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Was Sam Allardyce’s FA Cup Team Selection Career Suicide Or Pragmatism?

West Ham United crashed out of the FA Cup with a 5-0 loss against Nottingham Forest on Sunday. Manager Sam Allardyce made the controversial decision to play a team made up largely of youth players. While some accomplished veterans like Stewart Downing and Alou Diarra were in the side, the Hammers fielded a team that was designed more to alleviate fixture congestion than anything...
Via EPL Talk
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

West Ham Midfielder Alou Diarra to Miss Entire Season With Knee Injury: Daily Soccer Report

West Ham United midfielder Alou Diarra has been hit by a knee injury that will keep him out for the entire season. The injury comes as a blow both to the footballer and West Ham United. The French defensive midfielder, who can also play as a centre back, picked up the injury in the mid-week League Cup win against Cheltenham. Here are today’s world soccer news headlines: Premier...
Via Serie A Talk
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Diarra to win West Ham over

Alou Diarra says he is determined to fight for his West Ham United place in the Premier League season. The France international spent a successful spell on loan at Ligue 1 club Rennes last term but has returned to the Boleyn Ground in the best of form ready to make the most of his second opportunity. He has made just six appearances for the Hammers since arriving in east London...
Via Fox Soccer
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

QPR grant Mackie's request

Alou Diarra says he is determined to fight for his West Ham United place in the Premier League season. The France international spent a successful spell on loan at Ligue 1 club Rennes last term but has returned to the Boleyn Ground in the best of form ready to make the most of his second opportunity. He has made just six appearances for the Hammers since arriving in east London...
Via Fox Soccer
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardiff set to sign Brayford

Alou Diarra says he is determined to fight for his West Ham United place in the Premier League season. The France international spent a successful spell on loan at Ligue 1 club Rennes last term but has returned to the Boleyn Ground in the best of form ready to make the most of his second opportunity. He has made just six appearances for the Hammers since arriving in east London...
Via Fox Soccer
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Comprehensive Wrap Of Ghanaian Players Abroad: Kwadwo Asamoah Wins Scudetto

Kwadwo Asamoah and his Juventus teammates won a 31st Italian Serie A title on Sunday. ITALY Kwadwo Asamoah played 67 minutes for Juventus who beat Palermo 1-0 to claim their 28th Scudetto title. Isaac Cofie saw 58 minutes of action for Chievo Verona in their 0-0 stalemate with Cagliari. Amidu Salifu watched Catania’s 3-0 hammering of Siena from the bench. Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu...
Via Ghanasoccernet
May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Alou Diarra hits out at West Ham and Allardyce

Alou Diarra hits out at West Ham and Allardyce - originally posted on Soccerlens.comFrench midfielder Alou Diarra has revealed his frustration at the lack of opportunities to compete in West Ham colours since joining them. Alou Diarra has 44 caps for France since his debut in 2004 England has never been a happy hunting ground for Alou Diarra and so it has been proved once again....
Via Soccerlens
January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Defence priority for Allardyce

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce has reiterated his desire to strengthen his team's backline in the January transfer window. Allardyce had to move midfielder Alou Diarra into a deeper role during the 1-0 defeat by Manchester United in the FA Cup fourth-round replay at Old Trafford. The Hammers boss felt Diarra equipped himself well in the role, but Allardyce is aware he will have...
Via Fox Soccer
January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Fleetwood v Southend preview

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce will welcome Yossi Benayoun back into his squad to face Liverpool in the Premier League on Sunday. The former Reds midfielder missed the Hammers' 3-1 win over Chelsea as he was ineligible to appear against his parent club. Andy Carroll (knee) could be missing for two months but would not have been able to feature against Liverpool due to the terms...
Via Fox Soccer
December 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Ligue 1: The Marseilles Revolution

Olympique de Marseilles fans walked away from the live football online action Stade Velodrome last Sunday evening with a slight air of disappointment despite their 2-2 draw with super-rich Ligue 1 rivals Paris Saint-Germain. Although top of the table heading into the game, Marseilles were seen as relative underdogs in the light of PSG’s expected domination of French football. Having...
Via O-Posts
October 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Deschamps will start Hugo Lloris against Japan

France coach Didier Deschamps will give goalkeeper Hugo Lloris valuable playing time in Friday's friendly against Japan ahead of next week's World Cup qualifier against Spain. To his frustration, Lloris has played only one Premier League game since his offseason move from Lyon to Tottenham, where he has been kept out of the team by the 41-year-old Brad Friedel. Deschamps...
Via AP on Fox
October 10, 2012  |  Discuss

