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  • Kerala Blasters' Trevor Morgan to be Dempo SC head coach 48 minutes ago

    Margao: Kerala Blasters assistant coach Trevor Morgan will take charge of Dempo SC as head coach Arthur Papas has resigned, citing personal reasons. According to sources in the club, Dempo SC have already chosen Papas' successor. They are expected to announce Morgan's name officially as the new head coach for the remainder...
  • Massimiliano Allegri angry after Juventus let Roma off the hook 5 hours 2 minutes ago

    Rome: Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri left the Stadio Olimpico pitch in angry mood after seeing his team squander a one-goal lead against 10 men in their 1-1 draw at AS Roma on Monday. Juventus were poised to open up a 12-point lead over their opponents at the top of Serie A...
  • Ten-man Roma salvage a 1-1 draw with Juventus in Serie A 6 hours 16 minutes ago

    Rome: Ten-man Roma scored a late equalizer to salvage a 1-1 draw with Juventus on Monday and keep alive their faint Serie A title hopes. Former Barcelona midfielder Seydou Keita headed in following a free kick in the 78th minute at the Stadio Olimpico after Carlos Tevez had given Juventus the...
  • Liverpool can win all their games, says Brendan Rodgers 17 hours 4 minutes ago

    Liverpool have found a way to recover from a tough start to the season and with the race for a top-four finish hotting up they are going into matches believing they can win them all, manager Brendan Rodgers said on Monday. Last season's Premier League runners-up struggled to cope with the...
  • Southampton can still make Champions League, says Ronald Koeman 18 hours 1 minutes ago

    Southampton can still qualify for the Champions League but need to be more ruthless in front of goal to keep their European dream alive, manager Ronald Koeman said on Monday. After a 1-0 defeat by West Bromwich Albion on Saturday, Southampton have slipped to sixth in the Premier League table, four...
  • Di Maria will get back to his best at Manchester United, says Rooney 18 hours 8 minutes ago

    Angel Di Maria is a great player and will rediscover his best form for Manchester United after enduring a difficult time of late, captain Wayne Rooney said. The 27-year-old Argentine has done little to justify the British record transfer fee of 59.7 million pounds ($92 million) United spent to recruit the...
  • Chelsea salute rookie Kurt Zouma's role in League Cup final victory 20 hours 9 minutes ago

    Jose Mourinho clearly saw Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen as Tottenham Hotspur's two chief League Cup final weapons and the way the pair were subdued played a key role in Chelsea's 2-0 Wembley triumph. Chelsea fans looked at each other in bewilderment when the teams were announced before kickoff on Sunday,...
  • Misfiring Manchester City must change and adapt 22 hours 50 minutes ago

    If you were to ask Premier League fans which attacking players they would like their clubs to sign given a limitless budget, the likes of Manchester City's Sergio Aguero, Edin Dzeko and David Silva would be at the top of most wish lists. Put them in a rigid 4-4-2 formation like...
  • Jose Mourinho praise small comfort for Mauricio Pochettino Yesterday

    It may have been of scant consolation to Mauricio Pochettino after his Tottenham Hotspur side had been soundly beaten at Wembley but his Chelsea conqueror Jose Mourinho believes the Argentine will go on to enjoy major success with Spurs. Following Chelsea's 2-0 triumph in the League Cup final on Sunday, Mourinho...
  • John Terry urges team-mates to replicate success of last decade Yesterday

    London: John Terry earned the 13th major winner's medal of his 20-year Chelsea career on Sunday with a commanding defensive performance and his first Cup goal, then urged his young team-mates to use the win over Tottenham as a springboard to more success. The 34-year-old central defender lifted the League Cup,...
  • Serie A: Napoli lose 1-0 at Torino as Lazio close in on third spot Yesterday

    Milan: Napoli missed the chance to move level with second-placed Roma as they lost 1-0 at Torino in Serie A on Sunday, while Lazio closed in on third place with the race for the final Champions League spot gathering pace. Kamil Glik scored to boost Torino's chances of qualifying for Europe...
  • La Liga: Real Madrid stumble to 1-1 draw with Villarreal Yesterday

    Barcelona: Real Madrid stumbled to a costly 1-1 draw with Villarreal at home on Sunday to tighten the Spanish league title race. Cristiano Ronaldo gave Madrid the lead in the 52nd minute with a penalty he earned and converted. But Madrid squandered Ronaldo's league-leading 30th goal of the season when...
  • Chelsea beat Tottenham Hotspur to win the Capital One Cup Yesterday

    London: Captain John Terry led Chelsea to their first trophy in two years on Sunday, scoring the opener in a 2-0 victory over Tottenham in the League Cup final. At the heart of Chelsea's defense still at 34, Terry helped to successfully contain Tottenham throughout the first half and then made...
  • Retaining title 'difficult', says Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini Yesterday

    A dejected Manuel Pellegrini said it would be "difficult" for Manchester City to catch leaders Chelsea at the top of the Premier League after they succumbed to a 2-1 defeat against Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday. Champions City could have closed the deficit to two points with the west London side...
  • Serie A: Lazio beat Sassuolo 3-0 to keep up the pressure on Napoli Yesterday

    Milan: Lazio kept up the pressure on third-placed Napoli with a comfortable 3-0 win at Sassuolo in Serie A on Sunday as the race for the final Champions League spot gathered pace. Goals from Felipe Anderson, Miroslav Klose and Marco Parolo helped Lazio record their third successive win and move two...
  • EPL: Giroud bounces back to score as Arsenal beat Everton 2-0 Yesterday

