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’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(...)

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(...)

Liverpool’s Mamadou Sakho clashes with Everton’s Romelu Lukaku during Sunday’s draw between the sides. Photograph: Lee Smith/Reuters

Everton 1 Liverpool 1 Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers maintained his unbeaten record in Merseyside derbies but not with a performance likely (...)

David Meyler scores for Hull City in their Capital One Cup tie against  Swansea City at KC Stadium. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Getty Images

Capital One Cup review: Manchester City heaped more misery on Dick Advocaat’s Sunderland as they eased to a 4-1 win at the Stadium of Light. Manuel Pe(...)

Steven Naismith fires past Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic to complete his hat-trick at Goodison Park. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Fake £50 notes lay strewn around the visitors’ dugout long after José Mourinho had exited and the PA system at Goodison Park had played Money Can’t (...)

Steven Naismith celebrates putting Everton 1-0 up against Chelsea in their Barclay’s Premier League match at Goodison Park. Photo: Ed Sykes/Reuters

Everton 3 (Naismith 17', 22', 83') Chelsea 1 (Matic 36') Chelsea have made an unexpectedly terrible start to the season but credit to their sup(...)

England striker Wayne Rooney fires home  from the penalty spot to score his 50th international goal, taking over from Bobby Robson as  the country’s all-time  goal scorer. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images

England 2 Switzerland 0 As Wayne Rooney took the ball in his hands, Wembley lit up with a thousand and one flash bulbs. Everyone, it seemed, wanted a (...)

Wayne Rooney slots home from the penalty spot to equal Bobby Charlton’s mark of 49 goals in the Euro 2016 Group E qualifier against San Marino at Stadio Olimpico in Serravalle. Photograph: Carl Recine/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

San Marino 0 England 6 Roy Hodgson denied Wayne Rooney a chance to break Bobby Charlton’s record but the England captain did equal his hero’s 49-goal (...)

Aleksandar Kolarov broke the deadlock at Goodison Park setting up Manchester City’s 2-0 win over Everton. Photograph: PA

Everton 0 Manchester City 2 For once it was not the usual hyperbole from Roberto Martínez when he previewed Manchester City’s arrival at Goodis(...)