Glenn Whelan has been released by Aston Villa following their promotion to the Premier League. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty

Aston Villa manager Dean Smith has cut a swathe through his squad as he plans for a return to the Premier League by releasing eight players. Just fiv(...)

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri: “It is a crazy league because if it was a normal league Leicester would not be at the top. The other bigger teams would be there.” Photograph:  Nigel French/PA Wire

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri says he wants to be the “crazy man” who frightens the Premier League elite. Ranieri’s side have shocked everyo(...)

  Alexis Sanchez  scores his second and Arsenal’s third goal during the  Premier League match against Leicester City  at The King Power Stadium. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Premier League round-up: Alexis Sanchez’s hat-trick saw Arsenal close the gap at the top of the Premier League after they came from behind to beat Lei(...)

Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish runs at the Leicester City defence at the King Power Stadium, Leicester. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

  Leicester City never lie down. Aston Villa appeared to have floored the hosts here when Carles Gil put the visitors 2-0 up midway throug(...)

Leicester City forward Jamie Vardy has issued an apology through the Premier League club. Photograph: PA.

Leicester City will investigate a “regrettable error in judgement” by forward Jamie Vardy, after the England international was filmed allegedly using (...)

 John Terry scores Chelsea’s second goal during the Premier League game against Leicester City at King Power Stadium. Photo: Carl Recine/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Leicester City 1 Chelsea 3There was a point when Chelsea looked like they might be stretching out the run-in longer than anyone had anticipated and Le(...)

Radamel Falcao celebrates putting Manchester United two goals up in their 3-1 win over Leicester City at Old Trafford. (Photograph: Reuters/Darren Staples)

Manchester United 3 Leicester City 1 Robin van Persie ended his dry spell with a spectacular finish that propelled Manchester United to a comfortable (...)

Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal (right) and his assistant Ryan Giggs during their Premier League defeat to   Leicester City at the King Power Stadium. Photograph: Darren Staples / Reuters

Juan Mata has apologised to Manchester United fans after the team’s embarrassing 5-3 defeat to Leicester. United looked set for a comfortable win afte(...)

Esteban Cambiasso scores Leicester City’s  third goal during the  Premier League match against Manchester United at The King Power Stadium. Photograpgh: Clive Rose/Getty Images

Leicester 5 Manchester United 3Football, bloody hell. It was difficult to think of anything other than that famous Alex Ferguson quote to sum up a tru(...)