ISL: Robert Pires begins training at FC Goa
ISL: Robert Pires begins training at FC Goa

Former French international and Arsenal midfielder Robert Pires, who has been signed on as FC Goa's marquee player for the inaugural Indian Super League, today stepped onto the ground at Tilak Maidan here for his first training session with the team.

Steve Bruce critical of Newcastle talk
Steve Bruce critical of Newcastle talk

Hull boss Steve Bruce has scoffed at reports saying he could replace under-fire Alan Pardew as manager of Newcastle saying they were "disrespectful" to the current incumbent.

I`m one of world`s best at number 10: Mesut Ozil
I`m one of world`s best at number 10: Mesut Ozil

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has reacted to criticism of his performances by declaring that he is one of the world`s best number 10s, but is being played out of position.

Former Chelsea favourite Alan Hudson has cancer

Former Chelsea and Arsenal playmaker Alan Hudson, who almost lost his life 17 years ago when he was hit by a car, has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

My dream is to manage England, says Rio Ferdinand

Former England defender Rio Ferdinand says that his dream is to manage the Three Lions after retirement. After spending 12 fruitful years with Manchester United, he moved to Loftus Road, where his brother Anton Ferdinand played for two seasons.

Arsenal Soccer schools come to Kerala

The renowned Arsenal Soccer schools, already launched in Delhi and Mumbai, will soon kick off in Kerala.

Alan Hansen`s ``kids`` jibe sparked trophy haul, says Phil Neville

Manchester United`s golden generation was inadvertently sparked to greatness by Liverpool defender Alan Hansen`s infamous remark that "you can`t win anything with kids", according to Phil Neville.

Arsene Wenger calls on Arsenal to step up against title rivals

Arsene Wenger has warned his Arsenal stars they must improve against their title rivals if they want to end the club`s long wait to be crowned Premier League champions.

Vincent Kompany extends stay at Manchester City with new five-year contract

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has signed a new five-year contract with the English Premier League champions, the club announced Wednesday.

Arsenal legend Freddie Ljungberg targets Premier League title

After winning the FA Cup and beating Manchester City in Community Shield, Arsenal legend Freddie Ljungberg is not only upbeat about his team`s chances in 2014-2015 season but is also targeting Premiership glory this time around.

Sparkling Alexis Sanchez adds to Arsenal`s optimism

Alexis Sanchez added to the feelgood factor at Arsenal as the Chile forward capped his new club`s perfect start to the season with an eye-catching display in the Community Shield on Sunday.

Vibrant Arsenal down Manchester City in Community Shield

Arsenal delivered a rousing demonstration of their Premier League title credentials by overwhelming league champions Manchester City 3-0 in the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday.

FA Community Shield: Arsenal vs Manchester City Preview

Vindicated by their FA Cup triumph, Arsenal approach Sunday`s Community Shield face-off with Manchester City buoyed by the belief that they are now credible challengers for the Premier League title.

Jose Mourinho admits Frank Lampard is impossible to replace

Jose Mourinho admits it will be impossible to find a replacement for Chelsea legend Frank Lampard.

Five questions to ponder in the Community Shield

FA Cup holders Arsenal face Premier League champions Manchester City in the Community Shield on Sunday. Here are five talking points heading into the traditional curtain raiser to the top-flight season in England:

Aaron Ramsey wants Wembley return to inspire Arsenal

Arsenal`s FA Cup final match-winner Aaron Ramsey is relishing his return to Wembley for Sunday`s Community Shield against Manchester City, but he has urged his team-mates to keep aiming higher.

Theo Walcott closing on Arsenal return

Arsenal winger Theo Walcott could make his return from a serious knee injury by the end of the month, manager Arsene Wenger revealed on Thursday.

Arsenal`s World Cup winners to miss season opener

Arsenal`s three German players who won the World Cup will miss Sunday`s Community Shield and the start of the Premier League season.

Everton legend Royle returns to Goodison

Former Everton manager Joe Royle has returned to Goodison Park as part of manager Roberto Martinez`s coaching staff.

Wenger put England before Arsenal, says grateful Wilshere

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger dissuaded Jack Wilshere from rushing his comeback from injury to ensure he would be fit and ready for the World Cup campaign, the England midfielder has said.