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Arsenal 2-1 QPR: Gunners cling on for win after Giroud red card
20:02 GMT

Olivier Giroud's red card early in the second half set up a nervy finish but goals from Alexis Sanchez and Tomas Rosicky secured the points for Arsene Wenger's side

West Brom 1-3 Manchester City: Impressive Blues keep pace with Chelsea
17:37 GMT

Goals from Fernando, Yaya Toure and David Silva made sure it was a comfortable afternoon in the snow for the champions despite Brown Ideye's late consolation

Manchester United 3-1 Newcastle: Vintage Rooney stars for Red Devils
17:34 GMT

The England striker scored twice and set up the third for Robin van Persie as Louis van Gaal's men made it seven wins from their last eight Premier League matches

Burnley 0-1 Liverpool: Sterling gets Rodgers’ Reds back to winning ways
17:32 GMT

Sterling's first league goal since early September was enough to give the Merseysiders a much needed victory at Turf Moor against the struggling Clarets

No alcohol sign (picture courtesy of addictionhelper.com)
15:19 GMT

Doctors have urged ministers to put a ban on alcohol firms from sponsoring sports clubs and events, as they fear that the "outrageous" practice is fuelling underage drinking by children.

Chelsea 2-0 West Ham: Terry & Costa on target for classy Blues
15:01 GMT

The Blues put in a routine showing to maintain their lead over Manchester City as Sam Allardyce's much-changed Irons team struggled to impose themselves

December 25, 2014

Saudi female supporters won't be able to attend the match between Al Ittihad and Al Hilal
20:18 GMT

Saudi Arabian authorities have intensified security around a stadium in the Red Sea city of Jeddah to ensure no woman could sneak in to watch a football match.

Yaya Toure
15:57 GMT

The Man City, Dortmund and Lille men make up the three-man pool of players up for the continent's most prestigious solo award

PSG squad
14:54 GMT

Ooredoo’s coaching clinic initiative with Paris Saint-Germain FC has rolled out across the MENA region over the past month, delighting and engaging young footballers with sessions in Tunisia and Qatar.

2022 World Cup logo
14:50 GMT

Organizers of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar have filmed an ad to promote the scandal-hit tournament nearly 5,000 miles away from the desert nation in southern Spain.

December 24, 2014

Rafa Benitez
19:37 GMT

Rafa Benitez has said his Napoli team will visit Qatar in the future during a winter tour to enjoy the facilities at the Aspire Academy. Napoli defeated Juventus in a penalty shootout to win their second SuperCoppa TIM in Doha on Monday.

Barcelona squad
14:51 GMT

Luis Enrique’s side will fly to the Middle East between Liga matches against Villarreal and Athletic Bilbao

Mohamed Salah
14:13 GMT

The Egyptian has made just six appearances in all competitions under Jose Mourinho this season and is one of a number of names on the Nerazzurri's January wish list

Mario Balotelli
13:52 GMT

Controversial Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has admitted that he was 'naive' for his Super Mario post on social media, that got the Italian banned for Sunday's 2-2 draw against Arsenal.

December 23, 2014

Zlatan Ibrahimovic
23:01 GMT

The club president is confident they can afford heavy investment in the future and says they will eventually replace the Swede with another global star