Andy Carroll has insisted his “daft” years are behind him as he prepares to resume his career at first club Newcastle.
Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill has called Oliver Norwood’s decision to retire from international football “premature” and “a huge mistake”.
Kurt Zouma is relishing his second chance at Chelsea and is determined to help Frank Lampard’s reign be successful.
Sokratis Papastathopoulos believes he can form as strong a defensive partnership with new Arsenal signing David Luiz as he did with Mats Hummels at Borussia Dortmund.
Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder thinks his players will need to become more “streetwise” as they continue to adjust to Premier League football.
Philippe Coutinho has joined Bayern Munich from Barcelona on loan for the 2019-20 season, with the deal including an option for the German giants to buy the playmaker.
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Captain Thiago Silva insisted it was “not the real Paris St Germain” after his side suffered an early first defeat of the new Ligue 1 campaign as Rennes came from behind to win 2-1 at Roazhon Park.
Reading have backed Yakou Meite after the striker called out racist abuse he received on social media following the 3-0 win over Cardiff.
Rennes came from behind to stun Ligue 1 champions Paris St Germain 2-1 at Roazhon Park on Sunday evening.
David Luiz insists he chose the difficult option by leaving Chelsea to join rivals Arsenal during the summer.
Wolves defender Ryan Bennett insists Manchester United should never be written off and remain a team to beat.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer remains confident that Paul Pogba will stay at Manchester United.
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has called for the Premier League to bring its summer transfer window back in line with Europe’s major competitions.
Pep Guardiola believes the performances of his Manchester City side “dignify” football.
Leicester’s James Maddison has hit back at Jeremy Clarkson after the TV star said he spent too much time at the barber.
Frank Lampard admitted managing Chelsea at Stamford Bridge was the “stuff of dreams” but was disappointed his homecoming was not marked with a win.
Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes was thrilled to see his players stop their losing streak as they booked a Betfred Cup quarter-final tie away to Hearts by eliminating Dundee after extra-time at Dens Park.
Pep Guardiola and Manchester City were once again frustrated by VAR after Gabriel Jesus’ last-gasp ‘winner’ against Tottenham was chalked off on Saturday evening.
Frank Lampard did not get the Chelsea homecoming he craved as his wait for a first win as manager went on following a 1-1 draw with Leicester.
Liverpool and Arsenal emerged from the second round of Premier League fixtures with their perfect records intact as reigning champions Manchester City surrendered theirs in controversial fashion.
Rangers manager Steven Gerrard believes Joe Aribo has “the world at his feet” after lavishing praise on the midfielder for his performance in Sunday’s 3-0 Betfred Cup victory over East Fife.
Rangers cruised into the quarter-finals of the Betfred Cup with a workmanlike 3-0 triumph over East Fife.
Sam Cosgrove clinched Aberdeen’s place in the quarter-final of the Betfred Cup thanks to his extra-time winner against Dundee at Dens Park.
Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder dedicated the club’s first Premier League win for over 12 years to the supporters.
Referee Graham Scott was unable to take charge of Chelsea’s game against Leicester after getting caught up in traffic on his way to Stamford Bridge.
John Lundstram’s second-half strike saw Sheffield United defeat Crystal Palace 1-0 as Premier League football made a long-awaited return to Bramall Lane on Sunday.
Cardiff manager Neil Warnock accused his players of sub-standard defending as they slumped to a 3-0 Championship defeat at Reading.
Former England defender Ashley Cole is planning a move into coaching after calling time on his illustrious playing career.
Cardiff fell to a tame 3-0 defeat at Reading, who had George Puscas to thank for getting them off the mark in the Sky Bet Championship.