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Andy Carroll’s 3 Match Ban Will Stand Following FA and West Ham Independent Arbitration Tribunal: Daily Soccer Report

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West Ham United have been dealt a blow by The FA's decision to let the three match ban against Andy Carroll stand, despite the club threatening legal action and taking the matter to high court.

Sam Allardyce and West Ham owners David Sullivan and David Gold were hopeful that The FA would overturn its decision to give Carroll a three match ban.

‘Name Your Price’ – Angry West Ham Fan Launches Petition For Co-Owners David Gold & David Sullivan To Sell Up And Ship Out

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By Chris Wright

We wouldn't trust this pair as far as we could throw 'em

Dismayed at the ailing state of his beloved club, a West Ham fan has launched a crowd-funded campaign to petition co-owners David Sullivan and David Gold to 'name their price' for their controlling shares in the club and sell up, with the long-term aim being to turn the Hammers into a fan-owned football club.

West Ham Set To Open Talks Over Carroll Deal

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West Ham are set to open talks with Liverpool over a permanent move for striker Andy Carroll and hope to finalize a deal in the next few weeks.
Carroll has become a fans favourite at Upton Park following his season long-loan move from the Merseyside club at the start of the season.
Despite facing lengthy periods on the sidelines with knee and hamstring problems, the England forward has still managed to score seven goals and has played his part in helping West Ham challenge for a top half finish.

David Gold Says He Backs Big Sam

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West Ham United co-chairman David Gold insists that he is fully behind current Hammers boss Sam Allardyce.

Allardyce is out of contract at the end of the season and with Paolo Di Canio's exit from Swindon, speculation has been growing that that Gold and his partner David Sullivan want to bring in the Hammers icon in to replace Big Sam at the end of the season.

West Ham Strike Deal To Sign Carroll

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David Sullivan has confirmed that West Ham have brokered a deal with Liverpool to sign Andy Carroll permanently at the end of the season.
The England centre forward signed for the Reds two years ago for £35 million but after falling out of favour with new boss Brendan Rodgers he swiftly departed on loan to the Hammers at the start of the season.

West Ham owner’s son apologizes on Twitter for Marouane Chamakh signing

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West Ham co-owner David Sullivan's 12-year-old son Jack apologized on Twitter for the club's signing of Arsenal punchline Marouane Chamakh on loan before the move was even officially announced.

Unhappy about the acquisition of the frequently mocked striker who has yet to make a Premier League appearance this season, young Jack tweeted, "I am very sorry about this news Chamakh has sign [sic] a 6 month loan deal!

Would West Ham Really Let Big Sam Walk?

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While I am not a big fan West Ham boss Sam Allardyce and bis style of play, I can acknowledge that he does know how to keep teams in the top half of the Premier League. His sides will rarely challenge for a European place, but they finish mid table year after year, which is an accomplishment in itself.

Sullivan Discusses Failed Carroll Deal – May Still Join Newcastle

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David Sullivan has been interviewed in the Daily Mirror today, and he has opened up about West Ham trying to get Andy Carroll to West Ham, initially on loan and then doing a permanent deal, and he has even admitted West Ham didn't have the money, and it would have been difficult financially for them so why did they still [.

Newcastle Prepared To Offer Liverpool €23m To Sign Carroll

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Newcastle United are expected to bid again for Andy Carroll, even if the release clause in Demba Ba's contract is not activated by Tuesday's deadline.
lan Pardew's side have not yet followed up their initial offer of a season's loan with a view to a permanent move in a year's time.
But Goal.

West Ham Make £15m-Plus Bid For Andy Carroll

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West Ham have stepped up their interest in Liverpool striker Andy Carroll by making a £15m-plus bid that would break the Hammer's transfer record.

The offer would see England forward Carroll initially move on loan for a season with a commitment to buy the England striker next summer, which is not something that I see Liverpool going for as they have already dismissed a similar offer from Newcastle.

I’d Rather Eat My Own Eyeballs

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The following is an amalgam of a couple of related articles liberated from the Times paywall dungeon when the sentinels averted their gaze a few weeks ago...

The vice-chairman of West Ham is trying to be nice, and she needs to be, because the last time she met Times journalist Andrew Davidson it all ended badly, with her promising that he would never work in journalism again.

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David Sullivan Seems Out Of Order On His Demba Ba Comments

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We first reported this story on Sunday that West Ham co-owner David Sullivan is telling the world about what's in Demba Ba's contract at Newcastle,  and what his contract was when he was at West Ham last year. David Sullivan - telling the world about confidential things Why people like David and Harry Redknapp feel they have [.

