Carroll: One man won’t destroy us

Andy Carroll insists the ongoing situation with wantaway midfielder Dimitri Payet will not destroy the spirit within the West Ham first-team squad. The Hammers have recorded back-to-back Premier League victories since the influential France international informed manager Slaven Bilic of his desire to leave the club. Payet has not featured in the wins over Crystal

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Wenger apologises for Taylor push

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has apologised for pushing fourth official Anthony Taylor during his side’s last-gasp 2-1 win against Burnley at the Emirates on Sunday. The Frenchman, who could face action from the Football Association over the incident, was sent from the touchline for his protests after referee Jon Moss had awarded the visitors a

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Wenger sorry for Taylor push

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has apologised for pushing fourth official Anthony Taylor during his side’s last-gasp 2-1 win against Burnley at the Emirates on Sunday. The Frenchman, who could face action from the Football Association over the incident, was sent from the touchline for his protests after referee Jon Moss had awarded the visitors a

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Matip boosts fitness with U23s

Joel Matip stepped up his match fitness following the row over his eligibility by playing an hour for Liverpool’s U23s on Sunday. Matip was given the green light to play for the Reds again by FIFA on Friday after a dispute with the Cameroon Football Federation was finally resolved. And though the defender made a

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