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Fulham 2 Aston Villa 0: Ryan Sessegnon strikes again to lift hosts into top six
Fulham 2 Aston Villa 0: Ryan Sessegnon strikes again to lift hosts into top six
Fulham 2 Aston Villa 0: Ryan Sessegnon strikes again to lift hosts into top six
Fulham 2 Aston Villa 0: Ryan Sessegnon strikes again to lift hosts into top six
Fulham 2 Aston Villa 0: Ryan Sessegnon strikes again to lift hosts into top six
Fulham 2 Aston Villa 0: Ryan Sessegnon strikes again to lift hosts into top six
Fulham 2 Aston Villa 0: Ryan Sessegnon strikes again to lift hosts into top six
Fulham 2 Aston Villa 0: Ryan Sessegnon strikes again to lift hosts into top six
Fulham 2 Aston Villa 0: Ryan Sessegnon strikes again to lift hosts into top six
Cardiff City climbed back into the Championship's top two after promotion rivals Aston Villa slipped up against Fulham.
Championship Review: Fulham end Villa run, Cardiff pounce
Cardiff City climbed back into the Championship's top two after promotion rivals Aston Villa slipped up against Fulham.
Soccer Football - Championship - Fulham vs Aston Villa - Craven Cottage, London, Britain - February 17, 2018 Aston Villa's John Terry gestures Action Images/Paul Childs
Championship - Fulham vs Aston Villa
Soccer Football - Championship - Fulham vs Aston Villa - Craven Cottage, London, Britain - February 17, 2018 Aston Villa's John Terry gestures Action Images/Paul Childs
Soccer Football - Championship - Fulham vs Aston Villa - Craven Cottage, London, Britain - February 17, 2018 Fulham's Floyd Ayite celebrates with team mates after scoring their second goal Action Images/Paul Childs
Championship - Fulham vs Aston Villa
Soccer Football - Championship - Fulham vs Aston Villa - Craven Cottage, London, Britain - February 17, 2018 Fulham's Floyd Ayite celebrates with team mates after scoring their second goal Action Images/Paul Childs
Soccer Football - Championship - Fulham vs Aston Villa - Craven Cottage, London, Britain - February 17, 2018 Aston Villa's John Terry and Stefan Johansen applaud the fans after the match Action Images/Paul Childs
Championship - Fulham vs Aston Villa
Soccer Football - Championship - Fulham vs Aston Villa - Craven Cottage, London, Britain - February 17, 2018 Aston Villa's John Terry and Stefan Johansen applaud the fans after the match Action Images/Paul Childs
Fulham boost their promotion hopes by ending Aston Villa’s winning run
Fulham boost their promotion hopes by ending Aston Villa’s winning run
Fulham boost their promotion hopes by ending Aston Villa’s winning run
Fulham boost their promotion hopes by ending Aston Villa’s winning run
Fulham boost their promotion hopes by ending Aston Villa’s winning run
Fulham boost their promotion hopes by ending Aston Villa’s winning run
Ryan Sessegnon sets Fulham on way to win over play-off rivals Aston Villa
Ryan Sessegnon sets Fulham on way to win over play-off rivals Aston Villa
Ryan Sessegnon sets Fulham on way to win over play-off rivals Aston Villa
Ryan Sessegnon of Fulham celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Aston Villa.
Ryan Sessegnon sets Fulham on way to win over play-off rivals Aston Villa
Ryan Sessegnon of Fulham celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Aston Villa.
