Steven Gerrard’s appointment as Aston Villa manager  will guarantee headlines; more pertinent is whether it brings Villa improvement. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

And so, as Steven Gerrard might put it, we go again. After the third international break of autumn, the Premier League returns, uninterrupted by Worl(...)

Aston Villa’s goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez has been called up to the Argentina  squad for their World Cup qualifiers in October. Photograph: Getty Images

Argentina have called up three Premier League players for World Cup qualifiers in October, despite the country remaining on the United Kingdom’s trave(...)

 Manchester City have signed Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish on a six-year deal, the Premier League club have announced. Photograph: Peter Powell/PA

Last November, after Belgium had beaten England 2-0 in the Nations League, Pep Guardiola messaged Kevin De Bruyne to ask what he had made of Jack Grea(...)

Norwich City’s Teemu Pukki scores his side’s first goal during the  Championship match against Blackburn Rovers  at Ewood Park. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Teemu Pukki scored twice as Championship leaders Norwich made it three straight wins with a 2-1 victory at Blackburn. Pukki opened the scoring in the(...)

Burnley’s Chris Wood celebrates scoring at Carrow Road. Photograph: PA

Norwich 0 Burnley 2 Norwich’s season at Carrow Road came to a calamitous end as they finished the match with nine men in a 2-0 defeat to Burnley. Th(...)

Leandro Trossard scores Brighton’s winner at Carrow Road. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/EPA

Norwich City 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Daniel Farke’s gamble to drop Todd Cantwell and Teemu Pukki to the bench backfired as Norwich suffered a (...)

Everton’s  Michael Keane celebrates his goal during the Premier League game against Norwich City at Carrow Road Photograph: Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool via Getty Images

Norwich City 0 Everton 1 Greater escapes have happened. Teams have pulled back from grimmer positions than this. Two factors continue to play in Norw(...)

 Lys Mousset of Sheffield United celebrates after scoring his team’s second goal with Oliver McBurnie during the Premier League match against  Everton  at Goodison Park. Photograph: Nathan Stirk/Getty Images

Everton 0 Sheffield United 2 Sheffield United produced a dogged and determined performance to claim a 2-0 victory over a disappointing Everton side d(...)

Norwich City striker Teemu Pukki  celebrates with team-mates after scoring his team’s third goal during the Premier League match against  Manchester City at Carrow Road. Photograph: Marc Atkins/Getty Images

Norwich 3 Manchester City 2 Manchester City slumped to a first defeat in 19 Premier League games as injury-hit Norwich deservedly won 3-2 at Carrow R(...)

 Divock Origi  scores the Liverpool’s fourth goal during the Premier League  match against Norwich City at Anfield. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

Liverpool 4 Norwich 1 Jürgen Klopp congratulated Daniel Farke before kick-off on ending Norwich’s three-year absence from the Premier League. He then(...)