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Premier League Saturday, including Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool and Newcastle United – LIVE!

Follow the latest news and scores from today’s Premier League matches, including Everton v West Ham United, Fulham v Chelsea, Hull City v Newcastle United, Stoke City v Arsenal, Southampton v Liverpool

BY CHARLES REYNOLDS


Welcome to The Independent's coverage of all today’s action in the Premier League. 
  • Welcome to The Independent's coverage of all today’s action in the Premier League. 

    There's been no early kick off today, so it's just a selection of interesting looking 3pm games and the exciting looking clash between Southampton and Liverpool later on.
    3/1/2014 2:09:07 PM
  • Key to Southampton's recent successes has been their wealth of exciting young talents...

    The remarkable thing about Southampton’s new teenage generation, their “class of 2013”, dotted this week through three different England squads, is that they have been together so long. Luke Shaw is in the senior squad for the first time, James Ward-Prowse in the Under-21s, and Calum Chambers in the Under-19s, along with Harrison Reed, Matt Targett and Sam Gallagher.

    Read the full piece by Jack Pitt-Brooke HERE
    3/1/2014 2:12:02 PM
  • Time for some team news...

    Fulham v Chelsea
    Fulham: Stekelenburg, Riether, Hangeland, Heitinga, Richardson, Dejagah, Parker, Sidwell, Dempsey, Kasami, Bent
    Subs: Stockdale, Riise, Burn, Kvist, Holtby, Karagounis, Rodallega
    Chelsea: Cech, Ivanovic, Terry, Cahill, Azpilicueta, Matic, Ramires, Schurrle, Oscar, Hazard, Torres
    Subs: Schwarzer, Cole, D Luiz, Mikel, Lampard, Willian, Ba

    Everton v West Ham
    Everton: Howard, Coleman, Stones, Distin, Baines, Barry, McCarthy, Pienaar, Deulofeu, Osman, Naismith
    Subs: Joel, Hibbert, McGeady, Mirallas, Lukaku, Barkley, Browning
    West Ham: Adrian, McCartney, Nolan, Tomkins, Jarvis, Taylor, Noble, Collins, Demel, Downing, C Cole
    Subs: Reid, Armero, Carroll, Diame, Jaaskelainen, J Cole, Nocerino

    Stoke v Arsenal
    Stoke: Begovic, Cameron, Shawcross, Wilson, Pieters, Walters, Nzonzi, Whelan, Adam, Arnautovic, Crouch
    Subs: Sorensen, Muniesa, Palacios, Guidetti, Etherington, Wilkinson, Ireland
    Arsenal: Szczesny, Sagna, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Gibbs, Arteta, Wilshere, Rosicky, Cazorla, Podolski, Giroud
    Subs: Fabianski, Vermaelen, Flamini, Ozil, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Gnabry, Sanogo

    Hull v Newcastle
    Hull: McGregor, Elmohamady, Bruce, Davies, Figueroa, Rosenior,
    Livermore, Huddlestone, Meyler, Jelavic, Long
    Subs: Chester, Koren, Boyd, Sagbo, Harper, Aluko, Quinn
    Newcastle: Krul, Debuchy, Williamson, Yanga-Mbiwa, Dummett,
    Sissoko, Anita, Tiote, Gouffran, De Jong, Remy
    Subs: Cisse, Gosling, Haidara, Marveaux, Shola Ameobi, Steven Taylor,
    Alnwick
    3/1/2014 2:24:56 PM

  • Steve Bruce signs an autograph for a fan 


    3/1/2014 2:36:25 PM
  • Just over five minutes until the first games kick off... 
    3/1/2014 2:54:25 PM

  • Nobody gave this boy the 'No to Hull Tigers' memo... 


    3/1/2014 2:58:37 PM
  • We're off in the 3pm games... All the latest news as it happens.
    3/1/2014 3:03:03 PM
  • Fulham 0 Chelsea 0 - Early chance for the home side but Clint Dempsey has missed a sitter. 
    3/1/2014 3:04:52 PM
  • GOAL! Hull 0 Newcastle 1 - Moussa Sissoko
    Remy links up with Debuchy on the right and the defender then cuts it back to find Sissoko who makes no mistake in sending the ball to the back of the net.
    3/1/2014 3:11:17 PM

  • Tim Krul makes a great early save 


    3/1/2014 3:29:26 PM

  • Stoke fans don't seem to like Arsene Wenger much 


    3/1/2014 3:37:58 PM
  • Fulham 0 Chelsea 0

    3/1/2014 3:39:33 PM
  • There's only been one goal so far today...
    Newcastle celebrate Sissoko's goal 


    3/1/2014 3:43:42 PM
  • GOAL! Hull 0 Newcastle 2 - Loic Remy
    What was that about only one goal? Loic Remy doubles Newcastle's lead, capitalising on an awful Figueroa back pass.
    3/1/2014 3:44:14 PM
  • HALF TIME 
    Everton 0 West Ham 0
    Fulham 0 Chelsea 0
    Stoke 0 Arsenal 0
    Hull 0 Newcastle 2 

