Bottom club Swansea sack manager Clement

LONDON (Reuters) – Swansea City sacked manager Paul Clement on Wednesday with the former Real Madrid assistant coach paying the price for a dismal start to the season. Clement had been at Swansea for less than a year but leaves, along with his assistants, with the Welsh club rooted to the bottom of the table.…

Rampant City crush Spurs 4-1 to go 14 points clear

Manchester City produced another virtuoso display to outclass Tottenham and secure a 16th successive Premier League victory as they stretched their lead at the top of the table to 14 points. Ilkay Gundogan, in for the absent David Silva, headed City in front from a corner after 14 minutes and the only surprise was that…

Man City roll over Swansea for 15th straight league win

Pep Guardiola praised the will to win of “animal” David Silva after his goals helped the Premier League leaders thrash Swansea and extend their record run of consecutive top-flight wins to 15. Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola praised the will to win of “animal” David Silva after his goals helped the Premier League leaders thrash…

Van Gaal slams ‘boring’ United under Mourinho

(Reuters) – Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal believes the club have become more boring under his successor Jose Mourinho, saying he would prefer to watch local rivals and Premier League leaders Manchester City in action. During the Dutchman’s two-year stint as United manager from 2014, the club secured fourth and fifth-placed league finishes…

Romelu Lukaku could get ban for alleged kick on Gaetan Bong

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku must wait to discover if he will be punished for allegedly kicking out at Brighton defender Gaetan Bong. The incident allegedly happened during United’s 1-0 win on Saturday, but referee Neil Swarbrick took no action. Swarbrick’s report on the match will be studied by the Football Association. Lukaku could get a three-match…