Queens Park Rangers will be eager to move off the foot of the Premier League as they host Aston Villa, who are in freefall following four straight defeats.
Inspired by the reintroduction of Bobby Zamora and his subsequently strong performance, Rangers produced a much-improved showing against Liverpool, but still found themselves losing despite levelling the game twice in a miraculous finale.
While they emerged from the game with cre...More
Of the many disappointing aspects of David Moyes’ tenure as Manchester United manager, one of the greatest was the contribution of Marouane Fellaini. The Belgium international followed Moyes from Everton but his performances were so lifeless it wasn’t expected he’d last much longer at Old Trafford than his mentor, sacked in April. That the transfer window closed with Fellaini still at the club was a major surprise.
It was thought tha...More
Chelsea take their unbeaten record to Old Trafford in an intriguing game which sees Manchester United come up against a side from last season’s top four for the first time under Louis van Gaal.
With a short trip to Manchester City and a game against Arsenal also on the horizon, this match begins a sequence which could define what the Red Devils achieve this season, and also reveal how - or indeed if - they can compete against the bes...More
Already four points from safety, Burnley will be determined to gain their first win of the season but are in for a tough test against Everton.
A familiar problem haunted the Clarets last time out at home to West Ham United. Despite the return of striker Danny Ings from injury, they were unable to make the most of a strong first half display and were punished in the second period. As the wait for a victory goes on, each match is beco...More
Newcastle United will be hoping that Tottenham suffer another Europa League hangover as they look for their second consecutive win at White Hart Lane.
So far under Mauricio Pochettino, Spurs have struggled to find any consistency in their performances, but the defeat at Manchester City delivered a strong indication of where they are at. They produced a vibrant attacking display which arguably deserved more than just the one goal, bu...More
Arsenal travel to the Stadium of Light to face Sunderland on Saturday afternoon in a fixture which has seen its fair share of memorable moments during the Premier League era.
There was a palpable sense of excitement when the two sides met in September 2013, as it marked the debut of Arsenal’s record signing Mesut Ozil. It did not take long for him to make an impact, as he supplied Olivier Giroud to open the scoring aft...More
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