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  • Liverpool not keen on letting Mario Balotelli go 10 hours 17 minutes ago

    London: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists he will not let go of Italian striker Mario Balotelli in the January transfer window. "It is not something I have even thought about. We have had a lot of games this season in a lot of competitions," Rodgers was quoted as saying by dailymail.co.uk. "At...
  • EPL: Crystal Palace fire manager Neil Warnock 10 hours 21 minutes ago

    London: Crystal Palace fired Neil Warnock after only four months in charge on Saturday, becoming the first English Premier League manager to lose his job this season. The 66-year-old Warnock's second spell in charge of Palace ended with the London club in the relegation zone after just one win in 12...
  • John Terry's all gold for Chelsea and Mourinho 13 hours 13 minutes ago

    London: Former England captain John Terry is performing as well in central defence as he was a decade ago, according to Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho. Terry scored for the second time in five days when his first-half goal, the 61st of his club career, paved the way for Premier League leaders...
  • Olivier Giroud deserved a red card, says Arsene Wenger 13 hours 18 minutes ago

    London: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger vented his anger on his striker Olivier Giroud saying the Frenchman deserved the red card in their Boxing Day encounter against the QPR in an English Premier League encounter in which Arsenal won 2-1. "It was a deserved red card," Wenger was quoted as saying Friday...
  • Louis van Gaal rewarded for Christmas offering at Manchester United 22 hours 1 minutes ago

    Louis van Gaal's carrot and stick approach worked wonders on Friday as his rapidly-improving Manchester United beat Newcastle United 3-1 to cement third spot in the Premier League. A double from Wayne Rooney before halftime and another goal by Robin van Persie after the break earned a comfortable three points and...
  • Angel Di Maria may miss Manchester United's trip to Spurs 22 hours 51 minutes ago

    Manchester United will await tests on winger Angel Di Maria to see if he has a chance of facing Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday after the Argentine suffered a pelvic injury in training. Record signing Di Maria was injured on Wednesday and ruled out of Friday's 3-1 home victory over Newcastle United...
  • EPL: Alexis Sanchez inspires Arsenal to 2-1 win over QPR Yesterday

    London: Alexis Sanchez scored one goal and set up another to make up for a moment of madness from team-mate Olivier Giroud and help Arsenal beat Queens Park Rangers 2-1 in the Premier League on Friday. Sanchez had a penalty saved in the ninth minute at the Emirates Stadium but responded...
  • Strong start gives Manchester City 3-1 win at West Brom Yesterday

    West Bromwich: Manchester City kept the pressure on Premier League leader Chelsea by easing to a 3-1 win over West Bromwich Albion in snowy conditions on Friday, scoring all of its goals in the first 34 minutes. Fernando gave City the lead in the eighth minute by pouncing on a goalkeeper...
  • Liverpool beat Burnley 1-0 in Premier League Yesterday

    Raheem Sterling's second-half strike gave Liverpool their first league victory in four matches, beating Burnley 1-0 Friday despite turning in a poor performance at Turf Moor. Last year Liverpool were top of the Premier League on Christmas Day having scored twice as many goals as this season after 17 matches. Liverpool...
  • Rooney nets twice as Manchester United beat Newcastle 3-1 in Premier League Yesterday

    Wayne Rooney scored twice in the first half as resurgent Manchester United easily beat Newcastle 3-1 Friday to strengthen their grip on third place in the Premier League. Rooney was set up well by his team-mates for both goals as Radamel Falcao met a long cross into the area in the...
  • Terry, Costa score as Chelsea beat West Ham 2-0, stay top in EPL Yesterday

    London: John Terry scored for the second straight game and Diego Costa grabbed his 13th goal of the season as Chelsea beat West Ham 2-0 to stay top of the Premier League on Friday. West Ham arrived at Stamford Bridge in fourth place and one of the surprises of the season,...
  • Pellegrini sets Manchester City target of 87 points to retain EPL title Yesterday

    London: Manager Manuel Pellegrini has set Manchester City a target of 87 points to retain their English Premier League (EPL) crown. The defending champions trail Chelsea by three points going into the trip to West Bromwich but are on course to meet Pellegrini's mark as they approach the halfway point of...
  • No rest in EPL as hectic festive period looms Yesterday

    Manchester: While Europe's other big leagues take a breather over the festive period, clubs in the English Premier League begin a traditionally frenzied spell of fixtures that excites fans, exhausts players, tests managers, and potentially defines campaigns. A run of four games in nine or 10 days kicks off on Friday...
  • Manchester United must maintain momentum, says David de Gea 2 days ago

    London: Goalkeeper David de Gea believes the busy holiday fixture list offers the perfect opportunity for Manchester United to put some pressure on the Premier League's top two clubs. United are third as they prepare to host Newcastle United on Friday, 10 points behind leaders Chelsea and seven behind champions Manchester...
  • QPR's Rio Ferdinand hoping to be busy during holiday fixtures 2 days ago

    After nearly 20 years spent working through the Christmas holidays Rio Ferdinand could be forgiven if he wanted to put his feet up and enjoy the fruits of his long career. Instead, the former Manchester United and England defender is hoping to be as busy as possible during the packed festive...
  • Sunderland defender Anthony Reveillere out for a month 2 days ago

