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  • UK government announces plans for Premier League fans to return

    Pro Soccer Talk "The Premier League could see fans return for the final week of the 2020-21 season, as the UK government has announced its plan to come out of lockdown in the coming weeks and months. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his ‘roadmap’ plan on Monday, as the rate..." February 22

  • Most Man United fans would prefer Wilfred Ndidi to Eduardo Camavinga

    The Peoples Person "Most Manchester United fans do not want the club to go all out to sign midfielder Eduardo Camavinga this summer. The Rennes midfielder is expected to cost around €50-€60 million. With one year left on his contract, the French outfit are likely to cash in on the 18-year-old..." February 21

  • Tottenham pursue Rodgers nine years after he was Levy’s ‘preferred choice’

    Football Insiders "Brendan Rodgers is a leading contender to replace Jose Mourinho as Tottenham manager – after nearly landing the job nine years ago, Football Insider understands. The Leicester City boss has been admired for a long time by chairman Daniel Levy, stretching back to his..." February 21

  • EPL referee receives death threats as another red is overturned

    ESPN "Referee Mike Dean has asked to not be involved in any Premier League games this weekend after he was targeted with online death threats alongside members of his family. The death threats have been reported to the police and Dean is still set to referee the FA Cup tie..." February 08

  • Leicester City in talks with midfielder Youri Tielemans over a potential new £100,000-a-week contract

    Daily Mail "Youri Tielemans is in talks over a new contract at Leicester that would place him among the club's top earners. The midfielder has been in outstanding form this term to help keep the Foxes in the top four throughout the campaign and making 29 appearances in all..." February 06

  • Leicester will sign striker in summer transfer market to cover Jamie Vardy, says Brendan Rodgers

    Independent Mail "Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers will target a striker during the summer transfer window to provide back-up for Jamie Vardy. The 34-year-old's absence has been keenly felt recently, with the Foxes earning only one point from the matches he..." February 03

  • Crystal Palace race Benfica and Monaco to sign Leicester's Demarai Gray

    The Guardian "Crystal Palace face competition from Benfica and Monaco to sign Demarai Gray from Leicester for a cut-price fee. Gray’s contract at the King Power Stadium expires in the summer, with the former England Under-21 forward having played just 18 minutes in the Premier League for..." January 26

  • Premier League reports drop in COVID-19 cases

    The Score "The amount of COVID-19 cases in the Premier League continues to fall. There were only eight positive results among the 2,518 players and club staff tested over two rounds of testing between Jan. 18 and Jan. 24, the Premier League announced on Monday. " January 25

  • Everton and Leicester are interested in Danny Ings

    90 Min "Leicester and Everton have joined the race for Southampton striker Danny Ings, who is yet to commit his long-term future to the club. Ings saw a dream move to Liverpool ruined by long-term knee injuries and left Anfield, initially on loan, in 2018 just as Jurgen Klopp was beginning to..." January 24

  • Crystal Palace want to sign Leicester City's English winger Demarai Gray

    The Sun "The Eagles will swoop for Gray as a replacement for Andros Townsend if he leaves this month — or at the end of his deal in the summer. Gray seems sure to seek a fresh start after Foxes manager Brendan Rodgers sidelined him. He has only played one Premier..." January 24

  • Odsonne Edouard to Leicester: Brendan Rodgers plots raid of former club Celtic

    talk sport "Brendan Rodgers could look towards his former club Celtic for Jamie Vardy’s long-term successor at Leicester by making a move for Odsonne Edouard. The 23-year-old striker is one of the hottest talents in Scottish football – and Foxes manager Rodgers knows all..." January 23

  • Leicester's Vardy will miss 'a few weeks' following hernia surgery

    The Score "Jamie Vardy will miss "a few weeks" after having a minor operation on his hernia, Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers said Friday. The striker, who is joint-third in the Premier League scoring ladder with 11 goals, has been dealing with the issue..." January 22

