PHOTO + VINE: Mourinho rages at Palace ball-boy during Chelsea loss - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea suffered a hugely damaging 1-0 defeat at Selhurst Park today, with Jose Mourinho's misery compounded by the time-wasting antics of one Crystal Palace ball-boy.
With the relegation-threatened club leading courtesy of John Terry's own-goal, andthe Blues pushing for the equaliser, Cesar Azpilicueta hurried to resume play, but was delayed by the Palace ball-boy pictured above, prompting Mourinhoto furiouslyleap out of the dugout and confront the youngster.
Done Deal? Arsenal to sign Bundesliga super-striker, claims legend - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Premier League side Arsenal will sign Nurnberg forward Josip Drmic in the summer, German legendLothar MatthÃ¤us has claimed.
Drmic, 21, is having a superb Bundesliga season at Nurnberg,scoring 16 goals and grabbing 3 assists in 27 appearances, and has been linked with both Arsenal and bitter rivals Tottenham in the past month.
Arsenal set to return for Leverkusen midfielder in the summer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
After failing with aÂ£19m bid for Lars Bender last summer, Arsenal are set to make a fresh bid for the Bayer Leverkusen midfielder in the summer, report Tutto Mercato Web.
The tough tackling German, who is adept to playing as an anchor man, is just the kind of player Arsene Wenger needs to revamp his squad for the next season in a realistic push for the Premier League title.
David Moyes: Manchester United Ready for Bayern Challenge - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United earned an easy win over Aston Villa today, and manager David Moyes has claimed that his side is now ready for the challenge of facing Bayern Munich in the Champions League.
The Red Devils claimed their first win in the league at home since January as goals from Juan Mata, Chicharito and two from Wayne Rooney ensured the hosts came from behind to defeat Paul Lambert's side at Old Trafford.
Arsenal rekindle interest in powerful Swansea defender? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Swansea skipper Ashley Williams has been a stalwart at the back for the Welsh side ever since they earned promotion to the Premier League in 2011, and now according to the Metro,Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has rekindled his interest in bringing him to North London.
Crystal Palace 1-0 Chelsea: Three Key Talking Points - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea slumped to a potentially costly defeat away to Crystal Palace this afternoon, with a John Terry own goal dealing a near fatal blow to their title aspirations.
The Blues came into the match on the back of a fabulous 6-0 win at home to rivals Arsenal, and they were expected to inflict a similar scoreline on a relegation threatened Palace, increasing their lead at the top of the league to four points before Manchester City and Liverpool faced tricky fixtures later this weekend.
Chelsea player ratings vs Crystal Palace Torres woeful - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea suffered a shock 1-0 defeat to Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park this afternoon, a defeat that will severely damage their title hopes, with Manchester City now only three points behind, with three games in hand.
Manchester United 4-1 Aston Villa: Three Key Talking Points - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
A sumptuous Manchester United performance lifted some of the pressure from David Moyes' burdened shoulders, with the Red Devils recording an emphatic 4-1 win over Aston Villa in the lunch time kick off at Old Trafford.
CONFIRMED: Crystal Palace vs Chelsea lineups - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea will take on lowly Crystal Palace this afternoon at Selhurst Park, with the Blues looking to keep themselves at the top of the Premier League.
The Blues secured a fantastic 6-0 win against Arsenal last time out in the league, and a win today will see them climb four points clear at the top, with Manchester City playing the Gunners later today, and Liverpool in action tomorrow.
PHOTO: Juan Mata celebrates his first Manchester United goal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Juan Mata scored his first Manchester United goal as the Red Devils earned a convincing 4-1 victory against Aston Villa.
United needed a response following their humiliating 3-0 home defeat to Manchester City midweek, and they certainly did that, with Wayne Rooney also getting on the scoresheet with a brace, while Javier Hernandez scored in injury time.
Manchester United player ratings vs Aston Villa Rooney superb - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
A Wayne Rooney double and a goal each from Juan Mata and Javier Hernandez ensured Manchester United settled early nerves to emerge 4-1 winners over Aston Villa in the lunch time kickoff at Old Trafford.
Sherwood questions Liverpool's ability to handle pressure - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood has started playing mind games over Liverpool ahead of his sides' Premier League clash against the Merseysider's on Sunday by questioning their "ability to handle pressure of title race".
Fly-by Anti-Moyes protest is ill-advised and damaging - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Sir Alex Ferguson, at his final home game against Swansea as Manchester United were presented with the Premier League trophy, urged the Stretford End and co to support his successor, David Moyes. Currently, they are falling short of his ask.
Chelsea duo will cost Â£300m claims Mourinho - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Jose Mourinho has his own way of dealing things. The Portuguese has responded to speculations that French outfit, Paris Saint Germain are looking to sign two of his star players, Oscar and Eden hazard, by claiming, Chelsea would sell for onlyÂ£300m.
Arsenal star 'will stay' claims Wenger - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal defender Bacary Sagna has been linked with a move to Manchester City, but Arsene Wenger has noted that any offer fromManuel Peeligrini's side for his want-away right backBacary Sagnawould be "illegal.
Arsenal in talks to sign dazzling â‚¬10m Brazilian - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal are in talks to sign Brazilian midfielder Jorginho from Napoli in the coming summer transfer window, reports talksport. The Brazilian has attracted a host of Premier League clubs since last summer when he helped Hallas Verona clinch promotion to the Serie A.
Liverpool Interested in Napoli midfield duo - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool areconfident of qualifying for the Champions League next season and it seems that they have already started preparing for the summer transfer window. The Merseysiders are reportedly interested in Napoli duo of Gokhan Inler and Valon Behrami.
Real Madrid looking to beat Liverpool to Argentine maestro - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Spanish giants Real Madrid are said to be interesting in signing attacking midfielder Juan Manuel Iturbe, with Liverpool facing mounting competition for the 20-year-old.
