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August 27, 2014

Arsenal 1-0 Besiktas (agg 1-0): Alexis sends 10-man Gunners through
22:11 GMT
The Chile international bagged his first goal for the club to send the north Londoners into the Champions League group stages at the expense of the Turkish giants
Di Maria can't wait to work with van Gaal. "He's a fantastic coach with a track record of success." #WelcomeDiMaria [@ManUtd]
15:50 GMT
Di Maria can't wait to work with van Gaal. "He's a fantastic coach with a track record of success." #WelcomeDiMaria [@ManUtd]
Arturo Vidal
15:30 GMT
Manchester United may attempt to use a makeweight in any deal to sign Arturo Vidal from Juventus, with their concerns about the player's fitness likely to make a straight cash deal difficult to seal.
Albert Ebosse
14:54 GMT
The Algerian Ligue Professionnelle (LFP) and the Disciplinary Committee of the Algerian Football Federation (FAF) convened a meeting on Monday...
Lewis Hamilton
13:44 GMT
British Formula one driver Lewis Hamilton has assured that he would not react against his Mercedes teammate Nico Roseberg over his crash at the Italian Grand Prix, said the German driver.
Louis van Gaal
13:32 GMT
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has insisted that he is not shocked by his side's four nil thrashing by the Milton Keynes Dons in Tuesday's Capital One League Cup encounter.
Roger Federer
08:56 GMT
Swiss 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has topped Forbes magazine's list of the 10 top tennis money makers announced on Monday.

August 26, 2014

MK Dons 4-0 Manchester United: Van Gaal's side shocked by League One outfit
22:21 GMT
Will Grigg and Benik Afobe scored two goals apiece as a young Red Devils side were humbled in the League Cup second round to leave the Dutchman still without a victory
Samuel Eto'o
21:19 GMT
The Cameroonian striker, who spent last season at Chelsea, joins Romelu Lukaku in the attacking options available to Roberto Martinez as he pens a two-year contract
Angel Di Maria
20:53 GMT
The Red Devils have smashed their transfer record to lure the Argentine to Old Trafford, bringing their summer spend to in excess of €160 million as Louis van Gaal rebuilds
Mehdi Benatia
20:51 GMT
The Bundesliga champions have reached an agreement with Roma to bring the Morocco international to Germany on a five-year deal
Jenson Button
15:46 GMT
McLaren driver Jenson Button has said that he feels sympathy with Lewis Hamilton after his Belgian Grand Prix came to an end on lap two by a collision from his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg.
Angel Di Maria
15:42 GMT
Manchester United fans have been forced to wait a little longer to get their new Angel Di Maria shirts printed after the stock ran short at the club's official shop.
Lucas Podolski
14:19 GMT
The Arsenal manager has been forced to re-think the German's future ahead of Wednesday's clash with Besiktas after Olivier Giroud was ruled out for 10 weeks with a foot injury
Lewis Hamilton
13:00 GMT
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton is reportedly threatening to quit the team due to the clash that has been building all year between him and teammate Nico Rosberg...
Angel Di Maria
05:58 GMT
Manchester United have reportedly agreed a British transfer record fee of £63.9 million for Real Madrid winger Angel di Maria.
Rayo Vallecano 0-0 Atletico Madrid: Champions begin title defence with dour draw
03:58 GMT
New signing Mario Mandzukic had his chances but the former Bayern Munich man failed to take any of them as the Rojiblancos were held by their city rivals

