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GKLog

Premier League Goalkeeper Preview 2017/18

As the new season beckons on the 12th of August, we take a look at the men between the sticks of all 20 teams. 1. A.F.C. Bournemouth Artur Boruc Age: 37 years Height: 1 [..]

The Vindication of Claudio Bravo

BRAVO! BRAVO! ABSOLUTELY SENSATIONAL! It’s “How to save a penalty show by Claudio Bravo” on display here! He guessed right again, diving towards his left to parry [..]

Fixtures & Results

Fixtures

Results

August 11, 2017
Arsenal 18:45 Leicester City
August 12, 2017
Watford 11:30 Liverpool
Southampton 14:00 Swansea City
Everton 14:00 Stoke City
West Bromwich Albion 14:00 AFC Bournemouth
Crystal Palace 14:00 Huddersfield Town
Chelsea 14:00 Burnley
Brighton & Hov… 16:30 Manchester City
August 13, 2017
Newcastle United 12:30 Tottenham Hotspur
Manchester United 15:00 West Ham United
August 19, 2017
Swansea City 11:30 Manchester United
Southampton 14:00 West Ham United
Liverpool 14:00 Crystal Palace
AFC Bournemouth 14:00 Watford
Leicester City 14:00 Brighton & Hov…
Burnley 14:00 West Bromwich Albion
Stoke City 16:30 Arsenal
August 20, 2017
Huddersfield Town 12:30 Newcastle United
Tottenham Hotspur 15:00 Chelsea
August 21, 2017
Manchester City 19:00 Everton

Fixtures

Results

August 20, 2017
Barcelona 00:00 Real Betis
Valencia 00:00 Las Palmas
Leganés 00:00 Deportivo Alavés
Levante 00:00 Villarreal
Málaga 00:00 Eibar
Deportivo La Coruña 00:00 Real Madrid
Sevilla 00:00 Espanyol
Athletic Club 00:00 Getafe
Celta de Vigo 00:00 Real Sociedad
Girona 00:00 Atlético Madrid
August 27, 2017
Real Madrid 00:00 Valencia
Getafe 00:00 Sevilla
Eibar 00:00 Athletic Club
Girona 00:00 Málaga
Real Betis 00:00 Celta de Vigo
Espanyol 00:00 Leganés
Las Palmas 00:00 Atlético Madrid
Deportivo Alavés 00:00 Barcelona
Real Sociedad 00:00 Villarreal
Levante 00:00 Deportivo La Coruña

Fixtures

Results

August 4, 2017
Monaco 18:45 Toulouse
August 5, 2017
PSG 15:00 Amiens SC
Montpellier 18:00 Caen
Troyes 18:00 Rennes
Saint-Étienne 18:00 Nice
Metz 18:00 Guingamp
Olympique Lyonnais 18:00 Strasbourg
August 6, 2017
Lille 13:00 Nantes
Angers SCO 15:00 Bordeaux
Olympique Marseille 19:00 Dijon
August 11, 2017
Nice 17:00 Troyes
Rennes 18:45 Olympique Lyonnais
August 12, 2017
Nantes 15:00 Olympique Marseille
Toulouse 18:00 Montpellier
Amiens SC 18:00 Angers SCO
Caen 18:00 Saint-Étienne
Bordeaux 18:00 Metz
August 13, 2017
Strasbourg 13:00 Lille
Dijon 15:00 Monaco
Guingamp 19:00 PSG

