English Premiership

Lukaku’s 11-minute hat-trick sinks Sunderland


Romelu Lukaku ended a long goalscoring drought when he fired an 11-minute hat–trick to give Everton a 3-0 victory at Sunderland. The 23-year-old scored his first goals for the Toffees since March – a run of 13 games – which followed his Belgium double in the recent international break. The three points moves Ronald Koeman’s undefeated men up to third in the ...

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Man Utd paid sacked Louis van Gaal & coaches £8.4m compensation

Louis van Gaal (right, with goalkeeper David de Gea) lifted the FA Cup with United before his sacking in May

Manchester United paid out £8.4m to former boss Louis van Gaal and his coaches after they were sacked in May. United are also understood to have written off £6.7m on ex-Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger. They have not said the sum relates to the midfielder but it is understood he was only named in their domestic squad because of Premier League ...

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Crystal Palace defender is airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a horror car crash

This is the scene after a crash believed to have involved Crystal Palace defender Pape Souare

A Premier League footballer is understood to have been airlifted to hospital following a horrific road crash. Crystal Palace defender Pape Souare is believed to have been involved in the crash on the M4 near Heathrow Airport, west London yesterday. Photos from the scene show a Mercedes G63 believed to belong to Souare mangled on the motorway‘s central reservation. Souare ...

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Man United 1-2 Man City: Guardiola triumphs in first Manchester derby


After all the talk, the Manchester derby delivered a thrilling encounter as Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola squared off against each other in the Premier League for the first time. In the end, it was Guardiola and Manchester City who came away with three points, and the bragging rights, as they claimed a 2-1 victory at Old Trafford. Strikes from ...

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Eric Bailly is Man United Player of the Month of August


Eric Bailly is the convincing winner of Manchester United’s first Player of the Month award for the new season. The Ivory Coast international has made an instant impact at old trafford and earned the Man-Of-The-Match accolade in three of the Reds’ four games last month, only missing out when Zlatan Ibrahimovic was star man in the 2-0 win over Southampton. ...

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Manchester United have edge over Manchester City, says Dwight Yorke


Manchester United hold the advantage ahead of Saturday’s derby with Manchester City, according to Dwight Yorke. All eyes will be on Old Trafford this weekend as United and City – and their respective managers Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola – renew their rivalry live on Sky Sports. And, speaking ahead of the eagerly-anticipated clash, former Old Trafford favourite Yorke believes ...

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Amartey ready for Anfield test on Saturday

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 27: Daniel Amartey of Leicester City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Swansea City at the King Power Stadium on August 27th , 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom.  (Photo by Plumb Images/Leicester City FC via Getty Images)

Ghana’s Daniel Amartey says he is prepared to be at his best for Leicester City as they travel to play against Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday. Amartey has been given more opportunities to play for the Foxes this season after the departure of N’Golo Kante to Chelsea in the summer and he is willing to use his abilities in both ...

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Christian Eriksen signs new contract at White Hart Lane


Christian Eriksen has signed a contract extension with Tottenham, the Premier League club announced on Tuesday. The 24-year-old Denmark midfielder has committed himself to Spurs until 2020. Eriksen, signed from Dutch club Ajax in August 2013, said in an interview with Spurs TV posted on the club’s official Twitter feed: “There is a great future at this place and I ...

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Bastian Schweinsteiger left out of Manchester United’s Europa League squad by Jose Mourinho


Bastian Schweinsteiger has been left out of Manchester United’s squad for the Europa League group stage. The World Cup-winning Germany star has been completely frozen out at Old Trafford since Jose Mourinho’s arrival as manager. He has yet to feature in any of Mourinho’s squads this season and the Portuguese has admitted it will be “very difficult” to give the ...

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