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  • Champions League betting
  • Balotelli 9/2 to open scoring in Basel
  • Sep 29, 2014: Mario Balotelli looked like he had delivered the Champions League homecoming Liverpool fans had been dreaming of when he scored late on to put them 1-0 up against Ludogorets Razgrad

  • Arsenal v Tottenham
  • Why this North London derby is about not losing
  • Sep 27, 2014: There has never been a meaningless North London derby. Even in the unlikely event that these two teams met in April, scrapping out a private battle for the right to finish in 15th place, it would still be contested with all the ferocity of a cup final

  • Premier League
  • 10 other things United could blow £140m on
  • Sep 26, 2014: Manchester United will have to cough up an eye-watering £140 million to bring their former talisman Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford, according to reports

  • Premier League betting
  • Di Maria 7/1 to open Old Trafford scoring
  • Sep 25, 2014: Angel Di Maria has enjoyed a fine start to life in English football and is 7/1 to opening the scoring when Manchester United host West Ham on Saturday

  • League Cup
  • Will Rossiter be the real deal at Liverpool?
  • Sep 25, 2014: It's easy to see why Liverpool have high hopes for Jordan Rossiter after he followed in the footsteps of Robbie Fowler, Michael Owen and even Jamie Carragher with a goal on his first start

  • Mishits
  • United fans plan airborne assault on Ronaldo
  • Sep 24, 2014: Manchester United fans famously called for the sacking of David Moyes with an airborne banner over Old Trafford last season, claiming Sir Alex Ferguson's successor was the "wrong one"

  • Ask Steven
  • United surrender
  • Sep 24, 2014: Manchester United were 3-1 up the other day at Leicester yet lost 5-3. How often have they surrendered a two-goal lead in the Premier League?

  • Premier League
  • Liverpool must confront pain of Gerrard reality
  • Sep 24, 2014: Time waits for no one, especially professional football players; Brendan Rodgers and Liverpool must not hang on too long with Anfield stalwart Steven Gerrard

  • League Cup betting
  • Wednesday 11/1 to shock holders City
  • Sep 23, 2014: Manchester City begin their League Cup defence at home to Sheffield Wednesday tomorrow with Manuel Pellegrini surely set to rest some of his first team stars

  • Champions League
  • Liverpool could face UEFA fines
  • Sep 23, 2014: If Liverpool are deemed "at risk" of violating Financial Fair Play parameters they could see their £6.8m payment for qualifying for the Champions League held back by UEFA

  • Premier League
  • The Premier League: More ridiculous than WWE
  • Sep 22, 2014: Football action so extraordinary that it even made the Queen Mum of Football - Gary Lineker - swear on Twitter, this was a weekend that made WWE seem staid

  • Premier League
  • United reveal their ugly flaws
  • Sep 21, 2014: Manchester United looked what they actually are in their 5-3 defeat at Leicester - an unfamiliar group, only recently assembled and working under a coach who does not favour making things simple

  • Mishits
  • Young speaks out over 'bird poo' incident
  • Sep 20, 2014: Ashley Young has finally broken his silence over an incident that quite literally befouled him during Manchester United's opening game of the season against Swansea at Old Trafford

  • Premier League
  • Rooney may never be as good as Shearer
  • Sep 20, 2014: Wayne Rooney will overtake Thierry Henry as the Premier League's third highest scorer if he grabs a goal against Leicester on Sunday but he may never officially be as good a marksman as Alan Shearer

  • Premier League
  • Kompany key to keeping Costa out
  • Sep 19, 2014: Premier League Spotlight: Vincent Kompany key to keeping Diego Costa out when Chelsea travel to Manchester City

  • Premier League betting
  • Hull to send Pardew packing at 11/4
  • Sep 19, 2014: Newcastle United look like a club in turmoil - rumours that the club is for sale and manager Alan Pardew's job is in jeopardy seems to be trickling through to the players, who are not performing

  • Champions League
  • Wasteful Welbeck is not a goalscorer ... yet
  • Sep 17, 2014: In his first two games as an Arsenal player, Danny Welbeck should really have scored as many goals. Although his all-round game has been encouraging, the England international has been wasteful and needs time

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