EPL

  • Chelsea chief executive Ron Gourlay quits club Yesterday

    London: Chelsea chief executive Ron Gourlay said on Wednesday he was leaving Stamford Bridge after a decade in which Chelsea were crowned kings of Europe but also suffered plenty of off-field dramas too. Gourlay said in a statement he was off to "pursue new business challenges" after five years in his...
  • Manchester United job was just too big for Moyes, says Ferguson Yesterday

    Alex Ferguson has broken his silence on David Moyes' short, traumatic reign at Manchester United, saying the former Everton manager underestimated the size of the job while denying he retired leaving the club in decline. In an updated version of his book, "My Autobiography", Ferguson also says it was "nonsense" to...
  • QPR chairman rebukes Harry Redknapp and Adel Taarabt over row Yesterday

    Queens Park Rangers chairman Tony Fernandes has apologised to supporters and rebuked the Premier League club's manager Harry Redknapp and striker Adel Taarabt for their public spat over the player's fitness. In a statement on the club's website, Fernandes called a halt to a row that has escalated since Sunday. "We regret...
  • Rogerio set to break Ryan Giggs world record Yesterday

    Rio de Janeiro: Sao Paulo goalkeeper Rogerio Ceni is one victory away from earning his fourth Guinness World Record by eclipsing a mark held by Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs. The 41-year-old will become the footballer with the most victories for the same club if Sao Paulo defeat Chapecoense in Brazil's...
  • Louis van Gaal's United not good enough, says Gary Neville 2 days ago

    After an indifferent Premier League start and without an away win this season, Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal's belief that his side can still win the Premier League is misplaced, says former club captain Gary Neville. A late Daley Blind equaliser secured a point for United as they twice came...
  • Blind's late strike rescues a point for Manchester United at West Brom 2 days ago

    Manchester United came from behind twice to earn a 2-2 draw with West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Monday, with Daley Blind scoring the second equaliser with three minutes remaining. United looked like coming unstuck on the road again when Saido Berahino restored West Brom's lead in the 65th...
  • Jack Wilshere excited by Theo Walcott's return to fitness at Arsenal 2 days ago

    England international Theo Walcott's imminent return cannot come soon enough for Arsenal team mate Jack Wilshere. Walcott needed surgery after rupturing knee ligaments against Tottenham Hotspur in January but his rehabilitation is almost complete and England midfielder Wilshere believes the winger's comeback will spark the north London club's season. "I've never played...
  • Manchester United are adapting to Van Gaal's Dutch style, says Blind 3 days ago

    Manchester United defender Daley Blind says his team mates are adapting to Louis van Gaal's Dutch style of play and it is only a matter of time before they start reaping the rewards of their new look. After making a slow start to the season, United have found their feet in...
  • EPL: Liverpool edge QPR 3-2 in dramatic finish 3 days ago

    London: Liverpool profited from an own goal in the fifth minute of injury time to escape with a 3-2 win over Queens Park Rangers on Sunday after one of the most chaotic finishes to a Premier League game. Four goals were scored in a pulsating final eight minutes at Loftus Road...
  • Southampton rout Sunderland 8-0 in Premier League 4 days ago

    Southampton humiliated Sunderland 8-0 on Saturday for their biggest Premier League victory ever and their most impressive display so far in their surprisingly strong start to the season. Sunderland's Santiago Vergini set the tone for the visitors with a spectacular own goal in the 12th minute, and it only got worse...
  • EPL: Arsenal held to a 2-2 draw at home by Hull City 4 days ago

    London: Danny Welbeck scored a stoppage-time equaliser as injury-hit Arsenal fought back to draw 2-2 against Hull in the Premier League on Saturday. The Gunners, with a makeshift defense and missing the injured Mesut Ozil, took an early lead through Alexis Sanchez at the Emirates Stadium. Mid-table Hull hit back with an...
  • League leaders Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 2-1 in the EPL 4 days ago

    London: Chelsea maintained their five-point lead at the top of the Premier League on Saturday with a 2-1 win over Crystal Palace. Both teams were reduced to 10 men in a dramatic end to the first half that had earlier seen Oscar open the scoring. The Brazilian midfielder put the visitors ahead...
  • David Moyes mulling return to Manchester United management 5 days ago

    London: Former Manchester United manager David Moyes said that he is ready to revive his managerial career six months after being sacked by the 'Red Devils'. "I am ready to return. I have enjoyed the time off but I have got to wait on the right job and make sure it's...
  • Aguero scores four as Manchester City thrash Tottenham Hotspur 4-1 5 days ago

    Sergio Aguero scored four goals in a dazzling display to lead Manchester City to a 4-1 win over Tottenham on Saturday in an entertaining Premier League game that featured four penalties and a red card. The champions made it 15 goals against Spurs in their last three meetings thanks to Aguero,...
  • Daniel Sturridge picks up new injury in training 5 days ago