Ryan Sessegnon sets Fulham on way to win over play-off rivals Aston Villa
Ryan Sessegnon sets Fulham on way to win over play-off rivals Aston Villa
Ryan Sessegnon sets Fulham on way to win over play-off rivals Aston Villa
How revived Grealish is dragging Aston Villa back to the top - and deserves an England call-up
How revived Grealish is dragging Aston Villa back to the top - and deserves an England call-up
How revived Grealish is dragging Aston Villa back to the top - and deserves an England call-up
John Terry will consider his future in May as he weighs up whether to extend his career for another year. Terry, the Aston Villa captain, has decided to delay his next move until the end of the season as he focuses on helping guide Steve Bruce’s team back to the Premier League. Telegraph Sport can reveal that Terry and Villa have a mutual option to trigger another 12 months to his current £60,000-a-week contract. Terry turned 37 in December and his impact at Villa has been significant since making the emotional decision to quit Chelsea on a free transfer last summer after two decades of service. Villa are now second in the Championship after the 2-0 win over rivals Birmingham on Sunday, a victory which ensured Terry has recorded 227 clean sheets in English football. His Villa contract expires at the end of this season and there are a number of factors for him to consider, which could be determined by which division Villa will be operating in, while he could take up more lucrative offers abroad or opts for retirement. Terry missed two-and-a-half months of the season with Villa after suffering a broken metatarsal in November but since his return Villa have racked up five Championship victories in a row. Villa are reluctant to put any pressure on the former England centre-half, with a decision likely over the summer.
John Terry delays next career move until May as Aston Villa push for Premier League promotion
John Terry will consider his future in May as he weighs up whether to extend his career for another year. Terry, the Aston Villa captain, has decided to delay his next move until the end of the season as he focuses on helping guide Steve Bruce’s team back to the Premier League. Telegraph Sport can reveal that Terry and Villa have a mutual option to trigger another 12 months to his current £60,000-a-week contract. Terry turned 37 in December and his impact at Villa has been significant since making the emotional decision to quit Chelsea on a free transfer last summer after two decades of service. Villa are now second in the Championship after the 2-0 win over rivals Birmingham on Sunday, a victory which ensured Terry has recorded 227 clean sheets in English football. His Villa contract expires at the end of this season and there are a number of factors for him to consider, which could be determined by which division Villa will be operating in, while he could take up more lucrative offers abroad or opts for retirement. Terry missed two-and-a-half months of the season with Villa after suffering a broken metatarsal in November but since his return Villa have racked up five Championship victories in a row. Villa are reluctant to put any pressure on the former England centre-half, with a decision likely over the summer.
John Terry delays next career move until May as Aston Villa push for Premier League promotion
John Terry delays next career move until May as Aston Villa push for Premier League promotion
John Terry delays next career move until May as Aston Villa push for Premier League promotion
Soccer Football - Championship - Aston Villa vs Birmingham City - Villa Park, Birmingham, Britain - February 11, 2018 Birmingham City's Cheick Ndoye clashes with Aston Villa's John Terry as he is sent off Action Images/Matthew Childs
Championship - Aston Villa vs Birmingham City
Soccer Football - Championship - Aston Villa vs Birmingham City - Villa Park, Birmingham, Britain - February 11, 2018 Birmingham City's Cheick Ndoye clashes with Aston Villa's John Terry as he is sent off Action Images/Matthew Childs