August 25, 2014

Manchester City 3-1 Liverpool: Jovetic & Aguero see off Reds
22:25 GMT
The Montenegro international scored either side of half-time before the Argentine netted within 20 seconds of coming on as a substitute in a dominant peformance by the hosts
Real Madrid 2-0 Cordoba: Benzema & Ronaldo ensure winning start for Los Blancos
21:20 GMT
The Frenchman opened the scoring on the half-hour mark before his Portuguese colleague sealed all three points for the hosts right at the death
Balotelli signs his Liverpool contract
18:16 GMT
The Reds have confirmed the arrival of the controversial Italy international, who only moved to the Rossoneri from Manchester City in January 2013, in a deal worth €20 million
Hamilton (L) and teammate Rosberg drive at the Spa-Francorchamps ciruit in Spa
16:35 GMT
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has claimed that his teammate Nico Rosberg had admitted in a post-race meeting that the German deliberately hit him during Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix.
Usain Bolt
16:24 GMT
Organisers of the Diamond League have confirmed that the Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt has brought his 2014 season to a premature end, as he would not compete in Thursday's final event in Zurich.
Daniel Ricciardo
16:18 GMT
Nico Rosberg rode his luck to open up a clear 29-points championship advantage over Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton on Sunday when he finished second behind triumphant Australian Daniel Ricciardo in the Belgian Grand Prix.
Man City, Liverpool resume title hostilities
13:36 GMT
Manchester City and Liverpool will renew their rivalry beneath the Etihad Stadium floodlights today in the first major head-to-head encounter of the fledgling Premier League season.
Albert Ebosse
13:16 GMT
The player was struck on the head by a projectile thrown by the crowd and died on the way to the hospital and all games across the country have been postponed in homage to him
Roger Federer
13:01 GMT
17 Grand Slam title holder Roger Federer is looking forward to mark the 10th anniversary of his first US Open title with a sixth triumph in New York and become the oldest Grand Slam champion in more than 40 years.
Radamel Falcao
06:36 GMT
The Colombia international is being heavily linked with both Juventus and AC Milan - but the striker says that, contrary to reports, he has no desire to depart the principality

August 24, 2014

Barcelona 3-0 Elche: Messi at the double for 10-man Blaugrana
22:53 GMT
The Argentine scored twice, while youngster Munir El Haddadi was also on target as the Catalans made light of the first-half dismissal of Javier Mascherano
Sunderland 1-1 Manchester United: Van Gaal's men stutter against resolute Black Cats
18:08 GMT
Juan Mata's opener was cancelled out by Jack Rodwell as the Red Devils again failed to register their first victory of the campaign
Jose Mourinho's Ice Bucket Challenge
14:56 GMT
With the charity initiative sweeping the world, Goal takes a look at the best videos from some of the biggest names in football
Angel Di Maria
14:03 GMT
The Old Trafford club have made a breakthrough in their pursuit of the Real Madrid winger, with negotiations set to continue on Sunday
Albert Ebosse
10:13 GMT
JS Kabylie striker Albert Ebosse was struck on the head by a stone after a 2-1 defeat to USM Alger and died on the way to the hospital
Mauricio Pochettino
10:00 GMT
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino will be making his home debut with Spurs after his summer signing Eric Dier was the difference maker in the first match of the season at the Boleyn Grounds against West Ham United.
Sunderland v Manchester United: Preview and Projected Lineups (picture courtesy of fourfourtwo.com)
04:13 GMT
Sunderland opened their campaign with a hard fought draw against West Brom at the Hawthorns last weekend and manager Gus Poyet will be looking for a great home opener against Manchester United at the Stadium of Light.

August 23, 2014

Sami Khedira
21:08 GMT
The Germany international has suggested that he is likely to depart the Santiago Bernabeu but pointed out that anything could happen before August 31
Everton 2-2 Arsenal: Ramsey & Giroud rescue point for Gunners
19:50 GMT
The home side took a 2-0 lead into half-time, with Seamus Coleman and Steven Naismith on the scoresheet, but the Gunners hit back with two late goals to earn a point
Lewis Hamilton
17:22 GMT
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has revealed that he is hiding none of his information from his teammate Nico Rosberg and wants the German at his best, so it becomes more painful for him to lose.
Bernie Ecclestone
17:14 GMT
Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has said that he wants to run the motor racing sport for as long as he can after he paid 60 million pounds to end his three-month bribery trial.
Chelsea 2-0 Leicester City: Costa strikes again as Hazard seals victory
17:10 GMT
The Spain international continued a fine start up front for the Blues while Didier Drogba came on to make his return to the club in a comfortable win at Stamford Bridge
Everton v Arsenal: Preview and Projected Lineups (picture courtesy of fourfourtwo.com)
06:28 GMT
Everton play host to Arsenal at Goodison Park and hope that the friendly Toffee confines are the difference maker again after last season's strong 3-0 victory over Arsene Wenger's side in April.
Chelsea v Leicester: Preview and Projected Lineups (picture courtesy of fourfourtwo.com)
06:26 GMT
Chelsea started their campaign off the right way with an impressive 1-3 dispatching of Burnley at Turf Moor on Monday as new signings Cesc Fabregas and Diego Costa both showed great signs of things to come for the Blues.

