PFA

  • Luis Suarez named England's Footballer of the Year May 5, 2014

    Liverpool striker Luis Suarez was named England's Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers' Association (FWA) on Monday, completing an award double after taking the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) accolade last month. The 27yearold Uruguayan finished ahead of teammate Steven Gerrard and Yaya Toure of Manchester City in the poll. The...
  • EPL: Luis Suarez wins PFA Player of the Year award April 28, 2014

    Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has been voted player of the year by his fellow professionals in English football, capping a season in which his scoring prowess helped erase memories of previous bans for racism and biting. The 27yearold Uruguay international became the first South American to collect the Professional Footballers' Association...
  • Van Persie named Player of the Year in England April 23, 2012

    London: Arsenal striker Robin van Persie was rewarded for his stunning goalscoring exploits in the Premier League by being voted the player of the season by his peers on Sunday. The Netherlands international received the Professional Footballers' Association award after grabbing 27 goals to lead the scoring charts in England's top...
  • Van Persie leads PFA award nominations April 17, 2012

    London: Wayne Rooney, Robin van Persie and Sergio Aguero have all been nominated by their fellow professionals for the PFA Player of the Year award. Manchester City striker Aguero has been nominated for both the Player of the Year and the Young Player award, to cap an excellent debut season in...
  • Insect in pizza: Court refuses to discharge employee March 30, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has refused to discharge an employee of an international food chain who allegedly sold a 'Veggi Crunch' pizza containing a dead housefly. Additional Sessions Judge Neena Bansal Krishna dismissed the revision petition filed by Sandeep Kumar, who was working at Pizza Hut's Dwarka outlet, seeking...
  • Suarez apologizes for snubbing Evra handshake February 13, 2012

    London: Luis Suarez apologized on Sunday for snubbing Patrice Evra in a prematch handshake as Liverpool publicly condemned the striker for the first time in a longrunning racism row that has tarnished the name of one of England's biggest clubs. The Uruguay international was widely criticized for failing to shake Evra's...
  • Wenger admits admiration for United's Giggs April 29, 2009

    New Delhi: Gunners boss Arsene Wenger may have his occasional verbal volleys with Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson, but the Frenchman has nothing but respect for another red figurehead in the form of Ryan Giggs. The Welsh veteran could make his 800th appearance for the Red Devils against Wenger's side during...