On Sunday afternoon, the final whistle from Kevin Friend at Dean Court confirmed an eery predicament for Arsenal Football Club. Their first ever loss to AFC Bournemouth, a sixth place league positioning; 23 points off the summit of the Premier League, and the impending departure of their star Chilean forward, Alexis Sanchez, to either Manchester City or Manchester United.
After a surging start, as each match day goes by it seems Newcastle are edging ever closer to oblivion.
Once again, it seems the recurring theme of the runaway title race is upon us. The question many Premier League fans are asking themselves (especially those who support a team actually involved in the title race) is can anyone catch Manchester City and buck the trend?
After only 45 minutes of football, this season already felt vastly different for Burnley.
After their resounding loss at the weekend against Chelsea, West Bromwich Albion decided to sack Tony Pulis, the fifth managerial casualty of the season.
In the aftermath of Wenger’s contract fiasco last season one thing was clear. If the manager wasn’t going to change, then something else had to.
Farhad Moshiri’s attempts to lure Marco Silva from Watford are telling of an owner with ambition, though the hesitation, coupled with the lack of options available in the managerial market could mean the Merseyside outfit find themselves in a catch 22.