Frank Lampard feels refereeing error cost Everton chance to end relegation fears

FRANK LAMPARD CLAIMED a refereeing mistake cost Everton the chance to end the threat of relegation hanging over them as they twice blew a lead and finished with nine men in a 3-2 home defeat to Brentford. Knowing a win would have made them safe after Leeds could only draw with Brighton, Everton responded to … Read more

What Everton defeat and late Leeds goal mean for Premier League relegation fight

Everton, Leeds United and Burnley are locked in an intense battle to avoid relegation from the Premier League which will go down to the very last day of the season Video Loading Video Unavailable The video will auto-play soon8Cancel Play now In pictures: Tottenham v Burnley The scrap to avoid relegation from the Premier League … Read more

Everton vs Brentford live: Score and latest updates from the Premier League

When the coach carrying the Brentford team drives down Goodison Road ahead of Sunday’s game against Everton, the players on board are in for a surprise. All along the street that abuts Everton’s stadium, thousands of local fans will be waving flags, lighting pyrotechnics, chanting and shouting. Right round the ground it will be like … Read more

Man City keep title fate in their own hands with dramatic comeback draw at West Ham

MANCHESTER CITY STAGED a thrilling fightback from two goals down to keep the destiny of the Premier League title in their hands, but Riyad Mahrez’s late penalty miss forced the leaders to settle for a dramatic 2-2 draw at West Ham on Sunday. Pep Guardiola’s side were in danger of gifting second placed Liverpool a … Read more

West Ham vs Man City, Premier League clockwatch live: score and latest updates from 2pm kick-offs

Pep Guardiola will target further signings following the arrival of Erling Haaland and wants players with the mentality for an era of dominance in the Premier League. Manchester City are actively seeking reinforcements this summer, with a defensive midfielder to replace Fernandinho one of the priorities after sealing the £51 million deal for striker Haaland. Given … Read more

What Man United can learn from the reawakening of another European football giant

OF ALL the big European clubs, Ajax have had one of the more interesting trajectories in recent years. Steeped in the history of the game, Wednesday’s win over Heerenveen saw them claim a 36th Eredivisie title since they were established back in 1900. Their golden period remains the early 1970s when a Johan Cruyff-inspired side … Read more

Antonio Conte tells Mikel Arteta to stop complaining

ANTONIO CONTE has told Mikel Arteta to stop complaining and focus on his team after the Arsenal manager appeared to blame the referee for a heavy north London derby defeat at Tottenham. The visitors knew victory at the home of their rivals would seal a return to Champions League football but they capitulated and slipped … Read more

Former Man United defender Gibson has dementia

FORMER MANCHESTER United and Aston Villa defender Colin Gibson revealed on Wednesday that he is suffering from dementia. Gibson, who played for United from 1985 to 1990, was diagnosed with the disease in November 2021. The 62-year-old first showed signs of dementia in 2016 but still works as a match-day host for Leicester, another of … Read more

Tottenham pick up big win over Arsenal as Son closes in on Salah

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Jamie Vardy gets back on the goalscoring trail for Leicester against dismal Norwich

Brendan Rodgers has come under renewed scrutiny from supporters in recent weeks, so this was a result he needed ahead of this summer’s overhaul. Leicester could still secure a top-ten finish after Jamie Vardy’s first goals at the King Power Stadium since November 28 set his team on their way to a deserved victory. It … Read more