English Premier League

  • Mark Hughes deserves a good reception at QPR, says Harry Redknapp 1 hour 6 minutes ago

    Stoke City boss Mark Hughes deserves a good reception from Queens Park Rangers fans despite being blamed for the club's relegation to the Championship in 2013, manager Harry Redknapp said on Thursday. The Welshman returns to Loftus Road on Saturday for the first time since he was sacked by Rangers chairman...
  • Liverpool don't need to find magic formula, says Brendan Rodgers 1 hour 18 minutes ago

    London: Liverpool are not in need of a magic formula to win Premier League matches and their new arrivals are starting to settle in to life at Anfield, manager Brendan Rodgers said on Thursday. After surpassing expectations last season and finishing second behind champions Manchester City, Liverpool have made an inconsistent...
  • Diego Costa can't play every match because of injury, says Mourinho 7 hours 47 minutes ago

    Striker Diego Costa, who has scored seven goals for Chelsea in his first four Premier League games, cannot play more than once a week because of a hamstring problem, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has said. Mourinho, looking down in the dumps after Chelsea could only draw 1-1 with Schalke 04 in...
  • Chelsea expect Eden Hazard to sign new deal 2 days ago

    Chelsea are confident that Belgium midfielder Eden Hazard will commit his long-term future to the Premier League club by signing a new contract, manager Jose Mourinho said on Tuesday. Hazard, who was Chelsea's top scorer with 14 league goals last season, has established himself as an talismanic playmaker since his arrival...
  • Swansea's Jordi Amat ruled out for six weeks 2 days ago

    Swansea City central defender Jordi Amat will be out of action for six weeks due to a knee injury, the Premier League club said on their website on Tuesday. The 22-year-old Spaniard was substituted at halftime during the 4-2 defeat at Chelsea on Saturday. Amat started all four Premier League games this...
  • QPR bank on Premier League survival as expulsion threat looms 2 days ago

    Losing 4-0 to Manchester United was bad enough for Queens Park Rangers but if the worst comes to the worst they could find themselves playing at minor clubs like Southport, Forest Green Rovers or Dover Athletic next year. Instead of having to deal with British record signing Angel Di Maria in...
  • Everton given go-ahead to plan new stadium 2 days ago

    Everton have been given the green light to begin planning a new 50,000-seater stadium in Walton Hall Park in north Liverpool, the Premier League club said on Tuesday. The new stadium will spearhead a major regeneration of the area planned by the city council. "On my journey to our home games, as...
  • Hull City draw 2-2 with West Ham in EPL 2 days ago

    A Curtis Davies own goal gifted West Ham United a point after Hull City had twice taken the lead in a frenetic 2-2 draw in the Premier League on Monday. Debut goals from Hull's club-record signing Abel Hernandez and Mohamed Diame, facing his former club, were cancelled out in the second...
  • David Moyes' tactics did not fit Manchester United, says Rio Ferdinand 3 days ago

    Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has become the first senior player to publicly criticise David Moyes, who lasted just 10 months in charge as manager at Old Trafford last season. Moyes was appointed from Everton to succeed Alex Ferguson before the start of last season but reigning champions United lost...
  • Manchester United and the quandary of romance vs practicality 3 days ago

    "Manchester United is not merely a football club, it's a beautiful memory", wrote Eamon Dunphy in his biography of Sir Matt Busby, the legendary manager and spiritual architect of Manchester United Football Club. Football fans generally tend to be a sentimental lot and Manchester United supporters, owing partly through circumstance,...
  • Manchester United manager Van Gaal wants more from match-winner Di Maria 3 days ago

    Manchester: Louis van Gaal urged Angel di Maria to give even more after he inspired Manchester United to a 4-0 victory over Queens Park Rangers on his home debut. The Argentina international, United's record signing, upstaged debutant Radamel Falcao in Sunday's game at Old Trafford with a goal, an assist and...
  • EPL: Manchester United thrash QPR 4-0 to register first win of season 3 days ago

    Manchester: Manchester United ended their winless start to the Premier League season in emphatic fashion on Sunday, beating Queens Park Rangers 4-0 to show just what a summer spending spree of 150 million pounds ($250 million) can deliver. Angel Di Maria and Ander Herrera scored their first goals for United, Wayne...
  • I no longer talk to John Terry, says Rio Ferdinand 4 days ago

    London: Rio Ferdinand says he no longer talks to John Terry because his former England teammate has never apologized to him or his brother Anton over the racism scandal that scarred English football. Terry was banned for four matches and fined for a racial slur against Anton Ferdinand during a Premier...
  • It's a puzzle for beaten Liverpool without missing pieces 4 days ago

    Liverpool's 1-0 defeat by Aston Villa on Saturday was more than an early season setback - it raised the question of whether they have the strength in depth to cope with the dual challenge ahead of them this term. For the first time in four years Liverpool are back in the...
  • Liverpool coach promises Raheem Sterling recall after Aston Villa defeat 4 days ago

    Liverpool: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers confirmed Raheem Sterling will be restored to the starting line-up for their next match after he defended his decision to rest the youngster for the majority of a 1-0 home defeat by Aston Villa. The Reds were unable to break down the defence of an organised...
  • Aston Villa extend unbeaten start with win at Liverpool 4 days ago

