Chelsea kept up the chase on leaders Arsenal after coming out on top in a seven goal thriller against Sunderland.
The Blues are second in the Premier League table, four points behind the Gunners, but there were times in their 4-3 win at the Stadium of Light where they looked likely to drop points. Continue Reading >>
Manchester City manager, Manuel Pellegrini, has made it clear that striker Edin Dzeko won’t be sold by the club in the January transfer window. The former Wolfsburg star has scored seven goals in 14 appearances in all competitions this season but has found regular playing time hard to come by so far this season. Continue Reading >>
Toronto have released striker Robert Earnshaw ahead of the new campaign in 2014.
The Welshman, who was the reds’ leading goalscorer last season, was not one of the 12 players to be offered contracts and will now move away from BMO Field. Continue Reading >>
Former Newcastle United favourite, Micky Quinn, has blasted two of the club’s current stars for publicly voicing their desire to move away from St James’ Park.
Club captain Fabricio Coloccini, who attempted to force a move back to Argentina last January citing personal reasons, and midfielder Yohan Cabaye who came close to joining Arsenal in the summer, have both reiterated their desire to move away from the North-East. For Quinn, who spent three seasons at Newcastle United in the early 1990’s, their attitude is unacceptable. Continue Reading >>
Manchester City came out on top in a six goal contest at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday as they beat Viktoria Plzen 4-2.
Despite conceding twice, the hosts were comfortable in the end thanks to goals from Sergio Aguero, Samir Nasri, Alvaro Negredo and Edin Dzeko. Continue Reading >>
Frank Lampard thinks his Chelsea and England team-mate, Ashley Cole, can win his place back in both sides after enduring a difficult couple of months.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has dropped Cole to the bench recently, with right-back Cesar Azpilicueta picked to play in his position instead, while Everton’s Leighton Baines impressed in England’s vital victories against Montenegro and Poland last month that sealed a place in the World Cup finals for Roy Hodgson’s men. Continue Reading >>
Stoke City midfielder, Stephen Ireland, has revealed his gratitude to Potters’ boss, Mark Hughes, for giving him another chance in the Premier League, and he has promised not to let the opportunity go to waste.
Ireland arrived at the Britannia Stadium on loan from Aston Villa back in September having been frozen out by Paul Lambert at Villa Park, and he knows that if it wasn’t for Mark Hughes he could still be training on his own without a hope of first team football. Continue Reading >>
Wales have the unfortunate tag of being footballing minnows, only twice have they qualified for a major tournament: the 1958 World Cup and the 1976 European Championship. After missing out on the 2014 World Cup do the Dragons have a chance of qualifying for the 2016 Euros? Continue Reading >>