Shane Long: suffered an ankle injury in the Republic of Ireland’s last game against Poland. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman has suggested that his preference is for Shane Long to sit out the international break in order to concentrate on c(...)

Republic of Ireland international Ciaran Clark returns to the Aston Villa squad for their home clash against Swansea. Photograph:   Steve Langan/Inpho

SATURDAY (3.0 unless stated) Aston Villa (19) v Swansea (14) - Live Setanta Sports 1 Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood has a fully-fit squad f(...)

Southampton’s Italian striker Graziano Pellè  tries an overhead kick against Norwich City at St Mary’s Stadium. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP Photo/Getty Images

Southampton 3 Norwich 0 Southampton needed this. After the disappointment of their Europa League exit and the general sense that they were fighting bo(...)

Dusan Tadic celebrates with team mates after scoring the second goal for Southampton. Photo: Matthew Childs/Reuters

Southampton 3 Norwich City 0 Southampton picked up their first Premier League win of the season as a Dusan Tadic brace inspired them to victory(...)

Romelu Lukaku scored twice as Everton produced in impressive performance to beat Southampton 3-0 at St Mary’s. Photograph: Reuters

Southampton 0 Everton 3 Romelu Lukaku’s brace set Everton on course for an impressive first win of the season as Roberto Martinez’s side secured a sur(...)

Southampton striker  Shane Long gets above Newcastle’s Daryl Janmaat to head home the equalising goal during the   Premier League match at  St James’ Park. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Getty Images

Newcastle 2 Southampton 2 At the final whistle Steve McClaren strode out to the centre circle to applaud his new public. The politely understated way (...)

Southampton are confident right back Nathaniel Clyne will sign a new deal at St Mary’s. Photograph: PA

Southampton are confident that England defender Nathaniel Clyne will sign a new contract “sooner rather than later”, with negotiations ongoing with hi(...)

Manchester City’s  Vincent Kompany is a doubt for the Manchester derby on Sunday.

Saturday, April 11thBurnley (19) v Arsenal (2)Burnley’s Matt Taylor could return from a seven-and-a-half month Achilles injury lay-off but fellow midf(...)

West Bromwich Albion boss Tony Pulis faces his old club Stoke City on the back of last weekend’s FA Cup defeat to Aston Villa. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

SATURDAY (3.0 unless stated)Arsenal (3) v West Ham (10) - Live on SetantaArsenal’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain faces up to a month out with a hamstring in(...)

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 (...)