First Team Squad

Player profile and performance records.

Anton Ferdinand (Defender)

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Anton Ferdinand

Peckham
Squad Number: 5
Position: Defender
Born: 18th Feb 1985 (Peckham)
Signed: 14th Dec 2002 (£0)
Contract: Details unknown
Previous Club: Youth Team

Anton Ferdinand is a home-grown talent who rose through the ranks at West Ham in much the same fashion as his elder brother Rio (who still watches Anton whenever he can).

The central defender made his first team debut in the opening game of the 03/04 season - a 2-1 televised win in searing heat at Preston.

The tall defender took a little time to bed into the first team but has since grown in stature, so much so that he now looks at home in the Premiership.

His form in the 04/05 promotion season saw readers of KUMB vote him their Most Improved Player.

 

Anton Ferdinand is yet play any matches this season.

Anton Ferdinand did not play for West Ham during this season.

Anton Ferdinand did not play for West Ham during this season.

Anton Ferdinand did not play for West Ham during this season.

Anton Ferdinand did not play for West Ham during this season.

Anton Ferdinand did not play for West Ham during this season.

Anton Ferdinand did not play for West Ham during this season.

Anton Ferdinand did not play for West Ham during this season.

Anton Ferdinand did not play for West Ham during this season.

Anton Ferdinand did not play for West Ham during this season.

Anton Ferdinand did not play for West Ham during this season.

MLS AllStars

2-3: Friday, 25th July

Not at his best, hopefully because he's yet to reach full fitness as opposed to his thoughts being elsewhere.

Aston Villa

2-2: Saturday, 10th May

A welcome return but was made to battle.

Portsmouth

0-1: Tuesday, 8th April

Still ill at ease in the “senior” centre-back role. At least showed a small bit of willing to get forward from time to time.

Sunderland

1-2: Saturday, 29th March

Battled away in the air bit it was his 97th minute header that set up the winner. We need Upson back alongside him.

Everton

1-1: Saturday, 22nd March

Much better than in recent weeks, good concentration throughout.

Blackburn Rovers

2-1: Monday, 17th March

Struggles without Upson and was given a torrid time by Santa Cruz & co.

Blackburn Rovers

2-1: Monday, 17th March

Struggles without Upson and was given a torrid time by Santa Cruz & co.

Tottenham Hotspur

0-4: Monday, 10th March

It’s all very well playing ok ish for 20-30 minute spells but if you fall asleep and cost two goals to start with you haven’t done your job.

Chelsea

0-4: Saturday, 1st March

Don’t stick your leg out Anton – you know they’ll dive. His daft moment started the rot.

Fulham

1-0: Saturday, 23rd February

Fairly steady though he did have one worrying moment as both he and Upson lost out to McBride & Camara respectively.

Birmingham City

1-1: Saturday, 9th February

Another fine match. In front of Capello too.

Birmingham City

1-1: Saturday, 9th February

Another fine match. In front of Capello too.

Wigan Athletic

1-0: Saturday, 2nd February

The improvement continued. In a game like this you need your central defenders to keep it simple and he did so. The pick of the bunch albeit on a poor day.

Liverpool

1-0: Wednesday, 30th January

Excellent. Has been a revelation since his return from injury/court. Maybe the close shave with the law has taught him a lesson. If so it has been well-learned.

Liverpool

1-0: Wednesday, 30th January

Excellent. Has been a revelation since his return from injury/court. Maybe the close shave with the law has taught him a lesson. If so it has been well-learned.

Manchester City

0-1: Wednesday, 16th January

I'd need to see the goal again to comment whether it was Ferdinand or Upson who lost Bianchi. Either way, that lapse aside he gave an otherwise assured performance.

Fulham

2-1: Saturday, 12th January

Another good run out – again after a dodgy start. Finished the goal well.

Manchester City

0-0: Saturday, 5th January

Lucky to escape for his 'foul' on Petrov, he was otherwise assured and produced one moment of outstanding defending.

Manchester City

0-0: Saturday, 5th January

Steady enough but that challenge was definitely a penalty whatever Styles says.

Arsenal

0-2: Tuesday, 1st January

After an uncertain start he recovered to have a decent game at the back, once he’d started to concentrate on defending.

Manchester United

2-1: Saturday, 29th December

(replaced Parker, 55) Fine performance defensively. Cracking goal up front.

Manchester United

2-1: Saturday, 29th December

(replaced Parker, 55) Fine performance defensively. Cracking goal up front.

