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Johnson strike settles derby

Gus Poyet's Sunderland left it late against local rivals Newcastle

Adam Johnson condemned Newcastle to a fourth successive derby defeat for the first time in their history as Sunderland snatched a dramatic last-gasp 1-0 victory at St James' Park.

Fonte hails "massive" win

Southampton's Jose Fonte admits it was vital to arrest the club's losing run

Jose Fonte is determined to prove Southampton are a match for the Premier League's best after securing a "massive" victory against Everton.

Carrick backs Falcao

Michael Carrick believes Radamel Falcao, pictured, is ready to shine

Michael Carrick has backed Radamel Falcao to hit the goal trail and spearhead Manchester United's title charge.

Silva hungry for more goals

Manchester City's David Silva enjoyed getting on the scoresheet against Crystal Palace

Manchester City playmaker David Silva is hungry for more goals after filling a void for the champions by striking twice against Crystal Palace.

Morgan makes cameo performance

New England one-day captain Eoin Morgan played a small role in Sydney's win

Eoin Morgan made a cameo appearance for Sydney Thunder in his first outing since his appointment as England one-day captain, contributing an unbeaten 12 in their resounding 56-run victory over Brisbane Heat in the Big Bash League.

Hayden: KP exile is ludicrous

Kevin Pietersen, pictured, should be in the England squad, according to Matthew Hayden

Former Australia batsman Matthew Hayden believes it is "ludicrous" that Kevin Pietersen continues to be overlooked for England duty.

Webster claims shock Whitlock win

Darren Webster, pictured, eliminated Simon Whitlock from the PDC World Championship

Darren Webster dumped seventh seed Simon Whitlock out of the PDC World Championship with a shock 3-1 first-round victory at Alexandra Palace on Saturday.

Redknapp hails Austin

Charlie Austin's hat-trick won the game for QPR

Harry Redknapp saluted hat-trick hero Charlie Austin but also saved praise for the character his side showed to come from two-down and beat West Brom.

McCall sees a confidence boost

Mark McCall hailed Saracens' 'clinical' performance

Mark McCall insists Saracens have the spring back in their step after they ruthlessly despatched London Welsh 78-7 to pick up their first Aviva Premiership win in more than two months.

Koeman hails Southampton's spirit

Ronald Koeman liked what he saw from his men against Everton

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman was proud of the "unbelievable" spirit displayed by his players as they brought the club's worst losing streak of the 21st century to a comprehensive end.

Hartley red unjustified - Mallinder

Dylan Hartley makes his way off after being shown the red card

Northampton look set to mount a robust defence of their captain Dylan Hartley after he was sent off for elbowing Leicester centre Matt Smith in the face during their 23-19 Aviva Premiership victory at Franklin's Gardens.

Warnock fumes over disallowed goal

Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock lambasted the linesman after a goal was disallowed against Manchester City

Manuel Pellegrini was happy to see Manchester City move joint top of the table, but Neil Warnock was in a much darker mood following Crystal Palace's 3-0 defeat at the Etihad Stadium.

Three and easy for Saints

Southampton's Graziano Pelle, centre, scores past Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard

Southampton brought their worst losing streak of the 21st century to a comprehensive end as they impressively dispatched of Everton.

Saracens pummel sorry Welsh

Richard Wigglesworth came off the bench to score a hat-trick of tries

Saracens left their recent Aviva Premiership form in the dust as they notched 11 tries in beating winless London Welsh 78-7 to return to the play-off spots.

Hartley in trouble again after red

Dylan Hartley makes his way off after being shown the red card

Northampton captain Dylan Hartley could miss at least the start of England's RBS 6 Nations campaign after he was sent off for elbowing an opponent in the face at Franklin's Gardens.

Lamela wins it for Spurs

Erik Lamela celebrates scoring Tottenham's winner

Erik Lamela broke his 25-game Barclays Premier League goal drought to seal Tottenham's 2-1 victory over Burnley at White Hart Lane.

Austin treble sinks Baggies

Charlie Austin heads in his third as QPR fought back to beat West Brom

Charlie Austin returned from suspension to steal the show with a hat-trick as QPR recovered from two goals down at home to West Brom to win 3-2 and move out of the Barclays Premier League bottom three.