April 13, 2021 Latest Football News

Andy Carroll out for up to six weeks with knee injury

West Ham United’s season will be affected as their star striker Andy Carroll was ruled out for up to six weeks.

Carroll, 27, picked up the injury in a mid-week fixture against Romanian champions Astra Giurgiu. The first leg of the Europa League play-off had ended up at a 1-1 stalemate.

“Hopefully it will be four weeks. It’s nothing major. But it’s very sad for him and us,” Hammers boss Slaven Bilic had thus informed. “It’s a big problem of us without him. We’re counting on him big time.”

Just earlier in the week, Billic had also lost £20m club-record signing Andre Ayew to a thigh injury for four months.

Since joining West Ham from Liverpool in 2012, Caroll had been in a series of injury setbacks, and his latest incident adds to a growing casualty list for Billic.

Amongst the other Hammers players still out by injury were Aaron Cresswell, Sofiane Feghouli and Manuel Lanzini. Dimitri Payet, a vital star for France in their campaign up to the final, is still regaining full fitness.

However, West Ham enjoyed a positive weekend in the Premier League, as Michail Antonio’s header five minutes from time earned them a 1-0 victory over Bournemouth.

in My Blog
Banner
Related Posts

Manchester United delays City’s title win through Pogba brace

January 8, 2020

January 8, 2020

Manchester City were left to wait for their Premier League title win after a brace by Paul Pogba mounted a...

Novak Djokovic victorious in Rogers Cup

January 7, 2020

January 7, 2020

Novak Djokovic defeated Kei Nishikori in straight sets (6-3, 7-5) to win his fourth Rogers Cup title in Toronto. Djokovic...

Russia and Spain fights out thrilling draw at St Petersburg

January 11, 2020

January 11, 2020

Russia rallied from two goals down to draw 3-3 with Spain in an international friendly encounter at St Petersburg, with...

Chelsea signs Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata

January 8, 2020

January 8, 2020

Chelsea have announced the signing of Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid on a five-year contract with a fee in the...

Cristiano Ronaldo scores for Porugal friendly win

January 11, 2020

January 11, 2020

Cristiano Ronaldo and Nani scored for Portugal in a 2-1 friendly win over Belgium in Leiria. Portugal took control as...

Williams gives away medal to young fan

January 7, 2020

January 7, 2020

One young rugby fan left Twickenham with the ultimate souvenir after Sonny Bill Williams handed him his winner’s medal. Williams...

NiP player Pyth absent for first day of MLG Columbus

April 12, 2020

April 12, 2020

Their campaign for the MLG Columbus major has yet to start, but Ninja in Pyjamas has already been hit with...

RB Leipzig beats rare submissive Bayern in Bundesliga

January 11, 2020

January 11, 2020

Bayern Munich’s breeze to the Bundesliga title were delayed after a putting on a rare submissive performance that sealed their...

League of Legends tops digital sales, rakes in $1.6 million

April 12, 2020

April 12, 2020

According to a digital games report by market research firm SuperData Research, MOBA game League of Legends had the highest sales record...

Andy Murray celebrates world No.1 rank with Paris Masters

January 7, 2020

January 7, 2020

Great Britain’s Andy Murray celebrated his ascension to world number one by beating American John Isner 6-3, 6-7(4-7), 6-4 to...

Roma secures Champions League spot in Totti farewell

April 12, 2020

April 12, 2020

Glitter was added to Francesco Totti’s last game in a Roma jersey as his team secured Champions League game time...

Chelsea beats Southampton to set up FA Cup final with Man United

January 7, 2020

January 7, 2020

Olivier Giroud’s brilliant semi-final goal helped Chelsea beat Southampton by 2-0 as the Blues go on to set up a...

Euro 2016 opening games: highlights and predictions

April 14, 2020

April 14, 2020

Group A: France vs Romania EURO 2016 kicks off with France facing off against Romania, with the host nation looking...

Andreas Christensen: defender sought John Terry advice after slump

January 8, 2020

January 8, 2020

Andreas Christensen had sought out former Chelsea captain John Terry for advice this month after experiencing a first slump since...

Gareth Bale: forward’s return delayed with fresh injury

January 11, 2020

January 11, 2020

Gareth Bale’s return is delayed once more after suffering a fresh thigh injury just days after returning to training after...