Tony Pulis
Category: Premier League
Published on 14 April 2014

Pulis still wary of relegation

Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis is refusing to look towards next season despite a run of form that has put them on the brink of survival.

Saturday’s 1-0 win over Aston Villa made it three successes in a row for Pulis’ men, who are now seven points clear of the drop zone with five games remaining.

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Category: Premier League
Published on 07 April 2014

Wright: Martinez the man for Arsenal

Arsenal legend Ian Wright said Roberto Martinez is the type of manager the London club needs, as Arsene Wenger’s future remained cloudy.

Martinez’s Everton trounced Arsenal 3-0 at Goodison Park on Sunday, as the Merseyside club took their UEFA Champions League destiny into their own hands.Everton trail fourth-placed...

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Gary Lineker
Category: Premier League
Published on 07 April 2014

Lineker baffled by Hughton´s sacking

Former England international Gary Lineker has lashed out at Norwich City over the sacking of Chris Hughton.

Hughton was relieved of his managerial duties and replaced by youth team coach Neil Adams after Norwich’s 1-0 home defeat to fellow Premier League relegation candidates West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.

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Category: Premier League
Published on 08 March 2014

Moyes set to experiment ahead of Vidic departure

7 March 2014 23:28

Manchester United manager David Moyes will look to test out new defensive partnerships before Nemanja Vidic leaves at the end of the season.

The United captain is set to join Serie A side Inter when his contract expires at the end of the current campaign, having been at Old Trafford since 2006.

Moyes is eager to hand opportunities

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Category: Premier League
Published on 29 October 2013

Mourinho fumes over Arsenal fixture schedule

Jose Mourinho insists he has been left with no choice but to send out an under-strength Chelsea team in Tuesday's League Cup fourth round clash at Arsenal.

Mourinho is fuming that League Cup fixture planners decided to schedule Chelsea's trip to the Emirates Stadium just 48 hours after his side's 2-1 win over Manchester City in the Premier League.

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Frank Lampard
Category: Premier League
Published on 20 March 2014

Lampard happy to be back in title race

20 March 2014 04:35

Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard is delighted to see his side in the Premier League title hunt late in the campaign.

Jose Mourinho’s men are title favourites despite a 1-0 loss at Aston Villa last time out in the league, with Chelsea four points clear at the top.

Lampard, 35, is pleased to see his side, who last won the...

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Category: Premier League
Published on 27 February 2014

Premier League Preview: Fulham v Chelsea

Fulham will seek to boost their flagging survival hopes and dent Chelsea's title ambitions when the west London rivals clash on Saturday.

Felix Magath takes charge of a home fixture for the first time when Premier League leaders and neighbours Chelsea visit Craven Cottage this weekend, but the German faces a daunting task in arresting an alarming run of form.

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Category: Premier League
Published on 05 January 2014

Suarez set for FA Cup tie, Pascoe hints

Liverpool assistant manager Colin Pascoe has hinted Luis Suarez could feature in Sunday's FA Cup third-round tie with Oldham Athletic.

The League One side travel to Anfield, where Liverpool will be determined to avenge last season's 3-2 loss to the same opponents in the fourth round

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David Moyes
Category: Premier League
Published on 20 March 2014

Moyes: No pressure from inside United

19 March 2014 23:48

David Moyes insisted he had not felt pressure in the build-up to Manchester United’s UEFA Champions League rescue act against Olympiacos.

Reports had suggested that the Old Trafford hierarchy were beginning to lose faith in the United boss after a difficult season, with the 3-0 Premier League humbling against Liverpool at...

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Category: Premier League
Published on 27 February 2014

Premier League Preview: Everton v West Ham

Sam Allardyce faces a welcome selection headache when he takes his resurgent West Ham side to Goodison Park to face Everton.

The West Ham boss can call on striker Andy Carroll, as the England international has served his three-match ban after controversially receiving a straight red card against Swansea City on February 1.

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Category: Premier League
Published on 19 March 2014

Contrite Pardew escaped longer stadium ban

An apologetic Alan Pardew escaped a longer stadium ban after headbutting David Meyler, the Football Association have revealed.

