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Harry Winks gives Tottenham hope for Champions League survival

Spurs midfielder Harry Winks impressed in his first Premier League start and Tottenham will need more of the same against Monaco in Europe Once he had caught his breath, Mauricio Pochettino suggested the sensations that had arisen so suddenly needed to be kept and held close. Tottenham positively bounced out of the stadium here; a derby of see-sawing fortunes across 96 minutes and at times thudding levels of intensity might not…

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Harry Kane’s two late goals earn Tottenham victory over West Ham

Tottenham Hotpsur’s unbeaten run remains intact but a far more crucial fact for Mauricio Pochettino at the end of this classic encounter will be that his team’s winless streak, dating back to 2 October, has ended. Spurs dominated for long spells of this pulsating London derby but it was not until Harry Kane, the most prolific of goalscorers against local rivals, scored twice in the final two minutes that a first defeat of the season was…

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Tottenham Hotspur 3-2 West Ham United: Premier League – as it happened

Spurs nearly lost their unbeaten record; instead they came away with the most dramatic of wins. 7.56pm GMT Related: Harry Kane’s two late goals earn Tottenham victory over West Ham 7.29pm GMT Well, that was quite the finish! West Ham looked on course for victory, Spurs bereft of ideas. But Heung-min Son sparked into life at the end, and his two bursts down the left set up two goals for the hero Harry Kane. What a comeback! …

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Two supporters banned after crowd trouble at West Ham v Chelsea match

• Action taken after events at London Stadium in EFL Cup tie • Chelsea supporter banned for five years for threatening behaviour Two men have been given football banning orders for their part in the crowd trouble that marred West Ham’s 2-1 EFL Cup win over Chelsea at the London Stadium last month. Michael Parker, a 51-year-old Chelsea supporter, received a five-year banning order after he was charged with threatening behaviour and…

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Slaven Bilic ‘relaxed’ about rumours of Dimitri Payet exit from West Ham

• West Ham manager plays down speculation of January transfer to PSG • Maintains France midfielder’s recent comments were ‘nothing major’ Slaven Bilic, the West Ham United manager, is confident Dimitri Payet will not leave the club in January. The France international caused a stir earlier in November when he said he “closed the door to nothing” amid rumours of interest from Paris Saint-Germain. Related: Arsène Wenger: Drink is not a major

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The FA Cup is ditching more replays, denying us some classic matches

A look back at previous replays in FA Cup finals, semi-finals and quarter-finals suggests we should be celebrating these historic fixtures rather than culling them By Richard Foster for The Agony and the Ecstasy of the Guardian Sport Network There was barely a flicker of resistance or a whisper of a protest when the FA announced that there will no more replays at the quarter-final stage of the FA …

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Football transfer rumours: Daniel Sturridge to West Ham or Stoke?

Today’s fluff gets the hereditary bone England ace Daniel Sturridge has had enough of warming Liverpool’s bench and is impatiently eyeing the nearest emergency exit, and will apparently remain keen on walking through it even if it leads to Stoke or Stratford. Potential suitors will be expected to pay at least £28m for the 27-year-old, reports the Mirror, which notes that West Ham “are desperate for a high-class marksman” and …

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The ‘real’ Premier League table: Liverpool top, Burnley fourth, West Ham bottom | Simon Burnton

Some teams have had harder starts, some spent more money, some sneaked results they never should have. We crunch the key numbers to produce the Premier League table of justice Liverpool fans are no doubt finding the Premier League table extremely attractive but the truth is that at this stage of the season it remains deeply flawed, skewed as it still is towards teams that have had favourable fixtures and …

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Football transfer rumours: Dimitri Payet to leave West Ham in January?

Today’s fluff walks warily down the street, with the brim pulled way down low It looks like West Ham ’s new stadium features not only retractable seating but removable players, after the inspirational French footwizard Dimitri Payet admitted he might leave as soon as January. “We’ve had a very poor start to the season,” he told French television programme Téléfoot. “Will I go in January? I’m asking other questions right now but I’ve closed the door to nothing.” …

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The London Stadium: an unloved venue resulting from expensive mistakes | Owen Gibson

Trying to build a venue suitable for both football and athletics in east London has proved far more costly than planned and West Ham’s new home is still serving up controversy Never mind The Play That Goes Wrong , the longest running farce in London is playing in the east rather than the West End. The Olympic Stadium Mystery took another twist this past week when it emerged that not only had the overall cost of converting…

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Stoke and Bojan Krkic deny West Ham victory as home troubles continue

Many criticisms have been levelled against the London Stadium since West Ham made it their home in the summer and this weekend was no different. The latest problem? The pitch is too slow. After crowd violence and trouble with segregation, stewarding and fans who refuse to sit down, the Hammers were able to enjoy a relatively calm afternoon off the pitch on Saturday. Extra stewards and police in the ground for the first time maintained a controlled atmosphere. Related…

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Metropolitan police to be deployed inside London Stadium for Stoke visit

• Security has been a major problem since West Ham’s move to the ground • Stoke’s Mark Hughes happy with security arrangements in east London The Metropolitan police will deploy officers inside the London Stadium for West Ham United’s Premier League fixture with Stoke City on Saturday. Related: West Ham’s Olympic Stadium deal explained: from Water City to the London Stadium Related: West Ham take steps to prevent crowd trouble at London Stadium Continue reading…

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Olympic Stadium safety officer Chris Baker quit over retractable seating fears

• Baker resigned in May after expressing concerns over impact on structure • Deputy officer Ravi Sharma also left amid unhappiness over management The designated safety officer of the Olympic Stadium resigned in May after becoming deeply concerned about the retractable seating and its impact on the structure of the ground’s lower tier, the Guardian has learned. Chris Baker, an experienced, career stadium safety officer, is understood to have resigned shortly before …

