Leicester City striker  Jamie Vardy opens the scoring in the Premier League game against Newscastle at St James’ Park. The goal helped the England striker equal Ruud van Nistelrooy’s Premier League record of scoring in 10 straight games. Photograph:    Lindsey Parnaby/AFP/Getty Images

Premier League round-up: Jamie Vardy scored for the 10th game in a row to equal Ruud van Nistelrooy’s Premier League record and maintain Leicester’s r(...)

Everton manager Roberto Martinez: “I’m not worried at all – our best players will not be leaving in January.”  Photograph:Ben Stansall/AFP

Roberto Martinez has moved swiftly to quell renewed speculation over John Stones’ future by insisting Everton’s position on their coveted defender (...)

The words to La Marseillaise on screens prior to the international friendly match between England and France at Wembley Stadium. Photograph:   Mike Egerton/PA Wire

The Premier League has announced the French national anthem will be played before all matches this weekend in remembrance for those affected by the te(...)

Everton’s Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring against West Ham with Ross Barkley. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Roberto Martinez insists he has no concerns about his young Everton stars being targeted by other clubs in January. Striker Romelu Lukaku, who has sco(...)

Ireland goalkeeper Shay Given goes down injured during the Euro 2016 qualifier against Germany at the Aviva Stadium. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Shay Given is set to miss both legs of Ireland’s Euro 2016 play-off with Bosnia and Herzegovina this month as he prepares to undergo kneee surgery. Gi(...)

Everton’s Seamus Coleman could sit out the weekend’s game due to illness. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

Right-back Seamus Coleman is a major doubt for Everton’s Premier League clash with Sunderland on Sunday because of a stomach bug. Midfielder Gareth Ba(...)

Everton captain Phil jagielka is facing two months on the sidelines after suffering medial ligament damage during his side’s 2-1 defeat to Arsenal. Photograph: Getty

Phil Jagielka could be sidelined until after Christmas with medial knee ligament damage sustained at Arsenal, Roberto Martínez has said. The Everton c(...)

Former  Everton player and manager Howard Kendall with his Bell’s Manager of the Year Award in 1985 at Goodison Park after his team’s title triumph. Photograph:  PA Wire.

The radio was almost shaking. It sounded like thunder was pulsing through it. Last Saturday afternoon Goodison Park and Everton were saying farewel(...)

Republic of Ireland international Ciaran Clark returns to the Aston Villa squad for their home clash against Swansea. Photograph:   Steve Langan/Inpho

SATURDAY (3.0 unless stated) Aston Villa (19) v Swansea (14) - Live Setanta Sports 1 Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood has a fully-fit squad f(...)

Ander herrera scored Manchester United’s second on his return to Louis van Gaal’s starting line-up. Reuters

Everton 0 Manchester United 3 Wayne Rooney scored his first goal at Goodison Park for eight years as Manchester United coasted to a 3-0 victory(...)