- Sun Aug 13 10:29 PM
Premier League newcomers received enthusiastic support on their return to the top flight against Manchester City but need to improve their ball retention Along the scenic train route that takes fans from Brighton to the Amex Stadium there was noise. Inside the ground there were flags, sing-alongs...
- Sun Aug 13 8:08 PM
With the new 2017-18 season in full swing, we have selected 12 of our favourite images from the opening weekend in England’s top flight • Follow us on Instagram for more great sports photography Continue reading
- Sun Aug 13 3:03 PM
Premier League updates from the 4pm BST kick-off Mourinho ‘on fire’ at United | Joe Hart
on his move to West Ham And feel free to email email@example.com 3.03pm BST Man Utd (4-2-3-1) De Gea; Valencia, Bailly, Jones, Blind; Pogba, Matic; Mkhitaryan, Mata, Rashford; Lukaku. Substitutes: Rom...
- Sun Aug 13 9:36 AM
West Ham have brought in plenty of experience – and it could be the start of something, says Joe Hart
, as he seeks to play at ‘the highest standard possible’ A dab of make-up cannot conceal the black eye Joe Hart
is sporting as he walks into West Ham United’s press room and the topic is swiftly r...
- Sat Aug 12 7:28 PM
For Brighton and Hove Albion, this was one of those scenarios when the age-old saying about sport’s value in the taking part rang true. It was never likely to be about the winning, not against Premier League favourites with all the massed qualities that Manchester City bring. In some ways it’s no...
- Sat Aug 12 5:13 PM
All the action from the Amex Stadium All today’s Premier League match reports Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 5.13pm BST What are you doing tomorrow? As you may know, our much-loved colleague Dan Lucas died suddenly in March at the age of 31. In south London tomorrow, there will be a cricket mat...
- Fri Aug 11 10:30 PM
• £42m centre-half is back training with the City first-team squad • Manager urges strikers to improve ‘poor’ conversion of chances Eliaquim Mangala could earn a surprise reprieve at Manchester City after the defender returned to training with Pep Guardiola’s squad, though Samir Nasri, Wilfried B...
- Fri Aug 11 6:51 PM
Brighton make their long-awaited Premier League debut knowing that, while a match against Manchester City may be considered a free hit, home form will be crucial to their survival. A previously slow summer of transfer activity stepped up this week with the arrivals of Davy Pröpper from Ajax and,...
- Fri Aug 11 12:00 PM
City’s squad contains stars wherever you look but with success at home and abroad elusive last term and some hefty summer spending, Guardiola’s methods will be under scrutiny Star man: In this squad?! You could make a case for striking superstar Sergio Agüero, the schemers Kevin De Bruyne, David...
- Tue Aug 8 2:30 PM
has drifted to the periphery at Manchester City and, with a doping case hanging over his head, time is running out for a resurrection Nick Ames Samir Nasri
had taken to Premier League life straightaway, but within three months of his Arsenal debut something was bothering him. The seas...
- Tue Aug 8 10:00 AM
In their third season, New York City FC still play in Yankee Stadium. But results have improved and they aim to become one of the US’s biggest clubs As Pep Guardiola’s players emerged from the concrete bowels of the Los Angeles Coliseum, the fans jeered. The boos came as little surprise. Related:...
- Mon Aug 7 5:42 PM
• Defender says he is ‘incredibly ambitious’ and wants European football • Hits back at suggestions he refused to train for the club Virgil van Dijk has handed in a transfer request as he looks to force his way out of Southampton. The centre-half, who has been linked with moves to Liverpool , Man...
- Mon Aug 7 8:20 AM
Before last season, the leading narrative was that of a Manchester divided – two huge personalities with plenty of baggage and history, taking charge of two of England’s biggest clubs, just a couple of miles apart. By their lofty standards, both City and United had disappointing seasons, but with...
- Mon Aug 7 8:10 AM
Pep Guardiola appears to have addressed last season’s defensive frailties but will they have time to defend if the manager sticks to an attacking philosophy? Guardian writers’ predicted position 1st (NB: this is not necessarily Jamie Jackson’s prediction but the average of our writers’ tips) Last...