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Shouting from the sidelines isn't the only way that sports fans can make their views known. Will Dean looks at a new exhibition that highlights the art of the well-written banner
He was a hero to West Ham fans, the working class of the East End
Other football clubs have moved into stadiums with tracks - with mixed fortunes
Spurs' match in Italy was overshadowed by racist behaviour
Tottenham Hotspur 3 West Ham United 1
Italy’s capital has been rattled by increasing militancy by the extreme right since October, often with racist overtones.
Striker demands Spurs correct alarming dip in form
Lazio 0 Tottenham Hotspur 0
Paolo Gabriele could face jail but insists he released papers to make Pontiff aware of endemic 'evil and corruption' in Rome
Fears of a Mafia turf war in Rome and the surrounding areas have being re-ignited after a Neapolitan gangster was gunned down in busy square in front of dozens of people.
The Germany forward Miroslav Klose is days away from turning 34 but competition for places and a desire to play at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil keep him motivated despite the occasional twinge.
Djibril Cisse has "no doubt" QPR will stay in the Barclays Premier League this season.
Lazio have sacked coach Davide Ballardini and replaced him with former Napoli boss Edy Reja.
Lazio sporting director Igli Tare has brushed aside reports linking Mauro Zarate with a move to Arsenal.
Lazio beat Sampdoria 6-5 on penalties to lift the Italian Cup after Wednesday's final at the Stadio Olimpico finished 1-1 following extra-time.
Cantus Cölln's imagined reconstruction of a Vespers performance in St Peter's, Rome, captures the collision of 16th-century polyphony and 17th-century monody in psalms, hymns and canzonas by Virgilio Mazzocchi, Carissimi, Frescobaldi and Palestrina. The string playing is zestful, while Concerto Palatino's sackbutts and cornett add lustre. Sadly, the singing is often thin and unsupported, sounding more authentic to the early days of the early music movement than baroque devotional music.