Jose Mourinho says he ‘needs more from some players’ following Tottenham’s draw at Burnley but hails ‘very good’ Eric Dier

7 Mar

Jose Mourinho commended the effort of his players during the second half of Tottenham’s draw at Burnley. However, the Spurs boss insisted he ‘needed more’ from some of his players in the first half. Spurs were 1-0 down at Turf Moor when Chris Wood tucked away a shot spilled by Hugo Lloris but Dele Alli’s […]

Liverpool edge past Bournemouth to set new Premier League record and put inevitable title charge back on track

7 Mar

Liverpool overcame their recent blip and some VAR drama to beat Bournemouth 2-1 and set a new Premier League record for consecutive top-flight wins at home. Having lost three of their last four games in all competitions, there were palpable nerves inside Anfield when Callum Wilson netted a controversial opener inside ten minutes. The Bournemouth […]

Alisson, Jordan Henderson, and now Andy Robertson… Liverpool suffer another blow with left-back NOT IN THE SQUAD for Bournemouth clash

7 Mar

Andy Robertson is not in the Liverpool squad to face Bournemouth due to injury – but Jurgen Klopp insists it’s nothing serious. With Jordan Henderson and Alisson already major doubts for the Atletico Madrid second leg on Wednesday, Robertson was left out entirely for the Premier League clash on Saturday. However, Klopp quickly moved to […]

Liverpool vs Bournemouth LIVE commentary: Confirmed team news, kick-off time and exclusive coverage from Anfield

7 Mar

Premier League champions elect Liverpool need to bounce back this weekend when they take on Bournemouth at Anfield. The Reds have been superb all season but have endured a difficult spell since their winter break. They have lost three of their last five in all competitions and only just edged to victories over relegation-threatened sides […]

Japhet Tanganga EXCLUSIVE: Tottenham starlet on supporting Man United and idolising Vidic, getting starstruck by Cristiano Ronaldo and living with his mum and dad

7 Mar

Tottenham starlet Japhet Tanganga has revealed he grew up supporting rival club Manchester United and still idolises Old Trafford legend Nemanja Vidic. talkSPORT caught up with the 20-year-old Spurs defender ahead of Saturday evening’s Premier League clash against Burnley – which is LIVE and EXCLUSIVE on talkSPORT – as he opened up on his whirlwind […]

Mohamed Salah continues remarkable record against Bournemouth and Cherries must be sick at the sight of Liverpool forward

6 Mar

Death, taxes, and Mohamed Salah scoring against Bournemouth. Some things in life are just guaranteed. The Liverpool forward netted against the Cherries once again during the Premier League clash at Anfield on Saturday – which is currently LIVE on talkSPORT. Goals have been difficult to come by in recent weeks, with Liverpool only scoring once […]

How Liverpool should line up against Bournemouth without Alisson – why Jurgen Klopp MUST be ruthless with sluggish Fabinho

6 Mar

Liverpool will be looking to recover from their defeats to Watford and Chelsea when they take on Bournemouth on Saturday. The calamitous performance at Vicarage Road was the Reds’ first Premier League defeat in their last 45, ending their hopes of going an entire season unbeaten and surpassing Arsenal’s record of 49. They were also […]

The Premier League record Liverpool can still break with win over Bournemouth despite unbeaten hopes ending at Watford

6 Mar

Liverpool have suffered a rare slump in form since the winter break, losing three of their last four games but they can claim an English top-flight record with a win on Saturday. Jurgen Klopp’s side were defeated by Atletico Madrid, Watford and Chelsea in three separate competitions. The shock 3-0 defeat to Watford in the […]

Premier League scores LIVE: Liverpool look to make history with home record and Tottenham face Burnley in talkSPORT’s GameDay special

6 Mar

Another Saturday, another GameDay special on talkSPORT! Last weekend was a good one in the Premier League as we brought you exclusive coverage of Watford’s incredible win of champions-elect Liverpool. It’s time to do it all over again with another three commentaries from the top-flight coming up this Saturday. There are just ten games remaining […]

Liverpool’s line-up from the last time they lost three matches in a row under Jurgen Klopp in January 2017 is almost unrecognisable

6 Mar

Liverpool have hit a rough patch of form that no one saw coming with a surprising three defeats in the space of four games. Jurgen Klopp’s side were beaten in their Champions League clash with Atletico Madrid, in the Premier League against Watford and in the FA Cup against Chelsea. The league loss is perhaps […]

How Liverpool squeezed more than £40million out of Bournemouth for players in recent years, including Jordon Ibe and Dominic Solanke

6 Mar

We all know about Liverpool’s habit of nicking players off Southampton – but a trade link between the Reds and another south coast club has developed in recent seasons. Southampton’s rivals, Bournemouth, have used Liverpool as a sort of feeder club – signing four Reds, to be exact, since the summer of 2016. Jordon Ibe, […]

Frank Lampard continues to snub Kepa Arrizabalaga and Willian – confirmed Chelsea XI to face Bournemouth

29 Feb

Kepa Arrizabalaga and Willian continue to be snubbed by Frank Lampard, who named the pair on the bench yet again for the trip to Bournemouth. Saturday is GameDay on talkSPORT and following the M23 derby, talkSPORT 2 will bring you live coverage from the Vitality Stadium. Kepa and Willian have both fallen out of favour […]

Brighton substitute Ezequiel Schelotto gets booked without coming on before doing ‘cry baby’ gesture at Wilfried Zaha in hilarious altercation

29 Feb

Brighton substitute Ezequiel Schelotto managed to get himself booked without even coming on after an amusing altercation with Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha. The right-back kicked the ball at the Crystal Palace talisman, who was cupping his ears to the Seagulls faithful in response to the hostile reception he was receiving. Zaha confronted Schelotto and […]

