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Football: Chelsea confident of new Terry deal

Chelsea are confident veteran defender John Terry will "amicably" agree a new contract in the near future, assistant coach Steve Holland said Friday. Former England centre-back Terry has reportedly been offered a new contract by the west London club but on half his current salary. However, Holland denied any talk of a tense atmosphere between the club and their 33-year-old stalwart, while suggesting two more senior players in England duo Frank Lampard and Ashley Cole were both on the brink of signing new deals as well.

Football: Moyes ready for United rebuild

David Moyes, the Manchester United manager, is poised to make a flying start to his major rebuilding job for the fallen champions after the end of this season. Moyes revealed Friday he was already "well into my planning" regarding new recruits as he nears the end of his difficult first season in charge, following the retirement of long-time manager Alex Ferguson. However, Moyes was acutely aware that the World Cup, which opens in Brazil halfway through June and lasts for a month, will impinge on his efforts to reinforce the squad.

Football: Liverpool trio in awards shortlist

Luis Suarez was one of three Liverpool players nominated Friday for England's Professional Footballers' Association player of the year award. The Uruguayan, the leading scorer in the Premier League so far this season, was joined on the shortlist Friday by team-mates Steven Gerrard and Daniel Sturridge, with all three men having played a key role in guiding Liverpool to the top of the table ahead of this weekend's matches. Also vying for the award are Chelsea forward Eden Hazard, Manchester City dynamo Yaya Toure and Southampton midfielder Adam Lallana.

Football: Liverpool trio in awards shortlist

Luis Suarez was one of three Liverpool players nominated Friday for England's Professional Footballers' Association player of the year award. The Uruguayan, the leading scorer in the Premier League so far this season, was joined on the shortlist Friday by team-mates Steven Gerrard and Daniel Sturridge, with all three men having played a key role in guiding Liverpool to the top of the table ahead of this weekend's matches. Also vying for the award are Chelsea forward Eden Hazard, Manchester City dynamo Yaya Toure and Southampton midfielder Adam Lallana.

Football: Howard signs new deal with Everton

Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard signed a contract extension on Thursday which will keep him at the Premier League club until 2018. Howard has been rewarded for another strong season which has seen the United States international produce a series of outstanding performances as the Toffees challenge for a Champions League place. The 35-year-old's previous deal has been extended by two years, ensuring he will remain at Goodison Park at least until the age of 39.

Football: Chelsea can cope with double bid, says Cech

Petr Cech insists Chelsea can cope with the demands of challenging for a Premier League and Champions League double as the Blues face Sunderland at the start of an eight-day period that could define their season. Jose Mourinho's side go into the latest round of Premier League matches in second place, two points behind leaders Liverpool. Victory at Stamford Bridge over bottom of the table Sunderland will ensure Chelsea increase the pressure on Liverpool, who travel to Norwich the following day.

Football: Martinez expects warm Goodison return for Moyes

Everton manager Roberto Martinez says David Moyes should expect a warm welcome when he returns to Goodison Park with Manchester United on Sunday. Moyes was in charge of the Toffees for 11 years before departing to replace Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford last summer, with Martinez succeeding him on Merseyside.

Football: Champs Celtic hog awards nominations

Champions Celtic dominated the shortlist for the Professional Footballers' Association Scotland Premiership player of the year award when the nominations were announced on Thursday. Three Celtic players, midfielder Kris Commons, goalkeeper Fraser Forster and defender Virgil van Dijk, made the list, with Kilmarnock striker Kris Boyd the only non-Hoops star named. Commons has netted 27 goals this season, while England goalkeeper Forster set a top-flight clean sheet record by going 1,256 minutes without conceding.

Football: Cardiff cry foul over Palace loss - report

Cardiff City have demanded the Premier League annul a 3-0 loss to Crystal Palace over allegations of cheating, the BBC said Thursday. Cardiff's lawyers allege in a five-page letter that Palace's sporting director Iain Moody tried to obtain information about the Welsh club's starting line-up before the game this month, the BBC said. Moody joined Palace after being sacked as Cardiff's head of recruitment in October. According to the BBC, Cardiff allege that Moody succeeded in discovering their line-up for the April 5 game, thereby breaching league rules.

Football: Cardiff cry foul over Palace loss - report

Cardiff City have demanded the Premier League annul a 3-0 loss to Crystal Palace over allegations of cheating, the BBC said Thursday. Cardiff's lawyers allege in a five-page letter that Palace's sporting director Iain Moody tried to obtain information about the Welsh club's starting line-up before the game this month, the BBC said. Moody joined Palace after being sacked as Cardiff's head of recruitment in October. According to the BBC, Cardiff allege that Moody succeeded in discovering their start line-up for the April 5 game, thereby breaching league rules.
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