    London: English Premier League (EPL) side Sunderland will be without Anthony Reveillere for at least one month as the former France international defender has sustained a calf injury. The 35-year-old fullback injured his calf during the warm-up session before Sunderland's 1-0 victory over Newcastle last Sunday, reports Xinhua. Sunderland are currently ranked...
  • Chelsea aim to deny rivals Manchester City any festive cheer 2 days ago

    The omens are good for a Chelsea side heading into Christmas top of the Premier League tree but manager Jose Mourinho does not want to give title rivals Manchester City any reason to cheer over the festive season. Having beaten Stoke City 2-0 at the Britannia Stadium on Monday, the London...
  • Mario Balotelli not suited to Liverpool's style, says Brendan Rodgers 3 days ago

    Mario Balotelli will return to Liverpool's squad for the festive programme but manager Brendan Rodgers was hardly effusive in his praise of the Italy's striker's credentials on Wednesday. The 24-year-old Balotelli has struggled to make an impact at Anfield since his 16 million pounds ($24.88 million) move from AC Milan in...
  • Liverpool may strengthen squad in January: Brendon Rodgers 3 days ago

    London: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers had said that the English football club may sign players in the January transfer window but refused to divulge the identity of potential targets. The club is reportedly, interested in former striker Fernando Torres and goalkeeper Peter Cech, both Chelsea players. While Torres is currently plying...
  • Jose Mourinho heaps praises on 'good friend' Alex Ferguson 3 days ago

    London: English football club Chelsea's coach Jose Mourinho has heaped praise on Alex Ferguson saying the former Manchester United manager is a very good friend and he likes him very much. Mourinho said maximisation of talent have been one of the key features that made Ferguson one of most successful mangers...
  • US defender Yedlin to join Tottenham Hotspur in January 3 days ago

    London: English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed that American defender DeAndre Yedlin will be joining the football team in January. "We are pleased to confirm that DeAndre Yedlin will be joining the club in January," said a statement on Tottenham's website Tuesday, reports Xinhua. The 21-year-old defender penned a four-year...
  • Southampton sign Dutch winger Elia on loan from Bremen 3 days ago

    London: Southampton have agreed to sign Werder Bremen's Netherlands winger Eljero Elia on loan until the end of the season, the Premier League club said on Tuesday. "The winger will officially join Saints on Saturday 3rd January, initially on loan until the end of the season with a view to a...
  • No injury returns for Manchester United, says Louis van Gaal 4 days ago

    None of Manchester United's injured players are likely to be fit for the next Premier League match against Newcastle United, manager Louis van Gaal said on Tuesday. Daley Blind, Marcos Rojo, Luke Shaw, Marouane Fellaini, Ander Herrera and Chris Smalling missed the 1-1 draw at Aston Villa and only Smalling has...
  • Louis Van Gaal will thrive at Manchester United: Ferguson 4 days ago

    London: Legendary football coach Alex Ferguson has backed Louis van Gaal to again turn his former club Manchester United into a world-beating side. Van Gaal was chosen as the manager at Old Trafford following the failed reign of David Moyes. The Dutchman was given the task of bringing the glory days...
  • Arsenal's injury woes confirmed by study 4 days ago

    London: Arsenal and injuries have gone hand in hand over the last decade when the Gunners have had more players spending lengthy spells on the sidelines than many of their Premier League rivals, a study has shown. Premier Injuries Ltd has produced a database of comparative Premier League injuries over the...
  • EPL: Terry, Fabregas score as Chelsea beat Stoke City 2-0 5 days ago

    John Terry scored his first league goal of the season to help Chelsea beat Stoke 2-0 on Monday and restore their three-point lead atop the Premier League table. Terry put his side ahead in just the second minute with a powerful header from a corner, and Cesc Fabregas doubled the lead...
  • Liverpool shouldn't re-sign Fernando Torres: Jamie Carragher 5 days ago

    London: Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher has urged his old club not to re-sign Fernando Torres. The Spanish forward, who is currently on loan at AC Milan from Chelsea, has been linked with a move back to Anfield, reports dailymail.co.uk. But Carragher believes his former teammate Torres, 30, is past his best and...
  • Liverpool can still be in top four mix, says Brendan Rodgers 5 days ago

    Liverpool can still finish in the Premier League's top four and claim a place in next season's Champions League, manager Brendan Rodgers said on Sunday after a 2-2 home draw with Arsenal. The point, earned by Martin Skrtel's last-gasp header, left Liverpool in 10th place going into the hectic Christmas fixture...
  • Manchester City and Barcelona turn heat up on leaders 5 days ago

    Manchester City's David Silva struck twice as they beat Crystal Palace 3-0 to join Chelsea at the top of the Premier League this weekend while Lionel Messi's double helped Barcelona to a 5-0 La Liga win over Cordoba. The top two in England have 39 points but Chelsea can regain their...
  • EPL: Liverpool score late for 2-2 draw against Arsenal 6 days ago

    Liverpool: Martin Skrtel powered home a header deep into stoppage time to earn 10-man Liverpool a 2-2 draw against Arsenal in the Premier League on Sunday. In the seventh of nine minutes of injury time, Skrtel leaped high to head a right-wing corner from Adam Lallana into the bottom corner. Despite being...