Manchester City’s captain Vincent Kompany and manager Manuel Pellegrini pose  with the English Premier League trophy. Photograph:   Darren Staples/Reuters

Manchester City 2 West Ham 0: Samir Nasri and Vincent Kompany scored the goals as Manchester City reclaimed the Barclays Premier League title with a c(...)

Stewart Downing of West Ham scores his team’s second goal from a free kick during the  Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur at the Boleyn Ground. Photograph: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

West Ham 2 Tottenham 0: Sam Allardyce emerged triumphant from what has been called the P45 derby, with West Ham securing an unprecedented third win ov(...)

Steven Gerrard celebrates with tea-mate Raheem Sterling after scoring the opening goal from the penalty spot against  West Ham United. Photograph:Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Sometimes the ugly wins are the most beautiful ones. Brendan Rodgers’ philosophy is always to play the right way, with style and panache, and h(...)

West Ham United goalkeeper Adrian fails to stop the freekick of Yohan Cabaye. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

At Upton Park, Andy Carroll squandered a glorious chance to decorate his Upton Park return with a crucial goal as Newcastle ended their three-match lo(...)

 Jamie Paterson of Nottingham Forest  celebrates after he scores their fourth goal and completes his hat-trick during the FA Cup  third round match against West Ham  at the City Ground. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

FA Cup round-up: Sam Allardyce faces fresh questions over his future as West Ham manager as an unrecognisable side were routed by second-tier Notti(...)

 Seamus Coleman  scores Everton’s  second goal against Stoke City in the  Premier League match  at Goodison Park. Photograph:  Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Premier League round-up: Cardiff City’s youngest-ever player Aaron Ramsey’s two goals against his first club handed Arsenal a seven-point lead at the (...)

 Jussi Jaaskelainen looks on as Chelsea’s  players celebrate with Frank Lampard. Photograph: Tal Cohen/EPA

West Ham 0 Chelsea 3: Frank Lampard scored twice against his former club as Chelsea claimed a comfortable 3-0 win in the London derby at West Ham.Lamp(...)

West Ham United fans celebrate as their Tottenham counterparts show their feelings during their Premier League  match at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Tottenham 0 West Ham 3: Who needs strikers? Not Sam Allardyce for this London derby. The West Ham United manager’s response to his team’s failure to s(...)

Arsenal will give a fitness test to midfielder Aaron Ramsey before their match at Swansea

Barclays Premier LeagueSaturday, September 28thAston Villa (13) v Man City (3)Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert is hopeful a number of his key players wil(...)

Scott Wagstaff  of Bristol City fires his side’s second goal past Jerome Binnom-Williams  of Crystal Palace during the Capital One Cup second round match  at Ashton Gate. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

League Cup round-up: Ian Holloway saw his Premier League new boys Crystal Palace embarrassed by League One Bristol City in the Capital One Cup at Asht(...)