ENGLISH PREMIERE LEAGUE

  • Simon Mignolet still a weak link for Liverpool, says Bruce Grobbelaar 56 minutes ago

    Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet must take some of the blame for their indifferent start to the season, according to Anfield great Bruce Grobbelaar. Last season's Premier League runners-up have since sold top scorer Luis Suarez to Barcelona and clearly miss the goals scored by the prolific frontman and injury-hit Daniel Sturridge. But...
  • Arsene Wenger will turn Arsenal's fortunes around, says Aaron Ramsey 1 hour 51 minutes ago

    Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey is adamant Arsene Wenger is still the right man to lead the club and believes the Frenchman should not be perturbed by criticism from the club's second-largest shareholder Alisher Usmanov. Russian billionaire Usmanov has voiced his concerns over Arsenal's worst start to a Premier League season after...
  • Clyne rocket earns Southampton a point at Aston Villa Yesterday

    Nathaniel Clyne's late equaliser earned high-flying Southampton a 1-1 draw at Aston Villa on Monday, denying Paul Lambert a much-needed victory in his 100th match in charge of the Premier League strugglers. England international Clyne's rasping strike for second-placed Saints after 81 minutes left 16th-placed Villa still searching for their first...
  • Former Chelsea boss John Neal dies aged 82 2 days ago

    London: Former Chelsea manager John Neal has died at the age of 82, the Premier League leaders announced on Monday. Neal, who succeeded 1966 World Cup hat-trick hero Geoff Hurst at Stamford Bridge in 1981, led the club to the second-tier title in 1984 before retiring due to ill health a...
  • Brendon Rodgers says his Liverpool job could be under threat 2 days ago

    London: Manager Brendan Rodgers acknowledged his job could be under threat after Liverpool slipped to a third consecutive Premier League defeat at Crystal Palace at the weekend. Sunday's 3-1 loss to Neil Warnock's side, who started the day in the relegation zone, was Liverpool's fourth straight defeat in all competitions and...
  • Eriksen scores late winner to give Tottenham 2-1 win over Hull 2 days ago

    Hull: Christian Eriksen grabbed a last-minute winner for Tottenham as Hull paid the price for Gaston Ramirez's reckless red card, losing 2-1 at White Hart Lane on Sunday. Former Spurs player Jake Livermore put Hull ahead with an early 25-metre drive but Ramirez left the Tigers a man short for 40...
  • EPL: Crystal Palace fight back to win as Liverpool collapse again 3 days ago

    Crystal Palace heaped more misery on Liverpool when they came from behind to win 3-1 in the Premier League on Sunday, six months after effectively ending the northern club's title hopes when they drew 3-3. Palace's home victory, with goals from Dwight Gayle, Joe Ledley and a superb curling free kick...
  • Manchester City ready to revive season following international break 3 days ago

    Manchester City manger Manuel Pellegrini was "absolutely confident" his team would begin their revival against Swansea City on Saturday and they duly obliged with a 2-1 victory. City had won just once in six games before the international break and were knocked out of the League Cup, fell eight points behind...
  • Manchester United beat Arsenal 2-1 to climb into the top four 3 days ago

    London: Manchester United benefited from an own goal and then a late strike by Wayne Rooney to beat Arsenal 2-1 on Saturday and climb into the top four in the Premier League. Kieran Gibbs' own goal came in the 56th minute when a pair of United crosses created panic in Arsenal's...
  • Yaya Toure winner gives Manchester City 2-1 victory over Swansea 4 days ago

    Yaya Toure responded to Manuel Pellegrini's rallying call as he fired champions Manchester City to a 2-1 Premier League win over Swansea on Saturday. The City midfielder, below par for much of the season but continually backed by City manager Pellegrini, powered forward to strike the winner just after the hour...
  • Chelsea beat West Brom 2-0 to strengthen their top position 4 days ago

    London: Chelsea kept up their title charge in the Premier League by easily beating 10-man West Bromwich Albion 2-0 on Saturday, with Diego Costa scoring his league-leading 11th goal of the season. Costa downed a cross from Oscar to volley in the opening goal in the 11th minute at Stamford Bridge...
  • Diego Costa is fit: Jose Mourinho 4 days ago

    London: Jose Mourinho has declared Diego Costa finally free of the hamstring injury that has dogged his Chelsea career but admitted to concerns about how he would cope with their "incredible marathon" of games for the rest of 2014. Costa is expected to start Saturday's game with West Bromwich Albion after...
  • Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini still eyeing EPL title 4 days ago

    Manchester: Manuel Pellegrini remains confident Manchester City can challenge for the English Premier League title, despite currently trailing leaders Chelsea by eight points. Pellegrini's team have made a stuttering start to the defence of their league crown and play host to Swansea City on Saturday, having won only one of their...
  • Injury-plagued Manchester United face tough trip to Arsenal 4 days ago

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal will delve into the depths of his squad for the visit to Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday, as an injury crisis engulfs Old Trafford. So often it has been Arsene Wenger cursing his luck after key players have been crocked ahead of big...
  • Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers unfazed by Selhurst Park return 5 days ago

