It was a weekend of extraordinary upsets in the Premier League as Manchester City excelled in the stumbles of their rivals in the first weekend since December 2008 where each of the traditional ‘big four’ teams failed to win.
Rejuvenated Aston Villa striker Emile Heskey puts his new-found form down to being reunited with old boss Gerard Houllier.
Premier League officials involved in Dirk Kuyt’s controversial opener for Liverpool against Sunderland on Saturday have issued an official statement in their defence.
Manchester United’s Dimitar Berbatov produced a simply magnificent hat-trick to ruin Liverpool’s Old Trafford revival while Chelsea have yet to drop a point after five rounds of the Premier League.
Chelsea maintained their perfect start to the Premier League season while extending their early lead over title rivals Manchester United to four points after the Red Devils slipped up at Goodison Park.
Tottenham appear to be the worst affected Premier League side as the international break takes its toll on the injury hit-list.
Sunderland broke their transfer record on deadline day of the summer transfer window with a £13million swoop for World Cup star Asamoah Gyan.
It was goals galore again this weekend as Chelsea, Arsenal and Newcastle each hit their opponents for six on the second weekend of the Premier League 2010-11 season.
Manchester City put their title credentials on show as they dominated Liverpool in a comfortable 3-0 win at Eastlands on Monday night.
Champions Chelsea began their Premier League campaign as they ended it last season by topping the table after the opening weekend of the 2010/11 league season.