Golan Lodge, with Jack Kennedy up, left, jumps the last on their way to winning the Coral.ie  Maiden Hurdle at Leopardstwon. Photo: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

‘He has very little mileage on the clock,” said Ted Walsh. “He’s like a car you brought home and stood on blocks for three years.” In that sense, th(...)

Sadio Mané is the scorer of the fastest Premier League hat-trick and there is ample time for the 23-year-old to get even better. Photograph: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

As Sadio Mané took his place in the away dugout at Carrow Road on Saturday, he would have found it worthwhile to spend a few moments reflecting on how(...)

Ronald Koeman has said Southampton need to spend money if they can’t retain their best players. Photograph: Afp

It has happened for the previous two summers and Ronald Koeman is no fool. The Southampton manager knows it will happen again next summer. There might(...)

Rickie Lambert of West Brom celebrates as his shot deflects off Winston Reid of West Ham for an equalising goal. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

A game of two faces from West Bromwich Albion ended with a share of the points as the visitors staged an uncharacteristic second-half turnaroun(...)

Rickie Lambert, James McClean and Claudio Yacob celebrate after West Ham’s Winston Reid scored an own goal. Photograph: Andrew Couldridge/Reuters

West Ham 1 West Brom 1 A game of two faces from West Bromwich Albion ended with a share of the points, as the visitors staged an uncharact(...)

Crystal Palace’s Damien Delaney exchanges words with Manchester United’s Ander Herrera during the Premier League match at Selhurst Park. Photograph:  Anthony Devlin/PA

Crystal Palace 0 Manchester United 0 Manchester United lost ground in the race for the Premier League title with a 0-0 draw at Crystal Palace that cou(...)

French midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin (left) joined Manchester United from Southampton during the summer. Photograph: Getty.

PAUL DOYLE Southampton v Manchester United Sunday, 4pm, St Marys Sky Sports 1 Ronald Koeman has called on Southampton fans to give a warm welcome(...)

Ronald Koeman brings his Southampton team into Europa League action tonight. Photograph: Christopher Lee/Getty Images

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman has said his squad will take time to gel this season after a busy transfer window that saw a number of key players (...)

 Vincent Kompany scores  Manchester City’s  third goal during the  Premier League match against  West Brom  at The Hawthorns. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

West Brom 0 Manchester City 3 These are only the embryonic stages of the new Premier League season so perhaps there should be a note of caution attach(...)

Rickie Lambert will undergo a medical at West Bromwich Albion as he looks to move from Liverpool where he failed to live up to expectations. Photo: Andrew Powell/Getty Images

West Brom have completed the signing of Rickie Lambert on a two-year-contract after swiftly concluding negotiations for the Liverpool striker. It’s un(...)