UK football news: City, playing without a striker, missed a host of chances during the first half but the Premier League champions’ dominance eventually paid off as Silva helped himself to two second-half goals before Toure rounded things off with 10 minutes to go. James McArthur had a header wrongly ruled out for offside for […]

 

UK football news: Christian Benteke put Villa ahead after 18 minutes at Villa Park, curling home superbly from just inside the area after escaping the attention of Jonny Evans. Radamel Falcao pulled United level after the break, getting in behind Ciaran Clark to head past Brad Guzan from Ashley Young’s superb left wing cross. Gabriel […]

 

UK football news: Goals in either half from Andy Carroll and Stewart Downing sealed the points for Sam Allardyce’s men and confirmed Nigel Pearson’s side would occupy bottom spot in the Premier League on Christmas Day. Carroll capitalised on Paul Konchesky’s backpass midway through the first half to hand the hosts the lead just moments […]

 

UK football news: Spurs, who thrashed Newcastle United 4-0 in the Capital One Cup quarter-finals in midweek, took the lead after 21 minutes when Harry Kane headed home his first home league goal. Burnley levelled five minutes later thanks to a brilliant strike from Ashley Barnes that flew into the top corner. But Lamela restored […]

 

UK football news: Garry Monk made seven changes for Saturday’s Premier League clash, but his side quickly found themselves in the lead when Jonjo Shelvey’s 14th-minute shot was deflected off Ki Sung-yueng and wrong-footed Allan McGregor. While that represented a slice of luck, it was no less than the visitors deserved. Shelvey hit the post with […]

 

UK football news: The home side were not at their fluent best but picked up their first league points since November 24 courtesy of a Romelu Lukaku own goal, Graziano Pelle’s 12th of the season and a Maya Yoshida header. The win keeps Southampton fifth while Roberto Martinez’s inconsistent side remain 10th after an insipid display […]

 

UK football news: Rangers were 2-0 down after 20 minutes when Joleon Lescott and Silvestre Varela struck for the visitors but Austin got the first of his three goals from the penalty spot just before half-time. The striker then drew his side level early in the second period with a close-range finish before he lifted […]

 

UK football news: Champions Manchester City moved level on points with Premier League leaders Chelsea after defeating Crystal Palace 3-0 in the lunchtime kick-off at the Etihad Stadium. City made light of their lack of available strikers, with David Silva’s brace plus a goal from Yaya Toure, all notched after the break, steering them to […]

 

UK football news: Agbonlahor’s dismissal against Manchester United produced an angry reaction from his team-mates, with referee Lee Mason deeming his part in the 50/50 challenge was worthy of a red card. But Lambert insists the decision was incorrect, telling Sky Sports: “(From) where I was standing it wasn’t a red card, no way, especially when […]

 

UK football news: Following their late victory at Swansea City last Sunday, Spurs beat Newcastle United 4-0 in midweek to reach the semi-finals of the Capital One Cup. And they followed that up with another home win over Burnley thanks to first-half goals from Harry Kane and Erik Lamela either side of an Ashley Barnes […]