‘It’s beyond the model’: have Liverpool exposed the limits of xG? | Football

There was just the faintest whiff of schadenfreude about it. A table had been published showing…

Arsenal plan 55 redundancies ‘to enable us to continue to invest in the team’ | Football

Arsenal have announced they are to make 55 redundancies due to the effects of the coronavirus…

Manchester United close to £90m deal with Dortmund after Sancho agrees terms | Football

Manchester United and Borussia Dortmund are close to agreeing a fee for Jadon Sancho, with the…

Chelsea deserve delayed start to new season, claims Frank Lampard | Football

Frank Lampard has urged the Premier League to push back Chelsea’s start to the 2020-21 season,…

Bournemouth split with Eddie Howe, a man who was more than a manager | Ben Fisher | Football

If relegation hurt, the departure of Eddie Howe brought a numbing sadness to Bournemouth supporters. When…

Premier League 2019-20 fans’ verdicts, part one: Arsenal to Liverpool | Football

Arsenal Despite our lowest finish in decades, the faithful seem remarkably optimistic about “project Arteta”. When…

When Leeds, Leicester and Wolves were relegated together in 2004 | Richard Foster | Football

Sixteen years have passed since Leeds last played a game in the top flight, the longest…

Newcastle fan’s view: yes, we wanted the riches but mostly we wanted rid of Ashley | Harry Savill | Football

After 16 long weeks, the proposed takeover of Newcastle United – which officially began in January…

Saudi Arabia appeals against WTO ruling in twist to Newcastle takeover bid | Football

The Newcastle takeover saga has taken a fresh twist after Saudi Arabia formally appealed against a…

Aston Villa have stayed up. How can they build on that success? | Football

You only have to venture back a few weeks to find the moment when Aston Villa’s…