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West Ham have got a good manager, says David Moyes – video

West Ham’s new manager, David Moyes, says he is a good appointment for the club, despite leading Sunderland to relegation last season. Moyes admits he does have a point to prove following Sunderland’s poor campaign in 2016-17 but backs himself to repair his reputation at the London Stadium David Moyes has ‘point to prove’ after being appointed West Ham manager Continue reading…

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West Ham’s David Moyes: ‘I think the squad should be in a better position ‘ – video

West Ham United have given David Moyes the chance to establish himself at the club after appointing him as their new manager on a six-month contract, in the hope that he can revive the team’s dismal form. The former Everton, Manchester United and Sunderland man described West Ham as a ‘big club’ and insisted they should be in a better league position than their current 18th. The former manager Slaven Bilic was sacked on Monday with…

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Did West Ham ask Sunderland’s Ellis Short for the lowdown on David Moyes?

The man appointed to replace Slaven Bilic was deemed dated by his players when on Wearside, where he became shrouded in a cloak of negativity Football club executives like to talk up the amount of “due diligence” they routinely undertake before hiring anyone but such boasts sometimes end up ringing hollow. Anyone who watched Sunderland regularly last season can be forgiven for wondering precisely how much homework West Ham United did before appointing David Moyes to …

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David Moyes says has point to prove after being appointed West Ham manager

• Former Manchester United and Sunderland manager replaces Slaven Bilic • ‘I’m hungry to make sure I get things right now,’ says new coach West Ham United will give David Moyes the chance to establish himself at the club after appointing him as their new manager on an initial six-month contract that could turn into a longer deal if the 54-year-old revives his new team’s wretched form. Moyes…

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West Ham pay a high price for keeping faith in Slaven Bilic too long

After spending £40m on new signings in the summer only to languish in the relegation zone, it is clear the east London club let a torrid situation drag on There are times when the cheap option ends up being the most costly one. Although it is easy to understand why West Ham decided not to sack Slaven Bilic at the end of last season and instead chose to let …

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West Ham sack Slaven Bilic as club fall into relegation zone – video

West Ham have sacked Slaven Bilic after results at the weekend left the club in the bottom three of the Premier League. Following the 4-1 loss to Liverpool on Saturday, Bilic admitted that no individual is bigger than the club. David Moyes is reportedly set to become the new manager at West Ham Slaven Bilic sacked as West Ham manager with David Moyes set to take over Continue reading…

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West Ham set to appoint David Moyes after Slaven Bilic is sacked as manager

• Moyes expected to take job this week on interim six-month deal • West Ham say change needed for ‘club to move forward positively’ West Ham United are set to appoint David Moyes on an initial six-month contract and hand him the responsibility of hauling them away from relegation danger after finally losing faith in Slaven Bilic’s ability to reverse the team’s decline. Bilic, whose contract was due to run out next summer, was …

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Slaven Bilic facing West Ham exit while David Moyes waits in wings

• Joint chairman David Sullivan to meet Bilic on Monday • Moyes has been out of work since leaving Sunderland = Slaven Bilic is expected to be told he is no longer West Ham United’s manager during a meeting with the club’s joint chairman, David Sullivan, on Monday with David Moyes expected to replace the Croat on an initial six-month contract. Bilic’s position has been under threat for some time but the plan was for the former West Ham defender…

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West Ham’s naivety and lack of application leave Slaven Bilic on brink | Paul MacInnes

Feeble performance by team who should be doing so much better results in 4-1 home defeat by Liverpool that provides few signs of any improvement to come It was four, it should have been six, it could have been 10. West Ham United have hardly prospered since moving to the London Stadium but, like the thrashing by Arsenal last season or the Friday night thumping by Brighton last month, this was a defeat that…

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Slaven Bilic says he will stay strong as he faces consequences

