A round-up of the very latest back-page stories circulating around Elland Road.The curtain for Leeds United's debut Premier League season is set to draw.The Whites have been guaranteed safety for weeks, whilst their top-flight status has never been in danger throughout the campaign.Marcelo Bielsa's side have surpassed expectations but have a big summer ahead of them in order to keep pace with their rivals and challenge for another top-half finish.
Manchester United vs Liverpool: Liverpool Beat Manchester United To Boost Chances Of Champions League Return
Liverpool kept their chances of a place in next season's Champions League in their own hands with a thrilling 4-2 victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford on Thursday.Liverpool kept their chances of a place in next season's Champions League in their own hands with a thrilling 4-2 victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford on Thursday.
From Thailand to Saudi Arabia to India and now settled Down Under, Andy Keogh is enjoying his life and football
He may have gone Down Under, but former Ireland international Andy Keogh is on top form when it comes to football, as the Dubliner is enjoying his status as one of a tiny amount of footballers from this country currently playing in front of crowds.The 34-year-old has been largely off the radar since he left the confines of the English club scene in 2014, when he began a world tour that started with a club in Australia (current club Perth Glory).
EFL criticise the Government for their role in Premier League's £4.5BILLION broadcast deal as they failed 'to address the financial imbalance that exists between the top-flight and the rest'
The Premier League has agreed a renewal TV rights deal with broadcasters The private nature of the sale, instead of holding the normal open tender process, meant it required Government approval The EFL are unhappy with the terms of the deal despite a £100m financial boost The EFL have hit out at the Government for missing a chance to alter football's 'unbalanced, unsustainable and unfair' financial split - despite the Premier League agreeing to provide an extra £100million to the lower divisions.
Watch the goals, highlights and exclusive reaction from Liverpool's 4-2 win away at Manchester United on LFCTV GO now.The Reds came from behind at Old Trafford to secure the three points as Diogo Jota's equaliser was followed by a brace from Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah's clincher.
Protests ‘disrupted’ Manchester United players but were not to blame for defeat, says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
The players were at the stadium early to avoid the supporters gathered outside Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said the disruption to his team’s preparations caused by fan protests was not to blame for his side’s poor performance in their 4-2 home defeat by Liverpool on Thursday.
BRUNO FERNANDES has beaten Frank Lampard to a special goalscoring record.The Manchester United star netted his 28th goal in all competitions this term with a strike in Thursday’s 4-2 defeat to Liverpool.And that means Fernandes now has the record by a Premier League midfielder for most goals in a single season in all competitions.
Pep Guardiola sends warning to rivals that 'winning is so addictive' as Man City manager says their success drives him on 'to improve and win again'
Manchester City have won their third Premier League title in four seasons City also won the League Cup this term and are in the Champions League final Pep Guardiola says City's success at the Etihad is what inspires him to continue Pep Guardiola declared his addiction to winning is what motivates him after Manchester City clinched a third Premier League crown in four years.
PREMIER LEAGUE champions Manchester City face Newcastle as Pep Guardiola's side look to celebrate their title in style.Leicester's win at Man Utd in midweek handed the Citizens their seventh top-flight title, wrapped up with three games to spare.FREE BETS: GET OVER £2,000 IN SIGN UP OFFERS HERE Toon meanwhile are safe from the drop and purely playing for pride under Steve Bruce, winning three of their last five.
This game had been rescheduled after some United fans had forced it off before There was a greater police presence this time to prevent that happening before An urgent order went out for reinforcements and more riot police rushed to the front line.'Show of strength,' shouted the commanding officer.
Two of the finest African talents to embrace the Premier League, Yaya Toure and Kolo Toure both achieved a great deal of success during their spells in this particular division.Whilst the former of the two brothers spent his entire time in England with Manchester City, the latter enjoyed stints at Liverpool and Arsenal as well as playing at the Etihad Stadium.
, Arsenal right back Hector Bellerin is going to leave this summer.What’s the latest transfer news involving Hector Bellerin?Romano said, "Bellerin is going to leave Arsenal as called some weeks ago.Bellerin has huge chances to leave Arsenal."The Football Terrace: ARSENAL ARE BACK after beating Chelsea 1-0 at the Bridge... How has Bellerin performed in the Premier League at Arsenal?
