Spurs youngster Alfie Devine has impressed Antonio Conte – what will next season bring?

Spurs youngster Alfie Devine has impressed Antonio Conte – what will next season bring?

For regular watchers of Alfie Devine, Sunday night’s excellent goal in England Under-19s’ 2-0 European Championships win over Austria will have come as little surprise. It was the kind of goal he makes a habit of scoring, drifting into space unchecked and then finishing clinically. For Tottenham Under-23s last season, he scored nine goals in … Read more

Frenkie de Jong deal finally agreed as Ten Hag targets three more; Raphinha choice clear as Tottenham top Arsenal offer

Frenkie de Jong, Netherlands midfielder during UEFA Nations League Semi-finals match between Netherlands 3-1 England at the Estadio Don Afonso Henriques in Guimaraes, Portugal

Manchester United are finally close to sealing a mammoth deal for Frenkie de Jong, with three more Erik ten Hag targets revealed, Raphinha has made his choice amid claims Tottenham are launching a bid, while Wednesday’s Euro Paper Talk claims Newcastle are ready to snatch a big -money Chelsea target. FRENKIE DE JONG DEAL CLOSING … Read more

Premier League season tickets: 11 clubs raise prices for 2022-23

Premier League season tickets: 11 clubs raise prices for 2022-23

During two years of disruption to fixtures through COVID-19, many clubs praised the loyalty of their supporters and acknowledged their importance to the match-day experience while stands were empty. In turn, many supporters donated their pro-rata refunds for matches behind closed doors to clubs’ charity foundations during lockdown. All those words about how vital fans … Read more

Man City’s easy start; Man United’s tough test. What to watch for and games you can’t miss

Man City's easy start;  Man United's tough test.  What to watch for and games you can't miss

Manchester City will begin their Premier League title defense with a tough trip to West Ham, but the champions have been given the chance to set the pace once again. The fixtures for the 2022-23 season were announced on Thursday, with Crystal Palace vs. Arsenal kicking off the new season on Friday, Aug. 5, before … Read more

Ten Hag’s tough start among 10 interesting things we noticed about the Premier League fixtures

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp, Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl, Man Utd's Erik ten Hag.

Even David Moyes won when he saw Erik ten Hag’s start at Man Utd. Also: Liverpool’s post-Champions League stitch up, Ralph Hasenhuttl could be gone by September, and more… Yer Da might tell you that every one plays everyone else twice but the newly published Premier League fixtures require plenty more context. Here are 10 … Read more

Ten Hag faces tough task, Man City kick off at West Ham

Ten Hag faces tough task, Man City kick off at West Ham

The fixture schedule for the 2022-23 Premier League season was released on Thursday, with champions Manchester City starting at West Ham and the Erik ten Hag era at Manchester United beginning with a home match against Brighton, kicking off a tough-looking run to start his new job. City clinched the 2021-22 title in extraordinary fashion … Read more

Golden Games: The 50 greatest individual Premier League performances ranked

Golden Games: The 50 greatest individual Premier League performances ranked

In the breathless moments after the final whistle in the Premier League, a player is ushered into a makeshift interview suite, told he has been named the man of the match and invited to make grand, sweeping conclusions about the game and its significance. After a particularly impressive individual display, the player might be asked: … Read more

Arsenal boss angry at club’s indecision in the market as chiefs drag their heels over signings

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is growing frustrated by Arsenal's indecision in the transfer market

Mikel Arteta’s transfer window woe! Arsenal boss is angry at club’s indecision in the summer market as chiefs drag their heels over signings and insist EVERY deal is signed off by American owners – with fears they could now miss out on Gabriel Jesus Mikel Arteta is growing frustrated by Arsenal’s indecision in the transfer … Read more

Bastoni news won’t derail Spurs – they are willing to spend ‘Romero money’ on a new defender and have other options

Bastoni news won't derail Spurs – they are willing to spend 'Romero money' on a new defender and have other options

It felt like the news that Tottenham fans had been dreading. Tullio Tinti, the agent of Alessandro Bastoni (and others at Inter), emerged from a meeting with the Inter Milan hierarchy on Wednesday and was surrounded by at least six young men filming him on their phones with a very clear message: his client would … Read more

MLS? Cardiff? Withdraw from football club? Gareth Bale and what he should do next

MLS?  Cardiff?  Withdraw from football club?  Gareth Bale and what he should do next

After nine years at Real Madrid and fresh from helping Wales qualify for their first World Cup since 1958, Gareth Bale is available on a free transfer. There have been links to another Tottenham Hotspur return, MLS teams across the Atlantic and his hometown club, Cardiff City of the Championship. Where will he end up? … Read more