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Tottenham’s Harry Kane chasing a trio of Player of the Month awards
Tottenham’s in-form striker Harry Kane could be on course to be named Player of the Month for the third consecutive month after being nominated for his impressive scoring antics in March, reports Sky Sports. EPA The England international,...
Everton’s Leighton Baines backing Ross Barkley to recapture his form following impressive England cameo
Everton defender Leighton Baines is confident club & international teammate Ross Barkley can silence his critics and come into some form at the business end to the season, after putting in an impressive cameo display for the national team in the ...
Paul Merson proven wrong questioning Andros Townsend’s England selection
Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson admits he was wrong to doubt the selection of Tottenham winger Andros Townsend in the England national team, after the 23-year-old scored a brilliant equaliser to rescue a draw for the Three Lions away to Italy in Tu...
Sterling: “I’m no money-grabber”
Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling has insisted he’s not a money-grabber, after having delayed contract talks with the Reds, despite rumours suggesting the England international was over a £100K-a-week contract, reports Sky Sports. EPA Ste...
Chelsea’s Hazard would suit Bayern Munich, says Ribery
Bayern Munich midfielder Franck Ribery believes Chelsea winger Eden Hazard would be a good fit for the club, ESPN has reported, although Ribery accepts the Belgium international wouldn’t be sold cheaply by the Premier League leaders. EPA ...
Southampton’s James Ward-Prowse harbouring hopes of one day captaining England
Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse recently revealed he’s hoping to emulate the likes of former Manchester United winger David Beckham, Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard, and Liverpool’s long-serving skipper Steven Gerrard by leading Eng...
Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud hoping to outscore Alexis Sanchez
Arsenal’s in-form striker Olivier Giroud is setting out to score more goals than teammate Alexis Sanchez, with the Frenchman having levelled his tally with the Chilean international’s, despite having been injured for a lengthy period at the s...
Stoke want to keep ‘ambitious’ Begovic
Stoke City chief executive Tony Scholes has expressed his belief that goalkeeper Asmir Begovic will remain at the club past the end of his current contract, Sky Sports has reported, with Begovic entering the final year of his deal at the end of t...
Manchester United’s Chris Smalling expected to be fit for weekend clash against Aston Villa
Manchester United defender Chris Smalling should be fit to featuring against Aston Villa in this weekend’s Premier League return, despite having coming off for England due to sickness this week, reports the Express. EPA The former Fulham ...
Lucas eager to contribute upon Liverpool return
Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva is eager to recapture his pre-injury form after returning to full fitness in time for the end of the Premier League season, the Independent has reported. EPA Lucas was a regular under Brendan Rodgers between...
Former West Brom manager Alan Irvine “still disappointed” to have been sacked
Ex-West Brom head coach Alan Irvine has admitted he’s still getting over having been sacked from the Midlands club earlier in the season, while adding that he has no ill-feelings towards the players or hierarchy, reports Sky Sports. EPA T...
Malaga tracking Everton forward Naismith
Everton forward Steven Naismith is wanted by La Liga side Malaga, the Daily Mail has reported, although it’s not thought Roberto Martinez is willing to part with the Scotland international. EPA Naismith has been at Goodison Park since a 2...
Swansea’s Tom Carroll out for the season through injury
Swansea City’s on-loan midfielder Tom Carroll is out for the rest of the season, after picking up an ankle injury in England U21’s 1-0 win against Czech Republic last week, reports BBC Sport. EPA The Tottenham youngster netted the only ...
Arsenal quartet nearing return
Mikel Arteta, Abou Diaby, Jack Wilshere and Mathieu Debuchy are almost ready to return to the Arsenal set-up after injury, ESPN has reported, with the quartet featuring in a practice match against Brentford. EPA Arteta, Diaby, Wilshere and ...
Champions League vital for Man Utd, says De Gea
David De Gea has spoken of the importance of Champions League qualification to Manchester United, telling an interview with FIFA’s official website that it is vital to Louis van Gaal’s side. EPA United are fourth in the league table wit...
Manchester United’s Radamel Falcao more confident following treble for Colombia
Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao recently revealed he’s growing in confidence after scoring three goals for Colombia in two recent internationals against Bahrain and Kuwait, reports Sky Sports. EPA The 29-year-old is currently on ...
