Didier Drogba of Chelsea shoots towards goal during the Capital One Cup Fourth Round match between Shrewsbury Town and Chelsea. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

A wet and at times uncomfortable evening in Shropshire for Chelsea ended with José Mourinho’s team squeezing into the next round. Didier Drogba conti(...)

 Diafra Sakho  celebrates scoring West Ham United’s second goal  with Enner Valencia  during the  Premier League match against  Manchester City at the Boleyn Ground. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

James Collins declared that everyone was loving “on-fire” West Ham after Saturday’s 2-1 win over Manchester City.Goals from Morgan Amalfitano and Diaf(...)

West Ham’s  Diafra Sakho  heads his team’s second goal during the  Premier League match against Manchester City at the Boleyn Ground. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

West Ham 2 Man City 1Diafra Sakho’s seventh goal in as many Premier League starts gave West Ham a 2-1 victory over champions Manchester City at Upton (...)

 Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge could return from a thigh injury to play some part in the Merseyside derby on Saturday. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

SATURDAY Arsenal (4) v Tottenham (9) Arsenal expect to have midfielder Mathieu Flamini back from a dead leg. Defenders Kieran Gibbs and Per Merte(...)

Aidan McGeady (left) of Everton celebrates his goal with James McCarthy  at the King Power Stadium. Photograph:  Michael Regan/Getty Images

Substitute Chris Wood gave Leicester something to celebrate on their return to the top-flight as his 86th minute effort sealed a 2-2 draw with Everto(...)

Part of an exhibition in Liège entitled “I was 20 in 14” shows a trench during the first World War. Photograph: Yves Herman.

President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina will take part in an international commemorative ceremony in Liège in Belgium today to mark the begin(...)

The disagreement involving Fianna Fáil councillors elected to Limerick City and County Council last week has been resolved following discussions between all 13 councillors and the party’s General Secretary Seán Dorgan.

The disagreement involving Fianna Fáil councillors elected to Limerick City and County Council last week has been resolved following discussions betwe(...)

Wayne Rooney during England’s training session at their pre-World Cup camp on the Algarve in Portugal yesterday.

Roy Hodgson has responded to Roy Keane’s scathing remarks about Phil Jones and Chris Smalling by publicly supporting the two England and Manchester U(...)

Discord  over national interference at selection conventions and some untimely exits from political life have affected parties’ preparations for this summer’s local elections in the redrawn Limerick constituencies. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons.

Discord over national interference at selection conventions and some untimely exits from political life have affected parties’ preparations for this s(...)

Lukas Podolski (left) celebrates with Theo Walcott after scoring Arsenal’s third goal during the Premier League match against West Ham United at Upton Park. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images.

Arsenal are back on track. There was a period early in the second half, after Carlton Cole had put West Ham United in front and the home team suddenly(...)