‘The London Stadium has turned into a circus!’ – Rival fans mock West Ham after fifth defeat in six games

25 Sep

A new club crest and a new ground in the London Stadium – things just have not clicked for a new-look West Ham United this season. After Slaven Bilic’s Hammers secured a seventh-placed finish last term, the new campaign is yet to get started after losing five of their opening six Premier League matches. Claude Puel’s Southampton were the latest […]

Can anyone stop Sergio? The 10 stars who could beat Aguero to the golden boot

25 Sep

The Manchester City ace is already joint top of the scoring charts with five goals despite having missed two matches through suspension this season. He is 13/8 favourite to win this year’s golden boot, but he has a history of injuries and if he is struck down again there are plenty of other top players […]

West Ham 0 Southampton 3: Saints pile misery on torrid Hammers

25 Sep

WEST HAM (4-2-3-1): ADRIAN 6; Nordtveit 5 (Fletcher 71), Reid 5, Ogbonna 4, Arbeloa 5; Kouyate 5, Noble 6 (Fernades 82); Antonio 5, Payet 5, Lanzini 4 (Feghouli 46, 6); Zaza 5 Subs: Randolph, Obiang, Byram, Oxford Up next: Middlesbrough (h), Premier League, Saturday SOUTHAMPTON (4-1-4-1): Forster 6; Cedric 7 (Martina 89), Fonte 7, Van […]

Creators in chief: The 10 stars who have made the most chances – you’d never guess No.1

25 Sep

Shockingly, the likes of Arsenal ace Mesut Ozil, Leicester wing wizard Riyad Mahrez and West Ham’s Dimitri Payet don’t even make the top 10 of this list. What’s more, the player at number one is somebody who only cost Crystal Palace £1.75m back in 2014.  CLICK THROUGH THE GALLERY ABOVE AS WE COUNT DOWN THE […]

As Jermain Defoe goes 10th, who else completes the Prem’s 20 all-time top scorers?

25 Sep

Jermain Defoe’s double in Sunderland’s defeat to Crystal Palace has seen him overtake Manchester United legend Robin van Persie and edge into the top 10. But which other Premier League greats are in the top 20? A whole host of legends from the formation of the competition in 1992 make the list. CLICK THROUGH THE […]

Creators in chief: The 10 stars who have made the most chances – you’d never guess No.1

25 Sep

Shockingly, the likes of Arsenal ace Mesut Ozil, Leicester wing wizard Riyad Mahrez and West Ham’s Dimitri Payet don’t even make the top 10 of this list. What’s more, the player at number one is somebody who only cost Crystal Palace £1.75m back in 2014.  CLICK THROUGH THE GALLERY ABOVE AS WE COUNT DOWN THE […]

Creators in chief: The 10 stars who have made the most chances – you’d never guess No.1

25 Sep

Shockingly, the likes of Arsenal ace Mesut Ozil, Leicester wing wizard Riyad Mahrez and West Ham’s Dimitri Payet don’t even make the top 10 of this list. What’s more, the player at number one is somebody who only cost Crystal Palace £1.75m back in 2014.  CLICK THROUGH THE GALLERY ABOVE AS WE COUNT DOWN THE […]

As Jermain Defoe goes 10th, who else completes the Prem’s 20 all-time top scorers?

25 Sep

Jermain Defoe’s double in Sunderland’s defeat to Crystal Palace has seen him overtake Manchester United legend Robin van Persie and edge into the top 10. But which other Premier League greats are in the top 20? A whole host of legends from the formation of the competition in 1992 make the list. CLICK THROUGH THE […]

‘If the plan is to try to kill me, they are near’

25 Sep

Kieran Lee scored twice as Sheffield Wednesday came from behind to beat Nottingham Forest Sheffield Wednesday head coach Carlos Carvalhal joked that his players may be “trying to kill him” after a last-gasp win over Nottingham Forest on Saturday. Kieran Lee scored twice, his second in the 91st minute, in a 2-1 success. The Owls […]

Mark Noble: This is the one positive from West Ham’s dire form

25 Sep

“If I’m honest it could have been six in the end” Mark Noble “I thought we started all right and then ‘bang’ we conceded a goal and to be honest we never looked back in it,” he told Sky Sports. “If I’m honest it could have been six in the end. […]