Goalkeeper Joe Hart of Manchester City and George Boyd of Hull City clash  at KC Stadium. Photograph:  Paul Thomas/Getty Images

Hull forward George Boyd will serve a three-match suspension after the Football Association rejected his appeal against a charge of spitting at(...)

Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany argues with referee Lee Mason after being sent off during  at the KC Stadium. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Vincent Kompany may face Football Association action for making an obscene hand gesture following his red card at Hull City that could rule the(...)

 Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers on the sideline during the  Premier League  match against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on St Stephen’s Day. Photograph:  Peter Powell/EPA

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has accepted a charge following comments about referee Lee Mason, the English Football Association has confirmed.Rod(...)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers: “someone who engages in supporting referees”. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Brendan Rodgers intends to “fight his corner” after being asked by the Football Association to explain his comments about the referee Lee Mason follow(...)

Liverpool’s manager Brendan Rodgers his Manchester City counterpart Manuel Pellegrini watch last night’s match. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has been asked for “his observations” following his recent comments about referee Lee Mason, the Football Associatio(...)

Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling misses a late chance against Manchester City during yesterday’s game at the Etihad Stadium. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers questioned the appointment of referee Lee Mason for his side’s St Stephen’s Day Premier League clash at Manchester City(...)

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(...)

Chelsea’s Frank Lampard scores his first goal to equal Bobby Tambling’s club record of 202 against Aston Villa at Villa Park. The midfielder also scored a second to secure the points and the record. Photograph: Philip Brown/Reuters

Aston Villa 1 Chelsea 2: Frank Lampard etc(...)

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney celebrates with Robin van Persie after scoring against Reading at Old Trafford. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Reuters

Wayne Rooney ’s 16th goal of the season was enough to propel Manchester United 15 points clear with just nine games remaining in the Premier L(...)