Tim Howard reacts after Belgium’s Kevin De Bruyne scored the opening goal in Salvador.

Beaten but unbowed, the USA exited the World Cup after losing to Belgium last night, their disappointment to be going home offset by optimism for the(...)

United States players react after Belgium’s Kevin De Bruyne (not pictured) scored his side’s first goal in extra-time of the World Cup Round of 16 at Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador. Photograph: Ruben Sprich/Reuters

Belgium 2 USA 1 (after extra-time, 0-0 after 90 mins)Another dramatic night ended in extra-time with goals by Kevin De Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku giving(...)

Diego Costa: is expected to join Chelsea after the Champions League final on May 24th.

Chelsea hope to conclude the signing of Diego Costa from Atlético Madrid immediately after the Spanish club’s participation in the Champions League fi(...)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger  during the defaet to Everton at   Goodison Park. Photograph: Peter Powell / EPA

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is “100 per cent determined” to maintain their fight to remain in the top four but knows his side have to start p(...)

Everton’s Romelu Lukaku (left) scores past Newcastle United’s goalkeeper Tim Krull at St James’s Park. Photograph: Nigel Roddis / Reuters

Tottenham Hotspur have inquired about signing Romelu Lukaku from Chelsea in the summer transfer window. Aston Villa’s Christian Benteke (...)

 Kevin Mirallas scores  Everton’s second goal during the  Premier League match against  Fulham at Craven Cottage in London. Photograph: Scott Heavey/Getty Images

Fulham 1 Everton 3: Flawed finishing undermined a vibrant Fulham performance and (...)

Only 12 days in, it’s a bit early yet to be breaking those new year’s resolutions about becoming finely tuned athletes by early summer, so what better(...)

 Seamus Coleman  scores Everton’s  second goal against Stoke City in the  Premier League match  at Goodison Park. Photograph:  Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Premier League round-up: Cardiff City’s youngest-ever player Aaron Ramsey’s two goals against his first club handed Arsenal a seven-point lead at the (...)

Republic of Ireland midfielder Darron Gibson is treated after he injured a knee in the World Cup qualifier against Kazakhstan at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Everton have announced that midfielder Darron Gibson will undergo knee surgery after suffering an anterior cruciate ligament injury during the Republi(...)

Belgium’s Romelu Lukaku breaks free of the Croatia defence to score his second goal in the World Cup qualifier in Zagreb. Photograph: Antonio Bronic/Reuters

World Cup qualifiers round-up: Two goals from Everton striker Romelu Lukaku fired Belgium into next year’s World Cup finals as their golden generation(...)