Chelsea striker Diego Costa passes José Mourinho as he warms up at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP Photo

José Mourinho has claimed Diego Costa should consider himself “privileged” not to have been dropped to the Chelsea bench already this season(...)

Harry Kane celebrates after scoring the first goal for Tottenham Hotspur against Qarabag in their Europa League clash. Photo: Peter Cziborra/Reuters

Qarabag 0 Tottenham Hotspur 1 Harry Kane fired Tottenham into the knockout stages of the Europa League as they finally overcame stubborn(...)

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane applauds fans at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Predictions have been pretty pointless so far in this topsy-turvy Premier League season but much more of this and people are going to start backing (...)

 Arsene Wenger: “I feel we took it a bit too easy at 1-0 despite the experience we have in the squad.” Photograph: Tim Keeton/EPA

West Bromwich Albion 2 Arsenal 1 Arsene Wenger had hoped to go into tomorrow’s critical Champions League match against Dinamo Zagreb on the back of (...)

Eden Hazard of Chelsea and Youssouf Mulumbu of Norwich City in action  during the  Premier League match at Stamford Bridge. Photo: Paul Gilham/Getty

Chelsea 1 Norwich City 0 There was something novel about Eden Hazard being able to leave this arena with a smile of satisfaction plastered acr(...)

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(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal: “We have to score more goals  . . . but only one more than the opponent.” Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

For Manchester United, defence could prove the best way of mounting an attack on the Premier League title. After 12 games United have conceded (...)

Aston Villa’s man of the match Micah Richards reacts with his former captain Vincent Kompany as referee Craig Pawson looks on. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

Aston Villa 0 Manchester City 0 The Rémi Garde era is up and running and some hope has returned to these parts after Aston Villa produced a per(...)

Arsenal’s manager Arsene Wenger is worried by the number of players in his squad who are injured. Photograph: EPA

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is “very concerned” with a mounting injury list and confirmed that Hector Bellerin will miss Sunday’s North London derby(...)

Andros Townsend: yet to start a Premier League match this season. Photograph:  Catherine Ivill/AMA/Getty Images

Tottenham v Anderlecht, White Hart Lane, 8.05pm, BT Sport Europe, Setanta Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has banished Andros Townsend from the (...)