Peter Hall

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24 Apr 2018 | 12:25 AM

VAR still right in the spotlight after FA Cup no-show

LONDON (Reuters) - Introduced to provide help for under pressure referees, the role of Video Assistant Referees (VAR) still remains unclear after more questions over consistency arose at Wembley on Sunday.

22 Apr 2018 | 10:51 PM

Kipchoge and Cheruiyot win London Marathon titles, Farah sets British record

LONDON (Reuters) - Eliud Kipchoge won the London Marathon for the third time on Sunday, with Mo Farah breaking the British record as he finished third, while there was a surprise victory for Vivian Cheruiyot in the women’s race.

22 Apr 2018 | 10:10 PM

Farah unhappy with marathon staff despite record-breaking result

LONDON (Reuters) - Mo Farah was unhappy with the way staff at the London Marathon handled a mishap with his drinks bottle, even though he went on to break the British record on Sunday.

16 Apr 2018 | 1:20 AM

How Pep's signings turned City from nearly men into champions

(Reuters) - Eyebrows were raised last year when Manchester City spent almost 140 million pounds on two full backs and a goalkeeper, but manager Pep Guardiola showed he knew exactly what was needed to capture the Premier League title in style.

6 Apr 2018 | 8:49 PM

Soccer - Man City boss Guardiola faces derby selection dilemma

(Reuters) - Manchester City can seal the league title on Saturday in what is traditionally their biggest fixture of the season, yet manager Pep Guardiola might still be tempted to field a weakened side against rivals Manchester United.

6 Apr 2018 | 12:56 AM

City's raising of the bar masks United progress

LONDON (Reuters) - A win for Manchester City over Manchester United on Saturday would seal the Premier League title in record time, but City's stunning superiority can give something of a false impression of progress at United.

5 Apr 2018 | 9:09 AM

Manchester City look to seal title with derby win

LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester City can secure a third Premier League crown in record time on Saturday although bitter rivals Manchester United will be aiming to spoil the party at the Etihad Stadium.

1 Apr 2018 | 3:42 AM

Puel confounds doubters as he makes his mark at Leicester

He may not have been everyone’s pick to succeed Craig Shakespeare, but after steering Leicester City to a second successive away league victory, at Brighton and Hove Albion, on Saturday, manager Claude Puel is slowly but surely making his mark on the Premier League once again.

1 Apr 2018 | 1:39 AM

Leicester leave it late to secure victory at Brighton


30 Mar 2018 | 11:45 PM

Izquierdo’s journey from personal tragedy to Premier League

BRIGHTON, England (Reuters) - Family tragedy and lack of progress as a teenager caused Jose Izquierdo to come close to giving up on football, but through sheer hard work the Colombian has become a leading figure in Brighton and Hove Albion’s success story.