Sport Papiss Demba Cisse of Newcastle United celebrates with team-mate Jack Colback after scoring against Everton

Newcastle 3 Everton 2: Papiss Cisse, Ayoze Perez and Jack Colback on target as Magpies hold on, but manager fails to engage in usual post-match media duties

Danny Welbeck, Arsenal players, Arsene Wenger and Nacer Chadli

Premier League live blog: Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham all in action

Follow the latest news and updates from the day's Premier League action, with the Merseyside derby kicking off the day's entertainment

Liverpool vs Everton team news: Brendan Rodgers and Roberto Martinez make numerous changes for Merseyside derby

Rodgers has made two changes and Martinez four for clash

Liverpool vs Everton match preview: Merseyside duo face huge derby dogged by back trouble

Defending of Everton and Liverpool this season should give both managers cause for concern ahead of Anfield clash

Adam Lallana the latest former Everton fan aiming to lift Liverpool spirits

Merseyside rivals clash on Saturday lunchtime at Anfield

Kevin Campbell

Liverpool vs Everton: Early Anfield meeting offers Toffees chance to upset the odds

Everton have not won at Anfield since 27 September 1999

Mario Balotelli in action for Liverpool

Statistical preview to the Premier League, featuring Liverpool vs Everton, Chelsea vs Aston Villa and Arsenal vs Tottenham

The big games continue to pile up this weekend as the Merseyside and North London derbies steal the limelight on Saturday. WhoScored.com return to rattle off the stats of the top matches in the Premier League in game week six

Mario Balotelli vs Romelu Lukaku: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Liverpool and Everton

Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' strikers ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at Anfield

Steven Gerrard with Daniel Sturridge and Mario Balotelli

Premier League: Liverpool vs Everton match preview

A look ahead to Saturday’s Premier League fixture at Anfield

Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool vs Everton: Brendan Rodgers wants victory to 'provide a platform'

The Reds manager admits it hasn't been the best start to the season

A view of the Kop as it is today

Premier League football on TV this weekend: Liverpool vs Everton and Arsenal vs Tottenham

Details of all the top-flight games on television this weekend

Brendan Rodgers says his team are 'broken' because they have lost their core players

Liverpool vs Everton: Brendan Rodgers admits 'broken' Liverpool need rapid repairs following Luis Suarez exit

Reds could be without England striker Daniel Sturridge at Anfield

Liverpool vs Everton, Arsenal vs Tottenham: The major talking points this weekend in the Premier League

Video: The Independent looks ahead to this weekend's Premier League games, including two major derbies

Brendan Rodgers (left) and Daniel Sturridge during Liverpool training

Liverpool vs Everton team news: Brendan Rodgers says he will give Daniel Sturridge 'every chance' to feature in Merseyside derby

Striker has been out since early September with a thigh injury

Kolo Toure celebrates after Liverpool beat Middlesbrough on penalties

Liverpool vs Everton: Kolo Toure says victory in Merseyside derby would 'make a big difference'

Ivorian defender calls on Liverpool to learn from mistakes

Roberto Martinez announces Ross Barkley has agreed a new four-year deal with Everton

Ross Barkley to Manchester City: Everton manager Roberto Martinez plays down £50m transfer talk - 'It's a rumour'

The England international has been linked with a big money move

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A timely reminder of the bloody anniversary we all forgot

Who remembers that this week we enter the 150th anniversary year of the end of the American Civil War, asks Robert Fisk
Downfall of Dustin 'Screech' Diamond, the 'Saved By The Bell' star charged with bar stabbing

Scarred by the bell

The downfall of the TV star charged with bar stabbing
Why 2014 was a year of technological let-downs

Why 2014 was a year of technological let-downs

Security breaches and overhyped start-ups dominated a year in which very little changed (save the size of your phone)
Cuba's golf revolution: But will the revolutionary nation take 'bourgeois' game to its heart?

Will revolutionary Cuba take 'bourgeois' golf to its heart?

Fidel Castro ridiculed the game – but now investment in leisure resort projects is welcome
The Locked Room Mysteries: As a new collection of the genre’s best is published, its editor Otto Penzler explains the rules of engagement

The Locked Room Mysteries

As a new collection of the genre’s best is published, its editor explains the rules of engagement
Amy Adams on playing painter Margaret Keane in Tim Burton's Big Eyes

How I made myself Keane

Amy Adams hadn’t wanted to take the role of artist Margaret Keane, because she’d had enough of playing victims. But then she had a daughter, and saw the painter in a new light
Ed Richards: Parting view of Ofcom chief. . . we hate jokes on the disabled

Parting view of Ofcom chief... we hate jokes on the disabled

Bad language once got TV viewers irate, inciting calls to broadcasting switchboards. But now there is a worse offender, says retiring head of the media watchdog, Ed Richards
A look back at fashion in 2014: Wear in review

Wear in review

A look back at fashion in 2014
Ian Herbert: My 10 hopes for sport in 2015. Might just one of them happen?

Ian Herbert: My 10 hopes for sport in 2015

Might just one of them happen?
War with Isis: The West needs more than a White Knight

The West needs more than a White Knight

Despite billions spent on weapons, the US has not been able to counter Isis's gruesome tactics, says Patrick Cockburn
Return to Helmand: Private Davey Graham recalls the day he was shot by the Taliban

'The day I was shot by the Taliban'

Private Davey Graham was shot five times during an ambush in 2007 - it was the first, controversial photograph to show the dangers our soldiers faced in Helmand province
Revealed: the best and worst airlines for delays

Revealed: the best and worst airlines for delays

Many flyers are failing to claim compensation to which they are entitled, a new survey has found
The stories that defined 2014: From the Scottish independence referendum to the Ice Bucket Challenge, our writers voice their opinions

The stories that defined 2014

From the Scottish independence referendum to the Ice Bucket Challenge, our writers voice their opinions
Stoke-on-Trent becomes first British city to be classified as 'disaster resilient' by the United Nations

Disaster looming? Now you know where to head...

Which British city has become the first to be awarded special 'resilience' status by the UN?
Finally, a diet that works: Californian pastor's wildly popular Daniel Plan has seen his congregation greatly reduced

Finally, a diet that works

Californian pastor's wildly popular Daniel Plan has seen his congregation greatly reduced