Sport Harrison Reed evades the tackle of Steven Naismith

'I was delighted for him because he trains hard and I was really impressed since the first day I came in,' Long said of his 19-year-old team-mate

Southampton 3 Everton 0: Ronald Koeman 'proud' after Saints end long losing streak

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman was proud of the "unbelievable" spirit displayed by his players as they brought the club's worst losing streak of the 21st century to a comprehensive end.

Ronald Koeman warned about a lack of strength in depth
Christian Benteke, Joleon Lescott and Harry Kane

Premier League live: Latest score and updates - Radamel Falcao scores for Manchester United, David Silva sees City home, Charlie Austin hat-trick

The rest of the day's action features Hull v Swansea, QPR v West Brom. Southampton v Everton and West Ham v Leicester

Ronald Koeman warned about a lack of strength in depth

Southampton vs Everton: Premier League match preview

Ronald Koeman’s Southampton looking to give fans something to cheer about after a miserable five weeks

Dusan Tadic vs Ross Barkley: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Southampton and Everton

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

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal

Premier League fixtures selected for TV: Manchester United nearly ignored in latest picks

Louis van Gaal's side's recent upward curve not backed up by TV picks from Sky Sports and BT Sport

Ross Barkley celebrates opening the scoring with a stunning 20-yard drive in Everton’s 3-1 victory over Queen’s Park Rangers on Monday night

Everton vs QPR match report: Ross Barkley gets Toffees going to add to Rangers’ travel sickness

Everton 3 QPR 1: The Christmas period is Everton’s opportunity to start climbing the table

Ivan Rakitic raises the Europa league trophy as Sevilla are crowned champions

Europa League draw: Liverpool face Besiktas and Fiorentina trip for Tottenham

Everton to play Young Boys whilst Celtic take on Inter Milan

Champions League trophy

Champions League draw as it happened: Arsenal handed favourable tie, but Chelsea and Manchester City rue tricky rematches

Who will the three remaining teams in the Champions League face as the last-16 are drawn together to begin the knockout stages

Charlie Austin of QPR celebrates scoring his team's second goal

Premier League: Everton vs QPR match preview

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

Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny among the worst in the Premier League, while Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois can claim to be the best

ANALYSIS: Tim Howard, Vito Mannone and Asmir Begovic statistically the worst stoppers in the Premier League this season

Roberto Martinez looks on from the touchline

Everton vs FK Krasnodar: Europa League preview

A look ahead to this week’s Europa league fixture

Six things we learnt from the Premier League this weekend

Six things we learnt from this weekend's Premier League: Stoke surprise Arsenal with style, not victory; Papiss Cisse outshines Diego Costa

Aguero blow costs City more than they can afford, Spurs need to solve more than one problem at home, West Ham's realistic expectations and Liverpool face the music

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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
The 12 ways of Christmas: Spare a thought for those who will be working to keep others safe during the festive season

The 12 ways of Christmas

We speak to a dozen people who will be working to keep others safe, happy and healthy over the holidays
Birdwatching men have a lot in common with their feathered friends, new study shows

The male exhibits strange behaviour

A new study shows that birdwatching men have a lot in common with their feathered friends...
Diaries of Evelyn Waugh, Virginia Woolf and Noël Coward reveal how they coped with the December blues

Famous diaries: Christmas week in history

Noël Coward parties into the night, Alan Clark bemoans the cost of servants, Evelyn Waugh ponders his drinking…
From noble to narky, the fall of the open letter

From noble to narky, the fall of the open letter

The great tradition of St Paul and Zola reached its nadir with a hungry worker's rant to Russell Brand, says DJ Taylor
A Christmas ghost story by Alison Moore: A prodigal daughter has a breakthrough

A Christmas ghost story by Alison Moore

The story was published earlier this month in 'Poor Souls' Light: Seven Curious Tales'