Yaya Sanogo celebrates after Marouane Chamakh puts Crystal Palace 3-2 up against Southampton. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Liverpool 0 Bolton 0Liverpool’s avoided an FA Cup upset at home to Bolton but even on a day of shocks it was not much of an achievement after a tooth(...)

 Eljero Elia of Southampton celebrates with manager Ronald Koeman after his first goal at St James’s Park. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Eljero Elia scored twice to fire Southampton back into third place in the Barclays Premier League with a hard-fought victory at Newcastle. The Dutchma(...)

 Jermain Defoe says   ‘can’t wait’ to start scoring for Sunderland after his move from Toronto FC. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Sunderland have completed the signing of Jermain Defoe from Toronto FC with Jozy Altidore heading in the opposite direction.The Black Cats have confir(...)

Jermain Defoe is set for a return to Premier League football after agreeing a three-and-a-half year deal with struggling Sunderland. (Vince Talotta/Toronto Star via Getty Images)

Jermain Defoe is training with Sunderland at their Academy of Light base on Wednesday after agreeing a three-and-a-half year deal with the club.It is (...)

England soccer manager Roy Hodgson announces his squad for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.   Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Michael Carrick, Andy Carroll and Kyle Walker have been left out of the 23-man England World Cup squad named by Roy Hodgson for Brazil this afternoon.(...)

Christian Benteke: proved to be one of the signings of last season after his €8.5 million move from Genk. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA

Christian Benteke has suffered a serious achilles tendon injury in training that has wrecked the remainder of his season at As(...)

 Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge ( right ) has been joined in the England squad by his clubmate    Raheem Sterling (left). Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Uncapped Southampton left-back Luke Shaw has been called up to the England squad for next Wednesday’s friendly against Denmark. The 18-year-ol(...)

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(...)

 Tottenham have announced that England striker Jermain Defoe will move to MLS side Toronto FC.

Tottenham have announced that striker Jermain Defoe is leaving the club to join Major League Soccer side Toronto FC.The 31-year-old has been the subje(...)

Emmanuel Adebayor (second from left) celebrates his second goal against Southampton with his Tottenham team-mates during their English Premier League match at St Mary’s. Photograph: Reuters.

SOUTHAMPTON 2 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 3: Somewhere amid this helter-skelter of a contest, a refreshing frenzy of offensive play and attacking intent from st(...)