Queens Park Rangers’ Rio Ferdinand (left) is beaten to the ball by  Stoke City’s Peter Crouch  at Loftus Road. Photograph: Eddie Keogh / Reuters

QPR 2 Stoke City 2Midfielder Niko Kranjcar curled in a late free-kick to earn QPR a 2-2 draw against Stoke at Loftus Road. Stoke, managed by former QP(...)

Aston Villa’s Paul Lambert has signed a contract extension with the club. Photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has extended his contract at the club until June 2018. Lambert has had two difficult seasons at Villa Park since he j(...)

 Cardiff manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s future as Cardiff manager is in doubt as the Norwegian held talks with the club’s hierarchy in London today.Press Association (...)

Manchester United’s Tom Cleverley (left) hoping to set career back on track at Aston Villa. Photograph: Andrew Yates / Reuters

Aston Villa newcomer Tom Cleverley wants to “prove a few people wrong” as he begins a new chapter of his career following a sad exit from Manchester (...)

A Match Story graphic showing Goals plus assists per England appearance since 2012/2012. With his ninth and 10th international goals coming in the past week, hot on the heels of a high-profile deadline day move to Arsenal, Danny Welbeck is a man in the spotlight.Photograph: PA Wire

Ryan Giggs insists Manchester United’s commitment to youth development remains strong. The recent sale of Academy graduate Danny Welbeck and the heavy(...)

Louis van Gaal addresses the audience after receiving a lifetime achievement award during the Dutch Footballer of the Year 2014 Gala in Hilversum. Photograph: Bas Czerwinski/EPA

Louis van Gaal insists he has no regrets over taking the manager’s job at Manchester United despite the building pressure after a poor start to the s(...)

Hull City’s Robbie Brady his first goal  against Lokeren at the KC Stadium. Photograph: Andrew Yates / Reuters

Hull’s first Europa League campaign ended in disappointment at the play-off stage after a vital away goal for Lokeren saw the Belgian side through at(...)

 Assistant manager Ryan Giggs (second left) looks dejected with manager Louis van Gaal (second right) of Manchester United during the Capital One Cup defeat to   MK Dons  at Stadium mk. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

MK Dons boss Karl Robinson admitted he was as shocked as anybody after watching his League One team claim a stunning 4-0 win over Manchester United in(...)

Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud (right) celebrates with team mate and fellow goalscorer Aaron Ramsey   at Goodison Park. Photograph: Andrew Yates / Reuters

Arsene Wenger praised Olivier Giroud for helping Arsenal snatch a point at Everton. Arsenal looked to be heading for defeat after Séamus Coleman and S(...)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says no player will disrupt the ‘fantastic environment’ at the cub. Photograph: EPA

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers insists no incoming player will be allowed to threaten the “fantastic environment” at the club as Mario Balotelli’s pro(...)