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Why Jamie Carragher believes Chelsea are the new Arsenal

Arsenal move above Chelsea One of the amazing byproducts of Man City’s six 6-0 win over Arsenal on Sunday was that Arsenal moved up the table. In the Sunday Times, before the match at the Etihad Stadium, Graeme Souness wrote off Arsenal’s top four chance. Souness argued that the final Champions League berth was a fight between Man United and Chelsea. But after shipping six goals against City, Chelsea slipped behind Arsenal in the league on goal difference. Man United are fourth with 51 points. ...
Tags: Instagram, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Arsenal, Wenger, Pep Guardiola, Graeme Souness, Jamie Carragher, Man City, Man United, Etihad, United, Maurizio Sarri, Sarri, City Chelsea


Chelsea’s Gonzalo Higuain may have outscored Man City’s Sergio Aguero – Graeme Souness

Manchester City vs Chelsea Can Chelsea beat Man City again? The Blues became the first side in the Premier League this season to beat Man City in the league. Goals from N’Golo Kante and David Luiz earned the Pensioners a 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge. Yet the Sky Blues will be highly motivated to exert revenge on Sunday. A win for Pep Guardiola’s men will lift them above Liverpool into first. Liverpool beat Bournemouth 3-0 at Anfield yesterday. Gonzalo Higuain vs Sergio Aguero In his weekly Sund...
Tags: England, London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, Manchester City, Pep Guardiola, Juventus, Bournemouth, Graeme Souness, Huddersfield, Sergio Aguero, Anfield, Ac Milan


It’s Chelsea vs Man United as Arsenal’s top four hopes are dismissed by Graeme Souness

Chelsea, Man United & Arsenal The Premier League is gearing up for a frantic finish to the 2018-19 season. Liverpool and Man City are duking it out to be the league champions. While slightly lower down in the table, the race for the top four and a Champions League berth is revving up nicely. Man United, now on 51 points, moved into fourth spot on Saturday following their 3-0 win at Fulham. Chelsea are fifth on 50 points. The Blues are away at Man City today, while a win would lift them back int...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal, Graeme Souness, Huddersfield, Man City, Man United, United, Higuain, Souness, Unai Emery, Liverpool Man City


Arsenal can hand Liverpool the title at Man City – Graeme Souness

Man City vs Arsenal Liverpool have a five point lead above Man City at the top of the table. That’s after both Liverpool and Man City dropped points in midweek action last time out. Newcastle stunned Man City with a 2-1 win at St James’ Park, while Leicester held Liverpool to a 1-1 draw at Anfield. Man City are back in action today when Arsenal visit the Etihad Stadium. Should the Sky Blues win, Liverpool’s lead will be cut down to two points. West Ham host Liverpool on Monday night at the Lond...
Tags: City, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal, Newcastle, Everton, West Ham, Graeme Souness, Leicester, Sunday Times, Man City, St James Park, Emery


Sir Alex Ferguson explains why Leo Messi is better than Diego Maradona

Sir Alex Ferguson on Hugh McIlvanney Last week, aged 84, legendary sports writer Hugh McIlvanney died. McIlvanney spent much of his life writing for the British Sunday papers. After starting with The Observer, McIlvanney spent 23 years with The Sunday Times. This weekend the Sunday Times has paid tribute to McIlvanney and his writings. In one of the more eye-catching columns carries Sir Alex Ferguson’s thoughts on the Scottish scribe: He was above them all, without question. I had a lot of nigh...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Alex Ferguson, Cristiano Ronaldo, Ferguson, William Shakespeare, Graeme Souness, Messi, Sunday Times, Man United, Diego Maradona, Ander Herrera, Burns, Robert Burns, Leo Messi, Soho


Everyone saw how Tottenham’s Harry Winks started & finished the winning move vs Fulham

Fulham 1 – Tottenham 2 What a massive win for Tottenham. Deep into second half injury time, with only seconds left on the clock at Craven Cottage, Spurs won it. Harry Winks scored a 93rd minute header to maintain Tottenham’s standing in third place in the league. Tottenham headed to Fulham without star players Harry Kane and Son Heung-min. A Fernando Llorente own goal put Fulham ahead on Sunday. Dele Alli levelled for the Lillywhites in the 51st minute. Harry Winks started & finished the winni...
Tags: Sport, Bbc, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Spurs, Tottenham, Mauricio Pochettino, Graeme Souness, Nice, Harry Kane, Fulham, Man United, Fernando Llorente, Dele Alli, Son Heung


