EPL: Saints welcome looming local derby, but first trek north
EPL: Saints welcome looming local derby, but first trek north

Southampton`s manager Ronald Koeman is already relishing the added spice a local derby will provide when all-but promoted Bournemouth join his Saints in the premier league next season.

La Liga: Espanyol keen to destroy Barca`s treble dreams
La Liga: Espanyol keen to destroy Barca`s treble dreams

Barcelona can take a huge step towards sealing a fifth La Liga title in seven years when they visit local rivals Espanyol in the Catalan derby on Saturday.

Serie A: Inter host Milan derby, Lazio seek Juve upset
Serie A: Inter host Milan derby, Lazio seek Juve upset

Inter Milan captain Andrea Ranocchia has called on the Serie A giants to appease long-suffering fans by dominating the derby against AC Milan on Sunday, when Lazio travel to leaders Juventus looking to cause an upset.

Louis van Gaal puts Manchester United on track for fruitful journey ahead

Louis van Gaal will be a delighted man not just for the series of victories in the Premier League, but also due to his players' rise in stature and confidence that will serve as a huge boost for next season.

Manuel Pellegrini at a loss after derby drubbing
Manuel Pellegrini at a loss after derby drubbing

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini said he could not explain his team`s disintegration after seeing them blown away 4-2 by Manchester United in the Premier League on Sunday.

Inter to eclipse poor San Siro form in derby: Mancini
Inter to eclipse poor San Siro form in derby: Mancini

Roberto Mancini insists Inter Milan can set aside their remarkably poor form at the San Siro and will be ready when they host AC Milan in the city derby next week.

EPL Gameweek 32, United vs City: As it happened...
EPL Gameweek 32, United vs City: As it happened...

Welcome to the live coverage between Manchester United and Manchester City to be held at Old Trafford on Sunday.

I feared Villa more than City, says Louis van Gaal
I feared Villa more than City, says Louis van Gaal

Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal was more worried about playing Aston Villa than he feels about facing local rivals and champions Manchester City at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Vincent Kompany fighting to be fit for Manchester derby
Vincent Kompany fighting to be fit for Manchester derby

Captain Vincent Kompany is a doubt for Manchester City as they prepare for Sunday`s derby at Manchester United seeking to halt an alarming dip in form.

Kompany, who turned 29 on Friday, sustained a hamstring injury in the Premier League defeat to Crystal Palace on Monday.

English Premier League, Gameweek 32: Preview
English Premier League, Gameweek 32: Preview

 Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney is eager to add to Manchester City`s woes in Sunday`s derby at Old Trafford.

Real Madrid will win La Liga: Cristiano Ronaldo
Real Madrid will win La Liga: Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid’s star striker Cristiano Ronaldo Monday insisted that his team will make a strong comeback from its Saturday’s 0-4 loss to rivals Atletico Madrid and clinch the La Liga title this year.

Everton deny Liverpool's Steven Gerrard victorious final derby
Everton deny Liverpool's Steven Gerrard victorious final derby

Liverpool extended their unbeaten run in the Merseyside derby to 10 games but departing captain Steven Gerrard had to content himself with a 0-0 draw at Everton on Saturday.

Atletico thrash woeful Real 4-0 in Madrid derby
Atletico thrash woeful Real 4-0 in Madrid derby

 Atletico Madrid blew the La Liga title race wide open by extending their unbeaten run over Real Madrid to six games this season with a 4-0 thrashing of the European champions on Saturday.

Atletico's aerial strength a worry for derby, says Carlo Ancelotti
Atletico's aerial strength a worry for derby, says Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti admits that Atletico Madrid`s aerial strength against his side`s inexperienced defence is cause for concern ahead of Saturday`s La Liga derby.

Pace-setters Derby and Ipswich remain on promotion trail
Pace-setters Derby and Ipswich remain on promotion trail

Championship leaders Derby swept to a 3-0 win over Brighton while fellow promotion pace-setters Ipswich crushed Leeds 4-1 on Saturday.

Bundesliga Match Week 6 Preview: Victory needed by both Schalke and Dortmund in derby
Bundesliga Match Week 6 Preview: Victory needed by both Schalke and Dortmund in derby

Bayern Munich are right where they want to be atop the Bundesliga after five rounds and ahead of a tough showdown against Cologne this weekend while Schalke and Borussia Dortmund both head into the 145th derby needing a victory.

Ranieri and Monaco seek derby redemption

Monaco host Nice in a Cote d`Azur derby on Sunday looking to get back to winning ways in Ligue 1 after the blow of losing in the French Cup semi-finals.

Derby keep Burnley waiting for promotion

Burnley will have to wait at least another few days to clinch promotion to the Premier League as Derby stayed in the hunt on Friday.

Leicester City promoted to Premier League

Leicester City clinched promotion to the Premier League without kicking a ball on Saturday as their two main rivals both lost.

Ivorians star for Lille and St. Etienne

Ivory Coast international Salomon Kalou grabbed an injury time winner for Lille in Ligue 1 action on Sunday while his compatriot Max Gradel was the hero in Saint-Etienne`s 2-1 derby win at arch rivals Lyon.