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  • Daniel Sturridge hopeful of returning against Chelsea 24-04-2014 03:46 PM

    Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is optimistic of returning from injury for the key clash against former team mates and title rivals Chelsea at Anfield on Sunday in a boost for the Premier League leaders. "Hopefully this weekend I'll be back," the league's second top scorer, with 20 goals to team...
  • 'Class of 92' reunited to stabilize Manchester United 24-04-2014 10:39 AM

    Manchester United have brought the "Class of 92" back together. Renowned graduates of United's most successful youth team have been put in control of a team in turmoil following the abrupt dismissal of David Moyes. A notable absentee is David Beckham, who has never expressed a desire for team management....
  • Chelsea trio charged by FA after Sunderland defeat 24-04-2014 09:31 AM

    Chelsea were hit with disciplinary action by the English FA on Wednesday as manager Jose Mourinho, midfielder Ramires and coach Rui Faria were charged following last week's Premier League home defeat against Sunderland. Ramires, who could now miss their top-of-the-table clash with Liverpool on Sunday, was hit with a violent...
  • Jurgen Klopp, Pep Guardiola not interested in Manchester United job 23-04-2014 08:38 PM

    Munich: Jurgen Klopp said he is not interested in taking up the job of Manchester United manager since he is committed to Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund. "Man Utd is a great club and I feel very familiar with their wonderful fans. But my commitment to Borussia Dortmund and the people...
  • Current stars to blame for United woes, says former player 23-04-2014 06:41 PM

    Andrey Kanchelskis watches events at Old Trafford from afar these days but weighed into the debate over Manchester United's woes this week, saying several high-profile players are not good enough to wear the red shirt. The former United winger, now living 2,500kms from Manchester, also said he was surprised at...
  • David Moyes breaks silence after Manchester United sacking 23-04-2014 06:04 PM

    Manchester: Statement released by David Moyes on Wednesday, a day after being fired as manager of Manchester United after less than a season in charge. "To have been appointed as manager of Manchester United, one of the biggest football clubs in the world, was and remains something of which I...
  • Ryan Giggs to be assisted by former teammates at Manchester United 23-04-2014 04:37 PM

    Manchester: Ryan Giggs will be assisted by former teammates Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt and Phil Neville during his spell as interim manager of Manchester United following the dismissal of David Moyes. Neville was already the first-team coach under Moyes, while Butt had been working with United's Under-19s and Under-21s as...
  • Chelsea may field weakened team against Liverpool: Mourinho 23-04-2014 10:04 AM

    Chelsea could field a weakened team in their top of the table Premier League game at Liverpool on Sunday, said manager Jose Mourinho after Tuesday's 0-0 draw at Atletico Madrid. With his second-placed side five points adrift of leaders Liverpool with only three games left, Mourinho is clearly prioritising next...
  • Cech, Terry to miss rest of Premier League season 23-04-2014 09:05 AM

    Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech will miss the rest of the season after landing heavily and injuring his right elbow in Tuesday's 0-0 draw with Atletico Madrid in their Champions League semi-final first leg. Captain John Terry will also be sidelined for the last three Premier League games of the campaign...
  • David Moyes pays price for self-inflicted blunders 22-04-2014 08:03 PM

    More than a decade of perceived over-achievement at Everton helped propel David Moyes into the Manchester United hot-seat but in a far more complex and unforgiving environment his shortcomings were ruthlessly exposed. Having come from a club where expectations were modest and the budget slim, Moyes suddenly found himself at...
  • David Moyes lacked the gravitas to be Manchester United manager 22-04-2014 05:16 PM

    Manchester: When Manchester United overlooked Jose Mourinho and chose David Moyes to be the successor to Alex Ferguson, the club gambled on a manager without a winning mentality or experience of European soccer - and with no trophies on his resume. Instead, United went for someone with a track record...
  • Five potential replacements for David Moyes at Manchester United 22-04-2014 05:15 PM

    David Moyes was on Tuesday sacked as the manager of Manchester United as a price for the club's sudden decline. Moyes' position had become untenable since Sunday, when United lost 2-0 to Everton in the Premier League to ensure England's biggest club over the last two decades will miss out...
  • Manchester United count cost of flawed transition 22-04-2014 03:44 PM

    Even while accustomed to success, Manchester United realized just how reliant their unprecedented dominance were on the managerial mastery of Alex Ferguson. "Any successor to our current manager may not be as successful," the club's American owners warned potential investors in 2012, a year before Ferguson's sudden retirement after delivering...
  • Louis Van Gaal installed as favourite to replace David Moyes 22-04-2014 02:41 PM

    Netherlands head coach Louis Van Gaal was quickly installed as the bookmakers' favourite to succeed David Moyes as Manchester United manager after the English Premier League club announced the end of the Scot's ill-fated spell in charge on Tuesday. Van Gaal, who has coached Barcelona, Ajax Amsterdam and Bayern Munich...
  • Giggs to replace Moyes as interim Manchester United manager 22-04-2014 02:29 PM

    Manchester United stalwart Ryan Giggs will take charge as manager of the top English Premier League club after David Moyes' sorry 10-month stay ended on Tuesday. Moyes left the club after a poor record during his short stay, after which the club announced on its website that Giggs will take...
  • Factbox of sacked Manchester United manager David Moyes 22-04-2014 02:19 PM

    Manchester: Highlights in the career of David Moyes, who was fired as manager of Manchester United on Tuesday: 1963 - Born April 25 in Glasgow, Scotland. 1980 - Signs as a professional with Celtic. 1983 - Moves to England and joins Cambridge United. 1993 - After spells at Bristol City...
  • David Moyes axed, Manchester United dump Ferguson's stability plan

    Free Kick |  Raghav Chopra
    Over the last 27 years, Manchester United have had two managers. One lasted more than 26 years, the other barely a year. United's US-based ...

