Stoke City v Burnley: match preview

Stoke City v Burnley: match preview

Stoke have left it very late to start a surge for safety, and if it does not begin against Burnley, it will probably not materialise at all. Scoring has been a problem for Stoke all season so they will have taken some encouragement from the fact that Burnley looked uncharacteristically leaky while losing 2-1 to…

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Mauricio Pochettino must forget Toby Alderweireld dispute and pick Tottenham’s best defender, says Danny Murphy

Mauricio Pochettino must forget Toby Alderweireld dispute and pick Tottenham’s best defender, says Danny Murphy

If Toby Alderweireld is fit, then Mauricio Pochettino has to play him at Wembley. There are questions over whether both Alderweireld and Paul Pogba — two big players for Tottenham and Manchester United — will start this FA Cup semi-final. I do not know how much of Alderweireld not playing has been political, because he…

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Rangers: Graeme Murty insists his team are united

Rangers: Graeme Murty insists his team are united

Graeme Murty insists the Rangers squad remain unified and behind him in spite of another week of Ibrox turmoil. The Light Blues appeared to be tearing themselves apart in the wake of last weekend’s humiliating 4-0 William Hill Scottish Cup defeat to Celtic. Rangers manager Graeme Murty Skipper Lee Wallace and veteran striker Kenny Miller…

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