Man City star Tevez explains his ‘love’ for West Ham

11:26 11 November 2012

Manchester City

Manchester City's Carlos Tevez in action against West Ham Picture: Nick Potts/PA Wire

PA Wire/Press Association Images

Carlos Tevez says he still holds former club West Ham close to his heart.

The 28-year-old spent a season at Upton Park in 2006-2007, helping the club narrowly avoid relegation, before moving the Manchester United and later Manchester City.

“I’ll always remember West Ham and their fans with real love and respect,” the Argentina striker wrote in The Sun.

“It’s where I began in English football and it’s why I’ll always have so much affection for the club.

“That’s why I made the sign of the crossed hammers at Upton Park last week.

“If I’d scored against them, I definitely wouldn’t have celebrated.

“I’m so glad they’re back in the Premier League because I missed playing there last season and I missed the fans.”

Related articles

Live Blog Transfer Window Live - August 29

 

Latest Stories

Firearms officers arrested the suspect

Members of the public helped to thwart an attempted armed robbery in Whitechapel yesterday.

Read more
08:01
The Met is cracking down on homeless people and beggars (PA)

Homeless people and beggars in six London boroughs will be targeted by police today in a “robust” operation focussed on “disrupting and deterring rough sleeping.”

Read more
A stock photo of a lifeguard at the ladies' pond on Hampstead Heath.

Swimmers have defended a ban on young children at Hampstead Heath’s bathing ponds after a mother complained to a national newspaper about being kicked out with her baby.

Read more

Promotions

Advanced running and training technology for beginners up to elite athletes

If you’re thinking of adding running treadmill to your fitness routine, you’re on the right track! There are several advantages to running on a treadmill versus running outdoors.

Renault-Zoe

The Renault ZOE follows on from the introduction of the electric Fluence ZE and Twizy, but unlike the former, the ZOE was designed from the ground up as an electric vehicle.

When no simple way to find Real Ale was at hand, 4 Ale enthusiasts got together to allow anyone with a smart phone to find Real Ale no matter where they happened to be, this was the birth of the Perfect Pint app.

TOP STORIES

Quizzes

Guess the managers quiz

The managerial merry-go-round spins quickly these days so do you think you’ve got the knowledge to recognise the faces of all these football bosses?

Read more
Croatia's Daniel Prajnic, France's Paul Pogba and Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo... three hair-raising World Cup stars (Picture: Archant/Getty)

The World Cup is a showcase of fantastic football... and terrible hairstyles. Try this quiz and test your knowledge of the wackiest barnets in Brazil.

Read more
World Cup countries quiz

It's about time you refreshed your brains about the countries competing in Brazil.

Read more
Which London club play their home games at this stadium...? (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Do you fancy yourself as a football ground buff? Test your stadium knowledge with this brilliant quiz.

Read more

West Ham Transfer News

Get the latest transfer window updates from the sports team at London24

London24’s Transfer Window Live brings you all the latest news and gossip from around the capital.

Read more
Alex Song   (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

West Ham are closing in on the signing of Barcelona midfielder Alex Song, according to Spanish football expert Graham Hunter.

Read more
Armand Traore of Queens Park Rangers (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

QPR manager Harry Redknapp has revealed Crystal Palace have made a move for R’s full back Armand Traore.

Read more
Manchester United's Danny Welbeck (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Keep up to date with the latest transfer news with our handy round-up.

Read more
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger. Picture: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

It has been yet another busy day at London 24 HQ and with time running out in the transfer window, club’s are on the hunt for much needed improvements.

Read more