LIVE Football Blog - Saturday 6th November

All the news and reaction from a big day in the Premier League - including the Manchester derby.
12:14, 06 Nov 2021
Last Updated: 19:54, 06 Nov 2021

Stick with The Sportsman today for updates from all around the football world. It's a big day in the Premier League, with the Manchester Derby kicking us off in the early game. We'll have all the news and reaction from Old Trafford, as well as news from the 3pm kick-offs and beyond. Settle in for a Saturday of Premier League action, right here on The Sportsman.

4 weeks ago
What a day!

We really have seen it all today in the Premier League. Guardiola's City utterly dominating in the derby. Norwich finally getting their first win, before parting with Daniel Farke. Burnley holding Chelsea to a dramatic draw. Eddie Howe getting his first proper look at what he's up against. And this is only Saturday! Thanks for joining us, see you tomorrow for more of the excitement only the Premier League can deliver.

4 weeks ago
Read the reaction to Brighton 1-1 Newcastle

Read about tonight's Brighton vs Newcastle clash at the Amex, which was attended by a certain ex-Bournemouth manager...

Eddie Howe Takes In Newcastle's Draw With Brighton
4 weeks ago
Daniel Farke Sacked

Despite his side's 2-1 win at Brentford earlier today, Norwich City boss Daniel Farke has left the club. The 45-year-old joined the Canaries in May 2017, and has won The Championship on two occasions.

4 weeks ago
In case you missed it...

Earlier today there was the small matter of the Manchester Derby. Read our take on a dominant display from the Cityzens below.

Manchester City Dominate Manchester United In The Derby
4 weeks ago
Full Time: Brighton 1 Newcastle 1

Newcastle are unable to test makeshift goalkeeper Lewis Dunk, and the game ends all square.

4 weeks ago
Red Card for Robert Sanchez

The Brighton goalkeeper is sent off after rushing out and tripping Callum Wilson, who was clean through on goal. 

4 weeks ago
GOAL! Brighton 1-1 Newcastle

Lifeline for Newcastle as Isaac Hayden equalises to make it 1-1. Big 25 minutes ahead at the Amex!

4 weeks ago
Second half at Brighton

We are underway at the Amex. Can the Magpies turn this around?

4 weeks ago
Half time at the Amex

The score remains 1-0 between Brighton and Newcastle. Leandro Trossard's penalty remains the difference between the two teams.

4 weeks ago
GOAL Brighton 1-0 Newcastle (Trossard penalty)

Ciaran Clark is adjudged to have tripped Leandro Trossard in the box after a long VAR consultation. A penalty is eventually given and Trossard himself steps up to put it away. 1-0

4 weeks ago
A familiar face in the crowd at the Amex

Eddie Howe takes his seat with Amanda Staveley to watch Newcastle United against Brighton.

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4 weeks ago
Neil Warnock leaves Boro

Neil Warnock has left Middlesbrough by mutual consent. He reached a British record 1,602 games as a manager earlier in the week. Wishing Neil all the best for whatever comes next.

4 weeks ago
Full Time In The Premier League

Only three games this afternoon but what games they were! Norwich City finally have a win on the board, Sean Dyche has masterminded a draw away at the European Champions, and Crystal Palace have built on that big win over Manchester City last weekend. Here are the full time results:

Brentford 1-2 Norwich City

Chelsea 1-1 Burnley

Crystal Palace 2-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers


4 weeks ago
That boy Gallagher!

He was the hero against Manchester City, and he does it again! Conor Gallagher doubles Palace's lead over Wolves. 2-0.

4 weeks ago
Super-Sub Vydra Equalises!

Matej Vydra has only been on the pitch for nine minutes, but he has drawn Burnley level with Chelsea. 1-1!

4 weeks ago
Brighton And Newcastle Starting XIs

Here's how the two sides will line up for tonight's late kick-off:

Brighton: Sanchez, Veltman, Duffy, Dunk, Cucurella, Lamptey, Lallana, March, Bissouma, Mwepu, Trossard.

Subs: Steele, Webster, Maupay, MacAllister, Gross, Moder, Locadia, Richards, Sarmiento

Newcastle: Darlow, Krafth, Lascelles, Clark, Ritchie, Shelvey, Saint-Maximin, Hayden, Almiron, Murphy, Wilson.

