Premier League

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

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The Stoke City manager believes that his Hull City counterpart has gone too far in trying to defend his player after a challenge on Potters midfielder Stephen Ireland

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The Newcastle defender hails his former Netherlands coach as "fantastic" and urges Manchester United to stick with him despite an inconsistent first season in charge

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The 21-year-old has been in fine form for Villarreal this term and his agent suggests that he could leave the club after just one season as there is a lot of interest in him

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Though conceding that the mood in training has been sombre since losing to Chelsea at Wembley, the Spurs boss believes that the frustration can teach his side for the future

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The England international left-back is Toffees boss Roberto Martinez's only injury concern ahead of their Premier League trip to Stoke City on Wednesday evening

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Manchester City's long-standing interest in the former Barcelona coach has been the subject of discussion as Manuel Pellegrini struggles but the Spaniard is happy in the Bundesliga

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City's defence of their Premier League title is close to collapse after their 2-1 defeat by Liverpool on Sunday but the Chilean insists that he is not obliged to secure a trophy

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The Crystal Palace midfielder admitted a charge of violent conduct for an incident in which he caught West Ham striker Diafra Sakho with his arm at Upton Park on Saturday

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The Nigeria international has already missed four matches, including the League Cup final, with a knee injury but is set to be unavailable for several more weeks as he recovers

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The Toffees have won just one of their last 11 Premier League games but the American goalkeeper says they will head to the Britannia Stadium with rising confidence

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Spurs tasted disappointment at Wembley and in Europe last week and now face Garry Monk's in-form side who could move to within a point of the hosts with a victory

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The Blues captain, who lifted the League Cup trophy at Wembley on Sunday, is keen to prolong his stay at Stamford Bridge and his manager is only too happy to oblige

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The Argentine turned in a poor performance against Sunderland at the weekend and was substituted at half-time, but his manager insists he is adapting to life at Old Trafford

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With a healthy lead at the top of the table leaving no need for fireworks, Al Hain-Cole expects Jose Mourinho's men to grind out a victory against a struggling home team

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The Chilean's side head into the game five points behind leaders Chelsea, having played a game more, after their defeat at the weekend and with their title hopes starting to fade

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While their form on the road has so far prevented the Red Devils from gaining a strong grip on the top four places, Al Hain-Cole expects them to come out on top at St James's Park

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The England international returned to action in January after numerous injury problems and his manager insists he will flourish when he finally regains full fitness

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The Bundesliga side have no intention of selling their star man on the cheap and feel he is well worth the club's hefty asking price, with Arsenal rumoured to be interested

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Spurs only have the Premier League to focus on after their Europa League elimination and their League Cup final loss and the winger is hopeful the light schedule will benefit them

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The West Ham manager will be looking to guide his side to a first win in seven games in all competitions when the league leaders make the short trip to Upton Park on Wednesday