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Sunday's big match might feature three of the most feared strikers in the continent. The likes of Aguero, Rooney and Falcao will all be keen to create an impression during the Manchester Derby.
Man City star Sergio Aguero has been in blistering form in recent games and currently heads the scorers chart having registered nine goals in the Premier League. He got himself on the scoresheet four times as the Citizens dismantled Tottenham 4-1 at the Etihad Stadium and was arguably his side's best player when they faced CSKA Moskva in the Champions League.
However the match on Sunday will... Read the rest of the article »
The Red Devils have again splashed the cash as they seek to start re-building the team for now and future seasons.
According to reports, Manchester United have agreed on a deal that will bring Radamel Falcao to Old Trafford on a permanent basis.
The Red Devils opted to spend €8 million to bring the 28-year-old attacker in from Ligue 1 and it will cost the 20-time Premier League winners €56 million to sign him from Monaco for good.
Currently one of the highest earners at the club, the former... Read the rest of the article »
The veteran attacker has been in excellent form since returning to England, with three goals in three straight games.
Didier Drogba has been showing Chelsea fans that "age ain't nothing but a number".
Now in his second spell at Stamford Bridge, the veteran attacker has been on a roll lately. First he opened his Champions League account for this season by calmly converting a penalty against Slovenian outfit Maribor. Blues supporters will remember last weekend's goal against Manchester United as quite... Read the rest of the article »
NBC posts record-setting soccer weekend with most watched Premier League & MLS matches
Sunday’s Manchester United-Chelsea Match Averages 1.29 Million Viewers; Landon Donovan’s Final Regular-Season Game on Saturday (Seattle Sounders-LA Galaxy) Averages 699,000 Viewers; NBC Sports Group Has Televised 7 of Premier League’s 10 Most-Watched Live Matches in U.S.
NBC set Premier League and MLS viewership records with a pair of match telecasts last weekend.
Last... Read the rest of the article »
Hector Herrera, currently playing for FC Porto, would become a Citizen in the upcoming transfer window, according to Portuguese sources
Hector Herrera, one of Mexico's most promising players, may leave FC Porto in the upcoming transfer window, after being sought out by English Champion Manchester City. According to Portuguese sources, "El Zorro" has been scouted for quite some time by Txiki Beguiristain, and the club would be ready to bid for the player's services.
The Citizens have kept an eye on Herrera after his... Read the rest of the article »
The first Manchester Derby of the 2014/15 English Premier League season takes place at the Etihad Stadium. Here’s where to watch Manchester City vs Manchester United live on November 2, 2014.
Manuel Pellegrini is under pressure to elevate Manchester City following Wednesday’s shocking 2-0 loss against Newcastle United in the Capital One Cup. Last season’s great achievements are gone and focusing on the current campaign – in Europe as well as domestically – seems hard for the Citizens.
Before tempers explode, Pellegrini must find this special something to boost... Read the rest of the article »
The European Football Association are to submit a proposal to FIFA in which they suggest the Qatar World Cup be held between 28 April and 29 May
The European Club Association (ECA) will be submitting a proposal next week to FIFA in which they will request for the 2022 World Cup, in Qatar, to tbe held between 28 May 29 and April 29.
Ever since being awarded the honor of host nation back in 2010, much debate has been surrounding what the timing of football's most prestigious tournament be, and as to whether it should be held in the... Read the rest of the article »
The Citizens boss saw his star midfield duo limp out of Wednesday night's Capital One Cup loss to Newcastle, as their Etihad Stadium clash with the Red Devils grows closer
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has admitted his side's recent form is a cause of worry as the reigning English Premier League champions prepare to host city rivals Manchester United in Sunday's highly-anticipated Manchester derby.
The Citizens coach made these comments after seeing his side fall to a shock 2-0 loss to Newcastle United as last season's Capital One Cup champions were dumped... Read the rest of the article »
The former Manchester United defender will have to miss out on his next few matches for new team QPR.
Apparently, a footballer doesn't have to do anything offensive on the pitch to get banned, as former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has discovered.
The retired English international, who now plies his trade with Queens Park Rangers has recently been slapped with a three game fan plus a £25,000 fine.
The reason? Not because of any actions during playing, but rather due... Read the rest of the article »
Reports claim that the German star has declined to move forward with a new contract at Dortmund, putting several sides on high alert.
Despite missing out on the World Cup due to an unfortunate injury, Borussia Dortmund's Marco Reus is still one player that legions of clubs are keen on signing.
The 25-year-old has quickly garnered the attention of teams in both England and Spain due to his pace and trickery and has grown into an instrumental player for die Schwarzgelben since his arrival in January 2012.
