- 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...
- Mon Apr 23 10:34 PM
• Teenager with severely reduced mobility able to join heroes • ‘It was a once-in-a-lifetime moment, ’ says his mother A 14-year-old Everton fan, Jack McLinden, became part of Premier League history on Monday, serving as a “remote” match-day mascot for the game against Newcastle United with the a...
- Mon Apr 23 10:34 PM
There was one banner calling on Sam Allardyce to go at Goodison Park but the Everton manager was spared further hostility as Theo Walcott
’s clinical finish delivered a valuable home win. Those wishing to express their distrust in the former England manager may have to make do with a club survey f...
- Mon Apr 23 7:08 PM
Updates from the 8pm kick-off at Goodison Park Allardyce calls on Everton owner to clarify his future Email Simon.Burnton@theguardian.com . Tweet @Simon_Burnton 5.38pm BST Hello world! The league is a method of adding meaning to a series of individual football matches that, but for the framework...
- Sun Apr 22 11:33 PM
• Manager warns he cannot always perform ‘miracles’ every year • Club expected to finish in the top half despite inexperienced squad Rafael
Benítez has warned Mike Ashley that the Newcastle United owner should not expect him to perform “miracles” every season and made it clear he will need convin...
- Sun Apr 22 9:31 AM
Benítez’s in-form Newcastle can leapfrog Everton with a fifth consecutive league victory. The onus will be on Jonjo Shelvey
to show the watching Gareth Southgate that he is worth considering, and trusting, for a late inclusion in England’s World Cup squad. For Sam Allardyce, the visit of h...