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Guardian - Wed Feb 20 6:47 PM
Live updates from Veltins-Arena, kick-off 8pm (GMT) Matija Nastasic: ‘I told Pellegrini it was better for everyone if I left City’ Feel free to email Paul or tweet @Paul_Doyle your thoughts 2.05pm GMT Hands up if the first things that come to mind when considering Man City’s trip to Schalke are t...
Guardian - Wed Feb 20 10:00 AM
The defender’s career in Manchester ended in frustration but he has flourished at Schalke and is confident his current side can upset his old one in their Champions League meeting It is with matter-of-fact delivery, rather than obvious emotion or regret, that Matija Nastasic recounts the meeting...
Guardian - Thu Feb 14 5:16 PM
Many people believe it is about picking a county and sticking with it but when your heritage is dual it is tricky It was intriguing to see the mixed reaction to Declan Rice’s decision to commit his international future to England over the Republic of Ireland. I don’t think people fully appreciate...
Guardian - Wed Feb 13 4:21 PM
West Ham midfielder says decision was ‘extremely difficult’ ‘I have equal respect and love for both England and Ireland’ Declan Rice has submitted a written request to Fifa for the transfer of his international registration from the Republic of Ireland to England, the West Ham player has announce...
Guardian - Mon Feb 11 8:46 AM
Sarri is heading into Chelsea danger zone, Martial is showing up Mourinho’s poor judgment and is Mee ready for England? Maurizio Sarri is heading into the shark-infested waters that did for Luiz Felipe Scolari and André Villas-Boas, who were sacked midway through their first seasons in charge of...
Guardian - Sat Feb 9 5:21 PM
Wilfried Zaha might not have played in this fixture. The Crystal Palace forward had exercised his right to appeal an extra one-match suspension incurred for sarcastically applauding the referee after his dismissal at Southampton last month and, with the hearing scheduled for next week, he had bee...
Guardian - Fri Feb 8 5:02 PM
This could be a tale of three strikers. Marko Arnautovic is set to return for West Ham after a foot injury, and still has bridges to rebuild after that dalliance with the Chinese Super League last month. Palace, meanwhile, have Christian Benteke fit and sharp, and his compatriot Michy Batshuayi c...
Guardian - Thu Feb 7 7:27 PM
Club statement condemns ‘abhorrent racist abuse’ Fare Network say recent rise in incidents is alarming West Ham have handed evidence to the Metropolitan Police after investigating the apparent Islamophobic abuse of Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah by one of their fans. After Monday’s game at the London...
Guardian - Thu Feb 7 6:00 PM
As much as footballers and managers say they’re focusing on themselves, I can guarantee after the West Ham draw the players were thinking: ‘That’s it, City go top on Wednesday’ Manchester City top the table again , for the first time since they lost against Chelsea two months ago . Now we will se...
Guardian - Wed Feb 6 1:49 PM
• Egyptian targeted in video taken during Liverpool draw • Police say they are reviewing footage of incident The Metropolitan Police and West Ham United are investigating a video in which a supporter can apparently be heard aiming Islamophobic abuse at Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah at the London Stad...
Guardian - Wed Feb 6 1:41 PM
*Warning this video contains strong language West Ham United have said they are investigating reports of racist abuse at their stadium after amateur footage emerged of crowd members appearing to call Mohamed Salah a 'fucking Muslim' when the club hosted Liverpool in the Premier League on Monday...
Guardian - Tue Feb 5 12:01 PM
Defender admits team were below par at West Ham City can go top if winning at Everton on Wednesday Andy Robertson has said Liverpool are not succumbing to nerves or pressure in the title race but must recover quickly from the “wee blip” that has cut their lead over Manchester City. The Liverpool...
Guardian - Tue Feb 5 3:18 AM
Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp admitted his team are in a 'tough situation' following their 1-1 draw with West Ham on Monday. A spate of injuries at the club has not helped, Klopp said, but he insisted his team are fine despite dropping points. Liverpool are now just three clear of Manchester Cit...
Guardian - Tue Feb 5 12:43 AM
The Liverpool manager said his players will have to raise their game to deliver the club’s first league title since 1990 Jürgen Klopp reacted to Liverpool’s frustrating draw with West Ham by admitting his players need to raise their game to deliver the club’s first league title since 1990. Liverp...
Guardian - Tue Feb 5 12:01 AM
At times West Ham looked like a team of attacking terrors and Jürgen Klopp must stitch and mend his depleted defence before the trip to Old Trafford at the end of the month As West Ham pressed forward with real vigour in the first half at the London Stadium there was something lurking just below...
Guardian - Mon Feb 4 9:59 PM
The door is starting to creak open for Manchester City. On a tense evening, Liverpool’s title charge lost more momentum after two more dropped points, heightening the impression that Jürgen Klopp’s relentless red machine is finally showing signs of wear and tear. In different circumstances, an en...
