Upson ruled out of Clarets clash

Matthew Upson will miss West Ham's Premier League clash at home to Burnley after suffering a hamstring injury in training on Wednesday.

Last Updated: 27/11/09 at 14:39

Upson: Hamstring injury

Upson: Hamstring injury

Fellow centre-back Danny Gabbidon, fully fit after an abdominal injury, should take the place of the England international at the heart of the defence, with midfielder Scott Parker taking over the captain's armband.

Forward Alessandro Diamanti is still out with a hip problem, but James Tomkins and Mark Noble have been declared fit by manager Gianfranco Zola.

Winger Kieron Dyer has returned to fitness after a hamstring injury and played for the reserves on Tuesday, but is unlikely to feature at Upton Park on Saturday.

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

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9 Newcastle 35 -15 46
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11 C Palace 35 -13 43
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