    Brendan Rodgers says he is not haunted by the memories of throwing away a 3-0 lead against Crystal Palace last season, but after a poor start to the current campaign the Liverpool manager will not want to see a repeat performance at Selhurst Park on Sunday. Liverpool's chances of claiming their...
  • Complacency not a factor for Chelsea, says Mourinho 5 days ago

    London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho expects to beat West Bromwich Albion on Saturday but does not believe his side will become complacent in their quest for the Premier League title following an unbeaten start to the season. Having collected 29 points from 11 matches, table-topping Chelsea have a four-point advantage over...
  • Next eight games crucial for Manchester City, says Manuel Pellegrini 5 days ago

    London: Manchester City must win their eight Premier League games before the end of the year if they are to challenge Chelsea for the Premier League title, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Friday. Third-placed City are eight points adrift of Jose Mourinho's unbeaten Chelsea and having won only one of their...
  • Daniel Sturridge breaks down again with new thigh injury 5 days ago

    Liverpool: Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has broken down again with another injury to his left thigh, extending the England international's long spell out of the team. Sturridge, who has not played since August because of injury, tore a muscle in a training session on Tuesday. Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says it is...
  • Oliver Giroud faces fight to get back into Arsenal team, says Wenger 5 days ago

    France international Olivier Giroud faces a fight to get back into the Arsenal team after recovering from a broken leg, manager Arsene Wenger said on the eve of Saturday's mouth-watering Premier League clash with Manchester United. Giroud, who has been out since breaking his leg against Everton on Aug. 23, has...
  • Injured Daley Blind faces long spell out: Louis van Gaal 6 days ago

    Manchester: Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says Daley Blind faces a "long" spell out after the midfielder hurt his left knee playing for the Netherlands in a European Championship qualifier. Van Gaal said on Thursday that Blind's knee is in a brace and that the player will go for a...
  • Olivier Giroud fit for Arsenal after three months with broken leg 6 days ago

    London: France striker Olivier Giroud is fit after three months out with a broken leg and could make his return for Arsenal in the Premier League match against Manchester United on Saturday. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says Giroud has made a quicker-than-expected recovery from a small break to his tibia during...
  • Striker Bony signs contract extension with Swansea 6 days ago

    London: Swansea City's Ivory Coast international Wilfried Bony has signed a one-year contract extension, the Premier League club said on Wednesday. The deal, which will keep the 25-year-old striker at the Liberty Stadium until 2018, is likely to ward off potential suitors ahead of the January transfer window. Bony was the subject...
  • Manchester United revenues hit by Champions League absence November 18, 2014

    London: English Premier League club Manchester United suffered a 10 percent fall in first quarter revenue as the absence of lucrative Champions League soccer this season took its toll. United, currently seventh in the table and still struggling with what has been a dismal transition since Alex Ferguson retired as manager...
  • Chelsea don't have title in the bag: Courtois November 18, 2014

    London: Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois insists his team Chelsea do not have the Premier League title 'in the bag', as is being widely claimed by experts. The Belgian said that winning the trophy will be 'very difficult' despite the failings this season of defending champions Manchester City, Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester United,...
  • Sunderland, QPR fined for not controlling players November 17, 2014

    London: Sunderland and Queens Park Rangers have been fined 20,000 pounds ($31,000) each for failing to control their players in two separate Premier League matches, the Football Association said on Monday. Both clubs admitted the charge of "failing to ensure its players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion", the governing body...
  • Manchester United injury woes continue with Daley Blind blow November 17, 2014

    London: With Daley Blind joining a burgeoning Manchester United injury list, manager Louis van Gaal must feel like the fates are conspiring against him at the start of his reign at Old Trafford. Netherlands midfielder Blind limped off in his country's 6-0 win over Latvia in a Euro 2016 qualifier on...
  • Chelsea announce 18.4 million pounds annual profit November 14, 2014

    London: English Premier League football club Chelsea FC on Friday announced a profit of 18.4 million pounds, their second in three years, and a record turnover of 319.8 million pounds for the year ended June 30, 2014. The margin was the largest since Roman Abramovich became owner of the club in...
  • Arsenal's Ozil ruled out for another seven weeks November 13, 2014

    Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil will not be fit until the new year at the earliest, he said on Thursday. The German international suffered a knee ligament injury early in October and had hoped to be back by Christmas. "I have already been out for five weeks and will be out for another...
  • Liverpool forward Daniel Sturridge back in full training November 13, 2014

    Liverpool forward Daniel Sturridge is back in full training for the first time since injuring his thigh on England duty in August, the 25-year-old said on Twitter. Sturridge, who has only played three games for Liverpool this season, scoring in a 2-1 opening day victory against Southampton, is expected to return...
  • Tottenham Hotspur, Aston Villa fined for indiscipline November 12, 2014

    Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur have both been fined 20,000 pounds ($31,852) for failing to control their players during their recent Premier League game, the Football Association said on Tuesday. The clubs had admitted breaching FA rules by "failing to ensure their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion", an FA...