Tuesday, Dec 23, 2014



Full coverage of the English Premier League 2014.

The Week in EPL: Liverpool, Arsenal share the spoils; Manchester City catch up with Chelsea

Silva brace secures City win, United’s winning streak ended, Skrtel goal salvages point for Liverpool.

Bandaged Martin Skrtel saves Liverpool the blushes

Despite failing to secure all 3 points, Arsenal moved back into sixth spot with 27 points from 17 games.

Sunderland get the better of Newcastle in Tyne-Wear derby
December 21, 2014

It was only Sunderland’s third league victory of the season and lifted them to 14th place with 19 points.

David Silva brace puts Manchester City level with table-toppers Chelsea, Manchester United manage draw

It was a performance that made clear Chelsea faces a mounting challenge to stay on top.

There is still a long time to go in the league: Jose Mourinho
December 19, 2014

Mourinho is also confident that Eden Hazard will sign a new contract at Stamford Bridge.

FA slaps fine, ban on Mario Balotelli for ‘racial slur’

Balotelli, who quickly removed the picture and later apologised, has also been ordered to attend an educational programme.

Manchester United fly past Liverpool
December 14, 2014

United goalkeeper David Gea producing a string of brilliant saves to deny Liverpool any chance to score.

Resurgent Manchester United face out-of-form Liverpool
December 12, 2014

Things have changed a lot when Manchester United and Liverpool last met in the Premier League.

If everybody available, we don’t need to go into January transfer, says Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Wenger, who has reputation for keeping his powder dry in transfer, said there was no need for reinforcements.

No relief for Arsene Wenger despite Champions League win
December 10, 2014

Club officials blocked unhappy supporters from displaying banners calling for Wenger to be sacked.

English Premier League: Robin Van Persie fires Manchester United to win against Southampton
December 9, 2014

With this win, Manchester United has now won their fifth consecutive match in the English Premier League.

Manchester City win, but lose Sergio Aguero
December 8, 2014

Sergio Aguero made a tearful exit in the third minute with a knee injury.

Andy Carroll nets twice in West Ham United’s 3-1 win over Swansea City
December 7, 2014

Andy Carroll returned to goalscoring form with two thumping headers in West Ham United’s 3-1 victory.

Cisse double-strike ends Chelsea’s unbeaten run; Arsenal go down 3-2

Newcastle ride on Cisse double to beat Chelsea, Toure earns Man City victory while Arsenal beaten by Stoke.

Newcastle ride on Papiss Cisse brace to end Chelsea’s unbeaten run
December 6, 2014

This is Chelsea’s 1st defeat since the second leg of last season’s UCL semi-final against Atletico Madrid.

Robin van Persie, Wayne Rooney could start against Southampton

Rooney has struck five goals in as many starts for Man United against the south-coast club.

Didier Drogba rolls back years as Chelsea power on
December 4, 2014

Drogba showed just why he and Mourinho, who first signed him in 2004, are apparently inseparable.

English Premier League: Chelsea march on, Manchester City stay 2nd

Chelsea’s inexorable Premier League title march continued with a consummate 3-0 triumph over Tottenham.

Steven Gerrard’s timely reminder

Liverpool captain, back after a game on bench, scores in Reds comeback 3-1 win against 10-man Leicester.

Southampton look to bounce back against Arsenal after Manchester City loss
December 1, 2014

After a 3-0 defeat against Manchester City on Sunday, Southampton travel to Arsenal on Tuesday.

Manchester City FC crush Southampton 3-0, ascend to 2nd spot
November 30, 2014

City galvanised their pursuit of EPL leaders Chelsea with an emphatic 3-0 victory over Southampton.

EPL: Chelsea F.C. drop points at Sunderland; Manchester United register clinical win

Chelsea stretched their lead at the top as Sunderland’s splendid resistance at least scattered some hope for nearest pursuers.

Danny Welbeck’s header gives Arsenal 1-0 win over West Brom
November 29, 2014

Welbeck powerful header in the 66th minute gave the Gunners the much needed three points.

For Robin van Persie it is a question of confidence, says Louis van Gaal

Van Persie scored 31 goals in his 1st season at Old Trafford, firing Utd to the 2013 Premier League title.

English Premier League: Saints toughest test yet

The results of Southampton’s next three games could show whether it has the ability to hang around for the long haul.

We have been unlucky with injuries, says Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger
November 28, 2014

Captain Mikel Arteta and striker Yaya Sanogo are the latest names on a growing injury list.

Chelsea wary of Sunderland challenge
November 27, 2014

Sunderland will have the opportunity to end in-form Chelsea’s run of 19 undefeated matches.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers feels his job could be under threat
November 24, 2014

Liverpool suffered their third consecutive Premier League defeat on Sunday at the hands of Crystal Palace.

Crystal Palace hand Liverpool fourth straight defeat
November 23, 2014

Liverpool’s season went from bad to worse, when it surrendered an early lead to lose 3-1 at struggling Crystal Palace.

Chelsea stretch unbeaten streak, down West Brom

Chelsea down West Brom 2-0 to continue domination at the top of the points table.

Wayne Rooney gives Manchester United first away win of the season

Elsewhere, Chelsea beat West Brom 2-0 while Man City had to fight a tougher battle to beat Swansea 2-1.

Daniel Sturridge breaks down again with new thigh injury
November 21, 2014

Sturridge has been sidelined with two separate thigh injuries as well as a calf problem this season.

I was made the scapegoat under David Moyes: Marouane Fellaini
November 11, 2014

Staying injury-free & playing in a more advanced position in midfield have helped Fellaini fit into the team.

Swansea come from behind to stun Arsenal 2-1
November 9, 2014

The defeat ends a miserable week for Arsenal after it surrendered a 3-0 lead to draw against Anderlecht in CL.

English Premier League: Manchester United escape with Juan Mata strike

Juan Mata came on as a substitute to score in the 67th minute and give Manchester United a much-needed 1-0 victory.

Diego Costa’s right gives Reds the blues

Spaniard scores the winner in second-half as leaders Chelsea defeat Liverpool 2-1 to maintain unbeaten run.