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  • Mario Balotelli banned for 1 match for social media post 2 hours 48 minutes ago

    Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli is banned from Sunday's match against Arsenal as punishment for posting racially offensive comments online. The FA on Thursday imposed the one-match ban and a fine of 25,000 pounds ($39,000), while also ordering Balotelli to attend an education program for the "aggravated breach" of its discrimination rules. Balotelli...
  • Don't ask about new signings, says Sunderland boss Guy Poyet 3 hours 29 minutes ago

    London: Sunderland manager Guy Poyet appeared to criticise the club's transfer policy on Thursday when asked if he was going to strengthen his struggling squad in the January transfer window. "I want more quality. Do I think I'll get it? I don't know," Poyet, whose side face Newcastle United in a...
  • Newcastle United suffer keeper crisis, consider emergency loan 6 hours 14 minutes ago

    London: Newcastle United are facing a goalkeeping crisis and manager Alan Pardew is considering asking the Premier League about the possibility of an emergency loan. Already without Dutch international Tim Krul and Rob Elliott, both injured, Pardew has been relying on 21-year-old third-choice Jak Alnwick. Alnwick, who made his senior competitive debut...
  • Manchester United have the loudest fans 9 hours 41 minutes ago

    Manchester United fans have been crowned the noisiest when following their team away from home in the English Premier League (EPL) in a survey conducted by brewing company Carlsberg. Louis van Gaal's side did not win a game on their away trips until Nov 22 at Arsenal - after five away...
  • Liverpool getting back to their best, says Brendan Rodgers 15 hours 27 minutes ago

    Liverpool are showing signs of reproducing their scintillating form of last season after a 3-1 win at Bournemouth in the League Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday, manager Brendan Rodgers said. Having struggled to recapture the form that propelled them to second place in the Premier League last season, Rodgers' side set up...
  • EPL managerial job interests Zinedine Zidane Yesterday

    Paris: French football legend Zinedine Zidane has shown interest in managing the English Premier League side. The 42-year-old expressed his desire on Tuesday to take the next step in his coaching career and he'd be tempted by a top job in England, reports Xinhua. "The future lies in doing something else and...
  • I have never been involved in fixing, says Ander Herrera 2 days ago

    Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera has said he has never been involved in manipulating the results of games after being named among 41 people in a match-fixing probe in Spain. "In an ongoing legal process involving Real Zaragoza (Spain), the club I was honoured to play from 12 until 22 years...
  • Brendan Rodgers dismisses reports of Liverpool unrest 2 days ago

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers rejected reports of dressing room unrest after his side's poor start to the season, saying spirits are high for Wednesday's League Cup quarter-final at second-tier Bournemouth. Rodgers led Liverpool to an unexpected runners-up finish in the Premier League last season but a failure to rediscover that form...
  • France and Arsenal legend Thierry Henry announces retirement 2 days ago

    Former World Cup winner and Arsenal's record goal-scorer Thierry Henry announced his retirement from soccer on Tuesday, bringing an end to his a glittering 20-year career. The 37-year-old Frenchman scored 51 goals in 123 appearances for his country as he helped them win the 1998 World Cup and European Championships in...
  • EPL: Barkley's Everton magic compounds QPR awayday woes 2 days ago

    Ross Barkley scored a sublime solo goal as Everton beat Queens Park Rangers 3-1 at Goodison Park on Monday to subject the travel-weary Londoners to their eighth away defeat in eight Premier League matches this season. Barkley picked up possession in his own half, exchanged passes with Romelu Lukaku before driving...
  • Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera named in match-fixing case 3 days ago

    Madrid: Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera and Atletico Madrid captain Gabriel "Gabi" Fernandez were named Monday as suspects in a match-fixing probe launched by Spain's state prosecutor. They were identified when the prosecutor issued an official complaint and asked the judiciary to investigate officials and players linked to football clubs Zaragoza...
  • Manchester United's Rojo injured, Liverpool's Jones to stay in goal 3 days ago

    Manchester United do not know when Argentine defender Marcos Rojo will be available again after he missed the 3-0 win over Liverpool on Sunday, manager Louis van Gaal said. Van Gaal told reporters that the 24-year-old, signed from Sporting Lisbon in the close-season, was injured in training on Saturday, which meant...
  • EPL: Tottenham grab late victory at Swansea 4 days ago

    Christian Eriksen scored in the 89th minute as Tottenham went against the run of play to beat Swansea 2-1 on Sunday in the Premier League. Harry Kane grabbed an early goal for the visitors in the fourth before Wilfried Bony equalised three minutes after the interval. Swansea dominated but it was Eriksen...
  • Rooney, Mata, Van Persie score as Manchester United defeat Liverpool 3-0 4 days ago

    Manchester United heaped more misery on Liverpool by beating their great rival 3-0 in the Premier League on Sunday, earning a sixth straight win to underline the transformation in fortunes of England's two biggest clubs. Wayne Rooney and Juan Mata - from an offside position - scored to give United a...
  • Arsenal return to winning ways with win over Newcastle 4 days ago

    London: Doubles from Olivier Giroud and Santi Cazorla gave Arsenal a 4-1 Premier League victory over Newcastle on Saturday, restoring unity at the Emirates Stadium after scattered fan discontent followed last weekend's loss at Stoke. Although Arsenal is still out of the top four, a sixth successive Premier League victory over...
  • Lampard scores Manchester City beat Leicester 1-0 in Premier League 5 days ago

