Premier League fans pay tribute to the Queen

Premier League clubs paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II as English top-flight fixtures resumed on Friday. All English football was called off at the weekend after the UK’s longest-serving monarch died aged 96 last week. The English Football League resumed on Tuesday, with tributes respectfully observed, as they were at Friday’s two Premier League games. A minute’s silence was held and the National…

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Premier League introduces mandatory sexual consent training for all players

The Premier League has introduced mandatory sexual consent training for players and staff.   It comes after recent high-profile police action in England involving top-flight footballers.   Training sessions will address healthy, respectful relationships and include understanding harassment and consent.   “Today’s announcement is a long overdue and important first step in the right direction,” said End Violence Against Women…

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Premier League agrees new Covid measures

Premier League players and club staff will need to take a lateral flow test every day. They want to get into training grounds under new measures agreed on Tuesday to combat the coronavirus Omicron variant. The action is aimed at stemming the rising number of positive Covid cases. The Premier League confirmed on Monday there had been a record 42…

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Mauricio Pochettino targets Tottenham return

Mauricio Pochettino is eyeing up a stunning return to Tottenham this summer. This comes after growing unhappy with life at PSG, according to reports. The Argentine was sacked by Spurs in November 2019 after the team’s dramatic decline. Their decline came after their Champions League final defeat by Liverpool. Chairman Daniel Levy forced to swing the axe after a string of miserable results.  Jose…

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Thomas Tuchel makes history after Chelsea win

Thomas Tuchel has become the first manager to reach the European Cup or Champions League final in successive seasons with different clubs. Chelsea defeated Real Madrid 2-0 on Wednesday in their semi-final second leg at Stamford Bridge. They sealed a 3-1 aggregate win and a place in the final alongside Manchester City.  Tuchel led PSG to last year’s Champions League final, seeing his…

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Manchester United completes Donny van de Beek signing

Manchester United have officially completed the signing of midfielder Donny van de Beek at £39million from Ajax. The midfielder underwent medical tests in Holland earlier this week and after they showed no issues. He has now penned a five-year contract, with the option for an additional 12 months at Old Trafford. The Red Devils will pay Ajax £34.5m upfront with a potential further £4.5m in…

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Eric Ouma targets Manchester United move

Kenya national team defender Eric Ouma claims that his ultimate dream is to play for English Premier League giants Manchester United. According to Ouma, if any chance for joining the Premier League comes, he would like to play for Manchester United. The 23-year-old marauding left-back is currently plying his trade for AIK Fotboll in the Swedish top tier. Asked which is his…

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