Daniel Sturridge is expected to return to the Liverpool team for the first time since August for their Premier League meeting with West Ham at Anfield. Photograph:   Alex Livesey/Getty Images

SATURDAY Hull (18) v Newcastle (11), 12.45pm - Live BT Sports 1 Hull should welcome back strikers Nikica Jelavic and Abel Hernandez. The duo (...)

Everton’s Romelu Lukaku celebrates after scoring his side’s first goal of the game during the Barclays Premier League match at Goodison Park, Liverpool. Photograph: Martin Rickett/Pa

Everton 1 Hull City 1 The natives were audibly restless at Everton and with good cause. Hull City, third from bottom at the start of play, beca(...)

James Collins of West Ham United confronts James McCarthy of Everton   at Goodison Park. Photograph:  Chris Brunskill/Getty Images

Chelsea beat 10-man West Brom on Saturday to strengthen their grip at the top of the Premier League and also set a club record for starting the campai(...)

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet and Everton manager Roberton Martínez on the sideline at the Stadium of Light. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Getty Images

Maybe Everton’s post-Europa League fatigue was to blame? Perhaps Adam Johnson’s enduring struggle to recapture his form should be held partly responsi(...)

Jonathan Walters  scores Stoke City’s  second goal during the  Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur  at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Premier League round-up: Tottenham’s woes at White Hart Lane took another turn for the worse as Mauricio Pochettino’s side slumped to a 2-1 defeat at (...)

Everton’s Samuel Eto’o scores the opening goal during the Premier League match against Burnley at Turf Moor. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters

Burnley 1 Everton 3Redemption rarely comes quicker. For nine minutes, Romelu Lukaku was the errant Evertonian, the player who cost them the lead. Then(...)

Séamus Coleman of Everton celebrates scoring the third goal against Aston Villa at Goodison Park. Photograph:  Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Everton 3 Aston Villa 0 The return of midfielder Ross Barkley coincided with Everton’s first home Premier League win of the season, beating Ast(...)

Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish is in line to make his senior Republic of Ireland debut in a friendly international against the USA at the Aviva Stadium on November 18th. Photograph:  Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Sources close to Aston Villa’s teenage star Jack Grealish are confident he’ll remain in the Republic of Ireland fold despite the player appearing to d(...)

Manchester United’s Radamel Falcao  celebrates after scoring  a goal past  Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard during the    Premier League  match at Old Trafford. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

Manchester United 2 Everton 1Perhaps the times are finally changing at Manchester United. The moment that may go down as an augury of a new dawn under(...)

Real grass (above) is all the top players are looking for in next year’s Women’s World Cup in Canada. Officials want them to play the tournament on an artificial surface. Photograph: Harry Engels/Getty Images)

Attempts to force Canada to stage the Women’s World Cup on grass instead of artificial turf is now a legal matter, with US football star Abby Wambach (...)