Adam Lallana scores Liverpool’s third goal against Swansea in their English Premier League game at Anfield. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA.

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 Swansea goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski makes a save against Queens Park Rangers at Liberty Stadium. Photograph:  Stu Forster/Getty Images

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James Collins of West Ham United confronts James McCarthy of Everton   at Goodison Park. Photograph:  Chris Brunskill/Getty Images

Chelsea beat 10-man West Brom on Saturday to strengthen their grip at the top of the Premier League and also set a club record for starting the campai(...)

 Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger can’t hide his disappointment after his side’s defeat to Swansea City at the  Liberty Stadium. Photo: Dimitris Legakis/EPA

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Swansea’s Bafetimbi Gomis heads home the winning goal in the Premier League game against Arsenal at the Liberty Stadium.  Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Swansea 2 Arsenal 1There is no respite for Arsene Wenger. Five days after seeing his side surrender a three-goal lead in the Champions League against (...)

Liverpool’s Mario Balotelli after scoring his side’s equaliser to make it 1-1 during the Capital One Cup Fourth Round match at Anfield, Liverpool. Photograph: PA

Centre of attention as usual, only this time it was for the right reasons for Mario Balotelli and Liverpool. The maligned striker helped turn the tie (...)

 Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge could return from a thigh injury to play some part in the Merseyside derby on Saturday. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

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Mame Biram Diouf of Stoke City scores the only goal of the Premier League game against Manchester City at Etihad Stadium. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

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Emmanuel Adebayor rolls in his second and Tottenham’s  third against Swansea City.Photograph:  Stu Forster/Getty Images

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Swansea have confirmed that Spanish forward Michu is likely to be sidelined for six weeks when he undergoes ankle surgery.  Photograph: David Davies/PA

Swansea have been dealt a blow after it was confirmed that Spanish forward Michu is likely to be sidelined for six weeks when he undergoes ankle surge(...)