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The damning statistic about England and North Macedonia’s shooting opportunities, Kane substitution explained

England, Macedonia share shooting statistic England have struggled to create clear-cut chances so far this tournament.Journalist Richard jolly revealed a damning stat of Southgate’s big problem at half time during last night’s game.Showing that England have had as many shots on target as, not the entire Macedonia team, but forward Aleksandar Trajokovski. So far in Euro 2020, North Macedonia’s Aleksandar Trajkovski has had as many shots on target as England, despite being substituted in his first...
Tags: England, Scotland, Sport, Czech Republic, Soccer, Premier League, Wembley Stadium, Macedonia, Spurs, Gareth Southgate, Harry Kane, Richard, Marcus, Kane, London England, Southgate


Portugal vs Germany: Context, H2H, key battles, subplots & predicted line-ups

Portugal vs Germany – Context: This is quite simply a must-win game for Germany. After a defeat to France in the group of death any further loss would ultimately see them put into a very precarious position.A number of teams which finish third in the group stage will of course also progress into the knockout stages however, Germany will not want to risk being one of the few teams to miss out.Portugal meanwhile are coming off the back of an intriguing game against Hungary in which it took until t...
Tags: France, Germany, Russia, Spain, Sport, Frankfurt, Hungary, Munich, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester City, Serbia, Portugal, Cristiano Ronaldo, Joachim Low, Thomas Muller


Starring West Ham trio’s Euro 2020 exploits bode well for Irons’ Europa League campaign

 The early tournament exploits of a number of West Ham’s stars at Euro 2020 bode altogether well for the club’s upcoming Europa League campaign. Czechs impressing A pair of Hammers were of course in action earlier this evening, during the Czech Republic’s meeting with Croatia.Tomas Soucek and Vladimir Coufal were utilised from the off, in a crucial outing in the nation’s efforts to secure a spot in the Euros’ knockout rounds.After getting the better of Scotland in impressive fashion in their gro...
Tags: Europe, England, France, Scotland, Sport, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Hungary, Soccer, Premier League, Netherlands, David Moyes, Croatia, West Ham, Hampden Park, Europa League


Kieran Tierney agrees new five-year deal with Arsenal

Kieran Tierney has agreed to a new five-year deal with Arsenal, according to a report on Friday morning. Tierney’s Arsenal stint Kieran Tierney joined Arsenal in August of 2019, departing Scottish powerhouse Celtic for a fee reported to be around £25m.The full-back has since gone on to feature 62 times across all competitions for Arsenal.And, despite his only previous domestic experience having come in Scotland, Tierney has taken to the Premier League like a duck to water, having quickly cemente...
Tags: England, Scotland, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Arsenal, Emirates, Tierney, Kieran Tierney, Chris Wheatley, Euro2020 Smith Rowe


Man City, Man United & the favourites to sign Sergio Ramos this summer

 Updated odds on the likeliest landing spot for Sergio Ramos ahead of next season have come to the fore on Thursday evening. Blancos exit The headlines news across the European football landscape over the last 24 hours has of course come in the form of Ramos’ decision to bring an end to his time with Real Madrid.The veteran, 35, has spent the last 16 years of his career in the Spanish capital, establishing himself as one of the world’s finest defenders in the process.Ramos’ Bernabeu stint also p...
Tags: Germany, Spain, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, La Liga, Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal, Mauricio Pochettino, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Juventus, Sevilla


Ashley Young returns to Aston Villa after a decade away

Young’s long career Ashley Young has returned to the Premier League and Aston Villa following a decade spent away from the club. I’M BACK 💙💜 pic.twitter.com/hBJJUnFXGp — Ashley Young (@youngy18) June 17, 2021 Young joined Villa from Watford in 2007 following an impressive spell with the Hornets, becoming their record signing at the time.He demonstrated his value early in his villa career however, providing 17 assists in his first season at Villa park.Four years later, he joined Manchester Unite...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Aston Villa, Italy, Arsenal, Watford, Inter Milan, Europa League, Young, Norwich City, Ashley Young, Villa, Jack Grealish, Avfc


How could Gattuso’s appointment affect Tottenham’s summer transfers?