Soccer Football - Championship - Aston Villa vs Birmingham City - VIlla Park, Birmingham, Britain - February 11, 2018 Aston Villa's John Terry applauds the fans after the match Action Images/Matthew Childs
Championship - Aston Villa vs Birmingham City
Soccer Football - Championship - Aston Villa vs Birmingham City - VIlla Park, Birmingham, Britain - February 11, 2018 Aston Villa's John Terry applauds the fans after the match Action Images/Matthew Childs
Soccer Football - Championship - Aston Villa vs Birmingham City - VIlla Park, Birmingham, Britain - February 11, 2018 Aston Villa's Conor Hourihane celebrates with Robert Snodgrass and Ahmed Elmohamady after scoring their second goal Action Images/Andrew Boyers
Championship - Aston Villa vs Birmingham City
Soccer Football - Championship - Aston Villa vs Birmingham City - VIlla Park, Birmingham, Britain - February 11, 2018 Aston Villa's Conor Hourihane celebrates with Robert Snodgrass and Ahmed Elmohamady after scoring their second goal Action Images/Andrew Boyers
Soccer Football - Championship - Aston Villa vs Birmingham City - Villa Park, Birmingham, Britain - February 11, 2018 Aston Villa's Albert Adomah in action with Birmingham City's Carl Jenkinson Action Images/Matthew Childs
Championship - Aston Villa vs Birmingham City
Soccer Football - Championship - Aston Villa vs Birmingham City - Villa Park, Birmingham, Britain - February 11, 2018 Aston Villa's Albert Adomah in action with Birmingham City's Carl Jenkinson Action Images/Matthew Childs
Soccer Football - Championship - Aston Villa vs Birmingham City - VIlla Park, Birmingham, Britain - February 11, 2018 Birmingham's Cheikh NDoye is shown a second yellow card and then a red card by referee Peter Bankes Action Images/Andrew Boyers
Championship - Aston Villa vs Birmingham City
Soccer Football - Championship - Aston Villa vs Birmingham City - VIlla Park, Birmingham, Britain - February 11, 2018 Birmingham's Cheikh NDoye is shown a second yellow card and then a red card by referee Peter Bankes Action Images/Andrew Boyers
Soccer Football - Championship - Aston Villa vs Birmingham City - VIlla Park, Birmingham, Britain - February 11, 2018 Aston Villa's John Terry in action with Birmingham's Jermie Boga Action Images/Andrew Boyers
Championship - Aston Villa vs Birmingham City
Soccer Football - Championship - Aston Villa vs Birmingham City - VIlla Park, Birmingham, Britain - February 11, 2018 Aston Villa's John Terry in action with Birmingham's Jermie Boga Action Images/Andrew Boyers
Soccer Football - Championship - Aston Villa vs Birmingham City - VIlla Park, Birmingham, Britain - February 11, 2018 Birmingham City's Cheick Ndoye (L) walks off dejected after being sent off Action Images/Matthew Childs
Championship - Aston Villa vs Birmingham City
Soccer Football - Championship - Aston Villa vs Birmingham City - VIlla Park, Birmingham, Britain - February 11, 2018 Birmingham City's Cheick Ndoye (L) walks off dejected after being sent off Action Images/Matthew Childs
Aston Villa 2 Birmingham City 0: Emotional Steve Bruce ends tough week with Second City Derby victory
Aston Villa 2 Birmingham City 0: Emotional Steve Bruce ends tough week with Second City Derby victory
Aston Villa 2 Birmingham City 0: Emotional Steve Bruce ends tough week with Second City Derby victory
Aston Villa 2 Birmingham City 0: Emotional Steve Bruce ends tough week with Second City Derby victory
Aston Villa 2 Birmingham City 0: Emotional Steve Bruce ends tough week with Second City Derby victory
Aston Villa 2 Birmingham City 0: Emotional Steve Bruce ends tough week with Second City Derby victory
Aston Villa 2 Birmingham City 0: Emotional Steve Bruce ends tough week with Second City Derby victory
Aston Villa 2 Birmingham City 0: Emotional Steve Bruce ends tough week with Second City Derby victory
Aston Villa 2 Birmingham City 0: Emotional Steve Bruce ends tough week with Second City Derby victory
Jack Grealish produced the star performance as Aston Villa saw off rivals Birmingham City at Villa Park.
Aston Villa 2 Birmingham City 0: Grealish stars as Bruce's men go second
Jack Grealish produced the star performance as Aston Villa saw off rivals Birmingham City at Villa Park.
