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GOAL OF THE SEASON
Mohamed Diame v Arsenal (H), 6 October 2012 – Mohamed Diame opened his account for West Ham United with an outstanding strike against Arsenal.
Modibo Maiga v Southampton (H), 20 October 2012 – Modibo Maiga netted his first Barclays Premier League goal for the club in spectacular style, holding off Maya Yoshida before cutting inside Jose Fonte and bending a shot high past Artur Boruc and inside the far post with his left foot.
Jack Collison v Arsenal (A), 23 January 2013 – Jack Collison netted his first goal of the 2012/13 season with an unstoppable left-foot half volley at Emirates.
Gary O’Neil v West Bromwich Albion (H), 30 March 2013 – Gary O’Neil netted his first Barclays Premier League goal for the club in stunning fashion, curling home from 20 yards following a lightning-quick counter.
Andy Carroll v West Bromwich Albion (H), 30 March 2013 – Andy Carroll proved beyond any doubt that he has the ability of an international centre forward by expertly volleying James Collins’ dropping free-kick past Ben Foster with his weaker right foot.
Mohamed Diame v Manchester United (H), 17 April 2013 – The Senegal midfielder curled in an unstoppable shot to put the Hammers in front following superb build-up play down the right flank involving Guy Demel and Ricardo Vaz Te.
Best Individual Performance
Mohamed Diame v Chelsea (H), 1 December 2012 – Half-time substitute Mohamed Diame turned the game in West Ham United’s favour, scoring the Hammers’ second goal in an outstanding 3-1 victory.
Mark Noble v Norwich City (H), 1 January 2013 – The reigning Hammer of the Year scored one goal from the penalty spot and set up the other for Joey O’Brien.
James Collins v Manchester United (H), 5 January 2013 – James Collins proved to be clinical in front of goal in an enthralling FA Cup third-round meeting with Manchester United, heading in two Joe Cole crosses.
Jussi Jaaskelainen v Tottenham Hotspur (H), 25 February 2013 – Goalkeeper Jussi Jaaskelainen can have had few better games in his career than the one he produced against Tottenham Hotspur.
Andy Carroll (pictured) v West Bromwich Albion (H), 30 March 2013 – The big centre forward enjoyed his finest game in a West Ham United shirt to fire the Hammers to a valuable 3-1 home win over West Bromwich Albion.
Best Team Performance
Fulham, 1 September 2012 – Andy Carroll’s debut for West Ham United sparked an outstanding home league victory over Fulham. Carroll had a hand in two of the goals as Kevin Nolan, Winston Reid and Matt Taylor did the damage at the Boleyn Ground.
Newcastle United, 11 November 2012 – West Ham United won at Newcastle United for the first time in more than 14 years thanks to Kevin Nolan’s first-half goal and a determined and superbly organised performance at St James’ Park.
Chelsea, 1 December 2012 – West Ham United trailed 1-0 at half-time against the UEFA Champions League winners, only for substitute Mohamed Diame to inspire a fightback capped by a goal and further strikes from Carlton Cole and Modibo Maiga.
West Bromwich Albion, 30 March 2013 – Andy Carroll scored twice – and Gary O’Neil curled in his first Barclays Premier League goal for the club in a fantastic home victory.
Manchester United, 17 April 2013 – The Hammers pushed the Barclays Premier League champions-elect to the limit, with Ricardo Vaz Te and Mohamed Diame scoring outstanding goals.
Save of the Season
Norwich City (A), 15 September 2012 – West Ham United collected their first away point of the season thanks in large part to Jussi Jaaskelainen’s outstanding 50th-minute stop from Simeon Jackson.
Newcastle United (A), 11 November 2012 – Jussi Jaaskelainen produced a truly stunning Gordon Banks-esque save to push Demba Ba’s downward header around the post for a corner.
Manchester United (A), 28 November 2012 – England striker Wayne Rooney was left with his head in his hands when Jussi Jaaskelainen produced a truly fantastic save to tip his goalbound effort around the post.
Tottenham Hotspur (H), 25 February 2013 – Jussi Jaaskelainen produced a world-class save to deny the in-form Gareth Bale, tipping the Wales international’s 69th-minute curler onto the top of the crossbar and behind for a corner.
West Bromwich Albion (H), 30 March 2013 – Flying Finn Jussi Jaaskelainen showed lightning-quick reflexes to divert Romelu Lukaku’s low free-kick onto the post, despite the shot being deflected by West Ham United’s Gary O’Neil.
Signing of the Season
Andy Carroll – Signed on a season-long loan deal from Barclays Premier League club Liverpool in August 2012, the England international enjoyed an outstanding debut against Fulham.
Joe Cole – The England international attacking midfielder returned to the club where he began his career in January 2013, when he signed an 18-month contract.
James Collins – Centre-back James Collins returned to West Ham United in August 2012, having spent three years with Aston Villa & has produced a series of determined and courageous performances, highlighted by his two-goal show against Manchester United in the FA Cup third round.
Mohamed Diame – Senegal midfielder Mohamed Diame has caught the eye consistently since joining West Ham United on a free transfer in July 2012.
Jussi Jaaskelainen – A free transfer arrival following his departure from Bolton Wanderers, Jaaskelainen was voted SBOBET Player of the Month for November and February and has made more saves than any other Barclays Premier League goalkeeper.
Matt Jarvis – Matt Jarvis has caught the eye with his direct wingplay and non-stop crossing following his arrival from Wolverhampton Wanderers in August 2012.