Steve Tongue

Steve Tongue is a Football Correspondent for The Independent.

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Nicolas Anelka appears to make the 'la quenelle' gesture after scoring the first goal for West Brom in the 3-3 draw against West Ham

Nicolas Anelka gesture: FA to look into West Brom striker after he is accused of anti-Semitic gesture during goal celebration

Veteran French striker scores twice on comeback but FA will look into allegations

Saido Berahino scored an immediate equaliser for West Brom to drag them back to 3-3 against West Ham

West Ham 3 West Brom 3 match report: Nicolas Anelka plays sinister role in East End soap opera

Striker’s celebration comes under scrutiny while Hammers’ resolve can’t silence the boos

Christian Eriksen celebrates after scoring for Tottenham against West Brom

Tottenham 1 West Brom 1 match report: Emmanuel Adebayor off day has Spurs in a muddle

Adebayor has returned to form since Sherwood recalled him but his error allowed Morgan Amalfitano to level the scores just two minutes after Spurs took the lead

Under Pellegrini, Manchester City are on their way to surpass 100 goals scored this season

Manchester City on course to smash 100-goal barrier in Manuel Pellegrini’s first season in charge

The in form side have now scored 51 goals in 17 games

Vincent Kompany of Manchester City celebrates scoring their second goal

Fulham 2 Manchester City 4 match report: City win away in a manner of champions

Wise substitution from Pellegrini sees Jesus Navas stabilise the title challenge and leave Meulensteen still searching for a saviour

Chelsea midfielder Ramires celebrates scoring the iwnner against Crystal Palace

Chelsea 2 Crystal Palace 1 match report: Ramires saves Blues from famous Palace coup

Chelsea recover from defeat to Stoke last week to record nervy victory over valiant Palace

A goal by Carlos Manuel (right) after Kenny Sansom’s mistake meant England lost their opening game at a World Cup for what is still only the second time

World Cup 2014: Opening shot - England's odyssey begins with a tough first game against Italy. But has history always been that unkind?

History lessons on England at the World Cup tell us that they rarely start well, and if they do, as in 1982 against France, then the standard is almost never maintained.

Cameron Jerome of Crystal Palace scores with his head

Crystal Palace 2 Cardiff City 0 match report: Marouane Chamakh seals win for resurgent Eagles

Palace record second win in as many games while the former Arsenal striker scores in consecutive matches

Roy Hodgson at the World Cup draw

World Cup 2014: Roy Hodgson suffers first World Cup defeat

Fifa have bowed to pressure to bring forward England's match in Manaus with Italy

Norwich striker Gary Hooper puts Norwich ahead against Crystal Palace

Norwich City 1 Crystal Palace 0 match report: Chris Hughton’s big win highlights size of the task for Tony Pulis

Crucial three-points for Canaries sees Palace return to the bottom of the Premier League table

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