Mediawatch - 1 October

In the Evening Standard, SIr Trevor Brooking says he is optimistic at West Ham United's prospects this season and excited by the opportunities the Olympic Stadium has to offer.

Diego Poyet reflects on an impressive start to his Hammers career in the Newham Recorder, after making his first Barclays Premier League start at Manchester United on Saturday.

Hammers youngster Matthias Fanimo tells the Liverpool Echo he is up for the fight of proving himself with loan club Tranmere Rovers.

Meanwhile, talkSPORT carry quotes originally from's interview with Matt Jarvis, where he says he is ready to return after a thigh injury.

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