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West Ham quicker to the second balls in 3-0 victory over Fulham

September 1, 2012
West Ham quicker to the second balls in 3-0 victory over Fulham

This game’s main story was always going to involve the debut of Andy Carroll. 24 hours after confirmation of his loan from Liverpool, he went straight into Sam Allardyce’s first XI. That came as little surprise – new signings often need time to settle in, but any doubt about his tactical role was unlikely. As...
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West Ham 0-3 Arsenal: in chalkboards

January 16, 2011
West Ham 0-3 Arsenal: in chalkboards

Arsenal registered a thoroughly comfortable victory over West Ham amid rumours it was Avram Grant’s last game in charge.
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Manchester United 3-0 West Ham: a slow start, but a comfortable victory for United

August 29, 2010
Manchester United 3-0 West Ham: a slow start, but a comfortable victory for United

Manchester United struggled to get going, but were always comfortable after Wayne Rooney ended his goal drought from the penalty spot.
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The 15 most intriguing managerial appointments of the summer

August 11, 2010
The 15 most intriguing managerial appointments of the summer

It’s been a summer of few big-name signings, but plenty of interesting managerial moves across Europe. Here’s the most exciting 15…
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Arsenal 2-0 West Ham: Zola brave for going with a 4-4-2, but foolish for sticking to it

March 20, 2010
Arsenal 2-0 West Ham: Zola brave for going with a 4-4-2, but foolish for sticking to it

You have to admire Gianfranco Zola for going to the Emirates and playing a 4-4-2. Without his two best players, Scott Parker and Carlton Cole, it would have been tempting to do what most sides do when they play Arsenal away – go 4-5-1 and try and hit Arsenal on the counter.
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