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#Premiership

# premiership - Thursday 11 August, 2011

The Departures Lounge: your daily lunchtime transfer round-up

Find out what Premiersip star may be on his way to Zenit St Petersburg and what Tottenham player is “living in fear” as a result of the London riots.

# premiership - Friday 5 August, 2011

Robinho defends Balotelli; slams Manchester

Ex-City player says he can relate to the Italian star’s complaints.

# premiership - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

Football's figures don't add up

A new report from Jose Maria Gay de Liebana, a football finance specialist based with the University of Barcelona, has outlined the scale of European football’s financial crisis.

# premiership - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Staunton in line for Anfield coaching role?

Kenny Dalglish first brought the Irishman to the club as a 17-year-old in 1986.

# premiership - Monday 25 April, 2011

The Morning Score: Easter Monday Early Doors This post contains videos

The Morning Score: Easter Monday

Dublin choke, as do Arsenal and Luke Donald – it must be something in the air.

# premiership - Thursday 21 April, 2011

Here's what you missed: Arsenal stumble (again) as Barca's treble dreams crumble Mop-up This post contains videos

Here's what you missed: Arsenal stumble (again) as Barca's treble dreams crumble

Want to see Sergio Ramos drop the Copa del Rey underneath a bus? Catch up with all of the best bits of last night’s action here.

# premiership - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

Ferguson: Ref "let himself down" by booking Hernandez Ref Rant This post contains videos

Ferguson: Ref "let himself down" by booking Hernandez

WATCH: United boss livid at Lee Probert’s failure to award a 90th-minute penalty.

# premiership - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

Hawk-Eye set for 'secret trials' in Premier League

The people behind the Hawk-Eye ball-tracking technology say they’ll be trying it out next year – but keeping results secret.

# premiership - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Dalglish says Carroll could make debut against United

Liverpool manager says £35million striker is in contention for Sunday showdown after resuming full training.

# premiership - Wednesday 2 February, 2011

Premier League mop-up: City falter as Liverpool's revival continues

There were wins for Spurs, Liverpool, Bolton, Fulham and West Ham on a busy night of cross-channel action.

Gary Neville calls time on his career

Manchester United’s club captain has announced his retirement from football as he approaches his thirty-sixth birthday.

# premiership - Tuesday 1 February, 2011

Is this a dagger which I see before me?

The “jaded, self-absorbed, entitled little brat” formerly known as Fernando Torres is not the player who Liverpool fans fell in love with, writes Chris Smith.

Movers and Shakers: The top ten January transfers January Sales This post contains images

Movers and Shakers: The top ten January transfers

Just in case you spent all of January living in a giant transfer-repellent bubble, Kevin Coleman brings you the lowdown on the top ten moves of an utterly unpredictable transfer window.

# premiership - Monday 31 January, 2011

Robbie keen on life as a Hammer

Robbie Keane braces himself for a relegation dogfight as he secures a six-month loan deal with West Ham United.

# premiership - Tuesday 11 January, 2011

Grant working on borrowed time Merry-go-round

Grant working on borrowed time

Rumours of Avram Grant’s imminent departure from Upton Park began to gather pace this morning.

# premiership - Wednesday 27 October, 2010

Ospreys ponder legal action as Henson trains with Sarries

Wales centre may have to quick-step it to his lawyer after pairing off with Premiership club.

# premiership - Saturday 14 August, 2010

THE PREMIERSHIP SEASON gets underway today with Tottenham playing Man City at White Hart Lane.

Tomorrow, it’s Liverpool against Arsenal.

As the season opens, TheJournal.ie looks ahead to the Premiership League of 2010-11 with some top soccer prediction lists:

The Guardian presents its predictions for the coming season here. The panel are almost evenly divided between backing Man U and Chelsea for the title. Although, Man City was given a few nods, too.

Football365‘s team is equally divided over who will take the trophy, and run through their top picks for best player, best new arrival, and which manager is most likely to quit first – apart from Martin O’Neill.

Sky Sports considers how managers will fare through the coming months and outlines the main issues they face in their role. Sky says the average tenure of a Premiership manager is under four years, much higher than for managers of the other three leagues. Alex Ferguson sits well above that average – he’s heading into his 25th year with Man United.

BBC Sports has taken on the Herculean task of predicting every single game for the next nine months. The first batch are already up on the site, with Spurs fancied to beat Man City 2-1.

Football.co.uk has taken a similar approach, and will be providing team news and live match commentary for each Premiership game.

The Independent has broken the season down into ten sections, and approaches each as a question, for example: “Will Arsenal’s patience finally pay off?” The paper also nominates ten newcomers to watch out for throughout the season.

And if you’d rather make your own predictions, there’s always fantasy football.

# premiership - Wednesday 14 July, 2010

A SCAN OF Liverpool striker Fernando Torres’s left leg shows that the player ruptured a muscle in his thigh during Sunday’s World Cup final. Torres was brought on a sub during his team’s first World Cup victory but was not long on the pitch before he pulled up suddenly in evident pain. The injury means it’s unlikely he’ll start for Liverpool in the coming Premier League season.