Loic Remy’s second half strike saw Chelsea extend their lead at the top of the Premier League to eight points. Photograph: Afp

They got there in the end but Chelsea were made to exert themselves to maintain their dominant position in the Premier League title race after Thibau(...)

Poland international Arkadiusz Milik (centre) has come into his own after joining Ajax Amsterdam on loan from Bayer Leverkusen. Photograph: Reuters

He scored twice again last Saturday, Robert Lewandowski. Bayern Munich may have been 2-0 ahead at Werder Bremen, and on the way to Bayern’s sixth cons(...)

Gus Poyet has been fired as manager of Sunderland. Photograph: PA

Gus Poyet has parted company with Sunderland after the club decided to fast-forward plans to replace him in the summer.The Uruguayan’s sacking ends an(...)

Manchester United’s Dutch manager Louis van Gaal:  his side face an important home clash against Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

As a boy in the Netherlands, Louis van Gaal was seduced by Tottenham Hotspur’s white shirts, by the club’s double-winning campaign of 1961 and by the(...)

 Steve Bruce: “I’m delighted to have committed my future to the club — we have achieved a lot in the few years we have been here but this is just the beginning of the journey.”

Hull have announced manager Steve Bruce has agreed a new deal which will be signed in the next 24 hours.City used their official Twitter feed to confi(...)

Sunderland’s manager Gus Poyet in the stands during the Barclays Premier League match at the KC Stadium, Hull. Photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has been charged with improper conduct over his touchline confrontation with Hull counterpart Steve Bruce, the Football Asso(...)

Stoke City’s Stephen Ireland lies on the ground  after the tackle from Hull City’s Maynor Figueroa, which left him needing 12-15 stitches. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Steve Bruce has hit back at Stoke City after a gory picture emerged of a bloody gash in Stephen Ireland’s leg following a challenge by Maynor Figueroa(...)

James Milner’s late free kick rescued a point for Manchester City as they drew 1-1 at home to Hull. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Manchester City 1 Hull City 1Substitute James Milner struck a superb injury-time free-kick as lacklustre champions Manchester City rescued a point wit(...)

Newcastle United’s English striker Sammy Ameobi  celebrates scoring his team’s second goal during the English Premier League football match between Hull City and Newcastle United at the KC Stadium in HullPhotograph: Lindsey Parnaby/AFP

Hull City 0-3 Newcastle UnitedSecond-half strikes from Sammy Ameobi and Yoan Gouffran ensured John Carver’s reign as permanent Newcastle head coach go(...)

Despair for goalkeeper Allan McGregor of Hull City as Andy Carroll of West Ham United celebrates scoring their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Hull City. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

West Ham 3-0 Hull CityAt the interval here, as the Upton Park crowd booed and torpor reigned supreme, it was easy to think of the corresponding fixtur(...)