Dirty David Sullivan spills beans on Ba’s Toon contract (and Ravel bid)

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West Ham owner, "Dirty" David Sullivan (not to be confused with the other West Ham owner, "Dirty" David Gold), has been spilling some interesting beans of gossip on Demba Ba's Newcastle United contract to the West Ham fan site "West Ham Till I Die." Sullivan, who of course is one of the owners of Ba's [.

Sullivan Spills Beans On Demba Ba – Agent Got £2M From Newcastle

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One of the West Ham co-Chairmen David Sullivan, is revealing the real deal on Demba Ba. Demba Ba agent got £2M from Newcastle The former Birmingham City co-owner is being interviewed at West Ham, and he is revealing how they got Demba Ba and then how they  lost him in the summer to Newcastle United.

Andy Carroll spotted at Man City (sort of) plus could it soon be ‘taxi for Kean’?

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Andy Carroll spotted at Man City (sort of) plus could it soon be 'taxi for Kean'?

Yet another big name arrives at Manchester City... (see pic above). Spotted by OffThePost.info, picture by Len Lavelle ** The old saying "you can't buy class" has been successfully disproved by diddy bongo baron David Sullivan, spotted this week in a chauffer-driven pounds 330,000 Rolls Royce Phantom, with a West Ham nodding dog in the back window.

Exactly how appealing is a Parker Loan deal instead?

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After posting about Scott Parker on here yesterday, West Ham Co-Owner David Sullivan appeared on SkySportsNews and confirmed that West Ham would be willing to let Parker leave on loan for a season for a "substantial fee".

Now it's understandable that West Ham want to keep hold of him but understand he should be playing in the Premier League so it's admirable of them really to even suggest the idea.

West Ham To Make £7.5m Bid For Liverpool Pair

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West Ham boss Sam Allardyce is preparing an ambitious bid to sign Liverpool pair Joe Cole and Paul Konchesky as the new Upton Park boss looks to improve his squad ahead of the coming battle to secure and instant promotion back to the Premier League.
The Hammers boss has already snapped up Newcastle United captain Kevin Nolan and has now set his sights on two Anfield players who appear to be surplus to requirements at the Merseyside club.

The New Remedy

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He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the
greatest innovator.


William D. Leahy said the bomb wouldn't go off; Lord Kelvin thought that heavier-than-air flying machines were impossible; Charlie Chaplin was convinced cinema was little more than a fad; Neville Chamberlain promised it would be peace in our time and Bill Gates insisted 640K ought to be enough for anybody.

The Inverted Sandwich

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Dave Jones has emerged as West Ham's preferred choice to lead them out of the Championship, writes Sami Mokbel in today's Mail. Jones – whose future as Cardiff manager is under review following the Bluebirds' failure to win promotion to the Premier League – has been linked with the post in the past and the odds on him taking the job were dramatically slashed last night.

He Does Not Play Dice

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I am convinced that He does not play dice...

David Gold has insisted no stone will be left unturned as West Ham strive to ensure they appoint the right manager as Avram Grant's successor. Gold and co-owner David Sullivan are looking to bring in a replacement as quickly as possible so that the new man has time to start preparing for next season.

West Ham's owners are the problem not the manager

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Avram Grant should have gone four months ago. That is the conventional wisdom and a fairly safe one at that. But the problem was no one was willing to take over for him. Grant reveals that there were six candidates including Martin O'Neill, Steve McLaren, and Sam Allardyce who were sought out in January but they would not do it because " they knew the situation there.

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West Ham Still Paying For Carlos Tevez Saga

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I was shocked to read that West Ham United still owe Sheffield United £10 million as part of the Carlos Tevez saga.

Tevez scored six goals during the 2006-07 season, including a decisive winner against Manchester United on the final day of the season which effectively condemned Sheffield United to relegation in place of the Hammers.

Allardyce Gives Up On Carroll

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West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce appears to have given up the pursuit of signing Andy Carroll after claiming a deal was never agreed with Liverpool for the striker.
The Upton Park club's co-chairman, David Sullivan, had on Wednesday announced England international Carroll had snubbed a move to London.

Hammers Offer £17m For Carroll

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Sky Sports sources understand West Ham United have made a £17million bid to sign Liverpool striker Andy Carroll.
The Premier League new-boys have ambitiously offered to pay an initial £2m loan fee before making a permanent deal next summer.
Liverpool are thought to be willing to listen to offers for the permanent sale of Carroll, who they signed from Newcastle in a record £35m deal under Kenny Dalglish in January 2011.

Sullivan - Ba future uncertain

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Newcastle United star Demba Ba could be set for a dramatic summer exit, according to West Ham United co-owner David Sullivan.


