Saturday's Premier League as it happened

Reaction to an amazing day in the Premier League as Chelsea beat Everton 6-3, Manchester City lose and United draw.

30 August 2014 Last updated at 09:03 GMT

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  1. 20:25: 

    It may be early days but Chelsea have certainly thrown down the gauntlet today. Can Liverpool and Arsenal display their credentials as title contenders when they take to the pitch tomorrow?

    Liverpool travel to Tottenham while Arsenal are at Leicester, who could hand a Premier League debut to Esteban Cambiasso.

    Plenty of reason to join us for more live text commentary tomorrow, so until then, goodbye.

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    Sigmund Vestergaard: People are too easily carried away. Only three rounds in; let's see what it looks like after 15 before we jump on a bandwagon.

  3. 20:16: 

    Twenty-four goals scored in six games, which included last-minute equalisers and five goals in 10 minutes.

    The most entertaining league in the world? The Premier League has certainly made a strong claim for that title today.

  4. 20:08: 
    Everton 3-6 Chelsea

    Just watching Jose Mourinho speaking in his post-match news conference and he describes how he had his players training for 90 minutes on Wednesday to defend against free-kicks, having conceded from a set-piece today he says he may as well stay at home with his wife and kids next time. Classic Mourinho.

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    Sid: Chelsea not very convincing in defence but out scored the opposition. Reminds of Liverpool last season.

    Ashley Williams: Costa scored against Burnley and Leicester, two promoted teams and against Everton who gifted goals today. #notimpressed

  6. 19:58: 
    Manager reaction- Everton 3-6 Chelsea
    Roberto Martrinez

    Everton manager Roberto Martinez, speaking to BBC Sport: "I can imagine it was a great game to watch from a neutral point of view but our point of view was that we started too slow.

    "But even then I felt we showed great character and great belief and I felt we were getting back into it, but every time we did we were dealt a sucker punch. Our defending was not as good as it should be. We need to make sure our good play gets a lot more support from having a more solid defensive display.

    "We should have protected Tim Howard a lot better. But we take responsibility as a team and in the same way promote all the good things we have. We have the experience and the know how. There were positives, Romelu Lukaku lasting along as he did and Samuel Eto'o arriving and having the impact he did."

  7. 19:51: 
    Manager reaction- Everton 3-6 Chelsea
    jOSE mOURINHO

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, speaking to BBC Sport: "It was wonderful for everyone at the stadium and watching television around the world - but not for me. We cannot make so many defensive mistakes. We want to improve as a team by keeping our defensive strength and quality and improving in other areas. Today we showed we are improving in other areas but not keeping the balance in defence.

    "The team likes to have the ball, that is very important but we need to keep our defensive balance and not commit mistakes. Wednesday afternoon we spent 90 minutes defending corners and free-kicks but today we conceded from a free-kick so I cannot be happy with the ridiculous goal we conceded.

    "There is 35 more games, three is nothing."

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    Trillfinest: Chelsea will be champions. Absolute class.

    Daniel Robinson: Costa four goals in three Prem games. Torres took 39 games to reach the same stat with Chelsea. Any Costa naysayers left?

  9. 19:49: 
    Manager reaction- Everton 3-6 Chelsea
    Leighton Baines

    Everton manager Roberto Martinez on Sky Sports: "The way we defended was soft. To concede two goals so quickly could have ruined us but we were magnificent in our response to that. There were one or two situations when we didn't defend as we should do but those are the small margins.

    "There are many positives for us. But we can't carry on conceding the goals we have, it is not natural and we must improve. But the way we kept bouncing back to get into the game will allow us to show our potential."

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    Neale Horstead: England's two first-choice centre-backs concede nine goals between them - enough said.

    Lisa: Fabulous game in memory of the late Lord Attenborough. C'mon Chelsea!

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    Jamie Smith: Fabregas & Costa. What a combination.

    Ryan Crombleholme: Fantasy Prem is wrecked, got Chelsea and Everton players...

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    Ryan, London: Man Utd's fall from grace confirmed by the running order for MOTD. Drawing with Burnley isn't even considered a shock anymore.

  13. 19:44: 
    Manager reaction- Everton 3-6 Chelsea

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho on Sky Sports: "If the salt and the pepper of football is goals then to have nine goals in a Premier League match is fantastic ingredients.

    "The two teams played fantastically well. I know Everton are a good offensive side and their movement is not easy to control but we concede three goals it is too much. All of them I can clearly identify mistakes and those who are involved but in the end we are killers in attack.

    "We come to this stadium and get three points so we are happy. Obviously my players did well. Diego Costa had three chances and he scored two goals. He is a good finisher and he gives us a lot.

    "Today I told my people that I have no news until the end of the game. We are trying since yesterday to get Loic Remy but I don't know the status. We have a fantastic doctor and I trust him completely. They will identify any problem."

  14. 19:42: 
    Cole makes Roma debut

    If that nine-goal thriller has got you hungry for more football, then why not swing by our European football live text commentary.

    Ashley Cole is making his Roma debut at left-back as the Italian side face Fiorentina, head over to our European live text to find out how he gets on.

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    Everton 3-6 Chelsea

    Former England striker Michael Owen: Just walked in and seen the Chelsea score. Wow!!! I fancy them to stroll the league this year.

  16. 19:35: 
    Everton 3-6 Chelsea
    Diego Costa
  17. 19:33: 
    Player reaction- Everton 3-6 Chelsea

    Chelsea defender John Terry, speaking to Sky Sports: "The way we kept responding was excellent and something we did not have last year so that delights me more than anything.

    "At times we have dropped points against the lesser sides and we have not done well here the last few years so to come here and get the win and the manner of the performance is great for the team.

    "The belief has been there since day one. We have started very well and it is important because the boys go away in the international break and it was important we got the win today and we got it brilliantly. Defensively we might get a bit of a telling off from the manager!

    "I am fighting to stay and remain in this great team. It is down to me to keep fighting and hopefully keep playing well."

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    Alison Stokes: So Everton at last have started to defend like Martinez's Wigan!

    Sam Payne: No one can say Chelsea are boring. Also no one can doubt Costa now.

    Patrick Beaumont: I know that it is still early in the season but I can't see a team beating Chelsea, they are formidable, hate to say it.

  19. 19:29: 
    Match of the Day- Running order

    You'll never guess which game is on first tonight...

    1. Everton v Chelsea, 2. Man City v Stoke, 3. Newcastle v Palace, 4. Swansea v WBA, 5. West Ham v Saints, 6. Burnley v Man U, 7. QPR v Sunderland.

  20. 19:26: 
    Everton 3-6 Chelsea

    And with that, Chelsea become the first away team to score six at Goodison Park since Arsenal won 6-1 on the opening day of the 2009-10 season.

    Jose Mourinho's side played some fantastic football at times and what a player Diego Costa looks. Very much displaying his Atletico Madrid form, rather than his Spain form. An old school striker who likes to get stuck in. Great to see.

  21. 19:25: 
    TOP OF THE POPS- Everton 3-6 Chelsea
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    Hugely early days of course, but what a start to the season for Chelsea. Can anyone stop them?

  22. 19:24: 
    FULL-TIME- Everton 3-6 Chelsea
  23. 19:23: 
    Everton 3-6 Chelsea

    Into stoppage time but both teams are still going at each other. Good to see this, fantastically entertaining 90 minutes of football.

  24. 19:21: 
    Everton 3-6 Chelsea

    Another minute, another chance of a goal in this exhilarating game. This time, Samuel Eto'o strikes at goal from inside the area but John Terry throws his body in front of it.

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    Robert Gallacher: This game is so open even Torres would have snatched a goal!

    David Johnson: Everton attacking like Barca, defending like Wigan.

  26. 19:17: 
    GOAL- Everton 3-6 Chelsea - Diego Costa (90 mins)

    Oh a disastrous introduction to the game for Muhamed Besic as he gives the ball away with his first touch and Diego Costa races into the area, draws out Tim Howard and fires in.

    Diego Costa jumps to celebrate his goal as Chelsea go 6-3 ahead against Everton
  27. 19:16: 
    SUBSTITUTION- Everton 3-5 Chelsea

    Changes for both sides as Didier Drogba comes on for Chelsea, replacing Cesc Fabregas while Everton boss Roberto Martinez takes off Romelu Lukaku for Muhamed Besic.

  28. 19:16: 
    Everton 3-5 Chelsea

    A ball by Samuel Eto'o arrowed into the area almost finds Romelu Lukaku but it has too much power for the striker to get to it in time and Tim Howard collects.

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    Barry, Aberdeen: Absolutely humiliating. Can't remember Everton leaking goals like this. Martinez couldn't organise a whipround at a funeral.

  30. 19:14: 
    Stat attack- Everton 3-5 Chelsea
    Everton

    10:34 - This game has just seen five goals scored in 10 minutes and 34 seconds.

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    Luke, Portsmouth: And there I was thinking Chelsea's eccentricity would have departed with David Luiz! The Brazilian would be proud of this defending.

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    Chris Bevan, BBC Sport at Goodison ParkEverton 3-5 Chelsea

    "The goals keep coming at Goodison Park - the visiting fans are now singing 'boring, boring Chelsea' while the Everton supporters continue to roar their team on. Mind you, every time they seem to be getting close, Chelsea score again."

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    Former Everton midfielder Tim Cahill: Can't watch anymore, its killing me. Buzzing my man Samuel Eto'o scored.

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    Callum Mackenzie: This game is ridiculous!

    Sammy Mexim: Still think the Man United defence is bad....?

    Ryan Mould: This is ruining my fantasy team, defence points a bust.

  35. 19:10: 
    HITS THE WOODWORK- Everton 3-5 Chelsea

    This is simply a brilliant game! This time Kevin Mirallas flicks an effort from the middle of the area that Thibaut Courtois looks to get enough of a touch to push the ball on to his post. Breathtaking stuff.

    Whatever you do, don't look back to my entry at 18:53 where I most definitely did not say this game had one more goal in it. Oh no.

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    Ross Gordon: Everton and Chelsea trying to get their game of the season entry in early.

    Sam Kier: Regardless of the result, it's just so nice to be excited watching a Chelsea game again. About time!

    Allan Abbas: This a netball game, absolute thriller. Madness madness madness.

  37. 19:05: 
    GOAL- Everton 3-5 Chelsea - Ramires (77 mins)

    Another goal! Chelsea respond with their first attack after Everton's goal as Ramires exchanges passes with Nemanja Matic before poking in at Tim Howard's near post.

    Any chance of a goalless spell now to let my typing fingers recover?

    Ramires puts Chelsea 5-3 ahead against Everton
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    Gary Lineker, BBC Sport

    "Can't believe I'm missing Tumble for this game!"

  39. 19:03: 
    GOAL- Everton 3-4 Chelsea - Samuel Eto'o (76 mins)

    This game is utter madness! Everton are back to within one goal of Chelsea as Samuel Eto'o stoops to head in Leighton Baines's ball to score his first goal for the Toffees with his first touch. What drama!