    Leicester: Frank Lampard scored in the first half to give defending champion Manchester City a 1-0 win at last-place Leicester in the Premier League on Saturday that came at the price of two more costly injuries. Lampard was left totally unmarked in front of goal to slot in a low cross...
  • EPL: Eden Hazard, Diego Costa give Chelsea 2-0 win over Hull City 5 days ago

    London: Eden Hazard and Diego Costa scored as Premier League leader Chelsea responded to their first loss of the season with a 2-0 victory over 10-man Hull. Hazard scored his eighth goal of the season in the seventh minute, and Hull midfielder Tom Huddlestone was dismissed on the hour after being...
  • Angel di Maria out of Manchester United match against Liverpool 5 days ago

    Angel di Maria will miss Manchester United's match against Liverpool on Sunday as the winger remains sidelined with a hamstring injury. Although the Argentina international misses a third game, defenders Rafael da Silva (groin) and Phil Jones (shin) return from injury. Defenders Luke Shaw and Chris Smalling, and midfielder Daley Blind...
  • Manchester United are moving in the right direction: Peter Schmeichel 6 days ago

    Manchester United legend, Peter Schmeichel, who is in Mumbai for the EPL trophy tour in India, feels that United are slowly progressing. ...
  • Mario Balotelli could return against Manchester United, says Rodgers 6 days ago

    Mario Balotelli could return for Liverpool at Manchester United this weekend having returned to training after missing a month with a thigh injury, manager Brendan Rodgers said on Friday. The Italian, who has yet to score a Premier League goal for Liverpool since arriving from AC Milan in the close season,...
  • Mourinho backs Petr Cech to stay ahead of Hull City start 6 days ago

    London: Out-of-favour goalkeeper Petr Cech will not leave Chelsea in January and has nothing to prove ahead of his first Premier League start of the season against Hull City, manager Jose Mourinho said. The Czech international had been Chelsea's number one for the last 10 years before Thibaut Courtois, who returned...
  • Vincent Kompany set for Manchester City return at Leicester 6 days ago

    London: Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany will return for their game at Leicester City as the champions bid to maintain the pressure on leaders Chelsea with a fifth straight Premier League win, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Friday. Kompany has sat out City's last three games, including the superb 2-0 midweek...
  • No need for January signings, says Arsenal's Wenger 6 days ago

    Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger has risked angering frustrated fans by saying the under-performing London club do not need any January signings if everyone in the current squad stays fit. The Frenchman has come under mounting criticism in recent weeks as Arsenal's title challenge has faltered at an early stage again with...
  • Tottenham's Emmanuel Adebayor on leave for personal reasons December 10, 2014

    London: Tottenham have given permission for striker Emmanuel Adebayor to return to his native Togo for personal reasons. Tottenham did not state how long Adebayor will be absent for. A statement on the club website says, "We can confirm that Emmanuel Adebayor has been given permission to return home for personal reasons,"...
  • Wenger still under pressure despite Champions League win December 10, 2014

    Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey's superb goal in Tuesday's Champions League win could not mask the fact that manager Arsene Wenger is under mounting pressure as the focus returns to their stuttering Premier League campaign. Club officials blocked unhappy supporters from displaying banners calling for Wenger to be sacked ahead of Arsenal's...
  • Robin van Persie nets twice as Manchester United beat Southampton 2-1 December 9, 2014

    Two clinical finishes from Robin van Persie gave Manchester United a 2-1 victory against Southampton in the Premier League on Monday, despite the visitors being pegged back for much of the game at St. Mary's. Van Persie scored with United's only two efforts on target to give Louis van Gaal's side...
  • Andy Carroll brace gives West Ham 3-1 win over Swansea in EPL December 7, 2014

    Striker Andy Carroll's headed brace helped West Ham to a 3-1 victory against Swansea at Upton Park on Sunday. The win moved the home side up to third in the table, their best start to a Premier League campaign. Swansea, without an away win since August, remain eighth. Carroll scored his first...
  • EPL: Manchester City beat Everton 1-0 to close in on Chelsea December 7, 2014

    Manchester: An injury to star striker Sergio Aguero cast a shadow over champion Manchester City's hard-fought 1-0 win over Everton in the English Premier League on Saturday. Yaya Toure converted a first-half penalty as City cut Chelsea's lead at the top to only three points, but the immediate concern was for...
  • Jose Mourinho rails at time-wasting fans and ball boys December 6, 2014

    London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho turned his ire on Newcastle United' fans and even the ball boys on Saturday after his side's 23-match unbeaten run was ended by a 2-1 Premier League defeat. The Portuguese, whose side were undone by Papiss Cisse's second-half double, accused the home fans of time-wasting. "I think...
  • EPL: Liverpool held by Sunderland at Anfield December 6, 2014

    Liverpool: Brendan Rodgers' decision to rest Steven Gerrard failed to pay dividends as even the Liverpool captain's emergence off the bench failed to inspire his side to break down a resolute Sunderland with their Premier League match finishing 0-0 Saturday. Liverpool's must-win Champions League tie at home to Basle on Tuesday,...