Liverpool fans leave the stands after 77 minutes during during last week’s Premier League match between Liverpool and Sunderland at Anfield in protest against the club’s plan to increase ticket prices. Photograph: Lindsey Parnaby/AFP/Getty Images

Don’t believe in yourself Don’t deceive with belief. It’s probably too late to join the media grief-fest, but here goes. David Bowie wrote those lin(...)

Diego Costa will wear a protective mask against Newcastle after breaking his nose in training on Thursday. Photograph: EPA

Chelsea striker Diego Costa is expected to face Newcastle in a protective face mask after he broke his nose in training on Thursday. Interim boss Guu(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is defiant that he will not be sacked despite his team slipping further from the top four after a 1-1 draw with Chelsea. Photo: Andy Rain/PA

Louis van Gaal stood his ground on Sunday amid growing speculation his time as Manchester United manager will be ended early. Jose Mourinho continues(...)

Diego Costa’s injury time goal snatched a point for Chelsea against Manchester United at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: AFP

Chelsea 1 Manchester United 1 This should have been the afternoon Manchester United breathed new life into their pursuit of the top four. Becoming th(...)

Chelsea’s Diego Costa is shown the yellow card by referee Mike Dean during the  Premier League game against Watford at Vicarage Road. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA

Watford 0 Chelsea 0 John Terry had bemoaned his belief that his Chelsea career would be denied its fairytale ending but, on this evidence, the champi(...)

Arsene Wenger has no plans to make any further January signings bolster his Arsenal squad in the closing days of the transfer window. Photo: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Arsene Wenger has no plans to make any further January signings bolster his Arsenal squad in the closing days of the transfer window. The north Lond(...)

 Ramires, a €23.7 million signing from Benfica in 2010, has started only seven Premier League matches this season. Photograph: Serena Taylor/Newcastle United via Getty Images

The Chelsea midfielder Ramires is set to join the Chinese Super League club Jiangsu Suning and could be followed out of Stamford Bridge by French str(...)

Olivier Giroud  runs past Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger  after he was substituted by Gabriel following Per Meterescaker’s sending off. Photograph:   Clive Mason/Getty Images

There was a great deal of booing in the Premier League over the weekend. Old Trafford saw the loudest boos, with the home fans now in open revolt aga(...)

Diego Costa scored Chelsea’s winner against Arsenal at the Emirates. Photograph: Epa

Arsenal 0 Chelsea 1 Arsenal have made a series of statements this season, as Arsène Wenger plods the long distance towards the ultimate vindication, (...)

Alexandre Pato is valued at around £10 million. Photograph:  Buda Mendes/Getty Images

Alexandre Pato has made clear to Chelsea his desire to move to Stamford Bridge this month and his arrival could yet see Radamel Falcao cut short a di(...)