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English National Team
Clarke confirms Ben Foster to return for England (Feb 28, 2013 14:16 GMT)
West Brom boss Steve Clarke has confirmed Ben Foster is ready to return from a self-imposed international exile and has set his sights on being part of England's bid to reach the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Ask Norman: Minute stake; Giggs' goalscoring (Feb 28, 2013 09:50 GMT)
Norman Hubbard answers your questions on most England minutes and successive scoring seasons.
Giggs on Ferdinand: 'England's loss is our gain' (Feb 15, 2013 08:13 GMT)
Ryan Giggs believes Manchester United have been the beneficiaries of Rio Ferdinand's England exile after the centre-back put in another stellar performance in the 1-1 draw at Real Madrid on Wednesday night.
England climb to fourth in FIFA world rankings (Feb 14, 2013 09:40 GMT)
England have moved up to fourth in the FIFA World Rankings after their friendly 2-1 victory over Brazil last week.
Gascoigne receives £40,000 in donations (Feb 12, 2013 11:03 GMT)
Paul Gascoigne has received £40,000 from the Football Association and England Footballers' Foundation as he continues his battle against alcoholism.
Mabbutt eases fears over Gazza condition (Feb 10, 2013 11:07 GMT)
Gary Mabbutt has confirmed Paul Gascoigne was taken to intensive care but said his condition is not life-threatening.
Frank Lampard: England spot in jeopardy (Feb 10, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Frank Lampard has admitted his place in the heart of England's midfield is in jeopardy after revealing his club future is still nowhere near decided.Frank Lampard's agent insists Chelsea have not yet made an approach to extend his contract, as the mi
Snubbed Lampard eyes 2014 World Cup (Feb 8, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Frank Lampard's agent insists Chelsea have not yet made an approach to extend his contract, as the midfielder narrows his focus on playing until the 2014 World Cup.
Hodgson tired of ongoing Ferdinand speculation (Feb 8, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Roy Hodgson has again played down any hope of a Rio Ferdinand recall for England, explaining he is tired of talking about the defender.
Wilshere prefers England under Hodgson (Feb 7, 2013 16:19 GMT)
Jack Wilshere believes there is a far more relaxed atmosphere around the England camp now than there ever was under former manager Fabio Capello.
Pearce still keen on Wilshere U21 call (Feb 7, 2013 08:08 GMT)
England Under-21 manager Stuart Pearce would like "a bit more support" from Roy Hodgson regarding the availability of the likes of Jack Wilshere.
David Luiz: Brazil will win the 2014 World Cup (Feb 7, 2013 08:00 GMT)
David Luiz has announced Brazil 'will win' the next World Cup despite the Samba nation's 2-1 loss to England at Wembley Stadium.
Cahill: Lampard rescued me (Feb 7, 2013 08:00 GMT)
England defender Gary Cahill was thankful Chelsea team-mate Frank Lampard came to the rescue after his mistake nearly cost England its famous 2-1 victory over Brazil at Wembley.
Hodgson: Lampard should stay in Europe (Feb 7, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Roy Hodgson insists England's match-winner against Brazil, Frank Lampard, can earn over 100 caps for the Three Lions if he remains in Europe next season.
Rewind to 1970: Magic vs Method (Feb 7, 2013 07:59 GMT)
Robin Hackett rewinds to 1970, when England faced Brazil in one of football's most enduring clashes.
Gerrard: Don't Wilshere pressure (Feb 6, 2013 23:36 GMT)
England captain Steven Gerrard believes Jack Wilshere is being suffocated by unrealistic expectations, insisting the Arsenal midfielder should be allowed to develop in his own time.
Brewin: England pounce on lazy Brazil (Feb 6, 2013 23:24 GMT)
John Brewin was at Wembley Stadium as a determined England took full advantage of a Brazil side struggling to find their identity.
Neymar: England won't win World Cup (Feb 6, 2013 22:46 GMT)
Brazilian superstar Neymar has dismissed England's hopes of winning a World Cup in the coming years, claiming the current Three Lions squad is simply not good enough to challenge on football's biggest stage.
Hodgson hails England as Brazil are beaten (Feb 6, 2013 22:39 GMT)
England coach Roy Hodgson said he was delighted with his team's display as they beat Brazil 2-1 in a prestige friendly at Wembley.
Shawcross told not to give up on England dream (Feb 6, 2013 16:30 GMT)
Stoke City captain Ryan Shawcross has been told not to give up on his England dream despite his demotion from the squad for Wednesday's friendly against Brazil.
Barnes: Walcott better as a wide player (Feb 6, 2013 15:36 GMT)
Former England winger John Barnes has questioned whether Theo Walcott should play as a central striker for his country and suggested he would be better off remaining in the wide role he has filled throughout his career.
Mourinho backing Cole to stay at the top for five more years (Feb 6, 2013 15:07 GMT)
Ashley Cole still has five more years in him at the top level as the left-back prepares to win his 100th international cap, his former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has told the Daily Star.
Scolari still holds England job regret (Feb 5, 2013 19:48 GMT)
Brazil manager Luiz Felipe Scolari claims that it still "hurts" that he did not get a chance to manage the English national team.
Hodgson confirms Cole will start against Brazil (Feb 5, 2013 16:48 GMT)
England coach Roy Hodgson has confirmed Ashley Cole will start Wednesday's friendly against Brazil and earn his 100th cap.
Gerrard urges fans to show respect for Cole (Feb 5, 2013 09:15 GMT)
Steven Gerrard has called on the fans to show their appreciation for Ashley Cole's "phenomenal" England career as the left-back prepares to win his 100th cap in Wednesday's home friendly against Brazil.
Pearce waits on new contract with Under-21s (Feb 5, 2013 08:04 GMT)
The future of England Under-21 coach Stuart Peace will not be decided until after this summer's European Championships.
Walcott eyes central role for England (Feb 5, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Theo Walcott has vowed to establish himself as a first choice striker in Roy Hodgson's England line-up after convincing Arsene Wenger to play him centrally for Arsenal.
Gerrard voted England's best (Feb 4, 2013 23:26 GMT)
Steven Gerrard has won his second England player of the year award, the Football Association have announced.
Ex-England star Gazza back in rehab (Feb 4, 2013 20:08 GMT)
Former Tottenham and England star Paul Gascoigne has been admitted to a treatment centre in the United States as he continues his long-running battle with alcoholism.
Sturridge out of England-Brazil (Feb 4, 2013 15:35 GMT)
Striker Daniel Sturridge is out of England's friendly against Brazil on Wednesday after suffering a thigh injury during Liverpool's 2-2 draw with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.
Jagielka wants heroic display (Feb 4, 2013 11:30 GMT)
Phil Jagielka is hoping that England can draw on their performance against Spain when they welcome Brazil to Wembley on Wednesday.
Ronaldinho backs Neymar to eclipse Messi (Feb 4, 2013 08:46 GMT)
Ronaldinho has said his biggest regret is the limited playing time he had alongside Lionel Messi - but he believes Brazil team-mate Neymar will soon eclipse the Barcelona star as the world's finest player.
Defoe and Carrick out for England (Feb 3, 2013 16:09 GMT)
Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe has been forced to withdraw from the England squad to face to Brazil after being injured on Sunday - and Liverpool forward Daniel Sturridge may be withdrawn too.
Hodgson demands respect for Ashley Cole (Feb 3, 2013 08:00 GMT)
England manager Roy Hodgson believes Ashley Cole's off-field indiscretions should not be a reflection of his playing career, backing the defender to be remembered as one of the country's greats.
Wilshere won't go to U21 Championships (Feb 1, 2013 08:36 GMT)
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere will be exempt from playing at the European Under-21 Championships in the summer after being selected for England's latest senior squad.
English Premier League
Rodgers: Swans job easier than Reds (Feb 28, 2013 23:20 GMT)
Brendan Rodgers believes it was easier for him to take over at Swansea than at Liverpool because of the foundations Roberto Martinez laid for him at the Liberty Stadium.
Harrison: Giggs was always a genius (Feb 28, 2013 20:37 GMT)
Former Manchester United youth team coach Eric Harrison says he did not have to do much to turn Ryan Giggs into a world-class player for the club as he showed ''genius'' from an early age.
Premier League wants goal-line tech next season (Feb 28, 2013 20:01 GMT)
All 20 Premier League clubs will be expected to have goal-line technology systems put in place in their stadiums from as early as next season.
Under-fire Benitez: I want to stay until May (Feb 28, 2013 17:49 GMT)
Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez has claimed he has an 'excellent' relationship with owner Roman Abramovich after his rant against some of the Blues' fans following their 2-0 FA Cup win at Middlesbrough on Wednesday.
Bale on Ronaldo comparisons: I am my own player (Feb 28, 2013 16:51 GMT)
Tottenham star Gareth Bale admits he is flattered at being compared to Cristiano Ronaldo but insists he has his own style and does not listen to media hype.
Pardew: Ben Arfa must improve fitness to play (Feb 28, 2013 16:31 GMT)
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has warned Hatem Ben Arfa to improve his fitness and work harder to return if he wants to get back into the first-team.
Rodgers heaps praise on Sterling (Feb 28, 2013 16:18 GMT)
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says Raheem Sterling will have had an outstanding season even if he does not play another game.
City youth player jailed for driving death (Feb 28, 2013 15:57 GMT)
Manchester City youth player Courtney Meppen-Walter has been sentenced to 16 months in prison for causing the deaths of a brother and sister by careless driving.
Suarez backed for Player of the Year (Feb 28, 2013 15:28 GMT)
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes that Luis Suarez is the outstanding candidate for the Player of the Year award.
Krul sidelined for up to five weeks (Feb 28, 2013 15:23 GMT)
Tim Krul could be out for up to five weeks with an ankle injury he picked up in Newcastle's Europa League last 32 second-leg win against Metalist Kharkiv.
Chelsea insist it is business as usual (Feb 28, 2013 13:24 GMT)
Chelsea have given their temporary backing to interim manager Rafa Benitez, with the club's official line stating "it's business as usual".
Graham targets prolific partnership with Fletcher (Feb 28, 2013 13:14 GMT)
Sunderland striker Danny Graham believes he can forge a potent partnership with Steven Fletcher but believes Martin O'Neill may not always favour playing two strikers.
Sagna ruled out of North London derby (Feb 28, 2013 12:54 GMT)
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Bacary Sagna will not win his race to be fit in time to play in Sunday's North London derby at Tottenham.
Wigan midfielder Watson in line for early return (Feb 28, 2013 12:26 GMT)
Wigan boss Roberto Martinez has revealed Ben Watson may recover from a broken leg in time for the end of the season having returned to training.
Pulis: Huth has let the team down after Senderos clash (Feb 28, 2013 11:28 GMT)
Woodward: Bale, Theo quality always clear (Feb 28, 2013 08:43 GMT)
Sir Clive Woodward has told The Sun that the "potential greatness" in Gareth Bale and Theo Walcott was obvious from their time in the youth ranks at Southampton.
Bale: Spurs out for derby revenge on Arsenal (Feb 28, 2013 08:12 GMT)
Gareth Bale has suggested Tottenham are motivated by a sense of injustice ahead of what he has labelled a 'massive' North London derby with Arsenal.
Les Ferdinand calls for Prem diving crackdown (Feb 28, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Former England international Les Ferdinand has urged the Football Association to follow through on proposals to introduce video reviews next season to stamp out divers.
Cundy: Rafa has only himself to blame (Feb 28, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Former Chelsea defender Jason Cundy believes interim boss Rafael Benitez has been guilty of orchestrating his own downfall at Stamford Bridge, after failing to win over the club's fans by adopting an attractive brand of football.
West Ham skipper Nolan suffers broken toe (Feb 28, 2013 08:00 GMT)
West Ham United have revealed that captain Kevin Nolan broke his toe against Tottenham on Monday, an injury which could keep him out for up to eight weeks.
Aguero refusing to give up on title hopes (Feb 28, 2013 04:31 GMT)
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has told his team-mates to keep "trusting in our game" as the reigning champions try to haul back the gap to league leaders Manchester United.
Angry Benitez to quit Blues after season (Feb 28, 2013 00:03 GMT)
Chelsea boss Rafael Benitez has confirmed he will leave the club at the end of the season.
Benitez never made comfortable at Chelsea (Feb 27, 2013 23:50 GMT)
Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez has confirmed he will leave Stamford Bridge at the end of the season, blaming the tag of interim manager and the rejection from the Blues faithful for his woes.
Pellegrini in running for Chelsea job (Feb 27, 2013 23:41 GMT)
Malaga coach Manuel Pellegrini has emerged as a leading contender to take over as Chelsea manager, after Rafael Benitez confirmed his days as the club's interim boss are coming to an end.
Benitez: I will leave at the end of the season (Feb 27, 2013 22:36 GMT)
Rafa Benitez has told the Chelsea hierarchy they made a "massive mistake" by making his job title interim manager and confirmed that he will leave Stamford Bridge at the end of the season.
Stoke defender Huth banned for three games (Feb 27, 2013 18:25 GMT)
Robert Huth will serve a three-match suspension for Stoke after admitting a charge of violent conduct.
Newcastle can count on me, Simpson says (Feb 27, 2013 17:04 GMT)
Danny Simpson has promised his commitment to Newcastle United will not wane as his contract approaches its end.
Hughton targets Canaries consistency (Feb 27, 2013 16:34 GMT)
Norwich manager Chris Hughton wants his team to show consistency over the final stages of the Premier League season after watching them win their first game since December at home to Everton.
Udinese impressed by Vydra form at Watford (Feb 27, 2013 16:28 GMT)
Udinese coach Francesco Guidolin is convinced on-loan striker Matej Vydra will have a bright future with the club when he returns from Watford.
Diarra struggling to recover from knee injury (Feb 27, 2013 16:06 GMT)
Mahamadou Diarra's season may be over as he struggles to recover from a knee injury, according to Fulham boss Martin Jol.
Bergkamp next in line for Emirates statue (Feb 27, 2013 15:38 GMT)
Dennis Bergkamp is set to become the next Arsenal legend to be honoured with a statue outside the Emirates Stadium.
Britton not giving upon England dream (Feb 27, 2013 15:29 GMT)
Swansea midfielder Leon Britton has not given up hope of a first England call-up despite turning 31 later this year.
Cazorla: Hype around Wilshere justified (Feb 27, 2013 15:14 GMT)
Santi Cazorla has said that the return of Jack Wilshere to the Arsenal side has "liberated" him, and described his English team-mate as an "incredible" player.
Parker disappointed with Hammers' reception (Feb 27, 2013 13:13 GMT)
Scott Parker has admitted he was surprised and upset by the boos which greeted him from the West Ham fans on his return to Upton Park on Monday.
Wilson ready to step in for banned Huth (Feb 27, 2013 13:02 GMT)
Marc Wilson is ready to help Tony Pulis find an answer to the threat of West Ham United striker Andy Carroll and fill the void in the Stoke City defence left by team-mate Robert Huth.
Rodwell feared injuries would end career (Feb 27, 2013 12:20 GMT)
Jack Rodwell has revealed he wondered if his persistent hamstring problems would force him into retirement last season.
Steve Clarke hoping to secure Romelu Lukaku services next season (Feb 27, 2013 08:55 GMT)
Steve Clarke believes West Bromwich Albion are well placed to secure the services of Romelu Lukaku again next season - unless Chelsea already see him as first-team material at Stamford Bridge.
Cole: Bale on his way to Prem greatness (Feb 27, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Tottenham winger Gareth Bale has been described as one of the "best players in the Premier League's history."
Rodgers: We must protect Sterling (Feb 27, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says he will be reluctant to rely on Raheem Sterling after admitting the youngster has succumb to the physical nature of the Premier League.
Walcott urges Arsenal to repay Wenger (Feb 27, 2013 04:14 GMT)
Arsenal winger Theo Walcott has urged his team-mates to relieve under-fire manager Arsene Wenger of some pressure by taking responsibility for their poor performances.
Swansea confident that boss Laudrup will stay (Feb 27, 2013 03:11 GMT)
Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins has said he is in no doubt that manager Michael Laudrup will still be in charge of the club next season.
