EPL

  • EPL: Manchester United look to stop Chelsea's march to the title 14 hours 42 minutes ago

    Manchester United's resurgence in the Premier League will be given the ultimate test when the team heads to Stamford Bridge on Saturday bidding to halt Chelsea's march to the title. The league trophy is looming into view for Chelsea, which is seven points clear with a game in hand and needs...
  • Beating Manchester United will not make Chelsea champions: Mourinho Yesterday

    The self-styled "Special One" faces what he agreed is a special fixture this weekend but Jose Mourinho refused to accept that beating Manchester United to establish a 10-point lead with six games left would mean Chelsea had won the Premier League. His team are seven points clear with a game in...
  • Man City's Vincent Kompany could miss rest of season: Manuel Pellegrini Yesterday

    London: Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany may not be fit before the end of the season because of a muscle injury, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Friday. The 29-year-old central defender limped off at halftime during last weekend's 4-2 derby defeat by Manchester United and could miss City's remaining six games...
  • Manchester United short of defensive options for Chelsea game Yesterday

    Manchester United's Michael Carrick, Marcos Rojo, Phil Jones and Daley Blind will miss Saturday's Premier League clash against leaders Chelsea because of injury, manager Louis van Gaal said on Friday. "It is the worst scenario," Van Gaal told a news conference. "Marcos and Phil can both play left central defender and Jonny...
  • Hazard, Costa, De Gea in running for player of year 2 days ago

    London: Eden Hazard and Diego Costa have been included on a six-man shortlist for the player of the year in England after helping Chelsea win the League Cup and move to the brink of reclaiming the Premier League. England striker Harry Kane is also on the shortlist as a reward for...
  • Arsenal target Maximiliano Romero dreams of emulating Diego Maradona 2 days ago

    Maximiliano Romero wants to emulate the career of Diego Maradona and become a penalty box predator like Radamel Falcao, the Argentine 16-year-old who is coveted by Arsenal told Reuters on Wednesday. The quicksilver Romero hopes to play for Arsenal in the Premier League if talks with his club Velez Sarsfield can...
  • Manchester United, Barcelona and Chelsea to play in US in pre-season tour 3 days ago

    Barcelona, Manchester United and Chelsea will headline the 2015 International Champions Cup in the United States in July, organisers said on Wednesday. The pre-season tournament, which has attracted huge attendances across the States, will feature 10 clubs in its third year, including three from North America's Major League Soccer. Barcelona, 22-times...
  • Manchester United can win Premier League next season: Eric Cantona 4 days ago

    London: Manchester United legend Eric Cantona believes his former team can win the English Premier League football tournament next season. United defeated cross-city rivals Manchester City 4-2 on Sunday to consolidate their third position in the league table. "Now they are the kings of the city," Frenchman Cantona was quoted as...
  • Arsenal's winning streak surprises Arsene Wenger 4 days ago

    Arsenal's eight-match winning streak in the Premier League has taken even manager Arsene Wenger by surprise, according to the Frenchman whose side retain an outside chance of winning the title. "I always hope to get the best out of my team, but no manager in the world if he is serious...
  • Raheem Sterling faces Brendan Rodgers talks over nitrous oxide allegations 4 days ago

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers will speak to striker Raheem Sterling after footage emerged of the England international apparently taking nitrous oxide. Images published on The Sun's website appeared to show the 20-year-old Sterling passing out unconscious after taking the substance, which is described as a legal high. Sterling, who scored the opening...
  • Liverpool will fight to the end, says Brendan Rodgers 4 days ago

    Liverpool: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers stressed that his team would give everything to qualify for the Champions League after a 2-0 victory over Newcastle United on Monday left them four points behind Manchester City in the Premier League. With fourth-placed City reeling after Sunday's defeat by Manchester United continued a torrid...
  • Liverpool beat Newcastle but still 4 points away from top four 4 days ago

    Liverpool: Raheem Sterling and Joe Allen scored in each half to give Liverpool a 2-0 win over Newcastle in the Premier League on Monday that puts the club four points from the last Champions League place. Sterling opened the scoring in the ninth minute when he downed a long cross on...
  • Jose Mourinho hails Petr Cech's exemplary attitude 5 days ago

    London: Petr Cech may not have been on the field much he has started only four Premier League games this season but manager Jose Mourinho still believes he has made a significant contribution to Chelsea's cause. The giant Czech Republic goalkeeper is in his 11th season at Stamford Bridge having played...
  • Manchester United warn Chelsea about 'fantastic' Fellaini 5 days ago

    London: Chelsea will have to be wary of the danger posed by the in-form Marouane Fellaini when Manchester United visit Stamford Bridge on Saturday, according to his team mates Ashley Young and Chris Smalling. Fellaini has played a key role in United's run of six straight league wins and the towering...
  • QPR to probe missile-throwing incident in Chelsea game 5 days ago

