Keane quits as Nottingham Forest assistant manager

Roy Keane has left his post as assistant manager at Nottingham Forest. The Sky Bet Championship side announced the news on Sunday morning. The Irishman, who played for the Midlands club between 1990 and 1993, had been working alongside manager Martin O’Neill. A statement from the club read: ‘Nottingham Forest can confirm that assistant manager […]

Pep Guardiola’s famous cardigan auctions for £6,000

Manchester City managerPep Guardiola has raised £6,000 for the club’s charity by auctioning his famous hooded cardigan. The English Premier League winning boss announced after this season’s FA Cup final he would give away his ‘coatigan’ – worn on the touchline through the club’s highs and lows – to raise money for City in the […]

Sarri leaves Chelsea take over as Juventus boss

Chelsea have announced manager Maurizio Sarri has left the club to take charge of Italian champions Juventus. The Blues and Juventus have agreed a compensation package, understood to be in excess of £5million, for Sarri, 60, who signed a three-year deal with Chelsea when appointed last summer. ‘Maurizio Sarri is leaving Chelsea Football Club to […]

Premier League releases fixtures for the 2019-2020 season

Manchester City will start the defence of their Premier League title at West Ham. The 2019-20 fixtures, announced on Thursday morning, handed Pep Guardiola’s team an opening match at a venue which has proved to be productive for them since 2017. City, who have won successive Premier League titles, have picked up three points in […]

Aston Villa sign Anwar El Ghazi on a permanent deal

Aston Villa have signed Anwar El Ghazi on a permanent deal from French club Lille. The 24-year-old has agreed a four-year contract, having spent last season on loan at Villa Park. El Ghazi starred in the Championship play-off final win against Derby last month, scoring the opening goal in the 2-1 victory which clinched Villa’s […]

Aston Villa sign Jota from rivals Birmingham City

Aston Villa have signed Jota from city rivals Birmingham for an undisclosed fee. The 27-year-old Spanish attacker has signed a two-year contract with the Premier League newcomers. He is reunited at Villa Park with Dean Smith, who was also his manager at Brentford. Jota said: ‘Becoming a Premier League player was important for me and […]

Adrian, Nasri and Carroll all leave West Ham Utd

Andy Carroll, Adrian and Samir Nasri are to leave West Ham this summer. The trio, along with Spanish striker Toni Martinez, will depart the English Premier League club when their contracts expire at the end of June. West Ham joint-chairmen David Sullivan and David Gold said in a statement on the Hammers website: ‘Andy and […]

Aston Villa secure their return to English Premier League

Aston Villa will play in the English Premier League next season after beating Derby in what has been described as ‘the richest game in football’. Villa secured promotion after goals from Anwar El Ghazi and John McGinn earned them a 2-1 win in the Championship Play-Off Final at Wembley. The Birmingham club were the better […]

Arsenal confirm Mkhitaryan will miss Europa League final

Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan will not play in the Europa League final against Chelsea on 29 May. It is understood the Armenian, 30, feared for his safety on the pitch in Baku in Azerbaijan. As a result of political tensions between Azerbaijan and Armenia, Mkhitaryan has missed club matches played in Azerbaijan in the past. […]

Fit-again Firmino returns to Liverpool training

Roberto Firmino has given Liverpool a Champions League final boost by returning to training. The Brazil international has missed the last three matches with a thigh problem but was able to take part in the first session of the squad’s pre-final camp in Marbella. Firmino was the first player to arrive on the south coast […]

Giroud signs new one-year deal with Chelsea

Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud has signed a new contract with the club. The 32-year-old Frenchman’s new deal extends his stay at Stamford Bridge until the end of the 2019-20 season. He said: ‘I am very happy to sign a new contract. I really wanted to stay at least one more year. ‘I have felt a […]

Raheem Sterling named FWA Footballer of the Year

Raheem Sterling has been named the Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year. The Manchester City star has played a vital role in the success of Pep Guardiola’s team, scoring 17 goals and providing 12 assists in the English Premier League. He wrote on Instagram: ‘Very proud with the PFA Young Player of the year, and […]

English Premier League launches anti-racism campaign

The English Premier League has launched the No Room for Racism campaign as part of its commitment to help tackle discrimination on and off the pitch. Fulham and Manchester City players wore ‘Kick it out’ t-shirts – including Raheem Sterling, who was playing for England when the players were racially abused in Montenegro on Monday. […]

Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin out for nine months with knee injury

Arsenal star Hector Bellerin could be out of action for up to nine months after suffering a knee injury. The full-back ruptured knee ligaments during Saturday’s win over Chelsea, the Gunners have confirmed. Bellerin went down unchallenged during the second half of Arsenal’s 2-0 victory and was carried off on a stretcher. The 23-year-old was […]

Jose Mourinho insists he is ‘too young’ to retire

Jose Mourinho says he is ‘too young’ to consider retirement and insists he still belongs at the top level of football. He was sacked as Manchester United manager during December, with the team going on to since win six straight matches under caretaker boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Mourinho, though, has no intentions of letting United […]

Arsenal boss Emery charged with misconduct by FA

Arsenal boss Unai Emery has been charged with improper conduct after he kicked a water bottle into the crowd during his side’s draw at Brighton. The Spaniard immediately apologised to a supporter, who was also given the shirt of Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny as a gesture by the club. Emery went to speak to the […]