Junior Stanislas of Bournemouth celebrates scoring against Everton at the Vitality Stadium. Photograph: Steve Bardens/Getty Images

Bournemouth 3 Everton 3 Bournemouth twice recovered from seemingly-lost causes to earn a dramatic 3-3 draw with Everton and rescue a vital(...)

Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho scores his team’s second goal during the Premier League match against Manchester City at Etihad Stadium. Photograph:  Michael Regan/Getty Images

Manchester City 1 Liverpool 4 Jürgen Klopp stated the next challenge for Liverpool was to dismantle a team at Anfield as convincingly as they did Man(...)

Leicester striker Jamie Vardy equalled a Premier League scoring record with his goal just before half-time against Newcastle at St James’ Park. Photograph: Nigel French/PA Wire.

Human beings shut inside deep freezers traditionally face unhappy endings but there are exceptions to every rule. Rather than proving the subject of a(...)

John O’Shea of Sunderland picks up injury against Newcastle United at the Stadium of Light last month. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Republic of Ireland defender John O’Shea is fighting to be fit for the second leg of the Euro 2016 play-off against Bosnia-Herzegovina after suffering(...)

Newcastle United’s Irish goalkeeper Rob Elliot in action against Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium. Photograph: Getty Images

Bournemouth 0 Newcastle 1 Rob Elliot helped ease Ireland’s goalkeeping concerns with an excellent display between the sticks during Newcastle U(...)

Hat trick scorer Arouna Kone of Everton holds the match ball as he celebrates with Seamus Coleman and James McCarthy. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

Everton 6 Sunderland 2 The elation of a sixth successive Tyne-Wear derby victory evaporated quickly for Sunderland. Sam Allardyce’s team were p(...)

Newcastle’s Fabricio Coloccini concedes a penalty against Sunderland. Photograph:  Andrew Yates/Reuters

Newcastle United defender Fabricio Coloccini will not serve a one-match ban after winning an appeal for wrongful dismissal following his sending-off i(...)

Since 2012 Argentina have built pace and creativity into their game plan. Photograph: Matteo Ciambelli/Inpho

When all is said and done at this World Cup, the All Blacks will say a little thank you to Ireland for beating France in their final Pool D clash. (...)

Georginio Wijnaldum scored four for Newcastle United as they routed Norwich City 6-2 at St James’ Park. Photograph: PA

Newcastle United 6 Norwich City 2 When the final whistle blew, Steve McClaren looked slightly stunned. A little reminiscent of a man who has fi(...)

Arsenal striker Theo Walcott in action with Stoke City’s Jack Butland: Arsenal had 29 efforts on goal. Photograph: Alan Walter/Reuters

Theo Walcott ought to have left the Emirates Stadium with the match ball, and he knew it, but the Arsenal striker was happy enough with the sense of(...)