Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez scores the first of his two goals past Sunderland goalkeeper Vito Mannone during the  Premier League  match at the Stadium of Light. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters

Premier League round-up: Southampton’s incredible start to the season continued against Stoke as Sadio Mane’s strike propelled them back to second in (...)

 Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge could return from a thigh injury to play some part in the Merseyside derby on Saturday. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

SATURDAY Arsenal (4) v Tottenham (9) Arsenal expect to have midfielder Mathieu Flamini back from a dead leg. Defenders Kieran Gibbs and Per Merte(...)

Manchester United’s Phil Jones scores his team’s opening goal. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

West Brom 0 Manchester United 3 Manchester United fans were given something to cheer about after David Moyes’ men strolled to an easy 3(...)

West Bromwich Albion’s Victor Anichebe celebrates after scoring the equaliser. Photograph:  Darren Staples/Reuters

West Brom 1 Liverpool 1A horrendous error by defender Kolo Toure gave Liverpool’s top-four rivals renewed hope after they were held to a 1-1 draw at (...)

Republic of Ireland training at the Rhein Energie Stadium, Cologne. Wes Hoolahan (front), Anthony Pilkington (middle) and Paul Green. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Arsenal (1) v Norwich (18)Arsenal expect Mesut Ozil to have recovered from a knee injury. Fellow midfielder Santi Cazorla could also return for the (...)

Arsenal’s Bacary Sagna will miss the league leaders’ trip to West Brom on Sunday with a hamstring

Saturday, October 5thCardiff (11) v Newcastle (16)Cardiff manager Malky Mackay has almost a full squad to select from. Andreas Cornelius, who continue(...)

Arsenal will give a fitness test to midfielder Aaron Ramsey before their match at Swansea

Barclays Premier LeagueSaturday, September 28thAston Villa (13) v Man City (3)Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert is hopeful a number of his key players wil(...)

 James McCarthy in action for the Republic of Ireland against Austria. Phortograph:    Christian Hofer/Getty Images

James McCarthy believes his move to Everton further vindicates his decision to turn down Liverpool as a teenager.The Republic of Ireland midfielder, w(...)

 Shane Long of West Bromwich is challenged by Ben Davies of Swansea. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

West Brom manager Steve Clarke will sit down with Shane Long this week to emphasise the striker’s importance to the club despite their willingness to (...)

Sylvain Distin of Everton scores a disallowed goal during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield.  Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

David Moyes claimed the referee Michael Oliver cost Everton a legitimate first win at Liverpool since 1999 with his decision to disallow Sylvai(...)