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 (...)

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney celebrates scoring the opening goal against West Ham  at Old Trafford. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Man United 2 West Ham United 1Wayne Rooney’s reckless dismissal did not stop Manchester United from returning to winning ways as they edged past West (...)

West Ham United’s Diafra Sakho (unseen) scores a goal against Liverpool  at the Boleyn Ground. Photograph: Andrew Winning / Reuters

West Ham 3 Liverpool 1An exquisite lob from Diafra Sakho helped earn West Ham a second Premier League win of the season as a very poor Liverpool perfo(...)

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(...)