  • David Moyes and Manchester United part ways 22-04-2014 01:11 PM

    Manchester: David Moyes was on Tuesday sacked as the manager of Manchester United as a price for the club's spectacular and sudden decline. Moyes' position had become untenable since Sunday, when United lost 2-0 to Everton in the Premier League to ensure England's biggest club over the last two decades...
  • Burnley promoted to Premier League with win 22-04-2014 09:12 AM

    London: Burnley have secured promotion to the Premier League, returning to England's top flight for the first time since 2010. Burnley beat Wigan 2-0 on Monday to secure a top-two finish in the second-tier League Championship, joining Leicester in gaining automatic promotion to the Premier League next season. Ashley Barnes...
  • Manchester City beat West Brom 3-1 to boost title hopes 22-04-2014 08:31 AM

    Manchester: Manchester City kept alive their title hopes in the English Premier League by beating West Bromwich Albion 3-1 on Monday night. Goals by Pablo Zabaleta in the third minute and Sergio Aguero in the 10th built a 2-0 lead. Graham Dorrans cut the margin in half in the 16th,...
  • David Moyes set to be sacked as Manchester United manager: Reports 21-04-2014 08:03 PM

    David Moyes is on the verge of getting sacked as Manchester United manager after their 2-0 loss to Everton on Sunday, according to reports in the British media. Moyes, who was hand-picked by the club's previous manager Sir Alex Ferguson 11 months ago, had a harrowing time at the Old...
  • Moyes endures horror return to Everton as Martinez outwits United 21-04-2014 10:44 AM

    Everton's past and future collided in a nightmare return to Goodison Park for former manager David Moyes whose Manchester United side were outwitted by his successor Roberto Martinez in a 2-0 defeat on Sunday. The result ended United's slim hopes of Champions League football next season as Everton stayed firmly...
  • Wilshere will be back and polished for World Cup: Arsene Wenger 21-04-2014 09:43 AM

    Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere should be fit to return for the FA Cup final against Hull City next month and "just polished" enough to make England's World Cup squad, manager Arsene Wenger has said. Wilshere has not played since suffering a foot fracture playing for Roy Hodgson's England in their...
  • Everton remain in top-four hunt with 2-0 victory over Manchester United 20-04-2014 11:02 PM

    England: Everton ensured a miserable return to Goodison Park for former manager David Moyes by overwhelming Manchester United in a 2-0 win to keep pace with Arsenal in the race for Champions League qualification on Sunday. First-half goals by Leighton Baines - from the penalty spot - and Kevin Mirallas...
  • Raheem Sterling is the best young player in Europe: Brendan Rodgers 20-04-2014 10:25 PM

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers hailed Raheem Sterling as the best young player in European football after the 19-year-old played a starring role in their 3-2 win against Norwich City on Sunday. Victory lifted Liverpool to 80 points and with just three games to go they lead second-placed Chelsea, who they...
  • Lukas Podolski strikes twice as Arsenal glide past Hull 20-04-2014 09:50 PM

    England: Lukas Podolski scored two goals for the second straight match as Arsenal beat Hull 3-0 on Sunday to move a step closer to securing the final Champions League place in the Premier League. Arsenal's finishing was clinical at the KC Stadium, with Aaron Ramsey setting the visitors on their...
  • Raheem Sterling scores twice as Liverpool beat Norwich 3-2 20-04-2014 07:08 PM

    England: A first English championship in 24 years is within Liverpool's grasp after a 3-2 victory over Norwich that was inspired by Raheem Sterling's double and a 30th goal of the campaign by Luis Suarez on Sunday. An 11th straight league win secured the Reds a return to the Champions...
  • Swansea still not safe, says manager Garry Monk 20-04-2014 03:15 PM

    Manager Garry Monk feels Swansea City still have work to do before they can feel safe from Premier League relegation despite a 2-1 win against Newcastle United on Saturday that lifted them six points clear of the drop zone. Wilfried Bony's second goal of the match, from the penalty spot...
  • Kolkata boy selected to train at Manchester United 20-04-2014 02:19 PM

    Rajib Ray, 16-year-old and living in a slum of Kolkata's red light area has been chosen to train with Premier League club Manchester United. The teenager plays barefoot on the back streets of Kolkata was spotted by the scouts of United at a tournament for India's best youngsters. Rajib's life...
  • Sunderland survival hopes have been resurrected, says Poyet 20-04-2014 12:17 PM

    Sunderland manager Gus Poyet says his side are back from the dead after they beat Chelsea 2-1 at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Saturday to revive their chances of survival. Sunderland, who are bottom of the table with 29 points from 34 matches, have enjoyed a fine week,...