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Super sub Sakho saves West Ham and Bilic

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London (AFP) – Senegalese international Diafra Sakho came off the bench to score a last-minute winner as West Ham defeated fellow strugglers Swansea 1-0 on Saturday, a vital three points which probably saved the job of coach Slaven Bilic.

The 27-year-old Sakho, who had replaced Javier Hernandez with just 12 minutes left, scored from close range after being set-up by fellow substitute Arthur Masuaku who had darted down the left flank to create the opportunity.

Super sub Sakho saves West Ham and Bilic

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London (AFP) – Senegalese international Diafra Sakho came off the bench to score a last-minute winner as West Ham defeated fellow strugglers Swansea 1-0 on Saturday, a vital three points which probably saved the job of coach Slaven Bilic.

The 27-year-old Sakho, who had replaced Javier Hernandez with just 12 minutes left, scored from close range after being set-up by fellow substitute Arthur Masuaku who had darted down the left flank to create the opportunity.

Man convicted of attempted theft of Andy Carroll’s £22,000 watch

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London (AFP) – A thief was convicted Friday of trying to steal a £22,000 ($28,450, 23,900 euros) watch from West Ham and England striker Andy Carroll.

Motorbike-riding Jack O’Brien, 22, pulled up alongside Carroll’s Jeep Wrangler car near Hainault, north-east London, as the footballer was driving home from the Hammers’ training ground on November 2 last year.

Armed robbers chased West Ham’s Carroll for 20 minutes, says Bilic

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London (AFP) Andy Carroll fled armed robbers on motorbikes who pursued the "brave" West Ham striker for up to 20 minutes in a high-speed chase, manager Slaven Bilic said on Thursday.

The burly England international was targeted as he drove towards his home in Essex, east of London, on Wednesday, but sped off with his two assailants in pursuit and hastily returned to West Ham's Rush Green training ground before reporting the incident to police, who are investigating.

Armed robbers chased West Ham’s Carroll for 20 minutes, says Bilic

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London (AFP) Andy Carroll fled armed robbers on motorbikes who pursued the "brave" West Ham striker for up to 20 minutes in a high-speed chase, manager Slaven Bilic said on Thursday.

The burly England international was targeted as he drove towards his home in Essex, east of London, on Wednesday, but sped off with his two assailants in pursuit and hastily returned to West Ham's Rush Green training ground before reporting the incident to police, who are investigating.

English Premier League

West Ham, Tottenham fined by FA over melee

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London (AFP) – The Football Association fined West Ham and Tottenham £20,000 ($27,000, 23,000 euros) each on Thursday after both Premier League clubs admitted failing to control their players during last Saturday’s derby at London Stadium.

Spurs won 3-2 but the Hammers were pressing for an equaliser in stoppage time when tempers frayed.

West Ham, Tottenham fined by FA over melee

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London (AFP) – The Football Association fined West Ham and Tottenham £20,000 ($27,000, 23,000 euros) each on Thursday after both Premier League clubs admitted failing to control their players during last Saturday’s derby at London Stadium.

Spurs won 3-2 but the Hammers were pressing for an equaliser in stoppage time when tempers frayed.

Fantasy Premier League: Gameweek 6 Preview – Arsenal star in, Liverpool player out

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Benitez Considering Bringing Andy Carroll Back To Newcastle

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The Mirror is reporting today that Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez is considering bringing Gateshead-born and former Newcastle striker Andy Carroll back to Tyneside on a season-long loan deal. Andy has had a [...]

Bilic gives transfer update on 28-year-old star - West Ham fans will be happy

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West Ham manager, Slaven Bilic, has made it clear that Andy Carroll will not be sold, following recent speculations that he was attracting interest from the Chinese Super League.

Carroll has been linked with a move to the far east, with Tianjin Quanjian, Hebei China Fortune and Shandong Luneng having reportedly made bids for the England striker.

Gold delivers huge injury boost - West Ham star could feature against Chelsea

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West Ham United co-chairman, David Gold, has revealed on Twitter that striker Andy Carroll is back in training after recovering fully from a groin injury.

The 28-year-old missed West Ham’s last two league games with a groin injury, but he is in contention to face Chelsea on Monday night.

Carroll travelled with the Hammers first team squad in Dubai for a warm weather training camp, but his persistent groin injury meant he couldn’t train normally.

McAuley’s late hammer blow rescues West Brom

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London (AFP) – Gareth McAuley’s header deep in stoppage time salvaged a 2-2 draw for West Brom in an entertaining Premier League encounter at West Ham’s London Stadium on Saturday.

Slaven Bilic’s men were eyeing all three points after goals from Sofiane Feghouli and Manuel Lanzini but for McAuley’s dramatic late intervention.

Carroll brace fires resurgent Hammers past Boro

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Middlesbrough (United Kingdom) (AFP) Andy Carroll scored twice as West Ham added to Middlesbrough's struggles in the Premier League with a 3-1 win at the Riverside Stadium on Saturday.