Aston Villa extend unbeaten league run against arch-rivals Birmingham City to move up to second
Aston Villa extend unbeaten league run against arch-rivals Birmingham City to move up to second
Aston Villa extend unbeaten league run against arch-rivals Birmingham City to move up to second
Aston Villa extend unbeaten league run against arch-rivals Birmingham City to move up to second
Aston Villa extend unbeaten league run against arch-rivals Birmingham City to move up to second
Aston Villa extend unbeaten league run against arch-rivals Birmingham City to move up to second
Aston Villa extend unbeaten league run against arch-rivals Birmingham City to move up to second
Aston Villa extend unbeaten league run against arch-rivals Birmingham City to move up to second
Aston Villa extend unbeaten league run against arch-rivals Birmingham City to move up to second
Aston Villa extend unbeaten league run against arch-rivals Birmingham City to move up to second
Aston Villa extend unbeaten league run against arch-rivals Birmingham City to move up to second
Aston Villa extend unbeaten league run against arch-rivals Birmingham City to move up to second
Aston Villa extend unbeaten league run against arch-rivals Birmingham City to move up to second
Aston Villa extend unbeaten league run against arch-rivals Birmingham City to move up to second
Aston Villa extend unbeaten league run against arch-rivals Birmingham City to move up to second
Aston Villa vs Birmingham City and the story of a football rivalry characterised by its glorious, gleeful pettiness
Aston Villa vs Birmingham City and the story of a football rivalry characterised by its glorious, gleeful pettiness
Aston Villa vs Birmingham City and the story of a football rivalry characterised by its glorious, gleeful pettiness
Aston Villa vs Birmingham City and the story of a football rivalry characterised by its glorious, gleeful pettiness
Aston Villa vs Birmingham City and the story of a football rivalry characterised by its glorious, gleeful pettiness
Aston Villa vs Birmingham City and the story of a football rivalry characterised by its glorious, gleeful pettiness
Aston Villa vs Birmingham City and the story of a football rivalry characterised by its glorious, gleeful pettiness
Aston Villa vs Birmingham City and the story of a football rivalry characterised by its glorious, gleeful pettiness
Aston Villa vs Birmingham City and the story of a football rivalry characterised by its glorious, gleeful pettiness
Aston Villa vs Birmingham City and the story of a football rivalry characterised by its glorious, gleeful pettiness
Aston Villa vs Birmingham City and the story of a football rivalry characterised by its glorious, gleeful pettiness
Aston Villa vs Birmingham City and the story of a football rivalry characterised by its glorious, gleeful pettiness
Aston Villa vs Birmingham City and the story of a football rivalry characterised by its glorious, gleeful pettiness
Aston Villa vs Birmingham City and the story of a football rivalry characterised by its glorious, gleeful pettiness
Aston Villa vs Birmingham City and the story of a football rivalry characterised by its glorious, gleeful pettiness
Aston Villa Fan View: Looking ahead to playing the Blues
Aston Villa Fan View: Looking ahead to playing the Blues
Aston Villa Fan View: Looking ahead to playing the Blues
The Peterborough United manager Grant McCann is one name in contention as Barnsley search for a successor to Paul Heckingbottom with a track record for developing young players. McCann, 37, played one year at Barnsley, helping them see off relegation from the Championship in 2007, and he fits the bill as a young coach who can improve players in a league where the leading teams boast big recruitment budgets. The former Northern Ireland international has two and a half years on his current deal at Peterborough. Barnsley have been left shocked by the departure of Heckingbottom to Leeds United this week just days after they announced a new deal for the hometown player and manager who had kept the club in the Championship on one of the division’s smallest budgets. Heckingbottom was a key part of the club’s new ownership strategy under the Chinese-American consortium of Chien Lee and Paul Conway. McCann took over Peterborough in 2016, and has kept them in contention for the play-offs as well as beating Championship Aston Villa in the FA Cup third round. He was among the youngest coaches to obtain the Uefa Pro License, first working as a coach at Peterborough before being appointed to the first team for the start of last season. Peterborough have seen the development of Jack Marriott, the current League One top goalscorer, whom McCann signed from Luton Town where the striker was out the team at the end of last season. Marcus Maddison, bought from Conference Premier Gateshead before McCann’s appointment as manager, has also attracted interest with his performances. Barnsley are shocked by Paul Heckingbottom's departure for Elland Road Credit: Harry Murphy/Getty Images Barnsley’s owners also have a controlling stake in the French Ligue 1 club Nice and stressed last month that they would seek to advance the club gradually, while balancing budgets and maintaining its identity. Other contenders include the well-travelled Simon Grayson and Danny Cowley, the Lincoln City manager whose inexperience in the Football League could count against him. Barnsley have appointed the club’s Under-23s manager Paul Harsley on a temporary basis while they hunt for a successor.
