European Club Association backs Gianni Infantino for FIFA job

Europes biggest football clubs have given their support to Uefa interim chief Gianni Infantinos Fifa presidential campaign, the European Club Association (ECA) said in Paris, France on 9 February. ECA vice-chairman Umberto Gandini announced the decision at a news conference during the general assembly of the organisation, which represents over 200 European clubs including major ones such as Real Madrid, Barcelona, Juventus and Bayern Munich. Feb 9, 2016

West Ham United injury news: James Tomkins set to miss FA Cup tie against Liverpool

Slaven Bilic has confirmed James Tomkins will miss West Ham Uniteds FA Cup fourth round replay against Liverpool tomorrow night (9 February) after sustaining a calf injury against Southampton. The Hammers boss revealed the 26-year-old defender will undergo a scan later today, but has described his absence as a big blow to the club. Feb 8, 2016