West Ham manager Sam Allardyce says stopping Liverpool getting decent service to Luis Suarez will be key to his side’s hope of success at Anfield tomorrow.
The Hammers come up against Suarez after his four-goal haul versus Norwich on Wednsday evening. And Allardyce knows they will have their work cut out to keep him quiet. read more »
Stewart Downing rarely posed a threat for Liverpool during his time there, but manager Brendan Rodgers fears he could be a threat against them when he lines up for West Ham this weekend.
The ex-Reds winger will face his old club for the first time since his £5m switch to Upton Park in the summer. read more »
West Ham youngster Ravel Morrison was lucky to avoid a red card after the final whistle in this evening’s defeat at Crystal Palace.
The former Manchester United trainee was shown a yellow card, although it wasn’t clear whether the officials had spotted him raising his hands to Palace’s Joel Ward or whether he was cautioned for dissent.
See Marouane Chamakh’s winner for Palace in tonight’s game.
He may have been useless at Arsenal, and he may not have even got a sniff on loan at West Ham last season, and he has looked pretty hopeless in his time at Crystal Palace to date.
But Marouane Chamakh has scored what could be a vital goal against his former loan club this evening. read more »
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has accused Tottenham counterpart Andre Villas Boas of showing “immaturity” in his handling of the media.
The Spurs boss suggested that some of the coverage following his side’s 6-0 thrashing at Manchester City last week had been agenda-driven. But Allardyce had criticised the Portuguese’s handling of the situation. read more »