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August 19, 2014

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.

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