Sport Thomas Eisfeld

The highly-rated German midfielder is the eighth summer signing by the relegated side

The Sport Matrix: Monday 27 January 2014

Oscar puts on a show to take Blues to City in round five

Hugo Rodallega celebrates his equaliser for Fulham

Sheffield United 1 Fulham 1 match report: Hugo Rodallega rescues Fulham but Darren Bent miss adds to the workload

League One side had captain Doyle sent off in the FA Cup tie

Rene Meulensteen looks on during his Fulham side's 2-0 defeat to Arsenal

FA Cup: Sheffield United v Fulham match preview

A look ahead to this week’s FA Cup fixture at Bramall Lane

Steven Defour

Transfer news: Fulham showing interest in Porto midfielder Steven Defour, reveals agent

The Belgium international is keen on a move to the Premier League

Cavani, Cabaye, Salah and Mata: the biggest movers this month?

Transfer news: Juan Mata to Manchester United, Dimitar Berbatov to Arsenal and the biggest deals that could still happen

A look at the potential biggest deals as the January transfer window nears closure

Ravel Morrison

Transfer news: Ravel Morrison could leave for Fulham, admits Sam Allardyce

West Ham youngster appears to be edging ever closer to a switch to London rivals Fulham

Jack Wilshere believes Arsenal can maintain their Premier League title challenge without adding another striker to cover for Olivier Giroud

Transfer news: Jack Wilshere believes Arsenal can maintain Premier League title challenge without bringing in another striker

The Gunners have been linked with a move for one of Dimitar Berbatov, Alvaro Morata and Mirko Vucinic but Wilshere believes they can make do with Olivier Giroud

Rene Meulensteen looks on during his Fulham side's 2-0 defeat to Arsenal

Arsenal 2 Fulham 0: Time for Fulham to get their hands dirty in survival scrap

The Calvin Report: 'Our spirit is very good. We can stay up, without a shadow of a doubt' - Rene Muelensteen, the Fulham manager, is in optimistic mood

Santi Cazorla celebrates with his Arsenal teammates after scoring against Fulham

Arsenal 2 Fulham 0 match report: Santi Cazorla finds combination to unlock tight defence

Spanish winger steps up to lift sluggish Arsenal and keep Wenger’s side ahead of the pack

Arsenal's Jack Wilshere celebrates scoring the opening goal in the Gunners' 2-1 Premier League victory over Aston Villa

Arsenal v Fulham: Premier League match preview

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

Arsenal v Fulham preview: Team strengths, tactics and stats

Check out all the vital statistics ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at the Emirates

Lukas Podolski likes scoring against Fulham

Premier League statistics preview: French and German Arsenal players like scoring against Fulham; Manchester United look to break Chelsea drought; Liverpool wary of Christian Benteke

Providers of the largest online database for detailed football statistics WhoScored.com preview all of the matches in gameweek 22 of the Premier League

Rene Meulensteen said he would not comment on Ravel Morrison 'because it is going to get me into trouble'

Arsenal v Fulham: Cottagers already have squad capable of survival claims Rene Meulensteen, despite making move for Ravel Morrison

Fulham are being investigated over claims of tapping up the West Ham player

Olivier Giroud v Dimitar Berbatov: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Arsenal and Fulham

Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' strikers ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at the Emirates

Ravel Morrison was coached by Rene Meulensteen at Manchester United

Transfer news: West Ham ready to sell Fulham target Ravel Morrison for £10m - reports