    Liverpool Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has picked up a new injury and will be sidelined for up to another four weeks. Manager Brendan Rodgers told the Liverpool Echo on Friday that Sturridge pulled his calf muscle in training as he prepared to return from a five-week layoff due to a thigh...
  • In-form Chelsea aim to extend lead, Man City face Spurs test 5 days ago

    London: In case they needed it, the short trip to Crystal Palace will re-focus Chelsea's globe-trotting players on matters at home as the Premier League slips back into gear this weekend after the second international break of the season. Like most of their Premier League rivals, Chelsea's squad was scattered far...
  • Daniel Sturridge in frame for Liverpool return 5 days ago

    London: Daniel Sturridge could feature in Liverpool's Premier League trip to bottom club Queens Park Rangers this weekend, manager Brendan Rodgers said on Friday. The England striker has been unavailable since early September with a thigh injury picked up on international duty, but is close to making a return to the...
  • No regrets about Aston Villa "handshake", says Jose Mourinho 5 days ago

    London: Jose Mourinho, criticised by Aston Villa's Paul Lambert and Roy Keane for attempting to shake their hands before the end of Chelsea's recent 3-0 win over Aston Villa, said on Friday he has no regrets and would do it again. Lambert, the Villa manager, and his assistant Keane both refused...
  • Steve Bruce wants to inflict further pain on injury-hit Arsenal 5 days ago

    London: Hull City manager Steve Bruce wants his side to draw on their FA Cup final performance and take full advantage of Arsenal's injury crisis when they travel to the Emirates Stadium in the Premier League on Saturday. Despite leading 2-0 against Arsene Wenger's side in the FA Cup final at...
  • No pressure on me, says QPR boss 6 days ago

    London: Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp says he is under no pressure despite his side sitting bottom of the Premier League table and has not sought assurances about his job. "None whatsoever, none at all," Redknapp told reporters on Friday ahead of the weekend's home clash with Liverpool. "When you've been...
  • Mario Balotelli says struggling to play lead role at Liverpool 6 days ago

    Mario Balotelli admits he is struggling to adapt to Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers' tactics as he seeks to open his Premier League account for his new club. The Italian has endured a difficult start to the season since joining from AC Milan, managing just one goal for Liverpool against Bulgarian side...
  • Arsenal eye Celtic defender Virgin van Dijk 6 days ago

    London: Following an injury crisis at the football club, Arsenal, who are lying in seventh spot in the English Premier League (EPL) standings, will try to bring in Celtic defender Virgin van Dijk in the January transfer window. Arsenal have set aside 20 million pounds for new players and at Thursday's...
  • Pochettino gives positive spin as Spurs head for Manchester City 6 days ago

    London: Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino likes to erase bad memories and cherish good ones and it is a trait he hopes his players have acquired ahead of Saturday's clash at Premier League champions Manchester City. The north London club, then managed by Andre Villas-Boas, were crushed 6-0 in the corresponding...
  • England midfielder Ross Barkley close to Everton return 6 days ago

    Everton midfielder Ross Barkley, who is yet to play this season, has recovered from a knee injury and is close to a first-team return, his manager Roberto Martinez said on Thursday. The Spaniard told reporters that the 20-year-old England international might be ready for Everton's home game against Aston Villa on...
  • Wenger confirms Ozil out for at least six weeks 1 week ago

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Mesut Ozil faces around six weeks out with a knee ligament injury, a problem that was only discovered when the midfielder joined up with the Germany squad for international duty last week. Ozil, 26, first felt pain in the knee during Arsenal's 2-0 Premier...
  • Pep Guardiola eyes Manchester United manager role 1 week ago

    Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola said he can imagine managing Manchester United at some stage in his career. A book on the Catalan's first year in Germany, 'Pep Confidential', reveals that Guardiola voiced the desire to his assistant during a visit to Old Trafford during Sir Alex Ferguson's final season...
  • Clubs could do more for hard-pressed fans, says Lampard 1 week ago

    Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard sympathises with fans' fears over the rising cost of watching football in England and believes clubs should offer more cut-price tickets. A BBC report published on Wednesday revealed a 13 percent increase in the cost of the cheapest match-day tickets for England's top four divisions since...
  • UEFA urged to amend financial fair play policy October 15, 2014

    Paris: French football club Paris Saint-Germain and English Premier League's Manchester City have urged the European football governing body, UEFA, to make changes to its Financial Fair Play policy (FFP) rules. The French Ligue 1 side and English Premiership champions, who were each fined 60 million euros by UEFA this summer...
  • Alex Ferguson backs Luis Van Gaal's Manchester United overhaul October 14, 2014

    Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has praised Louis van Gaal for overhauling the squad at Old Trafford while maintaining the Premier League club's long tradition of giving young players a chance. Dutchman Van Gaal, who took over at United in July, spent around 150 million pounds ($238.8 million) to bring...
  • Manchester City fans take Frank Lampard to their hearts October 13, 2014

    London: Former Chelsea stalwart Frank Lampard has been voted Player of the Month for September by fans of Premier League champions Manchester City after an impressive start to his loan spell at the club. The 36-year-old edged out England midfielder James Milner and Spain's David Silva for the honour, the club...