August 22, 2014

Mandzukic celebrates his goal
23:53 GMT
The Croatia striker scored after just two minutes and his goal proved enough to see off Carlo Ancelotti's side at the Vicente Calderon
Bundesliga logo
18:19 GMT
beIN SPORTS networks announced that Bundesliga will now be part of its European Championships portfolio.
Mario Balotelli
17:49 GMT
The 24-year-old is set to undergo a medical ahead of his €20m move from AC Milan on Friday and the Reds boss insists he has no apprehensions over the striker's behaviour
Neymar Da Silva
11:58 GMT
The Brazil international, who has only just recovered from a back problem, will be out of action for an indefinite period of time after sustaining an ankle sprain in training
Manchester United could move for Khedira
00:21 GMT
Manchester United could move for Sami Khedira after Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti revealed the Germany international has turned down the offer of a new contract at the club.

August 21, 2014

Destro to Chelsea depends on Torres sale - agent
15:49 GMT
Reports this week had suggested a possible swap deal involving the 23-year-old and the Spaniard, but Renzo Contratto does not think it likely that his client will move to England
Angel Di Maria
12:54 GMT
The Madrid coach has confirmed that the winger has told the club he wants to leave amid ongoing reports linking him with Manchester United
Michael Phelps
10:49 GMT
American swimming great Michael Phelps' coach Bob Bowman has said that the Olympic legend has returned to competition because he believes he can swim faster than ever.
Radamel Falcao
04:41 GMT
Liverpool are set to offer Monaco €15 million to take Radamel Falcao on loan, with an automatic purchase clause of €50m at the end of the season.

August 20, 2014

Marcos Rojo
22:44 GMT
The Argentina international has joined the Old Trafford outfit for a reported €20 million deal that saw Nani move in the other direction
William Carvalho
16:28 GMT
The Gunners are keen to sign the midfielder, but the move has been complicated by Sporting's €35m valuation of the player and third-party ownership
Lewis Hamilton
14:17 GMT
British Formula One racing driver Lewis Hamiton compares his Formula One title battle with Mercedes team-mate Nico Roseberg to a game of poker and thinks that it is more 'intense' than his earlier fights.
Lance Armstrong
13:25 GMT
Two years after he was banned from the cycling fraternity, former cyclist Lance Armstrong is although a persona non grata yet he is still well received in society and thinks that despite everything, day-today life is positive.
Marcos Rojo
09:01 GMT
Sporting have confirmed that their former winger will return to Portugal, while the Argentina international becomes the Red Devils' third major signing of the summer

August 19, 2014

Besiktas 0-0 Arsenal: Gunners escape with goalless draw despite Ramsey red card
22:15 GMT
The Wales international was dismissed in the final moments of the clash in Istanbul but the Turkish side could not capitalise on his dismissal and had to share the spoils
Serena Williams
15:33 GMT
American tennis ace Serena Williams retained the top spot in the women's tennis rankings issued by WTA on Monday, while Serbia's Ana Ivanovic returned to the top 10 in ninth spot.
Roger Federer
13:20 GMT
Roger Federer won his 80th career title and sixth at the Cincinnati Masters on Sunday, beating David Ferrer 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 to stamp himself a US Open favourite.
Iniesta looks forward to upcoming season with new teammate Suarez
05:12 GMT
Iniesta: "Had our presentation and very motivated to have a great season!! Força Barça! pic.twitter.com/8c95lzqpdc" [@andresiniesta8]
Luis Suarez enters the pitch (picture courtesy of Goal.com)
05:06 GMT
Luis Suarez made his Barcelona debut off the bench as the Spanish giants hammered Leon 6-0 at Camp Nou on Monday.
Marcos Rojo
02:34 GMT
The Argentina international defender says he has completed his transfer to Old Trafford from 2013-14 Primeira Liga runners-up Sporting
Burnley 1-3 Chelsea: Costa strikes and Fabregas sparkles after early scare for Mourinho's men
02:32 GMT
The summer signings both shined for the Blues against their newly-promoted hosts, with the £32 million striker on the scoresheet and his compatriot providing two assists

August 18, 2014

Cesc Fabregas
16:38 GMT
Burnley get welcomed back to the Premier League with a tough contest against Chelsea at Turf Moor on Monday afternoon.
Luis Suarez
14:21 GMT
Barcelona have splashed more cash than anyone in Europe thus far, with Liverpool second, Real Madrid third and Chelsea in fifth
beIN Sports logo
13:08 GMT
beIN Sports, the Qatar-owned global sports network, may cut the number of live English Premier League (EPL) games it shows this season as it struggles to battle piracy issues.
Mo Farah
11:09 GMT
British Olympic track champion Mo Farah, who won the 10,000-metre gold earlier last week, claimed the half-distance gold ahead of Hayle Ibrahimov and teammate Andy Vernon at the European Athletics Championships.
Angel Di Maria
08:25 GMT
Manchester United are preparing a €125 million (£100m) deal to land Real Madrid’s Angel Di Maria. The Argentina international would cost €62.5 (£50m), while the other €62.5m would be put towards his wages.