Fixtures

Results

August 18, 2017
Bayern München 18:30 Bayer Leverkusen
August 19, 2017
Mainz 05 13:30 Hannover 96
Wolfsburg 13:30 Borussia Dortmund
Hamburger SV 13:30 Augsburg
Hertha BSC 13:30 Stuttgart
Hoffenheim 13:30 Werder Bremen
Schalke 04 16:30 RB Leipzig
August 20, 2017
Freiburg 13:30 Eintracht Frankfurt
Borussia M'gladbach 16:00 Köln
August 25, 2017
Köln 18:30 Hamburger SV
August 26, 2017
Stuttgart 13:30 Mainz 05
Bayer Leverkusen 13:30 Hoffenheim
Augsburg 13:30 Borussia M'gladbach
Werder Bremen 13:30 Bayern München
Eintracht Frankfurt 13:30 Wolfsburg
Borussia Dortmund 16:30 Hertha BSC
August 27, 2017
RB Leipzig 13:30 Freiburg
Hannover 96 16:00 Schalke 04
September 8, 2017
Hamburger SV 18:30 RB Leipzig

Fixtures

Results

Fixtures

Results

July 22, 2017
DC United 23:00 Houston Dynamo
Toronto 23:00 Colorado Rapids
New England 23:30 LA Galaxy
Montreal Impact 23:30 Dallas
Columbus Crew 23:30 Philadelphia Union
July 23, 2017
Real Salt Lake 02:00 Sporting KC
Vancouver Whit… 22:30 Portland Timbers
July 24, 2017
Seattle Sounders 02:30 SJ Earthquakes
July 26, 2017
Philadelphia Union 23:30 Columbus Crew
July 29, 2017
Atlanta United 20:30 Orlando City
New York RB 23:30 Montreal Impact
New England 23:30 Philadelphia Union
July 30, 2017
Real Salt Lake 00:00 Columbus Crew
SJ Earthquakes 00:00 Colorado Rapids
Minnesota United 00:00 DC United
Houston Dynamo 00:00 Portland Timbers
Dallas 00:00 Vancouver Whit…
Sporting KC 00:00 Chicago Fire
LA Galaxy 02:00 Seattle Sounders
Toronto 18:00 New York City
July 22, 2017
Minnesota United 0 - 3 New York RB
New York City 2 - 1 Chicago Fire
July 21, 2017
Orlando City 0 - 1 Atlanta United
July 20, 2017
LA Galaxy 0 - 1 Vancouver Whit…
Portland Timbers 1 - 4 Real Salt Lake
Seattle Sounders 4 - 3 DC United
Minnesota United 0 - 0 Houston Dynamo
July 19, 2017
New York RB 5 - 1 SJ Earthquakes
New York City 2 - 2 Toronto
Montreal Impact 2 - 1 Philadelphia Union
July 7, 2017
Sporting KC 1 - 1 Philadelphia Union
July 6, 2017
Portland Timbers 2 - 2 Chicago Fire
Vancouver Whit… 3 - 2 New York City
Houston Dynamo 3 - 1 Montreal Impact
July 5, 2017
Orlando City 1 - 3 Toronto
New England 2 - 3 New York RB

Latest News and Rumours

Manchester City spent £133m on full backs in three days

(Sun, 23 Jul 2017 01:50:27 +0100)

CHRIS WHEELER IN LOS ANGELES: Benjamin Mendy, 23, is on stand-by to fly to America to have a medical and join up with the rest of his team-mates in Los Angeles.

Chelsea swoop for Brazilian prodigy Richarlison

(Sun, 23 Jul 2017 01:40:50 +0100)

The 20-year-old was expected to join Ajax from Fluminense for £12m and had provisionally agreed a contract but the Premier League champions have stepped in to try and tempt him to England.

AC Milan to leave Carlos Bacca out of Europa League tie

(Sun, 23 Jul 2017 01:31:23 +0100)

Milan play the first leg of their Europa League third round qualifier against Romanian side CSU Craiova on Thursday but they will do so without Bacca with club looking to offload the striker.

Barcelona think signing Coutinho could see Neymar stay

(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 23:09:26 +0100)

Club president Josep Bartomeu appeared to fail in a belated attempt to change Neymar's mind about leaving in a meeting at the club's summer training base in the US on Friday.

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp won't sell Philippe Coutinho

(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 22:31:15 +0100)

MIKE KEEGAN IN HONG KONG: The Anfield boss sent a strong message to the Catalan giants, who have already had a £72million bid dismissed. Klopp said it was ultimately his decision.

