Steve Tongue

Steve Tongue is a Football Correspondent for The Independent.

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A dejected John Terry reacts after opening the scoring with an own goal

Crystal Palace 1 Chelsea 0: We have blown it - Jose Mourinho concedes Premier League title

Chelsea sink to a shock, but deserved, defeat at Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace 1 Chelsea 0 match report: John Terry administers the fatal cut to Chelsea’s self-inflicted wounds

Mourinho sees his title hopes fade away with a lacklustre and spiritless display against a Palace side that finally rediscovers their vim

Rooney hits his wonder goal

Wayne Rooney improves chances of being handed Manchester United captaincy on full-time basis

If the manager wants me to be captain, I’d have no problem with that. I’d grab it with both hands

Tottenham Hotspur 3 Southampton 2: Tim Sherwood delighted with Spurs' character, saying: 'You have to find a way to win'

Tottenham battled back from 2-0 down to win at White Hart Lane

Time to move on: Jason Roberts says now is ‘a time for change’ in tackling prejudice in the game

Jason Roberts: Reluctant to give up on footballing dream

After innocuous injury 15 months ago veteran striker never thought he would have to hang up his boots

Wayne Rooney scores from 58 yards to put Manchester United 1-0 up against West Ham

West Ham 0 Manchester United 2 match report: Wayne Rooney a class apart for United

Striker adds a second to stunning opener as Moyes’ men continue revival in fine style

Southampton 4 Norwich City 2 match report: Late goal quashes Canaries comeback and leaves Chris Hughton's men in trouble

If Ricky Lambert, one of those England contenders who cannot yet be sure of his summer plans, was disappointed not to start this game with Roy Hodgson in attendance, he grasped the opportunity as a substitute with two hands and both feet.

Jose Riga walks to the Charlton dugout

Charlton 0 Huddersfield 0 match report: Chris Powell wins Charlton fans' support over sacking

Poll says 80 per cent are against his dismissal as bottom side draw blank in new boss's first match in charge

Crystal Palace 0 Southampton 1 match report: Jay Rodriguez pounces to push Palace nearer drop

Pulis’s goal-shy team face tough trio of fixtures as relegation zone looms

West Bromwich Albion's French striker Nicolas Anelka gestures

Why was Nicolas Anelka punished? The quenelle verdict explained

The reasoning behind the player's ban and fine has been revealed

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