Premier League

  • Diego Costa nets double as Chelsea beat Everton 6-3 in a goal-fest 16 minutes ago

    England: Chelsea scored twice inside the opening three minutes and three more times in a chaotic 11-minute spell in the second half on their way to a wild 6-3 win over Everton on Saturday, clinching a third straight Premier League victory. Diego Costa began the rout with a goal after 34...
  • EPL: Stoke stun Manchester City at home, Swansea win again 1 hour 50 minutes ago

    Mame Diouf scored a spectacular solo goal to give Stoke a surprising 1-0 win over defending champion Manchester City in the Premier League on Saturday. Diouf received the ball on the edge of his own area and ran the length of the pitch before slotting a low shot between the legs...
  • Alex Song joins West Ham on loan from Barcelona 3 hours 59 minutes ago

    Spain: Alex Song is returning to the Premier League after Barcelona agreed to loan the Cameroon midfielder to West Ham. Barcelona say they have loaned Song out for this season. Song played for Arsenal for five seasons before joining Barcelona in 2011. He made 65 appearances in two seasons with Barcelona, mainly...
  • Winless Manchester United held to a goalless draw by Burnley 4 hours 41 minutes ago

    England: Angel Di Maria's promising debut failed to inspire lacklustre Manchester United to a first win of the season on Saturday as Burnley held on for a 0-0 draw in the Premier League. The Argentina midfielder, signed for a British-record fee of 59.7 million pounds ($99 million) from Real Madrid on...
  • Daniel Agger leaves Liverpool to return to Brondby 7 hours 13 minutes ago

    Liverpool: Denmark defender Daniel Agger has left Liverpool after more than eight years to return to former club Brondby. Agger played 232 games for Liverpool since joining from Brondby in January 2006. The 29-year-old Agger says "the opportunity arose for me to return home to Brondby and at this stage of my...
  • Manchester United set to sign Daley Blind from Ajax 9 hours 7 minutes ago

    Manchester United are close to adding Netherlands international Daley Blind to their lengthy list of summer recruits. United say Saturday they have "reached agreement with Ajax to sign Daley Blind, subject to a medical and personal terms." Sections of the English and Dutch media are reporting he will cost United 18...
  • Chelsea face Everton, Manchester United look for win against Burnley 14 hours 3 minutes ago

    From the World Cup semi-finals to a bruising introduction in Britain, Louis van Gaal's fortunes have changed rapidly inside two months. The coach who led the Netherlands to a third-place finish at the World Cup enters his fourth match as Manchester United manager still searching for his first win. Chelsea will face...
  • English clubs spending record amounts this summer 14 hours 20 minutes ago

    London: With frenetic deadline-day dealings still to come, Premier League clubs have already spent record amounts in this summer's transfer window as they benefit from increased income from broadcast revenues. According to analysis from football finance expert Deloitte released on Friday, teams in the top division have splashed out 725 million...
  • Manchester United's Van Gaal plan: Conquer Champions League by 2017 14 hours 22 minutes ago

    Manchester: Reeling from arguably the most humiliating loss in the club's illustrious history, the prospect of Manchester United being European champions by 2017 seems far-fetched. Yet that is the target new manager Louis van Gaal has set the team as part of an ambitious three-year plan. "I hope we are in the...
  • England manager Hodgson wrong to criticise Shaw, says Van Gaal Yesterday

    England manager Roy Hodgson was wrong to criticise Luke Shaw's fitness and the defender is an "example" in the changing room, Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal said on Friday. Having joined United from Southampton for around 30 million pounds ($49.74 million) after the World Cup, Shaw was told by Van...
  • IPL Scandal: Mudgal panel submits interim report, SC hearing on Sept 1 Yesterday

    The Justice Mukul Mudgal committee probing the Indian Premier League's spot-fixing and betting scandal submitted it's interim report to the Supreme Court on Friday, and the SC will hear the case on September 1. The Mudgal committee submitted its report in a sealed envelope and is likely to seek a two-month...
  • Everton's Eto'o thanks Mourinho and eyes early reunion Yesterday

    Everton's new signing Samuel Eto'o has thanked Jose Mourinho for helping him to be accepted in the Premier League during his spell last season at Chelsea, against whom he now hopes to make his debut on Saturday. There were suggestions that the pair, who were also together at Inter Milan, had...
  • Don't expect miracles from Di Maria, says Van Gaal 2 days ago

