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All of a sudden, things are looking a lot more comfortable for West Ham. To go with their stadium move and new home, they now have a much more secure standing in the table. This fine win over West Bromwich moves them up to 11th. And, six points clear of the relegation zone, Sam Allardyce's side have surely made certain of safety.
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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew insists they are "ahead of the game" in the quest to sign a frontline striker.
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has admonished left-back Jose Enrique over his Twitter "mistake" - but insisted he wants the player to stay.
Jose Enrique last night launched a stinging attack on Mike Ashley’s Newcastle United regime, claiming via Twitter that the club was intent on selling their best players and suggesting that he too is leaving.
Bolton midfielder Matt Taylor has flown home from the club's pre-season tour of America in order to seal a move to West Ham.
Alan Pardew has already signed Yohan Cabaye, Demba Ba and Sylvain Marveaux so far this summer as he looks to build on last season's 11th place finish. A replacement for Andy Carroll is overdue with the entire £35 million fee received from his sale possibly available for transfers.
Newcastle have not received any bids for big-name players Joey Barton, Fabricio Coloccini and Jonas Gutierrez amid mounting speculation over their futures.
Newcastle new boy Sylvain Marveaux is hoping his exploits in the Barclays Premier League can win him international recognition with France.
Sam Allardyce insists West Ham must quickly shake off their relegation "hangover" to make an immediate return to the Barclays Premier League.