Leicester City: Why reigning champions are finding it harder in the Premier League this season
After their historic success last season, Claudio Ranieri’s men have won just two of their first seven Premier League games this year  Cleverer opponents One of Leicester City’s big weapons last year was the weakness of the opposition, of their unpreparedness and complacency. Teams would come to the King... Read more
Swansea City sack Francesco Guidolin and immediately appoint former USA manager Bob Bradley
An American consortium led by Stephen Kaplan and Jason Levien took over in July, inheriting Guidolin as manager Bob Bradley has been appointed manager of Swansea after the departure of Francesco Guidolin, the Premier League club have announced. An American consortium led by Stephen Kaplan and Jason Levien took... Read more
Manchester United news: Jose Mourinho sends scouts to watch £51m-rated defender Alex Grimaldo
The Benfica defender joined the club from Barcelona in January Manchester United are looking to firm up their interest in Benfica’s Alex Grimaldo after sending scouts to watch the left-back during Sunday night’s 4-0 win over Feirense. The 21-year-old is a former Barcelona B star and is highly-rated, with... Read more
Premier League Team of the Week: Tottenham’s players dominate following impressive victory over Manchester City
Which players stood out from across the weekend? The Potters keeper pulled off eight saves at Old Trafford to keep out Jose Mourinho’s men. Only Anthony Martial’s excellent goal could beat him. Pushed forward well, put in some important challenges under pressure and grabbed an assist. Brilliant on all... Read more
David Herd, 1934-2016
David Herd Everyone at Arsenal was saddened to hear of the recent death of David Herd, aged 82. David joined us from Stockport County in August 1954 and made his breakthrough in 1956/57 – scoring 18 goals in 28 games. A Scotland international, he was our leading goalscorer for... Read more
Premier League team of the weekend: Tottenham, Liverpool and Chelsea stars included
The 33-year-old, on loan from Derby County, had an outstanding game at Old Trafford as the Potters earned a point. One vital save came late on when he tipped Paul Pogba’s effort onto the crossbar to round off his man-of-the-match display. By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Monday, October 3, 2016... Read more
Aston Villa sack manager Roberto Di Matteo after 12 games – fan reaction
The Italian didn’t live up to expectations at Villa Park By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Monday, October 3, 2016 Roberto Di Matteo, four months on from his appointment, has been sacked by Aston Villa. The former Chelsea manager was viewed as the man capable of leading the Villans’ return to... Read more
LISTEN: Tim Sherwood hints he would consider Aston Villa return after ‘disappointing’ Roberto Di Matteo departure
Former Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Monday, October 3, 2016 Former manager Tim Sherwood has hinted he would consider a return to Aston Villa following the ‘disappointing’ departure of Roberto Di Matteo. The Italian was sacked by the club on Monday morning after the team’s... Read more
Wayne Rooney is England’s outstanding leader and will STAY as captain, says Gareth Southgate
Wayne Rooney in action for England By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Monday, October 3, 2016 England interim manager Gareth Southgate insists it is a no-brainer to keep Wayne Rooney on as captain. Rooney endured a disappointing Euro 2016 and has lost his starting spot at Manchester United after a poor start to... Read more
Transfer report: Manchester City, Manchester United and Valencia all tracking Benfica full-back Alex Grimaldo
Alex Grimaldo By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Monday, October 3, 2016 Valencia have joined Manchester City and Manchester United in the race to land Benfica full-back Alex Grimaldo. The 21-year-old only joined the Portuguese club in December, when they paid Barcelona around £1.3m to land him. But Benfica are already facing... Read more