Erik-sen-sen-sen... #THFC pic.twitter.com/o7KejxJVqq Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) September 28, 2013 Earlier this week we told you about Spurs fans' new Christian Eriksen chant to the tune of Black Lace's Agadoo that takes a pop at Arsenal's record signing Mesut Ozil. In fact, Spurs and Arsenal fans are still engaging in the art of banter in [.
Here's a pic of the rest of the squad, taking part in some small sided games...#CFC pic.twitter.com/wG4lPllrIu Chelsea FC (@chelseafc) September 27, 2013 Chelsea's squad have been playing some small-sided games in preparation for tomorrow's lunchtime kick-off against London rivals Spurs. Goalkeepers Petr Cech and Mark Schwarzer were put through their paces away from [.
Photo: Luis Suarez getting ready for his Barclays Premier League return pic.twitter.com/wtiSvpTAx6 Liverpool FC (@LFC) September 27, 2013 Liverpool's squad have been in training ahead of their visit to Sunderland on Sunday. Striker Luis Suarez is preparing for his long-awaited Premier League comeback after he biting ban following his return to action in the [.
Preparing for their first derby match against Chelsea, @NChadli @chriseriksen8 and Erik in training today #THFC pic.twitter.com/zRe3fcYuMh Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) September 26, 2013 Tottenham have been training today ahead of their vital Premier League meeting with Chelsea on Saturday lunchtime.
Santi says: "I will be fit maybe in one week, I hope I can play at West Brom" #AskSanti Arsenal.com (@Arsenal) September 26, 2013 Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla is hoping to be fit for a return to first-team action in about a week and has pencilled in the games against West Brom on October [...]
Birthday boy, @LewisHoltby, receives an embrace from @sandroraniere! Surely, there's no better birthday gift pic.twitter.com/FICdf3Wzh2 Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) September 18, 2013 Tottenham's players have been training ahead of their Europa League clash against Tromso. In training today, @YounsKabs4 shares a joke with Erik Lamela #THFC pic.
The Reds were working hard this morning ahead of tomorrow's @ChampionsLeague fixture. #mufc pic.twitter.com/g4NS5ngy1x Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 16, 2013 Wayne Rooney trained for Manchester United's Champions League clash against Bayer Leverkusen without the protective headgear he wore at the weekend.
Brendan Rodgers admits Kolo Toure injury 'doesn't look good': http://t.co/qd5iBvNMhm #LFC pic.twitter.com/tih6th1tEw Liverpool FC (@LFC) August 27, 2013 Liverpool are facing a defensive injury crisis ahead of this weekend's clash with Manchester United. The Reds were already short on defenders with Martin Skrtel still recovering from injury, Sebastian Coates ruled out for six months [.
Picture: Manuel Pellegrini says hello to Juan Mata in Manchester, where Chelsea are ahead of their game with United. pic.twitter.com/BjHLo8lset City Watch (@City_Watch) August 26, 2013 Mid-transfer window team walkabouts: they're dangerous business. Chelsea went for a stroll around Manchester today ahead of this evening's clash with Manchester United.
Nobody at Manchester City is letting their thoughts wander towards next week's Champions League clash with Bayern Munich. That's according to boss Manuel Pellegrini who says that he and his players are entirely focused on their game against Aston Villa. He said: "I am sure that nobody of us is thinking about Bayern Munich.
Until now, Gervinho's brief spell at new club Roma had been notable only for a couple of glaring misses of the kind that Arsenal fans had come to know and love. But perhaps he's turning a corner... The Ivorian grabbed his first goal for the Italian side in last night's clash with Sampdoria, which was [.
It turns out that Aston Villa's Nicklas Helenius got off lightly having his shorts pulled down against Spurs yesterday. Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa was fully de-kegged during his side's clash with Osasuna. Spanish TV audiences were treated to the Brazilian's sizeable behind rolling across their TV screens in slow-motion.
Ahead of this evening's Europa League clash between the two teams, Spurs boss Andre Villas Boas is keen for you to know that he has done his homework. Allow him to give you a whistle-stop tour of the Norwegian side's recent games, league position, current form, previous Europa League performances and fixture list.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini believes his side's comfortable Champions League win at Czech side Viktoria Plzen will help them ahead of this weekend's clash with Manchester United. The Chilean thinks the 3-0 win in their European opener will give them a boost ahead of the Manchester derby.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has compared his squad to young eggs that he's taking care of until they are ready to hatch. Speaking ahead of tomorrow's Champions League clash with Czech side Viktoria Plzen, Mourinho suggested he was a dad to the young eggs among his squad. He said: "Beautiful young eggs, eggs that need [.
Ian Wright has dismissed the transfer fees being touted ahead of Gareth Bale's move to Real Madrid as "ridiculous". The Arsenal legend praised the Spurs star's ability but was clearly struggling to work out precisely what the Welshman is expected to produce in order to justify he price tag. Wright said: "Fantastic player.
Lewis Holtby is back and it looks like he means business. Everbody's favourite Germglishman is back to fitness and played for Spurs Under-21s as he seeks the match practice he needs to break into Andre Villas Boas' team. He certainly succeeded in catching the eye during last week's clash with West Ham Under-21s.
Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has played down the rivalry with fellow title contenders Chelsea, saying beating them doesn't mean as much as winning against Liverpool or Manchester City. The two sides meet in the Premier League on Monday in David Moyes' first competitive game in charge of United.
