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German midfielder is seen as a replacement for Steven Gerrard

Wayne Rooney

Premier League: Five things we learnt: The same problems for Manchester United; don't question Arsene Wenger; Eagles continue to soar

Liverpool have genuine top-four concerns and Alan Pardew remains on borrowed time

Roberto Martinez remonstrates on the sideline during Everton's 3-2 defeat to Crystal Palace

Everton vs Crystal Palace: Roberto Martinez admits make-or-break week as Eagles deliver blow ahead of Merseyside derby

Everton let slip a lead against Crystal Palace to suffer a second 3-2 defeat to the Eagles in as many seasons

Live: Manchester City vs Chelsea and Everton vs Crystal Palace, plus reaction to Leicester City 5 Manchester United 3

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James McCarthy vs Mile Jedinak: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Everton and Crystal Palace

Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' midfielders ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at Goodison Park

Everton vs Crystal Palace: Premier League match preview

A look ahead to this weekend’s fixture at Goodison Park

Julian Speroni

Crystal Palace vs Burnley match report: Scott Arfield’s bad penalty miss can’t blind Burnley to a good point

Crystal Palace 0 Burnley 0: Dyche delighted by first clean sheet on travels in Premier League as Palace see positives too

Martin Kelly vs Kieran Trippier: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Crystal Palace and Burnley

Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' wide players ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at Selhurst Park

Palace’s new manager, Neil Warnock, high-fives with Wilfried Zaha after the final whistle

Crystal Palace vs Burnley: Premier League match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at Selhurst Park

Andrew Johnson during his first spell at Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace sign Andrew Johnson on short-term deal

The striker returns for a second spell at Selhurst Park

Transfer news: The best Premier League transfer of the summer

The Independent takes a look at the best buys of the summer after the transfer window came to a dramatic end

Transfer round-up: Complete club-by-club guide to the 2014 transfer window as Radamel Falcao and Diego Costa head £835m influx

Premier League clubs smashed the previous record for money spent in a single transfer window with Manchester United leading the way

Zeki Fryers

Zeki Fryers to Crystal Palace: Defender completes switch from Tottenham

The 21-year-old has signed a three-year deal

Wigan midfielder James McArthur is hoping to produce something special against Rubin Kazan in the Europa League

James McArthur joins Crystal Palace: Midfielder completes £7m move from Wigan

The Wigan player looks set for a switch to Selhurst Park

Your essential guide to the new Barclays Premier League 2014-15 season

Premier League: Transfers, predictions and key information – your essential guide to the new season

Jack Pitt-Brooke and James Mariner run through all 20 clubs

Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock

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Mau Mau uprising: Kenyans still waiting for justice join class action over Britain's role in the emergency

Kenyans still waiting for justice over Mau Mau uprising

Thousands join class action over Britain's role in the emergency
Isis in Iraq: The trauma of the last six months has overwhelmed the remaining Christians in the country

The last Christians in Iraq

After 2,000 years, a community will try anything – including pretending to convert to Islam – to avoid losing everything, says Patrick Cockburn
Black Friday: Helpful discounts for Christmas shoppers, or cynical marketing by desperate retailers?

Helpful discounts for Christmas shoppers, or cynical marketing by desperate retailers?

Britain braced for Black Friday
Bill Cosby's persona goes from America's dad to date-rape drugs

From America's dad to date-rape drugs

Stories of Bill Cosby's alleged sexual assaults may have circulated widely in Hollywood, but they came as a shock to fans, says Rupert Cornwell
Clare Balding: 'Women's sport is kicking off at last'

Clare Balding: 'Women's sport is kicking off at last'

As fans flock to see England women's Wembley debut against Germany, the TV presenter on an exciting 'sea change'
Oh come, all ye multi-faithful: The Christmas jumper is in fashion, but should you wear your religion on your sleeve?

Oh come, all ye multi-faithful

The Christmas jumper is in fashion, but should you wear your religion on your sleeve?
Dr Charles Heatley: The GP off to do battle in the war against Ebola

The GP off to do battle in the war against Ebola

Dr Charles Heatley on joining the NHS volunteers' team bound for Sierra Leone
Flogging vlogging: First video bloggers conquered YouTube. Now they want us to buy their books

Flogging vlogging

First video bloggers conquered YouTube. Now they want us to buy their books
Saturday Night Live vs The Daily Show: US channels wage comedy star wars

Saturday Night Live vs The Daily Show

US channels wage comedy star wars
When is a wine made in Piedmont not a Piemonte wine? When EU rules make Italian vineyards invisible

When is a wine made in Piedmont not a Piemonte wine?

When EU rules make Italian vineyards invisible
Look what's mushrooming now! Meat-free recipes and food scandals help one growing sector

Look what's mushrooming now!

Meat-free recipes and food scandals help one growing sector
Neil Findlay is more a pink shrimp than a red firebrand

More a pink shrimp than a red firebrand

The vilification of the potential Scottish Labour leader Neil Findlay shows how one-note politics is today, says DJ Taylor
Bill Granger recipes: Tenderstem broccoli omelette; Fried eggs with Mexican-style tomato and chilli sauce; Pan-fried cavolo nero with soft-boiled egg

Oeuf quake

Bill Granger's cracking egg recipes
Terry Venables: Wayne Rooney is roaring again and the world knows that England are back

Terry Venables column

Wayne Rooney is roaring again and the world knows that England are back
Michael Calvin: Abject leadership is allowing football’s age-old sores to fester

Abject leadership is allowing football’s age-old sores to fester

Those at the top are allowing the same issues to go unchallenged, says Michael Calvin