English Premier League Article Archive


An archive of English Premier League articles that focuses both on the teams and the players.

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EPL Shirt Advertising Deals for 2017/18

The value of shirt sponsorship deals in the English Premier League continues to rise with every new season. Last year the total amount invested in shirt advert...

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Chelsea and Nike Agree to Long-term Kit Deal

After paying £40m to exit out of a kit deal with Adidas six years early , Chelsea have announced the signing of a new deal with the American company Nike,...

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The League to Watch

The new season of the English Premier League will soon be upon us and it looks to be a memorable one. It would seem that there has never been this many stars i...

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Aston Villa New Owner

According to the reports, Chinese businessman Tony Xia has purchased the recently relegated Aston Villa Football Club. His long-term plan is to take them all t...

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Man United Cashing In

Manchester United may not be doing so hot on the pitch, but they sure know what they are doing when it comes to promoting and cashing in on their brand. Man ...

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Pochettino Staying With Spurs

Mauricio Pochettino is a wanted man. The Argentine manager has worked wonders at Tottenham over the last few years, making them into a title contending team ...

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EPL Manager Salaries 2016

All the talk these days is about the appointment of Antonio Conte as the new Chelsea FC manager. Conte signed a three year contract, which starts in 2016/17. ...

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Tottenham vs. Arsenal Preview

There are ten games left in the English Premier League season and things are starting to get serious. It has been a very good EPL season so far, with Leicest...

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EPL Logo Evolves

The English Premier League has revealed a new logo and identity for the 2016/17 season. The Premier League, as the competition will be called from next seaso...

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Surprise of the Season

Leicester City continue their amazing run. The Foxes currently occupy second place in the English Premier League standings and after twenty one matches playe...

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Arsenal vs. Man City Preview

One of the biggest games of the week will be played on Monday in London when Arsenal host Manchester City in the 17th round of the English Premier League. Ar...

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Curious Case of Leicester City

Last year this time Leicester City were dead last in the English Premier League standings. This year, after 13 rounds of games played, they are in first place ...

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Chelsea vs. Liverpool Preview

The biggest game this coming weekend is the English Premier League clash between Chelsea and Liverpool. It is taking place on Saturday, October 31st, 2015 at S...

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Top EPL Salaries in 2015/16

Thanks in part to its lucrative broadcasting deal, the English Premier League is the wealthiest football league in the world, paying on average the highest play...

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Arsenal vs. Liverpool Preview

Arsenal host Liverpool in the third round of the English Premier League on Monday August 24th, 2015. This is one of those games that is always welcome on our T...

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EPL Owners Ranked by Wealth

From sheikhs and Russian oligarchs to average Joe millionaires, here is what the current English Premier League owners' net worth statements look like at the st...

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Man City vs. Chelsea FC - 16/8/2015 - Preview

The new Euro football season is just getting started and we already have a big game on our hands. It is the second round of the English Premier League and Ma...

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Odds to Win the EPL

The new season of the Barclay's Premier League gets underway on Saturday, August 8th, 2015. The odds are in favour of Jose Mourinho and Chelsea FC to retain th...

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Odds to Win 2014/15 PFA Players' Player of the Year

On Sunday, April 26th, 2015 at the Grosvenor House in London, the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) Players' Player of the Year Award will be given ou...

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Preview: Man United vs. Man City - EPL - 12/04/2015

Manchester City will be entering Old Trafford on Sunday at probably their lowest point of the Premier league season having being pushed to the 4th spot for the ...

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Preview: Arsenal vs. Liverpool - EPL - 04/04/2015

Brendan Rodgers could have a problem on his hands while choosing his starting XI for Liverpool for their weekend Derby clash against Arsenal on April 4. Steven ...

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Olivier Giroud: Arsenal's New Talisman

No, it's not Alexis Sanchez who's hogging the limelight at the Emirates. With eight goals from the club's last nine EPL matches the 28-year French striker Olivi...

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Preview: Liverpool vs. Man Utd - EPL - 22/03/2015

Only two points separate Liverpool and Manchester United when they meet at Anfield on Sunday March 22nd, 2015. Liverpool will be going into Sunday's clash th...

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Tottenham Hotspur's New Stadium

After overcoming legal hurdles involving a local firm, the Tottenham Hotspur's £400 million stadium project has finally begun to see the light of the day....

