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

Jamie Vardy had absolutely smashed the ball through the middle, but a golden-haired Belgian was equal to it. Diving, to his right, he pushed it away, fists pumped and a [..]

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

February 24, 2018
Leicester City 12:30 Stoke City
West Bromwich Albion 15:00 Huddersfield Town
Liverpool 15:00 West Ham United
Brighton & Hov… 15:00 Swansea City
AFC Bournemouth 15:00 Newcastle United
Burnley 15:00 Southampton
Watford 17:30 Everton
February 25, 2018
Crystal Palace 12:00 Tottenham Hotspur
Manchester United 14:05 Chelsea
March 1, 2018
Arsenal 19:45 Manchester City
March 3, 2018
Burnley 12:30 Everton
Tottenham Hotspur 15:00 Huddersfield Town
Watford 15:00 West Bromwich Albion
Swansea City 15:00 West Ham United
Leicester City 15:00 AFC Bournemouth
Southampton 15:00 Stoke City
Liverpool 17:30 Newcastle United
March 4, 2018
Brighton & Hov… 13:30 Arsenal
Manchester City 16:00 Chelsea
March 5, 2018
Crystal Palace 20:00 Manchester United
February 12, 2018
Chelsea 3 - 0 West Bromwich Albion
February 11, 2018
Southampton 0 - 2 Liverpool
Newcastle United 1 - 0 Manchester United
Huddersfield Town 4 - 1 AFC Bournemouth
February 10, 2018
Manchester City 5 - 1 Leicester City
Everton 3 - 1 Crystal Palace
Swansea City 1 - 0 Burnley
Stoke City 1 - 1 Brighton & Hov…
West Ham United 2 - 0 Watford
Tottenham Hotspur 1 - 0 Arsenal
February 5, 2018
Watford 4 - 1 Chelsea
February 4, 2018
Liverpool 2 - 2 Tottenham Hotspur
Crystal Palace 1 - 1 Newcastle United
February 3, 2018
Arsenal 5 - 1 Everton
Brighton & Hov… 3 - 1 West Ham United
AFC Bournemouth 2 - 1 Stoke City
Leicester City 1 - 1 Swansea City
West Bromwich Albion 2 - 3 Southampton
Manchester United 2 - 0 Huddersfield Town
Burnley 1 - 1 Manchester City

Fixtures

Results

February 24, 2018
Celta de Vigo 12:00 Eibar
Real Madrid 15:15 Deportivo Alavés
Leganés 17:30 Las Palmas
Barcelona 19:45 Girona
February 25, 2018
Villarreal 11:00 Getafe
Athletic Club 15:15 Málaga
Valencia 17:30 Real Sociedad
Sevilla 19:45 Atlético Madrid
February 26, 2018
Levante 20:00 Real Betis
February 27, 2018
Espanyol 19:00 Real Madrid
Girona 20:30 Celta de Vigo
February 28, 2018
Málaga 18:30 Sevilla
Athletic Club 18:30 Valencia
Getafe 18:30 Deportivo La Coruña
Eibar 20:30 Villarreal
Atlético Madrid 20:30 Leganés
March 1, 2018
Real Betis 18:30 Real Sociedad
Las Palmas 20:00 Barcelona
Deportivo Alavés 20:30 Levante
February 23, 2018
Deportivo La Coruña 0 - 0 Espanyol
February 21, 2018
Leganés 1 - 3 Real Madrid
February 19, 2018
Getafe 3 - 0 Celta de Vigo
February 18, 2018
Real Betis 3 - 5 Real Madrid
Espanyol 1 - 1 Villarreal
Atlético Madrid 2 - 0 Athletic Club
Real Sociedad 3 - 0 Levante
February 17, 2018
Málaga 1 - 2 Valencia
Deportivo Alavés 1 - 0 Deportivo La Coruña
Eibar 0 - 2 Barcelona
Las Palmas 1 - 2 Sevilla
February 16, 2018
Girona 3 - 0 Leganés
February 12, 2018
Deportivo La Coruña 0 - 1 Real Betis
February 11, 2018
Valencia 3 - 1 Levante
Celta de Vigo 2 - 2 Espanyol
Barcelona 0 - 0 Getafe
Sevilla 1 - 0 Girona