August 17, 2014

Newcastle 0-2 Manchester City: Silva & Aguero get champions off to winning start
23:54 GMT
The Spaniard rounded off an excellent team move to give Manuel Pellegrini's men the lead on 38 minutes with the Argentina international adding a second in stoppage time
Liverpool 2-1 Southampton: Late Sturridge strike saves Reds
16:59 GMT
The England international began life after Luis Suarez in impressive fashion as Brendan Rodgers' men opened the new season with a win over Ronald Koeman's men
World Cup
15:07 GMT
Available indicators of Brazil’s economic activity during the 2014 FIFA World Cup are as dismal as the performance of its national team during the tournament.
Eliaquim Mangala
14:56 GMT
Typically for Manchester, a bout of low pressure greeted the first press engagement undertaken by Manchester City's latest new signing, Eliaquim Mangala. As the interview drew to a close it started raining, in keeping with the heavy showers that marked the Frenchman's first week as a City player. "It's normal," he said, smiling.
Luis Suarez
13:48 GMT
The head coach says he has been impressed by the Uruguayan in training this weekend and will grant him some playing time in the Gamper Trophy

August 16, 2014

Arsenal 2-1 Crystal Palace: Ramsey bags late winner for relieved Gunners
19:37 GMT
Arsenal left it late to secure victory on the opening day of the season with a 2-1 win over managerless Crystal Palace.
Manchester United 1-2 Swansea City: Sigurdsson condemns Van Gaal to opening day defeat
15:01 GMT
The Iceland international struck late on to give Garry Monk's men a famous victory, despite Wayne Rooney cancelling out Ki Sung-Yueng's first-half opener with an acrobatic strike
Arsenal v Crystal Palace: Preview and Projected Lineups
13:53 GMT
Arsene Wenger is looking forward to the start of the campaign after having seen his last two competitive matches result in the FA Cup and the FA Community Shield.
Newcastle-Manchester City Preview: Champions begin title defence at St James's Park
12:47 GMT
Manuel Pellegrini's English champions beat Alan Pardew's side three times last season but will be without some key names for their opening Premier League fixture
Liverpool-Southampton Preview: Lambert & Lovren set to face former club
12:43 GMT
Last season's runners-up open up their new campaign against Ronald Koeman's side at Anfield and could include a number of former Saints in their starting line-up
Premier League logo
12:34 GMT
The 23rd season of the Barclays Premier League resumes this weekend and already, imaginary fireworks are on the air. Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal

August 15, 2014

Daley Blind
14:27 GMT
Manchester United's 30 million pounds signing Luke Shaw has been ruled out for a month after he suffered a hamstring injury and it could accelerate a move for another left-back as the club is heavily linked with Sporting Lisbon's Marcos Rojo and Ajax 's Daley Blind.
Raheem Sterling
14:22 GMT
Liverpool is reportedly offering a stunning new contract to their winger Raheem Sterling as they want to tie down the teenager for the long term because of his growing reputation.
Sergio Aguero
14:12 GMT
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has signed a new five-year contract with the Premier League champions that would keep him at the club until 2019.
Luis Suarez (left) and head coach Luis Enrique (picture courtesy of Goal.com)
12:15 GMT
The Uruguay striker has gone straight into training the day after it was ruled he would be allowed to practise during his four-month ban from competitive football

August 14, 2014

Javi Garcia
20:41 GMT
The Spaniard has moved to the Russian giants for a fee which could rise to €16 million after failing to establish himself in the Manchester City first team
Cristiano Ronaldo
16:22 GMT
The 10-man shortlist has been reduced to three, with the Ballon d'Or holder set to battle it out with Bayern Munich duo Arjen Robben and Manuel Neuer for the prize
Luis Suarez
14:13 GMT
The Uruguayan striker's four-month playing ban remains in place, although he will now be allowed to return to training
Kompany signs new Man City deal
13:17 GMT
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has signed a new five-year contract with the Premier League champions and would remain with the club until 2019.
Adnan Januzaj
09:39 GMT
Adnan Januzaj inherits the shirt that has belonged to Ryan Giggs for over 20 years, while Luke Shaw takes the No.3 and Ander Herrera the No.21 jersey