Valencia  announced they have reached an agreement to sign striker Alvaro Negredo on loan from Manchester City with a clause making the deal permanent at the end of the season.  Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire.

ArsenalPlayers in: Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona, £30m), Mathieu Debuchy (Newcastle, £12m), David Ospina (Nice, undisclosed), Calum Chambers (Southampton,(...)

Stephen Ward (right) is back in the premier League with Burnley.   Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES

Republic of Ireland international Stephen Ward cannot wait to return to the Barclays Premier League after completing a move to Burnley from Wolves on (...)

 Steven Reid  has joined West Brom. Photograph:  Julian Finney/Getty Images

Newly promoted Premier League side Burnley have signed West Bromwich Albion defender Steven Reid. The Republic of Ireland international, who became (...)

Fabio Borini volleys home  Sunderland’s second goal in the Premier League game against    West Bromwich Albion  at the  Stadium of Light. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Sunderland 2 West Brom 0: Miracles tend to be painfully elusive but Sunderland supporters now know they really can happen. Only three weeks ago Gus Po(...)

Sunderland’s Fabio Borini celebrates after scoring  his side’s  second goal during the  Premier League clash against West Bromwich Albion at the Stadium of Light. Photo:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Sunderland 2 West Bromwich Albion 0Miracles tend to be painfully elusive but Sunderland supporters now know they really can happen. Only three weeks a(...)

Manchester United’s Phil Jones scores his team’s opening goal. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

West Brom 0 Manchester United 3 Manchester United fans were given something to cheer about after David Moyes’ men strolled to an easy 3(...)

Lance Armstrong during rehearsals for the opening of the Livestrong Global Cancer Summit at the RDS Dublin.

It was back in 2000 that Lance Armstrong won the prestigious William Hill Book of the Year award for his autobiography It’s Not About The Bike, the to(...)

Jose Mourinho: “At least now the referees know, they know one thing. If in a controversial — I’m not saying a mistake — decision that hypothetically — and, I repeat, hypothetically — favours Chelsea, they know they are going to be publicly exposed by their boss. That they know.”

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho wants to know the full impact of referees’ chief Mike Riley apologising to West Brom — and “publicly exposing” Andre Mar(...)

West Bromwich Albion’s Shane Long (2nd L) scores against Chelsea during their English Premier League clash   at Stamford Bridge in London. Photo: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Chelsea 2 West Bromwich Albion 2: Jose Mourinho had planted a smacker on Steve Clarke’s cheek before kick-off, his former No2 welcomed back to thes(...)

Steve Clarke’flabbergasted’ by penalty decision.  Photograph:  Ian Walton/Getty Images

West Brom manager Steve Clarke was left “flabbergasted” after his team were denied victory at Chelsea when Eden Hazard slotted home a controversial p(...)