Danny Graham scored his first goal for Sunderland as his side picked up a priceless three points away at Everton. Photograph: Getty

Everton 0 Sunderland 2Sunderland striker Danny Graham’s first goal for the club may have been a fluke but its significance could not be under-estimate(...)

Tom Cleverley and Christian Benteke were both on the scoresheet for Aston Villa as they beat Everton 3-2 at Villa Park. Photograph: PA

Aston Villa 3 Everton 2Christian Benteke’s brace inspired Aston Villa to a vital 3-2 victory over lacklustre Everton. The red hot striker scored his n(...)

Victor Moses celebrates after his late penalty gave Stoke a 2-1 win over Aston Villa, consigning Tim Sherwood to defeat in his first game as Villa boss. (Photograph: Reuters / Darren Staples)

Aston Villa 1 Stoke City 2Stoke dramatically spoiled Tim Sherwood’s debut as Aston Villa boss after Victor Moses’ injury-time penalty gave them a 2-1 (...)

Jon Stead scores Bradford’s second goal in their FA Cup fifth-round clash against Sunderland at Valley Parade. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Jon Stead has been there and worn the T-shirt during a career spanning 13 years and 10 clubs. But once things got so bad that his own supporters actu(...)

Jon Stead scored Bradford City’s second as they rocked Premier League Sunderland 2-0 at Valley Parade to reach the FA Cup quarter finals. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Bradford City 2 Sunderland 0Bradford reacted to their television snub by adding another Premier League scalp to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals for th(...)

 Eljero Elia of Southampton celebrates with manager Ronald Koeman after his first goal at St James’s Park. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Eljero Elia scored twice to fire Southampton back into third place in the Barclays Premier League with a hard-fought victory at Newcastle. The Dutchma(...)

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 (...)