The England international sent a thumping header beyond Victor Valdes to give the Hammers, who were again playing without want-away France playmaker Dimitri Payet, a ninth-minute lead.

Carroll brace fires resurgent Hammers past Boro

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Middlesbrough (United Kingdom) (AFP) Andy Carroll scored twice as West Ham added to Middlesbrough's struggles in the Premier League with a 3-1 win at the Riverside Stadium on Saturday.

The England international sent a thumping header beyond Victor Valdes to give the Hammers, who were again playing without want-away France playmaker Dimitri Payet, a ninth-minute lead.

Harry Kane, Andy Carroll, Tom Davies…Names of the Premier League, week 22

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After a breather for the F.A. Cup well deserved after the festive and new year football feast the Premier League returned at the weekend with plenty of action to savour. Which players...

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Eden Hazard, Yaya Toure… Names of the Premier League, week 18

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The Premier League's Boxing Day schedule may not have had the excitement of 53 years ago, but there was still plenty to hold the attention. So who makes our list of festive Names of...

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Sam Allardyce for England and the myth of The England Way

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Euro 2016 England squad: 15 outside contenders looking to book their ticket to France

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Now less than two months away, Euro 2016 is fast creeping up on the horizon. With England's squad for France pretty much defined bar a handful of places, the final five weeks of the Premier...

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Divock Origi, Andy Carroll, Lamela… Names of the Premier League, week 33

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We're into the last stretch of a sensational Premier League season, but the twists and turns we've enjoyed so far show no signs of disappearing just yet. With five games left to play here are the...

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The Weekend's Best: Ben Arfa, Tottenham, West Ham-Arsenal and more

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Following a weekend of big wins for England's top clubs and a massive loss for La Liga leader Barcelona, a few individuals and teams stood out among the rest. Here are SBI's picks for the weekend's best (as voted by SBI's editorial staff):

PLAYER OF THE WEEK

HATEM BEN ARFA (OGC NICE).

Aston Villa cling on, while Andy Carroll treble thwarts Arsenal; EPL roundup

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Hapless bottom club Aston Villa avoided relegation from the Premier League by the skin of their teeth on Saturday despite a 2-1 loss at home to Bournemouth.

Goals from Steve Cook and Josh King gave Bournemouth victory at Villa Park, but Norwich City's 1-0 defeat at Crystal Palace kept Villa hanging by a mathematical thread.

Aston Villa cling on, while Andy Carroll treble thwarts Arsenal; EPL roundup

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Hapless bottom club Aston Villa avoided relegation from the Premier League by the skin of their teeth on Saturday despite a 2-1 loss at home to Bournemouth.

Goals from Steve Cook and Josh King gave Bournemouth victory at Villa Park, but Norwich City's 1-0 defeat at Crystal Palace kept Villa hanging by a mathematical thread.

Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas curbs West Ham’s top-four ambitions [VIDEO]

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Late equalizers in each half from Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas kept West Ham United out of the Premier League top four following a 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

West Ham had the better of the first half and took a deserved lead through Manuel Lanzini, only for an error by Winston Reid in injury time to give Chelsea a free-kick that Fabregas curled home.

Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas curbs West Ham’s top-four ambitions [VIDEO]

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Late equalizers in each half from Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas kept West Ham United out of the Premier League top four following a 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

West Ham had the better of the first half and took a deserved lead through Manuel Lanzini, only for an error by Winston Reid in injury time to give Chelsea a free-kick that Fabregas curled home.

West Ham’s Andy Carroll will miss one month with hamstring injury

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West Ham United striker Andy Carroll will be sidelined for a month after injuring his hamstring in Tuesday's 3-1 victory at Bournemouth, the Premier League club revealed on Thursday.

"West Ham United can confirm Andy Carroll underwent a scan on his left leg on Thursday morning," the club said in a statement on their website.

West Ham’s Andy Carroll will miss one month with hamstring injury

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West Ham United striker Andy Carroll will be sidelined for a month after injuring his hamstring in Tuesday's 3-1 victory at Bournemouth, the Premier League club revealed on Thursday.

"West Ham United can confirm Andy Carroll underwent a scan on his left leg on Thursday morning," the club said in a statement on their website.

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West Ham: Slaven Bilic To The Rescue As Young Fan Patiently Waits To Meet Andy Carroll In Freezing Cold (Photos)

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While he may be the gravel-voiced scourge of pitchside microphones everywhere, deep down Slaven Bilic is actually a big old softieboots.

Case in point being this lovely little yarn, as regaled by West Ham fan Matt Hill.

West Ham To Replace Dimitri Payet Stadium Mural With Ode To Andy Carroll’s Monumental Overhead Kick Against Crystal Palace

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West Ham have announced that work has begun to replace the Dimitri Payet mural outside the London Stadium after the French winger made his huffy and hasty departure earlier in the week.

Indeed, Payet is to be painted out of Hammers history and replaced with a tribute to Andy Carroll's seismic overhead kick against Crystal Palace.

