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The Russian oligarch has raised Chelsea from also-rans into a perenially successful powerhouse - Mark Critchley analyses his time at the helm

Roberto Martinez believes Alan Pardew will have been hurt by his ban for head-butting David Meyler more than his Newcastle team

Newcastle v Everton: Roberto Martinez feels touchline ban will have hurt Alan Pardew more than players

Pardew will be serving his final stadium ban when Everton travel to St James' Park before embarking on a four match touchline ban for head-butting David Meyler

Garry Monk

Arsenal v Swansea: Garry Monk warns Swans to expect Arsenal reaction after Chelsea mauling

Monk claims that Arsenal remain a very good side despite the heavy defeat to the Blues on Saturday

Arsene Wenger accepted the blame for Arsenal's 6-0 defeat against Chelsea

Arsenal hope clear-the-air talks will help salvage their Premier League campaign ahead of crucial Manchester City encounter

Gunners can bounce back from Saturday's 6-0 drubbing to Chelsea with a good result against Swansea on Tuesday as they seek any kind of momentum ahead of City's visit this weekend

Peter Crouch celebrates Stoke's 4-1 victory over Aston Villa

Aston Villa 1 Stoke 4: Mark Hughes hopes emphatic victory has put pay to belief that Stoke remain long-ball specialists

Stoke came back from a goal behind to record an impressive away victory and Hughes believes that reputation of being a robust long-ball side has been consigned to the past

Kieran Gibbs is wrongly shown a red card by referee Andre Marriner

Kieran Gibbs red card: Andre Marriner set to learn fate after admitting mistake in Arsenal defeat to Chelsea

Marriner showed Gibbs a straight red when Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain hand-balled on his own goal-line

Arsenal players look on despairingly after going 2-0 down early to Chelsea

Chelsea 6 Arsenal 0: Per Mertesacker and Arsene Wenger admit Arsenal woes in early kick-offs is 'puzzling'

Arsenal were blown away by their London and Premier League title rivals Chelsea in Saturday's lunchtime kick-off that has seriously dented the Gunners' title ambitions

Arsene Wenger gestures from the dugout at Stamford Bridge during Arsenal's 6-0 defeat to Chelsea

Chelsea 6 Arsenal 0: Arsene Wenger suffers nightmare in 1,000th match in charge of the Gunners

Arsenal manager says ‘blame me’ for 1,000th-game fiasco in 'one of worst days in my career' after Gibbs' red-card shambles

Kieran Gibbs is wrongly shown a red card by referee Andre Marriner

Chelsea 6 Arsenal 0: Referee Andre Marriner apologises to Arsenal for mistakenly sending off Kieran Gibbs

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain handled the ball on his own goal-line but Marriner bemusingly showed Gibbs a straight red card

Norwich 2 Sunderland 0 match report: Gus Poyet rues ‘unexpected’ performance as Alex Tettey gets Canaries flying

Sunderland were reduced to 10-men when Marcos Alonso was sent-off but the result was already out of their reach

Newcastle 1 Crystal Palace 0 match report: Papiss Cissé’s last-minute winner leaves Tony Pulis calling foul

Cisse had missed a sitter a minute before his 94th minute striker that sent the Toon Army into celebration

Ross Barkley celebrates with his Everton team-mates after scoring the winning goal against Swansea

Everton 3 Swansea 2 match report: Garry Monk caught out by Everton’s winning habit

Baines, Lukaku and Barkley give Toffees victory while Bony and Williams strikes end up as mere consolations

Luis Suarez celebrates his hat-trick for Liverpool against Cardiff

Cardiff 3 Liverpool 6 match report: Luis Suarez hits treble as Reds overwhelm poor Cardiff

Liverpool maintain title charge but question marks remain over their porous back-line

Manchester City 5 Fulham 0 match report: Yaya Touré treble means Fulham trouble

Fernandinho and Martin Demichelis complete the scoring to ensure City remain on Chelsea's tail

Shane Long scores for Hull against his former club West Brom

Hull 2 West Brom 0 match report: Shane Long leaves his mark as Mel falls short again

Long left West Brom in January but he won a first-half penalty before scoring the second himself to mastermind Hull's win and put more pressure on Pepe Mel

Shinji Kagawa has been on the periphery of the Manchester United squad this season

West Ham v Manchester United team news: Shinji Kagawa in for injured Robin van Persie as Michael Carrick starts in defence

David Moyes deploys a make-shift back four ravaged by injuries and suspension

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