The Hammers are struggling in the Premier League and were beaten 5-0 in the FA Cup
Inept FA lack the ability to recalibrate the ‘fury’ and ‘anger’ inanely taking a sport to fever pitch
Sammy Taylor was an industrious imp of a footballer, a goal-scoring winger who prospered with Preston North End during the best years of their modern history in the late 1950s, when twice they entertained hopes of winning the League. Had he been born half a century later, he would surely have accumulated a substantial collection of Scottish caps. As it was, the irrepressibly chirpy little fellow from the Gorbals district of Glasgow found himself stymied internationally by the exploits of such illustrious rival flankmen as Gordon Smith, Alex Scott, Graham Leggat and Tommy Ring.
Life behind the scenes at Leyton Orient: What we lack in numbers, we make up for with character
The Latics are hoping to appoint the German following the departure of Owen Coyle
Life Beyond the Premier League
Wales manager Chris Coleman has been hit by a fresh batch of withdrawals from his squad for World Cup qualifiers against Macedonia and Belgium.
An exodus of talent, the end of state support and meagre resources have proved terminal
Hull owner Adam Pearson has apologised to the club’s fans for their play-off horror show at Huddersfield and pledged to refund those who made the trip to West Yorkshire.
Former Tottenham player hopes for Turkish delight as Real Madrid visit Galatasaray
The Black Cats are yet to win this season
A look ahead to tonight's World Cup qualifier at the Cardiff City Stadium
Local derby between Port Vale and Wolves sees home fans throwing missiles at police officers and smashing up a marked squad car
A look ahead to tonight’s Capital One Cup fixture at The Globe Arena
The Vancouver Whitecaps striker scored 18 goals for his country
Tottenham midfielder Parker to reunite with former manager Redknapp in the Championship