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  • EPL: Giroud scores, assists in Arsenal's 3-0 win over West Ham March 14, 2015

    London: Olivier Giroud scored for the fourth straight Premier League game and set up another goal in Arsenal's 3-0 win over West Ham on Saturday. A fifth successive league victory cemented third place for Arsenal in the standings and put the team in good heart for their Champions League last-16 match...
  • West Ham striker Carlton Cole fined $30,000 over tweet March 13, 2015

    London: The English Football Association has fined West Ham striker Carlton Cole 20,000 pounds ($30,000) for an offensive tweet. Cole was also warned about his future conduct over the Twitter exchange with a Tottenham supporter after West Ham's 2-2 draw at White Hart Lane last month. Cole replied with expletives after being...
  • Chelsea edge past West Ham United 1-0 in fiery London derby March 5, 2015

    Midfielder Eden Hazard scored the only goal as Chelsea beat West Ham 1-0 at Upton Park on Wednesday to maintain their five-point lead over Manchester City in the Premier League. Brazilian midfielder Ramires was given too much space on the right and crossed for an unmarked Hazard to stoop and nod...
  • Tottenham Hotspurs salvage 2-2 draw vs West Ham in Premier League February 22, 2015

    London: Harry Kane rescued a Premier League point for Tottenham on Sunday by scoring with the last kick of the game for a 2-2 draw against fierce London rival West Ham. The in-form striker struck in the sixth minute of injury time, scoring from the rebound after having his penalty saved...
  • West Ham United fined for disorderly behaviour February 21, 2015

    London: West Ham United have been fined 30,000 pounds ($46,134) for failing to control their players during the 0-0 draw with Southampton, the Football Association (FA) said on Friday. West Ham players surrounded the referee after he sent off goalkeeper Adrian for handling the ball outside the penalty area at St...
  • Red tape scuppers West Ham's plans to sign Diarra February 12, 2015

    Administrative red tape has scuppered West Ham United's plans to sign France international midfielder Lassana Diarra on a short-term deal till the end of the season, a frustrated Hammers manager Sam Allardyce has said. "We have waited and we have negotiated for weeks to get the right deal and now we've...
  • Battling qualities delight Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal February 9, 2015

    London: It may not have been pretty but Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal did not mind at all after Daley Blind's late equaliser salvaged a 1-1 draw at West Ham United in the Premier League on Sunday. The visitors were second best for much of the match at Upton Park...
  • Daley Blind rescues point for Manchester United against West Ham February 8, 2015

    London: Netherlands midfielder Daley Blind smashed home an injury-time equaliser to rescue a point for Manchester United against West Ham in a pulsating Premier League game at Upton Park on Sunday. West Ham's Cheikhou Kouyate opened the scoring with a stunning volley in the 49th minute, after controlling the ball from...
  • West Ham fined by FIFA for using Sakho in FA Cup match February 4, 2015

    West Ham United have been fined 100,000 Swiss francs ($108,061) by FIFA following a dispute with the Senegalese FA over Diafra Sakho who played in an FA Cup match having withdrawn from the squad for the African Nations Cup. West Ham claimed Sakho, who was issued with a reprimand, could not...
  • Diafra Sakho, West Ham face FIFA inquiry February 2, 2015

    London: Striker Diafra Sakho and Premier League club West Ham United face a FIFA inquiry over Sakho's withdrawal from Senegal's Africa Cup of Nations team. According to football's governing body, it has opened disciplinary proceedings for "a potential violation of regulations", reports bbc.com. The 25-year-old pulled out of the squad citing a...
  • Sturridge scores on return as Liverpool beat West Ham 2-0 January 31, 2015

    Liverpool: Daniel Sturridge scored within 12 minutes of his return from injury to help Liverpool beat West Ham 2-0 in the Premier League on Saturday. Sturridge came on as a second-half substitute and his angled shot in the 80th found the bottom right corner after being set up by Philippe Coutinho. Earlier,...
  • Arsenal, West Ham, Aston Villa stem flow of upsets in FA Cup January 25, 2015

    Arsenal, West Ham and Aston Villa redressed the balance for Premier League teams after a flow of upsets in the FA Cup, securing narrow wins over awkward lower-league opposition to advance to the fifth round on Sunday. Chelsea and Manchester City were among five teams in the Premier League's top nine...
  • Stewart Downing shines again as West Ham beat Hull 3-0 January 18, 2015

    London: West Ham gave their European ambitions a timely boost as a superb second-half display saw the Hammers thrash struggling Hull 3-0 at Upton Park on Sunday. Sam Allardyce's side was booed off at halftime after a dismal opening period but Hull paid the price for some lackluster finishing as Andy...
  • Keeper Adrian the West Ham hero in Cup thriller January 14, 2015

    West Ham United goalkeeper Adrian converted the decisive spot-kick in a penalty shootout against 10-man Everton to send the Londoners into the FA Cup fourth round after a pulsating replay at Upton Park on Tuesday. Adrian fired past opposite number and Spanish compatriot Joel Robles immediately after the Everton keeper had...
  • FA Cup trip to West Ham should hold no fears for Everton January 13, 2015

