Hughton delighted with Brighton goalscorers for West Ham win

Clyde Nash
February 5, 2018

However, two terrific second-half goals from Pascal Gross and Jose Izquierdo condemned what has been a awful week for West Ham after Tony Henry revealed he wanted to restrict the number of African players the club signed.

The club said its director of player recruitment had been dismissed with immediate effect over the "unacceptable comments" after he was suspended on Thursday.

So David Moyes, whose own appointment as West Ham manager until the end of the season itself provoked a supporter backlash, needed to tread carefully when calling for unity after this latest calamity.

"Over my time, we've had good African players and bad African players just like we've had good Scottish players and bad Scottish players as well, no difference".

Diafra Sakho
Image Tony Henry cited ‘problems’ with striker Diafra Sakho

"It's just sometimes they can have a bad attitude, " he is reported to have said.

"I find it hard to believe anyone could say we are not a multinational team".

With many players across the globe vying for places in their respective national teams, one player Premier League admitted that he was seeking a move away from his club side in order to help secure his spot with Mexico.

"They lie to people, they pretend I am bad because I have character", the Senegalese global said on his Snapchat account. It's nothing against the African race at all.

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A special sitting of the national working committee has been convened on Monday to take a decision on the way forward. He added that the best way to handle it was to engage with Zuma in order to show him they were not "booting him out".

WEST HAM left-back Aaron Cresswell and Brighton midfielder Anthony Knockart were reportedly involved in tunnel bust-up on Saturday.

"I spoke with one or two of the African players and they seem fine".

"If I look at the record over the last seven or eight weeks you'll see we've lost a game for the first time in five or six weeks", he added.

Henry reportedly denied he was being discriminatory and highlighted Senegal's Cheikhou Kouyate as "a great player for us".

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In December, Apple issued an apology for slowing older models and said it would discount replacement batteries for some handsets. The news resulted in consumer backlash, many accusing the company of engaging in "planned obsolescence", among other things.

Henry's dismissal came after the English Football Association opened an investigation.

"I've never, ever witnessed any prejudicial transfer policy at any club I've been at".

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Following Brendan's revelation, the Strictly Twitter account issued a statement wishing the dancer well. "It feels quite raw". Cole, who is now on tour with his musical show All Night Long, said the exit would give him time to work on other projects.

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