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Holders Celtic draw Partick in Scottish Cup fifth round

Celtic face Partick Thistle in the Scottish Cup fifth round Scottish Cup holders Celtic will host Glasgow rivals Partick Thistle in the fifth round after Sunday’s draw. Hearts are rewarded for their victory over Hibernian with a home tie against Albion Rovers or St Johnstone. Aberdeen meet Dundee United, while Highland League side Brora Rangers […]

West Ham reject Swansea bid to re-sign forward Ayew

One of Andre Ayew’s 15 goals for Swansea in his debut Premier League season included a spectacular overhead kick against West Ham Swansea City have had a bid rejected by West Ham United for their former forward Andre Ayew. Ayew left the Liberty Stadium in August 2016 for the Hammers, who paid close to £20m […]

Marco Silva: Watford blame Everton as they sack manager – Javi Gracia lined up to come in

Marco Silva: Watford blame Everton as they sack manager – Javi Gracia lined up to come in

Media playback is not supported on this device Watch Silva’s final MOTD interview Watford have sacked manager Marco Silva, blaming Everton’s approach for the Portuguese in November as the “catalyst for this decision”. The Hornets have won one of their last 11 Premier League games and are 10th in the table, five points above relegation […]

Hearts knock Hibs out of Scottish Cup after late Cowie winner

Don Cowie looks on as John McGinn fails to keep out his faint touch from close range A late Don Cowie effort crept over the line to send Hearts into the fifth round of the Scottish Cup at the expense of Edinburgh rivals Hibs. Cowie touched on Christophe Berra’s 87th-minute header, with the ball spinning […]

Watford blame Everton as they sack Silva – Gracia expected to be new boss

Media playback is not supported on this device Watch Silva’s final MOTD interview Watford have sacked manager Marco Silva, blaming Everton’s approach for the Portuguese in November as the “catalyst for this decision”. The Hornets have won one of their last 11 Premier League games and are 10th in the table, five points above relegation […]

Mkhitaryan agrees Arsenal switch as Sanchez swap moves closer

Mkhitaryan agrees Arsenal switch as Sanchez swap moves closer

Media playback is not supported on this device Mourinho & Wenger on Sanchez latest Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has agreed to join Arsenal, with Alexis Sanchez set to move in the opposite direction in a straight swap. Armenia international Mkhitaryan, 28, will have a medical on Sunday and Monday after the paperwork for his […]

Premier League results: Arsenal, Chelsea & Man Utd win

Arsenal put four past Palace – Nacho Monreal, Alex Iwobi, Laurent Koscielny and Alexandre Lacazette with the goals Arsenal dismantled Crystal Palace 4-1 while Chelsea saw off Brighton 4-0 in the Premier League on Saturday. The Gunners were without forward Alexis Sanchez, who is expected to join Manchester United, but were 4-0 up after 22 […]

James McCarthy suffers double leg break in Everton draw with West Brom

James McCarthy is stretchered off the pitch at Goodison Park Everton midfielder James McCarthy will miss the rest of the season after suffering a double leg fracture in Saturday’s 1-1 draw with West Brom. The 27-year-old was taken off on a stretcher after a tackle on Albion’s Salomon Rondon in the second half. “It’s a […]

Arsenal score four in first 22 minutes in Palace win

Arsenal score four in first 22 minutes in Palace win

Nacho Monreal put Arsenal 1-0 ahead with his third goal of the season Arsenal ended a run of three Premier League games without a win as a four-goal burst in the first half helped to see off Crystal Palace. Nacho Monreal opened the scoring with a header and then assisted both of the next two […]

Hazard shines as Chelsea thrash Brighton

Hazard shines as Chelsea thrash Brighton

Willian scores on his 50th consecutive Premier League appearance for Chelsea Chelsea boss Antonio Conte complained about the “negative press” surrounding his side while praising their victory over a spirited Brighton. The reigning Premier League champions moved up to third in the table after two goals in the opening six minutes put them on the […]