Robin Scott-Elliot is a Sports News Correspondent for The Independent.
15 January 2014 10:52 PM
'It is a big tournament for England because they have Wales at home. It could be the decider,' says former No 8
13 January 2014 10:09 PM
Manu Tuilagi could yet play a role in England's Six Nations campaign. The Leicester and British Lions centre had been expected to miss the entire tournament but is targeting a return to action in the middle of next month, opening up the possibility of an unexpected return for the key fixture against Wales at Twickenham on 9 March.
11 January 2014 12:00 AM
Sam Allardyce believes Andy Carroll need only take a seat on the bench to provide his West Ham United team-mates and the club’s supporters with a significant and timely fillip as they end a tumultuous week by resuming their struggle to stay in the Premier League with a key fixture at Cardiff City.
Sam Allardyce tells West Ham fans: ‘We’ve got to face the music, use it to anger us, make us mad...’
10 January 2014 01:00 AM
Allardyce comes out fighting at last with email to fans – but is it a losing battle?
09 January 2014 11:20 PM
With the star of skiing out of the Winter Olympics, the US are pinning their hopes on the next in line
World Cup 2022: Fifa forced to clarify position on Qatar after general secretary claims tournament will not be played in June or July
08 January 2014 11:27 AM
Jerome Valcke said the tournament will not be held in the traditional months due to the heat - and will more likely take place between November and January
Manchester City v West Ham: Sam Allardyce relieved to have pressure off for one night in the Capital One Cup semi-final
07 January 2014 11:53 PM
West Ham manager happy to turn attention away from relegation battle for semi-final date with Manchester City
Sochi Olympics 2014: Lindsey Vonn delivers major blow to the Games with announcement she will not compete
07 January 2014 05:50 PM
The American had hoped to return in time for the Games in Russia
West Ham owners give public backing that Sam Allardyce can escape relegation following 5-0 FA Cup humiliation
06 January 2014 05:36 PM
The Hammers were beaten 5-0 by Championship side Nottingham Forest
04 January 2014 12:00 AM
Sam Allardyce has long seen himself as one of football’s innovators, a groundbreaker at Bolton and now pushing the boundaries at West Ham. The man who dabbled with sending out a striker-less side in the first part of the season began the New Year by ushering an XI out of the away dressing room at Craven Cottage on Wednesday without a single centre-half.
Apple's Tim Cook: Business isn’t just about making profit
Thousands of young people forced to go without food after benefits wrongly stopped under 'draconian' new sanctions regime
Ukraine crisis: New navy chief 'defects' and surrenders Crimean HQ as Putin claims ultranationalists forced intervention
Britain's top vet sparks controversy with call for ban on slashing animals' throats in 'ritual' slaughters for halal and kosher meat products
Ukraine crisis: Russia dismisses '3am ultimatum' as 'total nonsense'
If you're horrified by a flame-roasted dog, you should be shocked at a hog roast
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