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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 »

Manchester United or City, Chelsea or Spurs? If it is not about Arsenal I don’t care!

Manchester United or City, Chelsea or Spurs? If it is not about Arsenal I don’t care!

I am an Arsenal fan, a Gooner, one of the red and white army; that is all there is to it. I want to win every game that we play, in fact at one minute to kick off, I expect...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 »

Everton boss Ronald Koeman lands Gylfi Sigurdsson – paving the way for Ross Barkley to leave

Everton boss Ronald Koeman lands Gylfi Sigurdsson – paving the way for Ross Barkley to leave

  EVERTON will tie up their latest – possibly their last – summer signing by completing the capture of Gylfi Sigurdsson. Possibly, later today. Not entirely surprising as the move has been on the cards for some time. The fact the Icelandic...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 »

Danny Rose only said what his Tottenham teammates are thinking, says Glenn Hoddle

Danny Rose only said what his Tottenham teammates are thinking, says Glenn Hoddle

The Press Association has reported on how Zapsportz.com columnist Glenn Hoddle believes Danny Rose’s comments about Tottenham’s pay structure and transfer strategy will not have gone down badly with his teammates. The Spurs and England defender Rose apologised for any offence caused...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 »

Diego Costa doesn’t want to leave Chelsea – but it’s clear he cannot work with Antonio Conte

Diego Costa doesn’t want to leave Chelsea – but it’s clear he cannot work with Antonio Conte

I KNOW that Diego Costa has ruffled a few feathers in his time at Chelsea – he wasn’t labelled ‘The Angry Man’ for nothing. But he’s the best striker at Stamford Bridge and I don’t understand what manager Antonio Conte has...read more »

Newcastle skipper Jonjo Shelvey hands victory to Spurs – Dele Alli has the last laugh

Newcastle skipper Jonjo Shelvey hands victory to Spurs – Dele Alli has the last laugh

A Moment of madness by Jonjo Shelvey cost Newcastle dear on their return to the Premier League – and he should be stripped of the captain’s armband immediately. His ridiculous, ludicrous, blatant stamp on Dele Alli earned him the third yellow...read more »