Predictions for the last 16 of the Europa League: Liverpool and West Ham advance, Brighton lose

Liverpool should have too much firepower for Sparta Prague – Reuters/Andrew Boyers Liverpool were drawn against Sparta Prague in the last 16 of the Europa League, while Brighton face another tough test in their first season in Europe with a draw against Roma. West Ham will again face their group opponents Freiburg, while Rangers will … Read more

David Moyes and West Ham have an uneasy marriage – can both do better?

David Moyes’ contract at West Ham expires at the end of the season and both parties have shown little intention of agreeing a new contract – Steven Paston/PA Wire These are strange days at West Ham United. Seventh in the Premier League, in the last 16 of the Europa League and with a very experienced … Read more

10 things to watch out for this weekend

10 things to watch out for this weekend

Bayern’s defeat puts Ten Hag on thin ice

Newcastle’s European dream is over as Samuel Chukwueze saves Milan

Arsenal scores high, Celtic’s misery continues

Editor’s Note: these figures refer to teams’ performance in this week’s round of matches and not their chances of winning the competition as a whole. A+ Arsenal Five Arsenal goals at half-time and six different goalscorers at full-time, this was Mikel Arteta’s team at their attacking best, and they took heavy revenge on the French … Read more

The eight Premier League rebels blocked the ban on loan deals between affiliated clubs

Newcastle United co-owner Amanda Staveley leaves Premier League shareholders’ meeting on Tuesday – PA/Zac Goodwin A coalition of eight clubs, believed to be Chelsea, Manchester City, Newcastle United, Everton, Nottingham Forest, Sheffield United, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Burnley, defeated a temporary Premier League ban on loans between clubs with the same owners. The Premier League asked … Read more