Olivier Giroud double keeps Arsenal on course for top four finish
Olivier Giroud double keeps Arsenal on course for top four finish

Olivier Giroud tormented Newcastle yet again as he scored twice for Arsenal in a 2-1 away win that cemented their place in the Premier League`s top four on Saturday.

Manchester City vs Burnley: Citizens look for 1000th Premier League goal
Manchester City vs Burnley: Citizens look for 1000th Premier League goal

English champions Manchester City will look to score their 1000th Premier League goal when they play Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday. James Milner scored their 998th goal in the last league outing, against Leicester on March 5.

Memories of great FA Cup goal resurface amid Ryan Giggs speculation
Memories of great FA Cup goal resurface amid Ryan Giggs speculation

A combination of a stony countenance and a couple of throwaway comments from an old chum was all it took to spark speculation about Ryan Giggs`s future at Manchester United this week.

Wayne Rooney happy wherever he plays as Manchester United take on Magpies
Wayne Rooney happy wherever he plays as Manchester United take on Magpies

Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney has insisted that the trip to Newcastle on Wednesday signals the start of a period that could define their season.

Manchester City won`t surrender title warns Sergio Aguero
Manchester City won`t surrender title warns Sergio Aguero

Sergio Aguero says Manchester City won`t surrender in the race to catch Premier League leaders Chelsea because they know what it takes to snatch the title at the death.

EPL Gameweek 26, Preview: Wilfried Bony vows to make immediate impact on Manchester City`s title bid
EPL Gameweek 26, Preview: Wilfried Bony vows to make immediate impact on Manchester City`s title bid

Wilfried Bony believes he can be Manchester City`s secret weapon in the Premier League title race as he prepares to make his debut against Newcastle on Saturday.

Asian Cup: Golden boot glitters as UAE size up Iraq
Asian Cup: Golden boot glitters as UAE size up Iraq

Sharpshooter Ali Mabkhout can win a tight race for the Asian Cup`s golden boot when the United Arab Emirates face Iraq for the consolation prize of finishing third on Friday.

Asian Cup: Golden boot glitters as UAE size up Iraq
Asian Cup: Golden boot glitters as UAE size up Iraq

Sharpshooter Ali Mabkhout can win a tight race for the Asian Cup`s golden boot when the United Arab Emirates face Iraq for the consolation prize of finishing third on Friday.

Ronald Koeman confident Saints can sustain Champions League charge
Ronald Koeman confident Saints can sustain Champions League charge

Ronald Koeman has insisted Southampton have the strength-in-depth to maintain their unlikely challenge for Champions League qualification. 

Asian Cup: Oman salvage pride with Kuwait win
Asian Cup: Oman salvage pride with Kuwait win

Abdul Al Maqbali struck with a second-half header as Oman beat Kuwait 1-0 in a dead rubber at the Asian Cup on Saturday, both teams already having been eliminated.

Yaser Kasim magic inspires Iraq as greedy Japan hit four
Yaser Kasim magic inspires Iraq as greedy Japan hit four

 Kasim`s wizardry earned Iraq a 1-0 win victory Jordan on Monday, while defending champions Japan were disappointed despite slamming four past Palestine.

Written off Burnley showing survival spirit
Written off Burnley showing survival spirit

The pundits were close to universal in their predictions for promoted Burnley’s Premier League season —- it would end with a swift return to the Championship.

Louis van Gaal heaps praise on midfielder Wayne Rooney post stellar win over Newcastle
Louis van Gaal heaps praise on midfielder Wayne Rooney post stellar win over Newcastle

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has praised Wayne Rooney for his new role as an attacking midfielder following a 3-1 triumph over rivals Newcastle at Old Trafford.

Sunderland defender Anthony Reveillere out for a month
Sunderland defender Anthony Reveillere out for a month

English Premier League (EPL) side Sunderland will be without Anthony Reveillere for at least one month as the former France international defender has sustained a calf injury.

Spare a thought for Liverpool`s Brendan Rodgers: Arsene Wenger
Spare a thought for Liverpool`s Brendan Rodgers: Arsene Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger knows all about the ups and downs of football management and expressed sympathy for his beleaguered Liverpool counterpart Brendan Rodgers ahead of their clash at Anfield on Sunday.

Aaron Cresswell strikes for West Ham to end Newcastle United's run
Aaron Cresswell strikes for West Ham to end Newcastle United's run

Aaron Cresswell`s first goal for West Ham was enough to bring Newcastle`s six-match winning run in all competitions to an end with a 1-0 win at Upton Park on Saturday.

Argentina's Jonas Gutierrez to train post cancer
Argentina's Jonas Gutierrez to train post cancer

Argentine footballer Jonas Gutierrez, who plays for English team Newcastle, has said he will return to training after his battle with cancer.

Brendan Rodgers claims Liverpool stars could remain benched for Chelsea visit
Brendan Rodgers claims Liverpool stars could remain benched for Chelsea visit

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers warned some of his star players their place in the side for the visit of Chelsea on Saturday is far from assured after a battling performance by their understudies in a 1-0 defeat to Real Madrid.

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley ups Rangers` influence
Newcastle owner Mike Ashley ups Rangers` influence

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley was left with a greater say in the running of Rangers after the chief executive of the cash-strapped fallen Scottish giants resigned on Monday.

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.