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Persistence Starts Pays Off for Tevez
BBC Sport, March 19th, 2007 3:44PM

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If West Ham United somehow manages to stay in the English Premiership next season, it will be thanks in large part to the industry and commitment of Argentine striker Carlos Tevez. Whereas Javier Mascherano, Tevez's Argentina teammate who also arrived at West Ham last September, had an ineffectual four-month spell at the club before departing for Liverpool, Tevez declared his intention to do his best to help the Hammers stay afloat.

To his credit, says BBC Sport. The Argentine's commitment has finally been rewarded, as he's scored twice in West Ham's last two games, in which he was arguably the club's best player. He was certainly its hardest-working player. Against Blackburn on Saturday, Tevez's endeavor set the tone for a 2-1 away win against Blackburn.

Once heralded (like so many before him) as "the next Maradona," the Argentine not had the happiest of times since arriving at West Ham from the Brazilian league last fall. Aside from the team enduring an ownership overhaul, a managerial change and sustained poor form, now an investigation into the mysterious the arrival of Tevez and Mascherano could see the club deducted points-something it simply can't afford given its 19th place position. With just eight games left in the season, West Ham is eight points inside the relegation zone. Read the original story...


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