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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 »

The Muppet Show has arrived at Chelsea – the sale of Nemanja Matic to Manchester United proved it

The Muppet Show has arrived at Chelsea – the sale of Nemanja Matic to Manchester United proved it

  AS we commented earlier in the week – Chelsea were ‘mad’ to sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United. It’s not as if the reigning champions are over-loaded with quality midfielders, so why sell your main man to a title rival? Doesn’t...read more »

Chelsea, Liverpool and Huddersfield threw a spanner in the works – a review of Zapsportz Premier League predictions

Chelsea, Liverpool and Huddersfield threw a spanner in the works – a review of Zapsportz Premier League predictions

THE Zapsportz team of experts didn’t exactly cover themselves in glory with our first set of Premier League predictions of the season. But there were some bizarre results we – and many others, no doubt - didn’t see coming. Like Burnley’s...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 »

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte favourite in the sack race.  Come off it!  What a knee jerk reaction

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte favourite in the sack race.  Come off it!  What a knee jerk reaction

Antonio Conte; This bloke is top notch.  A great coach.  So why is there talk of his demise? But wait a minute, he lost the opening game against Burnley and Chelsea were the first weekend's laughing stock. Surely, that's enough to warrant...read more »

Chelsea’s decision to sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United was madness – Jose Mourinho is delighted though

Chelsea’s decision to sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United was madness – Jose Mourinho is delighted though

By Dave Smith I CAN'T for the life of me understand Chelsea's decision to sell Nemanja Matic - to a title rival, no less. And, according to a mass of comments on social media - from former players and fans alike -...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 »

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 »

We assess some of the big transfer moves of the summer so far: Gray, Lemina, Richarlison, Iheanacho, Matic, Morata and others

We assess some of the big transfer moves of the summer so far: Gray, Lemina, Richarlison, Iheanacho, Matic, Morata and others

MANY Premier League clubs have been busy in the transfer market with the eagerly-anticipated start of the new season just a day away. The latest big money transfer was that of Andre Gray from Burnley to Watford in a club record...read more »