    London: Olivier Giroud bounced back from a wretched midweek performance in the Champions League to set Arsenal on their way to a 2-0 win over Everton that trimmed the gap to second-place Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday. The France striker, who missed several chances and was substituted early...
  • Philippe Coutinho's curler earns Liverpool 2-1 win over Manchester City Yesterday

    Liverpool: Two superb curling efforts from Jordan Henderson and Philippe Coutinho handed Liverpool a 2-1 home win against Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday to deliver a thumping blow to Manuel Pellegrini's title aspirations. Henderson, who passed a late fitness test to feature in the match, bent in an...
  • Angel di Maria needs to adapt, says Manchester United coach Louis van Gaal Yesterday

    London: Manchester United coach Louis van Gaal admitted on Sunday that he had no choice but to take off Angel di Maria after the club's new signing suffered the humiliation of being substituted at half-time during an English Premier League (EPL) match. Di Maria endured a torrid first half at Old...
  • Time to put lowly Aston Villa under pressure, says Tim Sherwood 2 days ago

    Tim Sherwood saw his Aston Villa side lose a seventh straight Premier League game on Saturday and then criticised predecessor Paul Lambert for letting the squad to have it too easy. Villa lost 1-0 at Newcastle United and the statistics make alarming reading for their fans, with the former European champions...
  • Wayne Rooney provides timely reminder of Manchester United worth 2 days ago

    Wayne Rooney provided a timely reminder to Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal that he can be a prolific Premier League goalscorer after he netted a brace in a 2-0 win against Sunderland to help United go third. Van Gaal restored Rooney to an advanced position after trialing him in a...
  • AC Milan fail again to win two in a row in Serie A 2 days ago

    Verona: AC Milan was held to a goalless draw at relegation-threatened Chievo Verona in Serie A on Saturday as it once again failed to win consecutive matches. Filippo Inzaghi's team doesn't have two successive victories since October, and remained ninth ahead of the rest of the weekend fixtures. Chievo earned a valuable...
  • Chelsea, Tottenham face-off in English League Cup final 2 days ago

    Manchester: In the space of a few hours on Sunday, Chelsea could win its first trophy in Jose Mourinho's second spell as manager and take a big step toward capturing the Premier League title. The first piece of silverware in the English season is up for grabs when London rivals Chelsea...
  • Pune FC beat Royal Wahingdoh 1-0, go to top of I-League table 2 days ago

    Pune: Pune FC defeated Royal Wahingdoh FC 1-0 in an I-League Round 8 match to move to the top of the points table here on Saturday. A first-half strike from Thongkhosiem Haokip (27th minute) proved to be the difference between the two sides in a hard fought encounter on a rainy...
  • EPL: Saido Berahino strikes as West Brom beat Southampton 1-0 2 days ago

    West Bromwich: Saido Berahino struck after only two minutes Saturday to steer improving West Bromwich Albion to a 1-0 win over Southampton and extend their unbeaten run to five games. The striker netted his 17th goal of the season when he latched on to the ball and fired a firm left-foot...
  • Manchester United beat Sunderland 2-0, wrong player sent off 2 days ago

    Manchester:Wayne Rooney ended his eight-game Premier League scoring drought with a brace as Manchester United climbed back above Arsenal into third with a 2-0 victory against a dogged Sunderland on Saturday. United were booed during stages of another underwhelming first half at Old Trafford but Rooney, restored to his favoured forward...
  • La Liga: Suarez, Messi score as Barcelona win 3-1 at Granada 2 days ago

    Barcelona: Barcelona closed within a point of leaders Real Madrid after in-form forward Luis Suarez played a part in all three of their goals in a scrappy 3-1 victory at Granada in La Liga on Saturday. Barca took the lead at the Nuevo Los Carmenes stadium when Ivan Rakitic smashed the...
  • Must-win La Liga match for Barcelona against Granada 3 days ago

    Barcelona: FC Barcelona travel to struggling Granada FC Saturday knowing anything other than a win will almost certainly mean the end of their challenge for the La Liga. The past seven days have seen the Jekyll and Hyde sides of Barcelona's character as they produced a horrible display at home to...
  • Espanyol beat Cordoba 1-0 in Spanish league 3 days ago

    Barcelona: Espanyol midfielder Abraham Gonzalez scored shortly before halftime to earn his side a 1-0 home win over bottom-placed Cordoba in the Spanish league on Friday. Gonzalez drove in a strike from the edge of the area after striker Felipe Caicedo had headed the ball back to him two minutes before...
  • EPL: Roberto Martinez wants Everton to 'enjoy' league matches 3 days ago

    Everton must try to change their cautious approach to matches and play with freedom if they are to start enjoying life in the Premier League, manager Roberto Martinez said on Friday. Everton, who are 12th in the Premier League table with 28 points from 26 matches, have endured an inconsistent season...
  • Chelsea made League Cup a serious competition: Jose Mourinho 3 days ago

    London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes winning the League Cup 10 years ago revolutionised the competition as Premier League clubs have since started to take it more seriously. Mourinho, whose side play Tottenham Hotspur in the final at Wembley on Sunday, claimed his first piece of silverware with Chelsea in 2005...