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Daniel Farke: Norwich City’s urbane German manager appears to have forged a real bond with his squad. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire.

Are Norwich City having a bad season? It seems hard to argue they are having a good one; after 26 games they are 13th in the Championship, nine poin(...)

Manchester City’s  manager Pep Guardiola awaits kick-off in his team’s  League Cup  soccer match against West Bromwich Albion, at The Hawthorns. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images

“My dear fellow,” Pep Guardiola said, his eyes twinkling to confirm that what he said next might not be completely what he believed. “This is the Prem(...)

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho: Public prosecutors believe he failed to declare earnings worth more than €7 million during the years 2011 and 2012, on which he should have paid €3.3 million in taxes. Photograph: Michael Sohn/AP

Spanish prosecutors have accused José Mourinho of defrauding tax authorities there of €3.3 million, after finding that the Portuguese coach used a com(...)

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba at a press conference ahead of the Europa League game against Anderlecht. Photograph: Virginie Lefour/AFP/Getty Images

Paul Pogba has rejected claims he should score more for Manchester United as unfair because he is not an attacker. The midfielder also responded to Ri(...)

Manchester United’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates opening the scoring yesterday: Few players in English football can match his presence and his competitive temperament. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images

Three weeks ago at Goodison Park, Ross Barkley went around the Bournemouth keeper Artur Boruc, and raised his arms to celebrate before he had complete(...)

Southampton’s Claude Puel (left) and his management team celebrate after his side  scores during the EFL Cup semi final, second leg match against Liverpool.  Photo:  Martin Rickett.

If he looks like a serious man, and he walks and talks like a serious man, then it might just be that a serious man is among us. If he looks like a ma(...)

 Jose Fonte: played a big role over seven years in Southampton’s rise from League One to Premier League respectability.  Photograph:  Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

You have to wonder how Jose Fonte felt. As Southampton made their way to Wembley by outstaying Liverpool at Anfield on Wednesday night, Fonte was at W(...)

Supporters walk to the London Stadium ahead of West Ham United’s home match against Watford, which they lost 4-2. As Billy Bonds said this week, whatever the London Stadium is, “it isn’t a football ground”. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Ten o’clock, Wednesday night, and those who got away quickly are already in the Bow Bells pub on Bow Road, east London. The TV screen is relaying the (...)

Football pundit John Giles on RTE. Screengrab: RTÉ

Football pundit John Giles “represented the best of the game, in its roots, in its performance,” President Michael D Higgins said on Monday. The Pr(...)

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