Manchester United

2-1: Saturday, 29th December

(replaced Parker, 55) Although Spector played well, the defence did look more solid with him there and he took his goal well.

Reading

1-1: Wednesday, 26th December

Did not play.

Coventry City

2-1: Tuesday, 30th October

Back in the side after recent injury but succumbed to what looked like a hamstring injury late on.

Arsenal

0-1: Friday, 28th September

Doing okay until the injury.

Reading

3-0: Saturday, 1st September

Imperious. He was woeful in last year’s 6-0 and scored an own goal. No chance of that yesterday. Lita was in his back pocket.

Reading

3-0: Saturday, 1st September

Outstanding. Just shows what one can do with a bit of concentration and the intelligence to deal with things as simply as possible. Won just about everything against Lita.

Reading

3-0: Saturday, 1st September

Outstanding. Just shows what one can do with a bit of concentration and the intelligence to deal with things as simply as possible. Won just about everything against Lita.

Bristol Rovers

2-1: Tuesday, 28th August

Another good performance although his lack of concentration, which led to Rovers' goal, could have ultimately cost us dear.

Wigan Athletic

1-1: Saturday, 25th August

Kept Heskey quiet which is why the decision to swap with Upson for the goal was all the more mysterious and annoying.

Wigan Athletic

1-1: Saturday, 25th August

Kept Heskey quiet which is why the decision to swap with Upson for the goal was all the more mysterious and annoying.

Wigan Athletic

1-1: Saturday, 25th August

A good performance from a much-maligned player in recent times. He dealt well with Heskey's strength.

Birmingham City

1-0: Saturday, 18th August

Another much better performance – one early lapse in concentration apart he focussed on getting there and getting rid.

Birmingham City

1-0: Saturday, 18th August

Another much better performance – one early lapse in concentration apart he focussed on getting there and getting rid.

Manchester City

0-2: Saturday, 11th August

Some players have a languid, laid-back style that is deceptive. Not this one. Lost the ball far too many times and seemingly wasn’t too worried too much about getting it back.

Manchester City

0-2: Saturday, 11th August

Poor. Out of position too often and caught out, while his distribution was careless.

Manchester City

0-2: Saturday, 11th August

Some players have a languid, laid-back style that is deceptive. Not this one. Lost the ball far too many times and seemingly wasn’t too worried too much about getting it back.

Manchester United

1-0: Sunday, 13th May

At the risk of repeating myself, he has benefited immensely from Collins’ presence in recent weeks.

Manchester United

1-0: Sunday, 13th May

At the risk of repeating myself, he has benefited immensely from Collins’ presence in recent weeks.

Bolton Wanderers

3-1: Saturday, 5th May

Beginning to build a nice partnership with Ginge and coped surprisingly well with the aerial onslaught. Another beneficiary of the arrival of a settled back four line-up.

Bolton Wanderers

3-1: Saturday, 5th May

Beginning to build a nice partnership with Ginge and coped surprisingly well with the aerial onslaught. Another beneficiary of the arrival of a settled back four line-up.

Wigan Athletic

3-0: Saturday, 28th April

He dealt with the Wigan strikers well and appeared to be in the correct state of mind.

Wigan Athletic

3-0: Saturday, 28th April

He dealt with the Wigan strikers well and appeared to be in the correct state of mind.

Everton

1-0: Saturday, 21st April

A better game – no silly free-kicks in dangerous positions and he wisely opted for safety first.

Everton

1-0: Saturday, 21st April

A better game – no silly free-kicks in dangerous positions and he wisely opted for safety first.

Arsenal

1-0: Saturday, 7th April

Fought like a lion to keep the Arse at bay. One player who has benefitted hugely from a settled back four.

Arsenal

1-0: Saturday, 7th April

Fought like a lion to keep the Arse at bay. One player who has benefitted hugely from a settled back four.

Middlesbrough

2-0: Saturday, 31st March

A decent game, apart from when he lost Yakubu late on.

Middlesbrough

2-0: Saturday, 31st March

A good performance from Anton who appears to be getting back to his best. Made one mistake when he allowed Mark Viduka to wriggle free but that aside it was a competent effort.

Blackburn Rovers

2-1: Saturday, 17th March

Still one or two questions over his overall defending but a fair performance. Held a high line well along side Collins.

Blackburn Rovers

2-1: Saturday, 17th March

Still one or two questions over his overall defending but a fair performance. Held a high line well along side Collins.