    If there was one place Everton fans would want to visit to kick-start their season with a win it would probably be the Boleyn Ground of West Ham United, where the teams meet in an FA Cup third-round replay on Tuesday. Everton have a fantastic record against West Ham, particularly in...
  • Cameroon's Alex Song retires from international football January 7, 2015

    London: Cameroon and West Ham midfielder Alex Song has retired from international football after his exclusion from his country's Africa Cup of Nations squad. Song announced on photo-sharing online platform Instagram on Tuesday: "I have taken the decision to retire from International football." "Since the World Cup in the summer and...
  • Everton's Romelu Lukaku grabs late equaliser vs West Ham in FA Cup January 7, 2015

    Everton's Romelu Lukaku spared his side a fifth straight defeat by snatching an added-time equaliser to salvage a 1-1 home draw with West Ham United in the FA Cup third round on Tuesday. It had looked like being another dismal occasion for Everton when West Ham centre back James Collins was...
  • Mauro Zarate joins QPR on loan from West Ham January 6, 2015

    Argentine striker Mauro Zarate could make his debut for Premier League strugglers Queens Park Rangers this weekend after joining on loan from West Ham United on Tuesday. The 27-year-old has moved across London for the rest of the season and is in line to play against Burnley in the Premier...
  • FA Cup can liberate struggling Everton, says Martinez January 5, 2015

    Four straight Premier League defeats have left Everton fans feeling blue but manager Roberto Martinez is confident victory over West Ham United in the FA Cup on Tuesday will provide the perfect tonic for his side. Everton have slipped to 13th in the Premier League and supporters have started voicing concerns...
  • West Ham sign Canada defender Doneil Henry January 4, 2015

    West Ham United bought Canada defender Doneil Henry from Cypriot side Apollon Limassol on Saturday after he was recommended by Toronto FC boss and former Premier League centre back Ryan Nelsen. The east London side, seventh in the table after a strong first half of the season, said in a statement...
  • Swansea sign Exeter teenager Matt Grimes January 3, 2015

    London: Swansea have signed a contract with the Exeter teenager Matt Grimes, the Premier League club announced. Grimes, 19, an England U-20 international, had been linked with a number of Premier League clubs, but agreed a four-and-a-half year deal at the Liberty Stadium, reported Xinhua. The midfielder completed his medical but will...
  • Ok for players to go down to win penalties: Sam Allardyce January 1, 2015

    London: West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce believes it is acceptable for players to 'make a meal out of' contact if it helps them win penalties and free kicks. Although the outspoken boss said it was wrong for players to dive, his comments are likely to spark debate with the issue...
  • Arsenal beat West Ham 2-1 in Premier League December 28, 2014

    London: Arsenal scored two goals late in the first half and then hung on for a 2-1 win at West Ham in an entertaining London derby to climb above their opponent into fifth place in the Premier League. West Ham had the better of the opening 40 minutes at Upton Park...
  • John Terry's all gold for Chelsea and Mourinho December 27, 2014

    London: Former England captain John Terry is performing as well in central defence as he was a decade ago, according to Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho. Terry scored for the second time in five days when his first-half goal, the 61st of his club career, paved the way for Premier League leaders...
  • Terry, Costa score as Chelsea beat West Ham 2-0, stay top in EPL December 26, 2014

    London: John Terry scored for the second straight game and Diego Costa grabbed his 13th goal of the season as Chelsea beat West Ham 2-0 to stay top of the Premier League on Friday. West Ham arrived at Stamford Bridge in fourth place and one of the surprises of the season,...
  • Andy Carroll brace gives West Ham 3-1 win over Swansea in EPL December 7, 2014

    Striker Andy Carroll's headed brace helped West Ham to a 3-1 victory against Swansea at Upton Park on Sunday. The win moved the home side up to third in the table, their best start to a Premier League campaign. Swansea, without an away win since August, remain eighth. Carroll scored his first...
  • West Ham stun champion Manchester City 2-1 in Premier League October 25, 2014

    London: West Ham maintained their strong form and stunned Manchester City with a 2-1 victory on Saturday, inflicting a second loss in the champion's Premier League title defense. Morgan Amalfitano opened the scoring for West Ham with a 22nd minute tap-in following a low pass into the box from Enner Valencia. Diafra...
  • EPL: Chelsea facing striker crisis before Manchester United match October 25, 2014

    Chelsea face the prospect of having veteran Didier Drogba as their only fit striker for their visit to Manchester United on Sunday in what is usually one of the standout matches of the Premier League season. Jose Mourinho's league leaders will definitely be without their nine-goal top scorer Diego Costa, who...
  • Sent off Rooney says he is more mature now September 29, 2014

    London: Manchester United and England captain Wayne Rooney claimed to be "a lot more mature on the pitch" in an interview conducted for the Sunday Times a few days before he was sent off against West Ham United on Saturday. Rooney left his team a man short for the last half...
  • Manchester United hold on to beat West Ham after Rooney red September 27, 2014

    Manchester: Captain Wayne Rooney was sent off after scoring but 10-man Manchester United clung on to beat West Ham 2-1 in the Premier League on Saturday. It was just United's second victory in seven matches under Louis van Gaal, coming a week after a humbling loss at newly-promoted Leicester. It had...