Australia’s Tim Cahill celebrates his goal during their Asian Cup quarter-final soccer match against China at the Brisbane Stadium in Brisbane. Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters

Tim Cahill has taken his international goal tally to 39, the most by any Australian. In an age when many players are torn between the loyalties to the(...)

Everton’s Irish defender Séamus Coleman (right)  and West Bromwich Albion’s   striker Saido Berahino (left) battle for the ball  at Goodison Park. Photograph: Paul Ellis /  AFP/Getty Images

Everton 0 West Bromwich Albion 0 The Evertonians celebrated once on a cold, bleak night at Goodison Park and that was when asked by Sylvester S(...)

Southampton’s Dutch manager Ronald Koeman congratulates defender Ryan Bertrand after the victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

Nigel Adkins was not happy. His team had lost 2-0 on Merseyside and he had an issue with one of his best young forwards whose head, Adkins explained, (...)

Bolton Wanderers chairman Phil Gartside has been summonsed to appear in front of magistrates to answer allegations of perjury and fraud. Photograph: Chris Ratclifffe / AFP / Getty Images

Bolton Wanderers chairman Phil Gartside has been summonsed to appear in front of magistrates to answer allegations of perjury and fraud, along with th(...)

 Aiden McGeady of Everton is suspended for the meeting with West Brom on Monday night. Photograph:   Julian Finney/Getty Images
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Aston Villa (13) v Liverpool (8) New signing Carles Gil goes straight into the Aston Villa squad after signing from Valencia this week. Fabian Delph a(...)

 Adrian of West Ham United celebrates after scoring  the winning penalty in the shoot out during the FA Cup third round replay against Everton at Boleyn Ground. Photograph:   Julian Finney/Getty Images

West Ham 2 Everton 2 AET West Ham win 9-8 on penaltiesGoalkeeper Adrian was the hero as West Ham knocked Everton out of the FA Cup in a dramatic penal(...)

 Dusan Tadic of Southampton celebrates scoring the winner against  Manchester United   at Old Trafford. Photograph:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Manchester United 0 Southampton 1The last time Southampton won a league match at this ground was in 1988, when Colin Clarke scored both the goals. But(...)

Steven Naismith #14 (2nd right) of Everheads the equaliser against Manchester City  at Goodison Park. Photograph:   Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Steven Naismith’s equaliser for Everton against Manchester City meant the champions fell two points behind Chelsea at the top of the Premier League ta(...)

Alexis Sanchez scored the second for  Arsenal  against Hull City   at the Emirates Stadium. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett / Reuters

Arsenal 2 Hull City 0When his number finally went up, the Emirates Stadium rose as one. There were 84 minutes on the clock when Alexis Sánchez was per(...)

Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal watches his team in action at the Britannia Stadium. United are just three points better off than they were after 20 league games last season. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

When Manchester United began 2014, they had, for the first time under their manager of six months, David Moyes, just won four consecutive Premier Leag(...)