Reading announce link-up with Galatasaray (Feb 26, 2013 19:51 GMT)
Reading have announced that they have agreed a link-up with Galatasaray.
Parker: Spurs form will worry Arsenal (Feb 26, 2013 17:39 GMT)
Tottenham midfielder Scott Parker believes Gareth Bale's stunning last-minute winner against West Ham on Monday night will have rocked Arsenal back onto their heels ahead of this weekend's North London derby at White Hart Lane.
Reina: I'm happy with Rodgers' management (Feb 26, 2013 17:14 GMT)
Liverpool goalkeeper Jose Reina has brushed off speculation that he is frustrated with life at Anfield under Brendan Rodgers, saying the two "have a lot of ideas in common".
O'Neill hopeful over Brown Sunderland return (Feb 26, 2013 17:02 GMT)
Sunderland boss Martin O'Neill believes long-term injury absentee Wes Brown may still play a part for the club this season.
Jol says Riether would be happy to stay at Fulham (Feb 26, 2013 16:09 GMT)
Fulham manager Martin Jol is convinced right-back Sasha Riether will be happy to remain at Craven Cottage if the club want to sign him on a permanent deal in the summer.
Weimann: I haven't rejected new deal (Feb 26, 2013 16:06 GMT)
Andreas Weimann has said he is happy at Aston Villa and denied reports suggesting he had rejected the offer of a new contract.
Ashley sells £100m Sports Direct stake (Feb 26, 2013 15:56 GMT)
Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley has sold a 4% stake in his Sports Direct retail company for £100 million, sparking speculation that some of that money could be used to strengthen the Toon squad in the summer.
Maicon out for a month after knee op (Feb 26, 2013 15:31 GMT)
Manchester City will be without right-back Maicon for a month after the Brazil international underwent surgery on his knee.
Hillsborough police email criticised (Feb 26, 2013 15:23 GMT)
The police watchdog has described the comments of a South Yorkshire police chief constable about the Hillsborough disaster as "at best ill-judged and at worst offensive and upsetting."
Calderon: Mourinho likely to leave Real for PSG (Feb 26, 2013 14:57 GMT)
Jose Mourinho is likely to swap Real Madrid for Paris Saint-Germain this summer, according to former Bernabeu president Ramon Calderon.
Benitez: Players and I have 'fantastic' relationship (Feb 26, 2013 14:49 GMT)
Rafael Benitez has played down suggestions that he verbally clashed with his players on the training ground after their 2-0 defeat to Manchester City this weekend.
Huth charged with violent conduct (Feb 26, 2013 14:36 GMT)
Robert Huth has been charged with violent conduct following an incident in Stoke City's Premier League game at Fulham on Saturday.
Vidic making slow but steady recovery (Feb 26, 2013 13:42 GMT)
Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic believes being eased back into first-team football after serious knee injuries is the right thing to do, but insists he is feeling better with every game.
Hill-Wood issues profit defence (Feb 26, 2013 13:39 GMT)
Arsenal chairman Peter Hill-Wood has refuted suggestions that the latest glowing financial report released by the Gunners adds weight to the theory that the club are putting profits off the field ahead of success on it.
Manuel Pellegrini denies link to Man City (Feb 26, 2013 10:56 GMT)
Manuel Pellegrini has stressed that reports linking him as a potential replacement for Roberto Mancini at Manchester City are wide of the mark.
Lambert confident over new Weimann deal (Feb 26, 2013 10:27 GMT)
Paul Lambert remains hopeful Aston Villa will be able to persuade Andreas Weimann to sign a long-term contract with the club.
Nzonzi warned about short fuse (Feb 26, 2013 10:18 GMT)
Stoke City midfielder Steven Nzonzi has been given a reminder to keep his emotions in check after he flirted with picking up a costly red card in Saturday's defeat at Fulham.
Mikel: United the only team in title race (Feb 26, 2013 08:39 GMT)
Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has conceded that this season's battle for the Premier League title is "a one-horse race" due to Manchester United's significant lead at the top of the table.
Cisse shirks Shearer comparison (Feb 26, 2013 05:21 GMT)
Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse has distanced himself from comparisons with Toon legend Alan Shearer after scoring a cracking volley against Southampton on Sunday.
Villas-Boas: Dempsey could miss 1-2 weeks (Feb 26, 2013 01:35 GMT)
Tottenham Hotspur coach Andre Villas-Boas doesn't expect injured U.S. national team star Clint Dempsey to be sidelined for long.
Rafa Benitez hints at Chelsea exit (Feb 26, 2013 00:20 GMT)
Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez has given his broadest hint yet that he does not expect to stay at Stamford Bridge beyond the end of this season.
Benitez to sacrifice cups for top-four finish (Feb 25, 2013 23:35 GMT)
Chelsea manager Rafael Benitez has hinted he will consider prioritising a top four finish ahead of cup glory in the final few weeks of the season, as a leg-weary Chelsea struggle to juggle their ambitions in three different competitions.
Hart: City will keep fighting to the end (Feb 25, 2013 23:00 GMT)
Joe Hart has promised that Manchester City will give it "a damn good go" in their bid to retain the title and insisted that the only way is up for the defending champions.
Villas-Boas: Bale 'on another level' (Feb 25, 2013 22:47 GMT)
Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas believes Gareth Bale's improvement shows no signs of abating after the Welshman's latest wonder goal secured a dramatic 3-2 victory at West Ham.
Bale the hero again as Tottenham takes third (Feb 25, 2013 22:19 GMT)
Gareth Bale scored yet another brilliant last-gasp winner to move Tottenham up to third after beating West Ham 3-2 on Monday night at a cracking London derby at Upton Park.
Schneiderlin pens new Southampton deal (Feb 25, 2013 21:58 GMT)
Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin has signed a four-year contract extension, which will keep him at St Mary's until at least 2017.
Premier Showdown - Feb 23-25 (Feb 25, 2013 18:53 GMT)
Take on Dale Johnson and Tommy Smyth in our predictions game.
Gary Cahill: Fatigue affecting Chelsea (Feb 25, 2013 18:40 GMT)
Gary Cahill is worried that tiredness is negatively impacting on Chelsea's performances as they look to avoid a potential fixture pile-up of four games in eight days.
Arsenal profits prompt transfer scrutiny (Feb 25, 2013 17:18 GMT)
Arsenal Holdings PLC may have announced a £17.8 million pre-tax profit for the half-year to the end of November 2012, but their soaring wage bill and huge cash reserves will leave many irate supporters asking questions of manager Arsene Wenger and hi
Boot Room: West Ham vs. Spurs (Feb 25, 2013 16:34 GMT)
The Boot Room
The Fifth Official: Bradford dream ends; Wigan wake up (Feb 25, 2013 14:47 GMT)
The Bantams suffer a Wembley hammering, joie de vivre hits Tyneside and RVP suffers a camera clattering, writes The Fifth Official.
Carrick enjoys Scholes comparison (Feb 25, 2013 14:26 GMT)
Michael Carrick savoured being comparisons with Paul Scholes after Manchester United supporters likened the two midfielders in song on Saturday. During the second half of United's 2-0 win over Queens Park Rangers, United fans chorused 'It's Carrick,
O'Neill calls for more consistency in refereeing decisions (Feb 25, 2013 14:00 GMT)
Sunderland manager Martin O'Neill called into question the consistency of refereeing after his side's 2-1 defeat at West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.
Newcastle's Pardew sets sights on top ten (Feb 25, 2013 14:00 GMT)
Alan Pardew is determined to finish in the top ten after Newcastle's 4-2 win over Southampton put them just three points away from the top half of the Premier League.
Sterling: Mum's keeping my feet on the ground (Feb 25, 2013 14:00 GMT)
Raheem Sterling has said housework and tellings-off from his mum are keeping his feet on the ground.
Striker Kone's ACN frustrations boost Wigan (Feb 25, 2013 13:52 GMT)
Arouna Kone believes Wigan are reaping the benefits of his frustrating African Cup of Nations after helping them to a vital victory in the relegation clash at Reading on Saturday.
Pochettino sure of Saints survival (Feb 25, 2013 13:38 GMT)
Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino said it is "obvious" that his side will win their relegation battle this season, despite the 4-2 loss at Newcastle on Sunday.
Naismith backing Jelavic to regain golden touch (Feb 25, 2013 12:57 GMT)
Steven Naismith insists team-mate Nikica Jelavic has what it takes to end his goal drought and revive Everton's European ambitions.
Baggies striker Lukaku targets European place (Feb 25, 2013 11:04 GMT)
Romelu Lukaku has said he wants to help West Bromwich Albion into Europe next season - even though he may not return to the Midlands club for another loan spell.
Pulis keeping the faith in Walters' penalty-taking duties (Feb 25, 2013 10:27 GMT)
Tony Pulis will not remove Jon Walters from penalty-taking duties at Stoke City, despite another costly failure.
City can't give up title fight, says Yaya Toure (Feb 25, 2013 10:22 GMT)
Yaya Toure has refused to admit defeat in the title race, saying Manchester City cannot give up in their pursuit of leaders Manchester United.
AVB: I don't believe in Prozone statistics (Feb 25, 2013 09:56 GMT)
Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas has given an insight into his management style by revealing he does not believe in Prozone analysis.
Michu urges Laudrup to stay (Feb 25, 2013 09:36 GMT)
Swansea City forward Michu has urged manager Michael Laudrup to ignore any other job offers and spearhead the Welsh club's European campaign next season.
Lukaku eager to avoid complacency (Feb 25, 2013 08:00 GMT)
West Bromwich Albion's on-loan striker Romelu Lukaku says he is relishing the opportunity of playing regular football and scoring goals, both things he was not afforded while at Chelsea last season.
Rafael lauds 'boring' Giggs after 999th game (Feb 25, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United defender Rafael has described team-mate Ryan Giggs' enduring performances for the Red Devils as "boring".
Arteta: Arsenal players to blame, not Wenger (Feb 25, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta insists individual mistakes on the field and not the guidance of under-fire manager Arsene Wenger are to blame for the Gunners' setbacks in recent days.
Joe Hart: I "needed" to rescue City (Feb 25, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart admitted he "needed" to save Frank Lampard's penalty to make amends for his foul on Demba Ba which sent the Chelsea midfielder to the spot in Sunday's game at Etihad Stadium.
Wenger bemoans lack of confidence (Feb 25, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has urged his players to shed their fear factor as he looks to get the Gunners' season back on track and distance himself from the "crisis" afflicting his team.
Heneage: Joie de vivre back in Toon (Feb 24, 2013 19:39 GMT)
Although Southampton lost to Newcastle, Kristan Heneage is confident Mauricio Pochettino's side are safe in the Premier League.
Jolly: Mancini wins war of embattled bosses (Feb 24, 2013 17:36 GMT)
Richard Jolly watched Manchester City respond to speculation about their manager's future with a dominant display against Chelsea.
Mancini refuses to concede Premier League title (Feb 24, 2013 16:47 GMT)
Manchester City manager has refused to concede the Premier League title to Manchester United, despite trailing them by 12 points with just 11 games to play.
Newcastle beats Pardew's old team Southampton (Feb 24, 2013 16:29 GMT)
Alan Pardew got the win he craved as Newcastle fought back Sunday to beat former club Southampton 4-2 and complete a good week.
Prem: Hart save inspires City (Feb 24, 2013 16:17 GMT)
Joe Hart produced a stunning penalty save to deny Frank Lampard as Manchester City kept neighbours United within 12 points by beating Chelsea on Sunday, while Newcastle eased their relegation fears with victory at home to Southampton.
City extends gap on Chelsea with win (Feb 24, 2013 15:48 GMT)
Yaya Toure and Carlos Tevez took advantage of a rare Frank Lampard penalty miss to fire Manchester City to their first Premier League win in a month, 2-0 over Chelsea on Sunday.
Team of the Week (Feb 24, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Rafael and Santi Cazorla are in our Team of the Week, but who else makes the cut?
Mancini: United have been lucky (Feb 24, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini believes cross-town rivals Manchester United are lucky to be 15-points clear at the top of the Premier League.
Delaney: 'Normality' evades Benitez at Chelsea (Feb 24, 2013 00:47 GMT)
He speaks of normality, but Rafa Benitez's Chelsea tenure as been the exact opposite, Miguel Delaney writes.
Clarke: Odemwingie being reintegrated at WBA (Feb 23, 2013 22:01 GMT)
West Brom boss Steve Clarke insists Peter Odemwingie is on the way to re-establishing himself as a part of the the Baggies squad, though he refused to confirm if the controversial Nigerian would feature against Sunderland on Saturday.
Fernandes remains optimistic about QPR future (Feb 23, 2013 21:35 GMT)
QPR chairman Tony Fernandes is hopeful of manager Harry Redknapp remaining in charge of the club if they are relegated from the Premier League.
Arsenal's limits becoming clear (Feb 23, 2013 20:29 GMT)
Miguel Delaney watched Arsenal demonstrate some welcome resilience to bounce back from recent woes with victory over Villa.
Giggs: Man Utd's strength in depth is key (Feb 23, 2013 20:10 GMT)
Ryan Giggs has highlighted Manchester United's strength in depth as their key strength after they opened up a 15-point lead at the top of the Premier League.
Arsene Wenger: I know what I am doing (Feb 23, 2013 19:40 GMT)
Arsene Wenger has once again turned on the critics questioning whether he is the right man to lead Arsenal.
United turn screw in title race (Feb 23, 2013 18:36 GMT)
John Brewin was at Loftus Road to see Man Utd continue their march towards the title against struggling QPR.
Bradford could snub Europa League if it wins cup (Feb 23, 2013 18:16 GMT)
Bradford could refuse to play in the Europa League next season should it qualify by beating Swansea in Sunday's League Cup final, according to Bantams co-chairman Mark Lawn.
EPL: Norwich late winner; Berbatov lifts Fulham (Feb 23, 2013 17:42 GMT)
Norwich staged a late comeback to beat Everton 2-1 with goals from Kai Kamara and Grant Holt in the final six minutes at Carrow Road on Saturday.
Prem: United extend lead, Arsenal win (Feb 23, 2013 17:26 GMT)
Manchester United opened up a 15-point lead in the Premier League with a comfortable win over QPR on Saturday, as Santi Cazorla inspired Arsenal to a crucial win over Aston Villa as they stepped up their pursuit of fourth.
Cazorla rescues Arsenal with late winner (Feb 23, 2013 17:23 GMT)
Arsenal maestro Santi Cazorla rescued Arsene Wenger from another disappointing result with a late winner to beat a valiant Aston Villa 2-1 on Saturday.
Rafael leads Man United to win at QPR (Feb 23, 2013 17:11 GMT)
Rafael's exquisite strike helped Manchester United stay on course for the Premier League title Saturday with a 2-0 win as embattled QPR's survival hopes took another blow.
MatchDay LIVE - Goals, updates and chat (Feb 23, 2013 12:20 GMT)
MatchDay LIVE - February 23
Cech backs misfiring striker Torres (Feb 23, 2013 11:07 GMT)
Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech is certain Fernando Torres will come good at Stamford Bridge, despite the striker enduring another frustrating outing for the club during midweek.
Mancini questions Nasri's to improve (Feb 23, 2013 10:31 GMT)
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has criticised the form of midfielder Samir Nasri, telling the Guardian "he has not been playing at his level".
Christopher Samba plans to stop Van Persie (Feb 23, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Queens Park Rangers' defender Christopher Samba believes he can stop Manchester United striker Robin van Persie in his tracks when the Red Devils travel to Loftus Road on Saturday.
Arsenal 'not far away' from trophies (Feb 23, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger insists his side are "not far away" from challenging for Premier League and Champions League trophies.
Mancini: Barren spell would see me quit (Feb 22, 2013 23:33 GMT)
Roberto Mancini said he would walk away from Manchester City if he went two or three years without winning a trophy.
Adebayor blames Togo for late return from Africa (Feb 22, 2013 21:30 GMT)
Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor insists poor organization by the Togo Football Federation, and not his own laziness, was the reason behind his late return to Spurs following the African Nations Cup.
