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Sammon nets as Ipswich climb

Conor Sammon was on target as Ipswich defeated Wigan 2-1 at the DW Stadium to climb to seventh in the Sky Bet Championship.

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Rodgers backs skipper Gerrard

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers remains confident that his skipper Steven Gerrard will continue to deliver at the highest level.

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Monk relishing Everton test

Swansea boss Garry Monk is looking forward to locking horns with his former manager Roberto Martinez once again on Tuesday night.

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Schneiderlin targets trophy

Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin insists the club can back up their impressive start to the campaign by winning silverware this season.

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Sakho tips new strike-force

Diafra Sakho reckons West Ham can spring a few more surprises in the Premier League this season and believes he can form a fruitful partnership with fellow new arrival Enner Valencia.

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Kouyate blow for West Ham

West Ham United midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate is facing six weeks on the sidelines after he suffered a groin injury in Saturday's 3-1 victory over Liverpool.

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Mata issues United apology

Juan Mata has apologised to Manchester United fans after the team's embarrassing capitulation at Leicester City on Sunday.

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Leeds set to unveil Milanic

Leeds United are very close to confirming Darko Milanic as their new head coach.

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Thauvin happy at Marseille

Marseille's Florian Thuavin has revealed that Inter Milan were interested in him during the transfer window but says he never considered a move.

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Sunderland v Stoke preview

Striker Steven Fletcher will miss Sunderland's Capital One Cup third round clash with Stoke through injury.

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Arsenal v Southampton preview

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is expected to give youngsters such as Hector Bellerin, Isaac Hayden, Chuba Akpom and Semi Ajayi a first-team opportunity in Tuesday night's Capital One Cup tie against Southampton.

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Stubbs cool on Griffiths loan

Hibernian manager Alan Stubbs has played down the chances of Leigh Griffiths making an emergency loan move from Celtic.

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