Why did Gattuso leave Fiorentina? Gennaro Gattuso is the latest manager to be “close” to becoming the new Tottenham Hotspur manager. EXCLUSIVE | Gennaro Gattuso closing in on Tottenham Hotspur manager’s job in latest surprise twist… #THFC More from @JackPittBrooke. — The Athletic UK (@TheAthleticUK) June 17, 2021 The Italian resigned from his position at Fiorentina after just 23 days in the role, with journalist Fabrizio Romano citing “problems on transfer strategy” as the reason for the divorc...
Tags: UK, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Spurs, Tottenham, Portugal, Angel Di Maria, Juventus, Gareth Bale, Jose Mourinho, Harry Kane, Paul Lambert, Man City


Wolves secure first summer signing as Bruno Lage era begins

 Wolverhampton Wanderers have, on Thursday, announced the club’s first signing of the summer – Yerson Mosquera. Nuno out/Bruno in The 2021/22 campaign will of course represent one of change at Molineux.This comes with long-time boss Nuno Espirito Santo having opted to depart the West Midlands, on the back of an apparent falling out with the club’s owners.The Portuguese is said to have been left dismayed by Wolves’ transfer prospects ahead of next season, with the rift, in the end, having proven ...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Colombia, Soccer, Premier League, Tottenham, Everton, West Midlands, Benfica, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Bruno, Nuno, Molineux, Atletico Nacional, Nuno Espirito Santo, Nuno Santo


Arsenal come to definitive decision on Ryan Bertrand swoop

 A major update on Arsenal’s pursuit of soon-to-be free agent Ryan Bertrand has come to the fore on Thursday evening. Defensive woes The left-back spot of course proved something of a problem area at the Emirates this past season.Whilst Kieran Tierney continued to prove himself as one of the Premier League’s finest when fit and available, the Scot was also forced to deal with a series of fitness problems.All told, Tierney managed starts in just two thirds of Arsenal’s league outings.In turn, wit...
Tags: UK, London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur, Southampton, Arsenal, Emirates, Brighton, Emirates Stadium, Ryan Bertrand, Mikel Arteta, Granit Xhaka, Sead Kolasinac


Denmark’s Eriksen to have defibrillator implanted

Copenhagen (AFP) – Danish star Christian Eriksen, who suffered a cardiac arrest during his country’s Euro 2020 opener last weekend, will have a heart defibrillator implanted, the Danish Football Union (DBU) announced Thursday. In a scene that shocked the sporting world and beyond, the 29-year-old Inter Milan midfielder suddenly collapsed on the field in the 43rd minute of Denmark’s Group B game on Saturday against Finland in Copenhagen. Medical personnel administered CPR as he lay motionless on...
Tags: Russia, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Fifa, Belgium, Finland, Denmark, Daley Blind, Copenhagen, Christian Eriksen, Inter Milan, Romelu Lukaku, Afp, Eriksen, DBU


Arsenal need to pay more that £50m to land Brighton’s Ben White

Arsenal pushing for early deals Despite being in the middle of June, Arsenal are pushing to try and recruit as many of their targets as possible in the early moments of the window.Reportedly the club have already had bids for both Ben White and Sambi Lokonga knocked back by Brighton and Anderlecht.However, the club remain intent on getting their targets and will be going back in with follow-up offers.The bid for Ben White was reported to be in the region of around £40 million. 🚨 Arsenal have sub...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Aston Villa, Arsenal, Anderlecht, Brighton, Mikel Arteta, United, David Luiz, Stuttgart, Athletic, Hove Albion, Richard Garlick, David Ornstein, Ben White


Denmark vs Belgium: Context, H2H, key battles, subplots & predicted line-ups

Denmark vs Belgium – Context In Denmark’s previous fixture, context went out the window. Football was secondary to the well-being of Christian Eriksen after the Dane collapsed, requiring CPR from teammates and medics before a defibrillator was able to stabilise him.Denmark went on to lose the game 1-0 to Finland in what was easily described as an impossible situation to be put in by the match organisers.It was revealed by Kasper Schmeichel’s father, Peter, that the Danish side had been given 3 c...
Tags: Dane, England, Russia, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Southampton, Spurs, Belgium, Finland, Croatia, Denmark, Uefa, Jan Vertonghen, Leicester City


Five things we learnt as Italy brushed aside Switzerland

Italy continued to impress with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Switzerland in Rome. A brace from Manuel Locatelli proved to be the difference between the two sides, before Ciro Immobile added the icing on the cake. In reality, Italy could have won by a greater margin.But what did the game teach us? Here are five things 101 picked up on: 1.Italy are no flash in the pan It was almost tempting to disregard Italy coming into the tournament. Although they had made significant progress from 2018, they...
Tags: Wales, Qatar, Sport, Turkey, Rome, Soccer, Premier League, Italy, Switzerland, Harry Kane, Man City, United, Sassuolo, Marco Verratti, Ciro Immobile, Bosnia


