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 (...)

Chelsea’s Eden Hazard was the most fouled players in the English Premier League last season. Photograph: Catherine Mill/Getty Images.

The text message was sent in the aftermath of a parting of the ways, and it was meant as an apology. Eden Hazard had been receiving treatment for tha(...)

The only true successor to Joan Rivers has a great  four-part series on Netflix

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Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio waves to supporters. Photograph:  Dave Kaup/Reuters

Donald Trump is a loser. He won’t like being called that but he is, missing out in Iowa’s caucuses, the crucial first vote in the Republican president(...)

Manchester City feel they beat their rivals to the signature of Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Manchester City believe they beat Manchester United and Chelsea to the hiring of Pep Guardiola, with the Spaniard receiving eleventh hour “overtures” (...)

Chelsea captain John Terry is set to leave the club at the end of the Premier League season. Photo: PA

Many will just shrug and mutter good riddance. They will point to the controversies which cost John Terry his captaincy of England, twice, and to that(...)

Everton manager Roberto Martínez has been heavily critical referee recently. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters

One curious aspect of Louis van Gaal’s struggle has been the way in which he has often seemed to acknowledge that his critics have a point. Van Gaal’s(...)

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(...)

Captain John Terry has announced he will leave Chelsea at the end of the season after the club informed him they would not be renewing his contract. Photograph: Steve Paston/PA

John Terry has confirmed he is to leave Chelsea at the end of the season when his latest one-year contract expires at Stamford Bridge, drawing a line (...)

Chelsea’s Oscar celebrates scoring his side’s first goal against MK Dons. Photograph: PA

Barclays Premier League champions Chelsea were drawn at home to title challengers Manchester City in the fifth round of the FA Cup, where Sky Bet Leag(...)