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Everton 2-1 Arsenal: Ashley Williams nets last-gasp winner for Toffees as Gunners throw

EVERTON 2-1 ARSENAL - DOMINIC KING AT GOODISON PARK: All had been well in Arsene Wenger’s world. Arsenal were nicely positioned in second, players in good form and offered a chance to make a mark as this title race starts to take shape. Beat out of form Everton and things would have ticked along smoothly. By the time he left Goodison, Wenger was an open book once again. He bemoaned a referee’s decision but really he should be asking questions of his own team. This was careless, reckless almost. This defeat may prove so costly in the final reckoning.

Huge £564m Chinese TV deal raises fear of Premier League Big Six split

CHARLES SALE: The difficulty of keeping 20 Premier League clubs united behind a collective TV agreement, despite the £8.3billion value of the current deal, became apparent at the last summit. Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward extended the meeting to hold private talks among the Big Six clubs about the proposed new TV rights deal in China. The league had expected unanimous approval, having secured their biggest overseas contract of £564m from Chinese network PPTV for the next three-year rights cycle from 2019 — a twelvefold increase on the present deal. 

EXCLUSIVE - SAMI MOKBEL: Chelsea midfielder Oscar is joining Chinese Super League club Shanghai SIPG for a fee of around £52million. He will join up with Brazil striker Hulk.

JACK GAUGHAN AT GOODISON PARK: Ronald Koeman poured scorn on Arsene Wenger's complaint that Arsenal's surrender on Tuesday night was referee Mark Clattenburg's fault.

EXCLUSIVE by JACK GAUGHAN: Paul Stewart has accused the FA of burying their heads in the sand and lacking leadership over the sex abuse scandal which has engulfed football.

Ronald Koeman is keen to sign Schneiderlin, with whom he worked at Southampton, and take Dutch compatriot Depay on loan. Mourinho said: 'I am always open to listen to offers for every player.'

Perhaps it is the approach of Christmas but everybody needs to calm down when it comes to Dylan Hartley, who is in front of the beak on Wednesday.

Bournemouth 1-0 Leicester: Marc Pugh strikes to give Cherries victory as Claudio Ranieri's

BOURNEMOUTH 1-0 LEICESTER CITY - RIATH AL-SAMARRAI AT THE VITALITY STADIUM: Premier League champions Leicester City may have beaten the might of Manchester City on Saturday, but a single Marc Pugh goal condemned them to defeat at Bournemouth on Tuesday. Ron-Robert Zieler will come under scrutiny for the part he played in the goal, as he got a touch to Pugh's strike but was unable to stop the ball from crossing the line. Leicester came out fighting in the second half but were unable to get anything from a tough game on the south coast.

Everton defender Ashley Williams scores winner against Arsenal after minute of madness

Everton defender Ashley Williams was left to rue his luck on Tuesday night after his two errors in quick succession gifted Arsenal the lead at Goodison Park. He was smiling broadly later on in the evening though as his late header earned Everton all three points in a thrilling encouter.

JACK GAUGHAN AT GOODISON PARK: Arsenal lost ground on Chelsea at the top of the Premier League table on Tuesday night. Here are five key factors from the defeat by Everton.

Jose Mourinho has hit back at criticism of Zlatan Ibrahimovic by Michael Owen, comparing the pair's vastly different goalscoring records for Manchester United.

The club are optimistic of keeping star midfielder Ozil, who recently bought a house in London. They expect to tie the German midfielder to a five-year contract worth £200,000 a week.

Arsenal and Everton players have to be separated at half-time... by legendary Goodison

Former Everton player Duncan Ferguson was forced to step in as tensions between the Toffees and visitors Arsenal threatened to boil over during the Premier League clash on Tuesday night. The tussle began between midfielder James McCarthy and German playmaker Mesut Ozil and quickly escalated as both teams made their way down the narrow tunnel at half-time. Legendary hardman Ferguson, who is now a coach at the club, was quick to play peacemaker between the heated pair, much to the surprise of those watching.

Roy Keane spotted watching Everton's game against Arsenal just weeks after war of words

Roy Keane was in attendance at Goodison Park on Tuesday night to watch Everton play Arsenal. The Republic of Ireland assistant manager traveled to Merseyside to check up on international talents James McCarthy and Seamus Coleman, both of whom started for the Toffees.

The Toffees, who had won just one game in 10 prior to Tuesday night's match, came from behind to shock the Gunners with a 2-1 victory at Goodison Park on Tuesday night.

