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Last Updated: Saturday, 18 August 2007, 09:34 GMT 10:34 UK
Saturday's football photos

Mark Noble scores for West Ham

Birmingham 0-1 West Ham: Mark Noble scores West Ham's first goal of the season from the penalty spot

Fulham goalscorer Brian McBride (centre) receives attention before being stretchered off

Fulham 1-2 Middlesbrough: Brian McBride injures his left knee in the process of firing Fulham into a half-time lead

Hameur Bouazza is helped from the field

The Cottagers also lose Hameur Bouazza with a suspected dislocated shoulder and the referee is also taken off injured

Middlesbrough's Ahmed Mido celebrates scoring against Fulham

Fulham keeper Tony Warner gifts Ahmed Mido a debut goal when he shovels the Egyptian's tame shot into the net

Lee Cattermole and Jeremie Alliadiere celebrate Middlesbrough's winner at Craven Cottage

And Lee Cattermole wins it for the Teessiders after collecting a pass from Jeremie Alliadiere and firing past Warner late on

Sam Allardyce surveys the action in Newcastle

Newcastle 0-0 Aston Villa: New Magies boss Sam Allardyce takes charge of his first game at St James' Park

Villa midfielder Nigel Reo-Coker

After a goalless first half, Villa's Nigel Reo-Coker almost breaks the deadlock on the hour but sees his curling shot saved

Owen fires in a shot

Michael Owen comes off the bench but draws a blank as the visitors' defensive strategy earns them a point

Bolton players celebrate taking the lead at Fratton Park

Portsmouth 3-1 Bolton: Nicolas Anelka fires a shot through Pompey keeper David James's legs to give Bolton the lead

Kanu (right) lifts the ball over Bolton keeper Jussi Jaaskelainen to score Portsmouth's equaliser

But the home side's Nigerian duo turn the match on its head - Kanu fires in John Utaka's pass to level within three minutes

John Utaka celebrates scoring for Portsmouth

The roles are reversed just before half-time as Utaka races on to Kanu's pass before outpacing Bolton's defence to score

Matthew Taylor (centre) sends Bolton keeper Jussi Jaaskelainen the wrong way from the penalty spot

Late on Gerald Cid is penalised for a tackle on Kanu and Matthew Taylor wraps up victory from the penalty spot

Stephen Hunt prepares to fire in Reading's winner

Reading 1-0 Everton: Stephen Hunt latches on to a Ulises de la Cruz throw-in to hammer home Reading's winner

Steed Malbranque (left) scores his second goal against Derby

Tottenham 4-0 Derby: Steed Malbranque scores twice in the opening six minutes to put Spurs in control

Jermaine Jenas scores Tottenham's third goal

And Derby's afternoon goes from bad to worse when Jermaine Jenas tucks in a third with less than 15 minutes on the clock

Darren Bent (centre) scramble home Tottenham's fourth goal

Darren Bent bundles in his first goal for Spurs from Tom Huddlestone's free-kick late on to complete an easy win

Emile Heskey scores for Wigan

Wigan 3-0 Sunderland: Emile Heskey hooks the Latics into a half-time lead from Luis Antonio Valencia's right-wing cross

Sunderland's Danny Collins hauls down Antoine Sibierski

Sunderland's Danny Collins hauls down Antoine Sibierski allowing Denny Landzaat to double the lead from the spot

Antoine Sibierski scores Wigan's third from the penalty spot

And when Russell Anderson trips Heskey, Sibierski steps up to slam the resulting penalty into the net to secure victory


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