Tottenham Hotspur

3-4: Sunday, 4th March

At fault for third goal by giving away a needless free-kick. Mindset is questionable. Are his days at Upton Park are numbered?

Charlton Athletic

0-4: Saturday, 24th February

I missed the third goal. So apparently did he.

Watford

0-1: Saturday, 10th February

His terrible season continues. A nervous and unsettled was topped off by the poor penalty gift.

Watford

0-1: Saturday, 10th February

Look you’ve seen them diving all over the place why give them the option by trying to pull them back? Tested only the once and found wanting.

Watford

0-1: Saturday, 10th February

Look you’ve seen them diving all over the place why give them the option by trying to pull them back? Tested only the once and found wanting.

Newcastle United

2-2: Saturday, 20th January

We need Anton to get up to 100% fitness, him and Davenport could really be the best pairing at the back.

Newcastle United

2-2: Saturday, 20th January

Obviously not 100% fit - but gave 100% effort until the injury.

Brighton & Hove Albion

3-0: Saturday, 6th January

Looked nervous and shaky. The injury could be a blessing in disguise.

Brighton & Hove Albion

3-0: Saturday, 6th January

Was doing ok prior to the untimely injury.

Portsmouth

1-2: Tuesday, 26th December

Has had better days as he found it tough against Kanu.

Fulham

0-0: Saturday, 23rd December

Excellent at the back. Kept it simple and coped well despite a tendency for opposition forwards to leave their foot in on him.

Manchester United

1-0: Sunday, 17th December

Excellent. Saha was tricky and Anton had his work cut out but he stuck to his task well and wasn’t found wanting.

Everton

0-2: Sunday, 3rd December

Clearly missed Gabbidon. Very sloppy. Won little in the air.

Everton

0-2: Sunday, 3rd December

Too casual today, his game was littered with silly little errors.

Sheffield United

1-0: Saturday, 25th November

Battled well and dealt with the route one stuff admirably.

Sheffield United

1-0: Saturday, 25th November

Battled well and dealt with the route one stuff admirably.

Chelsea

0-1: Saturday, 18th November

Solid by Anton, but firmly in the shadow of his centre-back partner.

Chelsea

0-1: Saturday, 18th November

Another solid game against star-studded opposition. Managed to do all that without moaning at the ref. Terry take note.

Chelsea

0-1: Saturday, 18th November

A couple of lapses in concentration could have proved costly but for Chelsea's profligacy in front of goal.

Chelsea

0-1: Saturday, 18th November

An imposing performance.

Arsenal

1-0: Monday, 6th November

Didn't put a foot wrong before hurting his ankle deflecting an Arsenal shot, and gamely fought on for several minutes before coming off. One hopes the injury won't be too serious.

Arsenal

1-0: Monday, 6th November

Was coping well until his injury.

Blackburn Rovers

2-1: Sunday, 29th October

Back to his best, calm, assured and inspirational. A definite contender for the captaincy (in the unlikely event that Pardew ever drops Reo-Coker).

Chesterfield

1-2: Tuesday, 24th October

Not too bad, struggled to form a solid pairing in the centre with Gabbidon, which only aided the opposition.

Chesterfield

1-2: Tuesday, 24th October

Our best defender on the night, it was an assured performance from Anton.

Tottenham Hotspur

0-1: Sunday, 22nd October

Coped very well with all that was asked of him. Only thing missing was a last minute equaliser again.

Tottenham Hotspur

0-1: Sunday, 22nd October

The best of the back 4 though might have got a bit closer to Mido for the goal.

Portsmouth

0-2: Sunday, 15th October

Allowed Kanu the wrong side for the goal though Poll might have given him a “get out of jail free” card by awarding the foul.

Portsmouth

0-2: Sunday, 15th October

Unsurprisingly poor, midweek events all told.

Manchester City

0-2: Saturday, 23rd September

The shining light in a tepid display.

Manchester City

0-2: Saturday, 23rd September

We missed him when he went off. Hopefully not too bad an injury.

Manchester City

0-2: Saturday, 23rd September

We missed him when he went off. Hopefully not too bad an injury.

Newcastle United

0-2: Sunday, 17th September

Not really given a hard time by the opposition. Possibly the least worst of our defenders if I can put it like that.

Newcastle United

0-2: Sunday, 17th September

One of the better players in a West Ham shirt yesterday, but the failure to shine shows how bad the side were.

