Although there are always lots of rumours on the internet, and within the media in general, about the top sides in the Premier League, most of them revolve around issues like possible transfers and managerial sackings.
Behind the scenes though all the clubs are working hard to generate potential sponsorship deals because these can be a serious source of income, and one of the rumours going round at the moment suggests that a top Premier League side may be about to unveil a lucrative deal with Jackpot City.
The West Ham United striker Andy Carroll made a successful return to the starting line-up by scoring the only goal of the game in the 1-0 victory over Swansea during the weekend.
The striker had missed the last two months of action due to an injury, but the manager Sam Allardyce said that delighted to have the striker back in the team. Carroll was signed from Liverpool on a season-long loan deal, but he has featured only a handful of games for West Ham so far. This has been due to several injury problems that have hampered the season so far for the former Newcastle United striker.
The West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce has said that he is extremely confident that the former England international Joe Cole has revealed his career after making the move to his former club West Ham in the first week of the summer transfer window.
The West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce has said that he expects the new signing Matt Jarvis to come good after settling with the club. The 26-year-old England international made his debut for the club in the match against Swansea during the weekend.
West Ham United, however, were extremely disappointing in the match after they lost 3-0. Matt Jarvis was expected to provide a lot of crosses for the strikers at the club, but he was good only in certain moments. As a result, many have questioned the £ 10.5 million the paid by West Ham United for the player to Wolverhampton Wanderers.
West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce has confirmed to the media that the club will not be looking to sign Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov or Liverpool striker Andy Carroll in the summer transfer window. West Ham United have been linked with a move for these players after they have been frozen out in their respective clubs.
West Ham United chairman David Gold has revealed that goalkeeper Robert Green will be leaving the club at the end of the season. This news comes as a major blow for West Ham fans given that Robert Green is a recognised England international.
West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce has said that he is extremely proud of his players and their achievement after they qualified for the play-offs.
West Ham were one of the favourites to get the automatic promotion spot this season, but their poor form in the last few months has meant that they have conceded the first two places to Southampton and Reading.
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has said that the hopes of his club finishing in the automatic promotion spots are all but over after his side saw Southampton build a five point advantage in the table.
Only two games remain in the Championship this season and Sam Allardyce believes that it would be almost impossible for West Ham to finish in the second position.
West Ham United lost more ground in the race for finishing top of the Championship after they could only manage a draw against rivals Doncaster.
All the top teams in the Championship have been suffering a poor form of late, which has allowed teams from the play-offs position to catch them.
Reading have been one of the most impressive of the teams in the play-offs position, as they have managed five victories on the bounce. They are now level on points with West Ham United after Sam Allardyce's men could only draw against Doncaster Rovers during the weekend.
West Ham managed to retain their place at the top of the Coca Cola Championship with a battling 1 -1 draw against fellow promotion candidates Southampton at Upton Park recently.
The fact that Sam Allardyce’s men managed to gain this point after playing the majority of the game with 10 men makes their performance even more impressive.
West Ham are 1 point ahead of Southampton in the race for the Championship title, with Cardiff city only 4 points adrift after a 3 - 1 home win against Peterborough United.