Kaboom: Andy Carroll Scores Clattering Scissor Kick As West Ham Pummel Crystal Palace (Video)

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With Dimitri Payet still off sulking somewhere, a stirring second-half performance sawWest Ham barrel their way to a 3-0 over Crystal Palace at the London Stadium.

After a slow start to proceedings, Sofiane Feghouli finally got the ball rolling in the 68th minute with his first Premier League goal for the Hammers before Andy Carroll clattered away the second just 10 minutes later.

West Ham: Damning Statistics Show Just How Terrible Gold & Sullivan’s Record Of Signing Strikers Has Been

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Hard as it may be to believe at first, it turns out that West Ham owners David Gold and David Sullivan are almost totally shite at signing strikers.

Case in point being that their most recent attacking acquisition, Simone Zaza, is already on the verge of leaving the club without a single goal to his name though he did manage two shots on target in the space of nine Premier League games.

Andy Carroll ‘Okay’ After Being Targeted And Chased By Armed Thieves After Leaving West Ham Training Ground

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West Ham manager Slaven Bilic has confirmed that Andy Carroll is "okay" after the striker was reportedly held at gunpoint while driving home from training on Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Guardian, Carroll was targeted by armed motorcyclists who stopped him at a nearby junction and demanded hehand over his watch.

Last Laugh: Ex-Swansea Defender Chico Flores Responds To Sam Allardyce And His Alleged Dodgy Dealing (Photo)

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After laying dormant for two long years, ex-Swansea defender Chico Flores has finally seen the man who once so cruelly besmirched his good nature at Upton Park get his long-overdue comeuppance.

Back in February of 2014, Flores was caught up in an aerial tangle with Andy Carroll in which the burly West Ham striker savagelybludgeoned the Spanish full-back to the floor.

West Ham Salute Their Industrial Roots With Special One-Off ‘Thames Ironworks’ Commemorative Kit (Photos)

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What you're looking at their is the special, one-off kit that West Ham will be wearing when they take on Juventus in their first game at the Olympic Stadium this weekend.

The natty navy bluecommemorative strip is inspired by that worn by the amateur club from which West Ham sprung 116 years ago, namely Thames Ironworks FC.

After England fuss over Carroll, should Rashford be going to the Euros?

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After Andy Carroll scored a hattrick against Arsenal last weekend, there were plenty of calls from the media and fans for the West Ham striker to be taken to the European Championships. His height and power in the box means he offers something that none of England's other striking options do.

Ahead of the FA Cup quarter-final replay between Manchester United and West Ham, Carroll talked up his own strengths.

Newcastle United

‘I Didn’t Know Who My Teammates Were’ – Andy Carroll Admits He Had To Google Several Liverpool Players After Joining Them

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At the behest of the Daily Mail, Andy Carroll fritter away an indeterminate period of time chatting to Jamie Redknapp recently the poor sod.

The pair discussed Carroll's career to date, including his expensive and rather ill-fated stint at Redknapp's old club, Liverpool.

After acknowledgingthat things"never really happened" at Anfield, Carroll also admitted that he didn't know who someof his new teammates were upon signing for the Reds in 2011 partly because, by his own admission, he doesn't really like watching football.

Shaken Andy Carroll Threatened At Gunpoint By Two Men

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The Mail is reporting that former Newcastle striker Andy Carroll was reportedly threatened by a man with a gun while driving home from training in his expensive Mercedes SUV. Metropolitan Police officers are busy investigating the attempted robbery and security has been increased. Carroll was said to have been approached at a junction by two [.

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10 Unlikely Footballers Who Have Had A Bash At Modelling (Photos)

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Football and fashion. It's an irresistible combination.

That said, for every David Beckham or Freddie Ljungberg, there is an equal and opposite reaction...

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Smouldering in monochrome, hewn from purest Croatian granite...

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When Alexander McQueen debuted his new line of Victorian PE kit for centaurs, there was only one man-pony he could call.

Horror Hair Special: 10 People/Things That Andy Carroll’s New Braids Look A Bit Like

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You go away for a few days, for Christmas no less, and return to this nonsense...

Complied hereunder are Pies initial reaction to the West Ham battering ram's daring new 'do, which is giving us subtle shades of....

British Bulldog

Obligatory 'Monica with dreadlocks' reference

His gawky teenage self

Chingachgook, The Last of the Mohicans

This delicious loaf of bread

Pippi Longstocking

Vintage Jamie Vardy

Thisfancy horse

Snoop Dogg

An apple strudel

Why can't the white boys just leave the braids alone?

The Rest

Wenger blames naive defending and rushed attacking

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Arsenal were 2-0 up with just a few minutes to half-time and it looked like we were cruising to an easy three points. Then Andy Carroll gatecrashed the party and scored two goals in three minutes to hand the impetus to our opponents. The second half was not much better as we allowed Carroll to [..

Newcastle To Pay Out £18M For This Player – Don’t Be Daft

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The press in London are reporting that West Ham have placed a fee of £18M on the head of Andy Carroll, the former Newcastle United striker and it's thought that Sunderland and Newcastle are both interested. They report that Sam Allardyce would like to get Andy playing for him again, this time at the Black [.