August 23, 2019

Harry Redknapp has heart surgery

Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp has undergone heart surgery, a procedure preventing the 64-year-old Englishman from traveling to Russia for a Europa football League match today. A spokesperson for The English Premier League side said overnight that after successfully having two stents … [Read more...]

Pub landlady wins Premier League TV case

A pub landlady in the United Kingdom has won the latest stage of her fight to air Premier League football matches using a foreign TV decoder. Karen Murphy had to pay nearly £8,000 in fines and costs for using a cheaper Greek decoder in her Portsmouth pub to bypass controls over match … [Read more...]

Machester City turn down £35m bid for Carlos Tevez

English Premier League club Manchester City have rejected a £35m bid from Brazilian side Corinthians for star striker Carlos Tevez. Tevez, 27, played for Corinthians between 2004-2006 and they are keen to have him back ever since he made it known that he wanted to leave Manchester City for family … [Read more...]

Four FIFA executive members accused by Lord Triesman cleared

The four Fifa executive committee members accused by former Football Association chairman Lord Triesman of asking for bribes in exchange for world cup hosting votes have been cleared. Lord Triesman, who ran the Football Association and its failed 2018 World Cup bid until last May, claimed that … [Read more...]

Manchester United 2 – 1 Chelsea

Manchester United all but sealed the English Premier League title after a 2-1 home win over rivals Chelsea at Old Trafford. United need only one point for from their remaining two games to win a record 19th title. United manager Sir Alex Ferguson insisted victory would effectively end … [Read more...]

Man United brush aside Schalke 04 to set up dream final

Manchester United brushed aside the challenge of Bundesliga side Schalke 04 with a 4-1 (6-1 aggregate) victory in their Champions League semi-final at Old Trafford. Schalke already two goals behind from their home leg, had to attack to have any hope. Sir Alex Ferguson's side with eight changes … [Read more...]

Arsenal 1, Man Utd 0 – Chelsea still in title hunt

The race to be crowned English Premier League champions is still alive after Arsenal scored a 1-0 victory of leaders Manchester United at Emirates Stadium. In a game where Manchester United got a lot more shots on goal, it was Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey who proved the difference with a low shot into … [Read more...]

Arsenal defeat Stoke – Fabregas and Walcott injured

A Sebastien Squillaci goal after eight minutes was enough to earn Arsenal a win over Stoke at Emirates Stadium in the English Premier League. The win consolidates Arsenal in second place on the Premier League ladder, only a point behind Manchester United who have a game in hand. But as welcome … [Read more...]

West Ham thrash Burnley 5-1 in FA Cup tie

West Ham has thrashed Burnley 5-1 to move into the 6th round of England's FA Cup knockout competition. Avram Grant's West Ham currently struggling at the bottom of the Premier League table put on an emphatic display against League One opponents Burnley who had been in good form of late. Goals … [Read more...]

Leyton Orient force Arsenal into FA Cup replay

League One side Leyton Orient have forced Premier League giants Arsenal into a fifth round FA Cup replay at the Emirates stadium after a 1-1 draw at Brisbane Road. Jonathan Tehoue's 89th minute strike cancelled out Tomas Rosicky's 52nd minute header. The prize for the winner of this tie is a … [Read more...]

Roma coach Claudio Ranieri resigns

Claudio Ranieri has resigned as coach of Italian Serie A side Roma after four successive defeats, the latest being a 4-3 loss to Genoa after leading 3-0. Roma lie just outside the Champions League qualifying spots nine points behind Lazio. Ranieri, 59 has only been in charge at Roma since … [Read more...]

Torres flies to Chelsea as Liverpool talks to Carroll

Liverpool striker striker Fernando Torres is on his way to Premier League rivals Chelsea for a reported £50m as the January transfer window closes. Chelsea's deal for Torres makes him the most expensive footballer in the United Kingdom eclipsing the £47m paid by Manchester City for Carlos Tevez … [Read more...]

Ronaldinho rejects Blackburn for Brazil

AC Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri has said that Brazilian football star Ronaldinho is rejecting Blackburn Rovers offer and returning to Brazil. "Ronaldinho has made a life choice by going to Brazil," he said. The 30 year old twice world footballer of the year was offered a three year deal with … [Read more...]

Blackburn Rovers sack Sam Allardyce

English Premier League football club Blackburn Rovers have announced they have sacked manager Sam Allardyce. Allardyce, was given the chop along with his assistant Neil McDonald by the club's new owners, the Venky's Group from India. There is no word yet if Allardyce and McDonald will be turned … [Read more...]

West Ham hammers Manchester United 4-0

English Premier League side West Ham have made it to the Carling Cup semi-finals with a 4-0 thrashing of Manchester United at Upton Park. Two first half goals from American defender Jonathan Spector were complemented by two from Carlton Cole in the second half. It is the first time in 20 years … [Read more...]