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Simon Mignolet and Loris Karius: The conundrum surrounding Liverpool’s goalkeeping woes

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Premier league: Top 5 Goalkeepers in August 2017

The Premier League season is up and running. “The biggest box office drama in world football”, as the purists would ironically point out. And as the first 4 game we [..]

Fixtures & Results

Fixtures

Results

January 20, 2018
Manchester City 17:30 Newcastle United
January 21, 2018
Southampton 16:00 Tottenham Hotspur
January 22, 2018
Swansea City 20:00 Liverpool
January 30, 2018
West Ham United 19:45 Crystal Palace
Swansea City 19:45 Arsenal
Huddersfield Town 20:00 Liverpool
January 31, 2018
Newcastle United 19:45 Burnley
Southampton 19:45 Brighton & Hov…
Everton 19:45 Leicester City
Chelsea 19:45 AFC Bournemouth
Stoke City 20:00 Watford
Tottenham Hotspur 20:00 Manchester United
Manchester City 20:00 West Bromwich Albion
February 3, 2018
Burnley 12:30 Manchester City
Manchester United 15:00 Huddersfield Town
West Bromwich Albion 15:00 Southampton
Leicester City 15:00 Swansea City
Brighton & Hov… 15:00 West Ham United
AFC Bournemouth 15:00 Stoke City
Arsenal 17:30 Everton
January 20, 2018
Everton 1 - 1 West Bromwich Albion
Burnley 0 - 1 Manchester United
Leicester City 2 - 0 Watford
Arsenal 4 - 1 Crystal Palace
Stoke City 2 - 0 Huddersfield Town
West Ham United 1 - 1 AFC Bournemouth
Brighton & Hov… 0 - 4 Chelsea
January 15, 2018
Manchester United 3 - 0 Stoke City
January 14, 2018
Liverpool 4 - 3 Manchester City
AFC Bournemouth 2 - 1 Arsenal
January 13, 2018
Tottenham Hotspur 4 - 0 Everton
Crystal Palace 1 - 0 Burnley
Chelsea 0 - 0 Leicester City
Huddersfield Town 1 - 4 West Ham United
Watford 2 - 2 Southampton
West Bromwich Albion 2 - 0 Brighton & Hov…
Newcastle United 1 - 1 Swansea City
January 4, 2018
Tottenham Hotspur 1 - 1 West Ham United
January 3, 2018
Arsenal 2 - 2 Chelsea

Fixtures

Results

January 20, 2018
Atlético Madrid 15:15 Girona
Villarreal 17:30 Levante
Las Palmas 19:45 Valencia
January 21, 2018
Deportivo Alavés 11:00 Leganés
Real Madrid 15:15 Deportivo La Coruña
Real Sociedad 17:30 Celta de Vigo
Real Betis 19:45 Barcelona
January 22, 2018
Eibar 20:00 Málaga
January 26, 2018
Athletic Club 20:00 Eibar
January 27, 2018
Deportivo La Coruña 12:00 Levante
Valencia 15:15 Real Madrid
Málaga 17:30 Girona
Villarreal 19:45 Real Sociedad
January 28, 2018
Leganés 11:00 Espanyol
Atlético Madrid 15:15 Las Palmas
Sevilla 17:30 Getafe
Barcelona 19:45 Deportivo Alavés
January 29, 2018
Celta de Vigo 20:00 Real Betis
February 2, 2018
Real Sociedad 20:00 Deportivo La Coruña
January 20, 2018
Espanyol 0 - 3 Sevilla
January 19, 2018
Getafe 2 - 2 Athletic Club
January 15, 2018
Real Betis 3 - 2 Leganés
January 14, 2018
Real Sociedad 2 - 4 Barcelona
Espanyol 1 - 1 Athletic Club
Deportivo Alavés 1 - 0 Sevilla
Levante 0 - 1 Celta de Vigo
January 13, 2018
Deportivo La Coruña 1 - 2 Valencia
Eibar 0 - 1 Atlético Madrid
Real Madrid 0 - 1 Villarreal
Girona 6 - 0 Las Palmas
January 12, 2018
Getafe 1 - 0 Málaga
January 8, 2018
Málaga 0 - 1 Espanyol
January 7, 2018
Celta de Vigo 2 - 2 Real Madrid
Villarreal 1 - 1 Deportivo La Coruña
Athletic Club 2 - 0 Deportivo Alavés
Barcelona 3 - 0 Levante
Leganés 1 - 0 Real Sociedad

