Sunderland winger Adam Johnson leaves court yesterday where he faced three offences of sexual activity with a girl under 16 and one of grooming. Photo: Scott Heppell/PA

Adam Johnson could have a significant role to play as Sunderland attempt to drag themselves over the Barclays Premier League finishing line at Arsenal(...)

David de Gea looks set to leave Manchester United for Real Madrid this summer. Photo: Phil Noble/Reuters

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has dropped a strong hint that goalkeeper David de Gea may have played his last game for the club.De Gea, who ha(...)

Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard beat Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane to the award. Photo: Adam Davy/PA

Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard has been voted the 2015 Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers’ Association.The Belgium international topped th(...)

Reds v Blues: Chelsea play Manchester United in the Premier League recently. Blue-coloured brands are thought to portray dependability and strength, while red brands convey exuberance and excitement. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

It looks to be a case of the blues versus the reds across the Caribbean telecommunications sector, where Denis O’Brien’s Digicel is facing a new chall(...)

Newcastle have issued a statement announcing the club’s board, manager John Carver, his staff and players “are absolutely focused” on the current situation “and the three hugely-important fixtures that remain this season”. Photo: Richard Sellers/PA

John Carver has survived a crunch meeting with Newcastle managing director Lee Charnley and is set to remain in charge at St James’s Park until the en(...)

Swansea City’s Kyle Naughton is carried off after picking up an injury during the Barclays Premier League match at the Liberty Stadium. Photo: Nick Potts/PA

Swansea defender Kyle Naughton has been ruled out for the rest of the season with ankle ligament damage.Naughton was hurt during Swansea’s 3-1 Barclay(...)

Olivier Giroud of Arsenal celebrates afteer scoring his team’s fourth goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Emirates Stadium. Photo: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

Arsenal 4 Liverpool 1Arsenal kept up the pressure at the top of the Barclays Premier League as Liverpool were blown away 4-1 at the Emirates Stadium.A(...)

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(...)