Tony Blair has received a predictably dismissive government response to his call for remain voters to organise their opposition to Brexit, with No 10 saying there would be no second referendum.
Pep Guardiola's side have gone six without victory after their midweek defeat.
Sunderland host Arsenal at the Stadium of Light in Saturday's early kick-off.
The Toffees currently sit sixth in the Premier League table, having scored 13 goals from their opening nine games.
For a moment, Gastón Ramírez looks puzzled, then understanding dawns. “Ah, Frigorífico Anglo,” says Middlesbrough’s Uruguay playmaker, smiling broadly.
Under Antonio Conte Chelsea’s stomachs are settling. It has been a fraught 12 months but three Premier League wins of increasing significance have brought a pronounced change in tone and the manager’s tweaks, both on and off the pitch, appear to have swiftly borne fruit.
The vignette of Alexis Sánchez tearing off some strapping to toss to the turf as he skulks off, head down, visibly disgruntled to see his number up on the substitutes’ board, is not unfamiliar.
José Mourinho has said the rebuilding job at Manchester United requires more than a sprinkle of salt and pepper as he claimed demand for immediate success is greater on him and at Old Trafford than their Premier League rivals.
They say you should never kick a man when he’s down, so it must have come as a bit of a blow to the staff at Deutsche Bank to be informed that their management was considering vested non-cash bonuses.
It seems so long ago now, but in the print media age the crispest insights we gained into the mindset of sportspeople often came via the humble magazine Q&A.
Theresa May has come under intense criticism from politicians across the UK and Europe after it emerged that she had warned of the dangers of Brexit in a private talk at Goldman Sachs a month before the referendum vote.
Simon Mignolet is determined to fight for his place at Liverpool after being displaced by Loris Karius as Jürgen Klopp’s first-choice goalkeeper.