Over the years there have been many stories of near-miss transfers that would have changed the course of football, and this is a big one.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has recruited HSBC's chief European economist as a key adviser.
Everton have the second best defensive record in the Premier League this season.
Celtic forward Leigh Griffiths was not selected to start in Scotland's latest World Cup qualifier against Lithuania.
West Bromwich Albion continue to enjoy life in the Premier League, but it is time to look back on how different things were five years ago.
The defensive midfielder is reportedly at the centre of a Merseyside tug-of-war and with good reason.
Former Barcelona star Xavi speaks highly of Celtic fans.
Queens Park Rangers have been fined £7,500 for failing to control their players following the 2-1 victory over rivals Fulham.
Liverpool are the joint top goal-scorers in the Premier League this season.
Gareth Southgate began his new position in charge of the England side by insisting he was not “too nice” for the role and making it clear Wayne Rooney would not be given the same freedom that Sam Allardyce had promised the national team captain.
So: how’s it been for you? As the Premier League takes a breath, sucks on half an orange, and smears some soothing embrocation across a vivid set of autumnal bruises, this seems like an ideal moment to sit back and review a particularly frantic opening act.
Ryan Giggs, perhaps, would have been the easy appointment for Swansea City. Bob Bradley, however, was the interesting appointment. He’s always the interesting appointment.