Premier League

  • Aston Villa sign Manchester United's Tom Cleverley on loan 2 hours 38 minutes ago

    England: Aston Villa have taken England midfielder Tom Cleverley on a season-long loan from Manchester United, completing the deal a day after the closing of the summer transfer window. Villa had to wait until the Premier League confirmed that they had received the paperwork for the signing before Monday's transfer deadline. Villa...
  • Cesar Azpilicueta signs 5-year deal with Chelsea 2 hours 59 minutes ago

    London: Spain defender Cesar Azpilicueta has signed a new five-year deal with Chelsea. The 25-year-old full back established himself as a regular at Chelsea last season after joining from Marseille in August 2012, and also is a key part of the Spanish national team. He won the players' player of the year...
  • Radamel Falcao completes loan move to Manchester United 9 hours 30 minutes ago

    Manchester United confirmed they had signed Colombian striker Radamel Falcao on a one-year loan deal from Monaco after the transfer window closed on Monday. "#mufc is delighted to announce Radamel Falcao has joined on a 1-year loan from Monaco with an option to buy," the Premier League team said on its...
  • Hull City break transfer record to sign Uruguay striker Abel Hernandez Yesterday

    Hull City completed the signing of Uruguay striker Abel Hernandez from Italian Serie A club Palermo for a club record fee of 9.5 million pounds ($15.8 million) on Monday. The Premier League club confirmed the deal for the 24-year-old, who has signed a three-year contract, in a statement on their website...
  • Ex-Premier League player charged in fixing probe Yesterday

    London: A former Premier League footballer has been charged with conspiracy to commit bribery as part of an ongoing investigation into the fixing of lower-league football matches in England. The National Crime Agency says in a statement that Delroy Facey, a 34-year-old striker, has been charged "on the basis that there...
  • Real Madrid sign Javier Hernandez on loan from Manchester United Yesterday

    Real Madrid have moved to broaden their options in attack by agreeing to sign Mexico striker Javier Hernandez on loan from Manchester United for the 2014-15 season. "Real Madrid and Manchester United have reached an agreement for the loan of the player Javier Hernandez, who will be tied to the club...
  • SC refuses to reinstate Srinivasan as BCCI president Yesterday

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed Justice Mukul Mudgal committee to complete its investigation into the IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal in two months, while declining BCCI's request to reinstate N Srinivasan as the board's president. SC also allowed the Mudgal committee to file another interim report while giving it the...
  • Radamel Falcao heading to Manchester United on loan: reports Yesterday

    Radamel Falcao is set to join Manchester United on loan after the Premier League club agreed to a loan deal with Monaco, a person with knowledge of the deal said on Monday. The Colombia striker's season-long loan deal will cost United about $9 million and is subject to a medical examination...
  • Liverpool prove life after Suarez in Spurs masterclass Yesterday

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes his team are back to their sizzling form of last season after a superb victory over Tottenham defied those who predicted a gloomy outlook in the post-Luis Suarez era. The Merseysiders' 3-0 win at White Hart Lane on Sunday was achieved in the same swashbuckling manner...
  • Fernando Torres completes loan move to AC Milan from Chelsea 2 days ago

    Milan: AC Milan have completed the signing of Fernando Torres on a loan deal from Chelsea. In a brief statement on Sunday, Milan confirmed they have signed Torres on a two-year loan deal. The 30-year-old Torres was welcomed by more than 200 fans when he arrived at Milan's Linate airport early Saturday...
  • Arsenal held 1-1 by newcomer Leicester City in EPL 2 days ago

    England: Arsenal were frustrated by newcomer Leicester on Sunday, dropping points for the second time in three Premier League games in a 1-1 draw. Alexis Sanchez followed up his first Champions League goal for Arsenal on Wednesday with his first domestic strike in the 20th minute in central England. But Leonardo Ulloa...
  • Chelsea sign France forward Loic Remy from Queens Park Rangers 2 days ago

    Chelsea have bolstered their attacking options by signing France forward Loic Remy from Premier League rivals Queens Park Rangers on a four-year deal, the 2012 European champions announced on Sunday. The pacy Remy, 27, arrives at Stamford Bridge after Chelsea activated a 10.5 million pound buyout clause ($17.42 million) in the...
  • Dortmund sign Shinji Kagawa from Manchester United 2 days ago

    Borussia Dortmund re-signed Shinji Kagawa from Manchester United on Sunday to end the Japan midfielder's frustrating two-year spell in the Premier League. Dortmund announced in a statement that the 25-year-old signed a four-year deal through June 2018. The Bundesliga club did not disclose a transfer fee but German media suggested a fee...
  • Sterling, Gerrard score as Liverpool beat Tottenham 3-0 2 days ago

    Brendan Rodgers marked his 100th game in charge by watching Liverpool produce an irresistible performance as they beat a toothless Tottenham Hotspur 3-0 in the Premier League at White Hart Lane on Sunday. Raheem Sterling, Steven Gerrard and Alberto Moreno were on target as Liverpool bounced back from Monday's defeat by...
  • Fulham striker Kostas Mitroglou set to re-join Olympiakos 2 days ago

    Athens: Greek champions Olympiakos Piraeus are set to re-sign Kostas Mitroglou on loan from English second tier club Fulham after the striker arrived in Athens for talks on Sunday. An Olympiakos spokesman told Reuters the Piraeus club were scheduled to hold talks with their former player and that an agreement could...
  • Chelsea's Diego Costa must respect opponents, says Roberto Martinez 2 days ago

    Chelsea striker Diego Costa needs to learn to show respect to opponents after the Spaniard goaded Everton players during their pulsating 6-3 English Premier League win on Saturday, Toffees coach Roberto Martinez said. New signing Costa taunted Seamus Coleman after the Irish defender's own goal put Chelsea 3-1 ahead at Goodison...
  • Jose Mourinho unhappy at Chelsea defence in nine-goal thriller 2 days ago

    Television viewers around the world were treated to a dazzling exhibition of attacking football when Chelsea beat Everton 6-3 in an extraordinary game on Saturday but visiting manager Jose Mourinho was hardly purring with joy. Mourinho's teams are traditionally rock solid at the back and he was disappointed Chelsea let in...
  • Diego Costa nets double as Chelsea beat Everton 6-3 in a goal-fest 2 days ago

    Liverpool: Diego Costa scored in the first and last minutes to lead Chelsea to a 6-3 win over Everton in a wild shootout Saturday, leaving the title favorites with maximum points from their opening three matches in the Premier League. Chelsea displayed their new-found attacking sparkle with a ruthless performance at...
  • EPL: Stoke stun Manchester City at home, Swansea win again 3 days 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 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 5 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...