Jamie Vardy receives deserved award after brilliant season for Leicester

Leicester forward Jamie Vardy has been voted the 2016 Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers' Association. The England international topped the poll of 290 journalists with 36 per cent of the vote, a clear winner ahead of team-mates Riyad Mahrez and N'Golo Kante. The 29-year-old striker has scored 24 goals for club and country so far this ...

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp not worried after Swansea defeat

Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool's future is in safe hands despite his youngsters suffering a painful lesson at Swansea. Klopp named the youngest starting line-up in Liverpool's Premier League history as he took the opportunity to rest key personnel ahead of Thursday's Europa League semi-final second leg against Villarreal. Spanish midfielder Pedro Chirivella made his league debut and there were also ...

Pochettino hopes new Tottenham contract will help the club attract new stars

Mauricio Pochettino hopes his new Tottenham contract will help the club attract new stars this summer and keep their current ones. Pochettino has agreed a two-year extension that will keep him at White Hart Lane until 2021, with the deal expected to be confirmed in the coming days. The announcement ends speculation the Argentinian could be prised away at the end of ...

Pellegrini comfortable prioritising Champions League over top four

Manuel Pellegrini insisted he would gamble Manchester City's Premier League top-four finish all over again to prioritise the Champions League, even after a comprehensive 4-2 defeat at Southampton. City were undone by Sadio Mane's hat-trick on the south coast in a line-up showing eight changes from Tuesday's goalless draw with Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-final first leg. Pellegrini insisted he ...

Five highlights from today including Sturridge strop and van Gaal sex masochism

It has been an interesting day in the Premier League and below we list five highlights that we can take away from today's games. The title race is still not over Leicester City were unable to claim the Premier League title today following their 1-1 draw at Old Trafford, it may happen tomorrow night if Tottenham do not win at Chelsea, but ...

Kyle Walker reveals his surprise at rivalry with Chelsea and West Ham

Kyle Walker admits he has been surprised by the ferocity of the rivalry between Tottenham and Chelsea ahead of the sides' crunch Barclays Premier League meeting on Monday night. Spurs visit Chelsea knowing they need a win to keep the title race alive after Leicester's draw at Manchester United on Sunday. There is little love lost between Mauricio Pochettino's men ...

The honeymoon is over for Klopp even if Liverpool beat Villarreal

The league is of the utmost importance to Liverpool supporters, desperate to win the title for the first time in the Premier League era. Many fans have grown up in the shadow of various rivals, while coming agonisingly close in the competition two seasons ago. The appointment of former Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp was seen as the club’s serious ...

Video: Hilarious Louis van Gaal sex masochism comments

Whatever you may think of Louis van Gaal, he is good for a laugh with some of his comments and he did not let us down today. Referring to Leicester City defender Robert Huth pulling the hair of United's Marouane Fellaini, van Gaal said that should only be used in sex masochism and not on the football field. Listen for yourselves, it ...

Arsenal must do all they can to keep midfielder at the Emirates

Arsenal are expected to clear out their under performing midfield during the summer transfer window following another disappointing season at the Emirates. Reports have claimed Arsene Wenger will finally spend heavily in order to bring in the best talent to finally pursue silverware, though one possible departure could prove costly. Today’s transfer gossip has suggested that Spanish playmaker Santi Cazorla ...

Guus Hiddink satisfied with reaction from Chelsea players

Guus Hiddink is 'satisfied' with his performance as Chelsea interim boss. Hiddink won the 2009 FA Cup in his first spell as caretaker and lost just one game. But, seven years on, his second spell has seen just one home win in the Premier League ahead of Monday's match with Tottenham, who are without a win at Chelsea in 26 years ...