Sport

Video: The Independent looks ahead to this weekend's Premier League games

Kevin Nolan: The West Ham captain could come back to haunt his former club

Inexperienced buys to blame for Newcastle's form, claims Alan Pardew

Manager wants review of transfer policy as Newcastle face his old club West Ham

Manchester City 2 West Ham 1 match report: Joleon Lescott ponders leaving City for sake of England career

Defender denies John Terry's return is a threat, but is wary of missing out on 2014 World Cup squad

You Write the Caption - 26/04/13

Win a bottle of wine

Robin van Persie celebrates his goal against Stoke with Sir Alex Ferguson

Premier League: West Ham v Manchester United match preview

A look ahead to tonight's Premier League fixture at Upton Park

Andy Carroll

Where next for Andy Carroll? Tottenham, Newcastle, West Ham or Liverpool

The England striker's future is far from clear

Andy Carroll pictured on loan at West Ham

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce warns FFP rules could 'blow' deal for Liverpool striker Andy Carroll

The striker is currently on loan at Upton Park

Ben Arfa is now expected to play a part in Newcastle’s relegation battle

Hatem Ben Arfa poised to give Newcastle survival boost

Hatem Ben Arfa could play again before the end of the season, so handing Newcastle a huge boost in their fight to stay in the Premier League.

‘He’s shown me nothing but faith,’ says Joe Allen of Brendan Rodgers, ‘and that’s been a massive help

Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen determined to return next season a better player

The £15m signing underwent surgery

Fernando Torres of Chelsea celebrates scoring their third goal

Premier League: Chelsea v West Ham match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at Stamford Bridge

Gareth Bale in action against West Ham

Match Report: West Ham 2 Tottenham 3

Gareth Bale at his brilliant best to lift Tottenham Hotspur up to third after beating West Ham

Hatem Ben Arfa

Liverpool 'targeting' swoop for Newcastle midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa

Andy Carroll could be used as a make weight in the proposed deal

<b>Luka Modric to Tottenham</b><br/>
In a Spanish newspaper poll, Luka Modric was voted the worst signing of last summer. Having splashed out in excess of £30m on the Croatian, the midfielder has hardly done a thing at Real Madrid. There had been rumours he could return to his former club.

The transfers that didn't happen: Luka Modric to Tottenham; Edinson Cavani to Arsenal; Gareth Bale to Real Madrid

The last minute deals that would have shocked the football world

Fulham manager Martin Jol

Martin Jol confident Fulham can beat West Ham tonight

Fulham manager knows the need to pick up home points

Raheem Sterling and Steven Gerrard

Liverpool team have 'the best balance' in the Premier League claims Ian Ayre

Managing director points at experience and youth in Liverpool side

James Tomkins

West Ham will scupper any move for Newcastle transfer 'target' James Tomkins

West Ham play Manchester United in the FA Cup tonight

Latest stories from i100
Career Services

Day In a Page

A
Independent Travel
Pompeii, Capri & the Bay of Naples
Seven Cities of Italy
Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence
Prague, Budapest and Vienna
Lake Garda
Minoan Crete and Santorini
Prices correct as of 1 May 2015
Fishing for votes with Nigel Farage: The Ukip leader shows how he can work an audience as he casts his line to the disaffected of Grimsby

Fishing is on Nigel Farage's mind

Ukip leader casts a line to the disaffected
Who is bombing whom in the Middle East? It's amazing they don't all hit each other

Who is bombing whom in the Middle East?

Robert Fisk untangles the countries and factions
China's influence on fashion: At the top of the game both creatively and commercially

China's influence on fashion

At the top of the game both creatively and commercially
Lord O’Donnell: Former cabinet secretary on the election and life away from the levers of power

The man known as GOD has a reputation for getting the job done

Lord O'Donnell's three principles of rule
Rainbow shades: It's all bright on the night

Rainbow shades

It's all bright on the night
'It was first time I had ever tasted chocolate. I kept a piece, and when Amsterdam was liberated, I gave it to the first Allied soldier I saw'

Bread from heaven

Dutch survivors thank RAF for World War II drop that saved millions
Britain will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power - Labour

How 'the Axe' helped Labour

UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power
Rare and exclusive video shows the horrific price paid by activists for challenging the rule of jihadist extremists in Syria

The price to be paid for challenging the rule of extremists

A revolution now 'consuming its own children'
Welcome to the world of Megagames

Welcome to the world of Megagames

300 players take part in Watch the Skies! board game in London
'Nymphomaniac' actress reveals what it was really like to star in one of the most explicit films ever

Charlotte Gainsbourg on 'Nymphomaniac'

Starring in one of the most explicit films ever
Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi: The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers

Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi

The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers
Vince Cable interview: Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'

Vince Cable exclusive interview

Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'
Iwan Rheon interview: Game of Thrones star returns to his Welsh roots to record debut album

Iwan Rheon is returning to his Welsh roots

Rheon is best known for his role as the Bastard of Bolton. It's gruelling playing a sadistic torturer, he tells Craig McLean, but it hasn't stopped him recording an album of Welsh psychedelia
Morne Hardenberg interview: Cameraman for BBC's upcoming show Shark on filming the ocean's most dangerous predator

It's time for my close-up

Meet the man who films great whites for a living
Increasing numbers of homeless people in America keep their mobile phones on the streets

Homeless people keep mobile phones

A homeless person with a smartphone is a common sight in the US. And that's creating a network where the 'hobo' community can share information - and fight stigma - like never before