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(...)

If Leicester City hold on and win the Premier League one football win in Guildford stands to win £112,500 from a £75 bet. (Photograph: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

The bookmaking industry faces its biggest loss in Premier League history with Leicester City just one win away from clinching a shock first title, ma(...)

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 (...)

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 (...)

Betting industry had its worst-ever Cheltenham, with losses  exceeding £60 million. Photograph: Getty

Ladbrokes chief executive Jim Mullen said rivals “abandoned bookmaking principles” as the industry racked up record losses during last month’s Chelte(...)

His doctors remain reluctant to predict a date for his return, and Alan Judge dares not for fear that he might not make it, but the 27-year-old Dublin(...)

Arsenal’s manager Arsène Wenger: “If Leicester  go until the end of the season having lost only three games, what can you say [other than] well done, congratulations.” Photograph: Ian Kington/AFP/Getty Images

Arsène Wenger has suggested supporters should retain a sense of realism if Arsenal finish below Tottenham Hotspur for the first time under his stewar(...)

 Kevin McGeever with a Hummer. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The swindles grew more audacious as he crossed continents, €70 million passing through Kevin McGeever’s nuanced hands as he seduced investors in Austr(...)

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney in action against Middlesbrough’s Under-21 team. Photograph: Andrew Boyers/Reuters

Wayne Rooney emerged unscathed when he played just over an hour for Manchester United’s Under-21 side at Old Trafford on Monday, having missed 12 firs(...)

Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates his goal against Liverpool at Anfield. Photograph: Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has been named the Premier League manager of the month for March, while Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane h(...)