Category: Premier League

26 February 2024 0

‘Unplayable’ Bowen will be ‘in Southgate’s mind’

By Total Football News
Jarrod Bowen walks with the match ball after West Ham's win against BrentfordJarrod Bowen took the match ball for the first time in his career after his hat-trick against Brentford

West Ham boss David Moyes has received a lot of criticism this season but even the most disgruntled Hammers fan cannot argue against his impact on Jarrod Bowen.

The England international has spent his career playing in wide positions but earlier in the campaign Moyes opted to deploy him as an out-and-out

26 February 2024 0

THE NOTEBOOK: Kasey Palmer claims unofficial hat-trick setting up Ellis Simms as Coventry advance comfortably, but not before one Maidstone fan has a memorable university placement as an intern

By Total Football News

Ellis Simms scored a first-half hat-trick at the CBS Arena as Championship Coventry City ended sixth-tier Maidstone's dazzling FA Cup run, before Fabio Tavares scored a late brace

26 February 2024 0

Coventry’s Simms hits hat-trick to end Maidstone run

By Total Football News

Coventry striker Ellis Simms scored a first-half hat-trick to crush Maidstone's dream of a historic FA Cup quarter-final place.

Sixth-tier Maidstone were bidding to become only the second non-league team in 109 years to reach the last eight, having already dispatched English Football League sides Barrow, Stevenage and Ipswich.

They came up against a Coventry team still stinging from their home defeat by Preston in the Championship on Friday, and

26 February 2024 0

Grealish must improve to return to side – Guardiola

By Total Football News
Jack Grealish on Manchester City benchLast season, Grealish played the entire Champions League final win over Inter Milan and all but one minute of the FA Cup final win over Manchester United

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says Jack Grealish will return to his starting line-up on a regular basis when his performances improve.

The England midfielder, 28, started 41 games for City in last season's Treble-winning campaign, including the FA Cup and Champions League

26 February 2024 0

Who has forced his manager to play him? Garth Crooks’ Team of the Week

By Total Football News
Garth Crooks' team of the week

After every Premier League weekend, BBC football pundit Garth Crooks gathers his thoughts and gives you his Team of the Week.

Here are this week's choices and, as ever, Garth also discusses the game's big talking points in the Crooks of the Matter.

Garth Crook's team of the week graphicGoalkeeper

Caoimhin Kelleher (Liverpool): The point-blank save from Cole Palmer in the first half of Liverpool's Carabao Cup win over Chelsea by Kelleher was not just world class

26 February 2024 0

Everton punishment reduced to six points

By Total Football News

By Bobbie JacksonBBC Sport

Everton corner flag at Goodison ParkEverton have won only eight Premier League games this season

Everton's penalty for breaching Premier League financial rules has been reduced from 10 points to six after an appeal.

The club were immediately docked 10 points in November for breaking profit and sustainability rules (PSR) in the three-year period to 2021-22.

26 February 2024 0

Gary Neville and Man United’s Class of ’92 legends seek external funding for Salford City after stalling in League Two since 2019 despite heavy backing

By Total Football News
  • Salford City have had four promotions in 10 years but are stalling in League Two 
  • The Class of '92 legends partnered with Peter Lim to buy the club back in 2014 
  • David Moyes doesn't deserve the negativity towards him at West Ham. It's ridiculous and shameful for the job he's done - It's All Kicking Off podcast
26 February 2024 0

Sutton’s FA Cup predictions v Kaiser Chiefs bassist Simon Rix

By Total Football News

Sutton's Predictions

Maidstone United play Coventry City on Monday, hoping to become only the second non-league side to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals since 1914.

BBC Sport's football expert Chris Sutton has made his prediction for that game and the rest of the fifth-round ties, to be played on Monday, Tuesday and

25 February 2024 0

EFL Cup final – your combined Chelsea-Liverpool XI

By Total Football News
Liverpool's Diogo Jota scores against Chelsea in the Premier League despite being challenged by defender Benoit BadiashileChelsea and Liverpool meet in the Carabao Cup final - but who makes your combined XI?

Wembley awaits as Chelsea take on Liverpool in a mouth-watering Carabao Cup final on Sunday.

While the Reds are after a record-extending 10th triumph in the competition, and what they hope will be the first of four trophies in Jurgen Klopp's last season in charge, Chelsea are hunting their first silverware under Mauricio Pochettino.

25 February 2024 0

Maidstone United FA Cup run ‘not life-changing’

By Total Football News

Maidstone United's extraordinary FA Cup run is "not a game-changer" in terms of money the non-league club has made, says co-owner Oliver Ash.

The Stones, who play in National League South, are away to Championship club Coventry City in the fifth round on Monday (19:45 GMT kick-off).

They are the lowest ranked team to reach the last 16 since Blyth Spartans in 1977-78.

"This run has earned us something like