Herrera adds to United’s injury problems

Thursday, 2 October 2014.

LONDON: Manchester United have been dealt another injury blow after it was confirmed midfielder Ander Herrera suffered a fractured rib in the weekend win over West Ham.

Pardew continues to ride his luck

Thursday, 2 October 2014.

LONDON: Alan Pardew has admitted he is lucky not to have been sacked by Newcastle owner Mike Ashley — but will continue to fight for his future by axing senior players at Swansea.

Giroud new contract ‘done deal’

Thursday, 2 October 2014.

LONDON: Olivier Giroud’s new contract with Arsenal is ‘done’, according to manager Arsene Wenger.

Al Hilal reach first Asian Champions League final

Thursday, 2 October 2014.

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal are through to their first Asian Champions League (ACL) final, despite losing the away leg of their last-four encounter against Al Ain of the United Arab Emirates 2-1 on Tuesday.

Oozing with confidence

Thursday, 2 October 2014.

EVERTON winger Aiden McGeady’s experience of Russian football gives him reason to be confident as the Toffees travel to face FC Krasnodar in the Europa League on Thursday evening.

No Sturridge for England

Thursday, 2 October 2014.

LIVERPOOL striker Daniel Sturridge won’t be fit to play in England’s Euro 2016 qualifiers against San Marino and Estonia next week, according to his club manager Brendan Rodgers.

Pellegrini rues careless City

Thursday, 2 October 2014.

MANCHESTER: Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini said his side need to sharpen up their act after they were held 1-1 by Roma in their second Champions League Group E game.

Mourinho savours return

Thursday, 2 October 2014.

LISBON: Jose Mourinho enjoyed a happy return to his native city of Lisbon on Tuesday as Chelsea defeated Sporting Lisbon 1-0 in Champions League Group G action at the Estadio Jose Alvalade.

‘It’s my fault’

Thursday, 2 October 2014.

BARCELONA coach Luis Enrique refused to point the finger at his defence after the Catalans went down 3-2 to Paris Saint-Germain in Champions League Group F on Tuesday.

Tigers under threat

By AJITPAL SINGH - Thursday, 2 October 2014.

THE proposal to disband the Young Tigers A, B and C squads has caused friction in the FA of Malaysia (FAM).