Sporting Preview RSS news feed Sporting Preview News RSS Feed en Huntelaar Reportedly Signing For Arsenal Arsenal are closing in on a deal to sign Danny Welbeck according to former Gunners Alan Smith but if you are monitoring Twitter it's a Dutch striker who is on his way to north London. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:45:11 GMT Manchester United's Cleverley Arrives At Everton Tom Cleverly has arrived at Goodison Park with a view to thrashing out a deadline day deal. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:40:38 GMT Five Manchester City Players Leaving Before Deadline Negredo joined by Micah Richards, Scott Sinclair, Matija Nastasic and John Guidetti... Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:35:50 GMT Celtic Closing In On Manchester City Striker It's been a difficult start to the season for Celtic but it appears that there may be some cheer on the horizon with the mooted arrival of Manchester City striker John Guidetti. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:03:30 GMT Manchester United Still Hoping To Sign De Jong Tonight Manchester United are still hoping to land AC Milan enforcer Nigel de Jong in a deadline busting move. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:00:13 GMT Chelsea Keeper Could Be Off To QPR When Petr Cech arrived at Chelsea for £7m from French side Rennes in February of 2003, few commended then-Blues boss Claudio Ranieri for what would prove to be one of the club's best ever signings. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:09:29 GMT West Ham And QPR Fighting For Ex-Real Star Signed by Real Madrid during the first few months of Jose Mourinho's reign at the club, Pedro Leon could be set for a Premier League reunion with the special one. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:04:05 GMT Danny Welbeck Taking Medical Ahead Of Arsenal Move Danny Welbeck is reportedly desperate to move to north London with the Manchester United striker trying to force through a move to Arsenal. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:31:01 GMT Crystal Palace To Bid For Strikers In Light Of Chamakh Injury Crystal Palace are to up their hunt for new strikers after losing Marouane Chamakh through injury. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:26:56 GMT Hull To Bid For Another West Brom Striker Plenty of names are being linked with potential deadline day landings on Humberside as Hull look to reinforce their squad ahead of another tilt at survival. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:14:08 GMT It's Hard To See Where Falcao Will Fit Into The Manchester United Side Michael Lintorn wonders if Radamel Falcao will succeed Fernando Torres as the Premier League's best-paid benchwarmer... Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:09:52 GMT Sunderland Close To Double Signing Sunderland have suffered plenty of frustration this deadline day but appear to have made a breakthrough with Liverpool defender Sebastian Coates seemingly on his way to the Stadium of Light. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:52:14 GMT Leicester Join QPR In The Hunt For Defoe We love a transfer deadline day race and few will be more intriguing than the clamour for Toronto FC striker Jermain Defoe. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:44:06 GMT Tottenham Southampton Swap Deal In The Offing So far this transfer window, Mauricio Pochettino has resisted the urge to return to Southampton to do any business but it seems his reluctance will end this evening day as he attempts to prise Jay Rodriguez away from St Mary's. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:10:18 GMT Crystal Palace And Leicester In David McGoldrick Battle Crystal Palace have entered the race to sign highly-rated Ipswich Town striker David McGoldrick. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:58:21 GMT Manchester United In Surprise Swoop For Moutinho Manchester United's deadline day swoop on Monaco could end up being of the double variety after reports linked the Old Trafford club with Joao Moutinho. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:38:43 GMT Audio: Ray Parlour Says Danny Welbeck Will Not Solve Arsenal Scoring Problems Former Arsenal star Ray Parlour has told talkSPORT that Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck is not the answer to The Gunners' scoring woes. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:33:22 GMT QPR Closing In On Tottenham Outcast As Diarra Deal Collapses Queens Park Rangers are closing in on a deal for Tottenham Hotspur outcast Sandro, with the Loftus Road club keen to complete the transfer after missing out on Lassana Diarra. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:21:59 GMT Schneiderlin Linked With Manchester United Move Morgan Schneiderlin's Southampton 'misery' could be over as Manchester United are reported to have entered the race to sign the Southampton star. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:17:06 GMT Ben Arfa Turns Down Birmingham But Could Still Leave Newcastle Hatem Ben Arfa may be in line for a return to Ligue 1 with Lyon, after turning down the chance to move to Birmingham City on loan. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:12:09 GMT Aston Villa Make Offer For Sergio Canales Aston Villa are trying to replace Karim El Ahmadi with another attacking midfielder on deadline day and that search has led them to bid for a former Real Madrid player. