EPL gossip

A few gossip stories from Barclays Premier League that you might want to keep an eye on. QPR owner Tony Fernandes says he and manager Neil Warnock are already planning the players they want to sign in January. Manchester United are planning a $40m bid for Borussia Dortmund playmaker Mario Goetze. CSKA Moscow forward Seydou … [Read the full story]

Mark Schwarzer in head collision

Socceroos goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer has been involved in a “nasty” incident in Fulham’s Barclays Premier League fixture against Blackburn Rovers, with calls for the Australian to have been shown a red card after a head clash foul in the dying minutes of the game. Rovers striker Junior Hoilett came out second best in the 90th-minute … [Read the full story]

Schwarzer wants Fulham to build for future success

Socceroos goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer says Fulham cannot afford to stand still and must build on their impressive achievements of recent seasons if they are to enjoy future success. Although one of London’s smaller top-flight clubs, in terms of ground capacity and tradition, Fulham have twice finished in the Barclays Premier League top 10 over the … [Read the full story]

Barclays Premier League relegation round-up and end of season ladder

An exiting last game for most of us. West Ham were already down. Wolves were 3-0 down in the first half to Blackburn but got a bollocking at half time by Mick McArthy, and they came out and scored two goals, making the final result 3-2 to Blackburn. Birmingham, who beat Arsenal in the League … [Read the full story]

Maradona maybe offered a snort at Fulham

Diego Maradona says he has a ‘firm offer’ to coach an undisclosed English Premier League club and will travel to the country next month to listen to the proposal. The former coach of Argentina’s national team revealed his plans to reporters in the summer resort of Punta del Este in Uruguay. Maradona did not say … [Read the full story]

Schwarzer may stay at Fulham

Fulham manager Mark Hughes says Socceroos goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer is set to sign a new contract with Fulham. The 38-year-old, who joined the club from Middlesbrough in 2008, was heavily linked to Barclays Premier League rivals Arsenal during the last transfer window. “He was obviously very flattered by the interest but we are delighted that … [Read the full story]

Schwarzer waits for the big clubs

Mark Schwarzer remains hopeful of securing a move to a giant English club but says playing in January’s Asian Cup in Qatar could damage his chances. He is yet to commit to Fulham after the club failed to agree to English Premier League powerhouse Arsenal from offering during the transfer window in August. The Gunners … [Read the full story]

Schwarzer…is just the best

Goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer has again grabbed the glory at Australian football’s big awards night, scooping two of the three major titles on offer. Schwarzer, the 38-year-old Fulham and Socceroos keeper who seems to get better with age, was voted player of the year by his peers in Professional Footballers Australia (PFA). He received 392 votes, … [Read the full story]

Hughes offers new deal to keep Schwarzer

Mark Hughes is convinced a new deal will help persuade Socceroos goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer to stay at Craven Cottage for the foreseeable future. Schwarzer was linked with a move to Arsenal in the summer and Hughes knows that once the transfer window reopens in January, the 38-year-old will once again be a target. “If we … [Read the full story]

Full EPL Transfer List

ARSENAL Players in: Marouane Chamakh (Bordeaux, free), Laurent Koscielny (Lorient, £10 million), Kyle Ebecilio (Feyenoord, free), Sebastien Squillaci (Sevilla, undisclosed). Players out: Eduardo (Shakhtar Donetsk, £6 million), Philippe Senderos (Fulham, free), Fran Merida (Atletico Madrid, free), Luke Ayling (Yeovil, free), Mikael Silvestre (released), William Gallas (released), Francis Coquelin (Lorient, loan), Sol Campbell (released), Sanchez Watt … [Read the full story]