August 14 – Tottenham Hotspur have been forced to make a further delay to the opening of their new state-of-the-art stadium until at least the end of October because of “issues with the critical safety systems”.
Category: Premier League
August 14 – Premier League returners Fulham completed the signing of a new sleeve sponsor – ICM.com – as well five new players on the transfer window deadline day, in time for the start of the season last weekend. A start that saw them lose 2-0 at Craven Cottage to London neighbours Crystal Palace.
August 9 – English Premier League chief Richard Scudamore admits the new transfer window deadline has not solved all the problems of the past and will be reviewed in September.
August 6 – One of England’s most respected former referees has blasted the Premier League’s decision to not implement Video Assistant Referees (VAR) in the forthcoming 2018/19 season.
June 15 – Premier League Tottenham Hotspur will play their first home game of the 2018/19 season at Wembley before moving to their rebuilt stadium for its first Premier League fixture against Liverpool on the weekend of September 15-16.
June 8 – On the day the Premier League announced a ground-breaking deal to hand one of its remaining TV rights packages to online streaming service Amazon, breaking Sky and BT’s grip on the broadcasting of live games, the man behind the league’s growth into the world’s richest domestic competition announced he is stepping down.
By Andrew Warshaw
April 20 – When he arrived a generation ago, the cry went up “Arsene Who?” Three league titles, seven FA Cup trophies – including two league and cup “doubles” – and 22 years later, Arsene Wenger, the longest-serving manager in the Premier league, is finally calling it a day at the end of the season.
April 20 – The English Premier League has asked for more evidence to convince them to support the introduction of safe standing after the country’s sports minister refused West Bromwich Albion permission to trial the idea.
April 19 – After years of debate and discussion, the Premier League finally looks set to follow much of continental Europe and introduce a winter break from the season after next.
April 19 – With Wolverhampton Wanderers having secured promotion to the English Premier League focus is back on the relationship between the Chinese owners Fosun and super agent Jorge Mendes’ player dealings and his Gestifute agency, which Fosun also owns a chunk of.
April 19 – Spurs packed in more than 80,000 for a Premier League home fixture at Wembley for the fourth time this season, their third highest league attendance of the season.
April 16 – It was only a matter of time but few, even among their own players and fans, expected Manchester City to be crowned English Premier League champions without even playing on Sunday.
April 16 – Arsene Wenger, the longest-serving manager in the English Premier League, says the decision not to implement video assistant referees next season is a serious retrograde step that flies in the face of progress.
April 13 – Premier League Crystal Palace are edging towards a £100 million redevelopment of the main stand of the Selhurst Park stadium with local planning officers recommending the build should be allowed.
April 11 – It has hard to know who Arsenal are trying to fool, but reporting an official crowd attendance of 59,374 when there were more like 45,000 in the stadium smacks of the vain kind of hope that Arsene Wenger is suddenly going to get it all right and they are going to win the Premier League.