MAN UNITED:Jose Mourinho is open to selling Wayne Rooney, sources have told ESPN FC, as the Manchester United manager plans to continue an overhaul of the squad in the wake of a chaotic start to the season.
Cristiano Ronaldo, the current holder, and five-time winner Lionel Messi will once again be in the final reckoning with Luis Suarez, Neymar and Antoine Griezmann among the other candidates hoping to make the final three-man shortlist for January's award ceremony.
But there were several star names and big achievers of the current calendar year who were conspicuous by their...
The Premier League title race is proving to be as open and close as many predicted, with just one point separating the top five teams. The sides that can focus solely on domestic affairs have a clear advantage, as was evidenced in the fact that the only two top-five teams to win over the weekend were not involved in Europe during the preceding days.
While Manchester City, Arsenal and Tottenham all had Champions League group matches to deal with before dropping points in the league, Liverpool and...
Tottenham missed out on a chance to move to the top of the Premier League table -- even if only temporarily -- after a 0-0 draw at Bournemouth in Saturday's early kickoff. It was the second time in as many games that Spurs played out a goalless tie, after their trip to Bayer Leverkusen in the Champions League, and they have now drawn in each of their past three matches.
Tottenham's defensive record remains hugely impressive. This was their eighth clean sheet in 13 games this campaign and...
BOURNEMOUTH, England -- Three points on Tottenham's 0-0 draw at Bournemouth as Spurs failed to take their chances in the Premier League.
1. Tottenham miss their chance
If Tottenham have ambitions of finishing the season as the best team in the Premier League, at some point they will need to top the table. Spurs challenged for the title last season but they trailed Leicester City from the opening day and twice missed opportunities to leapfrog the Foxes, albeit temporarily.