Swansea’s Lukasz Fabianski wants to stay at the Liberty Stadium amid Roma transfer rumours
Swansea goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski says he’s happy with the Welsh club, despite rumours linking him with Italian Serie A giants AS Roma, reports Sky Sports. EPA This season, only Southampton’s Fraser Forster has made more clean sheets ...
Burnley manager Sean Dyche reveals club tried to sign Harry Kane in the past
Burnley manager Sean Dyche admits the Clarets tried to sign Tottenham striker Harry Kane on loan at the start of the season, before the England international took the Premier League by storm, reports Sky Sports. EPA Kane, 21, has enjoyed a ...
Italy 1-1 England: Super-sub Townsend rescues a draw for the Three Lions
England winger Andros Townsend came off the bench to score a brilliant long-range effort to help rescue a draw against Italy in Turin, to extend their unbeaten run to eight games, while giving manager Roy Hodgson a selection headache for games to...
Depay agent denies Man Utd contact
The agent of PSV Eindhoven forward Memphis Depay has denied any contact between his client and Manchester United amid speculation of a summer transfer, ESPN has reported. EPA It has been claimed that Depay, a Netherlands international, is o...
Man City’s Silva open to La Liga return
Manchester City playmaker David Silva has admitted that while he is happy with his lot in the Premier League, he would one day be open to returning to La Liga - possibly former club Valencia, according to ESPN. EPA Spain international Silva...
England captain Rooney ‘excited’ by Kane
England and Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney is looking forward to lining up alongside Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane against Italy, having admitted he has been impressed by his new international colleague, BBC Sport has reported. ...
Everton encouraged by ‘chemistry’ between Lukaku and Kone
Everton assistant manager Graeme Jones has hailed the partnership between Arouna Kone and Romelu Lukaku, telling the club’s official website that the pair complement each other when fielded as a strike duo. EPA Kone, the 31-year-old Ivory...
Liverpool to decide on Sturridge’s fitness to face Arsenal
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is to assess the readiness of Daniel Sturridge to face Arsenal this weekend after the England striker was forced out of international duty due to injury, ESPN has reported. EPA Sturridge suffered a hip inju...
FA ‘disappointed’ after Team GB collapse
The Football Association have admitted they are ‘disappointed’ that there will not be men’s and women’s teams comprised of representatives of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland taking part at the 2016 Olympics, the Guardian has...
Suarez ‘could only play for Liverpool’
Barcelona forward Luis Suarez has said he would be open to returning to the Premier League one day, ESPN has reported, but added he could only play for former club Liverpool. EPA Suarez quit Anfield for Camp Nou in the summer of 2014, leavi...
Aranguiz keen on Arsenal move
Chile international Charles Aranguiz would be interested in a move to Arsenal after playing for his country at the Emirates Stadium against Brazil, ESPN has reported. EPA Aranguiz is currently plying his trade with Brazilian side Internacio...
England takes break from Champions League success
As this season’s Champions League moves into the quarter-final stages, no English teams are present for the second time in three season. What is more, no English side is still competing in either of Europe’s top two club competitions at this ...
Sterling to turn down big Liverpool offer
Raheem Sterling is to reject a contract worth £180,000 per week, the Daily Mail reports, throwing into doubt the England international’s long-term Liverpool future. EPA The 20-year-old is said to be in no hurry to discuss terms with the ...
Arsenal winger Walcott ready to compete for England place
Arsenal winger Theo Walcott has insisted he is happy to fight for his place in the England team amid increased competition under Roy Hodgson, the Daily Mail has reported. EPA Walcott has suffered extensive injury problems since January 2014...
Man Utd target Hummels unsure about Dortmund future
Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels, said to be a summer transfer target for Manchester United, has admitted he doesn't know what the future holds in store amid talk of a move to the Premier League, ESPN has reported. EPA United are tho...
Welbeck credits Arsenal for England form
Danny Welbeck has said playing regularly for Arsenal has allowed him to produce more consistently for England after the former Manchester United forward netted in the Euro 2016 qualification win over Lithuania, ESPN has reported. EPA Welbec...
Torres emotional after Liverpool return
Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres has spoken of his emotion after returning to Anfield for the testimonial of former Liverpool teammate Steven Gerrard, Sky Sports has reported. EPA Torres spent three-and-a-half years on Merseyside, mo...