Sullivan has revealed a clause in Ba's contract could see Newcastle losing their star man. The Senegalese striker's move from West Ham last summer included a £7m release clause.

QPR Report Friday Takeover Compilation: Exuberance, Euphoria, Relied

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Dreams Into Reality

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Big Sam strolled to the dug-out for West Ham's pre-season friendly at Dagenham & Redbridge last week like Dean Martin walking on to a stage in Las Vegas – only with a better suit. He acknowledged the cheers with a breezy wave, joked with his coaching staff and was happy to pose for pictures with supporters and sign autographs after a 1-0 win.

West Ham Field of Dreams

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Shopping centre giant Westfield could contribute around £20m to help West Ham United transform the Olympic Stadium into a football ground, according to reports surfacing today. The Construction Enquirer understands that Westfield has held preliminary discussions with the club about sponsoring the stadium when West Ham move in after the 2012 Games.

Welcome To The Funhouse

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Sam Allardyce had been West Ham United's manager for precisely eight hours when first notice of the funhouse he has taken over was served. While he was speaking live on Sky Sports, news broke that Tony Fernandes, the Malaysian businessman who is team principle of Formula One's Team Lotus, had tweeted to claim he had offered to buy the club from David Sullivan and David Gold.

The Fallen Edifice

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I saw her wince, I saw her cry,
I saw the glory in her eye.
Myself I long for love and light,
But must it come so cruel, and oh so bright?
Sam Allardyce could be confirmed as the new manager of West Ham United as early as tonight, reports Jason Burt, as the Hammers board successfully changed the 56-year old's mind about turning his back on English football management.

Dignity is a by-word at West Ham

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Dignity is a by-word at Upton Park, co-chairman David Sullivan is a one man quote machine while Karen Brady is on a mission to undo all the good work for equality that would have Emmeline Pankhurst spinning in her grave. Only this morning in, joy of joys, the first lady of football's â„¢, Sun Football Diary she made comments that were more harmful than good.

Dignity is a by-word at West Ham

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Dignity is a by-word at Upton Park, co-chairman David Sullivan is a one man quote machine while Karen Brady is on a mission to undo all the good work for equality that would have Emmeline Pankhurst spinning in her grave. Only this morning in, joy of joys, the first lady of football's â„¢, Sun Football Diary she made comments that were more harmful than good.

Grow Box Of Goodness

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Neil Warnock has said he has the backing of Queens Park Rangers to "plan for next season" after a meeting with the board. According to today's Guardian, their support appears to rule him out of the running to replace Avram Grant as West Ham United's manager, a possibility that was understood to have appealed to co-owners David Gold and David Sullivan.

How Literal Will The Premier League’s Survival Sunday Be?

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In an August 2009 Radio 5 Live programme on the Premier League's financial troubles, Supporters Direct Chief Executive Dave Boyle addressed the issue of the "chasm" between Premier League and Football League finances. "Once upon a time," he said to a gathering of football people including the then-Birmingham chairman David Gold, who wasn't ‘sitting comfortably', "relegation meant you'd not had a good season.

West Ham United party brawl sparked by alleged racist abuse of player

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The West Ham United co-owner David Sullivan has claimed that a drunken supporter racially abused a player, sparking the brawl that marred the club's end-of-season dinner on Monday night. The event was spoiled by a disturbance between supporters and players which caused the police to be called to the Grosvenor Hotel in central London.

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Czech porn star Klarisa Leone to open her own football club

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Career change A Czech porn star is set to make the move to football by starting her own football club. Klarisa Leone, aged 32, implausibly intends to name the new team Inter Prague in honour of her favourite club (as indicated by the image above). She told The Sun: "I've loved my career in porn [...]


Farewell West Ham. Hello QPR. London in the EPL next season

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Tony Attwood on London clubs in the Premier League. WHU down, QPR up, farewell pornography, hello F1. David Sullivan and David Gold said when they took over WHU that they budgeted for failure that is to say relegation. Whether that is true or not we will find out now the club has gone down [...]

Ocean Of Denial

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Rumours are circulating this evening that West Ham co-owners David Gold and David Sullivan have officially offered the vacant manager's job to an interested applicant. At a meeting of the club's ‘Supporter Advisory Board' tonight, the typically garrulous Sullivan is thought to have revealed to those in attendance that he and Gold made the proposal and expect a definitive answer tomorrow.

Portals Of Discovery

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A man's errors are his portals of discovery

One by one they walked off, the golden generation. Jermain Defoe shirtless; Joe Cole man of a match he would never wish to remember; Paolo Di Canio staring straight ahead, perhaps contemplating his pledge to commit suicide if West Ham were relegated.