War on the terraces? Jamie Carragher spitting in someone's face? It’s been a great weekend to be a football fan.
What a pair of screamers from Son and Pedro Obiang. Wow.
And the newly signed manager Sam Allardyce watched on from the crowd.
Over the past few decades, Conservative politicians have intermittently attempted to appropriate football and use it to their own ends. This has led to much embarrassment for everyone, but most of all them.
When most people think of Ian Wright’s playing days, they picture him in a vintage Arsenal strip. He remains a cult hero at several other clubs, however, so we spoke to him about his memories of playing elsewhere.
With the twilight of their first season at the London Stadium upon them, West Ham fans are well placed to give a balanced verdict on their new home. What’s more, they certainly don’t want a load of wonk journalists trying to do it for them.
The forerunner of the Europa League, the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup was a three-year slog that teams could only enter if their home city hosted an international trade fair. Nevertheless, it played a key role in developing European club football.
While there are a whole host of former pros lining up to criticise refereeing standards on radio and television, very few decide to pick up the whistle themselves.
Over the decades, there have been some truly shocking relegations on these shores. Man City, Middlesbrough, Leeds United – these are the sides who were too good to go down.
Before West Ham left Upton Park, photographer Freddie Bonfanti decided to document the culture of the club and the area. Here, we look at his pictures of a time gone by.
In the form of ‘Insider’ columns and ‘Media Watch’, football clubs are embroiling themselves in the swirling maelstrom of transfer gossip. So, what’s in it for them?