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Wilfried Zaha

Transfer news: Crystal Palace fail in loan bid for Manchester United winger Wilfried Zaha

United winger could be set for a spell away from Old Trafford - just not with former club Crystal Palace

The Spurs striker Shaquile Coulthirst joined us on loan

The O Zone: The threat of falling floodlight bulbs put paid to our hopes of a big New Year’s Day beano

Life behind the scenes at Leyton Orient: What we lack in numbers, we make up for with character

Luuk De Jong, Netherlands

Transfer news: Newcastle United rekindle interest in signing striker Luuk de Jong from Monchengladbach

Two years after failing with a £10m bid, Newcastle return for the Dutch striker on a loan basis

Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland still maintains hopes of being included in the England squad for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil

Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland hoping unexpected first team run can lead to England selection for 2014 World Cup in Brazil

Butland was an unused substitute during Euro 2012 but injuries to Stoke goalkeepers Asmir Begovic and Thomas Sorensen has given Butland a chance to impress once more

Dwight Gayle scores for Crystal Palace in their 2-0 win over West Brom

West Brom 0 Crystal Palace 2 match report: Dwight Gayle damage leaves Albion heading for exit

Gayle scored his fourth goal in eight matches with fellow striker Marouane Chamakh rounding out the scoring

Kenwyne Jones scores for Stoke City in the 2-1 win over Leicester City

Stoke City 2 Leicester City 1 match report: Stoke rewarded for Mark Hughes’ faith in the Cup

Goals from Kenwyne Jones and Charlie Adam were enough to see Stoke through to the fourth round with a late David Nugent goal nothing more than a consolation

No Saints: Southampton were ‘furious’ at Mark Clattenburg’s alleged remark to Adam Lallana, but the scourge of players abusing referees is trivialised

The Last Word: Less outrage, more wisdom – a fat chance

Inept FA lack the ability to recalibrate the ‘fury’ and ‘anger’ inanely taking a sport to fever pitch

Arsene Wenger gestures on the sidelines during Arsenal's win over Newcastle

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger supports David Bernstein over manager responsibility claims

The former FA chairman had said that managers were setting a 'terrible example' for their players in the way they behave on the sidelines

FA Cup: Stoke City v Leicester City match preview

A look ahead to this weekend’s clash at the Britannia Stadium

Mark Hughes is sent to the stands after throwing his coat in the air in disgust at the red car shown to Glenn Whelan

Mark Hughes fined £8,000 for red card outburst during Stoke defeat to Newcastle

Stoke City manager Mark Hughes has been fined £8,000 by the Football Association after admitting a misconduct charge.

Oussama Assaidi celebrates his goal for Stoke against Everton

Stoke City 1 Everton 1 match report: Jermaine Pennant's rush of blood delivers late gift to Everton as Leighton Baines scores penalty

Oussama Assaidi had earlier put the Potters ahead at the Britannia Stadium

Everton manager Roberto Martinez looks on from the touchline

Premier League: Stoke City v Everton match preview

A look ahead to the New Year’s Day fixture at the Britannia Stadium

Mousa Dembele of Tottenham competes with Jon Walters of Stoke City

Tottenham 3 Stoke City 0: Striker Jon Walters criticises fixture list that had Potters travelling 700 miles in three days

Stoke were battered 5-1 in Newcastle before travelling down to London for the 3-0 defeat to Spurs

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Mourinho attacks 'shot' Suarez as Chelsea prevail

Roberto Soldado opens the scoring from the spot

Tottenham Hotspur 3 Stoke City 0 match report: Mousa Dembele inspires Spurs to give Sherwood second win

Roberto Soldado and Aaron Lennon had also scored for Tottenham

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