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West Ham United 0 Arsenal 3

Bridge arrives but Grant's future remains in the balance

Manager remains in job but club fail to come out in support for Israeli after cup win over Birmingham

Wenger could turn to Upson to fill the void in his defence

Arsene Wenger said yesterday that he is in the market for a new centre-back with Premier League experience this month and it is understood a move for the former Arsenal defender Matthew Upson is also under consideration.

Foster's fumble helps 10-man Hammers

West Ham United 2 Birmingham City 1

Matthew Upson wants West Ham to discover form that beat Manchester United

Matthew Upson has called on his West Ham team-mates to conjure up the same spirit which beat Manchester United as they look to take a step closer to Wembley in the first leg of their Carling Cup semi-final against Birmingham at Upton Park tonight.

Hammers in clear water after Sears ends goal drought

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Hammers look to Cole and Co to help carry burden of escaping drop

West Ham United, off the bottom of the Premier League for the first time since October, take on Everton today determined to make their Boxing Day victory at Fulham the start of their climb out of trouble.

West Ham snatch priceless point against Rovers

Blackburn 1 West Ham 1

Parker says attack is the way for Hammers to battle out of trouble

Scott Parker believes attack could be the best policy if West Ham United are to drag themselves off the foot of the Premier League table. The Hammers have managed just one win this season to prop up the table with seven points after 11 games.

'Crash, bang wallop' works for McLeish

Birmingham 2 West Ham 2

West Ham blow as Mark Noble is ruled out for a month

West Ham's bid to climb off the foot of the Barclays Premier League table have been dealt a blow with the news that influential midfielder Mark Noble has been ruled out for a month after having surgery to remove his appendix last night.

Upson hopeful of facing Arsenal

Matthew Upson, the West Ham captain, is hopeful of being fit to face Arsenal tomorrow. The England centre-back was forced off against Newcastle last week with a tight hamstring and missed the Carling Cup win over Stoke.

Carroll keeps head to sink Hammers

West Ham United 1 Newcastle United 2: Troubled striker justifies his manager's faith to leave Grant's strugglers at rock bottom

Carroll ends difficult week by sinking Hammers

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Redknapp urges West Ham to stand by Grant

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has urged West Ham to stand by under-fire manager Avram Grant.

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