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October 7, 2014

Victor Valdes
18:42 GMT

The Merseysiders are in pole position to sign the former Barcelona goalkeeper on a free transfer if he can prove he has recovered from knee surgery when he undertakes a medical

The Supercoppa Italiana trophy
03:59 GMT

The match, which was delayed from its usual August slot because of Napoli's Champions League obligations, will be held in Qatar on Dec. 22.

October 6, 2014

Ibrahimovic: Mourinho is very intelligent
18:41 GMT

The striker says the Chelsea boss is a master of working with individual players to get the best out of them

October 5, 2014

Chelsea 2-0 Arsenal: Hazard & Costa make easy work of lacklustre Gunners
16:41 GMT

The Blues eventually ran out comfortable winners at Stamford Bridge after the Belgian forward won and converted a first-half penalty and Cesc Fabregas inspired their second goal

Manchester United 2-1 Everton: Falcao poaches three points for Van Gaal
15:34 GMT

Angel Di Maria put the Red Devils in front in the first half and Leighton Baines had a penalty saved before Steven Naismith's equaliser but the Colombian had final say

October 4, 2014

Aston Villa 0-2 Manchester City: Yaya Toure & Aguero break hosts' resistance
20:07 GMT

The Ivory Coast international broke the deadlock with a fine individual strike before the Argentine secured the three points for Manuel Pellegrini's side

Liverpool 2-1 West Brom: Lallana and Henderson seal much-needed win
18:21 GMT

Adam Lallana had given Brendan Rodgers's struggling side the lead with his first goal for the club, before Saido Berahino equalised from the penalty spot shortly after the break

Chelsea v Arsenal: Preview and projected lineups
14:44 GMT

Chelsea (5-1-0) remain at the top of the English Premier League and appear ready to continue to march towards returning their side back to the top of the English summit by next May. Having defeated Arsenal by six goals in their last meeting, Jose Mourinho will be looking for more of the same this time around.

Manchester United v Everton: Preview and Projected Lineups
14:41 GMT

Manchester United (2-2-2) are battling to get back to their winning ways and did so last weekend, however, a straight Red Card to Wayne Rooney as seen the side once again looking for the right formula. The club captain did not set the best of examples last week and now his side are without him for the entire coming month.

Aston Villa v Manchester City: Preview and predicted lineups
14:38 GMT

Aston Villa (3-1-2) started their season strong, but after two straight losses they are looking at a continued tough run against last year’s top five.

Liverpool v West Brom: Preview and projected lineups
14:36 GMT

Liverpool (2-1-3) continue to be frustrated on the European and Domestic fronts with a lack of creativity and goal scoring. If there was ever a moment when the Reds looked lost without Daniel Sturridge, however, the Englishman committed his future to the club on Friday and is set to return potentially in this weekend.

October 3, 2014

Jose Mourinho
17:35 GMT

The Chelsea manager was reacting to being branded "afraid to fail" after downplaying his title chances last season, but it's both can move on and focus on Sunday's clash

Michel Platini
17:31 GMT

Former French football star and now UEFA chief Michel Platini has demanded that the Garcia Investigation report into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups be published so long as the FIFA Code of Ethics and regulations is respected.

October 2, 2014

Daniel Sturridge
23:31 GMT

Brendan Rodgers revealed last night that Daniel Sturridge will not be in the England squad announced today after he met with Roy Hodgson to discuss the striker's fitness issues.

Karim Bellarabi
17:12 GMT

The 24-year-old has enjoyed a fine start to the new Bundesliga season and takes his place in a squad that also features the recalled Shkodran Mustafi and Max Kruse