    Samuel Eto'o scores Everton's third goal against his former club Chelsea
  40. 19:01: 
    GOAL- Everton 2-4 Chelsea - Nemanja Matic (74 mins)

    Just as the Goodison Park crowd had roared on their side to get an equaliser, the away side have regained their two-goal lead as Nemanja Matic's low drive deflects off the boot of Phil Jagielka and beyond a wrong-footed Tim Howard for his first goal for Chelsea.

    Nemanja Matic scores Chelsea's fourth goal against Everton
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    Hugh Dickinson: You could have driven four buses, two lorries and an elephant through the Chelsea defence there.

    Mark Chmarny: Instant classic. Everton simply not ready to give up.

    Ed Hooley: Eto'o for the equaliser anyone?

  42. 19:01: 
    Everton 2-3 Chelsea

    Between all that drama Tim Howard was booked after getting involved in a few cross words with Cesar Azpilicueta after Chelsea's goal.

    Tim Howard is booked after arguing with Diego Costa and Cesar Azpilicueta
  43. 18:58: 
    SUBSTITUTION- Everton 2-3 Chelsea

    A great time for Everton to make a change as Samuel Eto'o comes on for Aiden McGeady to face his former side. Goodison Park is bouncing now.

  44. 18:56: 
    GOAL- Everton 2-3 Chelsea - Steven Naismith (69 mins)

    A great response by Everton as Aiden McGeady races towards the Chelsea defence and slides a pass to put Steven Naismith clear and he duly despatches the ball into the far corner. Game back on!

    Steven Naismith celebrates scoring Everton's third goal
  45. 18:54: 
    GOAL- Everton 1-3 Chelsea - Seamus Coleman (OG 67 mins)

    Just as Everton seemed to be pressing it is Chelsea who grab a third and possibly put this game to bed. Eden Hazard embarks on a delightful run into the area from the left before his shot is deflected from a tight angle off Seamus Coleman.

  46. 18:53: 
    Everton 1-2 Chelsea

    You definitely get the sense there is another goal in this game as Romelu Lukaku almost gets on to a ball over the top, the offside flag is up but Gary Cahill is nevertheless back superbly to sweep away the danger and prevent the Everton striker from running through.

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    Diego Costa

    Ope Alabi: At this rate, Diego Costa's yellow card tally might rival his goal tally at the end of the season.

  48. 18:48: 
    Everton 1-2 Chelsea

    It is then Everton's turn to attack as a free-kick is headed behind for a corner, which Kevin Mirallas swings in but the ball does not beat the first man and Chelsea clear.

  49. 18:47: 
    Everton 1-2 Chelsea

    Diego Costa needs to be careful as he looks to be getting easily riled by some strong challenges. He is still looking dangerous though as he holds the ball up superbly before poking a pass for Branislav Ivanovic to run on to, but his shot hits the side-netting.

  50. 18:43: 
    YELLOW CARD- Everton 1-2 Chelsea

    A coming together of Diego Costa and Seamus Coleman sees the former react angrily and he is subsequently booked.

    Diego Costa and Seamus Coleman
  51. 18:41: 
    GREAT SAVE!- Everton 1-2 Chelsea

    Big, big save by Tim Howard as Cesc Fabregas unlocks the Everton defence with a stabbed through ball for Diego Costa to chase. The striker tries to bend the ball towards the far post but Howard sticks out a leg to poke behind for a corner, which John Terry then heads straight at the Everton keeper.

  52. 18:39: 
    Everton 1-2 Chelsea

    Sylvain Distin strays offside as an Everton free-kick is pinged into the area. His header was off target though.

  53. 18:38: 
    Everton 1-2 Chelsea

    A big smile on the face of Samuel Eto'o as he warms up on the edge of the pitch, chatting with a couple of his former team-mates at Chelsea as they jog past.

    Meanwhile, Everton have started this half very brightly with plenty of possession, although they are yet to really test the Chelsea defence.

  54. 18:37: 
    Everton 1-2 Chelsea
    Fernando Torres

    Safe to say Chelsea are not missing this man. Fernando Torres arrived in Milan earlier for his medical as he prepares for life in Serie A.

    Diego Costa has hit the ground running with three goals from his first three games as a Chelsea player. It took Torres 14 games to get his first for the Blues.

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    John, Belfast: Big difference in quality between lunchtime match and evening kick off. Man U nowhere close to either of these teams.

  56. 18:34: 
    Everton 1-2 Chelsea

    Everton are straight on the attack as Romelu Lukaku races on to a pull back but lashes the ball way, way over the bar from about 30 yards.

    Romelu Lukaku in action for Everton
  57. 18:33: 
    KICK-OFF- Everton 1-2 Chelsea

    No changes for either side as the second half gets under way. Can it live up to an excellent first half?

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    Jack Miller: Can the linesman get his contacts in for the second half please?

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    Tim, Brighton: Should hopefully be some second half now. I'm so impressed with Martinez. Just wonder how he would have fared at United last season instead of Moyes?

  60. 18:28: 
    Everton 1-2 Chelsea
    Everton

    Everton fans can feel optimistic of a fight back in the second half - their side are far from being dominated in this game. In fact, they have had more of the ball and more shots than Chelsea.

    Should make for an interesting 45 minutes ahead.

  61. 18:23:  
    Chris Bevan, BBC Sport at Goodison ParkEverton 1-2 Chelsea

    "That Kevin Mirallas goal means Everton go in with renewed hope at half-time but their fans are still unhappy with the part the officials played in both Chelsea's goals judging by the abuse directed at referee Jon Moss and his assistants as they left the pitch.

    "All to play for in the second half, though, especially if both teams continue in the same vein: Everton are throwing lots of men forward while Chelsea look very dangerous on the break."

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    Kieran Taylor: If they keep Costa fit, Chelsea might just run away with this season. Starting to feel like it did circa 2005.

  63. 18:17:  
    Jonathan Pearce, BBC Match of the Day commentator at Goodison ParkHALF-TIME- Everton 1-2 Chelsea

    "That is one of the best first halves of football I have seen in a long time. If the second half lives up to the first we will have some game here."

  64. 18:15: 
    GOAL- Everton 1-2 Chelsea - Kevin Mirallas (45 mins)
    Kevin Mirallas

    The perfect response at the perfect time as Kevin Mirallas powers in a header from Seamus Coleman's fine cross. Goodison Park finds its voice.

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    Robin from Edinburgh: The World Cup exposed Baines and Jagielka. Chelsea doing it here. Baines may be able to cross the ball, but he can't shut it down.

  66. 18:13: 
    Everton 0-2 Chelsea

    Poor from Phil Jagielka as he is robbed of possession by Nemanja Matic, who quickly sends Diego Costa clear but the linesman's flag is straight up as the Spain striker was just offside.

  67. 18:08: 
    Everton 0-2 Chelsea
    Romelu Lukaku

    Speaking of Romelu Lukaku, bar the one header against the crossbar, the big striker has barely been in this game as he finds himself well-marshalled by the Chelsea defence. The Blues have conceded just nine league goals in 2014, and it is easy to see why. Disciplined display.

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    Chris Bevan, BBC Sport at Goodison ParkEverton 0-2 Chelsea

    "The Everton fans are in better voice now after their side's improvement but the Chelsea supporters are still making a lot of noise, and seem to be enjoying dishing out some stick to their former striker Romelu Lukaku.

    "They started with a rather predictable chant of 'Chelsea reject' but then followed that up with the more cutting 'Fernando Torres, he's better than you.' That's got to hurt."

  69. 18:05: 
    Everton 0-2 Chelsea

    Willian gives the ball away to allow Everton to break and they do so at pace. Steven Naismith knocks the ball into the path of Kevin Mirrallas just outside the area and he attempts to curls the ball into the far corner but Thibaut Courtois is wise to it, quickly getting behind the ball to make the ultimately comfortable save.

  70. 18:00: 
    Everton 0-2 Chelsea

    Good work from Sylvain Distin prevents a Cesc Fabregas shot from possibly creeping in. The Chelsea midfielder pounces on a loose ball, runs across the edge of the area and sidefoots a low effort towards the far post, but Distin's boot deflects it wide.

  71. 17:58: 
    Everton 0-2 Chelsea
    Action picture from Everton v Chelsea

    A good spell again from Everton as they pass the ball around nicely before Aiden McGeady shoots low from outside the area and into a crowd of players. Chelsea defender Branisalv Ivanovic sticks out a boot to send the ball over his own bar, but it could have gone anywhere.

  72. 17:55: 
    Everton 0-2 Chelsea

    Chelsea win a free-kick when Diego Costa's pass is short for Willian, who is fouled by Gareth Barry as they both dive in for the 50-50. Cesc Fabregas takes the set-piece, sending it towards the far post but Tim Howard claims confidently.

    Gareth Barry challenges Wilian
  73. 17:50: 
    Everton 0-2 Chelsea

    Gareth Barry's lofted ball into the area is headed away before Steven Naismith's low drive is blocked by Gary Cahill. Chelsea need to be careful of slipping into complacency because Everton look dangerous at the moment.

  74. 17:48: 
    Manager reaction- Newcastle 3-3 Crystal Palace

    Newcastle boss Alan Pardew: "We're very lucky to get Rolando Aarons through the system and I'm sure he'll get games because he's forced his way into my thinking. I've been here four years and were starting to see one or two coming though.

    "But I'm disappointed today because we should have had three points. Perhaps we got wrapped up in the crowd trying to get a fourth and it's frustrating to concede. We feel we should have won by now because we've played some good stuff but we weren't as tight defensively today as we have been and Palace caused up problems in wide areas."

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    Steve: That decision to put Costa in all my fantasy teams is looking good. Is it my turn for the Leeds job yet?

    Jon Evans: Mourinho showing Van Gaal how it's done.

    Paul Stephen Smith: Devastating start by Chelsea. Easily the team to beat so far this campaign.

  76. 17:45: 
    DISALLOWED GOAL- Everton 0-2 Chelsea

    Everton come agonisingly close to halving the deficit as Romelu Lukaku's bullet header rattles the crossbar and Sylvain Distin is straight on the rebound to bundle home, but he does so from an offside position.

    Sylvain Distin has a goal disallowed for Everton
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    Claire Margerison on the BBC Sport Facebook page: I'm a Newcastle United fan and I think today proves we can play quite well going forward but at the back, it's a shambles. We need at least two quality defenders in.

    Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew
  78. 17:45: 
    Manager reaction- Newcastle 3-3 Crystal Palace
    Neil Warnock

    Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock: "It's come out of the blue. I know I was seventh choice but that doesn't bother me. It's a great club and it's nice to be able to put something back into it.

    "The squad needs four and we're down the line with some of them. There's always someone comes available that you haven't thought about.

