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September 25, 2013

Former Chelsea manager Gullit says unlikely Mourinho will have 'same success' at club
06:33 GMT

Former Chelsea manager Ruud Gullit has said that he doubts current boss Jose Mourinho can match the success of his first spell at the club.

September 24, 2013

Manchester United star Van Persie out of Liverpool clash
15:26 GMT

David Moyes has confirmed the ex-Arsenal striker is unavailable for the clash against their rivals but could be fit in time for their match against West Brom

Manchester City Projected Capital One Cup Lineup against Wigan includes Jovetic and Richards
13:03 GMT

David Silva, Martin Demichelis and Gael Clichy all remain absent from the Manchester City first team while Micah Richards is expected to make his return to action against Wigan Athletic on Tuesday.

Chelsea projected Capital One Cup lineup against Swindon includes Mata and Torres
12:14 GMT

Juan Mata may have spent the majority of the season so far on the sidelines, but he is expected to feature in Chelsea's midweek Capital One Cup fixture against Swindon Town on Tuesday.

Female referee abandons football match after being told to 'get handbag and go home'
10:50 GMT

A female referee named Shelby Davis called off an Under-15s game she was officiating after she was told to get her handbag and go home.

September 23, 2013

Mourinho: I do not know my best Chelsea team
21:41 GMT

The Portuguese boss is expected to give fringe players a chance against Swindon Town in the Capital One Cup, with Juan Mata likely to feature after struggling for minutes this term

How and why Manchester City crushed Manchester United in the Manchester Derby
15:48 GMT

Manchester City thrashed rivals Manchester United at the Ethiad Stadium.

Liverpool stars look to Suarez return and massive Manchester United cup match on Wednesday
11:58 GMT

Liverpool suffered a shock defeat in terms of their early season results when they fell 0-1 to Southampton in front of the Anfield crowd Saturday afternoon. With the club missing the likes of key early season performers Philippe Coutinho, Glen Johnson and Jose Enrique the team failed to play as one and suffered the consequences.

Wenger backs Ozil to 'keep getting better' in bid for PL title
11:37 GMT

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has said that new player Mesut Ozil will get better and launch the team into Premier League title challenge.

September 22, 2013

Balotelli misses first penalty of his career
22:07 GMT

The AC Milan striker finally missed from 12 yards in the second half of his side's 2-1 Serie A defeat to Napoli at San Siro

Manchester City 4-1 Manchester United: Moyes humiliated on derby debut
19:24 GMT

Sergio Aguero scored twice as Manuel Pellegrini's men roared to victory at the Etihad Stadium with a magnificent late free-kick from Wayne Rooney scant consolation for the visitors

I turned down Manchester City, admits Tottenham new-boy Eriksen
16:23 GMT

The Dane has made an instant impact since his arrival at White Hart Lane for £10.9 million from Ajax in the summer, and says he waited for the right moment to come to England

Ronaldo in line for €47m Nike deal
12:49 GMT

The Real Madrid man will sign another new deal, while Man Utd pay £5m in severance fees, Premier League clubs snub Mohamed Salah, and Sir Alex Ferguson breaks records

Teenaged Man U player Januzaj urged by 'nationalists' to play for native Albania
10:01 GMT

A teenaged Manchester United player has reportedly been urged to play for his native Albania by nationalists on the social media.

September 21, 2013

Pellegrini says Man City's players `mentally stronger` than Man U ahead of `exciting` derby
19:55 GMT

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has said that his team players have more mental strength than Manchester United players, and has warned new manager David Moyes of the same before the Manchester derby on Sunday.