Sunderland manager Gus Poyet issues instructions to his players during his side’s defeat to Bradford City in the FA Cup Fifth round match at Coral Windows Stadium, Valley Parade. Photograph: Getty Images

Gus Poyet’s position at Sunderland is under no immediate threat with the board confident the Uruguayan can ride out a current rough patch and keep the(...)

Brown Ideye’s West Brom turnaround continued as the Baggies routed West Ham 4-0 at the Hawthorns. (Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire)

West Bromwich Albion 4 West Ham United 0Reinvigorated striker Brown Ideye inspired West Brom to a 4-0 FA Cup romp against West Ham as the Baggies reac(...)

Swansea’s Jack Cork chases Darren Fletcher of West Brom. The win took West Brom to 14th in the Premier League table. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

West Bromwich Albion 2 Swansea 0 The Qatari transfer window closes next Wednesday but it is safe to say that Brown Ideye will not be getting on a pla(...)

Danny Ings of Burnley scores their second goal past Ben Foster of West Brom at Turf Moor before the Baggies responded to salvage a point with two goals of their own. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Burnley 2 West Brom 2 Brown Ideye was West Brom’s unlikely saviour as they fought back from two down to draw 2-2 at fellow strugglers Burnley. (...)

Saido Berahino of West Brom - “I’m just flattered to be linked to all these sort of teams, but I stay focused. This is my second season in the Premier League and I still have a long way to go. Photograph:  Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

West Brom striker Saido Berahino hopes to move “on to bigger things” in the future but insists his number one priority is helping the Baggies avoid re(...)

Jonathan Walters bagged a hat-trick as Stoke City saw off QPR 3-1 at the Britannia Stadium. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

Stoke City 3 QPR 1 QPR remain without an away point this season and second-bottom of the Barclays Premier League after Jonathan Walters’ hat-tr(...)

Daniel Sturridge is expected to return to the Liverpool team for the first time since August for their Premier League meeting with West Ham at Anfield. Photograph:   Alex Livesey/Getty Images

SATURDAY Hull (18) v Newcastle (11), 12.45pm - Live BT Sports 1 Hull should welcome back strikers Nikica Jelavic and Abel Hernandez. The duo (...)

Yaya Sanogo celebrates after Marouane Chamakh puts Crystal Palace 3-2 up against Southampton. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Liverpool 0 Bolton 0Liverpool’s avoided an FA Cup upset at home to Bolton but even on a day of shocks it was not much of an achievement after a tooth(...)

 Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe: he is fresh-faced but experienced, polite but strong. Photo:  Stu Forster/Getty Images

Something happened at Elland Road the other night that you don’t see too often. In the 28th minute, shortly after Artur Boruc had a made a save in the(...)

Gabriel Paulista is edging closer to a move to Arsenal. Photograph: Tom Dulat/Getty Images

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger remains hopeful of securing a deal to bring in Villarreal centre-back Gabriel Paulista, which is likely to go through an(...)