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

Spurs set to battle West Ham for new stadium

West Ham United yesterday submitted their plan to take over the Olympic Stadium after the 2012 Games, becoming the only declared bidder come the deadline of midday yesterday. The club will discover by the end of the year whether they are likely to prove successful and they remain favourites despite reports that a joint bid by Tottenham Hotspur and AEG, the American entertainment conglomerate which runs the 02, will be made public today.

Obinna gives Hammers deserved Cup win

Sunderland 1 West Ham United 2

Babel must improve or leave in January, Hodgson warns

Ryan Babel, the Liverpool player who can most generously be described as "mercurial", has until January to cement his future at the club, according to manager Roy Hodgson.

Obinna asks West Ham fans for patience

Victor Obinna has urged patience from West Ham fans after the club's poor start to the season.

West Ham sell Diamanti to Brescia

West Ham have confirmed the sale of striker Alessandro Diamanti to Italian side Brescia.

Coyle is rewarded for his belief in Elmander

West Ham United 1 Bolton Wanderers 3

Emile Heskey hangs up England shirt



Emile Heskey, who today announced his retirement from international football, could only manage seven goals in 62 appearances but successive England managers valued him as a target man.

Grant 'excited by challenge' as he takes over at West Ham

Upton Park in positive mood as new manager arrives, despite imminent clear-out of players

West Ham ready for clear-out, except Parker

West Ham co-owner David Sullivan has warned that Scott Parker is the only player the club would not consider selling if the price is right during a summer shake-up at Upton Park.

Parker's return boosts Zola

The return of Scott Parker and Carlton Cole's willingness to play despite continued problems with his knee provide a timely fillip for Gianfranco Zola as he seeks to ensure West Ham's survival in the Premier League before his seemingly inevitable departure from Upton Park next month.

Carlton Cole: 'Capello likes me. He sees I'm willing to learn'

After a rocky season of injury and 'politics' at West Ham, Carlton Cole is determined to avoid relegation and make it to the World Cup. He tells Sam Wallace why he's confident he can repay his mentors – the England manager and 'Mr Zola'

Crouch: Big man who belongs on the big stage

He is fired up for today's showpiece semi-final but Pompey's plight cuts him down to size

Zola takes flight after hinting he will not come back

West Ham United 0 Stoke City 1

Gold backs West Ham to survive

West Ham co-owner David Gold believes Gianfranco Zola can still guide the Hammers to Premier League safety.

Carlton Cole clashes with fan

Carlton Cole completed a miserable night for West Ham yesterday by getting involved in an altercation with a fan.

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

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The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
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Cabbage is king again

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Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

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The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

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No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

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Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

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Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee