Sport Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers

A look ahead to the festive fixture at Turf Moor

Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez shoots against Burnley

Southampton 4 Burnley 3 match report: Three Lions roar for Southampton as courageous Burnley go down fighting

Nathaniel Clyne, Rickie Lambert and former Burnley striker Jay Rodriguez also score for Saints with Sam Vokes, Danny Ings and Kevin Long on target for the Clarets

Rickie Lambert scores Southampton's third against Cardiff City

FA Cup: Southampton v Burnley match preview

A look ahead to the FA Cup third round fixture at St Mary's

Fernando Forestieri scores for Watford in their 4-0 win over Millwall

Championship round-up: David Nugent penalty sends Leicester City top as Derby's winning run is halted by Huddersfield

Elsewhere there were wins for Middlesbrough Ipswich and Watford

Russ Wilcox appointed by Scunthorpe on permanent basis

Wilcox had been in temporary charge of the League Two side

Steve McClaren has guided Derby County to seven straight wins

Football round-up: Lucky seven as Derby join the top-two tussle

A look at the latest new in the world of football

Championship round-up: Burnley go top but Derby are emerging as genuine title contenders with seventh straight win

QPR's slip-up to Leicester allowed Burnley to leapfrog them with victory over Blackpool

Level best: Danny Ings’ equaliser for Burnley was his 16th goal this season

Leicester City 1 Burnley 1 match report: Missed chances deepen Foxes’ promotion slump

Leicester have secured just one point from their last three matches heading into the most important week of their season

Dave Nugent scores from the spot in the days early kick-off between Leicester and Burnley
Wigan have announced Uwe Rosler as their new manager after reaching an agreement for his release with Brentford

Championship round up: Uwe Rösler has no answer to Wigan freefall

Wigan's poor form continues with defeat at Millwall while Burnley return to the top of the table

Wolves fans have warmed to Kenny Jackett

Kenny Jackett has halted Wolves 'runaway train' by getting rid of big earners

Life Beyond the Premier League

Queens Park Rangers 1 Charlton Athletic 0 match report: Charlie Austin powers home to hail Harry Redknapp milestone

QPR celebrated Harry Redknapp’s 30 years in football management yesterday with a spectacular winning goal by Charlie Austin that was a more fitting tribute to his career to date than the rest of the game.

Gary Bowyer
Adam Lallana was outshone on his debut by the visitors’ ability to dominate midfield

England 0 Chile 2: Back to the drawing board as Chile underline gulf in guile 

In this sea of sloppy passing Rodriguez in particular was lost

Jay Rodriguez will join Southampton team-mate Rickie Lambert in the England squad

Jay Rodriguez becomes the latest Southampton Saint to state his case on the road to 2014 World Cup

Son of Spanish ex-professional given chance to audition for World Cup

West Ham winger Matt Jarvis

Burnley v West Ham: Matt Jarvis admits trip to the Championship leaders will pose Hammers a problem

But the winger believes West Ham have a genuine chance at silverware this season ahead of Capital One Cup encounter

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'Jilan killed herself in the bathroom. She cut her wrists and hanged herself'

Yazidi girls killing themselves to escape rape and imprisonment
Ed Balls interview: 'If I think about the deficit when I'm playing the piano, it all goes wrong'

Ed Balls interview

'If I think about the deficit when I'm playing the piano, it all goes wrong'
He's behind you, dude!

US stars in UK panto

From David Hasselhoff to Jerry Hall
Grace Dent's Christmas Quiz: What are you – a festive curmudgeon or top of the tree?

Grace Dent's Christmas Quiz

What are you – a festive curmudgeon or top of the tree?
Nasa planning to build cloud cities in airships above Venus

Nasa planning to build cloud cities in airships above Venus

Planet’s surface is inhospitable to humans but 30 miles above it is almost perfect
Surrounded by high-rise flats is a little house filled with Lebanon’s history - clocks, rifles, frogmen’s uniforms and colonial helmets

Clocks, rifles, swords, frogmen’s uniforms

Surrounded by high-rise flats is a little house filled with Lebanon’s history
Return to Gaza: Four months on, the wounds left by Israel's bombardment have not yet healed

Four months after the bombardment, Gaza’s wounds are yet to heal

Kim Sengupta is reunited with a man whose plight mirrors the suffering of the Palestinian people
Gastric surgery: Is it really the answer to the UK's obesity epidemic?

Is gastric surgery really the answer to the UK's obesity epidemic?

Critics argue that it’s crazy to operate on healthy people just to stop them eating
Homeless Veterans appeal: Christmas charity auction Part 2 - now LIVE

Homeless Veterans appeal: Christmas charity auction

Bid on original art, or trips of a lifetime to Africa or the 'Corrie' set, and help Homeless Veterans
Pantomime rings the changes to welcome autistic theatre-goers

Autism-friendly theatre

Pantomime leads the pack in quest to welcome all
The week Hollywood got scared and had to grow up a bit

The week Hollywood got scared and had to grow up a bit

Sony suffered a chorus of disapproval after it withdrew 'The Interview', but it's not too late for it to take a stand, says Joan Smith
From Widow Twankey to Mother Goose, how do the men who play panto dames get themselves ready for the performance of a lifetime?

Panto dames: before and after

From Widow Twankey to Mother Goose, how do the men who play panto dames get themselves ready for the performance of a lifetime?
Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit

Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit

Booksellers say readers are turning away from dark modern thrillers and back to the golden age of crime writing
Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best,' says founder of JustGiving

Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best'

Ten million of us have used the JustGiving website to donate to good causes. Its co-founder says that being dynamic is as important as being kind
The botanist who hunts for giant trees at Kew Gardens

The man who hunts giants

A Kew Gardens botanist has found 25 new large tree species - and he's sure there are more out there