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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by COTR on Sat May 15, 2010 1:05 pm

Thought you Whammers would be interested in this.


WEST HAM UNITED - FIRST TEAM SQUAD 2009-2010 - CONTRACTS & SALARIES
No Player Position Weekly Yearly Joined Fee Notes
Gianfranco Zola Manager £36,300 £1,887,600 Sep 2008 N/A Contract Sep 2008 - June 2011; Ext Jun 2013 (@Apr 2009)
Steve Clark Assist Man £24,200 £1,258,400 Sep 2008 N/A Contract Sep 2008 - June 2011; Ext Jun 2013 (@Apr 2009)
Kevin Keen Head Coach £12,100 £629,200 Jul 2002 N/A Contract Oct 2006 - June 2009; Ext Jun 2011 (@Sep 2008)
Kevin Hitchcock Coach (GK) £3,000 £156,000 Mar 2010 N/A Contract March - June 2010 (@Mar 2010)
1 Robert Green Goalkeeper £30,000 £1,560,000 Aug 2006 £2,000,000 Contract Aug 2006 - Jun 2010; Ext Jun 2011 (@Aug 2008)
4 Danny Gabbidon Defender £50,000 £2,600,000 Jul 2005 £1,500,000 Contract Aug 2005 - Jun 2008; Ext Jun 2010 (@Aug 2007)
7 Kieron Dyer Midfield £70,000 £3,640,000 Aug 2007 £6,000,000 Contract Aug 2007 - Jun 2011
8 Scott Parker Midfield £70,000 £3,640,000 Jun 2007 £7,000,000 Contract Aug 2007 - Jun 2012
9 Mido (Ahmed Hossam) Forward £1,000 £52,000 Feb 2010 Loan Loan Feb 2010 - Jun 2010
10 Guillermo Franco Forward £20,000 £1,040,000 Sep 2009 Loan Contract Sep 2009 - Jun 2010
11 Ilan Araújo Dall'Igna Forward £19,231 £1,000,000 Feb 2010 Loan Loan Feb 2010 - Jun 2010
12 Carlton Cole Forward £50,000 £2,600,000 Jul 2006 £1,000,000 Contract Jul 2006 - Jun 2010; Ext Jun 2013 (@Nov 2008)
13 Luís Boa Morte Midfield £70,000 £3,640,000 Jan 2007 £5,000,000 Contract Jan 2007 - Jun 2010
14 Radoslav Kovác Midfield £20,000 £1,040,000 Jan 2009 £3,250,000 Contract Aug 2009 - Jun 2012
15 Matthew Upson Defender £70,000 £3,640,000 Jan 2007 £7,500,000 Contract Jan 2007 - Jun 2011
16 Mark Noble Midfield £20,000 £1,040,000 Jul 2000 Academy (2000) Debut (Aug 2004) (Contract Jul 2009 - Jun 2013) (@Apr 2009)
17 Benni McCarthy Forward £38,462 £2,000,000 Feb 2010 £2,500,000 Contract Feb 2010 - June 2012
18 Jonathan Spector Defender £20,000 £1,040,000 Jun 2006 £500,000 Contract Aug 2006 - Jun 2010
20 Julien Faubert Midfield £30,000 £1,560,000 Jun 2007 £6,100,000 Contract Jul 2007 - Jun 2012
21 Valon Behrami Midfield £30,000 £1,560,000 Jul 2008 £5,000,000 Contract Jul 2008 - Jul 2013
22 Manuel da Costa Defender £20,000 £1,040,000 Aug 2009 £2,000,000 Contract Aug 2008 - Jun 2012
23 Hérita Ilunga Defender £20,000 £1,040,000 Sep 2008 Loan / Fee Loan Aug 2008 - Jun 2009; Contract Jul 2009 - Jun 2013
28 Péter Kurucz Goalkeeper £5,000 £260,000 Feb 2009 Loan / Fee Loan Jul 2008 - Jun 2009; Contract Jul 2009 - Jun 2014
29 Marek Stech Goalkeeper £3,000 £156,000 Jul 2006 Academy (2006) Debut (Sub only) (Contract Jul 2006 - Jun 2010)
30 James Tomkins Defender £4,000 £208,000 Jul 2005 Academy (2005) Debut (Mar 2008) (Contract Jul 2009 - Jun 2013) (@Apr 2009)
31 Jack Collison Midfield £2,000 £104,000 Jul 2005 Academy (2005) Debut (Jan 2008) (Contract Jul 2008 - Jun 2013)
32 Alessandro Diamanti Forward £30,000 £1,560,000 Aug 2009 £6,000,000 Contract Aug 2009 - Jun 2014
33 Fabio Daprelà Defender £10,000 £520,000 Jul 2009 £500,000 Contract Jul 2009 - Jun 2014
34 Oliver Lee Midfield £400 £20,800 Jul 2009 Academy (2009) Debut (Sub only) (Contract Jul 2009 - Jun 2010) (@Apr 2009)
36 Anthony Edgar Midfield £400 £20,800 Jul 2004 Academy (2004) Debut (Jan 2010) (Contract Jul 2009 - Jun 2010) (@Apr 2009)
41 Zavon Hines Forward £400 £20,800 Jul 2006 Academy (2006) Debut (Aug 2008) (Contract Jul 2009 - Jun 2010) (@Apr 2009)
45 Jordan Spence Defender £400 £20,800 Jul 2004 Academy (2004) Debut (N/A) (Contract Jul 2006 - Jun 2010)
46 Junior Stanislas Midfield £1,500 £78,000 Jul 2000 Academy (2000) Debut (Mar 2009) (Contract Jul 2009 - Jun 2014) (@Apr 2009)
£705,792 £36,701,200 £55,850,000
£187,831 £9,767,200
£182,100 £9,469,200 Released (March): 35 Josh Payne, 44 Bondz N’Gala, Nick Barrett, Davide Ferrari,
£178,462 £9,280,000 Peter Loveday, Danny Kearns, Conor Okus, Jack Lampe.
PLAYERS ON LOAN
19 Freddie Sears Forward £4,000 £208,000 Jul 2000 Academy (2000) Debut (Mar 2008) (Contract Jul 2008 - Jun 2013) (@Feb 2008)
24 Frank Nouble Forward £10,000 £520,000 Jul 2009 £500,000 Contract Jul 2009 - Jun 2014
Hólmar Örn Eyjólfsson Defender £400 £20,800 Jul 2008 Academy (2008) Debut (N/A) ~ On loan to Roeselare, Belguim (to May 2010)
Matt Fry Defender £400 £20,800 Jul 2001 Academy (2001) Debut (N/A) ~ On loan to Gillingham (to May 2010)
Out of contract - June 2010
Out of contract - June 2011
Out of contract - June 2012
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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by Isco Benny on Sat May 15, 2010 1:39 pm