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Kurt Zouma: Chelsea's Rising Star in Defense

The suspension of Nemanja Matic on February 21 finally gave 20-year old Lyon-born Kurt Happy Zouma a chance to prove his mettle. Although he was signed in by th...

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Chelsea £40 Million Shirt Deal With Yokohama

Chelsea bagged a shirt deal with Japanese tire-maker Yokohama that would rake in £40 million a year for the club. The contract is for a term of five years...

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Preview: Liverpool vs. Man City - EPL - 01/03/2015

Both teams will be going into Sunday's EPL derby at Anfield after disappointing European outings. Manchester City had their defense taken apart at the Etihad by...

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Simon Mignolet: Liverpool's Turnaround Man

After 53 consecutive games between the posts, Liverpool manager Brendan Rogers was seriously considering replacing out-of-form Belgian keeper Simon Mignolet wit...

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John Terry Retained for One More Year at Chelsea

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho confirmed that John Terry's contract will be extended by another year at the end of this season. This follows the one-year deal th...

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Barclays Premier League Rakes in the Big Bucks

The Barclays Premier League will reportedly make a whopping 5.136 billion pounds ($7.8 billion) from telecast rights sold to Sky Sports and British Television. ...

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Harry Kane: Someone to Spur Tottenham at Last

A few months back Tottenham Hottspur hardly looked like a club who would be any near the top four of the Premier League. But after Saturday's humbling of Arsena...

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Preview: Tottenham vs. Arsenal - 07/02/2015

It is the North London derby this weekend as the Spurs invite Arsenal for a crunch tie at the White Hart Lane. This is one of the biggest rivalries in England a...

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Liverpool Retains Coutinho

As a part of Liverpool's strategy to secure several young players for long term, the club decided to extend its contract with midfielder Philippe Coutinho till ...

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The Schurrle and Salah Chelsea Exit

It wasn't a good ending with the Blues for a player who was one of the stars of his World Cup winning team. Andre Schurrle, Chelsea's 18 million pound signing f...

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Arsenal Find Their Form in 2015

One certainly can't fault Arsene Wenger for believing that his club have chance to challenge for the Barclays Premier League crown. Sunday's 5-0 thrashing of As...

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Chelsea Signs Juan Cuadrado

While Andre Schurrle is set to head out of Stamford Bridge to German club Wolfsburg, 25-year Juan Guillermo Cuadrado Bello is on the verge of moving with the Bl...

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Preview: Chelsea vs. Man City - EPL - 31/01/2015

Frank Lampard will make a return to the Stamford Bridge, when Chelsea plays host to the champions in 23rd match day of the Premier League. The league is back af...

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Bojak Krkic Injured: Stoke City Attack Dented

For someone who had started playing for Barcelona's junior level at the age of nine, Bojan Krkic had seen a lot. By the time he had turned 16, he had featured i...

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Chelsea: Big Test Ahead

For Chelsea coming out of one of their biggest away wins at Swansea, a 2-4 defeat to Bradley and their exit from the FA Cup on the weekend was a humbling experi...

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Clock is Ticking for Man United's El Tigre

Falcao's spell at United isn't going as well as many United fans must have expected. After missing a couple of chances against QPR on Saturday, Falcao's chances...

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Alexis Sanchez: Arsenal's Leading Light

He spent three seasons at Barcelona FC from 2011 to 2014 in the shadow of Messi, Iniesta, Xavi Hernandez & co. Although beset by minor injuries, Alexis Sanchez ...

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Preview: Man City vs. Arsenal - EPL - 18/01/2015

The reigning English champions, Manchester City, lost two points after a draw at Goodison Park on Saturday. Pellegrini's men had equaled the point tally of high...

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Wilfried Bony - One More Striker for City

From a quiet market town of Bingerville in southern Cote d'Ivoire to a £28 million signing with Manchester City - that's Wilfried Guemaid Bony, Swansea's ...

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Chelsea FC - Still Favourites to Win EPL

It's a common belief that whoever heads the Barclays Premier League on Christmas Day goes on to become the winners. Chelsea headed the table on the festive day....