Yaya Toure has accepted a charge of drink driving, but insists that he did not 'intentionally consume alcohol'. He has been banned for 18 months and fined £54,000 by magistrates.

Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben has taken a shot at Arsenal after his team were drawn to face the Gunners in the Champions League for the fourth in four seasons.

'Stan WHO?': Guardiola left bewildered during City press conference after being quizzed about criticism from Collymore

Pep Guardiola provided a hilarious reaction when asked about criticism levelled at him by pundit Stan Collymore by appearing not to know who the former Liverpool player is.

Arsenal news: Per Mertesacker feeling 'amazing' after returning to training

Per Mertesacker says he feels 'great' after returning to full training with Arsenal. The 32-year-old, who is yet to play this season after suffering a serious knee injury during pre-season, was put through his paces at London Colney on Monday. Mertesacker is unlikely to play until next year, but he admits that rejoining his team-mates was an 'amazing' feeling.

CHRIS WHEELER: What began as an inquest into Pep Guardiola's style of play on Tuesday quickly escalated into an analysis of his job prospects if Manchester City's season continues to unravel.

SAMI MOKBEL: Yet another high-profile player is taking the plunge, with talented Chelsea midfielder Oscar swapping the spotlight of the Premier League for the unknown in China.

MATT BARLOW: Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino fears that the upcoming January transfer window will not produce a quick fix to the North London club's spirits.

Blackburn 2-3 Brighton: Seagulls go back on top of the Championship as Shane Duffy helps

BLACKBURN ROVERS 2-3 BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION - TIM ABRAHAM AT EWOOD PARK: Shane Duffy registered a goal against Blackburn Rovers for the fourth time this season, but the broad grin with he celebrated it told a quite different story. The Republic of Ireland defender left Ewood Park for Brighton in a £4m switch in August and in his final two league games for Rovers put through his own net three times. Duffy, once on the books of Everton, scored an own goal in Rovers' 3-0 loss to Wigan and then did it twice in the 2-1 defeat to Cardiff.

Leeds United 2-0 Reading: Chris Wood and Souleymane Doukara give Garry Monk's men crucial

LEEDS UNITED 2-0 READING - JOE BERNSTEIN AT ELLAND ROAD: Leeds United manager Garry Monk faces an anxious wait regarding the fitness of leading scorer Chris Wood after the Kiwi' striker's 14th goal of the season helped his side rise to fifth in The Championship.

NORWICH CITY 1-0 ASTON VILLA: Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce launched a scathing attack on his out-of-sorts team as Nelson Oliveira's goal earned Norwich all three points.

SHEFF WED 2-0 BARNSLEY: Sheffield Wednesday rode their luck to take the spoils in this South Yorkshire derby against 10-man Barnsley. The Owls took the lead through an own goal.

FULHAM 2-1 ROTHERHAM UNITED Floyd Ayite has taken just four days to put a frustrating start to his Fulham career behind him as he fired the home side to victory.

BIRMINGHAM CITY 2-1 IPSWICH TOWN: Angry Ipswich manager Mick McCarthy blasted referee Darren Bond after he ruled out a late equaliser for the Tractor Boys.

BURTON ALBION 0-1 HUDDERSFIELD TOWN: Nahki Wells emerged as Huddersfield’s match-winner for the second time in three days to give the Terriers' promotion challenge momentum.

Aberdeen ready to compensate Motherwell fans after Pittodrie floodlight failure sees game

Motherwell and Aberdeen will resolve to compensate the travelling fans who saw just seven minutes of football before Tuesday night’s game at Pittodrie was abandoned due to the floodlights going out. The failure of a temporary generator saw referee Alan Muir call a halt to proceedings with the game goalless to deny Derek McInnes’ side the chance to move within a point of second placed Rangers. Just six minutes had been played when a number of lights in the main and south stands failed forcing the players and officials to leave the field.

Celtic 1-0 Hamilton: Leigh Griffiths scores the winner as the Hoops continue their march

CELTIC 1-0 HAMILTON: STEPHEN MCGOWAN AT PARKHEAD: For Celtic history comes in all shapes and forms. A 19th domestic game without defeat makes this the most successful start to a season by any Parkhead side since Martin O’Neill’s treble winners in 2000/01. An omen of some description? Few would bet against it.

The Premier League have announced a string of fixture changes for February after games including the Manchester derby were chosen for television broadcast.

