West Brom 1-1 Arsenal: Gunners stars rated and slated
Initially struggled to shake off an injury after clashing with Jay Rodriguez. However, the experienced goalkeeper recovered and produced a number of key saves to deny the Baggies a much needed victory under Alan Pardew. By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Sunday, December 31, 2017 Arsenal were denied a vital victory... Read more
Pep Guardiola refuses to rule out move for Alexis Sanchez after Gabriel Jesus injury
The Manchester City boss could be light on attacking options By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Sunday, December 31, 2017 Pep Guardiola refused to rule out a fresh approach for Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez after Gabriel Jesus suffered a suspected knee injury in Manchester City’s 0-0 draw at Crystal Palace. Read more
18 and out: Manchester City’s record-breaking winning run in the Premier League in pictures
Raheem Sterling’s late goal proved decisive after Gabriel Jesus cancelled out Charlie Daniels’ stunner. Sterling was sent off amid wild celebrations. By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Sunday, December 31, 2017 Manchester City’s winning run in the Premier League is finally over. After 18 successive victories – a new top-flight record –... Read more
West Brom v Arsenal: Confirmed teams – Mesut Ozil misses out for Gunners
The Gunners trail fourth-placed Liverpool by four points By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Sunday, December 31, 2017 Arsenal will be hoping not to fall further behind in the race to qualify for the Champions League when they travel to West Brom. The Gunners trail fourth-placed Liverpool by four points and... Read more
Chelsea FC transfer round-up: Updates on Hazard, Lemar and others
Chelsea want to strengthen their attack in January and Antonio Conte has earmarked Lemar of Monaco as a preferred target. Conte appreciates Lemar’s ability to play in central midfield, left wing-back, and as part of a front three, though Chelsea will have to beat both Liverpool and Arsenal to... Read more
Manchester City news: Pep Guardiola says Gabriel Jesus facing ‘one or two months out’ with knee injury
Gabriel Jesus left the pitch in tears during Manchester City’s draw with Crystal Palace By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Sunday, December 31, 2017 Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus is facing up to two months out with a knee injury. The Brazilian fell awkwardly in the first half of Sunday’s Premier... Read more
Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City: Eagles end Premier League leaders’ record run but left to rue late penalty miss
Leroy Sane failed to find a way past Crystal Palace By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Sunday, December 31, 2017 Manchester City’s record-breaking winning run is over but they will feel relieved to have left Crystal Palace with a point. City, chasing a 19th successive Premier League victory, were frustrated by... Read more
Crystal Palace 0-0 Manchester City: Pep Guardiola’s players rated and slated
One shaky moment involving Mangala nearly allowed Christian Benteke to open the scoring for the Eagles. The Brazilian ensured City retained their unbeaten record by saving Luka Milivojevic’s timid penalty effort. By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Sunday, December 31, 2017 Manchester City saw their winning streak come to an end... Read more
Everton FC: Cost of building Bramley Moore Dock stadium has ‘escalated significantly’
Everton plan to leave Goodison Park at the end of 2021-22 By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Sunday, December 31, 2017 The cost of building Everton’s new stadium has ‘escalated significantly’, according to the club’s chief executive officer. The Toffees intend to move into their new home for the 2022-23 season... Read more
In return, Andy Murray loses one-set exhibition match to Bautista Agut
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Andy Murray made a tepid return to the court, losing a one-set match 6-2 to Roberto Bautista Agut in the United Arab Emirates exhibitions on Friday. Murray, who has slipped to 16th in the rankings after ending last year as No. 1,... Read more