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Pep Guardiola: Man City boss expects Premier League top-four battle

Pep Guardiola: Man City boss expects Premier League top-four battle

Media playback is not supported on this device Champions League qualification harder in England – Guardiola Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes the race to finish in the Premier League’s top four will go to the last day of the season. City moved above Liverpool and into third place on goal difference thanks to Saturday’s […]

Hull hover above drop zone with Sunderland loss

Hull hover above drop zone with Sunderland loss

Billy Jones netted only his second goal in Sunderland colours Hull suffered a first home defeat under Marco Silva at the most inopportune moment as their survival bid was hampered by relegated Sunderland. The hosts created several chances, only for Lazar Markovic and Abel Hernandez – most notably – to be denied by impressive away […]

Man City put five past Palace to go third

Man City put five past Palace to go third

Vincent Kompany has netted two goals in his last four Premier League games, as many as in his previous 43. Manchester City strengthened their grip on a top-four finish with a convincing win over Crystal Palace that moves them above Liverpool and into third place on goal difference. David Silva opened the scoring inside two […]

Bournemouth & Stoke both safe with draw

Bournemouth & Stoke both safe with draw

Lys Mousset (centre right) inadvertently heads past his own keeper Artur Boruc Bournemouth and Stoke both secured their Premier League status following a well-fought game at Vitality Stadium. The draw, coupled with Hull’s 2-0 defeat at Sunderland, ensured both sides will remain in the top flight. Stoke took the lead in the 33rd minute when […]

Burnley draw with West Brom despite Vokes double

Burnley draw with West Brom despite Vokes double

Sam Vokes had the only shot on target in the first half Sam Vokes scored a late equaliser to edge Burnley closer to Premier League survival and deny West Brom their first win since 18 March. Vokes headed in five minutes from time, having earlier taken advantage of great work from Ashley Barnes to put […]

Leicester make light work of Watford in 3-0 win

Leicester make light work of Watford in 3-0 win

Wilfred Ndidi’s goal was his third for Leicester after his £14m move from Genk in January Leicester City guaranteed their Premier League survival with a deserved home victory over struggling Watford. The 2015-16 champions took the lead when Wilfred Ndidi blasted in from 10 yards out after the Hornets had failed to clear Danny Drinkwater’s […]

Title race difficult but not over – Pochettino

Title race difficult but not over – Pochettino

Media playback is not supported on this device Title race is not over – Pochettino Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is yet to concede the title to Chelsea, but admits it will be “difficult” for his side after defeat at West Ham. Spurs remain four points behind Chelsea after Manuel Lanzini’s goal gave the Hammers a […]

Tottenham defeat leaves Chelsea two wins from title

Tottenham defeat leaves Chelsea two wins from title

Lanzini scored his eighth goal of the season Tottenham’s pursuit of Premier League leaders Chelsea was dealt a big blow as Manuel Lanzini’s fierce finish earned victory for London rivals West Ham. Spurs could have narrowed the gap to a point with victory at London Stadium, but were well below par as the Hammers helped […]

Muntari ban for protesting against abuse is overturned

Muntari ban for protesting against abuse is overturned

Sulley Muntari has had spells with Portsmouth and Sunderland Sulley Muntari has had the one-match ban he received after protesting against racist abuse overturned. The Pescara midfielder left the field after being booked in Sunday’s Serie A game at Cagliari for complaining of being abused. The Italian Football Federation said it had considered the “particular […]

Man Utd’s Ibrahimovic second on sport rich list

Man Utd’s Ibrahimovic second on sport rich list

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is currently out with a knee injury Manchester United’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic has entered the list of the richest sportsmen in the UK in second spot, behind 2016 leader Lewis Hamilton. The Swedish striker is included in the list of top-earning athletes in Britain after joining United last July. With a fortune of £110m, […]