Herrera urges Manchester United not to sell David de Gea

(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 22:30:16 +0100)

CHRIS WHEELER IN LOS ANGELES: Real continue to circle De Gea as the two clubs prepare to meet twice in 18 days, starting with Sunday's International Champions Cup game in Santa Clara.

Everton weighing up move for Vitesse keeper Eloy Room

(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 19:23:12 +0100)

Expected to sit behind Maarten Stekelenburg, the 28-year-old has been earmarked as a possible replacement for the now third-choice Joel Robles, who is discussing a move to Deportivo La Coruna.

Manchester City target Benjamin Mendy set for medical

(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 18:53:57 +0100)

Manchester City will complete the signings of Benjamin Mendy from Monaco and Danilo from Real Madrid for a combined £78.5million.

West Ham unveil Marko Arnautovic in £24m move from Stoke

(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 18:34:21 +0100)

West Ham have officially unveiled the signing of Marko Arnautovic after completing the formalities on his £24million move from Stoke. The forward has put pen to paper on a five-year deal.

Arsenal will not consider PSG bids for Alexis Sanchez

(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 18:15:40 +0100)

ROB DRAPER IN HONG KONG: Arsene Wenger has insisted that his promise not to sell Alexis Sanchez held good no matter what Paris Saint-Germain plan to bid for the Chilean striker.

Jurgen Klopp has spoken to Philippe Coutinho about Barca

(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 17:55:24 +0100)

MIKE KEEGAN IN HONG KONG: Jurgen Klopp says Philippe Coutinho ‘loves’ Liverpool and revealed he has spoken to the player about his future. The Brazilian was the main man against Leicester.

Transfer News LIVE: Follow all the latest news and gossip

(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 16:55:46 +0100)

Keep up to date with live coverage of the transfer window as all 20 Premier League clubs look to get their business done ahead of the new season.

Middlesbrough reject £21m West Brom bid for Ben Gibson

(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 13:33:19 +0100)

Middlesbrough have resisted a third bid from West Bromwich Albion for centre-half Ben Gibson. Albion are up to £21m with their latest offer and Gibson is keen to stay in the Premier League.

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata mobbed at Singapore airport

(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 13:20:30 +0100)

Alvaro Morata was mobbed by Chelsea fans at Changi International Airport as he arrived in Singapore ahead of linking up with his new team-mates next week.

West Ham to let Adrian leave alongside Darren Randolph

(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 11:58:43 +0100)

West Ham are prepared to let Adrian leave despite Darren Randolph imminent move to Middlesbrough. He has has interest from fellow top-flight outfits Crystal Palace and Newcastle.

Manchester United star Matteo Darmian happy to stay

(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 11:26:16 +0100)

Matteo Darmian insists he is happy at Man United, despite reports linking the full-back with a summer return to Italy. Two years ago the full-back left his homeland for the first time in his career.

Diego Costa won't play for Antonio Conte's Chelsea again

(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 10:29:27 +0100)

MATT BARLOW IN BEIJING: Diego Costa will not play for Antonio Conte at Chelsea again and has even been barred from joining the first-team group for training.

Roman Abramovich clears Man United move for Nemanja Matic

(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 08:49:52 +0100)

Roman Abramovich has cleared the way for Nemanja Matic to join Manchester United but Chelsea will add what has been dubbed a ‘Lukaku tax’ to any transfer fee.

Neymar has 'told Barcelona players he is joining PSG'

(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 01:25:23 +0100)

Neymar has privately confirmed his intention to complete a world-record transfer to PSG and said goodbye to a select number of Barcelona team-mates, according to a report in Le Parisen .

Barcelona look on enviously at Real Madrid homegrown pool

(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 01:20:03 +0100)

PETE JENSON: It's not escaped the attention of Real fans that ever since they turned its back on the 'Galaticos' era, and built the team on a Spanish foundation, they've ruled club football again.

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