Chelsea vs Tottenham predicted line-ups: Carabao Cup early team news

Chelsea vs Tottenham Stamford Bridge will be rocking on Thursday night when Chelsea host Tottenham. Which of these sides will progress through to the Carabao Cup final where they’ll face Man City? Tottenham hold a slender advantage before the trip to west London following a 1-0 win in the first-leg of the semi-final. A Harry Kane penalty proved decisive at Wembley. Can Chelsea turn the tie around on home soil? The Blues come into the game on the back of a poor performance in a 2-0 loss at Ar...
Tags: South Korea, London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Tottenham, Mauricio Pochettino, Blues, Jose Mourinho, Graeme Souness, Harry Kane, Fulham, Pochettino, Moussa Sissoko, Ac Milan


Tottenham’s Harry Kane mistake & Man United’s ‘perfect scenario’ – Graeme Souness

Fulham vs Tottenham Fulham host Tottenham in the Premier League on Sunday. Spurs travel to Craven Cottage looking to return to winning ways. Mauricio Pochettino’s men lost 1-0 at Wembley last weekend to Manchester United. As for Fulham, can Claudio Ranieri keep the Cottagers in the top flight? Fulham are second bottom of the division with 14 points. Heading into the Spurs game, Fulham are already seven points behind fourth-bottom Newcastle. Harry Kane & Man United’s ‘perfect scenario’ In his ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Spurs, Tottenham, Mauricio Pochettino, Brighton, Cristiano Ronaldo, Wembley, Jose Mourinho, Claudio Ranieri, Graeme Souness, Harry Kane, Luis Suarez, Fulham, Sunday Times


How Graeme Souness criticised Paul Pogba after Tottenham

Paul Pogba vs Tottenham Paul Pogba continued to impress for Man United on Sunday against Tottenham. Yet again Pogba played a key role in the critical moment of the match. Chalking up his fourth assist since Jose Mourinho’s exit, Pogba released Marcus Rashford with a perfect through-ball. Rashford, full of confidence, drilled a shot past Hugo Lloris for the winner. Pogba was deployed in an attacking role for Man United at Wembley, and the Frenchman thrived in that position. Aside from his assist...
Tags: Hollywood, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Tottenham, Wembley, Bournemouth, Jose Mourinho, Hugo Lloris, Graeme Souness, Harry Kane, Man United, Gary Neville, Paul Pogba, Andrea Pirlo


Man United fans once again heap praise on Paul Pogba vs Tottenham

Tottenham vs Manchester United Manchester United travelled to Tottenham on Sunday in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s biggest test as Man United boss. United began the day in 6th place and after 5th place Arsenal lost on Saturday, a win vs Spurs would have been huge for United. Picking up three points vs Spurs would also show that Solskjaer could be seriously considered as United’s permanent boss. Yes, Solskjaer has won his previous four league games as Man United manager before Tottenham. But those wins...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Spurs, Tottenham, Arsenal, Newcastle, Cardiff City, Cardiff, Graeme Souness, Huddersfield, Man United, United, Red Devils, Paul Pogba


Liverpool are ‘more basic’ than Man City & why you can write off Tottenham – Graeme Souness

Graeme Souness on Liverpool vs Man City Liverpool versus Man City. The Premier League title race is once again the focus for Graeme Souness in his weekly column in the Sunday Times. Man City beat Liverpool 2-1 on Thursday night in one of the games of the season so far. Leroy Sane won the match for the Sky Blues after Roberto Firmino had cancelled out Sergio Aguero’s opener. Man City are four points behind Liverpool in the league. You can write off Tottenham Before delving into how Souness pre...
Tags: South Korea, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Spurs, Tottenham, Champions League, Pep Guardiola, Bournemouth, Graeme Souness, Harry Kane, Sergio Aguero, Anfield


‘Dandruff’ Arsenal & why Chelsea & Tottenham’s title hopes aren’t over – Graeme Souness

‘Dandruff’ Arsenal vs Liverpool Graeme Souness has focused on the Premier League title race in his weekly column in the Sunday Times. On Sunday morning, Liverpool are flying high at the top of the table following a 5-1 win over Arsenal. Liverpool are nine points clear of Tottenham, and ten points clear of Man City (who play Southampton today). On Liverpool’s superb result against the Gunners, Souness compared Arsenal to dandruff: (Liverpool) were sensational against Arsenal last night, brushing...
Tags: Sport, Ukraine, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, Southampton, Spurs, Tottenham, Arsenal, Wembley, Graeme Souness, Eden Hazard, Harry Kane, Crystal Palace, Selhurst Park


