Premier League 2021/22 fixtures

The Premier League has released fixtures for 2021/22 season, which sees Manchester City start their title defence away to Tottenham Hotspur on Matchday 1. Champions League winners Chelsea host Crystal Palace in a London derby, while newly promoted Norwich welcome Liverpool, and Brentford entertain Arsenal. Chelsea have been handed one of the toughest schedules asContinue reading “Premier League 2021/22 fixtures”

Big six to pay £22m for Super League involvement

Premier League Big Six – Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham have agreed to make a combined contribution of £22m for their involvement in European Super League. The decision to join European Super League along with top clubs from other European leagues drew fierce criticism from fans, player and pundits. The severeContinue reading “Big six to pay £22m for Super League involvement”

Defensive mistake costs Chelsea vital three points

Chelsea lost ground in the race to top four after Arsenal defeated them 1-0 at Stamford Bridge following a defensive mistake from Jorginho. The Blues hit the crossbar twice in the space of two seconds, but couldn’t find a way to breach the Arsenal defence. The defeat hands Liverpool an opportunity to reduce the gapContinue reading “Defensive mistake costs Chelsea vital three points”

Tuchel praises Lampard after reaching Champions League final

Chelsea Head Coach Thomas Tuchel has praised and thanked his predecessor Frank Lampard for helping the Blues reach the Champions League final. Having replaced Lampard midway through the season, Tuchel has sparked a remarkable turnaround at Chelsea, as the Blues have reached the finals of FA Cup and Champions League, and look certain to finishContinue reading “Tuchel praises Lampard after reaching Champions League final”

Arteta reveals Stan Kroenke apologised to him

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has confirmed club owner Stan Kroenke apologised to him over the club’s attempt to join European Super League. The announcement of European Super League backfired spectacularly as fans and pundits criticised the move by the top six clubs. All English clubs withdrew from the European Super League following widespread protests byContinue reading “Arteta reveals Stan Kroenke apologised to him”

Lacazette’s future to be confirmed in summer, confirms Arteta

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has confirmed talks regarding Lacazette’s future will be held in summer, and prospects of extending his contract would depend on how the teams fares between now and the end of the season. Having been inconsistent for most parts of the season, Lacazette has been key to Arsenal’s improved performances under MikelContinue reading “Lacazette’s future to be confirmed in summer, confirms Arteta”

Willian opens up on struggles at Arsenal

Having moved on a free transfer from Chelsea last summer, Willian has had a roller coaster ride in his first season at Arsenal. The Brazilian started 12 of the first 14 league games under Mikel Arteta, but then found himself slipping down the pecking order due to a lack of impact and poor performances. WillianContinue reading “Willian opens up on struggles at Arsenal”

Arteta worried after West Ham draw

Mikel Arteta admitted he was worried about Arsenal’s performances after the Gunners staged a spectacular comeback from 3 goals down to rescue a point against West Ham at the London Stadium. West Ham displayed their top four credentials by scoring three goals in the first 35 minutes of the game. However, own goals from SoucekContinue reading “Arteta worried after West Ham draw”

Mourinho criticises his players after Arsenal defeat

Jose Mourinho slammed his players for their lack of intensity in the North London derby as they were defeated 1-2 by Arsenal. Eric Lamela gave Spurs the lead through a scintillating rabona strike, but was later sent off for a needless bit of aggression in the second half. Although Harry Kane hit the woodwork inContinue reading “Mourinho criticises his players after Arsenal defeat”

Xhaka’s blunder costs Arsenal

Arsenal’s inconsistent performances in the league continued as the played out a 1-1 draw against Burnley at Turf Moor after taking an early lead in the game. Arteta’s men were guilty of missing a hatful of chances as Burnley stood firm to snatch a point after Xhaka’s blunder gifted them the equaliser. Arsenal got offContinue reading “Xhaka’s blunder costs Arsenal”