When one thinks of managerial spats in the Premier League, it is usually Jose Mourinho, Arsene Wenger, or Pep Guardiola, but now we have a new contest on the cards: in the blue corner, Big Sam Allardyce, the heavyweight from Dudley, against Marco Silva, the Portuguese middleweight.
Mon, 04 Dec, 2017
Dele Alli turns 21 tomorrow, and although Mauricio Pochettino says he loves him like a son, it is typical of the Tottenham manager’s style that he will not give special treatment to the man he believes is the best young player in Europe.
Mon, 10 Apr, 2017
Manchester United started the day by honouring arguably the club’s greatest ever player by renaming the main stand The Sir Bobby Charlton Stand and ended it by keeping up the hope that Old Trafford will see Champions League football next season.
Mon, 04 Apr, 2016
Thu, 04 Feb, 2016
Dele Alli, a Liverpool supporter as a boy, scored the goal against their Merseyside rivals which prevented Aaron Lennon, a former Tottenham player, from making Everton only the third team to beat the Londoners in the Premier League this season.
Mon, 04 Jan, 2016
Xherdan Shaqiri delivered one of the goals of the season and Romelu Lukaku continued his remarkable scoring record at Goodison Park but ultimately a controversial penalty in injury time was the deciding factor as Stoke finally triumphed in a seven-goal epic.
Tue, 29 Dec, 2015
Mon, 26 Oct, 2015
With hawks swirling over Everton’s young players as transfer deadline day edges nearer, manager Roberto Martinez has reiterated his determination to keep his squad together following Saturday’s hugely impressive victory over Southampton.
Mon, 17 Aug, 2015
Loyalty is a rare commodity in the fickle world of football which makes Tom Cleverley’s apparent desire to repay his rejuvenation at Aston Villa particularly refreshing — especially when more lucrative offers may come his way.
Mon, 11 May, 2015
ASTON VILLA 3 EVERTON 2: SHAY Given’s return to the Aston Villa goal for a first Premier League appearance since August 2012 might have been the major talking point ahead of kick-off here, yet by the conclusion of this match the source of discussion came, once again, at the opposite end of the field.
Mon, 04 May, 2015
MANCHESTER CITY 3 ASTON VILLA 2: SHOWING far more impressive defensive instincts than those displayed by his players during the preceding 90 minutes, Manuel Pellegrini launched his most articulate and spirited analysis yet of a season of under-achievement at the Etihad.
Mon, 27 Apr, 2015
ASTON VILLA 2 LIVERPOOL 1: While destiny had apparently pointed to Steven Gerrard seeing out his Liverpool career with an appearance in the FA Cup final, reality intervened and delivered a very different narrative.
Mon, 20 Apr, 2015