English Premiership

Watford 4-1 Chelsea: Conte facing the sack as Blues are routed in Hertfordshire


Antonio Conte’s future as Chelsea boss was cast into further doubt as his 10 men were thrashed 4-1 by Watford on Monday night. The Blues, who lost 3-0 at home to Bournemouth last week, were poor again at Vicarage Road and had Tiemoue Bakayoko sent off inside half an hour. Troy Deeney scored a penalty in the closing stages of the first half but Chelsea stayed in the ...

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Harry Kane: Tottenham striker says he ‘felt contact’ to win penalty at Liverpool

Harry Kane missed his first penalty against Liverpool, before scoring the equaliser with his second (Image credit: EPA)

Tottenham striker Harry Kane says Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk was wrong to claim he dived to win a penalty during Sunday’s 2-2 draw at Anfield. Kane was brought down six minutes from time at Anfield by goalkeeper Loris Karius, who saved the spot-kick. Defender Van Dijk, who later conceded an injury-time penalty Kane converted, said: “You see him diving clearly.” But ...

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Liverpool 2-2 Tottenham: Harry Kane rescues Spurs with landmark goal


Harry Kane scored his 100th Premier League goal as his last-gasp penalty rescued a 2-2 draw for Tottenham at Liverpool in a game that had a staggering conclusion. Kane saw his controversial 87th-minute spot-kick saved and that looked to prove costly when Mohamed Salah lit up Anfield with a sensational individual effort moments into added-on time. But Kane was given the chance to atone ...

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Burnley 1-1 Manchester City: Raheem Sterling’s shocking miss proves costly as Premier League leaders held


Johann Berg Gudmundsson earned battling Burnley a point against Manchester City at Turf Moor. The Icelandic midfielder turned home Matthew Lowton’s cross eight minutes from time to deny the Premier League leaders a 23rd win of the season. Danilo had given the visitors the lead midway through the first half with a magnificent long-range strike. City wasted a series of opportunities to double their lead, with Raheem Sterling missing an open ...

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Arsenal 5-1 Everton: Aaron Ramsey hat-trick helps Gunners to crushing Premier League victory over Sam Allardyce’s men


Aaron Ramsey hit a hat-trick to leave Arsenal fans in dreamland as both Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang shone in a comfortable 5-1 win over Everton. Aubameyang joined from Borussia Dortmund on deadline day for a club-record fee, uniting with his former team-mate Mkhitaryan who had come in earlier in the window from Manchester United in a swap deal for Alexis Sanchez. Ramsey would ...

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Premier League round-up: Sanchez scores first Man United goal, West Ham’s woes continue with Brighton defeat


A first Manchester United goal for Alexis Sanchez, a five-goal thriller at the Hawthorns, and some spectacular strikes – it’s been another thrilling Saturday in the Premier League! Here’s what happened in the 3pm kick-offs… Bournemouth 2-1 Stoke City Substitutes Josh King and Lys Mousset struck second-half goals as in-form Bournemouth came from behind to inflict a first defeat on ...

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Thoughts from the Studio: Burnley’s poetic defending


Claret Art The ginger coloured beard and hair is hard to hide when one peers in the direction of the Burnley dug out and even harder it is to ignore the philosophy the man Sean Dyche has ingrained into this Burnley set up. Roll back the clock a few seasons and the title of the most difficult team to play ...

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Burnley battle back to earn point against Man City


Johann Berg Gudmundsson’s late equaliser for Burnley denied Manchester City victory for only the fourth time in the Premier League this season as Pep Guardiola’s side paid the price for missing a host of chances. City took the lead through a long-range Danilo strike but failed to turn their dominance into further goals. Raheem Sterling was guilty of their worst ...

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Premier League round-up: Spurs make light work of Man United, Chelsea embarrassed by Bournemouth


talkSPORT’s round-up of Wednesday’s Premier League action Chelsea 0-3 Bournemouth Bournemouth scored three goals in 16 remarkable second-half minutes to record a sensational 3-0 victory against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday evening. Callum Wilson opened the scoring for the visitors shortly after the interval before Junior Stanislas doubled their lead with 64 minutes on the clock. Former Chelsea defender ...

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