Brown Ideye’s West Brom turnaround continued as the Baggies routed West Ham 4-0 at the Hawthorns. (Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire)

West Bromwich Albion 4 West Ham United 0Reinvigorated striker Brown Ideye inspired West Brom to a 4-0 FA Cup romp against West Ham as the Baggies reac(...)

 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(...)

West Ham United’s Diafra Sakho  celebrates with team mates Aaron Cresswell and Andy Carroll after scoring  against Bristol City during their FA Cup fourth-round  match at Ashton Gate. Photograph:  Toby Melville/Reuters

Bristol City 0 West Ham 1It was not convincing by any stretch and for long periods Bristol City threatened to add their name to the list of giantkilli(...)

A performance by comedian Tommy Tiernan; the First Fortnight mental health festival; and Leinster v Ulster are among the events taking place in Dublin this weekend.
What’s on this weekend?

A guide to what’s on around the country this weekend: First Fortnight An ideal tonic to the new year blues, the First Fortnight creative ar(...)

One of the most unusual events at this year’s First Fortnight is Co-Motion at St Stephen’s Green this Sunday at 2pm. Celebrating the healing power (...)

Andy Carroll of West Ham United celebrates scoring his second against Swansea City during their English Premier League soccer match at Upton Park in London. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Andy Carroll’s elation was unbridled. It all came tumbling out the moment when he knew his second battering ram of a header careered into the net. He (...)

West Ham United’s James Tomkins celebrates scoring the winner with Andy Carroll (right)   at The Hawthorns. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

West Brom 1 West Ham 2The contrast from last season’s meeting here in April could barely have been more marked before kick-off. Then, antipathy toward(...)

A Heathrow flight information screen is shown above a television screen reporting the Ebola outbreak at Heathrow Airport in London, yesterday. Heathrow Airport has begun Ebola screening, whereby passengers will have their temperatures tested for the Ebola virus. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Ireland is well prepared for an Ebola outbreak. We are far from the epicentre of the current outbreak in west Africa and there are no direct flights b(...)

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney celebrates scoring the opening goal against West Ham  at Old Trafford. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Man United 2 West Ham United 1Wayne Rooney’s reckless dismissal did not stop Manchester United from returning to winning ways as they edged past West (...)

 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(...)