Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has apologised for Riyad Mahrez’s lack of action.
Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha will miss the FA Cup fifth-round tie with Doncaster after losing an appeal against an additional one-match ban following his red card against Southampton.
Manchester City travel to Newport on Saturday for the sort of FA Cup tie that gets traditionalists purring.
Newport have pulled off a string of big FA Cup results on home turf over the last 13 months, recording victories against Leicester, Middlesbrough and Leeds, and forcing a replay against Tottenham.
Jan Vertonghen accepts that Tottenham’s 3-0 demolition of Borussia Dortmund in the first leg of their last-16 Champions League tie makes it hard for them to play the underdog card.
Cardiff manager Neil Warnock and chief executive Ken Choo will attend Emiliano Sala’s funeral in Argentina on Saturday.
Jadon Sancho endured a difficult evening as Borussia Dortmund suffered a 3-0 defeat to Tottenham in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 clash.
Chelsea play Malmo in the first leg of the round of 32 in the Europa League in Sweden on Thursday.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer tasted defeat for the first time in his 12-game reign as Manchester United’s interim boss when Paris St Germain handed out a Champions League lesson at Old Trafford.
Cardiff chairman Mehmet Dalman says the club are still gathering information over the £15million fee due to Nantes for the transfer of Emiliano Sala but will pay up if “contractually obliged”.
Tottenham resume their Champions League campaign when Borussia Dortmund visit Wembley in the first leg of their last-16 tie on Wednesday.
Tottenham continue their Champions League campaign when Borussia Dortmund visit Wembley in the last-16 first leg on Wednesday.
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is not surprised to see Jadon Sancho hit the heights for Borussia Dortmund this season.
Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has taken his first job in club management after being appointed boss of Sky Bet League Two side Oldham.
Hugo Lloris saved Tottenham against Leicester, but the captain knows he will not be able to repeat the feat if his side defend the same against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League on Wednesday.
The Champions League returns this week with Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur in last-16 action.
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Neil Warnock has abandoned plans for Cardiff to take a mid-season break so that he and his players can reflect on the Emiliano Sala tragedy in privacy with their families.
Manchester City provided the perfect response to Liverpool’s climb back to the top of the Premier League table as they routed Chelsea 6-0 to reclaim first place.
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino was left perplexed by Michael Oliver’s decision to book Son Heung-min for diving in his side’s 3-1 win over Leicester.