Premier League quiet on reports that chairman is on the brink of resigning

The Premier League has declined to comment on reports that chairman Gary Hoffman is on the brink of resigning. According to Sky News Hoffman is close to stepping down from the post following a backlash from clubs over the League’s handling of the takeover of Newcastle by a Saudi-led consortium

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

Liverpool’s Thiago would ‘welcome’ Barcelona return in reunion with Xavi

New Barcelona boss Xavi is open for a Catalan return for Liverpool playmaker Thiago Alcantara. Xavi arrived at the Nou Camp after Barcelona dismissed Ronald Koeman earlier this month following a poor run of results for the Blaugrana. Thiago came through the famed La Masia academy before he had his

Arsenal, Liverpool and six clubs who will suffer most from AFCON in January

Don’t wait around for updates – sign up for our daily football email newsletter today! With the Africa Cup of Nations on the horizon, Premier League clubs are bracing themselves for a very difficult January. The tournament, which is going to be held in Cameroon, was originally scheduled to be

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

Billionaire West Ham investor Daniel Kretinsky is ‘dating’ 24-year-old Olympian

Billionaire investor Daniel Kretinsky is now the the second largest shareholder at West Ham following his successful purchase of a 27 per cent stake earlier this week. The Czech businessman has joined the Premier League club alongside associate Pavel Horsky, and will be working closely alongside joint-chairmen David Sullivan and

Henry meets TikToker Francis Bourgeois in ‘most heartwarming collab of all-time’

Don’t wait around for updates – sign up for our daily football email newsletter today! Overnight TikTok sensation Francis Bourgeois has met up with Thierry Henry in a crossover that fans have labelled the most heartwarming collab of all time. Bourgeois has shot to fame on the social media platform

5 Premier League managerial departures so far this season

Dean Smith’s sacking as Aston Villa boss on Sunday took the number of managers parting company with clubs in the Premier League this season to five. Here, the PA news agency takes a look at the quintet to have made exits. Xisco Munoz The Spaniard, who got Watford promoted to

West Ham vs Liverpool LIVE: Premier League team news, line-ups and more today

Trent Alexander-Arnold warms up before kick-off Liverpool face West Ham United today as they try to continue the stunning away form which has underpinned their season so far, against a Hammers side flying themselves at home and abroad. The Reds have scored a minimum of three goals in all five