Special report: Fans at Premier League matches are being treated worse than ever – PSR could be to blame

Football fans increasingly feel like they are at the bottom of the priority list in the sport they love Shortly after 5pm on a Friday afternoon earlier this month, Chelsea published an urgent travel update on their website. With around 24 hours to go until kick-off of their match against Manchester City, the club was … Read more

Interview with Gavin Bazunu: Southampton’s risk-taking goalkeeper, who both creates and saves

Gavin Bazunu has been a key part of Southampton’s push for promotion – Steve Reigate for The Telegraph There were shades of Harry Redknapp’s famously impassioned defense of Frank Lampard at West Ham United when Russell Martin met the Southampton fans at the start of this season. The new manager was asked for reassurance that … Read more

From ‘Stokealona’ to relegation abyss: Inside Stoke’s slide towards the Championship

From ‘Stokealona’ to relegation abyss: Inside Stoke’s slide towards the Championship It was 1998 when Stoke City was last relegated to the third tier and now, over a quarter of a century later, this famous old football club is once again teetering on the precipice. Stoke are staggering towards the League One hatch after an … Read more

Erik ten Hag bites back at Jamie Carragher – but admits his criticism of Man Utd is justified

Ten Hag prepares his team for a crucial FA Cup match on Wednesday evening – Manchester United/Ash Donelon Erik ten Hag has hit back at Jamie Carragher for his criticism of Manchester United’s performance against Fulham, accusing the former Liverpool defender of having an agenda against the club. Carragher provided a detailed analytical overview of … Read more

Premier League and Carabao Cup final: 10 talking points from the weekend

No phones, no egos, no flashy cars: Jamie Carragher interviews the brains behind Liverpool’s talent factory

Jamie Carragher next to a photo of Liverpool’s youngsters from the 90s, including himself – Jon Super There are clear qualities a young footballer needs to impress an elite coach like Jurgen Klopp. No one can play regularly for a Premier League club like Liverpool without talent, temperament, courage and athleticism. But during an in-depth … Read more

Inside the Nuno Espirito Santo Revolution at Nottingham Forest

Nuno The rain is pouring down on the Nottingham Forest training ground and the scorching heat of Saudi Arabia must feel like a lifetime ago for Nuno Espirito Santo. After leaving champions Al-Ittihad in November, where temperatures above 40 degrees were the norm, Nuno is now back in the Premier League and enjoying his latest … Read more