    Not another 45 minutes like that please...
    3/1/2014 3:49:39 PM

  • Sam Allardyce clearly enjoying the first half as much as everyone else 


    3/1/2014 3:58:17 PM
  • Fulham 0 Chelsea 0:

    3/1/2014 3:58:56 PM
  • Stoke 0 Arsenal 0:
    3/1/2014 4:02:19 PM
  • SECOND HALVES ARE UNDERWAY! (Let's hope for some goals...)
    3/1/2014 4:04:20 PM
  • GOAL! Hull 1 Newcastle 2 - Curtis Davies
    Well that was quick! Krul makes a blunder and the defender pounces to get Hull back in the game.
    3/1/2014 4:05:04 PM
  • GOAL! Fulham 0 Chelsea 1 - Andre Schurrle
    Chelsea finally break the deadlock, Schurrle beating the offside trap to burst free and slot the ball home.
    3/1/2014 4:10:29 PM
  • GOAL! Hull 1 Newcastle 3 - Moussa Sissoko
    Another goalkeeping blunder, this time from Hull and Sissoko has his second goal to restore Newcastle's cushion.
    3/1/2014 4:14:27 PM

  • Sissoko opens the scoring for Newcastle 


    3/1/2014 4:19:15 PM
  • GOAL! Fulham 0 Chelsea 2 - Andre Schurrle 
    That's surely game over at Craven Cottage, Schurrle has his second and Chelsea look like they have secured all three points. 
    3/1/2014 4:23:43 PM
  • GOAL! Fulham 0 Chelsea 3 - Andre Schurrle
    He's done it again! Schurrle has a hat trick and Chelsea really are safe now. They are looking stronger and stronger challengers for the title. Fulham meanwhile look more and more likely for the drop. 
    3/1/2014 4:27:42 PM
  • BIG NEWS FROM THE HULL GAME! 


    3/1/2014 4:31:38 PM
  • GOAL! Fulham 1 Chelsea 3 - Jonny Heitinga
    Surely only a consolation for Fulham...
    3/1/2014 4:32:36 PM
  • GOAL! Stoke 1 Arsenal 0 - Jon Walters (pen)
    No miss this time from Walters and Stoke lead. That's a huge goal in the context of the title race.
    3/1/2014 4:33:23 PM
  • GOAL! Everton 1 West Ham 0 - Romelu Lukaku 
    3/1/2014 4:41:59 PM

  • Andre Schurrle celebrates his hat trick  


    3/1/2014 4:44:11 PM

  • Stoke take the lead from the penalty spot 


    3/1/2014 4:50:15 PM
  • GOAL! Hull 1 Newcastle 4 - Vurnon Anita
    Newcastle have another goal, but it doesn't really matter, the story from this game will always be Pardew headbutting someone!
    3/1/2014 4:51:36 PM

  • Alan Pardew is sent to the stands for headbutting a player! 


    3/1/2014 4:52:10 PM
  • FULL TIME
    Everton 1 West Ham 0
    Stoke 1 Arsenal 0
    Hull 1 Newcastle 4
    Fulham 1 Chelsea 3
    3/1/2014 4:53:56 PM
  • Well, well, well those 45 minutes were certainly an improvement! 
    3/1/2014 4:54:24 PM


  • 3/1/2014 4:58:07 PM
  • Five minutes until kick off in the late game, here is some team news...


    Southampton: Boruc, Chambers, Fonte, Lovren, Shaw, Schneiderlin, Cork, Rodriguez, Steven Davis, Lallana, Lambert. Subs: Clyne, Yoshida, Ramirez, Wanyama, Ward-Prowse, Gazzaniga, Gallagher.

    Liverpool: Mignolet, Johnson, Skrtel, Agger, Flanagan, Allen, Gerrard, Henderson, Suarez, Sturridge, Coutinho. Subs: Brad Jones, Toure, Aspas, Moses, Cissokho, Sterling, Teixeira.

    3/1/2014 5:25:36 PM


  • 3/1/2014 5:30:57 PM
  • Southampton 0 Liverpool 0: We're off...
    3/1/2014 5:31:37 PM
  • Southampton 0 Liverpool 0: What an interception/clearance from Jose Fonte, Sturridge swept a pass across to Suarez to slot home into the net but the Southampton defender just got back to poke a foot in and save a certain goal.
    3/1/2014 5:39:15 PM

  • No prizes for guessing which side this lot are supporting... 


    3/1/2014 5:43:25 PM
  • Southampton 0 Liverpool 0: Southampton have a half-hearted appeal for a penalty turned down as Lallana goes down in the box but it's waived away.
    3/1/2014 5:45:29 PM
  • GOAL! Southampton 0 Liverpool 1 - Luis Suarez 
    Well it's pretty against the run of play and contained more than a bit of luck, but Liverpool have the opening goal. Southampton fail to clear their lines, and a tackle ricochets of Jose Fonte into the path of Suarez who tucks it away to give his side the lead.
    3/1/2014 5:46:23 PM
  • Southampton 0 Liverpool 1: Suddenly this game is all about Suarez, the Liverpool man blazes a free kick over the bar.
    3/1/2014 5:54:50 PM

  • Luis Suarez celebrates his goal 


    3/1/2014 5:56:04 PM
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