Fixtures

Results

February 24, 2018
Toulouse 16:00 Monaco
Rennes 19:00 Troyes
Nantes 19:00 Amiens SC
Guingamp 19:00 Metz
Dijon 19:00 Caen
Lille 19:00 Angers SCO
February 25, 2018
Bordeaux 14:00 Nice
Olympique Lyonnais 16:00 Saint-Étienne
PSG 20:00 Olympique Marseille
March 2, 2018
Nice 18:00 Lille
Monaco 19:45 Bordeaux
March 3, 2018
Troyes 16:00 PSG
Metz 19:00 Toulouse
Saint-Étienne 19:00 Dijon
Angers SCO 19:00 Guingamp
Amiens SC 19:00 Rennes
March 4, 2018
Caen 14:00 Strasbourg
Montpellier 16:00 Olympique Lyonnais
Olympique Marseille 20:00 Nantes
March 9, 2018
Strasbourg 19:45 Monaco
February 23, 2018
Strasbourg 0 - 0 Montpellier
February 20, 2018
Troyes 0 - 0 Dijon
February 18, 2018
Olympique Marseille 1 - 0 Bordeaux
Lille 2 - 2 Olympique Lyonnais
Nice 1 - 1 Nantes
February 17, 2018
Angers SCO 0 - 1 Saint-Étienne
Amiens SC 0 - 0 Toulouse
Caen 2 - 2 Rennes
Troyes 1 - 0 Metz
Montpellier 1 - 1 Guingamp
PSG 5 - 2 Strasbourg
February 16, 2018
Monaco 4 - 0 Dijon
February 11, 2018
Olympique Lyonnais 0 - 2 Rennes
Nantes 2 - 2 Lille
Strasbourg 2 - 1 Troyes

Fixtures

Results

February 24, 2018
Stuttgart 14:30 Eintracht Frankfurt
Bayern München 14:30 Hertha BSC
Hannover 96 14:30 Borussia M'gladbach
Hoffenheim 14:30 Freiburg
Werder Bremen 17:30 Hamburger SV
February 25, 2018
Bayer Leverkusen 14:30 Schalke 04
RB Leipzig 17:00 Köln
February 26, 2018
Borussia Dortmund 19:30 Augsburg
March 2, 2018
Borussia M'gladbach 19:30 Werder Bremen
March 3, 2018
Hamburger SV 14:30 Mainz 05
Wolfsburg 14:30 Bayer Leverkusen
Augsburg 14:30 Hoffenheim
Schalke 04 14:30 Hertha BSC
Eintracht Frankfurt 14:30 Hannover 96
RB Leipzig 17:30 Borussia Dortmund
March 4, 2018
Köln 14:30 Stuttgart
Freiburg 17:00 Bayern München
March 9, 2018
Mainz 05 19:30 Schalke 04
February 23, 2018
Mainz 05 1 - 1 Wolfsburg
February 19, 2018
Eintracht Frankfurt 2 - 1 RB Leipzig
February 18, 2018
Borussia M'gladbach 0 - 1 Borussia Dortmund
Augsburg 0 - 1 Stuttgart
February 17, 2018
Schalke 04 2 - 1 Hoffenheim
Köln 1 - 1 Hannover 96
Freiburg 1 - 0 Werder Bremen
Wolfsburg 1 - 2 Bayern München
Hamburger SV 1 - 2 Bayer Leverkusen
February 16, 2018
Hertha BSC 0 - 2 Mainz 05
February 11, 2018
Werder Bremen 3 - 1 Wolfsburg
Stuttgart 1 - 0 Borussia M'gladbach
February 10, 2018
Bayern München 2 - 1 Schalke 04
Borussia Dortmund 2 - 0 Hamburger SV
Eintracht Frankfurt 4 - 2 Köln
Hoffenheim 4 - 2 Mainz 05
Bayer Leverkusen 0 - 2 Hertha BSC
Hannover 96 2 - 1 Freiburg
February 9, 2018
RB Leipzig 2 - 0 Augsburg

