Tag: Michu

Boss fires title rallying call

Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham are still firmly in the title race and has called on his players to carry on believing. Heading into Saturday’s clash at Liverpool, Spurs could have trimmed the deficit at the top of the Premier League table to just two points as Leicester face Southampton today, but had to settle for

Reading v Cardiff City

<!– Reading’s Chelsea loanee Lucas Piazon dropped out of the squad hours before the midweek defeat to Brighton BBC coverage How to follow: Listen on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC local radio; text commentary on the BBC Sport website TEAM NEWS Reading pair Deniss Rakels (hamstring) and Lucas Piazon (illness) are doubts for the

Crystal Palace v Leicester City

Alan Pardew’s Crystal Palace are the only side in the top four divisions without a league win in 2016 TEAM NEWS Crystal Palace midfielder Mile Jedinak is nursing a sore back and his fitness will be assessed ahead of the visit of leaders Leicester. Connor Wickham, James McArthur and Marouane Chamakh all remain sidelined by

Pulis told to cough up

West Brom boss Tony Pulis has been told to pay £3.5m after losing his case with Crystal Palace over a relegation survival payment. Pulis was paid a bonus of a reported £2million after he kept Palace in the Premier League at the end of the 2013-14 season. Pulis had taken over at Selhurst Park with

Ghana defender linked

Swansea are being linked with a move for Ghana international Jonathan Mensah, who will be available on a free transfer in the summer. The central defender is poised to leave French outfit Evian at the end of the season when he falls out of contract, and Swansea are among the clubs reported to be interested.