Duncan Castles defends Jose Mourinho’s Old Trafford record using Liverpool & Tottenham as comparisons

Duncan Castles & Jose Mourinho Journalist Duncan Castles is known for being a Jose Mourinho’s mouthpiece in the media. So it’s no surprise that this weekend in the Sunday Times, Castles has come out in defence of the Special One. Mourinho was sacked by Manchester United following last weekend’s defeat to Liverpool. That result left Man United in sixth, with their top four hopes in tatters. So is Mourinho finished as a top class manager? Are his tactics and man-management skills now outdated? L...
Tags: Europe, England, Germany, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Italy, Tottenham, Old Trafford, Mauricio Pochettino, Pep Guardiola, Jose Mourinho, Cardiff, Graeme Souness


Man United are ‘five years’ behind Liverpool & Man City – Graeme Souness

Liverpool & Manchester City Graeme Souness has used his weekly column in the Sunday Times to focus on Manchester United. At the time of writing, Liverpool are top of the Premier League while Manchester City are second. Souness never directly compared Man United to what’s going on at Liverpool and Man City right now. However the Scot did make that comparison in a not-so roundabout way. He wrote: There’s no quick fix for Manchester United, no magic wand to wave after sacking Jose Mourinho. If th...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Levy, Spurs, Tottenham, Daniel Levy, Mauricio Pochettino, Jose Mourinho, Cardiff, Graeme Souness, Pochettino, Sunday Times


Jose Mourinho refused to give Ryan Giggs a job at Man United because he slept with his brother’s wife

Jose Mourinho & Ryan Giggs Now that Jose Mourinho has left Man United, the skeletons are coming out the closet. An incredible story has been revealed by Paul Hirst in the Times regarding Ryan Giggs. Prior to Mourinho’s appointment, Giggs was in temporary charge at Old Trafford. However when the Special One took over, Giggs was shoved out the door. According to the Times, Mourinho didn’t want Giggs at Old Trafford because of his activities away from football: Mourinho’s mistrust of the class of ...
Tags: Sport, Munich, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Roy Keane, Old Trafford, Jose Mourinho, Ryan Giggs, Graeme Souness, Ed Woodward, Times, Man United, Giggs, United, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer


When Jorge Mendes revealed Jose Mourinho was a goner from Man United – Graeme Souness

Jose Mourinho, Jorge Mendes & Man United Man United have sacked Jose Mourinho. According to Graeme Souness, “I’m not surprised”. Talking to Sky Sports News on Tuesday, the Scottish talking-head has revealed his belief that Jorge Mendes dropped a huge hint that Mourinho was a goner last week. That’s after Mendes, Mourinho’s agent, released a statement saying that the Special One was staying at Old Trafford. To recap, just last week Mendes told the Telegraph the following: There have been more ru...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Spurs, Old Trafford, Jose Mourinho, Graeme Souness, Man United, United, Anthony Martial, Mourinho, Jorge Mendes, Zidane, English Premier League, Mendes


Only one Man United player selected in Liverpool combined XI & it’s not Paul Pogba – Graeme Souness

Liverpool vs Manchester United Even the most ardent Man United fans will be hard pressed to believe their side can win at Liverpool on Sunday. The gulf between the M62 rivals is stark. Liverpool, under Jurgen Klopp, are battling Man City for the title. Indeed, a win for the Reds on Sunday will send them back to the top of the table. Before kick-off, Liverpool are already 16 points better off the Man United in the league. Will it be 19 points by the end of the day? Jose Mourinho seems to have a ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Mauricio Pochettino, Fergie, Jose Mourinho, David De Gea, Graeme Souness, Jurgen Klopp, Sunday Times, Man United, Reds, United


Sheffield Wednesday’s Jos Luhukay reacts badly after Swansea, drops f-bomb in BBC interview

