Diogo Jota: Does Liverpool's new match-winner deserve a starting spot in the team?

Diogo Jota is Liverpool’s new match winner. But is it time he became a regular starter for the Premier League champions? The 23-year-old summer signing from Wolves has hit key goals in each of Liverpool’s three games over the past week, unlocking the defences of Sheffield United, FC Midtjylland and West Ham. But in each of those games, his attacking team-mates have been below their best level. On Saturday, at home to West Ham, Liverpool had managed just one shot […]

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Premier League hits and misses: Hakim Ziyech making his mark for Chelsea, and Liverpool find a way

Ziyech making his mark After watching on the sidelines for the first few weeks of the season, Hakim Ziyech must have been itching to play his part in an exciting attacking shape for Frank Lampard. The 27-year-old summer signing has been eased into action and the patience regarding his availability in recovering from a knee injury looks to be paying off. Burnley 0-3 Chelsea – Match report and highlights How Burnley and Chelsea lined-up | Match stats He gave the […]

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How UK lockdown 2.0 will impact Man Utd & Liverpool’s Champions League campaign

The government have implemented a new national lockdown in England from next week. A new order for people to stay at home has been confirmed from Thursday due to the surge in coronavirus cases. The hope is that a month-long lockdown could allow families to meet during the Christmas period, with a second wave predicted to peak around mid-December if no action is taken. Travel restrictions are likely to be in place. If that is the case, it could well […]

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Former Leeds and Hearts defender Marius Zaliukas dies age 36

Marius Zaliukas has died at the age of 36, the Lithuanian Football Federation has confirmed. The ex-Hearts captain, who also spent time with Leeds United and Rangers, had been privately battling illness. His wife announced on Saturday that the defender had passed away, 11 days before his 37th birthday Nora Zaliuke wrote on social media: "He will rest peacefully in eternal silence. "The heart of Marius Zaliukas stopped beating today." The news was announced during Hearts’ Scottish Cup semi-final against […]

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Crawley 2-1 Cambridge: Max Watters and Tom Nichols strike to overhaul high-flying U’s

Saturday 31 October 2020 17:59, UK Goals either side of the break from Max Watters and Tom Nichols saw Crawley come from behind to beat high-riding Cambridge 2-1. Joe Ironside headed the U’s into a third-minute lead, but a classy comeback ensured a fourth win in five home league games for the hosts. John Yems’ side finished with 10 men when midfielder Jake Hesketh was shown a straight red card late on for a bad tackle on Kyle Knoyle. Unchanged […]

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Walker explains composed reaction to scoring winner for City

‘If I celebrated I would have probably got a lot of stick!’: Sheffield United ‘fan’ Kyle Walker explains his composed reaction to netting winner for Manchester City against his boyhood club at Bramall Lane Kyle Walker has explained why he didn’t celebrate against Sheffield United  The Manchester City defender scored the winner at Bramall Lane on Saturday  Ex-Sheffield United player Walker admitted that he is still a fan of the Blades  Kyle Walker has revealed that he didn’t celebrate his […]

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Pires predicts Mbappe’s next team amid Real Madrid and Liverpool interest

Arsenal legend Robert Pires has claimed Kylian Mbappe should sign for Real Madrid "if he wants to keep growing as a player". Mbappe has been linked with a move away from Paris Saint-Germain, with both Real and Liverpool heavily mooted as potential destinations. And Pires has tipped the 21-year-old to make the move to the Bernabeu, telling Spanish publication AS : "Of course. I’m French, I like Paris Saint-Germain and I’d like him to stay in Ligue 1, but if […]

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Man Utd transfer links to Bruno Fernandes and Donny van de Beek rival are ‘agent hype’

Manchester United transfer links to AC Milan star Hakan Calhanoglu is ‘agent hype’, it has been claimed. The Turkey international is supposedly on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s radar ahead of the January window. But with the club having Bruno Fernandes and Donny van de Beek at their disposal, they’re unlikely to make a move. For years, Manchester United have struggled with creative midfielders. But that problem has been solved by Solskjaer, with the Norwegian now possessing one of the best midfields […]

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Sheffield United 0-1 Man City: Kyle Walker strike beats his childhood club

Report and free highlights as Sheffield United academy product Kyle Walker’s strike from range beats his former side at Bramall Lane; Manchester City have won four consecutive league games against Sheffield United for the first time since March 1930 Football journalist Saturday 31 October 2020 14:50, UK Kyle Walker’s first-half strike was enough to see his current side Manchester City beat his childhood club Sheffield United 1-0 in the Premier League. The right-back came through the Blades academy and amassed […]

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Liverpool vs West Ham prediction: How will Premier League fixture play out tonight?

Premier League champions Liverpool will look to return to the top of the table at neighbours Everton’s expense, when they take on West Ham on Saturday. With the Toffees not in action until Sunday, the Reds can return to the summit if they overcome another injury in defence and find a third win in a week, after narrow victories over Sheffield United and FC Midtjylland. West Ham’s epic comeback draw against Spurs was followed up by another draw with Newcastle […]

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