skip to content
Julien Faubert fouled by Jay Rodriguez, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Robert Green.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on George McCartney by Marvin Bartley. The free kick is swung in left-footed by George McCartney.
Effort from the edge of the area by Carlton Cole goes wide of the left-hand upright.
John Carew concedes a free kick for a foul on Dean Marney. Lee Grant takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Frederic Piquionne on Ross Wallace. John Carew on for Joey O'Brien. Lee Grant restarts play with the free kick.
Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Julien Faubert misses to the left of the goal.
Kieran Trippier fouled by Kevin Nolan, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Lee Grant.
Shot from 35+ yards from Jay Rodriguez. Save made by Robert Green. Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Ross Wallace, Sam Vokes finds the back of the net with a headed goal from deep inside the penalty box. West Ham 1-2 Burnley.Assist on the goal came from Ross Wallace.
Long range shot by Ross Wallace goes wide left of the target.
Jack Collison takes a shot. Chris McCann gets a block in. Jack Collison takes the inswinging corner, Michael Duff makes a clearance.
The referee blows for offside against Frederic Piquionne. Lee Grant restarts play with the free kick.
Sam Vokes is brought on as a substitute for Junior Stanislas.
Frederic Piquionne takes a shot. Comfortable save by Lee Grant.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Duff on Carlton Cole. Michael Duff is given a yellow card. Chris McCann goes into the book for dissent. George McCartney restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Ben Mee by Kevin Nolan results in a free kick. Lee Grant restarts play with the free kick.
Mark Noble takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Michael Duff.
Frederic Piquionne takes a shot. Kieran Trippier gets a block in. Corner taken right-footed by Mark Noble from the left by-line, Header on goal by Abdoulaye Faye from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.
Keith Treacy goes off and Ross Wallace comes on.
Chris McCann finds the net with a headed goal from close range. West Ham 1-1 Burnley.Assist by Junior Stanislas.
Frederic Piquionne is brought on as a substitute for Matthew Taylor.
Goal scored by Kevin Nolan from the edge of the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. West Ham 1-0 Burnley.Assist on the goal came from Carlton Cole.
Corner taken left-footed by Matthew Taylor from the left by-line, Close range header by Abdoulaye Faye goes over the bar.
Ben Mee challenges Julien Faubert unfairly and gives away a free kick. Matthew Taylor crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance made by Michael Duff. Jack Collison takes a inswinging corner. The ball is sent over by Abdoulaye Faye, clearance made by Marvin Bartley.
Foul by Chris McCann on Kevin Nolan, free kick awarded. Robert Green takes the free kick.
Michael Duff fouled by Carlton Cole, the ref awards a free kick. Lee Grant takes the direct free kick.
Keith Treacy is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Robert Green.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Matthew Taylor.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dean Marney by Abdoulaye Faye. Kieran Trippier takes the direct free kick.
Jack Collison has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Chris McCann takes a shot. Save by Robert Green.
David Edgar challenges James Tomkins unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Robert Green.
Carlton Cole is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Kieran Trippier.
Keith Treacy produces a right-footed shot from long distance which goes wide right of the goal.
The offside flag is raised against Carlton Cole. Free kick taken by Lee Grant.
Unfair challenge on Joey O'Brien by Jay Rodriguez results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Abdoulaye Faye.
Kevin Nolan produces a left-footed shot from close range which goes wide of the left-hand upright.
The referee penalises Keith Treacy for handball. Robert Green takes the free kick.
Matthew Taylor produces a header from inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.
Kevin Nolan has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses right.
James Tomkins takes a shot. Save by Lee Grant.
Outswinging corner taken by Matthew Taylor from the left by-line.
Mark Noble takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Jay Rodriguez manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken by Matthew Taylor from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by Jay Rodriguez.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Matthew Taylor, Close range headed effort by James Tomkins goes wide of the left-hand post.
Abdoulaye Faye takes a shot.
