Spurs boss Mourinho said the gap between the Premier League and the Championship is narrower than it was and seventh-placed Stoke will be a tricky opponent to beat.
EFL Championship: The capacity of players made the difference, says Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa after title win
Leeds secured promotion on Friday after second-placed West Bromwich Albion’s loss at Huddersfield Town before being confirmed as champions with Brentford’s defeat by Stoke City.
Leeds secured promotion to the Premier League on Friday after second-placed West Bromwich Albion’s loss at Huddersfield Town guaranteed a top-two finish and Marcelo Bielsa’s side now have an unassailable five-point lead with a game in hand.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Manchester United cancel friendly after Stoke City manager Michael O'Neill tests positive for COVID-19
Manchester United’s friendly against Stoke City was cancelled at the last minute after the Championship club’s manager Michael O’Neill tested positive for COVID-19.
Huddersfield Town vs Stoke City halted briefly after sectarian abuse aimed at Ireland winger James McClean
An announcement was made warning the fans at the John Smith’s Stadium that “offensive behaviour is affecting the game and will not be tolerated” and McClean applauded the move, after which no further abuse was heard.
Premier League: Kurt Zouma says return to Chelsea starting lineup after injury has been 'a very, very long journey'
Zouma has started the club’s first three games of the season and although he was below-par in a 4-0 loss in the opener at Manchester United, Lampard has shown faith in the 24-year-old Frenchman as the London side looks for its first win
Former England striker Peter Crouch on Friday announced his retirement from football at the age of 38 after two decades as a professional.
Premier League: Former Liverpool striker Peter Crouch joins Burnley from Stoke City on short-term deal until end of season
Peter Crouch is back in the Premier League after the former England striker joined Burnley from Stoke on Thursday.
EFL Championship: Stoke City pay Luton Town $1.3million in compensation to sign Nathan Jones as manager
Nathan Jones became the front runner when former Fulham handler Slavisa Jokanovic said he was not interested and it was thought unlikely David Moyes would wish to manage a second-tier team
League Cup: West Ham United survive scare against 10-man Wimbledon; Cardiff, Huddersfield and Brighton ousted
West Ham survived a scare from League One Wimbledon to register Manuel Pellegrini's first win in charge and progress to the third round of the League Cup.
Stoke City sign Tom Ince from Huddersfield Town as club looks to gain immediate promotion to Premier League
Ince is the fifth pre-season arrival at Stoke as the Midlands club look to bounce back quickly following last season's relegation from the Premier League.
Premier League: Liverpool sign Switzerland forward Xherdan Shaqiri from Stoke City on five-year deal
Liverpool have signed Switzerland international Xherdan Shaqiri from Stoke City, the English Premier League giants announced on Friday.
Premier League: Southampton boss Mark Hughes signs three-year contract after helping club avoid relegation
Southampton manager Mark Hughes has signed a new three-year contract after keeping them in the Premier League last season, the south-coast club said on Friday.
Stoke City announced on Friday that manager Paul Lambert had left his position at the relegated Premier League club by mutual consent.
Premier League: Xherdan Shaqiri, Nacer Chadli and other players from relegated clubs who deserve place in top division
There are quite a few players from Stoke City, West Bromwich Albion and Swansea City who can remain in the Premier League or play in other top leagues in Europe
Premier League: Swansea City's seven-season stay in tournament ends with relegation after 1-2 loss to Stoke
Swansea City's seven-season stay in the Premier League came to an end on Sunday as the Welsh side joined West Brom and Stoke City in being relegated to the Championship.
Premier League: Mohamed Salah steers Liverpool into top-four ahead of Chelsea; Manchester City hit 100 points
Victory for Liverpool meant it didn't matter what fifth-placed Chelsea did at Newcastle, but the Blues failed to put any sort of pressure by succumbing limply to a 3-0 defeat.
Manager Carlos Carvalhal is set to leave Swansea at the end of the season, with the club facing almost certain relegation from the Premier League, reports said Thursday.
West Brom's relegation from Premier League confirmed after Southampton beat Swansea to edge towards safety
West Brom were relegated from the Premier League on Tuesday after Southampton took a huge step towards keeping their place in the English top flight by beating fellow strugglers Swansea.
Premier League: Stoke City relegated after loss to Crystal Palace; West Brom beat Tottenham to stay afloat
Jake Livermore kept alive West Bromwich Albion's slender hopes of avoiding relegation as his last-gasp strike clinched a dramatic 1-0 win over Tottenham, while Stoke were relegated after a 2-1 defeat against Crystal Palace on Saturday.