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Leicester City favourites to win the Premier League, says Louis van Gaal
Leicester City favourites to win the Premier League, says Louis van Gaal

The Foxes are five points clear at the top of the EPL tablePremier League leaders Leicester City can win the title but their players must prove they can cope with the pressure of expectation, says Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal."They are the favourites because they are five points away from the rest, but the moment that they have to win it is different," Van Gaal told Friday's Independent newspaper."They are more or l

Feb 12 2016
Arsenal to face MLS All-Star team in California in July
Arsenal to face MLS All-Star team in California in July

Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez shoots over Action Images via Reuters / Matthew Childs Livepic(Reuters) - English Premier League (EPL) giants Arsenal will face the best of Major League Soccer in the MLS All-Star game in San Jose, California this summer, MLS announced on Thursday.The match will be held at the Avaya Stadium on July 28.Arsenal are currently in contention for the EPL title, five points behind leaders Leicester with 13 games remaining.The Gu

Feb 12 2016
Stats show this year's Premier League title race between the top four is the closest ever
Stats show this year's Premier League title race between the top four is the closest ever

Claudio Ranieri’s men have been fantastic this seasonLeicester City may be favourites to win the title this season after building a five-point lead at the top but, stats show that they are involved in the closest Premier League title race.The current gap between Leicester at the top and Manchester City at fourth place is just six points and with 25 games being played this season, we are still not capable of predicting who will be the champi

Feb 11 2016
Leicester must continue to grow beyond this season - Ranieri
Leicester must continue to grow beyond this season - Ranieri

Football - Manchester City v Leicester City - Barclays Premier League - Etihad Stadium - 6/2/16 Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri Reuters / Andrew Yates LivepicREUTERS - Leicester City must ensure they maintain their rapid progress beyond the current campaign, manager Claudio Ranieri said ahead of Sunday's Premier League clash against third-placed Arsenal.Leicester, who were on the brink of relegation last season, continue to defy the odds t

Feb 11 2016
5 midfielders who could replace Andres Iniesta at Barcelona in the future
5 midfielders who could replace Andres Iniesta at Barcelona in the future

Andres Iniesta is the jewel in the crown of the Barcelona midfield and is a maestro worthy of the greatest of honours. He's won everything there is to win as a football playing in the Liga BBVA and yet there's only one thing he can lose to: time. He is not getting younger and the number of appearances he's making for the side can soon reduce just like his former partner in the centre: Xavi.  We look at five of the best midfield

Samir Nasri wants to end career at Manchester City
Samir Nasri wants to end career at Manchester City

Football - Manchester City v Juventus - UEFA Champions League Group Stage - Group D - Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England - 15/9/15 Juventus' Patrice Evra in action with Manchester City's Samir Nasri Action Images via Reuters /Carl Recine/Livepic/Files (Reuters) - Samir Nasri hopes to end his career at Manchester City despite the club replacing the injury-plagued midfielder with young striker Kelechi Iheanacho in their Champions League squad for

Feb 11 2016
5 reasons why Tottenham can win the Premier League
5 reasons why Tottenham can win the Premier League

Although everyone is talking about the heroics of Leicester City, another surprise package has crept up almost unnoticeably to the second position in the English Premier League table. This team, of course, is Tottenham Hotspur. Spurs have been mocked endlessly for being the team that was almost good enough to break into the top four, and their supporters have been ridiculed every season when the fans start believing they can do so. But now

Feb 11 2016
Leicester City has best ticket value while Manchester United and Chelsea amongst worst
Leicester City has best ticket value while Manchester United and Chelsea amongst worst

Leicester City fans spend the least amount of money per goal scored at homeChelsea and Manchester United have had hostile home crowds this season – ignoring the bad results – due to the lack of goals being scored. While Leicester have played the underdog card often and have propelled themselves to the top of the table with underrated performances, they've topped yet another table: the most value-for-money ticket in terms of goals

Feb 11 2016
Leicester and Tottenham face huge title tests
Leicester and Tottenham face huge title tests

Football - Manchester City v Leicester City - Barclays Premier League - Etihad Stadium - 6/2/16, Leicester City fans celebrate at the end of the game Action Images via Reuters / Jason Cairnduff/LivepicBy Martyn HermanLONDON (Reuters) - Leicester City will be wary of a reality check when the Premier League front-runners visit Arsenal on Sunday before Tottenham Hotspur's burgeoning title ambitions come under scrutiny at Manchester City.A quirk of t

Feb 11 2016
Being bright makes Leicester players winners, says Ranieri
Being bright makes Leicester players winners, says Ranieri

Football - Manchester City v Leicester City - Barclays Premier League - Etihad Stadium - 6/2/16 Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri Action Images via Reuters / Jason Cairnduff Livepic/FilesREUTERS - Leicester City's rapid counter-attacking game has bamboozled defences during a remarkable ascent to the Premier Leaggue summit but manager Claudio Ranieri also credits having bright players as another reason for their success.Leicester top the divi

Feb 10 2016
Mesut Ozil is cautious about facing Leicester on Sunday
Mesut Ozil is cautious about facing Leicester on Sunday

Ozil will try to keep up his recent form against LeicesterWe are almost through three quarters of this EPL season and there seems to be no stopping the current league leaders, Leicester City. During the first half of the season, people were quick enough to dismiss the possibility of Leicester winning the Premier League title. However now that they are still at the top, their opponents have started to show them the respect they deserve.In such a s

Feb 10 2016
5 players top clubs should drop from their starting lineups in the Champions League
5 players top clubs should drop from their starting lineups in the Champions League

With the Champions League knockout stages just around the corner, top teams have been trying to consolidate their positions in their respective leagues in the past two months. Most of them are also in the running for a domestic cup, especially English teams who have been kept busy in the winter months.  But with European competition back on the schedule, fixtures will now come thick and fast and managers will be mindful of making sure their

Feb 10 2016
Leicester eyeing back-to-back upsets, says winger Albrighton
Leicester eyeing back-to-back upsets, says winger Albrighton

Football - Manchester City v Leicester City - Barclays Premier League - Etihad Stadium - 6/2/16 Leicester City's Marc Albrighton Action Images via Reuters / Jason Cairnduff Livepic(Reuters) - Leicester City have no fear about the weekend's Premier League away matchup with third-placed Arsenal and have their eyes on another major upset, winger Marc Albrighton said.Claudio Ranieri's Leicester stunned Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium last weeke

Feb 10 2016
Chinese Super League teams make big money offers for Barcelona duo Daniel Alves and Arda Turan
Chinese Super League teams make big money offers for Barcelona duo Daniel Alves and Arda Turan

Will the Barcelona duo become the latest big names to move to China?The Chinese Super League has caught everyone’s attention in this transfer window with some big money signings and they are in the news again for making an outrageous bid to sign Barcelona duo Dani Alves and Arda Turan.The reports are the latest to emerge after players like Alex Texiera, Jackson Martinez and Ramires all moved to China in this transfer window.The Brazili

Feb 10 2016
5 European teams who are going through a mid-season slump
5 European teams who are going through a mid-season slump

We are in February and the race for the title in the major leagues across Europe is heating up. In the Premier League, Leicester and Tottenham are defying the odds by occupying the first two places.The Serie A is becoming a two-way battle between Napoli and Juventus with the difference between them only being a point.  Barcelona are slowly pulling away at the top of La Liga but the Madrid clubs aren’t too far behind. But there are sev

Feb 9 2016
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