Sport Robin van Persie scores against Leicester

Manchester United 3 Leicester 1: Van Persie appeared to be offside for his opening goal but Falcao's effort and an error from Chris Morgan sealed the victory

West Ham 2 Leicester 0: Sam Allardyce determined to 'enjoy the moment' after best Hammers start in nearly three decades

West Ham are in their highest position at Christmas since 1985

Christian Benteke, Joleon Lescott and Harry Kane

Premier League live: Latest score and updates - Radamel Falcao scores for Manchester United, David Silva sees City home, Charlie Austin hat-trick

The rest of the day's action features Hull v Swansea, QPR v West Brom. Southampton v Everton and West Ham v Leicester

Winston Reid vs Wes Morgan: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between West Ham and Leicester

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

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal

Premier League fixtures selected for TV: Manchester United nearly ignored in latest picks

Louis van Gaal's side's recent upward curve not backed up by TV picks from Sky Sports and BT Sport

Sam Allardyce makes a gesture on the touchline on Saturday

West Ham vs Leicester City: Premier League match preview

West Ham greet bottom-of-the-table Leicester at the Boleyn Ground

Nigel Pearson the manager of Leicester

Nigel Pearson: Leicester City manager accepts charge of using abusive/insulting language to fan

Pearson appeared to tell a fan to 'f*** off' during defeat to Liverpool

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini

Manchester City transfer news: Sergio Aguero injury could lead to Manuel Pellegrini to buy reinforcements

The Manchester City manager admits he is mystified by the rash of injuries afflicting his squad

Frank Lampard celebrates with Samir Nasri after giving Manchester City the lead

Leicester vs Manchester City match report: Frank Lampard delivers once again to hit 175 not out

Leicester 0 Manchester City 1: Evergreen midfielder underscores his worth to City with a sweetly taken winner and a new milestone

Vincent Kompany in action for Manchester City against Southampton

Leicester vs Manchester City team news: Vincent Kompany returns from injury as Yaya Toure and Frank Lampard start

Leicteser have captain Wes Morgan back but drop Leonardo Ulloa to the bench

Alexis Sanchez, Papiss Cisse, Arsene Wenger and Alan Pardew

Arsenal vs Newcastle live: Latest score and updates as Olivier Giroud gives Gunners the lead, with wins for Chelsea and Manchester City

Follow all the action with Burnley v Southampton, Crystal Palace v Stoke, Sunderland v West Ham and West Brom v Aston Villa completing the day's matches

Fernando (right) and Fernandinho (centre) were lauded for their performance for City against Roma

Leicester City v Manchester City: Premier League match preview

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

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini

Leicester vs Manchester City: Manuel Pellegrini warns players that Leicester can easily upset the odds despite sitting bottom

Leicester's 5-3 win over Manchester United has Pellegrini demanding his side keep their good form of late

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As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

Mussolini tried to warn his ally of the danger of bringing the country to its knees. So should we, says Patrick Cockburn
Britain's widening poverty gap should be causing outrage at the start of the election campaign

The short stroll that should be our walk of shame

Courting the global elite has failed to benefit Britain, as the vast disparity in wealth on display in the capital shows
Homeless Veterans appeal: The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty

Homeless Veterans appeal

The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty
Prince Charles the saviour of the nation? A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king

Prince Charles the saviour of the nation?

A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king
How books can defeat Isis: Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad

How books can defeat Isis

Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad
Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

She may be in charge of minimising our risks of injury, but the chair of the Health and Safety Executive still wants children to be able to hurt themselves
The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse

The open loathing between Obama and Netanyahu just got worse

The Israeli PM's relationship with the Obama has always been chilly, but going over the President's head on Iran will do him no favours, says Rupert Cornwell
French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

Fury at British best restaurants survey sees French magazine produce a rival list
Star choreographer Matthew Bourne gives young carers a chance to perform at Sadler's Wells

Young carers to make dance debut

What happened when superstar choreographer Matthew Bourne encouraged 27 teenage carers to think about themselves for once?
Design Council's 70th anniversary: Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch

Design Council's 70th anniversary

Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch
Dame Harriet Walter: The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment

Dame Harriet Walter interview

The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment
Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Critics of Tom Stoppard's new play seem to agree that cerebral can never trump character, says DJ Taylor
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef's winter salads will make you feel energised through February

Bill Granger's winter salads

Salads aren't just a bit on the side, says our chef - their crunch, colour and natural goodness are perfect for a midwinter pick-me-up
England vs Wales: Cool head George Ford ready to put out dragon fire

George Ford: Cool head ready to put out dragon fire

No 10’s calmness under pressure will be key for England in Cardiff
Michael Calvin: Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links