Valdes joins United on 18-month deal

Former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes has signed an 18-month contract with Manchester United, the Premier League team said on Thursday. The 32-year-old has been without a club since leaving the Nou Camp at the end of last season and has not played since tearing his cruciate knee ligaments in March. Valdes, who has joined United […]


Lukaku snatches draw for Everton

Everton’s Romelu Lukaku spared his side a fifth straight defeat by snatching an added-time equaliser to salvage a 1-1 home draw with West Ham United in the FA Cup third round on Tuesday. It had looked like being another dismal occasion for Everton when West Ham centre back James Collins was left unmarked to head […]


Walcott back and happy alongside Alexis

Theo Walcott was thrilled to be back in business for Arsenal in their FA Cup third round win on Sunday as he declared his delight at playing alongside “special player” Alexis Sanchez. Walcott played 76 minutes of Arsenal’s 2-0 victory over Hull City at the Emirates Stadium, enjoying his first start in exactly a year […]

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City, United, Arsenal win; QPR stunned – FA Cup

Sheffield United pulled off the major shock of the FA Cup third-round weekend when the third-tier English side triumphed 3-0 at Premier League Queens Park Rangers on Sunday. Rangers, struggling near the foot of the Premier League table, had more misery heaped on them at their Loftus Road home, with a second-half double from winger […]


Liverpool confirm Steven Gerrard leaving at end of season

Liverpool have confirmed that Steven Gerrard is to leave the club when his contract expires at the end of the season. Gerrard, 34, has spent his entire career at Anfield, making his first-team debut in 1998, and has won trophies including the Champions League, UEFA Cup and two FA Cups. However, the midfielder, who retired […]


Podolski ‘very happy’ ahead of completing Inter loan deal

The Arsenal and Germany star has arrived in Milan to a joyous welcome from the club’s supporters and will undergo a medical today. Lukas Podolski has spoken of his delight as he closes in on a six-month loan deal with Inter. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger said the Serie A club had tabled a “more serious” bid for the Germany […]


Eagles must play more African teams, says Ekpo

The ex-international has called on the Nigeria Football Federation to organize more friendly games involving African teams for the Super Eagles Former Nigeria international Friday Ekpo has said the Super Eagles need to play more African teams as they begin build up to the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. The reigning African champions who missed […]

Frank Lampard saves the day for Manchester City

Frank Lampard rode to the rescue for Manchester City with a winner to see off a spirited Sunderland side. There was a danger that the champions — who let a 2-0 lead slip to draw 2-2 with Burnley in their last home game — would throw away another advantage, but not this time, as Lampard’s […]

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Tottenham pull off stunning 5-3 upset vs. Chelsea

Chelsea were left stunned and clinging to the summit of the Premier League as Tottenham ran out 5-3 winners in a pulsating London derby at White Hart Lane. Having lorded it over Spurs for so long, perhaps an element of complacency crept into the Blues mind-set. At 1-0 up courtesy of Diego Costa’s opener, Tottenham […]

Bale rubbishes talk of move to Manchester United

Gareth Bale has insisted that he is not interested in a move to Manchester United. The Welshman has been linked with a big money move from Real Madrid to Old Trafford, but he says he is in love with the club and the city. “Go to Manchester United? I am very happy in Madrid, a […]