Giggs likens Van Gaal to Fergie

United assistant Ryan Giggs believes new Red Devils boss Louis van Gaal is a man in a similar mould to Sir Alex Ferguson.

Giggs likens Van Gaal to Fergie

Manchester United assistant manager Ryan Giggs believes that new Red Devils boss Louis van Gaal is a man in a similar mould to former boss Sir Alex Ferguson.

Downing laments Carroll blow

West Ham winger Stewart Downing admits that the injury suffered by striker Andy Carroll is massive blow to the club ahead of the new season.

Lambert targets title

New Liverpool striker Rickie Lambert hopes to seize his Anfield chance and fire the Reds to the Premier League title this season.

Mourinho open to Drogba return

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed he is considering the possibility of bringing Didier Drogba back to the club.

Carroll out for four months

West Ham striker Andy Carroll is expected to be out of action for four months after suffering ankle ligament damage during a training session this week.

Vidal rules out United switch

Arturo Vidal insists he will not be joining Man United in the off-season, but admits he is not entirely sure he will remain with Juventus.

Wenger rues lengthy tours

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has added his voice to the growing criticism surrounding lengthy pre-season tours.

NYCFC complete Lampard deal

New York City FC have officially confirmed the signing of Chelsea legend Frank Lampard ahead of their maiden MLS season in 2015.

Piazon loaned to Frankfurt

Chelsea have officially confirmed that youngster Lucas Piazon has joined Eintracht Frankfurt on a season-long loan.

Swans swoop for Montero

Swansea City have confirmed the signing of winger Jefferson Montero on a four-year deal, while midfielder Alejandro Pozuelo has joined Rayo Vallecano.

Poyet hopeful on transfers

Gus Poyet is still hopeful of clinching the signings of his top-three targets this off-season, while he continues waiting on Fabio Borini.

Pellegrini praises Iheanacho

Kelechi Iheanacho has earned Manuel Pellegrini's backing after scoring in his first appearance against Sporting Kansas.

Cesc: Costa will be a success

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has backed new team-mate Diego Costa to be a successful striker in the Premier League.

Lamela vows to improve

Tottenham forward Erik Lamela is determined to keep improving after scoring twice in his side's 3-2 friendly win over Toronto.


English Barclays Premier League, Season 2013/2014

  Teams P Pts
1 West Ham United 0 0
2 Liverpool 0 0
3 Leicester City 0 0
4 Hull City 0 0
5 Everton 0 0
6 Crystal Palace 0 0
7 Chelsea 0 0
8 Burnley 0 0
9 Aston Villa 0 0
10 Manchester City 0 0
11 Manchester United 0 0
12 West Bromwich Albion 0 0
13 Tottenham Hotspur 0 0
14 Swansea City 0 0
15 Sunderland 0 0
16 Stoke City 0 0
17 Southampton 0 0
18 Queens Park Rangers 0 0
19 Newcastle United 0 0
20 Arsenal 0 0
South African ABSA Premier League
Saturday 10th May
Golden Arrows 1 - 3 Orlando Pirates
Kaizer Chiefs 3 - 0 Amazulu
Moroka Swallows 0 - 3 Free State Stars
Supersport United 4 - 2 Polokwane City
Platinum Stars 3 - 0 Ajax Cape Town

Barclays Premier League
Sunday 11th May
Tottenham Hotspur 3 - 0 Aston Villa
Cardiff City 1 - 2 Chelsea
West Bromwich Albion 1 - 2 Stoke City
Sunderland 1 - 3 Swansea City
Southampton 1 - 1 Manchester United
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