Steve Tongue is a Football Correspondent for The Independent.
Manchester City v Sunderland: Gus Poyet baffled why fans focus on Capital One Cup glory over Premier League relegation fight
24 February 2014 01:00 AM
Gus Poyet’s early learning curve as a Premier League manager was steep, teaching him within a fortnight of moving in at Sunderland in October how much more important it was to have beaten Newcastle in his second match than merely losing 4-0 at Swansea in his first.
Arsenal 4 Sunderland 1 match report: Olivier Giroud returns to inspire the Gunners in Mesut Ozil’s absence
22 February 2014 05:01 PM
Frenchman, who has missed the last two matches, scores twice as Arsenal run riot in the first half
Arsenal v Bayern Munich: Clean sheet top priority for Arsenal, but Arsene Wenger admits Gunners face the best
19 February 2014 01:00 AM
Since last year's Champions League meeting, the European champions have obtained probably the best coach in the world and their main German rivals' best player
Arsenal v Bayern Munich: Arsene Wenger says Gunners lacked 'belief' when they were knocked out of Champions League last season
18 February 2014 02:07 PM
The Arsenal manager is confident his side can avoid being knocked out of Europe's elite competition by Bayern this time around
Brighton 1 Hull City 1 match report: Yannick Sagbo denies Seagulls as FA Cup reunions are put on hold
18 February 2014 01:00 AM
Late equaliser keeps Tigers in the hunt for quarter-final meeting with Sunderland
Brighton 1 Hull City 1: Steve Bruce unhappy at 'bizarre' decision to stage FA Cup replay on Monday night
18 February 2014 01:00 AM
Uefa rules state that domestic matches cannot clash with Champions League games
Manchester City v Barcelona: Lionel Messi always talks to me about City, says Pablo Zabaleta ahead of Champions League meeting
16 February 2014 01:00 AM
Argentinian has yet to persuade his good friend to join him in Manchester but the little maestro will be there soon enough
15 February 2014 05:22 PM
FA Cup holders take another Premier League scalp with winner coming from familiar source
13 February 2014 11:18 PM
The fifth-round tie at Sheffield Wednesday offers the prospect of either some long forgotten glory or a real slog to the end of the season
Crystal Palace 3 West Brom 1 match report: Tom Ince and Joe Ledley are an instant success in Palace’s revolution
08 February 2014 05:25 PM
Goals from new boys as well as striker Marouane Chamakh see Palace rise to 13th and slowly away from danger
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Green Party Caroline Lucas interview: 'We could be on the edge of something very big'
- 1 Lego letter from the 1970s still offers a powerful message to parents 40 years later
- 2 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 3 Green Party Caroline Lucas interview: 'We could be on the edge of something very big'
- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'