Fixtures

Results

February 24, 2018
Bologna 17:00 Genoa
Internazionale 19:45 Benevento
February 25, 2018
Crotone 11:30 SPAL
Sampdoria 14:00 Udinese
Hellas Verona 14:00 Torino
Fiorentina 14:00 Chievo
Sassuolo 14:00 Lazio
Juventus 17:00 Atalanta
Roma 19:45 Milan
February 26, 2018
Cagliari 19:45 Napoli
March 3, 2018
SPAL 14:00 Bologna
Lazio 17:00 Juventus
Napoli 19:45 Roma
March 4, 2018
Genoa 11:30 Cagliari
Atalanta 14:00 Sampdoria
Chievo 14:00 Sassuolo
Udinese 14:00 Fiorentina
Benevento 14:00 Hellas Verona
Torino 14:00 Crotone
Milan 19:45 Internazionale
February 19, 2018
Lazio 2 - 0 Hellas Verona
February 18, 2018
Milan 1 - 0 Sampdoria
Atalanta 1 - 1 Fiorentina
Bologna 2 - 1 Sassuolo
Benevento 3 - 2 Crotone
Napoli 1 - 0 SPAL
Torino 0 - 1 Juventus
February 17, 2018
Genoa 2 - 0 Internazionale
Chievo 2 - 1 Cagliari
Udinese 0 - 2 Roma
February 11, 2018
Roma 5 - 2 Benevento
Internazionale 2 - 1 Bologna
Sampdoria 2 - 0 Hellas Verona
Chievo 0 - 1 Genoa
Torino 2 - 0 Udinese
Sassuolo 0 - 0 Cagliari
February 10, 2018
Napoli 4 - 1 Lazio
Crotone 1 - 1 Atalanta
SPAL 0 - 4 Milan
February 9, 2018
Fiorentina 0 - 2 Juventus

Fixtures

Results

March 3, 2018
Toronto 18:00 Columbus Crew
Houston Dynamo 20:30 Atlanta United
March 4, 2018
Philadelphia Union 00:00 New England
Orlando City 00:30 DC United
Dallas 01:00 Real Salt Lake
SJ Earthquakes 03:30 Minnesota United
Seattle Sounders 22:00 Los Angeles FC
Vancouver Whit… 23:00 Montreal Impact
March 5, 2018
Sporting KC 00:30 New York City
LA Galaxy 03:00 Portland Timbers
March 10, 2018
Columbus Crew 18:00 Montreal Impact
New England 18:30 Colorado Rapids
Real Salt Lake 20:30 Los Angeles FC
Chicago Fire 23:00 Sporting KC
Houston Dynamo 23:00 Vancouver Whit…
March 11, 2018
New York RB 00:00 Portland Timbers
Orlando City 00:30 Minnesota United
Atlanta United 19:00 DC United
New York City 21:00 LA Galaxy

Latest News and Rumours

Celtic battle to stop Rogic from leaving on free transfer

(Fri, 23 Feb 2018 23:22:52 +0000)

Celtic remain committed to contract talks with Tom Rogic - who could use this summer's World Cup as a shop window for a move south. Sportsmail understands Celtic remain in negotiations.

Crystal Palace set to sign goalkeeper Diego Cavalieri

(Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:40:42 +0000)

Roy Hodgson has revealed Crystal Palace hope to imminently conclude the signing of Brazilian goalkeeper Diego Cavalieri. The 35-year-old has been training with Hodgson's squad.

Yannick Carrasco to swap Atletico Madrid for move to China

(Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:21:08 +0000)

Atletico Madrid and Belgium winger Yannick Carrasco is set to join Chinese Super League side Dalian Yifang in a £26million deal in a bid to bolster his World Cup ambitions.

Arthur reveals move to Barcelona is edging closer

(Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:34:55 +0000)

Gremio midfielder Arthur has stoked up talk of a move to La Liga giants Barcelona with the promising Brazilian player revealing the transfer is edging closer.

