Dylan Tombides has hopefully beaten cancer

Each morning around 9am, Dylan Tombides crawls out of bed, walks to the bathroom and looks into the mirror. Staring back at the young West Ham striker is a thick, 12-inch scar running from the centre of his chest to his navel. That’s when the flashbacks begin, taking this 18-year-old Australian back to the moment … [Read the full story]

Harry Redknapp – struggles and success

Many episodes of Harry Redknapp’s life have found him in a precarious position, dangling by his fingertips with observers wondering how he could possibly escape. Somehow ‘Harry Houdini’ always has, and yesterday he did it again when the jury – some of whom had chuckled repeatedly at his comments – acquitted him of tax evasion. … [Read the full story]

Arsenal sign new players to get season going

Arsenal responded to their dismal start to the Premier League season on Tuesday by signing South Korean striker Park Chu-young and German defender Per Mertesacker on the penultimate day of the transfer window. Manchester City meanwhile were linked with the surprise capture of injury-plagued midfielder Owen Hargreaves. Some $560 million has already been spent by … [Read the full story]

Spurs and Leyton Orient lose out to West Ham in bid for Olympic Stadium

Attempts by Tottenham Hotspur and Leyton Orient to block rival football club West Ham United’s move to the Olympic Stadium have failed. The two football club’s could mount further legal challenges after their plea for a judicial review was rejected by a High Court judge. Spurs and Orient started the legal battle after the Olympic … [Read the full story]

Barclays Premier League relegation round-up and end of season ladder

An exiting last game for most of us. West Ham were already down. Wolves were 3-0 down in the first half to Blackburn but got a bollocking at half time by Mick McArthy, and they came out and scored two goals, making the final result 3-2 to Blackburn. Birmingham, who beat Arsenal in the League … [Read the full story]

Spurs after Footballer of the Year, Scott Parker

Harry Redknapp will hold talks with chairman Daniel Levy over Tottenham’s summer transfer plans next week…and a move for Footballer of the Year Scott Parker will be top of his agenda. Redknapp confirmed he wants to bring the West Ham midfielder to White Hart Lane but knows he faces competition from Arsenal and Liverpool. The … [Read the full story]

West Ham get London’s Olympic Stadium

West Ham United are the favourites to be chosen over Barclays Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur to take over London‘s main Olympic stadium after the 2012 Games. An announcement is expected on Friday after a vote by the Olympic Park Legacy Company, after months of deliberating over what to do with the $855 million venue. … [Read the full story]

Birmingham City face Arsenal in the ‘Is it worth it’ cup

Birmingham‘s Craig Gardner books a Carling Cup final showdown against Arsenal as his extra-time goal sealed a 3-1 victory over West Ham in the semi-final second leg that secured a 4-3 aggregate win. Gardner, a boyhood Birmingham fan, capped an impressive fightback from Alex McLeish’s side, who can now look forward to facing the Gunners … [Read the full story]

The Beckhams are on their 4th child

Victoria Beckham’s Spice Girl bandmates were among the first to congratulate her about her pregnancy news. Emma Bunton, Melanie Chisholm and Melanie Brown all tweeted their good wishes to their 36-year-old popstar pal, who announced she’s expecting her fourth child on Sunday. Emma, who’s currently pregnant with her second child, gushed, ‘Its such brilliant news!!!’ … [Read the full story]

Big Mal, the Legend dies at 83

Crystal Palace have mourned the loss of former manager Malcolm Allison who has died at the age of 83. Allison was one of the most flamboyant personalities in the game, he dated glamour models and was loved for his outspoken views, trademark fedora and sheepskin coat, while drinking champagne and smoking cigars. Big Mal was … [Read the full story]