EPL

  • No fracture for Manchester City's David Silva 12 hours 40 minutes ago

    London: Manchester City playmaker David Silva has been given the all-clear by doctors after it was feared he may have fractured his cheekbone. The Spain midfielder went to hospital after suffering a facial injury during the 2-0 Premier League victory over West Ham United on Sunday. Silva received treatment for nearly 10...
  • Mourinho plan worked very well against United: Cesc Fabregas 12 hours 49 minutes ago

    London: Chelsea playmaker Cesc Fabregas has saluted the strategy employed by Jose Mourinho for Saturday's 1-0 win over Manchester United, a victory that took the Londoners 10 points clear at the top of the Premier League. Towering midfielder Marouane Fellaini was instrumental in United's run of six successive victories leading up...
  • Manchester City's David Silva taken to hospital with cheek injury Yesterday

    Manchester City playmaker David Silva was taken to hospital after sustaining an injury to his cheek bone during the 2-0 Premier League victory over West Ham United on Sunday. Spaniard Silva received treatment for nearly 10 minutes and was carried off on a stretcher after being hit on the head by...
  • Manchester City beat West Ham United 2-0 to close on United Yesterday

    London: Manchester City climbed to within one point of third-placed neighbours United with a comfortable 2-0 Premier League victory over West Ham United on Sunday to end a difficult week on a high. James Collins's freak own goal and Sergio Aguero's 20th league strike of the season secured a routine win...
  • Yaya Toure being made Manchester City scapegoat, says agent Yesterday

    London: Yaya Toure is being made a scapegoat for Manchester City's poor season and underfire boss Manuel Pellegrini is a "weak manager", according to the Ivorian midfielder's agent Dimitri Seluk. Champions City have faded dramatically since the turn of the year, falling to fourth in the Premier League, and were knocked...
  • Burnley down but not out yet, says manager Sean Dyche Yesterday

    Burnley sank to the bottom of the Premier League after a 1-0 defeat at Everton on Saturday but manager Sean Dyche said his side would not be too disheartened because they have been written off all season. The East Lancashire club, promoted last season despite an inexpensive budget, were undone by...
  • Louis van Gaal salutes Manchester United's dominant display in defeat Yesterday

    Louis van Gaal described Manchester United's display in their 1-0 defeat at Chelsea on Saturday as their best of the season and said it gave him plenty to be optimistic about in the future. A 4-2 victory against champions and rivals Manchester City at a raucous Old Trafford last week was...
  • Jose Mourinho hails Chelsea's sparkling match-winner Hazard Yesterday

    Eden Hazard underlined his claims to be voted Player of the Year with another match-winning display as Premier League leaders Chelsea stormed 10 points clear with a 1-0 victory over Manchester United on Saturday. The Belgium winger provided an effortless finish in the 38th minute, side-footing the ball between the legs...
  • EPL: Chelsea two games from title after beating Manchester United Yesterday

    London: Chelsea's 1-0 win over Manchester United on Saturday opened up a 10-point lead and sent the engravers off to sharpen their tools as the Londoners' name looks set to be carved on the Premier League trophy. Chelsea's performances have been far from dazzling in recent weeks but Eden Hazard's first-half...
  • Hazard sends Chelsea 10 points clear by clinching Manchester United win 2 days ago

    London: Eden Hazard propelled Chelsea closer to their first English Premier League title in five years on Saturday by clinching a 1-0 victory over Manchester United that established a 10-point lead. It hasn't been a convincing title run-in - with Chelsea winning seven of their last 10 league games but only...
  • EPL: Manchester United look to stop Chelsea's march to the title 2 days ago

    Manchester United's resurgence in the Premier League will be given the ultimate test when the team heads to Stamford Bridge on Saturday bidding to halt Chelsea's march to the title. The league trophy is looming into view for Chelsea, which is seven points clear with a game in hand and needs...
  • Beating Manchester United will not make Chelsea champions: Mourinho 3 days ago

    The self-styled "Special One" faces what he agreed is a special fixture this weekend but Jose Mourinho refused to accept that beating Manchester United to establish a 10-point lead with six games left would mean Chelsea had won the Premier League. His team are seven points clear with a game in...
  • Man City's Vincent Kompany could miss rest of season: Manuel Pellegrini 3 days ago

    London: Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany may not be fit before the end of the season because of a muscle injury, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Friday. The 29-year-old central defender limped off at halftime during last weekend's 4-2 derby defeat by Manchester United and could miss City's remaining six games...
  • Manchester United short of defensive options for Chelsea game 3 days ago

    Manchester United's Michael Carrick, Marcos Rojo, Phil Jones and Daley Blind will miss Saturday's Premier League clash against leaders Chelsea because of injury, manager Louis van Gaal said on Friday. "It is the worst scenario," Van Gaal told a news conference. "Marcos and Phil can both play left central defender and Jonny...
  • Hazard, Costa, De Gea in running for player of year 4 days ago

