Premier League: Mason Mount helps Chelsea end barren run against Fulham; Leicester go second after beating Southampton
Mason Mount put Chelsea back on track with the late winner that sealed a vital 1-0 victory at 10-man Fulham.
Chinese football bosses, who will expand the league from 16 to 18 teams by 2023, want to see clubs achieve greater value for money, citing the more successful neighboring leagues of South Korea and Japan as an example.
The 52-year-old from Croatia has signed a contract until the end of 2022 and replaces Frenchman Bruno Genesio, Beijing said.
Since the Premier League came into being, no club with fewer than eight points after 14 games have stayed up. This was West Brom's 14th game and they have seven points.
Allardyce has joined on an 18-month contract and will take charge for the first time in a Midlands derby against Aston Villa on Sunday
West Brom is in next-to-last place in the Premier League after collecting only seven points from its opening 13 games in its first season back in the top division.
Premier League: Manchester United 'must do better' despite ending home drought, says Bruno Fernandes
Victory moves Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men up to ninth and within seven points of early pace-setters Tottenham with a game in hand.
Albion manager Slaven Bilic said the club received the results earlier in the week and the pair are in a period of 10 days in self-isolation.
Premier League: Wilfried Zaha nets brace as Crystal Palace stun Manchester United; Arsenal edge West Ham
It was a chastening start to the season for United, who have come under fire from fans frustrated at their relatively modest transfer outlay compared to their title rivals.
Premier League: Branislav Ivanovic returns to English top division football with West Bromwich Albion
Right-back Ivanovic spent nine years at Chelsea, winning three league titles and three FA Cups, before joining Zenit St Petersburg in February 2017.
West Brom promoted to Premier League while Brentford will go into the playoffs along with Fulham and Cardiff City.
Premier League: West Ham United reappoint David Moyes as head coach in bid to avoid relegation scrap
West Ham United have reappointed David Moyes as head coach on an 18-month deal to replace the sacked Manuel Pellegrini and help them move away from the bottom half of the table, the struggling Premier League club said on Sunday.
EFL Championship: West Bromwich Albion appoint former West Ham boss Slaven Bilic as manager ahead of renewed promotion bid
An excellent first season under Bilic saw West Ham qualify for Europe via a seventh-placed Premier League finish, but he was eventually sacked in November 2017
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West Ham say they won't hold talks with under-fire manager David Moyes over his future with the Premier League strugglers until the end of the season.
Premier League: Mauricio Pochettino 'not worried' as Tottenham Hotspur lose ground on top four after West Ham draw
Mauricio Pochettino insists he isn't concerned about Tottenham missing out on a top-four finish in the Premier League despite their damaging 1-1 draw against West Ham.
Premier League: Antonio Conte believes Chelsea's defeat to West Ham has dashed hopes of title defence
Conte said, "In my previous experience, it won't be possible to fight for the title. With four defeats in 16 games, we must have another target."
Premier League: David Moyes believes West Ham fans will warm up to new stadium once club starts winning
Moyes will oversee his first game at the London Stadium against Leicester on Friday and he hopes a decent performance will get the fans back on side.
Premier League: Leicester City boss Claude Puel cautious of West Ham United’s 'reaction' under David Moyes
Claude Puel says his Leicester City side must be wary of a reaction from West Ham United in Friday’s Premier League clash following the appointment of David Moyes as manager.
West Bromwich Albion sacked manager Tony Pulis on Monday after a miserable run of form that has seen the Chinese-owned club slump to 17th in the Premier League table.