Premier League

Pep Guardiola's breathtaking Manchester City out to make it 11 in a row

Pep Guardiola's breathtaking Manchester City out to make it 11 in a row

City's 7-2 demolition of Stoke City last Saturday to move them two points clear of neighbours Manchester United was followed by Guardiola's delight at seeing off "one of Europe's best teams" Napoli in the Champions League in midweek.

Oct 19, 2017, 09:36 AM IST
Jose Mourinho's pragmatism reaping rewards for Manchester United

Jose Mourinho's pragmatism reaping rewards for Manchester United

Still unbeaten in either the Champions League or in domestic competitions, United, who are two points behind local rivals City in the Premier League, are in a position to challenge for their first league title since 2013.

Oct 19, 2017, 09:30 AM IST
Antonio Conte unimpressed as Chelsea lose the plot against Roma

Antonio Conte unimpressed as Chelsea lose the plot against Roma

After successive Premier League defeats by leaders Manchester City and bottom club Crystal Palace, Conte would have cherished a dull 1-0 win against Roma to steady the ship.

Oct 19, 2017, 09:27 AM IST
Goalkeeping gaffe hands Manchester United win at Benfica

Goalkeeping gaffe hands Manchester United win at Benfica

Svilar, who became the youngest goalkeeper to start a Champions League game aged just 18 years and 52 days, caught the ball but in doing so stepped back over his line to gift United the lead.

Oct 19, 2017, 09:04 AM IST
Eden Hazard rescues Chelsea in six-goal Roma thriller

Eden Hazard rescues Chelsea in six-goal Roma thriller

Chelsea remain two points clear of Roma at the top of Group C, but this was the latest in a growing list of alarming displays from the Premier League champions.

Oct 19, 2017, 08:57 AM IST
Raucous Red Star fans not a factor, says Arsenal's Arsene Wenger

Raucous Red Star fans not a factor, says Arsenal's Arsene Wenger

Dug in at the heart of a busy residential district in central Belgrade, the 56,000-seater stadium when filled with fervent home fans produces decibel levels able to intimidate even the most battle-hardened opponents.

Oct 19, 2017, 08:41 AM IST
Financier Amanda Staveley eyes $400 million bid for Newcastle United: Source

Financier Amanda Staveley eyes $400 million bid for Newcastle United: Source

Speculation over Staveley`s interest in the St James` Park club was sparked when she was seen at the ground watching a match earlier this month against Liverpool, another club she has been linked with buying in the past.

Oct 18, 2017, 16:41 PM IST
Jose Mourinho expects to be managing for another 15 years

Jose Mourinho expects to be managing for another 15 years

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, 67, is the current longest serving manager in English football having taken over the north London club in 1996.

Oct 17, 2017, 23:08 PM IST
Antonio Conte blames Chelsea's injury woes on hectic schedule

Antonio Conte blames Chelsea's injury woes on hectic schedule

Spain striker Alvaro Morata missed the shock 2-1 defeat at Palace with a hamstring strain, while Nigeria wing-back Victor Moses limped off during Saturday's game after suffering a hamstring problem.

Oct 17, 2017, 22:52 PM IST
Leicester City sack manager Craig Shakespeare

Leicester City sack manager Craig Shakespeare

He is the second managerial casualty of the Premier League season following the dismissal of Frank de Boer from the Crystal Palace job.

Oct 17, 2017, 21:45 PM IST
Mike Ashley puts Newcastle United up for sale

Mike Ashley puts Newcastle United up for sale

The club said they were willing to listen to offers that would be capable of "delivering sustained investment" towards achieving their ambitions in the top flight.

Oct 16, 2017, 23:16 PM IST
Tom Cleverley strikes late as Watford rock Arsenal

Tom Cleverley strikes late as Watford rock Arsenal

Goals from second-half substitute Troy Deeney and midfielder Cleverley earned Marco Silva's side a victory that moved them above Arsenal and into fourth place in the Premier League table.

Oct 15, 2017, 09:48 AM IST
EPL Saturday Report: Manchester City crush Stoke with magnificent seven, Crystal Palace stun Chelsea

EPL Saturday Report: Manchester City crush Stoke with magnificent seven, Crystal Palace stun Chelsea

With second-placed Manchester United settling for a drab stalemate at Anfield earlier in the day, it was their Manchester rivals who provided the thrills as City moved two points clear at the top.

Oct 14, 2017, 22:27 PM IST
Liverpool vs Manchester United: Key talking points from drawn match

Liverpool vs Manchester United: Key talking points from drawn match

When Mourinho brought United to Anfield 12 months ago, he opted for an ultra-conservative approach that left Liverpool frustrated and neutrals bored in a tame 0-0 draw.

Oct 14, 2017, 19:27 PM IST
Manchester United held at Liverpool as Jose Mourinho parks bus

Manchester United held at Liverpool as Jose Mourinho parks bus

Another former Liverpool manager, Anfield great Kenny Dalglish, was present for the inauguration of the stand that now bears his name and with United retreating from kick-off, he saw his team have plenty of the ball.

Oct 14, 2017, 19:17 PM IST
Jose Mourinho surprised by Roberto Martinez handling of Marouane Fellaini

Jose Mourinho surprised by Roberto Martinez handling of Marouane Fellaini

Belgium had already guaranteed qualification for next year's World Cup in Russia and Fellaini had missed United's Champions League victory against CSKA Moscow with a slight muscular injury.

Oct 14, 2017, 10:00 AM IST
Pep Guardiola tries to heal Mauricio Pochettino rift

Pep Guardiola tries to heal Mauricio Pochettino rift

Pochettino is annoyed that Guardiola recently described Spurs as "the Harry Kane team" after citing Tottenham, Chelsea and Manchester United as City's main rivals for the Premier League title.

Oct 14, 2017, 09:45 AM IST
Tottenham Hotspur lack financial might, says Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham Hotspur lack financial might, says Mauricio Pochettino

Pochettino's side face struggling Bournemouth at Wembley on Saturday, hoping to close the five-point gap to leaders Manchester City and second-placed Manchester United.

Oct 13, 2017, 09:47 AM IST
Jose Mourinho's Manchester United face test of title credentials at Liverpool

Jose Mourinho's Manchester United face test of title credentials at Liverpool

United are level with Manchester City at the top of the table on 19 points, trailing their neighbours on goal difference, but have not yet faced any of their major rivals.

Oct 13, 2017, 09:39 AM IST
Manchester City could get Sergio Aguero boost for Stoke city game

Manchester City could get Sergio Aguero boost for Stoke city game

The striker, who is one goal short of equalling the club's all-time scoring record, broke a rib when a taxi in which he was travelling crashed into a lamp post in Amsterdam on September 28.

Oct 13, 2017, 09:30 AM IST