Text  Larger | Smaller | Default

NewsNow

Tomkins: no transfer request


Filed: Thursday, 5th January 2012
By: Staff Writer


Reports that James Tomkins has handed in a transfer request are wide of the mark, KUMB.com has learned.

The Daily Star claimed this morning that JOHN Tomkins (since amended to James) had asked to leave in the wake of interest from Newcastle, who are managed by former Hammers boss Alan Pardew.

"Newcastle's hopes of landing the defender received a huge boost yesterday when he told West Ham he wants to quit," read the story.

However it was revealed this morning via the KUMB.com forums that the Star's story was complete nonsense and that the young central defender had made no such request.

* Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew made no reference to a purported 4million bid for Tomkins in a press conference this morning.





Related News

   arrow   Allardyce faces fresh allegations [27th Sep 2016]
   arrow   West Bromwich Albion 4-2 West Ham Utd [17th Sep 2016]
   arrow   Carr row rumbles on [27th Jul 2016]
   arrow   Valencia, Carroll, Sullivan & Sakho: Wednesday's news [20th Jul 2016]
   arrow   Tomkins, Valencia, Billic & Dicks: Wednesday's news [6th Jul 2016]
   arrow   Sullivan explains Tomkins sale [6th Jul 2016]
   arrow   Did Dicks doubts lead to Tomkins exit? [5th Jul 2016]
   arrow   James Tomkins makes Palace switch [5th Jul 2016]
   arrow   West Ham to annnounce new signing within 72 hours [5th Jul 2016]
   arrow   Payet, Gold, Tomkins & Meunier: Monday's news [4th Jul 2016]



Your Comments


Please note that this section is for comments relating to the above news item only. Any off-topic or abusive posts will be removed. Posts including either links and/or foul language are automatically filtered and will not be published. To engage in further discussion on any of our news stories, visit the KUMB Forums.

Not a member of the KUMB Forums? You may register for free membership here.

by Phillo_Hammer
01:47PM 5th Jan 2012
''Odds on the the representative from the Star is a Spud just trying to stir up some trouble...''

comments powered by Disqus
 
News Image




On This Day ...

One Year Ago
Carroll, Bilic, Payet & Kouyate: Tuesday's news
Get the very latest West Ham news in one place, with our new daily media ro...more
Three Years Ago
The opposition view
Although most saw through it, one or two Hull fans made a fist of defending striker Robbie Brady aft...more
Five Years Ago
Get well soon, Greenie
West Ham have signed Arsenal reserve goalkeeper Manuel Almunia on a month's loan....more