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West Ham United's Enner Valencia (left) and Manchester City's Vincent Kompany battle for the ball

West Ham battle to magnificent win against champions Manchester City

Hammers striker Diafra Sakho makes it seven goals in seven starts to help sink City

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West Ham United's Alex Song during the Barclays Premier League match at Upton Park, London.

West Ham boss: Alex Song is our Yaya Toure

Hammers manager Sam Allardyce is make a Song and dance about Alex

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Diafra Sakho  of West Ham United (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

West Ham suffer major injury scare during sensational Manchetser City win

Sam Allardyce saw serial goalscorer Diafra Sakho shoot down Manchester City but fears the striker may be set for a spell on the sidelines.

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Alex Song battles with Sergio Aguero  (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

West Ham player ratings: Hammers midfield dominate as Irons earn stunning victory

Here is how we rated the West Ham players from today’s clash with Manchester City:

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Mark Noble  (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

West Ham star gives his verdict on Hammers squad ahead of Manchester City clash

Mark Noble believes the current West Ham team is the best he has ever played in.

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Chelsea's Jose Mourinho (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

QUIZ: Can you work out which manager said what in our fun audio game?

Football managers spend a lot of their time talking to the media.

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QPR defender Rio Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand reveals coaching plans after announcing summer retirement

Former England captain and QPR defender Rio Ferdinand plans to retire from football at the end of the season.

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Alex Song, West Ham United

Sam Allardyce compares Alex Song to Yaya Toure ahead of midfield battle

Sam Allardyce believes on-loan midfielder Alex Song will be a “Yaya Toure-type signing” for West Ham this season.

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Jermain Defoe (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Jermain Defoe set for January Premier League return after ‘frustrating’ MLS season

Toronto striker Jermain Defoe has refused to rule out the chance of him making a Premier League return in January.

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Andy Carroll  (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Sam Allardyce puts target on Andy Carroll return and expects ‘big impact’

Sam Allardyce believes West Ham’s record-signing Andy Carroll could be fit and ready to play again in “two to three weeks”.

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Frank Lampard (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Manchester City handed huge injury boost as former Hammer set for return

Frank Lampard has an outside chance of recovering from injury ahead of Manchester City’s visit to another of his old clubs West Ham on Saturday.

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West Ham's Sam Allardyce (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Allardyce provides contract update and admits new signings have transformed West Ham

Sam Allardyce insists he is not worried about being offered a new contract at West Ham despite his current deal expiring at the end of the season.

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Cheikhou Kouyate

Allardyce confirms double West Ham injury boost ahead of Manchester City clash

Sam Allardyce has confirmed that Cheikhou Kouyate and James Tomkins are fully fit for Saturday’s game against Manchester City.

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Sir Alex Ferguson and Sam Allardyce manager of West Ham(Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Sir Alex Ferguson mocks ‘the West Ham way’ and Hammers fans’ expectations

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has criticised West Ham fans for demanding something that doesn’t exist – ‘the West Ham way’.

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Winston Reid, West Ham United

Hammers chief gives Winston Reid contract update as Arsenal and Liverpool circle

West Ham co-owner David Gold is expecting key man Winston Reid to sign a new contract at Upton Park shortly.

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Cheikhou Kouyate

West Ham receive huge injury boost as Hammers plan Manchester City revenge

West Ham midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate could return to the Hammers side on Saturday as they take on champions Manchester City at Upton Park.

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West Ham United's Aaron Cresswell celebrates after his team-mate Diafra Sakho scores during the Barclays Premier League match at Turf Moor, Burnley.

West Ham new-boy believes top ten finish is aim for high-flying Hammers

West Ham defender Aaron Cresswell is not getting carried away by the Hammers’ impressive start to the season and would settle for a top half finish.

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Mark Noble  (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

West Ham main man hails strength in depth of ‘fantastic’ Hammers squad

West Ham midfielder Mark Noble is mightily impressed with the new-look Hammers squad, with competition for places all over the pitch.

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Burnley's Danny Ings (right) has his shot blocked by West Ham United's James Collins during the Barclays Premier League match at Turf Moor, Burnley.

West Ham’s King James the second back in at the deep end

He could hardly walk by the end but James Collins is just delighted to be back on the field

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West Ham are due to move into the Olympic Stadium in 2016. Picture: PA Wire

Olympic Stadium costs could rise by £50million

The cost refurbishing the Olympic Stadium ahead of West Ham’s move could rise by up to £50million due to the complexity of extending the roof, according to reports.

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Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Five things we learned this weekend: Brilliant Sanchez deserves better, bargain Sakho shining for West Ham

We take look back at some of the key talking points from the weekend’s Premier League action.

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Arsenal's Lukas Podolski in training (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Transfer news and rumours: Spurs eye Arsenal man as West Ham enter race for Liverpool target

Check out our Monday round-up of the latest London transfer news and gossip from around the web.

