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Lingard heads winner as Man Utd defeat Chelsea

Manchester United moved back into second place in the Premier League as substitute Jesse Lingard gave them victory over top-four rivals Chelsea at Old Trafford. The Red Devils had to come from behind after Willian started and finished a flowing move to give the visitors the lead in the first half. United pulled level before the break, with striker Romelu Lukaku getting in front of Marcos Alonso to score against his former club for the first time. Lukaku then set up Lingard to head home with 15 minutes left, after…

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Leicester blast triggers police alert

Police have declared a “major incident” after reports of an explosion in the Hinckley Road area of Leicester. Emergency services said they are conducting a search and rescue operation at the scene. Carlisle Street and part of Hinckley Road have been closed and police are asking people to avoid the area. A spokeswoman for Leicestershire Police said all the emergency services were in attendance, including six fire engines. ‘Pancake collapse’ A Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said: “This is a search and rescue at the moment. “It is unknown…

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Legal medical pot doesn't lead to increased use in teens, research shows

With medical marijuana already legal in 29 states and even more states considering legalization, some believe that the inevitable next step is an increase in recreational marijuana use among adolescents, but a new study published today in Addiction busted that myth. “We had done an earlier study published in the Lancet in 2015 of a million adolescents that were surveyed yearly between 1991 and 2014, and found no increase in teen use of cannabis or marijuana. We were surprised by that result,” said Dr. Deborah S. Hasin, an author of…

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Man City brush aside Arsenal to win Carabao Cup

Pep Guardiola secured his first trophy as Manchester City manager as they overpowered Arsenal to win the Carabao Cup in convincing fashion at Wembley. City responded to Monday’s shock FA Cup fifth-round defeat by League One Wigan Athletic in style as they swept aside Arsenal and now turn their attention to clinching the Premier League and continuing their Champions League campaign. Sergio Aguero gave City an 18th-minute lead when he took full advantage of Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi’s feeble challenge to latch on to keeper Claudio Bravo’s goal-kick and loft…

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Carabao Cup 2017/18 Team of the Tournament: Manchester City, Chelsea, and Arsenal stars included

Sunday, February 25, 2018 Manchester City are the 2017/18 Carabao Cup winners after defeating Arsenal 3-0 in the final at Wembley. It brings to an end a sensational tournament which saw clubs like Bristol City battle with the big boys and bring us some memorable moments – and GIFs. As the confetti settles and the celebrations continue, the Team of the Tournament has been named. But who makes the XI? Click the right arrow above to find out… Let’s block ads! (Why?)

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Tottenham Hotspur FC news: Spurs to assess Jan Vertonghen ankle injury

Tottenham star Jan Vertonghen in action Sunday, February 25, 2018 Tottenham Hotspur are hoping defender Jan Vertonghen does not have a serious injury after he took a knock to his ankle in training. The player was expected to start against Crystal Palace but missed the game with the issue. And manager Mauricio Pochettino revealed the club would assess any damage done tomorrow. “Jan we need to assess tomorrow. He received a heavy knock on his ankle,” he said. “We were training yesterday and we couldn’t not communicate because we were waiting…

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British skier killed in French Alps cliff fall

A British skier has fallen to his death in the French Alps, authorities have confirmed. The man – part of a trio who went off-piste in the Alpe d’Huez ski resort – fell from what a mountain rescue spokesperson described as a cliff. A second skier who fell was injured in the “steep and icy” conditions, but survived. The third was unharmed and both men were rescued. The Foreign Office said it was giving support to the dead man’s family. In a statement confirming the death, it added: “We remain…

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