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October 30, 2012

Messi gets second Golden Boot award
09:43 GMT

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi was presented with his second Golden Boot award yesterday in recognition for scoring the most goals in Europe's domestic leagues last season.

Di Matteo urges Chelsea bosses to retain Ashley Cole
07:02 GMT

Former Italian footballer and current manager of Chelsea Roberto Di Matteo has appealed to his bosses to retain Ashley Cole at all costs.

October 29, 2012

Chelsea accuses referee Clattenburg of making racial remarks during Man U defeat
14:05 GMT

Chelsea has filed an official complaint against match referee Mark Clattenburg for making racial remarks towards two of their players during their 2-3 bitter Premier League defeat to Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

Controversial Clattenburg decisions hand United victory over Chelsea
03:43 GMT

Substitute Javier Hernandez ended Manchester United's 10-year wait for a Premier League victory at Chelsea on Sunday, striking late to secure a 3-2 win after the hosts had two players sent off.

Everton rally to earn draw against Liverpool in Merseyside derby
03:38 GMT

Brendan Rodgers admitted he was gutted to see his Liverpool side leave the home of arch-rivals Everton with only a point.

October 28, 2012

Mancini wants talks with Man City owners as 'player power struggle' threatens to spiral out of control
14:02 GMT

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini is determined to root out dressing-room dissenters who are undermining his position at the Etihad with their reluctance and inability to follow his tactics.

Everton manager Moyes says Suarez 'conning' referees will turn off football fans
05:09 GMT

Everton manager David Moyes has said Liverpool striker Luis Suarez's ability to con referees will turn fans off football ahead of the Merseyside derby on Sunday.

October 27, 2012

Ferguson eyeing Cole swoop if talks with Chelsea over new contract break down
14:45 GMT

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has made signing Chelsea defender Ashley Cole his top priority if talks between the England international and the Blues over a new contract end without any conclusion.

Russian club Anzhi makes Rooney its primary transfer target
10:04 GMT

Super-rich Russian football club Anzhi Makhachkala has made Wayne Rooney their primary target and plan to stun the Premier League by making a mega bid for the striker.

Mancini slams Man City star players' 'moaning over tactics gripes'
09:56 GMT

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has blasted his grumbling star players for complaining over tactical changes during their 3-1 defeat to Ajax in the Champions League.

October 26, 2012

Veteran Giggs says Man U can't afford to play 'catch-up' game throughout season
03:23 GMT

Veteran Manchester United midfielder Ryan Giggs has warned teammates that they can't keep relying on the strikers to rescue them every time after conceding early goals throughout the season.

October 25, 2012

Discussions over Fergie's successor underway at Man U
13:25 GMT

Manchester United have confirmed that discussions regarding who will eventually replace Alex Ferguson as the club's next manager are under way.

Ferdinand ready to shake hands with Terry during Chelsea clash in bid to end race row
12:28 GMT

Manchester United defender Anton Ferdinand is ready to offer Chelsea duo of John Terry and Ashley Cole his hand during their Premier League clash on Sunday in an effort to smash the race war threatening to swallow up English football

Chelsea Offers Mikel New 5-Year Deal
09:00 GMT

European champions Chelsea will reward the consistency of John Mikel Obi with a new, improved five-year contract, his agent has announced.

October 24, 2012

Fergie has a good headache
22:47 GMT

SIR ALEX FERGUSON admits he’s got a problem over who to pick upfront for Manchester United’s crunch clash against Chelsea on Sunday.