Return of the Premier League and a washout at Lord’s

Return of the Premier League and a washout at Lord’s

The Premier League has returned and with it comes the usual arrival of managers and players alike. The total spend fell to £1.2 billion with late moves from Michy Batshuayi and Kurt Zouma. Everton and Fulham were busy on the day with Fulham making a record £30 million signing for the Marseille midfielder Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa. Elsewhere, Manchester United and Tottenham had little or nothing to talk about with Tottenham failing to sign a single player since the summer window was introduced in 2003.

Cricket fans expecting to see the first day of the second test against India were left disappointed when continuous rain prompted the officials to call off play for the day. This is the first time a whole test match day has been washed out for 17 years. Despite the rain falling steadily, supporters were keen to enjoy their day out and the bars and food stalls provided an endless supply of beer and snacks.

Stan Kroenke has taken full ownership of Arsenal football club after Alexander Usmanov gave up his shares worth 30%. This is the second big shake up at the football club this year after Arsene Wenger departed following a 22 year managerial career. There are also still rumors circulating around the chief executive, Ivan Gazidis (the man said to be influential in bringing in Unai Emery to replace Wenger) who has been linked to a job at AC Milan.