Noble: A win at Stoke would top off a fantastic week!

Friday 15 Dec
Updated Friday 15 Dec 12:42
Mark Noble


Mark Noble says West Ham United need to ‘top off a fantastic week’ with a Premier League victory at Stoke City.

The Hammers head to the bet365 Stadium on the back of a victory over champions Chelsea and deserved draw with Arsenal at London Stadium.

Cresswell: I'm enjoying my new defensive role

Thursday 14 Dec
Updated Thursday 14 Dec 16:30


Back around the turn of the century, a smart transfer target on the legendary management simulation computer game Championship Manager was a ‘LB/LCB’ named Stuart Pearce.

As a younger player, Pearce had been a standout left-back; strong in the tackle, keen to get forward and in possession of a thunderous left foot capable of delivering pinpoint crosses and rapier-like shots.