Sir Alex Ferguson has been keeping a close eye on Manchester United manger Ole Gunnar Solskjaer - and says he is doing ‘very well’ by ‘giving young players a chance’ Manchester United legend Sir Alex Ferguson has been impressed with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer following one of his managerial traits.
Man Utd conceded four times in defeat to Liverpool and two of them came from set-pieces once again.Bruno Fernandes admitted Manchester United must improve from set-pieces after conceding from two in their Old Trafford defeat to Liverpool.United were beaten 4-2 by Jurgen Klopp's side and both first-half goals they conceded came from dead-ball situations, with Diogo Jota turning in a half-cleared corner and Roberto Firmino heading in from a free-kick.
Spanish La Liga talent like Barcelona's Lionel Messi, right and Levante's Ruben Vezo will appear on US television screens on ESPN in a record deal announced by the sports broadcast network on ThursdayJOSE JORDAN AFP/File New York (AFP) US sports broadcasting giant ESPN has acquired television rights for Spain's La Liga in a record deal worth $1.4 billion over the next eight seasons starting from the 2021-2022 campaign, the company said Thursday.
Jurgen Klopp tasted victory at Old Trafford for the first time as Liverpool breathed new life into their top-four push with a thrilling 4-2 win in the rearranged fixture against Manchester United.After anti-Glazer protestors got into the ground and onto the pitch 11 days ago, further demonstrations could not stop Thursday’s Premier League fixture going ahead in Old Trafford’s final match behind closed doors.
Jurgen Klopp tasted victory at Old Trafford for the first time as Liverpool breathed new life into their top-four push with a thrilling 4-2 win in the rearranged fixture against Manchester United.After anti-Glazer protestors got into the ground and onto the pitch 11 days ago, further demonstrations could not stop Thursday’s Premier League fixture going ahead in Old Trafford’s final match behind closed doors.United missed this chance to all but end Liverpool’s Champions League qualification hopes as their fourth match in eight days ended in a first home loss to their bitter rivals since 2014.Stand-in skipper Bruno Fernandes’ deflected effort had got Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side off to a dream start, only for Diogo Jota to level with a smart flick after a penalty decision was overturned.The equaliser came from a corner and United’s soft underbelly from set-pieces was again exposed in first-half stoppage time, with Roberto Firmino heading home Trent Alexander-Arnold’s excellent free-kick.Liverpool pulled further ahead 72 seconds after half-time as a comedy of errors at the back ended with Firmino turning home his second of the evening.United looked punch-drunk but eventually rallied as Marcus Rashford reduced the deficit, before Nat Phillips – who had deflected home Fernandes’ opener – cleared a Mason Greenwood attempt off the line.Mohamed Salah ensured United would lose their sixth home league game of the season, racing through at the death as Liverpool moved into fifth and four points behind Chelsea with a game in hand.It was an exhilarating match that followed a disrupted build-up, with United players arriving at the ground early in the afternoon to avoid protestors as executive boxes were turned into rest areas.Liverpool stayed in a city centre hotel and saw a club-branded bus blocked in by cars, but players were not onboard and arrived through a back entrance as demonstrators descended on the main entrance.The noise of a police helicopter reverberated around the heavily-guarded ground as the match got under way, with Edinson Cavani – among 10 changes – wasting a glorious fifth-minute chance after an Alisson Becker error.But United continued strongly and opened the scoring in the 10th minute.
The race for a Champions League place set to go down to the final days of the season The Premier League may not have much of a title race to speak of this season but the battle to finish in the top four and earn a place in next year’s Champions League is still just about alive.
Ferran Torres says he is still pinching himself after winning the Premier League in his first season at City.The 21 year-old has played his part during his inaugural campaign, scoring 10 goals in 33 appearances in all competitions.Now, he is a Premier League champion with the possibility of playing in a Champions League final in the next few weeks – it’s a lot to take in for any young player.