French international Dmitri Payet joined West Ham for €14.5 million from Marseille. Photograph: Getty

The astonishing amount of money spent in this summer 2015 transfer window by the two Manchester clubs on three particular players has lent the impress(...)

Bafétimbi Gomis scores the second goal for Swansea against Manchester United during the  Premier League match at Liberty Stadium. Photograph: Reuters

Louis van Gaal must be sick of the sight of Swansea City. The Dutchman has been managing in the Premier League for little more than a year but he has(...)

Swansea City’s Bafetimbi Gomis celebrates after scoring their second goal during the English Premier League match between Swansea City and Manchester United at The Liberty Stadium in Swansea. Photo: Paul Ellis/AP

Swansea City 2 Manchester United 1 Louis van Gaal must be sick of the sight of Swansea City. The Dutchman has been managing in the Premier League for (...)

John Terry: Chelsea’s long-serving captain  struggled at Manchester City last weekend and was substituted  at half-time by manager Jose Mourinho. Photograph: Carl Recine/Livepic/Reuters

1 A test of City’s mettle: Manchester City’s 3-0 victory over Chelsea was a statement performance. The message was received loud and clear by José (...)

 Liverpool’s manager Brendan Rodgers and Bournemouth’s manager Eddie Howe react during the English Premier League soccer match on Monday night. Photograph: EPA

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe was left frustrated by Monday’s 1-0 Premier League loss to Liverpool but said his team’s performance at Anfield would (...)

Nathan Redmond scored Norwich City’s third goal as they picked up the first win of their return to top flight football away at Sunderland. Photograph: Getty

Sunderland 1 Norwich City 3 Norwich play-maker Wes Hoolahan turned in a master class as Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat witnessed another horror s(...)

Eden Hazard receives treatment from Chelsea doctor Eva Carneiro during the  Premier League match against  Swansea  at Stamford Bridge.  Photograph:  Julian Finney/Getty Images.

Eva Carneiro’s decision to take to Facebook in the wake of her public dressing-down by José Mourinho sealed her demotion at Chelsea, although the man(...)

Michael Oliver shows Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois a red card after he brought down Swansea striker Bafatimbi Gomis. Photograph: Afp

Thibaut Courtois will miss this weekend’s trip to Manchester City after the Football Association rejected Chelsea’s appeal for wrongful dismissal. The(...)

Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Belgium in the European Championship Group B clash in Cardiff. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty

In another sign of the remarkable recent rise of Welsh football, Premier League outfit Swansea City are to establish coaching centres in Dublin, Belfa(...)

Manchester City and Chelsea are likely to lead the chase for the title once more next season. Photo: EPA

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