When Brighton and Crystal Palace met each other for the first time in the Premier League the fixture was met with derision by many other football fans.
Joe Hart has been through most things in football. The England goalkeeper has reached the highs of winning the Premier League and gone through the lows of being told he is no longer needed at Man City.
The FA Cup third round is always one of the most highly anticipated weekends in the footballing calendar.
The first week back at work in the New Year can often be a slow affair as people work their way back up from the Christmas break. There is no such warming up period in the Premier League though as Arsenal and Chelsea will find out on Wednesday night.
There were very few highlights for Slaven Bilic in 2017. A culmination of poor performances from his West Ham side saw him relieved of his duties as the club’s manager but amongst all the tough days he could at least enjoy the Irons’ comeback win against Tottenham in the Carabao Cup.