Ryan Shawcross of Stoke City scores the equalising goal during against Hull City  at the KC Stadium. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Hull City 1 Stoke City 1Hull City almost held on. Steve Bruce’s side protected their goal admirably for 69 minutes with 10 players after the 14th-minu(...)

David Meyler of Hull City celebrates scoring the fifth   at Wembley. Photograph:  Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Hull City 5 Sheffield United 3 Some of their fans insist they must stay City, others would like to make Tigers a formal part of th(...)

Manchester City’s Yaya Toure scores  past Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic during the  Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium.  Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Premier League round-up: Arsenal, fresh from being beaten by reigning European ch(...)

Sunderland’s Adam Johnson celebrates after scoring his third and his team’s fourth against Fulham at Craven Cottage. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Adam Johnson fired Sunderland off the bottom of the Barclays Premier League table with a priceless hat-trick to drag Fulham back into relegation troub(...)

Chelsea’s Eden Hazard celebrates scoring his goal against Hull City. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Reuters

Hull City 0 Chelsea 2Eden Hazard repaid Jose Mourinho’s unflinching faith with the decisive goal as Chelsea went top of the Barclays Premier League wi(...)

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(...)

 David Meyler of Hull City celebrates scoring his team’s second goal during the  Premier League match against Liverpool at KC Stadium. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Hull City 3 Liverpool 1: Champions League aspirations can turn on days to regret such as this. Liverpool awoke to news that Daniel Sturridge is facing(...)

Barry Bannan scores the only goal of the game at the KC Stadium. Photograh: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Premier League round-up: Tony Pulis watched from the stands as his new club Crystal Palace snatched just a second win of the season at Hull, breathin(...)

England international  Andros Townsend has signed a new four-year deal at Tottenham. Photograph:   Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

England winger Andros Townsend has signed a new four-year contract with Tottenham Hotspur.The 22-year-old has come to prominence both on and off the (...)