Mar 13, 2013 17:45 EDT
A first-half header from Nigerian centre-back Danny Shittu gave Millwall a 1-0 win at Blackburn Rovers on Wednesday that set up an FA Cup semi-final at Wembley against Wigan Athletic.
Jul 03, 2012 15:49 EDT
Portugal striker Nuno Gomes has signed for Blackburn Rovers on a free transfer, the English club confirmed on Tuesday.
Apr 21, 2012 02:59 EDT
Manager Alan Pardew insists the pressure is off Newcastle in their unlikely bid to qualify for the Champions League.
Jan 21, 2012 12:50 EST
Clint Dempsey bagged a hat-trick as Fulham dented Newcastle's push for a top four finish with a 5-2 victory at Craven Cottage on Saturday.
Jan 16, 2012 00:42 EST
QPR manager Mark Hughes admits he is planning a series of signings during the January transfer window as he tries to lift his struggling side out of the Premier League relegation zone.
Jan 15, 2012 13:06 EST
Arsenal lost ground in the race to secure a top-four finish as the Gunners slumped to a surprise 3-2 defeat against Swansea City, while Mark Hughes' debut as QPR boss ended in a 1-0 loss at Newcastle United on Sunday.
Jan 15, 2012 10:48 EST
Mark Hughes's debut as QPR manager ended in disappointment as Leon Best gave Newcastle a 1-0 victory at St James' Park on Sunday.
Oct 22, 2011 12:50 EDT
Newcastle maintained their dream start to the season as Frenchman Yohan Cabaye's first goal for the club handed them a 1-0 victory over Wigan at St James Park.
Oct 16, 2011 13:17 EDT
Shola Ameobi came off the bench to rescue Newcastle's unbeaten record as the Magpies twice came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw against Tottenham at St James' Park on Sunday.
Sep 24, 2011 17:16 EDT
Manchester United dropped their first Premier League points of the season on Saturday after Peter Crouch's first goal for Stoke secured a 1-1 draw at the Britannia Stadium.
Sep 24, 2011 12:59 EDT
Senegal international Demba Ba opened his goalscoring account for Newcastle with a hat-trick as the Magpies extended their unbeaten start to the season with a 3-1 win over Blackburn.
Sep 19, 2011 07:13 EDT
Africans blazed a goal trail around Europe at the weekend with Ivorian Arouna Kone snatching the Levante goal that sent the superstars of Real Madrid tumbling to defeat.
Sep 17, 2011 20:52 EDT
Aston Villa manager Alex McLeish has demanded his players become more ruthless after seeing them held to a fourth draw in five Premier League matches.
Sep 17, 2011 14:55 EDT
Leon Best denied Gabriel Agbonlahor the perfect end to his 200th Aston Villa start as Newcastle earned a 1-1 draw at Villa Park on Saturday to preserve both teams' unbeaten records.
Sep 17, 2011 12:21 EDT
Arsenal's miserable start to the Premier League season suffered another setback on Saturday as two second-half own goals handed Blackburn an upset 4-3 victory at Ewood Park.
Aug 29, 2011 07:05 EDT
Record four-time African Footballer of the Year Samuel Eto'o came off the bench to salvage a point for new club Anzhi Makhachkala in the Russian Premier League at the weekend.
Aug 28, 2011 13:50 EDT
Manchester United swept to a magnificent 8-2 victory over 10-man Arsenal as the champions produced the perfect response after Manchester City had underlined their title credentials with a 5-1 rout of Tottenham earlier on Sunday.
Aug 28, 2011 10:55 EDT
Newcastle striker Leon Best bagged a clinical double to fire his side to a 2-1 victory over Fulham at St James' Park on Sunday.
Mar 24, 2011 14:18 EDT
Republic of Ireland boss Giovanni Trapattoni has been hit by a fresh injury blow with the news Thursday that Seamus Coleman has been forced to withdraw from the squad through injury.
Mar 05, 2011 14:40 EST
Arsenal blew the chance to reduce Manchester United's lead at the top of the Premier League to just one point after being held to a 0-0 draw at home to Sunderland on Saturday.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Full name||Leon Julian Best|
|Date of birth||19 September 1986|
|Place of birth||Nottingham, England|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Current club||Coventry City|
→ Queens Park Rangers (loan)
→ Sheffield Wednesday (loan)
→ Sheffield Wednesday (loan)
→ Bournemouth (loan)
→ Yeovil Town (loan)
|Republic of Ireland U21|
Republic of Ireland
1 Senior club appearances and goals