David Silva has had nine knee injuries since joining Manchester City in 2010. Photograph: Getty Images.

David Silva has flown to Spain for treatment from the national team’s medical department on his injured ankle, with Manchester City hopeful he could (...)

Adam Johnson leaves Bradford Crown Court where he has pleaded guilty to grooming and sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl on the first day of his trial. Photograph:  Peter Byrne/PA Wire

England footballer Adam Johnson has been sacked by Premier League Sunderland after he admitted a charge of grooming and one of sexual activity with a (...)

Manchester United executive vice chairman Ed Woodward. Photograph:  Carl Recine/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

(...) a “soccer powerhouse”]. “I do think there will be more activity coming in the summer but it’s very(...)

Manchester United have yet to contact Jose Mourinho, and remain behind current manager Louis van Gaal. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Jose Mourinho would consider working outside of the Premier League in his next job, with the Portuguese yet to be contacted by Manchester United regar(...)

West Bromwich Albion’s  Darren Fletcher  vies with Peterborough United’s Irish midfielder Chris Forrester during the English FA Cup fourth round replay. Photograph:  Lindsay Parnaby/AFP/Getty Images

Peterborough United 1 West Bromich Albion 1 (AET; West Brom won 4-3 on penalties) West Bromwich Albion’s desire to ensure the final third of their se(...)

Leicester City chief executive Susan Whelan. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

It is that sort of business, but just as Claudio Ranieri and his Leicester City side of previous unknowns are taking the Premier League by storm this (...)

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has overseen an incredible season so far. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA.

Leicester City’s rapid counter-attacking game has bamboozled defences during a remarkable ascent to the Premier League summit but manager Claudio Rani(...)

Liverpool fans protest against high ticket prices during the  FA Cup  match against West Ham at Upton Park. Photograph:  Clive Rose/Getty Images

Liverpool’s owners have performed a U-turn on proposed ticket increases after apologising to fans for getting their plans wrong. Principal owner and (...)

England footballer Adam Johnson, 28, arrives at Bradford Crown Court, Bradford, where he is on trial accused of child sex charges. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

Sunderland winger Adam Johnson has pleaded guilty to one count of sexual activity with a child and one count of grooming. Johnson, 28, continues to d(...)

Leicester City’s English striker Jamie Vardy celebrates at the Etihad Stadium after the win over Manchester City. Photograph: Getty Images

Gary Lineker has suggested Leicester City’s title rivals Arsenal “nicked the wrong scout” after the man credited with helping to sign two of Claudio R(...)