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  1. Carrick shows West Ham how much he’s progressed

    Apr 18, 2013, 4:10 PM EST

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    Among the physical, tenacious battle between West Ham and Manchester United on Wednesday, one player played the game at his own pace, controlling the midfield and oozing class: Michael Carrick. The 31-year-old, who is enjoying the finest season of his career at Old Trafford, is a huge talking point in England at the moment. Some…

  2. 5 great Liverpool-Chelsea clashes

    Apr 18, 2013, 2:30 PM EST

    Can Chelsea win the Premier League? Watch all the games this season on NBC and find out.

    Liverpool face Chelsea at Anfield on Sunday, in what has been one of the most entertaining, controversial fixtures over the last decade. Here are five of the most memorable Liverpool vs Chelsea matches at Anfield in recent times:- LIVERPOOL 1-0 CHELSEA- 2005 (Champions League) Many believe this was the loudest atmosphere Anfield had ever witnessed,…

  3. Rui Patricio will cost Arsenal $20 million

    Apr 18, 2013, 1:10 PM EST

    Sporting Lisbon's goalkeeper Rui Patricio gestures to fans after the first goal of his team against Benfica in Lisbon

    Sporting Lisbon have told Arsenal that they will have to pay somewhere in the region of $20 million for the services of their goalkeeper Rui Patricio, according to The Express. One of Arsenal’s weakest areas this season has been in goal, with Wojciech Szczesny and Lukasz Fabianski both failing to convince Arsene Wenger that they…

  4. John Terry’s influence still remains

    Apr 18, 2013, 12:15 PM EST

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    Chelsea registered a crucial 3-0 win over Fulham on Wednesday, in their quest for Champions League football next season. Rather than Demba Ba, Fernando Torres or Juan Mata making the headlines for their  offensive exploits, it was captain John Terry who was the unlikely goalscoring hero on the night. The 32-year-old Chelsea legend has made…

  5. Man City’s assistant hails Roberto Mancini

    Apr 18, 2013, 11:40 AM EST

    Manchester City v Wigan Athletic - Premier League

    Manchester City assistant coach Brian Kidd has heaped praise on coach Roberto Mancini, say he’s done magnificent job in charge of the club. Mancini took the City job in late 2009 after taking over from Mark Hughes, and in his three and a half years at the club he has delivered the FA Cup in…

  6. Allardyce furious with United equalizer

    Apr 18, 2013, 8:26 AM EST

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    West Ham coach Sam Allardyce was very unhappy with the officials in his side’s 2-2 draw with Manchester United on Wednesday, after Robin Van Persie’s equalizer was not given as offside. The Hammers were on their way to registering a famous victory against the soon-to-be champions only for Van Persie, standing in an offside position,…

  7. Falcao plays down Manchester United transfer

    Apr 18, 2013, 7:44 AM EST

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    Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao, one of the hottest properties in world soccer at the moment, has cooled talk of him moving to Manchester United at the end of the season. The 27-year-old Colombian international has been linked with many of Europe’s top clubs of late, with his goalscoring exploits gaining worldwide attention. United are…

  8. Huge weekend for Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham

    Apr 18, 2013, 7:09 AM EST

    Fulham v Chelsea - Premier League

    The battle for a place in the Premier League top four is sure to take another twist this weekend, with Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham all facing tricky games. Everton’s draw at The Emirates on Tuesday has probably ended their hopes of Champions League qualification, turning it into a three-way battle for third and fourth place.…

  9. Kagawa improving by the game

    Apr 18, 2013, 6:09 AM EST

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    When Manchester United signed Shinji Kagawa from Borussia Dortmund last summer, great things were expected of the Japanese star. The 24-year-old had won the Bundesliga Player of the Year for the 2011/12 season, and he was arguably the star player in a Dortmund side that is showing everyone how good it is in the Champions…

  10. Rafa Benitez awaits heroes reception

    Apr 18, 2013, 5:21 AM EST

    Chelsea's manager Rafael Benitez arrives for the English Premier League soccer match against Fulham in west London

    When Rafa Benitez takes his Chelsea side to Anfield on Sunday, he will actually get a better reception from the Liverpool fans than his own. Benitez’s lack of popularity at Stamford Bridge stems from his Liverpool days, and while he has slowly won the Chelsea fans over after a decent run of form, there is…

  11. Premier League’s top 10 midfielders

    Apr 16, 2013, 12:37 PM EST

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    The Premier League has some of the most diverse, talented midfield players in world soccer, but who makes up the top 10? 10. MOUSSA DEMBELE (Tottenham) The classy Belgium international has fitted into life at White Hart Lane brilliantly, and was awesome at Fulham before that. He is an all-round midfielder, combining creativity, power and…

  12. Who will get relegated with QPR and Reading?

    Apr 16, 2013, 11:50 AM EST

    Stoke City v Aston Villa - Premier League

    With the Premier League title race done and dusted, the fight for relegation will get even more focus than usual from now until the end of the season. With QPR and Reading virtually relegated, barring a miracle for either side, who will join them in the Championship next season? The side who currently lie in…

  13. Has Olivier Giroud replaced Robin Van Persie?

    Apr 16, 2013, 11:05 AM EST

    Arsenal's Giroud reacts with team-mates Gibbs and Podolski after missing a scoring chance during their English Premier League soccer match in London

