Brazilian Kaka who earns $7.1 million at  Orlando City while some team-mates receive  just $700 a week on contracts which can be waived without compensation at a certain point in the season. Photo:  Miguel Schincariol/AFP/Getty

Orlando City, featuring Kaka at one end and Sean St Ledger at the other, have filled more than 60,000 seats for its first-ever Major League Soccer gam(...)

Republic of Ireland midfielder Glenn Whelan holds off the challenge of England’s   Daniel Sturridge during the friendly international  at Wembley Stadium in May 2013. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The Football Association of Ireland has announced that the prestige friendly international between the Republic of Ireland and England will kick-off a(...)

Chelsea manager José  Mourinho says Nemanja Matic’s reaction was understandable as the tackle by Burnley’s Ashley Barnes  could have ended the Serb’s career. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

José Mourinho made an extraordinary appearance on television yesterday morning in which he accused Burnley’s Ashley Barnes of a “criminal” tackle on N(...)

Loic Remy celebrates putting Chelsea 1-0 up agsinst Manchester City at Stamford Bridge. (Photograph: EPA/FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA)

Chelsea 1 Manchester City 1Under siege Chelsea retained a five-point lead at the top of the Premier League after repelling Manchester City at Stamford(...)

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini: “I don’t think this team depends on just one player.”Photo: Francois Nel/Getty

Manuel Pellegrini has urged Manchester City to believe they can win without Yaya Toure after the defeat to Arsenal became the fourth league game in w(...)

Chelsea’s John Terry says current crop must win trophies. Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire

Chelsea skipper John Terry is chasing success on all fronts this season - insisting the current crop of Stamford Bridge stars need to win silverware t(...)

 Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud  celebrates scoring his side’s  second goal  during the  Premier  match against Manchester City  at the Etihad Stadium. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Manchester City 0 Arsenal 2The only possible complaint against Arsenal is that they do not do this more often. Arsène Wenger’s side have been a soft t(...)

Manchester City’s Frank Lampard (centre) insists he is committed to New York City FC.  Photograph: Andrew Yates / Reuters

Frank Lampard has insisted he remains fully committed to New York City and said he only ever joined Manchester City as a way of staying fit ahead of t(...)

Frank Lampard will join with NYCFC at the end of the premier League season.

Frank Lampard has moved to clarify the confusion over his move to New York City FC, issuing a statement in which he describes some of the speculation (...)

The Premier League says Manchester City have not broken any rules regarding Frank Lampard’s contract extension. Photograph:  Martin Rickett/PA

The Premier League says Manchester City have not broken any rules regarding Frank Lampard’s contract extension and that there is no agreement in place(...)