Just when you think it is safe to talk up Arsenal. Arsène Wenger's team had arrived on the south coast buoyed by their best spell of the season, with four straight Premier League wins and goals aplenty, and it felt as though this was a fixture to press their top-four credentials. Relegation-threatened opponents such as Southampton need to be beaten.
Manchester United have been linked with signing Frank Lampard. How do fans feel about it?
Could Arsenal, Liverpool, QPR, Swansea, Wigan Athletic or anyone else complete a steal in the window?
Long-time Arsenal target Yann M’Vila seemed to have the world at his feet this time last year but now seems to have burnt his bridges both and home and away. Will he be granted a second chance in January?
I'm not big on quotes. You won't find me putting them hanging them on my mirror for inspiration, or putting them on Facebook. But every now and then I find one that helps define my thinking. And then I love it. Recently it was 'A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.'
All the latest news, views, and rumours connected to Liverpool over the past 24 hours.
With the winner of the 2012 Ballon d'Or to be decided on January 7th in Switzerland, Cristiano Ronaldo will be hoping he can finally knock Lionel Messi off his perch, but defeat could see him leave Real Madrid.
Whilst the minimum fee release clause is well known to fans of Spanish football, and indeed Football Manager, it has never been as relevant in the Premier League as it is this January. Whose buy out fees will be met this winter, and whose certainly won't?
Despite a woeful performance in their 3-0 home loss to Liverpool, Harry Redknapp believes that his QPR team have what it takes to stay up - what do they need to do?