Southampton have announced that England goalkeeper Fraser Forster will miss the rest of the season after “successful surgery” on his left knee. Photograph: John Walton/PA

England goalkeeper Fraser Forster has been ruled out for the rest of the season following surgery on a knee injury, Southampton announced on Wednesday(...)

Liverpool’s Martin Skrtel challenges Manchester United’s David De Gea. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

The Football Association has charged Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel with violent conduct following his clash with Manchester United goalkeeper David(...)

FA are looking to use the success of Tottenham’s Harry Kane to reduce the number of non-home grown players from the league. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

The Football Association will push English clubs to unearth their own Harry Kane next season by making it harder for foreign players to secure work pe(...)

 Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard will return for the club against Swansea on Monday night. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is back in contention for Monday’s Barclays Premier League trip to Swansea.The veteran midfielder, who is leaving for(...)

Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck shakes hands with manager Arsene Wenger as he is substituted. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

Arsene Wenger was delighted as Danny Welbeck struck a second-half winner to put Arsenal in the semi-finals of the FA Cup with a 2-1 victory over his f(...)

Sunderland’s manager Gus Poyet in the stands during the Barclays Premier League match at the KC Stadium, Hull. Photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has been charged with improper conduct over his touchline confrontation with Hull counterpart Steve Bruce, the Football Asso(...)

Swansea City’s Bafetimbi Gomis is stretchered off during the Barclays Premier League match at White Hart Lane, London. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA

Bafetimbi Gomis has taken to Twitter to reveal he is feeling well after fainting during Swansea’s 3-2 Barclays Premier League defeat at Tottenham. The(...)

West Ham striker Carlton Cole has been charged with posting a comment on social media which was “was abusive and/or insulting and/or improper and/or brings the game into disrepute”, the Football Association has announced. Photograph: Daniel Hambury/PA

West Ham striker Carlton Cole has been charged with posting a comment on social media which was “was abusive and/or insulting and/or improper and/or b(...)

Everton’s James McCarthy is conscious of how frustrating the team’s form has been for fans. Photograph: Marcel Bieri/EPA

James McCarthy wants Everton fans to keep faith with their team although he concedes performances have been far from good enough this year - leaving t(...)

Manchester United’s Dutch striker Robin van Persie reacts off the pitch after a tackle during the English Premier League football match between Swansea and Manchester United at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea. Photograph: Justin Tallis/Inpho

Robin van Persie left the Liberty Stadium on crutches as Louis van Gaal branded Manchester United’s defeat at Swansea as “amazing”.Dutch striker Van P(...)