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  • Callum Wilson: Striker ignoring any transfer talk and focusing on Bournemouth

    Sky Sports "Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson says he does not deserve to be linked with a move to a bigger Premier League club because of his poor form. The 28-year-old netted 14 times during a productive campaign a season ago but by his own admission, he has endured periods of inconsistency in..." April 03

  • China mooted as destination to finish Premier League season

    The Score "Premier League clubs, growing increasingly desperate as they continue to explore all options in order to complete the current season, have floated the possibility of shifting the entire operation abroad, according to The Athletic's Adam Crafton and David Ornstein. Ahead of a..." April 02

  • Gianluigi Donnarumma learning English ahead of Premier League move

    Pro Soccer Talk "Gianluigi Donnarumma to the Premier League? Marca cites reports out of Italy that Donnarumma is learning English ahead of a transfer that would cost between $21 million and $27 million. Donnarumma has already made 190 appearances for AC Milan despite his relatively..." March 19

  • Possible dates for Premier League season to end revealed

    Pro Soccer Talk "Possible dates to end the domestic league seasons in Europe, including the Premier League, have been revealed following UEFA’s videoconference meeting on Thursday, as they discussed their options to cope with the coronavirus pandemic. UEFA postponed EURO 2020 and agreed to..." March 17

  • England cancels friendlies following postponement of Euro 2020

    The Score " England's June friendlies against Austria and Romania have been called off after Euro 2020 was postponed for a year due to the coronavirus. Gareth Southgate's side were due to face Austria in Vienna on June 2 before playing Romania at Villa Park on June 7. But..." March 17

  • Wayne Rooney rips Premier League's coronavirus response, says players were 'guinea pigs'

    CBS Sports "Wayne Rooney ripped the Premier League's response to the coronavirus pandemic in a column that ran Sunday in British newspaper The Times. The Premier League ultimately decided to suspend its season after Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta and Chelsea player Callum..." March 16

  • Premier League to hold emergency meeting Thursday over season's future

    ESPN "The Premier League will hold a meeting with clubs on Thursday to discuss the fate of the season, an FA spokesperson told ESPN. The league was suspended until April 3 at the earliest on Friday after an emergency meeting. Officials were forced to act..." March 14

  • Sorry Liverpool but Premier League has to be declared null and void if players can’t play again

    The Sun "NO escaping the fact now, football in England is entering its most devastating period in 75 years. The news that Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta (which came in a phone call to me from the Arsenal CEO late Thursday) and Chelsea forward Callum Hudson-Odoi tested positive for coronavirus..." March 14

  • Premier League clubs may refuse to resume season when coronavirus crisis calms

    Daily Mail "Premier League clubs may refuse to play when the season is due to resume next month because of widespread concerns about their players' fitness and the integrity of the competition.  All of English professional football was shut down until April 3 on Friday following..." March 14

  • Chelsea, Tottenham interested in Bournemouth goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale

    We Ain't Got No History "According to a report by Daily Mail, Chelsea have put Aaron Ramsdale on the wishlist for the summer as we look for potential reinforcements (or competition) at the position. The 21-year-old has been a rare spark for Bournemouth during their shambolic season, and other clubs would..." March 14

  • New Premier League schedule for April announced

    Pro Soccer Talk "The new Premier League schedule for April has been announced and there are plenty of changes to times and days. This is always a huge month in the Premier League season, especially with the title about to be wrapped up, the top four battle set to go down to the wire and the..." February 21

  • Premier League reveal plans for a Netflix-style streaming service to revolutionise how English football is consumed

    talk sport "The league’s new CEO, Richard Masters, has revealed they are actively working on plans to launch a Netflix-style digital streaming channel, selling live games direct to fans. Trials of a new ‘Over The Top’ (OTT) service that cuts out traditional broadcasters could..." February 09

  • England's top clubs promise league-wide bans for abusive fan behavior

    The Score "Premier League clubs have agreed to extend bans imposed on supporters for abusive behaviour to every stadium in the top-flight. There have been several incidents of Premier League stars being subjected to racist abuse from the stands this season. The Professional..." February 06

  • Teenage Bournemouth fan handed 3-year stadium ban for racism

    The Score "A 17-year-old Bournemouth supporter was banned from attending football matches for three years on Tuesday after he plead guilty to racist abuse. The fan partook in indecent/racial chanting during the Cherries' 3-2 loss at Tottenham Hotspur in November, the..." February 06

  • Soccer reacts to Kobe Bryant, daughter deaths

    ESPN "Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were among several people killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday, a source confirmed to ESPN. Bryant was 41. Drafted 13th overall in 1996 out of Lower Merion High School outside of Philadelphia, Bryant was a five-time..." January 27

  • Steve Bruce expresses admiration for Danny Rose with six clubs interested

    Cartilage Free Captain "It’s pretty much an open secret that Tottenham Hotspur are ready to be done with Danny Rose. Danny has been pretty outspoken about his dissatisfaction of at least some of his experiences at Spurs, and it’s also been clear that Tottenham have been trying to offload him for..." January 25

  • Jose Mourinho in favor of PL’s winter break, but says timing all wrong

    Pro Soccer Talk "Jose Mourinho seems to be quite happy that the Premier League will implement its first-ever winter break next month, allowing players a bit of rest and recovery time during a marathon campaign, but says its timing makes the break almost worthless for clubs competing in European..." January 24

