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Sunderland wins 3-0 as strikers all deliver

Posted Sunday, January 02, 2011 by YAHOO Sport25 hits

SUNDERLAND (AP)—Sunderland eased to a 3-0 victory over Blackburn Saturday with goals from Danny Welbeck, Darren Bent and Asamoah Gyan securing a sixth home win of the season. After failing to score from 34 attempts in Tuesday’s 2-0 defeat against Blackpool, on-loan Manchester United striker Welbeck opened the scoring in only the 11th minute. Bent scored his eighth league goal of th...Full Story »

Man City beats Blackpool 1-0 in Premier League

Posted Sunday, January 02, 2011 by YAHOO Sport22 hits

MANCHESTER, England (AP)—Adam Johnson scored in the first half and Manchester City held on to beat Blackpool 1-0 Saturday despite Carlos Tevez missing a penalty. Johnson put the host ahead in the 34th with a low shot after Blackpool failed to clear a corner. Tevez then had a chance to double the lead just three minutes later but sent his spot kick wide left. Tevez wasted a number of othe...Full Story »

Former Argentina captain Ayala retires

Posted Sunday, January 02, 2011 by YAHOO Sport30 hits

BUENOS AIRES, Dec 31 (Reuters) - Former Argentina captain Roberto Ayala, his country's second most-capped player, has told his club that he is retiring, according to Argentine media reports. The reports said the former Napoli, AC Milan, Valencia and Real Zaragoza player had informed Racing Club of his decision on Thursday, although Ayala has not made any public comment himself. Ayala, 37, wo...Full Story »

Tottenham trying to bring Beckham back to England

Posted Sunday, January 02, 2011 by YAHOO Sport17 hits

LONDON (AP)—David Beckham could be on his way back to England’s Premier League — for a little while. Tottenham, where Beckham trained as a schoolboy before signing for Manchester United, wants to sign the former England captain on loan from Los Angeles Galaxy until the Major League Soccer season starts in March. Beckham has said he would like to return to the Premier League a...Full Story »

Sunderland 3 - 0 Blackburn Rovers - Bent to the fore for Black Cats

Posted Saturday, January 01, 2011 by PA29 hits

Darren Bent ended his personal goal drought as Sunderland bounced back from their horror show against Blackpool to defeat Blackburn 3-0. The England striker glanced home a header eight minutes after Danny Welbeck's deflected 11th-minute shot had put the Black Cats in front to claim his 10th goal of the season and his first in six games. Bent could easily have grabbed a second-half hat-trick an...Full Story »

Manchester City 1 - 0 Blackpool - City forced to work for win

Posted Saturday, January 01, 2011 by PA28 hits

Three stunning misses from Carlos Tevez almost proved costly as Manchester City narrowly edged out Blackpool to stay level with neighbours United at the top of the Barclays Premier League. Tevez missed a first-half penalty and then two sitters in the space of five minutes after the break, including an open goal as he fell after rounding the goalkeeper. But all that came after Adam Johnson's 33...Full Story »

Chelsea vs Aston Villa preview - Bruma to start for Blues

Posted Sunday, January 02, 2011 by PA107 hits

Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has a defensive quandary ahead of Sunday's Barclays Premier League game with Aston Villa. Branislav Ivanovic is suspended, meaning Ancelotti must put his faith in teenager Jeffrey Bruma. John Obi Mikel is set to miss out again with a knee injury, Daniel Sturridge (knee) could be fit after returning to training, while Yury Zhirkov (calf), Alex (knee), and Yossi Bena...Full Story »

Millwall v Crystal Palace preview

Posted Saturday, January 01, 2011 by skysports.com33 hits

Team news for Saturday's Championship clash between Millwall and Crystal Palace at the New Den (kick-off 1.30pm). Millwall will be without Alan Dunne, who starts a three-match ban after seeing red for a two-footed tackle on Leicester's Richie Wellens. Defenders Paul Robinson and Danny Shittu(both hamstring) face fitness tests and decisions on the duo could be made as late as Saturday morning...Full Story »

Liverpool's owners seek replacement for Roy Hodgson

Posted Saturday, January 01, 2011 by 184 hits

As the manager expressed his hurt and loneliness in the club's predicament his masters were searching for a successor The Liverpool manager, Roy Hodgson, says it has been an 'uphill struggle' at Anfield. Roy Hodgson became manager of Liverpool 183 days ago. On the day he got the job he said: 'I always knew Liverpool fans were special. The motto "You'll never walk alone" is really lived by the...Full Story »

Deland returns to Hearts

Posted Sunday, January 02, 2011 by PA27 hits

East Fife have lost the services of Hearts full-back Mike Deland from their squad for the visit of Peterhead after his loan expired.However, Hibernian striker Kurtis Byrne is still available as his temporary deal covers this weekend's game.The Fifers were the Second Division's form team before the big freeze and manager John Robertson is looking for his men to extend their unbeaten run to five ...Full Story »