    London: Eden Hazard and Diego Costa have been included on a six-man shortlist for the player of the year in England after helping Chelsea win the League Cup and move to the brink of reclaiming the Premier League. England striker Harry Kane is also on the shortlist as a reward for...
  • Arsenal target Maximiliano Romero dreams of emulating Diego Maradona 4 days ago

    Maximiliano Romero wants to emulate the career of Diego Maradona and become a penalty box predator like Radamel Falcao, the Argentine 16-year-old who is coveted by Arsenal told Reuters on Wednesday. The quicksilver Romero hopes to play for Arsenal in the Premier League if talks with his club Velez Sarsfield can...
  • Manchester United, Barcelona and Chelsea to play in US in pre-season tour 5 days ago

    Barcelona, Manchester United and Chelsea will headline the 2015 International Champions Cup in the United States in July, organisers said on Wednesday. The pre-season tournament, which has attracted huge attendances across the States, will feature 10 clubs in its third year, including three from North America's Major League Soccer. Barcelona, 22-times...
  • Manchester United can win Premier League next season: Eric Cantona 6 days ago

    London: Manchester United legend Eric Cantona believes his former team can win the English Premier League football tournament next season. United defeated cross-city rivals Manchester City 4-2 on Sunday to consolidate their third position in the league table. "Now they are the kings of the city," Frenchman Cantona was quoted as...
  • Arsenal's winning streak surprises Arsene Wenger 6 days ago

    Arsenal's eight-match winning streak in the Premier League has taken even manager Arsene Wenger by surprise, according to the Frenchman whose side retain an outside chance of winning the title. "I always hope to get the best out of my team, but no manager in the world if he is serious...
  • Raheem Sterling faces Brendan Rodgers talks over nitrous oxide allegations 6 days ago

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers will speak to striker Raheem Sterling after footage emerged of the England international apparently taking nitrous oxide. Images published on The Sun's website appeared to show the 20-year-old Sterling passing out unconscious after taking the substance, which is described as a legal high. Sterling, who scored the opening...
  • Liverpool will fight to the end, says Brendan Rodgers 6 days ago

    Liverpool: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers stressed that his team would give everything to qualify for the Champions League after a 2-0 victory over Newcastle United on Monday left them four points behind Manchester City in the Premier League. With fourth-placed City reeling after Sunday's defeat by Manchester United continued a torrid...
  • Liverpool beat Newcastle but still 4 points away from top four 6 days ago

    Liverpool: Raheem Sterling and Joe Allen scored in each half to give Liverpool a 2-0 win over Newcastle in the Premier League on Monday that puts the club four points from the last Champions League place. Sterling opened the scoring in the ninth minute when he downed a long cross on...
  • Jose Mourinho hails Petr Cech's exemplary attitude 1 week ago

    London: Petr Cech may not have been on the field much he has started only four Premier League games this season but manager Jose Mourinho still believes he has made a significant contribution to Chelsea's cause. The giant Czech Republic goalkeeper is in his 11th season at Stamford Bridge having played...
  • Manchester United warn Chelsea about 'fantastic' Fellaini 1 week ago

    London: Chelsea will have to be wary of the danger posed by the in-form Marouane Fellaini when Manchester United visit Stamford Bridge on Saturday, according to his team mates Ashley Young and Chris Smalling. Fellaini has played a key role in United's run of six straight league wins and the towering...
  • QPR to probe missile-throwing incident in Chelsea game 1 week ago

    London: Queens Park Rangers have launched an investigation after Chelsea players were pelted by objects thrown from the crowd in Sunday's West London Derby. Branislav Ivanovic was hurt when he was struck by a lighter as Chelsea celebrated an 88th-minute goal by Cesc Fabregas that gave them a 1-0 win and...
  • Manuel Pellegrini feeling the heat after painful derby loss 1 week ago

    Manchester: When fans sing "you're getting sacked in the morning" it is galling enough for the opposing manager, but when he is the coach of the champions and they have just been thumped by their derby rivals you know there is a big problem. Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini saw his...
  • Louis van Gaal rings in changing of the guard 1 week ago

    It was the moment manager Louis van Gaal had been dreaming of: Manchester United stopping a run of four straight derby league defeats against Manchester City and shifting the power in the city from blue to red. Not since November 2013, when United were sixth and City were ninth, has the...
  • Chelsea fortunate to win, but Jose Mourinho does not care April 12, 2015

    Chelsea's grinding 1-0 victory against relegation-threatened Queens Park Rangers on Sunday felt like a final according to manager Jose Mourinho whose side cleared another hurdle in their bid for a first Premier League title since 2010. The Premier League-leaders needed an 88th minute Cesc Fabregas goal to secure the points and...
  • Manchester United end recent derby pain with 4-2 win over Manchester City April 12, 2015

    Manchester: Manchester United ended a four-match losing run against Manchester City in style on Sunday, beating their fierce rival 4-2 in the Premier League to signal a power shift back to the red half of the city. United's sixth straight league win came despite the soon-to-be-deposed champions going ahead through Sergio...