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Newcastle end goal drought while home return of West Ham striker is not enough to prevent Allardyce’s team slipping into relegation zone

Carlton Cole is shown a red card

More red-card challenges likely after victory for Cole and Gibson

Pair were sent off in Everton's 2-1 win over West Ham

Carlton Cole is shown a red card by referee Anthony Taylor on Saturday

Allardyce seeks instant justice by laptop after seeing red over referee

West Ham United 1 Everton 2

Chelsea suspect referee backlash may be result of Clattenburg affair

As Chelsea approach their Champions League reckoning against Nordsjaelland tomorrow night, there are so many aspects of the club's current condition that might offer cause for concern: the supporters' attitude towards Rafa Benitez; the flat-lining form of Fernando Torres; and the very real possibility that they could become the first defending champions of Europe eliminated in the group stages.

West Ham celebrate after Carlton Cole's equaliser

Match Report: Rafa Benitez is hammered by foes and fans alike

West Ham United 3 Chelsea 1

Andy Carroll of West Ham attempts a magnificent bicycle kick against Manchester City

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West Ham United 0 Manchester City 0

Sam Allardyce celebrates with his first-team coach, Wally Downes

Promotion tied up, now Allardyce wants stadium

For Mark Noble it was the perfect start to his stag week and for Sam Allardyce it made up for missing out on a trip to Las Vegas, but for David Gold West Ham's play-off victory on Saturday was priceless. Pressed, the joint-chairman put a figure on how failure would have hit himself and co-owner David Sullivan. "It would have cost [us] probably around another £30m. If you own 150 oil wells then it's no problem. If you own 150 Ann Summers shops..."

Sam Allardyce celebrates with his first-team coach, Wally Downes
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce

Sam Allardyce forced to tell West Ham players to ignore ticket requests for Championship play-off final

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce had to tell his players to ignore any more ticket requests for tomorrow's trip to Wembley.

West Ham reach Championship play-off final

West Ham 3 Cardiff 0 (West Ham win 5-0 on aggregate)

David Marshall of Cardiff fails to save from Jack Collison of West Ham United at Cardiff City Stadium

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Cardiff City 0 West Ham United 2

Ricardo Vaz Te gave West Ham a 51st-minute lead with a far-post header

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Carlton Cole headed the first goal

Reid hammers home 'defining' victory

West Ham United 2 Millwall 1

Allardyce purrs at tactical mastery

Coventry City 1 West Ham United 2

West Ham consider fresh approach for Shane Long

West Ham are weighing up a second bid for Reading striker Shane Long, Press Association Sport understands.

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