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:08:02 GMT Stoke Join Race To Sign Tottenham Winger Lennon Stoke City have joined QPR in the race to sign Aaron Lennon from Tottenham Hotspur. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:03:01 GMT Arsenal Make Late Bid For Borussia Dortmund's Reus Arsenal are set to test Borussia Dortmund's resolve with a £40m bid for Germany international Marco Reus. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:38:42 GMT Crystal Palace Agree Record Fee With Wigan For McArthur Crystal Palace are set to break their transfer record for the second year in a row after agreeing a fee with Wigan for James McArthur. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:45:20 GMT Swansea Trying To Hijack Hull Ayew Move Garry Monk wants to recruit in two positions in order to complete what he believes will be a competitive squad this season. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:39:42 GMT Southampton Back In For Atletico Centre Back Southampton are looking to bolster their defensive options before the transfer window slams shut tonight with a move for Toby Alderweireld. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:35:42 GMT Winter's World Weekend Review: Major Talking Points At Chelsea And Manchester United Games A speight of early goals but also more questionable refereeing decisions!! Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:30:01 GMT Audio: Tottenham Boss Pochettino Says Liverpool Penalty Was Soft Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has told talkSPORT that Liverpool's penalty during the Reds' 3-0 victory at White Hart Lane on Sunday afternoon which gave Brendan Rodgers' side a 2-0 lead was "soft". Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:29:25 GMT Are Aston Villa Really Up For Sale Or Is Lerner Just Being Clever Aston Villa have made a promising start to the Premier League despite uncertainty about their future ownership. Ralph Ellis wonders if chairman Randy Lerner might really fancy staying after all... Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:52:03 GMT Chelsea Odds-On For Premier League Title After Playing The Anti-Mourinho Way When Jose Mourinho returned to his home away from home at Stamford Bridge it was thought he was asked to deliver a more exciting brand of football to the London club's faithful by Roman Abramovich. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:51:36 GMT Southampton In Battle With Newcastle For £8m-Rated SPL Star Celtic manager Ronny Deila may have already claimed Virgil van Dijk will not be departing Parkhead before the close of the transfer window but after leaving the Dutchman out of the Celtic squad for Sunday's 1-1 draw with Dundee, a move away looks imminent. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:41:15 GMT Everton To Fight It Out With Tottenham For Nastajic Everton are fighting with London duo Arsenal and Tottenham in a bid to land Manchester City outcast Matija Nastajic. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:35:03 GMT Falcao 10/1 To Be Premier League Top Scorer Following Manchester United Move Manchester United have shaken up transfer deadline day after agreeing a deal to bring Radamel Falcao to Old Trafford on a season-long loan. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:28:23 GMT Manchester United Outcast Holding Out For Everton Loan Everton have moved ahead of the likes of Hull, Aston Villa and Valencia in the race to land Manchester United outcast Tom Cleverley. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:23:30 GMT Arsenal Offered Jermain Defoe But QPR Still Lead Race The race to bring Jermain Defoe back to the Premier League has taken another interesting twist after reports emerged about Arsenal being offered the former Tottenham striker's services. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:19:34 GMT Audio: Balotelli Can Emulate Sturridge At Liverpool According To Rodgers New Liverpool signing Mario Balotelli can shake off his "bad boy" image and emulate Daniel Sturridge's amazing turnaround accoring to Reds' manager Brendan Rodgers. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:18:17 GMT Newcastle Take On QPR For Defoe Newcastle United have reportedly set their sights on hijacking Queens Park Rangers' bid to bring Jermain Defoe to the Premier League. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:44:21 GMT Tottenham On Brink Of Stambouli Deal Many things have changed at Tottenham Hotspur over the course of the past decade, not least the steady stream of managers that have taken a turn in the dugout, but one will thing will always stay the same, Daniel Levy loves a bargain. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:39:33 GMT Hull Join The Race For Manchester United Flop If there was one thing that wasn't expected to happen during this summer transfer window, it was a transfer tussle over Manchester United and England's much maligned midfielder Tom Cleverley. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:34:23 GMT Newcastle Set For Tough Deadline Day Newcastle United look resigned to endure a frustrating final 24 hours in the transfer market after failing in their attempts to bring a new striker to the club. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:30:13 GMT Sunderland And West Ham Miss Out As Micah Richards Signs For Fiorentina Manchester City defender Micah Richards has chosen the sunny climes of Florence over a stay in either east London or Wearside, amid reports suggesting the 26-year-old has completed a surprise move to Serie A. