Ten points from five very testing games to start the new Premier League season and Liverpool will full of confidence.
The Tottenham Hotspur star snubbed his side's London rivals as a teenager.
Stoke were knocked out of the EFL Cup, losing 2-1 to Hull City.
Newcastle United's relegation was effectively sealed with a goalless draw at Villa Park in May.
The Netherlands international was one of a number of excellent performers in the 5-0 rout against the Gills.
Blackwell was dismissed after just over two years in charge.
West Ham United were paired with their London rivals in the League Cup.
Celtic edged out Alloa to reach the semi-finals of the League Cup.
The Villa midfielder has become embroiled in another off the field controversy.
Michael Carrick proved his importance for Manchester United, but at 35-years-old they need to find a replacement.
Tottenham take on Crystal Palace in the Premier League this afternoon.
Mark Lawrenson thinks West Brom will draw 1-1 with Everton this afternoon.
Thesauruses exhausted, all superlatives spent, the world’s press turned to the man himself to ask for help. “Usain,” the question came, “at London 2012, you spoke a lot about how you wanted to become a legend. But what should we call you now?” Bolt paused, thought on it for a while. “Well,” he said, “someone said at a press conference last year that if I win these three gold medals, I will be immortal. And I kind of liked it. So I’m going to run with that: immortal.”