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West Ham Writes to Fans After FA Cup Thrashing

  • Guardian, Monday, January 6, 2014 1:54 PM

In a letter to fans, West Ham United co-chairmen David Sullivan and David Gold conceded that coach Sam Allardyce has been handed a “near impossible task” as injuries have eaten into his squad, which currently sits in 19th-place in the Premier League table. Nevertheless, the pair offered their support for Allardyce following the club’s 5-0 thrashing at Championship club Nottingham Forest in the FA Cup on Sunday, adding that they plan to bring in two new players on loan this week to bolster the squad: Wolverhampton defender Roger Johnson and Monaco striker Lacina Traore.

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