Despair for goalkeeper Allan McGregor of Hull City as Andy Carroll of West Ham United celebrates scoring their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Hull City. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

West Ham 3-0 Hull CityAt the interval here, as the Upton Park crowd booed and torpor reigned supreme, it was easy to think of the corresponding fixtur(...)

Hull City manager Steve Bruce has said he was one of three Premier League managers who offered their support to Oldham Athletic over their proposed move for Ched Evans. (Photograph: REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett)

Hull boss Steve Bruce has disclosed he was one of the Premier League managers who contacted Oldham to give his support to their moves to sign convicte(...)

Alexis Sanchez scored the second for  Arsenal  against Hull City   at the Emirates Stadium. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett / Reuters

Arsenal 2 Hull City 0When his number finally went up, the Emirates Stadium rose as one. There were 84 minutes on the clock when Alexis Sánchez was per(...)

 Alan Pardew left Newcastle United to manage Crystal Palace.  Photograph:  Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Alan Pardew wants to restore the spirit of his playing days after coming “home” to take over as Crystal Palace manager.Pardew was released from his Ne(...)

Alan Pardew has told Newcastle United he wishes to end his four-year stint as manager of the club to return to former side Crystal Palace(Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Alan Pardew is set to sever ties with Newcastle United after a tempestuous four-year spell in charge on Tyneside and return to his first professional (...)

Crystal Palace are set to make an official approach for Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew as they look to replace the sacked Neil Warnock

Crystal Palace are expected to make a formal approach for Alan Pardew early this week after identifying the Newcastle United manager as their preferre(...)

Cesc Fabregas of Chelsea questions a decision from referee Anthony Taylor during the  Premier League match against  Southampton at St Mary’s. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

Jose Mourinho claims there is a “clear campaign” against Chelsea and labelled the booking handed out to Cesc Fabregas for a supposed dive against Sout(...)

Sadio Mane of Southampton evades Crystal Palace goalkeeper Julian Speroni  to score their first goal during the  Premier League match  at Selhurst Park. Photograph: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images

Premier League round-up: Southampton’s resurgence continued in style with a 3-1 victory over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on an afternoon when the (...)

  Hull City boss Steve Bruce has demanded an apology from out-of-favour defender Paul McShane. Photograph:  Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Hull City boss Steve Bruce has demanded an apology from out-of-favour defender Paul McShane. The Republic of Ireland international, who is a fans’ fav(...)

West Ham’s Andy Carroll  celebrates scoring in the  Premier League match against  Leicester City at the Boleyn Ground. Photograph: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images

Premier League round-up: Andy Carroll was on target as West Ham’s fourth win in five games ensured Leicester would be bottom of the Premier League at (...)