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Hammers take FA to court over Ashton

January 27, 2011
By Harry Harris, Football Correspondent
West Ham United will issue a writ against the FA for £10.5 million in compensation for retired England international Dean Ashton, who had to quit the game due to injury.

Ashton was forced to hang up his boots more than two years ago because of an ankle problem that the Hammers claim originates from a break he suffered at England training ahead of a clash with Greece in August 2006.

West Ham's claim will be for the £8 million insurance and £2.5 million pay-out that the club paid ...

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