Chelsea v West Brom
As if all of his troubled rivals didn’t know already, Jose Mourinho layered it on at Chelsea’s training ground yesterday.
Crystal Palace v Liverpoool
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists striker Daniel Sturridge has been unfortunate with his latest injury but accepts there is a chronic issue which needs to be addressed.
Arsenal v Man Utd
Arsene Wenger’s relationship with Alex Ferguson may have been famously tetchy, but the Arsenal manager has expressed confidence Louis van Gaal can live up to the standards set by his old rival.
Lionel Messi could have joined Arsenal from Barcelona as a teenager along with Cesc Fabregas and Gerard Pique, Arsene Wenger confirmed yesterday.More
Wayne Rooney thinks Danny Welbeck did the right thing by leaving Manchester United for Arsenal this summer.More
Wigan owner Dave Whelan has found himself embroiled in controversy after being labelled "a racist" by Cardiff chairman Vincent Tan and facing the prospect of a lengthy FA ban.More
Louis van Gaal has delayed his decision on whether to buy Radamel Falcao because of the latest injury to the Manchester United striker.More
Following criticism of its allocation of tickets for Ireland’s recent game against Scotland, the FAI has unveiled details of a new initiative to facilitate independent supporters.More
Arsenal v Man Utd
Louis van Gaal’s selection problems deepened yesterday after it emerged Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao will be out for at least a fortnight because of a new injury.
Everton manager Roberto Martinez claims Roy Keane has "an agenda" against the Toffees following his "ridiculous" criticism about the club’s Republic of Ireland contingent.More
Wigan chairman Dave Whelan landed himself in hot water last night after claiming the word "chink" is not a derogatory term and "Jewish people chase money more than everybody else".More
Fit-again striker Olivier Giroud can help offer Arsenal "different options", according to manager Arsene Wenger.More
After being thrown in at the deep end for Blackpool last week, Cork native Brian Lenihan is relishing the remainder of his loan stint with the Championship strugglers.More
Republic of Ireland international striker Kevin Doyle has been handed the possibility of a fresh start at Wolves.More
Ireland newcomer Cyrus Christie has revealed his swashbuckling debut on Tuesday was tinged with sadness due to a family bereavement.More
With four games gone and six to play, Ireland will only be reaching the half-way stage of their European Championship campaign at the end of next March when Poland come to the Aviva for the first of two successive home games, although the second won’t come along until over two months later against Scotland in June.More
Mesut Ozil has complete trust Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger can help make him a better player.More
Malky Mackay is back in football after Wigan confirmed the Scot as their new manager.More
The England band was unaware it was providing background music for anti-IRA chants in Tuesday’s friendly in Scotland, its leader has said.More
Irish supporters who were critical of the FAI for their handling of the ticket distribution for Ireland’s game in Glasgow, now say that they are "shocked and angered" by what they allege was "heavy-handed treatment" of a protest they sought to mount at Tuesday’s game against the USA in the Aviva Stadium.More
Swansea striker Wilfried Bony has signed a one-year contract extension that will keep him at the Liberty Stadium until June 2018.More
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge could be sidelined until the new year with his latest injury.More
Everton manager Roberto Martinez admits he may have to take a closer a look at James McCarthy’s workload to solve the midfielder’s fitness issues.More