The last time Everton collected 13 points from the opening six games of a season they went on to qualify for the Champions League. The last time, 2004-05, they were not as good as this. David Moyes's latest incarnation were again commanding and at times exhilarating as Southampton were made to suffer.
Chelsea, Manchester City, and PSG, are among the big spenders who may have to rein it in, and sponsorship deals to get around it may not be enough to ward off FFP biting.
One of America's most famous newspaper publishers, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, whose family owns the New York Times, died on Saturday at the age of 86.
Chelsea have been linked with a massive bid for Oscar Cardozo. For that money, a certain Colombian striker would be a far better bet.
Joey Barton has taken to Twitter to call the FA’s handling of John Terry’s racism tribunal a “shambles”, comparing it to his own 12 match ban for violence, and Liverpool's Luis Suarez' eight match suspension for a similar offence.
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Remember when he destroyed Manchester United at Old Trafford? Well that was 2003, this is 2012, and a lot has changed since then.
David Beckham, Joey Barton, Wayne Rooney or Paolo Di Canio could be immortalised for their moments of match day violence in this crazy world.
With the news that Nemanja Vidic will be out action for Manchester United for at least 8 weeks, his defensive partner Rio Ferdinand has played down fears that United’s results will suffer in his absence, but is there a smidgeon of false confidence from the former England captain?
Tottenham Hotspur’s Moussa Dembele signed for the club in August for a fee of £15 from London rivals Fulham, where he appeared 75 times over three seasons.