Shane Long heads home  Southampton’s  third goal in the Uefa Europa League third qualifying round match against Vitesse at St Mary’s. Photograph: Gerry Penny/EPA

Europa League third qualifying round: Southampton enjoyed a dream return to continental football as they beat Vitesse Arnhem 3-0 to secure a first Eur(...)

 Riyad Mahrez scored twice for Leicester City in their 2-0 win over Southampton. Photograph: Afp

Leicester City 2 Southampton 0 Leicester continued their march towards Barclays Premier League survival against Southampton at the King Power S(...)

Sergio Agüero scores Manchester City’s second goal against West Ham during the  Premier League game at the  Etihad Stadium. Photo: Jason Cairnduff/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Manchester City 2 West Ham 0 This was the easy and controlled performance that has been missing in action recently for Manchester City. True, W(...)

Aaron Ramsey scores Arsenal’s  second goal in the Premier League clash against West Ham at the   Emirates Stadium. Photograph:  John Sibley/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Arsenal 3 West Ham 0Olivier Giroud’s thunderbolt helped Arsenal see off the challenge of West Ham and cement their place in the top four of the Premie(...)

 Daley Blind of Manchester United celebrates after scoring an injury-time equaliser aganist West Ham at the  Boleyn Ground. Photograph:  Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

West Ham United 1 Manchester United 1An injury-time strike from Daley Blind earned Manchester United a point that they scarcely deserved. The visitors(...)

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 (...)

Didier Drogba of Chelsea shoots towards goal during the Capital One Cup Fourth Round match between Shrewsbury Town and Chelsea. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

A wet and at times uncomfortable evening in Shropshire for Chelsea ended with José Mourinho’s team squeezing into the next round. Didier Drogba conti(...)

 Diafra Sakho  celebrates scoring West Ham United’s second goal  with Enner Valencia  during the  Premier League match against  Manchester City at the Boleyn Ground. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

James Collins declared that everyone was loving “on-fire” West Ham after Saturday’s 2-1 win over Manchester City.Goals from Morgan Amalfitano and Diaf(...)

West Ham’s  Diafra Sakho  heads his team’s second goal during the  Premier League match against Manchester City at the Boleyn Ground. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

West Ham 2 Man City 1Diafra Sakho’s seventh goal in as many Premier League starts gave West Ham a 2-1 victory over champions Manchester City at Upton (...)

 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(...)