EPL

  • Mourinho loses first home league game as Chelsea stunned by Sunderland 1-2 20-04-2014 12:07 AM

    London: Chelsea suffered a major setback to their English Premier League title aspirations with a 2-1 home loss against last-place Sunderland on Saturday. Chelsea missed the opportunity to dislodge Liverpool from top spot, and the Reds will have the chance to extend their lead to five points at Norwich on...
  • Tottenham Hotspur beat Fulham 3-1 in Premier League 19-04-2014 09:18 PM

    London: Tottenham kept their small hopes of a top-four finish alive and dented Fulham's survival ambition with a 3-1 win over their London rival in the Premier League on Saturday. Spurs remained sixth in the standings but cut their deficit to fourth-place Arsenal to four points, though the Gunners have...
  • Liverpool trio on shortlist for PFA player of the year 19-04-2014 08:19 AM

    Liverpool: Liverpool trio Luis Suarez, Steven Gerrard and Daniel Sturridge are on the shortlist for the English Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) player of the year award. Striking duo Suarez and Sturridge have scored 49 league goals between them this season, with Uruguay international Suarez leading the Premier League scoring charts...
  • Everton game not about me, says David Moyes 18-04-2014 10:03 PM

    Manchester United manager David Moyes played down the significance of returning to his former club for the first time in Sunday's Premier League match against Everton. Moyes was in charge at Goodison Park for 11 years before joining United in July to take over from the retired Alex Ferguson. He...
  • EPL: Luis Suarez out to torment struggling Norwich again 18-04-2014 11:19 AM

    London: It would be a brave gambler who wagered against Luis Suarez becoming the first Liverpool player to score 30 goals in a Premier League season when the leaders head to struggling Norwich City on Sunday. The Uruguayan has played a major role in taking Liverpool - two points clear...
  • Everton keeper Tim Howard extends contract until 2018 18-04-2014 09:06 AM

    London: Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep the United States international on Merseyside until 2018, the Premier League club said on Thursday. Howard, 35, joined Everton on loan from Manchester United in 2006 before signing permanently the following year and has gone on...
  • Liverpool fans need to stay calm for run-in, says Suarez 17-04-2014 04:57 PM

    Luis Suarez has told Liverpool fans to stay calm as the Premier League club attempts to overcome the pressure of the title run-in and clinch their first championship in 24 years. The Uruguayan striker, whose 29 league goals have underpinned Liverpool's challenge, admitted he cannot bring himself to follow the...
  • Szczesny eyes more ugly wins for Arsenal in battle for fourth spot 17-04-2014 11:54 AM

    Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny is hopeful the team's previous experience of tight Premier League run-ins can help them scrape four more ugly victories and another season of Champions League football. The North London club's title challenge was smashed off course by a 6-0 humiliation at Chelsea last month and a...
  • Sturridge a doubt for Liverpool's trip to Norwich 17-04-2014 10:28 AM

    Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is an injury concern ahead of the English Premier League leaders' trip to Norwich City on Sunday because of a muscle strain. The England forward was forced from the field after 66 minutes of the 3-2 win over title rivals Manchester City on Sunday with what...
  • Manchester City must win last five games to win EPL, says Pellegrini 17-04-2014 08:29 AM

    Manchester: Manchester City must win their last five Premier League matches if they are to be crowned champions, manager Manuel Pellegrini said after the damaging 2-2 home draw against bottom side Sunderland on Wednesday. City took the lead through Fernandinho's early strike but they struggled to hit top gear and...
  • Everton can still finish fourth, says coach Martinez 17-04-2014 08:25 AM

    Liverpool: Everton manager Roberto Martinez is confident his side can finish fourth in the Premier League despite suffering a "hurtful" 3-2 defeat by Crystal Palace at Goodison Park on Wednesday. After winning their last seven league matches, Everton's confidence should have been high, but they failed to get going against...
  • Manchester City title hopes in tatters after Sunderland draw 17-04-2014 08:18 AM

    Manchester: Manchester City's Premier League title hopes were dealt a crushing blow when they were held to a 2-2 draw by bottom club Sunderland at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday. Everton suffered a shock 3-2 home defeat by mid-table Crystal Palace at Goodison Park to put a huge dent in...
  • Liverpool boosted by diagnosis of Daniel Sturridge injury 16-04-2014 10:03 PM

    Liverpool: Liverpool's Premier League title hopes have been boosted by a positive injury prognosis on striker Daniel Sturridge. The England international came off with a hamstring problem in the 66th minute of Sunday's 3-2 win over Manchester City but scans have revealed only a "small strain." Liverpool say Wednesday that...
  • Gus Poyet dismisses Sunderland exit rumours 16-04-2014 04:29 PM

    Sunderland manager Gus Poyet has dismissed speculation suggesting he is poised to leave the relegation-threatened club after telling reporters earlier this week that there was "something wrong" at the club. Sunderland are mired at the bottom of the Premier League on 25 points, seven adrift of 17th placed Norwich City...
  • Wenger gamble on Arsenal's golden oldies pays off 16-04-2014 08:37 AM

    London: Arsene Wenger took a risk by picking Arsenal's old guard against West Ham United on Tuesday but it paid off with a 3-1 win as his weary side regained fourth place in the Premier League. The Frenchman fielded a team with an average age of 29 at the Emirates,...
  • Podolski double against West Ham gets Arsenal back into top four 16-04-2014 08:31 AM