The Ligue 1 Review: Five wins out of five for Marseille

Five wins from the opening five — a club record and quite the statement of intent from Marseille who dominated at Nancy but somehow failed to convert any of their first-half chances. The breakthrough came just before the hour courtesy of the Ayew brothers — André crossing for Jordan — and it turned out to be the winner. An impressive, and perhaps surprising, start from ...
Via O-Posts
September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Brazilian defender Lucas Mendes joins Marseille

Marseille has signed defender Lucas Mendes on a four-year deal from Brazilian club Coritiba. The French club, which is top of the league after three matches, said on its website Thursday that the Brazilian successfully passed a medical. No financial details were given. The 22-year-old Mendes can play at either left back or center half, the position he last played for Coritiba....
Via AP on Fox
August 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Lowdown on Chelsea target- Olympique Marseille’s Cesar Azpilicueta

Reports in France suggest that an agreement was meet on a transfer fee between Marseille and Champions League holders Chelsea for right back Cesar Azpilicueta. Chelsea had been tracking Azpilicueta for the majority of last season and raised their interest on hearing that Azpilicueta had not been included in the squad for Marseille’s Europa League match versus FC Sheriff Tiraspol...
Via O-Posts
August 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Big Sam: Jarvis move has stalled

The Hammers have been one of the most active clubs in the transfer market since securing promotion back to the Premier League via the play-offs. The likes of Alou Diarra, Modibo Maiga and Mohamed Diame have arrived this summer but Allardyce wants more, including Wolves winger Jarvis. West Ham have yet to agree a fee for the England international, with reports suggesting the asking...
Via Fox Soccer
August 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Lukaku joins West Brom on loan; Alou Diarra signs for West Ham

Chelsea forward Romelu Lukaku has joined West Bromwich Albion on a season-long loan deal, the Daily Mail understands. Lukaku was...
Via Soccer News
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Hammers sign Marseille´s Diarra

West Ham have signed Marseille midfielder Alou Diarra for an undisclosed fee.
Via Soccer News
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

France midfielder Alou Diarra joins West Ham

France midfielder Alou Diarra has joined West Ham from French club Marseille. Both clubs announced the deal on their websites Friday without giving any financial details or length of contract. French reports estimated the transfer fee at ?2.5 million ($3.07 million ). The 31-year-old Diarra is experienced at international level, having played 44 games for France and captaining...
Via AP on Fox
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Alou Diarra heading to Hammers

The one-time Liverpool man is understood to have arrived in England on Thursday morning to undergo a medical and put the finishing touches to a move. It is believed that the 31-year-old will pen a two-year contract with the Hammers. Diarra was expected to be on the move this summer after struggling to settle at Marseille. He only joined the club in 2011, but failed to produce...
Via Fox Soccer
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Diarra nearing West Ham switch

Marseille midfielder Alou Diarra is set to be transferred to West Ham, L’Equipe has revealed. The newly promoted side are...
Via Soccer News
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Diarra blames Blanc´s tactics

France midfielder Alou Diarra admitted his side paid Spain too much respect during their lacklustre Euro 2012 quarter-final loss. A...
Via Soccer News
June 24, 2012  |  Discuss

France drops Evra for Ukraine match at Euro 2012

France coach Laurent Blanc has dropped former captain Patrice Evra and midfielder Florent Malouda for the team's European Championship match against Ukraine on Friday. Gael Clichy takes Evra's place at left back and Jeremy Menez starts on the right wing, with Samir Nasri dropping down to right midfield in the Group D match. Alou Diarra keeps his place in the center of a...
Via AP on Fox
June 15, 2012  |  Discuss

France and England draw 1-1 at Euro 2012

England held on for a 1-1 draw with France on Monday at the European Championship, giving the Group D favorites one point each. Joleon Lescott put England in the lead with a header in the 30th minute, and Samir Nasri leveled shortly before halftime with a strike into the bottom corner. Midfielder Yohan Cabaye and striker Karim Benzema almost won the match for France with late efforts...
Via AP on Fox
June 11, 2012  |  Discuss

EURO 2012: France and England draw 1-1

England held on for a 1-1 draw with France on Monday at the European Championship, giving the Group D favorites one point each. Joleon Lescott put England in the lead with a header in the 30th minute, and Samir Nasri leveled shortly before halftime with a shot into the bottom corner of the net. Yohan Cabaye and Karim Benzema almost won the match for France with late efforts, but...
Via AP on Fox
June 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Alou Diarra has big role to play against England

Brought to the European Championship to sit on the subs bench, Alou Diarra will be handed a crucial starting role in France's opener against England on Monday. The central midfielder was meant to be a backup to Yann M'Vila at Euro 2012. But an ankle injury for Laurent Blanc's first choice means Diarra will be in the starting lineup at the Group D match in Donetsk. Diarra...
Via AP on Fox
June 09, 2012  |  Discuss

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