Daniel Sturridge is expected to return to the Liverpool team for the first time since August for their Premier League meeting with West Ham at Anfield. Photograph:   Alex Livesey/Getty Images

SATURDAY Hull (18) v Newcastle (11), 12.45pm - Live BT Sports 1 Hull should welcome back strikers Nikica Jelavic and Abel Hernandez. The duo (...)

Sadio Mane of Southampton evades Crystal Palace goalkeeper Julian Speroni  to score their first goal during the  Premier League match  at Selhurst Park. Photograph: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images

Premier League round-up: Southampton’s resurgence continued in style with a 3-1 victory over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on an afternoon when the (...)

Aston Villa midfielder Tom Cleverley has played down any incident with Roy Keane. Photograph:     Michael Regan/Getty Images

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has confirmed his former assistant Roy Keane did turn up at midfielder Tom Cleverley’s house this week.However, the V(...)

Aston Villa’s Ciaran Clark celebrates scoring with team-mate Jores Okore during the Barclays Premier League match at Villa Park, Birmingham. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA

It has been a long time coming – and in more ways than one. Alan Hutton’s first goal in four years, and Aston Villa’s first in the Premier League i(...)

 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(...)

Tottenham’s Harry Kane celebrates as his deflected free-kick put his side 2-1 ahead in the Premier League game against Aston Villa at Villa Park. Photograph:  Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Aston Villa 1 Tottenham Hotspur 2 For Aston Villa it was a case of what might have been and the inquest will inevitably focus on that moment, midway t(...)

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert (right) and assistant manager Roy Keane during the Barclays Premier League defeat to Queens Park Rangers  at Loftus Road on Monday night.  Photograph:    Ian Walton/Getty Images

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert will resist calls from fans to give Jack Grealish more repsonsibility in his side despite a fifth straight league de(...)

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini during the Barclays Premier League win over Aston  Villa. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Yaya Toure admitted it felt “amazing” to fire his first Barclays Premier League goal of the season and drive champions Manchester City to a crucial 2-(...)

 Diego Costa of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his team’s second against Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images

Chelsea 3 Aston Villa 0 Diego Costa continued his remarkable start to life in the Premier League as Jose Mourinho celebrated his 250th match as(...)

 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(...)