Iturbe, who is currently on loan at Verona from Portuguese side Porto, has shone this season in Serie A, with his quick feet and effortless dribbling skills leading to inevitable comparisons with compatriot Lionel Messi.
Possible Manchester United Starting XI against Aston Villa - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United willentertain Aston Villa on Saturday lunch time at Old Trafford, looking to bounce back strongly in the league, after a disappointing 3-0 defeat at the hands of derby rivals Manchester City midweek.
PSG trying to lure Chelsea's golden duo? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
In less than a week's time, along with other members of the squad, Oscar and Eden Hazard will be heading to France and PSG. Reports today however suggest that the French club would like to make the stay of those two particular players more permanent.
Barcelona favourite to snatch â‚¬27m Manchester United target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The situation of German midfielderIlkay Gundogan is interesting. The 23-year-old is a long term reported target of Manchester United, while Spanish clubs Real Madrid and Barcelona are interested in him too.
Liverpool scout â‚¬20m Manchester United target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool's managing director Ian Ayre and chief scout Barry Hunter were spotted at the Stadio Olimpico on Tuesday evening, as AS Roma beat Torino 2-1, possibly scouting Roma's highly talented midfielder Miralem Pjanic.
Manchester United to miss out on former Arsenal star? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Italian Giants Inter Milan are set to beat Manchester United in their pursuit of Barcelona midfielder Alex Song according to talksport. The Cameroon International is set to leave the Camp Nou after Barcelona made the former Arsenal star available for Â£12m in the coming summer.
David Moyes Crisis: Angry fans plan stunning banner display at Old Trafford - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The situation regarding David Moyes at Manchester United is set to plummet to new depths, or rather heights, with angry fans set to send a plane carrying a huge 'Moyes Out' banner over Old Trafford at the next home game against Aston Villa.
Arsenal collapse yet again Wenger to blame? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal's title push looks to have well and truly run into the buffers again. Just when spring begins to show it's hand with lighter mornings and evenings, flowers beginning to push through and leaves returning to the trees, as sure as all these things, is the collapse of the Gunners hopes.
Tottenham join Arsenal in hunt for Swiss sensation - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
According to talkSport, Tottenham are set to delve into the upcoming summer transfer market with real vim, and are said to be ready to battle North London rivals Arsenal for NurnbergstrikerJosip Drmic.
Liverpool: Can Steven Gerrard finally complete his trophy cabinet? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
While Manchester City are arguably favourites for the crown, and Chelsea only marginally behind them, there is no denying that Liverpool are still very much challenging for the Premier League title this year, and with only seven games to go, club hero Steven Gerrard may finally, against all the odds, get his hands on the only piece of silverware to have eluded him throughout his long and illustrious career.
Chelsea keen to secure the future of Belgian star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea are keen to convince young goal keeperThibaut Courtois to sign a new contract and according to The Standard, the Blues officials met with the player'srepresentatives for more talks over his future at the Bridge.
Has time run out for David Moyes at Manchester United? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
There's an old saying that you never know how dark the night is unless you know how bright a dawn can be. For Manchester United fans, the long dark night just got that bit more intense last night after Manchester City ruthlessly exposed the limitations of the current Old Trafford team, and showed that consecutive wins over Olympiakos and West Ham, were just another set of false dawns this season.
Rodgers: Luis Suarez is a GLADIATOR - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers feels that Luis Suarez cannot be overlooked for player-of-the-year award this season, especially with the disciplinary improvement he has shown along with the individual bravura.
With 28 goals in 26 appearances, Suarez now appears to be the perfect candidateto win the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) and Football Writers' awards this season.
Goodbye League title Wenger aims top four finish - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal suffered yet another blow in the race for Premier League title, after they were held to a 2-2 draw at home by Swansea City last night. Arsene Wenger, the Arsenal manager, has suggested that he is more concerned on finishing in top four than challenging for the title.
CONFIRMED: Man Utd vs Man City lineups - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
We have a real midweek treat in store for us later today, as Manchester United take on bitter rivals Manchester City at Old Trafford in the 167th edition of one of the Premier League's most venomous derby days.
United boss David Moyes experienced his first Manchester Derby back in September, and it was a day to forget for the Scot, with his side played off the park in the 4-1 City win.
Arsenal: Six lessons Arsene Wenger must accept! - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The odds are that unless something unexpected happens, Arsenal fans can probably consign their title hopes to the bin for another season. In a campaign that has seen them concede a total of 17 goals when visiting their three main title rivals, I's probably time to realise that some lessons need to be learnt.
Arsene Wenger set to sign two-year Arsenal contract - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is set to sign a new contract at the club, ending all speculation about his future. However, instead of signing a three-year deal, which he has traditionally signed at the club, the Frenchman is set to be given a two-year contract extension.
Arsenal vs Swansea: Will the Gunners bounce back from Chelsea mauling? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal's home tie against Swansea tomorrow evening will be a true test of the Gunners' mettle, with Arsene Wenger's 1001st game in charge at the club holding even more meaning than the reaching of the century milestone at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.
Manchester United: Moyes wants derby victory - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United manager David Moyes feels that if his side can keep up the intensity seen in the last couple of matches, they could secure a stunning victory over Manchester City on Tuesday.
United, currently languishing in 7th place, are all but out of the race to qualify for Champions League next season, but can put a dent in the title bid of their noisy neighbours, City, at Old Trafford midweek.
Chris Brunt Will Be A Big Loss For West Brom - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Going into a vital run of fixtures, West Bromwich Albion will be without captain Chris Brunt after it was revealed he would be ruled out for up to six after suffering medial ligament damage against Manchester United.
Why Arsenal must win against Swansea - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal need a win against Swansea on Tuesday night. With only eight games left to play, the Gunners are in a position where further slip-ups could ruin all the good and hard work they've done so far this season.