• West Ham manager under intense pressure after 4-1 defeat by Liverpool • Bilic: ‘I believe in myself and my team. I don’t feel a broken man’ Slaven Bilic is prepared to face “the situation and the consequences” after West Ham United’s latest capitulation at the London Stadium further loosened his grip on the manager’s job. Wretched defending resulted in West Ham suffering a 4-1 home defeat by Liverpool which leaves them a point above the bottom three and with a…

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‘The situation is not good,’ says Bilic after Liverpool thrash West Ham – video

Liverpool piled the pressure on West Ham manager Slaven Bilic with their 4-1 win at the London Stadium on Saturday evening which leaves the Hammers just one point above the relegation zone. Following the match Bilic admits no individual is bigger than the club, including himself Liverpool pile pressure on West Ham with Mohamed Salah double Continue reading…

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Liverpool pile pressure on West Ham with Mohamed Salah double

After another drubbing in the new home that was supposed to take this underachieving club to unimaginable heights, and after another night when the initial mutiny in the stands had given way to resignation long before the final whistle, Slaven Bilic can have no complaints if it turns out West Ham’s patience has finally snapped. It was another shambles on live television, the 10th time that West Ham have conceded at least three goals…

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West Ham United 1-4 Liverpool: Premier League – as it happened

Mo Salah scored twice as Liverpool shredded an abysmal West Ham on the counter-attack at the London Stadium 7.21pm GMT Peep peep! That was a hideous 90 minutes for West Ham, who were routinely shredded on the counter-attack by an excellent Liverpool attack. It could have been worse than 4-1, and it wouldn’t be a surprise if Slaven Bilic lost his job during the international break. West Ham’s morale is at rock bottom. Thanks for your company, goodnight! 7.19pm GMT 90 min Lanzini…

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Jürgen Klopp and Slaven Bilic back Dejan Lovren after death threats

• Liverpool fans also rally behind centre-half after traumatic fortnight • Bilic: ‘Lovren is a really good lad, an honest lad, he never makes any excuses’ Dejan Lovren has been given strong support by his manager, Jürgen Klopp, and West Ham’s Slaven Bilic after the defender received death threats on social media this week. Liverpool travel to the London Stadium on Saturday and Lovren will be assessed on his fitness after he sustained an injury during the warm-up…

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West Ham low on defenders but aim to expose ‘vulnerable’ Liverpool

• Slaven Bilic plans to exploit Liverpool’s weaknesses at the London Stadium • West Ham missing five defenders but Winston Reid and Aaron Cresswell fit West Ham United will have five defenders missing against Liverpool on Saturday but Slaven Bilic still believes his team can pull off a result against opponents he describes as “vulnerable”. José Fonte, James Collins, Sam Byram and Michail Antonio are unavailable for the home game because of injury and Pablo Zabaleta is suspended after collecting five…

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John Humphrys’ declining faith in Thought for the Day | Letters

Thought for the Day | Lewis Hamilton | England’s Under-17 World Cup victory | Boleyn Bitter and Iron Ale | French butter shortage | The Guardian Reader Three cheers for John Humphrys ( Thought for the Day is ‘boring’, 31 October ). The continued exclusion of secular humanists from the programme is inexcusable, now that half the UK population do not have a religious faith. The BBC should either allow people of no faith to speak, or…

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Wilfried Zaha’s 97th-minute goal ends West Ham’s resistance at Crystal Palace

The clock had ticked past the allotted minimum of six minutes of added time when the ball reached Wilfried Zaha deep on the left. Crystal Palace had given everything in their demented pursuit of an equaliser in the second half. Joe Hart had made save after astonishing save, including one from James Tomkins in the 91st minute, and they had hit the woodwork twice. They were falling agonisingly short. As Robert Madley prepared to blow for full time, a ninth defeat in…

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EFL requests ‘full explanation’ from Twitter over Carabao Cup draw farce

• ‘Minor technical glitch’ delays quarter-final draw by almost two hours • Bristol City drawn to face Manchester United at Ashton Gate For fans of the eight clubs still involved, it was the moment they had been waiting for all day. Featuring Question of Sport captains Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell, the draw for the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup had been heavily trailed to take place at 4pm …

