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Song, Bilic, Downing & Tomkins: Friday's news

Filed: Friday, 17th July 2015
By: Staff Writer #2

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West Ham United are competing in Europe for the first time since the 2006-07 season
James Tomkins scored a 90th-minute winner to earn West Ham United a narrow Europa League second qualifying round first leg lead over Malta's Birkirkara.

West Ham boss confirms battle with Chelsea and Liverpool for Barcelona star Alex Song
WEST HAM boss Slaven Bilic has confirmed his side's interest in Barcelona midfielder Alex Song.

On this day - 16 July
The 6'4 centre-half started out life at Leyton Orient, for whom he made his senior bow in January 1982. Nottingham Forest's Brian Clough came calling some five years later, paving the way for a £50,000 switch to the City Ground.

Bilic wants a strong start
Slaven Bilic is hoping the Club's European adventure can give them a major advantage when they start the Premier League campaign in August.

Daddy Winston ready for Euro return
Winston Reid is juggling life as a new father of twins with preparing for Thursday’s UEFA Europa League visit of Birkirkara.

Downing departs
West Ham United can confirm that winger Stewart Downing has returned to hometown club Middlesbrough on a permanent basis for an undisclosed fee.

West Ham 1-0 Birkirkara EUROPA LEAGUE REPORT: James Tomkins nets in stoppage-time goal as Hammers nick late win in Slaven Bilic's first game in charge
James Tomkins rescued the Slaven Bilic feel-good factor at Upton Park with a 90th-minute winner to secure a narrow first-leg victory over Birkirkara.

West Ham 1 Birkirkara 0: James Tomkins spares Slaven Bilic's blushes at Upton Park
James Tomkins spared West Ham's blushes with the late goal that keeps their Euro dream alive.

Slaven Bilic highlights advantage West Ham have over Premier League rivals
Speaking to the Daily Mail, Slaven Bilic has admitted that the Hammers will get a boost at the start of the campaign due to the fitness levels they have reached before other teams.

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