  • Report: Premier League refs told to use pitchside monitors for red cards

    The Score "The Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL) has instructed Premier League referees to start employing pitchside monitors when making potential red card decisions, according to BBC Sport's Simon Stone. Match officials in England's top flight have been criticized..." January 17

  • PFA under investigation over serious concerns about how charity is run

    The Score "The Professional Footballers' Association, the trade union for players in England and Wales, is facing a statutory inquiry into serious concerns about how the charity is run. The UK government's Charity Commission describes the inquiry as the "most serious..." January 14

  • Jose Mourinho, Jurgen Klopp are right: Premier League's holiday fixture congestion is a big problem

    Yahoo! Sports "Every Premier League team knows exactly what it will be dealing with when the fixtures for the new season are released at the start of every summer. There’s no great mystery about it. The schedule packs in three games per team between Christmas and New Year’s Day, an onslaught of..." December 31

  • Premier League coaching hot seat

    CBS Sports "It's December, and six managers have already been sacked this Premier League season. At the halfway point of the 2019-20 campaign, five teams have made changes with Watford already firing two managers in Javi Gracia and Quique Sanchez Flores. The latest to get canned was West Ham's..." December 30

  • Best Christmas messages from Premier League

    NBC Sports "Merry Christmas to everyone! Premier League stars and clubs have been sending out holiday wishes on Christmas Day, and there have been some absolute beauties. From Kevin De Bruyne winning the holiday season with his recreation of Kevin McAllister from Home Alone,..." December 25

  • The perfect Christmas gift for every Premier League club

    The Score "The holidays are here, and with the Premier League swiftly approaching the midway point, here's a look at the perfect gift for each of the 20 sides. Aston Villa Better away form: Dean Smith's charges have the fewest away points (4) despite bagging a dozen goals..." December 25

  • Chelsea’s £40m buyback clause for Nathan Aké expires in January

    The Sun "CHELSEA will have to move fast if they want to re-sign Bournemouth defender Nathan Ake. That's because the 24-year-old's £40m buy-back clause expires in the summer. According to The Athletic the Blues have the first refusal to sign the defender who..." December 16

  • Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe admits Nathan Aké situation ‘out of our control’

    We Ain't Got No History "AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe is a big fan of Nathan Aké, and that relationship has been beneficial to both of them ever since the Gullit-haired center back arrived from Chelsea for a club-record £20m transfer fee in 2017. Aké left Chelsea in..." December 11

  • Frank Lampard to consider Nathan Aké January pursuit after latest defensive shambles from Chelsea

    We Ain't Got No History "Chelsea may be fourth in the league and going well enough (for now) in the Champions League, but the team’s problems in just about every phase of play are obvious, stark and often immediate, and may not be able to be solved just through the resources already available to us. One..." December 08

  • Jürgen Klopp says Liverpool loanee Harry Wilson can succeed at Anfield

    The Guardian "Jürgen Klopp has said Liverpool would have sold Harry Wilson last summer if he did not believe he had a first-team future at Anfield. The 22-year-old has impressed on loan at Bournemouth this season with six goals for Eddie Howe’s side, who host the unbeaten Premier..." December 07

  • Premier League referees' chief concedes VAR must improve

    The Score "Mike Riley, managing director of Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL), conceded Thursday that the VAR system in the Premier League needs to improve. During a shareholders' meeting on Thursday, Riley addressed concerns from Premier League clubs about the..." November 14

  • Liverpool in advanced talks with Bournemouth over Ryan Fraser transfer

    talkSport "Liverpool are in advanced talks with Bournemouth over a deal to sign Ryan Fraser in January, talkSPORT understands. Fraser, the winger, has failed to live up to his usual heights this season with only one goal and two assists recorded in 11 appearances. He has previously..." November 12

  • Chelsea urged to re-sign Nathan Ake by club scout

    Sky Sports "Chelsea scout Piet de Visser has urged the club to re-sign Nathan Ake from Bournemouth. Netherlands international Ake switched from Stamford Bridge to the South Coast for £20m in 2017, having struggled to break from the academy into the Blues first team. But now that..." October 24

  • Chelsea, Liverpool ‘monitoring’ AFC Bournemouth midfielder Lewis Cook

    We Ain't Got No History "AFC Bournemouth midfielder Lewis Cook recently told The Athletic that he and his long-time girlfriend “are really settled down here”, but that hasn’t stopped the Daily Mail from linking the 22-year-old with both Liverpool and Chelsea because both teams are “in..." October 19

  • AFC Bournemouth loan manager Carl Fletcher in talks to become new Leyton Orient boss

    Daily Echo "CHERRIES loan manager Carl Fletcher has been offered the job as Leyton Orient boss, the Daily Echo understands. Fletcher changed roles at Cherries last year having previously coached the club's under-21s. " October 15

  • Callum Wilson Manchester United transfer speculation 'pointless' says AFC Bournemouth boss Howe

    Daily Echo "BOSS Eddie Howe described as “pointless” the transfer speculation surrounding Callum Wilson and Manchester United. Cherries’ star frontman Wilson has been in electric form with four goals in his past five games, a record helping him retain his place in Gareth..." October 07

  • Man Utd plan to sign Callum Wilson in January transfer window emerges before Newcastle

    Express "Manchester United’s plot to sign Callum Wilson from Bournemouth during the January transfer window has come to light ahead of their Premier League showdown with Newcastle. Manchester United plan to tempt Bournemouth star Callum Wilson into joining in January by using the..." October 06