English Premiership

Leicester 1-6 Tottenham: Harry Kane bags four goals to take charge of Golden Boot race


Ruthless Harry Kane struck four goals as Tottenham dismantled Leicester 6-1. The England forward’s haul moved him two ahead of Romelu Lukaku in the race for the Premier League’s golden boot with 26 goals ahead of Sunday’s season-finale at Hull. Son Heung-min also scored twice at the King Power Stadium as Spurs continued to shrug off any disappointment following Chelsea’s ...

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Diving bans: Football Association approves retrospective action

Middlesbrough's Gaston Ramirez was shown a yellow card for simulation at Bournemouth - before picking up a second and being sent off (Image credit: Getty Images)

Players who dive in English football will face bans from next season under new Football Association regulations. Under the new rules, passed by the governing body at its annual general meeting on Thursday, a panel will review footage from the weekend each Monday looking for cases of simulation. Any player unanimously found guilty of diving would be given a suspension. ...

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Southampton 0-0 Manchester United: Sergio Romero ensures Red Devils avoid third straight Premier League defeat


Southampton struggled to relieve the pressure building on manager Claude Puel after an under-strength Manchester United held them to a 0-0 home draw. Saints chairman Ralph Krueger has refused to offer assurances surrounding the Frenchman’s future despite him leading them to the brink of an eighth-placed finish and this partly demonstrated why. Puel’s future is to be discussed at the ...

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Watford manager Walter Mazzarri to leave after final match of season

Watford manager Walter Mazzarri will leave after their final game of the season. (Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA)

Manager Walter Mazzarri is to leave Watford after Sunday’s final game of the season at home to Manchester City. The 55-year-old Italian was in charge of the Hornets, who are 16th in the Premier League, for less than a year. Watford chairman Scott Duxbury said Mazzarri’s departure was confirmed after the board discussed “future goals and aspirations” with him. “It ...

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Benitez gives green light for Atsu transfer

Christian Atsu

Ghana and Chelsea winger Christian Atsu might finally be on his way permanently to Newcastle following reports that Magpies boss Rafa Benitez has finally instructed the club to begin processes to secure his signature. This was revealed by Newcastle based reporter Lee Ryder who also works for the club as a multimedia journalist. Understand that Christian Atsu deal is very ...

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Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 Manchester United: Spurs bow out of White Hart Lane with a victory to secure second place


Tottenham bid a victorious farewell to White Hart Lane after 118 years as Mauricio Pochettino’s side outmanoeuvred Manchester United. Soon the ground opened in 1899 will be fully engulfed by the structure next door, with impressive progress on Spurs’ stunning new home set to accelerate after this 2,533rd and final match. The stadium points to a future as bright as ...

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