EPL

  • Crystal Palace hire Neil Warnock for 2nd spell as manager 3 hours 42 minutes ago

    London: Neil Warnock has been hired by Crystal Palace for his second spell as the manager of the Premier League club. Palace have been without a manager since Tony Pulis quit two days before the start of the new season. The 65-year-old Warnock, who has signed a two-year deal, spent 2½ years...
  • Manchester United smash British record by signing Di Maria 11 hours 10 minutes ago

    Manchester United smashed the British transfer record when they signed Argentina winger Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid for 59.7 million pounds ($98.77 million) on Tuesday. Di Maria has signed a five-year contract, the Premier League club announced on their website, with the fee breaking the British record of 50 million...
  • United's Van Gaal says Di Maria won't provide instant fix 12 hours 15 minutes ago

    London: Manchester United's new winger Angel Di Maria will not change the course of their troubled season straight away following his British record transfer from Real Madrid, manager Louis van Gaal said on Tuesday. The Dutchman was speaking after United's humiliating 4-0 loss at third-tier Milton Keynes Dons in the League...
  • Everton bolster attack with experienced Samuel Eto'o 12 hours 34 minutes ago

    London: Everton have bolstered their attacking options with the signing of Cameroon's seasoned striker Samuel Eto'o, who was a free agent after leaving Chelsea at the end of last season. The 33-year-old, crowned African Player of the Year a record four times, scored nine league goals in 21 games at Stamford...
  • Manchester United sign Angel Di Maria for 59.7 million pounds 21 hours 33 minutes ago

    Manchester: Manchester United broke the British transfer-fee record by signing Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid for 59.7 million pounds ($99 million) on Tuesday, extending a summer spending spree that was sparked by their most disappointing season in a generation. The 26-year-old Di Maria joined on a five-year contract, taking United's...
  • Manchester United agree record British transfer for Angel Di Maria Yesterday

    Manchester United have agreed a British record transfer fee of 59.7 million pounds ($99 million) to secure Angel di Maria from Real Madrid and are set to announce his transfer officially on Tuesday, British media reported. The Argentina winger arrived in Manchester on Monday and would have a medical test later...
  • Liverpool gamble on mischief-maker Balotelli to replace Suarez Yesterday

    Having just waved goodbye to a player who constantly courted controversy, Liverpool rolled out the welcome mat to Mario Balotelli on Monday, whose maverick if inconsistent talent is perhaps only rivalled by his ability to cause mischief. Following the departure of Luis Suarez on the back of a third suspension for...
  • Stevan Jovetic double helps Manchester City beat Liverpool 3-1 Yesterday

    Manchester: A Stevan Jovetic double and a third to Sergio Aguero helped Manchester City send out an ominous warning to those with designs on their Premier League crown, routing Liverpool 3-1 in the first heavyweight clash of the new season on Monday. With new signing Mario Balotelli watching from the...
  • Liverpool sign AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli Yesterday

    England: Italy striker Mario Balotelli has joined Liverpool from AC Milan on a "long-term" deal, the Premier League club said on Monday. The 24-year-old is the big signing Liverpool fans have craved since selling last season's top scorer Luis Suarez to Barcelona in July but Balotelli's famous on and off field...
  • World Cup stars fail to sparkle on Premier League return 2 days ago

    Their dazzling displays lit up the World Cup, but the stars of the summer have failed to arrive on time for the Premier League party, with one of the tournament's flops stealing the early limelight. Whether it is Arsenal's World Cup winning heroes, Mesut Ozil and Per Mertesacker, Chile's leading light...
  • Deal still not confirmed but Alonso wishes Di Maria luck at Man United 2 days ago

    The Spain international and Real Madrid teammate, Xabi Alonso has wished the winger well at Old Trafford, with the Argentine ace set to complete a big-money transfer to the Red Devils in the next few days Xabi Alonso has bid farewell Angel Di Maria, who is reportedly on the verge of...
  • Exclusive: I want to win everything at Chelsea, says Cesc Fabregas 2 days ago

    After nine glorious years at Arsenal and a three-year stint with Spanish giants Barcelona, Cesc Fabregas is back to the Premier League fold but this time with Chelsea. The Spaniard, who joined Arsenal as a 16-year-old in 2003, scored 57 goals in 303 games for the Gunners and won...
  • Manchester United held by Sunderland, leaving Van Gaal winless 2 days ago

    Sunderland: Louis van Gaal remains without a win as Manchester United manager after the team's opening-day loss was followed by a 1-1 draw at Sunderland in the Premier League on Sunday. Although Juan Mata put the 20-time English champions in front in the 17th minute, former Manchester City midfielder Jack Rodwell...
  • EPL: Tottenham rout QPR 4-0 in Pochettino's first home game 3 days ago

    London: Tottenham tore apart Queens Park Rangers to produce a stylish 4-0 rout that showcased the expressive attacking football demanded of new manager Mauricio Pochettino on Sunday, ensuring a miserable return to White Hart Lane for Harry Redknapp. In a high-tempo first-half display, Nacer Chadli seized on hapless QPR defending to...
  • Torres still in Mourinho's plans despite Chelsea absence 3 days ago

