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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