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Adebayor on target in Pompey defeat

Posted Monday, February 01, 2010 by PA

Emmanuel Adebayor scored for the first time since his return from the African Nations Cup as Manchester City closed to within a point of fourth-spot following their 2-0 victory over Portsmouth. Adebayor endured an horrific time as the Togo bus was under fire in Angola, the scars of which will stay with him for the rest of his life. But the striker was strong enough to clatter a fierce shot past ...Full Story »

United sweep Gunners aside at Emirates

Posted Monday, February 01, 2010 by PA

Manchester United moved to within a point of Barclays Premier League leaders Chelsea as title rivals Arsenal were swept aside 3-1 at Emirates Stadium. Nani opened the scoring on 33 minutes when his chip across goal was palmed in by Arsenal keeper Manuel Almunia, before in-form England striker Wayne Rooney swept home a second following a quick counter attack. A third on the break from Ji-Sung Par...Full Story »

United teach sorry Gunners title lesson

Posted Monday, February 01, 2010 by PA

Manchester United swept aside title rivals Arsenal 3-1 at Emirates Stadium to move within a point of leaders Chelsea.Nani opened the scoring in the 33rd minute when his chip across goal was palmed in by Arsenal goalkeeper Manuel Almunia, before in-form England striker Wayne Rooney swept home a second following a quick counter-attack.A third on the break from Park Ji-Sung at the start of the sec...Full Story »

Adebayor on target in Pompey defeat

Posted Sunday, January 31, 2010 by PA

Emmanuel Adebayor scored for the first time since his return from the African Nations Cup as Manchester City closed to within a point of fourth-spot following their 2-0 victory over Portsmouth. Adebayor endured an horrific time in Angola, the scars of which will stay with him for the rest of his life. But the striker was strong enough to clatter a fierce shot past David James to give City a 40th...Full Story »

Emotional return to league matters for Adebayor

Posted Sunday, January 31, 2010 by PA

Emmanuel Adebayor acknowledged the heavens in remembrance after scoring for the first time since the gun attack in Angola that left him fearing for his life.Three members of the Togo backroom staff were killed in the terrorist atrocity that resulted in Adebayor and his team-mates pulling out of the African Nations Cup.There was no joyous celebration as Adebayor rattled his 40th-minute effort pa...Full Story »

Capello to decide Terry future soon

Posted Sunday, January 31, 2010 by PA

England manager Fabio Capello is expected to make a decision on John Terry's captaincy of the national team well in advance of England's next match.It is understood the Italian, who returns to duties following knee surgery by attending the Euro 2012 qualifying draw in Warsaw next Sunday, will give his verdict on the 29-year-old Chelsea defender ahead of the friendly against Egypt at Wembley on M...Full Story »

Gill: United will not sell Old Trafford

Posted Sunday, January 31, 2010 by PA

Manchester United chief executive David Gill is adamant Old Trafford and the club's Carrington training base will never be sold to raise funds. United have come under intense scrutiny in recent weeks as details of their financial structures have been made public. Amongst the most contentious issues contained in a prospectus for an ultimately successful £504million bond issue was confirmation tha...Full Story »

Cahill back to his best - Moyes

Posted Sunday, January 31, 2010 by PA

Everton boss David Moyes feels that Tim Cahill's second headed goal of the week shows the midfielder is fully back in the groove.Cahill followed up his flicked opener in the 2-0 victory over Sunderland on Wednesday with the late winner at Wigan on Saturday. It was only Cahill's fourth goal of the Barclays Premier League season but, with Everton now unbeaten in nine league games, Moyes is delight...Full Story »

Bruce: We will be all right

Posted Sunday, January 31, 2010 by PA

Sunderland boss Steve Bruce will not bow to the pressure of the toughest spell of his reign to date.The 49-year-old enjoyed a hugely encouraging start to his tenure on Wearside, amassing 20 Barclays Premier League points from the first 39 on offer. However, with injuries and suspensions having decimated Bruce's squad during the ensuing weeks, the last nine league games have brought just three po...Full Story »

Benitez coy over Hicks visit

Posted Sunday, January 31, 2010 by PA

Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez is too intelligent not to have drawn his own conclusions over the significance of the surprise visit of co-owner Tom Hicks to Anfield on Sunday but he side-stepped questions over what implications it had for himself.Reports in Italy suggest Juventus are set to send a delegation to Merseyside on Monday to thrash out an agreement with Liverpool to release Benitez f...Full Story »

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