Another week, another crisis for the apparently hapless David Moyes. Of all the teams to lose at home to, Everton was perhaps the least one the beleagured Manchester United manager would have chosen.
The in-form Welshman is joined on the 15-strong shortlist by Real Madrid colleagues Isco and Xabi Alonso, while Bayern Munich and Barcelona also have three representatives each
FIFA will take a decision over whether to switch the dates for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar in December 2014.
December 5, 2013
Luis Suarez was at his imperious best against Norwich in the 5-1 win, as he proved once again while he remains one of the five strikers in the world. His first goal against Chris Hughton's men is likely to be a contender for the goal of the season.
Brazil's Sports Minister Aldo Rebelo has reportedly warned that England fans may expect being held at knife-points or raped on the streets during the World Cup 2014.
The Spanish champions have moved to distance themselves from reports stating that they are set to make a move for the Argentina international in the summer
Chelsea enjoyed an exciting 4-3 victory over Sunderland at the Stadium of Light on Wednesday evening after the home side took the lead through Jozy Altidore after 14 minutes.
Brazil face the prospect of a tough group in their quest for a sixth world title when the World Cup draw takes place tomorrow.
Liverpool custodian Pepe Reina has reportedly confirmed that he is quitting the club to join back Barcelona next summer.
December 4, 2013
The much-awaited Real Madrid academy is all set to open in Muscat this season, according to a top official of the club.
West Brom had their three match unbeaten run snapped at the weekend at the hands of Newcastle United. Strong results against Chelsea and Aston Villa in back to back draws the two weeks prior saw three points dropped against Newcastle United and lost was a chance to leap into the top half of the table.
Arsenal remain at the top of the table for another month running with 31 points total and 15 from their last available 18.
Sunderland remain at the bottom of the table with only eight points this season. Although they have secured seven points in their last five games, the Black Cats know that results will be the only way they can dig out of their hole.
Manchester United and Everton are both undefeated in their last six matches and will both be looking for a means to take all three points from their mid-week clash at Old Trafford.
The product of a two-and-half-year testing process involving some of the world's biggest stars as Adidas on Tuesday night unveiled the Brazuca, the official match ball for next summer's World Cup, according to reports.
December 3, 2013
José Mourinho has once again stated that there are six teams in the race for the title despite the likes of Manchester United and Tottenham falling several points behind leaders Arsenal.
The former France international believes that corruption could rip the sport apart, claiming that it is an even more serious issue than racism
Recently, Novak Djokovic won the ATP World Tour Finals (WTF) for the second consecutive year. Since this tournament is contested...
Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure was named the BBC's African Footballer of the Year for 2013 on Monday, this being the fifth straight year the Manchester City star had made the shortlist but the first time he'd taken the award.
Bayern Munich has joined the race to sign out-of-favour Chelsea defender David Luiz, according to reports.
Wayne Rooney was once again imperious for Manchester United, as the striker's two goals helped David Moyes' team grab a point from their match against Tottenham.
December 2, 2013
The Juve playmaker suffered a clash of knees in the meeting with Udinese and initial reports have suggested that he could miss a month of action
The Real Madrid boss says that he would look to strengthening other positions in the squad rather than acquiring the Barcelona star
With the 2014 World Cup Final Draw only days away, FIFA has launched official apps for both iOS and Android, according to reports.
England football legend David Beckham is planning to build a stadium for his new Major League Soccer team in Miami's dock area.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said that he could not imagine his club would be in such a commanding position as it is today but they still cannot relax too much in the bid to win the Premier League title.
December 1, 2013
Tottenham and Manchester United played out an entertaining 2-2 draw at White Hart Lane, but it meant that both teams dropped two more points in the race for the top four and title respectively. Wayne Rooney helped United get back twice by scoring a goal either side of the break.
QTA representatives receiving the Qatar’s World’s Leading Sports Tourism Destination award at the WTA 2013 yesterday.
The former Chelsea striker is set to be out until well into the new year after rolling over on his ankle in training on Friday, interrupting his partnership with Luis Suarez
Chelsea's Ashley Cole is considering a transfer to join former teammate Thierry Henry at Major League Soccer side New York Red Bulls, according to reports.
Premier League clubs paid a record 96 million pounds in fees to agents in the past year, with Chelsea leading the way as they spent more than 13 million pounds, according to reports.
November 30, 2013
Hull City host Liverpool on the back of both sides not getting the results that they wanted last weekend.
Tottenham host Manchester United on the back of a frustrating run of form in the Premier League.
Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov has said that foreign ownership of Premier League clubs is good for the English game.
Football governing body FIFA has said that it wants an overhaul in the approach to the fight against doping in sport, as it held its own conference at its headquarters in Zurich just two weeks after WADA's conference in Johannesburg.
Chelsea were widely thought to have beaten Tottenham and Liverpool to sign Willian from Anzhi Makhachkala. The Brazilian is understood to have undergone a medical at Tottenham before moving to Chelsea for £33 million.
Cardiff City have proven that they have the work ethic and desire to get results from big games at home on multiple occasions this season.
