30 May 2014

Allardyce promises strong West Ham squad for NZ tour

6:08 pm on 30 May 2014

The West Ham manager Sam Allardayce is promising the English Premier League football club will bring a top flight squad to New Zealand, for matches againt the Wellington Phoenix in July.

Allardyce says they'll bring a strong first-team squad to New Zealand and will be training every day with the tour coming less than a month before the 2014-15 Premier League season kicks off.

The West Ham squad includes All White captain Winston Reid, club veteran Mark Noble and England international Andy Carroll along with new signing Argentinian striker Mauro Zarate, who's had spells with Lazio and Inter Milan.