  • EPL to allow additional 2 substitutions for concussions

    The Score "The Premier League will allow teams to use an additional two permanent substitutions to take out any player suspected of having a concussion, according to Martyn Ziegler of The Times. The trial will reportedly begin next week and extend to the FA Cup after the fourth..." January 19

  • EPL reports drop in COVID-19 cases after latest week of testing

    The Score "The Premier League uncovered 16 cases of COVID-19 from 3,115 tests administered to players and club staff between Jan. 11 and Jan. 17. It's a significant decrease from the previous count of 36 the league announced for the testing period running from Jan. 4 to Jan. 10,..." January 18

  • Premier League chief issues warning to clubs over COVID-19 protocols

    Evening Standard "The Government has warned footballers to start following coronavirus protocols and told the game’s authorities to “strictly” enforce the guidelines, following more group celebrations last night. The Premier League issued a new, strengthened set of protocols to clubs..." January 13

  • Premier League shuffles midweek games due to Aston Villa coronavirus outbreak

    ESPN "Tottenham Hotspur will now face Fulham on Wednesday after their match with Aston Villa was postponed due to a coronavirus outbreak in the Villa squad. The Premier League sanctioned a late change following medical advice that the situation at Villa Park had not..." January 11

  • Brendan Rodgers sets out Leicester City stance on Newcastle United target Hamza Choudhury

    Chronicle Live "Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers insists the Foxes are not 'overly keen' on loaning out Newcastle United target Hamza Choudhury. However, he admits they will listen to permanent offers for the former England under-21 international midfielder. Choudhury has found..." January 09

  • Filip Benkovic: Celtic in talks to sign Leicester centre-back

    Sky Sports "Celtic are in talks with Leicester City to sign centre-back Filip Benkovic. The 23-year-old is not part of Leicester's short-term plans and the Premier League club are prepared to listen to offers for the defender. Celtic are keen to bring Benkovic back to the club -..." January 09

  • Premier League insists it can survive coronavirus surge as clubs record 40 new positive COVID-19 tests

    CBS Sports "The Premier League insists it will be able to continue as normal after 40 new coronavirus tests in players and staff were recorded across the English top flight. A total of 28 cases were recorded in Premier League staff and players from 1,311 tests between Monday, December 28 and the..." January 06

  • Demarai Gray wanted by Marseille and Benfica on FREE transfer with his Leicester deal set to end in summer

    The Sun "MARSEILLE and Benfica lead a host of clubs across Europe keen to talk to Demarai Gray next month about a free transfer move. Gray’s deal at Leicester runs out at the end of the season and the winger has indicated he does not want to accept the offer of new terms from..." January 01

  • Leicester City transfer plans discussed as in-form star tipped to become Barcelona quality

    Leicester Mercury "Leicester City will keep their eyes peeled for players who can improve the squad, but Brendan Rodgers has again played down the possibility of business in the January transfer window. Speaking after City’s 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace, the final game of 2020, Rodgers..." December 30

  • President gives update on future of World Cup winner amid Leicester City transfer links

    Leicester Mercury "Marseille president Jacques-Henri Eyraud has revealed that winger Florian Thauvin could leave the club, with just six-months remaining on his contract at the club. City have been linked with the French international for the last few months, with reports suggesting that the player..." December 24

  • Jonny Evans set to sign new Leicester contract

    Daily Mail "Jonny Evans is poised to sign a new deal with Leicester in the coming days that will end rivals' hopes of signing him on a free transfer next summer. The centre-back has been in talks with the Foxes for a number of months but the breakthrough has finally arrived that should..." December 23

  • Leicester City and West Ham on alert as Roma transfer stance emerges

    Leicester Mercury "Amadou Diawara's future at Roma is back under the spotlight after reports in Italian media claimed the Serie A side would consider selling the midfielder. The Foxes has been repeatedly linked with Diawara whose position  was under great scrutiny during the last..." December 12

  • Time up for Demarai Gray at Leicester as boss Brendan Rodgers tells outcast he has no future at the club

