Hull City’s James Chester holds his head after scoring an own goal as Manchester Uniterd’s Wayne Rooney celebrates during the Premier League match at the KC Stadium, Hull.   Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

This was a slugfest that was an apt way to start the St Stephen’s day Premier League programme. James Chester goes down as the unfortunate author of a(...)

Hull City’s James Chester  scores an own goal under pressure from Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney during their  Premier League match  at the KC Stadium. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Reuters

Hull City 2 Manchester Utd 3: Hull City’s James Chester will go down as the unfortunate author of a tale in which he scored twice, with the second goa(...)

Sunderland’s Ki Sung Yueng reacts after missing an opportunity during the match against Norwich. Photograph: Steve Drew/PA Wire.

Gus Poyet was left facing a bleak Christmas as 10-man Sunderland’s must-win clash with Norwich ended in a 0-0 draw. The Black Cats, who dumped Chelsea(...)

Swansea player Chico Flores (right) equalises for Swansea goal past Hull goalkeeper Allan McGregor during the Premier league match between Swansea City and Hull City at the Liberty Stadium. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Chico Flores’ equaliser ensured Danny Graham’s first goal since January was not enough to give Hull all three points at Swansea. Graham had not found (...)

Harry Kane of Tottenham scores during the penalty shoot out during the Capital One Cup Fourth Round match between Tottenham Hotspur and Hull City at White Hart Lane on October 30, 2013 in London, England. Photograph: Clive Rose

Tottenham 2 Hull 2 Spurs win 8-7 on penalties. 1-1 after 90 minutes. Tottenham supporters cranked up the volume inside White Hart Lane, but the(...)

Gary Hooper of Norwich City is carried off during the pre-season friendly between Norwich City and Panathinaikos at Carrow Road. Photograph: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images

Norwich’s big-money summer signing Gary Hooper was a cause for concern tonight after he injured his leg in their friendly win over Panathinaikos.Hoope(...)

Manchester United's Robin Van Persie (second right) shoots to score the winner against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Reuters

Sunderland 0 Man United 1: Manchester United briefly moved 18 points clear of their near neighbours and defending champions this afternoon with a o(...)