The English Premiership is without a doubt the most popular football league in the world. Some of the biggest transfer rumours come from this league as it is home not only to some of the world’s best talents such as Wayne Rooney, Fernando Torres and Cesc Fabregas but also has teams with the longest history. Clubs such as Manchester United and Liverpool are known in every corner of the world and have history stretching back over 100 years.
While it is common for football players to be in the limelight on the sports pages, nowadays these same players are also getting the front page treatment due to their relationships with many entertainers. The daily newspapers have been the traditional source of information for news about football players and clubs but increasing fans are turning to online sources when it comes to the latest gossips.
No matter which football club you support from Manchester United to Newcastle United FC, the Internet has replace tabloids and broadsheets as the default source for the latest in football news and gossips. Each club will surely have an official site and most of the well supported clubs have dozens of unofficial websites dedicated to the club. Some supporters have also set up blogs mainly to report the latest happenings in the club and the players’ lives. By visiting these blogs and website, you can be assure of the latest news, well ahead of what’s being reported in the daily media which is traditionally a day late with their news. Some of the more popular football news websites include Premiershiptalk.com, football.co.uk and football-talk.co.uk.
When there is a breaking news of a major story regarding a club or a player, you can be sure that the online news sources will have the latest well before the morning newspaper. For example, during the latest transfer window, the successful transfers of Fernando Torres to Chelsea and Luiz Suarez and Andy Carroll to Liverpool were only completed just before midnight. Although you could have read all about it in the morning newspapers, the online sources had already written many columns and comments pieces regarding the issue that what you would be reading in the morning paper are all rehashed versions of the same news.