Archive for the ‘EPL’ Category

Spurs sorry over new stadium delay

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Tottenham have apologised to their supporters after the "unavoidable" delay to the opening of their new White Hart Lane stadium. The Premier League club have been forced to postpone the scheduled opening of the rebuilt area next month due to safety issues. Tottenham spent last season playing their home matches at Wembley while White Hart Lane was completely knocked down, with the new arena rising in its place.

Seahawks-Raiders at Wembley as Tottenham stadium isn’t ready

Monday, August 13th, 2018

NFL games will be played at Wembley Stadium on three consecutive weekends for the first time because the new home being built for English Premier League club Tottenham won't be ready. Tottenham said Monday that it would be unable to host the Seattle Seahawks and the Oakland Raiders on Oct. 14 due to "issues with the critical safety systems" at the 62,000-seat stadium in the final stages of construction. "We appreciate the support our partner the NFL has shown since the extent of this issue became evident today," Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy said Monday.

Crystal Palace-Fulham Preview

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

Back in the Premier League for the first time in five years, Fulham hope they have spent enough to not be a one-season wonder as they open play at Craven Cottage in a London derby against Crystal Palace on Saturday. It has been a three-year process to get here for the Cottagers (25-13-8 in 2017-18 Championship), whose fortunes turned after hiring Slavisa Jokanovic to avoid relegation to League One in 2015-16. Fulham finished sixth in 2016-17 and then third this past season.

PREMIER LEAGUE 2018-19: Cardiff, Fulham, Wolves make return

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

One is a London club run by an American with ambitions of buying the storied home of English soccer. The third is a Welsh club owned by a publicity-hunting Malaysian and coached by one of the most charismatic managers around. Fulham, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Cardiff are back in the Premier League and all come with fascinating back stories that add yet more layers of intrigue to the wealthiest and most-watched division in world soccer.