Four mussel fishermen lose claim that the State had illegally disposed of mussel seed to  operators in North. Photograph: Getty Images

Four mussel fishermen have lost their High Court claim that the State had illegally disposed of mussel seed to Northern Ireland operators and UK she(...)

Richard Dunne of QPR scores an own goal past Alex McCarthy during the Barclays Premier League match against Liverpool at Loftus Road. Photograph:  Paul Gilham/Getty Images

QPR 2 Liverpool 3According to the Queens Park Rangers support, Raheem Sterling sleeps when he wants. Not here. Not when he had the presence of mind to(...)

 Valencia  announced they have reached an agreement to sign striker Alvaro Negredo on loan from Manchester City with a clause making the deal permanent at the end of the season.  Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire.

ArsenalPlayers in: Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona, £30m), Mathieu Debuchy (Newcastle, £12m), David Ospina (Nice, undisclosed), Calum Chambers (Southampton,(...)

Keiren Westwood set to get his chance at Sunderland. Photograph:  Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Keiren Westwood is reportedly set to get his chance to impress Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio if current number o(...)

Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck sat out England training ahead of the friendly match against the Republic of Ireland at Wembley.  Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Danny Welbeck and Kyle Walker missed training this morning ahead of England’s double-header against the Republic of Ireland and Brazil.Both players to(...)

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(...)

Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio celebrates the winner at the Stadium of Light. Photograph: Getty Images

The relegation woes of all three teams at the bottom of the Barclays Premier League intensified as they all suffered defeats on Saturday. (...)