Sport Wayne Rooney and James Wilson applaud the travelling Manchester United fans

Manchester United's fans can lay claim to being the loudest in the Premier League, although Jose Mourinho's criticism spurred the Chelsea faithful on to give them a real run for their money this weekend.

David Moyes opens Real Sociedad reign with stalemate as Spanish TV company shows Madagascar 3 instead

Scottish boss was also pictured with a rip in his trousers

Everton vs West Ham: Sam Allardyce fumes at Romelu Lukaku's 'offside' opener

Allardyce said the decision to let the goal stand 'baffled me'

Andy Carroll of West Ham United applauds the crowd

Everton vs West Ham team news: Andy Carroll starts first game of the season at Goodison Park

English striker has not started a game since last May

Leon Osman in reflective mood

Leon Osman interview: 'If I hit a brick wall, I try to find a way around it'

As he prepares to make his 400th appearance for Everton, Leon Osman tells Simon Hart how he used to envy Francis Jeffers, that his unequal leg lengths nearly derailed his career, and how managers Moyes and Martinez are polar opposites

Sam Allardyce makes a gesture on the touchline

Premier League: Everton vs West Ham United match preview

A look ahead to this week’s Premier League fixture at Goodison Park

Yaya Toure in action for Manchester City

Statistical preview to the Premier League: Manchester City vs Swansea; Everton vs West Ham; Arsenal vs Manchester United

WhoScored.com return to rattle off the stats of the top matches in the Premier League this weekend

Premier League weekend preview: Arsenal v Manchester United, Everton v West Ham, Chelsea v West Brom and all the major talking points

Video: The Independent looks ahead to this weekend's Premier League games

Wayne Rooney in action for Manchester United

Wayne Rooney transfer news: Everton chairman Bill Kenwright believes England captain would consider Toffees return

Kenwright would love to have Rooney back at the club he made his professional debut for and feels Rooney may be interested by it

England manager Roy Hodgson

Leighton Baines pulls out of England squad on eve of Slovenia clash

The left-back joins Michael Carrick and Andros Townsend on the sidelines

David Moyes takes a Real Sociedad training session

David Moyes unveiling: Real Sociedad 'tugged at my heartstrings' says former Manchester United and Everton manager

The Scot has signed an 18 month deal with the Spanish side

Xavi: Ross Barkley and Raheem Sterling are good enough for Barcelona, says midfield legend

Barca and Spain legend says England pair have the tools for the Catalan giants

Sunderland players react as Leighton Baines of Everton (obscured centre) scores a penalty

Sunderland vs Everton match report: Referee Lee Mason's errors benefit Sunderland as Leighton Baines secures point for Everton

Sunderland 1 Everton 1: Gomez and Wickham played on for the home side when they could have been dismissed

A view of the Stadium of Light

Sunderland vs Everton team news: Gareth Barry and Seamus Coleman start for Everton

Jack Rodwell can only make the bench

Sunderland vs Everton match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at the Stadium of Light

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