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.

Long way back for injured Siem de Jong
Long way back for injured Siem de Jong

Dutch midfielder Siem de Jong has said he will need at least another eight weeks before resuming his career with Newcastle.

English football fans pay price as top flight clubs enjoy boom
English football fans pay price as top flight clubs enjoy boom

Season tickets to watch champions Manchester City this season are the cheapest in the Premier League but the eye-watering cost of attending games in England continues to soar.

Alan Pardew relieved as Papiss Cisse hands lifeline to under-fire boss
Alan Pardew relieved as Papiss Cisse hands lifeline to under-fire boss

Beleaguered Newcastle boss Alan Pardew admitted he was a relieved man after Papiss Cisse`s late double temporarily silenced his critics in a 2-2 draw against Hull.

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.

Alan Pardew in peril as Newcastle United thrashed by Southampton
Alan Pardew in peril as Newcastle United thrashed by Southampton

Alan Pardew has the dubious distinction of being the first Premier League manager to hear the sound of the axe being sharpened after his hapless Newcastle United side were thumped 4-0 by Southampton on Saturday.

Asian Cup must move beyond Australia's soccer silo: Michael Brown
Asian Cup must move beyond Australia's soccer silo: Michael Brown

Michael Brown knows the success or otherwise of January`s Asian Cup rests on one thing. Getting Australian backsides on stadium seats.

Paul Gascoigne in new health scare

Troubled former England star Paul Gascoigne has been taken to hospital after being found slumped outside his home clutching a bottle of gin, a British newspaper reported Friday.

Champions Manchester City ready to roll again, says Manuel Pellegrini

City start their campaign with a trip to St James` Park having added a number of new faces to their ranks since last season`s Premier League and League Cup triumphs.

West Ham hit by Andy Carroll injury blow

West Ham striker Andy Carroll has revealed he will miss the start of the Premier League season after suffering a serious ankle injury.

Wilkinson drops out of rugby with fitting finale

Jonny Wilkinson brought the curtain down on a stunning career by scoring a trademark right-footed drop goal to help Toulon to their first Top 14 success in 22 years on Saturday.

Liverpool win in vain as title dreams dashed

Liverpool`s bid to snatch the Premier League title on the final day of the season ended in frustration despite a 2-1 win over nine-man Newcastle on Sunday.

Cardiff staying up would be like beating Bayern: Solskjaer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reckons keeping Cardiff City in the Premier League would be more of a miracle than when he scored the winning goal for Manchester United in the last minute of the 1999 Champions League final against Bayern Munich.

Injured Walcott won`t hurry back

Arsenal forward Theo Walcott is prepared to take his time as he recovers from severe injury, even if it means missing the start of next season.

Own-goal double derails Everton`s Euro bid

Everton suffered a huge blow in their quest for Champions League football after a pair of own-goals saw them lose 2-0 to Southampton at St Mary`s on Saturday.