Tag: English Premier League

Soccer Football - Premier League - West Ham United FC is one of the Premiere league clubs Jarrod Bowen celebrates scoring their first goal with Vladimir Coufal.  (Image: Glyn Kirk/Reuters)

UK May Ban Gambling Ads on Jerseys Just as US Introduces Them

The UK is considering a ban on gambling company ads on the front of Premier League soccer jerseys. Meanwhile, Caesars Entertainment just announced it would advertise its sportsbook on the front of the Washington Capital’s NHL jerseys. The news highlights the countries’ contrasting sports betting history. Bookmakers have been legal […]

Mbaye Diagne is disallowed a correct goal by the VAR in WBA's 3-0 win over Southampton in the Premier League. Photo SkySports

VAR Outrage in the Premier League as WBA is Denied a Perfectly Correct Goal

The video assistant referee (VAR) system has created more controversy in the Premier League after disallowing a perfectly valid goal from West Bromwich Albion’s Mbaye Diagne just four minutes into the game against Southampton. WBA eventually won the match 3-0. The assistant referee raised his flag for offside, then the […]

Manchester United and Chelsea will face off for a Premier League clash at Old Trafford on Saturday. (Image: Getty)

Premier League Weekend: Manchester United Hosts Chelsea at Old Trafford

Fresh off of a huge win at Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League on Tuesday, Manchester United will now try to get its Premier League campaign on track when it hosts Chelsea on Saturday. Man United comes into the game as a slight favorite, with PointsBet listing the hosts as […]

The heir apparent to the Saudi throne, 34-year-old Mohammed bin Salman is the financial engine behind the Newcastle United sale. (Image: AP)

Amnesty International Pushes EPL to Block £300M Newcastle Sale

Amnesty International entered the Newcastle United takeover saga this week, writing a letter to the Premier League raising concerns about Saudi Arabia’s human rights record. The letter followed reports that Newcastle owner Mike Ashley’s £300 million sale of the club to a Saudi-backed syndicate involving Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman […]

Harry Kane may be the latest Spurs player moving from North London to Manchester. The price: a record £200 million. (Image: Premier League)

Got £200 Million? Spurs Put Star Striker Harry Kane Up for Sale

The latest example of every player having his price comes from Tottenham Hotspur, which apparently made standout striker Harry Kane available in an effort to alleviate financial pressures stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. That price? A record £200 million, according to published reports. Kane’s £200 million price tag is more […]

Southampton Manager Ralph Hasenhuttl and the rest of his senior coaching staff agreed to defer part of their salaries for the next three months. Hasenhuttl's Saints are the first Premier League team to come to a wage agreement in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and suspension of play. (Image: PA)

Southampton Reaches Wage Agreement With Players

As other English Premier League teams wrestle with payrolls of both playing and non-playing staff during the coronavirus pandemic, Southampton became the first EPL team to reach an agreement with players over wage deferrals. Under the agreement, the entire first-team squad will take 10% pay deferrals through June. In addition, […]

Manchester City hosts Chelsea in a match that both sides need to keep pace in the Premier League title race. (Image: Reuters)

Manchester City Favored vs. Chelsea in Premier League Title Chase

A faltering Manchester City faces a red-hot Chelsea side at the Etihad in a critical matchup between two clubs that are desperately trying to stop Liverpool from running away with the Premier League title. Chelsea is currently in third place after having won six straight EPL matches, while defending champions, […]