Duo return for trip to face Chelsea

West Ham manager Gianfranco Zola welcomes back Danny Gabbidon and Benni McCarthy for Saturday's Premier League match at Chelsea.

Last Updated: 12/03/10 at 14:46

Gabbidon: Added to Hammers squad

Gabbidon: Added to Hammers squad

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Centre-back Gabbidon returns from a hamstring problem while striker McCarthy, a January transfer window signing, has recovered his match fitness after a knee injury.

Julien Faubert (hamstring) and Manuel Da Costa (suspended) are the latest players to be ruled out, while Mark Noble, Herita Ilunga, Zavon Hines, Luis Boa Morte and Calum Davenport remain on the sidelines.

Hammers (from): Green, Stech, Kurucz, Daprela, Spector, Gabbidon, Upson, Tomkins, Collison, Kovac, Parker, Behrami, Diamanti, Dyer, Franco, Cole, Mido, McCarthy, Ilan.

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Premier League Fixtures

Saturday, 27 September 2014
12:45
Liverpool v Everton  
15:00
Chelsea v A Villa  
C Palace v Leicester  
Hull City v Man City  
Man Utd v West Ham  
Southampton v QPR  
Sunderland v Swansea  
17:30
Arsenal v Tottenham  
Sunday, 28 September 2014
16:00
West Brom v Burnley  
Monday, 29 September 2014
20:00
Stoke v Newcastle  

Barclays Premier League

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Chelsea 5 9 13
2 Southampton 5 6 10
3 A Villa 5 0 10
4 Arsenal 5 4 9
5 Swansea 5 2 9
6 Man City 5 3 8
7 Leicester 5 1 8
8 West Ham 5 1 7
9 Tottenham 5 1 7
10 Hull City 5 0 6
11 Liverpool 5 -1 6
12 Man Utd 5 1 5
13 Stoke 5 -1 5
14 Everton 5 -2 5
15 C Palace 5 -2 5
16 West Brom 5 -4 5
17 Sunderland 5 -1 4
18 QPR 5 -8 4
19 Burnley 5 -3 3
20 Newcastle 5 -6 3

Updated Sun, 21 Sep 2014

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