Month: December 2020

9:36 AM ET Associated Press Goteborg will return next year despite announcing the club’s dissolution two days ago. Photo by Matt McNulty – Manchester City/Manchester City FC via Getty Images Swedish women’s league champions Goteborg FC will return to defend their title in 2021 as a result of an “overwhelming” response from potential investors just two
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7:52 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Manchester United have discussed the possibility of signing Norwich City defender Max Aarons but believe they may have to wait until the summer to firm up their interest, sources have told ESPN. Aarons has been a target since last summer when Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and the recruitment department drew up
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8:07 AM ET New Burnley owner Alan Pace has said he is prepared to back the club the upcoming transfer window. Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via Getty Images Former Real Salt Lake chairman Alan Pace has bought Premier League club Burnley, it was announced on Thursday. Burnley confirmed that American investment group ALK Capital —
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10:09 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Manchester United’s Edinson Cavani will miss matches against Aston Villa, Manchester City and Watford.. Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani has been handed a three-match ban and fined £100,000 after he chose not to contest a charge relating to a post made on his Instagram account. Cavani,
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11:53 AM ET Associated Press Former Manchester United boss Tommy Docherty has died at 92 after a long illness. Photo by Nick Potts/PA Images via Getty Images Former Manchester United manager Tommy Docherty has died at the age of 92, his family announced on Thursday. Docherty, affectionately known as “The Doc,” had suffered from a long
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10:06 AM ET Liverpool‘s table-topping clash with Manchester United in January will be played behind closed doors at Anfield after the UK government moved the Liverpool region into Tier 3 in the national coronavirus restrictions. The change in Liverpool’s status — the city had previously been in Tier 2, but moved up due to an
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6:01 PM ET Jurgen Klopp said Liverpool are making “lemonade” out of an up-and-down season that has seen the defending champs maintain their spot atop the Premier League in 2020-21. The Reds are three points ahead of Manchester United after a goalless draw at Newcastle on Wednesday. It was their second time splitting the spoils
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5:22 PM ET Real Madrid were held to a 1-1 draw by a fiery Elche side on Wednesday, as Zinedine Zidane’s team failed to keep pace in La Liga with Atletico Madrid. Luka Modric opened the scoring for Real shortly before the 20-minute mark, heading home from a rebound after Elche keeper Edgar Badía tipped
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10:41 AM ET The Premier League said it has “full confidence” that the 2020-21 season will continue as planned, despite an escalation in positive COVID-19 cases that has led to a second fixture postponement in three days following the decision to call off Tottenham’s clash with Fulham on Wednesday. An outbreak of COVID-19 at Fulham
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10:21 AM ET Tottenham’s Premier League home clash against Fulham has been postponed due to COVID-19, the Premier League announced on Wednesday. The match at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium was put in doubt on Tuesday after Fulham returned a number of positive COVID-19 tests earlier this week. The match was scheduled to kick off at
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9:00 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent David De Gea has declared himself fit for Manchester United‘s clash with Aston Villa after being flattened by Adama Traore during the win over Wolves. De Gea was left writhing around in pain after an accidental collision with Traore in the second half of the 1-0 victory at Old Trafford
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8:08 AM ET Leeds United have been criticised after the club’s official Twitter account mocked football pundit and former England international Karen Carney after she claimed they will struggle at the end of the season. Before Leeds won 5-0 at West Brom on Tuesday, Carney said Leeds had benefited from the coronavirus break in March
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6:50 AM ET Sheffield United winger Oliver Burke has beaten Gareth Bale‘s 24-game winless streak in the Premier League after his side’s 1-0 loss against Burnley on Wednesday. Burke, has failed to feature in a winning game in the top flight (0-21-4) since making his debut for West Bromwich Albion in August 2017. – Where
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