    London: Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski struck twice in a laboured 3-1 win over West Ham United on Tuesday as the FA Cup finalists maintained their push for a Champions League place by moving back into the top four. Germany international Podolski equalised before the break and capped a fine display...
  • Aston Villa suspend assistant manager Culverhouse 15-04-2014 10:37 PM

    Aston Villa have suspended assistant manager Ian Culverhouse and head of football operations Gary Karsa while an internal investigation is carried out, the club said in a statement on Tuesday. No further details about their situation were provided, but Gordon Cowans and Shay Given have been temporarily promoted to assist...
  • Manchester City's Yaya Toure ruled out for two weeks 15-04-2014 05:58 PM

    Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure will be out of action for two weeks due to a muscle injury, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Tuesday. The Ivorian will miss Wednesday's home Premier League game against bottom club Sunderland after sustaining the injury early in the 3-2 defeat at Liverpool on Sunday....
  • Steven Gerrard's tears 'were for Hillsborough 96' 15-04-2014 03:26 PM

    Liverpool are close to a first league title since 1990 but Steven Gerrard's tears after Sunday's win over Manchester City were a mix of joy and sadness, the 3-2 triumph coming close to the anniversary of one of English football's darkest days. Tuesday marks 25 years since the Hillsborough disaster,...
  • Inter Milan confirm interest in Fernando Torres 15-04-2014 02:47 PM

    Milan: Inter general director Marco Fassone admitted that they could bring in Spanish striker Fernando Torres in preparation for next season's Europa League campaign. The Spanish striker is reportedly on his way out of English club Chelsea, with the Nerazzurri reportedly one of his most likely destinations, reports Xinhua. "He...
  • Title race memories give Manchester City's Dzeko hope 15-04-2014 11:58 AM

    Manchester: Edin Dzeko remembers clearly how Manchester City's title hopes were written off prematurely two years ago and the striker is hoping the pundits are similarly wide of the mark after the weekend's defeat at Liverpool. After a 1-0 defeat at Arsenal in early April 2012, City trailed Manchester United...
  • Fitness concerns as City lose Premier League advantage 14-04-2014 04:22 PM

    Long considered favourites in an absorbing Premier League title race, Manchester City no longer have control over their destiny and must also sweat on the fitness of Yaya Toure and Vincent Kompany for the closing weeks of their campaign. A 3-2 defeat to Liverpool at an emotional Anfield, commemorating the...
  • Manchester City can still win the title, says Pellegrini 14-04-2014 08:50 AM

    Manchester: Manchester City's manager Manuel Pellegrini insisted his team can still regain the Premier League title they lost last season despite Sunday's 3-2 defeat by leaders Liverpool. The result left them seven points behind the Merseysiders with two games in hand, the first at home to bottom club Sunderland on...
  • Rodgers hails 'remarkable, incredible' Liverpool 13-04-2014 11:15 PM

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers praised an "incredible" performance as his side took a huge stride towards the Premier League title with an enthralling 3-2 home win against Manchester City on Sunday. Liverpool's 10th straight league victory carried them to 77 points, five points ahead of Chelsea - who play Swansea...
  • EPL: Chelsea beat Swansea to stay in title hunt 13-04-2014 10:51 PM

    London: Second-placed Chelsea won 1-0 at Swansea City on Sunday, taking advantage of playing against 10 men for most of the match to keep up the pressure on Premier League leaders Liverpool. That left Chelsea two points behind Liverpool after 34 games each with Jose Mourinho's team due to travel...
  • Liverpool beat Manchester City 3-2 to boost title hopes 13-04-2014 08:03 PM

    Liverpool: Liverpool became the favourite to win the Premier League after beating title rival Manchester City 3-2 on Sunday, with Philippe Coutinho's late goal settling a thrilling and emotionally charged match at Anfield. The Brazilian playmaker pounced on City captain Vincent Kompany's poor clearance to curl home a 78th-minute winner,...
  • EPL: Seventh successive win lifts Everton into top four; Tottenham held to a draw 12-04-2014 10:25 PM

    London: Everton won 1-0 at bottom club Sunderland to leapfrog Arsenal into fourth place in the Premier League on Saturday and the battle at the other end of the table intensified with wins for three clubs in danger of relegation. The only goal at the Stadium of Light came after...
  • Liverpool-Man City clash will decide title, say bookies 12-04-2014 09:25 PM

    London: Britain's biggest bookmaker believes that the winner of Sunday's crucial clash between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield is a certainty to win the Premier League title. William Hill is quoting odds of 1/10 on the winning team - whoever it may be - to go on and be...
  • Liverpool meet Manchester City in Premier League showdown 12-04-2014 01:32 PM

    London: On a day of mourning at Anfield, Liverpool will be playing in one of their biggest matches this century. The mood on Sunday will be somber as the country pauses to remember the 96 Liverpool fans who lost their lives in the Hillsborough disaster 25 years ago. But once...
  • Liverpool's Suarez only has eyes for the team prize 11-04-2014 10:17 PM

    London: Luis Suarez is only three goals away from setting a new scoring record for a 38-game Premier League season - not bad considering he was still serving a ban for biting when it started. The Uruguayan says he will not have personal milestones on his mind on Sunday, however,...