    "They were poor goals to concede but the effort was tremendous. I've decided not to rush into the transfer market because they're a great bunch and I'm chuffed with the attitude of them. Tony [Pulis] must have done a great job because they've got a great attitude and determination and they can play a bit, too."

    On Wilfried Zaha

    "I said to him to smile a lot. He's not being playing much and if he enjoys himself he'll be a threat in this league."

  79. 17:43: 
    Manager reaction- Manchester City 0-1 Stoke
    Manuel Pellegrini

    Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini: "It's a surprising defeat because we don't expect to lose against Stoke but these games sometimes happen. We tried from everywhere and really we are not very creative we did not find the space and that is credit to Stoke.

    "The Yaya Toure penalty appeal was just one play during the game. Everyone that saw it told me it was a clear penalty but it was one play in 90 minutes.

    "I am more worried about the goal they scored because it was too easy."

  80. 17:42: 
    Everton 0-2 Chelsea

    Injury? What injury. Diego Costa is everywhere at the moment as he picks up the ball on the left, darts towards the Everton area before squaring a pass to Cesc Fabregas, whose shot from outside the box is blocked.

  81. 17:39: 
    Manager reaction- Manchester City 0-1 Stoke
    Mark Hughes

    Stoke manager Mark Hughes: "We've done well in games against City since I've been at the club. We've played them three times home and away and they have only scored once. We know we can frustrate them and make it difficult for them.

    "This year we want to do as well or better (than last season). The idea when I came was to be consistent in the top 10 and that's not easy. If we can be consistently in the top half we can all be congratulated for a job well done."

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    Romelu Lukaku

    Rhys from London: Lukak-who?

  83. 17:39: 
    Everton 0-2 Chelsea

    Everton keeper Tim Howard gets lucky as he catches a ball aimed at Diego Costa just outside his area but the referee and linesman did not see it. Chelsea look dangerous with every attack.

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    Chris Bevan, BBC Sport at Goodison ParkEverton 0-2 Chelsea

    "The Chelsea fans crammed into one corner of Goodison Park had not even sat down at the start of the game when Diego Costa fired their team ahead and they are still on their feet now and making an incredible din after seeing Branislav Ivanovic put them 2-0 up. The Everton fans are looking on in stunned silence."

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    Today's performances by Ryan Shawcross for Stoke, and Jonjo Shelvey and Wayne Routledge for Swansea have generated a bit of chat about the best players to have been overlooked by England.

    Who should have had more international recognition, past or present?

    Dobby: I don't understand how Nathaniel Clyne never got called up for the World Cup, especially when Glen Johnson did. What does Hodgson watch?

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    Ashley Williams: Jagielka having a nightmare. Although Baines shouldn't play offside on edge of the box.

    Gully: Ivanovic has to be the best full back in the world... surely.

    Demola Oke: What channel is the Everton vs Chelsea match? Seems the one I'm watching is showing only goal highlights...

  87. 17:37: 
    Everton 0-2 Chelsea

    Everton on the attack at the moment as they try to respond to that double blow, but the Chelsea defender is standing firm. Aiden McGeady tries to put Steven Naismith through but the offside flag is quickly up.

  88. 17:36: 
    Stat attack- Everton 0-2 Chelsea

    Diego Costa is the first Chelsea player to score in his opening three league games since Adrian Mutu.

  89. 17:33: 
    GOAL- Everton 0-2 Chelsea - Branislav Ivanovic (3 mins)

    Unbelievable! A second for Chelsea with their second attack, although a sniff of offside about this one. Great movement and passing between Diego Costa and Ramires sees the latter pick out Branislav Ivanovic, who peels away from the defence and slots in. Game over already?

    Branislav Ivanovic scores Chelsea's second goal
  90. 17:30: 
    GOAL- Everton 0-1 Chelsea - Diego Costa (1 min)

    What a start by Chelsea! It is the new boys who combine to put them ahead as Cesc Fabregas shows great vision to play the ball between the Everton defence and Diego Costa runs clear to smash home.

    Diego Costa scores
    Chelsea celebrate after Diego Costa's opening goal
  91. 17:30: 
    KICK-OFF- Everton 0-0 Chelsea

    Up and running at Goodison Park as Chelsea get things under way.

  92. 17:28: 
    LINE-UPS- Everton v Chelsea (17:30 BST)

    Everton XI: Howard, Coleman, Jagielka, Distin, Baines, McCarthy, Barry, Mirallas, Naismith, McGeady, Lukaku. Subs: Robles, Gibson, Eto'o, Besic, Osman, Stones, Alcaraz.

    Chelsea: Courtois, Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta, Ramires, Matic, Willian, Fabregas, Hazard, Costa. Subs: Cech, Luis, Zouma, Drogba, Mikel, Schurrle, Salah.

    Referee: Jon Moss (W Yorkshire)

  93. 17:27: 
    Everton v Chelsea (17:30 BST)

    Out wander the Everton and Chelsea teams, with all 22 players wearing black armbands in memory of Chelsea vice-president Lord Attenborough, who died last week. Chelsea are out in their all-yellow away kits.

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    Chris Bevan, BBC Sport at Goodison ParkEverton v Chelsea (17:30 BST)

    "New Everton striker Samuel Eto'o had a quick chat with his old Chelsea team-mate Petr Cech during the warm-up and he has made a lot of new friends at Goodison Park already judging by the reception he got when his name was read out by the stadium announcer.

    "This ground is nothing new to him, though. Eto'o actually made his Chelsea debut here in September last year and he will be hoping for a similar outcome as he prepares to make his Everton bow - the Toffees won that game 1-0."

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    Dan, Lancaster: Put Warnock in charge of United. Two negatives could make a positive!

  96. 17:23: 
    Manager reaction- West Ham 1-3 Southampton
    Sam Allardyce

    West Ham manager Sam Allardyce: "We weren't good enough. Southampton taught us a lesson, we weren't sharp enough and didn't retain the ball as well as they did, close down as well as they did and gifted them two goals. As much as they were in control and on top of the game we've lost two very stupid goals from set-pieces.

    "The big problem I had with the corner [for the second goal] was that it was a goal-kick of course. I've had a look at it on the laptop and can the referee see it? Was he blocked and why didn't he make the right decision? Having looked at it from Mike Dean's position he's got it horribly wrong when we don't need it to go against us."

  97.  
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    Plenty of reaction rolling in from this afternoon's results so far...

    Luke: Kompany weak in defence again. So many errors last season overlooked due to wins and the sole reason they went out to Barca.

    Damian Byrne: Joe Hart has simply not been the same since he did those shampoo adverts.

    Calvin Ewing: The might of Manchester managing to claim one solitary point against Burnley and Stoke. Hilarious.

  98. 17:20: 
    Manager reaction- QPR 1-0 Sunderland
    Gus Poyet

    Sunderland boss Gus Poyet: "Overall I was quite happy with the performance. We had a clear chance to put the ball in the net. But there was practically nothing between the teams and for much of the game we were in control. There were two or three situations where we didn't make the right decision. It was the cutting edge in the latter third.

    "Corners and set-plays can make the difference. It is not a nice way to lose the game but hopefully we will learn. We are working to bring players in but until it is concrete I prefer not to comment."

  99. 17:19: 
    Everton v Chelsea (17:30 BST)
    Samuel Eto'o

    Everton manager Roberto Martinez, speaking to Sky Sports: "Steven Pienaar has a soft tissue problem and he will be out, we will assess him over the international break and see when we can have him back.

    "Samuel Eto'o is ready. The emotional state could help him today, he will be full of adrenaline. He is not ready to play 90 minutes but he is a joy to have around the place. "

  100.  
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    Chris: Swansea picking up vital early points. Surprised at their start under Garry Monk, they're bound to go through a tough patch but this is a good foundation.

  101. 17:18: 
    Manager reaction- West Ham 1-3 Southampton
    Ronald Koeman

    Southampton manager Ronald Koeman: "After they went 1-0 up it was difficult with the second ball because they played the long ball and long throw ins. We knew that but we didn't dominate it and luckily it was 1-1 near half-time and that gave us belief to play and play to win. That's what I liked in the second half - we played with pressing, deserved to win and scored some great goals.

    "Morgan Schneiderlin is a great player and it's normal that we like to keep that kind of player in our squad. He was wonderful in midfield. He has great quality and I enjoyed it.

    "We said that from the beginning [that Schneiderlin will not be leaving] and we'll keep that until the end [of the transfer window]."

  102. 17:18: 
    Everton v Chelsea (17:30 BST)

    Just the one change for Everton today from the side that drew with Arsenal as the injured Steven Pienaar misses out, with Aiden McGeady taking his place in the side.

  103. 17:14: 
    Everton v Chelsea (17:30 BST)

    Diego Costa is going through his pre-match warm-up routine without any trouble at the moment. The Chelsea man was passed fit for the game, despite reportedly not not trained on Thursday and Friday with a minor hamstring injury.

    But will it be a former Chelsea player who grabs the headlines today? Romelu Lukaku starting and Samuel Eto'o on the bench, both most likely keen to prove a point against their old side.

  104.   
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    Crystal Palace fans, is Neil Warnock the answer? Problems for the champions, as they lose to Stoke and Manchester United can only manage a draw at Burnley - lines are open for 606.

    Call 0500 909 693 to speak to Darren Fletcher and Robbie Savage…

  105. 17:11: 
    League Two update

    Morecambe lost top spot in League Two and the only 100% record remaining in the Football League as Cole Stockton's double gave Tranmere a 2-1 win at Prenton Park. The visitors had captain and goalscorer Mark Hughes sent off on 63 minutes. Burton move into pole position after a 2-1 win at Mansfield.

    Meanwhile, summer signing Danny Hylton scored a brace as Oxford United claimed their first point of the season with a 3-3 draw against Dagenham at the Kassam Stadium.

  106.  
    Manager reaction- QPR 1-0 Sunderland

    QPR boss Harry Redknapp: "When you're sitting there with no points after two games you need to get a win and I'm delighted with the way we played. We started way behind everyone else. We brought players in very late and they didn't have time to settle and that showed. Even today I was worried. But I thought we came on an awful lot today.

    "It is not about systems, it is about players. And we worked hard today and if you do that you can win football matches.

    (On Loic Remy) "I didn't see it coming, maybe I'm naive. I was hoping he would be here because he is important to us. He didn't refuse to play. We picked the team and he was in it but I had to change it at the last minute. To be fair to him his head would not be right and I needed 11 whose heads would be right."

    (On transfers) "We are looking around. We have bought some good players but we have some more irons in the fire. Lassana (Diarra) has signed and I'm delighted to have him. I had him at Portsmouth and he is a terrific player."

  107. 17:09: 
    Vote - team of the day

    We're asking who you think is the team of the day - Southampton, Stoke or Swansea.

    Vote here and we'll reveal the result shortly. Terms and conditions can be found here.