Newcastle United

0-2: Sunday, 17th September

Nothing outstandingly bad but like the rest of the defence he didn't exactly exude confidence.

Newcastle United

0-2: Sunday, 17th September

Guilty of backing off Martins for the first goal. Guilty of long ball rubbish.

Palermo

0-1: Thursday, 14th September

Look satisfactory defensively, aside from falling asleep on the goal. Had a great chance from a Benayoun corner which he failed to convert.

Palermo

0-1: Thursday, 14th September

Potentially embarrassed by a nutmeg early on he recovered to have a good game.

Palermo

0-1: Thursday, 14th September

Potentially embarrassed by a nutmeg early on he recovered to have a good game.

Aston Villa

1-1: Sunday, 10th September

Mixed afternoon; cleared vitally off of the line, but also fell asleep at times.

Aston Villa

1-1: Sunday, 10th September

Another who recovered from a shaky start. Fortunately the lapses at corners weren’t punished. We may not be as lucky another time.

Liverpool

1-2: Saturday, 26th August

Very solid performance at the back again. Three games in, and he has been the shining light so far.

Liverpool

1-2: Saturday, 26th August

A couple of touches aside he had a good game. Wasn’t put out by anything thrown at him.

Watford

1-1: Tuesday, 22nd August

Must have a bit of a headache from all the headed clearances he made. A couple of shaky spells and that “clearance” could have proved very costly.

Watford

1-1: Tuesday, 22nd August

Anton struggled tonight against Watford's big strikers, and had Roy Carroll to thank for saving his blushes when he made a hash of a clearance late on in the game. Had a hard time of it as a result of being continuously pressured by the opposition. "Worse than your brother" sang the home fans; not the biggest insult really, when you consider that Rio was one of only two England players to escape with any praise from England's recent World Cup debacle.

Watford

1-1: Tuesday, 22nd August

Anton struggled tonight against Watford's big strikers, and had Roy Carroll to thank for saving his blushes when he made a hash of a clearance late on in the game. Had a hard time of it as a result of being continuously pressured by the opposition. "Worse than your brother" sang the home fans; not the biggest insult really, when you consider that Rio was one of only two England players to escape with any praise from England's recent World Cup debacle.

Charlton Athletic

3-1: Saturday, 19th August

Another quality performance from Ferdinand Jnr when asked upon.

Charlton Athletic

3-1: Saturday, 19th August

Looked comfortable against the fat Eddie Murphy and thankfully showed no reaction to the hamstring injury that messed up his pre-season.

Charlton Athletic

3-1: Saturday, 19th August

Both of West Ham's centre halfs suffered a nervy start but soon got into the groove.

Olympiakos

1-1: Saturday, 12th August

Looked as composed as he did towards the end of last season. A big season for Anton beckons.

Liverpool

3-3: Saturday, 13th May

No further comments.

Liverpool

3-3: Saturday, 13th May

Solid and trustworthy at the back and absolutely distraught to be the one whose penalty miss proved oh so costly.

Tottenham Hotspur

2-1: Sunday, 7th May

I must admit that, as well as Ginge has done when he’s played I do like the Anton and Gabbidon pairing in the middle. I expect nton wil be back on the right by Cardiff though.

Liverpool

1-2: Wednesday, 26th April

Oddly he was better in attack than defense tonight. Very shaky against Cisse but went on one of the runs of the season in the second half.

Middlesbrough

1-0: Sunday, 23rd April

They targeted him in the absence of much protection from Yossi but he coped quite well.

Middlesbrough

1-0: Sunday, 23rd April

They targeted him in the absence of much protection from Yossi but he coped quite well.

Charlton Athletic

0-0: Sunday, 2nd April

Comfortable in a right-back position in which, according to AP, he feels less than comfortable. However, there were occasions I felt he could have got forward a bit more.

Manchester United

0-1: Wednesday, 29th March

(Replaced Scaloni, 67) Comments to follow.

Bolton Wanderers

2-1: Wednesday, 15th March

A classy understated performance.

Bolton Wanderers

2-1: Wednesday, 15th March

Stood strong at the heart of the Hammers defence in the face of wave after wave of Bolton attacks.