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Wonderful West Ham are the entertainers

Our West Ham blogger thinks it won’t be long before the fans are singing the manager’s name

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Carlton Cole bags West Ham's third goal (Photo by Dave Thompson/Getty Images)

West Ham star inspired by new boys after Burnley win

Carlton Cole is being inspired by West Ham’s summer signings - even though they are keeping him out of the side.

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Marcelo Brozovic in action for Dinamo Zagreb (Photo by Damir Sencar/EuroFootball/Getty Images)

Transfer news and rumours: Arsenal ‘open talks’ with midfielder as Spurs eye cut-price Liverpool target

Check out our Sunday round-up of the latest London transfer news and gossip from around the web.

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West Ham captain Mark Noble celebrates with Diafra Sakho (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

11 fantastic pictures from West Ham’s superb win against Burnley

In-form West Ham moved up to fourth in the Premier League table with Saturday’s impressive 3-1 win at Burnley. Here is our selection of the best pictures from a great day for the Hammers at Turf Moor.

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West Ham's Sam Allardyce (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Allardyce reveals what he told his West Ham players before impressive victory against Burnley

Sam Allardyce told his West Ham players to give him three points as a 60th birthday present before sending them out for a 3-1 win away at Burnley.

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West Ham United's Diafra Sakho celebrates after he scored the opening goal of the game for his side during the Barclays Premier League match at Turf Moor, Burnley.

West Ham go fourth in Premier League with superb victory at lowly Burnley

West Ham marksman Sakho on target again as the Hammers record another away win

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West Ham manager Sam Allardyce (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Sam Allardyce plays down chances of emulating Sir Alex Ferguson

Sam Allardyce is hoping to celebrate his 60th birthday with a win at Burnley, but does not expect to be in the dugout for as long as close friend Sir Alex Ferguson.

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Aston Villa's Ron Vlaar, Celtic's Virgil van Dijk, Manchester City's Matija Nastasic and West Ham's Winston Reid are all defensive options for Arsenal. Picture: Getty Images

FOUR quality defenders Arsenal could sign in the January transfer window

Arsene Wenger has confirmed the injury-hit Gunners will sign a defender in January, but which of these stars from Manchester City, Aston Villa, West Ham and Celtic fits the bill?

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West Ham's Kevin Nolan (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)

Kevin Nolan hits back at West Ham boo boys

West Ham captain Kevin Nolan has responded to fans who booed him when coming on as sub against QPR last time out.

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Fabian Delph of Aston Villa(Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Aston Villa’s England star to miss QPR, Tottenham and West Ham clashes

Aston Villa star man Fabian Delph is set to miss over a months’ worth of football with a shoulder injury.

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Winston Reid, West Ham United

West Ham look for Winston Reid to sign a new contract

Hammers defender Winston Reid is still in negotiations with the club about a new deal

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Mark Noble  (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

West Ham boss considers changes for Burnley trip

Mark Noble is back in the squad, while Enner Valencia’s fitness is being assessed before the trip to Turf Moor on Saturday

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Matthew Taylor of Burnley (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

West Ham old boy ruled out but Chelsea loanee returns for Burnley against Hammers

Former West Ham midfielder Matty Taylor has been ruled out of Burnley’s clash with the Hammers on Saturday.

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West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce. Picture: John Walton/EMPICS Sport

West Ham boss fires warning to in-form stars as key men return

Sam Allardyce has warned his West Ham side that their recent impressive form does not protect them from being dropped when key players return from injury.

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Sam Allardyce (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Can you spot Hammers boss Allardyce in our ‘Guess the Manager’ quiz?

Football managers are either deified or chastised depending on results and they are some of the most famous faces in the country.

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West Ham United's Enner Valencia (left) and Manchester City's Vincent Kompany battle for the ball

West Ham battle to magnificent win against champions Manchester City

Hammers striker Diafra Sakho makes it seven goals in seven starts to help sink City

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Former Spurs and England players Paul Gascoigne and Gary Mabbutt   (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Tottenham vow to support club legend after another health scare

Tottenham say they are supporting Paul Gascoigne after it was reported he had been placed on an emergency three-day detox.

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger. Picture: PA Wire

Wenger unfazed by missed chances at Sunderland and gives Theo Walcott update

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was pleased to get the three points at Sunderland today but wished his team were more clinical.

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Jamie Cureton of Dagenham and Redbridge scores the opening goal against Wycombe Wanderers (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

Another late goal conceded but Daggers earn impressive point at Adams Park

Sky Bet League Two: Wycombe Wanderers 1 Dagenham & Redbridge 1

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O's Darius Henderson is sent off for elbowing  Richard Duffy in the face by ref Lee Collins. Pic: Simon O'Connor

Leyton Orient interim boss Nugent rues Henderson dismissal in Port Vale defeat

Leyton Orient interim manager Kevin Nugent admitted his side were always up against it after Darius Henderson’s sending off as they slumped to their first away defeat of the season.

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Win tickets to see London Lions vs Leeds Force

The London Lions are the only professional basketball team in the capital, based at the state-of-the-art Copper Box Arena in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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