It’s a season to be Jolly!!!

Football stars past and present have been celebrating Christmas, sharing pictures of delicious food, bulging bags of presents and stylish decorations on social media. Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo was out and about with friends on Christmas Eve, posting a picture alongside two blondes wearing reindeer antlers. Barcelona star Neymar posted a

QPR stun West Brom at the Hawthorns

QPR gave their Premier League survival hopes a massive boost with a stunning 4-1 victory at West Brom, featuring a goal-of-the-season contender from Bobby Zamora. The London side arrived in the Midlands having lost 13 of their 14 Premier League away games this season but raced into a 3-0 half-time lead

Ideye hopes to recover ahead of QPR clash

Brown Ideye is hopeful of being fit for West Brom's next Premier League game against QPR a week on Saturday. The striker missed the 3-0 defeat at the hands of Manchester City last weekend because of a knee injury which also forced him to pull out of Nigeria's squad. But he was

Tim Sherwood is new Villa manager

Tim Sherwood has been appointed Aston Villa manager. The former Tottenham boss replaces Paul Lambert on a three-and-a-half-year contract and joins with the club in the Premier League's bottom three. United States manager Jurgen Klinsmann was also linked with the job, but Villa opened talks with Sherwood on Friday and a deal

Aston Villa in search of a permanent manager

Aston Villa will appoint a permanent successor to Paul Lambert and not an interim manager until the end of the season. Sources understand that the preference at Villa Park is to make a direct replacement for Lambert, who left the club on Tuesday, rather than bring in a coach to take

Harry Redknapp resigns as QPR boss

Harry Redknapp has announced his resignation as manager of Premier League strugglers QPR. The veteran boss says he is quitting his post because he will undergo knee replacement surgery in the coming weeks. The 67-year-old took charge at Loftus Road in November 2012 but informed Chairman Tony Fernandes that he was resigning

PSG and QPR interested in Emmanuel Adebayor

Paris Saint-Germain are exploring the possibility of taking Tottenham’s Emmanuel Adebayor on loan until the end of the season, sources understand. Initial discussions are understood to have already taken place between PSG and Tottenham but the Ligue 1 side could face competition for the striker's services from Queens Park Rangers. Adebayor joined

QPR complete the signing of Mauro Zarate

QPR's striking options by completing the loan signing of forward Mauro Zarate from West Ham. Rangers announced that Zarate has signed a deal until the end of the 2014-15 season and is in line to make his debut against Burnley in the Premier League this weekend. Redknapp told the club's website:

Crystal Palace release club legend Andy Johnson

Crystal Palace have released former England striker Andy Johnson, the Premier League club have announced. The 33-year-old club legend returned to the Eagles in September on a free transfer after coming to the end of his deal at fellow London club Queens Park Rangers. He was named in then-manager Neil Warnock's 25-man

West Ham’s Zarate to join QPR on loan

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has confirmed striker Mauro Zarate is on the brink of joining London rivals Queens Park Rangers on a loan deal until the end of the season. The 27-year-old will undergo a medical at Loftus Road on Tuesday and would bolster Harry Redknapp's attacking options. According to reports,