Sport Yohan Cabaye scores against West Ham in Newcastle's 3-1 Premier League victory

Newcastle end goal drought while home return of West Ham striker is not enough to prevent Allardyce’s team slipping into relegation zone

Foster's howler hands West Ham and Grant relief from the gloom

West Ham United 2 Birmingham City 1

Grant puts faith in lucky Hammers scarf

Avram Grant, the West Ham manager, is refusing to ditch his lucky scarf for tonight's match at Newcastle United after wearing it during his team's three-match unbeaten run over the Christmas schedule.

West Ham owner Gold has '15 irons in fire' as January targets

West Ham United co-owner David Gold has confirmed the club have targeted 15 new players for the January transfer window, but admitted actually signing three would be seen as a success.

West Ham's survival strategy gathers speed

West Ham United 1 Everton 1

Assistant urges Fulham fans to give Hughes time

Mark Bowen today insisted Fulham supporters had been too quick to hurl abuse at manager Mark Hughes during their side's damaging Barclays Premier League defeat against West Ham.

Hughes taunted as Fulham drop into danger zone

Fulham 1 West Ham United 3

In Brief: Jones could be out for rest of season

The Blackburn defender Phil Jones underwent surgery to repair torn cartilage in his right knee yesterday afternoon, the club have confirmed.

Stanislas saves the day for Grant

Blackburn Rovers 1 West Ham United 1: Hammers manager forced to settle for a point as Blackburn make an uninspiring start under caretaker Kean

West Ham snatch priceless point against Rovers

Blackburn 1 West Ham 1

Parker holds key to Avram's family values

Working at his first two English clubs, Avram Grant found an interesting contrast: no expense spared at Chelsea, none available at Portsmouth. In the occasionally dysfunctional family of West Ham, life has been closer to that on the south coast than in west London, regarding results as well as finances. Yet the veteran Israeli manager has had cause to thank owners David Sullivan and David Gold for preventing the sort of fire sale that became necessary to keep Pompey in existence.

Grant admits Hammers may sell Cole in January

Avram Grant has said that he cannot guarantee that striker Carlton Cole will still be at West Ham United after the January transfer window. Cole, who scored twice in the midweek Carling Cup win over Manchester United, was linked with a move to Liverpool in the summer and speculation has continued over his future since.

Alex Ferguson left shocked after Manchester United are thashed

Sir Alex Ferguson was shocked by the manner of Manchester United's Carling Cup exit at Upton Park last night.

West Ham are on the way to a 'better place', says Grant

West Ham United 1 Fulham 1

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Tottenham confirmed this morning that they have registered an interest in occupying the Olympic Stadium in east London after the 2012 Games.

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