Tottenham will probably fall short in the English Premier League title race but that is not a reason to think the manager Mauricio Pochettino is not putting together a coming team for next season. Photograph: Lee smith/Reuters

There are those of us who have felt the praise directed Tottenham Hotspur’s way this season, particularly of late, has been over the top. Tottenham ar(...)

Here’s a story about bad lads and Leicester City. Unlikely as it sounds, it concerns Frank O’Farrell and Reggie and Ronnie Kray. O’Farrell, born in (...)

Andy Carroll and Mark Noble celebrate West Ham’s third against Watford. Photograph: PA

West Ham United 3 Watford 0 This was no surprise result given the circumstances but one in which Andy Carroll fired his calling card in the direction(...)

Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri and West Ham manager Slaven Bilic during Sunday’s Premier League clash. Photo: Carl Recine/Reuters

Claudio Ranieri was delighted with a draw that he claimed was “more important than one point” to Leicester after a hugely controversial game during wh(...)

Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy reacts to being sent off in his side’s Premier League draw with West Ham. Photo: Adrian Dennis/Getty Images

Claudio Ranieri hailed a draw that he claimed was “more important than one point” to Leicester City after a hugely controversial game that saw Jamie V(...)

Leonardo Ulloa’s last gasp penalty salvaged a vital point for Leicester City against West Ham. Photograph: Reuters

Leicester City 2 West Ham United 2 After all the breathless controversy, high drama and bewildering refereeing, the bare facts are that Leicester Cit(...)

West Ham United Chairman David Gold outside the Olympic stadium. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

West Ham will pay €3.1m (£2.5m) a year in rent for their new home at the Olympic Stadium, it has been confirmed, after the London Legacy Development C(...)

Marouane Fellaini celebrates after scoring the second goal for Manchester United in their FA Cup clash with West Ham. Photo: Toby Melville/Reuters

West Ham United 1 Manchester United 2 It was a moment to electrify any game, let alone a must-win FA Cup quarter-final replay and if it provided th(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal leaves the pitch after losing to Tottenham Hotspur in their Premier League clash. Photo: Glyn Kirk/Getty Images

Louis van Gaal has already described Wednesday night’s FA Cup quarter-final replay at West Ham as Manchester United’s “last chance of a title”, though(...)

West Ham United’s   Andy Carroll (R) shoots to score his team’s second goal against  Arsenal last weekend. Photo: Getty Images

Louis van Gaal will demand his centre-backs communicate better to deal with West Ham United’s Andy Carroll and keep alive Manchester United’s “last c(...)