SAMI MOKBEL: Antonio Conte has urged his players not to hold a Christmas party as Chelsea look to strengthen their position at the top of the Premier League.

Mauricio Pochettino has revealed Tottenham's head of recruitment Paul Mitchell is due to remain with the club until the end of next year despite resigning in August.

Olympic hero Maddie Hinch keeps a low profile during the day job... Great Britain's

INTERVIEW BY MIKE DICKSON: The Ian Wooldridge Award, established to honour the memory of our late chief sports writer who died nine years ago, is voted for by you, our readers. It celebrates that elusive blend of sporting genius and Corinthian spirit — and in this case Olympian spirit — that ‘Woolers’ loved and admired. Nominated by Mike Dickson, this year’s very deserving winner is our hockey goalkeeper Maddie Hinch, who outsmarted the Dutch in a nailbiting penalty shootout to steer Team GB’s women to Olympic gold.

EXCLUSIVE - SAM PETERS and NIK SIMON: Richard Cockerill's future as Leicester director of rugby is 'hanging by a thread' after his side's 38-0 European Champions Cup defeat by Munster.

JEFF POWELL: ITV are to enter the pay-per-view arena by screening Chris Eubank Jnr's return to the ring early in 2017. Eubank is moving up from middleweight to challenge Renold Quinlan.

West Ham star Dimitri Payet gets special treatment from boss Slaven Bilic in training to

Slaven Bilic had Dimitri Payet (centre inset) in his office on Monday to talk after their game against Liverpool amid speculation over his future ahead of the January transfer window. The 48-year-old said that Payet told him he is ready for the rest of the year and only focussed on West Ham, as they prepare to play Burnley at the London Stadium (where West Ham trained on Tuesday night (above)).

Amir Khan rubs shoulders with Floyd Mayweather in Miami

Amir Khan previously claimed Floyd Mayweather was too scared to fight him during his heyday but the duo were all smiles on Monday as they posed in Miami.annual convention.

PAUL NEWMAN: Bairstow needs 62 in the final Test to usurp Vaughan's record of 1,481 runs. He has already scored more runs and taken more dismissals in a year than any other wicketkeeper.

Alastair Cook partially left himself a hostage to fortune when he spoke of a final stage in his international career in which he could play purely as a batsman without the strains of leadership.

Wembley and Twickenham will host two games each, with Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns and Arizona Cardinals all visiting for the first time the International Series.

Manchester City stars train ahead of Watford game as they look to avoid third straight

Manchester City were put through their paces by Pep Guardiola on Tuesday evening as they prepared for Wednesday's clash with Watford at the Etihad Stadium. Summer signings Ilkay Gundogan, Leroy Sane and Nolito were all present for the final training session before the game as Guardiola looked on in an attempt to solve his worsening problems.

Cesar Azpilicueta signs new Chelsea deal with three-and-a-half-year contract

Chelsea have tied down Cesar Azpilicueta (pictured with technical director Michael Emenalo) until 2020 by handing their versatile defensive stalwart a new three-and-a-half year contract at Stamford Bridge.

MIKE KEEGAN: Four Premier League clubs in London have been named to police investigating historical sex abuse in football. The Metropolitan Police have received 106 allegations of abuse.

Manchester City and Chelsea have been fined by the FA for failing to control their players during a Premier League clash at the Etihad earlier this month.

The completion of the deal had been scheduled for Tuesday, but last week Silvio Berlusconi's holding company and Sino-Europe Sports agreed to a three-month delay, postponing the closing of the deal.

Man Utd news: Bastian Schweinsteiger back in the fold and leading the laughs

There were plenty of smiles amongst Manchester United players as they made their way to London to take on Crystal Palace, fresh of the back off their impressive win against Tottenham at Old Trafford.Wayne Rooney, Basitan Schweinsteiger and Ashley Young looked to be in high spirits in particular as they made their way to catch a train from Stockport train station, before sharing a joke on the platform with Phil Jones and Michael Carrick.



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Cristiano Ronaldo admits he never expected to win Ballon d'Or four times

Cristiano Ronaldo has insisted that he always knew he could become the best player in the world after winning a fourth Ballon d'Or. But the Real Madrid star also paid tribute to his team-mates, emphasising that the individual award 'did not entirely depend on me'. Ronaldo, who posed with Sergio Ramos and a replica of his trophy on Tuesday morning, was back in training soon after as he looks to kick on in the Club World Cup. 

