Liverpool and Everton stars dominate EPL Team of the Week

Liverpool and Everton stars dominate EPL Team of the Week - originally posted on The Premier League witnessed yet another exciting weekend of football as Leicester went on top of the table, Liverpool demolished Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium and Jamie Vardy made history with his goalscoring. Let’s see who made our team of the week. Goalkeeper: David de Gea...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United, Arsenal, Spurs eye Newcastle's Perez

Newcastle's Ayoze Perez has been in great form. Steve Welsh Getty ImagesEvery day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Newcastle United boss Steve McClaren is ready to launch a January move for Andy Carroll and rescue the former Toon striker from two...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ighalo scores twice as Watford beats West Ham 2-0

LONDON (AP) Odion Ighalo scored twice to guide Watford to a 2-0 victory against West Ham on Saturday in the Premier League at Vicarage Road. Watford and Ighalo's first goal came on 39 minutes, when the Nigeria striker converted Nathan Ake's cross after he tackled Andy Carroll, who was trying to play the ball out of defense for West Ham. Ighalo's second came from the edge of the...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Carroll nods West Ham to 2-1 victory over 10-man Chelsea

LONDON (AP) Andy Carroll nodded in a late winner at Upton Park as West Ham continued its best ever start to a Premier League season by beating 10-man Chelsea 2-1 on Saturday. The substitute striker leapt above the Chelsea defense to head Aaron Cresswell's pinpoint cross past goalkeeper Asmir Begovic in the 79th minute. Argentine striker Mauro Zarate opened the scoring in the 17th...
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October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

West Ham's Carroll heaps more misery on 10-man Chelsea

West Ham's Andy Carroll (number 9) heads in the winner against Chelsea. Clive Rose Getty ImagesThings don't look to be getting any better any time soon for Jose Mourinho or Chelsea. The reigning champions suffered another setback this Saturday, losing 2-1 at the Boleyn Ground to London rivals West Ham, as Andy Carroll scored the winner with 12 minutes to play, whipping a header...
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October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Andy Carroll set for West Ham return against old club Newcastle

Andy Carroll is in contention to make his return to the West Ham side in time to face boyhood club Newcastle on Monday night. The 26-year-old has been sidelined since February when he required surgery on a serious knee issue. But now he is fit and has been training with the first team for a fortnight, manager Slaven Bilic is ready to unleash him against his former side as the Hammers...
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September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

West Ham striker Carroll undergoes surgery, could be out for season

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...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

West Ham striker Andy Carroll ruled out for rest of the season with injury

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...
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February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

West Ham striker Andy Carroll out for at least a month

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  |  Discuss

Andy Carroll injury a worry for West Ham after leaving stadium on crutches

Andy Carroll left St Mary's on crutches after West Ham impressively held out at Southampton despite Adrian's dismissal – a red card Sam Allardyce will be appealing. If the east London side felt robbed by Manchester United on Sunday, it was Saints this time ruing missed opportunities after dominating possession and the shot count. The hosts also had a man advantage from the 61st...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Much-criticized Damien Comolli says ‘Judge me on Jordan Henderson signing’

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...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Andy Carroll accuses Brendan Rodgers of lying to him at Liverpool

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 £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...
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

The Fall of Roberto Soldado

​ 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...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Premier League: West Ham draw Swansea; West Brom edge Hull

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  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Andy Carroll scores potential goal of the month against Swansea

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...
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January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch West Ham 2-0 Leicester City Match Highlights

Sam Allardyce is determined to revel in West Ham's best start to a season in almost 30 years. Andy Carroll and Stewart Downing were on target in a 2-0 win over Leicester which means the Hammers are fourth in the Barclays Premier League at Christmas. It is their highest position on December 25 since the 1985-86 season when they finished third. Questions are bound to be asked if the...
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December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Andy Carroll Insists the Premier League Title is Not Beyond West Ham’s Reach

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...
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December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Sam Allardyce Sings Andy Carroll’s Praises After West Ham Sink Swansea

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...
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December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Unplayable Carroll lifts West Ham to 3rd

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  |  Discuss

Why Sam Allardyce Must Manage His Striking Options Carefully Now Andy Carroll Has Returned

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...
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Clubs Silly To Continue Paying Over The Odds For British Players

It’s often claimed Premier clubs pay a premium for British players – a homegrown tax, if you will. But what does it look like when we actually compare fees for British players with those for their foreign counterparts? At first glance it might seem logical to pay more for British players. They’ll arrive at your club training ground pre-acclimatised to living and playing in...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

How Angel Di Maria Can Avoid Being The Latest British Transfer Record To Flop

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...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

West Ham suffer hammer blow with Carroll loss

West Ham suffer hammer blow with Carroll loss - originally posted on 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...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

West Ham Striker Andy Carroll Faces Four Months Out After Suffering New Injury

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...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Simon Mignolet: Andy Carroll Foul Shows Need For Video Technology

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,...
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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