David Moyes insists West Ham is not his last chance in management

• New manager looks to halt club’s slump at Watford
• Stuart Pearce ‘will play a big role’, says Moyes

David Moyes has denied that taking over from Slaven Bilic at West Ham represents his last chance in football management and the Scot is confident he can arrest a slump that has left his new side in the relegation zone.

Before Sunday’s trip to face Watford at Vicarage Road Moyes pledged to tackle the indiscipline that has undermined West Ham’s dreadful start to the campaign and led to Bilic becoming the first manager to leave the club during the course of a season since Alan Curbishley resigned in September 2008.

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Manchester United’s Paul Pogba returns in style to cut down Newcastle

Once again, Paul Pogba is doing his snakehips shuffle beneath the Stretford End and Zlatan Ibrahimovic – straight-backed, chest puffed out, knee fixed – can be seen soaking up the crowd’s acclaim. It still might not be enough when it comes to catching, and overhauling, Manchester City at the top of the Premier League – but it must still feel reassuring for José Mourinho to see these two wearing Manchester United’s colours again.

For Ibrahimovic, it was his first appearance since his cruciate ligaments were ruptured in April and, at the grand old age of 36, it is no exaggeration to say that many people might have presumed this comeback would never happen. It was a tremendous cheer he received when he came on after 76 minutes and, Zlatan being Zlatan, one imagines he still feels he can have a considerable influence on this season’s title race. He will be annoyed, undoubtedly, that Rob Elliot’s save denied him a late goal from an acrobatic volley.

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Football League: Wolves back on top after win, Luton hit seven again

  • Wolves defeat Reading to go back to the top of the Championship
  • Shrewsbury get daylight and in League Two Luton hit seven again

Wolves moved back to the top of the table thanks to Ivan Cavaleiro and Matt Doherty goals at Reading. The Portuguese winger was played through on goal by Diogo Jota, before calmly rounding the goalkeeper and slotting the ball into an empty net, with Doherty wrapping up the points late on.

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