    Liverpool: Liverpool received a reminder of how tough life will be without last season's two leading goalscorers in a 1-0 loss to Aston Villa in the Premier League on Saturday. Gabriel Agbonlahor put Villa in front after 11 minutes at Anfield and the second-placed visitors clung on to preserve their unbeaten...
  • Southampton thrash Newcastle 4-0, Tottenham play draw against Sunderland 4 days ago

    Both sets of fans called for Newcastle manager Alan Pardew to be fired after Southampton thrashed the demoralised Magpies 4-0 in the English Premier League with Graziano Pelle inspiring Ronald Koeman's new-look side at St Mary's on Saturday. Summer signing Pelle's brace was complemented by goals from Jack Cork and Morgan...
  • Costa scores a hat-trick as Chelsea beat Swansea 4-2 5 days ago

    London: Diego Costa scored a hat trick as Chelsea opened an early gap atop the Premier League standings with a 4-2 win over Swansea, ending the visitors' perfect start to the season. Costa made sure Chelsea recovered from John Terry's early own goal as the Brazil-born Spain forward continued his...
  • Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini loses cool over referee 5 days ago

    London: The normally serene Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini lost his cool and slammed the referee for allowing two "illegal goals" and missing what he called a clear penalty in the 2-2 draw with Arsenal on Saturday. In a rare outburst from Pellegrini, the Chilean said there were fouls in the...
  • Arsenal defender Mathieu Debuchy out with bad ankle sprain 5 days ago

    London: Arsenal right back Mathieu Debuchy has a badly sprained ankle and it's unclear how long he will be sidelined. Manager Arsene Wenger says Debuchy's injury "doesn't look good" and more tests will be needed to determine its severity. The 29-year-old Debuchy landed awkwardly and clutched his left ankle in the second...
  • Martin Demichelis' header gives Manchester City 2-2 draw at Arsenal 5 days ago

    London: Martin Demichelis spared Manchester City from a second successive loss by heading in a late equalizer in a 2-2 draw at Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday. After Sergio Aguero put defending champion City in front in the first half, Arsenal staged a fight-back after the break inspired by...
  • Arsene Wenger challenges Arsenal to show title credentials 5 days ago

    Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal have a golden opportunity to underline their title credentials when they host champions Manchester City on Saturday. Wenger's side had a dismal record against the Premier League's top clubs last season and humiliating defeats at Chelsea, Liverpool and City ended the Gunners' hopes of challenging for...
  • Liverpool can manage hectic schedule, says manager Brendan Rodgers 5 days ago

    Brendan Rodgers is confident Liverpool can handle the strain of a hectic period which starts with their Premier League clash against Aston Villa on Saturday. The Reds have five fixtures in three different competitions, including a return to the Champions League after a five-year hiatus, over the course of a next...
  • Louis van Gaal happy to swap Danny Welbeck for Radamel Falcao at Manchester United 5 days ago

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal admits the chance to sign Colombia striker Radamel Falcao made the less prolific Danny Welbeck surplus to requirements at Old Trafford. Welbeck's move to Arsenal in a 16 million pounds ($26 million) deal on transfer deadline day raised a few eyebrows, with former United...
  • Manchester United defender Phil Jones could be out for a month 5 days ago

    England: Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says center back Phil Jones will be out for up to a month with a hamstring injury. Jones was hurt during England's 2-0 win over Switzerland in a European Championship qualifier in Basel. Van Gaal says Jones would be sidelined for "maybe three weeks or...
  • Owner Mike Ashley not to sell Newcastle United 5 days ago

    Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley remains committed to the club and will not sell it for any price over the next two years, the Premier League outfit said on Friday. Newcastle were responding to a report in the Daily Telegraph newspaper that said Ashley would listen to offers for the English...
  • Arsenal and Manchester City hoping to jump-start campaigns 5 days ago

    London: Arsenal and Manchester City meet at The Emirates on Saturday when both teams will seek to roar into life after making spluttering starts to their Premier League campaigns. A month after demolishing City 3-0 in the Community Shield at Wembley, seventh-placed Arsenal have failed to reach the same high notes,...
  • Falcao wants to make loan at Manchester United permanent 6 days ago

    Manchester: Just one practice session in the company of Radamel Falcao has convinced Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal that the Colombia striker is the player to turn around the team's flagging fortunes. "I don't have doubts because he is for me one of the best strikers in the world," Van...
  • Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois signs new five-year deal 6 days ago

    Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has signed a new five-year contract with Chelsea, the Premier League club said on Thursday. The 22-year-old, who joined the west Londoners from Belgian side KRC Genk in 2011, has replaced Petr Cech as Chelsea's first-choice goalkeeper this season after spending the previous three years on loan...
  • Hull City owner puts Premier League club up for sale 1 week ago

    Hull City owner Assem Allam has put the Premier League club up for sale, the businessman said on Thursday. Allam told a news conference he had put Hull on the market in April, following the Football Association's decision to reject his bid to change the club's name to Hull Tigers. "Lately there...