November 29, 2013
Brazilian club Cruzeiro have denied rumours that Manchester United are about to sign their midfielder Everton Ribeiro...
The 38-year-old says he always felt he would end his career at Old Trafford and revealed his favourite ever goal was his strike from the halfway line against Wimbledon in 1996
An alleged member of an Asian crime gang had reportedly claimed that he had an 'entire African football team' under his control and added that the qualifying games for the 2014 FIFA World Cup may have been fixed by crooked ' betting syndicates'.
Roberto Martinez has once again stated that the defender Leighton Baines is not for sale. Manchester United were interested in both Baines and Marouane Fellaini;
November 28, 2013
After continuing his fine form with a stunning effort from distance in Cristiano Ronaldo's absence, the Real Madrid man backed his side for a long Champions League run
The Seleccao's win over Sweden sees them jump nine places, while Brazil join them in a return to the top 10 as England and Belgium slip out of it
A part of the stadium which was scheduled to host the opening match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil had reportedly collapsed, killing three people and causing substantial damages.
Six people, including three footballers, have reportedly been arrested in England on suspicion of fixing football games in the country, sending shockwaves through the entire British football fraternity.
November 27, 2013
Cesc Fabregas was probably Arsenal's last major goal scorer from midfield and every team with title aspirations certainly needs such a player.
There has been a lot of furore created by Wayne Rooney's kick, which may have been intentional despite the assurances from David Moyes, against Cardiff City's Jordan Mutch...
The English media has claimed that Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas is set to lose his job at the club after Sunday's 6-0 loss to Manchester City.
The Juventus midfielder's current deal is set to expire at the end of the season - with no talks expected until February - and the 59-year-old has backed him to move to England
Chelsea once again were stifled by FC Basel as the English side has seen the Swiss side do the double over them this group stage. The Blues never seemed to get going in Switzerland on Tuesday night and failed to do little to impress in the 1-0 defeat away.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has refused claims that goalkeeper Joe Hart will leave the team during the January transfer window.
November 26, 2013
The British media has claimed that Wimbledon Champion Andy Murray will start as one of the shortest-priced favourites when the 10-strong shortlist for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year is announced on Tuesday.
Arsenal maintained their strong form in the English Premier League over the weekend as their 2-0 victory over Southampton saw them increase their lead at the top of the table to four points.
The first time these two clubs met in the group stage saw Basel come from behind at Stamford Bridge to defeat Chelsea and prove the shock of the opening round.
Manchester City player Pablo Zabaleta has claimed that his Argentine 'pal' Lionel Messi has joined the growing worldwide fan club of the Premier League side.
The Welshman has praised the Gunners for their early run of form but insists the reigning champions are still in contention despite their relatively poor start
November 25, 2013
The Portuguese boss has revealed the Spaniard is ready to play once more, having missed the Blues' last three matches in all competitions with an abductor muscle injury
Manchester United left-back Patrice Evra is reportedly being targeted by French clubs Paris-Saint Germain (PSG) and Monaco, both of who are ready to offer him a whopping four-year contract worth 31.2 million pounds.
Manchester United boss David Moyes has claimed that his club cannot afford any more slip-ups in the Premier League title race after they were forced to a 2-2 draw against Cardiff City in a recent match.
It has been no secret that Arsenal have been on the lookout for a world class keeper for some time. Despite the continued faith that Arsene Wenger has extended to Wojciech Szczesny, the Gunners truly could still make an upgrade.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has bracketed his striker Sergio Aguero with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as one of the best three players in the world.
November 24, 2013
The Spurs boss admits there is "not a lot" he can say after his side were thrashed by a rampant Manchester City side at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday afternoon
Manchester United manager David Moyes has admitted that he would like to work with former club man Cristiano Ronaldo one day.
Manchester United continue to keep getting their act together under David Moyes and the new manager looks to have weathered his first storm as his side are finally coming together.
Both Manchester City and Tottenham have all to play for on Sunday afternoon as whomever takes three points will jump into the top four.
Manchester United striker Robin van Persie is reportedly in doubt for his side's match against Cardiff City in the Premier League on Sunday as he has been carrying a couple of knocks, including a toe injury.
November 23, 2013
Red Bull team boss Christian Horner has played down 'flattering' comments from Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone earmarking him as his successor.
World No. 1-ranked Serena Williams was voted the WTA Player of the Year, repeating the honor for a second consecutive year and fifth time overall.
Arsenal have been able to ride a wave of form to go top of the table, but they appear so threadbare upfront that an injury to Olivier Giroud may be enough to derail their season. Giroud's only backup is Nicklas Bendtner, whose return to first-team action has failed to create any sort of impact.
The England forward has impressed despite a turbulent summer transfer saga and the centre-back is appreciative, though he has concerns over his own fortunes due to age
West Ham United have had a rough run of luck lately as their list of injuries continue to pile up and the club have an attacking unit that is severely decimated by lack of players available.
November 22, 2013
German sportswear maker Adidas will remain the official partner of the FIFA World Cup until 2030.
Football legend Pele has said that Lionel Messi still needs to surpass former French midfielder Zinedine Zidane, who he thinks was better than him.