Cristiano Ronaldo gets gold CR7 Nike football boots after winning fourth Ballon d'Or

Nike have congratulated Cristiano Ronaldo on his fourth Ballon d'Or triumph by releasing a commemorative football boot after the Portuguese was named the world's best player.  Only 777 pairs of the Mercurial Superfly CR7 Vitorias will be released in the new year on Nike's website as the American sports brand celebrate his recent achievements. Ronaldo led Real Madrid to a Champions League final win over neighbours Atletico Madrid before helping Portugal to defy the odds by winning Euro 2016. 

Lionel Messi joined by Afghan boy who replicated his shirt with a plastic bag before

Lionel Messi welcomed the Afghan boy who became an online hit wearing a homemade plastic-bag version of his shirt on to the pitch in Qatar as Barcelona strolled to victory in a friendly win over Al-Ahli. Six-year-old Murtaza Ahmadi was pictured in a striped blue-and-white plastic bag bearing Messi's name – mimicking his Argentina kit – earlier this year and has now met his idol. He accompanied Ballon d'Or runner-up on to the field in an oversized kit as a mascot on Tuesday, having also received a real, signed version of the shirt he had mocked up on a budget.

Barring a last-minute change, under-fire Karius will start against Middlesbrough. Simon Mignolet, who has been unhappy at losing the No 1 spot, is ready should Klopp turn to him.

Former Germany goalkeeper Jens Lehmann has urged Jurgen Klopp to ignore calls to drop compatriot Loris Karius, and continue to show faith in the 'fantastic prospect.'

Former Liverpool midfielder Dietmar Hamann has come out in defence of the club's goalkeeper Loris Karius, and hit out at Gary and Phil Neville. 

The Football Association want an 'outstanding football coach' who will play a key role in helping England conquer the world in 2022 after they advertised the vacant Under 21 job.

David Moyes will have no money to spend in January with Sunderland owner Ellis Short ready to sell the club. Black Cats chief executive Martin Bain has warned that transfer funds will be 'very limited'.

Antonio Conte is convinced Chelsea have what it takes to stay at the top of the Premier League tree as their season kicks into overdrive in the Christmas period.

REVEALED: Inside Manchester City's new glass tunnel... where VIP fans will be able to get closer than ever to Guardiola's stars

EXCLUSIVE - JACK GAUGHAN: Manchester City’s imposing revamp of the Etihad Stadium will be complete for next season, with Pep Guardiola’s side afforded a new state-of-the-art circular dressing room. The huge project, taking place under the Colin Bell Stand, incorporates a glass players’ tunnel designed for some supporters to see some of the world’s best lining up before matches. City have released striking images of the development, which will see those paying for the privilege able to dine in new executive lounges with a full view of both teams emerging from the dressing rooms.

Star Wars Rogue One, with Cristiano Ronaldo re-imagined as a character in a galaxy far

Premier League players are often thought of as out of this world, but now they could also be from a galaxy far, far away. Artist Brian Konnick has reimagined some of world football's biggest stars as characters in Star Wars in the run up to the new film Rogue One.

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski signs extension to 2021 

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has extended his contract with the club until June 2021. The Bundesliga leaders have said that the 28-year-old Poland captain signed the agreement on Tuesday. After putting pen to paper, Lewandowski said: 'I'm delighted that the discussions came to a positive outcome and that I'm staying attached to Bayern for another few years. 

England will be making a 'big mistake' if they allow Wilfried Zaha to become an Ivory Coast international, according to Alan Pardew.

JOE BERNSTEIN: United manager Jose Mourinho, who shares the same agent, Jorge Mendes, as Portugal's Euro 2016 winner, failed to land Fonte in the summer and is keen to add experience.

Manchester United star man Henrikh Mkhitarytan has revealed who his football icon was when growing up, and Red Devils fans won't take comfort from the fact it was an Arsenal legend.

Ahead of a busy week in the Barclays Premier League, with all 20 teams in action, Sportsmail brings you the latest squad news, odds and stats on every top flight fixture as it breaks.

MailOnline Sport has teamed up with EA SPORTS, the Lead Partner of the Premier League, to offer you the chance to win a pair of tickets  to Everton vs Liverpool on Monday, December 19 (8pm).

MailOnline has teamed up with Carling to give you and three mates the chance to watch Manchester City vs Arsenal on Sunday, December 19 at the Etihad Stadium.

