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6hNick Miller

Miller: Chelsea need strengthening

It's difficult to retain the Premier League title as it is - so Chelsea's lack of transfer activity is a surprise, says Nick Miller.

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Expect Wenger vs. Mourinho to continue

What the imminent Premier League season requires is a rivalry at the top, a battle between managers to take the stakes higher still, writes John Brewin.

3hRichard Jolly

Di Maria in Qatar as PSG deal nears

Angel Di Maria has arrived in Qatar for his medical ahead of his proposed move to Paris Saint-Germain from Manchester United.

6hPA Sport

West Ham forward Valencia avoids surgery

Enner Valencia has handed West Ham a fitness boost by announcing he does not require surgery following a potentially serious injury on Thursday night.


Silva: PSG a step up

Thiago Silva has said Angel Di Maria will be taking a step up when he leaves Manchester United for Paris Saint-Germain.

11hJames Tyler

Tyler: Premier League Survival Guide

As Bournemouth, Norwich and Watford embark on Premier League adventures, James Tyler looks at recently relegated teams and offers some survival tips.


Ronaldo buys agent Mendes a Greek island

The Real Madrid singer was best man at his agent's wedding last weekend - and his wedding gift appeared to trump those from everybody else.

10hESPN staff

Henderson: No fear over Stoke trip

Henderson was part of the side that capitulated on the final day of last season when Mark Hughes' side humiliated the Reds 6-1 at the Britannia.

15hESPN staff

Human Rights Foundation hits out at Messi

Lionel Messi has been criticised by the Human Rights Foundation for showing "enthusiastic support for the dictatorship" during his trip to Gabon.

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16hJohn Bewin

Ramsey hails Cech's strong Arsenal debut

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey paid tribute to new goalkeeper Petr Cech after the summer signing kept old club Chelsea at bay.

12hPeter O'Rourke

Liverpool's Ojo set for Wolves loan

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is prepared to loan out Ojo, 18, so that he can gain valuable first-team experience.

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FA promises to improve pitch at Wembley

The Football Association accepted Jose Mourinho's criticism of the Wembley pitch during Chelsea's Community Shield loss to Arsenal as a "disaster."

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Reception delights Rooney in Everton return

"I didn't know what to expect but it was great for me and my kids, to see me once in an Everton shirt. It brought back some good old memories."