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  • Which Watford player should Arsenal target?

    The Short Fuse "Elneny is returning. Lacazette is heading off to Lyon. But the transfer market has yet to really kick-off for Arsenal just yet. So let’s hop back into the transfer game in which we pick up one player from all three of the relegated sides. Up next is Watford who had just six league wins..." June 04

  • Premier League 2021-22 awards: Best player, best manager, best signing, most important goal and more

    ESPN "Have you caught your breath yet? Well, we sure haven't! The 2021-22 Premier League title came down to the last day. Hell, it came down to the final 10 minutes. And both the relegation battle and the fight for top four were up for grabs all the way until the end, too. Matchday..." May 24

  • The players, the matches, the crowds: This Premier League season has been one for the ages

    The Athletic "In 2012, the Premier League ran a series of awards to commemorate the first 20 years since the top tier of English football was relaunched and rebranded. I was among those invited to join a panel to debate nominations for some categories and winners for others. Some of the awards were..." May 21

  • EPL Final Day: 10 things to watch, including the title showdown, golden glove race and Mike Dean

    CBS Sports "The finish line is in sight. Two hundred and eighty-two days after Brentford stunned Arsenal on the opening day, the Premier League reaches its conclusion with so much still undecided. For just the ninth time in its history the title is up for grabs on the final day while further down the table..." May 20

  • Premier League: Anthony Elanga, Ryan Sessegnon, Tyrick Mitchell among season's top breakout stars

    ESPN "The Premier League is a tough place to play, especially for young players, but there have been a number of under-23 stars who have broken through to make a name for themselves in 2021-22. Here's a list of 10 youngsters who, having been given opportunities in their..." May 19

  • What’s to play for in the Premier League in the final week?

    Pro Soccer Talk "With 36.6 matchweeks of the 2021-22 Premier League season in the books, everything is still to play for, from the title race all the way down to the relegation battle. The title race is still on, the top-four race is still on, Europa League qualification is still..." May 17

  • Robert Lewandowski: Premier League sides offered Bayern Munich striker

    90 Min "Robert Lewandowski's representatives have offered the Bayern Munich striker to a number of Premier League sides as they continue to explore possible exit routes from the Bundesliga champions, 90min understands. The 33-year-old has one year left on his current deal and..." May 17

  • Forest Green furious as Watford appoint Rob Edwards as manager

    The Guardian "Watford have appointed Rob Edwards as their next manager amid complaints from Forest Green Rovers that negotiations were held “behind our backs”. The League Two champions said the manner of Edwards’ departure had left them disappointed and accused Watford of..." May 11

  • Which Premier League players are the most important to their clubs

    ESPN "Against Manchester United on Tuesday, Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara looked like he was playing a different sport -- to his opponents, to his teammates, to pretty much anyone that had come before him in the Premier League. The 31-year-old was..." April 22

  • Premier League to introduce 5 substitutions from next season

    Sky Sports "Premier League clubs have agreed to five substitutes being permitted per match from next season, while the summer transfer window dates have been revealed. Top-flight clubs voted in favour of the substitution rule change at a shareholder meeting of all 20 Premier League clubs on..." March 31

  • 3 players who could win Premier League Player of the Season for 2021-22

    Clutch Points "The 2021-22 Premier League campaign is quickly winding down, with Liverpool and Manchester City battling it out for the title race. As of right now, the Citizens are just one point ahead of the Reds with nine games left in the season. Throughout the term, there have been a number of..." March 31

  • Premier League set for massive rule change that fans will love

    Clutch Points "In a rather surprising twist, the Premier League is set to enable a monumental rule change, one which fans, players and coaches alike have been clamoring for. According to The Times, the Premier League will institute a new rule in the 2022-23 season that will enable..." March 30

  • Aurelien Tchouameni targets the Premier League: He's moving away from Real Madrid's crosshairs

    Marca.com "Real Madrid have a lot of players on their radar, and one of those is Aurelien Tchouameni. After filtering through a lot of options, they are focusing more on their objectives and that was what saw them sign Eduardo Camavinga. Now, Tchouameni is the next..." March 19

  • Premier League pulls plug on this season’s Russian TV deal

    The Athletic "Premier League games will not be shown on Russian television after the English top-flight suspended its agreement with broadcast partner Rambler. Clubs are yet to take a decision on what will happen to a deal agreed with a Gazprom Media-owned organisation that is due to start next..." March 08

  • China pulling Premier League coverage this weekend over Ukraine support

    Yardbarker "As The Independent's Lawrence Ostlere explained, the English Premier League plans to show its support for Ukraine across fixtures held from Saturday through Monday amid Russia's invasion of the country. Club captains will sport armbands featuring the Ukrainian national colors..." March 04