Fixtures

Results

January 20, 2018
Nantes 16:00 Bordeaux
Troyes 19:00 Lille
Strasbourg 19:00 Dijon
Montpellier 19:00 Toulouse
Amiens SC 19:00 Guingamp
Rennes 19:00 Angers SCO
January 21, 2018
Nice 14:00 Saint-Étienne
Monaco 16:00 Metz
Olympique Lyonnais 20:00 PSG
January 26, 2018
Dijon 19:45 Rennes
January 27, 2018
PSG 16:00 Montpellier
Toulouse 19:00 Troyes
Saint-Étienne 19:00 Caen
Angers SCO 19:00 Amiens SC
Metz 19:00 Nice
Guingamp 19:00 Nantes
January 28, 2018
Lille 14:00 Strasbourg
Bordeaux 16:00 Olympique Lyonnais
Olympique Marseille 20:00 Monaco
February 2, 2018
Olympique Marseille 19:45 Metz
January 19, 2018
Caen 0 - 2 Olympique Marseille
January 17, 2018
PSG 8 - 0 Dijon
Angers SCO 3 - 1 Troyes
Amiens SC 1 - 1 Montpellier
Guingamp 0 - 2 Olympique Lyonnais
Lille 1 - 2 Rennes
Metz 3 - 0 Saint-Étienne
Toulouse 1 - 1 Nantes
January 16, 2018
Monaco 2 - 2 Nice
Olympique Marseille 2 - 0 Strasbourg
Bordeaux 0 - 2 Caen
January 14, 2018
Nantes 0 - 1 PSG
Olympique Lyonnais 1 - 1 Angers SCO
Saint-Étienne 2 - 0 Toulouse
January 13, 2018
Caen 0 - 1 Lille
Montpellier 0 - 0 Monaco
Dijon 1 - 1 Metz
Troyes 0 - 1 Bordeaux
Nice 1 - 0 Amiens SC
Rennes 0 - 3 Olympique Marseille

Fixtures

Results

January 20, 2018
Hamburger SV 17:30 Köln
January 21, 2018
Bayern München 14:30 Werder Bremen
Schalke 04 17:00 Hannover 96
January 26, 2018
Eintracht Frankfurt 19:30 Borussia M'gladbach
January 27, 2018
Stuttgart 14:30 Schalke 04
RB Leipzig 14:30 Hamburger SV
Köln 14:30 Augsburg
Bayern München 14:30 Hoffenheim
Borussia Dortmund 14:30 Freiburg
Werder Bremen 17:30 Hertha BSC
January 28, 2018
Bayer Leverkusen 14:30 Mainz 05
Hannover 96 17:00 Wolfsburg
February 2, 2018
Köln 19:30 Borussia Dortmund
February 3, 2018
Wolfsburg 14:30 Stuttgart
Mainz 05 14:30 Bayern München
Schalke 04 14:30 Werder Bremen
Hertha BSC 14:30 Hoffenheim
Freiburg 14:30 Bayer Leverkusen
Borussia M'gladbach 17:30 RB Leipzig
January 20, 2018
Freiburg 2 - 1 RB Leipzig
Borussia M'gladbach 2 - 0 Augsburg
Hoffenheim 1 - 4 Bayer Leverkusen
Mainz 05 3 - 2 Stuttgart
Wolfsburg 1 - 3 Eintracht Frankfurt
January 19, 2018
Hertha BSC 1 - 1 Borussia Dortmund
January 14, 2018
Borussia Dortmund 0 - 0 Wolfsburg
Köln 2 - 1 Borussia M'gladbach
January 13, 2018
RB Leipzig 3 - 1 Schalke 04
Eintracht Frankfurt 1 - 1 Freiburg
Werder Bremen 1 - 1 Hoffenheim
Augsburg 1 - 0 Hamburger SV
Stuttgart 1 - 0 Hertha BSC
Hannover 96 3 - 2 Mainz 05
January 12, 2018
Bayer Leverkusen 1 - 3 Bayern München
December 17, 2017
RB Leipzig 2 - 3 Hertha BSC
Hannover 96 4 - 4 Bayer Leverkusen

