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#Premier League

# premier-league - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

‘He had no confidence’ – Van Gaal on why he withdrew Paddy McNair before half-time

“He had already given three big chances away,” the manager added.

# premier-league - Monday 8 December, 2014

Falcao just a bit part player for now says Van Gaal

The Colombian can only play ’20 minutes’ according to his boss.

# premier-league - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Ciaran Clark scored for Villa earlier and then absolutely cemented Leonardo Ulloa

The defender had a substantial impact at both ends of Villa Park earlier today.

Hutton scores unlikely winner for Aston Villa as Leicester’s woeful run continues

Nigel Pearson’s side now haven’t won in 10 games.

Joe Brolly on Stephen Hunt: ‘His head is so far up his arse’

The pundit’s latest column is full of his usual sardonic and sarcastic wit.

Carroll inspires as West Ham’s excellent run continues against Swansea

Carroll inspires as West Ham’s excellent run continues against Swansea

Striker grabbed a brace and an assist as the Hammers go third in the Premier League table.

Remember Tomas Brolin? This is what he looks like now

One of the stars of the 1994 World Cup was playing in a charity match last week.

We can’t regret signing Mario Balotelli now, says Brendan Rodgers

The Liverpool manager says the club had little choice but to sign the striker.

# premier-league - Saturday 6 December, 2014

City close gap to three points but narrow win over Everton overshadowed by Aguero injury

Yaya Toure’s first-half penalty was enough to separate the sides.

Lacklustre Liverpool fire blanks as Sunderland hold firm to earn Anfield point

Not even Steven Gerrard’s second-half introduction could inspire the Reds.

5 talking points ahead of this weekend’s Premier League action

Why Jose Mourinho is easily irritated by a trip to Newcastle and reasons for Liverpool to be wary.

# premier-league - Friday 5 December, 2014

With money no object, Manchester United will target the world’s finest next summer

The club has confidence in allowing Louis van Gaal spend big on players.

PFA say Tim Howard is lying about Brad Friedel’s attempted ‘sabotage’

The Everton goalkeeper claims in his autobiography that his compatriot tried to block his move to Manchester United in 2003.

Optimistic Smalling claims United are still in Premier League title race

The defender believes the Red Devils are building the belief and momentum to close the gap on the top two.

# premier-league - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Amazing Alexis Sanchez vital to Wenger’s three-year title plan

If Wenger has any hope of delivering the Premier League by 2016-17 he will have to harness everything the brilliant Chilean has to offer.

# premier-league - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Martinez defiant that James McCarthy will remain at Everton despite widespread interest

The Republic of Ireland midfielder looks set to miss tonight’s game with Hull because of a persistent hamstring injury.

# premier-league - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Stephen Quinn has been offered a new Hull contract, says Steve Bruce

The Dublin native has impressed this season in spite of the club investing in the summer.

Herrera happy to fill in for injured Di Maria ahead of Stoke clash

The midfielder impressed after replacing the Argentine during United’s 3-0 win over Hull.

# premier-league - Monday 1 December, 2014

Daniel Agger says Liverpool may have over-achieved last season

The centre-back returned to his native Denmark in the summer after a breakdown in his relationship with Brendan Rodgers.

‘Was it orgasmic?’ Brendan Rodgers a bit bemused by reporter’s questioning style

The Liverpool manager was happy with Glen Johnson’s winner but…

Mourinho: ‘Financial Fair Play is big protection to historical, old, big clubs’

The Chelsea boss has hit out at the UEFA regulations for being contradictory and failing to support new investment.

Vincent Kompany’s injury adds to Manchester City’s defensive problems

The captain was forced off in the closing stages of the reigning champions’ 3-0 win over Southampton.

# premier-league - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Ireland’s Rob Elliot set for prolonged stint between the sticks at Newcastle

Tim Krul’s ankle injury could rule him out for as many as five games.

‘I just asked him to simplify his game’ – Rodgers backs under-fire Mignolet LFC

‘I just asked him to simplify his game’ – Rodgers backs under-fire Mignolet

The Liverpool boss was pleased with his goalkeeper’s performance in the 1-0 win over Stoke.

# premier-league - Friday 28 November, 2014

Luke Shaw to miss ‘a few weeks’ says Van Gaal while Falcao could feature against Hull

Argentine defender Marcos Rojo could also feature for Manchester United tomorrow.

Arsene Wenger promises January business but rules out bid for Petr Cech

The Gunners boss also says no offers have been made for Lukas Podolski.

Opinion: Roy Keane self-destructs when faced with contentment

In his autobiography The Second Half, Keane acknowledges his dysfunctional habits.

# premier-league - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Arsenal 1-2 Manchester United: 5 talking points

The Gunners failed to take their chances and Van Gaal’s gamble paid off – just about.

As it happened: Arsenal v Manchester United, Premier League

Though both teams seem out of the title race already, they were still desperate for three points.

Arsenal v Manchester United: 5 unforgettable moments

From Lee Sharpe to Keane and Vieira’s pre-game clash, this fixture usually conjures something special.

Could Thierry Henry be on his way back to Arsenal?

Arsene Wenger has suggested the 37-year-old could be back at the club as a coach in the not too distant future.

It seems Raheem Sterling is not going anywhere soon despite links with Real Madrid

The winger insists he is happy at Anfield.

# premier-league - Friday 21 November, 2014

Balotelli: The goals will come at Liverpool for me at Anfield

The Italian striker is confident he’ll come good on Merseyside.

# premier-league - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Alan Pardew compares Newcastle to Bayern Munich

And we think he’s being serious.

# premier-league - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Wenger denies rift between Sanchez and Özil, says German will be return from injury a better player

The Arsenal boss also denied talk of a rift between Alexis Sanchez and the ex-Real Madrid man

United unlikely to do business in January window – Woodward

“We have targets we are looking at for next summer.” says the Old Trafford boss.

# premier-league - Monday 17 November, 2014

‘Move to PSG stopped by their money problems’ – Angel Di Maria

The Argentine was the subject of serious interest from the Ligue 1 champions.

# premier-league - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Gareth Bale’s agent has said that Manchester United outbid Real Madrid for the player

The 25-year-old moved to Santiago Bernabeu from Tottenham in a world-record £86 million deal in the summer of 2013 but could have commanded even more to go to Old Trafford.