Hull City boss Steve Bruce has demanded an apology from out-of-favour defender Paul McShane. Photograph:  Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Hull City boss Steve Bruce has demanded an apology from out-of-favour defender Paul McShane. The Republic of Ireland international, who is a fans’ fav(...)

Everton’s Romelu Lukaku celebrates after scoring his side’s first goal of the game during the Barclays Premier League match at Goodison Park, Liverpool. Photograph: Martin Rickett/Pa

Everton 1 Hull City 1 The natives were audibly restless at Everton and with good cause. Hull City, third from bottom at the start of play, beca(...)

Robin van Persie celebrates scoring Manchester United’s third goal in the  Premier League victory over Hull City at Old Trafford. Photograph:   Martin Rickett/PA

Robin van Persie felt he was back in business after capping Manchester United’s convincing 3-0 win over Hull with a superb final goal.The Dutchman str(...)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger (centre) and assistant manager Steve Bould  at the Emirates Stadium, London. Photograph:  Adam Davy/PA Wire

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger felt his side only had themselves to blame after having to battle back to secure a 2-2 draw against Hull with a stoppag(...)

 Valencia  announced they have reached an agreement to sign striker Alvaro Negredo on loan from Manchester City with a clause making the deal permanent at the end of the season.  Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire.

ArsenalPlayers in: Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona, £30m), Mathieu Debuchy (Newcastle, £12m), David Ospina (Nice, undisclosed), Calum Chambers (Southampton,(...)

Hull defender Michael Dawson closes down Aston Villa’s Andreas Weimann  during the  Premier League match  at Villa Park. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Aston Villa 2 Hull 1Aston Villa equalled their best start to a Premier League season as first-half goals from Gabriel Agbonlahor and Andreas Weimann e(...)

Mario Balotelli: “I think he now feels that it is time to show the type of player he is.” Photograph: John Walton/PA wire.

Brendan Rodgers has no reservations over handing Mario Balotelli an immediate debut at Tottenham Hotspur, insisting the £16 million (€12 million) stri(...)

England’s Leighton Baines was left badly exposed at times against Italy in England’s opening World Cup Group D game in Manaus. Photograph: Ivan Alvarado/Reuters

The grilling Wayne Rooney has received from the English media since Saturday’s defeat by Italy must have been welcome in at least one part of the Engl(...)

Luis Suarez capitalises on uncertainty in the Spurs defence to score his 29th goal of the season, the most by a Liverpool player in a Premier League campaign.

Brendan Rodgers has warned Liverpool’s title rivals, Manchester City and Chelsea, that they face a “tough cha(...)

 Jordan Henderson  celebrates with hisLiverpool  team-mates after scoring the fourth goal during the  Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Liverpool 4 Tottenham Hotspur 0: It is all falling into place for Liverpool. ‘Bre(...)