Sport Lawrie Wilson, pictured earlier in the season against Wigan, scored twice for Charlton in their 3-2 win over Brighton

Charlton came back from a goal down to hold on to a crucial victory despite late Seagulls surge

Roy Hodgson will hope a poor second half has no ‘relevance’

England 0 Germany 1: Joe Hart's rush of blood at Wembley will not have impressed Roy Hodgson

This was potentially the last match he will play until March unless his City team-mate Costel Pantilimon loses form

Birmingham 0 Brighton 1 match report: Brighton off the mark after Andy Crofts gives Oscar Garcia first win with the Seagulls

First points of the season for Brighton as they go above the Blues in the league

Mark Hughes

Jermaine Pennant and Rory Delap among seven players released by Stoke City

Mark Hughes was recently appointed as the new manager at the Britannia Stadium

Out of luck: Forest’s manager Billy Davies said his side deserved to win

Nottingham Forest 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 2 match report: Casper Ankergren blunder robs Brighton but team show why Gus Poyet stayed

Some eyebrows were raised when Gus Poyet chose to turn down the opportunity to take over at Reading last week, but his decision may look a little more understandable now.

Robert Huth

Robert Huth 'let himself down' says Stoke City manager Tony Pulis

Huth will serve a three match ban having opted not to contest a violent conduct charge

Southampton celebrate Rickie Lambert's opening goal for his side

Match Report: Cameron Jerome pulls out cracker to rescue Stoke from Southampton

Stoke 3 Southampton 3: Manager Pulis to appeal against red card after Southampton are denied by gritty fightback

Pogrebnyak's debut goal helps Fulham land points

Fulham 2 Stoke 1

Tony Pulis was proud of Stoke despite Matthew Upson’s red card

Pulis: We're Stoke and do not complain

Besiktas 3 Stoke City 1

Kenwyne Jones leaps high to score Stoke’s late equaliser last night

'Fantastic' Stoke delight Pulis

Stoke City 1 Dynamo Kiev 1

Major spending will not become habit Peter Coates warns Stoke fans

Stoke chairman Peter Coates is not keen on splashing out £20million in every transfer window but accepts occasionally it is necessary for the club to progress.

Class service from Pennant sweeps the Swiss aside

Stoke City 4 FC Thun 1 (Stoke win 5-1 on aggregate)

Europa League preview: A look at tonight's matches involving English sides

Stoke (1) v FC Thun (0): Pulis keen to add reinforcements

Europa League preview: Jol and Ramos go head-to-head

Martin Jol will face Juande Ramos tonight for the first time since he was replaced as Tottenham manager by the Spaniard in 2007. Jol's Fulham host Ukrainian side Dnipro, now managed by Ramos.

Stoke sign England international Matthew Upson

Stoke have signed former West Ham centre-back Matthew Upson on a free transfer, with the defender agreeing a two-year deal with the Potters.

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Israel-Gaza conflict: No victory for Israel despite weeks of death and devastation

Robert Fisk: No victory for Israel despite weeks of devastation

Palestinians have won: they are still in Gaza, and Hamas is still there
Mary Beard writes character reference for Twitter troll who called her a 'slut'

Unlikely friends: Mary Beard and the troll who called her a ‘filthy old slut’

The Cambridge University classicist even wrote the student a character reference
America’s new apartheid: Prosperous white districts are choosing to break away from black cities and go it alone

America’s new apartheid

Prosperous white districts are choosing to break away from black cities and go it alone
Amazon is buying Twitch for £600m - but why do people want to watch others playing Xbox?

What is the appeal of Twitch?

Amazon is buying the video-game-themed online streaming site for £600m - but why do people want to watch others playing Xbox?
Tip-tapping typewriters, ripe pongs and slides in the office: Bosses are inventing surprising ways of making us work harder

How bosses are making us work harder

As it is revealed that one newspaper office pumps out the sound of typewriters to increase productivity, Gillian Orr explores the other devices designed to motivate staff
Manufacturers are struggling to keep up with the resurgence in vinyl records

Hard pressed: Resurgence in vinyl records

As the resurgence in vinyl records continues, manufacturers and their outdated machinery are struggling to keep up with the demand
Tony Jordan: 'I turned down the chance to research Charles Dickens for a TV series nine times ... then I found a kindred spirit'

A tale of two writers

Offered the chance to research Charles Dickens for a TV series, Tony Jordan turned it down. Nine times. The man behind EastEnders and Life on Mars didn’t feel right for the job. Finally, he gave in - and found an unexpected kindred spirit
Could a later start to the school day be the most useful educational reform of all?

Should pupils get a lie in?

Doctors want a later start to the school day so that pupils can sleep later. Not because teenagers are lazy, explains Simon Usborne - it's all down to their circadian rhythms
Prepare for Jewish jokes – as Jewish comedians get their own festival

Prepare for Jewish jokes...

... as Jewish comedians get their own festival
SJ Watson: 'I still can't quite believe that Before I Go to Sleep started in my head'

A dream come true for SJ Watson

Watson was working part time in the NHS when his debut novel, Before I Go to Sleep, became a bestseller. Now it's a Hollywood movie, too. Here he recalls the whirlwind journey from children’s ward to A-list film set
10 best cycling bags for commuters

10 best cycling bags for commuters

Gear up for next week’s National Cycle to Work day with one of these practical backpacks and messenger bags
Paul Scholes: Three at the back isn’t working yet but given time I’m hopeful Louis van Gaal can rebuild Manchester United

Paul Scholes column

Three at the back isn’t working yet but given time I’m hopeful Louis van Gaal can rebuild Manchester United
Kate Bush, Hammersmith Apollo music review: A preamble, then a coup de théâtre - and suddenly the long wait felt worth it

Kate Bush shows a voice untroubled by time

A preamble, then a coup de théâtre - and suddenly the long wait felt worth it
Robot sheepdog technology could be used to save people from burning buildings

The science of herding is cracked

Mathematical model would allow robots to be programmed to control crowds and save people from burning buildings
Tyrant: Is the world ready for a Middle Eastern 'Dallas'?

This tyrant doesn’t rule

It’s billed as a Middle Eastern ‘Dallas’, so why does Fox’s new drama have a white British star?