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West Ham vice-chairman Karren Brady insists former manager Avram Grant was given every opportunity to succeed by the club in their failed bid to preserve their Barclays Premier League status.
Former West Ham forward Paolo Di Canio believes he is on the brink of securing a coaching position in England next season - and said he would "give everything" if he ended up at Upton Park.
West Ham United striker Demba Ba described yesterday how a supporter screamed at him and issued racist insults during Monday night's end-of-season dinner at a London hotel.
West Ham co-owner David Sullivan has claimed striker Demba Ba was racially abused by a drunken fan during the club's end-of-season dinner.
Wigan boss Roberto Martinez felt his team fully deserved to emerge triumphant from yesterday's "phenomenal" Barclays Premier League clash with West Ham.
West Ham manager Avram Grant today reiterated his belief that the Hammers can stave off relegation if they focus on defeating fellow strugglers Wigan on Sunday.
West Ham co-owner David Sullivan has warned relegation from the Barclays Premier League would be likely to cost him and David Gold up to £40million more of their own money to keep the debt-riddled club afloat.
West Ham manager Avram Grant admits his side are feeling the absence of Scott Parker in the battle to retain their Barclays Premier League status.
West Ham manager Avram Grant has been handed a two-match touchline ban and fined £6,000 for comments made about match official Mike Jones, the Football Association has confirmed.
The West Ham manager Avram Grant has denied a charge of improper conduct. The charge relates to comments made about referee Mike Jones following the FA Cup defeat to Stoke on 13 March. A personal hearing will now be held no later than 7 April.
West Ham manager Avram Grant has denied a charge of improper conduct.
Robbie Keane has revealed his frustration at spending the last five weeks on the sidelines at West Ham with a thigh injury. Keane, signed on loan from Tottenham, scored on his debut and impressed in his second appearance before picking up the injury in training, ruling him out for just over a month.
West Ham say they are committed to retaining manager Avram Grant after weeks of speculation over his future at Upton Park.
West Ham were mulling over the future of Avram Grant today as David Gold and David Sullivan came under attack for their failure to end speculation about the manager's increasingly precarious position.
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Avram Grant's position was still shrouded in confusion last night after the embattled West Ham manager gave a quixotic response to rumours of his impending dismissal. Grant arrived at Upton Park yesterday amid fevered speculation that he would be fired after the tea-time match with Arsenal. Yet after his team meekly surrendered to a 3-0 defeat he largely evaded the issue.