Joshua King celebrates scoring his third and Blackburn’s fourth during their 4-1 FA Cup fifth round rout of Stoke City. (Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images)

Blackburn Rovers 4 Stoke City 1Ten-man Stoke suffered FA Cup embarrassment at Ewood Park as they were torn apart 4-1 by a second-string Blackburn side(...)

Rudy Gestede is mobbed by his Blackburn Rovers team mates after he scored his side’s second at Ewood Park.(Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

If this was Rudy Gestede’s parting act as a Blackburn Rovers player, it was a fitting way to bid farewell. The giant forward’s aerial menace and uncom(...)

 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(...)

Manchester City’s Stevan Jovetic celebrates scoring his side’s second goal during the Barclays Premier League match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA

Sunderland 1 Manchester City 4It was the sort of night which mocked suggestions that this season’s Premier League is a one-horse race and poured scorn(...)

Christian Eriksen scored late on as Spurs came from behind to beat Hull 2-1 at the KC Stadium

Two goals from White Hart Lane youth products featured on the scoresheet of this match but it was the dismissal of Hull’s Gastón Ramírez that had the (...)

  Tottenham Hotspur’s Younes Kaboul holds back Aston Villa’s Tom Cleverley (left) and Aston Villa’s Ashley Westwood during an exchange of words with match referee Neil Swarbrick   at Villa Park. Photograph:  David Davies/PA Wire

Aston Villa and Tottenham have been charged by the Football Association for failing to “ensure their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashi(...)

Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock (left) and Chelsea manager José Mourinho before the Barclays Premier League match at Selhurst Park, London. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

José Mourinho believes his unbeaten Chelsea side would be champions elect in any other championship than the Premier League after their scintillating(...)

 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(...)

Manchester United’s James Wilson (right) scores his second goal against Hull City  at Old Trafford last night. Photograph: Reuters

MANCHESTER UNITED 3 (Wilson 31, 61, Van Persie 86)HULL CITY 1 (Fryatt 63)Ryan Giggs may now have made a final appearance as a player for his beloved M(...)

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 (...)