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Matthew Upson

Relegation would cost West Ham owners £40m

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.

Gerrard backs Rooney to perform

England skipper Steven Gerrard believes Wayne Rooney will be in the right frame of mind to shine in tomorrow's Euro 2012 qualifier against Switzerland.

Rooney to play against Switzerland

England coach Fabio Capello has confirmed Wayne Rooney will play in tomorrow's Euro 2012 qualifier against Switzerland despite recent allegations about the striker's private life.

Reid: West Ham need to start winning ways

Winston Reid views tonight's Carling Cup tie against Oxford United as an opportunity for West Ham United to kick-start their season. The New Zealand international, who starred at the World Cup, has started life in the Premier League on the wrong end of successive heavy defeats to Aston Villa and Bolton Wanderers.

Grant offers backing to Green

Avram Grant insists West Ham goalkeeper Robert Green will be able to bounce back from the howler which cost him his place in the England team at the World Cup.

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