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This section contains information collated at League table level. It contains information and statistics on current and past league positions, fouls, corners, goals, shots and yellow and red cards. The dashboard contains a summary of statistics for the entire League.

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Remember all tables can be sorted by individual columns by just clicking on them. Click on team names for their profile.

For Fouls/Corners/Goals - the initial sort is done on the Profile.

Shots are initially sorted on Shots[F]. Target% means % of shots that are on target. Goal% means %shots of target that have led to goals.

Cards are initially sorted on Yellow [F].

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Football Howlers

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BBC Football News

McCoist leaves Rangers manager post

Ally McCoist leaves his position as Rangers boss, with assistant manager Kenny McDowall taking charge until the summer.

Reds can make top four - Rodgers

Boss Brendan Rodgers says Liverpool can finish in the Premier League top four after their 2-2 draw against Arsenal.

Johnson was going to subbed - Poyet

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet says he was going to replace Adam Johnson before the midfielder's winner at Newcastle.

Monday's gossip column

Trio chase Real Madrid defender Fabio Coentrao, Man City after Kevin De Bruyne, Mats Hummels alerts Man Utd, plus more.

Ronaldo statue erected in Madeira

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo unveils a statue of himself in his hometown of Funchal on the island of Madeira.

Athletic Bilbao 1-4 Atletico Madrid

Spanish champions Atletico Madrid end a remarkable 2014 on a high with a 4-1 comeback win at Athletic Bilbao.

Hartlepool rule out signing Evans

League Two club Hartlepool rule out the signing of convicted rapist Ched Evans, who was released in October.

Stoke City v Chelsea

Preview followed by live coverage of Monday's Premier League game between Stoke City and Chelsea.

Newcastle United 0-1 Sunderland

Adam Johnson scores in the 90th minute to give Sunderland their fourth successive win over rivals Newcastle.

Liverpool 2-2 Arsenal

Martin Skrtel's header in the seventh minute of stoppage-time earns 10-man Liverpool a 2-2 draw against Arsenal at Anfield.

Dundee United 2-1 Celtic

Dundee United beat Celtic 2-1 to go second in the Premiership and move to within four points of the league leaders.

Inter Milan 2-2 Lazio

Inter Milan stage a stirring comeback from 2-0 down to earn a draw against Lazio at the San Siro.

Video bans for diving a 'disaster'

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says retrospective bans for diving in the Premier League would be a disaster.

Marseille 2-1 Lille

Marseille go two points clear at the top of Ligue 1 as Lyon also win to leapfrog PSG and move into second.

Sunderland defeat hurts, says Pardew

Alan Pardew says he is hurt at being the first Newcastle manager to lose four straight Tyne-Wear derbies against Sunderland.

Dortmund look like idiots - Klopp

Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp says his team look like "idiots" because of their struggles this season.

Draw costly to title hope - Van Gaal

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says beating teams like Aston Villa is a necessity to win the league.

Ancelotti hails 'unforgettable' 2014

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti says winning the Club World Cup is the perfect end to an "unforgettable" year.

Women's World Cup prize money lift

Prize money for next year's Fifa Women's World Cup in Canada is set for a big increase with the winners earning nearly £1.3m.

West Ham 'are breaking barriers'

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce says his club are "breaking barriers" in the Premier League as they are fourth in the table.

VIDEO: MOTD3: Champions League for West Ham?

Mark Chapman is joined by Martin Keown and Phil Neville for this week's Match of the Day 3.

VIDEO: Key stats from the Premier League

BBC Sport looks at some of the key statistics from the weekend's games in the Premier League.

VIDEO: 'Football Ding Dong' Christmas carol

Dan Walker introduces the 'Football Ding Dong' - a special festive football-based Christmas carol.

VIDEO: How do teams train over Christmas?

Bolton manager Neil Lennon and BBC Sport's Mark Lawrenson discuss their approaches to the festive fixture list in this week's Focus Forum.

VIDEO: Liverpool make poor decisions - Rodgers

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers praises his side's "outstanding" first-half display but says "decision-making is our problem" after they drew 2-2 at home to Arsenal.

VIDEO: Johnson was set to come off - Poyet

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet says he planned to take Adam Johnson off before changing his mind, as Sunderland won 1-0 against Newcastle.

VIDEO: Bale scores in Real Club World Cup win

Watch highlights of Real Madrid's 2-0 victory over Argentina's South American champions San Lorenzo in the Club World Cup final.

VIDEO: Key stats: Rodgers' Liverpool signings

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has spent £206.5m since joining the club in June 2012 - BBC Sport looks at the key stats of each his signings.

VIDEO: Draw leaves Van Gaal 'frustrated'

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says he is "very frustrated" that his side "gave away two points" in their 1-1 draw against Aston Villa.

