West Ham United defender Calum Davenport and his mother have been stabbed in an attack at their home, the English Premier League club have revealed.
England international footballer Steven Gerrard was found not guilty of affray by a court in his home city on Friday.
English football star Steven Gerrard has admitted punching a man in a bar, but the Liverpool captain insisted in his court testimony that it was in self-defense. The 29-year-old is facing a charge of affray after an incident in the early hours of December 29, when he attacked businessman Marcus McGee following a dispute about the music that was being played. If found guilty, Gerrard faces a maximum penalty of six months in jail and a fine of $7,200.
Big-spending English Premier League club Manchester City will unveil the much-anticipated signing of Argentina international Carlos Tevez on Tuesday afternoon. City revealed on Monday night that the striker has agreed a five-year contract and would complete his move from bitter rivals Manchester United after passing a medical.
Alex Ferguson handed Michael Owen the famous number seven shirt at Old Trafford and then dropped a strong hint that Manchester United’s spending in the summer transfer window was at an end.
Spain midfielder Cesc Fabregas has followed his country’s surprise 2-0 Confederations Cup defeat to the United States by hinting he could be ready to leave English Premier League club Arsenal because of their limited success. The 22-year-old star told British newspaper The Sun that the loss to the USA was not the prime factor contributing to his depressed mood, instead he focused on his club’s inability to win silverware. “The absence of titles at Arsenal is what angers me the most
European football clubs are bucking the trend of the worldwide recession, with England’s Premier League leading the way after posting $3.4 billion in revenues for the 2007-08 season.
AC Milan are denying that their star playmaker Kaka is being transferred to Real Madrid in a $92 million deal. Speculation mounted when Spanish radio station Cadena Ser reported on Tuesday that a deal had been sealed after a meeting between Milan general manager Adriano Galliani and new Real president Florentino Perez
Bordeaux clinched the French league title with a 1-0 win over Caen on a dramatic final day of the season. Laurent Blanc’s men were ending Lyon’s seven-year hold on the domestic championship and winning Bordeaux’s first title in 10 years
Minnows Burnley have become the smallest town to have a team in the English Premier League, after securing promotion by defeating Sheffield United 1-0 in the Championship play-off final at Wembley. Wade Elliott’s 13th-minute strike proved enough as Burnley, a north-west town of only 80,000 people, made their dreams come true in what is billed as the ‘richest match in football’ because of the potential rewards that come with playing in the Premier League. Burnley were one of the original 12 members of the Football League, when it was formed in 1888, and they will now be playing football in the top flight for the first time since relegation in 1976.