However, after... Read the rest of the article »
Clattenburg was expected to officiate during the upcoming weekend's matches, prior to his refereeing duties in the UEFA Champions League next week.
English referee Mark Clattenburg, one of the most controversial in the sport, will not officiate any games this weekend. What was referred to as an "internal matter", has been revealed to be a suspension for breaking a series of rules regarding the ref's behavior off the pitch.
Clattenburg travelled in his own car to officiate the West Bromwich vs Crystal Palace match in order to get... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish striker, along with Brazilian midfielder Ramires look set to take to the field when the Blues host Harry Redknapp's men at Stamford Bridge
Chelsea fans can now let out a huge sigh of relief as their star striker Diego Costa nears a return from injury.
The former Atletico Madrid man, signed by the Blues during the summer after a hugely successful, La Liga-winning campaign with the Rojiblancos, picked up a hamstring injury with Spain whilst on international injury, back in mid October.
A hit since his Stamford Bridge arrival... Read the rest of the article »
According to reports, the former Tottenham star could be surprisingly put up for sale by the Liga giants.
Although Gareth Bale only arrived at Real Madrid in 2013, the Welsh star could be set for an early exit.
The 10-time Champions League winners splashed out an astronomical £75-85 million (depending on which sources one uses) to bring the speedy attacker to the capital. And initially, after a difficult settling-in period that was marred by injuries, the former Tottenham star began to quickly... Read the rest of the article »
After a frustrating goal drought, Balotelli finally scored his second goal for Liverpool to equalize in the League Cup.
Since arriving this summer from Milan, Mario Balotelli has been feeling the pressure to do what strikers do best--to score goals.
Liverpool paid £16 million to bring in the 24-year-old but despite his immense talent, he has not found it easy to get going in his second spell in England.
As a result, recent reports from his native Italy claimed that he would be making a return to... Read the rest of the article »
According to reports, the Italian international could make a swift exit from Anfield as early as January.
Although he just arrived, Mario Balotelli has found it hard to find his footing in his second spell in England.
The 24-year-old was signed by Liverpool for £16 million as Brendan Rodgers sought to find a replacement for the outgoing Luis Suarez.
However, his new attacker hasn't worked out as planned. Balotelli is yet to score in the Premier League and has just one goal in all competitions... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish wingman may be looking for a transfer, since he is not enjoying much playing time with Luis Enrique's team.
Pedro Rodriguez may be living his final months playing for Barcelona. According to rumors, the Spanish wingman would be moving out of Barcelona to play with Arsene Wenger's Arsenal.
The Gunners would be interested in a player that has seen his playing time diminish since the arrival of Neymar, and with this summer's signing of Luis Suarez and the uprising of Munir El Haddadi, the player... Read the rest of the article »
The Dutch striker was shown a yellow card after scoring a last-gasp equalizer against Jose Mourinho's side, which left the Man United boss unhappy
Manchester United boss Louis Van Gaal has blasted Dutch striker Robin Van Persie after his last-gasp goal against Chelsea in the two sides' English Premier League clash at Old Trafford, on Sunday.
The former Arsenal striker had scored the equalizing goal against Jose Mourinho's crew deep into stoppage time, after trailing the game for lengthy proportions, to earn the Red Devils a point in front... Read the rest of the article »
The Serbian defender was given his marching orders shortly before Robin Van Persie's equalizing goal.
After a scoreless 45, Manchester United vs. Chelsea finally began to take off during the second half, which saw veteran striker Didier Drogba net his first Premier League goal since making a return this summer.
However, just as Blues fans thought they would depart Old Trafford with all three points, in the last moments of the match, defender Branislav Ivanovic was shown a second yellow and dismissed... Read the rest of the article »
It looked like Chelsea were going to leave Old Trafford with all three points until RVP popped up with a late equalizer.
Despite having a solid World Cup with the Netherlands this summer, Robin Van Persie has struggled to replicate the same form for Manchester United.
Although he continues with his working relationship with Louis Van Gaal from his spell with the Oranje, the 31-year-old has been out of sorts and has seen his form dip alarmingly since the start of the season.
Well, it appears that he may... Read the rest of the article »
Fresh off netting his first UCL goal on Tuesday, the veteran striker finally opened his Premier League account against Manchester United.
This summer, Chelsea fans all over the world were thrilled to hear that the club were bringing back one of their club legends.
After Frank Lampard departed for Manchester City much to the disappointment of Blues followers, their mood was definitely lifted by the return of iconic striker Didier Drogba, known to many as the man who helped them clinch their first ever Champions League title at... Read the rest of the article »