Jamie Vardy celebrates his wonder goal against Liverpool during the week, with Dejan Lovren’s face saying it all. Leicester meet Manchester City and Arsenal in their next two games but after that will play five of the current bottom seven. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

‘It gets closer. It gets ever harder.” Sam Allardyce said that. He said it with some exasperation on Tuesday night after his Sunderland side had made (...)

Tomas Rosicky has said his latest injury setback is ‘heartbreaking.’ Photograph: Getty

Tomas Rosicky admits it is “heartbreaking” to be out injured again but the Arsenal midfielder insists he will recover from the thigh problem which man(...)

Arsene Wenger is reported to have argued with Ronald Koeman after Arsenal’s goalless draw with Southampton. Photograph: Reuters

Arsène Wenger was involved in a tunnel row with the Southampton manager Ronald Koeman after frustrations boiled over at the end of Tuesday night’s goa(...)

Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez was a frustrated figure at the Emirates stadium on Tuesday night. Photograph: EPA

Arsenal 0 Southampton 0 For Arsenal a tremor that started as a festive flinch has now turned into a full-on winter wobble. A 0-0 draw against a pow(...)

 Everton unveil new signing Oumar Niasse at Finch Farm in Halewood, England. Photograph: Tony McArdle/Everton FC via Getty Images

Everton have completed the €18million signing of Lokomotiv Moscow striker Oumar Niasse. The 25-year-old Senegal international has signed a four-and-(...)

Stoke City’s Marc Wilson: club’s  physio thinks defender has  medial ligament damage in his knee. Photograph: Tim Keeton/EPA

Marc Wilson’s availability for the European Championships is in doubt. Stoke City expect to know on Monday the extent of a knee injury the Republic(...)

Arsene Wenger has no plans to make any further January signings bolster his Arsenal squad in the closing days of the transfer window. Photo: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Arsene Wenger has no plans to make any further January signings bolster his Arsenal squad in the closing days of the transfer window. The north Lond(...)

Peter Barrow: a “legend” in his field of aerial photography

Peter Barrow, who died suddenly last weekend, was the “go-to guy” for aerial photography for all the property agents and developers in Ireland for sev(...)

Players from both sides react to Everton’s Irish defender Seamus Coleman’s late miss against Swansea at Goodison Park.  Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP /Getty

From the moment his alarm first pinged at 5.50am on Monday, Vinny Fitzpatrick was in a mood most foul. Was is it the cold shower (he had forgotten to(...)

Jürgen Klopp: “Going to Wembley is the best thing you can do in football.” Photograph:  Clive Mason/Getty Images

Jürgen Klopp has described a cup final appearance at Wembley as the “best thing you can do in football” but said the prospect of an all-Merseyside co(...)