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Thu, 07 May, 2015
The appointment of Paolo Di Canio as Sunderland head coach has hit the headlines this week in more ways than one.
Sat, 06 Apr, 2013
WAYNE ROONEY (Everton to Man Utd (£20m, 2004)
Sat, 01 Sep, 2012
Benni McCarthy has revealed he cannot remember when he last spoke to West Ham manager Avram Grant.
Thu, 14 Apr, 2011
STABILITY is about as rare as silverware at Upton Park but Avram Grant heads into this week with genuine hope of some of both.
Mon, 24 Jan, 2011
West Ham will check on Lars Jacobsen and Valon Behrami ahead of the Barclays Premier League trip to Newcastle.
Tue, 04 Jan, 2011
Valon Behrami could return for West Ham’s Barclays Premier League relegation six-pointer against Wolves tomorrow after a month out with a hip injury.
Fri, 31 Dec, 2010
West Ham 0 Blackpool 0
Sat, 13 Nov, 2010
West Ham 2 West Brom 2
Wed, 10 Nov, 2010
West Ham 3 Stoke 1 (after extra-time)
Wed, 27 Oct, 2010
West Ham 1 Newcastle 2
Sat, 23 Oct, 2010
WHEN Avram Grant talks about wanting ‘hungry’ players, he is not thinking of the overweight Benni McCarthy so much as the fired-up Robert Green.
Mon, 27 Sep, 2010
Avram Grant and Tal Ben Haim were today set to be given permission to miss West Ham’s Barclays Premier League game at Stoke so they can observe Yom Kippur.
Tue, 14 Sep, 2010
West Ham will be without injured midfield pair Thomas Hitzlsperger and Valon Behrami for tomorrow’s Barclays Premier League clash with Bolton.
Fri, 20 Aug, 2010
Blackburn have reached a deal with Manchester United to take striker Mame Biram Diouf on a season-long loan deal.
Fri, 06 Aug, 2010
Blackburn chairman John Williams has confirmed that the club has increased their bid for an unnamed striker.
Mon, 02 Aug, 2010
Benni McCarthy is determined to make a major impact at West Ham next season - but looks set to face competition in attack as new manager Avram Grant aims to strengthen the squad.
Fri, 02 Jul, 2010
Blackburn boss Sam Allardyce says he may miss out on the chance of signing Real Madrid midfielder Guti as his priority is to sign a striker.
Fri, 18 Jun, 2010
South Africa’s all-time leading goalscorer Benni McCarthy was today left out of the Bafana Bafana squad for the World Cup finals.
Tue, 01 Jun, 2010
FABIO CAPELLO has admitted he has no idea whether Gareth Barry will be fit for this summer’s World Cup.
Wed, 12 May, 2010
West Ham 0 Stoke 1
Sat, 27 Mar, 2010
West Ham 1 Wolves 3
Tue, 23 Mar, 2010
West Ham hope to welcome back captain Scott Parker from a leg injury for tomorrow’s crucial Barclays Premier League clash against fellow strugglers Wolves.
Mon, 22 Mar, 2010
Arsenal 2 West Ham 0
Sat, 20 Mar, 2010
Midfielder Mark Noble has been ruled out of West Ham’s Premier League home match against Bolton tomorrow with an arm injury.
Fri, 05 Mar, 2010
MICHAEL CARRICK insists the only way to treat Saturday’s crushing defeat at Everton is as a one-off.
Tue, 23 Feb, 2010
West Ham manager Gianfranco Zola has doubts over striker Benni McCarthy for the trip to Manchester United in the Barclays Premier League tomorrow night.
Mon, 22 Feb, 2010
West Ham will be without striker Benni McCarthy for the visit of Hull.
Fri, 19 Feb, 2010
West Ham boss Gianfranco Zola has insisted he would not walk away from Upton Park despite the entire staff being asked to take a pay cut.
Wed, 10 Feb, 2010
Striker Benni McCarthy misses West Ham’s home match with Birmingham with a knee injury picked up against Burnley on Saturday.
Tue, 09 Feb, 2010
BRIAN LAWS cut through the celebrations after his first win as Burnley boss by warning his jubilant players that no one is safe as the Clarets bid to win their battle for Premier League survival.
Mon, 08 Feb, 2010
Burnley 2 West Ham 1
Sat, 06 Feb, 2010
Liverpool went fourth in the Barclays Premier League thanks to a 1-0 victory over local rivals Everton at Anfield in today’s early kick-off.
West Ham manager Gianfranco Zola faces a selection headache ahead of tomorrow’s Barclays Premier League match with Burnley.
Fri, 05 Feb, 2010
West Ham beat the transfer deadline to sign Middlesbrough striker Mido and free agent Brazilian forward Ilan until the end of the season.
Mon, 01 Feb, 2010
Today’s transfer deadline day could yet have one more twist with Tottenham striker Robbie Keane locked in talks with Celtic over a loan move to Parkhead.
West Ham have boosted their striking options today by completing the signing of Benni McCarthy from Blackburn for an undisclosed fee.
TOTTENHAM striker Robbie Keane is shaping up to be the biggest name on the move on transfer deadline day.
SAM ALLARDYCE is confident Blackburn will soon find the killer instinct which can help them push on into the top half of the Premier League.
West Ham 0 Blackburn 0
Sat, 30 Jan, 2010
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has been linked with a £7m swoop for Parma’s Kenyan midfielder McDonald Mariga after a move for Real Madrid’s Fernando Gago broke down.
WEST HAM boss Gianfranco Zola admits he has lost respect for Eidur Gudjohnsen after the Iceland forward chose to snub the Hammers at the 11th hour in favour of a switch to Tottenham.
Sam Allardyce will target a replacement for Benni McCarthy after Blackburn agreed a fee with West Ham for the South Africa striker.
Wed, 27 Jan, 2010
Blackburn have agreed a fee with West Ham for South Africa striker Benni McCarthy.
Tue, 26 Jan, 2010
Blackburn manager Sam Allardyce has condemned Benni McCarthy as “unprofessional” and said his conduct is symptomatic of selfishness and disloyalty shown by many players.
Benni McCarthy is absent and Chris Samba suspended for Blackburn’s home match with Wigan but David Dunn has recovered from a knock and is available.
Blackburn tonight announced they have received a written offer from West Ham for striker Benni McCarthy.
Mon, 25 Jan, 2010
BLACKBURN manager Sam Allardyce says he’ll walk away from football if his heart problems are putting his life at risk, and his players tested him to the full before seeing off Fulham yesterday.
Mon, 18 Jan, 2010
Blackburn 2 Fulham 0
Sun, 17 Jan, 2010
Blackburn manager Sam Allardyce could be without a number of key players for the Carling Cup semi-final first leg against Aston Villa at Ewood Park tomorrow.
Wed, 13 Jan, 2010
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