Despite the occasional blips they've had this season, Arsene Wenger has been able to keep his side afloat in the Premier League title challenge, and now they simply cannot afford to fall at the final few hurdles.
Wenger looking to beat Liverpool and Spurs to cut-price French international - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
According to TuttoMercatoWeb, Arsenal are preparing a â‚¬10m bid for Lyon strikerAlexandreLacazette, who is also interesting the likes of Tottenham and Liverpool.
The 22-year-old has 19 goals in all competitions this season for Lyon, and his fine form has attracted the likes of Juventus, Fiorentina, Liverpool, and Spurs over the past few months, but now Arsenal are said to be looking to steal a march on their rivals with a preemptive bid so as to secure the hit-man this summer.
Liverpool and Barcelona set for summer scrap over Argentine international - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Villarreal defenderMateo Musacchio is a summer target for both Barcelona and Liverpool, TuttoMercatoWeb have claimed.
Musacchio, 23, is having a fine season forEl Submarino Amarillo, and has alerted some of the world's top names to his existence, with Liverpool and Barca said to be the front-runners for the his signature.
PHOTO: Hat-trick hero Luis Suarez holding the match ball - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool's juggernaut rolls on, as the Reds wrestled back into the title race, after earning an emphatic 6-3 victory against Cardiff City on Saturday in the Premier League.
Despite going down twice in the match, Liverpool bounced back and sealed the tie in the end through goals from Daniel Sturridge, Martin Skrtel brace and Luis Suarez, who scored his third hat-trick of the season.
Chelsea 6-0 Arsenal: Five things we learnt from the London Derby - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea's tremendous 6-0 win over London rivals Arsenal has sent shock-waves throughout the Premier League, with Jose Mourinho keeping his unbeaten run against Arsene Wenger up in style.
Everything went right for the Blues on Saturday afternoon, as a sun-soaked Stamford Bridge was privy to one of the most one-sided affairs of the season, making Wenger's 1000th game in charge of the Gunners one to forget, and fast.
Chelsea 6-0 Arsenal: The Player Ratings - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea dealt a crushing blow to Arsenal's title aspirations today with a stunning 6-0 win at Stamford Bridge.
It was meant to be a day of celebration for Gunners boss Arsene Wenger, who reached his 1000th game in charge of the club, and no-one could have predicted such an overwhelming scoreline in favour of the Blues, with Jose Mourinho extending his unbeaten home run in the league, and simultaneously keeping his French counterpart without a win against him in eleven attempts.
Possible Liverpool Starting Line-Up Against Cardiff - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool will travel to Wales on Saturday to face Cardiff City in the Premier League, with the Reds looking to close the gap on leaders Chelsea at the top.
Although Brendan Rodgers still remaining coy about the title race, the spirit in the Reds camp is very high, especially after their fantastic 3-0 triumph over Manchester United at Old Trafford in their last match.
Chelsea vs Arsenal: The Big Match Preview - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea will take on title rivals Arsenal at Stamford Bridge this Saturday, with Arsene Wenger's 1000th game in charge of the Gunners set to be one of the most important in the club's modern history.
The Frenchman will reach his landmark century with yet another edition of this London Derby, and it could be doubly significant for the Gunners, with a win taking them to within one point of Chelsea at the top of the table.
How Liverpool have improved under Brendan Rodgers - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool's 3-0 victory at Old Trafford against arch rivals Manchester United have put them back firmly on the Premier League title race, even though the Reds manager continues to play down his team's chances.
David Moyes: Manchester United still not the finished article - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
An elated David Moyes heaped praise on his revitalised Manchester United side on Wednesday, with the Scot hoping that the 3-0 win over Olympiakos at Old Trafford is the turning point in their season, ashetold BBC Sport:
Robin van Persie Injury Update: Was hat-trick hero badly hurt? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United manager David Moyes believes the Robin van Persie injury isn't as serious as first thought, despite the Dutchman being carried off on a stretcher late on in the 3-0 win over Olympiakos on Wednesday.
Rooney vs Chelsea? Mourinho vs Madrid? English duo await Champions League draw - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United took their place in the Champions League quarter final draw by seeing off Olympiakos on Wednesday night, with arguably Europe's strongest eight set to send shock-waves across the footballing world over the coming months.
Manchester United plot move for Everton star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
After the encouraging display in the 3-0 victory over Olympiakos, there may be more good news on the way for Manchester United fans with 'The Metro' reporting today that the club are in advanced talks with Everton over a proposed move for Seamus Coleman.
Not good enough for me! Â£55m striker rejects Manchester United move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United may have overcome the odds last night to progress to the Champions League quarter final, but it seems one heroic win is not enough to paper over the cracks, with main summer target Edinson Cavani reportedly rejecting a move to Old Trafford, having been unimpressed with the current standard of football at the club.
Former Manchester United ace dooms David Moyes - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
He's guided Manchester United into the last eight of the Champions League, but David Moyes still hasn't got the rub of the green, with Lee Sharpe claiming the Scot may not be given the time to complete the rebuilding process at Old Trafford.
PHOTO: Grim Reaper keeps an eye on David Moyes at Old Trafford - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Having guided Manchester United through to the last eight of the Champions League last night, beleaguered boss David Moyes may not only have bought himself a little breathing space in the hot-seat, but also staved away the clutches of death for another week!
Ahoy Antonio! Man Utd winger Valencia posts selfie of swollen eye - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
It seems David Moyes prefers a one-eyed Valencia over the likes of Ashley Young, with the Ecuadorian playing the majority of his side's 3-0 Champions League win over Olympiakos sporting a huge swollen eye,posting a picture of the damage in the aftermath.
