Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard with his three daughters after playing his final home game in the 3-1 defeat to Crystal Palace at Anfield. Photo: Phil Noble/Reuters/Livepic

Steven Gerrard paid tribute to the club’s supporters after playing his final match at Anfield.Palace were 3-1 victors over Liverpool. Adam Lallana had(...)

Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard during his final game at Anfield. Crystal Palace won  the Premier League   encounter 3-1. Photo:  Carl Recine/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Liverpool 1 Crystal Palace 3 Departing Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard’s final appearance at Anfield ended in disappointment as his side could(...)

Marouane Fellaini’s header gave Manchester United a 2-1 win against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park and got Louis Van Gaal’s side back on track in the race for a Champions League spot. Photograph: Reuters

Crystal Palace 1 Manchester United 2 Manchester United’s victory at Crystal Palace may have been unconvincing, but Louis van Gaal’s men will no(...)

Chelsea’s Eden Hazard celebrates after missing his penalty but scoring with the rebound header during the  Premier League match against Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge. Photo: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Chelsea 1 Crystal Palace 0As Eden Hazard celebrated the goal that would ultimately settle everything, the outstanding performer in this season’s title(...)

Arsenal’s French striker Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring his team’s first goal  in the  Premier League match against Newcastle at St James Park. Oli Scarff/AFP

Premier League round-up: Olivier Giroud’s first-half double handed Arsenal a sixth successive Premier League victory as they survived a spirited fight(...)

Angry Sunderland fans try to get to the dug out where manager Gus Poyet is during the  Premier League match against Aston Villa  at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA

Sunderland 0 Aston Villa 4Christian Benteke and Gabriel Agbonlahor combined to leave Gus Poyet’s job hanging by a thread as Aston Villa tore Sunderlan(...)

Sadio Mane of Southampton celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Crystal Palace at St Mary’s Stadium. Photograph Jamie McDonald/Getty Images

Southampton 1-0 Crystal PalaceThis was just the tonic that Southampton needed to halt a steady decline. With 10 minutes remaining their malaise of lat(...)

Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring Arsenal’s second in their 2-1 win over Crystal palace at Selhurst Park. (Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire)

Crystal Palace 1 Arsenal 2Arsenal moved up to third in the Barclays Premier League with a hard-fought 2-1 win at Crystal Palace.The Gunners went ahead(...)

Newcastle’s Italian defender Davide Santon completed a loan move to Inter Milan while Rangers used their links with Newcastle owner Mike Ashley to loan five Magpies players.  Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA

Chelsea signed Colombian star Juan Cuadrado in the biggest move of a slightly underwhelming transfer deadline day.Chelsea announced Cuadrado had signe(...)

Crystal Palace’s Scott Dann (middle) celebrates his first goal during the FA Cup third round match at the Crabble Athletic Ground, Dover. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Dover Athletic 0 Crystal Palace 4Scott Dann, Dwight Gayle and Kevin Doyle ensured Alan Pardew was given a winning start to life as Crystal Palace mana(...)