West Ham Round Up
Anton Ferdinand has recovered from his injury and Yossi, Mears and Paintsil are expected to be fit for the Portsmouth game. Collins is touch and go for the Portsmouth game and McCartney is almost ready to turn out for the reserves to build up his match fitness. Lee Bowyer has suffered a shoulder injury in training and is probably likely to be out for more than ten days. Dean Ashton is still at least two months away from resuming training.
Anton Ferdinand and Nigel Reo-Coker both played in England under-21s victory over Germany in the first leg of the European Championship qualifying play-off last night.
West Ham United's under-18s beat Ipswich 3-2 today with goals from Freddie Sears, Bondz Ngala and Jack Collison.