Hammers fans warned against offensive chants (Feb 22, 2013 21:08 GMT)
West Ham have released a statement urging supporters not to use any discriminatory chants when Tottenham make the short trip to Upton Park on Monday night.
Newcastle's Krul set for ankle assessment (Feb 22, 2013 20:47 GMT)
Newcastle United goalkeeper Tim Krul will visit an ankle specialist on Monday to discover the extent of the injury he picked up in the Europa League victory over Metalist Kharkiv.
Pochettino keen to tie Puncheon to Saints (Feb 22, 2013 19:48 GMT)
Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino is hopeful that Jason Puncheon will put pen to paper on a new contract in the coming weeks.
Rafa Benitez: Roberto Mancini is a great manager (Feb 22, 2013 16:36 GMT)
Chelsea interim manager Rafa Benitez has defended under-pressure Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini ahead of their clash this weekend, describing him as a "great manager".
Moyes wants more from Mirallas, Jelavic (Feb 22, 2013 16:23 GMT)
David Moyes has set Kevin Mirallas and Nikica Jelavic the challenge of raising their game to aid Everton's push for Europe.
Allardyce: Treat me like Moyes (Feb 22, 2013 16:07 GMT)
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has questioned why Everton boss David Moyes' future has not been discussed in the same light as his, with both men's contracts set to expire at the end of the season.
Redknapp rues United-Real Madrid timing (Feb 22, 2013 14:21 GMT)
Harry Redknapp feels it is a shame for QPR that Manchester United's Champions League clash with Real Madrid is not this week but said it is imperative his team do all they can to produce an upset.
Damien Duff signs contract extension with Fulham (Feb 22, 2013 14:02 GMT)
Fulham midfielder Damien Duff has signed a one-year contract extension until the summer of 2014, the club have confirmed.
Benitez: Rotation is key for Chelsea (Feb 22, 2013 13:53 GMT)
Rafa Benitez has played down suggestions that his Chelsea side are tired as they prepare to face Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday, just 48 hours after their Europa League tie with Sparta Prague.
O'Neill expects Rose to miss several weeks (Feb 22, 2013 13:48 GMT)
Sunderland manager Martin O'Neill has confirmed that defender Danny Rose is set to be out for several weeks after suffering a fresh hamstring injury.
Redknapp: We need 20 points to stay up (Feb 22, 2013 13:26 GMT)
Harry Redknapp has set a target of 20 points from the last 12 games of the season for QPR to stay up, and feels they need to win at least half of them.
O'Neill denies Ambrose interest (Feb 22, 2013 12:57 GMT)
Sunderland manager Martin O'Neill says he has not spoken with Celtic regarding the future of defender Efe Ambrose.
Wenger: No plans to quit Arsenal (Feb 22, 2013 12:14 GMT)
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said he has not thought about quitting the job this week, despite enduring more disappointment in a challenging season.
Mancini says City have 100% trust in Hart (Feb 22, 2013 12:00 GMT)
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has declared he has complete confidence in Joe Hart as he prepares to bring the England goalkeeper back for the first time since his disastrous blunder at Southampton.
Clarke expecting West Brom summer transfer upheaval (Feb 22, 2013 11:54 GMT)
Steve Clarke admits he has been scouring Europe for new talent in anticipation of losing several members of his West Bromwich Albion squad in the summer.
Mancini baffled by Pellegrini talk (Feb 22, 2013 11:33 GMT)
Roberto Mancini reacted to reports that Manuel Pellegrini is set to replace him by declaring that he does not understand the speculation about his future and mounting a vigorous defence of his record at Manchester City.
Wenger: CL about pride, not money (Feb 22, 2013 10:45 GMT)
Arsene Wenger has claimed Arsenal can live without the financial windfall guaranteed by a season in the Champions League, but he does not want to contemplate failure to qualify for the competition again this term.
Wenger: I would never resign from Arsenal (Feb 22, 2013 10:09 GMT)
Arsene Wenger has insisted he never considered walking away from the biggest crisis of his 16-year reign as Arsenal manager, but he has refused to be drawn on any speculation that he will remain in charge at the club beyond the end of his current co
Stoke to decide on Owen deal in summer (Feb 22, 2013 09:25 GMT)
Michael Owen could still win himself a new contract at Stoke City - despite not starting a Premier League game for the club this season.
Swansea's Laudrup plays down Real link (Feb 22, 2013 08:50 GMT)
Swansea City boss Michael Laudrup has refused to be drawn on links with Real Madrid as he prepares for the Capital One Cup final but played down his interest in managing an elite club.
Rooney ruled out of QPR clash (Feb 22, 2013 08:44 GMT)
Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed that striker Wayne Rooney will miss this weekend's trip to Queens Park Rangers.
Ferguson: Nani has United future (Feb 22, 2013 08:09 GMT)
Sir Alex Ferguson has claimed he wants Nani to stay at Manchester United, after describing him as one of the 'best match-winners in Europe'.
Balotelli tells City to keep faith in Mancini (Feb 22, 2013 08:01 GMT)
Mario Balotelli believes Manchester City would be making a major mistake if they sack Roberto Mancini.
Wright: Wenger to blame for Arsenal woes (Feb 22, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright has warned the Gunners could soon emulate Liverpool's European struggles if manager Arsene Wenger is not replaced.
Premier League Spotlight: Wenger left fighting on one front (Feb 22, 2013 08:00 GMT)
In this week's Premier League Spotlight, James Dall asks if Arsene Wenger's Arsenal have it in them to fight on their one remaining front, and looks at Chelsea's chance to catch Manchester City.
Coloccini committed to Newcastle cause (Feb 21, 2013 23:58 GMT)
Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini has insisted he is fully committed to his task in the North East of England, despite making concerted efforts to leave the St James' Park club during last month's transfer window.
AVB: Adebayor crucial to Spurs success (Feb 21, 2013 23:47 GMT)
Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas believes misfiring striker Emmanuel Adebayor could hold the key to his side's hopes in the final quarter of the season, urging his players to emerge from the shadow created by the in form Gareth Bale.
Samba ashamed of QPR's Swansea performance (Feb 21, 2013 17:10 GMT)
Christopher Samba says he was ashamed of QPR's performance against Swansea, a game they lost 4-1.
Larsson annoyed by Sunderland inconsistency (Feb 21, 2013 15:58 GMT)
Sunderland midfielder Sebastian Larsson admits he is frustrated at the club's lack of consistency this season.
Wenger backed by Gunners after board meeting (Feb 21, 2013 13:47 GMT)
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been given the full backing of the club's hierarchy, after a board meeting attended by majority shareholder Stan Kroenke on Thursday afternoon.
Defender Marc Wilson set for Stoke comeback (Feb 21, 2013 11:29 GMT)
Marc Wilson is primed to make his return from four months out with a broken leg against Fulham on Saturday.
Southall: Everton must match Moyes' ambition (Feb 21, 2013 11:24 GMT)
Neville Southall fears that Everton could pay for failing to strengthen their squad in January by losing manager David Moyes in the summer.
Ferguson says Gill will be fantastic for UEFA (Feb 21, 2013 11:02 GMT)
Sir Alex Ferguson said he was surprised when David Gill told him of his intention to step down as Manchester United's chief executive but believes he will be a positive influence at UEFA.
Ferguson: Jones unlikely to face Real Madrid (Feb 21, 2013 10:11 GMT)
Sir Alex Ferguson has admitted Phil Jones will probably miss Manchester United's Champions League clash with Real Madrid, while there are still doubts over the fitness of striker Wayne Rooney for this weekend's trip to Queens Park Rangers.
Stoke delay decision over stadium increase (Feb 21, 2013 09:48 GMT)
Stoke are to delay a decision on increasing the capacity of the Britannia Stadium by a further 1,780 seats in the 'scoreboard corner' - the one between the south and east stands - until the future.
Vermaelen supports beleaguered Wenger (Feb 21, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen has become the latest high profile member of the Gunners dressing room to offer his unequivocal backing to manager Arsene Wenger.
Baines: We need more than draws (Feb 21, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Leighton Baines has called on Everton to dig in and grind out results in order to secure a place in next season's Champions League.
Jolly: Friends reunited lacking the X-factor (Feb 21, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Richard Jolly on how revisiting your past rarely pays off for managers making a step up in the Premier League.
Chelsea's Gary Cahill sets sights on second (Feb 20, 2013 18:50 GMT)
Gary Cahill feels Chelsea can still finish second in the league, and has declared it a definite target of the squad.
Man United chief exec Gill to step down in June (Feb 20, 2013 17:57 GMT)
Manchester United chief executive David Gill said Wednesday he is to step down in June after a decade at the helm of one of the world's most valuable sporting clubs.
United fans' trust: David Gill made 'major contribution' (Feb 20, 2013 17:28 GMT)
The Manchester United Supporters' Trust (MUST) chief executive Duncan Drasdo has said David Gill made a "major contribution to Manchester United".
Rodgers: Borini will bounce back from injury blow (Feb 20, 2013 17:07 GMT)
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has said he believes striker Fabio Borini has the mental strength to recover from his second major injury blow of the season.
O'Neill: Injury frustration tough for Brown (Feb 20, 2013 16:49 GMT)
Sunderland manager Martin O'Neill has described Wes Brown's year-long battle to return to fitness as "really tough" for the former Manchester United player.
Gallagher: Prem refs want goal-line technology (Feb 20, 2013 16:32 GMT)
Premier League referees would welcome the introduction of goal-line technology, Dermot Gallagher has claimed.
Ben Arfa values league higher than Europe (Feb 20, 2013 15:21 GMT)
Hatem Ben Arfa has admitted that the Europa League remains an important avenue for Newcastle, but concedes that improving the club's Premier League form remains paramount.
Walters: Stoke need to improve away record (Feb 20, 2013 14:53 GMT)
Jon Walters wants to put an end to Stoke City's miserable away record to help the club clinch their first ever top-ten finish in the Premier League.
Neville calls for renewed European push (Feb 20, 2013 14:18 GMT)
Phil Neville has called on Everton to shake off the New Year blues and spring into action to secure a place in Europe.
Rafa: I didn't call Madrid my sweetheart club (Feb 20, 2013 13:42 GMT)
Chelsea interim manager Rafa Benitez has insisted his comments about taking charge of Real Madrid were mistranslated.
Gill to step down as United chief (Feb 20, 2013 11:43 GMT)
Manchester United chief executive David Gill will step down from his position with the Premier League leaders at the end of June.
Fellaini: Referees are scared of my hair (Feb 20, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Everton player Marouane Fellaini believes English referees are 'frightened' of him and has pointed to his un-mistakeable hairstyle as the cause of concern.
Fit-again Rodwell eager to boost Man City (Feb 20, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Jack Rodwell says he is ready to put his injury woes of the past few months behind him as he aims to get Manchester City's season back on track.
Benitez: Real Madrid my 'sweetheart' club (Feb 19, 2013 22:48 GMT)
Rafael Benitez has described Real Madrid as his sporting "sweetheart", as speculation mounts that he could be in line to replace Jose Mourinho at the Bernabeu next summer.
Anderson not looking to leave United (Feb 19, 2013 22:30 GMT)
Anderson has insisted that he wants to stay at Manchester United but admitted it is not easy to play for the Premier League leaders.
Gold: Big Sam's our man at West Ham (Feb 19, 2013 18:50 GMT)
West Ham co-chairman David Gold has given his backing to manager Sam Allardyce.
Bassong confident of Canaries' survival (Feb 19, 2013 17:57 GMT)
Sebastien Bassong has said he believes Norwich City will bounce back from their current disappointing run of form and ensure they are still a Premier League club next season.
Frimpong hoping to improve at Fulham (Feb 19, 2013 16:25 GMT)
Emmanuel Frimpong was pleased with his Fulham debut and is hoping to improve during his loan spell at Craven Cottage.
Anderson: United players targeting Treble (Feb 19, 2013 15:16 GMT)
Anderson has declared that everyone at Manchester United is determined to do the Treble and lift the Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League trophies this season.
Gera must prove fitness for new deal (Feb 19, 2013 14:02 GMT)
Zoltan Gera has been assured his contract situation at West Bromwich Albion will not be an issue if he proves his fitness after another serious knee injury.
QPR boss Redknapp hopeful of Utd upset (Feb 19, 2013 13:53 GMT)
Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp remains optimistic that his struggling side could pick up a surprise result against Premier League leaders Manchester United this weekend.
Shea in line for Stoke debut (Feb 19, 2013 11:46 GMT)
Tony Pulis is considering handing Brek Shea his Premier League debut against Fulham this weekend.
Ben Arfa: I could have been like Messi (Feb 19, 2013 10:38 GMT)
Newcastle United midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa believes he could have been as good as Lionel Messi if only he had grown up more quickly.
Wenger receives Arsenal board backing (Feb 19, 2013 10:38 GMT)
Arsenal chairman Peter Hill-Wood has thrown his support behind manager Arsene Wenger following his outburst at a press conference on Monday.
Ba braced to fight for his place in Chelsea's XI (Feb 19, 2013 09:46 GMT)
Demba Ba has told French radio station RMC he will thrive on the competition for places at Chelsea, promising: "I won't let myself be pushed around."
Kolo: Mancini's job depends on cup (Feb 19, 2013 08:43 GMT)
Kolo Toure believes Manchester City have to win the FA Cup this season to ensure that Roberto Mancini remains at Eastlands.
Lucas: Liverpool buoyed by Coutinho (Feb 19, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva believes Reds new boy Philippe Coutinho can become one of the club's great players after scoring in his full debut on the weekend.
Terry hopeful of stay for Lampard (Feb 19, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Chelsea captain John Terry has piled the pressure on Stamford Bridge chiefs to hand team-mate Frank Lampard a new contract after admitting the prospect of his long-term fellow Blues legend playing for another club next season is too much to bear.
Albion's claim as pride of the Midlands (Feb 19, 2013 08:00 GMT)
West Bromwich Albion's rise and Aston Villa's fall has sparked a shift in the West Midlands power tide, David Instone writes.
Sunderland scholar Gibbons banned for drug use (Feb 18, 2013 17:50 GMT)
Former Sunderland scholar Lewis Gibbons has been handed a two-year ban from all football after being found guilty of doping.
The Fifth Offical: Arsene's agony; 'consistent' Liverpool (Feb 18, 2013 15:38 GMT)
Arsenal fans have little hope, Rafa hits out over JT rumours and Rodgers is fooling no-one at Liverpool, writes the Fifth Official.
Terry accepts he must fight for his place (Feb 18, 2013 15:34 GMT)
Chelsea captain John Terry has said it would be "silly" for him to think he could walk straight back into the team after injury as he again dismissed talk of a rift with Rafa Benitez.
Clarke relishing the challenge at West Brom (Feb 18, 2013 15:26 GMT)
Steve Clarke believes West Bromwich Albion's winter of discontent has made him a better manager.
Hoilett hoping to make an impact after recovering from injury (Feb 18, 2013 14:29 GMT)
Queens Park Rangers winger Junior Hoilett is desperate to help inspire the club to Premier League survival after recovering from his latest injury setback.
Gutierrez delighted with new Magpies recruits (Feb 18, 2013 13:43 GMT)
Jonas Gutierrez says he was pleased to see Newcastle make significant moves in the January transfer window, believing it to have eased the pressure on the rest of the squad.
Mancini: I am the best manager in England (Feb 18, 2013 13:41 GMT)
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini claims that there is not another manager in the country who has achieved as much as him over the last 15 months.
Bramble: Sunderland have missed Cattermole (Feb 18, 2013 13:33 GMT)
Sunderland defender Titus Bramble believes the club have missed the influence of club captain Lee Cattermole.
Tony Pulis in Europe footballing-education trip (Feb 18, 2013 13:05 GMT)
Stoke City boss Tony Pulis has used the recent break in Premier League fixtures to add to his knowledge of the game on the continent.
Rodgers keen for Carragher Liverpool role after retirement (Feb 18, 2013 12:19 GMT)
Brendan Rodgers is hopeful that Jamie Carragher will have a future at Liverpool when he retires at the end of this season.
