Takeover talk ruining Hammers harmony

October 3, 2006
By Norman Hubbard
As history indicates, coups have a tendency to be bloody. But when West Ham thought they had stolen a march on the established European elite by recruiting Carlos Tevez and Javier Mascherano it appeared to be a bloodless triumph. Happier times were envisaged at Upton Park. Now, amid uncertainty about their future and with their fortunes declining on the pitch, West Ham supporters could be entitled to be worried about a very different type of coup.

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