Chelsea’s Diego Costa is congratulated by Branislav Ivanivich and Nemanja Matic after doubling his side’s lead during the 2-0 win over Hull City at Stamford Bridge

Chelsea 2 Hull City 0 Barclays Premier League leaders Chelsea returned to winning ways with a 2-0 victory over 10-man Hull at Stamford Bridge. (...)

 Chelsea Diego Costa (left) misses an opportunity to score against West Brom    Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Peter Powell / EPA

Chelsea 2 West Bromwich Albion 0Chelsea’s title charge shows no signs of abating, with West Brom the latest side swatted away by Jose Mourinho’s men. (...)

West Brom’s James Morrison  heads home the winning goal in the premier league clash against  Tottenham Hotspur  at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Tottenham 0 West Brom 1Mauricio Pochettino was supposed to eradicate White Hart Lane performances like this. Instead, the Tottenham Hotspur manager fe(...)

 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,(...)

A crowd of just 16,777 watched today’s match at the Stadium of Light. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire.

Sunderland 1 Southampton 0 Craig Gardner’s stunning goal fired Sunderland into the FA Cup quarter-finals and spared manager Gus Poyet fur(...)

Sunderland’s Adam Johnson  scores the equaliser against Southampton . Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Reuters

Sunderland 2 Southampton 2: Adam Johnson struck for the fourth time in a week as Sunderland staged an unlikely fightback to snatch a Premier League ag(...)

 Seamus Coleman  scores Everton’s  second goal against Stoke City in the  Premier League match  at Goodison Park. Photograph:  Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Premier League round-up: Cardiff City’s youngest-ever player Aaron Ramsey’s two goals against his first club handed Arsenal a seven-point lead at the (...)

Adnan Januzaj of Manchester United scores his team’s second goal against  Sunderland at the Stadium of Light on Saturday. Photograp:  Michael Regan/Getty Images
De Gea saves United blushes
  • Soccer
  • October 7, 2013, 01:08

Sunderland 1 Manchester United 2During an opening period in which United’s defending was the stuff of comic cuts – as highlighted by Nemanja Vidic’s e(...)

Adnan Januzaj of Manchester United scores his  second goal during the  Premier League match against Sunderland  at the Stadium of Light. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Sunderland 1 Manchester Utd 2: Teenager Adnan Januzaj blasted Manchester United to a face-saving victory at Sunderland with a superb double on his fir(...)

Liverpool’s Luis Suarez celebrates scoring his second and his side’s third goal during the  Premier League match against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA

Sunderland 1 Liverpool 3: Luis Suarez may have damaged Liverpool’s “brand” when he bit Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic last season but the striker’s firs(...)