Aguero wants City to build on Leeds FA Cup win (Feb 18, 2013 10:41 GMT)
Sergio Aguero believes Manchester City have restored calm to the camp with the 4-0 FA Cup demolition of Leeds on Sunday.
The Fifth Offical: Arsene's agony; 'consistent' Liverpool (Feb 18, 2013 10:40 GMT)
Arsenal fans have little hope, Rafa hits out over JT rumours and Rodgers is fooling no-one at Liverpool, writes the Fifth Official.
Lindegaard still aiming to be United No. 1 (Feb 18, 2013 10:36 GMT)
Anders Lindegaard remains determined to establish himself as first-choice goalkeeper at Manchester United.
Martinez: Youngsters can boost survival bid (Feb 18, 2013 10:27 GMT)
Roberto Martinez said his younger players had forced their way into contention to play in Wigan's Premier League side with their performances in the 4-1 FA Cup victory over Huddersfield.
Ferguson: Kagawa's best is yet to come (Feb 18, 2013 10:00 GMT)
Sir Alex Ferguson believes Manchester United will see the best of Shinji Kagawa in his second season at Old Trafford.
Rodgers hoping for top-four finish (Feb 18, 2013 09:13 GMT)
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has his sights trained on a top-four push in the final weeks of the season.
Neville warns football must curb agents' influence (Feb 18, 2013 08:53 GMT)
Mail on Sunday columnist Gary Neville has warned the influence of agents is "running out of control" and said the issue must be addressed swiftly to avert a crisis.
Jagielka not worried about Moyes contract situation (Feb 18, 2013 08:33 GMT)
Phil Jagielka feels David Moyes' decision to put contract talks on hold will not have a detrimental effect on the rest of Everton's season.
Smalling: Fergie has sights on Treble (Feb 18, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Sir Alex Ferguson has told his Manchester United players he expects them to challenge for the Treble this season, Chris Smalling has revealed.
Laudrup slams 'slaughtered' Swansea (Feb 18, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Michael Laudrup has apologised to Swansea's fans after his side slumped to a "nightmare" 5-0 defeat against Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday.
Luiz apologises for Reeves injury (Feb 18, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Chelsea defender David Luiz issued an apology to Brentford's Jake Reeves, after his late challenge in Sunday's FA Cup tie at Stamford Bridge left the teenager concussed and unable to finish the game.
Team of the Week (Feb 17, 2013 20:59 GMT)
Luis Suarez and Juan Mata re in our Premier League and FA Cup hybrid Team of the Week, but who else makes the cut?
Dislocated shoulder ends Borini's season (Feb 17, 2013 19:42 GMT)
Fabio Borini will miss the rest of the season after he suffered a suspected dislocated shoulder in Liverpool's thumping 5-0 Premier League win over Swansea.
Reds discover ruthless streak to rout Swans (Feb 17, 2013 19:37 GMT)
Mike Whalley watched on at Anfield as Liverpool punished Swansea for having one eye on the Capital One Cup final.
Terry rubbishes reports of Benitez rift (Feb 17, 2013 15:32 GMT)
Chelsea captain John Terry has branded claims of a rift between him and manager Rafael Benitez are "rubbish" after returning to the side for the 4-0 FA Cup win against Brentford.
Xabi Alonso: Rodgers needs time at Liverpool (Feb 17, 2013 15:01 GMT)
Former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso insists Brendan Rodgers must be given more time to improve the club's fortunes.
Rodgers: UCL hopes are fading (Feb 17, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has admitted the club's attempt to regain entry into the lucrative Champions League this season has all but failed.
Rafa Benitez: Terry must fight for spot (Feb 17, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez has offered John Terry no assurances he will be handed back his starting spot despite the club captain close to overcoming his injury nightmare.
Hernandez: De Gea will be world's best very soon (Feb 16, 2013 17:59 GMT)
Bayer Leverkusen snapped a three-game winless streak with a hard-fought 2-1 home victory over relegation-threatened Augsburg to remain in the running for second place in the Bundesliga.
Man Utd's Nani unhurt after police car smash (Feb 16, 2013 13:04 GMT)
Manchester United winger Nani has escaped injury after his luxury Bentley Continental car was hit by an unmarked police car last night.
Arsenal wait on Wilshere fitness for Blackburn (Feb 16, 2013 09:07 GMT)
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will not risk playing Jack Wilshere against Blackburn in the FA Cup on Saturday afternoon if he is not convinced the midfielder is fully fit.
Benayoun: Chelsea played role in Torres' slump (Feb 16, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Chelsea midfielder Yossi Benayoun has risked the wrath of his employers by accusing his club of playing a key role in the fall from grace of £50 million striker Fernando Torres.
Wenger: We must silence the critics (Feb 16, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has urged his side to defy their critics and rise to the challenge as they prepare for a hat-trick of fixtures at Emirates Stadium that will define their season.
Mancini: Players will take responsibility after defeat (Feb 15, 2013 22:59 GMT)
Roberto Mancini believes his Manchester City players accepted they deserved the blame for the 3-1 defeat to Southampton that effectively ended their title hopes and is not worried his outspoken outburst has damaged his relationship with them.
Rodgers slams league over scheduling (Feb 15, 2013 17:55 GMT)
Having already played twice this week, Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has hit out at the Premier League over his disappointment at the scheduling of Sunday's clash with Swansea at Anfield.
Sturridge fit to face Swansea on Sunday (Feb 15, 2013 16:44 GMT)
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has confirmed that Daniel Sturridge has recovered from a hip injury and will be fit to play against Swansea on Sunday.
Roberto Mancini critics 'don't understand football' (Feb 15, 2013 14:55 GMT)
Roberto Mancini laughed off speculation he will lose his job if Manchester City are knocked out of the FA Cup by Leeds and said that if he is sacked, every Premier League manager should suffer the same fate.
Rose uncertain over Tottenham future (Feb 15, 2013 14:17 GMT)
Sunderland's on-loan Tottenham full-back Danny Rose has said he is not sure what will happen about his future at White Hart Lane amid interest from Black Cats boss Martin O'Neill in making the move permanent.
Anderson admits to seeking United exit (Feb 15, 2013 14:07 GMT)
Manchester United midfielder Anderson has expressed his unhappiness at the club, revealing he has attempted to leave Old Trafford a number of times in the past.
Stoke eyeing up Birmingham's Davies (Feb 15, 2013 13:36 GMT)
Stoke manager Tony Pulis will continue to monitor Curtis Davies as a potential summer transfer target after confirming Matthew Upson will not be handed a new contract at the end of the season.
Moyes to decide Everton future in summer (Feb 15, 2013 12:55 GMT)
David Moyes has indicated that he will use Everton's performance over the final three months of the season to help him decide whether to sign a new contract.
Bale is no Messi, says Arsenal's Wenger (Feb 15, 2013 12:20 GMT)
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has said he "wouldn't go as far" as to agree with those claiming that Tottenham's Gareth Bale could be described as the third-best player in the world.
Chelsea enquired about Pellegrini, claims agent (Feb 15, 2013 11:02 GMT)
The agent of Malaga coach Manuel Pellegrini claims that Chelsea have enquired about his availability - and that he would one day like to manage in the Premier League.
Fergie: Playing Vidic was a risk (Feb 15, 2013 10:33 GMT)
Sir Alex Ferguson admits he did not want to take the gamble of giving Nemanja Vidic back-to-back starts for the first time since September when Manchester United went to Real Madrid on Wednesday.
Scholes doubtful for home clash with Madrid (Feb 15, 2013 10:30 GMT)
Paul Scholes is a doubt for Manchester United's Champions League second-leg tie against Real Madrid after being ruled out for a further fortnight with a knee injury.
Terry caught in 'vicious circle' with injury (Feb 15, 2013 08:20 GMT)
Rafa Benitez has raised concerns about the long-term fitness of Chelsea captain John Terry after revealing the defender is trapped in "a vicious circle" regarding his persistent knee injury.
Fergie selection 'disappointed players' (Feb 15, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson admitted there were a number of 'disappointed players' forced to sit by the sidelines as the Red Devils secured a valuable 1-1 draw against Real Madrid in the Champions League.
Sagna: We don't need RVP (Feb 15, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Fullback Bacary Sagna believes the current Arsenal side has more attacking variety than the one led by Dutch striker Robin Van Persie.
McDermott: No offers for Church, Tabb (Feb 15, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Reading manager Brian McDermott has confirmed the club have received no offers for wantaway players Simon Church or Jay Tabb.
West Ham to mark anniversary of Moore's death (Feb 14, 2013 17:13 GMT)
West Ham are to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of Hammers and England legend Bobby Moore this weekend.
Gera targets West Bromwich Albion comeback (Feb 14, 2013 16:26 GMT)
West Bromwich Albion midfielder Zoltan Gera says he has not thought about retirement and has targeted being fit for pre-season after suffering his second serious knee injury in three years.
Riether feels settled at Fulham (Feb 14, 2013 15:51 GMT)
Fulham right back Sascha Riether is already feeling at home in the Premier League, but believes he can do even better.
Elmohamady coy over his Hull future (Feb 14, 2013 15:30 GMT)
Ahmed Elmohamady says he will wait until the summer before deciding whether or not his future lies with Hull City.
Manchester United profits up by 74% (Feb 14, 2013 14:16 GMT)
Manchester United's profits rose by 74% for the second half of 2012 as the Premier League leaders announced financial results that included an increase in income and a reduction in the club's debt.
Etherington targets top-ten finish (Feb 14, 2013 13:59 GMT)
Matthew Etherington wants reward for the progress Stoke have made since their return to the Premier League with a first ever top-ten finish.
Villa captain Vlaar has high hopes for Sylla (Feb 14, 2013 12:06 GMT)
Ron Vlaar believes deadline-day signing Yacouba Sylla could be a key factor in ridding Aston Villa of their soft-centre reputation.
Defender Gallas unsure over Tottenham future (Feb 14, 2013 09:17 GMT)
Tottenham defender William Gallas has cast doubt on his future at White Hart Lane after manager Andre Villas-Boas said one of his central defenders will be leaving the club this summer.
Ask Norman: Penalty powers; London living (Feb 14, 2013 08:13 GMT)
Norman Hubbard answers your questions on penalty taking, London clubs and using all your subs.
Zabaleta: City learnt from loss (Feb 14, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Manchester City's Pablo Zabaleta said he and his team-mates have learnt from their 'worst defeat' of the season after succumbing 3-1 to Southampton last weekend.
Tim Krul lauds Newcastle's January arrivals (Feb 14, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Tim Krul believes Newcastle's January spending spree has revitalised the Magpies as they continue to distance themselves from the Premier League relegation zone.
Thierry Henry backs under-fire Wenger (Feb 14, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Thierry Henry has launched a passionate defence of Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, condemning the abuse that has been flowing in the direction of his former mentor in recent years.
O'Neill wants more from Sunderland attackers (Feb 13, 2013 18:03 GMT)
Sunderland boss Martin O'Neill has admitted his array of forwards must be utilised higher up the field, in order to maximise the club's attacking potential.
Reid keen for Lukaku to remain at West Brom (Feb 13, 2013 17:27 GMT)
Steven Reid wants Steve Clarke to do all he can to keep Romelu Lukaku at West Bromwich Albion next season.
Newcastle's Tiote arrested, has car seized (Feb 13, 2013 17:23 GMT)
Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote has had his car seized by police after he was arrested on suspicion of fraud.
West Ham to pay off Tevez compensation (Feb 13, 2013 17:04 GMT)
West Ham are set to complete their £18.1 million compensation repayments to Sheffield United over the Carlos Tevez affair, with a final instalment due by July.
April's Manchester derby rescheduled for TV (Feb 13, 2013 15:35 GMT)
April's Manchester derby at Old Trafford has been rescheduled for Monday, April 8 - subject to Manchester United's progression in the Champions League.
Villa grateful for extended break (Feb 13, 2013 15:34 GMT)
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has welcomed a two-week break from Premier League action and believes it will give his side the chance to recharge the batteries for their fight against relegation.
Everton midfielder Barkley returns from Leeds loan (Feb 13, 2013 15:18 GMT)
Ross Barkley has returned to parent club Everton after his loan spell at Championship side Leeds came to an end.
New-boy Shea itching to make Stoke bow (Feb 13, 2013 14:19 GMT)
Brek Shea has told Tony Pulis he is ready for his baptism in the Premier League and would love to be part of the Stoke City squad when they return to action against Fulham in ten days' time.
Swansea boss Laudrup set for new deal (Feb 13, 2013 13:12 GMT)
Swansea City will open talks with manager Michael Laudrup over a new contract "in the coming days", says the Dane's agent.
Santos: I still have a future at Arsenal (Feb 13, 2013 08:07 GMT)
Andre Santos claims his loan move to Gremio is not the end of his Arsenal career, with the defender convinced he will return to North London in the summer a better player.
Rafa Benitez gives up winning over fans (Feb 12, 2013 23:56 GMT)
Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez has given up hope of winning over the Stamford Bridge faithful, insisting he has no regrets about putting himself in the firing line as the stand-in boss of the European champions.
Rodgers defends Liverpool after loss (Feb 12, 2013 23:50 GMT)
Brendan Rodgers defended his side's performance and effort following Liverpool's shock 2-0 loss against West Bromwich Albion at Anfield on Monday evening.
Jose Mourinho: England could be my next step (Feb 12, 2013 18:38 GMT)
Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has said his next coaching job will be in the Premier League, although not at Wednesday's Champions League opponents Manchester United.
Lambert wants to stay a Saint for life (Feb 12, 2013 18:05 GMT)
In-form Southampton striker Rickie Lambert wants to stay at the club for the rest of his career.
West Ham's Carlton Cole looking to the positives (Feb 12, 2013 17:30 GMT)
Carlton Cole has said that West Ham United are still aiming for a top ten finish and does not think the team will get dragged into a relegation battle.
Llambias: Toon's French transfer fancy to continue (Feb 12, 2013 17:17 GMT)
Newcastle's managing director Derek Llambias has revealed that the club have yet to conclude their transfer dealings in the French market.
Redknapp takes QPR players to Dubai (Feb 12, 2013 17:08 GMT)
Queens Park Rangers boss Harry Redknapp has taken his side on a mid-season jaunt to Dubai in a bid to revive their flagging fortunes before they resume what is threatening to become an increasingly forlorn battle against the drop.
Walcott confident of fourth placed finish (Feb 12, 2013 16:56 GMT)
Theo Walcott believes Arsenal have turned a corner in the bid to challenge for a top four finish, and is convinced his side are now robust enough to fend off their rivals for a Champions League spot.
Caldwell: Wigan committed to Premier League survival (Feb 12, 2013 16:31 GMT)
Wigan captain Gary Caldwell has issued a statement to supporters outlining the players' commitment to staying in the Premier League after they were criticised for putting pictures of themselves sunbathing on Twitter.
QPR 'lost their minds' in Samba transfer (Feb 12, 2013 13:30 GMT)
Queens Park Rangers are "out of their minds" for signing defender Christopher Samba in a big-money deal from Anzhi Makhachkala last month, according to one of the Russian club's directors.
Foster hails 'sweet' victory over Liverpool (Feb 12, 2013 12:29 GMT)
West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper Ben Foster believes his performance in last night's stunning victory at Liverpool was the best he has ever produced in the Premier League.
Coates: Pulis has final say on transfers (Feb 12, 2013 11:36 GMT)
Stoke City chairman Peter Coates has assured manager Tony Pulis he will always be given total control on the buying and selling of players.
N'Zogbia confident Villa can beat relegation (Feb 12, 2013 11:18 GMT)
Charles N'Zogbia has experience of successful relegation fights with Wigan Athletic and he believes Aston Villa have what it takes to claw their way to Premier League safety this season.
Wenger: Arsenal will fight for top four (Feb 12, 2013 11:00 GMT)
Arsene Wenger has warned Tottenham and Chelsea that Arsenal will fight all the way for a top-four finish.
Lloris: Tottenham closing on top sides (Feb 12, 2013 10:11 GMT)
Hugo Lloris has acknowledged Tottenham Hotspur cannot yet compete with the Premier League's elite, but insisted Andre Villas-Boas' men are catching up.