Guardian - Mon Feb 4 7:11 PM
Premier League updates from the 8pm GMT kick-off The Fiver: sign up now for our free daily football email And feel free to email Scott with your thoughts 7.11pm GMT Both managers make three changes from midweek. West Ham were hoping that Marko Arnautovic would recover from the foot injury he pick...
Guardian - Sun Feb 3 8:56 PM
• Everyone expected Liverpool to beat Leicester, says Guardiola • West Ham are a good side, he says of rivals’ Monday game Pep Guardiola believes Manchester City are back to their best after Sergio Agüero’s hat-trick secured a 3-1 win against Arsenal, with the manager admitting they did not “reco...
Guardian - Sat Feb 2 9:00 AM
Liverpool’s lead over Manchester City could be down to two points by the time they face West Ham. But while Jürgen Klopp’s side showed the first sign of nerves during the 1-1 draw with Leicester, they will take heart from scoring nine goals on their last two visits to the London Stadium. The titl...
Guardian - Fri Feb 1 3:44 PM
• Nik Tucker accused of antisemitism, homophobia and racism • Further blow to reputation of club’s official supporters’ board West Ham United’s controversial official supporters’ board has lost one of its members after the representative for away season ticket holders resigned following accusatio...
Guardian - Fri Feb 1 10:39 AM
Gonzalo Higuaín and Miguel Almirón among main signings as clubs tinkered with squads rather than overhauling them “We need wingers. Wingers, ” Unai Emery said on Tuesday night, and it was interesting to note the plural. The Arsenal manager added Denis Suárez, who he says can be one solution – eve...
Guardian - Wed Jan 30 12:00 PM
• Full-back says team must unite now striker has signed new deal • Arnautovic to have scan on injury suffered in defeat at Wolves Pablo Zabaleta has admitted the protracted transfer saga surrounding Marko Arnautovic has had a destabilising effect on West Ham and has reminded the striker he must r...
Guardian - Tue Jan 29 9:56 PM
Hobbling off towards the end of a limp defeat by Wolverhampton Wanderers was hardly the return to action Marko Arnautovic, or West Ham United, had hoped for. The striker, anonymous from start to finish for a team that failed to register a shot on target, was helped down the tunnel by coaching sta...
Guardian - Mon Jan 28 8:22 AM
Ole Gunnar Solskjær is proving his tactical ability every week but Accrington’s manager could not see the magic of his Cup tie It was a pity John Coleman saw fit to savage Jon Moss, stealing the headlines when his players’ tremendous performance against Derby deserved more attention. The referee...
Guardian - Sun Jan 27 10:30 PM
• League One’s bottom side into FA Cup fifth round • Downes calls for similar performance at Sunderland Wally Downes said the fear of being humiliated on live television inspired his AFC Wimbledon players to a historic FA Cup win against West Ham on Saturday night. Related: Scott Wagstaff double...
Guardian - Sun Jan 27 12:02 AM
• Hammers closing in on deal for Cela Vigo’s Uruguayan striker • Marko Arnautovic will be given £45m China move in summer West Ham are closing in on the signing of Celta Vigo’s Maxi Gómez after signalling their intent to pay the striker’s £43.5m release clause. The London Stadium club are confide...
Guardian - Sat Jan 26 11:27 PM
• Manager refuses to answer questions about Austrian’s new deal • ‘Wimbledon played a team which didn’t have any desire to win’ Manuel Pellegrini said he was “ashamed” of his West Ham players after seeing them crash out of the FA Cup to the League One side AFC Wimbledon. With his team trailing 2-...
Guardian - Sat Jan 26 9:54 PM
Even for a former member of the Crazy Gang, it must have been hard to watch. With his side leading 3-0 thanks to two strikes from Scott Wagstaff and another from Kwesi Appiah, Wally Downes saw his side go into the final stages leading by a single goal after West Ham’s second-half fightback. But a...
Guardian - Sat Jan 26 7:07 PM
FA Cup updates from the 7.45pm (GMT) kick-off ‘It’s got the feel of the old Wimbledon’: Downes plots FA Cup shock You can email Ben your thoughts or via Twitter @benfisherj 7.02pm GMT A heartening pre-match tale, courtesy of none other than Jesse Lingard. A bunch of AFC Wimbledon fans were in wit...
Guardian - Fri Jan 25 10:30 PM
Former Wimbledon teammates Wally Downes and Glyn Hodges hope to summon some of the old Crazy Gang spirit to unsettle West Ham in the FA Cup Glyn Hodges admits he still can’t quite believe his luck. “I was just doing a bit of housework and a bit of gardening – the garden was looking magnificent, ”...