Cole available for Tigers encounter

West Ham welcome back Carlton Cole from injury for the Premier League match against Hull at the KC Stadium on Saturday.

Last Updated: 20/11/09 at 14:52

Cole: Returns to Hammers squad

Cole: Returns to Hammers squad

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The England striker missed the Hammers' last game, a 2-1 home defeat to Everton, with a hamstring problem but is available again to manager Gianfranco Zola.

Forward Alessandro Diamanti (hip) is missing while left-back Herita Ilunga (hamstring) is a doubt, but long-term absentees Kieron Dyer (hamstring), Dean Ashton (ankle) and Luis Boa Morte (knee) remain out.

West Ham (from): Green, Kurucz, Faubert, Da Costa, Gabbidon, Daprela, Tomkins, Upson, Ilunga, Spector, Noble, Parker, Behrami, Collison, Payne, Jimenez, Cole, Hines, Stanislas, Franco.

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