  108. 17:06: 
    QPR sign Diarra- QPR 1-0 Sunderland

    Remember Lassana Diarra? The ex-Arsenal, Chelsea and Portsmouth midfielder?

    QPR boss Harry Redknapp has just told us that he's signing for the Hoops.

  109.  
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    Honest TV Guy: Great result for Stoke. It's OK for Man City to beat the big teams, but they have to beat the so called smaller teams as well.

    Some Body: Biggest shock of the day so far, Burnley getting held 0-0 at home by Man Utd. Just shows ANYthing can happen in the PL!

    Aashish: Newcastle's defence makes United and Liverpool's look like organized and competent.

  110. 17:04: 
    League One review

    An 83rd-minute equaliser from forward Stephen Dobbie preserved Fleetwood's unbeaten record in the league this season as Graham Alexander's side snatched a 1-1 draw at home to Leyton Orient. However, a point was not enough to preserve top spot in League One as Peterborough took full advantage of their slip, grabbing a 3-1 win at Colchester to claim pole position.

  111.  
    Manchester City 0-1 Stoke
    Manchester City

    Former Stoke City defender Danny Higginbotham: What a result for Stoke City against Man City. Result of their premier league history so far. Made up for the club.

  112.  
    Championship update

    Fulham moved off the foot of the Championship as Felix Magath's side followed up a midweek League Cup win with a 1-1 draw at home to Cardiff to earn their first point of the season. Blackpool replaced them at the bottom after slipping to their fifth straight defeat - losing 2-1 to a Millwall side led by their former manager Ian Holloway.

    Meanwhile, Leeds, who sacked head coach Dave Hockaday this week, started life under caretaker manager Neil Redfearn with a 1-0 win against Bolton, thanks to Stephen Warnock's 17th-minute strike.

    At the top, second-place Watford were twice pegged back by Huddersfield before goals from Keith Andrews and a second from Almen Abdi secured a 4-2 win for the 10 men, who keep the pressure on league-leaders Nottingham Forest.

  113.   
    Chris Bevan, BBC Sport at Goodison ParkEverton v Chelsea (17:30 BST)
    Everton

    "It looks like the battle of the blues will be held under grey skies at an overcast Goodison Park, where an Everton side who have drawn their first two games of the season meet a Chelsea side who have won both of theirs.

    "Today's focus will be on the strikers: Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho will be up against two of the four frontmen he has discarded this summer - Romelu Lukaku starts for the Toffees, and Samuel Eto'o is on the bench - while one of those he bought in - Diego Costa - has recovered from a hamstring injury to lead the visitors' attack."

  114.  
    Player reaction- Manchester City 0-1 Stoke
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    Stoke goalscorer Mame Biram Diouf: "I've been working so hard, I tried just to stay on my feet and keep on going. We will enjoy this win, it is a big one."

  115. 16:57: 
    Pass master- Swansea City 3-0 West Bromwich Albion
    Gylfi Sigurdsson
  116.   
    Chris Bevan, BBC Sport at Goodison ParkEverton v Chelsea (17:30 BST)
    Everton fan and his Chelsea-supporting wife

    "There are more than just Premier League points up for grabs at Goodison Park this evening - the outcome of the match will also decide who gets to keep the half-and-half matchday scarf that Everton fan Rob Gray and his Chelsea-supporting wife Sue have purchased before the game.

    "The pair have travelled all the way from New South Wales in Australia and this will be the first time they have watched their teams play each other together. 'We may not be married for very much longer after today,' Rob grins wryly. A draw might be the best outcome to keep the peace."

  117. 16:56: 

    Late drama - the Premier League never fails to deliver! Mark Hughes particularly enjoyed that win at Manchester City, but not as much as a large gentleman adorned with Slipknot tattoos who is jumping all over the place in the rain.Calm down there pal. It's not September yet...

  118. 16:55: 
    FULL-TIME- Newcastle 3-3 Crystal Palace
  119. 16:54:  
    Chris Waddle, BBC Radio 5 liveManchester City 0-1 Stoke

    "You have to take your hat off to Stoke, their game plan worked well. City were very flat, very leggy, I don't know if that win over Liverpool took it out of them but there was no spark. Stoke thoroughly deserved it."

  120. 16:53: 
    Manchester City 0-1 Stoke

    Peter Crouch and his team-mates go over to the pocket of Stoke fans who are buzzing in an otherwise empty Etihad. A big win built on the foundation of some superb defending. Ryan Shawcross was immense.

    Stoke City celebrate their win over Manchester City
  121. 16:53: 
    FULL-TIME- QPR 1-0 Sunderland
  122. 16:52: 
    GOAL- Newcastle 3-3 Crystal Palace - Wilfried Zaha (90+5 mins)

    Extraordinary scenes as Wilfried Zaha scores what could be a crucial goal for Crystal Palace! A free-kick is pumped into the area, headed down by Damien Delaney and Zaha drives in. Stunning finish!

    Neil Warnock celebrates a last minute equaliser for Crystal Palace
  123. 16:52: 
    FULL-TIME- Manchester City 0-1 Stoke
  124. 16:51: 
    FULL-TIME- West Ham 1-3 Southampton
  125. 16:51: 
    INJURY TIME- Newcastle 3-2 Crystal Palace

    Into seven minutes of injury time at Newcastle, can Crystal Palace find a third goal?

  126. 16:50: 
    QPR 1-0 Sunderland

    Joey Barton makes a tackle with his head - and gets the decision...

  127. 16:49: 
    FULL-TIME- Swansea City 3-0 West Bromwich Albion
  128. 16:48: 
    INJURY TIME- Manchester City 0-1 Stoke

    Stoke have FOUR MINUTES of added time to see out...

  129. 16:48: 
    GREAT SAVE!- QPR 1-0 Sunderland

    A superb save from Robert Green could well have just secured QPR all three points against Sunderland. Emanuele Giaccherini unleashes a powerful, goalbound shot from 25 yards but the home keeper dives to his left to palm it away.

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    Peter Osgood

    Alun Williams: One of the best overlooked by England in the past? Peter Osgood with only four caps. Flamboyant players with skill like him, Charlie George & Stan Bowles were shut out during that period.

  131. 16:46: 
    CLOSE!- QPR 1-0 Sunderland

    Armand Traore, who has only just come on, has a chance to seal the QPR win but puts his shot across goal wide of the post after running past his marker on the edge of the box.

  132. 16:46: 
    GOAL- Newcastle 3-2 Crystal Palace - Mike Williamson (88 mins)

    Oh so cruel on Crystal Palace as Newcastle look to have snatched this at the death, Mike Williamson sweeping in from close range after Rolando Aarons' curled effort had hit the woodwork.

    Mike Williamson celebrates after scoring Newcastle's third goal
  133. 16:45: 
    PENALTY APPEAL- Manchester City 0-1 Stoke

    Yaya Toure goes down! Referee Lee Mason books Toure for a dive!

    That is a wild swing by Erik Pieters - it's a penalty. Yaya made a meal of it but it was a crazy challenge. Nowhere near the ball.

    Yaya Toure lies on the ground after being denied a penalty
  134.   
    BBC Final ScoreWest Ham 1-3 Southampton

    Jason Roberts: "Saints are dominating possession and they deserve their goal. When they have broken, they have looked dangerous and when they have needed to defend, they have done that too. Their transition from defence to attack is excellent."

  135. 16:43: 
    FINAL FIVE

    Into the last five minutes of regulation time then. Can Stoke hang on? Will we have a winner at Newcastle? Can Sunderland find a leveller?

  136.   
    Chris Waddle, BBC Radio 5 liveManchester City 0-1 Stoke

    "Sergio Aguero has looked lively, but Ryan Shawcross has stamped his authority on this game and has looked excellent in defence."

  137. 16:41: 
    QPR 1-0 Sunderland

    Sunderland are throwing everything at QPR now. A long ball forward is floated over for Adam Johnson but his cross is cut out by the face of Clint Hill, who is typically giving everything for the cause.

  138.   
    Chris Waddle, BBC Radio 5 liveManchester City 0-1 Stoke

    "Stoke have weathered the storm, but it's all City now. Can Stoke, when they do get the ball, look after it because Manchester City are getting at them on the counter-attack."

  139. 16:40: 
    GREAT SAVE!- Swansea City 3-0 West Bromwich Albion

    West Brom come forward again as James Morrison rifles an effort from distance towards goal and Lukasz Fabianski does well to thump the ball away. Good response from the Baggies, but why did it not come earlier?

  140. 16:39: 
    GOAL- West Ham 1-3 Southampton - Graziano Pelle (83 mins)

    I told you! What a lovely move. Jack Cork finds Nathaniel Clyne on the overlap, goalkeeper Adrian can only parry his cross back into the dangerzone and Graziano Pelle hammers the loose ball into the roof of the net. His first Premier League goal.

    Graziano Pelle score's Southampton's third goal
  141. 16:39: 
    FINAL 10

    Into the last 10 minutes in the Premier League. There will be goals...

  142. 16:38: 
    League Two latest

    Summer signing Danny Hylton has scored a brace as bottom of the league Oxford United desperately seek for their first point of the season, but they are being held 3-3 by Dagenham at the Kassam Stadium.

    Meanwhile, Morecambe's 100% record this season is under threat having been pegged back by a strike from Tranmere's Cole Stockton to make it 1-1 at home to the league leaders.

  143. 16:37: 
    Newcastle 2-2 Crystal Palace

    Wilfried Zaha has been a menace since coming on for Crystal Palace and he comes close to a winner, skidding a shot across the goal.

  144. 16:37: 
    Eto'o on bench for Everton- Everton v Chelsea (117:30 BST)

    Samuel Eto'o is on the bench for Everton against former club Chelsea today as Romelu Lukaku starts in attack. Diego Costa, meanwhile, has been deemed fit enough to start for Chelsea.

    Everton XI: Howard, Baines, Distin, Jagielka, Coleman, Barry, McCarthy, McGeady, Naismith, Mirallas, Lukaku. Subs: Joel, Gibson, Besic, Osman, Stones, Alcaraz, Eto'o.

    Chelsea XI: Courtois, Azpilicueta, Terry, Cahill, Ivanovic, Matic, Fabregas, Ramires, Willian, Hazard, Costa. Subs: Cech, Luis, Zouma, Drogba, Mikel, Schurrle, Salah

  145.  
    Join the debate at #bbcfootball

    Gary Paul: Clive Allen scored for fun, but was barely given a chance for England, even when he scored 49 in a season.

    Charlie Reid: Steve Bruce, it's baffling how a defender of that calibre never received a call-up.

    Keep your suggestions coming in for the players wrongly overlooked at international level - past or present.

  146. 16:34: 
    CLOSE!- Manchester City 0-1 Stoke

    Yaya Toure hammers in a shot which is deflected just past the post! All hands on deck for Stoke now...

