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Football news, features, previews and more can be found right here at Coral News. After an exciting Euro 2016, we now look ahead to a brand new Premier League season. How will champions Leicester fare this time around?

Primeira Liga: What’s the state of play as Portuguese top-flight football returns?

| 03.06.2020

Odds and preview of Wednesday and Thursday’s games After a break of almost two months, Portugal’s Primeira Liga resumes again with two games tonight, then another five tomorrow. With ten games left to play, there’s still plenty at stake throughout the division. Ahead of this week’s fixtures, we’ve looked at how the title race, the battle for European spots and the fight against relegation are all ... more...

Rumour reel: champions Chelsea in crisis

| 14.08.2017

Blues need new faces, and fast The first weekend of the Premier League season is in the books and the main talking point on Monday morning is the level of investment needed in the Chelsea squad. The general feeling seems to be – an awful lot. The lightweight champions were beaten by Burney in a five-goal thriller at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. The latest instalment of our football transfers rumou... more...

Rumour reel: Ozil will commit to The Gunners

| 13.08.2017

German expected to sign a new contract So, the first Saturday of the English Premier League season is now in the books and, as expected, we weren’t short of drama. There’s more to come this afternoon, with Super Sunday giving us Newcastle vs Tottenham and Man Utd vs West Ham. You can place your bets on the outcome of those matches at Coral. With the curtain up, and the bulk of managers getting a g... more...

Rumour reel: Arsenal to throw money at Sanchez

| 12.08.2017

One final roll of the dice to keep the Chilean Welcome to the first Saturday of the new Premier League football season, and Watford host Liverpool at 12.30pm to get the day started. There’s also five 3.00pm kick-offs, before title favourites Man City meet newly-promoted Brighton at 5.30pm. So, plenty for punters to get through, but the rumour reel refuses to roll over and play second fiddle to fix... more...

Rumour reel: Seagulls land Columbian star

| 11.08.2017

Newbies continue their recruitment drive Pre-season is now over for clubs, officials and fans, with Leicester’s trip to Arsenal this evening bringing the curtain up on what promises to be one of the most competitive Premier League title races in living memory. Any one of six sides could lift the trophy, with plenty more rating their chances of causing a stir and banking a top-four finish. Manchest... more...

Rumour reel: Pep wants Barcelona midfielder

| 10.08.2017

City after Sergio Busquets Watford made headlines yesterday when announcing the arrival of Andre Gray, bought from Premier League rivals Burnley for £18m, a record fee for The Hornets. With such a hefty pricetag comes an increased level of expectation, but the 26-year-old will be confident of proving his worth. Gray, who had entered the final year of his contract at Burnley, and already knocked ba... more...

Rumour reel: Barca get their man

| 09.08.2017

Deal to be confirmed on Wednesday Much of Coral’s rumour reel columns have been filled with Southampton’s attempt to hold on to a want-away star, but today we start with the news that they have brought a major name in – Mario Lemina. The Juventus midfielder joined on a five-year deal, costing The Saints £18m. 23-year-old Lemina, a Gabon international, turned out 42 times for The Old Lady, and also... more...

Rumour reel: United want Aurier, but there’s one big problem

| 03.08.2017

Serge to appeal conviction for assault Neymar’s proposed move from Barcelona to PSG continued to dominate headlines yesterday, with the La Liga giants moving the goalposts in a last-ditch attempt to scare the French side off. Barca now say they want all the £198m proposed transfer fee up front. They’d ask for it in cash if they thought they’d get away with it. That will, of course, be a world reco... more...

Rumour reel: City begin to free up some space

| 02.08.2017

More set to leave in the coming weeks Hearts rocked Scottish football on Tuesday, sacking manager Ian Cathro just four days before their season gets underway at Celtic Park. Cathro, who had only been in the job for seven months, paid a heavy price for being knocked out of the League Cup. The Jambos, dropped in with a number of part-time footballers and lower league opponents, were eliminated from ... more...

Rumour reel: Barcelona target Arsenal striker

| 31.07.2017

Sanchez to replace Neymar Manchester City continued to impress in pre-season with a 3-0 friendly win over Spurs at the weekend. John Stones, Raheem Stirling and Brahim Diaz were all on the scoresheet in a performance Pep Guardiola says proves his side are better than last term. City also hammered Real Madrid at the International Champions Cup, but were beaten by bitter rivals Man Utd, whetting the... more...