Sergio Agüero celebrates after scoring Manchester City’s fourth goal fagainst QPR at the Etihad Stadium. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

When the endgame arrived, QPR politely ushered themselves out without barely a flicker of resistance. No arguing at the door, no recriminations or an(...)

Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero clips the ball over QPR goalkeeper Robert Green as centre back Richard Dunne looks on during the    Premier League  match at Etihad Stadium. Photo: Nigel Roddis/EPA

Manchester City 6 QPR 0When the endgame arrived, QPR politely ushered themselves out without barely a flicker of resistance. No arguing at the door, n(...)

Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard celebrates scoring their second goal after earlier missing a penalty in the Premier League game against QPR at Anfield. Photo:  Phil Noble/Reuters /Livepic

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is not one for sentimentality but even he admits his penalty miss against QPR at Anfield on Saturday may have been in(...)

Cesc Fabregas, wearing a protective mask, scored a late winner for Chelsea at Loftus Road. Photograph: Inpho

Queens Park Rangers 0 Chelsea 1 Managers and players will point to the fixtures still to be played, arguing there are potential slip-ups as well as op(...)

Southampton have announced that England goalkeeper Fraser Forster will miss the rest of the season after “successful surgery” on his left knee. Photograph: John Walton/PA

England goalkeeper Fraser Forster has been ruled out for the rest of the season following surgery on a knee injury, Southampton announced on Wednesday(...)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho with club captain John Terry following the League Cup final win over Tottenham at Wembley. Photo: Glyn Kirk/AFP

Jose Mourinho has guaranteed John Terry will be a Chelsea player next season and added that the captain’s new one-year deal “will not be the last c(...)

Victor Moses celebrates after his late penalty gave Stoke a 2-1 win over Aston Villa, consigning Tim Sherwood to defeat in his first game as Villa boss. (Photograph: Reuters / Darren Staples)

Aston Villa 1 Stoke City 2Stoke dramatically spoiled Tim Sherwood’s debut as Aston Villa boss after Victor Moses’ injury-time penalty gave them a 2-1 (...)

Leroy Fer and Bobby Samora scored QPR’s goals as they secured their first away win of the season against Sunderland. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Sunderland 0 QPR 2Caretaker boss Chris Ramsey presided over QPR’s first Barclays Premier League away win of the season as chairman Tony Fernandes clos(...)

Everton manager  Roberto Martinez gesticulates on the sidelines during the Premier League game against  Hull City  at KC Stadium. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Premier League round-up: Goals from Ahmed Elmohamady and Nikica Jelavic ensured Everton’s festive flop continued with a fourth straight defeat at stru(...)

 Steven Naismith of Everton celebrates scoring their third goal against  Queens Park Rangers at Goodison Park. Photograph:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Everton 3 QPR 1Everton turned their final home game before Christmas into a yuletide celebration with a Salvation Army brass band playing carols at ha(...)