Premier League News

Arsenal vs Manchester United: The Great modern rivalry

While the rivalry between local teams may hold more significance in the history of the English game, there is no doubting that the greatest rivalry the Premier League era has ever seen is between giants Arsenal and Manchester United.

The Manchester Derby: Top 3 moments

The Manchester Derby is a rivalry steeped in history and one which is contested with passion, fire and an undying hunger to win.

Premier League: Manchester United 1 – 1 Chelsea – Recap

Old Trafford has been accustomed to late goals in the past and although Robin van Persie’s dramatic strike in the 94th minute only salvaged a draw for the Red Devils against rivals Chelsea this time around, there were such scenes of delirium at the end, that the goal could have been mistaken for a winner.

Head to Head: Radamel Falcao vs Diego Costa

The new prolific additions to the Premier League this season have been the former Atletico players, Radamel Falcao and Diego Costa. While the former has been acquired by Manchester United from Monaco, the Spanish striker was signed by Chelsea as their solution upfront. While both are known lethal in front of goal, when compared, their individualistic characteristics set them apart from each other.

The Chelsea Cesc Fabregas

When Chelsea announced the signing of Cesc Fabregas midway through the world cup, a few eyebrows were raised. Not because of the transfer fee, a cool £29 million, give or take, nor was it because his former club, Barcelona were keen to do business, it would be hard for any midfielder to break up a midfield duo of Xavi and Iniesta.

Can Balotelli replace Suarez?

Luis Suarez parted ways with Liverpool during the summer transfer window this year. He signed for Barcelona for £75 million and will make his debut for the La Liga runners up in the El Clasico to be played on 25th October. While this makes Barcelona’s attacking line up appear to be from an ultimate dream team, Liverpool might miss the Uruguayan more than they realise.

Who will be this year’s Premier League coach of the season?

Last season, Tony Pulis won the Barclays Manager of the Season award for his remarkable feat with Crystal Palace. He took charge of the club when they were just a point away from relegation and managed to steer them to the 11th position by the end of the season. Brendan Rogers, was also recognised for his efforts with Liverpool, achieving second place in the league and was therefore named as the manager of the year.

Six Hot Premier League Prospects

The weekend marked the first gameweek of the new Premier League season. Arsenal and Liverpool gained home victories while Manchester City took 3 points away against Newcastle United. Manchester United failed to impress under their new manager Louis Van Gaal losing 1-2 to Swansea at home.