Stoke fans confront players after heavy defeat at Spurs

Stoke players were confronted by angry fans at the town’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 address their slump in form. Stoke are three points above relegation and…

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Man City celebrations 'not to blame' for derby row

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 League leaders won the game 2-1 to go 11 points clear at…

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Liverpool's Salah wins BBC African Footballer of the Year award

Media playback is not supported on this device Egyptian Mohamed Salah has been voted BBC African Footballer of the Year for 2017. Following a record number of votes, the Liverpool star won ahead of Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Guinean Naby Keita, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Nigeria’s Victor Moses. “I am very happy to win this…

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

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 Porto. Holders Real Madrid will face Paris St-Germain. A record five English teams…

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Mourinho has water & milk thrown at him during tunnel row

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho had water and milk thrown at him in a row following Manchester City’s derby win at Old Trafford. United were upset at what they viewed as an excessive City reaction to Sunday’s 2-1 win, which sent them 11 points clear at the top of the table. City’s players celebrated with…

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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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Rooney penalty earns Everton point at Liverpool

Captain Wayne Rooney scored a 77th-minute penalty as Everton came from behind to earn a draw against a dominant Liverpool side in the Merseyside derby at Anfield. Mohamed Salah’s sublime curling finish from an angle towards the end of the first half was deserved reward for the command shown by Jurgen Klopp’s in-form side. Sadio…

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Premier League results: Tottenham score five, West Ham beat Chelsea

David Moyes recorded his first win as West Ham boss at Chelsea’s expense, Tottenham hammered Stoke 5-1 and Swansea climbed off the bottom of the Premier League table. Marko Arnautovic’s first Hammers goal was enough to give Moyes a victory in his fifth game since taking over at London Stadium. Chelsea boss Antonio Conte said…

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Why Lukaku could be 'most important player' in Manchester derby

Manchester United v Manchester City Date: 10 December, 2017 Time: 16:30 GMT Venue: Old Trafford Coverage: BBC Radio 5 live commentary plus live text updates online Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku could be the most important player on the pitch in Sunday’s Manchester derby, says ex-England player Owen Hargreaves. After joining United from Everton for £75m…

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Late Perez own goal sees Leicester win at Newcastle

Leicester won a third successive Premier League match as Ayoze Perez’s own goal gave them victory in a thrilling encounter with Newcastle. The Spanish striker made his decisive contribution with four minutes to go, poking the ball into his own net as he tried to prevent Shinji Okazaki scoring. The Foxes had made a terrible…

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