Arsenal forward Theo Walcott grabbed an equaliser for England in tonight's clash with Scotland. He showed a good turn of pace, cut inside a defender before squeezing the ball in at the near post. Good news for Gooners if Arsene Wenger doesn't manage to bring in another striker. Well, sort of good news.
Wayne Rooney made a mockery of Manchester United's suggestions that he is injured and out-of-shape with an impressive showing in England's training session ahead of Wednesday's friendly against Scotland. The striker, supposedly injured as recently as Sunday's Community Shield clash with Wigan, took part in a full session with Roy Hodgson's squad and showed little [.
Manchester United marked Sir Alex Ferguson's 13th and final Premier League title with an open-top bus tour around the city today. Fergie addressed crowds gathered outside Old Trafford taking time to request fans attend tomorrow's under-21 clash with Liverpool before the bus set off on its trip to the city centre.
Tottenham manager Andre Villas Boas says his players are being forced to jeopardise their careers by the scheduling of this season's Capital One Cup. Following tomorrow night's Europa League clash with Tromso, Spurs face Cardiff City in the Premier League on Sunday just two days before their Capital One Cup third round clash with Aston [.
Tottenham fans will allow themselves a wry smile this morning at the news that Gareth Bale could be deployed at left-back by Real Madrid. Spurs played the Welshman as a full-back at the start of his White Hart Lane career, before realising they had one of the world's best wingers on their hands. And the [.
Real Madrid vice-president Fernando Fernández Tapias has accused Tottenham of stalling over Gareth Bale's move to Spain. Speaking ahead of Real's clash with Deportivo La Coruna this evening, Fernández Tapias said he still thought the deal could be done but had expected Bale to be playing in the club's game this evening.
Tottenham might not miss Gareth Bale at all if Andros Townsend keeps racing through opposition defences and scoring with left-footed shots from the edge of the box. The young winger, back from a loan spell at QPR last season, gave Spurs the lead in their Europa League clash with Dinamo Tbilisi in Georgia this evening.
The injury that has ruled Gareth Bale out of Tottenham's friendly against Sunderland is merely a cover story as he forces through a transfer to Real Madrid, according to a Spanish newspaper. Marca irked Spurs supporters with yesterday's splash claiming that Bale had agreed personal terms with Real. They've now followed that up with a [.
Newcastle owner Mike Ashley is offering his non-playing staff a share of a £1million bonus if they beat Arsenal in this afternoon's match. Ashley is reported to be a Spurs fan, and a Newcastle win would secure Champions League football for Andre Villas Boas' side providing they are able to beat Sunderland in today's other [.
Now that everybody has stopped talking about Jonjo Shelvey, this GIF from Monday night's clash between Swansea and Liverpool has had time to surface. It shows Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho trying to get past Swansea defender Ashley Williams. The centre-back gets a flick on the ball but his leg is left dangling awkwardly in front of [.
Despite scoring the only goal of the first-half of Swansea's Europa League clash with Malmo, Michu seemed unsettled as he made his way off the pitch at the interval. The Spaniard appeared to be engaged in lengthy discussions with himself and performing strange twitching movements. All of which left him looking a bit like the [.
Team was great. I felt great. Injury is a blow after all the hard work. I'll be back to that level in no time. Thanks for all the support!. Vincent Kompany (@VincentKompany) August 19, 2013 Vincent Kompany is a serious doubt for the Manchester derby because he is taking longer than expected to recover [.
There was a slight concern for Liverpool ahead of kick-off in today's clash with Manchester United when Daniel Sturridge appeared to be struggling with an injury. The Reds' star player so far this season held his left thigh during the warm-up before going to discuss his problem with the coaching staff.
Liverpool's official Twitter account made a massive balls-up last night when it appeared to support comments mocking the Munich Air Disaster. The Reds' account had asked Twitter followers to submit a three-song playlist to be heard at Anfield ahead of kick-off for Sunday's clash with United. Supporter Josh Mitchy submitted a distasteful playlist featuring songs [.
The first big match of the Premier League season takes place tomorrow evening when Manchester United and Chelsea meet (even if United boss David Moyes can't believe the fixture computer dared to throw this one up so early in the new campaign). So, we'll scour the major betting sites looking for the best bets ahead [.
Chelsea will make one final bid for Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney after the two sides meet in Monday night's Premier League clash. The Blues have already had two bids for Rooney rejected. Now they will make a £40m offer for the England international to test United's resolve once the fixture is out of the [.
Arsene #Wenger is currently talking in the press conference ahead of #AFCvSCFC. Full video on #Arsenal Player later pic.twitter.com/9RbbJE2L5y Arsenal.com (@Arsenal) September 20, 2013 Arsene Wenger has praised both Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud for the improvements they have made to their games. Midfielder Ramsey and striker Giroud have both been instrumental in the [.
Sampdoria claim their have caught a Genoa spy ahead of this weekend's derby clash between the two teams. The Serie A outfit allegedly caught Luca De Pra, youth team goalkeeping coach at Genoa, hidden in trees near their training ground watching a closed training session. De Pra was decked out in his camouflage gear trying [.
Matija Nastasic will miss the start of the new season with an ankle injury. The Manchester City centre-back was stretchered off during his side's pre-season clash with Sunderland in Hong Kong last month. City have been assessing the injury since then and it is now confirmed that he will be out of action for at [.