Sport Giuseppe Sannino

The Italian, who was sacked by Chievo in November, has seen his odds of becoming manager at Vicarage Road cut dramatically

Chelsea join West Ham in race for Toni

Chelsea could hijack West Ham's attempts to lure Luca Toni to the Premier League it was reported today.

Zola is happy to point the finger of blame at himself

December 2008 at Chadwell Heath, where West Ham United, stuck at the wrong end of the table after one win in 10 games, are preparing to play Chelsea. Gianfranco Zola, a manager for two months, says: "Give us a little bit of time, maybe one year, and then if it doesn't work, I'm gonna be the first to say 'I'm not good enough'. But we need a little bit of time." December 2009 at Chadwell Heath, where West Ham, stuck at the wrong end of the table after two wins in 16 games, are preparing to play Chelsea. Gianfranco Zola, a manager for 14 months, says: "I have to take the blame, nobody else."

Ancelotti fears a backlash from Zola

Carlo Ancelotti, the Chelsea manager, is preparing to lock horns with his apprentice tomorrow as he takes on Gianfranco Zola for the first time since he sold him in 1996.

Ashton urged not to sue as career ends

PFA ask retiring striker not to sue Wright-Phillips over tackle that broke ankle

West Ham eye Adriano swoop

Brazil striker Adriano is interesting a number of Europe's big clubs ahead of the January transfer window, according to his agent Gilmar Rinaldi.

West Ham wobble gives Zola cause for worry

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Hammers burst five-goal bubble

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West Ham determined to keep Cole

West Ham boss Gianfranco Zola insists that the club will not be forced to sell star striker Carlton Cole.

Grand old men prove Yorke is off target

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Golden Hines strikes to hand Hammers crucial win

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Curbishley in line for £2m payout from West Ham

West Ham United tried to sue Alan Curbishley for £2m – the initial cost of replacing him with Gianfranco Zola – it emerged yesterday after the former Hammers manager won his case for constructive dismissal.

West Ham face Curbishley pay-out

West Ham are facing the prospect of a multi-million pound compensation pay-out after Alan Curbishley today won his claim against the club for constructive dismissal.

Plenty more Mr Nice Guy as Zen-like Zola calls for calm

The club may be sold and going down would be a disaster but Hammers boss refuses to change style

Giovinco West Ham transfer played down

Sebastian Giovinco has no intention of leaving Juventus in January, according to his agent.

Huth charged with violent conduct for Upson strike

Stoke defender Robert Huth has been charged with violent conduct after striking West Ham's Matthew Upson in Saturday's Premier League game. The German defender swung an arm and appeared to catch Upson in the face as the two players waited for a free-kick in Stoke's 2-1 victory at the Britannia Stadium. The Football Association said Huth had until today to respond to the charge and a disciplinary commission will consider the charge on Thursday.

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