Chelsea star to be offered new Â£200k-a-week deal to stay at the Bridge - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea's Eden Hazard has been hitting the headlines this season with consistently brilliant performances for the Blues, and with a number of European big-guns reportedly keeping watch over him as we approach the summer transfer window, the Belgian is set to be offered a bumper new deal to stay in the Premier League.
Fernando Torres reveals admiration for Atletico boss Simeone - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has talked of his respect and admiration for former teammate and current Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone, and refused to rule out a move back to the La Liga side in the near future.
Manchester United player ratings vs Olympiakos RVP to the rescue - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United overcame a two goal first leg deficit to progress to the quarter finals of the Champions League at the expense of a brave Olympiakos, with a Robin van Persie hat-trick giving David Moyes brief respite from the horrors of the club's domestic campaign.
Manchester United: Â£40m Juventus powerhouse discusses transfer rumours - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal has spoken once again about rumours linking him with a move away from Serie A, insisting that while he is flattered with links to the likes of Manchester United and Barcelona, he is happy in Turin.
VIDEO: Chelsea legends John Terry and Didier Drogba share interview - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea beat Turkish side Galatasaray 2-0 in their Champions League last 16 match on Tuesday night, with the Blues now progressing to the last quarter finals, but at the expense of club legend Didier Drogba.
Rodgers set to beat Arsenal and Man Utd in the race to sign the 'Next Eden Hazard'? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool have set their sights on Belgium's highly rated youngster, Zakaria Bakkali, who is often dubbed as the next Eden Hazard.
According to reports from Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf, Liverpool are genuinely interested in the 18-year-old and could beat several suitors, including the likes of Arsenal, Manchester United and Real Madrid for his signature.
Be bold, David Moyes â€“ Drop van Persie tonight! - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
It sounds like a recipe for disaster, rather than one for redemption, but if Moyes is prepared to take the massive step and drop his out-of-form striker, it could just be the move that reinvigorates not only his team, but also the club and fans as well.
Manchester United: Top 10 David Moyes mistakes at Old Trafford - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Everyone knows it was a massive job to take over from Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United. It's the sort of job that sounds great when you read the brochure, but the tasks awaiting and standards to maintain make it the most daunting of tasks.
Liverpool given hope in the race to sign Â£25m Spanish star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool are given hope in the chase for highly rated Spanish left back Alberto Moreno, after the player's representative insisted that there has been no interest from Real Madrid as of now.
The 21-year-old full back from Sevilla has caught the attention of Real Madrid, with reports in Spanish newspaper claimed that the player has told his Sevilla teammates that he would be joining the Los Blancos at the end of the season.
CONFIRMED: Chelsea vs Galatasaray lineups Eto'o starts - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Stamford Bridge welcomes back one of the all-time Chelsea legends tonight, as Didier Drogba's Galatasaray arrive in West London, looking to shock Jose Mourinho's side and advance to the quarter finals of the Champions League.
Mourinho: Some big guys never won CL, I won it twice - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Ahead of Chelsea's Champions League tie with Galatasaray tonight, Jose Mourinho, in an interview with Adidas (to promote the Adidas gamedayplus app) said that he is driven by the motivation of winning more European glories.
Juan Mata: "It makes me mad not being able to give you what you deserve" - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
It's been a grueling season for the United faithful so far, and considering the horror loss to Liverpool on Sunday, and widespread rumours of a major bust up between David Moyes and Ryan Giggs in the ensuing fallout, you wonder how things can get any worse for the Red Devils.
Arsenal attacking star set to be forced out of the club - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal attacker Olivier Giroud could leave the club this summer, with his wife reportedly willing the striker to return to France in order to save their struggling marriage.
The 27-year-old was revealed to have cheated on his wife, Jennifer, with modelCelia Kay last month, and while the couple have reportedly begun to reconcile, Giroud has been told the only way they can get past his infidelity together is to move back to the continent.
Chelsea suffer blow in the race to land Â£50m world class striker - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Radamel Falcao has dealt a huge blow to Chelsea's summer transfer plans by announcing his intention to stay at Monaco for 'years'.
The Blues have been linked with a move for the Colombian for as far back as the mind can remember, and were rumoured to be ready to pick up the chase this summer, with Jose Mourinho's exasperation over his current batch of strikers evident.
Tottenham set to shock Liverpool with Â£16m smash-and-grab - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool's poor luck with transfers looks set to continue, with Tottenham reportedly jumping to the front of the queue for Ukrainian star Yehven Konoplayanka.
The 24-year-old winger was on the verge of completing a Â£16m move to Anfield from FC Dnipro in January, and had reportedly undergone a medical, before the plug was pulled on the deal at the last minute.
Possible Manchester United Starting XI Against Olympiakos - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
After suffering a 3-0 humiliating defeat at the hands of arch rivals Liverpool on Sunday, the focus now shifts on to the Champions League, where Manchester United must overcome a 2-0 deficit to progress to the next round of this competition against Olympiakos, and the task is easier said than done.
Manchester United board now turning against David Moyes - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
David Moyes is under huge pressure. Players have shown frustrations at times, a section of fans showed discontentment and now ESPN reports, key Manchester United boardroom figures have turned against him with the prospect of him getting sacked has been raised as well for the first time.
Could Giggs â€˜bust-up' signal the end for Moyes at Manchester United? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
David Moyes' troubled tenure in the Old Trafford hot seat has been reported to have taken a further turn for the worse with rumours of a rift with the club's most decorated player, Ryan Giggs seeping out of the club.
Tomas Rosicky: 'I am staying at Arsenal so I can achieve my dreams' - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal star Tomas Rosicky has spoken of his love for the club, and his fierce commitment to winning a trophy this season with the Gunners.
The Czech international, who scored the stunning winner at White Hart Lane on the weekend, put pen to paper over a contract extension last month, and is currently thriving on the hunt for the Premier League title,
"I would love to win a trophy with Arsenal," Rosicky told Sky Sports,
"This is why I came here and I still believe I can do it here.
