LONDON (AP) West Ham manager Sam Allardyce shifts his bulk uneasily, watching from the bench as his team loses its grip on the last home match of the season. After Saturday's 2-1 defeat to Everton a `Big Sam Out' banner is unraveled in the stands, and a fate is potentially sealed.
West Ham was on the crest of a wave mid-season, standing fourth in the Premier League table at Christmas...
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West Ham striker Andy Carroll could miss the remainder of the season after undergoing surgery on his knee.
Carroll suffered medial ligament damage after coming on as a substitute in the goalless draw at Southampton on February 11.
He was forced to play on as manager Sam Allardyce had used all three substitutes and goalkeeper Adrian had been sent off for handling outside his area...
Andy Carroll is likely to miss the rest of the season after West Ham announced the striker is to undergo surgery on a knee injury.
The 26-year-old was forced off in Wednesday's 0-0 draw at Southampton and Hammers boss Sam Allardyce had hoped Carroll would be sidelined for a maximum of six week.
But the club announced on Friday afternoon that their club-record signing requires an...
LONDON (AP) West Ham manager Sam Allardyce expects to be without striker Andy Carroll for at least a month with a knee ligament injury.
Carroll was forced off in Wednesday's 0-0 draw at Southampton.
A full diagnosis was due later Friday, but Allardyce believes Carroll will be out ''four to six weeks if we are lucky.''
Allardyce explained that the ''medial ligament on the side of...
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February 13, 2015
Former Liverpool director of football Damien Comolli believes his Anfield legacy should be gauged on the burgeoning career of Jordan Henderson rather than the scars left by the Andy Carroll saga.
Comolli was instrumental in buying Carroll for £35million in the January transfer window of 2011 – still the highest fee ever paid for an Englishman – only to see the striker score...
Andy Carroll has accused Brendan Rodgers of lying to him when he was trying to force him out of Liverpool.
Carroll faces Liverpool today with West Ham - over two years since Carroll left Merseyside on a season-long loan that then became a permanent Â£15m move to east London.
He told The Times: "With Brendan Rodgers, there was a lot going on. What he was saying to me and what was...
When do you know a striker has lost his way?
In recent years, in the English Premier League specifically, critics have come out in droves against the likes of Andy Carroll and Fernando Torres. Carroll was the subject of a bid for £35 million back in 2011, taking him from Newcastle United to Liverpool. He was a major flop before being sold to West Ham two years later for...
SWANSEA, Wales -- Bafetimbi Gomis filled in for Wilfried Bony by creating the equalizer for Swansea in a 1-1 draw against West Ham on Saturday.
Gomis' strong header was turned into the net by West Ham's Mark Noble in the 74th minute after Andy Carroll had put the visitors ahead in the 43rd.
Carroll scored with a spectacular shot into the top corner but it wasn't enough as West Ham...
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January 10, 2015
Andy Carroll made Swansea City look like the Washington Generals with this incredible goal. Carroll took a cross off his chest and juggled the ball around close to the end of the box. While having the ball in the box for a few seconds, he took an off balanced shot from just under the 18 yard box to give them the lead. Carroll has undertaken a kind of renaissance at West Ham this...
Andy Carroll insists there is nothing to stop West Ham challenging for the Barclays Premier League title this season.
The 25-year-old scored his first goals of the campaign on Sunday as his brace helped the Hammers record a 3-1 win over 10-man Swansea and move up to third in the table for over 24 hours.
Sam Allardyce's side remain in the top four after 15 games, having won eight...
West Ham boss Sam Allardyce was full of praise for Andy Carroll after the striker hit two goals in their win over 10-man Swansea.
The 3-1 victory takes the Hammers up to third in the Barclays Premier League as their impressive start to the season continues.
Heading into the game Allardyce revealed he had opted to sign Carroll instead of Wilfried Bony in the summer of 2013, with...
MANCHESTER, England (AP) Andy Carroll displayed the attributes that made him one of the world's most expensive players to guide West Ham to a 3-1 win over Swansea and third place in the English Premier League on Sunday.
The giant England striker scored two headed goals and also flicked on a long ball for Diafra Sakho to grab a third as West Ham came from behind at Upton Park for...