Hammers midfielder wanted by Fulham and Cardiff City

elsewhere in football
Sport
Yossi Benayoun (left) and Joey Barton
One of the former QPR team-mates calls the other 'stupid'
Sport
Frank Lampard is presented as a New York City FC player
TRANSFER TALK New York City FC midfielder hopes the past 13 years of good behaviour have helped forget his part in a drinking binge
Sport
Patrick Vieira is a youth coach at Manchester City
COMMENTJack Pitt-Brooke: The club's youth team coach took his players off the field after clashes during a pre-season friendly in Croatia
Sport
England players trudge off after their dismal exit from the World Cup
Labour claims a ‘moral obligation’ to abide by £50m spending requirement
Sport
GALLERY Incredibly, it might not actually be the worst football strip ever released
Sport
TRANSFER ANALYSIS The arrival of Rodriguez and Kroos at the Bernabeu could spark an exodus - so which ones could be heading to the Premier League?
Sport
ANALYSIS A look at the most expensive frontlines at Europe's giants
Sport
Jeremy Mathieu
TRANSFER TALK Doubts raised as to whether the signing from Valencia is good value for money
Sport
Bryan Robson said England are 'way off' winning a major tournament
And he also believes it will take time before any world-class players emerge
Sport
A view of Arsenal's Emirates Stadium
IN DEPTH Manchester City offer cheapest season tickets whilst Arsenal remain the most costly
Career Services

Day In a Page

Evan Davis: The BBC’s wolf in sheep’s clothing to take over at Newsnight

The BBC’s wolf in sheep’s clothing

What will Evan Davis be like on Newsnight?
Finding the names for America’s shame: What happens to the immigrants crossing the US-Mexico border without documents who never make it past the Arizona desert?

Finding the names for America’s shame

The immigrants crossing the US-Mexico border without documents who never make it past the Arizona desert
Inside a church for Born Again Christians: Speaking to God in a Manchester multiplex

Inside a church for Born Again Christians

As Britain's Anglican church struggles to establish its modern identity, one branch of Christianity is booming
Rihanna, Kim Kardashian and me: How Olivier Rousteing is revitalising the house of Balmain

Olivier Rousteing is revitalising the house of Balmain

Parisian couturier Pierre Balmain made his name dressing the mid-century jet set. Today, Olivier Rousteing – heir to the house Pierre built – is celebrating their 21st-century equivalents. The result? Nothing short of Balmania
Cancer, cardiac arrest, HIV and homelessness - and he's only 39

Incredible survival story of David Tovey

Tovey went from cooking for the Queen to rifling through bins for his supper. His is a startling story of endurance against the odds – and of a social safety net failing at every turn
Backhanders, bribery and abuses of power have soared in China as economy surges

Bribery and abuses of power soar in China

The bribery is fuelled by the surge in China's economy but the rules of corruption are subtle and unspoken, finds Evan Osnos, as he learns the dark arts from a master
Commonwealth Games 2014: Highland terriers stole the show at the opening ceremony

Highland terriers steal the show at opening ceremony

Gillian Orr explores why a dog loved by film stars and presidents is finally having its day
German art world rocked as artists use renowned fat sculpture to distil schnapps

Brewing the fat from artwork angers widow of sculptor

Part of Joseph Beuys' 1982 sculpture 'Fettecke' used to distil schnapps
BBC's The Secret History of Our Streets reveals a fascinating window into Britain's past

BBC takes viewers back down memory lane

The Secret History of Our Streets, which returns with three films looking at Scottish streets, is the inverse of Benefits Street - delivering warmth instead of cynicism
Joe, film review: Nicolas Cage delivers an astonishing performance in low budget drama

Nicolas Cage shines in low-budget drama Joe

Cage plays an ex-con in David Gordon Green's independent drama, which has been adapted from a novel by Larry Brown
How to make your own gourmet ice lollies, granitas, slushy cocktails and frozen yoghurt

Make your own ice lollies and frozen yoghurt

Think outside the cool box for this summer's tempting frozen treats
Ford Fiesta is UK's most popular car of all-time, with sales topping 4.1 million since 1976

Fiesta is UK's most popular car of all-time

Sales have topped 4.1 million since 1976. To celebrate this milestone, four Independent writers recall their Fiestas with pride
10 best reed diffusers

Heaven scent: 10 best reed diffusers

Keep your rooms smelling summery and fresh with one of these subtle but distinctive home fragrances that’ll last you months
Commonwealth Games 2014: Female boxers set to compete for first time

Female boxers set to compete at Commonwealth Games for first time

There’s no favourites and with no headguards anything could happen
Five things we’ve learned so far about Manchester United under Louis van Gaal

Five things we’ve learned so far about United under Van Gaal

It’s impossible to avoid the impression that the Dutch manager is playing to the gallery a little