    While Jose Mourinho salutes the striking start to Diego Costa's Chelsea career, the manager insists he has not forgotten what another expensive but more misfiring La Liga import can contribute to his side's Premier League title drive. Fernando Torres, Chelsea's record 50 million pound ($82.84 million) signing, could not even command...
  • Angel Di Maria on the verge of leaving Real Madrid, says Carlo Ancelotti 3 days ago

    Angel Di Maria is on the verge of leaving Real Madrid, coach Carlo Ancelotti admitted on Sunday. "Di Maria has not trained with us today and he came in to say goodbye to the players and people at the club," Ancelotti said. "We are thankful for what he has done at this...
  • Manchester United agree British record fee for Angel Di Maria: reports 3 days ago

    Manchester: Manchester United are finalising a British record deal for Real Madrid winger Angel di Maria. The reports in England and Spain say Di Maria will join Manchester United in a British record transfer - after rivals Manchester City turned down the chance to sign him. United will pay Real Madrid...
  • Costa, Hazard inspire Chelsea to a 2-0 win over Leicester City 3 days ago

    London: Diego Costa and Eden Hazard scored in the second half as Chelsea finally broke down Leicester's stubborn resistance for a 2-0 victory in the Premier League on Saturday. The newly promoted visitors had threatened a major upset until Costa controlled a deflected pass from Branislav Ivanovic in front of goal...
  • Aston Villa, Newcastle draw 0-0 in Premier League 4 days ago

    England: Aston Villa remained unbeaten in their start to the Premier League season despite not having a shot on target in a 0-0 draw against Newcastle on Saturday. Villa have four points from two games, while Newcastle grabbed their first point. Newcastle had clear opportunities just after the break at Villa Park,...
  • Erik Lamela finally ready to deliver for Tottenham 4 days ago

    Tottenham Hotspur have been relatively quiet in the transfer market this summer but record signing Erik Lamela looks as though he could inspire a top-four challenge - a year late. The Argentine was signed for 30 million pounds before last season but was virtually invisible as he struggled to adapt to...
  • Champions Manchester City host title pretenders Liverpool 4 days ago

    Liverpool's regrets about missing out on a first English league title for 24 years last season will be stronger than ever on Monday when they visit champions Manchester City, who pipped them by two points. The meeting of last term's top two is the highlight of the weekend Premier League programme,...
  • Arsenal come from behind to draw 2-2 against Everton 3 days ago

    Arsenal scored twice in the final seven minutes to grab a 2-2 draw at Everton in the Premier League on Saturday and avoid another demoralising defeat on Merseyside. Olivier Giroud headed in the equaliser with 30 seconds left of normal time at Goodison Park, after Aaron Ramsey tapped in a close-range...
  • I have gone from 'king of Manchester' to 'devil', says Louis van Gaal 5 days ago

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has poured scorn on critics who he says have made a "devil" of him after one defeat in his new job. United's 2-1 home defeat by Swansea City was the shock result on the opening weekend of the new Premier League season. They face a...
  • Marcos Rojo must wait for Manchester United debut 5 days ago

    England: New signing Marcos Rojo will not make his Manchester United debut against Sunderland on Sunday as he has yet to receive a work permit, adding to a growing list of absentees for manager Louis van Gaal. The Argentina defender was presented Friday as United's third big acquisition of the summer,...
  • Leicester City not to be under-estimated, says Jose Mourinho 5 days ago

    After beating one promoted club in Burnley, Chelsea must avoid the mistake of under-estimating another in their home game with Leicester City, manager Jose Mourinho told a news conference on Friday. Chelsea received widespread praise for their performance in winning 3-1 at Burnley on Monday, when Mourinho described Spanish midfielder Cesc...
  • Swansea sign Tottenham's Tom Carroll on loan 5 days ago

    Swansea City have signed Tottenham Hotspur's midfielder Tom Carroll on loan for the rest of the season, the Premier League club announced on Friday. Carroll has played seven Premier League games for Tottenham and also appeared for them in the Europa League but has found it hard to establish himself in...
  • Harry Redknapp expects good reception on return to Tottenham 5 days ago

    Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp is expecting a good reception on Sunday when his new club play away to Tottenham Hotspur, who sacked him two years ago despite finishing fourth in the Premier League. But he told the QPR website (www.qpr.co.uk) that he was only concerned about his newly promoted...
  • Greece striker Georgios Samaras signs for West Bromwich 5 days ago

    Greece striker Georgios Samaras has joined West Bromwich Albion on a two-year deal following his release by Celtic. It will be Samaras' second spell in the Premier League after playing for Manchester City from 2006-08. He spent the last six years at Celtic. West Brom head coach Alan Irvine says the 29-year-old...
  • Five things to know about the English Premier League 5 days ago

    Manchester: One round of Premier League games has already backed up many pundits' pre-season predictions, notably that Chelsea and Manchester City are title favorites and Manchester United needed more than just a change of manager to arrest their slump. Strengthened by new attacking signings Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas, Chelsea delivered...
  • Arsene Wenger has no regrets at rejecting Cesc Fabregas return 6 days ago

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admitted on Thursday that it felt strange for him to see Cesc Fabregas playing in a blue Chelsea shirt, but insisted he had no regrets at not re-signing him. Wenger told reporters at a news conference that his only regret was that Fabregas had left Arsenal in...