Sport Andreas Weimann celebrates the goal that put Aston Villa into the lead at the Britannia, he fired home from a narrow angle

A look ahead to Saturday’s Premier League match at Villa Park

Mohamed Diamé is fouled by Hull keeper Allan McGregor, who was sent off

Hull goalkeeper Allan McGregor will miss rest of the Premier League season

The Scot suffered kidney damage in the midweek defeat to West Ham

Mohamed Diamé is fouled by Hull keeper Allan McGregor, who was sent off

West Ham 2 Hull 1: Hull await news on Allan McGregor after goalkeeper suffers kidney damage during controversial sending-off

McGregor collided with Mohamed Diame in the first half and McGregor was shown a straight red card as he was helped from the pitch, despite a clear handball before the clash

Mark Noble celebrates after demonstrating his trademark coolness from the penalty spot

West Ham 2 Hull City 1 match report: Sam Allardyce booed by fans at Upton Park despite vital victory over 10-man Hull

Hammers targeted by home fans despite moving closer to safety on a night of more refereeing controversy

Wayne Rooneyis set to feature for Manchester United against rivals Manchester City

Premier League preview: A statistical look at this week's games - Arsenal v Swansea City; Manchester United v Manchester City; Newcastle United v Everton; West Ham United v Hull City and Liverpool v Sunderland

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

James Tomkins v Curtis Davies: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between West Ham United and Hull City

Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' players ahead of this week's Premier League meeting at Upton Park

Shane Long scored his second goal in as many games for Hull in the 2-0 win over Sunderland

Premier League: West Ham v Hull City preview

A look ahead to Wednesday’s Premier League fixture at Upton Park

Shane Long scores for Hull against his former club West Brom

Hull 2 West Brom 0 match report: Shane Long leaves his mark as Mel falls short again

Long left West Brom in January but he won a first-half penalty before scoring the second himself to mastermind Hull's win and put more pressure on Pepe Mel

Pepe Mel makes a gesture from the touchline

Hull City v West Bromwich Albion: Premier League match preview

Looking ahead into this weekend’s fixture at the KC Stadium

Tom Huddlestone v Youssouf Mulumbu: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Hull City and West Brom

Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' players ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at the KC Stadium

George Boyd has been banned for three matches by the FA for spitting at Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart

George Boyd given three-match ban for spitting at Joe Hart during Hull City's defeat to Manchester City

The pair clashed during last weekend's 1-0 defeat with the FA issuing an immediate ban to the Tigers forward

Hull City's George Boyd is held by Manchester City's Argentinian defender Martin Demichelis amid a confrontation with Joe Hart

George Boyd 'spitting' incident: Hull City striker charged by FA over Joe Hart confrontation

The pair clashed during City's 2-0 win at the weekend

Hull City's George Boyd is held by Manchester City's Argentinian defender Martin Demichelis amid a confrontation with Joe Hart

Joe Hart escapes FA action over confrontation with George Boyd during Manchester City victory over Hull City

England international Hart clashed foreheads with Hull substitute Boyd during a furious exchange

Hull owner Assem Allam wants to change the club’s name

Assem Allam repeats threat to walk away from Hull City over name change

The proposed switch to 'Tigers' looks set to be blocked by the FA

Hull owner Assem Allam wants to change the club’s name

Hull City Tigers: Name change set to be blocked by FA

Owner Assem Allam is keen to change the name of the club for commercial reasons

Hull City's George Boyd is held by Manchester City's Argentinian defender Martin Demichelis amid a confrontation with Joe Hart

George Boyd spitting: Hull City await FA findings on altercation with Manchester City keeper Joe Hart

The forward appeared to spit in the direction of the City keeper

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