GUARDIAN – Premier League 2015-16 fixtures: week-by-week list for the season

Season to begin on 8 August 2015 and will conclude on 15 May 2016Liverpool face daunting run of early away fixtures8 August 2015: Arsenal v West Ham United, Bournemouth v Aston Villa, Chelsea v Swansea City, Everton v Watford, Leicester City v Sunderland Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur, Newcastle United v Southampton, Norwich City v Crystal Palace, Stoke City v Liverpool, West Bromwich Albion v Manchester City. Continue reading…

GUARDIAN – Aston Villa to offer Christian Benteke new contract

• Chief executive Tom Fox confirms plan to tie down striker• Liverpool reportedly interested in signing Belgium strikerChristian Benteke will be offered a new contract this summer to try to stave off interest in the striker, the Aston Villa chief executive, Tom Fox, has said.Benteke’s current contract has two years left to run and the Villa manager, Tim Sherwood, has revealed it contains a buyout clause thought to be £32.5m. Related: Aston Villa’s Christian Benteke: my agent knows what I want Continue reading…