Fixtures

Results

January 21, 2018
Atalanta 11:30 Napoli
Udinese 14:00 SPAL
Sassuolo 14:00 Torino
Sampdoria 14:00 Fiorentina
Hellas Verona 14:00 Crotone
Bologna 14:00 Benevento
Lazio 14:00 Chievo
Cagliari 17:00 Milan
Internazionale 19:45 Roma
January 22, 2018
Juventus 19:45 Genoa
January 24, 2018
Lazio 17:30 Udinese
Sampdoria 19:45 Roma
January 27, 2018
Sassuolo 17:00 Atalanta
Chievo 19:45 Juventus
January 6, 2018
Cagliari 0 - 1 Juventus
Roma 1 - 2 Atalanta
Milan 1 - 0 Crotone
Napoli 2 - 0 Hellas Verona
SPAL 2 - 5 Lazio
Benevento 3 - 2 Sampdoria
Genoa 1 - 0 Sassuolo
Torino 3 - 0 Bologna
January 5, 2018
Fiorentina 1 - 1 Internazionale
Chievo 1 - 1 Udinese
December 30, 2017
Hellas Verona 1 - 3 Juventus
Internazionale 0 - 0 Lazio
Bologna 1 - 2 Udinese
Benevento 1 - 0 Chievo
Roma 1 - 1 Sassuolo
Atalanta 1 - 2 Cagliari
Sampdoria 2 - 0 SPAL
Torino 0 - 0 Genoa
Fiorentina 1 - 1 Milan
December 29, 2017
Crotone 0 - 1 Napoli

Fixtures

Results

March 3, 2018
Philadelphia Union 00:00 New England
Toronto 18:00 Columbus Crew
Houston Dynamo 20:30 Atlanta United
March 4, 2018
Orlando City 00:30 DC United
Dallas 01:00 Real Salt Lake
SJ Earthquakes 03:30 Minnesota United
Vancouver Whit… 11:00 Montreal Impact
Seattle Sounders 22:00 Los Angeles FC
March 5, 2018
LA Galaxy 00:30 Portland Timbers
Sporting KC 00:30 New York City
March 10, 2018
Columbus Crew 03:00 Montreal Impact
Chicago Fire 11:00 Sporting KC
New England 18:00 Colorado Rapids
Real Salt Lake 18:30 Los Angeles FC
Houston Dynamo 20:30 Vancouver Whit…
March 11, 2018
Orlando City 00:00 Minnesota United
Atlanta United 00:30 DC United
New York RB 11:00 Portland Timbers
New York City 19:00 LA Galaxy

Latest News and Rumours

Borussia Dortmund reject £40m Arsenal offer for Aubameyang

(Sat, 20 Jan 2018 16:38:56 +0000)

Borussia Dortmund have rejected Arsenal's opening £44million proposal for Pierre Emerick Aubameyang but talks are continuing.

Transfer news LIVE: Alexis Sanchez on verge of Man Utd

(Sat, 20 Jan 2018 15:50:41 +0000)

The blockbuster transfer of the January window is nearing ever closer after Alexis Sanchezbid farewell to his Arsenal team-mates on Friday night ahead of his protracted switch to Manchester United.

Barcelona save No 7 shirt for Antoine Griezmann

(Sat, 20 Jan 2018 14:25:47 +0000)

Instead, the Brazil international has been handed the No 14 shirt, currently occupied by Javier Mascherano, who is expected to leave the club early next week to join Hebei China Fortune.

