Jack Collison set for West Ham return

26 April 2011 05:23
Jack Collison could end his 14-month injury layoff by playing some part in West Ham's crucial clash against Manchester City this weekend.[LNB]The midfielder was an integral part of the Hammers squad last season but suffered a serious knee injury while on international duty in March 2010 and has been out since.[LNB]He has made steady progress in his rehabilitation, though, and could play in Sunday's game at Eastlands provided he comes through Wednesday's reserve fixture against Wolves unscathed.[LNB] Return: Jack Collison (right) could feature for West Ham this weekend[LNB]Collison's return would be timely for Avram Grant as the West Ham boss has a number of injury problems in midfield.[LNB]Scott Parker has missed the last two games with an Achilles complaint while Gary O'Neil is out for the season with a serious ankle injury.[LNB] Missing: Influential midfielder Scott Parker (right) is currently on the sidelines[LNB]The club should know the results of tests on Mark Noble's stomach injury on Wednesday.[LNB]The central midfielder had to come off in the second half of Saturday's 3-0 defeat to Chelsea after feeling discomfort in his stomach after shooting at goal.[LNB]  Gabbidon urges feeble frontmen to fire Hammers to Premier League safetyHammers look doomed, says old boy Frank as Chelsea add to West Ham's woeVilla stand by Reo-Coker as Brady confirms O'Neil's career in doubtAll the latest West Ham news, features and opinion [LNB]  Explore more:People: Jack Collison, Gary O'Neil

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