Bournemouth vs Chelsea LIVE commentary: Confirmed team news, kick-off time and exclusive coverage from the Vitality

29 Feb

Chelsea make the trip to Bournemouth this weekend in an important clash at both ends of the Premier League table. Chelsea, who were smashed by Bayern Munich in the Champions League in midweek, beat Tottenham last weekend to stay fourth in the table. Bournemouth, meanwhile, have lost two on the bounce to be dragged back […]

Premier League scores LIVE: Brighton vs Crystal Palace derby plus Chelsea and Liverpool on talkSPORT’s GameDay special

28 Feb

It may be cup final weekend, but there’s still a packed day of Premier League action on Saturday. Aston Villa take on Manchester City at Wembley in the Carabao Cup final on Sunday, a match live on talkSPORT. But before that, talkSPORT has its usual GameDay exclusives to bring you with another three top-flight commentaries […]

Liverpool’s line-up from their last defeat to Watford is almost unrecognisable and shows remarkable transformation under Jurgen Klopp

28 Feb

Believe it or not, there used to be a time when Liverpool didn’t cruise to victory every week. Jurgen Klopp’s arrival on Merseyside in October 2015 did restore a feel-good factor at Anfield, but when he settled in there were some difficult days ahead. One of the most difficult days in his first season at […]

Brighton vs Crystal Palace: Rivalry is special but Seagulls have more important things to worry about amid relegation fears, says Gus Poyet

28 Feb

Former Brighton manager Gus Poyet fully knows the importance of the Seagulls’ rivalry with Crystal Palace, but insists Premier League survival should be the priority rather than focusing all their energy on simply beating the Eagles. The two sides, whose A23 derby is unusual given the distance between Brighton and Croydon and for its relatively […]

Liverpool to make Virgil van Dijk the best paid defender in the world after announcing monster £533m turnover

28 Feb

Liverpool are set to make Virgil van Dijk the best paid defender on the planet in the wake of their incredible financial results. The Reds announced earlier this week they had achieved a turnover of £533million and pre-tax profits of £42m for the past financial year, which did not take into account June’s incredible Champions […]

Mohamed Salah’s remarkable rise from Chelsea flop to global icon at Liverpool as star returns to Watford – where he made Reds debut in 2017

28 Feb

Mohamed Salah has been synonymous with Liverpool becoming the best club side in world football over the last few years. In less than three seasons, he has scored an incredible 89 goals in 139 games and won the Premier League golden boot twice. Salah’s journey at the Merseyside club started in 2017 on his debut […]

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers says it was ‘hugely disappointing’ to not get penalty in defeat to Man City

22 Feb

Brendan Rodgers firmly believes that Leicester were denied a clear penalty during their defeat at home to Manchester City. Leicester were beaten 1-0 by the reigning Premier League champions in an entertaining contest – Gabriel Jesus grabbing the winner on 80 minutes. However, the game was not short of controversy with the home side denied […]

Peter Crouch slams Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho’s ‘negative’ and ‘demoralising’ tactics after Chelsea loss

22 Feb

Peter Crouch slammed Jose Mourinho’s ‘negative’ and ‘demoralising’ tactics following Tottenham’s 2-1 defeat to Chelsea on Saturday. The result leaves Spurs four points behind fourth-placed Chelsea, who won thanks to goals from Olivier Giroud and Marcos Alonso. Long-term injuries to Harry Kane (hamstring) and Heung-min Son (arm) have limited Mourinho’s attacking options. And their lack […]

Tony Cascarino stands by claims that Jose Mourinho is FINISHED as a manager, after Jamie O’Hara branded it ‘nonsense’

22 Feb

Tony Cascarino has defended his claims that Jose Mourinho has been ‘left behind’ by modern football, after former Tottenham star Jamie O’Hara slammed it as ‘utter nonsense’. Following Spurs’ defeat to RB Leipzig in the Champions League last week, the former Chelsea striker claimed the Special One’s philosophy is outdated and irrelevant and has now […]

Man City get the better of Leicester in thriller as Sergio Aguero has penalty saved and VAR causes controversy

22 Feb

There was yet more VAR controversy on Saturday as Manchester City grabbed a 1-0 win against Leicester at the King Power Stadium. The visitors were perhaps fortunate to not have a penalty given against them in the first half with Kevin De Bruyne blocking James Maddison’s free-kick with his hand. And then Man City were […]

Has VAR contradicted itself during Leicester’s clash against Man City? Kevin De Bruyne not penalised for handball but Dennis Praet is…

22 Feb

Praise for VAR has been scarce in the Premier League this season but it’s having a bit of a nightmare this weekend. In the early kick-off, Giovani Lo Celso somehow avoided a red card for a nasty stamp on Cesar Azpilicueta during Tottenham’s defeat to Chelsea. The Professional Game Match Officials Limited even admitted afterwards […]

‘Stockley Park is a comedy club’ – Adrian Durham in furious VAR rant after Lo Celso escapes red in Chelsea vs Tottenham

22 Feb

Adrian Durham has branded VAR ‘a total and utter joke’ and says the referee HQ Stockley Park is ‘a comedy club’ after another farcical afternoon for video technology. The talkSPORT host believes VAR has ‘achieved the impossible’ and got EVEN WORSE after Giovani Lo Celso escaped a red card for a stamp on Cesar Azpilicueta […]

Frank Lampard says Giovanni Lo Celso incident a ‘bad advert’ for VAR and PGMOL statement is ‘not good enough’

22 Feb

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard says he wants VAR to work but believes the failure to send Tottenham man Giovanni Lo Celso off at Stamford Bridge further questions about the new system. Lo Celso was very fortunate to escape a red card for a stamp on Blues captain Cesar Azpilicueta during Chelsea’s London derby victory over […]