- Mon Apr 30 8:44 AM
The Gaëtan Bong/Jay Rodriguez
story takes another ugly turn, and Mark Hughes tries to summon the spirit of ‘99 On they go, refusing even to the consider the possibility of lowering their untouchable standards. Manchester City were at their elegant best against West Ham and the way they have perfo...
- Mon Apr 30 8:01 AM
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- Sat Apr 28 5:52 PM
As job auditions go it was pretty convincing. Darren Moore may have taken charge at West Brom far too late to prevent a relegation merely awaiting mathematical confirmation but the caretaker has breathed new life into a team who had lost their way under first Tony Pulis and then Alan Pardew. Admi...
- Fri Apr 27 9:58 PM
• Leicester 23-25 Newcastle • Hogg‘s late leaves Tigers’ play-off hopes hanging by a thread Leicester’s 14-year marriage with the play-offs has reached the divorce court after Newcastle, who were 10 points behind with 11 minutes to go, scored a try through their No 8 Ally Hogg with the final play...
- Fri Apr 27 5:21 PM
Innovative England centre-forward who was top scorer and captain when Chelsea won their first league title in 1955 Roy Bentley, who has died aged 93, became the first deep-lying centre-forward in English football, in the style of the Hungarian Nándor Hidegkuti . His inspired wanderings – now drop...
- Fri Apr 27 4:24 PM
Darren Moore has presided over the collection of five points from three games since assuming caretaker charge of West Brom but he could still see his side’s long inevitable relegation confirmed on Saturday night. Meanwhile Rafa Benítez has announced that talks over his future on Tyneside are unde...
- Fri Apr 27 3:30 PM
Everton, following their win against in-form Newcastle, travel to Huddersfield and are eyeing a second successive win. David Wagner’s side, six points above the relegation zone, have taken 25 from a maximum 35 points at home this season, in comparison to Everton’s 12 from 45 on the road. Gylfi Si...
- Fri Apr 27 11:07 AM
It’s once again time to appreciate the most incompetent teams in the Premier League, from those who throw the ball straight to opposition to goalkeepers who can’t keep goal Welcome to the Guardian’s fourth annual index of ineptitude, its directory of disappointment and catalogue of clumsiness. To...