Chelsea extended their unbeaten record and five point lead at the top of the Premier League with a 2-1 win over Crystal Palace. Goals from Oscar and Cesc Fabregas sealed the three points for Jose Mourinho.
Chelsea may have been without top scorer Diego Costa but the result was never really in doubt following Oscar's brilliant free-kick to open the scoring against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park yesterday.
Cesc Fabregas added a second before Campbell pulled one back late on with both teams ending with ten men!
Asked why Chelsea tailed off in the title race at the business end of last season, Jose Mourinho told the press at the time that his team had lacked "balls" when it mattered most.
When grilledabout the Blues' staunch defence of their lead even after Crystal Palace pulled one back against them in the 90th minute yesterday, Mourinho asked for a pen and a pad of paper and jotted down exactly the reason why his side had been able to keep their opponents at bay.
Mario Balotelli Miss of the Year ~ QPR vs... by enteritament
Mario Balotelli is finding it hard to make the grade since his £16m move to Anfield in the Summer and if he continues to miss sitters like this one against QPR today it will only get worse for the temperamental Italian.
After Arsenal's 2-2 draw against Hull City on Saturday, BBC reporter Jacqui Oatley interviewed Arsene Wenger and asked him some point-blank questions about why he believes Arsenal are not winning as many matches as they should.
While the questions were pretty straightforward, Wenger was on the defensive and didn't like the manner of the questions.
Here's the best video we can find of the highlights of yesterday's 1-0 home win over Leicester City at St. James' Park that gave usour first league win of the season. Good action shot of Gabby Obertan yesterday Here's the eight minute video enjoy. You can follow us on our three social media sites [.
Here is an interview after the game yesterday with our Man of the Match Gabby Obertan, and with local lad Steven Taylor, who had a solid game in central defense yesterday in place of the inured Mike Williamson. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgveLCYa6RY Comments welcome. You can follow us on our three social media sites below:
Alan Pardew today at St. James' Park It's good to look at the video of Alan Pardew's interviews after the game, because sometimes the words don't carry the full meaning here's Alan's interview with BBC Sports after our first league win against Leicester City today. That was the first time owner Mike Ashley has [.
Alan Pardew doing the rumba this afternoon Here is Alan Pardew's Sky Sports interview after the 1-0 win against Leicester City at St. James' Park today our first league win of the season and Alan says he now want the side to build on this win. Mike Ashley was in the dressing room after [...]
It was a god damn awful day in the Premier League for Sunderland as they were hammered 8-0 against Southampton at St Mary's today.
And it all started following a screamer from Santiago Vergini in the 12th minute, as he powered an unstoppable volley past his own keeper as he tried to make a clearance which ended up like something not out of place if hit by Ronaldo or Messi in La Liga!
Here's the exact moment that Huesca, who currently play in theSegunda Division B (i.e, the Spanish third tier), found out that they'd been drawn against Barcelona in theCopa del Rey round of 32...
The first leg at Huesca's El Alcoraz stadium on December 3rdwill mark the very first time the two sides have ever met in official competition, though obviously it's the second leg at the Camp Nou on December 17th that the Huesca lads will be looking forward to the most.
The first goal of the game wasn't scored until the 89th minute, but a couple of thunderous rippers from Wesley Sneijder saw Galatasaray pip Fenerbahce 2-1 in the first Intercontinental Derby of the Turkish Super Lig season last night.
What better way to celebrate being paid for the first time in three months?
Wesley Sneijder celebrated being paid his wages after a two month delay with two stunning goals against fiercest rivals Fenerbache last night!
Sneijder's opener came two minutes from time with his second coming in injury-time with both hit with power to either top corners and both were needed as Fenerbache grabbed a late consolation goal also deep into injury-time!
After scoring against Motherwell in the SPL on Saturday, Dundee'sGary Harkins found himself subjected to one of the internet's most popular current whimsies, with teammate Jim McAlister running in and hitting him with a "Randy Orton RKO outta nowhere!"...
If you're wondering what the hell is going on, please allow us to illuminate you.
Paul Pogba again showed why he's the most talented midfielders in the World with this brilliant equalizer against Sassuolo as he curled his shot inside the post from the left corner of the penalty box!