Sheffield Wednesday’s Jos Luhukay loses it after Swansea Sheffield Wednesday manager Jos Luhukay lost it with reporters in his post match presser after Swansea on Saturday. Swansea beat the Owls 2-1 in Wales. Dutch manager Jos Luhukay isn’t widely popular amongst Sheffield Wednesday fans. Indeed, it’s a regular feature of Sheffield Wednesday games to hear the crowd calling for Luhukay to go. After the Swansea loss, Luhukay was asked by the BBC if he thinks he’ll get time to turn things are at W...
Tags: Owls, Wales, Sport, Bbc, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, Swansea, Sheffield, Sheffield Wednesday, Graeme Souness, Man United, Paul Pogba, Wayne Routledge, Bersant Celina


Man United fans call for Jose Mourinho to be sacked after loss vs Liverpool

Mourinho needs to go Jose Mourinho has kept hold of his job this season by the skin of his teeth. Many people felt the United manager would be gone following their game against Newcastle. However, United held on and came back in that game to win it 3-2. He kept his job and things improved. They even beat Juventus. However, after drawing games against Southampton and Crystal Palace and seeing both Manchester City and now Liverpool beat them, Jose is under pressure again. “The big concern at the...
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Southampton, Manchester City, Roy Keane, Juventus, Jose Mourinho, Mark Ogden, Graeme Souness, Anfield, Crystal Palace


Merseyside police confirm investigation into flares thrown from Everton fans

A police investigation Everton fans could be in trouble following the Merseyside derby. A small section of the fans caused some trouble by setting off flares and throwing other objects during the game. Now, it seems that Merseyside police are set to investigate, using CCTV to identify those in trouble. The flare was reportedly set off before the winning goal, which of course Liverpool fans made sure to point out on social media. However, aside from the irony of the situation, fans were fuming a...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Everton, Pep Guardiola, Cctv, Graeme Souness, Anfield, Divock Origi, Merseyside, Lfc, Idrissa Gueye, Sadio Mane, Louis, Merseyside Police


Andy Robertson & Sadio Mane injury updates before Burnley vs Liverpool

Burnley vs Liverpool Burnley take on Liverpool at Turf Moor on Wednesday night in the Premier League. Burnley are in a major funk at the moment, after their limp 2-0 defeat at Crystal Palace last weekend. After qualifying for the Europa League last season, Sean Dyche’s men are now in a relegation battle to maintain their top flight status. Burnley are second bottom of the league with just nine points from 14 games. Moreover, Burnley have five defeats in their last six games. Just look at those...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Everton, Burnley, Graeme Souness, Crystal Palace, Jurgen Klopp, Merseyside, Jack, Europa League, Klopp, Lfc, Reds, Sean Dyche


Tony Cascarino takes on Graeme Souness after his Liverpool vs Everton ‘foreigners’ comment

Graeme Souness & his Liverpool vs Everton ‘foreigners’ comment On Sunday in the Times, former Liverpool midfielder Graeme Souness made an eye-catching remark about foreigner footballers before the Everton game. Souness expressed his opinion that foreigner footballers have contributed to the decline of the Merseyside derby. To quote Souness directly, he wrote: Perhaps the influx of foreign players has diluted the derby’s importance. I don’t want to generalise, but maybe some people just don’t ge...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Everton, Graeme Souness, Anfield, Jurgen Klopp, Divock Origi, Merseyside, Times, Georginio Wijnaldum, Virgil Van Dijk, Aubameyang, Andre Gomes, Arsenal Liverpool


Keita & Fabinho aren't an upgrade for 'pedestrian' Liverpool - Souness

Naby Keita and Fabinho have seen their value questioned by Liverpool legend Graeme Souness, with the summer signings not considered to be an upgrade in a “pedestrian” midfield. Jurgen Klopp spent big in the last transfer window, bringing reinforcements into his engine room. A deal for Keita had been in the pipeline for some time, while an early move was made to fend off rival interest in Fabinho and land him in a £39 million ($50m) agreement with Monaco.
Tags: News, Liverpool, Epl, Graeme Souness, Jurgen Klopp, Keita, Fabinho, Naby Keita, Liverpool Souness


Everyone saw what Sadio Mane did to Everton’s Idrissa Gueye after Liverpool’s winner

Liverpool 1 – Everton 0 Everton still haven’t won at Anfield since 1999. Liverpool claimed a memorably win in the Mersyeside derby on Sunday in remarkable circumstances. Divock Origi, a forgotten man at Liverpool, scored a fortunate 96th minute winner against Everton. Liverpool remain second in the Premier League, two points behind leaders Man City. Sadio Mane vs Idrissa Gueye Fan footage is now doing the rounds of what happened between Sadio Mane and Idrissa Gueye after Liverpool’s goal. Bot...
Tags: Senegal, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Everton, Burnley, Graeme Souness, Anfield, Jurgen Klopp, Divock Origi, Origi, Merseyside, Lfc, Idrissa Gueye, Sadio Mane


