Manchester United manager praises brilliant van Persie (watch goal)

Watch Video Highlights: Van Persie Goal Against West Ham – Youtube MANCHESTER (Sporting Alert) — Manchester United FC manager Sir Alex Ferguson hailed the brilliance of summer signing Robin van Persie, following the striker’s performance in the FA Cup tie at West Ham on Saturday. Van Persie came off the bench score a last-gasp equaliser…

Reports – Wenger contacts David Villa about move: Arsenal Transfer News
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Reports – Wenger contacts David Villa about move: Arsenal Transfer News

LONDON (Sporting Alert) If you believe the transfer rumour in football these days, then Arsenal FC manager Arsene Wenger is determined to add David Villa to his side. Wenger has expressed his interest in signing Barcelona ace since the beginning of the January transfer window and according to the Sunday People, the Frenchman has taken further…

Christian Ponder inactive; Vikings at Packers Live on NBC

(Sporting Alert) – The Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder will be inactive of tonight’s NFC wild-card game vs the Green Bay Packers. Christian has been troubled by an elbow problem he picked up last Sunday, and Minnesota has confirmed that he will not feature in the clash. Instead, Joe Webb will start in his place…

English FA Cup 3rd Round Results and Scores – Jan. 5

LONDON (Sporting Alert) – Defending champions Chelsea, Norwich, Reading, Manchester City and Tottenham were the amongst Barclays Premier League sides that picked up wins in the English FA Cup third round tie on Saturday. However, Manchester United needed a last gasp equaliser from Robin van Persie to earn a replay with West Ham, following the…

Wild-Card Weekend: Watch Texans vs Bengals Live On NBC Online Player

(Sporting Alert) – The following is the list of players who will be inactive for today’s AFC Wildcard Playoff between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Houston Texans. The Bengals have been in good form leading up to this game and will be hoping to land its first playoff win in 22 years. Houston, in the…

BBVA Compass: College bowl game TV Schedule – Jan. 5

A fresher and more battling Mississippi will start strong favourites for Saturday’s at the BBVA Compass Bowl, but their opponents Pittsburgh are just as confident heading into the clash at Legion Field. WHAT THE FAVOURITES THINK Mississippi, like every other team earning a place to play college football bowl, haven’t played in while, so they…

Kagawa, Vidic start; Cole makes West Ham debut: FA Cup

LONDON (sporting Alert) – As expected, Manchester United have decided on resting leading striker Robin van Persie for today’s English FA Cup clash with West Ham United. With van Persie only named on the bench, and Wayne Rooney still out injured, manager Sir Alex Ferguson hand Danny Welbeck and Javier Hernandez the starting places up front for…

Demba Ba starts; Torres bench: Southampton vs Chelsea FA Cup

ST MARY’S (Sporting Alert) Chelsea have decided to hand new signing Demba Ba an immediate starts up front for Chelsea for today’s English FA Cup third round tie with fellow Premier League outfits Southampton. Ba, who made the switch from Newcastle earlier this week, trained with the team on Friday and manager Rafa Benitez has…

Balotelli starts on the bench: Man City v Watford English FA Cup teams

MANCHESTER (Sporting Alert) Controversial striker Mario Balotelli starts on the bench for Manchester City in today’s English FA Cup clash with Watford at Etihad Stadium. Balotelli, who has been out of the City team for both disciplinary reason and illness, recently had a training ground bust-up with manager Roberto Mancini, but the boss has played…

Paul leads Clippers past Lakers, 107-102
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Paul leads Clippers past Lakers, 107-102

LOS ANGELES (Sporting Alert) Chris Paul won his battle against Kobe Bryant on his way to finishing with a double-double, as the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 107-102 on Friday night. Clippers (26-8), who were without their fourth quarter top scorer Jamal Crawford, who missed the game with a sore foot, jumped…

English FA Cup: Brighton v Newcastle Team Lineups

(Sporting Alert) – Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew made five changes to his side for today’s English FA Cup clash with Brighton at Amex Stadium. The Premier League team, which will also be without striker Demba Ba, who moved to Chelsea this week, has left striker Papiss Cisse out of the squad altogether as well….