Barnsley identify Peterborough's Grant McCann as candidate to succeed Paul Heckingbottom
The Peterborough United manager Grant McCann is one name in contention as Barnsley search for a successor to Paul Heckingbottom with a track record for developing young players. McCann, 37, played one year at Barnsley, helping them see off relegation from the Championship in 2007, and he fits the bill as a young coach who can improve players in a league where the leading teams boast big recruitment budgets. The former Northern Ireland international has two and a half years on his current deal at Peterborough. Barnsley have been left shocked by the departure of Heckingbottom to Leeds United this week just days after they announced a new deal for the hometown player and manager who had kept the club in the Championship on one of the division’s smallest budgets. Heckingbottom was a key part of the club’s new ownership strategy under the Chinese-American consortium of Chien Lee and Paul Conway. McCann took over Peterborough in 2016, and has kept them in contention for the play-offs as well as beating Championship Aston Villa in the FA Cup third round. He was among the youngest coaches to obtain the Uefa Pro License, first working as a coach at Peterborough before being appointed to the first team for the start of last season. Peterborough have seen the development of Jack Marriott, the current League One top goalscorer, whom McCann signed from Luton Town where the striker was out the team at the end of last season. Marcus Maddison, bought from Conference Premier Gateshead before McCann’s appointment as manager, has also attracted interest with his performances. Barnsley are shocked by Paul Heckingbottom's departure for Elland Road Credit: Harry Murphy/Getty Images Barnsley’s owners also have a controlling stake in the French Ligue 1 club Nice and stressed last month that they would seek to advance the club gradually, while balancing budgets and maintaining its identity. Other contenders include the well-travelled Simon Grayson and Danny Cowley, the Lincoln City manager whose inexperience in the Football League could count against him. Barnsley have appointed the club’s Under-23s manager Paul Harsley on a temporary basis while they hunt for a successor.
The Peterborough United manager Grant McCann is one name in contention as Barnsley search for a successor to Paul Heckingbottom with a track record for developing young players. McCann, 37, played one year at Barnsley, helping them see off relegation from the Championship in 2007, and he fits the bill as a young coach who can improve players in a league where the leading teams boast big recruitment budgets. The former Northern Ireland international has two and a half years on his current deal at Peterborough. Barnsley have been left shocked by the departure of Heckingbottom to Leeds United this week just days after they announced a new deal for the hometown player and manager who had kept the club in the Championship on one of the division’s smallest budgets. Heckingbottom was a key part of the club’s new ownership strategy under the Chinese-American consortium of Chien Lee and Paul Conway. McCann took over Peterborough in 2016, and has kept them in contention for the play-offs as well as beating Championship Aston Villa in the FA Cup third round. He was among the youngest coaches to obtain the Uefa Pro License, first working as a coach at Peterborough before being appointed to the first team for the start of last season. Peterborough have seen the development of Jack Marriott, the current League One top goalscorer, whom McCann signed from Luton Town where the striker was out the team at the end of last season. Marcus Maddison, bought from Conference Premier Gateshead before McCann’s appointment as manager, has also attracted interest with his performances. Barnsley are shocked by Paul Heckingbottom's departure for Elland Road Credit: Harry Murphy/Getty Images Barnsley’s owners also have a controlling stake in the French Ligue 1 club Nice and stressed last month that they would seek to advance the club gradually, while balancing budgets and maintaining its identity. Other contenders include the well-travelled Simon Grayson and Danny Cowley, the Lincoln City manager whose inexperience in the Football League could count against him. Barnsley have appointed the club’s Under-23s manager Paul Harsley on a temporary basis while they hunt for a successor.
