December 7 2013 Latest news:
Crystal Palace sporting director Iain Moody says the Eagles already have a “good idea” of what they are looking for in the January transfer window.
Crystal Palace blogger Daniel Cook reflects on Tony Pulis’ first match in charge and explains why he’s feeling upbeat ahead of tonight’s visit of West Ham.
Uzbek billionaire and Arsenal’s second largest shareholder Alisher Usmanov is in no doubt manager Arsene Wenger can begin a “new era” and take the club back to being “number one.”
It’s pretty safe to say that West Ham United are a team in dire straits at the moment.
In the midst of this week’s international break, out of favour Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner declared that he would like a move to the Bernabeu or the Nou Camp. Here a fan blogger looks at scarier possibility.
Jose Mourinho says he attended Belgium’s friendly against Colombia last night merely to check on his own Chelsea players.
It wouldn’t be inaccurate to say that Tottenham have had a sluggish start to the season, writes Spurs blogger Alex Gilbert.
Being a supporter of West Ham for most my life, I have to say that I’ve seen the Hammers buy many more flops than stars. I look at what has to be the ten worst buys for West Ham United in the last decade, from the truly appalling, to the extremely expensive, as well as the unlucky with injuries.These ten 10 signings just didn’t work out for the Irons one way or another, so in no particular order I give my top ten.
In this article I look at the issues which are shaping Fulham as relegation candidates. Fulham have been poor recently both on the whole against Southampton and a dreadful defensive display against Leicester. I look at each of the main factors that could bring the end to Fulham’s run in the premier league if they are not sorted out urgently.
Chelsea striker Demba Ba was close to joining Arsenal on loan on deadline day this season, but the deal failed to materialise after Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho stated he would, in no uncertain terms, better the team of a rival.
One cannot argue that Kevin Nolan has been a vital cog in Sam Allardyce’s West Ham. The former Bolton and Newcastle midfielder was one of ‘Big’ Sam’s first signings in 2011 and was the driving force behind the quest for promotion, which culminated in a Wembley play off victory over Blackpool.
Chelsea summer signing Willian believes he is feeling the benefit of the Jose Mourinho effect.
We’ve seen Chelsea spend loads and loads of money since Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich took over the club. Here’s a look at the worst 10 signings that Chelsea made since being taken over by the Russian oligarch.
Mikel Arteta has praised Arsenal summer signings Mesut Ozil and Mathieu Flamini and says the Gunners are good enough to win a trophy this year.
Transfer news: Verona star Jorginho hopes to impress Arsenal and Chelsea scouts after revealing that scouts from both London clubs have been monitoring him.
Mathieu Flamini may be a doubt for Tuesday’s Champions League clash against Borussia Dortmund but the Frenchman has made an instant impact since rejoining Arsenal on free transfer in the summer. Here, a fan blogger looks at the Gunners’ team spirit, their coherent performances and how much of their winning mentality is down to the midfield enforcer...
Transfer News: Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas has revealed that he may consider leaving the Bernabeu.
Transfer news: Arsenal club captain Thomas Vermaelen has hinted he may seek a move away from the Emirates Stadium if first-team opportunities remain hard to come by.
Carlton Cole says he is “fit and raring to go” after rejoining West Ham United on a short-term contract until January 12, 2014.
The Premier managerial merry-go-round has begun to spin with Paolo Di Canio getting the Sunderland axe six games into the season. The focus has now turned to the bosses of the other two teams currently in the drop zone - Ian Holloway and Fulham’s Martin Jol - but our fan blogger looks at why the Palace chief’s position is least under threat...
Former Arsenal midfielder Ray Parlour has hailed the impact Mathieu Flamini has had at Arsenal since he re-signed for the club on a free transfer during the summer.
Tottenham blogger George Lacey looks back on Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Chelsea at White Hart Lane and questions whether Jermain Defoe should replace Roberto Soldado for the next league game against West Ham.
Nicklas Bendtner returns to the Arsenal team for the first time in more than two years as manager Arsene Wenger makes nine changes to his first XI for the Capital One Cup third-round clash with West Brom at The Hawthorns.
Theo Walcott has withdrawn with illness for Arsenal’s clash against Stoke this afternoon, but club-record signing Mesut Ozil makes his home debut as the Gunners aim to go top of the table.
Transfer news: Romanian striker Ciprian Marica claims he is in talks with three clubs amid reported Premier League interest.
Transfer news: Highly-rated Chelsea teenager Nathaniel Chalobah has joined Nottingham Forest on loan, the Championship club have confirmed.
Transfer news: Crystal Palace midfielder Stephen Dobbie has joined Blackpool on loan until the end of 2013, the Premier League side have confirmed.
Manager Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal have been handed the toughest group of this year’s Champions League and will struggle to progress unless their injury situation improves.
Crystal Palace will hand Adrian Mariappa a debut against a Manchester United side that sees Wayne Rooney included in the starting line-up.
Transfer news: Millwall have handed a short-term deal to former Leeds and Derby defender Paul Connolly.