Neil Robinson

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30 Dec 2018 | 2:31 AM

Wolves stun high-flying Spurs, Fulham and Cardiff grab late wins

LONDON (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur suffered a setback in their final game of the year, conceding three goals in 18 second-half minutes to lose 3-1 to Wolverhampton Wanderers and blow the chance to put pressure on Liverpool at the top of the Premier League.

15 Dec 2018 | 10:42 PM

Jesus sends Manchester City top as Spurs leave it late

LONDON (Reuters) - Gabriel Jesus scored twice in Manchester City's 3-1 victory over Everton at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday as the champions took full advantage of Liverpool's inactivity to return to the top of the Premier League.

4 Nov 2018 | 6:28 AM

Emotions high as Gray seals Leicester win on testing day

LONDON (Reuters) - Leicester City's traumatic week ended with a 1-0 win at Cardiff City although the result was never the chief concern on a day when the tributes flowed for the Midlands club's late owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha who died in a helicopter crash.

30 Sep 2018 | 4:40 AM

Stunning Sturridge strike rescues point for Liverpool

LONDON (Reuters) - - A stunning late strike from Daniel Sturridge rescued a point for Liverpool in the 1-1 draw at Chelsea on Saturday while Manchester United's 3-1 defeat at West Ham United confirmed their worst top-flight start for 29 years and piled more pressure on manager Jose Mourinho.

15 Sep 2018 | 11:16 PM

Relentless Liverpool sweep Spurs aside as Chelsea go top

LONDON (Reuters) - Liverpool beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 at Wembley on Saturday to post a fifth consecutive win at the start of the season for the first time since 1990-91 and banish the memory of last year's London mauling by Mauricio Pochettino's side.

1 Sep 2018 | 11:00 PM

Alisson will learn from mistake, says Klopp

(Reuters) - Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp said keeper Alisson would hopefully "learn from his mistake" after gifting Leicester City a goal in the visitors' 2-1 win at the King Power Stadium on Saturday.

24 Aug 2018 | 7:11 PM

New managers Emery and Pellegrini scrap for first point

LONDON (Reuters) - When Manuel Pellegrini and Unai Emery were appointed within a day of each other in May, neither could have envisaged that when their teams met for the first time three months later West Ham United and Arsenal would be joint bottom and pointless.

20 Aug 2018 | 4:06 AM

Manchester gap widens as City score six and United lose

LONDON, August 19 (Reuters) - Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick in Manchester City's 6-1 rout of Huddersfield Town on Sunday before the champions' neighbours Manchester United suffered a limp 3-2 defeat at Brighton & Hove Albion that left Paul Pogba questioning his team's attitude.

19 Aug 2018 | 3:39 AM

Chelsea edge Arsenal in thriller, Kane scores in Spurs win

LONDON (Reuters) - A second successive Chelsea win under Maurizio Sarri, 3-2 over an Arsenal side who have suffered back-to-back defeats under Unai Emery, gave both managers a crash course in the unpredictability of the Premier League on Saturday.

6 Aug 2018 | 3:54 AM

Sarri wants only 'motivated players' as transfer deadline approaches

LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri said he only wanted players "with a very high level of motivation" amid continuing uncertainty about the future of several members of his new team.