Andy Carroll will miss four months of the new season prompting West Ham to seek another striker. Carroll featurred in just 16 games last season. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire.

West Ham co-owner David Sullivan is targeting at least one new forward after the club announced that Andy Carroll will be sidelined for four months. T(...)

Ecuador striker  Enner Valencia is undegoing a medical at West Ham. Photograph:  Antonio Lacerda/EPA

West Ham are expected to confirm the signing of Ecuador striker Enner Valencia later today with the player undergoing a medical at the Premier Leagu(...)

Liverpool have confirmed the signing of Southampton and England striker Rickie Lambert. Photograph:  David Davies/PA

Liverpool have made their first signing of the summer after confirming striker Rickie Lambert has completed his move from Southampton.The 32-year-old,(...)

England soccer manager Roy Hodgson announces his squad for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.   Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Michael Carrick, Andy Carroll and Kyle Walker have been left out of the 23-man England World Cup squad named by Roy Hodgson for Brazil this afternoon.(...)

Manchester City’s captain Vincent Kompany and manager Manuel Pellegrini pose  with the English Premier League trophy. Photograph:   Darren Staples/Reuters

Manchester City 2 West Ham 0: Samir Nasri and Vincent Kompany scored the goals as Manchester City reclaimed the Barclays Premier League title with a c(...)

 Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says he was a “mad dog” during his playing career.

Manuel Pellegrini has admitted he was a “mad dog” as a player and that the calm style that has guided Manchester City to the brink of the title was(...)

Stewart Downing of West Ham scores his team’s second goal from a free kick during the  Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur at the Boleyn Ground. Photograph: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

West Ham 2 Tottenham 0: Sam Allardyce emerged triumphant from what has been called the P45 derby, with West Ham securing an unprecedented third win ov(...)

Arsene Wenger: said hopes of a top-four finish are under threat.

Arsene Wenger has admitted that Arsenal must qualify for the Champions League if they are to continue progressing as a club an(...)

 Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has called on his squad to remain ‘united’ for the run-in.  Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga / EPA

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has called on his squad to be “united” in the final six games of the season as they chase a Champions League pl(...)

Steven Gerrard celebrates with tea-mate Raheem Sterling after scoring the opening goal from the penalty spot against  West Ham United. Photograph:Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Sometimes the ugly wins are the most beautiful ones. Brendan Rodgers’ philosophy is always to play the right way, with style and panache, and h(...)