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West Ham v Manchester City – live! | Scott Murray

Minute-by-minute report: Will West Ham salvage some pride after their 6-0 first-leg defeat? Find out with Scott Murray Scott Murray

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Stevan Jovetic set to return for Manchester City in West Ham cup tie

• Forward has not played since October because of injury • He is likely to come on as a substitute against West Ham Stevan Jovetic should return for Manchester City after a hamstring problem in the Capital One Cup semi-final second leg at West Ham United on Tuesday evening, with Manuel Pellegrini admitting the striker is frustrated due to his miserable luck with injuries. After signing from Fiorentina last summer for £22m Jovetic’s City …

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Premier League clockwatch – live! | Simon Burnton

Minute-by-minute report: Join Simon Burnton for all the latest news from the day’s afternoon kick-offs Simon Burnton

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Monaco’s Lacina Traoré granted work permit ahead of West Ham move

• 6ft 8in Ivory Coast striker set to join West Ham on loan • Carlton Cole agrees new 18-month deal at Upton Park West Ham’s attempt to avoid relegation has been boosted by confirmation that Lacina Traoré has been granted a work permit, with the club confident of completing the Ivory Coast striker’s loan move from AS Monaco ahead of their weekend game against Newcastle. Traoré, a 6ft 8in forward, only moved to the French club from Anzhi Makhachkala for £…

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West Ham to complain over alleged Fulham ‘tapping up’ of Ravel Morrison

• Officials unhappy over comments from Fulham manager • Rene Meulensteen said: ‘The player wants to come here’ West Ham have issued a complaint to the Premier League alleging Fulham have “tapped up” Ravel Morrison. The club have been angered by comments made on Tuesday by the Fulham manager Rene Meulensteen after his side’s win over Norwich – Meulensteen telling reporters that an initial bid for Morrison had been “knocked back”, but that a higher offer may …

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West Ham’s Ravel Morrison is transfer target for Cardiff City

• Bid of £5m-plus could tempt Hammers • Bluebirds face competition from Fulham Cardiff City are interested in signing Ravel Morrison from West Ham United, though they face competition from Fulham for the midfielder’s signature. The 20-year-old is open to either option, due to his Manchester United connections with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and René Meulensteen, the managers of the respective clubs. Morrison has 18 months left on a contract that currently earns him £15,000 a week. Should West…

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West Ham offer Joleon Lescott £90k-a-week to join relegation struggle

• Manchester City defender slips to fourth choice at club • Lescott keen to regain England place for World cup finals Joleon Lescott is the target of a £90,000-a-week move to West Ham United from Manchester City though he may reject the transfer as he is hopeful of attracting a higher-placed club in a bid to force his way into England’s World Cup squad. The central defender is fourth choice at City under…

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Sam Allardyce gains respite from West Ham’s win at Cardiff

• Sam Allardyce sees 10-man West Ham see off Cardiff • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer unhappy with side’s first-half display West Ham ended their traumatic week with a 2-0 win at Cardiff that lifted them out of the bottom three in the Premier League, easing the pressure on Sam Allardyce, their embattled manager. Allardyce declined to speak to the media after the match, leaving his assistant, Neil McDonald, to say how pleased they both were with the spirit …

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Sam Allardyce set to take ‘calculated risk’ with Andy Carroll’s comeback

• Striker has not played this term but may be involved at Cardiff • Carroll has only just returned to training after foot injury The West Ham manager Sam Allardyce admits he will be taking a “calculated risk” if he involves Andy Carroll in the Hammers’ crucial Premier League meeting with Cardiff. The England international has not featured this season after struggling with a foot injury but could come to Allardyce’s rescue as the club look to end…

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Sam Allardyce rallies West Ham fans and welcomes back Andy Carroll

• You come out fighting or sink and die, says Allardyce • Carroll likely to be on the bench for Cardiff game Sam Allardyce has insisted in an email to West Ham fans he will “come out fighting” following his team’s dismal 6-0 defeat at Manchester City , a result that has persuaded the club to drastically reduce under-18 ticket prices for the semi-final, second leg on Tuesday week. West Ham, who have conceded 11 goals in their past two …

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West Ham’s Sam Allardyce reflects on 6-0 thrashing by Manchester City – video

West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce says his team were outperformed by a strong Manchester City in the Capital One Cup semi-final first leg

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Thomas Hitzlsperger: ‘Der Hammer’ who was never afraid of a challenge

The former Aston Villa, West Ham and Everton player, who has announced he is gay, had a thunderous shot and scored the decisive goal when Stuttgart won the title in 2007 Thomas Hitzlsperger has never shirked a challenge. In 2000, as an 18-year-old, he decided to leave his parents and six siblings in Germany to move to England. He had just been released by Bayern Munich, where he had been for eight years, but did not want to join another Bundesliga club. He wanted a challenge – …

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Manuel Pellegrini: Manchester City haven’t even thought about winning the quadruple – video

Manuel Pellegrini says Manchester City are taking this season one game at a time in the Premier League, Champions League, FA Cup and Capital One cup

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Sam Allardyce knows he must inspire an upturn at West Ham

• ‘We know what happens if you don’t get results as a manager’ • Manager realistic despite show of support by joint chairmen Sam Allardyce has conceded his future as West Ham United’s manager hinges on instigating an immediate upturn in results, despite the show of support offered by the club’s joint chairmen before Wednesday’s Capital One Cup semi-final against Manchester City. David Sullivan and David Gold had reacted to Sunday’s thrashing by the Championship club Nottingham…

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Sam Allardyce ‘pleased’ with support shown by West Ham’s co-chairmen

