December 13 2013 Latest news:
QPR have announced plans to move into a new 40,000-capacity stadium as part of an ambitious project to be constructed at Old Oak in west London.
Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas was pleased to see Roberto Soldado back amongst the goals but refused to rule out Jermain Defoe returning at the weekend despite the Spain forward firing a hat-trick in their Europa League victory over Anzhi Makhachkala
Midfielder Mikel Arteta cannot understand Arsenal’s hectic schedule - but maintains the players will be out to make a “big statement” with victory at Manchester City in Saturday’s lunchtime kick-off.
New Brentford manager Mark Warburton will be making some slight alterations to the predecessor Uwe Rosler’s philosophy.
Sam Allardyce admits that his future as West Ham United boss is in the hands of co-owners David Sullivan and David Gold but hopes that he will be shown the same patience as previous managers.
Arsenal legend Bob Wilson is delighted Wojciech Szczesny is finally getting the recognition he deserves – but claims the goalkeeper has been in great form for the last TWO years.
Tottenham winger Andros Townsend hopes Roberto Soldado’s hat-trick in the Europa League can trigger a goal-scoring run on the domestic front.
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London Irish’s new owners have ruled out paying over the odds to retain England wing Marland Yarde and dismissed the prospect of a Toulon-style recruitment drive.
Mark Schwarzer can’t believe his luck and is pinching himself at becoming the oldest Champions League debutant – at the age of 41.
Head coach Vince Macaulay believes that the best is yet to come from Ben Smith after his top points haul against Birmingham Knights showed the American guard is starting to find his feet as a London Lion.
Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis has dismissed speculation of a move for Blackburn’s Scotland striker Jordan Rhodes in the January transfer window.
Rene Meulensteen insists Dimitar Berbatov is key to Fulham climbing up the Premier League table.
New Brentford sporting director Frank McParland admitted that he turned down other offers to join the Bees.
There are surprisingly few rugby players that have made the switch from union to American football but Saracens’ newest recruit Hayden Smith is an even rarer breed that has done it and swapped back.
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Blackburn have announced that London-born striker DJ Campbell will not face Millwall as he has been given time off after he was bailed this week following his arrest in a spot-fixing investigation.
Defender Per Mertesacker believes it could prove a good thing for Arsenal to have to tackle one of Europe’s top sides in the last 16 of the Champions League.
Golden moments may have become almost second nature to Mo Farah during his illustrious track career but he has urged patience in his quest to join the world marathon racing elite.
Rafael Benitez feels Arsenal can make an impact in this season’s Champions League despite the prospects of such a tough draw.
Mark Schwarzer has admitted that Chelsea are yet to hit top form but believes that when they do their array of talent will make the Premier League title race very “interesting”.
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Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson will not fight against the decision to deny him entry to the UK, apparently cancelling planned appearances on stage next year.
Matt Phillips insists he does not feel under extra pressure to add goals to his game as he prepares to face his former club this weekend.