Sport James Morrison celebrates putting West Brom ahead early

Crystal Palace 0 West Brom 2: Pulis left Palace at the start of the season but returned to haunt his former club

Nacer Chadli vs Jason Puncheon: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Crystal Palace and Tottenham

Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' midfielders ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at Selhurst Park

Alan Pardew, manager of Crystal Palace

Alan Pardew wants to 'thank all the Geordies' after turning down chance for pop at Newcastle after Crystal Palace switch

The manager left St James' Park after a turbulent time as manager that saw many fans at his back

Tpny Pulis waves to the crowd ahead of his first game in charge of West Brom

Premier League statistical preview, including Manchester United vs Southampton as Ronald Koeman and Louis van Gaal face off

We also take a look at the first league games for Tony Pulis and Alan Pardew at their new clubs

Transfer news - LIVE: Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester United and Liverpool latest rumours

The latest stories and all the transfer rumours on Thursday 8 January

Alan Pardew is a 'great appointment' for Crystal Palace, says two-goal hero Scott Dann

Palace were impressive in Pardew's first match in charge against Dover

Scott Dann heads home his second goal for Crystal Palace at Dover on Sunday
Per Mertesacker heads Arsenal in front against Hull
Arsenal face Hull in a repeat of last season's final

When is the FA Cup fourth round draw? And what third round ties are on TV?

The competition kicks off again on Friday night

Alan Pardew watches Crystal Palace from the stands against Aston Villa

Alan Pardew: Crystal Palace appoint Newcastle manager amid reports contract has been signed

Reports claim contract with the Eagles was signed on Friday evening

Southampton celebrate during their win over Arsenal

Five things we learnt from New Year's Day in the Premier League: Manchester United must address away form; Title race wide open

A look at what we learnt from the first round of top-flight fixtures of 2015

Alan Pardew watches Crystal Palace from the stands against Aston Villa
White Hart Lane this evening

Tottenham vs Chelsea live: The latest from White Hart Lane plus the New Year's Day results

Follow all of the news and updates here

How are Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal and the rest faring this season so far? Premier League half-term report

Jack Pitt-Brooke assesses the first half of the Premier League season and what the 20 clubs need to do to improve their fortunes in 2015

Alan Pardew

Alan Pardew to Crystal Palace: Newcastle manager on verge of St James' Park exit

Pardew understood to be holding talks with Selhurst Park club

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NHS struggling to monitor the safety and efficacy of its services outsourced to private providers

Who's monitoring the outsourced NHS services?

A report finds that private firms are not being properly assessed for their quality of care
Zac Goldsmith: 'I'll trigger a by-election over Heathrow'

Zac Goldsmith: 'I'll trigger a by-election over Heathrow'

The Tory MP said he did not want to stand again unless his party's manifesto ruled out a third runway. But he's doing so. Watch this space
How do Greek voters feel about Syriza's backtracking on its anti-austerity pledge?

How do Greeks feel about Syriza?

Five voters from different backgrounds tell us what they expect from Syriza's charismatic leader Alexis Tsipras
From Iraq to Libya and Syria: The wars that come back to haunt us

The wars that come back to haunt us

David Cameron should not escape blame for his role in conflicts that are still raging, argues Patrick Cockburn
Sam Baker and Lauren Laverne: Too busy to surf? Head to The Pool

Too busy to surf? Head to The Pool

A new website is trying to declutter the internet to help busy women. Holly Williams meets the founders
Heston Blumenthal to cook up a spice odyssey for British astronaut manning the International Space Station

UK's Major Tum to blast off on a spice odyssey

Nothing but the best for British astronaut as chef Heston Blumenthal cooks up his rations
John Harrison's 'longitude' clock sets new record - 300 years on

‘Longitude’ clock sets new record - 300 years on

Greenwich horologists celebrate as it keeps to within a second of real time over a 100-day test
Fears in the US of being outgunned in the vital propaganda wars by Russia, China - and even Isis - have prompted a rethink on overseas broadcasters

Let the propaganda wars begin - again

'Accurate, objective, comprehensive': that was Voice of America's creed, but now its masters want it to promote US policy, reports Rupert Cornwell
Why Japan's incredible long-distance runners will never win the London Marathon

Japan's incredible long-distance runners

Every year, Japanese long-distance runners post some of the world's fastest times – yet, come next weekend, not a single elite competitor from the country will be at the London Marathon
Why does Tom Drury remain the greatest writer you've never heard of?

Tom Drury: The quiet American

His debut was considered one of the finest novels of the past 50 years, and he is every bit the equal of his contemporaries, Jonathan Franzen, Dave Eggers and David Foster Wallace
You should judge a person by how they peel a potato

You should judge a person by how they peel a potato

Dave Hax's domestic tips are reminiscent of George Orwell's tea routine. The world might need revolution, but we like to sweat the small stuff, says DJ Taylor
Beige is back: The drab car colours of the 1970s are proving popular again

Beige to the future

Flares and flounce are back on catwalks but a revival in ’70s car paintjobs was a stack-heeled step too far – until now
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef's dishes highlight the delicate essence of fresh cheeses

Bill Granger cooks with fresh cheeses

More delicate on the palate, milder, fresh cheeses can also be kinder to the waistline
Aston Villa vs Liverpool: 'This FA Cup run has been wonderful,' says veteran Shay Given

Shay Given: 'This FA Cup run has been wonderful'

The Villa keeper has been overlooked for a long time and has unhappy memories of the national stadium – but he is savouring his chance to play at Wembley
Timeless drama of Championship race in league of its own - Michael Calvin

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Timeless drama of Championship race in league of its own