The Newcastle United manager was involved in a heated bust-up with the Hull City midfielder during his side’s 4-1 win at the KC Stadium earlier this month.

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Category: Premier League
Published on 26 February 2014

Keane: Premier League clubs lacking in quality

Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane let rip at the Premier League and his old club after their 2-0 loss to Olympiacos.

In a brutal post-match evaluation in Greece, Keane rubbished the idea the Premier League is 'the best league in the world', while he claimed United manager David Moyes does not have enough 'quality' at his disposal.

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Category: Premier League
Published on 19 March 2014

Martinez warns rivals off Everton´s youngsters

Roberto Martinez is keen to tie down Everton’s young stars in an attempt to ward off interest from rival Premier League clubs.

Securing the futures of Ross Barkley, Seamus Coleman and James McCarthy is high on the agenda for the Spaniard, who hopes to see the trio continue to flourish at Goodison Park.

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Category: Premier League
Published on 25 February 2014

Nasri issues League Cup warning

Manchester City's Samir Nasri has warned of the impact a League Cup final defeat could have on Manuel Pellegrini's quadruple-chasing side.

Nasri was part of the Arsenal team beaten in the final of the competition in 2011, with that loss to Birmingham City heralding a poor run of league form towards the end of another trophy-less campaign.

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Category: Premier League
Published on 20 December 2013

Premier League Preview: Fulham v Manchester City

Free-scoring Manchester City will be confident of extending their eight-match unbeaten streak at strugglers Fulham on Saturday.

Manuel Pellegrini's side have charged to fourth in the Premier League table on the back of a run of form that has seen them defeat European champions Bayern Munich in Germany and league leaders Arsenal, beating the latter emphatically 6-3 last weekend.

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Category: Premier League
Published on 10 March 2014

De Guzman confident ahead of West Brom clash

10 March 2014 12:59

Swansea City’s Premier League clash with West Brom is a “massive” game for both clubs, according to Jonathan de Guzman.

With both sides embroiled in the fight to stay up this season, the Dutch midfielder knows that claiming three points would go a long way to preserving Swansea’s top-flight status.

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Category: Premier League
Published on 11 February 2014

Rodgers cautious over title chances

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has admitted that winning the Premier League title this season might be beyond his in-form Reds side.

The Merseysiders are currently fourth in the table and are just six points adrift of leaders Chelsea after four wins and two draws in their last six games, with the Reds to be crowned champions.

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Category: Premier League
Published on 29 November 2013

Villas-Boas ready for United test

Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas is ready to turn his attentions to Manchester United after a morale-boosting UEFA Europa League win.

The Portuguese has come under pressure of late after Tottenham's slump in form, which culminated in a disastrous 6-0 Premier League loss to Manchester City last weekend.

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Category: Premier League
Published on 10 March 2014

Liverpool striving for perfection, says Allen

10 March 2014 13:28

Joe Allen has called on Liverpool to reproduce the kind of form that saw them hammer Arsenal 5-1 at Anfield in February.

Liverpool were in irresistible form in the opening 20 minutes of that match, scoring four goals as Brendan Rodgers’ men sent a clear signal of their title-winning intent.

Allen hailed the brilliance of

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Category: Premier League
Published on 11 February 2014

Carrick eyes upturn at Arsenal

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick is confident that his side can kick-start their faltering season by putting on a performance at Arsenal on Wednesday.

The Red Devils conceded a last-gasp equaliser in their weekend clash with Fulham, with a 2-2 draw leaving United in seventh place in the Premier League and a massive 15 points off the title pace being set by Chelsea.

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Category: Premier League
Published on 29 November 2013

Wenger aware of Cardiff threat

Arsene Wenger admits that he is wary of Cardiff City's giant-killing exploits as his Arsenal side prepare to visit South Wales on Saturday.

Malky Mackay's men have already secured a 3-2 victory over Manchester City at the Cardiff City Stadium this season, and they scored a late equaliser to salvage a point against Premier League champions Manchester United last weekend.

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Category: Premier League
Published on 24 September 2013

Everton deal wait for Baines

Roberto Martinez expects Leighton Baines to get even better in the next few years, but the left-back must wait for a new Everton contract.

