Date: 22nd September 2006 at 1:46pm
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West Ham are missing defenders James Collins and Tyrone Mears for the clash at Eastlands.

Collins aggravated a groin strain in midweek while Mears has a calf strain, with both injuries expected to be short term.

Jonathan Spector is the most obvious choice to cover but Hammers boss Alan Pardew revealed he will not start due to a lack of match fitness.




West Ham (from): Carroll, Green, Walker, Ferdinand, Gabbidon, Konchesky, Spector, Dailly, Benayoun, Mullins, Mascherano, Reo-Coker, Bowyer, Sheringham, Cole, Harewood, Zamora, Tevez.