Sport West Ham posted this picture of Sam Allardyce at the reins of the 'team coach and horses'

West Ham photoshopped a picture of a coach and horses with Sam Allardyce at the reins

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Falcao; Welbeck; Hernandez; Alvarez

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Transfer round-up: Complete club-by-club guide to the 2014 transfer window as Radamel Falcao and Diego Costa head £835m influx

Premier League clubs smashed the previous record for money spent in a single transfer window with Manchester United leading the way

Morgan Amalfitano joins West Ham: Deal completed for Marseille player

Player has one cap for France

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Alex Song

Alex Song to West Ham: Hammers announce signing after co-owner David Gold drops huge hint

West Ham will announce new signing before kick-off today

Carlton Cole (right) celebrates his goal for West Ham last weekend

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Cameroon's Alex Song is given a red card

Alex Song to West Ham: Barcelona midfielder linked with Premier League return

Cameroon international could soon be back in London

West Ham transfer news: Carlton Cole linked with a move to Championship Bournemouth

Striker reluctant to drop a division - reports

West Ham are interested in Bayer Leverkusen defender Philipp Wollscheid

West Ham transfer news: Hammers interested in Bayer Leverkusen defender Philipp Wollscheid

6ft 4in centre-back has two caps for Germany

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Winston Reid celebrates his goal with Kevin Nolan

Crystal Palace vs. West Ham United team news: Hammers without key men James Collins and Kevin Nolan

West Ham without Nolan while Delaney and Bannan come in for Palace

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