5 strange injuries footballers suffered celebrating including finger ripped off

Celebrating a goal is supposed to be a moment of pure joy and exhilaration, but sometimes things can go badly wrong. Most goal celebrations are harmless, think Alan Shearer's one-handed salute or Cristiano Ronaldo's iconic 'Siuuuu' gesture. But some carry a greater risk of danger and have even resulted in

Premier League reveal winter break dates to accommodate 2022 World Cup in Qatar

The Premier League has confirmed a mid-season break in November and December will be included to accommodate the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Due to the high temperatures in Qatar during the summer, next year’s tournament will be held in the cooler months but will mean disruption to several leagues

8 former Premier League stars who look completely unrecognisable after retiring

During their careers, Premier League footballers must stick to strict diets and training regimes to keep them in peak physical shape in order to compete at the highest level. This means that, for many former players, retirement offers the chance to indulge in certain aspects of life that they could

Arsenal’s four managerial candidates before Arteta and where they are now

Nobody knew what to expect when novice Mikel Arteta was appointed as Arsenal manager in December 2019. After sacking Unai Emery and giving Freddie Ljungberg a chance as interim manager, the Gunners created a shortlist of managers before Arteta impressed them enough in his interview to land the position. His

Willian compared to Aubameyang and Saka by former Gunners goalkeeper

Former Arsenal goalkeeper Mat Ryan has made the revelation that Willian impressed him during his spell with the Gunners despite being underwhelming during matches. The Brazil winger joined Arsenal from rivals Chelsea in 2020 but his performances left a lot to be desired and he eventually left the Emirates Stadium

Bruno Fernandes deletes Arsenal post after Man Utd's defeat to Man City

Bruno Fernandes endured further humiliation after Manchester United’s derby defeat to Manchester City after his PR team accidentally posted a message which was meant for Arsenal forward Gabriel Martinelli. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side registered another uninspiring display at Old Trafford as an own goal from Eric Bailly and Bernardo Silva’s

Patrick Vieira kicked teammate Bentley ‘every day for months’ for stealing seat

An ex-Arsenal youth team player has revealed how he once stole Patrick Vieira’s seat at breakfast, which led to his captain kicking him in training for months. Before he went on to play for England after decent spells with Blackburn Rovers and Tottenham Hotspur, David Bentley started his career in

Ben White names Lewis Dunk as "idol" despite admission he doesn’t watch football

Ben White has named Brighton and Hove Albion star Lewis Dunk as his football "idol" growing up – despite recently admitting he does not watch football in his free time. The Arsenal defender revealed earlier this month that he never watched much football growing up and instead preferred playing the