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Friday 20
September

Latest Football News

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Nuno demands a response from Wolves

20th September 2019, 11:30

Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo says his team are struggling and must respond after their 1-0 defeat to Sporting Braga.

Chelsea

Hudson-Odoi ready to learn under Frank Lampard

20th September 2019, 11:29

Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi says he cannot wait to develop under boss Frank Lampard after signing a new contract.

Manchester United

Rashford – Greenwood will shine for Manchester United

20th September 2019, 11:29

Marcus Rashford is confident Mason Greenwood will continue to improve after he scored his first goal for Manchester United.

Real Madrid

Kaka issues Zidane support

20th September 2019, 15:25

Former Real Madrid midfielder Kaka believes Zinedine Zidane can deliver more trophies to the club and says he should be given more time.

Crystal Palace

Is Nuno right to stick by his team?

20th September 2019, 15:25

As their struggles continue in both the Premier League and Europe, Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo says he will not abandon his players - but is he right?

Juventus

Sarri pleased with Ramsey condition

20th September 2019, 15:21

Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri says Aaron Ramsey is getting back close to the level he wants him at after making his Bianconeri debut.

AC Milan

Inter test excites Giampaolo

20th September 2019, 15:21

AC Milan head coach Marco Giampaolo says he is relishing the prospect of the derby with Inter on Saturday and feels his side are on the up.

Manchester City

Manchester City v Watford team news

20th September 2019, 15:19

Fernandinho is set to start at centre-half for Manchester City when they take on Watford seeking a repeat of last season's FA Cup final.

Liverpool

What’s Shaqiri’s problem at Liverpool?

20th September 2019, 15:19

When Liverpool signed Xherdan Shaqiri in summer 2018, it was seen as a smart piece of transfer business but the forward remains an enigma.

Leeds United

Alioski talks up Whites ability

20th September 2019, 14:54

Leeds United utility star Ezgjan Alioski feels that if his side plays up to their high standards they will overcome promotion hopefuls Derby County on Saturday.

Manchester United

Owen backs Greenwood for England

20th September 2019, 14:50

Former Manchester United and England forward Michael Owen says Mason Greenwood is destined to play for the Three Lions.

Sheffield Wednesday

Monk determined to get the best out of Forestieri

20th September 2019, 14:50

New Sheffield Wednesday boss Garry Monk says he hopes to be able to help Fernando Forestieri rediscover some consistency in front of goal.

Hull City

Grosicki wants answers on long-term Hull City future

20th September 2019, 14:48

Kamil Grosicki says he is ready to talk about a new contract with Hull City and wants to begin negotiations soon after entering the last 12 months of his deal.

Burnley

Pieters backing Burnley to slay “giant-killers”

20th September 2019, 13:48

Burnley defender Erik Pieters says he expects his side to give Norwich a tough game on Saturday at Turf Moor.

Tottenham Hotspur

Pochettino – Too early to compare top-six rivals

20th September 2019, 13:22

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino feels it's too early to talk about the top-six contenders in the Premier League with the new season only five games old.

Derby County

The Spygate derby returns

20th September 2019, 13:20

The dust might well have settled after the ‘Spygate’ saga from last season but it’s soon to be blown right back up as Leeds United prepare to host Derby County

Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace v Wolves Team News

20th September 2019, 13:20

Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson is unlikely to make wholesale changes to his side for the clash with Wolves despite their hammering against Tottenham last week

Blackburn Rovers

Holtby set to boost Blackburn’s promotion chances

20th September 2019, 13:18

Blackburn Rovers have made a decent start this season, and they boosted their promotion chances by signing Lewis Holtby on Thursday.

Everton

Everton v Sheffield United Team News

20th September 2019, 12:48

Everton boss Marco Silva will be hoping for home comforts when his side return to Goodison Park on Saturday to face newly-promoted Sheffield United.

Leicester City

Leicester City v Tottenham Team News

20th September 2019, 12:19

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers has no fresh injury concerns as he prepares for the visit of Tottenham on Saturday lunchtime in the Premier League.

Liverpool

Alisson and Keita close in on Reds return

20th September 2019, 12:17

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has revealed Alisson Becker and Naby Keita are both edging closer to first-team returns.

Arsenal

Emery confirms full-back pairing to take next step in comebacks

20th September 2019, 11:49

Kieran Tierney will make his long-awaited Arsenal debut on Friday and Hector Bellerin should also feature against Wolverhampton Wanderers' Under-23 side.

Arsenal

Emery quick to praise Arsenal youngsters

20th September 2019, 11:49

Arsenal boss Unai Emery was quick to praise his young side as they beat Eintracht Frankfurt 3-0 in the Europa League.