Manchester United Crisis: Club responds to Giggs bust up rumours - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United have responded to the widespread rumours claiming manager David Moyes and player/coach Ryan Giggs were involved in an aggressive bust up following the humiliating 3-0 defeat at the hands of Liverpool on the weekend.
Liverpool plot move for Â£25m Arsenal target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool are plotting a move for Benfica striker Rodrigo, who is also a reported target of Arsenal.
Rodrigo found the net 10 times this season and also scored against Tottenham in the 3-1 victory for Benfica at the White Hart Lane last week, and according to The Mirror, the Reds are ready to launch aÂ£25m offer in the hope to bring the player at Anfield next summer.
Chelsea: Belgian star could be sold next summer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
It seems like Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho doesn't hold high opinion on Romelu Lukaku and as per reports from the Belgian media, the highly rated Belgian youngster could be sold in the summer, but not to any Premier League clubs.
Manchester United: Senior Player in Stunning Dressing Room Bust Up - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
According to Manchester United fanzine Red Issue, a major dressing room bust up occurred in the aftermath of the 3-0 defeat to Liverpool on Sunday, with an unnamed player branding beleaguered boss David Moyes 'clueless', and his coaching staff 'useless'.
Top 10 Premier League strikers of all time - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
When stripped to its foundations, getting goals is the aim of the beautiful game, and strikers are generally charged with providing the goods. The Premier League has been graced with a plethora of some of the world's greatest forwards since its inception, with English punters perennially debating which striker takes the crown of the best ever on English soil.
PHOTO: Steven Gerrard kisses the camera yet again - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool fans are in dreamland at the moment. At the start of the season, if anybody said they would be second in the Premier League with nine games to go, surely"good joke" would have come as an instant reply.
Chelsea Â£12m newcomer: 'My mother burst into tears when I signed' - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Kurt Zouma, Chelsea's Â£12m January signing from St Etienne, has spoken of his joy at sealing a move to the Premier League leaders, with the French defender revealing that his mother burst into tears when the deal went through.
Liverpool linked with Â£8m Costa Rican star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool are said to be interested in Costa Rican goalkeeperKeylor Navas, who is set to face England this summer in the Three Lion'sfinal World Cup group game in Brazil.
Navas, 27, has impressed for La Liga side Levante this season, and now according to the Daily Star, Liverpool are keen to snap him up this summer, with Pepe Reina likely to make his loan move to Napoli permanent.
Arsenal leading the chase to sign Â£8m Manchester United target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal are leading the chase to signFreiburg's Matthias Ginter, who is also a reported target of Premier League rivals Manchester United.
Earlier this month, reports emerged in Germany that Manchester United manager David Moyes made a personal scouting check on the player, with the Red Devils having watched him on several other occasions.
Chelsea: Three dismissals won't derail title challenge - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Visiting Villa Park has never been one of Jose Mourinho's most productive activities, and on Saturday, the truth of that was illustrated once again.
Not only did the Birmingham club become only the third Premier League team to beat Mourinho's Chelsea more than once, the defeat also saw Keith Foy issue three red cards to the Blues, including one to the Chelsea manager himself.
Chelsea star targeted by Real Madrid - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea defender Ashley Cole has been attracting interest from abroad, with Real Madrid plotting a move for him in the summer.
According to The Sunday People, Real Madrid president Florentino Perez will make a move for the England full-back at the end of the season, with coach Carlo Ancelotti willing to work with his former player.
Possible Chelsea Starting XI Against Gala + Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea will be looking to progress to the next rounds of the Champions League, when they face Turkish giants Galatasaray on Tuesday night, at the Stamford Bridge.
The Blues suffered a shock defeat on Saturday against Aston Villa at the Villa Park which has left the title race wide open, especially with Liverpool and Arsenal winning their respective games as well.
Arsenal's new-found resiliance faces tough test at Chelsea - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Last season, defeat by Bayern Munich in the Champions' League saw Arsenal return to PremierLeague action, and close the season with eight wins and two draws from their last ten games. Victory over Spurs in the north London derby was an ideal way to kick off aspirations of such a run for this season as well.
Chelsea send scouts to watch star Atletico Madrid trio - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
According to Spanish newspaper AS (via EGoldDigital), two Chelsea scouts were present for Atletico Madrid's 1-0 victory over Espanyol on the weekend, with the Blues said to have been watching star trio Filipe Luis, Thibaut Coutois and Diego Costa.
Tottenham vs Arsenal Who will come out on top? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal travel to White Hart Lane off the back of their midweek Champions League exit, and will be hoping to bounce back with a win, now focusing more on league commitments, and for them there is no bigger game than against their neighbours.
Manchester keep Juventus dynamo at the top of their summer wishlist - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United have not given up hope in the pursuit of Juventus midfielderClaudio Marchisio, with the Red Devils expected to pick up the chase this summer.
According to talkSport (via TuttoMercatoWeb), the 28-year-old remains at the top of David Moyes' summer wish list, and United have already begun the process of bringing the midfielder to Old Trafford at the end of the season, with Ligue 1 side Monaco also said to be sniffing around.
CONFIRMED: Chelsea starting lineup against Aston Villa Torres starts - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea will take on Aston Villa in today's late afternoon kickoff at Villa Park, with the Blues able to extend their lead at the top of the table to 10 points.
Wit Manchester City triumphing 2-0 at Hull earlier today, a win for Chelsea is all the more important, as Jose Mourinho's side look to keep clear daylight between them and City, who will have three games in hand by the end of the day.
Liverpool weighing up â‚¬10m move for Roma's Serbian headline hitter - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool are reportedly hunting Roma midfielderAdem Ljajic, who was once 'signed' by Manchester United, with the Serbian currently struggling with life in the Italian capital.
