December 13 2013 Latest news:
England bowling coach David Saker admitted the attack that let Australia off the hook on day one in Perth may have been the wrong combination.
Steve Smith’s second Test century bailed out Australia and frustrated England after the tourists had threatened to sneak back into the Ashes series at the WACA.
Arsene Wenger has denied that Arsenal are set to launch a transfer bid for Hamburg teenager Hakan Calhanoglu when the window opens in January.
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.
Arsenal will check on the fitness of full-back Bacary Sagna ahead of Saturday’s Premier League trip to Manchester City.
Kevin De Bruyne’s agent says he is set for showdown talks with Chelsea over the forward’s future.
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
Two men have been arrested after “anti-Semitic” comments appeared on Twitter following a game between London clubs Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United.
Vince Macaulay is targeting a perfect finish to 2013 as London Lions prepare for four consecutive games against British Basketball League title rivals that could shape their season.
Everton midfielder James McCarthy is suspended for the visit of Fulham after accumulating five bookings this season.
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has no fresh selection problems ahead of Saturday’s Barclays Premier League trip to West Ham.
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce will be without suspended captain Kevin Nolan for the Barclays Premier League visit of Sunderland, with the Hammers also missing several first-team players through injury.
Defender Dean Moxey is doubtful for Crystal Palace’s trip to Chelsea with a hamstring injury.
Striker Darren Bent returns to the Fulham squad for the trip to Everton after recovering from a slight hamstring problem.
Tottenham manager praised rookie duo Ryan Fredericks and Shaquile Coulthirst after they came off the bench in last night’s 4-1 win over Europa League rivals Anzhi Makhachkala.
Manager Andre Villas-Boas was delighted to see Tottenham duo Christian Eriksen and Danny Rose return to action in last night’s 4-1 Europa League win over Anzhi Makhachkala – but warned they are not yet fully match fit.
Sometime in the next 10 days or so we will discover whether Arsenal possess the hallmark of champions or whether Alan Shearer and assorted TV pundits were right to be disbelievers.
New Crystal Palace boss Tony Pulis fails to see why Saturday’s opponents Chelsea are being criticised.
Goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny feels Arsenal can lay down a marker at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday and open up a lead nine-point lead on one of their Premier League title rivals.
Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas is hoping to avoid former club Porto in the next round of the Europa League as he dreams of meeting the Portuguese giants in the final.
The prospect of facing Didier Drogba in the Champions League knockout stages has given reason for Chelsea to assess their strike options ahead of a return to Premier League action.
Everton boss Roberto Martinez believes Fulham made a shrewd choice when they brought new manager Rene Meulensteen to the club.
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.
Hornchurch boss Jimmy McFarlane admits there is still plenty to learn for him in management as he prepares the Urchins to take on the side which marked his managerial bow.