    When Robin Van Persie left Arsenal for Manchester United last summer, an understandable void was left in the Dutchman’s absence. His replacement, Olivier Giroud, has scored 17 goals so far this season and provided 13 assists as well. But has his first season been a success? And has he proved he’s the man to replace…

  14. Ashley Cole or Leighton Baines?

    Apr 16, 2013, 10:02 AM EST

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    At a time when many in England are bemoaning the lack of quality and depth in the national side, one position is providing a fascinating battle: Ashley Cole vs Leighton Baines at left-back. Cole has been one of the world’s best full-backs for almost a decade now, and has been arguably England’s best player in…

  15. PSG have not bid for Rooney

    Apr 16, 2013, 9:31 AM EST

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    There has been much speculation over the future of Manchester United and England striker Wayne Rooney in recent months. When the 27-year-old was left out of the United side to face Real Madrid in March, many people believed that Ferguson’s decision to omit one of his key players was a sign that he would be…

  16. Spain’s second-choice team is incredible

    Apr 16, 2013, 8:43 AM EST

    Spanish goalkeeper Pepe Reina (L), Spani

    Spain have dominated the world of soccer of the past five years, both at club level with Barcelona’s once-in-a-lifetime team and, in particular, at international level, where they have won the last three major tournaments. Such is their unbelievable squad depth that if their whole first-choice starting lineup was injured, their replacements would arguably still…

  17. Van Persie to win the league at The Emirates?

    Apr 16, 2013, 8:05 AM EST

    Manchester United's van Persie celebrates his goal against Stoke City during their English Premier League soccer match at the Britannia Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent

    Much to the horror of many Arsenal fans, they have just realised that there is every chance Manchester United will clinch their 13th Premier League title at The Emirates when the two sides play each other on Sunday 28th April. Assuming United and Manchester City both win all their league games leading up to the…

  18. Three areas Liverpool need to improve

    Apr 16, 2013, 7:28 AM EST

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    Liverpool have been one of the most unpredictable sides in the Premier League this season, looking like potential title-winners one minute and relegation candidates the next. Brendan Rodgers has laid the foundations of a potentially excellent side, but there are certain areas of the pitch that definitely need addressing in the summer if they are…

  19. The 10 most in-demand players this summer

    Apr 16, 2013, 7:02 AM EST

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    Between the end of the current season and the beginning of next, there will be huge amounts of transfer business done around the world. But who are the 10 best players whose futures will be most under the microscope this summer? 10. MAROUANE FELLAINI (Everton) The 25-year-old Everton star player is still the club’s record…

  20. Everton have to beat Arsenal

    Apr 16, 2013, 5:26 AM EST

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    When Arsenal face Everton at The Emirates later today, nothing more than a victory for David Moyes’ side will do, in a crucial game for both. With just six Premier League games remaining, the battle for Champions League qualification is going to go right to the final day of the season, as four sides battle…

  21. Lambert: Benteke worth over £25m

    Apr 11, 2013, 11:51 AM EST

    Stoke City v Aston Villa - Premier League

    Aston Villa coach Paul Lambert believes his star-striker Christian Benteke is worth a similar amount of money to some of the most highly rated forwards in the world. The 22-year-old Belgium international was signed by Lambert for £7m at the start of this season, and has been sensational, scoring 15 goals in 29 appearances as…

  22. Premier League team of the season

    Apr 11, 2013, 11:37 AM EST

    Tottenham Hotspur FC v  FC Basel 1893 - UEFA Europa League Quarter Final: First Leg

    There have many great performers in this season’s Premier League, but as it reaches its climax, who makes the cut in the best team of the season? GOALKEEPER- BRAD GUZAN (Aston Villa) The American international has been great for a struggling Villa side. Without his influence in goal there is every chance they would already…

  23. Lucas Leiva signs new Liverpool deal

    Apr 11, 2013, 10:02 AM EST

    Liverpool's Leiva celebrates Johnson's goal against West Ham United during English Premier League soccer match in London

    Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva has signed a new long-term contract with the club, which will see him remain at Anfield for the foreseeable future. The 26-year-old Brazilian released a statement on the club’s official website (www.liverpoolfc.com) on Wednesday to confirm the news: “It’s another long-term contract that I have signed – but it was the…

  24. Premier League’s all-time top 5 US stars

    Apr 11, 2013, 9:42 AM EST

    Tottenham Hotspur FC v  FC Basel 1893 - UEFA Europa League Quarter Final: First Leg

    Since the Premier League’s inception in 1992, some great American players have graced the English game. Here are the top 5 players who have had the biggest effect on the Premier League: 5. KASEY KELLER Leicester City:1996-1999 Tottenham: 2001-2005 After moving to England to play for Millwall in the First Division in 1992, the talented…

  25. Man City and Arsenal interested in Gotze

    Apr 11, 2013, 8:49 AM EST

    Malaga CF v Borussia Dortmund - UEFA Champions League Quarter Final

    Manchester City and Arsenal are both believed to be interested in signing Germany and Borussia Dortmund superstar Mario Gotze in the summer. The 20-year-old is among the most highly rated youngsters in world soccer, and has just helped Dortmund reach the Champions League semi-finals for the first time since 1997. He has often spoken of…

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