  147. 16:34: 
    HITS THE WOODWORK- Swansea City 3-0 West Bromwich Albion

    West Brom are not giving up just yet as Stephane Sessegnon rattles the crossbar with a thunderous effort from the middle of the area. The Swans are yet to concede at home this season, but that was not far off.

  148. 16:32: 
    Manchester City 0-1 Stoke

    Into the last 15 minutes. It's wave upon wave of Manchester City attacks now. Can they find a way through?

  149. 16:30: 
    GOAL- Newcastle 2-2 Crystal Palace - Rolando Aarons (73 mins)
    Rolando Aarons celebrates

    Just after substitute Wilfried Zaha goes close in his first appearance back in a Crystal Palace shirt, Newcastle equalise when Rolando Aarons heads in just moments after climbing off the bench.

  150. 16:30: 
    League One update

    Unbeaten Fleetwood are still trailing 1-0 at home to Leyton Orient and while second-place Peterborough are set to take full advantage of their slip and leapfrog the league-leaders as they lead 2-0 at Colchester, third-place Preston are being held 1-1 at thanks to a Jose Baxter striker for Sheffield United.

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    John Maynard, London: How on earth is Shawcross being overlooked? He's better than Cahill and Jagielka, has the City strikeforce in his pocket today and should be playing for England. I'd rather Brendan had spent the money to bring him to Anfield than Lovren or Sakho.

    Ryan Shawcross of Stoke City
  152. 16:29: 
    SUBSTITUTION- QPR 1-0 Sunderland

    A near-18,000 crowd rises to its feet to applaud Charlie Austin, who scored QPR's goal but will not finish the game. He has only just returned from a hamstring injury and is given a rest, with Bobby Zamora coming on in his place.

    Sunderland have also made a couple of changes as they chase the game with Will Buckley coming on for Steven Fletcher and Emanuele Giaccherini on for Jack Rodwell.

  153. 16:28: 
    Manchester City 0-1 Stoke

    That's brilliant from Sergio Aguero as he darts right across the penalty area, from right to left, before flashing in a shot which is deflected twice before being cleared from the goalmouth. A few strangled appeals for handball but not much in that.

    It's all Man City now but the champions are finding Stoke tough cookies.

  154. 16:26: 
    Championship update

    Kenwyne Jones' fourth goal of the season for Cardiff has pegged back a Fulham team still hunting for their first league win to make it 1-1 at Craven Cottage. But Felix Magath's side could still move off the foot of the table with Blackpool set for their fifth straight defeat in the Championship as they trail 2-0 to a Millwall side led by their former manager Ian Holloway.

    At the top, second-placed Watford have been pegged back for a second time by Huddersfield - Murray Wallace making it 2-2.

  155. 16:26: 
    GOAL- Swansea City 3-0 West Bromwich Albion - Nathan Dyer (71 mins)

    Sweansea put this game out of West Brom's reach and it is another beautifully worked goal, with Gylfi Sigurdsson at the heart of it. The midfielder splits the defence with a pass for Nathan Dyer to race on to and he powers through on goal before slotting home.

    Nathan Dyer scores Swansea's third goal of the afternoon
  156. 16:25: 
    CLOSE!- Swansea City 2-0 West Bromwich Albion

    Even closer for Wilfried Bony as substitute Jefferson Montero races away down the left, cuts inside and feeds a pass to the Swansea striker, who booms an effort over from inside the area. Should have been on target.

  157. 16:24: 
    GOAL- West Ham 1-2 Southampton - Morgan Schneiderlin (68 mins)

    It's in there! More poor defending from a set-piece, Big Sam will be calling the boys in for extra training on Sunday. It's so soft, a quick corner catches the Hammers out altogether, James Ward-Prowse whips in the cross and Morgan Schneiderlin is able to stab it home at the near post.

    Morgan Schneiderlin sneaks in to scores Southampton's second goal at Upton Park
  158. 16:23: 
    SUBSTITUTION- Manchester City 0-1 Stoke

    Injury problem for Stoke now as Peter Odemwingie - himself a substitute - pops something putting in that cross for Mame Diouf and he's off. Charlie Adam is on.

    Edin Dzeko heads over the top.

  159.  
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    Matt Bunch: Curtis Davies is the best English player to have not been called up. Great season last year and should have gone to Brazil.

    Richard Nott: When you look at who Hodgson has gone for in his squad, you've got to feel for Mark Noble.

  160. 16:23: 
    QPR 1-0 Sunderland

    Lee Cattermole is on a booking and is skirting close to the wind with some tasty tackles. You know where this is going...

  161. 16:23: 
    CLOSE!- Swansea City 2-0 West Bromwich Albion

    A good chance for Swansea to go further ahead as Craig Dawson stabs the ball back to his goalkeeper Ben Foster and the referee deems it a pass back.

    Indirect free-kick inside the area is given and the ball is rolled to Wilfried Bony, whose rasping drive is blocked on the line by Andre Wisdom before the follow-up is kept out by Foster.

  162. 16:21: 
    SUBSTITUTION- Manchester City 0-1 Stoke

    It's a double change for Man City - Samir Nasri and Stevan Jovetic are replaced by Jesus Navas and Edin Dzeko.

    Crosses into the box anyone? Still over 25 minutes left.

  163.  
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    Tommy O'Brien: Charlie George was overlooked for England, had a great goal record. And who can forget the famous celebration?

    Charlie George won a solitary cap for England - who do you think are the best players to have either been overlooked completely or who played just a few times?

  164. 16:20: 
    CLOSE!- Manchester City 0-1 Stoke
    Manchester City

    Man City may score often - but they could be two down! Peter Odemwingie flashed a cross into the middle and Mame Diouf can't quite get there...

  165. 16:18: 
    Manchester City 0-1 Stoke

    Manchester City have scored at least once in 69 of their last 70 Premier League home games. Can Stoke shut them out for a big win?

  166. 16:18: 
    Newcastle 1-2 Crystal Palace
    Crystal Palace
  167.   
    Chris Waddle, BBC Radio 5 liveManchester City 0-1 Stoke

    "That was a counter-attack at its best. He picked it up in his own half, shrugged off Kolarov and the finish, which he hits early, and it goes through the legs of Joe Hart. Overall, City have not been playing well but Stoke deserve their lead."

  168. 16:15: 
    GOAL- Manchester City 0-1 Stoke - Mame Biram Diouf (58 mins)

    Hello! Stoke's first goal at the Etihad puts us in shock country. It's a brilliant solo effort too as Manchester City have a corner cleared, former United man Mame Biram Diouf collects it way inside his own half.

    He has it all to do, but gets away from Aleksander Kolarov, is too strong for Vincent Kompany and then slips a low shot between the legs of Joe Hart.

    Hart should do better, it's poor from the England number one. Diouf and the Potters don't care...

    Mame Biram Diouf scores for Stoke City against Manchester City
  169.   
    Chris Waddle, BBC Radio 5 liveManchester City 0-0 Stoke

    "City are slowing the game down, but they are far too slow and playing into Stoke's hands, who are putting in a massive shift here."

  170.  
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    Abdulaziz Maawiya: Dwight Gayle ought to be in the England team, has been performing much better than Welbeck since the end of last season.

    Davis McOlivagh: I think Huddlestone and Shelvey have both been overlooked for the recent squad. The former should have been taken to Brazil.

    Chris Martins: Got to be Mark Noble...one of the most consistent players (and can take a penalty!)

  171. 16:14: 
    DISALLOWED GOAL- West Ham 1-1 Southampton

    Southampton have the ball in the net as new signing Graziano Pelle turns in a free-kick - but there were four men offside. Good call lino!

  172.   
    BBC Final ScoreQPR 1-0 Sunderland

    John Hartson: "QPR will do brilliantly to stay up and they will need Charlie Austin to get into double figures for that to happen.

    "He gets hold of the ball, he's good in the air. He scores a great goal today. He put it in the only place that he could to score."

  173. 16:12: 
    QPR 1-0 Sunderland

    Sunderland pressing for an equaliser. Jack Rodwell has a shot on the turn blocked before a flowing move down the left ends up at the feet of Santiago Vergini, and his shot is well held by Rob Green.

  174. 16:11: 
    Swansea City 2-0 West Bromwich Albion

    West Brom brought on Stephane Sessegnon for Graham Dorrans at the start of the second half but it is their defence that is troubling them at the moment as once again they are at sixes and sevens when Swansea attack with pace. Wilfried Bony slips the ball through to Wayne Routledge, who tries to clip it towards the far post, but Ben Foster is off his line to punch away.

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    Richard Fox from Redditch: Matt Le Tissier would have to be the greatest English player not to feature. Great skill & ability but you didn't get noticed playing for Southampton back in the day.

    Le Tiss was capped - not very often admittedly.

  176.   
    BBC Final ScoreNewcastle 1-2 Crystal Palace

    Jason Roberts on Crystal Palace: "Jason Puncheon has been one of their best players if you look at his form. It's not a surprise for him to score a goal today. Fabricio Coloccini has the chance to get tighter though. A good goal, but defensively Newcastle will be disappointed."

  177. 16:09: 
    CLOSE!- West Ham 1-1 Southampton

    Should do better! He scored brilliantly in the first half but Morgan Schneiderlin is wasteful this time, scooping over the top after a corner was not dealt with.

  178. 16:08: 
    Manchester City 0-0 Stoke

    It's getting a touch tense at the Etihad. Stoke are winding up City by playing well and being hard to break down.

    Marc Wilson and Sergio Aguero battle for the ball
  179.  
    Join the debate at #bbcfootball- Wrongly overlooked?

    Cante: I would say Jimmy Case had the grit and skill to play at the very top but for some reason was never picked.

    Liverpool great Jimmy Case

    Who should have been picked for England but never was?

  180. 16:05: 
    GOAL- Newcastle 1-2 Crystal Palace - Jason Puncheon (48 mins)

    Where are the Newcastle players' heads? Just like in the first half they are behind minutes after the restart as Yannick Bolasie passes to Jason Puncheon inside the area, he flicks the ball up and fizzes in a volley from an angle.

  181. 16:04: 
    West Ham 1-1 Southampton

    Shane Long rattles in a low drive from range but Adrian is able to make the save. Positive intentions from the Saints.

  182. 16:03: 
    SUBSTITUTION- Manchester City 0-0 Stoke

    Half-time switch for Stoke as Jon Walters is replaced on the right by Peter Odemwingie. Mark Hughes fancies a major upset here.

  183.  
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    Andrew Pittaway: Hodgson is a fool to ignore Dyer and Routledge in this form. The WBA defenders look petrified every time they get the ball.

    Jordan Watkins: Don't buy into the Dyer and Routledge are world beaters hype people. West Brom have just been absolutely dreadful today.

    OfficialTomKirk: Jonjo could do a job for England. Ball winner, loves a ping. Need someone in that role. Bet USA and Costa Rica would have him.

