There is absolutely no reason to run this picture other than to satisfy the nostalgia freaks.
Irons Diafra Sakho and Alex Song have been shortlisted for the English Premier League African Player for October with the winner set to be named om November 1
Stoke City will be without Peter Crouch and Phil Bardsley for the Hammers visit.
Both have to serve out suspensions following their offences in last night’s 3-2 Capital One Cup defeat to Southampton.
Crouch was dismissed by referee Lee Mason in the 88th minute following his second yellow card of the game, whilst Bardsley had earlier picked up his fifth caution of the season.
Big Sam will know how desperate Diafra Sakho will be to play at Stoke on Saturday but he musn’t – nor do I believe he will – allow the player to make the decision on whether he starts.
Sam Allardyce has declared it’s 50/50 on whether Diafra Sakho makes it into the starting line-up against Stoke City at the weekend.
West Ham have this morning welcomed Alex Song’s declaration that he wants to stay in England at the end of the season.
Tony Cottee has warned Diafra Sakho and Enner Valencia they aren’t the new ‘TC/McAvennie’ …YET!
Carlton Cole has revealed the amazing atmosphere around the Iron’s training ground as they bid to hold onto – or even better – their fourth place.
Diafra Sakho was in training today and once again winning everybody’s heart with an amazing work ethic.