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Result: Manchester City ease past managerless Huddersfield Town

Manchester City close the gap on Liverpool at the top of the Premier League table back to four points courtesy of a 3-0 victory over Huddersfield Town. Manchester City have closed the gap on Liverpool at the top of the Premier League table back to four points courtesy of a 3-0 win over Huddersfield Town at the John Smith’s Stadium this afternoon. Danilo gave the champions the lead in the fir...

Naysmith will focus on quality with new recruits

Doonhamers boss vows to do things differently to last season. Queen of the South manager Gary Naysmith insists he will not just add to his squad for the sake of it as they gear up to try to eliminate Dundee in their forthcoming William Hill Scottish Cup fourth round replay. Naymsith watched his Championship side prove a match for Jim McIntyre’s Premiership hosts in Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Dens Park...

Denis Suarez ‘drops Arsenal hints’

Denis Suarez likes a series of Arsenal-related posts on social media amid suggestions that the Barcelona midfielder is nearing a move to the Gunners. Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez has liked a series of Arsenal-related posts on social media, fuelling suggestions that the Spaniard is on the verge of joining the Gunners. Suarez was involved in Barcelona’s Copa del Rey last-16 second leg aga...

Clarke weighing up options on young Kilmarnock hopeful Kiltie

Kilmarnock manager Steve Clarke insists Greg Kiltie has a big future at Rugby Park but revealed he could let him go out on loan if he can strengthen his side during the transfer window. Kiltie made just his sixth appearance of the season in Killie’s 2-0 William Hill Scottish Cup fourth round win over Forfar. The talented 22-year-old attacker had been dogged by injury problems in recent campa...

Southampton have right balance to stay clear of relegation zone – Hasenhuttl

Ralph Hasenhuttl believes Southampton have found the right “balance” to kick clear of the Premier League relegation scrap. The Austrian boss hailed his back-three of Jack Stephens, Jan Bednarek and Jannik Vestergaard for helping transform Saints’ play both on and off the ball. James Ward-Prowse and an own goal from Andre Gomes sealed Saints’ 2-1 win over Everton at St Mary’s on Saturday, leaving m...

Jota basks in the joy of Wolves’ first top-flight treble for 42 years

Diogo Jota hailed his special treble after he scored Wolves’ first top flight hat-trick for 42 years. The forward’s injury-time strike sealed a pulsating 4-3 win over Leicester at Molineux on Saturday. The 22-year-old became the first Wolves player since John Richards in 1977 – also against Leicester – to score a treble in the top flight. Diogo Jota celebrates scoring Wolves’ third goal against Le...

Chelsea must use Arsenal defeat as motivation – Marcos Alonso

Marcos Alonso insists Chelsea must use their defeat at Arsenal as motivation – after Blues boss Maurizio Sarri slammed his players following their performance at the Emirates Stadium. The Gunners ran out deserved 2-0 winners on Saturday as Alexandre Lacazette and Laurent Koscielny scored first-half goals for Unai Emery’s side. The Premier League victory takes Arsenal within three points of f...

Hunt pleased by “gentleman” Cech’s response to clash

Stephen Hunt has thanked Arsenal star Petr Cech for not taking an “easy shot” at him after his challenge left the goalkeeper with a fractured skull. Cech, who announced his impending retirement from football earlier this week, was injured during his then club Chelsea‘s 1-0 Premier League victory at Hunt’s Reading in October 2006. The Czech Republic international, who has wo...

Derek McInnes: games coming thick and fast will help Aberdeen

The Dons will have two games a week for the next three weeks. Derek McInnes believes games coming thick and fast will help Aberdeen after they almost became victims of a William Hill Scottish Cup shock after a 1-1 draw with Stenhousemuir. Despite the home side taking the lead through the returning loanee Max Lowe after 20 minutes, Mark McGuigan’s second-half header earned the Warriors a replay at ...

United should go “all out” for Pochettino, says Wayne Rooney

Former England forward believes the Argentinian is the best long-term replacement for Jose Mourinho. Mauricio Pochettino “ticks every box” to be the next long-term manager of Manchester United, according to club record goalscorer Wayne Rooney. The Tottenham boss has been strongly linked with the Old Trafford vacancy since the sacking of Jose Mourinho last month, and Rooney believes his record at S...

Liverpool finding way to beat Palace was crucial in title race – Henderson

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson admits it was crucial they found a way to win and maintain the pace in the title race on Saturday despite not being at their best. Having conceded just 10 goals in 22 Premier League matches, Liverpool uncharacteristically shipped three at home to Crystal Palace in a chaotic 4-3 victory at Anfield. Having been 1-0 down at half-time – despite dominating – the hosts...

Canning calls for a united Hamilton

Martin Canning is appealing for a united front as he prepares Hamilton for the  crucial midweek home clash with Aberdeen. The 2-0 weekend William Hill Scottish Cup defeat at St Johnstone prompted open hostility from a section of Accies fans. However, the Accies manager was more concerned by claims that his father had felt it advisable to leave McDiarmid Park after a confrontation with critics whic...

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