PLOT: The Nose (played by Zlatan) tells Olympiakos that Kljouseau will level their Matchday 6 Champions League tilt at 1-1 in the 39th minute. Finding him annoying, the Greeks do not believe him until it happens with the Inspector finishing off a lightning counter.Clip to come...- Greg Seltzer
Jose Mourinho showed he is less than enthralled by his commitments to Chelsea's in-house TV channel after his press conference today. The Blues boss was speaking ahead of tomorrow's Champions League game against Steaua Bucharest. He thought his media duties were done only to be told that he had to speak to Chelsea TV.
Napoli coach Rafa Benitez says his side have learned from Everton's performance against Arsenal at the weekend. The Toffees held the Gunners to a 1-1 draw at the Emirates on Sunday. Benitez hopes to emulate their tactics when Napoli face Arsene Wenger's side tomorrow. He said: "Everton did a great job the other day, and [.
Arsene Wenger is the best manager in the Premier League, according to former Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez. The Napoli manager goes head-to-head with Wenger tomorrow in the Champions League. Speaking ahead of the game, the Spaniard said: "I think Arsene Wenger can be considered the best coach in the Premier League.
Arsenal's squad eased themselves into today's training session by mucking about for a while. After Emmanuel Frimpong and Jack Wilshere have exchanged kicks to the backside, Frimpong joins Lukas Podolski to inspect the contents of Nacho Monreal's trousers. The Spaniard has his back to the camera, so it's impossible to know what he was showing [.
Footage has now emerged of the yellow card that has led to DJ Campbell's arrest for alleged spot-fixing. The Blackburn striker was booked for this challenge on Ipswich Town's Aaron Cresswell in a game last Tuesday.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says he will pick a team to face Bayern Munich tonight conscious of the fact that his side have a tough game against table-topping Arsenal coming up on Sunday. Both side have already qualified for the knockout stages, so tonight's game will only decide who goes through as group winners.
Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville both say they would like to see Arsenal win their Premier League title this season if their former clubs can't achieve that feat. The pair of Monday Night Football pundits seem to believe that winning the league is beyond their old sides, so the Gunners are their second choices.
Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola has warned his side that Manchester City will be dangerous opponents. City face the reigning European champions tomorrow evening in Germany, and Guardiola is wary about the quality of City's squad. He said: "Tomorrow will be a very dangerous team and game. Manchester (City) have unbelievable players.
Arsenal came within a whisker of going seven points clear at the top of the Premier League yesterday. This fan footage captured Olivier Giroud hitting the post with the final kick of the game in the 1-1 draw with Everton. The Frenchman's effort rebounded off the woodwork and the Gunners were forced to settle for [.
Former Arsenal defender Mikael Silvestre thinks his old club could become Premier League champions if they can maintain their current lead through the festive period. The Frenchman, who won five league titles during his time at Manchester United, says Arsenal's efforts to capitalise on their rivals' faltering form has given them every opportunity of securing [.
Spurs right-back Kyle Walker has praised his partnership with winger Aaron Lennon. The England international believes the pair's work down the right-flank is working well for the team. He was speaking after Tottenham secured a 1-2 win over Sunderland on Saturday evening. Walker said: "I feel me and Azza now are striking up a good [.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says is content with their league position despite yesterday's 3-2 defeat at Stoke. Although he is wary that Arsenal are building a considerable lead at the top of the table which could be extended to seven points with victory over Everton today he thinks his team are performing [.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho declared that he is not stupid after journalists asked why he had substituted Andre Schurrle during yesterday's 3-2 defeat at Stoke. The Blues lost 3-2 after Oussama Assaidi's late strike won the game for the Potters. But members of the media were curious as to why Schurrle, scorer of both Chelsea [.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has lauded the improvement in Liverpool's goalscoring credentials during his time in charge. The Reds boss says scoring goals was a "big issue" when he came to Anfield. But after yesterday's 4-1 win at home to West Ham became the latest in a trend of high-scoring victories for Rodgers' side, he [.