VIDEO: Man Utd enjoy Christmas 'dream day'

Manchester United players Robin van Persie, Wayne Rooney and Michael Carrick meet parents and children at a foundation 'dream day'.

VIDEO: City adapted to changes - Pellegrini

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says he is pleased with how his side adapted to so many changes in their 3-0 victory over Crystal Palace.

VIDEO: Pochettino hails Lamela strike

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says Erik Lamela's winner is "unbelievable" and is better than Ashley Barnes' effort as his side win 2-1 at home to Burnley.

VIDEO: Top four spot delights Allardyce

West Ham United boss Sam Allardyce says being in the Premier League's top four is "a great Christmas present" after his side's 2-0 victory over Leicester at Upton Park.

VIDEO: Saints outstanding in win - Koeman

Southampton boss Ronald Koeman says his side "were outstanding" during their 3-0 victory at home to Everton.

VIDEO: Albion deserved to win - Irvine

West Brom boss Alan Irvine hails QPR striker Charlie Austin as "a top player" after his hat-trick consigned the Baggies to a 3-2 Premier League defeat at Loftus Road.

VIDEO: Wenger disappointed by free header

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he is disappointed his side conceded a "free header" in the closing stages as they drew 2-2 at Liverpool.

VIDEO: Defeat by Sunderland hurts - Pardew

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew says another defeat by Sunderland "hurts" as his side lost 1-0 at home in the North East derby.

VIDEO: Carroll or Ings for England?

Match of the Day 2 Extra pundits Martin Keown, Robbie Savage and Rory Smith join Mark Chapman to discuss which of the current in-form English strikers could get an international call-up.

VIDEO: Lambert unhappy with red card

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert says Gabriel Agbonlahor's red card was not justified as Ashley Young said to Brad Guzan that he made the foul.

VIDEO: Fantastic day for QPR - Redknapp

Queens Park Rangers boss Harry Redknapp describes his side's 3-2 victory over fellow strugglers West Bromwich Albion as "a fantastic day".

VIDEO: Toffees must defend better - Martinez

Everton manager Roberto Martinez says his side "must defend better" after their 3-0 away defeat to Southampton.

VIDEO: Difficult time at Hull - Bruce

Hull City manager Steve Bruce admits his team are going through a "difficult time" after their 1-0 defeat to Swansea at the KC Stadium.

VIDEO: McArthur was miles onside - Warnock

Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock says a disallowed goal from "miles onside" James McArthur would have changed the course of his side's 3-0 defeat by Manchester City.

VIDEO: Ki was incredible for Swans - Monk

Swansea City manager Garry Monk says Ki Sung-Yeung's performance was "incredible" in their 1-0 victory over Hull City.

VIDEO: Foxes are not quitters - Pearson

Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson says West Ham's opening goal was "a big blow" as his side fell to a 2-0 Premier League defeat at Upton Park.

VIDEO: Dyche questions Kane goal decision

Burnley manager Sean Dyche questions the referees decision not to give a push from Harry Kane in the build up to Tottenham's first goal in their 2-1 loss at White Hart Lane.

Fifa hold secret talks with Blatter

Fifa president Sepp Blatter holds talks with executives as concerns grow over future direction of football's governing body.

Garth Crooks's team of the week

Who is likely to be a transfer target? Which player should be scoring more regularly? And who is peaking in their career?

Festive cheer or a bleak midwinter?

Which teams have been dealt a friendly set of festive fixtures? And who could slip down the table with a tough run?

Predictions: Lawro v Olly Murs

BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on singer Olly Murs in his latest Premier League predictions.

What next for Fifa and Sepp Blatter?

With a report into World Cup corruption to - eventually - be released, president Sepp Blatter says Fifa's crisis is over. Is he right?

Manager ins and outs - December 2014

Track the managerial ins and outs and a list of every boss in the top five leagues in England and the Scottish Premiership.

Title tilt a tall order - McNamara

Dundee United's Jackie McNamara and Celtic's Ronny Deila react to the league leaders' 2-1 loss at Tannadice.

Real Madrid 2-0 San Lorenzo

European champions Real Madrid beat Copa Libertadores winners San Lorenzo to lift the Club World Cup.

Linfield 3-2 Portadown

Linfield will take a four-point lead into Christmas in the Irish Premiership after this win over Portadown.

Henry's career in pictures

With Thierry Henry retiring from football, BBC Sport looks back at his 20 years in the game.

'Flamini like a windscreen wiper'

MOTD2 pundit Phil Neville on how Liverpool dominated Mathieu Flamini in the Arsenal midfield in their 2-2 draw.

'5-1 memories may have affected us'

Arsene Wenger says "bad memories" of last season's loss at Liverpool might have affected Arsenal during Sunday's 2-2 draw.