West Ham news
Joe Cole admits his decision to join Liverpool in 2010 was a mistake, claiming his only other option was an unthinkable move to Tottenham.
Rio Ferdinand has backed Joe Cole to shine in his second spell as a West Ham player, but not against Manchester United in the FA Cup on Wednesday night.
Newcastle's nightmare season continued on Saturday as Brighton delivered the first giant-killing act of the FA Cup third round, beating the Magpies 2-0 on home soil.
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez could relinquish his role as a central striker to accommodate the club's newest signing Daniel Sturridge, according to manager Brendan Rodgers.
West Ham could be without influential midfielder Mohamed Diame for up to three months after he tore his hamstring during the Hammers' defeat to Liverpool.
Two cracking goals from Raul Bobadilla and Elsad Zverotic saw the Swiss side Young Boys draw the Europa League game with Liverpool 2-2 after goals from Jonjo Shelvey and Joe Cole.
Newcastle midfielder Yohan Cabaye has suggested that Joe Cole returns to Lille, rather than trying to force his way into Brendan Rodgers' Liverpool plans.
Joe Cole's Liverpool future was again brought into question after boss Brendan Rodgers lamented the Englishman's failure to make the most of a rare starting opportunity in the Capital One Cup loss to Swansea on Wednesday.
Joe Cole still intends to play a key role at Liverpool this season, insisting it is "great" to be back with the club.
Joe Cole has tipped Raheem Sterling to become a "special talent" for Liverpool this season, but boss Brendan Rodgers insists the youngster is not ready for first-team football.