Phil Bardsley celebrates with team mates after scoring the second goal for Stoke. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

Stoke City 2 Sheffield Wednesday 0 Sheffield Wednesday won the shouting match, Stoke City won through to the Capital One Cup semi-finals. While the(...)

Kelechi Iheanacho celebrates scoring the second goal for Manchester City. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

Manchester City 4 Hull City 1 This was the first time Hull City had appeared in the quarter-finals of this competition and it was strange, perhaps,(...)

Brian Clough: “We’ve done it as I assume everybody wants to do their job: nicely, honourably and well.”   (AP Photo/PA)

In the delicious recent documentary I Believe in Miracles, there’ s a clip of Brian Clough being asked how he and Peter Taylor had achieved one of the(...)

Harry Kane scores the third goal for Tottenham Photograph: Matthew Childs/Reuters

Tottenham 4 West Ham 1 Predictions have been pretty pointless so far in this topsy-turvy Premier League season but much more of this and people are go(...)

Wayne Rooney and Roy Hodgson at the England press conference this afternoon. Photo: Carl Recine/Reuters

Wayne Rooney will sit out England’s friendly in Spain as Roy Hodgson prepares to experiment with Euro 2016 fast approaching. Friday’s encounter at the(...)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho on the sideline during his side’s 3-1 defeat to Liverpool at Stamford Bridge Photograph: Philip Brown/Reuters

A defiant Jose Mourinho expects to continue as Chelsea boss after yet another defeat which he suggested hinged on an error by a referee. After Liverp(...)

José Mourinho: his team have  only one win in seven match. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

José Mourinho’s reluctance to discuss all things Jurgen Klopp was obvious from the outset. The Chelsea manager had spent his week besieged by talk o(...)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has warned his players to beware Chelsea’s reaction to an alarming run of form.

Jurgen Klopp has said he might be 70 years old before he curbs his touchline enthusiasm and envies managers who can sit through games on the bench. Kl(...)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho during Friday’s press conference. Photograph: Matthew Childs/Reuters

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho declined to say on Friday whether he had been given any guarantees about his future if the champions lose at home to Liv(...)

Liverpool’s Christian Benteke celebrates with Roberto Firmino after  scoring against Southampton. Photograph: Alex Morton/Reuters

Jurgen Klopp has suffered more misfortune with his striking options at Liverpool after Christian Benteke was ruled out of tonight’s Capital One Cup (...)