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The 2018/19 Premier League fixtures have been released and we’ve listed all 380 games that will be played by Arsenal, Bournemouth, Brighton & Hove Albion, Burnley, Cardiff City, Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Everton, Fulham, Huddersfield Town, Leicester City, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Newcastle United, Southampton, Tottenham Hotspur, Watford, West Ham United and Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Saturday, August 11, 2018

Bournemouth v Cardiff
Arsenal v Man City
Fulham v Crystal Palace
Huddersfield v Chelsea
Liverpool v West Ham
Man United v Leicester
Newcastle v Tottenham
Southampton v Burnley
Watford v Brighton
Wolves v Everton

Saturday, August 18

Brighton v Man United
Burnley v Watford
Cardiff v …

Part 1 of this 15-16 Season review looked at the newly promoted sides and the teams that survived the drop (14th-17th) in the Premiership last season. For the second out of this three part review of the season we now look at the teams who finished 7th to 13th in 14/15.
West Bromwich Albion (Last season – 13th)
With Tony Pulis still at the helm, you are already on board when looking at West Brom expecting them to be safe come the end of the 2015-16 season, though their signings do not …

With Lallana, Shaw, And Rickie Lambert all Leaving the saints. what do I think the Saints will have in store This upcoming season?
Under new manager Ronald Koeman, i Expect too see Attacking minded Football with the expected 4-3-3 formation.  and Hopefully we can keep the possession style football in our game that Mauricio Pochettino taught us as well. With the players coming in, Pelle and Tadic.. i expect them to be quiet for the first 4-5 games, Just so they get use to the league. i don’t expect 30+ goals …

So the game at Anfield ended 2-0 to Chelsea, but both clubs were winners when it came to the PFA’s Premier League Team of the Year with six out of the eleven being named from the title contenders.
There were no surprises with Liverpool duo Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge named in the team alongside Eden Hazard and Steven Gerrard in the midfield. Chelsea stopper Petr Cech took the number one jersey with Gary Cahill also named.
Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany and Yaya Toure were also named along with Southampton duo Luke …

It’s a World Cup year and I, like many other football fans, am looking forward to the carnival of football that only the most prestigious international competition can provide. As the Premier League reaches its climax, it is only natural that we look out for which English players are hitting a rich vein of form at the right time to try and book their seat on the plane to Brazil. I argue that the decision on which players to take is a more philosophical one than many give Roy the …

Anybody with half an eye on this seasons Premier League will know its been terrifically exciting and probably the most open its ever been. The entire bottom half  are within 8 points of one another and everyone in the top half has something to play for whether it be an Europa League position, champions league spot or aiming for the title itself which means every game is vital. So what better time to step up and give some outstanding performances, and who amongst others have been doing that? ENGLAND PLAYERS.
We’re …

Despite a run of seven consecutive wins prior to last night’s match, Arsenal’s 2-2 draw with Southampton did not come as a huge shock. Although they have done what they have had to in recent weeks, the signs that this was a team who’s title challenge is faltering have all been there. Encounters with West Ham United and Cardiff ended with the Gunners narrowly snatching victory in the dying moments, whilst away wins at Newcastle and Aston Villa required the type of desperate clinging on to withstand a late barrage …

Southampton have begun their search for a new executive chairman after Nicola Cortese handed in his resignation on Wednesday.
The 45 year old Italian had been seriously considering his future at Southampton over the past months. As he has had a disagreement with club owner Katharina Liebherr about football matters.
Now that Cortese has resigned from the club, saints fans will be nervous and worried over the future of their club. Southampton have had great success under Cortese over the years with his wise and big decisions to bring in managers which …

Southampton did show some positive signs towards the end of last season that they could continue their magnificent progress in 2013-14. However, the start that they have made to this season has surpassed the expectations of many, so what have they done to achieve such a terrific start?
Wins over Liverpool and Chelsea in the closing stages of last season proved that Southampton are capable of beating anyone in the Premier League, but equally defeats to the likes of Queens Park Rangers suggested that there was still work to be done.
After …

Last Friday Southampton sacked manager Nigel Adkins, it was a decision that bemused most people in the premier league. Including Southampton legend Matt Le Tissier who branded the club “a laughing stock”
Adkins joined the Saints in September 2010 with the club languishing 15th in League One, he completely transformed the club, gaining promotion from league one in second place, 3 points off leaders Brighton. The Birkenhead born manager again worked miracles the season after, earning another automatic promotion to the premier league. The dream had come true for Saints fans, …