Man City vs Blackpool preview - City eye top spot

Posted Saturday, January 01, 2011 by PA91 hits

Manchester City could begin 2011 as Premier League leaders in their own right should they beat Blackpool at Eastlands. If neighbours Manchester United fail to overcome West Brom in the early kick-off, it will open the door to City cementing top spot for longer than the five hours they were there on Tuesday. Skipper Carlos Tevez is expected to return although leaving out his replacement, Mario ...Full Story »

Tottenham vs Fulham preivew - Gallas back for Fulham clash

Posted Saturday, January 01, 2011 by PA74 hits

William Gallas is set to make a timely return to the Tottenham side for the Barclays Premier League clash with Fulham. The defender, who had been skippering the side, has missed the last three and a half weeks with a hamstring strain and should replace Younes Kaboul, who starts a three-match ban. Jermain Defoe is also suspended, Robbie Keane (hamstring) is doubtful and Carlo Cudicini is out wi...Full Story »

Sunderland vs Blackburn preview - Gyan and Cattermole facing fitness battle

Posted Saturday, January 01, 2011 by PA45 hits

Skipper Lee Cattermole and record signing Asamoah Gyan are major doubts for Sunderland's Barclays Premier League clash with Blackburn. Midfielder Cattermole is struggling once again with a back-related hamstring problem which hampered last season, while Gyan suffered a hamstring injury during Tuesday's 2-0 home defeat by Blackpool. Defender Nedum Onuoha is likely to miss out with a similar pro...Full Story »

Miffed Sir Alex Ferguson recalls two United players from Preston

Posted Friday, December 31, 2010 by theguardian.com107 hits

Ritchie de Laet played for Preston in Tuesday's 3-1 home defeat by Middlesbrough that left them five points from safety. Sir Alex Ferguson has reacted to the sacking of his son Darren by Preston North End by recalling two of the Manchester United players who had been on loan at the club and starting a potential legal battle to make sure a third cannot play for them again. Preston began their...Full Story »

D’Alessandro named Latin America player of the year

Posted Thursday, December 30, 2010 by YAHOO Sport60 hits

MONTEVIDEO, Dec 30 (Reuters) - Argentine midfielder Andres D’Alessandro has been named Latin American Player of the Year after his inspirational performances helped Brazil’s Internacional win the Libertadores Cup. D’Alessandro pipped his fellow Argentine Juan Sebastian Veron, who finished second after winning the award in each of the last two seasons with Estudiantes, with 18-...Full Story »

Wigan Athletic 2 - 2 Arsenal - Lack of killer instinct hurts Gunners

Posted Wednesday, December 29, 2010 by PA43 hits

Arsenal let 10-man Wigan off the hook as a late own-goal earned the Latics a 2-2 draw and prevented the Gunners joining the Manchester clubs at the top of the Premier League. It was not the disaster of last season, when Arsenal collapsed from 2-0 up to lose 3-2, but manager Arsene Wenger - who had gambled on eight changes from the side which beat Chelsea - will feel easy points were dropped in ...Full Story »

Liverpool 0 - 1 Wolves - Wolves slay troubles Reds

Posted Wednesday, December 29, 2010 by PA40 hits

Liverpool's lack of match practice cost them dearly as they lost an eighth Barclays Premier League match of the season and bottom side Wolves picked up their first three-point haul since last March with a 1-0 win. Snowy weather had forced the postponements of games against Fulham and Blackpool, meaning the Reds had not played in the league for 18 days. That showed as they lacked invention and ...Full Story »

Birmingham 1-1 Man Utd - Bowyer late show pegs back leaders United

Posted Tuesday, December 28, 2010 by PA40 hits

Manchester United are set to end 2010 on top of the Barclays Premier League despite Lee Bowyer's late leveller for Birmingham in the 1-1 draw at St Andrew's. Dimitar Berbatov had followed his double in the Boxing Day win over Sunderland with what looked another decisive contribution to take his tally for the campaign to 15 goals. But Bowyer, who had scored the winner against Chelsea last month...Full Story »

West Bromwich(WBA) 1 - 3 Blackburn Rovers - Kalinic at the double in win

Posted Tuesday, December 28, 2010 by PA29 hits

Nikola Kalinic scored twice and was sent off as Blackburn won for the first time under new manager Steve Kean - 3-1 at West Brom. Kalinic twice gave Rovers the lead at The Hawthorns before being dismissed for a poor challenge on Paul Scharner shortly after Mame Biram Diouf added a third. The Baggies had been level midway through an eventful Barclays Premier League encounter after Jerome Thomas...Full Story »

Sunderland 0 - 2 Blackpool - DJ has Bruce in a spin

Posted Tuesday, December 28, 2010 by PA33 hits

DJ Campbell returned to haunt Steve Bruce as Blackpool claimed a 2-0 win to become just the second team to win a Barclays Premier League game at the Stadium of Light in 2010. Bruce had given Campbell his first chance in the Premier League during his time as Birmingham boss, but saw his former charge produce a 52nd-minute volley and a late second goal which handed the Seasiders their fifth leagu...Full Story »

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