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(...)

Diego Costa of Chelsea clashes with  John O’Shea of Sunderland during the  Premier League match  at Stadium of Light. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Sunderland 0 Chelsea 0Willian and Santiago Vergini both hit the woodwork as Sunderland extended their run of good results against Chelsea with a 0-0 d(...)

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet and Everton manager Roberton Martínez on the sideline at the Stadium of Light. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Getty Images

Maybe Everton’s post-Europa League fatigue was to blame? Perhaps Adam Johnson’s enduring struggle to recapture his form should be held partly responsi(...)

 Valencia  announced they have reached an agreement to sign striker Alvaro Negredo on loan from Manchester City with a clause making the deal permanent at the end of the season.  Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire.

ArsenalPlayers in: Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona, £30m), Mathieu Debuchy (Newcastle, £12m), David Ospina (Nice, undisclosed), Calum Chambers (Southampton,(...)

Manchester City have been offered Monaco striker Radamel Falcao for around €70 million. Stephane Mahe/Reuters

Manchester City have been offered Monaco’s Radamel Falcao for around €70 million and are trying to make the deal happen within the constraints of Uefa(...)

Jack Rodwell of Sunderland celebrates scoring the equaliser against Manchester United at Stadium of Light. Photograph:  Michael Regan/Getty Images

Sunderland 1 Manchester United 1 The crest on the shirt is still the same. The songs go to the same tune and in the closing moments, hunting a (...)

 Manchester City have announced the signing of Porto defensive midfielder Fernando.  Photograph: PA Wire

Manchester City have completed the signing of Porto defensive midfielder Fernando.No transfer fee was announced by City, but Porto had issued a state(...)

As well as signing players this summer Everton manager Roberto Martinez wants to increase the number of hours players spend in training by building overnight accommodation at their Finch Farm training complex. Photograph: Nigel French/PA Wire

Roberto Martinez’s grand designs for Everton include spending a €25million-plus transfer kitty this summer and a (...)

Chelsea’s  Nemanja Matic, Branislav Ivanovic and David Luiz jump to block a free kick against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters 0:46

José Mourinho played down Chelsea’s title hopes after his side overcame Manchester City 1-0 by describing them as the “little horse” in a three-way ra(...)

 Manchester City’s Edin Dzeko: going nowhere. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has dismissed the possibility of Edin Dzeko or Jack Rodwell leaving the club in the next month.Striker Dzeko ha(...)