Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers looks after defeat at Old Trafford. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Brendan Rodgers says there is no unrest inside the Liverpool dressing room despite the club’s miserable campaign.Liverpool head to Bournemouth, the Ch(...)

Manchester United’s Robin van Persie (centre) celebrates scoring his sides second goal against Southampton   with team-mates Ashley Young (right) and Ander Herrera   at St Marys, Southampton. Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire

Louis van Gaal and his flexible system may enhance his squad’s Premier League hopes but an ever-growing injury list and the lack of European football(...)

Chelsea’s Eden Hazard (left) celebrates after scoring the winner from the   penalty spot against  Queens Park Rangers. Photograph: Toby Melville / Reuters

Chelsea survived a scare to maintain their four-point lead at the top of the Barclays Premier League with a 2-1 victory over neighbours QPR. Charlie A(...)

  Newcastle Unitedd’s  Ayoze Perez fires past Liverpool’s Simon Mignolet   at St James’s Park. Photograph:  Stu Forster/Getty Images

Newcastle 1 Liverpool 0Ayoze Perez was Newcastle’s match-winner for the second time in a week as Newcastle edged past Liverpool to claim a fourth succ(...)

  Alan Pardew (left), manager of Newcastle United, applauds the fans after victory over Manchester City,  as Manuel Pellegrini  walks towards the dug tunnel. Photograph:  Michael Regan/Getty Images

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini admitted he was concerned about his team’s form after being dumped out of the Capital One Cup by Newcastle. (...)

 Chelsea Manager José Mourinho: ‘Shrewsbury is not a friendly. We have to play matches with respect and the best way to respect Shrewsbury is to go there with a good team.’ Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

José Mourinho admits Chelsea are “in trouble” because of mounting injury problems. He hopes to have Diego Costa back for Saturday’s Premier League h(...)

Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli: club assistant manager Colin Pascoe was giving little away as to Balotelli’s chances of retaining his starting spot for tonight’s Capital One Cup fourth round clash with Swansea. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Mario Balotelli is not affected by the scrutiny he is under and has the hunger to succeed as a Liverpool player, according to assistant boss Colin Pas(...)

Newcastle United’s Manager Alan Pardew admits he is under pressure at St James’s Park. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has brushed off comments from owner Mike Ashley suggesting he will be sacked if his team loses at Stoke on Monday evening.A(...)

 David Silva and Eliaquim Mangala of Manchester City battle  with Chelsea’s Diego Costa  during last weekend’s   Premier League match.  Costa will start against Aston Villa while Nasri has been ruled out for a month due to a groin injury. Photo:  Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Diego Costa will start for Chelsea against Aston Villa today with Jose Mourinho admitting the London club are helpless to prevent their leading goals(...)

 Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge could return from a thigh injury to play some part in the Merseyside derby on Saturday. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

SATURDAY Arsenal (4) v Tottenham (9) Arsenal expect to have midfielder Mathieu Flamini back from a dead leg. Defenders Kieran Gibbs and Per Merte(...)