Anelka set for exit from West Brom

Mar 15, 2014

Anelka set for exit from West Brom

Striker Nicolas Anelka announced Friday he was leaving West Bromwich Albion and terminating his contract with immediate effect after being suspended for five matches by the Football Association for a racially aggravated goal celebration. The Premier League club responded by saying the player’s statement ...

Chelsea goes top as Arsenal, City slip

Feb 9, 2014

Chelsea goes top as Arsenal, City slip

This season at Chelsea, the “Special One” might well be Eden Hazard. The Belgium international produced another superb display on Saturday, scoring a hat trick as Jose Mourinho’s team moved top of the Premier League with a 3-0 win over Newcastle while its main ...

Wenger poised to sign new deal with Arsenal

Jan 28, 2014

Wenger poised to sign new deal with Arsenal

Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis said Monday he expected manager Arsene Wenger to sign a new contract when the Frenchman’s current deal expires at the end of this season. The 64-year-old Wenger is currently the Premier League’s longest-serving manager, having joined north London side ...

Liverpool gives Suarez new deal

Dec 21, 2013

Liverpool gives Suarez new deal

Only four months after publicly pleading to leave the club in the hope of joining Premier League rival Arsenal, Luis Suarez has completed a remarkable U-turn and signed a new long-term contract at Liverpool. The 26-year-old complained in August that Liverpool had broken an ...

City crushes hapless Spurs

Nov 25, 2013

City crushes hapless Spurs

Free-scoring Manchester City moved ominously into the Premier League’s top four by embarrassing Tottenham 6-0, but Manchester United’s revival was halted by a late equalizer in a 2-2 draw at Cardiff on Sunday. Spurs arrived at Etihad Stadium with the league’s best defensive record ...

Wenger thinks Ferguson could return to managing

Oct 26, 2013

Wenger thinks Ferguson could return to managing

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on Friday said he wouldn’t be surprised to see Alex Ferguson go back on his decision to retire. Former Manchester United manager Ferguson quit Old Trafford at the end of last season after 26½ years in charge. The Scot was ...

Aug 17, 2013

Emotional return awaits Mourinho with Chelsea

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes the Premier League title race will be more open than ever ahead of his long-awaited return in Sunday’s season opener against Hull. Mourinho will be back in the Stamford Bridge dugout for the visit of Steve Bruce’s newly-promoted team, ...