Man United 'slap £88m price tag on David de Gea'

(Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:04:56 +0000)

Manchester United have told Real Madrid they will have to pay €100million (£88m) if they want to sign their star goalkeeper David de Gea this summer, according to Spanish newspaper Marca.

Bolton sign ex-Bayern Munich midfielder on short-term deal

(Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:41:27 +0000)

The 27-year old former Bayern Munich midfielder was a free agent following his release from Sunderland last summer. He made 23 appearances for the club before leaving after their relegation.

If you pay to see your team of course you are a 'real' fan

(Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:23:27 +0000)

MARTIN SAMUEL - CHIEF SPORTS WRITER: Not the largest group, probably, but there will still be some Newcastle fans who think Mike Ashley is doing a pretty solid job. It could be worse.

Raheem Sterling's Man City future in doubt

(Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:38:19 +0000)

SAMI MOKBEL: Raheem Sterling's future at Manchester City is under increasing doubt after talks over a new contract failed to materialise. Sterling has scored 20 goals in a stunning season so far.

West Ham to sell Jose Fonte to Chinese Super League side

(Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:37:45 +0000)

The 34-year-old has been hampered by injuries and the deal from Dalian offered West Ham the best chance to recoup some of the £8million they paid to Southampton for him in January 2017.

Man Utd's De Gea v Chelsea's Courtois for Real Madrid move

(Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:19:02 +0000)

Several hours before David De Gea’s lightning save thwarted Sevilla on Wednesday night, Real Madrid supporters had watched their own team’s keeper Kiko Casilla flap at an early corner.

Inter Milan star Mauro Icardi wanted by 'two big teams'

(Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:14:27 +0000)

Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi was courted by 'two important clubs' in the January transfer window with both maintaining an interest ahead of this summer, claims his wife and agent Wanda Nara.

Real Madrid want Thibaut Courtois to stall on Chelsea deal

(Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:48:42 +0000)

The European champions are desperate for an upgrade on current goalkeeper Keylor Navas and have their eyes set on the Premier League duo.

PSG chasing Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema

(Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:46:00 +0000)

The Lyon-born star has had a difficult season for Real Madrid, scoring just three league goals for the Santiago Bernabeu club, but that has not damaged interest in him from sides in France.

Wigan and Portsmouth monitoring Crawley's Josh Yorwerth

(Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:18:21 +0000)

The 22-year-old defender has been an integral player in Crawley's rise into League Two play-off contention and is catching the eye of sides in the Championship and League One.

RB Leipzig hoping to snatch Spurs academy star Griffiths

(Wed, 21 Feb 2018 22:57:27 +0000)

EXCLUSIVE BY SAMI MOKBEL: Former Spurs head of recruitment Mitchell has been appointed to a similar role at the Bundesliga club.

West Brom keep close eye on Ostersunds boss Graham Potter

(Wed, 21 Feb 2018 21:18:11 +0000)

Potter, a former West Bromwich Albion player, has linked up with UK-based agency Key Sports Management in a move which implies his determination to break into the Premier League.

Man United outcast Matteo Darmian wanted by Juventus

(Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:53:03 +0000)

Juventus are interested in signing Manchester United's out-of-favour defender Matteo Darmian. The Italy international has struggled for playing time under Joe Mourinho and looks set to leave.

AC Milan make Roma star Edin Dzeko 'No 1 summer target'

(Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:47:29 +0000)

Gennaro Gattuso wants to add a new striker to his squad and could be tempted to pay the £22million it would take to prize him from the club's Serie A rivals.

Davinson Sanchez pours cold water over Real Madrid talk

(Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:21:21 +0000)

Tottenham defender Davinson Sanchez has rubbished claims he could move to Real Madrid in the summer by declaring his commitment to his current employers. 

Mauro Icardi suits Inter Milan's shirt over Man United

(Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:10:22 +0000)

Mauro Icardi has attracted interest from some of Europe's biggest clubs this season after netting 18 goals in just 24 games in all competitions for Inter Milan. Real Madrid are particularly keen on him.

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