Noble return for Hammers

West Ham will have midfielder Mark Noble back from suspension for tomorrow’s Barclays Premier League game against Chelsea at Upton Park.

West Ham will have midfielder Mark Noble back from suspension for tomorrow’s Barclays Premier League game against Chelsea at Upton Park.

Noble missed the midweek defeat to Manchester United after picking up five bookings this season.

Striker Andy Carroll has a slight knee problem and will be assessed before manager Sam Allardyce names his team. Ricardo Vaz Te (shoulder), Alou Diarra (thigh) and Jack Collison (knee) are all definitely out, while Yossi Benayoun is unavailable due to the terms of his loan from parent club Chelsea.

Provisional squad: Jaaskelainen, Spiegel, O’Brien, Reid, Collins, Tomkins, McCartney, Demel, Taylor, Diame, Noble, Nolan, Jarvis, Diarra, O’Neil, Maiga, Cole, Carroll, Spence.

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