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:25:27 GMT Tottenham Need To Sell Before They Sign Manchester United Striker A combination of two summer transfer windows has left Tottenham with a rather bloated look about their squad. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:57:03 GMT Arsenal Fans Furious As Wenger Flies To Rome On Deadline Day And Falcao Signs For Manchester United Arsenal fans have reacted furiously to the news that manager Arsene Wenger has been spotted at Heathrow Airport ready to board a flight to Rome on transfer deadline day. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:50:27 GMT QPR Lining Up Three Former Tottenham Players Jermain Defoe could be set for a sensational return to the Premier League with Queens Park Rangers, after it emerged that the London club was lining up a late bid for the striker. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:12:10 GMT Arsenal And Manchester United In For Ron Vlaar Arsenal's urgent need for a striker reared its ugly head once again in Sunday's 1-1 draw with Leicester with the Gunners faithful calling on Arsene Wenger to splash the cash on deadline day. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:07:34 GMT Sunderland Expecting Busy Transfer Deadline Day Whether you're a football manager, chairman, player, agent or fan the approaching end of the summer's transfer window is about to dominate lives around the country for the next few hours. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:46:24 GMT Tottenham Enquire About Manchester City Defender A rosy start to Tottenham's Premier League campaign was brought to an abrupt end at the weekend, after their clash with Liverpool ended in a sorry 3-0 loss. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:41:19 GMT Liverpool Lining Up Barcelona Goalkeeper Following Liverpool's comprehensive 3-0 win over Tottenham Brendan Rodgers insisted transfer deadline day would see far more action in the way of exits rather than further arrivals, but a new goalkeeper could buck that trend. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:36:43 GMT Will Manchester United Buy Their Way Out Of A Crisis On Deadline Day Sky Sports News, sorry, Sky Sports HQ has the footballing nation eating out the palms of their hands for the next 12 hours, as the transfer window has reached it's deadline day. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:59:48 GMT Chelsea Stay Top Of The League After Goalfest As Manchester City Are Beaten At Home Drama, goals, and shocks were in store on Saturday as Manchester City lost at home to Stoke, Manchester United failed to beat Burnley, and Chelsea scored six in a crazy game at Goodison Park. Mike Norman has Saturday's In-Play odds details... Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:52:45 GMT Liverpool Back To Winning Ways As Arsenal Drop More Points There were three games in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon and here Mike Norman tells us about all the significant odds matched... Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:52:18 GMT The Stupid Punt: This Weekend's Craziest Premier League Bets Featuring Manchester United And Liverpool We've dipped into Paddy Power's Premier League book to bring you the most ridiculous bets of the week... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:22:46 GMT Michael Owen's Weekend Premier League Picks Featuring Chelsea And Tottenham Michael Owen is the ambassador of the world's biggest bet, the £10,000,000 Colossus. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:22:15 GMT Audio: Former Southampton Coach Says Criticism Of Manchester United Star Is Harsh According to the left-back's former Southampton academy coach Jason Dodd, criticism of Manchester United's Luke Shaw's fitness is "harsh". Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:20:54 GMT Leicester City v Arsenal: Team News Leicester are still waiting for international clearance for new high-profile signing Esteban Cambiasso before making a decision on whether he plays against Arsenal in Sunday afternoon's Premier League clash. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:52:10 GMT Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool: Team News New Tottenham signing Federico Fazio could make his debut against Liverpool in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:51:40 GMT Aston Villa v Hull City: Team News Aston Villa will have Ron Vlaar and Aly Cissokho back for Sunday afternoon's Premier League clash with Hull City. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:51:09 GMT Middlesbrough v Reading: Team News Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka made six changes for Tuesday night's 3-1 Capital One Cup victory over Preston but will turn to his big guns once again For Saturday's Championship clash at home to Reading. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:50:40 GMT Leeds United v Bolton Wanderers: Team News Leeds caretaker-manager Neil Redfearn could give Denmark international Casper Sloth his debut when the Elland Road club take on Bolton in the Championship this afternoon. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:50:12 GMT Everton v Chelsea: Team News Everton will assess the fitness of two former Chelsea forwards, Samuel Eto'o and Romelu Lukaku, ahead of Saturday's Premier League clash with the London side at Goodison Park. