Tom Cleverley and Christian Benteke were both on the scoresheet for Aston Villa as they beat Everton 3-2 at Villa Park. Photograph: PA

Aston Villa 3 Everton 2Christian Benteke’s brace inspired Aston Villa to a vital 3-2 victory over lacklustre Everton. The red hot striker scored his n(...)

Raheem Sterling scored Liverpool’s second in their 2-1 win over Southampton at St Mary’s. (Photograph: Reuters / John Sibley)

Southampton 0 Liverpool 2The Liverpool revival has propelled them to the cusp of the Champions League places. This was a hugely significant victory, a(...)

Southampton’s Dutch manager Ronald Koeman congratulates defender Ryan Bertrand after the victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

Nigel Adkins was not happy. His team had lost 2-0 on Merseyside and he had an issue with one of his best young forwards whose head, Adkins explained, (...)

Shane Long (second from left) is congratulated by his Southampton team-mates after opening the scoring in the FA Cup third-round replay against Ipswich Town at   Portman Road. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Ipswich 0 Southampton 1Having produced what several experts described as the perfect away performance to beat Manchester United in the Premier League (...)

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney (centre) jumps for the ball as he is challenged by Southampton’s Jose Fonte (left)  at Old Trafford. Photograph: Darren Staples / Reuters

Man-of-the-match Jose Fonte was delighted as Southampton held on to record a narrow 1-0 victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford. The visitors t(...)

Frank Lampard of Manchester City shoots past Maya Yoshida of Southampton to score their second goal during the Premier League match  at St Mary’s Stadium. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Southampton 0 Manchester City 3The champions are stirring. Manchester City’s third win in eight days has shaved the distance between them and Chelsea (...)

Calum Chambers: glimpses of his talent persuaded Wenger that Chambers should be lured to London. Photograph: PA

The remarkable summer exodus of talent from Southampton is set to continue with Morgan Schneiderlin and Jay Rodriguez close to a reunion with former (...)

Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge jumps over a tackle from Calum Chambers during the match at St Mary’s Stadium. Photograph: Andrew Winning/Reuters

Southampton 0 Liverpool 3 Liverpool’s title challenge is gaining increasing momentum, with Luis Suarez inspiring Brenda(...)

Hull City’s Paul McShane is stretchered off injured during the Barclays Premier League match at the KC Stadium. Photograph:   Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire.

Paul McShane looks certain to miss the Republic of Ireland’s clash with Serbia at the Aviva stadium on March 5th, after suffering a nasty ankle(...)

Dimitar Berbatov’s colourful eight-year Premier League career came to a close as he left Fulham to join Ligue 1 title challengers Monaco on loan until the end of the season.

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers believes his current squad is strong enough to challenge for the Barclays Premier League title despite suffering transf(...)