September 17, 2021 at 13:12 EDT
England’s Lionesses back in action
The England Lionesses are back in action for the first time in five months tonight as they open their 2023 World Cup qualifying campaign against North Macedonia and here is how they will line up:
England: Earps, Daly, Stokes, Williamson, Bright, Greenwood, Mead, Stanway, White, Toone, Hemp
September 17, 2021 at 12:22 EDT
In case you forgot, Newcastle will take on Leeds tonight – meaning the FPL deadline is 6.30pm UK and US time – 10.30am Pacific time, 1.30pm PT. East.
Before making any changes, listen Athleticism FPL Podcast because we give you last minute advice before the deadline.
September 17, 2021 at 11:54 a.m. EDT
Bissouma: I’m the best central midfielder in the league
Premier League players are often criticized for being ‘too much media’ and lacking in personality, but it’s fair to say that Yves Bissouma is not one of them.
The Brighton midfielder has had a good start to the season after being linked with Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United over the summer.
When asked who is the best central midfielder in the league, Bissouma didn’t hesitate. He said, “I don’t mean to be arrogant but that’s my mind. For me, it’s me.
“Because in my head, I work to be the best. I know that in the Premier League there are a lot of good midfielders.
“But for me, it’s me. It gives me the confidence and the energy to show people that yes, I am here. I am Bissouma. “
Yves Bissouma: From ‘rebel’ to midfielder valued at over £ 40million
September 17, 2021 at 11:27 am EDT
Edouard’s dream beginnings
Odsonne Edouard had a memorable debut in Crystal Palace’s 3-0 win over Spurs last week.
The 23-year-old came off the bench in the 84th minute and scored seconds later before grabbing another in the dying minutes of the game.
Palace fans aren’t used to seeing their attackers score on their debut, so how will Edouard react? Matt Woosnam has all of the answers below.
Few Palace attackers score in their debut, so how will Odsonne Edouard react?
September 17, 2021 at 11h00 EDT
The great British kit-off
Feel nostalgic? To amuse? We have sorted you out.
During the summer Athleticism subscribers voted for their favorite kit produced by their club.
With the results now we’ve put them one-on-one to see what the greatest British kit of all time is. Visit our Twitter to get your votes.
September 17, 2021 at 10:37 am EDT
Dyche’s New Burnley Contract: A Surprise Or Just Sense For Both Parties?
Sean Dyche signed a new four-year contract with Burnley on Thursday. The new contract will take him beyond a decade at the head of the club.
While at Burnley, Dyche promoted the Clarets twice, to the Europa League and now their sixth consecutive season in the Premier League.
Is the new contract a surprise or just sensible for both parties? Athleticism Andy Jones responds in the article below.
Dyche’s four-year contract at Burnley: a surprise or just sane for both parties?
September 17, 2021 at 10:10 am EDT
FPL: Keep or sell Antonio?
After a quick start to the season, Michail Antonio disappointed all of his FPL owners last week when he listened to a red card against Southampton.
The forward has accumulated 39 points so far this season, the most of any player. He will miss the game against Manchester United this weekend, however, and some are debating whether to keep him or replace him.
Personally, I will keep him in my squad as he will only be missing one game and West Ham will have a good series of games when he returns.
September 17, 2021 at 9.46am EDT
Viera wary of Liverpool threat
Crystal Palace will travel to Anfield this weekend after a stunning win over Tottenham last week.
But Saturday’s trip to an unbeaten Liverpool side will pose many more questions to Londoners and Patrick Vieira is aware of the dangers the Reds pose.
During his press conference today, Vieira said: “We know their strength, what their players before are capable of doing. We know them well, we can’t be surprised at how they behave week afterwards. week. to be prepared, to go out into the field with personality and try to give them problems.
