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

Kuszczak laments 'lack of help' from Van der Sar

Polish keeper suggests United No 1 'doesn't like me' and hints at Old Trafford exit

West Ham prove a pushover after Jones' stupidity

Sunderland 2 West Ham United 2

Wenger tight-lipped over keeper crisis

Arsenal manager won't be drawn on who will start in the north London derby

Clichy admits Arsenal lack attention to detail

Gaël Clichy believes Arsenal just have to improve "small details" to give themselves every chance of winning the Premier League title. The Gunners looked to be coasting towards a fifth straight league win when 2-0 up at West Ham on Sunday, only to allow the home side back into the match during the last 15 minutes.

Behrami laments 'bad luck' as Hammers slide continues

Stoke City 2 West Ham United 1

Capello's wing experiment saved by striker's science

England 3 Belarus 0

England hopes go up in smoke as Green sees red to give Fabio blues

Ukraine 1 England 0: Ferdinand's lapse exposes keeper who is nation's first No 1 to be sent off after conceding penalty

Ukraine in dock over 'racism' and flares

The Football Association will lodge a formal complaint this week to Fifa about flares which were repeatedly thrown into England's penalty area by Ukraine fans on a night in which racist chants were also directed at Carlton Cole as Fabio Capello's side fell to their first defeat in a competitive match in his tenure.

'Heskey is a very important player for England'

Capello backs Villa striker despite poor club form while also showing faith in James

Bent unfazed by England snub

Darren Bent has vowed to keep trying to impress Fabio Capello after again being overlooked for England duty.

Millwall rocked by FA charges

Millwall were "shocked and disappointed" yesterday after being hit with three disciplinary charges by the Football Association over the crowd violence at the infamous Carling Cup match at West Ham.

Robin Scott-Elliot: Sea change in attitudes but prejudice is still defining issue

The Let's Kick Racism Out Of Football campaign has been running for 16 years. When it launched in the first year of the Premiership it was possible to sit in the West Stand at Upton Park for a visit of Norwich City and mark Ruel Fox's progress down the wing by the guttural advance of monkey chants along the rows of seats.

Megson backs Elmander as Swede breaks drought

Bolton manager Gary Megson hopes the club's record signing Johan Elmander can build on his first goal for nine months to prove his critics wrong. The Sweden international scored the third in Wanderers' 3-1 extra time win over West Ham at the Reebok Stadium on Tuesday night.

Eboué in cheat storm

Controversy is never far away in the Premier League. Emmanuel Eboué managed to lose the plot (twice), performing a poor man’s Adebayor and punching in a “goal”, while West Ham scored a penalty despite the converter, Italian Alessandro Diamanti, seeming to take two touches.

Franco completes West Ham switch

West Ham have completed the signing of Mexico international striker Guillermo Franco.

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