Stoke City 2 Swansea 1Jonathan Walters’ first Barclays Premier League goal of the season capped a 2-1 victory for Stoke against Swansea at the Britan(...)

  Steven Fletcher of Sunderland celebrates scoring the second goal against Stoke City   at Stadium of Light. Photograph:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Papiss Cisse’s second brace of goals in three matches this season was not enough to ease the huge pressure on Newcastle manager Alan Pardew. Newcastl(...)

 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(...)

Arsenal’s Mesut Özil (right) celebrates with teammates after scoring   against Aston Villa at Villa Park. Photograph: Darren Staples / Reuters

Mesut Özil helped Arsenal shake off the hangover of a midweek pounding in Germany with a starring role in a 3-0 victory at Aston Villa in the Premier(...)

Loic Remy: scored 14 Premier League goals at Newcastle last season. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA

Liverpool must reconsider their forward options in the summer transfer market after Loic Remy’s proposed €10 million move from Queens Park Rangers col(...)

Giorgos Samaras of Greece celebrates scoring his team’s second goal against the  Ivory Coast. Photograph:  Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Greece 2 Ivory Coast 1 Greece stubbornly refuse to enter the spirit of this liberating World Cup or give up their place in it. Water-tight, compact an(...)

 Gervinho, left, celebrates with  Didier Drogba and other Ivory Coast players after scoring their second goal during the Group C match against Japan at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil. Photograph:  Ruben Sprich/Reuters

Ivory Coast 2 Japan 1Didier Drogba came off the bench to again show his inspirational qualities as the Ivory Coast recovered to beat Japan on Saturday(...)

Swansea’s Wilfried Bony fires home an injury-time penalty to score his second and the winning goal against Newcastle in the Premier League clash  at St James’ Park.  Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA

Premier League round-up: Wilfried Bony’s injury-time penalty snatched a vital 2-1(...)

Arsenal’s manager Arsene Wenger can’t hide his disappointment during the 2-2 draw with Swansea. Photograph: EPA

Arsene admitted Arsenal must now “look behind” them after their faltering Premier League title bid took another massive blow as a bizarre own g(...)

Liverpool’s Aly Cissokho and Kolo Toure in action against Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud at Anfield, a game the home side won emphatically 5-1.

Liverpool have scored four or more goals in nine of their 27 league games to date, a remarkable strike rate that last week enabled them to overtake(...)