This time last year Rafael Benítez was preparing Real Madrid for an assault on La Liga and the Champions League but, so far at least, he is finding life in the Championship at Newcastle United far from a culture shock.
David Gold thanks the West Ham United fans for making the first game at the Olympic Stadium memorable.
The frontman was released from the Gunners' academy as a youngster.
Sheffield Wednesday and Aston Villa will face each other in the Championship on Sunday.
Here is how we predict Queens Park Rangers and Leeds United will line up this weekend:
Everton are reportedly keen on Sporting goalkeeper Rui Patricio.
Let’s start with the obvious: nobody – not renowned surgeon Dr James Andrews, not agent Scott Boras, not Washington Nationals and New York Mets general managers Mike Rizzo and Sandy Alderson, not Hall of Fame pitcher John Smoltz – knows the right path when it comes to protecting young arms.
Celtic will reportedly have Manchester City-owned Patrick Roberts available for their Champions League playoff first-leg tie.
Guardian writers’ predicted position: 9th (NB: this is not necessarily Paul Doyle’s prediction but the average of our writers’ tips)
Rangers boss Mark Warburton would still be keen to bring Dominic Ball back to Ibrox.