EPL

  • Best is yet to come from Chelsea, says Jose Mourinho 2 hours 15 minutes ago

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is confident the best is yet to come from a side unbeaten in 12 Premier League matches and showing no signs of taking their foot off the gas. Chelsea have a six-point advantage over second-placed Southampton and few would predict the title heading anywhere other than Stamford...
  • Brendan Rodgers hopes Liverpool can feed off adversity 2 hours 19 minutes ago

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers wants his faltering players to use their disappointing start to the season as a catalyst for a revival in fortunes. A run of three successive Premier League defeats has left the Merseysiders 12th in the table and facing a battle to claw back ground in the race...
  • Liverpool's Brendan Rodgers joint favourite for the sack 16 hours 36 minutes ago

    You would have been hard pressed at the start of the season to find anyone to bet on Liverpool's Brendan Rodgers becoming the first Premier League manager to get the sack, but he is now the bookies' joint favourite. After last season's runners-up spot, a terrible start to this season has...
  • Hull City's Steve Bruce 'due a result' against Manchester United 17 hours 40 minutes ago

    London: Hull City manager Steve Bruce thinks he is "due a result" against Manchester United and is desperate for his side's poor run of form will end when they travel to Old Trafford in the Premier League on Saturday. Bruce, who played for United as a rugged central defender for nine...
  • Arsenal 'unlucky' with number of injuries, says Wenger 18 hours 20 minutes ago

    Arsenal have been unlucky with injuries but they will have to grin and bear it as they try to recover from their worst start to a Premier League season, manager Arsene Wenger said on Friday. Arsenal visit West Bromwich Albion on Saturday after a 2-1 defeat by Manchester United last weekend...
  • Roy Keane steps down as Aston Villa assistant manager 18 hours 30 minutes ago

    Roy Keane has stepped down as assistant manager of Aston Villa after six months in the role to focus on his duties with the Ireland national team, the Premier League club said on Friday. Keane, who is assistant manager to Ireland boss Martin O'Neill, was appointed as Paul Lambert's number two...
  • EPL: Surprising Southampton facing test of credentials Yesterday

    Manchester: Widely tipped as a possible relegation contender following their summer of upheaval, Southampton have stunned English football by winning eight of their first 12 games to sit in second place in the Premier League and split the country's established powers. The results of Southampton's next three games could show whether...
  • Arsenal's Jack Wilshere ruled out for three months Yesterday

    Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere will be out of action for three months after undergoing ankle surgery, the Premier League club said on Thursday. The 22-year-old England international damaged ligaments during the league match against Manchester United on Saturday. "Everyone at the club wishes Jack a speedy recovery and look forward to seeing...
  • Manchester United defender Evans close to return Yesterday

    Manchester United defender Jonny Evans has played 60 minutes in a reserve match and could return to manager Louis van Gaal's injury-hit back line against Hull City on Saturday. The Northern Ireland international has struggled with a succession of niggling injuries this season, giving Van Gaal a major headache with Phil...
  • Simon Mignolet still a weak link for Liverpool, says Bruce Grobbelaar 2 days 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 2 days 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 4 days ago

    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 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 November 20, 2014

    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 November 20, 2014

    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...