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Stoke fans confront players after heavy defeat at Spurs

Stoke fans confront players after heavy defeat at Spurs

Stoke players (in blue tracksuits) are surrounded by fans at Stoke station. Stoke players were confronted by angry fans at the city’s railway station as they travelled home from their 5-1 defeat by Tottenham at Wembley, says manager Mark Hughes. Hughes wants his players to use the supporters’ fury as motivation as they seek to […]

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Premier League stats: Harry Kane closes in on Alan Shearer record

Premier League stats: Harry Kane closes in on Alan Shearer record

Harry Kane heads in his first goal for Tottenham against Stoke on Saturday More goals than Cristiano Ronaldo, more goals than Neymar, more even than West Brom and Crystal Palace – Harry Kane is having a stellar 2017. The Tottenham striker’s sparkling form in front of goal this calendar year continued on Saturday as he […]

Marvin Zeegelaar: Watford defender’s red card appeal rejected

Marvin Zeegelaar: Watford defender’s red card appeal rejected

Marvin Zeegelaar joined Watford from Sporting Lisbon for £2.75m Watford defender Marvin Zeegelaar has had his appeal against the red card he received at Burnley on Saturday rejected. The 27-year-old was dismissed for a two-footed challenge on Steven Defour in the Hornets’ 1-0 defeat at Turf Moor. The Dutchman will miss the club’s festive fixtures […]

Man City celebrations ‘not to blame’ for derby row

Man City celebrations ‘not to blame’ for derby row

Manchester City players and staff celebrate their derby win at Old Trafford Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright rejected claims that Manchester City over-celebrated Sunday’s derby win and played down the post-match row. United boss Jose Mourinho had milk thrown at him outside the Old Trafford dressing rooms after objecting to City’s post-match celebrations. The Premier […]

Chelsea face Barca, Spurs v Juve in Champions League last 16

Chelsea face Barca, Spurs v Juve in Champions League last 16

Real Madrid beat Juventus 4-1 to lift the Champions League trophy last season Chelsea have been drawn against Barcelona in the last 16 of the Champions League, while Tottenham will face Italian champions Juventus. Premier League leaders Manchester City will play Switzerland’s Basel, Manchester United face La Liga side Sevilla and Liverpool take on Portugal’s […]

Mourinho has water & milk thrown at him during post-derby row

Mourinho has water & milk thrown at him during post-derby row

Manchester City’s players celebrated in front of their fans at full-time Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho had water and milk thrown at him and Manchester City coach Mikel Arteta suffered a cut head during a post-match row. United were upset at what they viewed as an excessive City reaction to Sunday’s 2-1 win at Old […]

Man City streets ahead of everyone & fight is now for top four – Shearer analysis

Man City streets ahead of everyone & fight is now for top four – Shearer analysis

There are still five months of the season to go, but the title race is over – I do not see anyone stopping Manchester City from winning the Premier League now. It was not just the result the leaders got at Old Trafford on Sunday that was significant, it was the way they got it […]

Man Utd’s title hopes ‘probably’ over after loss to ‘lucky’ City – Mourinho

Man Utd’s title hopes ‘probably’ over after loss to ‘lucky’ City – Mourinho

Media playback is not supported on this device Man Utd 1-2 Man City: The referee made a mistake – Jose Mourinho Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said his side’s title hopes are “probably” over because referee Michael Oliver failed to award them a penalty in their 2-1 loss to “lucky” Manchester City. Pep Guardiola’s team […]

Who strikes the ball as cleanly as Tiger Woods? Garth’s team of the week

Who strikes the ball as cleanly as Tiger Woods? Garth’s team of the week

What a huge weekend of football and what a massive result for Manchester City. The league leaders moved 11 points clear with a 2-1 win at their closest challengers Manchester United. In Sunday’s other derby, Liverpool were pegged back by Everton thanks to Wayne Rooney’s penalty, much to manager Jurgen Klopp’s displeasure. Arsenal and Chelsea […]

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