The former Fifa president Sepp Blatter is facing another corruption investigation after the ethics committee of world football’s governing body announced it was opening proceedings against him and his key lieutenants Jérôme Valcke and Markus Kattner.
Pep Guardiola has promised he will join José Mourinho for a drink after the Manchester derby if his United counterpart makes the offer.
David de Gea is 6ft 4in but even he looks up to Zlatan Ibrahimovic – quite literally. There is an expression on the Manchester United goalkeeper’s face that says as much as he does. It is one that José Mourinho hopes will find its echo in opponents when they line up alongside his side in the tunnel. The Portuguese manager, described by his goalkeeper as a “winner”, is building a talented team; he is also building an intimidating one.
Bermondsey, Millwall’s south London home patch for the past 106 years, has been called many things in its time. “London’s larder” was one hopeful piece of rebranding, tribute to its many tinned food factories.
Everton have been told it will cost in the region of £30m to acquire land for a new stadium on the banks of the river Mersey.
Pep Guardiola has paid tribute to Zlatan Ibrahimovic as a player while expressing disappointment at the way the striker has used the media to air his grievances instead of fronting up.
Jürgen Klopp loved the sound of his own voice as it echoed around Anfield in training on Thursday, a reassuring sign for the architects, builders and moneymen behind the new main stand that has embellished Liverpool’s historic home. Their hard work is almost done – the finishing touches will not be complete until the turn of the year – but it begins in earnest for the Liverpool manager against champions Leicester City. “Fill it with life,” said Klopp of his revamped, 54,000-capacity workplace. “That is my responsibility.”
It is impossible to point to a resumption of hostilities that never actually ceased.
Michael Mols has experienced the Old Firm derby with Rangers.
Thousands of you voted via Twitter for the Premier League players you feel are the most overrated, now we can name the XI who came out on top.
Adebayor's time at City was not the best, even if there was one particularly memorable moment.
Leeds United have been linked with an international right-back, but they do not need him.