I almost gave up football for cricket, says Sir Geoff Hurst
I almost gave up football for cricket, says Sir Geoff Hurst

Sir Geoff Hurst has revealed that he was on the verge of giving up his football career to become a cricketer.

Alexis Sanchez double helps Arsenal beat Sunderland
Alexis Sanchez double helps Arsenal beat Sunderland

Alexis Sanchez scored twice as Arsenal beat Sunderland 2-0 at the Stadium of Light on Saturday to ensure veteran manager Arsene Wenger avoided his worst start to a Premier League season.

Theo Walcott returns after injury nightmare
Theo Walcott returns after injury nightmare

Arsenal winger Theo Walcott played 45 minutes for the club`s Under-21 side against Blackburn on Friday as he finally returned to action after his knee injury nightmare.

Roy Keane admits to Peter Schmeichel brawl in new book
Roy Keane admits to Peter Schmeichel brawl in new book

Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane has revealed he once left team-mate Peter Schmeichel with a black eye following a pre-season brawl, in extracts from his autobiography released on Monday.

Manchester United legend Bobby Charlton taken to hospital
Manchester United legend Bobby Charlton taken to hospital

Manchester United legend Bobby Charlton was taken to hospital on Thursday after complaining of stomach pains.

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: