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(...)

Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish: was named under-21 player of the year at the 3-sponsored FAI International awards. Photograph: Reuters

Jack Grealish has signalled his intention to make himself available for the Republic of Ireland at the start of next season. Asked about his positi(...)

Aaron Lennon score Everton’s second in their 2-1 win over QPR at Loftus Road. Photograph: PA

Queens Park Rangers 1 Everton 2The chances of Everton being dragged into the relegation mire receded this afternoon thanks to a second-half winning go(...)

West Bromwich Albion boss Tony Pulis faces his old club Stoke City on the back of last weekend’s FA Cup defeat to Aston Villa. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

SATURDAY (3.0 unless stated)Arsenal (3) v West Ham (10) - Live on SetantaArsenal’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain faces up to a month out with a hamstring in(...)

Everton’s Romelu Lukaku  celebrates after scoring his team’s second goal from the penalty spot during the Uefa Europa League Round of 16, first leg game against FC Dynamo Kyiv at Goodison Park. Photograph:  Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Everton 2 Dynamo Kyiv 1 English hopes of progress in Europe remain intact, but only just. An 82nd-minute penalty from Romelu Lukaku gave Evert(...)

Arsenal v Everton - Arsenal’s Tomas Rosicky celebrates scoring their second goal with Olivier Giroud and Mesut Ozil. Photograph: Tony O’Brien/Reuters

Arsenal 2-0 EvertonAfter the storm, the calm. An unspectacular yet entirely satisfactory three points enabled Arsenal to breathe steadily again at the(...)

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(...)

Louis van Gaal: a developmental technocrat whose proudest boast has always been that he knows how to get the best out of young players. Photograph: Matthew Childs/Reuters

After Louis van Gaal’s appointment as the successor to David Moyes at Manchester United was greeted with an almost unanimous chorus of approval, it wa(...)

Esteban Cambiasso scored Leicester City’s second in their 2-2 draw with Everton at Goodison Park. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Everton 2 Leicester City 2Roberto Martínez used his programme notes to accuse José Mourinho’s Chelsea of “trying to influence the referee” on Everton’(...)

Seamus Coleman  celebrates with team mate Ross Barkley after scoring Everton’s  second  goal against BSC Young Boys. Thomas Hodel/Reuters

Young Boys 1 Everton 4 Everton look as good as assured of a place in the last 16 of the Europa League after a fine performance against Young Boys on t(...)