May 18 2013 Latest news:
James Anderson joined Test cricket’s elite 300 club, on a tough day otherwise for England against New Zealand at Lord’s.
Charlton defender Dorian Dervite has extended his contract until June 2014, the club announced on Friday.
Rafael Benitez has ruled himself out of the running to become the next Everton boss and refused to confirm if he’ll take part in Chelsea’s traditional end of season pitch parade.
Stewart Walters fell two runs short of securing Glamorgan’s first century of the season but the Welsh county nevertheless built a useful second-innings lead on the third day of their LV= County Championship Division Two clash with Essex at Cardiff.
Twelve wickets fell under slate-grey skies as Nottinghamshire and Surrey each pressed for a victory that would enhance their claims of moving away from the lower reaches of the Division One table.
Tim Murtagh finished with match figures of 10 wickets for 77 as Middlesex completed an emphatic three-day LV=County Championship win over Somerset at Taunton by nine wickets.
James Anderson can rub shoulders with England’s all-time great bowlers after becoming just the fourth from this country to reach 300 Test wickets.
Andre Villas-Boas believes his former club Chelsea are the favourites to win next season’s Premier League title.
Transfer news: Arsene Wenger has denied that Arsenal have made an approach for Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney but says he is close to signing Auxerre forward Yaya Sanogo.
QPR striker Loic Remy is available for Sunday’s Premier League clash with Liverpool at Anfield, the club have confirmed.
Sir Bradley Wiggins will turn his attention to the Tour de France after being forced to admit defeat in his fight to become the first Briton to win the Giro d’Italia.
The Premier League has announced that a possible third-place play-off between Chelsea and Arsenal will take place at Villa Park on May 26 - a move which could jeopardise the Blues’ tour match against Manchester City in the USA scheduled for the day before.
Goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer turned down a new contract, Fulham boss Martin Jol has revealed.
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Transfer news: Martin Jol has admitted he has a deal in place to sign one either Wolves’ Bakary Sako, Athletic Bilbao defender Fernando Amorebieta and Roma’s Maarten Stekelenburg but won’t reveal the details until next week.
Kevin Phillips insists he is not even thinking about hanging up his boots and hopes to stay at Crystal Palace next season.
Former Tottenham and England winger Chris Waddle claims the retiring David Beckham would not rank in the top 1,000 Premier League players.
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has warned it will take an “astronomical” amount of money for any mid-table Premier League club to kick on next season.
Fulham manager Martin Jol has dismissed speculation that he will leave this summer, insisting he is very happy at Craven Cottage.
Olivier Giroud has backed Arsenal to hold their nerve and beat Newcastle on Sunday to secure a top four Premier League finish at the expense of rivals Tottenham.
Transfer news: In-demand Vitesse Arnhem striker Wilfried Bony is set to hold talks with an unnamed London club over a possible summer transfer, according to his agent.
Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas and Wigan’s Roberto Martinez have joined the growing number of Premier League managers to praise David Beckham after the 38-year-old announced his retirement from football.
Arsene Wenger today admitted he once tried to sign David Beckham – but couldn’t afford his wages.
Oscar says lifting the Europa League was the perfect climax to an “incredible” first season at Chelsea.