There is more than one way to skin a cat; and to stay in the Premier League. The Canaries of Norwich City have adopted a different method this season from last, and been equally successful so far in teasing some of the fat cats while staying out of trouble. Yet it is a more dangerous approach, which makes an encounter like this afternoon's at home to Sunderland of heightened importance.
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Wednesday 28 May 2008
Wayne Rooney should be every manager's ideal player and most of those who find themselves in charge of him lavish the striker with praise. There is, as Fabio Capello is only just beginning to discover, one major sticking point with having what we are led to believe is the greatest talent of a generation: where do you play him?
Monday 28 April 2008
They may be battling to top their own mini-league but, as the dust settled on this game, the focus inevitably shifted to the part West Ham and Newcastle might play in helping to decide the grown ups' prize. Such is the lot of the also-rans. West Ham visit Manchester United on Saturday, with Newcastle hosting Chelsea two days later.
Sunday 30 March 2008
Sunderland flew to Spain last night for a training camp, and they may well have departedon Niall Quinn's famousmagic carpet. Quinn promised Sunderland supporters an end to the flat-earth mentality when he took over the club 20 months ago and this victory, achieved in the fifth minute of injury time, felt very much like lift-off.
Sunday 23 March 2008
Wednesday 16 January 2008
Carlton Cole's nomadic existence is finally over and the West Ham striker is determined to repay manager, Alan Curbishley – starting in tonight's FA Cup third-round replay against Manchester City.
Sunday 13 January 2008
Eggert Magnusson's departure from West Ham United was partly caused by the club running up a loss of £18.8 million in the last financial year, The Independent on Sunday can reveal.
Thursday 18 May 2006
European regulators made a series of dawn raids yesterday on utility companies as part of an investigation into firms that may have rigged the gas market, adding about £1bn to British energy bills.
Monday 23 January 2006
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Thursday 03 February 2005
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