Barnsley identify Peterborough's Grant McCann as candidate to succeed Paul Heckingbottom
The Peterborough United manager Grant McCann is one name in contention as Barnsley search for a successor to Paul Heckingbottom with a track record for developing young players. McCann, 37, played one year at Barnsley, helping them see off relegation from the Championship in 2007, and he fits the bill as a young coach who can improve players in a league where the leading teams boast big recruitment budgets. The former Northern Ireland international has two and a half years on his current deal at Peterborough. Barnsley have been left shocked by the departure of Heckingbottom to Leeds United this week just days after they announced a new deal for the hometown player and manager who had kept the club in the Championship on one of the division’s smallest budgets. Heckingbottom was a key part of the club’s new ownership strategy under the Chinese-American consortium of Chien Lee and Paul Conway. McCann took over Peterborough in 2016, and has kept them in contention for the play-offs as well as beating Championship Aston Villa in the FA Cup third round. He was among the youngest coaches to obtain the Uefa Pro License, first working as a coach at Peterborough before being appointed to the first team for the start of last season. Peterborough have seen the development of Jack Marriott, the current League One top goalscorer, whom McCann signed from Luton Town where the striker was out the team at the end of last season. Marcus Maddison, bought from Conference Premier Gateshead before McCann’s appointment as manager, has also attracted interest with his performances. Barnsley are shocked by Paul Heckingbottom's departure for Elland Road Credit: Harry Murphy/Getty Images Barnsley’s owners also have a controlling stake in the French Ligue 1 club Nice and stressed last month that they would seek to advance the club gradually, while balancing budgets and maintaining its identity. Other contenders include the well-travelled Simon Grayson and Danny Cowley, the Lincoln City manager whose inexperience in the Football League could count against him. Barnsley have appointed the club’s Under-23s manager Paul Harsley on a temporary basis while they hunt for a successor.
David Moyes is unlikely to extend his stay at West Ham United past the end of the season – whether or not the club stay in the Premier League. West Ham’s 3-1 defeat to Brighton put them back in relegation danger and meant the club have not won any of their last three Premier League games. During their poor run, the Hammers were also dumped out of the FA Cup by League One Wigan Athletic. Despite the fact Moyes dragged West Ham away from the bottom three after succeeding Slaven Bilic on a six-month contract, the club are already expected to be searching for a new permanent manager in the summer. Rafa Benitez remains a possible target with his Newcastle United future seemingly dependent on whether or not Amanda Staveley’s takeover bid is successful, while Huddersfield Town’s David Wagner is well liked. The fact Marco Silva is now out of work and would not cost anything in compensation to appoint would be interesting to the Hammers. West Ham sacked director of player recruitment Tony Henry last week following accusations of racial discrimination, although his departure will have no bearing on the future of Moyes. Marco Silva has been mooted as a replacement for Moyes Credit: Dan Istitene/Getty Images There have been tensions behind the scenes regarding West Ham’s transfer policy with Moyes failing to land a number of targets in January. Although West Ham signed Jordan Hugill from Preston North End, they missed out of Islam Slimani and Ibrahim Amadou at the end of the transfer window and Moyes now looks short of players after being hit by injuries. West Ham also made a failed bid for Anderlecht’s Leander Dendoncker and could move again for him in the summer, even though Belgian sources claim Moyes is not particularly keen on the player. Moyes has already made it clear that he will assess his options at the end of the season and is not planning talks about his or the club’s long-term plans before then. Should he keep West Ham in the Premier League, then Moyes may well have options elsewhere and if he does not then he is fully aware there is little chance of West Ham keeping him on. West Ham fans have turned on the club's owners Credit: Rob Newell/CameraSport Other than having to face questions over Henry’s departure last week, Moyes has also seen co-owner David Sullivan give an interview in which he revealed his son had told him not to sign Jose Fonte and Karren Brady criticise the signing of Robert Snodgrass in her Sun column. It later transpired that Moyes had been interested in recalling Snodgrass from his Aston Villa loan. West Ham fans have turned their anger on Sullivan, co-owner David Gold and vice-chairman Brady, singing ‘sack the board’ and unveiling banners calling for them to leave. A number of supporters’ groups are planning to march together, under the banner of West Ham Groups United, before the home game against Burnley on March 10th and have discussed hiring 20 hearses to signify the ‘death’ of the club and its tradition. Sullivan, though, has claimed any protests against him will achieve “nothing” and insisted the Hammers need unity. “I ask the supporters, every one of them: get behind the team,” Sullivan told TalkSport. “Through unity we can turn it all around. We don't want to find that a disappointing season has turned into a disastrous one.”