Chelsea

No Abraham surprises for Drogba

20th September 2019, 11:47

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba says he has not been surprised by the recent rise of Blues striker Tammy Abraham.

Match Previews

Newcastle United v Brighton & Hove Albion

20th September 2019, 11:18

Newcastle and Brighton go in search of just their second wins of the season when they clash at St James' Park on Saturday evening.

Burnley

Burnley v Norwich City Team News

20th September 2019, 10:47

Burnley boss Sean Dyche has hinted at changes as his side go in search of their second win of the Premier League season when they host Norwich City on Saturday.

Brighton & Hove Albion

Newcastle United v Brighton Team News

20th September 2019, 10:17

Newcastle United are dealing with a handful of injuries as they prepare to welcome Brighton to St James’ Park on Saturday.

Bournemouth

Southampton v Bournemouth Team News

20th September 2019, 09:50

Southampton will be forced to do without winger Moussa Djenepo for Friday night's Premier League match against Bournemouth.

Match Previews

Leicester City v Tottenham Hotspur

20th September 2019, 07:12

Leicester City will look to bounce back from their defeat to Manchester United when they welcome Tottenham to King Power Stadium.

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Wolves 0-1 Sporting Braga

19th September 2019, 23:14

Wolves long-awaited return to the European stage was spoiled as Sporting Braga grabbed all three points at Molineux with a swift second half counter attack.

Manchester United

Manchester United 1-0 Astana

19th September 2019, 22:44

Mason Greenwood's first senior goal was the difference as Manchester United laboured past Astana at Old Trafford.

Arsenal

Eintracht Frankfurt 0-3 Arsenal

19th September 2019, 20:14

Arsenal made a flying start to their Europa League Group F campaign as they defeated ten-man Eintracht Frankfurt 3-0 at the Commerzbank-Arena.

Match Previews

Manchester City v Watford

19th September 2019, 19:49

Manchester City will be eager to prove a point when they host Watford in the Premier League on Saturday.

Manchester United

Manchester United planning Greenwood talks in October

19th September 2019, 19:44

Teenage forward Mason Greenwood will sign an improved deal worth around £25,000-per-week in early October, according to Manchester United insiders.

Manchester City

Guardiola ready to unleash Manchester City ace Foden

19th September 2019, 19:14

Pep Guardiola will reportedly attempt to ease concerns Phil Foden may have over a lack of playing opportunities so far this season.

Middlesbrough

Canaries have set the standard for Championship admirers

19th September 2019, 18:12

Norwich are only five games into their latest Premier League adventure but they are already being viewed as the example to follow from one Championship club.

Boxing

Kovalev ready for Canelo test

19th September 2019, 18:11

Trainer Buddy McGirt claims Sergey Kovalev is 'very anxious' to prove he belongs at the highest level when he takes on Saul Alvarez.

Celtic

Rennes boss looks for home comforts

19th September 2019, 17:46

As the two sides prepare to meet in the Europa league on Thursday, Rennes boss Julien Stephan hopes the home crowd will spur this side on.

Bournemouth

Saints v Cherries – A growing rivalry

19th September 2019, 17:44

When you think of Premier League derbies Southampton v Bournemouth is perhaps not the first that springs to mind, but it is a growing rivalry.

Barcelona

Double injury boost for Barca

19th September 2019, 17:44

Barcelona have received a double boost on the injury front ahead of this weekend's La Liga clash with Granada.

Manchester City

Gundogan pleased to welcome Mendy back into the fold

19th September 2019, 17:42

Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan says Benjamin Mendy's return to fitness is a timely boost for their depleted backline.

Tottenham Hotspur

Kane says Spurs have not learned from errors

19th September 2019, 16:44

Tottenham striker Harry Kane says his team are failing to learn from their past mistakes following Wednesday's 2-2 draw with Olympiakos.

Match Previews

Southampton v Bournemouth

19th September 2019, 16:24

Southampton will look to extend their unbeaten run to five matches when they take on Bournemouth on Friday night in the Premier League.

Bournemouth

Can Cook justify Howe’s England claims?

19th September 2019, 16:12

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has backed Cherries midfielder Lewis Cook to win his England place back after making his return from injury in the first team.

West Ham United

Hammers handed Reid boost ahead of U23 run out

19th September 2019, 15:44

Winston Reid will take a significant step forward in his recovery on Friday night when he features for the Under-23 side against Middlesbrough.

Burnley

Clarets lucky to have loyal leader

19th September 2019, 14:42

Loyalty is a rarity in football nowadays but Burnley can count themselves lucky to have a man with that attribute at the helm.

Arsenal

Arsenal “very happy” with Emery – Venkatesham

19th September 2019, 14:42

Arsenal’s managing director Vinai Venkatesham says the club still feels Unai Emery is the right coach to take the team forward amid increased scrutiny.