As acts of vindication go, Jordan Pickford’s game-saving block to deny Mohamed Salah as the prolific Liverpool forward looked poised to open the scoring in the first half of a tense Merseyside derby was up there with the best of the Premier League this season.
Mon, 04 Mar, 2019
Any suggestions that Chelsea could throw away the league title despite dominating the race for so long, or any hopes Manchester City could somehow find the discipline, consistency and momentum make it a three-way chase, have largely been put to bed by Eden Hazard after he guided the leaders to a narrow but crucial victory at Stamford Bridge.
Thu, 06 Apr, 2017
That abrupt White Hart Lane end to Chelsea’s winning run will not change the club’s thinking in the January transfer window. But manager Antonio Conte hopes John Obi Mikel will be the last Chelsea player tempted by Chinese riches.
Sun, 08 Jan, 2017
Just when it seemed Louis van Gaal was about to gain the upper hand in his bid to stay at Old Trafford – at least in the short term — a late goal from Diego Costa, and another round of bizarre post-match ramblings from the United manager, have left everything back up in the air.
Mon, 08 Feb, 2016
Mon, 30 Nov, 2015
The latest chapter in the rivalry between Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho was dominated by the debate about Diego Costa’s gamesmanship, but revealed more about the two managers and their respective teams, Arsenal and Chelsea.
Mon, 21 Sep, 2015