UK football news: Rangers have been linked with a move for former England and Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe, who is currently playing for Toronto in the MLS. Boss Redknapp believes chairman Tony Fernandes will back him in the transfer market provided the Hoops are not way off the pace in the fight for Premier League […]

 

UK football news: Sturridge has played just 46 Premier League games for Liverpool in almost two years at the Anfield club, with injury-tracking website Physioroom listing 13 setbacks since his arrival in January 2013. Seven of those injuries are listed under ‘Hip/Thigh injury’. “Liverpool Football Club today confirmed scans have revealed Daniel Sturridge has sustained a […]

 

UK football news: Sturridge had a scan on the injury he suffered in training earlier this week and reports suggest he could be out until the New Year. The 25-year-old has been sidelined since suffering a thigh injury while playing for England in their 1-0 win over Norway on September 3. He has played in […]

 

UK football news: The Ivory Coast international is now tied to the Liberty Stadium club until the summer of 2018. Bony, who joined the club from Vitesse Arnhem in 2013, scored 25 goals in his first season with the Swans and has added another four this season in 11 appearances. During the summer he was […]

 

UK football news: City currently have 21 points after winning six and drawing three of their opening 11 games. Chelsea are unbeaten in their first 11 games with nine victories and have been described as autumn champions by their boss Jose Mourinho, but Pellegrini remains upbeat about his side’s chances of retaining the title. “Now […]

 

UK football news: However, Sandro also admits the team are playing well enough at the moment without the former England striker. The pair were team-mates at Tottenham for three years before Defoe left to join Major League Soccer’s Toronto in February, and Sandro then departed White Hart Lane on the last day of the summer transfer […]

 

UK football news: Keane claimed midfielder James McCarthy and team-mate Seamus Coleman were put under pressure to protect themselves on international duty and that Everton always gave the impression players were “barely able to walk” when asking about their fitness. Coleman missed Ireland’s 1-1 draw in Germany last month, but played four days later in […]

 

UK football news: Downing suffered a knee problem and was withdrawn at half-time in England’s 3-1 friendly victory over Scotland at Celtic Park on Tuesday night. Sakho missed Senegal’s Africa Cup of Nations victory over Botswana on Wednesday due to injury and Allardyce said: “Obviously we don’t have too much time before the Everton game […]

 

UK football news: Manager Jose Mourinho complained it felt like his team were “playing in an empty stadium” when they beat QPR 2-1 in their last home Premier League game on November 1. A survey by the CST has also indicated that Chelsea fans share Mourinho’s views, with atmosphere listed as one of the top […]

 

UK football news: The France international, 28, was provisionally ruled out until the new year after suffering a fracture against Everton in August, but he is now ready to return. Skipper Mikel Arteta has also returned to fitness after a hamstring problem, but Wenger said that France defensive duo Laurent Koscielny (Achilles) and Mathieu Debuchy […]