According to Italian site 'Il Tempo',Ljajic is edging towards a summer exit, with Roma boss Rudi Garcia using the attacker sparingly since his move in August last year, and Liverpool are said to be lining up a â‚¬10m move.
Magnificent Messi Is Still The World's Best - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Cristiano Ronaldo may have won last year's highly contested FIFA Ballon d'Or award, but in my opinion, when Lionel Messi is fit and firing, there isn't a single player who is deserving of even being mentioned in the same breath as the Argentine.
Top Six Premier League Bad Boys of the Season so far - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
With the likes of Mario Balotelli and Joey Barton out of sight (for now), there is room for a new batch of bad boys to vilify!
While none of the players on my list are 'pantomime villains' as the aforementioned two most certainly were, this bunch have been noticeably card-happy this season, falling nicely into the necessary parameters I've set.
Seattle Sounders v. Toronto FC Preview - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The big MLS game of the week is once again in Seattle, where the new Toronto FC will be baptized under the fire of raucous CenturyLink Field. The game is live from 4:00 EST on NBCSN on Saturday, March 15th, and also follow it on MLSsoccer.
Daniel Sturridge: My mate Suarez could light up the World Cup - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The World Cup trophy was triumphantly unveiled to the English press on Thursday in London, with England striker Daniel Sturridge warning that his Liverpool teammate Luis Suarez could be the one to watch in Brazil this summer.
Manchester United: Robin van Persie 'very happy' at Old Trafford - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has moved to put an end to the speculation regarding his future by insisting that he is happy at the club, and would even consider extending his stay at Old Trafford beyond his current contract.
Arsenal ace linked with shock Dortmund move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Borussia Dortmund have had a disastrous domestic campaign this season, but coach Jurgen Klopp is already looking to forward to bolstering the squad for next season and could make a move for Arsenal prodigy Serge Gnabry this summer, with an intention to replace him for Bayern Munich bound-striker Robert Lewandowski.
Jose Mourinho's All Time Best Chelsea XI - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Jose Mourinho returned to Stamford Bridge last summer for his second period in charge of Chelsea. Before the relationship with club owner Roman Abramovich broke down in 2007 and the Portuguese left the club, the Blues had enjoyed two trophy-laden years and seemed on the cusp of breaking the stranglehold of Manchester United over the Premier League.
Manchester United linked with former Chelsea powerhouse - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United have been linked with a move for PSG defender Alex, with David Moyes set to instigate a complete overhaul of his defence in the summer.
Alex is named, in a typically manic report from the Guardian, as just one of a great many potential United targets,with the club approaching arguably the most important transfer market in their recent history.
CONFIRMED: Bayern Munich vs Arsenal lineups Podolski starts - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal will take on Bayern Munich in tonight's crucial Champions League last 16 second leg, with the Gunners needing two goals in the imposing Allianz Arena without reply to force extra time against the reigning European Champions.
Ahead of Arsenal clash, Guardiola talks about Champions League and Kroos to Manchester United rumours - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Ahead of crucial Round of 16, second leg Champions League tie with Arsenal at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday night, Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola spoke about the uncertainty of knock-out rounds and shared his opinion on Manchester United target toni Kroos as well.
56 tackles, 66 interceptions Moyes considers â‚¬18m Vidic replacement - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United have been considering Roma's highly rated defender Mehdi Benatia as a possible defensive recruitment in the summer, according to the Daily Mail.
Central defence is one of the key areas where massive investment is required for the Red Devils, as skipper Nemanja Vidic has already agreed to join Inter Milan next season while Rio Ferdinand's future also seems to lie away from Old Trafford as well.
Liverpool join Chelsea in the race for Serbian attacking star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool are set to battle Chelsea for the signature of Benfica's Lazar Markovic, having sent their chief scout to watch the attacker last week.
Markovic, 20, has been making waves recently for Benfica in the Portuguese top flight, and according to the Daily Mail, Liverpool sent chief scout Barry Hunter to Ireland last Wednesday to watch Serbia's 2-1 win over Republic of Ireland, in which Markovic played 75 minutes.
Man Utd and Liverpool could miss out on Â£125m Spanish forward - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Barcelona have renewed contract talks with Spain international Pedro, who is a reported transfer target of Manchester United and Liverpool, amidst suggestions that the forwardcould be tempted by a move away from the Nou Camp in the summer.
Arsenal set to chase Saints' starlet as Sagna demands mega-deal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal's French right back Bacary Sagna may just have overplayed his negotiating position with the club over the prospects of signing a new contract with the Gunners in the summer. Arsene Wenger had publicly stated his desire to keep the 31-year-old at the Emirates, declaring that the club would "push very hard" to keep him.
Moyes eyes move for Â£25m Liverpool and Arsenal target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United are the latest Premier League club to register an interestin Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, and according to ESPN, manager David Moyes is looking to make a serious bid in the summer.
Manchester United could miss out on â‚¬26m German star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United could miss out on yet another transfer target, Borussia Dortmund's Mats Hummels in the summer, as reports in Spain suggests that the highly rated German is apparently looking to move to Barcelona, should he leave Dortmund.
The Transfer Lens: Robin van Persie to Juventus? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The struggles of reigning Premier League champions Manchester United have been well documented, with David Moyes' struggles to recapture the form of previous seasons a fascinating sub-plot to one of the most exciting seasons for many years.
Tim Sherwood's tactical flaws cost Spurs at the Bridge - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
On Saturday evening after his sides 4-0 defeat by Chelsea, an altogether flattering result for the home side, Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood called on his players to stop being so friendly with each other in a post-match interview with about as much life as his team's second-half display.
Mixed signals for Arsenal over â‚¬25m Atletico Madrid maestro - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The agent of Atletico Madrid attacker Arda Turan has admitted that his client would one day love to play for Arsenal, but insists he will remain in Spain for the foreseeable future.