Bolton Wanderers

1-4: Saturday, 11th March

Non-existent in the first half as a midfielder and hopefully that will be the end of that experiment. For me, that mistake lies with Pardew. Other than winning a few headers, really had no influence in the midfield. Honestly, he looked lost. I guess the thinking was that since Bolton are dangerous from midfield with Stelios, Nolan, Speed and Okocha, two defensive midfielders were needed. The plan didn’t work. The Bolton midfielders were extremely dangerous and creative and Ferdinand seemed at a loss as to how to stop their flow. Played at centre-back in the second half without any notable mistakes.

Everton

2-2: Saturday, 4th March

Not his usual confident self and he allowed himself to be dragged out of position far too much.

Everton

2-2: Saturday, 4th March

Lost his rag and his composure. He'll learn a lot today.

Bolton Wanderers

0-0: Saturday, 18th February

Vary few errors (bar the odd erratic pass) in a busy game. However he was fortunate not to have been punished for losing Kevin Davis for Bolton's best chance of the first half.

Birmingham City

3-0: Monday, 13th February

Awarded the Barclays Player of the Month award which, unlike the corresponding managerial gong, doesn’t seem to affect the recipient’s performance.

Birmingham City

3-0: Monday, 13th February

Another competent performance from Ferdinand who started the game by picking up his recent Premiership award as January's Player of the Month.

Sunderland

2-0: Saturday, 4th February

Like the rest of the defence he was able to have a bit of a rest for much of the match.

Sunderland

2-0: Saturday, 4th February

Like the rest of the defence he was able to have a bit of a rest for much of the match.

Arsenal

3-2: Wednesday, 1st February

Campbell could do worse than look at a video of Anton and Gabbidon’s performance in this match. I understand he’ll have plenty of time to watch it. Meanwhile Anton goes from strength to strength – has apparently played in every minute of every league match.

Blackburn Rovers

4-2: Saturday, 28th January

Another one who might be deemed culpable when backing off for the first goal. Played well after that.

Blackburn Rovers

4-2: Saturday, 28th January

Another one who might be deemed culpable when backing off for the first goal. Played well after that.

Fulham

2-1: Monday, 23rd January

Excellent in defence and as for that goal……..

Aston Villa

2-1: Saturday, 14th January

Distribution went wrong a couple of times in the first half but a generally solid performance. Always looks at his happiest with Gabbidon as his partner.

Aston Villa

2-1: Saturday, 14th January

Comments to follow.

Chelsea

1-3: Monday, 2nd January

Comments to follow.

Charlton Athletic

0-2: Saturday, 31st December

Comments to follow.

Wigan Athletic

0-2: Saturday, 31st December

Comments to follow.

Portsmouth

1-1: Monday, 26th December

At one point he dragged the ball back to avoid a challenge. Pure quality.

Newcastle United

2-4: Saturday, 17th December

Kept Shearer fairly quiet. The experience is beginning to show – one bit where Shearer was looking to draw a foul only to find Ferdinand had taken a clever step back was particularly amusing.

Everton

2-1: Wednesday, 14th December

Comments to follow.

Blackburn Rovers

2-3: Saturday, 10th December

Comments to follow.

Birmingham City

2-1: Monday, 5th December

Comments to follow.

Manchester United

1-2: Sunday, 27th November

Like Gabbidon, he struggled against the foraging Red forwards although produced the game's most sublime piece of skill when he span on a sixpence in his own six-yard box to wrongfoot Van Nistelrooy.

Tottenham Hotspur

1-1: Sunday, 20th November

Good in defence and his goal – if not his celebration – will probably go into Hammers folklore alongside Jimmy Walker’s penalty save at Chelsea last year.

Tottenham Hotspur

1-1: Sunday, 20th November

Good in defence and his goal – if not his celebration – will probably go into Hammers folklore alongside Jimmy Walker’s penalty save at Chelsea last year.

West Bromwich Albion

1-0: Saturday, 5th November

Like Repka he had one silly moment when he allowed Earnshaw to get a cross in. However he knuckled down after that and had another good match.

West Bromwich Albion

1-0: Saturday, 5th November

Like Repka he had one silly moment when he allowed Earnshaw to get a cross in. However he knuckled down after that and had another good match.

Liverpool

0-2: Monday, 31st October

A solid game, and he managed to keep Cisse under wraps for much of the game. Some of the home fans were very impressed by his performance.

Liverpool

0-2: Monday, 31st October

A solid game, and he managed to keep Cisse under wraps for much of the game. Some of the home fans were very impressed by his performance.

Middlesbrough

2-1: Sunday, 23rd October

The partnership with Gabbidon continues to inspire. Saw off Maccarone and even at the end when ‘Boro threw three up he looked comfortable. Harshly booked.

