Hammers star Michail Antonio was sent off late on for a deliberate handball.
Elsewhere in the Championship, an 82nd minute Ciaran Clark header got leaders Newcastle out of jail.
The Blues have gone 11 points ahead at the summit after beating Swansea.
Promotion rivals Sheffield Wednesday were left to rue a missed Jordan Rhodes penalty.
Man United have a chance to win a trophy for the first time under Jose Mourinho, as they take on Southampton.
The Foxes earlier this week acted on a dire run of form by sacking their much-loved Italian manager.
Thursday 23 February, 2017
Nevertheless, there was better news for Genk — the team who defeated Cork City.
The England international was sent off after an appalling high tackle on Brecht Dejaegere.
League of Ireland official Rob Rogers chats to The42 about the highs and lows of taking charge at various tiers.
Inpho photographer Morgan Treacy chats to The42 about the momentous Ireland-England 2007 clash.
Wednesday 22 February, 2017
Irish fans’ love of English football is often cited as a big reason for the domestic game’s problems.
Both Andorra and San Marino will be hoping to end winless runs that stretch back a number of years.
Monday 20 February, 2017
Cork’s Sean Maguire and other promising youngsters likely to make an impact in the upcoming campaign.
Goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma looks a star in the making.
Keane will bring “ambitious and exciting brand of rugby” to the Sportsground, says CEO Willie Ruane.
Sunday 19 February, 2017
Finn Harps starlet BJ Banda chats to The42 about his hopes for the new season, a little over a year on from THAT goal.
Saturday 18 February, 2017
Plus, the three certainties in life — death, taxes and Arjen Robben cutting in on his left foot.
Killian Brennan chats to The42 about the new season ahead with his hometown club.
Friday 17 February, 2017
As he gets set for one of the biggest games of his career, Lincoln’s Alan Power chats to The42 about his struggle to make it as a footballer.
Meanwhile, another recent signing, Steve Crosbie could make his debut from the bench.
Burnley’s Stephen Ward is among the Irish-born footballers expected to line out.
'He likes his dad to collect him from the airport' - WWE's heartwarming tribute to Ireland's Finn Balor
The 35-year-old Wicklow native, whose real name is Fergal Devitt, has forged a successful career in wrestling.
Thursday 16 February, 2017
A documentary on the life of Tommy Byrne is showing on RTÉ One tonight.
Wednesday 15 February, 2017
Plus, why PSG were too powerful for a Barcelona side in physical decline.
Bayern Munich took on Arsenal, in what was a pivotal match for the Gunners.
Mesut Ozil has been heavily criticised following a recent dip in form.
Tuesday 14 February, 2017
He follows in the footsteps of fellow sporting legends Roy Keane and Sonia O’Sullivan in receiving the honour.
Monday 13 February, 2017
Colin Bell discusses his role managing the women’s team.
An injury to Chelsea’s Niamh Fahey has ruled her out of the games, but the coach has otherwise named a strong squad
The 40-year-old also guided Clermont to the Top 14 and Champions Cup finals in his debut season.
Sunday 12 February, 2017
Plus, how Liverpool exploited Tottenham’s vulnerable left side.
However, the match was not quite as straightforward as the 27-3 outcome suggests.
Aiden McGeady also impressed for Preston, scoring a brilliant brace.
The title unification bout will take place at UFC 212 on 3 June in Rio de Janeiro.
Their upcoming bout was announced for the upcoming bout at UFC 208 last night.
Shane Keegan chats to The42 about the challenges that await his Galway side this season.
Germaine de Randamie won the UFC women’s featherweight belt last night.
Saturday 11 February, 2017
Promising Irish teenager Sean Boyd chats to The42 ahead of the new League of Ireland season.
Friday 10 February, 2017
We'll Leave it There So: Liverpool punish The Sun, Ireland call on Best back-up and all today's sport
Plus, Gareth Bale looks set to be fit for Wales’ crucial World Cup qualifier with Ireland in March.