Jermain Defoe of Sunderland scores the winning  goal during the  Premier League match against Newcastle  at the Stadium of Light. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Sunderland 1 Newcastle 0Reminders of the old adage about form being temporary but class permanent can rarely have been more welcome.A truly terrible g(...)

 Manchester United’s Ashley Young  celebrates scoring the wining goal in the Premier League game against Newcastle United at St James’ park. Photograph:  Lindsey Parnaby/EPA

Newcastle United 0 Manchester United 1An apparent first-half spitting contest between Papiss Cissé and Jonny Evans provided some unwanted controversy (...)

Jonas Gutierrez is aiming for a return to first team action following his recovery from testicular cancer. (Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire)

Jonás Gutiérrez has said that a return to first-team football with Newcastle after overcoming cancer would trump all his other achievements in the gam(...)

  Jonas Gutierrez  featured in an under-21 fixture having returned to training following his battle with testicular cancer. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Jonas Gutierrez has thanked friends, family and football fans for their support after the Newcastle man made his comeback having battled testicular ca(...)

Norwich and Republic of Ireland midfielder Wes Hoolahan. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA

Norwich manager Chris Hughton will investigate reports wantaway Republic of Ireland midfielder Wes Hoolahan made derogatory remarks about the Norfolk (...)

Newcastle’s Jonas Gutierrez has joined Norwich City on loan for the rest of the season. Photograph:  Owen Humphreys/PA

Norwich have confirmed the signing of midfielder Jonas Gutierrez on loan from Newcastle for the rest of the season.The 30-year-old from Argentina effe(...)

Robbie Brady of the Republic of Ireland and Hull City is expected to face Crystal Palace this weekend. Photograph:   Richard Heathcote/Getty Images
Premier League Team News

Saturday 23rd November Arsenal (1) v Southampton (3) Arsenal will have forward Theo Walcott back from two months out following abdominal surgery. Germ(...)

Republic of Ireland training at the Rhein Energie Stadium, Cologne. Wes Hoolahan (front), Anthony Pilkington (middle) and Paul Green. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Arsenal (1) v Norwich (18)Arsenal expect Mesut Ozil to have recovered from a knee injury. Fellow midfielder Santi Cazorla could also return for the (...)

Arsenal’s Bacary Sagna will miss the league leaders’ trip to West Brom on Sunday with a hamstring

Saturday, October 5thCardiff (11) v Newcastle (16)Cardiff manager Malky Mackay has almost a full squad to select from. Andreas Cornelius, who continue(...)

Arsenal will give a fitness test to midfielder Aaron Ramsey before their match at Swansea

Barclays Premier LeagueSaturday, September 28thAston Villa (13) v Man City (3)Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert is hopeful a number of his key players wil(...)