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Nemanja Matic - Chelsea Magic

Last year on Christmas Day, Chelsea were struggling at 4th place with 34 points in the Premier League. They had conceded as many as 18 goals from the 17 matches...

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Golden Boy 2014 - Raheem Sterling

Prior to the important clash at Anfield on Sunday, Liverpool's Raheem Sterling was awarded the European Golden Boy award. The 20-year-old is only the second Eng...

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Joe Hart Stays With City

On December 19, Friday, Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart added to his 8-year long stint with the club by signing a renewal contract that will see him at the ...

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Liverpool FC - The Bloody Drawing Board

For any Liverpool supporter, last year must have been like a funny dream. For me, it was. Going around the country setting about some good sides - and swatting ...

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Lampard Haunts Chelsea

When, in the summer, Frank Lampard departed Chelsea I don't think too many people expected to see him back in the English leagues as a player. Having broken the...

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Chelsea Still Firm Favourites to Win EPL

According to the current betting odds, Chelsea are still the big 2/7 favourites to win this season's Barclay's Premier League, despite in-form Manchester City n...

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Victor Valdes Nearing Return

The former Barcelona FC legendary keeper, Victor Valdes, announced that he is close to making his return from injury after seven months on the sidelines. Val...

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Preview: Liverpool vs. Chelsea - 08/11/2014

Liverpool host Chelsea in the eleventh round of games in the English Premier League on Saturday, November 8th, 2014. This promises to be a great match! Last...

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Preview: Man City vs. Man Utd - 02/11/2014

On Sunday, November 2nd, 2014 we have the Manchester derby to look forward to when City host United in the tenth round of the English Premier League. Last ye...

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EPL Ticket Prices - 2014/15

According to the BBC annual Price of Football survey (link below), ticket prices for English Premier League matches are on a steady rise. A 13% increase since ...

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Arsenal Financial Results

Arsenal Football Club have announced the financial results for the year ending May 31st, 2014. The club seems to be in a very solid financial position with r...

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Preview - Man City vs. Chelsea - 21/09/2014

The two title favourites this season, Manchester City and Chelsea FC, meet in the fifth round of the English Premier League on Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at t...

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Courtois Signs 5-Year Contract With Chelsea

Thibaut Courtois, the twenty two year old Belgian international and one of the world's top goalkeepers, has signed a new five-year contract with Chelsea FC, whi...

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Falcao to Real Madrid? Nope, Man Utd

Update: Falcao siged with Manchester United on a £12m season-long loan. -- On the last day of the transfer window, Arsenal, Manchester City and Real...

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EPL Kit Manufacturing and Sponsorship Deals in 2014/15

Here are all of the disclosed 2014/15 English Premier League teams' kit manufacturing and sponsorship deals, in US dollars, according to ESPN: #1 - Manches...

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Chelsea Choose Courtois Over Cech

Jose Mourinho and Chelsea FC have chosen Thibaut Courtois as their undisputed number one keeper for the upcoming season and have reportedly told the club legend...

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Didier Drogba Back at Chelsea FC

The Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba, is back with his old club after signing a one-year contract. The Ivory Coast international spent eight years with Chelsea,...

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Odds to Win 2014/15 English Premier League

Chelsea FC are the favorites to win the upcoming English Premier League season according to the odds. Next in line are Manchester City, Manchester United and A...

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Manchester United 2014/15 Home Kit

The image of the soon to be released Manchester United 2014/15 season home kit, made by Nike and sponsored by the American auto-maker Chevrolet, has leaked onli...

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Eden Hazard Given Chelsea #10 Shirt

Within 24 hours of the news that Paris Saint-Germain were to put in a huge offer for the services of Chelsea's Eden Hazard, the London side announced that they ...

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Chelsea 2014/15 Home and Away Kits by Adidas

After releasing the Chelsea 2014/15 season home kit a little while ago, Adidas followed up by unveiling the club's all-yellow away kit earlier today. The all...

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Preview: Manchester City vs. West Ham - EPL - 11/05/2014

Manchester City head into the last match of the season with a two point lead and a vastly superior goal difference compared to second place Liverpool. A draw v...

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Odds to Win English Premier League

Just have to get this out of the way quickly. Last night's ending to the Crystal Palace vs. Liverpool game was brutal. After going up 3-0, Liverpool conceded ...

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