Carling Cup round-up

Parker saves Hammers, Blackpool out

August 24, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Scott Parker spared West Ham's blushes against Oxford by scoring the winner with a right-foot shot deep into injury time to send the Hammers through to the third round of the Carling Cup.

The match proved to be a test for the Hammers with Oxford bringing good saves from goalkeeper Marek Stech following efforts by James Constable and Asa Hall while Simon Heslop and Harry Worley were narrowly wide.

Parker came close 10 minutes from time while Carlton Cole had an effort ruled out ...

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