Tag: League

19 April 2024 0

Premier League agent spending criticised by Fifa boss Gianni Infantino

By Total Football News
Fifa president Gianni Infantino
Fifa has been trying to cap the amount of money agents can earn from deals

Fifa president Gianni Infantino has criticised Premier League clubs’ spending on agents.

The head of football’s world governing body said more money should be going to “the clubs that trained and developed the players signed from abroad”.

Premier League clubs spent a combined £409.5m on agents and intermediaries in the 12 months to February 2024,

19 April 2024 0

Premier League fantasy football tips: Mohamed Salah, Cole Palmer, Eberechi Eze, Ollie Watkins, Bukayo Saka

By Total Football News
Alistair Bruce-Ball

The biggest dilemma in gameweek 34 is what to do with the in-form players who only have a single fixture, particularly if you’re using your Free Hit chip.

Seven teams have a double gameweek – Arsenal, Liverpool, Wolves, Crystal Palace, Bournemouth, Everton and Sheffield United – so it makes sense to get as many of those players in your squad as possible.

But then Phil Foden, Ollie Watkins, Cole Palmer,

16 April 2024 0

Premier League quiz: Can you name this current or former player?

By Total Football News

Think you know your Premier League players?

See if you can name this current or former footballer from the clues we’ve given you.

If you don’t get it right first time, just press play again to have another go. And if you really can’t get the answer, then go to the link below to find out who it is.

16 April 2024 0

Cole Palmer: Can Chelsea midfielder win the Premier League Golden Boot?

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Cole Palmer celebrates his goal
Cole Palmer is the fourth player to score four goals for Chelsea in a Premier League match, after Frank Lampard (twice), Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and Gianluca Vialli

“You’d have got good odds on him winning the golden boot.”

Palmer was simply sensational, netting a hat-trick inside 29 minutes and adding his 20th Premier League goal of the season in the second half to move him level with Erling Haaland in

15 April 2024 0

Premier League title race: ‘Arsenal and Liverpool stumble as momentum shifts in Man City’s favour’

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Arsenal midfielders Jorginho and Declan Rice contemplate what went wrong against Aston Villa after the full-time whistle
Arsenal suffered their fifth league defeat of the season against Aston Villa

Arsenal revelled in a scene of high anticipation when they walked out to face Aston Villa but were left looking at a sea of empty red seats 90 minutes later as the Premier League title race took a potentially pivotal twist.

Liverpool stumbled first in a shock home defeat by Crystal Palace before Arsenal’s supporters, well at least

12 April 2024 0

Chelsea lead spending on agents’ fees as Premier League clubs pay out £409.5m

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Chelsea owner Todd Boehly
Chelsea have spent more than £1bn on player signings since the Todd Boehly-led consortium took over the club two years ago

Chelsea paid out more than £75m to football agents and intermediaries over the 12-month period to February 2024, as Premier League clubs spent a combined £409.5m.

Manchester City’s outlay on agent fees exceeded £60m, according to figures released by the Football Association detailing payments made by Premier League, EFL

11 April 2024 0

Premier League: Profit and Sustainability Rules to remain next season ahead of vote change

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Everton confused by latest points deduction – Dyche

The Premier League’s current profit and sustainability rules are to remain in place for next season.

That is despite the fact that clubs agreed unanimously to change the rules in principle at a meeting on Thursday.

At present, clubs cannot report losses of more than £105m over a three-year period.

A vote on whether to move to a model adopted by Uefa,

8 April 2024 0

Premier League advert warns regulation could threaten English football’s success

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Premier League ball on a stand
The Premier League says regulation would put English football’s success ‘at risk’

The Premier League has warned of the “unintended consequences” of football regulation in an advert taken out on a major politics news website.

The Football Governance Bill was introduced by Parliament last month.

A second reading will take place shortly after the Easter break, with preparatory work already under way to ensure the regulator is in place

5 April 2024 0

Tottenham: Ange Postecoglou not interested in players seeking only Champions League football

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Tottenham manager Ange Postecoglou
Tottenham failed to qualify for Europe after finishing eighth in the Premier League last season

Tottenham manager Ange Postecoglou says he is not interested in signing players who would only want to join the club if they qualify for the Champions League.

Spurs are fifth in the Premier League, with the top five in English football’s top flight set to earn a place in next season’s revamped Champions League.

However,

5 April 2024 0

Premier League predictions: Chris Sutton v darts stars Luke Littler and Nathan Aspinall

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Sutton's Predictions

The race to become Premier League champions is still wide open but, when it comes to predictions, BBC Sport football expert Chris Sutton has already got the title wrapped up.

Sutton drew with UB40 drummer Jimmy Brown in the midweek games played this week meaning, with seven weeks of the season remaining, he is now guaranteed to finish above his guests for the second campaign running.

“I’m going to have