August 17, 2014
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.
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.
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 left it late to secure victory on the opening day of the season with a 2-1 win over managerless Crystal Palace.
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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