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Arsenal could go top but it still isn't enough, says Arsène Wenger

Posted Wednesday, January 20, 2010 by theguardian.com

'Despite all that has happened, we are still there,' says the Arsenal manager, Arsène Wenger, of the title fight. Arsène Wenger has praised his players for restoring credibility to Arsenal's title challenge since their heavy home defeat by Chelsea in November, despite a lengthy injury list, and said he has faith in his young team to maintain their pursuit of the trophy in the months ...Full Story »

Portsmouth face oblivion after winding-up appeal fails

Posted Wednesday, January 20, 2010 by theguardian.com

Portsmouth could be facing liquidation within three weeks after yesterday's high court ruling. Portsmouth moved a major step closer to becoming the first Premier League club to enter administration after the high court threw out their challenge against a winding-up petition which was served by Her Majesty's Revenue and ­Customs before Christmas. It means that within three weeks the 112-ye...Full Story »

Rafael Benítez says Tottenham game is must-win for Liverpool

Posted Wednesday, January 20, 2010 by theguardian.com

The Liverpool manager, Rafael Benítez, is uncertain whether to play his new signing Maxi Rodríguez from the start tonight. Rafael Benítez has described tonight's match against Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield as crucial if Liverpool are to take the fourth Champions League spot, which Harry Redknapp's side currently occupy four points ahead of them. Last month Benítez "guarante...Full Story »

Two-goal Tevez adds fuel to the ire in derby classic

Posted Wednesday, January 20, 2010 by The Independent

Manchester City 2 Manchester United 1 There are more than one hundred years of grudges and bad feeling between the two famous clubs of Manchester but just for good measure last night Carlos Tevez added a new chapter all of his own. It will, in years to come, provide some great memories for City fans providing they can negotiate the second leg of this Carling Cup semi-final at Old Trafford a w...Full Story »

Angola 0-0 Algeria: Hosts Draw As Both Sides Progress

Posted Tuesday, January 19, 2010 by Goal.com

Both sides reached their objective of progressing to the next round, despite the scoreless draw. Angola and their rivals Algeria cruised to the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations after playing to a 0-0 draw in the last match of Group A. The game started at a frenetic pace with Angola showing flashes of urgency as the massive home crowd gave them great support from the stands. But it w...Full Story »

Ribery's Bayern Munich Future To Be Decided In March

Posted Tuesday, January 19, 2010 by Goal.com

Ribery is being followed by a host of big European clubs. Bayern Munich star Franck Ribery will sit down with the board of directors in March to openly discuss his future at the Bavarian club. The 26-year-old midfielder is wanted by a host of European clubs, including Juventus and Real Madrid. "The player has always openly affirmed to be happy here in Munich," sporting director Christian ...Full Story »

International Friendly: South Korea 2-0 Finland - Taeguk Warriors Win

Posted Tuesday, January 19, 2010 by Goal.com

A useful win for the 2002 semi-finalists. South Korea defeated Finland 2-0 in a friendly on Monday in Malaga, Spain. It was the fourth match of the Asian team’s winter training camp and the first to take place in Europe after the Koreans played three games in South Africa last week. In an open and entertaining game on a sunny Spanish afternoon, both goals came from defenders. Right-b...Full Story »

Canales Corner: Everton, Donovan In Courtship Dance

Posted Tuesday, January 19, 2010 by Goal.com

The USA international has hinted that he would like to stay on at Goodison Park. If the attraction is mutual, that could happen. Landon Donovan is comfortable in blue. Long before he ever doffed the blue uniform of Everton, Donovan was enjoying his first successful stint as a club professional in San Jose blues in 2001. To some, it was remarkable how well the teenager fit in with the club, work...Full Story »

Theo Walcott & Denilson to return for Arsenal against Bolton Wanderers

Posted Tuesday, January 19, 2010 by Goal.com

Youngsters back in frame for Trotters visit to north London. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that England winger Theo Walcott and Brazilian midfielder Denilson are fit enough to be in the squad which faces Bolton Wanderers at the Emirates this week. Fran Merida is out after scoring against the Trotters at the Reebok on Sunday though a game in which he took a knock to the ankle. Th...Full Story »

Patrice Evra: Manchester United Care About Trophies Not Beating Manchester City

Posted Tuesday, January 19, 2010 by Goal.com

Frenchman stokes up rivalry ahead of semi-final. EPL: Patrice Evra - Stephen Carr, Manchester United - Birmingham Manchester United left-back Patrice Evra has claimed that the Red Devils care little for beating Manchester City in this week's League Cup semi-final. They could be playing anyone, he asserts, and are focused on winning another trophy, not claiming local bragging rights. "We know...Full Story »

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