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(...)

Manuel Pellegrini: says he is very happy not to change the team’s style of play.

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Manchester United’s Dutch manager Louis van Gaal is hopeful that the club will qualify for either of next year’s European competitions. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal thinks Premier League teams are failing in Europe because there is no winter break in English football.The Pr(...)

Manchester City’s  Yaya Toure shows his frustration during the loss to  Barcelona on Wednesday. Toure is among those who maybe be sold during the summer. Photograph: Josep Lago/AFP/Getty Images

This could be the summer of the great Manchester City revolution. Not since Sheikh Mansour became owner in 2008 will there have been as seismic a sha(...)

Tottenham Hotspur’s striker Harry Kane has been called into the English squad. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane, who has scored 26 goals in all competitions for Spurs this season, was named in the senior England squad for the(...)

Few houses can claim to have part of a garden which won a silver medal in the Chelsea Flower Show. In 2005, Fiona Whooley persuaded husband Col(...)

Bono with his wife Ali and U2 band members Larry Mullen , Adam Clayton and The Edge, at the funeral of radio DJ Tony Fenton, at Donnybrook, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Not many people can persuade U2 to play at their funeral, but not many people are Tony Fenton. The Dude, as he was affectionately known to his friends(...)

West Bromwich Albion boss Tony Pulis faces his old club Stoke City on the back of last weekend’s FA Cup defeat to Aston Villa. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

SATURDAY (3.0 unless stated)Arsenal (3) v West Ham (10) - Live on SetantaArsenal’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain faces up to a month out with a hamstring in(...)

Enner Valencia of West Ham United has injured his foot via a smashed tea cup. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

Sam Allardyce has confirmed Enner Valencia is a doubt for Saturday’s London derby against Arsenal after cutting his toe on a broken mug.With the Hamme(...)

Referee Bjoern Kuipers shows the red card to PSG’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic during the Uefa Champions League Round of 16 second leg soccer match between Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has accused Chelsea’s players of being “babies” after the Paris St Germain striker was sent off at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday nig(...)