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Premier League results: Chelsea held by Leicester, West Brom end long wait for win

Chelsea were held to a frustrating goalless draw by Leicester at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, on a day that saw the bottom half of the table remain incredibly tight. Antonio Conte’s side could have moved above Manchester United and up to second but were outplayed by a Foxes team that wasted several good chances and ended the game with 10 men after Ben Chilwell picked up a second booking. Instead, most of the drama came in the lower half of the table – with eight points separating the bottom 10…

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“It's been a LONG time coming” – Shane Long ends goal drought in Crystal Palace game

Long’s strike gave Saints the lead in their home match against Crystal Palace Tuesday, January 2, 2018 Stop what you’re doing! Shane Long has finally scored a goal.  The striker ended a run of 1,320 minutes without a goal in the Premier League since he last netted for Southampton in February 2017.  Long has been in wretched form since but it appears he has finally put his demons to rest when he expertly found the net in Saints’ clash against Crystal Palace.  His team-mates rushed to congratulate him as Long broke…

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'Hopefully it can be the start of a long journey' – Crane ready for England debut

Fourth Ashes Test, Australia v England Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground Dates: 26-30 December Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, Radio 4 LW, online, tablets, mobiles and BBC Sport app. Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website. Leg-spinner Mason Crane is ready to make his England Test debut if given the opportunity in the Boxing Day Test. With Australia having already sealed the Ashes, Crane could earn his first cap in Melbourne in place of pace bowler Craig Overton, who is a doubt…

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Long A&E waits: 3m a year wait over four hours

The number of long A&E waits across the UK has more than doubled in the past four years as hospitals struggle to cope with demand, BBC analysis shows. Northern Ireland has the worst performance, although England has seen the fastest deterioration, the figures show. Over 3m patients who visited UK A&Es waited over four hours in the past 12 months – up by 120% since 2012-13. By comparison the number of visits has only risen by just over 7% to 26.9m. If you can’t see the NHS Tracker, click or…

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Transfer news: 'How long do I stay at PSV? I do not know that', says Arsenal target Hirving Lozano

PSV winger Hirving Lozano Tuesday, October 24, 2017 Arsenal target Hirving Lozano admits he doesn’t know how long he will remain with current club PSV Eindhoven. The Mexico international has been attracting interest from the Gunners despite only joining the Dutch giants in the summer. And with Spanish newspaper Marca confirming Arsenal’s interest, Lozano has refused to rule out a possible move in the near future. “How long do I play at PSV? I do not know that,” he said. “I am now 100 per cent focused on the team…

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Dozens gravely wounded in Vegas face long road to recovery

The bullets are still there. For the dozens of people who remain hospitalized in Las Vegas from the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the onslaught isn’t over. The pain lingers. They remain haunted by the uncertainty of their recovery. “My fear is that I won’t progress, you know. I want to be able to walk again. I want to be able to function normally,” said Michael Caster, who was paralyzed in the shooting. “I’m happy to be alive, that I got out of there, but I want to…

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