Tag: Asmir Begovic

Hammers striker hunt almost over

West Ham, Updated: August 25, 2016 11:16 AM[.[views].], BY ClubCall West Ham are understood to be close to completing a loan move for Juventus’ Simone Zaza with a view to a permanent deal. Hammers boss Slaven Bilic is eager to bolster his attacking options following injuries to Andy Carroll and Andre Ayew and his hunt

Hammers boss’ Euro ambition

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic insisted Europe is within their grasp after they thrashed West Brom 3-0 at the Hawthorns on Saturday. Mark Noble’s double, after Cheikhou Kouyate’s opener, gave them an impressive win to move them into fifth in the Premier League. They leapfrogged Manchester United on goal difference, although United will regain

Rafa not interested in Big Sam’s ‘mind games’

Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez has brushed aside Sam Allardyce’s suggestion that Crystal Palace could roll over on Saturday. The Sunderland manager, whose side currently lead the Magpies in the race for Premier League safety by a single point, said on Thursday that if he were a betting man, he would put his money on Newcastle

England vs Netherlands live: latest score and updates from Wembley friendly as England wear controversial shirt

Hello and welcome to The Independent’s live coverage of England vs Netherlands at Wembley Stadium in tonight’s high-profile friendly. The match kicks off at 8pm England will wear their controversial new shirt – which has drawn much criticism Theo Walcott misses the game with a dead leg Dutch coach Blind has hailed counterpart Hodgson James

Championship round-up: Neil Warnock’s Rotherham move out of drop zone, Brighton enter top two, Bristol City THRASH Bolton

Burnley were denied the chance to move six points clear at the top of the Championship as Wolves equalised in stoppage time to draw 1-1. Sam Vokes’ second-half strike looked to have set the Clarets on their way to victory, but Danny Batth met Nathan Byrne’s cross to net that vital leveller after 92 minutes. Brighton moved