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Grant’s inspired side supply the power for the Fergie hairdryer

By Richard Parry

West Ham proved once again that league form counts for nothing when it comes to the cup, as Avram Grant’s rock-bottom side stormed to a resounding 4-0 victory over holders and top of the table Manchester United at Upton Park.

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On the back of their vital 3-1 victory over fellow relegation candidates Wigan on Saturday, the Hammers were faced with an on-song United, who had hit Blackburn for seven three-days before.

But as the snow filled the skies above east London, it was a blizzard of goals that sparked Hammers fans into the festive spirit. Goal.com UK looks back on a fascinating night at Upton Park...


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