Big-spending Manchester City continued their perfect start to the English Premier League season on Sunday, winning 1-0 at struggling Portsmouth thanks to Emmanuel Adebayor’s third goal in as many games. The Togo international, who also scored the only goal in last week’s win over Wolves, netted in the 30th minute to pay off another slice of the reported $41 million City paid to buy from Arsenal in the summer.
A 25-year-old man has been charged over the horrific stabbing incident which left English Premier league footballer Calum Davenport in a serious condition in hospital with leg wounds.
England midfielder Michael Carrick missed a first-half penalty as English Premier League champions Manchester United suffered a sensational 1-0 defeat at newly-promoted Burnley. The home side scored the only goal of the game in the 19th minute when Stephen Jordan’s deep cross for Martin Paterson was headed away by United full-back Patrice Evra — only for Robbie Blake to meet the ball on the volley and fire a spectacular shot into the top corner
English Premier League Arsenal have got one foot in the draw for the Champions League group stage after a comfortable 2-0 victory at Celtic in the first leg of the ‘battle of Britain’ qualifier.
England international footballer David Bentley has apologized to his club Tottenham and fans after being arrested and charged for drunk driving.
Arsenal will face Celtic in a mouthwatering all-British tie later this month to decide who reaches the Champions League group stage. Scottish side Celtic went into the final qualifying round with a superb 2-0 away win over Dinamo Moscow earlier this week, overturning a 1-0 deficit from the first leg. Arsenal, who reached the semifinals of the Champions League last season where they lost to Manchester United, will be favorites to go through, but according to their former striker Charlie Nicholas, who also played for the Celtic, they will not be relishing the task
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has refused to rule out a sensational swoop for the English Premier League club’s former midfield general Patrick Vieira. The veteran France international is expected to leave Italian champions Inter Milan, and has been linked with a return to Arsenal following rumors that he is also wanted by north London rivals Tottenham
Oguchi Onyewu, who made his AC Milan debut in a 2-1 friendly defeat to Mexico’s Club America, is the first player from the United States to be signed by the Serie A giants and is a rising talent in world football.
African striker Emmanuel Adebayor has become the latest big-money acquisition by English Premier League club Manchester City. The Togo international has joined from Arsenal on a five-year contract for an undisclosed fee, widely reported to be worth $41 million
English Premier League champions Manchester United have cancelled the Jakarta leg of their 2009 pre-season tour of Asia as a result of the bomb attacks in the Indonesian capital.