Everton unveil new signing Oumar Niasse at Finch Farm in Halewood, England. Photograph: Tony McArdle/Everton FC via Getty Images

Everton have completed the €18million signing of Lokomotiv Moscow striker Oumar Niasse. The 25-year-old Senegal international has signed a four-and-(...)

Joel Campbell celebrates after opening the scoring for Arsenal in their FA cup third-round match against Sunderland at Emirates Stadium. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters/Livepic

Arsenal 3 Sunderland 1 FA Cup holders Arsenal came from behind to beat a much-changed Sunderland side in their third-round meeting at the Emirates St(...)

Newcastle’s Fabricio Coloccini concedes a penalty against Sunderland. Photograph:  Andrew Yates/Reuters

Newcastle United defender Fabricio Coloccini will not serve a one-match ban after winning an appeal for wrongful dismissal following his sending-off i(...)

Sunderland’s Steven Fletcher scores his side’s third goal during the Premier League game against Newcastle at the Stadium of Light. Photograph:  Lee Smith/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Sunderland 3 Newcastle United 0 History repeated itself on Wearside where Sam Allardyce became the fourth successive Sunderland manager to preside ove(...)

Sunderland captain John O’Shea limped off during the first half of the Tyne-Wear derby. Photograph: Getty

Sunderland captain John O’Shea limped off with a suspected hamstring injury during the first half of the Tyne-Wear derby at the Stadium of Light. Sam (...)

Robert Lewandowski scores his and Poland’s second goal in inury time during the Group D game against Scotland at Hampden Park. Photograph:   Lee Smith/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Scotland 2 Poland 2 This was a very Scottish ending. Just when it seemed they had suffered at the hands of Robert Lewandowski and lived to tell(...)

Dimitri Payet celebrates after scoring the second goal for West Ham Reuters / Graham Stuart

Sunderland 2-2 West Ham Dick Advocaat could only look on in horror as Sunderland squandered a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with West Ham amid spec(...)

Memphis Depay celebrates scoring Manchester United’s first goal Photograph: Andrew YatesReuters

Wayne Rooney ended his 11-match goal drought as Manchester United climbed to the top of the Barclays Premier League for the first time in over two yea(...)

Scotland’s Shaun Maloney is tackled by   Georgia’s Guram Kashia during the Euro 2016  Group D qualifier in Tbilisi. Photograph:    Nick Potts/PA

Georgia 1 Scotland 0 Scotland’s national team has become so used to harsh realities that another one probably will not be difficult to accept. Defeat (...)

Uefa insist they have “strengthened” the FFP regulations but such a claim is hard to square with the fact Manchester City’s net spend this transfer window is €165 million (€227 million). Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Arsène Wenger is the only Premier League manager who regularly issues big-picture bulletins on the state of the game. Last week, the man who did mo(...)