Pardew already out of time

Despite Newcastle’s recent resurgence with three consecutive wins in league and cup, it’s all too little, too late from Alan Pardew writes Adam Widdrington.

Big money signings equal big money gambles

How many of the top ten most expensive British transfers have gone on to be a success at their clubs?

Who was your Premier League player of the week?

Three players out from the wilderness make up this week’s five star performers – but as Chelsea and Manchester City emphasize their championship credentials, Tottenham continue their impressive start, and Arsenal fight back against Everton, which player had the best weekend?

Manchester City 3 – 1 Liverpool – Champions reign supreme over last season’s runners up

For all the impressive commitment and dynamism of Liverpool in the opening phases of the game, Manchester City’s superior physicality, together with their ruthless efficiency in converting their chances led them to a comfortable victory in this early season clash between last season’s top two.

Pardew’s Newcastle still have it all to prove going forward

Ten-man Newcastle came away from Villa Park with a well-earned point, but it may be seen as a missed opportunity by boss Alan Pardew who saw his side fail to hit the back of the net for the second consecutive game, and continue to struggle as an attacking force.

Is second season syndrome a misleading prognosis?

Fans of Hull and Crystal Palace may have less to fear than commentators would have them believe

Palace would do well to avoid Mackay appointment

Reports today suggest former Cardiff City boss Malky Mackay has been chosen by Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish to be the man to follow in the footsteps of LMA Premier League Manager of the Year Tony Pulis. Mackay himself won the LMA Championship Manager of the Year in 2013 as Cardiff were promoted into the […]

The ten factors that drive transfer fees in football

What really drives how much a player is worth in the transfer market?

Who was your Premier League player of the week?

Who was the best player of the opening weekend in the Premier League?

Arsenal 2 – 1 Crystal Palace – below par Gunners dig deep to win

Aaron Ramsey strikes late to give the Gunners an opening day win, while Crystal Palace rue mistakes while defending set pieces. Find out how the game was won and answers to the big questions facing the Gunners and the Eagles in the weeks ahead.