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Zapsportz weekend predictions:  a good weekend for Manchester City and Manchester United: Liverpool and Spurs too

Zapsportz weekend predictions:  a good weekend for Manchester City and Manchester United: Liverpool and Spurs too

THE race for the Premiership hots up this weekend with a host of tantalising testers for the potential title challengers. Let’s see what the Zapsportz team of experts are predicting ahead of the weekend games. Do you agree or disagree with...read more »

Crystal Palace need to play with two strikers – Frank de Boer has to give Christian Benteke a partner, says Kenny Sansom

Crystal Palace need to play with two strikers – Frank de Boer has to give Christian Benteke a partner, says Kenny Sansom

Following Liverpool away, Crystal Palace have two home games inside four days. Zapsportz columnist Kenny Sansom gives us his take on his old club - and others - and what it means to be going back to Selhurst Park on...read more »

Who’d have thought Burnley and Huddersfield would outshine the likes of Chelsea and Liverpool?

Who’d have thought Burnley and Huddersfield would outshine the likes of Chelsea and Liverpool?

ONE of the few things we have learned from the first batch of Premier League games is that the so-called lesser lights can have a big say in the destination of the title. Watford gave Liverpool a run for their money;...read more »

Glenn Hoddle and the Zaps team predict flying starts for Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool

Glenn Hoddle and the Zaps team predict flying starts for Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool

THE Premier League season kicked off in spectacular style last night with Arsenal’s 4-3 victory over Leicester. Our Zapsportz team of experts predicted a home win for the Gunners – but not by that incredible score. Arsene Wenger’s men twice came back...read more »

Alexandre Lacazette, Danny Welbeck, Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud shine – but Arsene Wenger needs to address Arsenal’s defensive frailties

Alexandre Lacazette, Danny Welbeck, Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud shine – but Arsene Wenger needs to address Arsenal’s defensive frailties

ARSENAL kicked off their Premier League campaign with a dramatic win against former champions Leicester – but it was far from convincing. The Gunners, with Arsene Wenger still in the hot seat, are my pre-season tip to win the title that...read more »

Liverpool can beat Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City to the title – Kenny Sansom loves Jurgen Klopp…and Antonio Conte

Liverpool can beat Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City to the title – Kenny Sansom loves Jurgen Klopp…and Antonio Conte

I'm excited about the new season. I'm sober and drinking orange and lemonade, so I hope to enjoy the campaign! Clubs have spent a lot of money. The team I fancy is Liverpool. I like the look of the young left-back...read more »

Arsene Wenger cannot predict a title winner – arrival of Alexandre Lacazette will help Arsenal’s cause

Arsene Wenger cannot predict a title winner – arrival of Alexandre Lacazette will help Arsenal’s cause

THE first game of the Premier League season kicks off tonight – the only time an inaugural  top flight game has been played on a Friday – when Arsenal host Leicester at the Emirates. The Gunners are my tip for the...read more »

We rate the daily gossip: Oxlade-Chamberlain, Van Dijk, Balotelli, Coutinho and Sanchez are all in the news

We rate the daily gossip: Oxlade-Chamberlain, Van Dijk, Balotelli, Coutinho and Sanchez are all in the news

  Transfer speculation galore, of course, so let’s check out what we think is hot and what’s not. And rate the rumours accordingly... Chelsea have launched a £25m swoop for Arsenal star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Daily Mail 2/10 No way Arsene will sell a...read more »

‘The Draft’ – A mad idea that could just work: suck it and see!

‘The Draft’ – A mad idea that could just work: suck it and see!

Firstly, an apology for this is a general rant, rather than Arsenal specific. However, since we are a club that has suffered more than most by playing by the rules and operating within our means it is a subject very...read more »

This Neymar deal leaves me gobsmacked. It’s like 200 of me! Kenny Sansom exclusive!

This Neymar deal leaves me gobsmacked. It’s like 200 of me! Kenny Sansom exclusive!

Hi again everyone, I’ve been sober for over two weeks now and long may it continue. I did a dinner in Exeter last Thursday, at a small football club, Cullompton Rangers. It was lovely. I went through some of my...read more »