Is it because our top flight has the world's finest strikers at the top of their game? Or has the art of defending been lost? Is it new laws? Or is it because everyone is trying to copy Barcelona?
It had to happen sooner or later. La Liga minnows Levante finally lost their first game of the season yesterday, 2-0 at Osasuna , ending their run of seven successive league wins, surrendering their position at the top of the table to Real Madrid, who battled to a 1-0 victory away at Real Sociedad on Saturday.
Wigan Athletic 0 Fulham 2: Rash Gardner sees red as Rodgers' men stay cool to punish sloppy Bolton
We’ve been bowled over by the volume of well-wishers writing, texting, tweeting and posting on Facebook to wish us a happy first birthday and say warm words about i.
Blackburn Rovers 4 Newcastle United 3 (aet)
In an exclusive interview, the Blackburn manager tells David Fearnhead how he feels about the angry mob, the club's Indian owners and the end of his playing days
Aldershot 0 Manchester United 3
The Fulham chairman, Mohamed al Fayed, yesterday issued a withering critique of the club's former manager, Mark Hughes, labelling the Welshman a "flop" and a "strange man" and questioning both his courage and ambition.
Manchester United 1 Manchester City 6: Silva pulls strings for remarkable visitors to ensure a day to forget for Sir Alex Ferguson's side
The last time something of this significance happened, Sir Alex Ferguson repaired home to Wilmslow and buried his head under a pillow, having also contemplated placing it in an oven. But that was after the 5-1 Maine Road massacre of September 1989 and yesterday did not even come close.
Liverpool 1 Norwich 1: Striker keeps his head to send Delia Smith home happy but Liverpool rue their missed chances – and a brilliant goalkeeping performance by Ruddy
Mark Hughes tells Sam Wallace about 'autocratic' Mancini, his fury at being sacked by City, his relationship with Alex Ferguson and laughing at that Welcome to Manchester poster
Back in Johannesburg last year it became so vital for football that Spain won the World Cup.
Once a figure of ridicule, Fabricio Coloccini is enjoying the last laugh for the unbeaten Magpies
Arsenal manager rejects credibility of London football event just after European Championship