    Manchester: Angel Di Maria will provide an ailing Manchester United with plenty of missing qualities following his big-money move from Real Madrid - pace, energy, incisiveness and goals. Just don't expect instant miracles from the Argentina midfielder. "I hope he shall give us good results," Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal said...
  • No role in BCCI elections as of now, says Lalit Modi 2 days ago

    Although relieved at his passport being restored following the Delhi High Court verdict, Lalit Modi said that he "will not have any role to play" in the upcoming BCCI AGM as the Supreme Court-appointed Mukul Mudgal committee has not submitted its report yet. The former IPL chairman also indicated that if...
  • IPL Scandal: Mudgal committee to submit interim report in SC on Friday 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court appointed probe commission headed by Justice (Retd) Mukul Mudgal will be submitting an interim report on betting and spot-fixing scandal related to IPL-6 on Friday. "The legal counsel will submit the report in Supreme Court on Friday," Mudgal told PTI on Thursday. He however, refused to furnish...
  • Diego Costa injured in Chelsea training 2 days ago

    London: Chelsea striker Diego Costa has suffered a minor muscular injury in training but has not yet been ruled out of Saturday's league visit to Everton, sources at the Premier League club said on Thursday. The full extent of the Spain forward's injury is not yet known, with some British media...
  • Mario Balotelli warned by Italy coach Antonio Conte 2 days ago

    Milan: Mario Balotelli has some work to do to earn the respect of Italy coach Antonio Conte. Conte tells the Gazzetta dello Sport that he's not sure Balotelli's decision to move back to England is positive or not, "but I do know that whoever joins the national team must then deserve...
  • I will return 'sooner rather than later', says Lalit Modi 2 days ago

    London: Former Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi said he plans to return to India "sooner rather than later" after his passport was restored by the Delhi High Court on Wednesday. Modi has been living in exile in London since his passport was revoked by the Mumbai Regional Passport Office...
  • AC Milan make bid for Chelsea striker Fernando Torres 2 days ago

    AC Milan have made a bid to lap up Chelsea striker Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel before the end of the summer transfer window. The Serie A club wants to bring Torres on a season-long loan following Mario Balotelli's £16m move to Liverpool. "Torres is certainly an important forward and we...
  • Arsene Wenger in no rush to bolster attack despite Olivier Giroud injury 2 days ago

    Arsene Wenger confirmed Olivier Giroud is expected to be out until at least December with an ankle injury but the Arsenal manager stressed he was in no rush to buy another forward. Giroud, 27, who was Arsenal's top scorer last season with 22 goals in all competitions, is expected to be...
  • Lalit Modi tweets his 'relief' after passport restoration order 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Former Indian Premier League (IPL) Commissioner Lalit Modi took to twitter 'big time' on Wednesday after the Delhi High Court ordered the restoration of his passport as he thanked the people who stood by him in his need of hour. "I want to thank u from the bottom of...
  • Crystal Palace hire Neil Warnock for 2nd spell as manager 3 days 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...
  • Delhi High Court restores Lalit Modi's passport 3 days ago

    A division bench of Delhi High Court on Wednesday has restored the passport of former Indian Premier League Chief Lalit Modi. The regional passport office in Mumbai had revoked Modi's passport in March. He is likely to return to India. Modi, who has been elected president of the Rajasthan Cricket Association...
  • Manchester United smash British record by signing Di Maria 3 days 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...
  • Manchester United sign Angel Di Maria for 59.7 million pounds 4 days 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...
  • IPL Scandal: Justice Mudgal Committee to meet investigators in Chennai 4 days ago

    The Mukul Mudgal committee will be meeting police investigators from Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai on Wednesday in the Tamil Nadu capital before submitting what could be an interim report to the Supreme Court on the spot fixing and betting scandal that hit the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL). Sources told IANS...
  • Dwayne Bravo set to co-own Canadian Premier League T20 4 days ago

    Basseterre: Four of the biggest names from the West Indies cricket team have signed a deal making them co-owners in the new Canadian Premier League T20 set for next year. They are one-day captain Dwayne Bravo, Test captain Denesh Ramdin, opening batsman Kieran Powell and former captain and veteran batsman Shivnarine...
  • Liverpool gamble on mischief-maker Balotelli to replace Suarez 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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...