday in the Premier League, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t enjoyable. There were goals galore and much to get thrilled about. The expectation of an upset wasn’t there, but this was a clear opportunity for all to see what the ‘pretenders’ had up their sleeves. Could Spurs start off their campaign after a not so lucky start at Old Trafford? Could Swansea build on their
Good guy, Lukaku Everton striker, Romelu Lukaku, apologised and hugged a fan whom he mistakenly hit while practicing shooting before his side's game against Southampton. The tall Belgian is seen walking up the stands, shaking hands with the lady and giving her a tight hug. At a time where there's so much negativity being thrown around by the likes of Jose Mourinho, Louis van Gaal and more, Lukaku went back to simple times
Lukaku’s two clinical finishes helped Everton gain a valuable away victory against Southampton Southampton 0-3 Everton Two goals from Romelu Lukaku and a fine strike from Ross Barkley allowed Everton to coast to a 3-0 win over Southampton in Matchday 2 of the Premier League at the St Mary’s Stadium. The hosts were toothless in attack against a clinical Everton side who were also very solid at the back, registering their second
Chelsea’s Eden Hazard will be one of Mourinho’s key players again this season 1. Tender start for Cherries’ premier league debut Bournemouth FC would be gracing the premier league for the first time in their 125 year club history. Fixtures for their first ever premier league campaign has been very kind with 3 winnable home fixtures against Aston Villa, Leicester City and Sunderland – all three clubs were part of rel
Oriol Romeu has signed a three-year-contract with the Saints Former Chelsea midfielder Oriol Romeu has penned down a contract with Southampton as confirmed by the club's official website. The 23-year-old who came up through the ranks of Barca’s La Masia academy completed his medical on Wednesday and has agreed personal terms with his new employers. The reported deal is believed to be £5m which will see the former Blues&rsqu
The Red Devils confirmed the signings of Bastian Schweinsteiger, Morgan Schneiderlin and Matteo Darmian Premier League transfer spending has increased practically every season with more money being pumped into the league through sponsors, TV deals and partnerships. Teams have access to bigger coffers of money which makes for higher spending in hopes of raising the level of quality of their team. The spending this year by EPL teams in
The 2015/16 Premier League season kicks off on 5 August From Charlie Adam's spectacle of a strike at Stamford Bridge to Leicester's inconceivable escape from the jaws of relegation, the 2014/15 Premier League season was overloaded with twists and turns. And ahead of this weekend's opening set of fixtures, fans anticipate much the same from the forthcoming campaign. This term sees the arrival of a host of prominent fa
Pablo Osvaldo Lisbon, Aug 6 FC Porto has officially announced the signing of Italian striker Pablo Daniel Osvaldo. The Portuguese club announced the arrival of the 29-year-old Italian international on Wednesday with a photograph of the player in training, but did not disclose any details about the transfer, reports Efe. According to the Portuguese press, enlisting the Argentina-born Osvaldo was performed using a "transfer bridge,"
With modified rules and three bonus items, the Fantasy Premier League has an all-new avatar for the 2015/16 season The rapturous applause that nearly takes the roof off, the adrenaline rush when the ball ripples into the net, the rage when a rash tackle comes to greet a player from your beloved club, the English Premier League. It’s all coming back. Not even a fortnight to go for the world’s favourite league to come bac