  184. 16:02: 
    Championship update

    It's a good day for the struggling clubs in the Championship. Leeds sacked Dave Hockaday this week but have started life under caretaker manager Neil Redfearn well, with Stephen Warnock firing his side into a 1-0 lead against Bolton. Tim Hoogland's first-half goal has put struggling Fulham on course for their first league win of the season - they lead Cardiff 1-0 at Craven Cottage.

    At the top, second-place Watford lead Huddersfield 1-0, thanks to Troy Deeney's effort, as they look to keep the pressure on leaders Nottingham Forest, who beat Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 earlier in the day.

  185. 16:01: 
    KICK-OFF- Swansea City 2-0 West Bromwich Albion

    Back under way at Swansea - with the day's other games set to follow...

  186. 16:01: 
    League One latest

    Leyton Orient, who beat Aston Villa in the League Cup in midweek, could cause another upset as they lead unbeaten league-leaders Fleetwood 1-0, thanks to Darius Henderson's first-half goal.

    Meanwhile, Peterborough have cruised into a 2-0 lead away at Colchester - Conor Washington and Kgosi Ntlhe with the goals - and, as it stands, will become the new leaders.

  187. 16:00: 
    League Two latest

    Morecombe skipper Mark Hughes has given the league leaders a 1-0 advantage at Tranmere and Jim Bentley's side look set to maintain the only 100% record in the Football League.

    Meanwhile, bottom side Oxford took the lead through Alex Jakubiak at the Kassam Stadium as they seek their first point of the season, but have been pegged back by Dagenham's Ashley Hemmings - it's 1-1 at the break.

  188. 15:56: 
    Join the debate at #bbcfootball- Three Lions of the future?
    Mark Noble

    Who do you think has been wrongly overlooked by England? How far and wide should Roy Hodgson be casting his net for fresh blood on the international scene? Who were the best players never to play for their country?

    Get in touch via #bbcfootball, or on text in the UK only by using 81111 - and don't forget to say who and where you are.

  189. 15:56: 
    QPR 1-0 Sunderland
    QPR

    Good old Charlie Austin. From non-league to the Premier League. Goalscorers can do it at any level.

  190. 15:54: 
    Falcao on the move?
    Falcao

    Transfer speculation ahoy!

    Radamel Falcao was dropped at the last minute from Monaco's matchday squad for this aftenoon's Ligue 1 clash with Lille amid mounting speculation that the Colombian is on his way out.

    Falcao started and scored the winning goal against Nantes last weekend and had been expected to start for Leonardo Jardim's team at the Stade Louis II. He was named in the squad, but took no part in the warm-up and was not even included among the substitutes.

    The former Atletico Madrid striker has been strongly linked with a move to Real Madrid on a season-long loan, but the reigning European champions will have to move quickly with the transfer window closing on Monday.

  191.  
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    Matt Rutland: Would love to see some Swans for England, but Hodgson suffers England Manager curse, always picks status over form.

    Dr David: Can't figure out if it's Swansea or England fans deluding themselves. If they are good enough England are not good enough.

    Daryl John Morris: Why does England management always overlook the Swansea players? Great goals by Dyer and Routledge.

  192.   
    Chris Waddle, BBC Radio 5 liveHALF-TIME- Manchester City 0-0 Stoke

    "City are very lethargic, no energy, no tempo. Whatever side you put out, even with these superstars, they should play quicker. Mark Hughes will be wanting his side to play a bit quicker when they get it, but defensively they have been very solid."

  193.   
    MOTD's John Motson at Upton ParkHALF-TIME- West Ham 1-1 Southampton

    "Both teams seem to lack a cutting edge but West Ham had looked comfortable with their lead until that free-kick."

  194.   
    MOTD's Steve Bower at St James' ParkHALF-TIME- Newcastle 1-1 Crystal Palace

    "All square at the break. It was a dramatic start for Neil Warnock in his first game back in charge of Palace when Dwight Gayle opened the scoring after just 29 seconds but, eight before the break, Newcastle's first league goal of the season arrived from one of their new boys, Dutch international Daryl Janmaat."

  195.   
    MOTD's Simon Brotherton at Loftus RoadHALF-TIME- QPR 1-0 Sunderland

    "A huge moment for QPR on the stroke of half-time as Charlie Austin gives them the lead. Vito Mannone could do nothing about that shot high into the net. Sunderland, who have had one or two opportunities, find themselves 1-0 down."

  196.   
    BBC Final ScoreSwansea City 2-0 West Bromwich Albion

    John Hartson on Swansea: "Everything goes into Wilfried Bony, they feed him and they have real pace out wide. Real pace scares defenders. They are also solid at the back.

    "They go to Man Utd for the first game and get a great result against all the odds and then the have two games at home they expect to to gets points from.

    "All credit to a young manager in Garry Monk."

  197.  
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    Will Beagles: I think England have lost a real gem in Mark Noble, he is pure class in midfield, as we've seen today.

  198.  
    HALF-TIME- Swansea City 2-0 West Bromwich Albion
  199.  
    HALF-TIME- Newcastle 1-1 Crystal Palace
  200.  
    HALF-TIME- QPR 1-0 Sunderland
  201.  
    HALF-TIME- Man City 0-0 Stoke
  202.  
    HALF-TIME- West Ham 1-1 Southampton
  203. 15:47: 
    HITS THE WOODWORK- Man City 0-0 Stoke

    Manchester City have been frustrated for the last 10 minutes or so but craft a really good opening down the left, David Silva is involved and Yaya Toure flicks an effort over the keeper - but crucially against the crossbar and away.

  204. 15:46: 
    GOAL- QPR 1-0 Sunderland - Charlie Austin (45 mins)

    QPR have finished this half strongly and they grab a goal just before the break as Joey Barton's corner is headed back across goal by Leroy Fer and Charlie Austin lashes home.

    Charlie Austin celebrates after scoring for QPR against Sunderland
  205. 15:44: 
    CLOSE!- Swansea City 2-0 West Bromwich Albion

    Wayne Routledge is in fine fettle this afternoon and he is a whisker away from adding a third when a free-kick is kneed away by Craig Dawson, but only as far as Routledge unmarked inside the area but he smashes an effort just wide.

  206. 15:45: 
    GOAL- West Ham 1-1 Southampton - Morgan Schneiderlin (45 mins)

    The man who wanted away earlier in the summer levels things up! Lovely finish too from Morgan Schneiderlin. Big Sam will do his nut about the defending though as a Dusan Tadic free-kick is allowed to clear everyone in the goalmouth and reach the Frenchman at the back post. His first effort is well blocked but he curls the second effort brilliantly into the top corner.

    Morgan Schneiderlin scores Southampton's equaliser against West Ham
  207. 15:42: 
    West Ham 1-0 Southampton

    Little to cheer from Southampton fans since going behind, though new man Dusan Tadic looks very classy down that left wing.

  208. 15:41: 
    QPR 0-0 Sunderland

    QPR are showing flashes of ingenuity around the Sunderland box as they probe for their first goal of the season. Junior Hoilett turns his marker and then fires a shot on goal but Vito Mannone is well-placed to save.

  209.   
    Chris Waddle, BBC Radio 5 liveMan City 0-0 Stoke

    "We have seen City play a lot better than today, they have had the odd bit of cleverness and the odd counter-attack, but apart from that Stoke have dealt very comfortably with them.

    "Stoke have started to relax, and its the old cliche but Mark Hughes probably does not want half-time to come."

    Listen to the commentary on BBC Radio 5 live.

    Phil Bardsley clears for Stoke City against Manchester City
  210. 15:40: 
    SUBSTITUTION- Man City 0-0 Stoke

    Fernandinho replaces Fernando in the Manchester City midfield. City just starting to look a bit rattled under Stoke's physical pressure as referee Lee Mason has to tell Yaya Toure to cut out the backchat.

  211.  
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    Gareth: If Colbeck and Delph are in the England squad, why aren't Dyer and Shelvey?

  212. 15:39: 
    CLOSE!- Swansea City 2-0 West Bromwich Albion

    Lovely feet from West Brom striker Ideye Brown! He showed last week that he has the touch of a genius, and he's at it again to move the ball away from two defenders in a tight space- but his shot is tame.

  213. 15:37: 
    GOAL- Newcastle 1-1 Crystal Palace - Daryl Janmaat (37 mins)

    Scrappy stuff but Newcastle won't care as they are level shortly before the break. A bit of pinball inside the Crystal Palace area as the away side can't clear and Daryl Janmaat fires in from the centre of the box.

    Daryl Janmaat scores an equaliser for Newcastle at home to Crystal Palace
  214. 15:37: 
    Newcastle United 0-1 Crystal Palace
    Dwight Gayle
  215.  
    Join the debate at #bbcfootball

    Frazer Collins: Think the England manager should take a little holiday to Wales!

    Simon Hancock: Dyer & Routledge for England? No chance - Hodgson hasn't been to the Liberty Stadium once since becoming England manager.

  216. 15:36: 
    Man City 0-0 Stoke

    Fernando is back down on the ground again - he's injured and he's had it. Fernandinho looks like a ready-made replacement.

  217. 15:35: 
    Newcastle 0-1 Crystal Palace

    Almost an equaliser at St James' Park as Moussa Sissoko scuds wide after a swift counter attack involving Emmanuel Riviere and Siem de Jong.

  218. 15:35: 
    League Two latest

    Bottom of the league Oxford took the lead through Alex Jakubiak at the Kassam Stadium as they look for their first point of the season, but have been pegged back by Dagenham's Ashley Hemmings and the score is 1-1.

    League leaders Morecambe - who have the Football League's only 100% record - are being held 0-0 at Tranmere.

  219. 15:33: 
    Man City 0-0 Stoke

    Another injury worry for Manchester City as Fernando goes down in midfield. Stoke are getting stuck in to good effect.

  220. 15:32: 
    HITS THE WOODWORK- Swansea City 2-0 West Bromwich Albion

    Almost a third for Swansea as Wayne Routledge's ball into the area is headed onto his own bar by West Brom defender Jonas Olsson. The away side are looking very nervy at the back while Swansea are in complete control.

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    Gary Chapman, London: "How long can Pardew go on at Newcastle? Is he not leading a charmed life?"

  222. 15:29: 
    HITS THE WOODWORK- QPR 0-0 Sunderland

    It's all gone a bit quiet at Loftus Road - but hang on!

    New QPR signing Leroy Fer nearly takes the crossbar clean out of the ground with a ripper from 30 yards! What a hit son, what a hit...!

  223. 15:27: 
    GOAL- West Ham 1-0 Southampton - Mark Noble (27 mins)

    Fraser Forster was the hero a few moments ago but he's undone from range this time. Morgan Schneiderlin is robbed of the ball midway inside his own half, Mark Noble picks up the pieces and hammers in a shot which is deflected past the former Celtic keeper.

    Could Foster have done better there? Possibly.

