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Gareth Bale, Paul Pogba, Lionel Messi and Petr Cech

Transfer talk: Gareth Bale to Manchester United, Moussa Sissoko to Arsenal, Paul Pogba to Liverpool, Petr Cech to leave Chelsea

Transfer talk: A look at the latest news, gossip and rumours on Tuesday 23 December

David Silva, Andy Carroll, Arsene Wenger and Radamel Falcao

Six things we learnt: Arsenal and Liverpool show how the mighty have fallen, Manchester United won't win the title, West Ham reap the rewards

Manchester City aren’t a one man team, One defeat puts Alan Pardew back under pressure, QPR need to tie down Charlie Austin sooner rather than later

Yaya Touré (right) wraps up victory with Manchester City’s final goal in their 3-0 win at home to Crystal Palace

Manchester City 3 Crystal Palace 0: Manuel Pellegrini's 'miracle' rooted in hard work

Financial constraints mean success will be all the sweeter for City manager

Manchester City players celebrate after David Silva's goal

Manchester City vs Crystal Palace: Joe Hart and Pablo Zabaleta praise 'fantastic' team spirit as City adjust system to cope without strikers

City were without any recognised strikers for the tie against Palace but secured a 3-0 win thanks to David Silva and Yaya Toure

Dacid Silva strokes home his and City's second goal

Manchester City vs Crystal Palace report: Three-and-easy for City as David Silva double closes the gap to Chelsea

Manchester City 3 Crystal Palace 0: Despite starting without a striker, two goals from Silva plus a third from Yaya Toure sees City draw level with table-topping Blues

James Milner: Manchester City and England player has now played in every position except in goal and centre-back

Milner started up front for City against Crystal Palace

James Milner starts for Manchester City

Manchester City vs Crystal Palace team news: City line-up with no striker as James Milner starts in attack with Frank Lampard dropped

Demichelis, Fernandinho and Navas join Milner in returning to the team while Palace make two changes

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

Joe Hart pulls off a fantastic save from Esteban Cambiasso's free-kick

Joe Hart: Manchester City No 1 signs new contract at the Etihad until 2019

Goalkeeper told club website 'I'm really happy'

Yaya Toure vs Mile Jedinak: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Manchester City and Crystal Palace

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

Yaya Toure celebrates with his Manchester City team-mates

Manchester City should play Fernando, Fernandinho and Yaya Toure together, says Owen Hargreaves

Speaking to The Independent, the former City midfielder believes Manuel Pellegrini's side too often lose the midfield battle

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

Karim Benzema, Radamel Falcao, Peter Crouch and Wesley Sneijder

Transfer talk: Radamel Falcao to Juventus; Karim Benzema to Liverpool, Nemanja Vidic won't return to Manchester United

A look at the latest gossip and rumours on Friday 19 December

Manuel Pellegrini gives Frank Lampard instructions before bringing him on

Manchester City vs Crystal Palace: Premier League match preview

Champions look to close gap on leaders Chelsea

Wesley Sneijder

Manchester United and Manchester City linked with Wesley Sneijder move, but Southampton not in the running

Galatasaray midfielder is attracting interest once more

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A timely reminder of the bloody anniversary we all forgot

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
Homeless Veterans appeal: Former soldiers pay their respects to a friend who also served

Homeless Veterans appeal

Former soldiers pay their respects to a friend who also served
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?