Tony Cottee interview

Cottee: Hammers future looks bleak

January 21, 2011
By Mark Lomas
aIt's been a miserable seven days for West Ham United. A Carling Cup semi-final first-leg victory over Birmingham last Wednesday should have lifted the spirits of the players, fans and their under pressure boss Avram Grant. But it didn't. The whispers surrounding the future of Grant only got louder, reaching crescendo on Saturday morning when some news outlets began reporting that the Israeli would be fired regardless of his side's result against Arsenal.

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