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:49:44 GMT West Ham United v Southampton: Team News West Ham have injury problems and could be without as many as six first-team players when they take on Southampton at Upton Park on Saturday afternoon. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:49:15 GMT Swansea City v West Bromwich Albion: Team News Swansea boss Garry Monk might change a winning league line-up when his side take on West Brom in the Premier League on Saturday. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:48:49 GMT QPR v Sunderland: Team News QPR are without midfielder Alejandro Faurlin when they take on Sunderland at Loftus Road on Saturday as he suffered a serious knee injury for the third time in three years. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:48:27 GMT Newcastle United v Crystal Palace: Team News Newcastle have central defender Mike Williamson back after he missed the Capital One Cup win at Gillingham through suspension after being sent off at Aston Villa last weekend. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:48:05 GMT Manchester City v Stoke City: Team News Manchester City have strikers Sergio Aguero and Edin Dzeko both fit and available for Saturday's Premier League clash with Stoke at The Etihad. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:47:45 GMT Burnley v Manchester United: Team News Burnley manager Sean Dyche expects striker Sam Vokes to once again be Burnley's only absentee when his side take on Manchester United at Turf Moor on Saturday lunchtime. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:47:21 GMT Leicester City v Arsenal: Big Match Stats And Facts Leicester won their first Premier League home game against Arsenal (2-1 in November 1994) but none of the subsequent seven games saw them claim three points. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:59:35 GMT Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool: Big Match Stats And Facts The Reds' 5-0 win at White Hart Lane in December last season ended a run of five consecutive Premier League home wins for Spurs against Liverpool. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:59:07 GMT Aston Villa v Hull City: Big Match Stats And Facts Andreas Weimann scored two goals in four minutes in this fixture last season. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:58:38 GMT Middlesbrough v Reading: Big Match Stats And Facts Boro have failed to score in three of their last four against the Royals (W1 D1 L2). Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:58:08 GMT Leeds United v Bolton Wanderers: Big Match Stats And Facts Leeds have kept five clean sheets in their last 10 against Bolton, but have conceded 17 across the other five. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:57:37 GMT Everton v Chelsea: Big Match Stats And Facts Everton have won four of their last five Barclays Premier League home games against Chelsea. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:57:11 GMT West Ham United v Southampton: Big Match Stats And Facts West Ham have lost only two of their last 11 Barclays Premier League games against Southampton and are unbeaten in the last five. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:56:50 GMT Swansea City v West Bromwich Albion: Big Match Stats And Facts Swansea have won four of their six previous Premier League clashes with the Baggies (L2). Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:56:24 GMT QPR v Sunderland: Big Match Stats And Facts Loic Remy scored his first Premier League goal at Loftus Road in this fixture two seasons ago. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:56:02 GMT Newcastle United v Crystal Palace: Big Match Stats And Facts Newcastle have won each of their last four league games against Crystal Palace, keeping a clean sheet in each match. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:55:36 GMT Manchester City v Stoke City: Big Match Stats And Facts Manchester City have conceded just five goals in 12 Barclays Premier League encounters with the Potters. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:55:14 GMT Burnley v Manchester United: Big Match Stats And Facts Burnley's only previous Barclays Premier League home game against Manchester United saw them win 1-0 thanks to a goal from Robbie Blake. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:54:52 GMT Tottenham Could Gazump Arsenal Over French Midfielder Paris St-Germain's teenage midfielder Adrien Rabiot is reportedly in London with his agent/mum, in order to thrash out terms with Arsenal ahead of an £11m move. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:02:20 GMT Former Arsenal Man Could Be Liverpool's Tenth Summer Signing Liverpool haven't quite taken enough from Barcelona this season, apparently. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:55:27 GMT Manchester United In Shock Move For Liverpool Midfielder No sooner had Manchester United heads reached the clouds following news of Angel Di Maria's arrival at Old Trafford for a British record fee were they sent spinning back to the Earth's depths by a 4-0 defeat to League One MK Dons in the Capital One Cup. