Martyn Herman

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21 Jan 2019 | 3:44 AM

Torment for Llorente but Winks spares his blushes

(Reuters) - Harry Winks proved an unlikely Tottenham Hotspur hero with a last-gasp winner in his side's 2-1 Premier League victory at lowly Fulham on Sunday after a nightmare afternoon for Fernando Llorente.

20 Jan 2019 | 6:36 AM

Furious Sarri says Chelsea players lack motivation

LONDON (Reuters) - Angry Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri accused his players of lacking determination and being "difficult to motivate" after watching their lacklustre 2-0 defeat away to London rivals Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday.

20 Jan 2019 | 4:15 AM

Arsenal revive top-four hopes with win over Chelsea

LONDON, (Reuters) - Arsenal revived their hopes of a top-four finish with first-half goals by Alexandre Lacazette and Laurent Koscielny securing a comfortable 2-0 derby win at home to toothless Chelsea on Saturday.

18 Jan 2019 | 11:19 AM

NBA - Heartache for Knicks as basketball steals London spotlight

LONDON (Reuters) - A game between the struggling New York Knicks and Washington Wizards would barely have registered back in the United States but transported across the Atlantic it stole the London sporting spotlight on Thursday.

14 Jan 2019 | 7:02 AM

De Gea could be best United keeper ever, says Solskjaer

LONDON (Reuters) - David de Gea's wonder show at Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday led Manchester United's interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to claim the Spaniard might be the club's best keeper ever.

14 Jan 2019 | 6:12 AM

Pochettino hails Spurs' 'best 45 minutes' despite loss

LONDON (Reuters) - Mauricio Pochettino praised his Tottenham Hotspur side's "best 45 minutes" in his four-and-a-half years at the club despite a costly 1-0 defeat in the Premier League by Manchester United at Wembley on Sunday.

14 Jan 2019 | 4:41 AM

Kane scare for Spurs after injury in Man United defeat

LONDON (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur could face a striker crisis after leading scorer Harry Kane was injured during stoppage time in their damaging 1-0 defeat at home by Manchester United on Sunday.

14 Jan 2019 | 4:02 AM

Rashford and dazzling De Gea earn Man United win at Spurs

LONDON (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur's Premier League title ambitions suffered a major blow as Marcus Rashford's goal gave Manchester United a 1-0 victory at Wembley on Sunday to maintain caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's perfect start.

13 Jan 2019 | 12:24 AM

Rice reputation soars with winner for West Ham

LONDON (Reuters) - West Ham United's Declan Rice enhanced his soaring reputation with the goal that secured a 1-0 win over Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday -- his first strike for the club.

12 Jan 2019 | 6:49 AM

Return of 'encyclopedia' Ferguson massive for United - Pochettino

LONDON (Reuters) - Alex Ferguson's return to Manchester United's training ground has been massive for his old club, according to the man tipped to take over at Old Trafford next season.