Can Pep Guardiola and Antonio Conte assert a title tilt in their first taste of English football? Who will win the battle for European places? and who will fall into the Championship? Football Ticket Pad reveals how we see the season going for each club.
Roy Hodgson has named his 23-man squad for France Euro 2016 as England stick with five strikers, with three midfielders failing to make the final cut.
Sam Alllardyce was beaming and the Stadium of Light was roaring at the final whistle as Sunderland dismantled a tepid Everton side 3-0 to secure their Premier League status last night.
As another season draws to a close, it is the time when many footballers call time on their careers. Some go into coaching, others into management and a handful into punditry. However, for every Alan Hansen there is a Arjan De Zeeuw, and for every Gary Neville there is a Faustino Asprilla. Football Ticket Pad have compiled a list of the Top 10 Ex-Premier League stars who’s careers took an unexpected turn once they hung up their boots.
The FA Cup appears to be the only saving grace for both under-fire managers as Roberto Martinez and Louis Van Gaal contest for a place in the final at Wembley. Roberto Martinez’ position appears to have reached breaking point in a season defining week which has already seen his side lose to Southampton and later humiliated by Liverpool in a damaging 4-0 Merseyside derby defeat at Anfield, as fans begin to lose their patience with the Spaniard. A short distance along the M62 to nearby Manchester, Louis Van Gaal faces a future of uncertainty following another mediocre season. The jury is well and truly out on the Dutchman, who despite looking set to seal a top four finish, an FA Cup triumph still might not be enough to keep him at Old Trafford next season.
A rampant Liverpool tore apart a below par Everton side last night at Anfield as they ran out 4-0 winners in Jurgen Klopp’s first Merseyside derby. In the night's other games, there were victories for Manchester United and West Ham United who both continued their push for Champions League qualification with comfortable wins over Crystal Palace and Watford respectively.
Liverpool face Everton on Wednesday night in the 226th Merseyside Derby. The fixture is one of the greatest rivalries in world football and with plenty of late goals, red cards, and controversy, the Merseyside Derby is one not to be missed. Football Ticket Pad picks out five of the best meetings between the sides as Jurgen Klopp and Roberto Martinez go to-to-toe.