November has dawned, always a month of reckoning for the four home unions.
The Manchester City manager, Roberto Mancini, held extensive negotiations with Monaco with a view to joining the club at the end of last season.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has admitted that Arsenal have a defensive problem in the wake of their 5-7 League Cup victory over Reading.
Geno Smith has become one of the most talked about quarterbacks in the College Football ranks this season, and has even been tipped to usurp the highly rated Matt Barkley in next year's draft by being a higher pick.
Brazilian starlet Neymar has played down speculation that he could make a move to one of Europe’s top clubs, after being linked with Manchester City, Manchester City and Chelsea over the past month, as well as Barcelona.
We may only be through week 8, but teams with losing records are already thinking about next year's draft picks. Who will they be considering?