Papiss Cisse scored as Newcastle heaped more misery on Tim Sherwood’s Aston Villa. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Newcastle United 1 Aston Villa 0 Papiss Cisse’s 11th goal of the season handed Newcastle a first home win of 2015 and plunged Aston Villa deepe(...)

Mark Noble of West Ham has signed a new long-term contract with the club. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

West Ham midfielder Mark Noble has signed a new long-term contract, the Barclays Premier League side have announced.The 27-year-old vice-captain has p(...)

Chelsea’s Nemanja Matic is shown a red card by referee Martin Atkinson after the controversial incident at Stafmord Bridge. Photo: Tony O’Brien/Reuters

Nemanja Matic is resigned to missing Sunday’s League One Cup final despite Chelsea’s decision to lodge an appeal with the English FA against his send(...)

Harry Kane scored on the rebound after his last second penalty was saved by Adrian, salvaging a point for Spurs against West Ham. (Photograph: Reuters / Matthew Childs)

Tottenham Hotspur 2 West Ham United 2Only Alex Song knew what he was thinking about and, as he lay on his back, staring up at the heavens from his own(...)

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(...)

Steven Naismith #14 (2nd right) of Everheads the equaliser against Manchester City  at Goodison Park. Photograph:   Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Steven Naismith’s equaliser for Everton against Manchester City meant the champions fell two points behind Chelsea at the top of the Premier League ta(...)

 Diego Costa of Chelsea is expected to start against Newcastle United.  Photograph:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Saturday, December 6thHull (17) v West Brom (16) Striker Abel Hernandez returns to the Hull squad after missing two matches for the birth of his child(...)

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(...)

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 (...)

Paddy McNair from Ballyclare in Co Antrim will make his first-team debut against West Ham on Saturday. Photograph:  Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Teenage defender Paddy McNair was handed his debut as Manchester United looked to bounce back from their defeat to Leicester by beating West Ham at Ol(...)