English Premier League: Match week 17, preview
English Premier League: Match week 17, preview

Manuel Pellegrini has challenged his Manchester City players to ignore the absence of their star strikers as the champions aim to increase the pressure on Premier League leaders Chelsea.

Strikerless Manchester City need new approach against Crystal Palace: Manuel Pellegrini
Strikerless Manchester City need new approach against Crystal Palace: Manuel Pellegrini

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini, without three first choice strikers, has urged his side to conjure up an alternative way of beating Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday.

Chelsea unflustered by Manchester City surge, says Jose Mourinho
Chelsea unflustered by Manchester City surge, says Jose Mourinho

Chelsea will have no cause for concern if they are joined at the top of the Premier League by Manchester City, despite letting a healthy lead slip, manager Jose Mourinho said on Friday.

 Manuel Pellegrini backs Eliaquim Mangala to shine
Manuel Pellegrini backs Eliaquim Mangala to shine

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini claims he has complete faith in French defender Eliaquim Mangala ahead of the Premier League clash with Crystal Palace at Eastlands on Saturday.

Manchester City primed to pounce on leaders Chelsea
Manchester City primed to pounce on leaders Chelsea

Rejuvenated Manchester City can pile the pressure on Premier League leaders Chelsea for the first time this season if they beat struggling visitors Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Louis van Gaal rekindles spirit as Manchester United dare to dream again
Louis van Gaal rekindles spirit as Manchester United dare to dream again

Four wins a row have lifted Manchester United into the Premier League`s top four and Louis van Gaal`s managerial reign is beginning to bear fruit after a difficult start.

Christian Benteke breaks his duck as Villa stage Palace coup
Christian Benteke breaks his duck as Villa stage Palace coup

Christian Benteke marked his return from suspension by scoring his first goal of the season as Aston Villa ended their nine-game winless streak with a 1-0 victory away to Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Tuesday.

Mile Jedinak pays tribute to Phil Hughes with Crystal Palace equaliser
Mile Jedinak pays tribute to Phil Hughes with Crystal Palace equaliser

Australia captain Mile Jedinak paid an emotional tribute to Phillip Hughes and then scored the goal that gave Crystal Palace a 1-1 draw at Swansea on Saturday.

Crystal Palace hunting for 16-19 year-old star footballers in India
Crystal Palace hunting for 16-19 year-old star footballers in India

 English Premier League club Crystal Palace has reportedly teamed up with the Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Mumbai City FC to stage a trial for the best 16-19 year-olds in India.

Liverpool must stick together, says Adam Lallana
Liverpool must stick together, says Adam Lallana

Liverpool, beaten 3-1 by Crystal Palace at the weekend, must stick together to pull through their current loss of form, midfielder Adam Lallana said on Monday, 

Brendan Rodgers under pressure to lift shattered Reds
Brendan Rodgers under pressure to lift shattered Reds

Brendan Rodgers admits he must restore Liverpool`s shattered morale quickly after a dismal 3-1 defeat at Crystal Palace raised questions about his job security.

EPL: Woeful Liverpool suffer more pain at Palace
EPL: Woeful Liverpool suffer more pain at Palace

Liverpool suffered more Selhurst Park misery as struggling Crystal Palace came from behind to clinch a shock 3-1 win over the lacklustre Reds on Sunday.

Liverpool won`t dwell on Crystal Palace meltdown, says Brendan Rodgers
Liverpool won`t dwell on Crystal Palace meltdown, says Brendan Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers claims Liverpool won`t be affected by the painful memories of their disastrous meltdown against Crystal Palace when they return to Selhurst Park on Sunday.

Louis van Gaal insists has 'clear vision' despite changing formation 'too much'
Louis van Gaal insists has 'clear vision' despite changing formation 'too much'

Manchester United football team manager Louis van Gaal has admitted that he might have changed the club's formation too much in his first 11 Premier League games in charge of the Old Trafford outfit, but insists that he retains a 'clear vision' for the team.

Louis van Gaal feels United on course for top four
Louis van Gaal feels United on course for top four

Manager Louis van Gaal believes Manchester United`s chances of finishing in the Premier League top four remain in their own hands after they returned to winning ways against Crystal Palace.

Substitute Juan Mata finds key to Palace for rusty Man United
Substitute Juan Mata finds key to Palace for rusty Man United

Substitute Juan Mata eased the tension at Old Trafford with the only goal as an injury-hit Manchester United edged Crystal Palace 1-0 in the Premier League on Saturday.

Chelsea's Diego Costa fells Liverpool, Juan Mata revives Manchester United
Chelsea's Diego Costa fells Liverpool, Juan Mata revives Manchester United

Diego Costa scored his 10th goal of the campaign as Premier League leaders Chelsea continued their unbeaten start to the season by winning 2-1 at Liverpool on Saturday.

Manchester United's Marcos Rojo out for six weeks with shoulder injury
Manchester United's Marcos Rojo out for six weeks with shoulder injury

Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo does not need surgery on his dislocated shoulder and could return inside six weeks, manager Louis van Gaal said on Friday.

Manchester United's crisis at the back four have affected results

Louis van Gaal has endured the worst possible start for Manchester United in its 28-year history, as the English giants lie at a dismal 10th position after 10 games this season. Sadly, after a hefty summer signing spree, United's defensive woes have rocked van Gaal's start at the club.

Jordi Gomez and Steven Fletcher combine to sink Palace
Jordi Gomez and Steven Fletcher combine to sink Palace

Sunderland climbed out of the relegation zone after Jordi Gomez`s late strike and a Steven Fletcher double inspired a crucial 3-1 win at fellow strugglers Crystal Palace on Monday.