Liverpool were beaten 6-1 by Stoke City in Steven Gerrard’s final appearance. Photograph: PA

Stoke City 6 Liverpool 1 Liverpool’s season-ending meltdown was completed at the Britannia Stadium where Stoke won 6-1 to inflict the Reds’ hea(...)

Jose Mourinho has been named the Premier League manager of the season. Photograph: Getty

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has been named Barclays Premier League manager of the season.Mourinho guided Chelsea to their first Premier League title in(...)

Sunderland’s Adam Johnson has largely been used as a substitute since Dick Advocaat replaced Gus Poyet. Photograph: Scott Heppell/AP Photo

Dick Advocaat will wait until next week before telling Sunderland whether he wants to remain in the manager’s chair for next season or retire. Althou(...)

Francis Coquelin’s emergence has not changed the club’s thinking too greatly in terms of recruitment.

v Sunderland Arsenal v Sunderland (7.45pm, Sky Sports 1)Arsene Wenger remains in the market for a defensive midfielder this summer despite the emergen(...)

Sunderland winger Adam Johnson leaves court yesterday where he faced three offences of sexual activity with a girl under 16 and one of grooming. Photo: Scott Heppell/PA

Adam Johnson could have a significant role to play as Sunderland attempt to drag themselves over the Barclays Premier League finishing line at Arsenal(...)

Manchester United’s Tyler Blackett tries to stop Theo Walcott but can only deflect his cross into the net at Old Trafford. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

There is a reasonable chance this might have been David de Gea’s final performance for Manchester United at Old Trafford and if the suspicion is corr(...)

David de Gea looks set to leave Manchester United for Real Madrid this summer. Photo: Phil Noble/Reuters

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has dropped a strong hint that goalkeeper David de Gea may have played his last game for the club.De Gea, who ha(...)

Arsene Wenger hopes to follow up March’s FA Cup win at Old Trafford with another “symbolic statement”. Victory against Manchester United would ensure a top-three finish for Arsenal. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images

At Arsenal, and on more occasions than Arsene Wenger would care to remember, it has been a focal point for early-season stress, the elephant in the d(...)

Arsenal’s David Ospina denies Swansea’s Ki Sung Yueng at the Emirates.  Photo: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Arsenal 0 Swansea 1 What a way for Arsenal to blow their long undefeated run. Having spent the best part of 85 minutes huffing and puffing without bei(...)

 Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger: Team has had self-confidence since January

Psychological frailty has been listed among Arsenal’s various achilles heels in recent years but their fine run has given Arsène Wenger confidence th(...)