Enner Valencia seals West Ham switch

Ecuador striker Enner Valencia has completed his £12 million move to West Ham after he was granted a work permit. The 25-year-old joins the Hammers from Mexican club Pachuca and has put pen to a five-year contract. The forward saw his stakes soar after a string of impressive performances for Ecuador at

Cole completes Villa move

Former West Ham midfielder Joe Cole has joined Premier League outfit Aston Villa on a two-year deal. The 32-year-old was available on a free transfer after being released by the Hammers in May, and despite rumours linking him with a move to the MLS, he will continue to ply his trade

Arsenal, Newcastle, West Ham United vie for Bony

Swansea City striker Wilfried Bony is a summer target for a trio of Premier League clubs. It is being reported that Arsenal, Newcastle United and West Ham United are all keen on the Ivory Coast international who enjoyed a stellar debut season in the United Kingdom last term. Bony scored 25 goals in all competitions for the Swans following his

Sam Allardyce future in doubt

Sky sources understand Sam Allardyce's position as manager of West Ham United will be confirmed one way or the other by May 23. Allardyce was summoned to a meeting at West Ham co-owner David Sullivan's house in Essex on Tuesday where it is understood he was asked to put forward his

West Ham will appeal Carroll red

  West Ham football club have notified the Football Association that they wish to appeal against the sending off of striker Andy Carroll in Saturday's win over Swansea. Carroll was sent off┬á by referee Howard Webb following an altercation with Swansea defender Chico Flores. The Upton Park club had until 1pm on Monday

Manchester United 3-1 West Ham: Match Report

Manchester United continued their resurgence by recording a fourth straight win which proved enough to see off a disappointing West Ham outfit 3-1 at Old Trafford. Danny Welbeck's first goal on home soil since October 2012 was followed by a superb effort from Adnan Januzaj as United took command before the

Caroll glad to be training

West Ham striker Andy Carroll is delighted to be back in training following a double fracture in his right foot. The England international, 24, returned to the Hammers' Chadwell Heath training complex on Thursday to begin working towards match fitness, although manager Sam Allardyce has already stated his desire to avoid

West Ham to pay £25,000 everytime Ravel Morrison plays

Manchester United receive a payment of £25,000 for every first-team appearance Ravel Morrison makes for West Ham United. The instalments are part of the complicated deal that sent the 20-year-old to Upton Park last year and add to the initial £650,000 transfer fee that West Ham paid. West Ham want to offer

Dembele belittles West Ham United

Mousa Demb├®l├® has risked offending the supporters of West Ham after he referred to Tottenham HotspurÔÇÖs shock 3-0 London derby defeat as one of the seasonÔÇÖs ÔÇ£small gamesÔÇØ. There was also a blunt assessment of his team-matesÔÇÖ collective mentality, with Demb├®l├® admitting that the┬áTottenham┬áplayers had lacked passion and needed to improve

West Ham 3-2 Cardiff City: Match Report

Ricardo Vaz Te gave Sam Allardyce plenty to think about in his 100th game in charge of West Ham United as he scored a dramatic late winner against Cardiff City to help them into the fourth round. Vaz Te looked to be heading out of the exit door after he handed

Southampton 0-0 West Ham: Match Report

Jussi Jaaskelainen rolled back the years with a series of stunning saves as West Ham held Southampton to a 0-0 draw at St Mary's. The home side created the better chances throughout the 90 minutes, but were unable to find a way past the impressive 38-year-old. Dani Osvaldo was the first to

Andy Carroll suffers fresh injury setback

West Ham United striker Andy Carroll sustained a foot injury upon his return to training on Monday. Carroll, who missed 18 of West HamÔÇÖs 42 games last season, has not featured for the club this season as a result of a heel problem. It had been hoped that he would soon be

West Ham 0-1 Stoke City: Match Report

The marvellous thing about football is the knowledge that however turgid and torpid a match is, at any given moment, it is no more than one moment of brilliance from being entirely transformed. West Ham United and Stoke City made us wait. At frequent intervals they made us yawn, too. But