Diego Costa of Chelsea is expected to start against Newcastle United.  Photograph:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Saturday, December 6thHull (17) v West Brom (16) Striker Abel Hernandez returns to the Hull squad after missing two matches for the birth of his child(...)

 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(...)

Scott Parker: his strike settled the match in favour of resurgent Fulham. Photograph: Steve Bardens/Getty Images

There was encouragement for Fulham here that went beyond the acquisition of a three vital points away from home. Having fallen behind to a deflected s(...)

Leicester City’s  Ignasi Miquel  heads his team’s third goal during the Capital One Cup fourth round match against  Fulham at the King Power Stadium  in Leicester. Photo: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Leicester City 4 Fulham 3The pressure on the Fulham manager Martin Jol can only have increased after his much-changed Premier League side went down to(...)

Republic of Ireland training at the Rhein Energie Stadium, Cologne. Wes Hoolahan (front), Anthony Pilkington (middle) and Paul Green. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Arsenal (1) v Norwich (18)Arsenal expect Mesut Ozil to have recovered from a knee injury. Fellow midfielder Santi Cazorla could also return for the (...)

Jon Obi Mikel (centre) scores his first ever Premier League goal for  Chelsea. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Fulham 0 Chelsea 2: John Obi Mikel scored his first Barclays Premier League goal as Chelsea beat Fulham in the west London derby at Stamford Bridge an(...)

Nicolas Anelka may return for West Bormwich Albion this weekend after ‘compassionate leave’. Photograph:  Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images
Premier League team news

Cardiff (11) v Everton (14) Cardiff will be without their £7.5million Danish striker Andreas Cornelius due to an ankle injury sustained against Accrin(...)

Fulham have confirmed the signing of Darren Bent on a season-long loan from Aston Villa. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

Fulham have signed Darren Bent on a season-long loan from Aston Villa. Bent (29) was Villa’s record signing when arrived from Sunderland in January 2(...)

Managers Harry Redknapp, of QPR, and Reading’s Nigel Adkins give instructions from the sidelines at the Madejski Stadium. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Reading 0 QPR 0: In the end Reading and Queens Park Rangers conspired to put each(...)

QPR goalkeeper Julio Cesar reacts after he was beaten by a late free-kick from Wigan’s Shaun Maloney  at Loftus Road. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

QPR 1 Wigan 1: An injury-time free-kick from Shaun Maloney rescued a point for Wi(...)