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Premier League plots to bypass FA and bring special visas post-Brexit

Premier League chief Richard Masters plots to bypass the FA and bring in special visas for players as top flight’s Brexit fears spark tense row The FA want to profit from Brexit by reducing the amount of foreign stars allowed Meanwhile, the Premier League wants the post-separation import laws slacked  They could cut the FA out with Richard Masters planning a special visa scheme  The Premier League may sideline the

Premier League did look at whether Fabinho fouled McBurnie

Confusion surrounds VAR again as it is claimed officials did NOT check whether Fabinho had fouled Oli McBurnie and instead only looked at if it was outside the box… only for under-fire Premier League to come out and insist they did look at both elements There was yet more VAR controversy in Liverpool’s win over Sheffield United The Blades were awarded a penalty in the first half of the Reds’

European Premier League: What do managers think and how could it affect English game?

Plans to create a European Premier League involving Europe’s biggest football clubs have caused quite a stir, but what do managers think? From damaging the domestic game to seeing Celtic vs Rangers in England’s top division, there’s certainly a range of opinions… Sky News reported earlier this week that Liverpool and Manchester United have held discussions about a bombshell plot involving Europe’s largest clubs to join a new FIFA-backed tournament

Messi warned against Premier League by LaLiga president Tebas

‘His reputation would be damaged’: Lionel Messi told NOT to move to the Premier League by Javier Tebas amid links to Manchester City, but LaLiga chief insists it would not be a ‘drama’ if he left Barcelona next year Lionel Messi stunned football by trying to force an exit Barcelona this summer Manchester City were the front-runners for the Argentinian icon’s shock move    He stayed, but Messi still looks set

Premier League goals surge compared with La Liga, Ligue 1, Serie A & Bundesliga

Premier League clubs are scoring more goals than ever before – but is it a freak and how does it compare with Europe’s top leagues? This season has kicked off unlike any other in Premier League history: 172 goals in just 48 games. For context, the current average of 3.58 goals per game is the highest in England’s top flight since 1960/61. Which teams produce goal fests? Manchester United have

European Premier League: Jose Mourinho says he will leave it to Spurs chairman Daniel Levy

Jose Mourinho refused to give his thoughts on the proposed European Premier League, insisting he will “leave it” for Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy. Sky News has learned Liverpool and Manchester United have held discussions about a bombshell plot involving Europe’s biggest football clubs to join a new FIFA-backed tournament that would reshape the sport’s global landscape. More than a dozen teams from England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain are in

European Premier League EXPLAINED: All you need to know

European Premier League EXPLAINED: All you need to know about the £4.6BILLION FIFA-backed tournament with Liverpool and Manchester United as key players. Could it usurp the Champions League and how is it different from the Super League? Liverpool and Manchester United are in talks over a groundbreaking new league A new report has detailed talks worth £4.6billion for a European Premier League  It is believed that FIFA back the proposals

Premier League: Eight positive coronavirus cases in latest testing

The Premier League has confirmed eight positive coronavirus tests have been returned from the latest round of testing. In a statement, the league confirmed 1,575 players and staff were tested between Monday, October 12 and Sunday, October 18. ‘Angry’ Rooney tests negative but will miss Derby games Cocu: Derby will miss captain Rooney Burnley have confirmed defender Phil Bardsley missed their goalless draw with West Brom on Monday due to

EFL reject Premier League’s £50m rescue package

The English Football League have rejected the Premier League’s offer of a £50m rescue package after an emergency meeting of clubs and executives on Thursday.  After the collapse of Project Big Picture, which had promised a £250m bailout for the EFL, Premier League clubs agreed a structure of grants and loans in order to subsidise struggling League One and League Two clubs. However, after the EFL’s three divisions held separate

Project Big Picture: Premier League owner claims only six clubs back proposals

A Premier League club owner has told Sky Sports News only six top-flight teams are in favour of Project Big Picture proposals, ahead of a shareholder meeting on Wednesday. All 20 Premier League clubs will be involved in a virtual meeting to discuss the proposals at 11am. PL club board member: Parry should resign FA chairman left ‘Big Picture’ talks after breakaway threat ‘Project Big Picture’ – What are the