Arsenal make offers for ‘4 players’ as Gunners look to cement top 4 ambitions

Arsenal make offer 4 players The summer transfer window is an extremely important period for Arsenal Football Club as they look to revive their stature in the Premier League.A timid display in the previous campaign saw them finish in 8th position for the second season in a row and without any European football.Whilst it has come as a big hit to not have exploits on the continent next season it may be an opportunity to focus on their league ambitions and fight once again for a top 4 place.To do t...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Aston Villa, Italy, Arsenal, Anderlecht, Brighton, Sheffield United, Arsenal Fc News, Sassuolo, Ruben Neves, Arsenal Football Club, Mat Ryan, Sky Sports News, David Ornstein


Tottenham Hotspur “interested” in Tariq Lamptey

Tottenham’s difficult off-season It is shaping up to be a massive summer at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium.Finishing the season in seventh place without a manager, Spurs qualified for the Europa Conference League, the third tier of European football.Although they have seemingly sorted their management issue, with Fabio Paratici having already been announced as their New Director of football, and Paulo Fonseca due to take over as manager of the side. Paulo Fonseca is set to sign his contract as ne...
Tags: Sport, Hungary, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Spurs, Tottenham, Brighton, Jose Mourinho, Harry Kane, Ivory Coast, Psg, north London, Serge Aurier


Arsenal reject Aston Villa bid for Emile Smith Rowe with new contract looming.

Smith-Rowe’s Arsenal rise Emile Smith Rowe has had a transformative affect on Arsenal’s side.Coming into the starting XI with the club just above the relegation zone in December, he made an immediate impact, helping Arsenal to a 3-1 win over Chelsea.He continued to impress in the second half of the season, ending the season with 20 Premier League appearances, and his good form was rewarded with a call up to England’s under-21 side. Aston Villa have offer rejected There is more than a little unce...
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Aston Villa, Manchester City, Arsenal, Frank Lampard, Villa, Jack Grealish, Willian, Avfc, Grealish, Xhaka, Ornstein


Manchester City Fixtures 2021-2022

Champions Manchester City start their Premier League defence with a trip to Spurs as they look for a first ever win at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. City have found life tough since Spurs’ new ground was completed, losing all three of their games there so far, with Heung-Min Son and Giovani Lo Celso on target in a 2-0 Premier League win last season. Newly-promoted Norwich are the first visitors to the Etihad Stadium on August 21, before Arsenal follow them to the north west a week later. Liverp...
Tags: City, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Aston Villa, Liverpool, Southampton, Manchester City, Manchester, Greater Manchester, Spurs, Tottenham, Old Trafford, Arsenal


Tottenham Hotspur 2021-2022 Fixtures

Tottenham will start their 2021/22 Premier League campaign with a mouth-watering home match against champions Manchester City on August 14. ​​​Spurs, who will want to improve on their seventh-place finish last season, then travel to Wolves in their first away game the following week. They host Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea on September 18 before the first north London derby of the season against Arsenal at the Emirates on September 25. In full: All the 2021/22 Premier League fixtures Find out more abo...
Tags: Europe, London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Aston Villa, Liverpool, Southampton, Manchester City, Spurs, Tottenham, White Hart Lane, Newcastle United


Liverpool 2021-2022 Fixtures

​​​​​​Liverpool will kick off the 2021/22 Premier League season with a trip to take on newly-promoted Norwich City at Carrow Road on August 14. Jurgen Klopp’s side, who finished in third place last season, host Chelsea and champions Man City on August 28 and October 2 respectively, before they face Man Utd at Old Trafford on October 23. The first Merseyside derby of the season takes place at Goodison on the evening of November 30, while Leeds United visit Anfield on Boxing Day, before the Reds b...
Tags: Europe, UK, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Aston Villa, Liverpool, Southampton, Manchester City, West Ham United, Old Trafford, Newcastle United, Everton


Chelsea 2021-2022 Fixtures

Chelsea will face Arsenal and Liverpool in their opening three Premier League games of the 2021/22 season, quickly followed by meetings with Tottenham and Manchester City. Thomas Tuchel’s first full season begins at home to Crystal Palace on the opening weekend, followed by two tough away trips to Arsenal and Liverpool. Aston Villa will then visit Stamford Bridge before Chelsea make the short trip to north London to face fierce rivals Tottenham at the start of September. This is followed by a Ch...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Aston Villa, Liverpool, Southampton, Manchester City, Tottenham, Arsenal, Newcastle, Everton, Brighton, Champions League


Arsenal 2021-2022 Fixtures

Arsenal will start their 2021/22 Premier League campaign away at newcomers Brentford on Saturday August 14. Mikel Arteta’s side, who finished a disappointing eighth in the Premier League table, then have a London derby at the Emirates against European champions Chelsea on August 21, before going to current champions Manchester City on August 28. Arsenal’s first north London derby comes on the weekend of September 25 at home to Tottenham, while the return fixture will be on the weekend of Januar...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Aston Villa, Liverpool, Southampton, Manchester City, Tottenham, Arsenal, Newcastle United, Everton, Brighton, Leeds United


