5:38 PM EDT, Fri August 22, 2014
The Guardian 7 mins ago
José Mourinhos former scout returns to Chelsea in search of an upset

José Mourinhos former scout returns to Chelsea in search of an upset

Leicesters Steve Walsh was at Chelsea for 16 years and knows how thoroughly they will be preparedAs someone who once worked for Chelsea under José Mourinho, watching upcoming opponents and players across Europe, Steve Walsh knows just how thorough the Portuguese will be when it comes to preparing his team for the visit of Leicester Cityon Saturday. Theyll know every blade of grass that weve covered, every set piece. Hell know exactly what were about and hell probably second-guess our team, Walsh says, smiling.Walsh is Leicesters joint assistant manager as well as the clubs head of...
The Guardian 7 mins ago
Manuel Pellegrini: Liverpool crumbled under title pressure last season

Manuel Pellegrini: Liverpool crumbled under title pressure last season

I was sure they could not win the final games of the season City host Liverpool on Monday in early-season showdownManuel Pellegrini says Liverpool blew their chance of winning the title last season because they could not handle the pressure of being top of the league.Brendan Rodgerss team beat Manchester City 3-2 at Anfield on 13 April to give them a seven-point lead over City with four matches left, although City had two games in hand. After Liverpool lost and drew one of their remaining games and City dropped only one point from the last available 18, Pellegrinis team were crowned champions.
The Guardian 7 mins ago
José Mourinho hopes rotation will help Petr Cech to stay at Chelsea

José Mourinho hopes rotation will help Petr Cech to stay at Chelsea

I hope Petr doesnt want to leave, Mourinho adds Thibaut Courtois likely to continue against LeicesterJosé Mourinho would consider a request from Petr Cech to leave Chelsea if he feels unsettled by his relegation behind Thibaut Courtois, but the manager is hopeful the goalkeeper will remain and fight to regain his first-team place.Chelsea have no desire to lose Cech, who was displaced by Courtois for Mondays opening Premier League match at Burnley, with the young Belgium international to remain first-choice for the foreseeable future, starting with Saturdays visit of Leicester City to...
The Independent 8 mins ago
Petr Cech can leave if he wants to, says Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho

Petr Cech can leave if he wants to, says Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has conceded that he will allow Petr Cech to leave Chelsea in this transfer window if that is what the long-serving Czech goalkeeper wants, having lost his No 1 status, but that the player himself will have to ask to go.
The Guardian 9 mins ago

Sunderland v Manchester United: match preview

As Louis van Gaal seeks his first league win with Manchester United, Sunderland aim to inflict further misery on the club. Not content with defeating David Moyess side in last seasons Capital One Cup semi-final, Gus Poyets players upset Ryan Giggss caretakership with a springtime league win at Old Trafford. Even so, Vito Mannone, the home goalkeeper, admits he will be more happy if his one time Arsenal team-mate Robin van Persie does not start in attack for the visitors. Louise TaylorKick-off 4pm
The Guardian 9 mins ago
Louis van Gaal plays down Manchester Uniteds Premier League prospects

Louis van Gaal plays down Manchester Uniteds Premier League prospects

Media are guessing over Danny Welbecks future Two weeks ago I was King of Manchester, now Im the devilLouis van Gaal has said he can understand if Manchester Uniteds supporters are feeling scared about the direction in which the club are heading, admitting that the deposed champions can almost certainly forget about winning the Premier League title back this season. It is not a question of being champions at the end of the season because we have to build a team and that process takes maybe longer, the new manager said, only one game into the job and with his squads deficiencies underlined...
Liverpool Daily Post 35 mins ago
Rodgers insists Balotelli arrival won't disrupt Liverpool FC's team ethic

Rodgers insists Balotelli arrival won't disrupt Liverpool FC's team ethic

Rodgers moves to assure supporters that the Balotelli signing wouldn't go ahead unless he was convinced of his commitment
Liverpool Daily Post 54 mins ago
Balotelli exclusive: How the striker convinced Liverpool FC he's their man

Balotelli exclusive: How the striker convinced Liverpool FC he's their man

A massive pay cut and promises of an improved attitude are just some of the key features of the negotiations
Liverpool 1 United 1: Under-21 Premier League report

Liverpool 1 United 1: Under-21 Premier League report

A well-worked goal from Tom Lawrence earned the Reds a deserved point at Anfield after Jordan Lussey opened the scoring for the hosts.
Burnley Express 1 hour ago

Burnley FC in the Premier League: the latest headlines

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Daily Telegraph 2 hours ago
Jose Mourinho: I understand why Petr Cech is upset, but I will not offer anyone any guarantees

Jose Mourinho: I understand why Petr Cech is upset, but I will not offer anyone any guarantees

Chelsea manager says long-time No1 goalkeeper will not be the only player to be a frustrated spectator this season
Evening Gazette 2 hours ago
George Friend signs new four-year deal to stay with Boro

George Friend signs new four-year deal to stay with Boro

Agreement comes after full-back had been linked with possible move to QPR or Crystal Palace
Express & Star 2 hours ago

Jonathan Flatt signs new Wolves contract

Promising teenage goalkeeper Jonathan Flatt is aiming to emulate the likes of Matt Murray and Wayne Hennessey after signing a new Wolves contract.
London24 2 hours ago

Spurs missing one but see quintet return for QPR clash

Tottenham full-back Kyle Naughton will miss this weekend’s clash with QPR through suspension.
Daily Telegraph 2 hours ago
Sunderland and West Ham chase former Chelsea forward Salomon Kalou

Sunderland and West Ham chase former Chelsea forward Salomon Kalou

Striker has been a big hit at Lille since leaving Chelsea, and could now return to the Premier League for £4m

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