Alex Song retires from International football

Alex Song will be available for West Ham this month after announcing his retirement from international football with Cameroon. Song had been in Africa talking with key figures in Cameroon's football federation having been left out of coach Volker Finke's plans since his sending off against Croatia at the World Cup

QPR complete the signing of Mauro Zarate

QPR's striking options by completing the loan signing of forward Mauro Zarate from West Ham. Rangers announced that Zarate has signed a deal until the end of the 2014-15 season and is in line to make his debut against Burnley in the Premier League this weekend. Redknapp told the club's website:

West Brom keen to appoint Tony Pulis

West Brom are hopeful of appointing Tony Pulis as their head coach before the weekend, sources understand. Alan Irvine was sacked by the club after a run of seven defeats in nine Premier League games left them 16th in the table, just a point above the relegation zone. Pulis was understood to

West Ham’s Zarate to join QPR on loan

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has confirmed striker Mauro Zarate is on the brink of joining London rivals Queens Park Rangers on a loan deal until the end of the season. The 27-year-old will undergo a medical at Loftus Road on Tuesday and would bolster Harry Redknapp's attacking options. According to reports,

Chelsea right to let Lampard go – Mourinho

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has defended the decision not to offer Frank Lampard the chance to stay at the club in light of his move to Premier League champions Manchester City, Sources have reported. Lampard’s stay at Stamford Bridge ended in summer 2014, 13 years after he moved to Chelsea from

Sakho and Song set to return for West Ham

West Ham are set to welcome back Diafra Sakho and Alex Song to face Swansea on Sunday. Senegalese striker Sakho, who has been a revelation at Upton Park this season, has been missing since sustaining a shoulder problem while away on international duty last month. But he now looks set to return

Burnley undefeated in four Premier League games

Burnley stayed undefeated for the fourth straight Premier League game after drawing 1-1 with Newcastle on Tuesday to provisionally move out of the relegation zone for the first time since September. George Boyd put the hosts ahead in the 34th minute at Turf Moor with a strong left-foot shot from 20

Sam Allardyce blasts ‘insulting’ reporter

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce had a go at a reporter for asking an ‘insulting’ question at his pre-match press conference yesterday. The Hammers have enjoyed an enjoyable start to the campaign, spending three weeks in the top four after a run of four straight Premier League victories that included home

FA Charges Everton and West Ham for players misconduct

The Football Association has announced that Everton and West Ham have been charged for "failing to ensure their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion" following their game on Saturday. There was a melee after Everton's James McCarthy tackled Morgan Amalfitano, with a large number of West Ham players confronting the

“I don’t regret Everton loan move” – Christian Atsu

Christian Atsu has insisted that he does not have any regrets over his decision to move to Everton on loan from Chelsea during the summer transfer window. His parent club Chelsea, requested assurances from the Goodison Park club that Atsu would command a fairly regular place in the team when the

West Ham 0-1 Tottenham: Match Report

Debutant Eric Dier scored a dramatic injury-time winner to get Mauricio Pochettino's era at Tottenham off to a winning start against London rivals West Ham. Both sides finished with 10 men but it was Spurs who came out on top as new defensive recruit Dier popped up on the edge

Hammers near Jenkinson loan

West Ham United boss Sam Allardyce has confirmed that the club are close to completing a loan deal for Arsenal right-back Carl Jenkinson. The 22-year-old's future has been up in the air after the Gunners spent around £28 million on Mathieu Debuchy and Calum Chambers for that position. And Allardyce says the