    Mark Noble scores for West Ham against Southampton
  224. 15:25: 
    Man City 0-0 Stoke

    Yaya Toure from 20 yards? Usually a recipe for success but the Ivorian this time fires it high and wide. There's an almighty scramble afterwards as Stevan Jovetic and Ryan Shawcross wrestle off the ball. Looks like it started with David Silva squaring up to the giant centre-half. Braver than he looks!

    Ya Ya Toure takes a shot for Manchester City
  225. 15:24: 
    Championship update

    Life after Dave Hockaday, who was sacked this week, has started well for Leeds with Stephen Warnock firing caretaker manager Neil Redfearn's side into a 1-0 lead against Bolton. Meanwhile, Lewis Grabban has scored his fifth goal in five games to give third-place Norwich a 1-0 lead against Bournemouth. Angola international Igor Vetokele has given fifth-placed Charlton the advantage away at Brighton.

  226. 15:24: 
    Newcastle United 0-1 Crystal Palace

    Newcastle still huffing and puffing without ever looking like blowing Palace's house down at St James' Park. Alan Pardew's side are enjoying plenty of possession but are struggling to cleave open a well-organised visiting defence.

  227. 15:23: 
    GOAL- Swansea City 2-0 West Bromwich Albion - Wayne Routledge (24 mins)

    A beautiful, beautiful goal as Swansea double the lead. Craig Dawson's clearing header is straight to Wayne Routledge on the edge of the area and he hits a fine volley into the back of the net. Tough now for the Baggies.

    Wayne Routledge scores Swansea's second goal
  228.  
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    Barnaby Kelly: QPR look too spread out with three at the back. Four worked for us last season so why not use it?

  229. 15:21: 
    GREAT SAVE!- West Ham 0-0 Southampton

    It's been all Southampton but West Ham almost steal the lead! Stewart Downing's free-kick causes havoc, the ball wriggles out to Ricardo Vaz Te and his low shot is brilliantly saved by the flying torso of Fraser Forster!

    Top stop by the big man....

  230. 15:19: 
    PENALTY APPEAL- Man City 0-0 Stoke

    Stoke want a penalty - and it's a decent shout too! Mame Biram Diouf gets past Aleksander Kolarov once, and then goes for a second turn and goes to ground. Was there much contact there? Tough to say.

  231. 15:19: 
    West Ham 0-0 Southampton

    Still it's the visitors in red and white who look well on top at Upton Park - still their pretty build-up play has no real end product.

  232. 15:18: 
    Swansea City 1-0 West Bromwich Albion

    BBC Sport's Aled Williams at the Liberty Stadium: "We're going to win the league was the Swansea crowd's response to Nathan Dyer's early goal. Wishful thinking perhaps, but there is a positive mood around the Liberty Stadium after a difficult campaign last season."

    Swansea v West Bromwich Albion
  233.   
    Chris Waddle, BBC Radio 5 liveMan City 0-0 Stoke

    "Stoke enjoy defending in numbers, but when they come out that's when Man City look at their best."

  234. 15:16: 
    Newcastle United 0-1 Crystal Palace

    Crystal Palace are keeping Newcastle at arm's length at the moment and, in fact, look the most likely to score again as Jason Puncheon's turn and shot after a rapid counter flashes narrowly over.

  235. 15:15: 
    Man City 0-0 Stoke

    Victor Moses was in fine form for Stoke in midweek and is at it again, beating Vincent Kompany for pace and strength before Bacary Sagna shuts the door on him. Positive stuff from Stoke though.

  236. 15:15: 
    CLOSE!- Swansea City 1-0 West Bromwich Albion

    West Brom are temporarily down to 10 men as Jonas Olsson scarpers down the tunnel to change his boots having been slipping all over the place, and Swansea almost take full advantage as Wilfried Bony heads just over.

  237.  
    Text us on 81111- Burnley 0-0 Manchester United

    Mus, Manchester: A World Cup winner, a World Cup finalist, England captain, Ecuador captain, Netherlands captain, Spain's number 1 'keeper, numerous internationals and yet we're still to win this season.

    Manchester United's Ryan Giggs and Louis van Gaal
  238. 15:13: 
    Newcastle United 0-1 Crystal Palace

    Newcastle are enjoying plenty of possession as they look to respond to Dwight Gayle's early opener but are falling short in the final third. Fabricio Coloccini finds Siem de Jong inside the box, but he can't get his shot off in time and instead the ball is put behind for a corner, which comes to nothing.

  239. 15:12: 
    GREAT SAVE!- QPR 0-0 Sunderland

    A lovely move from Sunderland almost sees them take the lead as Adam Johnson's pass dissects the home defence and finds Steven Fletcher in the box but his first-time shot is saved by Robert Green. There is some nice stuff being played at Loftus Road.

  240. 15:11: 
    CLOSE!- Man City 0-0 Stoke

    Bacary Sagna to Samir Nasri - like Arsenal of old - as Manchester City test Asmir Begovic for the first time. He gets right behind Nasri's powerful drive and pushes it away.

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    Dylan: My accumulator lasted 30 seconds today, cheers Palace.

  242. 15:09: 
    West Ham 0-0 Southampton

    The Saints are coming. The visitors in total control at Upton Park but despite a flurry of early corners they've not tested Adrian in the Hammers net.

  243.   
    Gary Lineker, BBC Sport

    "Reasonable start for Neil Warnock. A goal in the first minute for Gayle. What an appointment!"

  244. 15:08: 
    Man City 0-0 Stoke

    City playing some lovely stuff here, really popping the ball around at high pace and using the width well too. Yaya Toure gets on the end of a flowing move but can't generate enough power in his header.

  245. 15:08: 
    Swansea City 1-0 West Bromwich Albion

    Swansea are well on top at the moment and Wilfried Bony almost capitalises on a fortuitous deflection off a defender as he picks up the ball just outside the area, shrugs off a West Brom player but lifts his shot over the bar.

  246.   
    BBC Final ScoreWest Ham 0-0 Southampton

    John Hartson: "Alex Song is a quality player - ex-Arsenal and Barcelona - he gets up and down and pick a pass. He's another good signing for West Ham, who need some if they are going to do well this season."

    Alex Song

    Jason Roberts: "West Ham boss Sam Allardyce has been told to play a certain brand of football. I have played for him and he likes to be solid defensively. But you look at the team sheet and you see some players that have quality. It will be interesting to see how he keeps that solidity.

    "If the results start to change he will revert back to type to make sure he keeps West Ham in the league."

  247. 15:05: 
    Man City 0-0 Stoke

    Sergio Aguero is back on the field, not looking 100% but asked to give it a go. Aleksander Kolarov then heads on a corner right across the face of goal. Early City pressure.

  248. 15:05: 
    QPR 0-0 Sunderland

    Good start to the game at Loftus Road. Sunderland have already had a decent chance through Patrick van Aanholt and the home side have just gone close with Charlie Austin's header from a corner, which is cleared off the line by Connor Wickham.

  249.  
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    James Pickering: Signing Song, Kouyate and Poyet for Collison, Diarra and Taylor? Much stronger team now. Very happy West Ham fan here!

  250. 15:04: 
    West Ham 0-0 Southampton

    Slow start to life at Upton Park, with neither side creating much as of yet.

  251. 15:03: 
    GOAL- Swansea City 1-0 West Bromwich Albion - Nathan Dyer (2 mins)

    Early goals galore as Swansea City take the lead with their first attack, Nathan Dyer rounding Ben Foster and slotting into the empty net.

    Swansea celebrate Nathan Dyer's early goal
  252.   
    Chris Waddle, BBC Radio 5 liveMan City 0-0 Stoke

    "It's been a lively start but Stoke are playing 4-5-1 and trying to hustle City, but City are looking very confident."

    Listen to the commentary on BBC Radio 5 live.

  253. 15:02: 
    Manchester City 0-0 Stoke

    Sergio Aguero is making his first start for Manchester City this season - and he's injured already. Looks like a thigh problem after colliding with Ryan Shawcross.

  254. 15:02: 
    CLOSE!- QPR 0-0 Sunderland

    Almost a very, very early goal at Loftus Road, where Sunderland go close inside 20 seconds. Connor Wickham leads the charge down the left and cuts it back for Patrick van Aanholt, who nestles a shot into the side-netting!

  255. 15:01: 
    GOAL- Newcastle United 0-1 Crystal Palace - Dwight Gayle (1 min)

    What a start for Neil Warnock at Crystal Palace! Marouane Chamakh's low drive hits the bottom of the post and rebounds kindly for Dwight Gayle, who smashes the ball into the roof of the net from close range.

    Dwight Gayle scores to put Crystal Palace in front
  256. 15:00: 
    Van Gaal disappointed with draw- Burnley 0-0 Manchester United

    Louis van Gaal tells BT Sport: "We were the stronger team, certainly in the second half.

    "We created chances but you have to score. That is where we have failed. The progress is there but you have to win.

    "A club like Manchester United has to win. We have two points from nine and that's disappointing."

  257. 15:00: 
    KICK-OFF

    We are under way in our five Premier League games...

  258. 14:58: 

    Loic Remy for around £8m? A no-brainer...

  259. 14:57:  
    BBC Final ScoreRemy to Chelsea?- QPR v Sunderland (15:00 BST)

    Harry Redknapp on Loic Remy's transfer: "He was in the team. I just got a phone call about 12 o'clock to say it looks like he is going to be moving.

    "The deal looks like it has been done, so I had to make a change.

    "He didn't refuse to play, but it's difficult to go out there to play and get your head around it.

    "As far as I know (it is Chelsea)."

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  261. 14:55: 
    Alex Song- West Ham v Southampton (15:00 BST)
    Alex Song is unveiled at West Ham

    Confirmation that West Ham have signed former Arsenal midfielder Alex Song on a season-long loan deal from Barcelona.

    The 26-year-old Cameroon international joined Barcelona in 2012 from Arsenal for about £15m with an 80m euros (£63m) release clause.

    He played 135 times for the Gunners and has made 39 appearances since moving to the Nou Camp.

    Is that the most ambitious/unnecessary release clause in history?

  262. 14:54: 

    Players in the tunnels around the grounds. Are we all set?

  263.   
    BBC Final ScoreNewcastle United v Crystal Palace (15:00 BST)

    John Hartson on Neil Warnock's appointment at Crystal Palace: "I was surprised. He hasn't got the greatest record in the world as a Premier League manager.

    "The one thing he has got is that he will get his players up for every single game."

    Jason Roberts: "He is going to have to get them tactically right too as that was where Tony Pulis excelled."

  264.  
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    Tom Chance: Disappointing result for Burnley, unable to beat Man Utd at home. Vital points dropped.

    Duggy: This United team is going backwards! Toothless, passionless display - is Van Gaal inspiring them or destroying their confidence?

    Aashish: I'm note sure what's more tortuous, watching United's spluttering football or England's batting against spin in the ODIs.