Football abuse victim Gary Johnson says Dario Gradi took him on boating holiday when 11 

Mr Johnson, 57, who was paid £50,000 hush money by Chelsea, went on the break to Bognor with a friend two years before he fell into the clutches of chief scout Eddie Heath. The former professional footballer turned taxi driver said Mr Gradi, now suspended by the FA over claims he ‘smoothed over ’abuse at Chelsea, 'behaved impeccably' throughout. He said: ': 'I would only be 11 or 12. Dario took me and my best mate for a summer holiday to Wittering, near Bognor Regis. We went for a week. My mum and dad let me go.' He added: 'He was always the perfect gent around me'. Last night Dario Gradi responded to his FA suspension, claiming he has done nothing wrong and thanking those who have supported him.

SFA officials met with representatives of Police Scotland and PFA Scotland on Tuesday to discuss their response to a scandal which has engulfed the game across the UK.

Crewe Alexandra director Dario Gradi responded to his FA suspension, claiming he has done nothing wrong and thanking those who have supported him.

The Mail on Sunday can reveal that one youngster, viewed in his teens as a great future hope of Stamford Bridge, had his career derailed by Heath's abuse.

England arrive in Chennai with fifth Test set to go ahead despite Cyclone Vardah ripping

England arrived in Chennai on Tuesday to a scene of devastation brought by Cyclone Vardah ripping through the city but the show will go on with the final Test on Friday when they attempt to repair the damage to their battered reputations. The ‘Red Rose’ cyclone flattened homes, snapped communication lines and threw into disarray air and road travel. But England were unaffected as the storm had passed by the time they arrived here and landed to discover that the Chepauk Stadium will be fit to stage the fifth Test.

James DeGale insists he is not losing any sleep over possible Callum Smith fight

It will not bother James DeGale if he is obliged to accommodate Liverpool’s rising star en route to a blockbuster rematch with George Groves in a football ground near you next summer. Callum, the youngest and perhaps brightest of the Smith family of four boxing champion brothers, acquired yet more admirers with his dramatic 10th round stoppage of Luke Blackledge on Anthony Joshua’s world heavyweight title show-card in Manchester on Saturday night.

Mark Wilf: On Adrian Peterson's return, 'tough cookie' Mike Zimmer and why the Minnesota

Minnesota Vikings co-owner and president Mark Wilf revealed his delight at playing again in England, praised his ‘tough cookie’ of a head coach and spoke of his desire to see Adrian Peterson take to the field again this season.

Wales prop Gethin Jenkins looks set to miss this season's RBS 6 Nations Championship after suffering a ruptured bicep injury. Cardiff Blues revealed the 36-year-old was undergoing surgery.

Dylan Hartley’s hopes of retaining the England captaincy regardless of the outcome of a disciplinary hearing received a significant boost on Tuesday when RFU chief Ian Ritchie backed him.

Scarlets flanker James Davies could face a ban of up to a year after being cited for making an obscene gesture at the referee during their European Champions Cup defeat in Toulon.

Keaton Jennings has been named England Lions captain for their tour of Sri Lanka early next year. The Durham opener scored a century on his Test debut against India in Mumbai last week.

Cricket Australia published the fixture list for the tour on Monday and confirmed that the second Test at the Adelaide Oval which starts on December 2 will be played partly under lights.

Woods, who returned at the Hero World Challenge after a lengthy absence caused by back problems, is a native of California and will be teeing it up in the event that marked his PGA Tour debut in 1992.

Sportsmail's racing expert Robin Goodfellow dishes out his best tips ahead of Wednesday's meetings at Newbury, Lingfield, Musselburgh and Kempton.

Three-time Derby-winning jockey Walter Swinburn has died at the age of 55. Swinburn, who had been suffering from epilepsy, died peacefully at home. The former jockey also had a brief career as a trainer.

Why are Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid in a slump?

PETE JENSON: While it's true they topped a difficult Champions League group that included Bayern Munich, that seems small consolation right now to supporters waving goodbye to another league title tilt so early in the season.

Cristiano Ronaldo hit back in the eternal debate over who is the greatest footballer on the planet when he claimed his fourth Ballon d'Or on Monday.

MATT BARLOW: When Antonio Conte secured the Chelsea job and glanced at the players he would inherit he was far from convinced about controversial Spanish striker Diego Costa.

Only Alastair Cook will know if he's still got the hunger and appetite to carry on as England captain, and the energy to drive the team forward.