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Hammers forward through to have clashed with the United defender in an off-the-ball incident

Teddy Sheringham is another famous veteran

West Ham co-chairman David Sullivan defends appointment of Teddy Sheringham as attacking coach as he reveals former striker was Sam Allardyce's choice

Claims that Sheringham's arrival undermined Allardyce's position as manager have been rubbished by Sullivan who insists the team will benefit from his impact

Vincent Kompany holds the Premier League title aloft after Manchester City's win over West Ham

Premier League fixtures 2014-15: A complete guide to next season's race for the title as Manchester City prepare to defend crown

Our comprehensive guide to all of the 2014/15 fixtures, plus a detailed look at some of the most important games of the season for your club

Stewart Downing celebrates with Andy Carroll and Mark Noble after scoring West Ham's second in the 2-0 win over Tottenham

West Ham fixtures 2014-15: Hammers tasked with difficult festive run as they travel to Chelsea before hosting Arsenal in all-London clashes

Our comprehensive guide to all of the 2014/15 fixtures, plus a detailed look at some of the most important games of the season for your club

Teddy Sheringham is another famous veteran

Teddy Sheringham joins West Ham: Former striker joins Hammers in bid to provide 'entertainment'

Sheringham scored 28 goals in 78 league games for the Hammers in a three-year spell for the club

Sam Allardyce in typically furious form on the sideline

West Ham transfer news: Mauro Zarate returns to the Premier League after agreeing three-year deal

The midfielder had impressed in the division for Birmingham in 2008

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce

Sam Allardyce promises to learn from this season in effort to produce a more entertaining West Ham and improve on last season's disappointment

Allardyce held on to his job after meeting with the Hammers board but must show an improvement next season after a difficult campaign

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce

Sam Allardyce keeps job but told to provide ‘more entertainment’ at West Ham

Fans resorted to booing Allardyce even when they won due to their disliking of his defensive tactics

Vincent Kompany holds the Premier League title aloft after Manchester City's win over West Ham

Manchester City 2 West Ham 0 match report: No panic as City allowed a final-day stroll to second Premier League title in three years

Vincent Kompany and Samir Nasri scored for City in victory at the Etihad

Yaya Toure and Vincent Kompany celebrate scoring for Manchester City

Manchester City 2 West Ham 0 player ratings: Could any match captain Vincent Kompany on City's title-winning day?

Man-for-man marking for the season-ending match at the Etihad Stadium

Manuel Pellegrini looks on from the touchline during Manchester City's 2-0 victory over West Ham on Sunday which secured them the Premier League title
Sergio Aguero starts for Man City

Manchester City v West Ham United team news: Sergio Aguero starts for City

Former Liverpool players Andy Carroll and Stewart Downing start for Hammers

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini urges his troops on

Manchester City v West Ham United: Premier League match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at the Etihad

Sam Allardyce has the backing of the West Ham players despite threat of end-of-season axe, says captain Kevin Nolan

Allardyce has admitted himself that he does not know if he will remain the Hammers' manager beyond the end of the season

Sam Allardyce in typically furious form on the sideline

Manchester City v West Ham: Sam Allardyce admits he does not know where his future lies but reminds West Ham where he's taken them during his reign

Allardyce says the Hammers were 'down and out' in the Championship when he managed to get them promoted at the first time of asking, following reports he will be sacked

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce wants to be the party pooper

Premier League title race: West Ham will try and 'spoil the Manchester City party' because 'everyone wants Liverpool to win it'

The Hammers must beat Manchester City if Liverpool are to stand any chance of claiming the title

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Time to stop running

At the start of Yom Kippur and with anti-Semitism flourishing, one Jew can no longer ignore his identity
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Tom and Jerry cartoons now carry a 'racial prejudice' warning on Amazon

The vintage series has often been criticised for racial stereotyping
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An app for the amorous

Could Good2Go end disputes about sexual consent - without being a passion-killer?
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Llansanffraid is now Llansantffraid

Welsh town changes its name, but can you spot the difference?
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Charlotte Riley: At the peak of her powers

After a few early missteps with Chekhov, her acting career has taken her to Hollywood. Next up is a role in the BBC’s gangster drama ‘Peaky Blinders’
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She's having a laugh

Britain's female comedians have never had it so good, says stand-up Natalie Haynes
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Let there be light

Sistine Chapel to ‘sing’ with new LEDs designed to bring Michelangelo’s masterpiece out of the shadows
Great British Bake Off, semi-final, review: Richard remains the baker to beat

Tensions rise in Bake Off's pastry week

Richard remains the baker to beat as Chetna begins to flake
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It's time travel fashion at Louis Vuitton in Paris
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The 10 best bedspreads

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Arsenal vs Galatasaray: Five things we learnt from the Emirates

Arsenal vs Galatasaray

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Stuart Lancaster’s long-term deal makes sense – a rarity for a decision taken by the RFU

Lancaster’s long-term deal makes sense – a rarity for a decision taken by the RFU

This deal gives England a head-start to prepare for 2019 World Cup, says Chris Hewett
Ebola outbreak: The children orphaned by the virus – then rejected by surviving relatives over fear of infection

The children orphaned by Ebola...

... then rejected by surviving relatives over fear of infection
Pride: Are censors pandering to homophobia?

Are censors pandering to homophobia?

US film censors have ruled 'Pride' unfit for under-16s, though it contains no sex or violence