David Meyler of Hull City celebrates scoring the fifth   at Wembley. Photograph:  Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Hull City 5 Sheffield United 3 Some of their fans insist they must stay City, others would like to make Tigers a formal part of th(...)

Tottenham Hotspur’s Emmanuel Adebayor: Turns 30 next week yet he has been playing like a colt and is on a Gareth Bale-like streak of form. Photograph: Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Norwich City and Tottenham Hotspur settle down for a super Sunday afternoon, as they say, with enough connections to have the two clubs twinned(...)

Everton’s Bryan Oviedo has his leg broken as he tackles Stevenage’s Simon Heslop during their FA Cup fourth round match at Broadhall Way on Saturday evening. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Stevenage 0 Everton 4: Momentum, rather than points, will be the most significant reward for the winners of tomorrow night’s Merseyside derby, accordi(...)

 Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger (R)shakes hands with Fulham’s Rene Meulensteen before an English Premier League soccer match at the Emirates stadium. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Manager Arsene Wenger admits Arsenal will remain on the lookout for “something exceptional” during the final eight days of the January transfer windo(...)

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert during his side’s 2-1 FA Cup defeat to Sheffield United. Photograph:   David Davies/PA Wire

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert launched an impassioned defence of his controversial FA Cup comments after watching his side get dumped out by League O(...)

Wes Hoolahan (right) of Norwich says Canaries should not sit back when the visit Liverpool on Wednesday.  Photograph:  Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Midfielder Wes Hoolahan feels rejuvenated Norwich just need to trust in themselves as they look to continue their recovery with a positive result at (...)

 Stoke City manager Mark Hughes directs his players during the Capital One Cup third round match against Tranmere Rovers.   Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Stoke boss Mark Hughes believes Stephen Ireland’s match-winning performance against Tranmere was just a tantalising glimpse of what he is capable of.(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Giovanni Trapattoni has expressed confidence that both Richard Dunne and Anthony Pilkington can both figure for Ireland against Sweden on Friday week(...)

Stephen Ward (left) has left Wolves for Brighton. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Republic of Ireland international left-back Stephen Ward has joined Brighton and Hove Albion on loan from Wolves. Ward’s wages meant he was effective(...)

The father of Premier League and England footballers Gary and Phil Neville will be charged with sexual assault. Neville Neville (63) is (...)