Manchester United 'rule out Cristiano Ronaldo return'

(Sat, 20 Jan 2018 13:46:12 +0000)

Manchester United have 'no interest in re-signing Cristiano Ronaldo', scuppering the Real Madrid forward's hopes of a romantic return to Old Trafford.

Man United leave for Burnley without Henrikh Mkhitaryan

(Sat, 20 Jan 2018 13:16:14 +0000)

The final details of Mkhitaryan's proposed move to Arsenal were bashed out on Friday, paving the way for Alexis Sanchez to make a £35million move the other way.

Roma left-back 'on the verge' of £22m Chelsea move

(Sat, 20 Jan 2018 12:13:03 +0000)

The Brazilian has recently returned to fitness after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament injury in May last year and has played only 16 minutes this season.

Aubameyang's move to Arsenal has left his Dortmund baffled

(Sat, 20 Jan 2018 10:32:27 +0000)

Borussia Dortmund forward Andre Schurrle has said that the protracted saga over Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's move to Arsenal has left fellow Dortmund players shaking their heads in disbelief.

Bayern Munich 'enter race to sign Liverpool's Emre Can'

(Sat, 20 Jan 2018 10:22:41 +0000)

Can has is a long-term target for the Serie A champions but, according to Tuttosport, they face a race against time with the Bavarian giants now interested.

Man United's Henrikh Mkhitaryan sheds tear as he leaves

(Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:57:25 +0000)

EXCLUSIVE BY CHRIS WHEELER: Henrikh Mkhitaryan bid a tearful farewell to his United team-mates and club staff at Carrington on Friday as his swap deal with Alexis Sanchez moved closer.

Brighton sign Jurgen Locadia in club-record £14.1m deal

(Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:48:59 +0000)

24-year-old forward Jurgen Locadia has signed a deal with Chris Hughton's Brighton side until June 2022 after completing his medical earlier on Friday.

Theo Walcott pledges Everton goals after £20m move

(Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:40:50 +0000)

Everton striker Theo Walcott said on Friday that he will be judged on his ability to score regularly for his new club. The 28-year-old joined from Arsenal in a £20m move this week.

De Bruyne to sign Man City deal worth over £260,000 a week

(Fri, 19 Jan 2018 23:08:10 +0000)

The Belgian, comfortably Pep Guardiola’s shining light this season, is ready to put pen to paper on a fresh six-year deal worth around £200,000 a week plus an additional £60,000 in image rights.

Tottenham move ahead of Arsenal in race for Malcom

(Fri, 19 Jan 2018 23:03:13 +0000)

Ligue 1 side Bordeaux value their starlet Malcolm at around £45million which would see him become Tottenham’s new record signing.

Chelsea chasing Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke

(Fri, 19 Jan 2018 22:49:22 +0000)

Chelsea are keen to take the Belgium striker on loan but Palace are unwilling to consider a temporary switch. However, if the price is right they could be tempted into selling on a permanent basis.

Van Persie to be announced as a Feyenoord player on Monday

(Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:19:57 +0000)

The former Arsenal striker has sealed a move back to where his senior career began after Turkish side Fenerbache allowed him to terminate his contract, which was set to expire in June 2019.

Swansea boss labels January transfer window a 'nightmare'

(Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:24:49 +0000)

Carvalhal has yet to add to the Swansea squad since he succeeded Paul Clement just before the turn of the year and admits transfer negotiations are difficult in modern-day football.

Southampton did 'everything' to re-sign Theo Walcott

(Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:10:25 +0000)

England international Walcott progressed through Southampton's youth system and made 22 appearances for the Saints before moving to Arsenal in 2006.

Theo Walcott joins Everton in £20m deal from Arsenal

(Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:46:00 +0000)

Walcott underwent a medical on Tuesday and put pen-to-paper on a deal that will keep him at Goodison Park until June 2021 and he believes the opportunity to move has come at the perfect time.

Arsenal news: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is a superstar

(Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:44:14 +0000)

'No Auba, no party,' Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has said in the past. Now, Arsene Wenger is set to offer him a £53million invite to join the Premier League party

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's move to Arsenal edging closer

(Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:39:02 +0000)

Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc will fly to London on Saturday to finalise Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's move to Arsenal.

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