Tottenham will probably fall short in the English Premier League title race but that is not a reason to think the manager Mauricio Pochettino is not putting together a coming team for next season. Photograph: Lee smith/Reuters

There are those of us who have felt the praise directed Tottenham Hotspur’s way this season, particularly of late, has been over the top. Tottenham ar(...)

Martin O’Neill has no concerns over Séamus Coleman ahead of Euro 2016. Photograph: Inpho

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has said that he has complete confidence in Séamus Coleman’s ability to shine at the European Championships(...)

For all of Martinez’s hand-wringing about giving young players their chance, of transfer market prudence, of progress, the stark facts were as bald as Vinny’s dome. Under the reign of Roberto, Everton were rooted in the bottom half of the table

The talk over a greasy brekkie in The Old Lantern pub in Kilburn on Sunday morning was of revolution. The Everton bastille, in the uneasy command of (...)

Southampton’s Shane Long celebrates scoring the team’s first goal against Aston Villa. Photograph: Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

Stoke City will be clearer over the coming days if Shay Given will be fit for next weekend’s Premier League game against Sunderland or, if he misses (...)

Manchester United’s Anthony Martial puts his team in the FA Cup final. Photograph: Tony O’Brien/Reuters

Manchester United 2 Everton 1 A stoppage-time goal from Anthony Martial sent Manchester United into their first FA Cup final in nine years as they be(...)

Here’s a story about bad lads and Leicester City. Unlikely as it sounds, it concerns Frank O’Farrell and Reggie and Ronnie Kray. O’Farrell, born in (...)

Séamus Coleman has been ruled out of Everton’s FA Cup semi-final against Manchester United. Photograph: Getty

Roberto Martinez insists Everton will put their league troubles behind them and pull together to try to reach the FA Cup final. The Toffees face Manc(...)

Everton fans are losing patience with the club’s manager Roberto Martinez especially after the listless display against city rivals Liverpool at Anfield on Wednesday. Photograph: Reuters.

A performance at Wembley persuaded Bill Kenwright to offer Roberto Martinez the Everton job three years ago. In the absence of a performance that app(...)

Roberto Martinez has called Everton’s performance in the Merseyside derby an ‘embarrassment.’ Photograph: Reuters

Roberto Martínez described Everton’s 4-0 defeat in the 226th Merseyside derby as an “embarrassment” as pressure mounted on his position following a sh(...)

Mamadou Sakho scores Liverpool’s second in their 4-0 rout of Everton. Photograph: PA

Liverpool 4 Everton 0 Everton head to Wembley for the FA Cup semi-final on Saturday. Whether Roberto Martínez will accompany them is open to questi(...)