Middlesbrough

2-1: Sunday, 23rd October

Booked for a silly foul but his towering headers, clearences, passing and tackling made up for his minor faults.

Manchester City

1-2: Sunday, 16th October

Another who seemed a bit tired out there. Needs to sharpen up a bit.

Manchester City

1-2: Sunday, 16th October

A better game than at the Stadium of Light a fortnight ago, although there still appeared to be little defensive cohesion between the back four.

Sunderland

1-1: Saturday, 1st October

Seemed to have his mind elsewhere – not as focussed as normal and his distribution seemed to have gone to pot for the evening. An off day.

Sunderland

1-1: Saturday, 1st October

Having began this year like a rock, the real Anton didn’t show up at the Stadium of Light. Just hope he wasn’t out on the jars with Re-Coker the night before. Hurried and scrappy thought, my lasting memory of Anton’s display will be that back pass going out for a corner.

Sunderland

1-1: Saturday, 1st October

What happened there, part 2? Now I'm sure footballers no longer go out on the piss the night before matches but Anton did a bloody good impression of one who had today. Some of his defending was almost comical at times; attempted back passes being sliced out for corners, clearances completely mis-hit (or kicked up an opponent's arse), passes going astray ... dear oh dear. Still, it would be harsh to criticise too much as he has been outstanding this season prior to today. A blip, for sure.

Arsenal

0-0: Saturday, 24th September

Growing in stature at the weeks go by and on current form is probably the more valuable of the two Ferdinand brothers.

Arsenal

0-0: Saturday, 24th September

A performance we have grown used to from young Anton. For me, he has showed the same quality and assurance that his older brother Rio did at the same age and we are rightly expecting big things from him. Euro 2008 must be a credible shout. Although it would have been interesting to see how Anton might have coped with an Henry or a Bergkamp, he didn’t put a foot wrong.

Arsenal

0-0: Saturday, 24th September

Impressive. The bloke who discovered both Anton and the other chap drinks in my local and has always maintained that Anton is the better footballer. This statement is beginning to raise fewer eyebrows than it used to.

Arsenal

0-0: Saturday, 24th September

Growing in stature at the weeks go by and on current form is probably the more valuable of the two Ferdinand brothers.

Fulham

2-1: Saturday, 17th September

Fairly solid, thoughhis early failure to get a challenge in on Jensen might have proved costly on another day.

Fulham

2-1: Saturday, 17th September

Solid and determined against some big opponents. Did the simple things, and was rarely beaten in the air.

Aston Villa

4-0: Monday, 12th September

Another one who seems to have made the transition between Championship and Premiership with few problems. Seems to relish the battle more and more each week.

Bolton Wanderers

1-2: Saturday, 27th August

Another superb outing. Apparently he has an elder brother playing for some minor team up north. I wonder if he’s any good? My MOTM.

Bolton Wanderers

1-2: Saturday, 27th August

Another superb outing. Apparently he has an elder brother playing for some minor team up north. I wonder if he’s any good? My MOTM.

Newcastle United

0-0: Saturday, 20th August

Hello Sven? After last week are you sure you’ve got the right brother? Ok that may be premature but it may not be totally out of the question – ask Shearer.

Newcastle United

0-0: Saturday, 20th August

Anton has come of age in the last two games, and has proved that he can play on the main stage - just months after some people were questioning his ability to do it at Championship level. Good stuff.

Blackburn Rovers

3-1: Saturday, 13th August

The defence had a decent game for the most part – though the marking at corners may need looking at. In the battle against Kuqi and Bellamy Anton did exceedingly well and he is rapidly maturing into the player many observers thought he could be.

Blackburn Rovers

3-1: Saturday, 13th August

The defence had a decent game for the most part – though the marking at corners may need looking at. In the battle against Kuqi and Bellamy Anton did exceedingly well and he is rapidly maturing into the player many observers thought he could be.

Blackburn Rovers

3-1: Saturday, 13th August

The defence had a decent game for the most part – though the marking at corners may need looking at. In the battle against Kuqi and Bellamy Anton did exceedingly well and he is rapidly maturing into the player many observers thought he could be.
Anton Ferdinand did not play for West Ham during this season.

Anton Ferdinand did not play for West Ham during this season.

Anton Ferdinand did not play for West Ham during this season.

Anton Ferdinand did not play for West Ham during this season.

Anton Ferdinand did not play for West Ham during this season.