Manchester United 2021-2022 Fixtures

Manchester United will host rivals Leeds United at Old Trafford on the opening day of the 2021/22 Premier League season. United face a possibly season-defining run of games in October and November, which starts with a trip to Leicester on October 16, the first showdown with Liverpool at Old Trafford on October 23, and a visit to Tottenham on October 30. November 6 marks the first Manchester derby of the season as champions Manchester City travel to Old Trafford, before United head to Champions L...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Aston Villa, Liverpool, Southampton, Manchester City, Manchester, Tottenham, Old Trafford, Newcastle, Man Utd, Everton, Brighton


Everton 2021-2022 Fixtures

Everton will host Southampton at Goodison Park on the opening day of the new Premier League season. The Blues are without a manager since the shock departure of Carlo Ancelotti to Real Madrid following the end of the 2020/21 campaign, but the new boss will welcome Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side in the curtain-raiser on August 14 before a trip to Leeds on August 21. The first Merseyside derby of the season takes place at Goodison on November 30 – a midweek encounter under the lights of the famous stadiu...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Aston Villa, Liverpool, Southampton, Manchester City, Tottenham, Arsenal, Newcastle, Real Madrid, Everton, Brighton, Carlo Ancelotti


Crystal Palace 2021-2022 Fixtures

Crystal Palace begin a new era with a trip to Stamford Bridge to take on Chelsea on the opening day of the new Premier League season. Palace are continuing their search for Roy Hodgson’s successor and should have a new manager in place by the time they travel across the capital to take on Champions League holders Chelsea on August 14. The Eagles will remain in London for their opening four fixtures, with the visit to West Ham (August 28) sandwiched in between home encounters with Brentford (Augu...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Aston Villa, Liverpool, Southampton, Manchester City, Tottenham, Newcastle United, Roy Hodgson, Everton, Brighton, Champions League


West Ham United 2021-2022 Fixtures

West Ham United will look to kick on from an excellent 2020-21 season when they kick off their 2021-22 Premier League campaign away at Newcastle on the weekend of August 14. The Hammers face Leicester City, Crystal Palace and Southampton in their first four games before a visit from Manchester United that could mark a reunion with Jesse Lingard, depending on where he ends up this summer. They travel to Chelsea and host Arsenal and Manchester City in the run-in, before signing off on the season a...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Aston Villa, Liverpool, Southampton, Manchester City, West Ham United, Newcastle United, Newcastle, Everton, Brighton, Leeds United


Tottenham boost: Arsenal set to be without four players for North London Derby

Arsenal’s tough start to 2021/22 Premier League season The 2021/22 Premier League fixtures have been announced on Wednesday, June 16th.Arsenal are set to kick off their campaign on Saturday, August 14th with a clash against Premier League new boys, Brentford.After facing off with the Bees, however, the Gunners are then handed a fairly tough run of games.Arsenal must host Chelsea after Brentford, with that meeting then followed by an away clash with Manchester City.Slightly easier ties vs Norwich...
Tags: Africa, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Italy, Tottenham, Arsenal, Switzerland, Burnley, Brentford, Norwich, Mohamed Elneny, North London Derby


Danny Rose: Defender joins Watford after recent Tottenham exit

Danny Rose signs a two-year deal with newly promoted Watford after leaving Tottenham following 14 years with the Premier League club.
Tags: Football, Premier League, Tottenham, Watford, Danny Rose


Newcastle United 2021-2022 Fixtures

Newcastle United will welcome West Ham to St James’ Park in their opening fixture of the 2021/22 Premier League campaign on August 14. Steve Bruce’s side have avoided any of the top six in the opening month of the season, with a trip to Aston Villa (August 21) before facing Southampton at home (August 28). The Christmas period is the most worrying for Newcastle fans though, with December trips to Leicester (11) and Liverpool (15) before facing champions Manchester City (18) and Manchester United...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Aston Villa, Liverpool, Southampton, Manchester City, Tottenham, Newcastle United, Newcastle, Everton, Brighton, Leeds United, West Ham


Newcastle host West Ham in Premier League opener

Champions Manchester City face a testing trip to Spurs on the opening weekend of the new Premier League season.
Tags: News, Premier League, Manchester City, Newcastle, West Ham


Premier League fixtures: Man City face Spurs, Brentford host Arsenal, Liverpool at Norwich

Champions Manchester City face a testing trip to Spurs on the opening weekend of the new Premier League season.
Tags: UK, News, Premier League, Manchester City, Man City, Norwich, Arsenal Liverpool, Spurs Brentford