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Leaders Shrewsbury leave it late to beat Fleetwood

Aristote Nsiala headed a late winner as Sky Bet League One leaders Shrewsbury beat Fleetwood 1-0.

Kyle Lafferty

Hearts close on leading group while Thistle claim first win

Hearts moved above St Johnstone into fifth in the Ladbrokes Premiership table as Kyle Lafferty’s goal sealed a 1-0 victory at McDiarmid Park.

Mikel Merino is mobbed by his team-mates (Owen Humphreys/PA)

Substitute Mikel Merino nets late winner as Newcastle topple Crystal Palace

Mikel Merino came off the bench to head Newcastle to a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace with his first goal in English football.

Slaven Bilic faces an uncertain future as West Ham manager after another defeat (Adam Davy/PA)

Slaven Bilic under the spotlight as West Ham lose at home to Brighton

Slaven Bilic suffered surely the worst defeat of his spell as West Ham boss as they were thrashed 3-0 at home to Brighton.

Danny Rose

Danny Rose could make long-awaited league return for Tottenham against Liverpool

Danny Rose could make his first Premier League appearance in almost nine months when Tottenham host Liverpool on Sunday.

Antonio Conte congratulates two-goal striker Michy Batshuayi (Matt Dunham/AP)

Antonio Conte is not feeling any pressure at Chelsea

Antonio Conte insists he is not feeling the pressure after Chelsea fought back to snatch a thrilling 4-2 win over Watford.

Tempers flared when Ashley Williams, centre, barged into Anthony Lopes (Peter Byrne/PA)

UEFA charges Everton following Europa League fracas which led club to ban fan

Everton have banned the fan who appeared to try to strike Lyon’s Anthony Lopes while holding a child, with UEFA also charging the club for the crowd trouble during Thursday’s Europa League tie.

Sergio Aguero scores goal number 177 for Manchester City (Martin Rickett/PA)

Sergio Aguero earns a piece of Man City history with record-equalling goal

Sergio Aguero has equalled Manchester City’s goalscoring record after netting his 177th for the club in Saturday’s Premier League clash against Burnley.

Greg Clarke's approach to diversity has been criticised (Adam Davy/Empics)

John Amaechi comments add to pressure on FA bosses

There was further criticism for the embattled senior figures at the head of the Football Association on Friday in the wake of their appearance before the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport committee.

Sergio Aguero joined Manchester City from Atletico Madrid in 2011 (Martin Rickett/PA Wire)

Sergio Aguero’s Manchester City goals

Sergio Aguero has moved level with Eric Brook as Manchester City’s leading goalscorer after netting against Burnley from the penalty spot.

Dimitri Payet is hoping to help Marseille to victory over PSG (Jeff Holmes/PA)

Marseille captain Payet will let importance of Le Classique speak for itself

Marseille’s quiet captain Dimitri Payet will let the importance of Le Classique speak for itself this weekend.

Moussa Dembele scores Celtic's fourth goal against Hibs (Jane Barlow/PA)

Dembele and Lustig at the double as Celtic reach Betfred Cup final

A second-half double by substitute Moussa Dembele gave Celtic a 4-2 win over Hibernian at Hampden Park and booked the Hoops’ place in the Betfred Cup final.

Sergio Aguero celebrates equalling Manchester City's goalscoring record (Martin Rickett/PA)

Sergio Aguero equals record as Man City beat Burnley

Sergio Aguero equalled Manchester City’s all-time scoring record as Pep Guardiola’s side set a new club best of 11 victories in a row with a 3-0 win against Burnley.

Wolves remain two points clear at the top of the Championship after beating Preston 3-2 (David Davies/PA)

Bonatini at the double as Wolves maintain pole position in Championship

Leo Bonatini scored twice as Wolves survived a late scare to beat Preston 3-2 at Molineux and cling onto top spot in the Sky Bet Championship.

Huddersfield players celebrate beating Manchester United (Nigel French/PA)

Huddersfield hold on to secure famous win over Manchester United

Huddersfield handed Manchester United a bloody nose at the John Smith’s Stadium, with goals from Aaron Mooy and Laurent Depoitre consigning Jose Mourinho’s side to a first defeat of the Premier League season.

Cracksman and Frankie Dettori produced a stunning display in the Champion Stakes at Ascot (Julian Herbert/PA)

Cracksman simply dazzling in Champion Stakes at Ascot

Cracksman lived up to the hype with a stunning display in the Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot.

Andrew Surman netted Bournemouth's opener (Dave Thompson/PA)

Stoke slip into bottom three following home loss to Bournemouth

Stoke have been sucked into the Premier League relegation zone after two goals within 133 seconds earned Bournemouth a first top-flight victory on their travels this season.

Managerless Leicester won at Swansea (Nick Potts/PA)

Textbook start to Leicester’s post-Shakespeare era

Leicester climbed out of the Premier League relegation zone as the post-Craig Shakespeare era began with a 2-1 win at Swansea.

Leo Bonatini

Leo Bonatini bags double as leaders Wolves hold on for victory over Preston

Wolves strengthened their position at the top of the Sky Bet Championship as a second-half double from Leo Bonatini helped them earn a hard-fought 3-2 win against Preston.

James McCarthy

James McCarthy eyeing first-team return as Everton host Arsenal

James McCarthy could make his first-team comeback in Everton’s Premier League clash with Arsenal on Sunday having recovered from his knee injury.

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