Stanislas is on 1,500 a week? Crazy, considering Kieron Dyer is on 70K and has played about 5 games in 2 years.

Oh, Boa Morte on 70K a week. WTF Laugh
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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by debaser on Sat May 15, 2010 1:49 pm

Gabbidon on 50k a week. He must have a good agent lol!

Also scary how much coaches/assistant managers get paid. Steve Clark on 24k a week. Bet that's 5 times what he made as a player - and that's to be assistant, where you don't really get the same stress/pressure. Sounds like an awesome job!

Where did that list come from? Would be intrigued to see equivalent from other clubs...if indeed it isn't just made up by some fan with too much time on their hands..

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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by Sheffield gunner on Sat May 15, 2010 1:56 pm

I saw this about a week ago, but wasn't sure how legitimate it was. Obviously attention goes to some of the clowns earning huge money at the club (£70,000 for Boa Morte and Dyer) but some of the youngsters are on surprisingly low wages. I bet someone like Collison could get 10 times that if he moved to another Premier League club, and someone like Hines who did fairly well last season being on such low wages is unexpected. He could probably negotiate a considerable wage increase, and still be at a relatively low wage.

And mods, change the topic name.
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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by debaser on Sat May 15, 2010 2:17 pm

Sheffield gunner wrote:I saw this about a week ago, but wasn't sure how legitimate it was. Obviously attention goes to some of the clowns earning huge money at the club (£70,000 for Boa Morte and Dyer) but some of the youngsters are on surprisingly low wages. I bet someone like Collison could get 10 times that if he moved to another Premier League club, and someone like Hines who did fairly well last season being on such low wages is unexpected. He could probably negotiate a considerable wage increase, and still be at a relatively low wage.

And mods, change the topic name.

