West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce thinks that the league’s injury crisis could be solved with a winter break. Photograph: Andrew Winning/Reuters

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has called for a winter break claiming the load on players this year is greater than ever as the Premier League is gett(...)

Leicester City’s Wes Morgan looks on as Southampton goalscorer Shane Long gets ready to pull the trigger at St. Mary’s during his side’s 2-0 victory.

Premier League round-up: Shane Long sent a message to Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill ahead of next Friday’s Euro 2016 qualifier in Glasgow(...)

 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(...)

Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas celebrates after scoring against Crystal Palace   at Selhurst Park. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Cesc Fabregas scored early in the second half as Chelsea maintained their five-point lead at the top of the table with a 2-1 win away to Crystal Pa(...)

Roy Keane: The focus on the Alex Ferguson feud, the sport’s most tiresome quarrel, suggested that recent signs of a genuine softening in Keane’s thinking and perspective were deceptive. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

What’s your favourite Roy Keane story? Is it Robbie Savage’s voicemail, John Hartson’s crisps or Abba on the bus at Sunderland? Is it the one about th(...)

 Ghost writer Roddy Doyle and Roy Keane poses for photographs at the Aviva Stadium with the book: Roy Keane The Second Half. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Roy Keane on his options once he knew his career at Old Trafford was over. Real Madrid offered me a year and a half deal. Everton wanted me to go to t(...)

West Ham United’s Mark Noble. He is a decent Premier League midfielder who played 20 times for England U21s but never made the senior squad

‘I know these players. Sure, a new manager will not change three, four or five. A new manager will continue the same way.” A year on, Giovanni Trapatt(...)

Mame Biram Diouf of Stoke City scores the only goal of the Premier League game against Manchester City at Etihad Stadium. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Premier League round-up: Mame Biram Diouf scored a sensational winner as Stoke claimed a shock 1-0 win over champions Manchester City at the Etihad St(...)

Premier League footballer Ravel Morrison (back centre) arrives at Manchester Crown Court where he faces charges of assault on his ex-girlfriend. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison will go on trial next year over allegations he threatened to throw acid in the face of his ex-girlfriend and have h(...)

 West Ham United’s Ravel Morrison, 21,  has been charged with assaulting two women. Photograph:   Stephen Pond/PA

West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison has been freed after a judge granted him bail following a private court hearing.The 21-year-old was in custody and (...)