In brief - Wednesday's news round-up

  • by Jack Hammer
  • Wednesday, 11th February 2015

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Sam Allardyce: West Ham boss says no coach more sophisticated
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce says "there is no coach more sophisticated" than him in the Premier League.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/31394625

West Ham's James Tomkins to play against Southampton despite broken nose
JAMES TOMKINS will play at Southampton tonight despite breaking his nose against Manchester United on Sunday.
http://www.express.co.uk/sport/football/557403/West-Ham-James-Tomkins-Broken-Nose-Play-Southampton

Louis van Gaal hits back at Sam Allardyce over long ball jibes
LOUIS VAN GAAL sparked concerns he is cracking under the strain of managing Manchester United after a bizarre press conference.
http://www.express.co.uk/sport/football/557366/Van-Gaal-Man-Utd-Allardyce-tactic

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce: Man Utd's Robin van Persie should watch his back
The West Ham boss accused the Manchester United striker of deliberately breaking James Tomkins' nose with a flailing arm in Sunday's 1-1 draw.
http://www.dailystar.co.uk/sport/football/424956/West-Ham-boss-Sam-Allardyce-Man-Utd-Robin-van-Persie-should-watch-his-back

James Tomkins signs new long-term contract with West Ham
West Ham defender James Tomkins has signed a new contract that will keep him with the Hammers until 2020.
http://www1.skysports.com/football/news/11685/9708860/james-tomkins-signs-new-long-term-contract-with-west-ham

West Ham's Diego Poyet suggests he's got no interest in loan move
West Ham United midfielder Diego Poyet has told the Daily Mail that he is not interested in leaving the club on loan.
http://hereisthecity.com/en-gb/2015/02/10/west-hams-forgotten-man-suggests-hes-got-no-interest-in-loan-mov/

Ronald Koeman: Andy Carroll is West Ham's key man for Southampton clash
RONALD KOEMAN has warned his Southampton players to watch out for Andy Carroll ahead of tomorrow's clash against West Ham.
http://www.express.co.uk/sport/football/557368/West-Ham-Southampton-Ronald-Koeman-Andy-Carroll

West Ham closing in on former Chelsea star Lassana Diarra
Former Real Madrid midfielder Lassana Diarra is training with West Ham with a view to earning a short-term contract.
http://www1.skysports.com/football/news/11685/9708311/premier-league-west-ham-closing-in-on-former-chelsea-star-lassana-diarra


Latest KUMB.com Updates

Five more years for James Tomkins
West Ham United's James Tomkins has signed a new five-year deal with West Ham.
http://www.kumb.com/story.php?id=128258

Koeman cool on Carroll threat
Ronald Koeman admits his tactical approach to Wednesday's clash with West Ham depends much upon the potential inclusion of one player.
http://www.kumb.com/story.php?id=128257

Press officer gives the game away
There was a priceless moment at this morning's Manchester United press conference when the club's Media Officer presented documents relating to Sunday's game with West Ham to the press.
http://www.kumb.com/story.php?id=128256

Did we touch a nerve? Van Gaal takes umbrage to 'long ball' claim
Sam Allardyce's cheeky reference to last weekend's opponents as 'long ball United' may have raised a few smiles amongst Hammers fans - although Manchester United's Louis Van Gaal was far from impressed by the tag.
http://www.kumb.com/story.php?id=128255

Turmoil on the tracks! Important travel info for this weekend
West Ham United supporters travelling to Saturday's FA Cup fifth-round tie at West Bromwich Albion should take note of the following important travel news.
http://www.kumb.com/story.php?id=128254

Poyet learning his trade, happy as back-up
Diego Poyet has revealed he is happy being a squad member at West Ham - for now.
http://www.kumb.com/story.php?id=128252

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