The second game of the 2019/20 Premier League season produced the division’s first VAR-overturned goal and prompted plenty of discussion.
Newcastle skipper Jamaal Lascelles has called for a united front after Steve Bruce was announced as the club’s new head coach.
Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba said he was delighted Frank Lampard was “coming back home” after he was confirmed as the new manager at Stamford Bridge.
The Prime Minister praised Phil Neville’s England side for their performance both on and off the field after the Lionesses were knocked out of the World Cup by the USA.
Former Newcastle striker Alan Shearer has labelled Rafael Benitez’s departure from the club a “shambles”.
Arsenal hero Thierry Henry described former teammate and fellow ‘invincible’ Jose Antonio Reyes as a “wonderful player, superb team mate and exceptional human being” after the 35-year-old died in a car crash.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan led the congratulations to Chelsea after Maurizio Sarri’s side beat Arsenal 4-1 in Baku to win the Europa League.
Prince William was among those celebrating Aston Villa’s return to the Premier League after beating Derby 2-1 in the Sky Bet Championship play-off final.
Manchester City midfielder David Silva insists Vincent Kompany “will be here forever” after the Belgium international announced he is ending his 11-year association with the club.
Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne and youngster Phil Foden were among those to pay tribute to Vincent Kompany after the Belgian called time on his career at the club.
David Ginola believes Tottenham’s stunning journey to the Champions League final has elevated the club into the elite of European football.
Tottenham’s stunning Champions League comeback win over Ajax earned royal approval and also crossed one of the game’s great divides.
Barcelona were subjected to “the biggest ridicule in history”, according to the Spanish media, as Liverpool left the Catalans “blushing” with a remarkable 4-0 Champions League comeback win at Anfield.
Former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler described the Reds’ rousing comeback victory over Barcelona in the Champions League semi-final as the best ever European night at Anfield.
Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa’s decision to allow Aston Villa to walk in a goal drew widespread praise on social media.
A tearful Charlie Nicholas recalled Billy McNeill’s thoughtfulness as the former Celtic striker paid tribute to his ex-manager.
Former Celtic striker Frank McGarvey has praised Billy McNeill as a “fantastic man” following his death.
Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville launched a scathing attack on the club following Saturday’s heavy 4-0 defeat at Everton.
Former Scotland manager George Burley believes the Scottish Football Association has unrealistic expectations and branded the decision to dispense with Alex McLeish as “ridiculous”.
Former Scotland striker Kris Boyd has called for Scottish Football Association to be ambitious in appointing Alex McLeish’s successor.