Player Watch Video- Carlton Cole scores his first Celtic goal

Hammers legend Carlton Cole netted his first official goal in Celtic colours in the Hoops’ 3-0 Scottish Cup win away at Stanraer. Carlton’s goal came on 42 minutes, while Leigh Griffiths also netted twice (18′, 84′) for the visitors.

Forgetting that it was a Cup clash, Carlton was quoted after the game saying “We got the job done and got the three points”. However he did see the funny side of it and even made a mention of it on his Twitter account (@CarltonCole1) [Read more…]

Potts and Nene leaving- Club announce list of departing players

Talented youngster Dan Potts and experienced forward Nene will be leaving the club this summer, according to an official list published by the club. Nene is one of four experienced players to be shown the door, along with Carlton Cole, Guy Demel and Jussi Jaaskelainen.

You’ve got to feel for Nene- very classy player but never quite got the opportunities required to show his talent. Was on big wages too, and him on the wrong side of 30 being probably made it easy for the club to snap links.

Jussi’s been a great servant, but understandable given the rumours swirling around Southend’s David Bentley [Read more…]

Carlton Cole says goodbye- writes farewell letter to fans

West Ham fans may not get to see Carlton Cole in claret and blue any more after the striker announced that he was leaving the club. Cole originally released in the summer of 2013, but rejoined on a short deal later and then penned an eighteen month contract in January 2014.

Cole, lest we forget, took a pay cut to stay at the club when we were relegated and showed great loyalty, when he could have easily picked up a gig in the Premiership.

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The news was revealed by Cole on his Twitter account [Read more…]

Get ready for second coming of Carlton Cole

This Saturday will see the second coming of Carlton Cole. The big frontman is ready to make his second debut for the east London club after declaring himself match fit.
Cole was set free by West Ham last May after playing for them for seven seasons. [Read more…]

West Ham to offer Carlton Cole short-term deal

Despite releasing Carlton Cole in the summer, he will be seen back in a West Ham shirt after news that the East club will offer him a short-term contract.

The 29 year old found the net on 59 occasions in 237 appearances for the Hammers and has been training with his former club in a bid to find his fitness. Once fit, Cole will be offered a deal. [Read more…]