Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho scores his team’s second goal during the Premier League match against Manchester City at Etihad Stadium. Photograph:  Michael Regan/Getty Images

Manchester City 1 Liverpool 4 Jürgen Klopp stated the next challenge for Liverpool was to dismantle a team at Anfield as convincingly as they did Man(...)

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 (...)

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 (...)

 Robbie Brady celebrates with manager Martin O’Neill after the game at the Aviva. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Just after Paul Lambert was appointed as manager of Wycombe Wanderers in June 2006, he got a call from one of his mentors, who had worked wonders at t(...)

Ireland’s Darren Randolph saves an effort from Bosnia’s Senad Lulic. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

Darren Randolph readily accepts that the job is only half done but the West Ham goalkeeper believes that Ireland will take more than just the advantag(...)

A Chelsea fan with a Jose Mourinho mask at the Brittania Stadium where the manager was absent due to a stadium ban.  Photo: Ed Sykes/Reuters

West Ham and Chelsea have been fined £40,000 and £50,000 respectively by the English FA following last month’s clash at Upton Park. Both clubs admitte(...)

Shay Given will play no part in Ireland’s Euro 2016 play-offs next month. Photograph: Inpho

Shay Given will sit out Ireland’s Euro 2016 play-off against Bosnia and Herzegovina next week - having undergone an operation on his knee. Given has n(...)

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(...)