David Meyler of Hull City clashes with Alan Pardew, Manager of Newcastle United during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Newcastle United

Hull City 1 Newcastle 4 match report: Alan Pardew apologises – but it can’t undo the damage or escape club fine and formal warning

It was a comprehensive and much-needed win for Newcastle – totally overshadowed by the most inglorious episode in this manager’s career

Head start: Garry Monk has taken a scientific approach to management

Swansea v Crystal Palace: Garry Monk calls for Swans to use Europa League hurt to earn victory against Eagles

Swansea were knocked out of the Europa League last-32 by Napoli on Thursday but Monk wants the team to bounce back in their campaign to avoid Premier League relegation

Costel Pantilimon and Joe Hart (right) are vying to play in goal for Manchester City tomorrow

Manchester City v Sunderland: Joe Hart prepared to sit out League Cup final is Manuel Pellegrini sticks with Costel Pantilimon

Hart has regained his position as first choice goalkeeper but Pellegrini has chosen to play Pantilimon in the domestic cups so far this season

Southampton defender Luke Shaw could be given his first England cap in Wednesday's clash with Denmark

Southampton v Liverpool: Mauricio Pochettino believes in Luke Shaw ahead of his World Cup audition against Luis Suarez

Shaw received his first call-up to Roy Hodgson's England squad for the friendly against Denmark but he must come through today's clash with Liverpool first

Transfer news: Arsenal reportedly interested in summer move to bring back former captain Robin van Persie from Manchester United

Striker is believed to be unsettled at Old Trafford with reports suggesting Arsene Wenger is interested in bringing him back to the Emirates

Luis Suarez of Liverpool celebrates his goal

Luis Suarez believes his 'hunger to score' has seen the Liverpool striker develop into one of the biggest threats in the Premier League

Suarez could equal or better his 2009-10 record of 35 goals in 33 matches with his red hot form this season seeing him lead the scoring charts in the Premier League this season

Frank Lampard has called on the Premier League to help English sides competing in the Champions League when it comes to scheduling fixtures

Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard claims Premier League fails teams in the Champions League

Lampard feels that clubs in Europe are not helped by the Premier League when it comes to arranging games around the midweek Champions League clashes

Jose Mourinho felt that Galatasaray were spurred on by their home support

Galatasaray 1 Chelsea 1: Jose Mourinho and Frank Lampard agree Turkish support spurred home side on to equaliser

Mourinho calls for Stamford Bridge to provide a similar effect and give Chelsea an extra 10% in the second leg on March 19

Costa has been identified as a potential solution to Jose Mourinho’s problems in front of goal

Transfer news: Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo warns Chelsea off making a summer move for Diego Costa

Cerezo believes that Costa won't leave the club this year despite having a £32m release fee in his contract

Mesut Özil’s lacklustre display showed the effects of a busy run of games since Christmas

Mesut Ozil allowed extra time away from training in order to recapture his best form and boost Arsenal's trophy quest

The German midfielder has looked a shadow of his former self in recent weeks and was afforded an extra day off as he looks to regain his form and fitness

Aaron Ramsey insists he never doubted his own ability after becoming Arsenal's stand-out star this season

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey targeting a return for the North London derby against Tottenham on March 16

Ramsey has not played since the Boxing Day victory over West Ham after suffering a thigh injury but could return to hand Arsene Wenger a major boost in the run-in to the end of the season

Jose Mourinho is reported to be furious that off-the-record quotes were released by a French television channel

Jose Mourinho fuming after Chelsea manager is secretly recorded questioning age of Samuel Eto'o: 'He is 32 years old, maybe 35, who knows?'

French TV channel Canal Plus published an interview with Mourinho in which he questions the age of striker Eto'o

Fabricio Coloccini has been praised by Newcastle manager Alan Pardew for his early comeback against Aston Villa

Newcastle 1 Aston Villa 0: Fabricio Coloccini praised by Alan Pardew for making early return

Coloccini returned from injury to help Newcastle secure an important 1-0 victory over Villa thanks to a late Loic Remy winner

Transfer news: Tomas Rosicky and Arsenal reach 'an agreement' over new contract, reveals Arsene Wenger

Rosicky joined the Gunners in 2006 and the 33-year-old is out of contract in the summer but Wenger is adamant that the Czech Republic captain will be staying at the Emirates

Wayne Rooney scores Manchester United's second in the 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace 0 Manchester United 2 match report: Wayne Rooney seals the deal by blasting United back into the top-four race

England striker celebrates his new contract with the second goal in a comfortable victory

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You won't believe your eyes

Tony Oursler's new show explores our uneasy relationship with technology. He's one of a growing number of artists with that preoccupation
Ian Herbert: Peter Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value, says Ian Herbert
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The battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

Aid agencies prepare for vast exodus following planned Iraqi offensive against the Isis-held city, reports Patrick Cockburn
Yvette Cooper: We can't lose the election. There's too much on the line

Yvette Cooper: We can't lose the election. There's too much on the line

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A bad week for the Greens: Leader Natalie Bennett's 'car crash' radio interview is followed by Brighton council's failure to set a budget due to infighting

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Gorillas nearly missed: BBC producers didn't want to broadcast Sir David Attenborough's famed Rwandan encounter

Gorillas nearly missed

BBC producers didn't want to broadcast Sir David Attenborough's famed Rwandan encounter
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