The Turkish winger, who is also a long-standing target for Liverpool, has been recently linked with a move to North London, despite the fact that he signed a new deal at theVicente CalderÃ³n last summer.
Olympiakos hitman ready to star for Arsenal next season - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Joel Campbell is set to be unleashed on Premier League defences next season, with Arsene Wenger reportedly telling the striker he wants him in his Arsenal squad following an impressive loan spell for Olympiakos.
The Impact Of Pep Guardiola's Tactical Scheme At Bayern Munich - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Having joined last summer, it was difficult to imagine how Pep Guardiola could improve the all-powerful Bayern Munich, a team that won everything within its' grasp last season. However, the talented Spanish manager has some fixed ideas on what he wants from a team and he did not hesitate to implement his own style and a new tactical scheme in the team.
West Brom need to take the positives from the Man United game - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
West Bromwich Albion suffered a 3-0 defeat at home to Manchester United in their fight to avoid relegation and there is a lot of negativity around the club. The manager is under pressure already, the team are struggling to score goals and pick up wins, but there were some positives from the game.
Â£40m not enough to lure Chelsea's golden boy - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
When Jose Mourinho decided to cash in on 'bench-warmer' Juan Mata to the tune of some Â£37m or so of Manchester United's money, it was with the stated intention of building his team around his preferred 'number ten', Oscar.
Juan Mata: 'I don't want to be a winger at Manchester United' - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United's Juan Mata seems to be the latest unsettled star at Old Trafford, with the Spaniard claiming he is unhappy at playing on the right wing at the club.
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Mata, a Â£37m January signing from rivals Chelsea, has played just six times for United, but is already unhappy with being stuck on the flanks, further exacerbating Moyes' formation issues this season,
"Right now I am playing on the right but to honest I don't see myself as a proper winger," Mata toldBT Sport (through ESPN)
Arsenal v Everton preview FA Cup or bust? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
When the two teams step out at the Emirates on Saturday lunchtime in the quarter-final of the FA Cup, could we be looking at the eventual winners of the competition?
The longing for silverware has been ongoing for several years now in North London and Merseyside and when these two sides look at the other teams left in the competition they have to fancy their chances.
10 Reasons To Watch MLS In 2014 - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
1. The USMNT's World Cup success depends on MLS. If the game against Ukraine said anything, it's that MLS has never been as important to the national team as it is now. In 2010, only two starters in game one at the World Cup against England played in America.
USMNT, Donovan and the quest for Brazil 2014 - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Less than 100 days out from Brazil 2014, the US national team has a lot going for it. Yes, they're in a tough group but they've also improved considerably from the last World Cup, building a strong base and a cohesive team under coach Jurgen Klinsmann.
Portland Timbers 2014 Season Preview - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The Portland Timbers open their 2014 MLS season on Saturday night at the newly christened Providence Park, where they'll be sporting their classic new retro third kits. The push for the Supporters' Shield and MLS Cup is looming on the horizon, along with â€“ for the first time in club history â€“ CONCACAF Champions League play.
Seattle Sounders v Sporting Kansas City Preview - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
MLS' national TV and marquee matchup on opening weekend is defending champion Sporting Kansas City traveling to CenturyLink Field to take on the revamped Seattle Sounders. You can tune in to watch the game live on NBCSN on Saturday, March 8, at 3 pm ET/12 pm PT, or follow it on MLSsoccer.
Dempsey As USA Captain? A Failure. - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Jurgen Klinsmann outsmarted himself.
Looking to take a good player â€“ Clint Dempsey â€“ and make him the face of his team, Klinsmann bargained away the captain's armband, and bet on that piece of cloth making Dempsey come out of his skin and lead.
The four players Manchester United MUST sell this summer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
It's an old maxim in football that you build a team from the back. If the saying is true, it's one that David Moyes should take to heart when looking to rebuild his Manchester United squad. The backline of Rafael, Vidic, Ferdinand and Evra has had its days, and all must now be moved on if the new manager is to make his mark on the club.
Champions League 2nd Leg Betting Trends - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
A few weeks ago we took at look at some betting trends for the 1st leg of Champions League knockout stage ties. Today we will continue our analysis and take a look at trends for 2nd leg matches. Do teams that enjoy an easy win in the opening leg follow up in the 2nd leg?
Arsenal: Jack Wilshere set for six weeks on the sidelines - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal's injury-prone midfielder Jack Wilshere is facing another spell on the sidelines, with the club's official website announcing today that the England international could be out for six weeks with a hairline fracture in his left foot.
Wayne Rooney could be made new United captain before the end of the season - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United are reportedly set on naming Wayne Rooney as the new club captain, and could promote the England man to top dog even before the end of the season.
Present incumbent Nemanja Vidic yesterday agreed to a move to Serie A side Inter Milan, and with Rooney's contractual situation now as water-tight as an eel's undercarriage, the Daily Star claims that David Moyes is ready to hand over the armband to Rooney, and soon.
Can West Brom Do The Double Over Man United? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
West Bromwich Albion face Manchester United in the league next as they battle against relegation and they will be hoping for the same result at Old Trafford. The fans will be asking, can they do a famous double over the Premier League champions?
Lallana could be the Saint to save Manchester United's midfield - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
It's not the first time someone has put these two ends of an equation toghether to make a match, but last night's England international friendly against Denmark saw Adam Lallana again underscore the talent he has and why he would be such a perfect fit for David Moyes' new Manchester United revolution.
Ferguson covers Moyes' back in Manchester United's boardroom - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Sir Alex Ferguson was recently spotted at the Oscars ceremony in America. The crueller elements of the press may have suggested that he wanted to be in the company of by winners for a change as he'd probably forgotten what that felt like.
Chelsea fans' favourite to be Â£25m target for Barcelona - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
News emanating from Barcelona that iconic centre back and inspirational leader Carles Puyol is set to leave the club at the end of the season is likely to produce a renewed attempt by the Catalan club to prise Brazilian star David Luiz from Chelsea.
