Leicester manager Nigel Pearson has been hit with a £10,000 fine and a one-match touchline ban following his altercation with a fan last month.  Photograph: Nick Potts/PA

Leicester manager Nigel Pearson has been hit with a £10,000 (€13,000) fine and a one-match touchline ban following his altercation with a fan last (...)

Sheffield United’s assistant manager Chris Morgan is sent off by referee Michael Oliver as Nigel Clough protests and Southampton’s Ronald Koeman has a go during the Capital One Cup Quarter Final match at Bramall Lane. Phootgraph: Lynne Cameron/PA

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman accused Sheffield United counterpart Nigel Clough of showing a lack of respect after the Blades dumped his Barcla(...)

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud (left) celebrates with Danny Welbeck after  scoring   against Newcastle  at The Emirates Stadium. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga /  EPA

Arsenal 4 Newcastle United 1 Olivier Giroud and Santi Cazorla both scored twice as Arsenal closed back up on the Barclays Premier League’s top (...)

 Manchester United’s Robin Van Persie insists he is back to his best and has denied suggestions he is over the hill. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Robin van Persie insists he is back to his best and has denied suggestions he is over the hill. Van Persie will look to continue his recent good form(...)

Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey celebrates his second goal against Galatasaray during their Champions League Group D match. Photograph: Murad Sezer/Reuters

Arsenal will be without midfielder Aaron Ramsey due to a hamstring problem for Saturday’s Barclays Premier League game against Newcastle.The Welsh mid(...)

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini speaks during a press conference. Sergio Aguero will be out for up to six weeks he revealed. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero could be absent for four to six weeks due to knee ligament damage, manager Manuel Pellegrini has revealed.The pr(...)

Sergio Aguero of Manchester City reacts after sustaining an injury during their English Premier League soccer match against Everton at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

Manchester City midfielder James Milner is confident Edin Dzeko and Stevan Jovetic can fill the void created by injury to star striker Sergio Aguero. (...)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho in a reflective mood  at St James’s Park, Newcastle. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Jose Mourinho was left complaining about ball-boys and spectators after seeing his Chelsea side’s unbeaten start to the season come to an end at Newca(...)

Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart’s present contract, worth a reported £80,000 per week, is due to expire in the summer of 2016. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart is poised to sign a new contract with the Barclays Premier League champions.Manager Manuel Pellegrini has hinted t(...)

Everton’s James McCarthy leaves the pitch after being injured during the UEFA Europa League soccer match between VfL Wolfsburg and Everton FC in Wolfsburg, Germany, 27 November 2014. Photograph: Peter Steffen/EPA

Everton manager Roberto Martinez does not expect James McCarthy or Darron Gibson to be ready to make their comebacks this weekend when they travel (...)