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Analysis of the latest round of top-flight fixtures, including why Arsenal look the best of the rest

Transfer news: The best Premier League transfer of the summer

The Independent takes a look at the best buys of the summer after the transfer window came to a dramatic end

Transfer round-up: Complete club-by-club guide to the 2014 transfer window as Radamel Falcao and Diego Costa head £835m influx

Premier League clubs smashed the previous record for money spent in a single transfer window with Manchester United leading the way

Southampton transfer news: Toby Alderweireld and Sadio Mane undergo medicals

The in-demand duo look to be heading to the south coast

Your essential guide to the new Barclays Premier League 2014-15 season

Premier League: Transfers, predictions and key information – your essential guide to the new season

Jack Pitt-Brooke and James Mariner run through all 20 clubs

Jay Rodriguez and Andros Townsend

Jay Rodriguez to Tottenham: Spurs improve £14m plus Andros Townsend offer in final attempt to secure deadline day signing

Spurs want to sign the injured England forward this summer with the belief that a number of clubs will rival them for his signature in January

Tottenham Hotspur target Morgan Schneiderlin 'happy at Southampton' despite speculation

France star enjoying life again with the Saints after impressive victory

Southampton goal scorer Morgan Schneiderlin
Carlton Cole (right) celebrates his goal for West Ham last weekend

Premier League: West Ham United vs Southampton match preview

A look ahead to this weekend Premier League fixture at Upton Park

Andros Townsend

Andros Townsend transfer news: Southampton losing hope of deal for Tottenham winger

The England international has been linked with a move away from White Hart Lane

Southampton transfer news: Saints target Atletico Madrid defender Toby Alderweireld

However, Ronald Koeman faces competition for the Belgian

Andros Townsend is nearing a Tottenham comeback after recovering from a hamstring injury

Tottenham transfer news: Andros Townsend left in limbo as Spurs wait on Southampton's Morgan Schneiderlin

English winger seemingly caught in the middle of stand-off

Alert Fraser Forster keeps Aide Brown Ideye at bay and Roy Hodgson happy

England goalkeeper given his Premier League chance at St. Mary's

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman alongside new Southampton signing Shane Long

Southampton vs West Brom team news: Shane Long remains on the bench as Ronald Koeman names unchanged side

Alan Irvine also keeps the same team from Sunderland draw

Southampton’s coherent display in defeat at Anfield suggested that Ronald Koeman knows how to build a team

Premier League: Southampton vs West Brom match preview

A look ahead to Saturday’s Premier League fixture at St. Mary’s

Bleacher Report

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Day In a Page

A timely reminder of the bloody anniversary we all forgot

A timely reminder of the bloody anniversary we all forgot

Who remembers that this week we enter the 150th anniversary year of the end of the American Civil War, asks Robert Fisk
Homeless Veterans appeal: Former soldiers pay their respects to a friend who also served

Homeless Veterans appeal

Former soldiers pay their respects to a friend who also served
Downfall of Dustin 'Screech' Diamond, the 'Saved By The Bell' star charged with bar stabbing

Scarred by the bell

The downfall of the TV star charged with bar stabbing
Why 2014 was a year of technological let-downs

Why 2014 was a year of technological let-downs

Security breaches and overhyped start-ups dominated a year in which very little changed (save the size of your phone)
Cuba's golf revolution: But will the revolutionary nation take 'bourgeois' game to its heart?

Will revolutionary Cuba take 'bourgeois' golf to its heart?

Fidel Castro ridiculed the game – but now investment in leisure resort projects is welcome
The Locked Room Mysteries: As a new collection of the genre’s best is published, its editor Otto Penzler explains the rules of engagement

The Locked Room Mysteries

As a new collection of the genre’s best is published, its editor explains the rules of engagement
Amy Adams on playing painter Margaret Keane in Tim Burton's Big Eyes

How I made myself Keane

Amy Adams hadn’t wanted to take the role of artist Margaret Keane, because she’d had enough of playing victims. But then she had a daughter, and saw the painter in a new light
Ed Richards: Parting view of Ofcom chief. . . we hate jokes on the disabled

Parting view of Ofcom chief... we hate jokes on the disabled

Bad language once got TV viewers irate, inciting calls to broadcasting switchboards. But now there is a worse offender, says retiring head of the media watchdog, Ed Richards
A look back at fashion in 2014: Wear in review

Wear in review

A look back at fashion in 2014
Ian Herbert: My 10 hopes for sport in 2015. Might just one of them happen?

Ian Herbert: My 10 hopes for sport in 2015

Might just one of them happen?
War with Isis: The West needs more than a White Knight

The West needs more than a White Knight

Despite billions spent on weapons, the US has not been able to counter Isis's gruesome tactics, says Patrick Cockburn
Return to Helmand: Private Davey Graham recalls the day he was shot by the Taliban

'The day I was shot by the Taliban'

Private Davey Graham was shot five times during an ambush in 2007 - it was the first, controversial photograph to show the dangers our soldiers faced in Helmand province
Revealed: the best and worst airlines for delays

Revealed: the best and worst airlines for delays

Many flyers are failing to claim compensation to which they are entitled, a new survey has found
The stories that defined 2014: From the Scottish independence referendum to the Ice Bucket Challenge, our writers voice their opinions

The stories that defined 2014

From the Scottish independence referendum to the Ice Bucket Challenge, our writers voice their opinions
Stoke-on-Trent becomes first British city to be classified as 'disaster resilient' by the United Nations

Disaster looming? Now you know where to head...

Which British city has become the first to be awarded special 'resilience' status by the UN?