Arsenal to tie up Ramsey in new five-year deal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
On the back of renewed contracts for centre back Per Mertesacker and midfielder Thomas Rosicky, Gooners everywhere will be cheered by the news that Aaron Ramsey seems poised to pen a new five year deal at the club.
Liverpool poised to snatch Â£16million Manchester United target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Seemingly flushed with their success of playing pacey front men, as the like of Suarez and Sturridge tear up defences throughout the Premier League, Liverpool are reported to be keen on adding more firepower of a similar type by pursuing Argentine wide man Nicolas Gaitan from Benfica,
Manchester United are also noted to be keen on the player, but at 26 years old and priced at around Â£16million he hardly looks a snip.
Champions League key factor for Liverpool to lure Jan Vertonghen - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool's impressive progress this season has not only seen them register their credentials as legitimate title contenders, but also as a target for for players aspiring to play in the Champions' League.
Is Freiburg's Matthias Ginter perfect for Manchester United? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
With Nemnja Vidic already committed to decamping from Old Trafford at the end of the season, and Rio Ferdinand widely considered to be looking at his options when his contract expires at the same time, it's likely that part of Manchester United's summer spending spree will be focused on a centre back, and Freiburg's Matthias Ginter looks to be in the frame.
Friendly internationals: The bane of a club manager's life - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
If nothing else, then be sure of this, sometime between now and the weekend, at least one Premier League manager will be declaring his rage at meaningless international friendlies as one of his star players returns from national team duty with an injury.
"We're not the biggest favourites" Chelsea star plays down title chances - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea are top of the Barclays Premier League table, four points clear of their nearest rivals with 10 games left to go, but goal keeper Petr Cech has said the Blues are not the favourites to win the Premier league title this season.
Aaron Ramsey set to sign a new five-year-contract at Arsenal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey is set to sign an improved five-year-contract with the club. According to The Guardian, the Wales international has already agreed a dealworth in excess of Â£100,000 a week, which will make him the second highest player at the club, behind Mesut ozil.
Liverpool: Did Luis Suarez ever want to go to Arsenal? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Back in the summer, Arsenal were the subject of ridicule following the infamous Â£40m + Â£1 offer made for Liverpool's Luis Suarez. Arsenal were clearly under the impression that any bid exceeding the Â£40m mark would be enough to trigger a release clause in Suarez's contract, and set the transfer wheels in motion.
What They Said: Ferguson says Moyes needs time, Gerrard on title-race - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United's legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson urged the fans in his farewell speech to show strong support to the new manager. The fans have done exactly that until now, albeit there is a wave of frustration hitting the spine of every Old Trafford faithful.
PHOTO: Ozil, Podli & Chelsea Star on plane to Germany - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
After gruelling weeks of club football action, it's time to concentrate on international matches. Four of Premier League's top German footballers have jetted back to their homeland for international week.
â‚¬30m Manchester United target could be Arsenal's new Thierry Henry - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
This week will see what many consider to be the long overdue international debut for Real Sociedad's French winger Antoine Griezmann. The Basque club's player, earning rave reviews in La Liga, has unsurprisingly fallen under the focus of Arsenals' Arsene Wenger.
Man Utd: Mid season friendlies not the solution for lack of Champions League - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The weekend saw a number of newspapers â€“ The Mirror and The Sun amongst them â€“ reporting that Manchester United are considering playing a series of overseas friendlies if they fail to secure European football for next season.
Feeling the pressure? Wenger admits 'it is difficult' to catch Chelsea - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsene Wenger, the Arsenal manager for the first time this season, admits that it is difficult for them to catch Chelsea in the Premier League.
Following the Gunners' 1-0 defeat at the hands of Stoke City at the Britannia on Saturday, Wenger reflected that as a â€˜major setback' and with only 10 games left to go, the Frenchman fears that they have a difficult task at hand to catch Jose Mourinho's team.
Chelsea Swap Shock: Mourinho ready to replace long-serving star? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea are reportedly mulling over whether to bring back Thibaut Courtois this summer, andsend Petr Cech to La Liga side Atletico Madrid.
The Blues own both goalkeepers, and have found themselves in a precarious situation with regards to the 21-year-old Courtois, who has never played a game for the club, and has spent the last three seasons on loan at Atletico Madrid.
'Massive Setback' Wenger reacts after Arsenal defeat - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said his side has suffered a massive setback in their quest for the Barclays Premier League title, after suffering a 1-0 defeat against Stoke City at the Britannia on Saturday afternoon.
Just how good or bad is Tom Cleverley? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The international squads announced for the next week's round of international friendlies offered an opportunity to compare the merits of various squads. What doesn't show very favourably for England is that a midfield player of the quality of real Madrid's Isco cannot force himself into Spain's squad, whilst Tom Cleverley is, and always was going to be, in Roy Hodgson's selection.
What They Said: Rodgers hails Suarez' influence, Wenger on season-defining March - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
For major part of the season, preventing Luis Suarez from scoring became a nightmare experience for the opposition defenders. Despite missing handful of league games in the beginning, the Uruguayan has netted 23 goals in 17 appearances.
Liverpool legend: van Persie reminds me of Torres under Hodgson - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool legend and now Sky Sports football pundit Jamie Carragher says that the situation of Moyes is more-or-less similar to that of Liverpool under Roy Hodgson.
After taking charge of managerial hot-seat from Sir Alex Ferguson in the summer, everybody expected that the journey won't be smooth for David Moyes, but frankly, very few had predicted it would be this bad.
No Champions League Money? No problem Man Utd have other ideas - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United are struggling horribly this season under new manager David Moyes. They are out of domestic cup competitions, title race and now even top four challenge seems a difficult task at the moment.