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Carabao Cup quarter-finals: Bristol City host Manchester United after draw delay – as it happened

Manchester City go to Leicester, Chelsea host Bournemouth and Arsenal face West Ham after a draw delayed by almost two hours due to technical issues 7.05pm BST Related: EFL requests ‘full explanation’ from Twitter over Carabao Cup draw farce 6.05pm BST José Mourinho will take defending champions Manchester United to Bristol City in the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup, while league leaders Manchester City travel to Leicester City. Arsenal…

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The band plays on but dissatisfaction with the Premier League is growing | Jacob Steinberg

Many top-flight clubs have been stripped of the right to dream of anything grander than existing. The result is boredom in some places and anger in others Summer is a time of optimism for fans. The combination of new signings, managers and beginnings is the recipe for a heady, fantastical concoction. Forget about everything that went wrong in the 12 months before, the slate has been wiped clean. Hope trumps cynicism and …

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Fans’ Bilic abuse has me questioning my desire to be a football manager | Liam Rosenior

At least 90% of my coaching course has absolutely nothing to do with football – the treatment dished out to Slaven Bilic last week shows why Everyone at the London Stadium, as well as millions around the world, saw the criticism, abuse and ridicule Slaven Bilic was subjected to last Friday night as we recorded a superb win over West Ham . What they didn’t witness was that same man standing outside the Brighton…

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Slaven Bilic says West Ham win over Spurs ‘should be the standard from here’

• Under-pressure West Ham manager basks in ‘great night for the club’ • Mauricio Pochettino admits team rotation may have hindered Tottenham Slaven Bilic promised to take the ignition provided by Carabao Cup heroics into a potentially decisive weekend for his West Ham United tenure. His side scored three times in 15 minutes to reach the quarter-finals at Tottenham Hotspur’s expense, after which Bilic promised the second-half performance would provide “a standard” for Saturday’s Premier League…

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Tottenham Hotspur 2-3 West Ham United: Carabao Cup – as it happened

West Ham launched an astonishing second-half comeback at Wembley to stun Spurs, Andre Ayew the two-goal hero. 9.51pm BST Well, well, well. Of course, it’d be easy to trot out a few Lads, It’s Tottenham jokes; new Spurs same as the old Spurs; all that jazz. But just as West Ham weren’t awful in the first half, Spurs weren’t particularly terrible in the second. It’s simply the case that the Hammers came…

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André Ayew kickstarts West Ham revival to dump Tottenham out of Carabao Cup

West Ham United produced a sensational comeback at Wembley Stadium, scoring three times in the space of 15 second-half minutes to turn a 2-0 deficit into a 3-2 victory that propelled Slaven Bilic’s team into the quarter finals of the Carabao Cup. For Bilic, struggling to save his job past the weekend, this was a rousing show of strength from a much-changed team that had looked shot at half-time as Spurs scored twice while barely flexing their muscles. …

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Slaven Bilic admits West Ham players do not run enough in games

• Bilic: ‘Our numbers of running is not what it should have been’ • West Ham manager insists he can turn the club’s form around Slaven Bilic’s training methods have come under further scrutiny after West Ham United’s manager accepted that he cannot hide from statistics indicating his players are failing to run enough during games. While Bilic retained his job following talks with the West Ham co‑owner David Sullivan after the home defeat against Brighton & Hove …

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Glenn Murray’s double for Brighton puts West Ham’s Slaven Bilic on the rack

David Sullivan’s belief in morality will be severely tested after this humiliation. When West Ham United’s co-owner appeared on television before kick-off, he pinpointed a desire to do “what’s right” as the reason for backing Slaven Bilic when speculation over the manager’s future mounted last month. By full-time, however, those noble sentiments had a hollow feel. Chairmen tend not to worry about shows of loyalty when they see their side display the tactical cohesion of a pub team…

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