Parker blow for Emirates trip

A leg injury has ruled captain Scott Parker out of West Ham's crucial Premier League clash against Arsenal at The Emirates on Saturday evening.

Last Updated: 19/03/10 at 15:52

Parker: Leg problem

Parker: Leg problem

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Carlton Cole will return up front after being rested for last week's loss against Chelsea while Mark Noble has recovered from an arm injury and could start in midfield.

Manager Gianfranco Zola will be without Kieron Dyer, Danny Gabbidon (both muscle) and Julian Faubert (hamstring), while Manuel Da Costa is suspended.

kick-off 5.30pm.

West Ham (from): Green, Stech, Kurucz, Daprela, Spector, Gabbidon, Upson, Tomkins, Collison, Kovac, Behrami, Diamanti, Noble, Ilunga, Franco, Cole, Mido, McCarthy, Ilan.

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