    Daily Mail "Brendan Rodgers has told England Under-21 winger Demarai Gray he has no future at Leicester. Gray has made just one first-team appearance this season, in the 2-0 Carabao Cup home defeat by Arsenal in September, and with his contract expiring next summer Leicester..." December 12

  • Paulo Dybala Offered to Premier League's Big Six

    90 Min "Juventus forward Paulo Dybala has been offered to a number of Premier League clubs, with his representatives insisting the Argentine is now ready to seal a switch to England. Dybala came close to a move to the Premier League in 2019, when both Manchester United and Tottenham were keen..." December 07

  • What was it like as Premier League fans returned?

    Pro Soccer Talk "It was the grandeur of the Premier League with the intimacy of local pub games. And it was glorious to have fans back in stadiums. Tears welled up as I heard West Ham fans on the radio singing ‘I’m forever blowing bubbles’ as I drove towards Stamford..." December 07

  • Man Utd eye Harvey Barnes transfer with Leicester star possible Jadon Sancho alternative as Dortmund hold firm

    The Sun "MANCHESTER UNITED are keeping tabs on Leicester winger Harvey Barnes as a possible transfer alternative to Jadon Sancho. The 22-year-old attacker has had an impressive season so far and made his debut for England in a 3-0 win over Wales in October. The Red..." December 05

  • Premier League pledges £250M rescue package for lower divisions

    The Score "The English Football League (EFL) accepted an enhanced rescue package worth £250 million from the Premier League on Thursday. The deal is split into £50 million for clubs in League One and League Two in the form of grant and monitored grant payments, and a..." December 03

  • EPL clubs can't sign players freely due to Brexit shake-up

    The Score "Premier League and English Football League clubs will no longer be able to sign players from the European Union without a valid work permit unless they surpass a threshold based on the quality of the selling club and the player's seniority. The EPL and EFL announced the..." December 02

  • Leicester City have decision to make after Barnsley CEO confirms transfer talks

    Leicester Mercury "Barnsley are eager to extend Matty James' loan from Leicester City after the Tykes' chief executive Dane Murphy hailed the midfielder as  "great player." James has played every game for the Tykes so far this season and has flourished at the Championship club..." November 30

  • Man Utd line up shock transfer move for Jonny Evans

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  • Liverpool, London teams to welcome fans back, Manchester clubs must wait

    The Score "Half of the teams in the Premier League will be permitted to welcome some fans back to stadiums when the COVID-19 lockdown in England ends next week. The U.K. government announced a new tiering system Thursday to help contain the spread of the virus, with 10 teams,..." November 26

  • Premier League reports decrease in number of new COVID-19 cases

    The Score "The Premier League announced eight new positive COVID-19 results Monday after 1,530 players and staff were tested between Nov. 16-22. That figure represents a decrease from the previous round of testing, where 16 cases were detected from 1,207 checks from Nov. 9-15 - the..." November 24

  • England to allow 4,000 fans at Premier League games in lowest-risk areas

    ESPN "Up to 4,000 spectators will be allowed attend Premier League games in lowest-risk tier one areas of England when a month-long national lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19 is lifted on Dec. 2, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Monday. As part of new COVID-19..." November 23

  • Leicester keen on Sporting Lisbon defender Nuno Mendes

    Daily Mail "Leicester City are monitoring developments with Sporting Lisbon's talented young defender Nuno Mendes. The 18-year-old is widely regarded as one of the best up and coming left-backs in Europe and has already attracted scouts from elite clubs across the..." November 17

  • Premier League could have fans back before Christmas

    ESPN "Football could have fans back inside English stadiums before Christmas, sources have told ESPN. The Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) held a landmark meeting on Tuesday with key administrators across football including representatives from the Premier..." November 17

  • English Premier League, Bundesliga teams tracking Kai Wagner

    Brotherly Game "Philadelphia Union left back Kai Wagner is drawing interest from the English Premier League, according to a report from Kristian Dyer. Dyer cites a source saying the 23-year-old is being tracked by West Ham and Fulham, among others and that “a couple Bundesliga clubs”..." November 16

