Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal celebrates with his assistant Danny Blind after the first goal   against Chile during the World Cup Group B  match in Sao Paulo. Photograph:  Paulo Whitaker/Reuters

Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal felt his side operated well in a changed system as they defeated Chile 2-0 to top World Cup Group B. The Dutch emerge(...)

Leroy Fer scores  powers home his header against Chile. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images

Netherlands 2 Chile 0Caught between the knowledge that both teams were already qualified and the risk that Brazil could lie in wait for the loser the (...)

Leon Osman is an injury concern for Everton.

Saturday, April 12th Crystal Palace (14) v Aston Villa (13) Palace manager Tony Pulis hopes to have a fully-fit squad to choose from. Dwigh(...)

Arsenal’s Nicklas Bendtner  shoots and  past Cardiff City goalkeeper David Marshall to open the scoring in the Premier League game at the Emirates Stadium. Photograph:  Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Premier League round-up: Arsenal left it very late to defeat Cardiff 2-0 at the Emirates and hold onto their position at the top of the Premier League(...)

Scott Parker: his strike settled the match in favour of resurgent Fulham. Photograph: Steve Bardens/Getty Images

There was encouragement for Fulham here that went beyond the acquisition of a three vital points away from home. Having fallen behind to a deflected s(...)

Nathan Dyer suffers an ankle injury during Swansea’s 1-1 draw at Norwich. Photograph: Christopher Lee/Getty Images

Norwich 1 Swansea 1: Gary Hooper scored a superb 25-yard effort to earn Norwich a 1-1 draw against Swansea at Carrow Road, where Nathan Dyer looked t(...)

  Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero watches a shot go wide at the St Mary’s stadium. Photograph: Tom Hevezi/EPA

Manchester City’s shaky away form continued on Saturday with a 1-1 draw at Southampton as Dani Osvaldo’s exquisite strike ended their three-match losi(...)

Barry Bannan scores the only goal of the game at the KC Stadium. Photograh: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Premier League round-up: Tony Pulis watched from the stands as his new club Crystal Palace snatched just a second win of the season at Hull, breathin(...)

Manchester United’s Fabio Da Silva scores his side’s fourth goal during last night’s match.

MANCHESTER UNITED 4 NORWICH 0: It was Javier Hernandez’s night and, ultimately, his only disappointment will be that it took place on one of those ni(...)

Romelu Lukaku of Everton celebrates after scoring the opening goal of the game against  Aston Villa  at Villa Park. Photograph: Ben Hoskins/Getty Images

Premier League round-up: Romelu Lukaku won the battle of the Belgians at Villa Park as Everton kept up their fine start to the Premier League season w(...)