Rooney’s driven by urge to see Liverpool’s record broken

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has revealed that he wants a place in history and the chance to ease past Liverpool in the record books.

Injured Gerrard to miss Fulham trip

Brief news from the English Premier League before this weekend`s matches (all times GMT):

Loophole gives Chelsea hope for January transfer window: Report

Chelsea may have been banned from dealing in the next two transfer windows by FIFA for their signing of Gael Kakuta from RC Lens, but there is still some hope for them that they may be able to buy players in January.

Promoted Premiership clubs braced for survival battle

Most of the pre-season attention is focused upon potential champions yet recent history suggests the most tense - and financially damaging - competition will be at the other end of the Premier League table.

Portsmouth sign Steve Finnan and Aaron Mokoena

Portsmouth have completed the signings of Steve Finnan and Aaron Mokoena, the English Premier side said on Friday.

Cool Hughes refuses to react to Fergie’s hairdryer strikes

Manchester City manager Mark Hughes has refused to react to the verbal barbs being directed at him by his United rival Alex Ferguson after his 14 million pound signing of Kolo Toure.

Man City should be title favourites, says O`Neill

Manchester City should be considered favourites to win the Premier League after splashing out millions of pounds in the transfer market over the close season, said Aston Villa manager Martin O`Neill.

Liverpool need a Rooney, Tevez, Silva Or Iniesta: Torres

Fernando Torres has said that Liverpool need a particular kind of player to complete their squad: either a forward in the mould of Wayne Rooney and Carlos Tevez, or a midfielder in the style of David Silva and Andres Iniesta.

Hull still keen on Fulham`s Zamora, says Brown

Hull City are still keen to sign Fulham striker Bobby Zamora despite the London club failing to land Peter Crouch, manager Phil Brown said on Tuesday.