Wednesday, 14th May, 2014

West Ham United’s Carlton Cole believes he played a crucial role in the club’s best run of form during the season.

Cole joined West Ham from Chelsea in 2006 and scored in his debut in the Hammers 3-1 win over Charlton Athletic.

Cole made limited starts for West Ham this season, but the England international feels that if given an opportunity he can still contribute for the Hammers at the top level.

"It will be my eighth season. I don't want to be feeling like part of the furniture, I still want to improve. I still want to improve, score goals and achieve more with the club”, the 30-year-old told the club’s official site.


Cole feels that his experience of playing at Upton Park is crucial and believes that he played an important role in West Ham’s best run of form during the season.

In the month of February, West Ham won four on the trot in the league and Cole participated in all four victories.

“That's what my main goal is, to help out in any way possible like I did when I came back this season. I tried to help get our best form back and I think I was in the team when we had our best run of form.

“Because I know the place and I know I fit in easily which is a bonus point for the club and myself."

Cole has made 26 appearances in the league for West Ham this season but only nine as part of the starting eleven, scoring five goals and providing two assists.

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