    London: Queens Park Rangers have launched an investigation after Chelsea players were pelted by objects thrown from the crowd in Sunday's West London Derby. Branislav Ivanovic was hurt when he was struck by a lighter as Chelsea celebrated an 88th-minute goal by Cesc Fabregas that gave them a 1-0 win and...
  • Manuel Pellegrini feeling the heat after painful derby loss 5 days ago

    Manchester: When fans sing "you're getting sacked in the morning" it is galling enough for the opposing manager, but when he is the coach of the champions and they have just been thumped by their derby rivals you know there is a big problem. Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini saw his...
  • Louis van Gaal rings in changing of the guard 5 days ago

    It was the moment manager Louis van Gaal had been dreaming of: Manchester United stopping a run of four straight derby league defeats against Manchester City and shifting the power in the city from blue to red. Not since November 2013, when United were sixth and City were ninth, has the...
  • Chelsea fortunate to win, but Jose Mourinho does not care 6 days ago

    Chelsea's grinding 1-0 victory against relegation-threatened Queens Park Rangers on Sunday felt like a final according to manager Jose Mourinho whose side cleared another hurdle in their bid for a first Premier League title since 2010. The Premier League-leaders needed an 88th minute Cesc Fabregas goal to secure the points and...
  • Manchester United end recent derby pain with 4-2 win over Manchester City 6 days ago

    Manchester: Manchester United ended a four-match losing run against Manchester City in style on Sunday, beating their fierce rival 4-2 in the Premier League to signal a power shift back to the red half of the city. United's sixth straight league win came despite the soon-to-be-deposed champions going ahead through Sergio...
  • EPL: Cesc Fabregas strikes late as Chelsea beat QPR 1-0 6 days ago

    London: Cesc Fabregas scored an 88th-minute winner with Chelsea's first shot on target as the Premier League leaders beat local rival Queens Park Rangers 1-0 to edge closer to the title on Sunday. A mis-hit clearance by QPR goalkeeper Robert Green was picked up by Eden Hazard and the Belgium winger...
  • Arsene Wenger heaps praise on Arsenal defence after Burnley win 6 days ago

    London: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said his team's defence played a decisive part in the 1-0 win against Burnley in the English Premier League (EPL) football tournament. "Our defence was a very important factor because our back line played very well defensively and anticipated a lot. Overall, they certainly played...
  • Arsenal CEO 'not happy' with season, top 4 to become harder 6 days ago

    Burnley: With the major honors set to elude Arsenal again, chief executive Ivan Gazidis says he is "not happy." And Gazidis fears Arsenal will find it harder in future just to maintain its perennial place in the top four Champions League qualification places due to a surge in television cash. Gazidis says...
  • Manchester United offer Robin van Persie 5 million pounds to leave club 6 days ago

    Manchester: English football team Manchester United will offer their star striker Robin van Persie five million pounds to quit the club at the end of the current season. The 31-year-old moved to Manchester United back in 2012 when the Dutchman was bought for 24 million pounds from Arsenal, reports The Mail...
  • Manchester derby: United and City to battle it out for the 3rd place in EPL 6 days ago

    London: Manchester United, buoyed by five successive Premier League victories, head into Sunday's derby against Manchester City a place and a point above their rivals and believing they are poised to restore red ascendancy in the city. Champions City have won the last four league meetings against United, including a 1-0...
  • Arsenal beat Burnley to close gap on league leaders Chelsea 6 days ago

    Burnley: Aaron Ramey maintained Arsenal's late-season charge by clinching a 1-0 win at relegation-threatened Burnley on Saturday, an eighth successive victory that keeps the team's faint title hopes alive. No other team has enjoyed such a winning run in the league this season, but earlier inconsistency has proved costly for Arsene...
  • EPL: Aston Villa stun Spurs, Crystal Palace hammer Sunderland 1 week ago

    London: Christian Benteke scored in the first half to give Aston Villa a 1-0 win over Tottenham, lifting his team further away from the relegation zone and giving manager Tim Sherwood a victory at his former club. The win lifts 15th-place Villa to 32 points from 33 games, six points clear...
  • Swansea draw 1-1 with Everton in Premier League 1 week ago

    Swansea: Swansea City equalled their highest ever points tally in a Premier League season following a 1-1 draw with Everton in the early game at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday. Swansea stayed eighth in the table on 47 points, matching their biggest haul with six matches still to play. Everton are...
  • I feared Aston Villa more than Manchester City, says Louis van Gaal 1 week ago

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal was more worried about playing Aston Villa than he feels about facing local rivals and champions Manchester City at Old Trafford on Sunday. Third-placed United have won five successive Premier League games and eight of their last 10 to move above City in the table...
  • Manchester derby loses luster with title out of reach 1 week ago

    Manchester: It's been more than a decade since a Manchester derby in the Premier League had so little relevance to the title race. In February 2005, United won 2-0 at Etihad Stadium to reduce their gap to Chelsea to nine points. The London club ended up cantering to the championship by...