Sport Philippe Coutinho celebrates scoring the winning goal

Manchester City's title defence is now surely over, Tim Sherwood might be regretting taking the Aston Villa job and the usual contenders are falling into place

Andy Carroll heads in his second

Swansea vs West Ham: Premier League match preview

A look ahead to this weekend’s Europe chasing showdown

Ashley Williams vs Winston Reid: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Swansea and West Ham

Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' defenders ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at the Liberty Stadium

Transfer news - LIVE: Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester United and Liverpool latest rumours

The latest stories and all the transfer rumours on Thursday 8 January

The FA Cup trophy

Cambridge vs Manchester United FA Cup tie to be shown on BBC on Friday night

Arsenal's trip to Brighton will also be shown on television

Kevin Nolan

Son of West Ham owner sorry for 'moment of madness' rant at players including Kevin Nolan and Andy Carroll

David Sullivan Jnr posted several messages on Twitter

Alex Song

Alex Song retires from international football: Boost for West Ham as Cameroon midfielder's decision means he will be available to represent club this month

The player went for talks with the national team ahead of the African Nations Cup

Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring Everton's stoppage-time equaliser

Everton 1 West Ham United 1: Romelu Lukaku equaliser helps Toffees avoid 'horrendous setback'

The sides will now contest a replay at Upton Park next Tuesday

Romelu Lukaku equalises for Everton in injury time

Everton vs West Ham United match report: Romelu Lukaku finally comes good to rescue Roberto Martinez

Everton 1 West Ham United 1: Striker's late FA Cup equaliser saves manager from seventh defeat in eight matches

Mauro Zarate: QPR sign West Ham striker on loan deal until the end of the season

Zarate could make his debut against Burnley on Saturday

Everton vs West Ham: Roberto Martinez under threat as Toffees seek upturn

Should they lose it would be a seventh defeat in eight for Everton

Winston Reid

Winston Reid latest: West Ham manager Sam Allardyce expects centre-back to leave

Defender's contract runs out in June, but there have been no offers yet

Arsenal face Hull in a repeat of last season's final

When is the FA Cup fourth round draw? And what third round ties are on TV?

The competition kicks off again on Friday night

Andy Carroll and Billi Mucklow's zebra-walled living room
Tony Pulis was an eager spectator at Upton Park

West Ham vs West Brom report: New West Brom manager Tony Pulis watches on as Baggies fight back

West Ham 1 West Brom 1: Sakho had put the Hammers ahead

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Tottenham vs Chelsea live: The latest from White Hart Lane plus the New Year's Day results

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Do It Yourself approach to securing a new house

Community land trusts marking a new trend for taking the initiative away from developers
Head of WWF UK: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

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The head of WWF UK remains sanguine despite the Government’s failure to live up to its pledges on the environment
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Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

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With money, corruption and drugs, this monk fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’

Money, corruption and drugs

The monk who fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’
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150 years after it was outlawed...

... America's first slavery museum is established in Louisiana
Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

The first 'American Idol' winner on how she manages to remain her own woman – Jane Austen fascination and all
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Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value, says Ian Herbert
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The battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

Aid agencies prepare for vast exodus following planned Iraqi offensive against the Isis-held city, reports Patrick Cockburn