They're not that bad - 100-200k a year at aged 20/21 - and they only have to look at Noble on 20k a week to see that they'll go up once they've been fixtures in the team for a couple of years. But admittedly they do look rather low when put next to bit-part players/perma-crocks earning 70k/week.

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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by Sheffield gunner on Sat May 15, 2010 2:24 pm

But if they're willing to pay Nouble £10,000 a week, someone like Collison could feel aggrieved to be on 20% of that, especially now that he plays regularly for the first team and plays internationally.
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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by Kimbo on Sat May 15, 2010 2:40 pm

COTR #6 wrote:
Steve Clark Assist Man £24,200 £1,258,400 Sep 2008 N/A Contract Sep 2008 - June 2011; Ext Jun 2013 (@Apr 2009)
Kevin Keen Head Coach £12,100 £629,200 Jul 2002 N/A Contract Oct 2006 - June 2009; Ext Jun 2011 (@Sep 2008)

Silly buggers.
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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by debaser on Sat May 15, 2010 2:41 pm

Sheffield gunner wrote:But if they're willing to pay Nouble £10,000 a
week, someone like Collison could feel aggrieved to be on 20% of that,
especially now that he plays regularly for the first team and plays
internationally.

Yeah true. I'm sure Collison and Tomkins will be getting raises before long (if they haven't already)..

There's probably a balance to be struck with young players. If you start paying them too much, too soon you're in danger of making them think they've made it - and those with the wrong attitude might just tail off. Gotta keep them pushing to improve - while paying them enough that they ain't going to just up and leave for more money.

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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by Di Caniooooo! on Sat May 15, 2010 3:13 pm

Some of the wages are correct and apparently some are way off according to Zola, before he got axed.
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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by Chocolate Thunder on Mon May 17, 2010 12:46 pm

Sky Sports News understands that West Ham United want permission to interview Sam Allardyce, Avram Grant, Dave Jones and Ian Holloway over the managerial vacancy at Upton Park.

Inspiring stuff.
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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by Romford Pele on Mon May 17, 2010 12:47 pm

I'd only want to speak to Grant.
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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by Deluded F*ck™ on Mon May 17, 2010 12:52 pm

Jones is good as well.

Was doing well with Southampton before he got smeared.
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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by Romford Pele on Mon May 17, 2010 1:02 pm

What about Hughes?

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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by Di Caniooooo! on Mon May 17, 2010 1:11 pm

I hope to God we don't sign Allardyce, I hate him.
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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by Deano on Mon May 17, 2010 3:42 pm

It's bullshit,

It's a story that has been created by a Sky Sports reporter, upon asking Sullivan "Who do u think has done well this season, managing with low resources" and bingo...a story.

Grant is the one they want most though, it's no secret, but he is first choice. Sullivan wants Clarke to stay, who has worked with Avram before. Also Grant has big links to Zahavi who Sullivan has a good working relationship with too.

I'll be amazed if it's anyone but Grant.

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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by Di Caniooooo! on Tue May 18, 2010 12:18 am

West Ham set to unveil Avram Grant as their new manager

Avram Grant is set to be unveiled as West Ham’s new manager after agreeing a three-year deal at Upton Park.

West Ham co-owner David Sullivan has moved swiftly to get his man after Grant was
given permission to discuss terms by Portsmouth administrator Andrew Andronikou on Monday.

Grant performed a minor miracle by guiding the club to Saturday’s FA Cup final against his former side Chelsea and has been handed the chance to revive West Ham’s fortunes after their flirtation with relegation under Gianfranco Zola.

There could yet be an issue to be resolved regarding compensation for Grant, but the Israeli manager believes he is free to leave Fratton Park for nothing after going unpaid for several months due to Portsmouth’s much publicised financial problems.
Grant’s first move in the transfer market is likely to be for Tottenham midfielder Jamie O’Hara, who spent last season on loan at Fratton Park, and he could also be tempted to try and bring David James back to Upton Park.
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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by bluenine on Tue May 18, 2010 10:31 am

Di Caniooooo! wrote:West Ham set to unveil Avram Grant as their new manager

Avram Grant is set to be unveiled as West Ham’s new manager after agreeing a three-year deal at Upton Park.

West Ham co-owner David Sullivan has moved swiftly to get his man after Grant was
given permission to discuss terms by Portsmouth administrator Andrew Andronikou on Monday.