Subs: Dubravka, Schar, Joelinton, Lewis, Manquillo, Fraser, Willock, Gayle, S Longstaff.

4 weeks ago
Deadlock Broken At Selhurst Park

Wilfried Zaha opens the scoring for Crystal Palace against Wolverhampton Wanderers. It's been a cagey affair so far, this should see things open up considerably.

4 weeks ago
Napoli pay tribute to Maradona

Napoli have announced that they will wear a special kit to honour Diego Maradona on the one year anniversary of his death. 

4 weeks ago
Game on at Brentford

Rico Henry gives Brentford a lifeline. Can The Canaries keep hold of their lead and win their first game of the season? 2-1

4 weeks ago
How did he miss?

Kai Havertz could have had his second, but scoops one over from six yards out. BIG let-off for Burnley. 1-0.

4 weeks ago
Brentford goal disallowed

Brentford come flying out of the box for the second half, but Bryan Mbeumo's goal is chalked off by VAR. Relief for Norwich fans.

4 weeks ago
Second Half

The 3pm kick-offs are back. Can Norwich hold on? Is there a way back for Burnley? Who will take the initiative at Selhurst Park?

4 weeks ago
Half Time

It's half time in the Premier League. Here's how it stands after 45 minutes:

Brentford 0-2 Norwich City

Chelsea 1-0 Burnley

Crystal Palace 0-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers


4 weeks ago
Kai Breaks The Burnley Deadlock

Kai Havertz gives Chelsea the lead over Burnley at Stamford Bridge. Crystal Palace vs Wolves remains goalless.

4 weeks ago
Norwich score again!

The Canaries are flying! Teemu Pukki dispatches a penalty to double Norwich's lead over Brentford. 2-0.

4 weeks ago
Ole Gunnar Solskjær post-match
4 weeks ago
Norwich take the lead!

Norwich have scored their first away goal of the season through Mathias Normann. They take the lead in a Premier League game for the first time this campaign. Brentford 0-1 Norwich.

4 weeks ago
The 3pm Kick-Offs Have Begun

There's three Premier League games taking place this afternoon, and we'll be bringing you updates on all three.

Brentford vs Norwich

Chelsea vs Burnley

Crystal Palace vs Wolverhampton Wanderers


4 weeks ago
Final whistle at Old Trafford

Manchester City have run out 2-0 winners at Old Trafford. In truth it could have been many, many more. After a last-gasp equaliser against Atalanta, Manchester United appear to be all out of miracles.

4 weeks ago
Second half begins

The second half has kicked off at Old Trafford, with Solskjaer bringing on Jadon Sancho for Eric Bailly. A bold move, let's see if it pays off.

4 weeks ago

Manchester City go in 2-0 up at the break, and have been largely dominant. Worrying times ahead for Solskjaer and his team...

4 weeks ago
GOAL! Man Utd 0-2 Man City (Silva)

City double their advantage with Bernardo Silva converting a Joao Cancelo shot. De Gea has been beyond reproach during the first half, but he really should have done better with that.

4 weeks ago
Dave Saves

Save after save from David De Gea. He is the only thing keeping United in touching distance at Old Trafford.

4 weeks ago
Gary Neville on Bruno Fernandes' performance
4 weeks ago
GOAL Man Utd 0-1 Man City (Bailly o.g.)

GOAL! Eric Bailly turns in a Joao Cancelo cross at his near post, to give United the worst possible start at Old Trafford.

4 weeks ago
Pep Guardiola on Manchester Derby

Pep Guardiola predicts 'Fergie Time'. 

4 weeks ago
The Manchester derby is underway

The sides have kicked off in the Manchester derby. Will we be seeing anything as memorable as this moment from Super Mario? Time will tell.

4 weeks ago
Sir Alex Ferguson 35th anniversary

On this day 35 years ago: Sir Alex Ferguson was appointed Manchester United manager. The rest is history. 

4 weeks ago
Man Utd XI
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4 weeks ago
Man City XI
4 weeks ago

We are LIVE! Bringing you all the action from a busy Saturday in football. We'll have news from the 3pm kick-offs, but before that there is the small matter of the Manchester derby...

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