Work being carried out to increase the capacity of Anfield. Photograph: Getty Images

It is of course never a sign of good health for a club to be sacking a manager, especially when the leaves on the autumn trees are barely brown at the(...)

 Brendan Rodgers: Including  the dismal end to last season,  Liverpool have taken only 16 points from their last 15 Premier League games. Photo: Peter Byrne/PA

Transition, transition, transition. It is the curse of modern football and also its great excuse. Whenever a club are underperforming, it is becaus(...)

Manchester United face Liverpool at Old Trafford in what was once a defining match in football but is now waning somewhat. Photo: Michael Regan/Getty Images

There is a top-of-the-table match involving a team from Manchester on Saturday afternoon. Man City, first in the Premier League, are at Crystal Pal(...)

Manchester City’s  Vincent Kompany is a doubt for the Manchester derby on Sunday.

Saturday, April 11thBurnley (19) v Arsenal (2)Burnley’s Matt Taylor could return from a seven-and-a-half month Achilles injury lay-off but fellow midf(...)

West Bromwich Albion boss Tony Pulis faces his old club Stoke City on the back of last weekend’s FA Cup defeat to Aston Villa. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

SATURDAY (3.0 unless stated)Arsenal (3) v West Ham (10) - Live on SetantaArsenal’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain faces up to a month out with a hamstring in(...)

Enner Valencia of West Ham United has injured his foot via a smashed tea cup. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

Sam Allardyce has confirmed Enner Valencia is a doubt for Saturday’s London derby against Arsenal after cutting his toe on a broken mug.With the Hamme(...)

  West Ham striker Andy Carroll is likely to be out for the rest of the season with a knee injury. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Andy Carroll is likely to miss the rest of the season after West Ham announced the striker is to undergo surgery on a knee injury.The 26-year-old was (...)

West Ham’s  Carlton Cole battles with Southampton defender Florin Gardos  at St Mary’s Stadium. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP Photo/Getty Images

It may not have been very sophisticated, but Sam Allardyce won’t care. West Ham fought for a point here in a game that will be forgotten in a hurry, (...)

 Daley Blind of Manchester United celebrates after scoring an injury-time equaliser aganist West Ham at the  Boleyn Ground. Photograph:  Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

West Ham United 1 Manchester United 1An injury-time strike from Daley Blind earned Manchester United a point that they scarcely deserved. The visitors(...)

Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge celebrates scoring the second goal making the score 2-0 during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and West Ham at the Anfield in Liverpool. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Liverpool 2-0 West HamDaniel Sturridge enjoyed the perfect return from injury as he scored within 12 minutes of coming off the bench to give Liverpool(...)