‘Disgracefully Disrespectful’ Jermaine Lens leaves David Moyes fuming

Sunderland manager David Moyes was left fuming over recent comments from Jermaine Lens, who is currently on a season-long loan at Istanbul club Fenerbahce. The former PSV Eindhoven and Dynamo Kyiv forward, who has won 32 odd caps for The Oranje, recently suggested that Sunderland’s relegation to the Championship might facilitate his permanent move to Fenerbahce. Moyes was left fuming over Lens’s statement and retorted by saying, “It’s a disgrace to say that about your parent club. A lot of team-mates here who he played with are fighting every week with…

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Harry Kane hurricane helps hit a new landmark as Spurs thrash WBA

After outplaying Chelsea and ending their run of 13 successive wins, Mauricio Pocchetino’s Tottenham destroyed West Brom in a 4-0 defeat today. Spurs climbed within striking distance of the league leaders courtesy a blitzkrieg hat-trick from England International Harry Kane. The 23-year-old had a rather silent night against Chelsea where the limelight was stolen by the midfield duo of Christian Eriksen and Delle Alli, the former assisting the latter twice in an identical fashion. But, when Harry Kane scored past Ben Foster in the 12th minute of the game today,…

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Real Madrid, Liverpool, Newcastle, Burnley? Which European club had the most net profit?

UEFA’s club licensing benchmarking report for 2015 states that Liverpool FC recorded the highest Net-Profit for the financial year of 2015. HIGHEST NET PROFIT Liverpool recorded a Net-Profit of 75 million euros (£65.5 million) in a financial year that saw the Reds parting ways with their star striker Luis ‘El Pistolero’ Suarez for Barcelona making a sum of £75 million in the lucrative deal. Surprisingly enough, Newcastle United came in second with a net profit of 43 million euros, ahead of third placed Spanish giants and 11 times European Champions…

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Transfer Round: Evra returns, Depay to leave, Terry stays

January transfer window is known for its unsettling nature which involves players losing focus halfway through the season, panic buys and inflated deals. A Different League brings you the top transfer stories from the iconic day that today is, Friday the 13th. CHELSEA LEGEND JOHN TERRY GOING NOWHERE The 36-year-old central defender has found it difficult to break into Conte’s back three having made just four starts in the Premier League this season. Following the arrival of Nathan Ake from Bournemouth, there were rumours linking the former England captain with…

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Top ten clubs with highest net debt, Manchester United still on top?

The European Club Football Landscape report reveals that English giants Manchester United have accrued a debt of £464million courtesy the Glazers’ take over of the club in 2005. It has also been reported that the debt value went up by 25% over the past one year taking their sum of debt to €200million more than any other club in Europe. This has also been the source of widespread anger among the Red Devils fanbase, who have often expressed their outburst publicly over the years. United might lead the pack when it comes…

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Steven Gerrard to be awarded Freedom of the City

Former England skipper and Liverpool legend Steven George Gerrard will be awarded the Freedom of the City of Liverpool. Stevie G has been nominated for this award owing to his service and contribution to Liverpool Football Club, National and International football alongside his charity work at the Merseyside. He will be receiving the city’s highest civic honour which has left him speechless, Gerrard admitted. The title of Freedom of the City is an honorary title granted by a city or corporation. It is granted to individuals to recognize exceptional services,…

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Manchester City In Trouble Over Anti-Doping Regulations, Charged By The FA

After registering a thumping 5-0 victory over Hammers earlier this week, Manchester City seemed to be recuperating only for the Football Association to drop an Anti-Doping bomb at Etihad. City have been charged by The FA over regulations concerning ‘Club Whereabouts Information’. This breach of the code of conduct does not revolve around an individual at the club but the entire club as a whole. The FA statement read, “Manchester City have been charged in relation to The FA’s Rules on Anti-Doping. It is alleged the club failed to ensure…

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CONFIRMED LINEUPS – Southampton vs Liverpool EFL Cup Semi Final (1st Leg)

Lucas Leiva makes his return to the Liverpool midfield taking up the number 6 role, Phillipe Coutinho finally features on the bench alongside Woodburn, Stewart and Joe Gomez. LFC Confirmed Lineup: 📋Here’s tonight’s #LFC team… #SOULIV pic.twitter.com/LhfoM763iA — Liverpool FC (@LFC) January 11, 2017 Maya Yoshida, Ryan Bertrand and Steve Davis return to the Saints starting lineup while wantaway skipper Fonte, Ward-Prowse and Sam McQueen make way. Saints Confirmed Lineup: The teams are in! Here’s a look at how #SaintsFC line up for tonight’s #EFLCup semi-final first leg against #LFC:…

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Conte Plotting Swap Deal with West Ham?

Michy Batshuayi, who joined Chelsea from Marseille for £33m earlier this summer, is yet to start a League game for Antonio Conte this season and is understood to be unsettled at Stamford Bridge. Conte’s Chelsea has taken the Premier League by storm as they sit five points clear at the top of the table with Diego Costa leading the race for Golden Boot with 14 goals to his name. Even in the absence of suspended Costa, the former Juventus and Italy padrone started with Hazard up front instead of Michy Batshuayi.…

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Klopptimistic Update- Coutinho Inching Closer Towards First Team Action

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed that Philippe Coutinho will travel with the team to the South Coast, and might be involved in the EFL semi-final clash against the Saints and the Sunday night encounter against Jose Mourinho’s men at Old Trafford. The Brazilian maestro succumbed to an ankle injury back in November 2016, following a horrendous challenge by Black Cats midfielder Didier N’Dong. The uneventful injury resulted in the Liverpool number 10 missing out on ten games as the Reds suffered unfavourable results against Bournemouth, West Ham, Sunderland and…

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