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:51:07 GMT Arsenal Bid For Borussia Dortmund Defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos is the latest name to be linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium with reports surfacing that Arsenal have made a bid to Borussia Dortmund for the Greek defender. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:24:59 GMT Newcastle Lining Up Manchester City Defender Newcastle United could be set for a busy few days in the transfer market, with the potential departure of Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa freeing up space in the squad and additional funds to help the club land Micah Richards. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:20:53 GMT Liverpool Closing In On Colombian World Cup Star A frenzied summer of spending at Anfield may not yet be complete, with Liverpool linked with a 5.5m move for Colombia international centre-half Eder Balanta from Argentine outfit River Plate. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:12:37 GMT Signing Manchester United Striker Could Mean Tottenham Get Schneiderlin Despite a highly-encouraging start to the season, there are still plenty of rumours flying around Tottenham Hotspur as the transfer window draws to a close. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:07:39 GMT Manchester City Drawn In Champions League Group Of Death Again While Liverpool Draw Holders Mike Norman brings us the very latest odds update following the Champions League draw in Monaco... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:56:14 GMT Arsenal Scrape Through To Champions League Group Stage And More Shocks In The League Cup Arsenal made it through to the Group Stage of the Champions League thanks to a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Besiktas at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday night. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:42:55 GMT Tottenham v AEL Limassol: Easier Ride In Store For Spurs Spurs dug themselves out of a tricky situation in Cyprus last week, and Kevin Hatchard expects them to have an easier ride in the second leg... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:39:46 GMT Hull City v KSC Lokeren: More Heroics On The Cards Hull City's European adventure was kept alive by a stirring fightback at home to Trencin, and Kevin Hatchard anticipates similar heroics in this round against Lokeren... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:39:19 GMT The 8/1 Shot That Arsenal Fans Don't Want To Happen Arsenal's proud 16-year run in the Champions League will end if the Gunners don't beat the Turkish side in tonight's second-leg qualifier... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:13:41 GMT Balotelli Priced Up To Score Hat-Trick On Liverpool Debut Mario Balotelli's first appearance in a Liverpool shirt could be at White Hart Lane next weekend and Ladbrokes have priced the Italian up at 40/1 to make a dream start and score a hat-trick against Tottenham. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:30:49 GMT What Manchester United Fans Should Know About Angel Di Maria When David Beckham was in his absolute pomp I remember Sir Alex Ferguson saying that he'd never sell him unless he could find and buy a better right-footed crosser from anywhere around Europe. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:24:39 GMT Bradford City v Leeds United: The Three Best Bets The West Yorkshire derby may mean more to Bradford than it does Leeds but that hasn't hampered United's success in recent meetings. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:57:32 GMT Arsenal v Besiktas: The Three Best Bets It's crunch time for Arsenal's bid to reach the Champions League group stage as Besiktas visit the Emirates Stadium with the score locked at 0-0 after the first leg of their play-off tie. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:57:00 GMT Tottenham Lining Up Former Arsenal Man As Plan B Tottenham Hotspur might have made serene progress on the pitch so far this season, winning all three matches they have played, but they've hit more obstacles in the transfer market. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:49:57 GMT Career-Prolonging Everton The Perfect Match For Eto'o Roberto Martinez's love of rescuing Chelsea players shone again as he made newly released veteran Samuel Eto'o his latest signing at Goodison Park. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:42:28 GMT Di Maria Signing Means Manchester United Must Abandon 3-5-2 As Manchester United's start to the season veered from unconvincing into the shockingly poor category via a 4-0 loss to MK Dons in the Capital One Cup, there was at least some good news at Old Trafford. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:37:43 GMT Stoke City v Portsmouth: Team News Stoke have striker Bojan Krkic and defender Phil Bardsley both doubtful for tonight's Capital One Cup clash with Portsmouth at The Britannia Stadium. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:30:04 GMT Burton Albion v QPR: Team News Burton could name an unchanged team from Saturday's 1-1 draw at Newport when the Brewers take on Premier League QPR in the Capital One Cup tonight. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:29:36 GMT Bradford City v Leeds United: Team News Bradford will be without influential defender Andrew Davis, who is out for around two months with a broken arm, when they take on Leeds in the second round of the Capital One Cup tonight. 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