November 13 – Premier League bosses are to meet English football’s head of referees on Thursday in attempt to sort out ongoing confusion over VAR which many pundits believe is wrecking the spirit of the game.
November 7 – Premier League fans are paying 31% more in England to follow their teams and the league than they were in 2014/15 season despite the cost of tickets having risen by just 1% over the same period.
November 5 – Tottenham Hotspur have appealed against Heung-mon Son’s red card for the tackle which led to Andre Gomes’ horrific broken ankle in Sunday’s Premier League encounter against Everton.
By Andrew Warshaw
November 4 – The inconsistency of VAR in English top-flight football plummeted to new depths of confusion and misinterpretation on Sunday accompanied by one of the most bizarre red card decisions of recent years.
By David Owen
If you were ransacking Manchester United’s illustrious history in search of clues to help the Premier League aristocrats out of their current trough of underperformance, the inter-war years are not the first place you would look. With only two trophies – the Championship and the FA Cup – to aim for, the Red Devils endured a major silverware drought between their second league title in 1911 and their second Cup 37 years later.
October 28 – Southampton have donated their wages from last Friday’s humiliating record 9-0 defeat to Leicester in the English Premier League to charity.
October 4 – Liverpool may have hoped the £1 million paid to Manchester City in 2013 over allegations that the club’s scouts had been spying on the activity of their Manchester counterparts had been brushed away. While the Premier League has shown no investigative interest in the ‘spygate’ row, the FA has asked to see Man City’s evidence surrounding the hacking.
October 3 – The English Premier League have finally found a new chief executive following a nine-month search, with newspaper chief David Pemsel taking over from Richard Scudamore.
September 23 – Liverpool reportedly paid Manchester City £1 million in September 2013 to end allegations that the club’s scouts had been spying on the activity of their Manchester counterparts.
August 23 – Premier League Liverpool are preparing plans for a further expansion of their Anfield stadium, pushing capacity to up to 62,000 from the current 54,000.
August 21 – Newly promoted Premier League club Aston Villa’s long-serving youth coach and head of football development Kevin MacDonald has been suspended following an investigation into allegations of bullying.
August 7 – Leading English Premier League club Chelsea have apologised for the “terrible past experiences” of some former youth players following a damning 252-page report into child sexual abuse at the club that has made headline news across the UK and shocked the country.
July 26 – Everton have unveiled designs for their new £500 million stadium to be built on semi-abandoned dockland in north Liverpool. The clubs the new stadium will deliver a huge economic benefit to the city, regenerating a part of Liverpool.
July 22 – The English Premier League is expecting the introduction of video assistant referees to cause controversy next season.
July 19 – Arsenal fan websites in the United States are reported to be playing a key role in a protest campaign against the club’s owners.