Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson exchanges words with James McArthur of Crystal Palace during the  Premier League match  at the King Power Stadium. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

It must go down as one of the stranger days in Nigel Pearson’s managerial career, spent watching a Canadian folk band in the local pub while his job a(...)

Southampton’s Dutch manager Ronald Koeman congratulates defender Ryan Bertrand after the victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

Nigel Adkins was not happy. His team had lost 2-0 on Merseyside and he had an issue with one of his best young forwards whose head, Adkins explained, (...)

Aston Villa’s Gabriel Agbonlahor scores against QPR during the Premier League clash at Villa Park. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA

Christian Benteke eased Aston Villa’s relegation fears and pushed bottom-placed (...)

Gabby Agbonlahor scores against Reading for Aston Villa. Photograph: Paul Hackett/Reuters

Premier League round-up: Aston Villa and QPR picked up victories on a crucial day for the sides near the bottom of the Premier League table. (...)