Grant performed a minor miracle by guiding the club to Saturday’s FA Cup final against his former side Chelsea and has been handed the chance to revive West Ham’s fortunes after their flirtation with relegation under Gianfranco Zola.

There could yet be an issue to be resolved regarding compensation for Grant, but the Israeli manager believes he is free to leave Fratton Park for nothing after going unpaid for several months due to Portsmouth’s much publicised financial problems.
Grant’s first move in the transfer market is likely to be for Tottenham midfielder Jamie O’Hara, who spent last season on loan at Fratton Park, and he could also be tempted to try and bring David James back to Upton Park.

Good move by WH.

Zola was always a very risky move....
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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by Deano on Tue May 18, 2010 10:37 am

Told you it's Grant they want. Jamie O'Hara and Kevin Prince Boateng will be on the list...
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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by Tweesus on Tue May 18, 2010 12:15 pm

West Ham said today they were "hopeful" of moving to the Olympic Stadium after the London 2012 Games.


The eight-week deadline for would-be tenants of the £537million venue in Stratford, east London, to lodge expressions of interest to the Olympic Park Legacy Company (OPLC) ends today.


The club, which is making a joint bid with Newham Council, have spent that time in "meaningful discussions" with a range of organisations include UK Athletics (UKA), Essex Cricket and AEG, the owners of the nearby O2 arena, to try and broaden and fine-tune its proposal.


A West Ham spokesman told the Press Association: "We hope that we are called in very soon to get into much more detailed discussions about what is, or is not possible.


"We are extremely excited and cannot wait to take our ideas forward.


"We have had positive discussions with UKA for how it would be used for athletics.


"We have also had positive discussions with Essex Cricket about putting on cricket, possibly Twenty20 games.


"There is also the possibility for showcasing rugby, plus concerts and wider general events."


Newham and Essex Beagles, the local athletics club, have also been contacted by West Ham about whether there is interest in using the stadium's athletics warm-up track.


"We realise there is an opportunity for a vibrant multi-sport community," the spokesman added.


The OPLC will examine and filter out the different bids until June 18.


A decision on the future use of the Olympic Stadium should be made by the end of March 2011.


After the 2012 games the venue is set to be reduced from 80,000 seats to 25,000.


A promise to the International Olympic Committee when London was awarded the games means it must be used for athletics.


The OPLC is still to confirm how many bids have been made. It will be less than the 100-plus registrations on its website which includes journalists and people seeking information about the bidding process.


The Hammers have pitched their proposal as one which will get "the greatest legacy from the greatest Games".


Their plans included a 55,000-60,000 capacity stadium - "our optimum size," the spokesman said.


This could potentially be achieved by widening and putting in different types of seating from its Olympics use.


The spokesman added: "We feel that the stadium itself should be left as untouched as possible.


"It should stay the same height but we should look at the roof to see if it could be extended so that it could cover all seats in football mode."


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Good move IMO. West Ham could regulalarly attract 50,000+ crowds if they were in the EPL, which would significantly increase match day income.
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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by Romford Pele on Sat May 22, 2010 2:39 pm

West Ham are prepared to make Thierry Henry the highest-paid player in their history as they await a reply to a lucrative offer.

The former Arsenal striker has been linked with a move to Major League Soccer side New York Red Bulls as his time at Barcelona appears set to come to an end this summer.

However, West Ham joint chairman David Sullivan has revealed he wants to sign the 32-year-old and is willing to offer him a two-year deal worth around £75,000-a-week, more than £7.5million in total.

"We're trying to assemble a more prolific strike force at West Ham and I'd love to have Henry here," Sullivan said in The Sun.

"Our club is in debt but a striker of his quality and standing would make it a great deal.

"Henry is still up there with the best.

"I've made an offer which would make him the highest-paid player in the club's history.

"And it's a serious offer because Henry could walk into almost any Premier League side."
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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by debaser on Sat May 22, 2010 2:45 pm

Sounds like the Davids are just trying to impress the fans by making out they are going to sign big name players. Can't see Henry coming back to the PL now, especially not for a club who was nearly relegated a couple of weeks ago..