  265. 14:51: 
    One Song! We've only got one Song!- West Ham v Southampton (15:00 BST)

    Alex Song is on the pitch at Upton Park, wearing a Hammers shirt and saluting the fans. Unless there is a major glitch now that is him signed from Barcelona.

    Good move Hammers fans?

  266.  
    Remy en route to Chelsea- QPR v Sunderland (15:00 BST)

    Jonathan Overend: Loic Remy was in QPR team at 1pm. Only then did Chelsea trigger release clause, believed to be £10.5m. Remy offered to play but left out.

  267. 14:45: 
    Burnley 0-0 Manchester United
    Burnley

    Today was Burnley's first ever 0-0 draw in the Premier League.

  268. 14:43: 
    Manchester City v Stoke (15:00 BST)
    Sergio Aguero

    Sergio Aguero starts today as well...

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    Steve Huish - Surbiton: The worrying thing for United is if City win later United will already be seven points adrift and they have all the really hard teams to come.

  270. 14:41: 
    Burnley 0-0 Manchester United

    More to come from Manchester United then - and they need it on the evidence of that display. For all the millions of pounds worth of attacking talent they were pretty easy to contain.

    Darren Fletcher walks off the pitch for Manchester United
  271.   
    Jimmy Armfield, BBC Radio 5 live at Turf MoorBurnley 0-0 Manchester United

    "About right on the day, Burnley were better in the first half but United had the ball more in the second. Once Robin van Persie went off I wondered where their goals would come from, but Burnley's problem will be scoring goals in the Premier League.

    "Van Gaal still has to sort it out, but Di Maria showed a lot of promise. I don't think all the changes have been made yet by Van Gaal - there are more to come."

  272.  
    Burnley 0-0 Manchester United
    Roney
  273.   
    Jimmy Armfield, BBC Radio 5 live at Turf MoorBurnley 0-0 Manchester United

    "Vidic, Evra and Ferdinand are all gone, and these new players are going to learn it is hard to replace them."

  274.   
    BBC Final ScoreBurnley 0-0 Manchester United

    Jason Roberts on Angel Di Maria: "He looked exceptional. He brought to the side what you expect - when he is on the ball, that is quality.

    "He also showed his legs and how he can get up and down the pitch."

  275. 14:37: 
    FULL-TIME- Burnley 0-0 Manchester United
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  276. 14:36: 
    FULL-TIME- Burnley 0-0 Manchester United

    Louis van Gaal stays in his seat as the full-time whistle goes. Another failure to pick up three points for United, a fine result for Burnley.

    Louis van Gaal
  277. 14:35: 
    Burnley 0-0 Manchester United

    Danny Welbeck wants a corner - and gets a goal kick. That sums up United's day.

    Danny Welbeck challenges Steven Reid
  278.   
    Jimmy Armfield, BBC Radio 5 live at Turf MoorBurnley 0-0 Manchester United

    "United have had a lot of possession in the last 20 minutes, but have not done anything with it. Van Gaal will have noted all this down, there's not been enough happening with it."

  279. 14:32: 
    INJURY TIME- Burnley 0-0 Manchester United

    We have FOUR MINUTES added on, United get the ball out wide to Antonio Valencia but his delivery is poor again.

  280. 14:31: 
    INJURY TIME- Burnley 0-0 Manchester United

    Can Burnley now nick this? Jason Shackell finds space at the other end and flicks a header back across goal - and there's nobody there to turn it home! Drama at both ends.

  281.   
    Jimmy Armfield, BBC Radio 5 live at Turf MoorBurnley 0-0 Manchester United

    "I thought at first it definitely caught him but he turned sideways on and it struck him under the elbow. He put his elbow up, but all the United fans behind that goal were screaming for the penalty."

  282. 14:29: 
    PENALTY APPEAL- Burnley 0-0 Manchester United

    BIG penalty shout!

    Ashley Young has a shot charged down by Burnley sub Ashley Barnes, he turns his back on the shot and it hits his outstretched arm - that's two decent claims Young has had waved away by referee Chris Foy today...

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    Andy R, Northolt: Sounds like an intriguing early season relegation battle at Turf Moor...

  284. 14:28: 
    SUBSTITUTION- Burnley 0-0 Manchester United

    Manchester United could do without any more injuries - but it looks like they have one as Juan Mata hobbles off to be replaced by Adnan Januzaj.

  285. 14:26: 
    FINAL FIVE- Burnley 0-0 Manchester United

    The last five minutes then. Manchester United haven't had a shot on target for 27 minutes. They need one if they are going to pinch this...

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    Ben - Cobham: To be fair to Kluivert he would have been mad to follow LVG to United. Ross County currently have much more potential.

  287. 14:25: 
    Burnley 0-0 Manchester United

    Manchester United may be on the brink of not winning any of their first three league matches of the season for the first time since 2007, but it's worth remembering that they ended up winning the Premier League and the Champions League that season...

  288. 14:23:  
    BBC Final ScoreSTAND BY

    You can follow the action live with Jason Roberts and John Hartson in Final Score online from 14.30 BST and BBC One from 16.00 BST, while viewers in Scotland can watch Sportscene from 16:00 BST. You can watch Final Score in Northern Ireland on BBC One from 17.00 BST until 17:10 BST

    Later on tonight, Match of the Day has highlights and reaction to all of the Premier League action from 22.20 BST on BBC One, which is followed by the Football League show at 23.45 BST.

  289. 14:22: 
    Burnley 0-0 Manchester United

    One mistake, one lapse of concentration could make the difference in the final stages. There's not the wave of pressure you may expect from Manchester United but a gentle rise, as Ashley Young beats his man around the outside, it's played back to Juan Mata and he shovels a shot over the crossbar.

  290.   
    Jimmy Armfield, BBC Radio 5 live at Turf MoorBurnley 0-0 Manchester United

    "Burnley have to learn to make this step up, and it's harder for the forward players. Premier League defences are much harder to break down."

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    Vinny Person: 0-0 would be a blinding result for United.

    Mike Ash: Looks like United should have signed Agger for cheap, at least he provides some solidity at the back! Woeful back three!

  292. 14:19: 
    CLOSE!- Burnley 0-0 Manchester United

    That is a chance! Wayne Rooney finds space at the far post to meet an inswinging corner but he can't steer his header on target. Just over 10 minutes remain.

    Wayne Rooney heads towards goal
  293. 14:19: 
    First-day report card- Burnley 0-0 Manchester United
    Di Maria

    Tackling is not his game.

    The £60m man Angel Di Maria had a decent - if unspectacular - debut.

  294. 14:18: 
    Team News- Newcastle United v Crystal Palace (15:00 BST)

    Alan Pardew makes four changes to the Newcastle side that won 1-0 at Gillingham in the Capital One Cup. Mike Williamson, Remy Cabella, England new boy Jack Colback and Yoan Gouffran are restored in place of Steven Taylor, Gabriel Obertan, Mehdi Abeid and Ronaldo Aarons.

    The first XI of Neil Warnock's second stint in charge of Crystal Palace contains just three of the players who earned a 3-0 win at Walsall in midweek. Dwight Gayle is retained after his hat trick, while Adrian Mariappa and Damien Delaney also keep their places.

    Wilfried Zaha is on the bench after returning to Selhurst Park on loan from Manchester United but Jason Puncheon is included despite being fined £15,000 by the FA for comments on Twitter after taking exception to criticism from Warnock about a penalty miss against Tottenham.

    Newcastle XI Krul, Janmaat, Coloccini, Williamson, Haidara, Colback, Sissoko, Cabella, De Jong, Gouffran, Riviere.

    Crystal Palace XI Speroni, Mariappa, Dann, Delaney, Kelly, Puncheon, Jedinak, Ward, Bolasie, Chamakh, Gayle

  295. 14:17: 
    Team news- Swansea City v West Bromwich Albion (15:00 BST)

    After making changes for the Capital One Cup win over Rotherham, Swansea manager Garry Monk reverts to the side which beat Burnley 1-0 last Saturday. Argentina defender Federico Fernandez and on-loan Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Tom Carroll must wait to make their Premier League debuts off the bench. There are two changes to the West Brom side which drew against Sunderland a week ago, with Jason Davidson replacing Sebastien Pocognoli and Brown Ideye making his first league start, replacing Victor Anichebe.

    Swansea XI: Fabianski, Rangel, Amat, Williams, Taylor, Ki, Shelvey, Dyer, Sigurdsson, Routledge, Bony.

    West Brom XI: Foster, Wisdom, Dawson, Olsson, Davidson, Gardner, Mulumbu, Berahino, Dorrans, Brunt, Ideye.

  296. 14:15: 
    Kluivert for Ross County?
    Patrick Kluivert

    BBC Scotland's Liam McLeod breaks the news that former Barcelona striker Patrick Kluivert is a contender for the Ross County managerial job.

    Sensational news.

    Kluivert, 38, was assistant to Louis van Gaal at the 2014 World Cup as the Netherlands finished third.

    And he is not the only former Barcelona candidate for the job, as ex-youth coach Sergio Lobera is also in the running.

  297. 14:14: 
    SUBSTITUTION- Burnley 0-0 Manchester United

    Robin van Persie is off - and Danny Welbeck is on in his place. Is this another man on his way out of Old Trafford?

  298.  
    Join the debate at #bbcfootball

    Paul Gourley: Oh we are bound to win now Anderson is coming on - Dear oh dear!

    Jeff Kraus: Anderson is the answer? Ryan Giggs would provide a better impact on this game.

  299.   
    BBC Sport Chief Football Writer Phil McNulty at Turf MoorBurnley 0-0 Manchester United

    "Manchester United's fans behind the goal were vocal in their demands for the introduction of Adnan Januzaj - they have got Anderson instead. Looked like the Argentine Di Maria had a touch of cramp."

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As It Stood Table

Last updated 30 Aug 2014 UK

Barclays Premier League summary table; it charts each team by position, team name, games played, total goal difference and points
Position Team Played Goal Difference Points
No movement 1 Chelsea 3 7 9
No movement 2 Swansea 3 5 9
No movement 3 Tottenham 2 5 6
No movement 4 Man City 3 3 6
No movement 5 Arsenal 2 1 4
No movement 6 Southampton 3 1 4
No movement 7 Hull 2 1 4
No movement 8 Aston Villa 2 1 4
No movement 9 Stoke 3 0 4
No movement 10 West Ham 3 -1 3
No movement 11 Liverpool 2 -1 3
No movement 12 QPR 3 -4 3
No movement 13 Sunderland 3 -1 2
No movement 14 Man Utd 3 -1 2
No movement 15 Newcastle 3 -2 2
No movement 16 Everton 3 -3 2
No movement 17 West Brom 3 -3 2
No movement 18 Leicester 2 -2 1
No movement 19 Crystal Palace 3 -3 1
No movement 20 Burnley 3 -3 1

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