Arsenal's Szczesny admits he could do better (Feb 12, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny believes he is far from the finished product ahead of next week's crucial Champions League match against German giants Bayern Munich.
Schmeichel: United don't need Mourinho (Feb 12, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United legend Peter Schmeichel has slammed rumours hinting Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho is the natural successor to United's Alex Ferguson.
Jolly: Fine Foster sets up Anfield shock (Feb 11, 2013 23:19 GMT)
Richard Jolly watched Ben Foster roll back the years to deny Liverpool and set up a shock win for West Brom.
West Brom blanks wasteful Liverpool (Feb 11, 2013 23:11 GMT)
West Brom goalkeeper Ben Foster included a Steven Gerrard penalty among a string of saves which laid the platform for the Baggies to record a 2-0 win over Liverpool, its first league victory since Boxing Day.
Premier Showdown - Feb 9-11 (Feb 11, 2013 18:13 GMT)
Take on Dale Johnson and Tommy Smyth in our predictions game.
Malouda vows to expose Chelsea details (Feb 11, 2013 17:03 GMT)
Chelsea outcast Florent Malouda has vowed to "explode" the details of his first-team exile just as soon as his contract with the European champions ends next summer.
Schwarzer begins talks over new Fulham deal (Feb 11, 2013 16:13 GMT)
Fulham goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer has begun talks over extending his contract with the London club.
Solskjaer retains Manchester United 'dream' (Feb 11, 2013 15:25 GMT)
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has admitted it is his dream to succeed Alex Ferguson as Manchester United boss, but he expects Fergie to continue in the job for a long while yet.
Martinez confident of Wigan survival chances (Feb 11, 2013 13:27 GMT)
Roberto Martinez is confident Wigan's experience and expertise in relegation battles will enable them to earn a ninth successive season in the Premier League.
Toon relief as Gouffran escapes serious injury (Feb 11, 2013 12:05 GMT)
Newcastle striker Yoan Gouffran could be fit to play in Newcastle's next Premier League game, after scans revealed the shin injury he suffered against Tottenham on Saturday is not as serious as first feared.
Clarke: Rodgers has plenty of work to do (Feb 11, 2013 11:39 GMT)
West Bromwich Albion head coach Clarke returns to Anfield for the first time since he left last summer on Monday insisting that the Reds are a long way off being "a great team" again.
Lambert open to Dunne extending Villa stay (Feb 11, 2013 11:12 GMT)
Paul Lambert has admitted Richard Dunne could still have a future at Aston Villa - despite not playing for the club this season.
Benitez offers backing to in-form Lampard (Feb 11, 2013 10:45 GMT)
Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez believes Frank Lampard still has the ability to play at the top level after another goalscoring performance at the weekend.
Leonardo has Premier League ambition (Feb 11, 2013 10:29 GMT)
Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo has revealed he would relish the opportunity to trade his designer suit for a tracksuit and manage in the Premier League.
Mancini to drop underperformers against Leeds (Feb 11, 2013 10:10 GMT)
Roberto Mancini is prepared to wield the axe and drop Manchester City's underachievers after their title hopes all but ended with Saturday's 3-1 defeat at Southampton.
Moyes fears tiredness could hit Everton (Feb 11, 2013 09:03 GMT)
Everton manager David Moyes fears fatigue could damage his side's chances of qualifying for next season's Champions League.
No rush over Allardyce deal (Feb 11, 2013 08:56 GMT)
West Ham United will wait until their Premier League status is secured before considering a new contract for manager Sam Allardyce.
Rodgers: Lucas yet to find his best form (Feb 11, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers insists midfielder Lucas Leiva will reach his career best form in due time and must be patient after returning from a long-term knee injury.
AVB pleased with Adebayor influence (Feb 11, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas has commended the impact of Emmanuel Adebayor in Spurs' 2-1 win over Newcastle on Saturday after the stiker was forced to make a quick turnaround from Togo's African Cup of Nations campaign.
Reading boss McDermott upbeat despite loss (Feb 11, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Reading have departed for the heat of the Middle East, with manager Brian McDermott insisting their spirits remain high despite a first defeat in seven matches.
Huth reveals fear of damaging eye wound (Feb 11, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Robert Huth has revealed he feared further injury when heading the ball for Stoke City's opening goal in the 2-1 win against Reading on Saturday after his brave goal had helped the Potters end a winless run dating back to Boxing Day.
Gremio sign Arsenal's Andre Santos on loan (Feb 11, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Arsenal defender Andre Santos has completed his move to Gremio, on loan until the end of the season.
Mancini: Players must accept responsibility (Feb 10, 2013 23:04 GMT)
Roberto Mancini expects his Manchester City players to take responsibility for their 3-1 defeat at Southampton on Saturday.
Jolly: Record-breaking Giggs still shining (Feb 10, 2013 21:09 GMT)
Richard Jolly was at Old Trafford to watch 39-year-old Ryan Giggs still having a big effect on Manchester United's closing in on the title.
Ferguson praises record-breaker Giggs (Feb 10, 2013 20:11 GMT)
Sir Alex Ferguson paid tribute to Ryan Giggs after the veteran winger broke one of his own records to help Manchester United beat Everton 2-0 and take a 12-point lead over Manchester City.
Team of the Week (Feb 10, 2013 19:54 GMT)
Tottenham's in-form Gareth Bale and Swansea's two-goal hero Michu are in our Team of the Week, but who else makes the cut?
City loss changed Fergie's selection (Feb 10, 2013 18:50 GMT)
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed he had plans to make seven changes to his side for Sunday's win over Everton before title rivals Manchester City suffered a shock 3-1 loss at Southampton on Saturday.
Van Persie, Giggs send United 12 clear (Feb 10, 2013 18:28 GMT)
Manchester United warmed up for the reunion with Cristiano Ronaldo by marching 12 points clear in the Premier League title race.
Prem: United go 12 clear, Villa boosted (Feb 10, 2013 17:58 GMT)
Manchester United are odds-on favourites to win the Premier League title after opening up a 12-point lead with victory over Everton on Sunday.
Lambert relieved after win over West Ham (Feb 10, 2013 17:22 GMT)
Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert spoke of his relief at a "huge win" over West Ham as his side moved out of the relegation zone.
Wenger: We cannot afford to drop more points (Feb 10, 2013 14:33 GMT)
Arsene Wenger has demanded his Arsenal players do not drop any more points if they want to be playing Champions League football next season.
Clarke: Reds playing best football in country (Feb 10, 2013 13:48 GMT)
West Bromwich Albion head coach Steve Clarke believes the signings made by Liverpool while he was at the club are finally starting to come good that the Reds are now playing the best football in the country.
Moyes: I could have been Ferguson's assistant (Feb 10, 2013 11:41 GMT)
Everton manager David Moyes has revealed how he missed out on the chance to be part Manchester United's treble-winning side as Sir Alex Ferguson's assistant.
Chico set to miss Capital One Cup final (Feb 10, 2013 11:21 GMT)
Swansea City defender Chico Flores is set to miss the Capital One Cup final against Bradford City after rupturing ankle ligaments.
Fergie sets 25-goal target for strikers (Feb 10, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Sir Alex Ferguson has set a target of 25 goals this season for his Manchester United strikers as they prepare to face Everton.
Enrique angered by Rodgers criticism (Feb 10, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool defender Jose Enrique believes manager Brendan Rodgers was wrong to question his performances in the media, but did concede it spurred him on.
Pulis: Stoke never feared Crouch exit (Feb 9, 2013 23:55 GMT)
Tony Pulis has cleared up speculation surrounding Stoke City's transfer deadline week issues, insisting the club were never close to losing Peter Crouch, while revealing Swansea's interest in Kenwyne Jones never came to fruition.
Benitez reveals Abramovich tension (Feb 9, 2013 23:38 GMT)
Rafa Benitez has admitted he has not spoken to Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich in over 20 days, as uncertainty over his future at the club remains.
Wenger expects Wilshere back in four to five days (Feb 9, 2013 21:42 GMT)
Arsene Wenger expects Jack Wilshere to be available for next week's FA Cup fifth round tie with Blackburn, after the midfielder had to be substituted during the 1-0 win at Sunderland on Saturday.
Jolly: Reading comeback kings no more (Feb 9, 2013 21:22 GMT)
Reading were no longer the comeback kings at the Britannia Stadium, writes Richard Jolly.
Mancini slams City performance against Southampton (Feb 9, 2013 20:28 GMT)
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini accused his players of showing a lack of strength and personality after Saturday evening's 3-1 loss at Southampton, and feels his side now have only a ten per cent chance of retaining the Premier League title.
Errors doom Man City at Southampton (Feb 9, 2013 19:48 GMT)
Inexplicable mistakes by Joe Hart and Gareth Barry gave Manchester City's Premier League title hopes a potentially decisive blow as Southampton secured its first win under Mauricio Pochettino in style.
Delaney: Blues cruise eases Benitez's anxiety (Feb 9, 2013 19:36 GMT)
Chelsea's 4-1 win over Wigan helped to ease the palpable anxiety at Stamford Bridge, writes Miguel Delaney.
Chelsea wins, eases pressure on Benitez (Feb 9, 2013 17:14 GMT)
Frank Lampard scored his 198th Chelsea goal to seal a 4-1 victory over Wigan, end a four-match winless run and ease the pressure on interim boss Rafael Benitez.
Prem: Errors rock City title defence, rivals win (Feb 9, 2013 17:03 GMT)
Manchester City's defence of their Premier League title looks all but over after they pressed the self-destruct button at Southampton on Saturday. Elsewhere, Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham all won as the race for Champions League qualification stayed
Palmer: Bale in a class of his own (Feb 9, 2013 16:40 GMT)
Kevin Palmer was at Tottenham to witness another match-winning performance from arguably the league's best player, Gareth Bale.
MatchDay LIVE - Goals, updates and chat (Feb 9, 2013 13:47 GMT)
MatchDay LIVE - February 9
Fulham's Corey Grameiro joins Phoenix (Feb 9, 2013 08:08 GMT)
The Wellington Phoenix have nabbed Fulham striker Corey Gameiro on loan until the end of the season.
Cazorla lifts Arsenal to win at Sunderland (Feb 9, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Santi Cazorla fired 10-man Arsenal to a 1-0 victory at Sunderland as Arsene Wenger saw his side survive a late onslaught Saturday.
Bale's 2 let Tottenham beat Newcastle (Feb 9, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Gareth Bale lived up to his billing as Tottenham's own Cristiano Ronaldo after firing Andre Villas-Boas' side to an entertaining 2-1 victory over Newcastle at White Hart Lane on Saturday.
Rodgers: Gerrard keeps getting better (Feb 9, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes Steven Gerrard is still the heart and soul of the Reds and has backed the midfielder to continue his illustrious career for many years to come.
Ferguson fury over Prem scheduling (Feb 9, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has launched a scathing attack on the Premier League, accusing them of putting his side at a disadvantage by not changing Sunday's match against Everton at Old Trafford.
Wenger fears drug scandal in football (Feb 9, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger fears football may be the next major sport to be embroiled in a damaging drug scandal unless the game's authorities act quickly to ensure their big stars are not cheating.
AVB hails Newcastle's Sissoko (Feb 9, 2013 05:29 GMT)
Tottenham coach Andre Villas-Boas has hailed Newcastle's signing of Moussa Sissoko as a 'massive coup' ahead of Saturday's clash at White Hart Lane.
Mancini against new financial regulations (Feb 9, 2013 00:16 GMT)
Roberto Mancini has come out against the Premier League's new Financial Fair Play rules, declaring that wealthy owners should be allowed to bankroll their clubs.
Ba set for Chelsea return (Feb 8, 2013 23:45 GMT)
Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez has been given a much-needed boost with news that Demba Ba could be set for a quick return to action after breaking his nose at Newcastle last weekend.
AVB: Bale can reach Ronaldo's level (Feb 8, 2013 23:41 GMT)
Andre Villas-Boas feels that Gareth Bale can replicate the career of Cristiano Ronaldo, and that becoming a forward like the Portuguese can accelerate that process.
Rooney: Premier League title not won yet (Feb 8, 2013 23:07 GMT)
Wayne Rooney insists talk that Manchester United have the Premier League title won is premature.
Ferguson upset at scheduling around CL games (Feb 8, 2013 22:45 GMT)
Sir Alex Ferguson has launched a furious attack on the Premier League and accused it of handicapping English clubs involved in European football.
Marouane Fellaini given all-clear to face Man Utd (Feb 8, 2013 16:51 GMT)
Everton striker Marouane Fellaini has been given the all-clear to cause Manchester United more trouble at Old Trafford on Sunday.
Rodgers: Coutinho key to top-four hopes (Feb 8, 2013 16:40 GMT)
Brendan Rodgers is banking on Philippe Coutinho's arrival to give Liverpool's squad the extra competition for places to drive them towards the Premier League's top four.
Kelly signs long-term Liverpool deal (Feb 8, 2013 16:27 GMT)
Liverpool defender Martin Kelly has committed his future to the club and signed a new long-term contract.
Allardyce: I've been fined for telling the truth (Feb 8, 2013 16:07 GMT)
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce says the FA has fined him for "speaking the truth" after he criticised the referee's failure to award his side a penalty in an FA Cup replay defeat at Old Trafford.
Adkins axe ill-judged by Saints dictator (Feb 8, 2013 15:38 GMT)
Kevin Keegan laments the sacking of Nigel Adkins ahead of Mauricio Pochettino's Southampton hosting Manchester City this weekend.
Odemwingie punished over QPR visit (Feb 8, 2013 15:03 GMT)
West Bromwich Albion say they have disciplined striker Peter Odemwingie after he drove to QPR without permission on transfer deadline day in
Newcastle boss Pardew keen to bury Spurs ghosts (Feb 8, 2013 14:42 GMT)
Alan Pardew has revealed he is keen to eradicate the memories of last season's heavy defeat when his Newcastle side travel to White Hart Lane to face Tottenham Hotspur.
O'Neill cautious over Cattermole comeback (Feb 8, 2013 14:23 GMT)
Sunderland manager Martin O'Neill is hopeful that he can reinstate Lee Cattermole to his first-team line-up before the end of this season, as the midfielder continues to struggle with a knee injury.
Ferguson fined £12,000 for criticism of linesman (Feb 8, 2013 14:04 GMT)
The Football Association have fined Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson £12,000 for comments he made about an official after his side's 1-1 draw at Tottenham Hotspur last month.
Neville to wait on retirement decision (Feb 8, 2013 13:48 GMT)
Everton captain Phil Neville has said he will wait until the season is almost over before deciding whether to carry on playing.
Benitez ignoring Lampard rumours (Feb 8, 2013 13:25 GMT)
Chelsea manager Rafael Benitez has batted away questions over the future of Frank Lampard, claiming that he is only concerned whether he is scoring goals or not.
Chelsea skipper Terry ruled out of Wigan game (Feb 8, 2013 13:13 GMT)
Rafael Benitez has revealed that Chelsea captain John Terry is out of action for this weekend's game with Wigan as he has suffered an inflamed knee.
Carragher retirement surprises Dalglish (Feb 8, 2013 12:25 GMT)
Liverpool great Kenny Dalglish has said he is surprised by Jamie Carragher's decision to retire at the end of this season.
Mancini: Catching Man United will be easy (Feb 8, 2013 12:12 GMT)
Roberto Mancini believes it will be "easy" for Manchester City to make up the nine-point gap to Manchester United at the top of the table after boldly declaring that his team have been the best side in the Premier League over the last two seasons.
Kompany could face Saints (Feb 8, 2013 12:02 GMT)
Manchester City will give Vincent Kompany a fitness test as their captain bids to make a quicker-than-expected return from a calf injury to face Southampton on Saturday.
Pulis: 'Enormous' bid needed for Begovic (Feb 8, 2013 11:07 GMT)
Stoke City manager Tony Pulis has said only a huge bid would prise Asmir Begovic away from the club, despite what he described as the "unbelievable" signing of Birmingham goalkeeper Jack Butland.
Match-fixing storm shocks Wenger (Feb 8, 2013 10:51 GMT)
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has admitted he has been stunned by the match-fixing storm that has rocked football in recent days and has claimed the revelations could overwhelm the sport.