The referee penalises Michael Duff for handball. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Matthew Taylor from left channel, clearance made by Michael Duff.
Carew could cushion Baldock blow
Sam Baldock is ruled out but John Carew could return when West Ham host Burnley.
Baldock faces three weeks on the sidelines with a hamstring problem but fellow striker Carew should be available after resting a knee injury at Middlesbrough in midweek.
Carew will probably be on the bench with one or both of Frederic Piquionne and Carlton Cole, the goalscorers in the 2-0 win on Tuesday night, starting up front.
Guy Demel could keep his place at right-back after an encouraging debut at the Riverside and midfielder Jack Collison is pushing for a return to the starting line-up.
Defender Winston Reid (shoulder), winger Gary O'Neil (ankle) and on-loan midfielders Henri Lansbury and David Bentley (both knee) are still out.
Marvin Bartley faces a late fitness test for Burnley.
The midfielder hobbled off shortly after half-time in the Clarets' emphatic 4-0 win over Ipswich on Tuesday night, suffering from a tight calf.
Ross Wallace is available once more having served a one-match suspension for that game, but superb wing displays from Junior Stanislas and Keith Treacy mean the Scotland international might have to be content with a place on the bench.
Charlie Austin (dislocated shoulder) and Martin Paterson (thigh) are back in training, but next weekend's game with Portsmouth has been set as the realistic target for the forward duo.
And boss Eddie Howe appears more than happy to continue with current strike pairing Jay Rodriguez and Sam Vokes at Upton Park after both were on target against the Tractor Boys.
"Sam and J-Rod to have hit it off straight away, they've formed a good partnership," he said. "I thought Sam was excellent (against Ipswich) and I'm pleased he's got his first goal."
Vokes secures shock Clarets victory
Substitute Sam Vokes secured a shock 2-1 win for Burnley as West Ham blew the chance to go top of the npower Championship.
The Wales striker scored with virtually his first touch as Burnley came from behind to end the Hammers' seven-game unbeaten run.
All appeared to be going to plan for Sam Allardyce's promotion favourites when Kevin Nolan fired them ahead just after half-time, especially with leaders Southampton losing at lowly Doncaster.
But things are never simple at Upton Park and Chris McCann grabbed a leveller against the run of play before Vokes popped up with the winner.
The Hammers had dominated the first half but could not make the breakthrough.
The first real chance fell to Matt Taylor in the 27th minute, the midfielder heading Julien Faubert's cross over the top.
Moments later Nolan fluffed the best chance of the first half.
Jack Collison took advantage of a slip in the Burnley defence to play in Carlton Cole and the striker squared for Nolan, right in front of goal, eight yards out.
The midfielder got his left foot to the ball but his effort rolled just the wrong side of the post.
Burnley's first shot came 10 minutes before the interval, Keith Treacy's long-range effort not troubling Robert Green as it fizzed wide.
West Ham's pressure finally told seven minutes after the interval, and came from a long clearance from keeper Green.
Cole flicked the ball on and Nolan coolly lifted his finish over the advancing Lee Grant and into an empty net.
But far from the goal signalling the opening of the floodgates, Upton Park was stunned five minutes later when Burnley grabbed an equaliser.
Former Hammers winger Junior Stanislas, sold by Allardyce in the summer, swung in a cross from the right and McCann was on hand to bury his header past Green.
Shell-shocked West Ham went straight back on the attack and Frederic Piquionne headed Faubert's cross straight at Grant before a shot from Collison was blocked in front of goal.
But Burnley remained dangerous on the break and Ross Wallace had Green scrambling across his goal with an effort which rolled just wide.
The warning was not heeded by the West Ham defence and in the 74th minute Burnley took a surprise lead, Wallace swinging in a corner and Vokes, who had only been on the pitch a couple of minutes, climbing highest to nod past Green.
Cole shaved a post as West Ham attempted to haul themselves level but the Clarets held on for a third straight win.
© 2004 - 2014 football.co.uk