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Gary Megson states his case as West Brom take a point off Tottenham

Posted Sunday, November 26, 2017 by PA

Gary Megson made his case for a longer stay as West Brom manager as his resilient side held Tottenham to a 1-1 draw at Wembley. Salomon Rondon gave the visitors a surprise early lead at the national stadium and while Harry Kane equalised 16 minutes from time, West Brom stood firm for a gutsy draw. The Baggies fans chanted Megson's name here and it was they who were cheering at the final whistl...Full Story »

Paul Clement still under pressure as Swansea draw a blank against Bournemouth

Posted Sunday, November 26, 2017 by PA

Swansea stopped the rot with a 0-0 draw against Bournemouth but failed to ease the pressure on head coach Paul Clement. Four successive defeats had dropped Swansea into the Premier League relegation zone and left Clement facing awkward questions over his future. Those questions might still remain after Bournemouth kept a third successive clean sheet, but at least Clement saw an improved Swanse...Full Story »

Ruthless Watford put Magpies to the sword

Posted Sunday, November 26, 2017 by PA

Marco Silva got the better of Rafael Benitez in spectacular style as Watford stormed to Premier League victory at Newcastle. The Portuguese correctly identified the Magpies' Achilles heel - right-back DeAndre Yedlin's tendency to abandon his defensive duties to provide an extra attacking option - and his players exploited it in brutal fashion to cruise to a 3-0 win. All three goals came down t...Full Story »

Manchester United 1 - 0 Brighton & Hove Albion: Ashley Young gets lucky break as Manchester United beat Brighton

Posted Sunday, November 26, 2017 by PA

Ashley Young's deflected strike proved the slice of luck Manchester United needed to sneak past promoted Brighton. Swashbuckling Manchester City headed into the weekend with an eight-point cushion at the top of the Premier League, and that meant Jose Mourinho's second-placed side could ill-afford to drop points at home to Chris Hughton's men. Well-drilled Brighton threatened to cause an upse...Full Story »

Crystal Palace leave it late to see off Stoke

Posted Sunday, November 26, 2017 by PA

Crystal Palace secured a dramatic and vital victory in their battle against relegation when Mamadou Sakho's stoppage-time goal earned them a 2-1 win over Stoke. Visiting captain Ryan Shawcross had sent team-mate Xherdan Shaqiri's goal-bound cross wide from in front of goal shortly before Sakho tapped in to seal their comeback from a goal down following Ruben Loftus-Cheek's earlier finish. It h...Full Story »

Huddersfield Town vs Manchester City - Huddersfield's Schindler to face Man City

Posted Saturday, November 25, 2017 by PA

Christopher Schindler returns from suspension as Huddersfield host runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City on Sunday. The centre-back was absent at Bournemouth last weekend through a one-match ban, while Jonathan Hogg is back having missed that match due to the birth of his son. Kasey Palmer (hamstring) is back in full training, but Philip Billing (ankle), Michael Hefele (Achilles) and ...Full Story »

Burnley vs Arsenal - Chris Wood ready to return as Burnley face Arsenal

Posted Saturday, November 25, 2017 by PA

Chris Wood is set to return to the Burnley starting line-up for their Premier League clash with Arsenal on Sunday. Wood missed last week's 2-0 win over Swansea following his late arrival back from World Cup play-off duty with New Zealand, but is expected to replace Ashley Barnes in the starting line-up. Jon Walters and Dean Marney are making steady progress with knee injuries but are not ready...Full Story »

Southampton vs Everton - Southampton midfielder Mario Lemina to have late fitness test

Posted Saturday, November 25, 2017 by PA

Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino faces a potential problem in central midfield unless Mario Lemina is passed fit to start against Everton on Sunday. The 24-year-old has been struggling with an ankle injury and will be assessed before Pellegrino picks his team. Fellow central midfielder Oriol Romeu is suspended, while Matt Targett is absent with a leg injury. Everton striker Oumar Niass...Full Story »

First point for West Ham under Moyes after draw with Leicester

Posted Saturday, November 25, 2017 by PA

West Ham secured their first point under David Moyes as Cheikhou Kouyate's header earned a 1-1 draw with Leicester. Things were looking bleak for new boss Moyes and the Hammers when Marc Albrighton gave Leicester the lead after only eight minutes. But Kouyate struck just before half-time to lift spirits around the London Stadium following their dreadful start to the season. A point was not en...Full Story »

Defender Danny Rose looks likely to be rested for Tottenham's West Brom clash

Posted Saturday, November 25, 2017 by PA

Danny Rose is likely to drop out of the starting line-up for Tottenham's game at home to West Brom on Saturday.Rose played 90 minutes against Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday but Ben Davies is expected to come back in, while Kieran Trippier could also replace Serge Aurier on the right.Toby Alderweireld (hamstring) and Victor Wanyama (knee) are out. Erik Lamela is still regaining match sharpness.Wes...Full Story »

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