Fergie slams FA 'leaks' (Feb 8, 2013 10:38 GMT)
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has complained about news concerning the fitness of his English players being revealed while they are on international duty.
Essien: Liga more fun than Premier League (Feb 8, 2013 10:31 GMT)
Michael Essien says he finds Spanish football "more fun" than the more physical English league.
Wenger fears Jack Wilshere burnout (Feb 8, 2013 10:11 GMT)
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has claimed 'there is no limit' to the heights Jack Wilshere can reach in his career after his sparkling performance against Brazil on Wednesday night, but he fears burnout could become an issue for his 21-year-old starl
Aguero: Mancini should be valued (Feb 8, 2013 08:35 GMT)
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero believes that manager Roberto Mancini deserves more credit despite the team's flagging title hopes and another European failure.
Santi Cazorla: Arsenal play like Spain (Feb 8, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla believes his side's style of play closely resembles the football played in Spain, admitting that has helped him settle into the Premier League.
Evra: United's fear factor has been lost (Feb 8, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Patrice Evra believes Manchester United will regain their fear factor in Europe with victory over Real Madrid in the Champions League.
Pardew never feared axe from Newcastle (Feb 8, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew insists he never feared for his job, even when he reached his lowest ebb on Tyneside following the home defeat against Reading last month.
Vermaelen: Arsenal can beat anybody (Feb 8, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen insists his side can still challenge the top sides in their Premier League and claims he was always confident a revamped Gunners line-up would prove their worth this season.
QPR set for Remy boost at Swansea (Feb 7, 2013 20:34 GMT)
Queens Park Rangers' hopes of Premier League survival could be boosted by the news striker Loic Remy is set to return to action this weekend.
Scudamore: Clubs could face points deduction (Feb 7, 2013 19:52 GMT)
Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore has insisted that any club that in breach of new spending controls is likely to face a points deduction.
Premier League clubs vote in favour of FFP plans (Feb 7, 2013 15:35 GMT)
Premier League clubs have voted in favour of introducing a Financial Fair Play deal and restrictions on wages.
Goalkeeper Tremmel extends Swansea stay (Feb 7, 2013 15:34 GMT)
Swansea City goalkeeper Gerhard Tremmel has signed a new two-and-a-half-year deal at the Liberty Stadium.
Rodgers praises 'model professional' Carragher (Feb 7, 2013 15:06 GMT)
Brendan Rodgers has led the tributes to "model professional" Jamie Carragher, and believes he can still write one more significant chapter in his Liverpool career.
Jolly - Jamie Carragher: An underestimated talent (Feb 7, 2013 15:01 GMT)
After news of Jamie Carragher's plan to retire, Richard Jolly praises the Liverpool defender's underestimated talent.
Premier League clubs agree to restrain costs (Feb 7, 2013 14:53 GMT)
Premier League clubs have voted overwhelmingly for spending controls including financial fair play and restrictions on salary increases, West Ham's co-owner David Gold confirmed Thursday.
Swansea goalkeeper Tremmel signs extension (Feb 7, 2013 14:20 GMT)
Goalkeeper Gerhard Tremmel has become the latest player to commit his future to Swansea after signing a new 2½-year deal at the Liberty Stadium.
Stoke manager Pulis hails Reading revival (Feb 7, 2013 14:04 GMT)
Stoke City boss Tony Pulis has saluted Reading's thrilling recent revival and hailed it as a fitting reward for his managerial counterpart Brian McDermott.
Ian Ayre lauds 'colossal' Carragher (Feb 7, 2013 13:58 GMT)
Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre has hailed Jamie Carragher as "selfless" and "a colossal figure" after the defender announced his plan to retire at the end of the season.
Luis Suarez would like Iniesta at Liverpool (Feb 7, 2013 13:30 GMT)
Luis Suarez says that if he could bring any Spanish player to Liverpool it would be Andres Iniesta.
Liverpool's Carragher says he'll retire (Feb 7, 2013 13:14 GMT)
Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher announced Thursday he will retire from football at the end of the season.
Crystal Palace want loan deal for Odemwingie (Feb 7, 2013 13:04 GMT)
West Brom striker Peter Odemwingie is considering a loan move to Crystal Palace in a bid to escape the furore caused by his failed attempts to secure a transfer deadline day move to Queens Park Rangers.
Fellaini: Mirallas is key to top-four chances (Feb 7, 2013 12:58 GMT)
Marouane Fellaini believes that Kevin Mirallas' fitness is crucial to Everton's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League.
Liverpool's Carragher to hang up his boots (Feb 7, 2013 12:49 GMT)
Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has announced that he will retire from football at the end of the 2012-13 season.
City youngster admits to deaths by careless driving (Feb 7, 2013 12:46 GMT)
A Manchester City youth player has admitted to causing the deaths of a brother and sister as a result of careless driving.
AVB wary of revitalised Newcastle after recent signings (Feb 7, 2013 12:30 GMT)
Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas believes that Newcastle United are like a "new team" after their recent dealing in the transfer market.
AVB hopeful Champions League will keep Bale (Feb 7, 2013 12:03 GMT)
Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas believes that Champions League qualification this season will be enough to secure Gareth Bale's future at the club.
Defoe out for three weeks (Feb 7, 2013 09:52 GMT)
Tottenham Hotspur striker Jermain Defoe is set to be out for up to three weeks after suffering ankle ligament damage in the 1-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion.
Man United add second game to Japan tour (Feb 7, 2013 09:48 GMT)
Manchester United have announced a second game in Japan as part of their pre-season tour in July 2013.
Redknapp welcomes Bosingwa back into QPR fold (Feb 7, 2013 08:48 GMT)
Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp has made peace with Jose Bosingwa after holding clear-the-air talks with the full-back.
Giroud: I've started better than Van Persie (Feb 7, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Olivier Giroud believes he has made a brighter start to life at Arsenal than Robin van Persie did in his first season at the club.
Luis Suarez: Fans keep me at Liverpool (Feb 7, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez admits his decision to extend his contract until 2018 is validated every time he witnesses the home support at Anfield, insisting he is happy to remain a Red amidst interest from a number of European clubs.
Toure still certain City can win title (Feb 7, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has not given up on retaining the Premier League title, claiming his side are capable of replicating the stirring late season comeback that saw them crowned champions last term.
Jolly: Wigan swimming against financial tide (Feb 7, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Wigan are a throwback to a time when money mattered less, but it could cost them, writes Richard Jolly.
Lukaku eager to become a Chelsea legend (Feb 6, 2013 23:55 GMT)
Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku has set his sights on becoming a club legend at Chelsea, despite admitting he faces a difficult task when he returns to Stamford Bridge after his West Bromwich Albion loan spell.
Popov makes formal apology for spitting (Feb 6, 2013 17:49 GMT)
West Bromwich Albion defender Goran Popov has made an official apology to the club's supporters for the spitting incident that saw him sent off in Sunday's home defeat against Tottenham.
Premier League FFP system set to get go-ahead (Feb 6, 2013 17:38 GMT)
Chelsea are likely to back a proposed top flight cap on salary increases and a compromise Financial Fair Play deal when the chairmen of all 20 Premier League clubs meet on Thursday.
Lambert: It's about results, not style (Feb 6, 2013 17:02 GMT)
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has urged his players to start winning ugly in their remaining 13 games in order to save their Premier League status.
Allardyce fined £8,000 by the FA for misconduct (Feb 6, 2013 16:52 GMT)
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has been fined £8,000 after comments made to the media following their match against Manchester United on January 16, the Football Association has confirmed.
Southampton cancel clear-the-air Le Tissier talks (Feb 6, 2013 15:54 GMT)
Southampton chairman Nicola Cortese has cancelled clear-the-air talks with Saints legend Matthew Le Tissier, claiming he broke a privacy agreement.
Rose not going back to sit on Tottenham bench (Feb 6, 2013 15:23 GMT)
On-loan Stoke defender Danny Rose has said he will not return to Tottenham Hotspur to sit on the substitutes bench.
Coloccini still 'needs' Argentina return (Feb 6, 2013 15:00 GMT)
Fabricio Coloccini has reiterated that his personal issues have not been solved, merely postponed as he looks to focus on the remainder of the season with Newcastle United.
Birmingham bag Butland sell-on clause (Feb 6, 2013 12:56 GMT)
Birmingham City have negotiated a major sell-on clause as part of the £3.5 million sale of goalkeeper Jack Butland to Stoke City.
Monk pens new contract extension at Swansea (Feb 6, 2013 12:14 GMT)
Swansea club captain Garry Monk has signed a new two-and-a-half year contract at the Liberty Stadium.
Giroud reveals his Arsenal bench frustrations (Feb 6, 2013 10:58 GMT)
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has admitted he struggled to come to terms with being dropped to accommodate Theo Walcott's desire to play as a centre-forward.
Fergie tells of Munich air disaster anguish (Feb 6, 2013 09:47 GMT)
Sir Alex Ferguson has said he will never forget the horror of the Munich air disaster and remains inspired by the way Sir Matt Busby rebuilt Manchester United after the deaths of eight players who were destined for greatness.
United announce Marinos match (Feb 6, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United announced it has added a friendly match against J-League side Yokohama F. Marinos to its pre-season tour of South-East Asia later this year.
Allen eyes road to redemption at Liverpool (Feb 6, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen is eager to endear himself to the Reds faithful and prove himself to manager Brendan Rodgers after a shaky start to the year at Anfield.
Van Persie: I have found home at Man Utd (Feb 6, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Robin van Persie believes the positive environment at Old Trafford has been a major contributor to his goalscoring form for Manchester United this season, admitting he has finally found his "home".
Taylor: Newcastle new-boys have lifted fans (Feb 5, 2013 16:18 GMT)
Newcastle defender Steven Taylor believes the club have built a team "just for the fans" following the arrival of characters such as Moussa cand Yoann Gouffran.
Wigan's Martinez sweating on players' fitness (Feb 5, 2013 16:09 GMT)
Roberto Martinez faces an anxious week as he hopes that 11 Wigan players return from international duty fit and able to face European champions Chelsea on Saturday.
Lambert seen to join 100 club for Saints (Feb 5, 2013 15:54 GMT)
Rickie Lambert said he will savour the feat of joining the select group of players to score 100 goals for Southampton if he finds the net against champions Manchester City on Saturday.
Azpilicueta 'growing', praise for Terry (Feb 5, 2013 15:23 GMT)
Chelsea right-back Cesar Azpilicueta believes he is improving as a regular member of the team under Rafael Benitez, and praised John Terry for helping him to settle into English football.
Demba Ba joins Cech on Chelsea injured list (Feb 5, 2013 14:50 GMT)
Chelsea team-mates Demba Ba and David Luiz are set join Petr Cech on the sidelines during the midweek international fixtures, and could be doubts for the Blues' Premier League clash with Wigan.
Reid wants to put controversies aside (Feb 5, 2013 14:01 GMT)
Steven Reid believes West Bromwich Albion can put their recent controversies behind them and produce a strong finish to what they still hope will prove their best Premier League season.
Arsenal striker Giroud: I can do better (Feb 5, 2013 13:24 GMT)
Olivier Giroud has promised there is still more to come from him as he settles into life at Arsenal.
Marc Wilson closes in on Stoke comeback (Feb 5, 2013 11:09 GMT)
Marc Wilson hopes to take the next step towards his Stoke City comeback on Tuesday following the broken leg he suffered three months ago.
Sturridge still targeting top four for Liverpool (Feb 5, 2013 10:33 GMT)
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is not giving up on a top-four spot in the Premier League this season.
Britton signs new contract, eyes 500 games (Feb 5, 2013 08:33 GMT)
Leon Britton has committed to a contract extension with Swansea City until 2016.
Ronaldinho: I would have won Utd more cups (Feb 5, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Ronaldinho has claimed Manchester United blew its chance of grabbing more European glory after failing to sign the Brazilian superstar from PSG early in his career.
QPR's Remy ruled out for up to two months (Feb 5, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Queens Park Rangers hopes of Premier League survival appear to have been dealt a hammer blow by the news that marquee transfer window signing Loic Remy may be sidelined for up to two months.
Jones set for month out with shingles (Feb 5, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Phil Jones could be out for up to four weeks after England Under-21 boss Stuart Pearce confirmed the Manchester United defender has been diagnosed with shingles.
Shelvey: I took the fall for Liverpool woes (Feb 5, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool midfielder Jonjo Shelvey believes he has been treated too harshly following an admittedly poor performance in the Boxing Day defeat to Stoke.
Petr Cech sidelined with broken finger (Feb 4, 2013 21:08 GMT)
Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech has confirmed he suffered a broken finger during Chelsea's 3-2 defeat to Newcastle on Saturday, suggesting he faces a race against time to be fit for next week's Europa League tie with Sparta Prague.
Holtby: Premier League is 'brutally tough' (Feb 4, 2013 17:32 GMT)
Tottenham midfielder Lewis Holtby has said he is "living the dream" in England, despite describing Premier League football as "brutally tough".
O'Neill thinking about new role for Fletcher (Feb 4, 2013 17:12 GMT)
Sunderland manager Martin O'Neill says he will reconsider Steven Fletcher's role in his team following the recent arrival of Danny Graham.
Rooney defends goal-shy Welbeck (Feb 4, 2013 16:03 GMT)
Wayne Rooney has leapt to the defence of Danny Welbeck as the Manchester United striker's goal drought goes on and on.
UEFA warns clubs against trying to 'cheat' FFP (Feb 4, 2013 15:02 GMT)
UEFA has warned clubs they will have to prove they are not "cheating" the new financial fair play (FFP) system by having sponsorship deals with companies closely associated with their owners.
Lambert hails 'top-class' striker Benteke (Feb 4, 2013 14:25 GMT)
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has heaped further praise on Christian Benteke and said he believes the Belgian striker can still be a Premier League player with the club next season.
Pardew: We've moved on from Ba departure (Feb 4, 2013 14:02 GMT)
Alan Pardew believes Newcastle United have moved on from the departure of striker Demba Ba to Chelsea.
Simpson fine after 'late-night brawl' in Manchester (Feb 4, 2013 13:19 GMT)
Newcastle United defender Danny Simpson was pictured lying bloodied and unconscious in a street, reportedly after a late-night brawl, in Manchester city centre on Saturday night.
Owen escapes FA punishment (Feb 4, 2013 13:01 GMT)
The Football Association have announced that no further action is to be taken against Michael Owen following his clash with Mikel Arteta on Saturday.
Oxlade-Chamberlain happy to bide his time on the bench (Feb 4, 2013 12:33 GMT)
Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain insists he is not frustrated to be warming the bench this season, as he is convinced his chance to shine in a Gunners shirt will soon follow.
TFO: Sacre-Blues (Feb 4, 2013 12:29 GMT)
In this week's Fifth Official, Newcastle give Chelsea a bloody nose and City say ciao to Mario.
Chelsea's Ba grateful for rise to the top (Feb 4, 2013 12:04 GMT)
Chelsea striker Demba Ba has revealed he had an unsuccessful trial with an Italian fourth division club, as he struggled to launch his professional career.
The Fifth Offical: Horsing about (Feb 4, 2013 11:52 GMT)
In this week's Fifth Official, parallels are made between City's poor form and the culinary scandal gripping the UK.
Low: Wenger's coaching talent worth a trophy (Feb 4, 2013 11:41 GMT)
Germany manager Joachim Low has revealed his admiration for Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, saying the Frenchman's work in nurturing young talent is more than a substitute for silverware.
Hart: Man City must win every game (Feb 4, 2013 10:31 GMT)
Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart has echoed manager Roberto Mancini by saying his side must try to win all of their remaining league games in order to retain their title.
Reid: Popov sorry after red card for spitting (Feb 4, 2013 09:52 GMT)
West Brom defender Steven Reid has revealed that team-mate Goran Popov has apologised after being sent off for spitting during the 1-0 defeat against Tottenham on Sunday.
Winner at Fulham reminds Rooney of Ronaldo (Feb 4, 2013 09:31 GMT)
Wayne Rooney hopes he has emulated his former team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo by firing Manchester United towards the title with a late winner at Craven Cottage.