“There is a weakness on their side that we can try to exploit. To exploit that we have to be brave and try to get something out of the game. If we go there and think about defending for 90 minutes, they will score goals. “
Vieira is already showing a proactive and positive approach to her tenure at Crystal Palace
September 17, 2021 at 9:24 am EDT
Adam Webster ruled out of Brighton’s next four games due to hamstring injury
September 17, 2021 at 9:06 am EDT
Stones and Laporte to miss Southampton game
Center-back duo John Stones and Aymeric Laporte will miss Southampton’s visit this weekend.
The pair played for their respective national teams during the international break, but both got injured during that time.
Pep Guardiola said: “Muscle injury. (John) Stones didn’t play for us and played 90 minutes for the (England) national team and came back injured.
“(Aymeric) Laporte came back with some trouble, but he wanted to play against Leicester, but after that game his troubles were a bit higher, and we didn’t want to take any chances.”
September 17, 2021 at 8:52 a.m. EDT
Tuchel on the debut of Saul Niguez
New chant Saul Niguez had a start to forget last week and was pulled out after the first half, but Thomas Tuchel isn’t too concerned about the Spain midfielder.
Speaking ahead of the London derby against Tottenham this weekend, Tuchel said: “We have inexperienced guys like him. They all shared experiences from their first matches. When I was on the sidelines. for my first game, it was on another level.
“If it comes back to you every three days, it’s pretty impressive, maybe culture shock. We do not doubt its quality. don’t worry too much. “
Once one of the hottest properties in world football, Saul’s poor start at Chelsea should come as no surprise
September 17, 2021 at 8:40 am EDT
Some FPL tips
Are you struggling and therefore lagging behind in your Fantasy Football league?
If you’re looking to regain some ground this game week, you should consider bringing the three big hitters – Mohamed Salah, Cristiano Ronaldo and Romelu Lukaku – into your squad.
They will cost a fortune but in the article below, Athleticism FPL expert Mark McGettigan explains how to get them all by your side.
Fantasy Premier League: the Ronaldo, Lukaku, Salah dilemma and how to get them all on your squad
September 17, 2021 at 8:22 am EDT
Manchester United losses rise due to financial impact of COVID-19 pandemic
September 17, 2021 at 7:59 a.m. EDT
Firmino to miss Crystal Place game
Liverpool will be without Firmino when they host Crystal Palace at Anfield tomorrow.
The Brazilian forward has missed the Reds’ last two games with a hamstring injury and will be out again tomorrow,
But Jurgen Klopp has confirmed Firmino will resume training next week. Klopp said: “He’s not ready yet. He will be back in training with the team at some point next week.
September 17, 2021 at 7:44 EDT
Guardiola does not apologize for comments to supporters
Pep Guardiola declined to apologize for the comments he made to Manchester City fans on Wednesday night.
Manchester City struggled to sell their tickets for the 6-3 win over RB Leipzig and this prompted Guardiola to call more fans to attend this weekend’s game.
Speaking ahead of the game against Southampton tomorrow, Guardiola said: “Did I say after the game that I was disappointed because the stadium was not full? Interpretation is interpretation. I will not m ‘excuse.
“We would like them to be here because we need their support. No matter how many people come – 30,000, 40,000, 50,000 – we need their support. what I said because I was honest. “
September 17, 2021 at 7:24 am EDT
Barcelona recorded a loss of 481 million euros in the previous financial year
Barcelona have confirmed that they suffered a loss of € 481million in the last financial year.
The Nou Camp club has well documented financial problems. This summer they struggled to register a number of their new signings due to issues with the La Liga salary cap. They also had to let Lionel Messi go, the forward eventually joining Paris Saint-Germain, as they were unable to sign him up after agreeing to renew his contract.
Barcelona’s board has made it clear, however, how much money the club lost in the last campaign.
A statement read: “The board of directors approved the close of the fiscal year for the 2020-21 season, with losses of 481 million euros.”
September 17, 2021 at 7:19 am EDT
Tottenham’s Moura and Bergwijn injured, it’s unclear if they’re fit to face Chelsea
September 17, 2021 at 7:12 EDT
A dozen arrests after Leicester and Napoli fans clash in Europa League game
September 17, 2021 at 7:04 am EDT
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