# Premier League

22nd March 2023
# player focus
Evan Ferguson the perfect symbol for Stephen Kenny’s youthful revolution
The Brighton teenager became Ireland’s youngest scorer since Robbie Keane after finding the net against Latvia this evening.
This week
19th March 2023 - 23rd March 2023
# Exit
'I am an honest player' - Hojbjerg calls on Conte to 'elaborate' after Spurs rant
Tottenham appear set to sack their head coach following his furious outburst after Saturday’s 3-3 draw at Southampton.
# Development
Qataris to make second bid for Manchester United
Meetings held last week were described as positive and constructive by sources close to Sheikh Jassim.
# Premier League
Hodgson returns as Crystal Palace boss, Dubliner McCarthy stays as assistant
The 75-year-old former England boss replaces the sacked Patrick Vieira.
# turnaround
Dramatic implosion sees Man United beat 9-man Fulham
Marco Silva, Aleksandar Mitrovic, and Willian were all sent off amid a chaotic second half.
# turnaround
Dramatic implosion sees Man United beat 9-man Fulham
Marco Silva, Aleksandar Mitrovic, and Willian were all sent off amid a chaotic second half.
# Bad start
Disappointment for Ireland's McCarthy as Arsenal beat Palace
The Dubliner was taking interim charge of the Seagulls after Patrick Vieira’s sacking.
# a true underdog story
The Irishman at the heart of an FA Cup fairytale
Gavan Holohan has been key to Grimsby Town’s remarkable journey.
Last week
12th March 2023 - 18th March 2023
# All Square
Late Ellis Simms goal earns Everton a point and check’s Chelsea’s progress
The hosts saw their winning run ended by Sean Dyche’s team at Stamford Bridge.
# Reaction
Spurs boss Conte hits out - 'I see selfish players that don’t want to help each other'
The Spurs boss produced an astonishing 10-minute rant about the mentality of his ‘selfish’ players at St Mary;s.
# Saints and Sinners
Spurs blow two-goal lead against bottom-side Southampton
Spurs had to settle for a 3-3 draw in a dramatic game.
# Premier League
Leeds jump five places with wild win over Wolves, Leicester halt run of defeats
Aston Villa, meanwhile, were comfortable winners over Bournemouth.
# Premier League
Alexander Isak double earns last-gasp win for Newcastle
The Swede’s stoppage-time penalty secured a 2-1 victory over Nottingham Forest.
# Time to say goodbye
Dubliner McCarthy takes charge temporarily after Vieira sacked
The news comes as Crystal Palace are just three points above the relegation zone.
# preliminary
Erik ten Hag coy after meeting prospective new Man United owner
Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s INEOS are in contention to buy the club.
# Premier League
Brighton boost European hopes, Southampton's relegation fears deepened
There were two Premier League games played tonight.
# World Class
Sterling Haaland scores 5 of 7 as Man City storm into Champions League last 8
The Norway international set up a comfortable evening for Pep Guardiola’s side.
# Unhappy
Erik ten Hag criticises ‘inconsistent’ refereeing after Manchester United draw
United midfielder Casemiro was sent off for a challenge on Southampton’s Carlos Alcaraz during the 0-0 stalemate.
# Premier League
Miguel Almiron ends Newcastle’s winless run with victory over Wolves
Elsewhere struggling West Ham out of relegation zone after draw with Aston Villa
# Football
Arsenal extend Premier League lead with 3-0 win over Fulham
The Gunners went five points ahead of Man City after beating Fulham.
# Stalemate
Casemiro sent off as Man United left frustrated by Southampton
Ireland international Gavin Bazunu impressed for the visitors.
# In form
Hat-trick of assists for Trossard as Arsenal extend Premier League lead
The Gunners went five points ahead of Man City after beating Fulham.
This month
March 2023
# lovely erling
Haaland on the spot as Man City keep pressure on Arsenal
City cut Arsenal’s lead to two points with a 1-0 win at Selhurst Park.
# On the rise
Ireland's Ferguson impresses again, Kane makes it 20 for the season
Meanwhile, Chelsea and Everton picked up much-needed wins.
# Upset
Bournemouth stun Liverpool as Salah penalty miss proves costly
The Reds came crashing down to earth following last week’s impressive win over Man United.
# Perseverance
'I played for my mum. She needed to know life doesn’t stop' - Serge Aurier
The Nottingham Forest defender’s brother Christopher was shot dead outside a nightclub in France in July 2020.
# Development
US firm reaches next stage in Man United bidding process
Representatives from the company are understood to have been at Old Trafford on Thursday.
# Runners and Riders
Who is best-placed to finish in the Premier League's top four?
Who is most likely to qualify for next season’s Champions League? And are Brighton true contenders?
# Reaction
Stephen Bradley coy on Tottenham-linked youngster's absence
Justin Ferizaj has been playing with Shamrock Rovers’ U19s team recently.
# Unimpressed
'He didn’t criticise me. He said, ‘My season is s***’, and he is right'
Spurs boss Antonio Conte criticised Richarlison and then his team’s supporters in a fiery press conference.
# problems
Kyle Walker allegations ‘a private issue’
The defender is alleged to have indecently exposed himself in a bar last weekend.
# Explosive
Fed-up Richarlison seeks answers from Conte after another benching in 's***' season
The Brazilian publicly criticised his manager, whom earlier offered no assurances as to his own future in the Spurs hotseat.
# Kyle Walker
Manchester City star being investigated by police over indecent exposure allegations
The incident involving Kyle Walker is alleged to have taken place the day after his side’s Premier League victory over Newcastle last weekend.
# defiant
'We didn't give up, that's nonsense' - Rashford
Meanwhile, Erik ten Hag has confirmed Bruno Fernandes will remain as captain if Harry Maguire is not on the pitch.
# bees buzzing
Ivan Toney on target as Brentford beat Fulham in London derby
The striker took his tally for the season to 16 with another deadly spot-kick to help sink the Bees’ local rivals.
# remorse
Shaw apologises for 'embarrassing' 7-0 defeat to Liverpool
The Old Trafford side unravelled in a loss that matched their heaviest ever defeat.
# Cutting The Mustard
Seamus Coleman wins Match of the Day's Goal of the Month award
Coleman’s tight-angled volley against Leeds made him the seventh Irish winner of the BBC award.
# Take a Bow
Mo Salah's joy after making history
The Egyptian became Liverpool’s record Premier League goalscorer on Sunday.
# Woe
Kean sent off after 40 seconds as season goes from bad to worse for Juve
The Everton loanee saw red moments after being introduced as a substitute.
# Relief
Ex-Leeds star helps 10-man Barca earn nervy win, Real Madrid stumble
Raphinha’s header was the difference between the sides.