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Jose Mourinho fumes at ‘19th-century’ West Ham

West Ham striker Andy Carroll vies with Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta and defender John Terry during the 0-0 draw. Photo: AFP

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho angrily accused West Ham United of playing “football from the nineteenth century” after they secured a hard-fought 0-0 draw against his side.

Thursday, 30 January, 2014, 12:45pm

Alex Ferguson hits out at 'aggressive Hammers'

Andy Carroll crashes into David de Gea. Photo: Reuters

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson criticised West Ham United for their aggression and claimed Andy Carroll should have been sent off after his side drew 2-2 at Upton Park.

19 Apr 2013 - 4:43am

Manchester United face West Ham hoping to avoid any more slip-ups

Nemanja Vidic

United's morale took a blow after last week's defeat at home to Manchester City, but Sunday's 2-0 success at Stoke City saw Alex Ferguson's side re-establish a 15-point lead over their derby rivals.

17 Apr 2013 - 5:18am

Fun and Games for new Olympic tenant West Ham

London mayor Boris Johnson (second left)

Bubbles feature prominently on the terraces of Upton Park in east London, the home of West Ham United. Hammers fans sing about forever blowing the spherical globules and a special machine bellows thousands of the suds into the air at the start of every game.

30 Mar 2013 - 5:40am

Wenger relieved after Arsenal annihilates West Ham 5-1

Arsenal's Olivier Giroud competes for control of the ball with West Ham United's Winston Reid at the Emirates Stadium. Photo: EPA

Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal's 5-1 demolition of West Ham proves they are mentally strong enough to cope with the pressure of battling to finish in the Premier League's top four.

25 Jan 2013 - 3:13am

Arsenal in greatest peril of an early exit in FA Cup

Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger. Photo: AFP

Early January means it's time for one of the great traditions of the English soccer season, the FA Cup third round, and it's highly probable that May will bring the now traditional conclusion to the competition with one of the big six lifting the trophy at Wembley.

5 Jan 2013 - 7:39am

Cole poised to leave Liverpool for West Ham

Liverpool's English midfielder Joe Cole (2nd L) vies with West Ham United's English midfielder Matt Jarvis (left) late last year. Photo: AFP

Former England midfielder Joe Cole is set to end his unhappy spell at Liverpool by returning to boyhood club West Ham United.

“I’m not sure if a deal has been totally agreed. I know there have been talks,” Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers told reporters after Wednesday’s 3-0 Premier League win over Sunderland when Cole did not make the squad.

3 Jan 2013 - 9:54am

Ferguson set to rotate United squad for FA Cup clash against West Ham

Robin van Persie

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has confirmed that he will rotate his squad once again for the FA Cup third-round tie at West Ham United at the weekend.

3 Jan 2013 - 3:27am

Liverpool show they can survive and win without star Suarez

Jonjo Shelvey, right, sees the ball heading towards the West Ham goal on Sunday, to put Liverpool ahead. Photo: AP

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes Jonjo Shelvey's impressive display in the 3-2 win over West Ham proves his side can thrive without Luis Suarez.

The Reds went into the clash at Upton Park without their star striker, as Suarez served a one-match suspension, prompting fears at Anfield that Liverpool would struggle.

11 Dec 2012 - 2:31am

Hammers deal blow to Rafael Benitez

Rafael Benitez. Photo: Xinhua

Late goals by substitutes Mohamed Diame and Modibo Maiga gave West Ham United a 3-1 win over Chelsea in the Premier League yesterday to further complicate life for Blues interim coach Rafael Benitez.

2 Dec 2012 - 4:27am

Chelsea face crunch match at West Ham

Rafael Benitez

Rafael Benitez needs no reminder, but the statistics are mounting up to confirm the scale of the task confronting the interim manager as he attempts to revive Chelsea's season.

Successive scoreless draws mean Benitez joins Avram Grant as the only Blues managers to fail to win either of their first two Premier League games under Roman Abramovich.

1 Dec 2012 - 2:47am