Manchester United manager David Moyes has rubbished suggestions that striker Robin Van Persie has handed in a transfer request. The rumour spread yesterday after being broadcast by pundit Mark Lawrenson during an appearance on an Irish radio station. The former Liverpool defender said friends in the print media had told him Van Persie had asked [.
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has slammed Liverpool defender Jon Flanagan for a "nasty challenge" on former team-mate Stewart Downing. The Hammers boss claimed his winger has been hosptialised by Flanagan. He said: "Stewart Downing in hospital, having his achilles and his calf stitched up off a nasty challenge from Flanagan.
Dutch side FC Den Bosch have become the latest suckers to fall foul of candid cameras after a group of pranksters from a Dutch television programme did the old 'fake sheikhs' schtick and met with club officials to discuss a completely fictitious€50million takeover.
Served with a generous side salad of 'WHAT IN THE EVER-LOVING F**K?', here's what is purported by the internet to be a simple goalkeeper training drill at Slovenian fourth tier side SD Gorisnica a simple goalkeeping drill which happens to incorporate live cannons into the equation.
The Brazilian league season culminated in scenes of utter, utter carnage yesterday as reigning champions Fluminense were relegated from Serie A on the final day along with fellow 'big club' Vasco da Gama, whose game againstAtletico Paranaense had to be delayed for just over an hour due to a serious bout of crowd violence in the terraces.
El campeón de Asia, Guangzhou Evergrande, fundado en 1954, ya partió rumbo a Marruecos donde el 14 de diciembre enfrentarán al experimentado campeón egipcio, Al Ahly, en punto de las 10 AM tiempo de México.
Este club en 2010 se vio involucrado en arreglo de partidos y fue castigado al ser relegado a la Segunda División de su país.
Arsenal 1-1 Everton Premier League 8th December 2013
Arsenal and Everton produced one of the most entertaining and high quality games of the season on Sunday, with the two sides having to settle for a draw at the end. The Toffees dominated the first period, with Ross Barkley outstanding.
Fulham 2-0 Aston Villa Premier League 8th December 2013
New Whites bossRene Meulensteen enjoyed his first win on Sunday as Fulham overcame Aston Villa 2-0. The result was a fair one, with the goals coming from Steve Sidwell and Dimitar Berbatov both within the first half hour.
Sunderland 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur Premier League 7th December 2013
Spurs battled to a precious victory at the Stadium of Light on Saturday, a result which takes some of the pressure off manager Andre Villas-Boas. Adam Johnson had given the Black Cats the lead after some fumbling from Hugo Lloris but a close-range effort from Paulinho before the break followed by a John O'Shea OG in the second-period secured a hard-fought, but deserved win for a Tottenham side who worked hard for the three points.
Crystal Palace 2-0 Cardiff City Premier League 7th December 2013
Tony Pulis saw Crystal Palace made it two wins in two as they deservedly overcame Cardiff at Selhurst Park. Marouane Chamakh also scored again, but only after Cameron Jerome had given the home side the lead.
Looking like members of a colour-blind Showaddywaddy tribute band, West Brom pair Shane Long and Boaz Myhill wandered away from the rest of the group at the club's Christmas do (we sincerely hope it was a 'bad suits' dress code) and went a-busking in the Temple Bar area of Dublin on Sunday night commandeering a guitar and crooning their way through four-chord busker standard 'Wonderwall' while a small crowd gathered to listen and take photographic proof of a story no-one in the office would believe on Monday morning.
It's not big and it's certainly not clever, but it is Adrian Chiles shuffling nervously while being verbally abused by Tamworth fans stood just a couple of metres away during Sunday's live FA Cup broadcast so we heartily approve...
Standard Liege midfielder Mehdi Carcela-Gonzalez earned himself a straight red card after he slapped Leuven's Bjorn Ruytinx in the face after the player stomped on his angle and somehow saw something funny about the challenge which he was yellow carded for just before the slap.
Spurs boss Andre Villas Boas has called on his side to follow yesterday's 1-2 win at Sunderland with victory over Liverpool next Sunday. He believes a win over the Reds at White Hart Lane next weekend will put his side's season back on track after recent blips. The Portuguese manager said: "Now we have Liverpool [.