Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri. Photograph: Richard Sellers/PA Wire.

Leicester City arrive at the giddy place this weekend and who isn’t shouting for them? Ask any casual sports fan about what they think of the Foxes’ u(...)

 Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Jurgen Klopp has said he took the Liverpool job because it was the right one, not the easiest one, and that it would need David Copperfield to conjur(...)

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini: “It’s not a decisive game but a very important game – after we play for another 36 points.” Photograph: Andrew Yates/Livepic

Manchester City’s dismal record against the top half of the Premier League is the Achilles heel in their title challenge. City have failed to beat (...)

Liverpool fans protest against high ticket prices during the  FA Cup  match against West Ham at Upton Park. Photograph:  Clive Rose/Getty Images

Liverpool’s owners have performed a U-turn on proposed ticket increases after apologising to fans for getting their plans wrong. Principal owner and (...)

Stuttgart’s Christan Gentner and Dortmund’s Mats Hummels and Ilkay Guendogan collect tennis balls which have been thrown onto the pitch by the Dortmund fans. Photograph: EPA

Borussia Dortmund progressed to the DFB-Pokal semi-finals on a night when their players temporarily became ball boys after disgruntled fans threw doze(...)

 Slaven Bilic manager of West Ham United signals as Jurgen Klopp, manager of Liverpool looks on at Upton Park. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Jurgen Klopp rued the awarding of a late free-kick which resulted in West Ham scoring the dramatic extra-time winner to knock Liverpool out of the FA (...)

The 1978 First Division Champions and League Cup winners Nottingham Forest line up with their trophies, together with members of the local police constabulary who were placed in charge of the cups by Forest Manager Brian Clough (front row, far left). Photo: Bob Thomas/Getty Images

We all know the possible narrative at this stage – Leicester City hold onto their six point lead at the top of the Premier League table over the next (...)

Jermain Defoe scored in the 89th minute to give Sunderland a 2-2 draw at Anfield. Photograph: PA

Liverpool 2 Sunderland 2 Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe scored an 89th-minute equaliser as Liverpool — without their ill manager Jurgen Klopp — squ(...)

Jurgen Klopp has missed Liverpool’s trip to Sunderland through illness. Photograph: PA

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp missed the visit of Sunderland to Anfield on Saturday after coming down with suspected appendicitis. The German undert(...)

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 (...)