Exclusive: David Moyes unlikely to remain at West Ham beyond end of season - even if club avoid relegation
David Moyes is unlikely to extend his stay at West Ham United past the end of the season – whether or not the club stay in the Premier League. West Ham’s 3-1 defeat to Brighton put them back in relegation danger and meant the club have not won any of their last three Premier League games. During their poor run, the Hammers were also dumped out of the FA Cup by League One Wigan Athletic. Despite the fact Moyes dragged West Ham away from the bottom three after succeeding Slaven Bilic on a six-month contract, the club are already expected to be searching for a new permanent manager in the summer. Rafa Benitez remains a possible target with his Newcastle United future seemingly dependent on whether or not Amanda Staveley’s takeover bid is successful, while Huddersfield Town’s David Wagner is well liked. The fact Marco Silva is now out of work and would not cost anything in compensation to appoint would be interesting to the Hammers. West Ham sacked director of player recruitment Tony Henry last week following accusations of racial discrimination, although his departure will have no bearing on the future of Moyes. Marco Silva has been mooted as a replacement for Moyes Credit: Dan Istitene/Getty Images There have been tensions behind the scenes regarding West Ham’s transfer policy with Moyes failing to land a number of targets in January. Although West Ham signed Jordan Hugill from Preston North End, they missed out of Islam Slimani and Ibrahim Amadou at the end of the transfer window and Moyes now looks short of players after being hit by injuries. West Ham also made a failed bid for Anderlecht’s Leander Dendoncker and could move again for him in the summer, even though Belgian sources claim Moyes is not particularly keen on the player. Moyes has already made it clear that he will assess his options at the end of the season and is not planning talks about his or the club’s long-term plans before then. Should he keep West Ham in the Premier League, then Moyes may well have options elsewhere and if he does not then he is fully aware there is little chance of West Ham keeping him on. West Ham fans have turned on the club's owners Credit: Rob Newell/CameraSport Other than having to face questions over Henry’s departure last week, Moyes has also seen co-owner David Sullivan give an interview in which he revealed his son had told him not to sign Jose Fonte and Karren Brady criticise the signing of Robert Snodgrass in her Sun column. It later transpired that Moyes had been interested in recalling Snodgrass from his Aston Villa loan. West Ham fans have turned their anger on Sullivan, co-owner David Gold and vice-chairman Brady, singing ‘sack the board’ and unveiling banners calling for them to leave. A number of supporters’ groups are planning to march together, under the banner of West Ham Groups United, before the home game against Burnley on March 10th and have discussed hiring 20 hearses to signify the ‘death’ of the club and its tradition. Sullivan, though, has claimed any protests against him will achieve “nothing” and insisted the Hammers need unity. “I ask the supporters, every one of them: get behind the team,” Sullivan told TalkSport. “Through unity we can turn it all around. We don't want to find that a disappointing season has turned into a disastrous one.”

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