Sunderland have failed to win any of their first nine Premier League matches since David Moyes took charge.
Pep Guardiola has given his first indication English football is proving more exhausting than he anticipated, as Manchester City prepare for an EFL Cup derby against Manchester United in the middle of a sequence of six games in 18 days.
Gareth Southgate has suggested Wayne Rooney’s status as England captain is not under threat despite him being dropped by Manchester United and has left the door open for Marcus Rashford to play at the European Under-21 Championship next summer.
Last year, on the occasion of Watford’s promotion to the Premier League, Gino Pozzo gave Troy Deeney a watch. Not just any watch either, a Rolex, which the club’s owner presented to the striker in acknowledgement of a great achievement: scoring 20 goals in three consecutive seasons.
Everton signed Idrissa Gueye from Aston Villa after they activated his £7 million release clause in August.
As the ball bobbled across the face of goal, evaded his outstretched right foot and brushed off his back-side, Jozy Altidore’s Premier League career hit rock bottom.
Arsenal have begun their 2016/17 campaign in impressive fashion.
November nears and many of the pre-season forecasts remain valid. Everyone is talking about Manchester, just as predicted. José Mourinho and Pep Guardiola are dominating the news, except not in the way most commentators imagined.
Former player not surprised to see Walter Zenga depart Wolverhampton Wanderers.