Opening day results can be misleading – look at Villa
When Aston Villa won 3-1 at the Emirates on the opening day, Arsène Wenger was castigated, Arsenal written off, and Villa talked of as top 10 material. Three games later, Arsenal are top and Villa loiter nervously above the relegation zone.
A look ahead to tonight’s Capital One Cup second round fixture at Brisbane Road
Continuing our weekly column uncovering the reality of football down in the lower leagues
The new Manchester United manager has deep-seated Christian beliefs
Born into a footballing family, but not the same one as his famous namesakes
London derby at the Emirates over Christmas to be axed
West Ham United named the "first-ranked bidder", although they may have to wait awhile
With West Ham due next week to be named as preferred bidders, Robin Scott-Elliot answers the key questions
Leyton Orient owner Barry Hearn is proposing to change the name of the club to London Orient if they are successful in their bid to share the Olympic Stadium alongside West Ham.
Everton 5 Leyton Orient 0
Everton assistant manager Steve Round is adamant Leighton Baines will not leave the club during this transfer window.
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has warned London's Olympic Stadium could become a "white elephant" if his side are not allowed to relocate there.
English football still cherishes the identity and continuity of its clubs, big or small
Arsenal yesterday became the first London club to signal their home Boxing Day fixture was under threat from proposed industrial action that would hit Tube services in the capital. The club said that they were "monitoring the situation" regarding the proposed London Underground strike which could affect their game against Wolves on Monday.
The Olympic Stadium could have retractable seating installed over the running track after the London 2012 Games to make it more attractive to football fans, it can be disclosed.
Blue Square Conference leaders Wrexham led the giantkilling in yesterday's FA Cup Second Round, Jamie Tolley's goal just after the half-hour enough to beat League One Brentford 1-0 at Griffin Park and earn the Red Dragons a place in this afternoon's Third Round draw, with its tantalising potential for a tie at Old Trafford, Anfield or the Emirates.