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Arsenal 4-2 Vorskla Poltava

20th September 2018, 22:02

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice as Arsenal made a good start to their Europa League campaign by beating Vorskla Poltava 4-2.

Match Reports

PAOK Saloniki 0-1 Chelsea

20th September 2018, 19:49

Willian was on target as Chelsea started their Europa League Group L campaign with a dominant 1-0 win at PAOK Salonika in Greece.

West Ham United

Pellegrini - Wilshere struggling with latest setback

20th September 2018, 19:30

West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini has revealed Jack Wilshere has been left "very upset" by his latest injury setback.


Oxlade-Chamberlain making progress from injury

20th September 2018, 19:14

Liverpool star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has reached a major milestone in his recovery after kicking a ball again.

Huddersfield Town

Hughes not worried by Town's poor start

20th September 2018, 19:04

Huddersfield Town assistant boss Andrew Hughes says the mood is still high in the camp despite their disappointing start.


Keane unfazed by competition for places

20th September 2018, 18:56

Everton centre-back Michael Keane believes the strong competition for places at the club will help the Toffees climb the table.

Crystal Palace

Johnson claims Zaha is Palace's best ever

20th September 2018, 18:15

Former Crystal Palace Andy Johnson is adamant that Wilfried Zaha is the club's best-ever player.


Hornets bring in Stack

20th September 2018, 17:42

Watford have replaced the outgoing Tony Parks by appointing Graham Stack as their head of academy goalkeeping.

Newcastle United

Season starts now - Perez

20th September 2018, 17:41

Ayoze Perez has called for Newcastle United to hit the reset button and get their Premier League season underway this weekend.

Leicester City

Maguire could get Terriers clash rest

20th September 2018, 16:59

Claude Puel wants to protect key defender Harry Maguire and could give him a rest when Leicester host Huddersfield on Saturday.

Cardiff City

Cardiff rule out own cryptocurrency

20th September 2018, 16:51

Premier League outfit Cardiff City have dismissed rumours that suggest they are set to launch their own cryptocurrency.

Scunthorpe United

Cameron Borthwick-Jackson sidelined as Scunthorpe host Shrewsbury

20th September 2018, 16:29

Scunthorpe boss Stuart McCall will be without Cameron Borthwick-Jackson as he looks to secure a first home win of the season in Saturday's League One clash with


Jokanovic plays down Cairney England talk

20th September 2018, 16:22

England boss Gareth Southgate has not been in contact with Fulham about calling up Tom Cairney, according to Slavisa Jokanovic.

Brighton & Hove Albion

Hughton quick to praise Brighton's character

20th September 2018, 16:20

Brighton boss Chris Hughton has praised his team's recent resilience ahead of a tough clash against Spurs this weekend.


Saints can cope with Ings absence - Hughes

20th September 2018, 16:15

Mark Hughes is disappointed that Danny Ings is ineligible to face parent club Liverpool, but he has backed Southampton to cope.

Paris Saint Germain

Pastore was keen on PSG stay

20th September 2018, 16:14

Javier Pastore has revealed he would have been happy to stay at Paris Saint-Germain this summer.


Parker still hopeful of Joshua rematch

20th September 2018, 16:13

Joseph Parker feels he is "still in the frame" to seal a heavyweight title rematch against Anthony Joshua at some point in the future.

AS Roma

I went for the big names - Totti

20th September 2018, 15:00

Francesco Totti has confirmed he attempted to sign the biggest names in football during the summer transfer window.

Sevilla FC

Machin expects Sevilla improvement

20th September 2018, 14:58

Sevilla boss Pablo Machin is confident his side will start to pick up the results that their performances have warranted this season.


Ronaldo defended by Can

20th September 2018, 14:30

Emre Can has jumped to the defence of Juventus team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo after he was sent off on Wednesday.

Hertha Berlin

Maier catching the eye of Europe's best

20th September 2018, 14:27

Manchester United and Arsenal are both showing an interest in Hertha Berlin midfielder Arne Maier, reports claim.


Striker vows to step up for Gers

20th September 2018, 14:17

Rangers striker Kyle Lafferty is looking to get on the scoresheet against Villarreal in Thursday's Europa League group opener.

Real Madrid

Modric deserves the Ballon d'Or - Isco

20th September 2018, 14:17

Real Madrid forward Isco feels his team mate Luka Modric would be a worthy recipient of the Ballon d'Or prize this year.

