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Cole set to return for Liverpool's match at Tottenham on Sunday

Posted Monday, November 22, 2010 by Mirrorfootbal

Defender Glen Johnson is surprised Liverpool are within touching distance of the top four after such a poor start to the season. Having endured their worst start to a campaign since 1953/54 with six points from the opening eight matches the Reds have now accrued 13 from their last six - a record bettered only by Manchester United over the same half-a-dozen games. They are now only three poin...Full Story »

Coming soon to Arsenal: the first £100 non-corporate ticket

Posted Monday, November 22, 2010 by theguardian.com

The club said the rise was an inevitable result of the increase in VAT.  Arsenal may have played out five seasons since their last trophy and scotched their 17-year unbeaten home league record against Tottenham Hotspur, but they appear likely to power through a new threshold next year with the launch of football's first £100 non-corporate ticket. The price rise is anticipated to come...Full Story »

Pressure on Rafael Benítez mounts as Internazionale slump again

Posted Monday, November 22, 2010 by theguardian.com

Samuel Eto'o may face disciplinary action after he was caught on camera headbutting Bostjan Cesar.  Internazionale's poor run of form under Rafael Benítez continued today with a 2-1 defeat at Chievo, where Samuel Eto'o got away with an apparent Zinedine Zidane-like headbutt. Inter's president, Massimo Moratti, gave Benítez his backing after last weekend's derby defeat by the Ser...Full Story »

Capello aims to pair Rooney with Carroll

Posted Sunday, November 21, 2010 by theguardian.com

Andy Carroll on England duty against France. Fabio Capello looks forward to pairing him with Wayne Rooney. Fabio Capello is relishing the prospect of partnering Andy Carroll with Wayne Rooney next time England take the field, no matter who it is against. The team are due to be in action in February but the planned friendly fixture has become a bit of a farce, with the Parken Stadium in Copenha...Full Story »

Lee Bowyer's first-half goal clips the wings of profligate Chelsea

Posted Sunday, November 21, 2010 by theguardian.com

Lee Bowyer's first goal of the season was enough to inflict Chelsea's third league defeat in four matches.  Carlo Ancelotti will take no pleasure from seeing his prediction come true. The Chelsea manager reminded everyone he forecast a month ago, when his players were sweeping opponents aside and looking untouchable at the top of the table, that there were more difficult times ahead. Wheth...Full Story »

Milan edge past Fiorentina as Ronaldinho omitted

Posted Sunday, November 21, 2010 by theguardian.com

MILAN, Nov 20 (Reuters) - AC Milan strengthened their grip on top spot in Serie A thanks to a 1-0 win over Fiorentina on Saturday with Ronaldinho again on the bench.Ace striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic acrobatically converted a cross into the box on the stroke of halftime at a rainy San Siro to give the Rossoneri a four-point lead pending second-placed Lazio's visit to Parma on Sunday.Faltering champi...Full Story »

Barcelona put eight past hapless Almeria

Posted Sunday, November 21, 2010 by theguardian.com

MADRID, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Barcelona blasted Almeria 8-0 to match their biggest ever away win but remained second in La Liga behind Real Madrid who thrashed Athletic Bilbao 5-1 on Saturday. World Player of the Year Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick for Barca, taking his tally for the season to 13, while substitute Bojan Krkic scored twice, Andres Iniesta and Pedro bagged one apiece and Santiago A...Full Story »

Younes Kaboul completes remarkable second-half comeback by Tottenham

Posted Sunday, November 21, 2010 by theguardian.com

Gareth Bale, left, scores Tottenham's first goal to spark a remarkable second-half comeback against Arsenal. Curious and curiouser, this Premier League season. By half-time at the Emirates, Tottenham Hotspur seemed a class below their north London neighbours – yet, by the end, they were in wonderland and Harry Redknapp was declaring his team could be crowned kings of England. If Arsenal c...Full Story »

Liverpool forced into midfield reshuffle

Posted Friday, November 19, 2010 by Mirrorfootbal

Liverpool will be without captain Steven Gerrard for tomorrow's Barclays Premier League match at home to West Ham as the midfielder has been sidelined for a month by a hamstring injury. The 30-year-old sustained a grade two tear in England's friendly defeat to France in midweek and will be out for at least three to four weeks. With Lucas Leiva serving a one-match suspension for his sending-o...Full Story »

Battered Brunt may join Baggies absentees

Posted Friday, November 19, 2010 by Mirrorfootbal

Chris Brunt is a doubt for West Brom's Barclays Premier League encounter with Stoke tomorrow after picking up an injury on international duty in midweek. The midfielder sustained a groin injury during Northern Ireland's 1-1 draw with Morocco at Windsor Park on Wednesday and was substituted at half-time. Defender Jonas Olsson (Achilles) and striker Ishmael Miller (abdomen) are definitely out ...Full Story »

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