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  • EPL: More frustration for Mario Balotelli as Liverpool draw 9 hours 10 minutes ago

    Mario Balotelli misfired in front of goal again as Liverpool were held to a 0-0 draw by Hull in the Premier League on Saturday. The Italy striker has made an underwhelming start to his Liverpool career and was criticised for exchanging shirts at halftime with Real Madrid defender Pepe in a...
  • Alexis Sanchez brace powers Arsenal to a 2-0 win over Sunderland 10 hours 11 minutes ago

    Arsenal won their first Premier League match in over a month on Saturday, beating Sunderland 2-0 with a brace from Alexis Sanchez after a pair of defensive errors. Sanchez scored in the 30th minute after a mistake from Sunderland center back Wes Brown, who scuffed an attempted back pass to goalkeeper...
  • Redknapp says QPR have 'moved on' from Taarabt row 11 hours 55 minutes ago

    Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp says his row with striker Abel Taarabt is over and he is now concentrating on getting the player fit and back into the team. The pair played out a very public spat at the beginning of the week when Redknapp called the former Morocco international...
  • West Ham stun champion Manchester City 2-1 in Premier League 12 hours 22 minutes ago

    London: West Ham maintained their strong form and stunned Manchester City with a 2-1 victory on Saturday, inflicting a second loss in the champion's Premier League title defense. Morgan Amalfitano opened the scoring for West Ham with a 22nd minute tap-in following a low pass into the box from Enner Valencia. Diafra...
  • EPL: Chelsea facing striker crisis before Manchester United match 18 hours 39 minutes ago

    Chelsea face the prospect of having veteran Didier Drogba as their only fit striker for their visit to Manchester United on Sunday in what is usually one of the standout matches of the Premier League season. Jose Mourinho's league leaders will definitely be without their nine-goal top scorer Diego Costa, who...
  • Manchester United, Arsenal eye Brazil defender Mario Fernandes 19 hours 17 minutes ago

    Rio de Janeiro: English Premier League (EPL) giants Manchester United and Arsenal are eyeing Brazilian defender Mario Fernandes. Fernandes' club CSKA Moscow is understood to have placed a 20 million-pound price tag on the 24-year-old center-half, who can also play at right-back, reports Xinhua. "CSKA is always open to offers, but the...
  • Best is yet to come from Aguero, says Pellegrini Yesterday

    Sergio Aguero may have scored eight goals in his last five games for Manchester City but the Premier League champions are yet to see the best of the Argentina striker, said manager Manuel Pellegrini. Aguero scored all four goals in the home win against Tottenham Hotspur last Saturday to take his...
  • Jose Mourinho is a very Special One, says Louis van Gaal Yesterday

    Manchester: Louis van Gaal says the visit of Jose Mourinho and his Chelsea side to Old Trafford on Sunday will be extra special for the Manchester United manager as he greets his "modest" former apprentice. The pair have maintained a close relationship since former Barcelona boss Van Gaal gave the self-styled...
  • Costa may return against Manchester United, says Mourinho Yesterday

    Diego Costa, Ramires and John Mikel Obi could all return to the Chelsea squad for their Premier League clash with Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday, manager Jose Mourinho said. But striker Loic Remy is definitely out. The three all missed Chelsea's 6-0 Champions League club record win over Maribor on...
  • Rio Ferdinand plans to retire at end of season Yesterday

    London: Former England captain Rio Ferdinand plans to retire from football at the end of the season. After being released by Manchester United at the end of last season, the 35-year-old defender has struggled to make an impact at Queens Park Rangers. He was an unused substitute in Sunday's loss to...
  • Chelsea chief executive Ron Gourlay quits club 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 4 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 October 17, 2014

    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 October 17, 2014

    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 October 17, 2014

    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 October 17, 2014

    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...