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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by Di Caniooooo! on Wed May 26, 2010 12:06 am

Franco released by West Ham. Sad He was good Sad

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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by Di Caniooooo! on Wed May 26, 2010 6:56 am

They have also apparently sacked Steve Clarke

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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by Di Caniooooo! on Fri May 28, 2010 2:19 am

Grant bags West Ham job

Avram Grant is the new manager of West Ham United - subject to the formalities of a work permit.

West Ham insiders have confirmed to Soccernet that Grant has been appointed as the successor to Gianfranco Zola, who was sacked two weeks ago.

Soccernet understands that Grant held a private meeting with the Hammers' board on Thursday to cement his three year, £3 million contract. The official announcement is being delayed purely due to the wait for a new work permit to be issued for the job at Upton Park.

A West Ham insider confirmed to Soccernet: "Avram Grant will be appointed manager subject to the club gaining his work permit, which takes time, but should be a formality."

Grant was wanted by half a dozen clubs in Europe, but has chosen West Ham and an instant return to the Premier League after relegation with FA Cup finalists Portsmouth.

Grant quickly rose to take the position despite candidates such as Mark Hughes, Slaven Bilic and Steve McClaren being in the frame.

David Sullivan and David Gold were attracted to Grant by his heroics at Fratton Park with penniless Pompey. West Ham, too, are working on a tight financial restraints, and Sullivan revealed recently that the club were days away from administration before they took over with a £50 million, 50% takeover at the turn of the year.

This week Sullivan and Gold bought a further stake for £8 million, £4 million going into the club to meet pressing liabilities and for down payments on new signings. Grant's first task is to sort through a list of nearly 30 players who are available for transfer and who would welcome a move to Upton Park.

Sullivan and Gold are making preliminary enquires about several on the list, and initial offers have been lodged.

West Ham had an opening bid for Yakubu turned down on Wednesday and on Thursday morning made an offer for Frederic Piquionne.

West Ham believe that the work permit is a "formality" but cannot unveil Grant as their new manager until it arrives, and it is expected on Tuesday or Wednesday.


Well its finally done, aside from the WP, bout time too.

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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by Di Caniooooo! on Wed Jun 02, 2010 1:08 am

The Pompey administrator has stated that Tal Ben Haim will be moving to West Ham on a free transfer.
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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by fcb on Wed Jun 02, 2010 6:30 am

You must be happy to have the Israelis joining your club.
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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by Aristoskank on Wed Jun 02, 2010 10:39 am

They'll fit right in with that guy who headbutted a pregnant woman and got stabbed in the legs for his trouble...

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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by Di Caniooooo! on Wed Jun 02, 2010 2:08 pm

Life wrote:They'll fit right in with that guy who headbutted a pregnant woman and got stabbed in the legs for his trouble...
He's already been released Saints Ale

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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by Di Caniooooo! on Sat Jun 05, 2010 4:15 pm

Spoiler:
Hitz fits bill for Hammers
Grant makes first signing since taking over as manager

West Ham United's new manager Avram Grant has made his first signing after bringing in Thomas Hitzlsperger on a three-year contract.

Hitzlsperger has spent the past six months with Lazio, but the former Aston Villa midfielder has agreed to return to the Premier League with West Ham.

The 28-year-old only joined Lazio in January from Stuttgart after his contract with the Bundesliga club was cancelled to give Hitzlsperger a better chance of making Germany's World Cup.

However, despite his switch to Serie A, the ex-Bayern Munich youngster was unable to claim a place in Germany coach Joachim Low's 23-man squad for the finals in South Africa.

He will now turn his focus to his club career after accepting the opportunity to play in England for the second time.

During five years on the books of Villa, Hitzlsperger scored 12 goals in 114 appearances before leaving for Stuttgart in 2005.

Hitzlsperger is likely to be the first of several fresh faces to arrive at Upton Park over the summer months following Grant's appointment as manager.

Grant has been tipped to raid his former club Portsmouth for some players, while the likes of Thierry Henry and David Beckham have also been linked with moves to West Ham.
http://msnsport.skysports.com/story/0,19528,12040_6192578,00.html

West Ham sign Hitzlsperger from Lazio on a 3 year deal. This rather snuck up on me, I hadn't heard that we were going after him. How in the world do you pronounce that? Razz

How was he at Villa debaser?

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Re: West Ham United 2010/2011

Post by Di Caniooooo! on Sun Jun 06, 2010 12:44 am



Already put this in the Player comp thread, but he's so good he deserves it twice! Razz

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