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December 07, 2014
West Ham United have enjoyed a start to the 2014-15 season that very few could have predicted last August.
After a summer of speculation regarding the future of manager Sam Allardyce, as well as disharmony amongst a fan-base unsupportive of the club’s physical and sometimes believed one-dimensional playing style, it certainly appears as though the mixture of summer signings and...
Complete the sequence: Angel di Maria, Fernando Torres, Andy Carroll, Robinho, Andrei Shevchenko, “X”.
For those who don’t instantly recognise what connects the aforementioned soccer players — make a note of the eventual answer, because it’s a nailed on pub quiz question – it’s a chronologically ascending list of the players signed by English clubs that have broken...
West Ham suffer hammer blow with Carroll loss - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The loss of Andy Carroll for the next four months with a serious ankle injury has really hit West Ham hard as the Premier League season edges over closer.
There had been rumblings from those in the know that something was up with the England international but rumours were confirmed on Thursday that...
The injury curse has struck West Ham striker Andy Carroll again.
The former Newcastle and Liverpool player is facing four months away from the first team after suffering torn ligaments in his ankle during the early stages of the Hammers’ tour of New Zealand.
Reports today are saying that the 25-year-old is set to have surgery tomorrow in the United States.
Jack Sullivan, the son...
Simon Mignolet’s personal experience prompted him to take a stance on one of soccer’s hotly debated issues on Sunday.
Mignolet says referee Anthony Taylor should have disallowed West Ham’s goal in Liverpool’s 2-1 victory because West Ham striker Andy Carroll fouled him just before Guy Demel scored.
As Mignolet attempted to catch a corner kick in first-half stoppage time,...
Andy Carroll feels he was denied an opportunity to prove his worth at Liverpool and is now chasing a World Cup dream.
Former Liverpool striker: SAS combo unbelievable & unbeatable - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Former Liverpool striker Andy Carroll can damage Liverpool’s title hope when he faces Liverpool at Upton Park on Sunday.
Andy Carroll was signed by former Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish for a club-record fee of £35m in January 2011 from Newcastle United.
West Ham striker Andy Carroll will serve a three-match suspension, starting immediately, after an independent arbitration tribunal dismissed a legal challenge by the club against the Football Association's decision to uphold the player's red card.
The Hammers are unhappy that the England international's ban - a consequence of his dismissal against Swansea last week after an altercation...
West Ham United have been dealt a blow by The FA’s decision to let the three match ban against Andy Carroll stand, despite the club threatening legal action and taking the matter to high court.
Sam Allardyce and West Ham owners David Sullivan and David Gold were hopeful that The FA would overturn its decision to give Carroll a three match ban. With the striker missing most of the...
West Ham's co-owner David Gold says the club are seeking "legal redress" over Andy Carroll's red card because they have no alternative.
The Hammers want the Football Association to take the case to an arbitration panel after referee Howard Webb's decision to send off the striker after a clash with Swansea defender Chico Flores was upheld by a three-man FA appeal's body.
West Ham striker Andy Carroll has lost his appeal against the red card shown to him in their 2-0 victory over Swansea on Saturday.
Carroll was dismissed after he was adjudged to have deliberately caught Swansea defender Chico Flores with a flailing arm. But the Football Association has rejected the appeal and Carroll will now be unavailable to manager Sam Allardyce as he serves...
Rather bizarrely, it was a quiet weekend in terms of controversial refereeing decisions. I have picked out three that are the most talked about following Gameweek 24.
During Chelsea‘s superb performance in a 1-0 win against Manchester City, there was an incident late on involving Matija Nastasic and Oscar as Chelsea tried to break on a counter attack. Nastasic fouled the Brazilian...
Andy Carroll twice set up goals for Kevin Nolan before being sent off as 10-man West Ham beat Swansea 2-0 Saturday to provisionally move out of the Premier League relegation zone.
Carroll headed down to Nolan in the 26th for his teammate to fire in a left-footed half volley at Upton Park.
The West Ham captain made it 2-0 in the 45th after Carroll headed in from the side and Nolan...
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February 01, 2014