  • Premier League chief doesn’t expect five sub rule to return

    Pro Soccer Talk "Premier League chief Richard Masters does not believe the Premier League 5 substitutes rule will be voted back in by the 20 clubs. Masters was giving evidence to a UK parliamentary inquiry on ‘Sport in our Communities’ during the coronavirus pandemic, as he was grilled by..." November 10

  • David Alaba Open to Premier League Move With Liverpool & Man City Interested

    90 Min "Bayern Munich defender David Alaba is open to a move to the Premier League, having previously told suitors he was not interested in a switch to the English top flight. The 28-year-old has entered the final year of his contract at the Allianz Arena and is yet to agree on an extension,..." November 10

  • Premier League bosses under pressure to SCRAP pay-per-view games during second lockdown

    The Sun "PREMIER LEAGUE bosses are under increasing pressure to scrap pay-per-view football during the looming lockdown. The £14.95 fee will be reviewed by clubs at a meeting this week. Five matches are due to be screened on Sky Sports Box Office and BT Sport Box Office this..." November 02

  • The Premier League is hoping to persuade Fifa to allow a 'margin of error' on tight offside calls

    Daily Mail "The Premier League are planning a renewed attempt to persuade FIFA to allow a ‘margin of error’ on the tight offsides that continue to plague the game. Mike Riley, the head of Professional Game Match Officials Ltd (PGMOL), wants feedback from the Dutch..." October 25

  • Leicester's Soyuncu could miss 3 months after injury on Turkey duty

    BBC "Leicester City defender Caglar Soyuncu could be out for three months with an abductor injury, manager Brendan Rodgers says. The centre-back, 24, missed Sunday's defeat by Aston Villa with the groin injury, picked up on international duty with Turkey. He had..." October 19

  • EFL clubs turn down Premier League's £50M rescue package

    The Score "The English Football League (EFL) rejected a £50-million bailout package from the Premier League on Thursday. In a meeting between the organization's 72 clubs, it was decided the Premier League's offer fell "some way short" of what is required to cover the..." October 16

  • Premier League clubs to debate Project Big Picture

    Evening Standard "Premier League clubs will have the chance to debate the details of Project Big Picture for the first time as representatives of the top-tier’s 20 sides gather for a shareholders’ meeting today. The virtual meeting comes against the backdrop of an..." October 14

  • Project Big Picture abandoned after EPL clubs vote down plans

    The Score "Project Big Picture, the controversial proposal that promised to centralize power in the hands of a select few Premier League clubs, was scrapped Wednesday after a meeting between the top division's 20 teams. Manchester United and Liverpool, the two clubs that..." October 14

  • Premier League reports 5 new COVID-19 cases

    The Score "The Premier League announced five new positive COVID-19 results Monday after 1,128 players and staff were tested between Oct. 5-11. "Players or club staff who have tested positive will self-isolate for a period of 10 days," per the league's official..." October 13

  • Leicester sign promising defender Fofana for reported €40M

    The Guardian "Leicester are close to signing Wesley Fofana from St Etienne after agreeing a deal worth up to €40m (£36.5m) for the central defender. The 19-year-old Frenchman has also been targeted by West Ham but Leicester had the wherewithal to make an acceptable offer that..." October 02

  • Premier League referees told to be more lenient with handball calls

    The Guardian "Premier League referees are to take a lenient approach to applying the new handball law after an outcry from across the game. This season there have been five penalties awarded for handball in three matchdays, compared with 19 across the whole of the last top-flight season. The..." September 30

  • Premier League reports 10 new COVID-19 cases

    The Score "The Premier League's latest round of COVID-19 testing produced 10 new positive results, the league announced Monday. The new cases were discovered after 1,595 players and club staff members were tested for COVID-19 between Sept. 21-27. " September 29