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West Ham striker Andy Carroll ‘threatened by gunmen’ while in car

Met police investigating incident after footballer said he was threatened and pursued by two motorists as he drove home from training West Ham United footballer Andy Carroll was threatened by men claiming to be armed with a gun in an attempted robbery as he returned home from a training session. The 27-year-old striker was driving his Mercedes G-Wagon back to his home in Essex when he approached by two motorcyclists, gesturing that they had a firearm, at a junction shortly…

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West Ham stadium faces losses for years due to retractable-seating problems

• Failure to find naming-rights partner will also hit finances • Costs of moving seats for athletics may reach £8m a year The former Olympic Stadium, now home to West Ham United, is facing operational losses running into millions of pounds for years to come due to problems finding a naming-rights partner and hugely increased costs for retractable seating, the Guardian can reveal. Related: How West Ham struck the deal of the century…

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West Ham’s Olympic Stadium deal explained: from Water City to the London Stadium

After London’s mayor Sadiq Khan ordered an inquiry into the inflated cost of the stadium, a look at how the Hammers got there, and who’s footing the bill The total cost of converting the Olympic Stadium from an athletics stadium into a multi-use venue has soared to £323m, taking the overall cost of West Ham United’s new home to £752m – largely borne by taxpayers. How did we …

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London mayor Sadiq Khan orders inquiry into West Ham stadium costs

• Bill for converting former Olympic Stadium rises again to £323m • Sadiq Khan lambasts ‘total and utter mess’ left under Boris Johnson The mayor of London has ordered an independent inquiry into the soaring conversion costs for the former Olympic Stadium that is now home to West Ham United, after it emerged the bill had risen by another £51m to £323m. The Labour mayor Sadiq Khan, elected to succeed his Conservative predecessor…

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Man found guilty over hamper scam targeting West Ham staff

Stephen Ackerman took payment from players and the then manager Sam Allardyce for luxury goods that were never delivered A man who conned Premier League footballers and the former England manager Sam Allardyce out of thousands of pounds has been convicted of fraud. Stephen Ackerman targeted West Ham staff – including the club’s then manager Allardyce, the striker Andy Carroll and midfielder Kevin Nolan – when he visited the east London club’s …

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Second half confidence was ‘the difference’ says Everton manager Ronald Koeman – video

Everton manager Ronald Koeman praises his side’s second half performance in their win over West Ham. Speaking after the 2-0 result on Sunday, Koeman contrasted the two halves by highlighting the differing levels of confidence exhibited by his team, later stating “that was the difference” Romelu Lukaku and Ross Barkley get Everton back on track against West Ham Continue reading…

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Romelu Lukaku and Ross Barkley get Everton back on track against West Ham

Romelu Lukaku got the goal he probably expected and Ross Barkley the goal he definitely needed as Everton signalled an important step in their development under Ronald Koeman. A 2-0 lead against West Ham United was the cue for Everton to implode at Goodison Park last season . Only Slaven Bilic’s defence collapsed this time out. Everton found relief not only in a first win in six matches but in the contribution of Barkley, who was involved in the breakthrough, started…

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Everton 2-0 West Ham United: Premier League – as it happened

A superb performance from Ross Barkley, who made one and scored one, gave Everton a severely needed first win in six; West Ham, who played well in patches, remain close to the relegation zone 3.47pm GMT Your match report . Related: Romelu Lukaku and Ross Barkley get Everton back on track against West Ham 3.27pm GMT So, thanks all for your comments and company – now join Rob Smyth for Southampton-Chelsea . It’s liiiiive! 3.25pm GMT West Ham will play worse…

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Said & Done: West Ham’s brand; racism; and a tree born crooked

Also featuring: Coventry’s fan experience; Luciano Spalletti; and why you don’t mess with Velez West Ham’s rebrand – delivered this summer as part of “ the most successful stadium migration in history ”. Karren Brady told an industry event on 5 October how the image values upgrade “has really had a dynamic impact on the things we can do”. Related: West Ham at the London Stadium: a troubled start at the Olympic …

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Ronald Koeman needs Romelu Lukaku to get Everton back on track | Paul Wilson

Impressive start to the season has been tempered by a run of five without a win but there is enough talent out wide to arrest their run against West Ham Wayne Rooney heading back to Everton makes a great story but let’s face it, Ronald Koeman was only answering a question. Probably as keen as anyone else to change the subject after five winless games, the Everton manager was not about to turn down the invitation to …

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West Ham take steps to prevent crowd trouble at London Stadium

• Club to widen segregation line between home and away supporters • Stewards will carry hand-held video cameras inside the stadium West Ham have drawn up an action plan to prevent further crowd trouble following the violent clashes during Wednesday’s EFL Cup tie against Chelsea. The club have vowed to increase the distance between home and away supporters, widening the line of segregation on both sides of the lower tier from where the away fans …

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Slaven Bilic praises zero tolerance response to West Ham crowd trouble

• Manager says England is a relative oasis of calm on hooliganism • ‘The club, players and the vast majority of fans don’t deserve it’ Slaven Bilic says that he considers England to be a relative “oasis” of calm in the battle against football hooliganism and he has applauded the zero tolerance reactions to the crowd trouble that flared at West Ham United’s London Stadium on Wednesday night. The manager described the violence in the stands during…

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Arsène Wenger surprised by fan trouble at West Ham – video

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger says he is surprised by the crowd disturbances at the EFL Cup tie between West Ham and Chelsea earlier this week. Wenger, speaking on Friday in London Colney, says he is worried that the scenes at the London Stadium may inhibit progress towards a return to safe standing in English football and that he hopes West Ham move quickly to resolve the issues at their new ground Arsène Wenger worried West Ham trouble…

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