Gerrard feels Reds can challenge for fourth (Feb 4, 2013 09:11 GMT)
Steven Gerrard insists that Liverpool have shown they can still qualify for next season's Champions League with their performance against Manchester City.
Man United to play friendly in Hong Kong (Feb 4, 2013 09:08 GMT)
Manchester United have announced they will play a pre-season friendly in Hong Kong against Kitchee FC.
Moyes backs Heitinga after Villa nightmare (Feb 4, 2013 08:00 GMT)
David Moyes has backed John Heitinga to rediscover his form after two shaky performances in Everton's defence.
Wenger: Arsenal becoming tougher team (Feb 4, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger claimed his side are ready to stand up to their more physical rivals in the Premier League after they ground out a 1-0 win against Stoke on Saturday.
AVB calm over striker 'risk' after Defoe injury (Feb 4, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Tottenham's striker gamble backfired as Jermain Defoe limped out of action in a 1-0 win at the Hawthorns on Sunday, with manager Andre Villas-Boas fearing he will be without his lead hit-man for the rest of February at least.
Jol: Van Persie will win United the title (Feb 4, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Fulham manager Martin Jol believes Robin van Persie will deliver the Premier League title to Manchester United, comparing his compatriot to Sweden international Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Redknapp: New recruits worth the investment (Feb 4, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Harry Redknapp has again defended his deadline day purchases after the QPR boss spent a reported £22 million on new recruits in January.
Dembele warns Spurs' top four hopes are fading (Feb 3, 2013 23:28 GMT)
Tottenham midfielder Moussa Dembele has warned his team-mates that they are in danger of blowing their hopes of a top four finish unless they get back to winning ways at West Bromwich Albion on Sunday.
Team of the Week (Feb 3, 2013 21:16 GMT)
Newcastle's new hero Moussa Sissoko and Tottenham's in-form Gareth Bale are in our Team of the Week, but who else makes the cut?
Jolly: Improving Liverpool dent City's hopes (Feb 3, 2013 20:29 GMT)
Liverpool's improvement leaves Manchester City battling to stay in the title race, writes Richard Jolly.
Mancini won't give up on Premier League title (Feb 3, 2013 18:51 GMT)
Roberto Mancini conceded Manchester City may need to win all of their remaining league games to retain the Premier League title but insisted the race is not over after their 2-2 draw with Liverpool.
City's Aguero rescues tie vs. Liverpool (Feb 3, 2013 18:24 GMT)
Champion Manchester City lost more ground in the title race as it was held to a 2-2 draw in a thrilling encounter at home to Liverpool.
West Brom boss Clarke: No excuse for spitting (Feb 3, 2013 17:03 GMT)
West Bromwich Albion head coach Steve Clarke offered no excuses for Goran Popov after the left-back's sending-off for spitting just after half-time contributed to his side's 1-0 defeat at home to Tottenham Hotspur.
Premier Showdown - Feb 2-3 (Feb 3, 2013 16:05 GMT)
Take on Dale Johnson and Tommy Smyth in our predictions game.
Gazza agent: He needs to get immediate help (Feb 3, 2013 09:55 GMT)
Paul Gascoigne's agent Terry Baker admits he is fearful for the former England midfielder's life after he started drinking again.
Sissoko: I gave everything for Newcastle (Feb 3, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko announced himself on the Premier League stage in emphatic fashion, firing a second-half double to hand his side a stunning 3-2 win over Chelsea on Saturday.
Redknapp: Peter Odemwingie 'too honest' (Feb 3, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Queens Park Rangers boss Harry Redknapp has continued his defence of under-fire West Brom striker Peter Odemwingie by claiming his only mistake in trying to leave The Hawthorns was 'being too honest'.
Mancini: I will support United in UCL (Feb 3, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini will be supporting cross-town rival Manchester United when the Champions League resumes later this month.
Wenger impressed by Nacho Monreal debut (Feb 3, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger was pleased with the performance of debutant Nacho Monreal in the Gunners' 1-0 win over Stoke on Saturday, admitting the fiery clash was a tough introduction to English football.
Manager Profile: Alan Pardew (Feb 3, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Dale Johnson and Mark Lomas look at the career of Newcastle boss Alan Pardew.
Clarke: Rested Odemwingie should apologise (Feb 2, 2013 23:45 GMT)
Peter Odemwingie is facing another fine from West Bromwich Albion for his behaviour on transfer deadline day, with manager Steve Clarke describing his actions as "total lunacy".
Mancini: Rodgers, Suarez impressive (Feb 2, 2013 23:21 GMT)
Roberto Mancini said he was impressed with Brendan Rodgers when he interviewed the Liverpool manager about becoming his assistant three years ago.
Wayne Rooney hails determined United after Fulham win (Feb 2, 2013 21:11 GMT)
Brewin: Rooney is United's ray of light (Feb 2, 2013 21:04 GMT)
John Brewin was at Craven Cottage to see a below-par Manchester United hold on for a 1-0 victory at Fulham.
Heneage: Sissoko lifts pressure off Pardew (Feb 2, 2013 20:09 GMT)
Two goals on Moussa Sissoko's home debut for Newcastle lifted the pressure off Alan Pardew, writes Kristan Heneage.
Delaney: Arsenal show their mettle (Feb 2, 2013 20:03 GMT)
Miguel Delaney sees Arsenal forced to battle for a 1-0 victory over Stoke City at the Emirates.
Rooney nets winner for Man United (Feb 2, 2013 19:56 GMT)
Wayne Rooney's solitary goal turned the spotlight on Manchester United's Premier League title rivals after the Red Devils beat Fulham 1-0 in a match interrupted by a floodlight failure at Craven Cottage.
EPL: Everton scores late to draw 3-3 with Villa (Feb 2, 2013 17:32 GMT)
Marouane Fellaini scored a last-minute equalizer as struggling Aston Villa drew 3-3 with Everton at Goodison Park on Saturday.
Deflected goal sends Arsenal by Stoke (Feb 2, 2013 17:25 GMT)
Lukas Podolski's deflected free-kick proved the difference as Arsenal eked out a much-needed victory against Stoke.
Sissoko's 2 lead Newcastle over Chelsea (Feb 2, 2013 17:17 GMT)
Moussa Sissoko paid of a sizeable part of his transfer fee with a superb double to hand Newcastle a precious 3-2 victory over European champion Chelsea on Saturday.
Prem: Chelsea defeated, United and Arsenal win (Feb 2, 2013 16:59 GMT)
Newcastle new boy Moussa Sissoko scored twice to dramatically defeat Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday, as Arsenal greatly aided their pursuit of Champions League qualification with a hard-fought victory over Stoke City and Manchester United
Redknapp loses Remy to groin injury (Feb 2, 2013 15:53 GMT)
Queens Park Rangers boss Harry Redknapp is sweating on the fitness of £8 million striker Loic Remy after he suffered a groin injury in training.
Toon boss Pardew urges agent clampdown (Feb 2, 2013 13:37 GMT)
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has called for the game's authorities to clamp down on the unprofessional behaviour of football agents, after he described the his hectic January transfer window as 'a difficult business to be a part of.'
25-man squads: Malouda named for Chelsea (Feb 2, 2013 12:43 GMT)
The 20 Premier League clubs have submitted their squad lists following the closure of the January 2013 transfer window, wih Florent Malouda included for Chelsea and Jose Bosingwa surprisingly added to the QPR list.
Henderson reveals painful start to Reds career (Feb 2, 2013 12:15 GMT)
Jordan Henderson has revealed his pain at being told he could leave Anfield last summer just a year after signing for the club but is happy to be back in the fold.
Steven Taylor learning French for Newcastle (Feb 2, 2013 10:40 GMT)
Newcastle defender Steven Taylor has admitted he has begun to learn French to help him fit in with his new team-mates.
Demba Ba unfazed by Newcastle return (Feb 2, 2013 10:28 GMT)
Chelsea striker Demba Ba claims that the clash with Newcastle will be "just another game," despite the fact he is likely be heavily booed on his return to St James's Park.
Owen facing possible FA action over 'punch' (Feb 2, 2013 09:14 GMT)
Stoke striker Michael Owen could face action from the Football Association after appearing to throw a punch in the direction of Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta.
Rio Ferdinand: United bigger than England (Feb 2, 2013 09:10 GMT)
Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has claimed playing for the Red Devils bigger experience then for the England national team.
Rooney gives up penalty duties (Feb 2, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has decided to give up the responsibility of penalty taker, handing the honour to fellow front-man Robin van Persie.
MatchDay LIVE - Goals, updates and chat (Feb 2, 2013 08:00 GMT)
MatchDay LIVE - February 2
Liverpool's Doni reveals heart attack scare (Feb 2, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Former Liverpool goalkeeper Alexander Doni has revealed that his long absence from football was caused by a heart attack suffered last summer.
Monreal: Cazorla got me to Arsenal (Feb 2, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Arsenal new boy Nacho Monreal has revealed the persuasive words of Gunners midfielder Santi Cazorla calmed his concerns before he sealed his transfer deadline day move from Malaga to north London.
Coutinho a future Liverpool star (Feb 2, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Philippe Coutinho has the experience to be a success at Liverpool despite his young age, according to assistant manager Colin Pascoe.
Thorne out for the season (Feb 2, 2013 08:00 GMT)
George Thorne will be out of action for up to eight months after scans confirmed the West Bromwich Albion midfielder has suffered a serious knee injury.
Benitez confident of top-four finish (Feb 2, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Rafa Benitez has re-asserted his full confidence that Chelsea will finish in the Champions League places despite recent results, and also hinted that managing the Blues is a greater challenge than his previous role at Liverpool.
Premier League Spotlight: Man City stare into the eyes of failure (Feb 2, 2013 06:45 GMT)
In this week's Premier League Spotlight, James Dall feels Manchester City are staring into the eyes of failure.
Stoke coach calls Shea a player 'for the future' (Feb 1, 2013 23:46 GMT)
The Premier League's struggling teams were scrambling around on the final day of the January transfer window for players to help save them from relegation.
Danny Graham out to win Sunderland fans over (Feb 1, 2013 20:50 GMT)
Danny Graham is convinced he can win over the doubters at Sunderland by giving his all on the pitch and scoring goals.
Moyes concerned by pitch at Goodison Park (Feb 1, 2013 20:06 GMT)
David Moyes has voiced his concern that the Goodison Park pitch could hamper Everton in their search for success this season.
Sir Alex Ferguson denies FA misconduct charge (Feb 1, 2013 17:36 GMT)
The Football Association have confirmed that Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has denied a charge of misconduct and requested a paper hearing.
West Ham co-owner threatened with violence (Feb 1, 2013 16:21 GMT)
West Ham co-owner David Sullivan has claimed an agent threatened physical violence against him and one of his players during the transfer window.
Cech and Mata may face Newcastle (Feb 1, 2013 16:18 GMT)
Petr Cech and Juan Mata both trained with Chelsea and are in contention to appear against Newcastle United on Saturday.
Benitez: Chelsea doing quite well (Feb 1, 2013 16:07 GMT)
Rafa Benitez has insisted that Chelsea are "doing well" and that performances have been good, despite a series of poor results.
Holtby set for Spurs bench role again despite impressing on debut (Feb 1, 2013 15:22 GMT)
Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas believes Sunday's trip to West Bromwich Albion may come a little too soon for new signing Lewis Holtby to make his first Premier League start.
Man Utd may welcome back Evans (Feb 1, 2013 15:03 GMT)
Manchester United centre-back Jonny Evans is in contention to return to the first-team fold at Fulham on Saturday after returning to training following a spell out with a hamstring injury.
New Stoke signing Shea faces lengthy wait for debut (Feb 1, 2013 13:01 GMT)
New Stoke signing Brek Shea may have to wait several weeks before he gets the chance to make an impact at the Britannia Stadium, as he awaits a work permit.
Liverpool winger Sterling charged with assault (Feb 1, 2013 12:51 GMT)
Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling has been charged with common assault over an alleged attack on a woman last year.
Wenger accepts his defence must improve (Feb 1, 2013 12:01 GMT)
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has conceded that his side's defensive woes need to be resolved before they can realise their full potential.
Balotelli exit 'good for everyone' (Feb 1, 2013 11:51 GMT)
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini says it was his decision to sell Mario Balotelli to AC Milan, believing it could be the best outcome for all concerned.
Redknapp rejects overspending talk (Feb 1, 2013 11:47 GMT)
Harry Redknapp insists Queens Park Rangers are not "big spenders" and said chairman Tony Fernandes was the driving force behind the deal to sign Chris Samba.
Kompany out of Liverpool clash (Feb 1, 2013 11:41 GMT)
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany will miss Sunday's meeting with a Liverpool team Roberto Mancini believes can finish in the top four.
Mancini: Man Utd will falter in title race (Feb 1, 2013 09:25 GMT)
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini believes his team can cut the seven-point gap to Manchester United at the top of the Premier League table by the end of the month.
Lucas backs Coutinho to thrive at Liverpool (Feb 1, 2013 09:19 GMT)
Lucas Leiva believes Philippe Coutinho can make a major impact at Liverpool.
Azpilicueta backing Ba on his return to Newcastle (Feb 1, 2013 09:13 GMT)
Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta is sure Demba Ba will not be fazed by his first return to St James' Park on Saturday.
Bale inspired by Ronaldo (Feb 1, 2013 08:48 GMT)
Tottenham Hotspur star Gareth Bale has described Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo as "the best all-round player in the world" and said the Portuguese was an inspiration for him to improve his own game.
Suarez not considering exit (Feb 1, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Luis Suarez has insisted his Liverpool future is not tied to Champions League qualification.
Premier League Spotlight: Half an albatross around Liverpool's neck (Feb 1, 2013 08:00 GMT)
In this week's Premier League Spotlight, James Dall wonders if Liverpool will finally beat someone in the top half and dwells on the gloom at Villa Park.
Tan: 'Cardiff Dragons' rebrand a Prem possibility (Feb 28, 2013 15:24 GMT)
Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan has risked the wrath of fans again by suggesting that the club could be renamed should they achieve promotion to the Premier League this season.
Wolves chief prepared to quit club to appease fans (Feb 28, 2013 08:35 GMT)
Wolves chairman Steve Morgan has vowed to walk away from Molineux if angry fans want him to leave the struggling Championship club.
Depressed Givet desperate to quit Rovers (Feb 28, 2013 08:35 GMT)
Blackburn Rovers defender Gael Givet has given a bleak outlook on life in the Championship after admitting he would have "hanged himself" if it had not been for his family.
Mark Davies signs Bolton extension until 2017 (Feb 27, 2013 17:42 GMT)
Bolton's highly-rated midfielder Mark Davies has signed a contract extension to keep him at the Reebok Stadium until 2017.
Millwall ban fan for life for abusing El Hadji Diouf (Feb 27, 2013 13:25 GMT)
A Millwall fan charged with a racially-aggravated public-order offence has pleaded guilty and been given a five-year ban from attending all football matches as well as a life ban by the London club.
Championship: Foxes outrun Rovers, Bolton win (Feb 26, 2013 22:09 GMT)
Leicester got their challenge for automatic promotion back on track with a 3-0 victory over Blackburn, while Bolton beat Peterborough 1-0.
No Leeds move imminent, says Adam Pearson (Feb 26, 2013 12:17 GMT)
Former Leeds United director Adam Pearson has distanced himself from a takeover of the Championship club due to his commitments to rugby league.
Champ: Bolton ensure Hull lose second place (Feb 23, 2013 17:53 GMT)
Hull conceded second place in the Championship to Watford after crashing to a shock 4-1 loss at Bolton.
Championship: Hull pounce as Cardiff slip up (Feb 19, 2013 22:31 GMT)
Cardiff's lead at the top of the Championship was cut to five points by Hull after the Bluebirds were beaten 2-0 by Brighton.
League clubs set to vote on loan rule changes (Feb 19, 2013 16:03 GMT)
Football League clubs are to vote on changes to the rules governing the loan system this summer, a League spokesman has said.
