Premier League

Man City pull out of Ronaldo race amid talk of Man Utd return

Manchester City have pulled out of the race to sign Cristiano Ronaldo, clearing the way for a potential shock return to Manchester United. The PA news agency understands United have held discussions with the five-time world player of the year’s agent, Jorge Mendes. City were offered the 36-year-old, who has… Cyprus Mail …


Dawson own goal gives Man United win over West Ham

Manchester United stretched their unbeaten run in all competitions to 13 games after a second-half own goal by West Ham United’s Craig Dawson gave them a 1-0 home win in the Premier League on Sunday. The result left United second on 57 points from 29 games, 14 behind Manchester City… Cyprus Mail …


Talking points from the Premier League weekend:

GUARDIOLA DELIGHTS IN A 1-0 WIN So much has been written about the flair with which Pep Guardiola’s sides play football but their 1-0 win at Arsenal on Sunday was a masterclass in the art of keeping the opposition away from your own goal. It was their 13th successive Premier… Cyprus Mail …


Man City held to home draw by lowly West Brom

Manchester City’s hopes of closing the gap on the Premier League pacesetters were frustrated as they were held to a 1-1 draw at home to lowly West Bromwich Albion on Tuesday. City took the lead on the half hour when Raheem Sterling did well to work his way to the… Cyprus Mail …


Fulham inflict surprise defeat on Leicester

Fulham fixed their penalty jinx as Ivan Cavaleiro’s spot kick eased them out of the relegation zone with a shock 2-1 win at high-flying Leicester City in the Premier League on Monday. Scott Parker’s struggling side were leading thanks to Ademola Lookman’s well-taken 30th minute opener before Cavaleiro beat Kasper… Cyprus Mail …


Liverpool beat Leicester to set new club record home run

Liverpool set a new club record of 64 straight unbeaten home league games with an impressive 3-0 win over Leicester City at Anfield in the Premier League on Sunday. An own goal from Jonny Evans and headers from Diogo Jota and Roberto Firmino, continuing his streak of scoring in his… Cyprus Mail …


Spurs beat City to go top, United finally win at Old Trafford

Tottenham Hotspur moved top of the Premier League after a classic Jose Mourinho inspired performance delivered a 2-0 victory over Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City on Saturday. Goals in each half from Son Heung-min and substitute Giovani lo Celso, secured the three points and a fourth straight league win for Spurs, who… Cyprus Mail …