• ‘I wasn’t backed by last two and got sacked for no reason’ • Hammers prepare for cup semi-final at Manchester City Sam Allardyce is happy with the strong backing he has had from the West Ham co-chairmen David Sullivan and David Gold despite the club’s plight, 19th in the table and thrashed 5-0 by Nottingham Forest in the FA Cup third round on Sunday. But Sullivan and Gold issued an open letter to West Ham’s fans backing Allardyce’s position and the 59-year-old, who will take …

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Everton’s John Heitinga rejects chance to join West Ham in World Cup year

• Defender confident of other suitors to improve Brazil hopes • ‘You have to be convinced that you are taking the right step’ John Heitinga has turned down a move from Everton to West Ham United, saying he felt it was not the right step for his career. The defender’s place at the World Cup in Brazil this June is at risk because he has not played in the league this season but the 30-year-old is confident he will find another new club during this month’s transfer …

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Why Jeff Randall was right to ‘burn’ a confidential source

Jeff Randall, the Daily Telegraph columnist, is leaving the paper to join Babcock International as a non-executive director. His decision to step away from his full-time media commitments was revealed in July last year when he announced that he was to give up presenting his eponymous Sky News business show. In the Sunday Telegraph at the weekend, bidding “a fond farewell” to 30 years of financial journalism , he wrote about his time with the Telegraph group. He…

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Premier League: 10 talking points from the New Year’s Day action

Bendtner turns the tide, Nolan loses his mind, Mata’s strop elicits a cool response from Mourinho and Moyes morphs into Sir Alex 1) Could Arsenal finally see the benefit of Bendtner? In so many respects it was classic Nicklas Bendtner. On as a substitute against Cardiff City, he scored the crucial 88th-minute goal for Arsenal yet sprained his ankle in the process to be forced back off. As he limped round the fringes …

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Sam Allardyce short of bodies and excuses in battle to keep West Ham up | Jacob Steinberg

Injuries to key players and poor planning have left the manager exposed ahead of New Years’ Day six-pointer with Fulham Sam Allardyce has sent West Ham down before. When they were relegated in 2003, the side that stayed up at their expense were Bolton Wanderers. Their battle for survival went to the final day and ended with Allardyce dancing with Jay Jay Okocha on the pitch at the Reebok Stadium after the home team’s victory over Middlesbrough condemned West Ham to the Championship. …

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Sunderland’s form fires hope they can beat relegation odds

• Sunderland look to extend unbeaten run against Aston Villa • Crystal Palace v Norwich; Fulham v West Ham relegation six-pointers Vito Mannone not only believes history is bunk but he also considers that statistics are there to be confounded. Sunderland’s goalkeeper merely shrugs when people tell him that West Bromwich Albion in 2004-05 are the only Premier League team to have escaped relegation after being bottom of the table at Christmas. “We need to believe something different,” says …

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West Bromwich Albion’s Nicolas Anelka could face ban after arm gesture

• Striker claims ‘quenelle’ was tribute to French comedian • Manager Keith Downing refuses to condemn action West Bromwich Albion’s caretaker manager Keith Downing refused to condemn Nicolas Anelka after the striker apparently made a far-right salute after scoring the first of his two goals in his side’s 3-3 draw with West Ham. Anelka has confirmed to Downing that he did perform what is known as a quenelle, or “reverse Nazi salute”, after…

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West Ham United v West Bromwich Albion – live! | Jacob Steinberg

Minute-by-minute report: Will the Hammers claw their way out of the bottom three against the managerless Baggies? Find out with Jacob Steinberg Jacob Steinberg

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David Moyes: Wayne Rooney on verge of greatness for Manchester United

• Striker has leadership qualities, says his manager • Moyes praises Rooney after win over West Ham Wayne Rooney is Manchester United’s on-field force and is becoming a leader who now calls the shots in the dressing room, according to David Moyes. The manager offered the insight after another display of total football from the England forward, who drove United to this smoothly impressive victory over struggling West Ham. With Robin van Persie out for another three weeks due to a thigh injury, there had…

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Jack Wilshere banned for two matches for one-fingered salute

• Midfielder to miss Chelsea and West Ham matches • Arsenal struggling to stay ahead in title race Jack Wilshere has been banned for two matches after giving Manchester City’s fans a one-fingered salute on Sunday and will miss the Premier League derbies against Chelsea and West Ham United. Arsenal are struggling to keep their noses in front as the title race reaches its crucial festive period and the loss of the England midfielder could seriously hamper their ambitions. Wilshere reluctantly agreed to accept the Football Association’s …

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Football Weekly Extra: more misery for Tottenham Hotspur

James is joined by Barry Glendenning , Jacob Steinberg and Gregg Bakowski for more award-winning podcast action. Plenty for the pod to get stuck into, including: West Ham’s defeat of Tottenham Hotspur in the Capital One Cup, Sunderland’s super fit team beating Chelsea in extra-time, and a preview of the big one between Arsenal and Chelsea. James Horncastle is on the phone to preview the Milan derby and run the rule over the new Watford manager. Giuseppe Sannino. Plus, there’s the pod’s favourite…

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Tottenham’s Tim Sherwood ‘absolutely sick’ with Capital One Cup exit to West Ham – video

Tottenham caretaker manager Tim Sherwood says the team are hugely disappointed after their 2-1 loss to West Ham

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English Premier League Table

# Team P
1 Liverpool 24
2 Manchester City 16
3 Arsenal 15
4 Leicester City 14
5 Chelsea 14
6 Crystal Palace 14
7 Burnley 12
8 West Ham United 12
9 Tottenham Hotspur 11
10 AFC Bournemouth 11
11 Wolverhampton Wanderers 10
12 Manchester United 9
13 Sheffield United 9
14 Brighton & Hov… 9
15 Aston Villa 8
16 Newcastle United 8
17 Southampton 7
18 Everton 7
19 Norwich City 6
20 Watford 3

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