Ince focused on avoiding relegation (Feb 19, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Incumbent Blackpool manager Paul Ince has set an early target for his managerial career at Bloomfield Road, insisting his side must immediately concentrate on avoiding relegation.
Blackpool appoint Ince as new manager (Feb 18, 2013 16:18 GMT)
Blackpool have announced the appointment of Paul Ince as their new manager on a one-year rolling contract.
Axed Zigic set for Birmingham recall (Feb 18, 2013 14:09 GMT)
Nikola Zigic could return for Birmingham when they play Sheffield Wednesday this week after being dropped from the squad to face Watford by manager Lee Clark.
Leeds manager Neil Warnock resigned to fate (Feb 17, 2013 18:08 GMT)
Neil Warnock accepted his time as Leeds manager is coming to an end and said he could leave Elland Road before the end of the season.
Paul Ince set to be named new Blackpool boss (Feb 16, 2013 21:18 GMT)
Blackpool caretaker manager Steve Thompson has revealed that Paul Ince is set to be named as the Championship side's new manager on Monday.
Wolves still waning after annus horribilis (Feb 16, 2013 18:30 GMT)
Richard Jolly was at Pride Park to see how far Wolves have fallen since the sacking of Mick McCarthy a year ago.
Championship: Cardiff tighten grip at top (Feb 16, 2013 17:34 GMT)
Cardiff stretched their unbeaten league run to nine matches with a 2-1 win over Bristol City strengthening their position at the top of the Championship
Clark blasts Zigic for 'worst ever training session' (Feb 15, 2013 12:17 GMT)
Birmingham boss Lee Clark has accused Nikola Zigic of putting in the "worst training session" he has ever seen and subsequently omitted him from his squad for Saturday's Championship meeting with Watford.
Robins named Huddersfield boss (Feb 14, 2013 11:22 GMT)
Huddersfield Town have appointed Mark Robins as their new manager in succession to the sacked Simon Grayson.
Man arrested in probe over racist abuse at Diouf (Feb 12, 2013 22:07 GMT)
A man has been arrested in connection with allegations of racist abuse aimed at Leeds striker El-Hadji Diouf by Millwall fans, Scotland Yard said on Tuesday.
Championship: Tigers go second, Seagulls held (Feb 12, 2013 22:05 GMT)
Hull moved three points clear in second place in the Championship after Ahmed Elmohamady grabbed an 87th-minute winner against Derby.
Wickham eager to prove his worth at Wednesday (Feb 12, 2013 14:32 GMT)
Connor Wickham believes his loan stay at Sheffield Wednesday could be the catalyst to becoming a regular starter at parent club Sunderland.
Millwall to open investigation into racism claim (Feb 12, 2013 08:43 GMT)
Millwall will reopen an investigation into allegations of racist abuse after Sky Sports footage showed Leeds' El-Hadji Diouf being targeted by their fans.
Davies targeting play-offs with Nottm Forest (Feb 11, 2013 17:00 GMT)
Billy Davies believes he can transform Nottingham Forest's underachievers and still win a play-off place this season after being unveiled as the two-time European champions' new manager on Monday.
Leeds United owners reject takeover bid (Feb 10, 2013 21:58 GMT)
Leeds owners GFH Capital have confirmed they have turned down a bid by an undisclosed party to buy a controlling stake in the club.
Championship: Cardiff extend lead as Foxes lose (Feb 9, 2013 18:05 GMT)
Brighton players set for re-trial as jury discharged (Feb 7, 2013 16:38 GMT)
Four footballers are likely to face a retrial for sexual assault after an Old Bailey jury failed to reach verdicts.
Nottingham Forest confirm Billy Davies return (Feb 7, 2013 13:53 GMT)
Nottingham Forest have confirmed the return of Billy Davies as manager.
Forest set to confirm Davies' return (Feb 7, 2013 12:17 GMT)
Billy Davies is set to be confirmed as the new Nottingham Forest manager on Thursday.
Davies snubs Blackpool, set for Forest return (Feb 6, 2013 13:49 GMT)
Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston has revealed that Billy Davies has "decided to follow another opportunity" rather than take up the vacant post at Bloomfield Road, opening the door for his return to Nottingham Forest.
Jones and Oatway charged with improper conduct (Feb 6, 2013 08:27 GMT)
Sheffield Wednesday manager Dave Jones and Brighton first-team coach Charlie Oatway have been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association, following an incident that occurred during a Championship fixture between the two sides on Saturd
Forest consider Davies to replace McLeish (Feb 5, 2013 14:15 GMT)
Billy Davies could be in line for a surprise return to Nottingham Forest following the departure of Alex McLeish.
McLeish exits Forest after 40 days (Feb 5, 2013 11:23 GMT)
Nottingham Forest have confirmed that manager Alex McLeish has left the club after little over a month in charge.
Championship: Cardiff tighten grip at summit (Feb 2, 2013 18:10 GMT)
Fraizer Campbell scored on his Cardiff debut as the Bluebirds maintained their lead at the top of the Championship with a 1-0 win over Leeds at Elland Road.
Al Hasawi plays down fears about Forest's future (Feb 1, 2013 20:27 GMT)
Nottingham Forest chairman Fawaz Al Hasawi has attempted to reassure the club's fans about the direction of the club following troubling developments in January.
English League One
Kevin MacDonald lands Swindon job (Feb 28, 2013 20:15 GMT)
Swindon have appointed former Republic of Ireland assistant Kevin MacDonald as their new manager.
Football League rejects Harris' Portsmouth plan (Feb 18, 2013 20:54 GMT)
The Football League has dismissed a revised offer by football financier Keith Harris to take control of League One side Portsmouth.
Paolo Di Canio announces Swindon resignation (Feb 18, 2013 19:33 GMT)
Paolo Di Canio has confirmed his resignation as the manager of Swindon Town, via a statement released to the Swindon Advertiser, after a deadline for the completion of the club's sale passed.
FA suspend referee Dean Mohareb after arrest (Feb 16, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Football League referee Dean Mohareb has been suspended by the Football Association after being arrested for the second time in four months.
Football League issue warning to Portsmouth (Feb 7, 2013 18:53 GMT)
The Football League has confirmed Portsmouth will lose their membership if the Pompey Supporters Trust's bid to buy the club fails.
New consortium makes bid for Portsmouth (Feb 7, 2013 12:21 GMT)
The administrators of Portsmouth have received an offer to buy the club from a consortium which includes former Football League chairman Keith Harris.
Curle sacked by Notts County after defeat (Feb 3, 2013 13:30 GMT)
Notts County have sacked manager Keith Curle after less than a year in charge.
Dickov steps down as Oldham boss after poor run (Feb 3, 2013 12:46 GMT)
Paul Dickov has resigned as manager of Oldham after Saturday's 3-1 League One defeat to Walsall.
Di Canio considering future after Richie sale (Feb 2, 2013 11:29 GMT)
Paolo Di Canio is considering his position as Swindon Town manager after the sale of influential winger Matt Ritchie to promotion rivals Bournemouth.
English League Two
Fan arrested for 'keeper attack (Feb 5, 2013 08:26 GMT)
The supporter who attacked Wycombe goalkeeper Jordan Archer as he prepared to take a goal-kick during Monday night's game against Gillingham has been arrested.
Palmer: Cup run breeds optimism for Luton (Feb 15, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Kevin Palmer takes a look at how the FA Cup is making Luton Town smile again.
English FA Cup
Howard out to make up for cup agony (Feb 28, 2013 13:57 GMT)
Tim Howard says that Everton's FA Cup run is being driven by a determination to erase the pain of last season's semi-final defeat against Liverpool.
Mowbray: Boro not scared of Chelsea (Feb 27, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Middlesbrough boss Tony Mowbray has insisted his side will not be over-awed when they face reigning European champions Chelsea in the fifth-round of the FA Cup.
Jolly: Moyes edges closer to holy grail (Feb 26, 2013 22:57 GMT)
Richard Jolly watched Everton bounce back from recent league disappointments to end Oldham's FA Cup run at Goodison.
Everton confident of Fellaini return (Feb 26, 2013 22:52 GMT)
Everton are confident Marouane Fellaini will be fit for their FA Cup quarter-final against Wigan after he missed the fifth round replay victory over Oldham.
Baines sets his sights on Everton FA Cup final (Feb 26, 2013 22:16 GMT)
Leighton Baines set his sights on the FA Cup final after Everton saw off Oldham in a fifth-round replay at Goodison Park.
Moyes: Fellaini can learn from Messi (Feb 25, 2013 19:54 GMT)
David Moyes has urged Everton midfielder Marouane Fellaini to learn a few lessons from Lionel Messi when it comes to dealing with physical opponents.
Scharner dreams of taking Wigan to Wembley (Feb 20, 2013 10:31 GMT)
Paul Scharner is dreaming of playing at Wembley as he hopes to become the first man to play in two cup finals for Wigan Athletic.
Manager Paul Buckle leaves Cup heroes Luton (Feb 19, 2013 17:59 GMT)
Luton Town manager Paul Buckle has left the club by mutual consent days after their FA Cup fifth round defeat at home to Millwall.
Ferguson praises Nani impact (Feb 19, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Sir Alex Ferguson has praised Manchester United winger Nani for providing a selection headache at Old Trafford by pressing his case to start with a decisive cameo in the 2-1 FA Cup victory over Reading.
Jolly: Nani intervention a telling reminder (Feb 18, 2013 23:12 GMT)
Nani's intervention as Manchester United beat Reading in the FA Cup was a telling reminder of his ability, writes Richard Jolly.
Jones leaves Old Trafford on crutches (Feb 18, 2013 22:44 GMT)
There are fitness concerns over Phil Jones after the Manchester United defender left Old Trafford on crutches and with his foot in a protective boot.
Mancini rewarded for trusting big names (Feb 17, 2013 18:27 GMT)
Richard Jolly saw Manchester City's stars dazzle as they beat Leeds to book an FA Cup quarter-final date with Barnsley.
Mancini backs Sergio Aguero to inspire (Feb 17, 2013 17:28 GMT)
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has backed Sergio Aguero to boost his side's Premier League title chase after impressing in Sunday's 4-0 FA Cup rout over L
Respite for Rafa as Blues progress (Feb 17, 2013 16:31 GMT)
Miguel Delaney saw Chelsea stroll into the FA Cup fifth round, albeit after everyone else, with a comfortable win against Brentford.
FA Cup: Chelsea, City cruise (Feb 17, 2013 16:16 GMT)
Frank Lampard and John Terry scored in front of owner Roman Abramovich as holders Chelsea overcame stubborn Brentford 4-0 in an FA Cup replay at Stam
FA Cup: City host Barnsley, Utd may face Chelsea (Feb 17, 2013 12:41 GMT)
Manchester City's hopes of repeating their 2011 FA Cup triumph were handed a boost after they were drawn at home to Championship side Barnsley in this year's quarter-finals, while Manchester United and Chelsea are on course to meet in the last eight.
RVP 'loves' playing for United (Feb 17, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United striker Robin Van Persie has announced he would 'love to play' every one of the Red Devils' remaining games.
Oldham hero Smith fancies replay chances (Feb 16, 2013 21:02 GMT)
Oldham's goalscoring hero Matt Smith believes his side have "every chance'' of winning at Goodison Park after his 94th-minute header earned them a fifth round replay against Everton.
Wenger gamble fails as Arsenal fall short (Feb 16, 2013 19:56 GMT)
John Brewin watched Arsenal fail again in their pursuit of silverware as Blackburn secured an FA Cup upset.
Wenger: No excuses for Rovers defeat (Feb 16, 2013 19:18 GMT)
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger refused to offer up his familiar plethora of excuses after his side's shock FA Cup exit, as he conceded the Gunners did not deserve to beat Championship rivals Blackburn at Emirates Stadium.
Jackett's joy at cup progress (Feb 16, 2013 15:44 GMT)
Manager Kenny Jackett savoured a "fantastic opportunity'' for Millwall after they reached the FA Cup quarter-finals.
FA Cup: Gunners crash out, Everton held (Feb 16, 2013 14:42 GMT)
Arsenal crashed out of the FA Cup in the Fifth Round after a shock 1-0 defeat to Blackburn at the Emirates on Saturday.
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Fergie: We are stronger than in 1999 (Feb 15, 2013 22:52 GMT)
Sir Alex Ferguson has claimed that his current Manchester United side are a stronger squad than the one which picked up the Treble in 1999.
Rosler targeting FA Cup upset against Chelsea (Feb 15, 2013 17:25 GMT)
Brentford manager Uwe Rosler believes his side still have a chance of causing an upset when they travel to Stamford Bridge to play Chelsea in the FA Cup fourth-round replay on Sunday.
Luton's Brill: Cup magic is alive and well (Feb 15, 2013 16:44 GMT)
Luton Town goalkeeper Dean Brill says Kenilworth Road will be "rocking" as the Blue Square Bet Premier team take on Championship Millwall in the FA Cup fifth round.
Man City missing duo for Leeds clash (Feb 15, 2013 14:47 GMT)
Manchester City are likely to be without captain Vincent Kompany and Gareth Barry when they take on Leeds in the FA Cup fifth round on Sunday.
Mertesacker calls for Blackburn FA Cup focus (Feb 14, 2013 17:28 GMT)
Per Mertesacker believes Arsenal must put their upcoming Champions League clash with Bayern Munich to one side as they prepare to take on Blackburn in the FA Cup fifth round on Saturday.
English Worthington Cup
Swansea fans welcome Wembley heroes (Feb 26, 2013 17:58 GMT)
Thousands of Swansea fans have turned out in the city to cheer the Capital One Cup-winners on their victory parade.
Laudrup: Cup win is my career high (Feb 24, 2013 20:36 GMT)
Swansea manager Michael Laudrup spoke of his pride after seeing his side thrash Bradford 5-0 to win the Capital One Cup at Wembley.
Brewin: Swansea provide blueprint for success (Feb 24, 2013 19:40 GMT)
John Brewin saw Swansea defeat Bradford at Wembley to win the Capital One Cup.
Laudrup not interested in big-club mentality (Feb 24, 2013 10:17 GMT)
Swansea City boss Michael Laudrup currently has no interest in taking on the must-win pressures that come with managing clubs such as Real Madrid or Chelsea.
Laudrup: League Cup final my big moment (Feb 24, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Swansea manager Michael Laudrup has said victory in the Capital One Cup on Sunday would represent the biggest achievement in his young managerial career.
Bradford may snub Europe spot (Feb 23, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Joint-chairman Mark Lawn says Bradford may refuse to play in next season's Europa League if they win the Capital One Cup final against Swansea, but believes his club will lose the decider anyway.
Muamba to present League Cup trophy (Feb 22, 2013 17:33 GMT)
Fabrice Muamba is to present the Capital One Cup to the winning team during Sunday's final between Swansea and Bradford at Wembley.
Atkinson: Bradford fans will awaken 'sleeping giant' (Feb 22, 2013 12:19 GMT)
Midfielder Will Atkinson says that the 'sleeping giant' of Bradford City should be awoken when the side run out to 35,000 fans at Wembley to content the Capital One Cup final on Sunday.
Swans suffer Chico cup blow (Feb 22, 2013 11:53 GMT)
Swansea defender Chico Flores has had to admit defeat in his battle to return to fitness in time for Sunday's Capital One Cup final against Bradford.
Laudrup: Swansea taking Bradford seriously (Feb 21, 2013 17:25 GMT)
Swansea manager Michael Laudrup insists his side will not underestimate Bradford when the two teams meet in Sunday's Capital One Cup final.
Capital One Cup final nothing new, Laudrup says (Feb 20, 2013 16:08 GMT)
Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup has told ITV that the Capital One Cup final is "not the most important game in my life".
England's Caulker ban quashed; Ince's upheld (Feb 15, 2013 08:00 GMT)
A UEFA commission had overturned a two-match ban for England Under-21 defender Steven Caulker following scenes of racial abuse and violence against Serbia in October, but the one-match ban of Tom Ince was upheld.
Ferdinand: I love playing for England (Feb 5, 2013 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United's Rio Ferdinand has again expressed his desire to pull on the England national team jersey as the Three Lions prepare to face Brazil.