Saturday, 23 August 2014

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The winger made history by netting after just nine seconds of action at Signal Iduna Park and then created a late second for Stefan Kiessling to seal all three points

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The country has been troubled by political upheaval and has had to pull out of hosting the competition for the second time in three years, with the search on for a replacement

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Nathan Dyer's first-half goal was enough to see the Swans to their second victory in as many games of the new season, though Burnley boss Sean Dyche saw improvement from his side

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The Chelsea boss insists that he needs three strikers in his squad for this season and will not be allowing the Spaniard to leave, despite speculation linking him with a move

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Caretaker boss Keith Millen was unable to rouse enough resistance from his side at Selhurst Park, with Stewart Downing and Carlton Cole scoring for the visitors

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The Spain international continued a fine start up front for the Blues while Didier Drogba came on to make his return to the club in a comfortable win at Stamford Bridge

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The attacking duo provide the Catalans with a boost ahead of their opening fixture of the Primera Division season, with Elche the visitors to Camp Nou on Sunday

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The League of Ireland Premier Division side must pay a hefty sum after they were punished following the actions of a single supporter during a recent European game

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The Magpies were held to a 0-0 draw by Aston Villa on Saturday after being beaten by Manchester City but, despite Emmanuel Riviere's early struggles, the manager is calm

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The Villans boss saw his side battle to a 0-0 draw with Newcastle on home soil but believes that they will improve once their Belgian striker is back to finish their chances

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The Ukrainian club reveal that two blasts have damaged part of the ground - which will not host their home games this season - although there were no casualties among staff

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New Magpies signing Remy Cabella fluffed his lines in a busy but low-quality stalemate at Villa Park, with the central defender given his marching orders at the death

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The 56-year-old left Selhurst Park by mutual consent two days before his former club's opening Premier League fixture but insists that he is not considering a surprise comeback

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The former Norwich City midfielder is officially due to be out of action but, factoring in rehabilitation, his new manager doubts that he will play before pre-season

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The Viola boss is keen to bolster his options in the centre of the pitch before facing Roma and says that winger Juan Cuadrado is close to returning to full fitness

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The 22-year-old was named among the substitutes despite starting the German giants' previous two matches but would not comment on a potential move away from the club

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The new Inter defender is confident that the Barcelona star will be back to his best after suffering an ankle injury and believes that fate led him to signing for the Nerazzurri

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The Croatia international is flattered that he has been called the Spaniard's successor at Barcelona but insists that no player can replace the 34-year-old at the Camp Nou

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The striker admits he was amazed by the Colombian's abilities during the brief time together at Monaco and claims a change of coach at the club has made little difference

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The striker has been prolific in the lower leagues and has been targeted by Tigers manager Steve Bruce, who is looking to replace now-departed forward Shane Long