Baines' brace of free-kicks helped the Toffees to a 3-2 turnaround victory at West Ham in the Premier League on Saturday and underlined his value to their cause.

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Category: Premier League
Published on 10 March 2014

Clyne backs Palace to survive

10 March 2014 13:41

Nathaniel Clyne has backed his former club Crystal Palace to survive in the Premier League this season.

The defender made his first return to Selhurst Park on Saturday as Southampton recorded a 1-0 win, but Clyne was suitably impressed with Palace’s display.

Jay Rodriguez secured the three points with the only goal of the

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Category: Premier League
Published on 24 January 2014

Rodgers still hopeful of Salah capture

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has not given up on his desire to bring Basel winger Mohamed Salah to Anfield.

The Egyptian appears to be on the verge of a move to Chelsea after the London club announced on Thursday that they had agreed a fee with the Swiss Super League outfit.

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Category: Premier League
Published on 10 March 2014

Heitinga: Survival a trophy for Fulham

10 March 2014 10:50

John Heitinga believes that staying in the Premier League would be the equivalent of winning the UEFA Champions League for Fulham.

The 3-1 defeat to relegation rivals Cardiff City on Saturday saw Felix Magath’s side cut adrift at the bottom of the table, with safety now four points away.

Fulham have not won in the league

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Category: Premier League
Published on 24 January 2014

Mourinho: Mata close to United move

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho expects Juan Mata to complete his big-money move to Manchester United "sooner rather than later."

The Spain international travelled to complete a medical at United and Mourinho expects the transfer to be completed in the near future.

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Category: Premier League
Published on 01 November 2013

Chelsea sign Bertrand Traore

Chelsea have signed the teenage Burkino Faso international Bertrand Traoré on a four-and-a-half year deal.

Traoré, who made his international debut as a 15-year-old, has long been on the Blues' radar and impressed during their pre-season tour of Asia, when the attacking midfielder scored a spectacular goal in an 8-1 thrashing of the Indonesia All Stars.

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Category: Premier League
Published on 19 September 2013

Win fires City up for derby

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini hailed an accomplished performance after his side opened their Champions League campaign with a 3-0 win at Viktoria Plzen on Tuesday.

Goals from Edin Dzeko, Yaya Toure and Sergio Aguero in the space of 10 minutes early in the second half secured a comfortable Group D victory in the Czech Republic.

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West Brom 0 Manchester United 3
Category: Premier League
Published on 08 March 2014

Premier League: West Brom 0 Manchester United 3

8 March 2014 15:41

Manchester United heaped more pressure on West Brom head coach Pepe Mel as they claimed a 3-0 win at The Hawthorns on Saturday.

Phil Jones, Wayne Rooney and substitute Danny Welbeck found the net to ensure Mel’s wait for a first win in charge of the Midlanders was extended to seven games, with the victory lifting United to...

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Category: Premier League
Published on 10 January 2014

Premier League Preview: Everton v Norwich City

Everton will try to maintain their fine home form when hosting Norwich City in the Premier League on Saturday.

Roberto Martinez's side have taken 21 points from 10 home games this season, their highest return since the 2004-05 campaign, with only bottom club Sunderland able to claim victory when visiting Goodison Park.

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Category: Premier League
Published on 01 November 2013

Pellegrini to rule on Hart

Manuel Pellegrini has a difficult decision on his hands once again as he weighs up whether to stick with Joe Hart for Saturday's Barclays Premier League clash with Norwich.

The England goalkeeper was deemed to be at fault for Fernando Torres' winning goal as Chelsea beat Manchester City last weekend, the latest in a string of errors.

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Category: Premier League
Published on 19 September 2013

Suarez poised for 'seamless' Liverpool return

Suspended Liverpool striker Luis Suarez is in perfect condition to return for his side's Capital One Cup clash with Manchester United next week, according to manager Brendan Rodgers.

Suarez has one match remaining on his ten-game ban for biting Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic last season, and it appears Rodgers will have no reservations in throwing the Uruguayan straight into action against United.

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