Wayne Rooney scored form the spot as Manchester United beat Sunderland 2-0 at Old Trafford. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Manchester United 2 Sunderland 0Wayne Rooney scored his first league goals in over two months to give Manchester United a 2-0 victory over 10-man Sund(...)

Papiss Cisse scored as Newcastle heaped more misery on Tim Sherwood’s Aston Villa. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Newcastle United 1 Aston Villa 0Papiss Cisse’s 11th goal of the season handed Newcastle a first home win of 2015 and plunged Aston Villa deeper into B(...)

Crystal Palace protest against ticket prices during their FA Cup match with Liverpool. The Anfield club will follow suit on Sunday with a banner saying “£NOUGH IS £NOUGH”. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images

(...) become over 20 years the key fault-line in English, British and indeed global football. Some argue this(...)

Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic’s suspension has been reduced from three matches to two but he still misses the League Cup final. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

José Mourinho fears English football is in danger of losing its credibility with “people all(...)

Liverpool head coach Brendan Rodgers says team still have “a great chance to achieve what we want to achieve this year. We can’t afford to dwell on the Europa League.” Photograph: Ozan Koseozan/AFP/Getty Images

One route into the Champions League closed on Liverpool in Istanbul and Brendan Rodgers believes his players face a psychological challenge to enhanc(...)

 Robin van Persie, signed to Manchester United for £24 million, has scored 10 goals this season. Van Gaal thinks it may be simply bad luck.  Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images

Louis van Gaal admits that, despite having a £100 million frontline, Manchester United do not have a striker who can score 20 goals this season. The (...)

Mauricio Pochettino’s side have taken 14 points in the league on the back of goals in the final 10 minutes of matches. Photograph: Phil Cole

Mauricio Pochettino knows what it feels like to end a trophy drought – and we are not talking here about Tottenham Hotspur’s three pieces of silverwa(...)

Páraic Duffy addressing the GAA Congress: “Is broadcast policy impacting on attendances and club games? We’re showing two live games every Sunday.” Photo: Andrew Paton/Inpho

(...) average per game in the recent (English) Premier League soccer deal is £11,000,000 – more or less our(...)

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has dismissed speculation he has fallen out with manager Louis van Gaal. Photograph: Rebecca Naden/Reuters/Livepic

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has dismissed speculation he has fallen out with manager Louis van Gaal.One report in Spain this week claime(...)

Robin van Persie will miss Manchester United’s Premier League clash against Sunderland at Old Trafford with the ankle injury he picked up in last weekend’s defeat to Swansea. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images
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