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West Ham fringe men should be good enough to beat Blades

Our West Ham blogger looks back at last night’s Capital One Cup exit

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West Ham v Sheffield United

West Ham pay the penalty for missed chances as they crash out of Capital One Cup

The Hammers were beaten on penalties by League One Sheffield United at Upton Park

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West Ham's Sam Allardyce and Sheffield United manager Nigel Clough (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Sheffield United boss moves on from Tevez spat as Allardyce rues missed chances

Sheffield United manager Nigel Clough is hoping his side’s penalty shoot-out victory over West Ham in the Capital One Cup can draw a line under the Carlos Tevez transfer debate.

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Jack Connors (right) has been called up for the Republic of Ireland under-21 squad for the upcoming European Championship qualifying against Germany.Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Daggers defender Connors gets Republic of Ireland under-21 call-up

Dagenham & Redbridge defender Jack Connors will get a chance to impress Republic of Irleand under-21 boss Noel King after being called up for the final European Championship qualifier against Germany next Friday, September 5.

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Romford manager Paul Martin is seeking FA Cup victory (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Romford boss ‘proved right’

Martin’s warning falls on deaf ears

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Hornchurch manager Jim McFarlane issues instructions from the dugout (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Hornchurch boss at a loss

McFarlane: We’re missing proper chances

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West Ham's Diego Poyet (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

West Ham new boy excited to get his chance against Sheffield United

Diego Poyet is hoping to make his full West Ham debut in Tuesday night’s Capital One Cup clash against Sheffield United.

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Hornchurch manager Jim McFarlane contemplates another defeat (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Guy punishes sloppy Hornchurch

Ryman Premier: Grays 1 Hornchurch 0

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Romford's David Ottley (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Rovers rout below-par Romford

Ryman Div 1N: Romford 0 Great Wakering 3

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Jack Barry celebrates scoring for Romford against Dereham (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Romford ‘must rebound’ says captain

Barry: It’s sickening to lose late on again

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West Ham United's Mauro Zarate (centre) gets away from a challenge by Crystal Palace's Martin Kelly (2nd left) during the Barclays Premier League match at Selhurst Park, London.

Will West Ham’s Zarate masterclass spell the end for Nolan?

The Hammers captain may be struggling to get back into the team when he returns from injury

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Romford's Ryan Imbert (left) netted his fifth goal of the season as Romford lost to Maldon (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Romford rocked late on again

Ryman Div 1N: Maldon 2 Romford 1

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Lee Beevers of Mansfield Town and Abu Ogogo of Dagenham and Redbridge do battle on Saturday. Pic:Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Daggers assistant Hackett hails complete performance against Mansfield Town

Daggers assistant manager Warren Hackett was delighted they picked up their first home win of the campaign with a 2-0 success over Mansfield Town.

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Hornchurch's Junior Dadson netted in their defeat at Leatherhead (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Hornchurch empty-handed again

Ryman Premier: Leatherhead 2 Hornchurch 1

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Zarate gives West Ham captain a masterclass in number 10 role

Our West Ham blogger wonders if Kevin Nolan will get his place back when he is fit

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West Ham's Mauro Zarate in action against Crystal Palace. Picture: PA

Crystal Palace 1 West Ham 3 player ratings: Zarate and Kouyate shine for Hammers as Eagles struggle

West Ham grabbed their first points of the season as they comfortably overcame managerless Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.

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West Ham United's Mauro Zarate (second left) celebrates with his team mates after he scores their side's first goal of the game during the Barclays Premier League match at Selhurst Park, London.

West Ham storm to victory at managerless Crystal Palace

Mauro Zarate scored a stunning goal on debut as West Ham took all the points at Selhurst Park

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Sam Clucas of Mansfield Town and Daggers' Luke Howell do battle at Field Mill last August. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Team news: Dagenham & Redbridge v Mansfield Town

League Two preview: Dagenham & Redbridge v Mansfield Town

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Jack Barry celebrates scoring  for Romford against Dereham (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Romford boss Martin want a cure to second-half blues

Romford boss Paul Martin wants his side to start putting in a complete performance as they bid for a Bank Holiday win double.

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Dagenham & Redbridge manager Wayne Burnett. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Brentford winger makes loan switch to Daggers

Dagenham & Redbridge have signed winger Josh Clarke on a one-month youth loan from Championship side Brentford.

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Daggers' Luke Howell  celebrates scoring the opening goal at Hartlepool United. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Howell keen to build up some momentum with win over Mansfield Town

Daggers picked up their first win and points of the new season on Tuesday night at Hartlepool United, and midfielder Luke Howell hopes they can build up some momentum with another victory over Mansfield Town tomorrow.

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AFC Hornchurch manager Jimmy McFarlane. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Poor start isn’t a concern for Urchins boss Jimmy

Hornchurch may have just one point from their first four Ryman Premier fixtures, but manager Jimmy McFarlane isn’t worried going into Bank Holiday fixtures against Leatherhead and Grays.

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Dagenham & Redbridge manager Wayne Burnett. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Burnett prepares Daggers for a different type of test against Mansfield Town

Dagenham & Redbridge boss Wayne Burnett is expecting a completely different test to anything else his side have come up against so far this season when they face Mansfield Town tomorrow.

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Sean Shields has joined former club St Albans City on loan for two months. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Winger departs Daggers to re-join St Albans City on loan

Dagenham & Redbridge and Northern Ireland under-21 international Sean Shields returns to Conference South side St Albans for two-month loan spell.

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Jon Nouble had joined Conference Premier club Welling United on loan for a month. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Daggers striker joins Welling United on loan

Dagenham & Redbridge forward Jon Nouble has made a one-month loan move to Conference Premier club Welling United, according to the website of the Kent side.

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Jack Barry scores the first goal for Romford against Dereham (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Barry delighted with Romford brace

Boro captain glad to be back on target

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Daggers striker Christian Doidge picked up a knock in the pre-match warm-up against Hartlepool United. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Early blow for new Daggers striker Doidge?

Daggers boss Wayne Burnett was waiting to find out the full extent of the injury picked up by new striker Christian Doidge at Hartlepool United on Tuesday.

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West Ham fringe men should be good enough to beat Blades

Our West Ham blogger looks back at last night’s Capital One Cup exit

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‘I would lie if I said that we have nothing to do with Holtby’

Hamburg CEO Dietmar Beiersdorfer has admitted that the German outfit are interested in signing Tottenham’s Lewis Holtby.

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All Guns Blazing: Gedion Zelalem and Dan Crowley can make the grade, but it won’t be easy

In our weekly Arsenal fan column, AFC Youth blogger Jeorge Bird looks at arguably the club’s two best youth prospects and their chances of breaking into the first team this season.

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Jack Connors (right) has been called up for the Republic of Ireland under-21 squad for the upcoming European Championship qualifying against Germany.Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Daggers defender Connors gets Republic of Ireland under-21 call-up

Dagenham & Redbridge defender Jack Connors will get a chance to impress Republic of Irleand under-21 boss Noel King after being called up for the final European Championship qualifier against Germany next Friday, September 5.

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Orient's Shane Lowry (pic: Simon O'Connor)

Leyton Orient defender Lowry looks to upset former employers

Tonight will be the first time Leyton Orient defender Shane Lowry will make a return to former employers Aston Villa, and he hopes it’s a fruitful one as O’s look to cause an upset in the Capital One Cup.

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Romford manager Paul Martin is seeking FA Cup victory (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Romford boss ‘proved right’

Martin’s warning falls on deaf ears

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