West Ham United

Pellegrini positive heading into Chelsea encounter

20th September 2018, 14:09

Manuel Pellegrini believes West Ham are more than capable of taking something from Sunday's home game against Chelsea.


Spain call on Mariano's agenda

20th September 2018, 13:41

Real Madrid forward Mariano Diaz has revealed he would welcome a call from Spanish boss Luis Enrique.


Joshua urged to head to US

20th September 2018, 13:40

As he prepares to fight Alexander Povetkin, Anthony Joshua has been told togo to America if he wants to become a world superstar.

Queens Park Rangers

McClaren confident there's more to come from loan trio

20th September 2018, 13:40

Queens Park Rangers boss Steve McClaren believes there is more to come from his loan signings in the next few weeks.


Lopes proud of Lyon respond to Genesio criticism

20th September 2018, 13:38

Goalkeeper Anthony Lopes hopes Lyon have silenced critics of boss Bruno Genesio with their stunning win at Manchester City.


Villarreal boss plans changes for Rangers

20th September 2018, 13:26

Villarreal boss Javier Calleja intends to rotate his squad for the visit of Rangers but he won't underestimate the Scottish side.


Juve star sets Champions League target

20th September 2018, 13:26

Miralem Pjanic says Juventus are real contenders for Champions League glory after claiming a 2-0 win with 10 men at Valencia.


Le Tissier eager to see Ings achieve cult status

20th September 2018, 13:12

Southampton legend Matt Le Tissier says he's excited about Danny Ings' start to the season and believes he can become a cult hero.

Crystal Palace

Zaha tipped to inspire Eagles to soar

20th September 2018, 12:37

James McArthur admits Crystal Palace having a good season is largely dependent on Wilfried Zaha staying healthy.

Schalke 04

Tedesco sees Schalke improvement

20th September 2018, 12:34

Schalke manager Domenico Tedesco says his side's 1-1 Champions League draw with Porto was a "step in the right direction".

Manchester City

Sterling set for City talks soon

20th September 2018, 12:32

Raheem Sterling and Manchester City will finally begin talks over a new contract this month, according to senior sources.


Sarri offers assurances to Loftus-Cheek

20th September 2018, 12:32

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri plans to utilise Ruben Loftus-Cheek this season although he may not start in the Europa League on Thursday.

Cardiff City

Bamba ready for City challenge

20th September 2018, 12:25

Sol Bamba claims Cardiff won't change their approach for Saturday's visit of Manchester City and they will be ready for them.

Bayern Munich

Champions League target for Bayern boss

20th September 2018, 12:22

Bayern Munich boss Niko Kovac hopes to "go far" in the Champions League this season after Wednesday's 2-0 win at Benfica.


Jullien wasn't ready for Premier switch

20th September 2018, 12:20

Toulouse defender Christopher Jullien claims he stayed put in the summer because he didn't feel ready to join a Premier League club.

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Doherty keen to repay Fosun

20th September 2018, 12:08

Matt Doherty has called on the Wolves squad to repair the investment made in them by owners Fosun by believing success on the pitch.

Manchester United

United check up on De Jong

20th September 2018, 11:44

Man Utd scouts were reportedly in attendance last week to watch Frenkie De Jong in action for the Netherlands.


Dyche waits on duo

20th September 2018, 11:43

Sean Dyche says the return to fitness of Steven Defour and Robbie Brady will be a big boost for Burnley.

Leicester City

Evans in Town warning

20th September 2018, 11:35

Leicester City centre-back Jonny Evans has warned his team-mates not to underestimate Huddersfield on Saturday.

West Ham United

West Ham plan to keep Obiang

20th September 2018, 11:32

West Ham reportedly want to keep hold of Pedro Obiang despite nearly selling the midfielder during the summer.


Fulham star attracting international interest

20th September 2018, 10:44

Fulham star Tom Cairney has won two international caps for Scotland but England reportedly want him to switch allegiances.

Brighton & Hove Albion

Tough challenge faces Bruno

20th September 2018, 10:34

Bruno admits he is facing his toughest challenge at Brighton as he tries to win his place back in the side.


Howe delights in pacey side

20th September 2018, 10:08

Eddie Howe has explained his own dislike of facing pace led to him making sure Bournemouth had it in abundance.

Manchester United

Mourinho offers reserved Pogba praise

20th September 2018, 10:07

Paul Pogba starred as Manchester United defeated Young Boys 3-0 in the Champions League but Jose Mourinho was reserved in his praise.