  • Ten talking points at the two-thirds stage of the PL

    Football 365 "The last third of the Premier League season is still full of jeopardy. Anything could happen from top to bottom. Bit like the first two-thirds then… Who cares indeed. Liverpool put trophy number five on Klopp’s Anfield CV with that gung-ho goalless three-hour action..." March 03

  • Paulo Dybala open to leaving Juventus amid Premier League transfer interest

    90 Min "A number of leading Premier League clubs are currently in talks with Paulo Dybala's representatives, 90min understands, with the player open to leaving Juventus when his contract expires in the summer. Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham..." February 24

  • Watford striker Ashley Fletcher close to joining New York Red Bulls on loan transfer ahead of new MLS season

    The Sun "He has made just three sub appearances in the Premier League this season. He has also had to deal with THREE managerial changes after the sackings of Xisco Munoz and then Claudio Ranieri before Roy Hodgson took over last month. And SunSport understands..." February 24

  • Paul Pogba open to Premier League offers if he leaves Manchester United this summer

    Mirror "Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is open to joining another Premier League side. The Frenchman, 28, is out of contract in June and it's believed Manchester City are one of the clubs that could realistically afford his £200,000-a-week..." February 17

  • Premier League without Man City, Liverpool and Chelsea: Who would win the title?

    ESPN "The Premier League title race is almost over. Projections from betting markets see Manchester City finishing with 92 points, Liverpool on 83, Chelsea on 78. FiveThirtyEight's prediction system basically agrees: City on 92, Liverpool on 84,..." February 08

  • Watford failed with last-gasp approach to sign Man United's Phil Jones

    Football Insiders "Watford failed with an approach to sign Man United defender Phil Jones before the transfer window shut, Football Insider understands. The 29-year-old was close to a loan move to Bordeaux on loan before changing his mind. A recruitment source has told Football..." February 04

  • Transfer Window Verdict: How Every Premier League Club Fared in January

    The Guardian "Arsenal The squad has long been filled out by mediocrity, so on one level the departures of six players who were not regular starters is welcome. But the fact nobody has come in, despite an obvious need up front and an attempt to sign the Juventus-bound Dusan..." February 01

  • Long List of Clubs In the Hunt for Tottenham's Dele Alli

    Daily Mail "Brighton are monitoring Dele Alli’s situation ahead of potential loan move late in the transfer window. Newcastle are said to be leading the chase to sign the Tottenham midfielder this month, but Sportsmail understands there are a clutch of Premier League teams..." January 26

  • Premier League Announces New COVID-19 Guidance for Postponements

    Pro Soccer Talk "The Premier League has announced new COVID-19 guidance and how it will deal with possible postponement requests moving forward. With 22 games postponed so far this season due to requests from individual clubs citing a lack of players due to a mixture of reasons including COVID-19..." January 26

  • Watford Appoint Roy Hodgson as New Manager

    The Athletic "Roy Hodgson has been appointed as Watford's new manager on a short-term deal until the end of the season, confirming The Athletic's story from earlier on Tuesday. The 74-year-old replaces Claudio Ranieri, who was sacked on Monday evening after only three-and-a-half months in..." January 25

  • Watford sack Claudio Ranieri after less than 4 months in charge

    The Score "Claudio Ranieri's time as Watford manager ended Monday, as the Hornets dismissed the Italian after three-and-a-half months in charge, the club announced. Ranieri was relieved of his duties following a 3-0 loss to Norwich City on Friday that left the Hornets in 19th..." January 24

  • Premier League considering changes to COVID-19 postponement rules

    The Score "The Premier League could change its guidelines for postponing matches during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic following controversy over some called-off games this season. "The Premier League is consulting with our clubs regarding COVID-19 postponement rules and guidance in light of..." January 19

  • Marseille and Pape Gueye Both Face Stiff Punishments Over Disputed Watford Deal

    CBS Sports "Olympique de Marseille have been hit with a two-window transfer ban and a $2.8 million fine by FIFA after Watford FC filed a legal complaint over their signing of midfielder Pape Gueye in 2020, according to L'Equipe. Per the French sports publication, the Senegal..." January 15

  • January transfer window: What does each Premier League club need?

    Pro Soccer Talk "The January transfer window is open and Premier League clubs can start making moves until Jan 31. at 6pm ET when the window shuts. Let the deals begin. Some clubs need more than others, and given the current situation with absentees across multiple teams, the January..." January 06