Blackburn, Leeds, Forest handed transfer bans
Blackburn, Leeds, Forest handed transfer bans

Blackburn Rovers, Leeds United and Nottingham Forest will not be allowed to sign new players in the January transfer window after breaching financial regulations, the Football League announced on Monday.

English Premier League – Past winners

Every season, a club is crowned the champions of England. However, despite having thousands of clubs, there have been only five such teams which have lifted the trophy since the inception of Premier League in 1992.

Top five players in Premier League's 22-year history

England's top-tier league is arguably the best one in the world, thanks to its high level of competitiveness and the presence of world class players. Lets have a look at top five players, who have enthralled the fans in these two decades.

Australia will lift at Asian Cup, says Brett Emerton
Australia will lift at Asian Cup, says Brett Emerton

Australia will raise their game in front of their own fans at next year`s Asian Cup and deserve to be among the favourites despite their poor recent form, according to former Socceroos stalwart Brett Emerton.

Burnley win to move closer to Premier League promotion

Burnley moved a step closer to promotion to the Premier League with a 1-0 win at Barnsley that consolidated second spot in the English Championship on Tuesday.

Tim Sherwood comes out fighting after job speculation

Tottenham Hotspur manager Tim Sherwood came out fighting on Monday as his side ended a day full of speculation about his future with a 5-1 crushing of Sunderland in the Premier League.

Sherwood on brink as Tottenham`s season takes new twist

Tottenham Hotspur`s rapidly unravelling season took another twist on Monday with first team coach Tim Sherwood set to be replaced in the summer, according to media reports.

Socceroos great Emerton calls it a day

Midfielder Brett Emerton, who was part of Australia`s "golden generation" and played 95 times for his country, has retired after an 18-year career that included spells in England with Blackburn Rovers and at Dutch club Feyenoord.

Five-star City crush Blackburn in FA Cup

Alvaro Negredo and Edin Dzeko scored twice each as Premier League high-fliers Manchester City comprehensively quashed second tier Blackburn Rovers` hopes of causing an FA Cup shock with an emphatic 5-0 third-round replay win on Wednesday.

Sergio Aguero in line for Manchester City comeback

Argentine striker Sergio Aguero is poised to return to action after being named in the Manchester City squad for Wednesday`s FA Cup third-round replay at home to Blackburn Rovers.

City`s blockbuster squad boosted by Aguero return

Manchester City`s top scorer Sergio Aguero is ready to make his return from injury against Cardiff City on Saturday and could even feature in the FA Cup replay against Blackburn Rovers on Wednesday, the Argentine said.

Man City draws 1-1 with Blackburn Rovers in FA Cup

Manchester City tasted fresh disappointment in the third round of the FA Cup on Saturday when they drew 1-1 with second-tier Blackburn Rovers.

Blackburn frustrate Man City in FA Cup

Last season`s beaten FA Cup finalists Manchester City tasted fresh disappointment in the competition on Saturday when they drew 1-1 at second-tier Blackburn Rovers in the third round.

Blackburn striker Campbell arrested in match-fixing probe

Former English Premier League striker DJ Campbell has been arrested as part of a match-fixing investigation, his club Blackburn Rovers said on Monday.

Brunei club signs ex-Blackburn boss Kean

Brunei DPMM, a football club based in the oil-rich Southeast Asian kingdom, confirmed Tuesday the signing of ex-Blackburn Rovers manager Steve Kean as their next head coach.

`Declining` Rovers `global advisor` Shebby Singh faces axe as Indian owners get serious

The Indian bosses of the declining football club Blackburn Rovers may reportedly dismiss the club`s self-styled `global adviser` and former Malaysian footballer Shebby Singh following his inability to bring out the club from the mire in which it had sunk.

Venky’s owned Blackburn may have to pay whopping £2m to sacked manager

Indian-owned club Blackburn Rovers may have to pay a staggering two million pounds to sacked manager Henning Berg, who was in charge for only ten games and had delivered just a single victory to the club.

Venkys-owned Rovers eyeing Benitez as next manager

Championship club Blackburn Rovers, which is owned by Indian poultry firm Venkys, is looking to hire Chelsea interim boss Rafael Benitez as club`s next manager.

Lajong signs talented Portuguese youngster Edinho

In one of the biggest signings in Indian club football, Shillong Lajong today roped in Portuguese Under-19 international and former English Premier League side Blackburn Rovers striker Edinho Junior on a loan transfer to strengthen its stuttering I-League campaign.

Blackburn`s Indian owners abused by fans

Blackburn Rovers` Indian owners from the Venky`s group were subjected to abuse and attacked with snowballs by fans before the side`s defeat by Charlton Athletic at home.