How foreign players have ruined Liverpool vs Everton – Graeme Souness

Liverpool vs Everton Liverpool host Everton in the Merseyside derby on Sunday at Anfield. Most will expect Liverpool to claim maximum points against their city rivals. Liverpool have dominated this fixture in recent times. Indeed, it’s been eight years since Everton beat Liverpool at Goodison Park, and Everton last won at Anfield in 1999.   View this post on Instagram   “AND HE’S DONE IT AGAIN!” 🤞 for more magic moments ...
Tags: Instagram, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal, Everton, Graeme Souness, Anfield, Theo Walcott, Jurgen Klopp, Merseyside, Sunday Times, Goodison Park, Kurt Zouma


Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge threatened with an extreme punishment amid betting allegations

Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge & betting Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been hit with a damaging FA charge. On Monday night, the FA confirmed that Sturridge has been charged with misconduct in relation to alleged breaches of betting rules. The whole case revolves around Sturridge’s loan move last January from Liverpool to West Brom. The Liverpool striker is accused of knowingly passing on information to an unnamed third party, who then benefited by placing bets and profiting. The precise ...
Tags: Instagram, Sport, Daily Mail, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, West Brom, Fa, Daniel Sturridge, Graeme Souness, Sturridge, Jamie Carragher, Man City, Lfc, Gary Neville, Joey Barton


The full heated Graeme Souness & Gary Neville exchange on Man United (video)

Manchester City 3 – Manchester United 1 Manchester City eased past their neighbours Manchester United with a convincing 3-1 win on Sunday at The Etihad. The Manchester City victory caught no one by surprise with Pep Guardiola’s side sweeping all before them once again, as they did in 2017/2018. Any side that loses a local derby will often come in for criticism but for many this match once again showed the gulf in class between Manchester United and their “noisy neighbours”. This was a hard watc...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester, Pep Guardiola, Jose Mourinho, Graeme Souness, Sergio Aguero, Alexis Sanchez, Ed Woodward, Etihad Stadium, Man United, Pablo Zabaleta


Incredible Paul Pogba stat emerges as Man United trail to Man City

Pogba is key When Manchester United fans saw Paul Pogba was missing for their game against Manchester City, they feared the worst. When David Silva put City a goal ahead early on, it certainly made things worse. Then, an incredible stat emerged, showing just how much Pogba means to United. To say they’re better with him in the team is an understatement. Man United in the Premier League with Paul Pogba: 71 games 10 losses Get notified! About the best football betting tips from industry ex...
Tags: England, City, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Manchester City, Old Trafford, Juventus, Jose Mourinho, Graeme Souness, David Silva, Man City, Man United, United


Man City’s Sergio Aguero has dramatically changed his look before Man United

Man City’s Sergio Aguero has a new look Ahead of Sunday’s Manchester derby, Sergio Aguero has revealed a brand new look. The Man City centre-forward is sure to attract plenty of attention for his new haircut against Man United. The Argentine has turned himself into a ‘silver fox’ with his new bleached style. View this post on Instagram Thank you @alan_beak and @georgie.mathers ! 🤟🏽🤟🏽 Get notified! Abou...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Manchester City, Manchester, Pep Guardiola, Juventus, Uefa, Graeme Souness, Sergio Aguero, Man City, Man United, Agüero, United, Paul Pogba


Why Maurizio Sarri’s Blues can’t beat Man City or Liverpool to the title – Graeme Souness

Graeme Souness on Chelsea Chelsea fans are sure to have plenty to say about Graeme Souness’s column in today’s Sunday Times. The former Liverpool midfielder has torn into Chelsea, while singling out Ross Barkley for specific examination. Chelsea take on Everton in the Premier League on Sunday at Stamford Bridge. The Blues are second in the league, two points behind Man City and ahead of Liverpool on goal difference. Moreover, Maurizio Sarri is the first Chelsea manager to survive the first 11 l...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, Italy, Everton, Ross Barkley, Graeme Souness, Sergio Aguero, Olivier Giroud, Stamford Bridge, Man City, Napoli, Roberto Firmino, Mateo Kovacic