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How the Longstaff brothers reinstalled vigour and belief at Newcastle United
12:01 Tuesday 29th October 2019

Unless you’re the biblical Abel, you’d rather have your brother watching your back at work than someone else. Unfortunately, not many enjoy the privilege, particularly in the Premier League. Sean Longstaff is among the…

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Should Andy Carroll call it quits?
11:00 Sunday 27th October 2019

Andrew Thomas Carroll, born in Gateshead, grew up supporting The Toon. As a teenager, the striker would join Newcastle United's youth ranks before working his way up to their first-team in just a few years. The young man was living…

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Does Newcastle's spending spree reveal a penitent or persistent Mike Ashley?
09:01 Sunday 11th August 2019

Every manager who sizes up Newcastle sees the same thing. St James’ Park seats 52,405 obese or slack-muscled, pasty-skinned males sporting cheap haircuts and cheaper tats. If ever there was a time to be sexist and exclude women from an…

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Is Sebastien Haller the perfect spearhead in West Ham's new-look attack?
08:00 Sunday 21st July 2019

West Ham United finally found a solution to their latest striker woes. It only took six months. The Marko Arnautovic saga can be closed. The Austrian left the club for China last month after expressing his displeasure with life under Manuel…

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Where does Andy Carroll go after latest injury blow?
12:00 Saturday 16th March 2019

There are growing fears that Andy Carroll may have played his last game for West Ham United after suffering an ankle injury. Despite undergoing surgery in July to fix the problem, it appears the 30-year-old may have aggravated a past issue…

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Andriy Yarmolenko is the latest proof West Ham are doing things the right way
15:00 Saturday 14th July 2018

The 2018-19 Premier League campaign is roughly one month away, but there are teams that are already grabbing headlines for their transfer activity. Manchester United, Manchester City and Arsenal have all made some interesting signings, and…

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Should West Ham cash in on Andy Carroll or keep him this summer?
08:00 Friday 6th April 2018

West Ham United striker Andy Carroll has been sidelined with a foot injury since mid-January, having undergone surgery after a fracture. It’s the third injury layout he’s suffered in 2017/18. Supporters see less of the English international…

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Andy who? Chelsea must recall Tammy Abraham
17:00 Monday 22nd January 2018

It’s not a joke, Chelsea did indeed enquire about the possibility of bringing Andy Carroll to Stamford Bridge on loan. Antonio Conte is pressing the panic button. He doesn't need to, though.  Chelsea consistently top the…

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Premier League: 8 biggest stats from matchday 8
19:00 Tuesday 17th October 2017

Manchester City took their emphatic onslaught on the Premier League to an all new level, hammering Stoke City for seven. But bar the Citizens, other big guns didn't quite live up to expectations on matchday eight. While Chelsea and Arsenal…

Opinion
Three things we learned about West Ham in their defeat to Tottenham
18:00 Saturday 23rd September 2017

West Ham fell to a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Totten Hotspur at the London Stadium on Saturday as their difficult start to the season wore on. In their last two games, they had taken four points but they have been since brought back down to…

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How Chicharito will propel West Ham up the table
12:30 Saturday 29th July 2017

On 24 July, West Ham confirmed Javier Hernandez's arrival. Bayer Leverkusen sold Chicharito for a meager £16 million. The Hammers may have found a bargain. When Dimitri Payet left the London Stadium in January, his absence disrupted the team.…

Opinion
Javier Hernandez to West Ham is a match made in heaven
14:00 Thursday 20th July 2017

If West Ham complete sthe signing of Javier Hernandez, they will have finally found a solution to their goal-scoring woes. ESPN is reporting that a deal for the Mexican is very close, with Hammers representatives apparently having met with…

Opinion
Chris Wood: Too good for Leeds United and perfect for West Ham?
13:00 Thursday 11th May 2017

At Leeds United, Chris Wood has found a home. But he shouldn't get too comfortable; he belongs in the Premier League. With West Ham searching for a striker to reduce their dependency on injury-prone Andy Carroll, Chris Wood could be their man.…

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Why West Ham United should cut their losses with Andy Carroll this summer
20:00 Sunday 7th May 2017

West Ham United broke their transfer record to sign striker Andy Carroll from Liverpool in 2013, but an injury-hit four years – occasionally sprinkled with goals and good performances has forced the Hammers to cope without him and suffer as…

Opinion
Could Lanzini be the next Payet for West Ham?
15:00 Tuesday 21st March 2017

After Dimitri Payet transferred back to Marseille in January, everyone associated with West Ham felt betrayed and wondered who would become the new star man at the club. It may be early days but Manuel Lanzini is showing real signs that he…