Ferguson cannot go on forever and the fact that his birthday coincided with the end of another year somehow increases its significance.
Leaders Manchester United were held to a draw for the first time in the Premier League this season.
Is there a repressed striker in the unconscious mind of Russian oligarch and Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich?
Man City captain Vincent Kompany will be fit to lead his side in their Premier League match at Wigan Athletic, first-team coach David Platt has said.
Chelsea striker, Fernando Torres says he is more mature and focused and owes a debt of gratitude to Liverpool, writes Sid Lowe.
At this time of the year, it can feel as if the football programme is packed with rehearsals while the true drama lies weeks or months ahead.
Mikel Arteta will miss the rest of Arsenal's season with an ankle ligament injury he sustained during his team's 2-1 defeat to Wigan.
Gareth Bale, Tottenham Hotspurs's flying winger, has set his sights on getting the North Londoners back into the Uefa Champions League.
As Fabrice Muamba recovers in hospital, the Premier League has been prompted to see if medical tests for soccer player can be improved.
Manchester City will have the chance to revive their bid for the Premier League title as the soccer fraternity continues to wish Fabrice Muamba well.
Arsenal winger Theo Walcott has received praise from manager Arsene Wenger after providing the two assists needed to beat Newcastle.
Theo Walcott struck twice as Arsenal staged a remarkable comeback to beat London rivals Tottenham Hotspur 5-2 and reclaim a place in the top four.
Arsenal captain Robin van Persie says contract talks with the Gunners are on hold until the end of the season.
Arsene Wenger promised the Premier League would see a stronger, tighter, more confident Arsenal after they ran roughshod over London rivals Chelsea.
Manchester City star Carlos Tévez on Wednesday denied refusing to come off the substitutes bench during his team's Champions League defeat.
Stoke City striker Kenwyne Jones hit a stoppage-time equaliser to rescue a 1-1 draw against 10-man Norwich City at Carrow Road.
Police were out in force in London on Saturday in a bid to prevent any repeat of England's worst riots in decades, which left five people dead.
Arsenal slumped to a 3-1 defeat against Stoke on Sunday, all but extinguishing the Gunners' faint Premier League title hopes.
Manchester City's Carlos Tevez is facing Wembley heartache after manager Roberto Mancini revealed the striker has suffered a damaged hamstring.