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.

Why Diego Costa could be the most important signing this summer

Have Chelsea bagged the most important transfer of the summer?

Three teams with “holes in their goals”

Which teams have lost their primary source of goals from last season?

Hodgson’s Choice: Back youth, or stick with experience?

They may be flying to Brazil, but what role will Sterling, Shaw and Barkley have to play?

England’s World Cup hopes depend upon Liverpool stars

Merseyside holds the key to England’s chances of success in Brazil

New Podcast: 19th Century Football

Ben, James and Adam return to discuss all things Premier League – is Big Sam really from the 19th Century?

Select your England squad for Brazil 2014

Time to pick your 23 man England squad for World Cup 2014 – who should be on the plane?

Fantasy Football Preview: Christmas come early?

Nick Lane reflects on his latest shortcomings in the Hit Row Z Fantasy Football Championship