28 October 2010

Newcastle 0 - 4 Arsenal

25 October 2010

Liverpool 2 - 1 Blackburn

24 October 2010

Man City 0 - 3 Arsenal

Stoke 1 - 2 Man Utd

23 October 2010

Will Roy Hodgson survive the weekend?


Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher are at the heart of efforts to stifle growing unrest in the Liverpool dressing-room about the capabilities of under-fire manager Roy Hodgson, according to the Daily Mail.

Read the full article here.

22 October 2010

19 October 2010

Aaron Ramsey

Arsenal training, 18th October 2010

18 October 2010

Andy Carroll charged with assault

Newcastle United striker Andy Carroll has appeared in court charged with assaulting his former girlfriend. The 21-year-old is accused of attacking Laurie Henderson at her home in Ponteland, Northumberland, in the early hours of Sunday. He was granted bail on condition he lives with club captain Kevin Nolan until a further appearance in January. The court heard Mr Carroll, who gave his address as Newcastle's Jesmond Dene Hotel, will claim self-defence.

Magistrates agreed Mr Carroll does not have to stay overnight at Mr Nolan's home when Newcastle are playing. The player was also told he must not contact any prosecution witnesses. The case was adjourned until 10 January. The striker helped Newcastle earn promotion back to the Premier League after being relegated to the Championship in 2009. He recently signed a new five-year contract with Newcastle.

Blackpool 2 - 3 Manchester City

Wayne Rooney to leave Manchester United

According to the Guardian, Wayne Rooney has thrown Manchester United's season into a state of turmoil after informing the club he has no plans to sign another contract and intends to find new employers. Rooney's decision is based on serious differences with Sir Alex Ferguson, the Guardian understands, and will be a devastating blow to the supporters who have come to regard him as a talismanic figure in this troubled era under Malcolm Glazer's ownership. United may have no option now but to sell the England striker, possibly in the January transfer window, rather than risk his transfer valuation dramatically lowering now that he is only 20 months away from becoming a free agent.


Rooney has always said he has no desire to play abroad and would like to remain in Manchester for the rest of his career, but his mindset has changed and his availability will inevitably attract interest from major forces such as Real Madrid and Barcelona. Manchester City may feel they have an outside chance of capitalising on what has gone wrong for him at Old Trafford, although their chances are undermined by the fact they already have a huge task ahead of them bringing down their wages to prevent Uefa banning them from European competitions under financial fair-play rules.

The full details are not yet clear but the underlying fact is that Rooney now feels that his working relationship with Ferguson has suffered potentially irreparable damage in the fall-out from tabloid allegations about the striker's private life, coinciding with a dramatic loss of form and a growing sense that the most successful manager in the business has taken a hard-line approach with his player. Rooney has lost his place in the team, with Ferguson citing a supposed ankle injury, and the 24-year-old felt sufficiently emboldened last week to contradict his manager's version of events and make it clear he has not missed a single training session – and was, in essence, dropped for other reasons.

17 October 2010

Arsenal 2 - 1 Birmingham

Man Utd 2 - 2 West Brom

16 October 2010

13 October 2010

Euro 2012 qualifiers - Tuesday 12th October 2010

Armenia 4-0 Andorra
Azerbaijan 1-0 Turkey
Belarus 2-0 Albania
Belgium 4-4 Austria
Denmark 2-0 Cyprus
England 0-0 Montenegro
Estonia 0-1 Slovenia
Faroe Islands 1-1 Northern Ireland
Finland 1-2 Hungary
France 2-0 Luxembourg
FYR Macedonia 0-1 Russia
Greece 2-1 Israel
Iceland 1-3 Portugal
Kazakhstan 0-3 Germany
Latvia 1-1 Georgia
Liechtenstein 0-2 Czech Republic
Netherlands 4-1 Sweden
San Marino 0-2 Moldova
Scotland 2-3 Spain
Slovakia 1-1 Rep of Ireland
Switzerland 4-1 Wales

UEFA Under-21 Championship Qualifying
Romania U21 0-0 England U21 (agg 1-2)

The match between Italy and Serbia in Genoa was abandoned after Serbia fans continued to throw flares on to the pitch and light fireworks. The kick-off had already been delayed by 45 minutes as police struggled to maintain order in the Marassi stadium. When the game finally began, more flares and fireworks were thrown on to the field and the referee stopped the match after only seven minutes of play.

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