Port Vale 0-0 Bury: 10-men Vale claim a draw after bust-up sparks a melee

The Gigg Lane gaffer – set to move to Scunthorpe – saluted his players for grabbing a point after being second-best for much of the match, revealing the camp had been hit by a bout of sickness before the kick-off.

Mortal Kombat director Simon McQuoid promises plenty of gore and violence in the upcoming R-rated video game adaptation

 Bloody: The director says his film is ‘definitely not gonna get a PG-13 rating… We had a lot of discussions about getting the balance right so there was gore and there was blood and there were fatalities’; still from Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997)

Tom Hardy to narrate explosive new Tottenham Amazon doc as Hollywood A-lister moves behind the camera

But the return of Ledley King as Mourinho’s new first-team assistant could be enough by itself to lift the spirits of fans and players alike next term.