English Premier League
Roberto Soldado ended his personal goal-drought and kept Tottenham Hotspur’s fast-fading hopes of a top four place alive with the only goal in a 1-0 victory over relegation-threatened Cardiff City at White Hart Lane.Monday, 3 March, 2014, 6:05pm
Michael Laudrup said on Tuesday he was sacked as manager of Premier League Swansea City this month for a breach of contract.
The 49-year-old Dane, who won the League Cup with the Welsh team last season, held a news conference in London to explain the circumstances surrounding his abrupt dismissal.19 Feb 2014 - 9:46am
England are still assessing the possibility of calling up Manchester United’s Belgium-born winger Adnan Januzaj, manager Roy Hodgson has revealed.
Hodgson first expressed an interest in Januzaj last October after he scored two goals in a 2-1 win at Sunderland and the 19-year-old has continued to impress despite United’s on-pitch struggles.14 Feb 2014 - 10:01am
Liverpool’s new-found character helped them secure a last-gasp 3-2 win at bottom club Fulham in the Premier League on Wednesday, a game that manager Brendan Rodgers said they would have lost last season.
Rodgers explained that a two-goal deficit 12 months ago would have been too high a hurdle to overcome before adding that team spirit was infinitely better this term.13 Feb 2014 - 10:50am 1 comment
Tottenham Hotspur manager Tim Sherwood, for once, praised his team’s start to a game after Emmanuel Adebayor struck twice in a 4-0 romp at Newcastle United on Wednesday.
It was the London club’s first win at St James’s Park since 2004 and left them with outside title hopes, occupying fifth place in the Premier League, seven points behind leaders Chelsea.13 Feb 2014 - 10:38am
Title challengers Arsenal and struggling champions Manchester United ground out a scoreless draw at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday on a drab night that caused further damage to the visitors’ ambitions in a lacklustre season.13 Feb 2014 - 10:34am
West Ham United again showed they can win without suspended striker Andy Carroll as they beat Norwich City 2-0 to ease their relegation fears with a third successive victory and fourth straight clean sheet.12 Feb 2014 - 10:27am
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho lamented his side’s failure to kill the game off as they were held to a 1-1 draw at West Bromwich Albion on Tuesday and missed the chance to go four points clear at the top of the Premier League.
Chelsea, who had won nine of their last 11 games in all competitions, were expected to make light work of a West Brom side languishing in the bottom three.12 Feb 2014 - 10:08am
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho stoked up his war of words with Manuel Pellegrini on Monday by questioning the Manchester City manager’s sums.11 Feb 2014 - 10:44am
So often the beneficiary of late goals under Alex Ferguson, it seems everything is being turned on its head at Manchester United under David Moyes after his team’s latest stumble in the Premier League.
Deep into stoppage time at Old Trafford, Darren Bent plundered a goal in “Fergie Time” for Fulham to claim a 2-2 draw for the league’s worst team on Sunday.10 Feb 2014 - 10:01am
Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher admits it is imperative his side finish the season strongly, as the misfiring champions prepare to host struggling Fulham at Old Trafford on Sunday.
United have endured a difficult campaign in the defence of the Premier League title they won so convincingly last season under former manager Sir Alex Ferguson.9 Feb 2014 - 12:06am
Swansea City have sacked their Danish manager Michael Laudrup with the Welsh club having dropped into a Premier League relegation battle after a dramatic slump in form that has left them two points above the drop zone.5 Feb 2014 - 9:35am
Newcastle United’s controversial director of football Joe Kinnear has quit seven months into a three-year deal after his second spell at the Premier League club in which they made no permanent signings for the first-team squad.4 Feb 2014 - 11:19pm
Chelsea delivered a potent mix of defensive resilience and effective counter-attacking in a 1-0 victory over Manchester City, neutralising the Premier League’s most rampant attack to provide a new twist in the title race.4 Feb 2014 - 9:51pm
Having spent nothing in the transfer window and with a depleted midfield, Arsenal rediscovered its Ox-Factor to reclaim top spot in the Premier League.
On his first league start since the opening day of an injury-curtailed season, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s first goals in more than a year gave Arsenal a 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace on Sunday.3 Feb 2014 - 11:52pm