Premier League match report: West Ham 3-1 West Brom

Andy Carroll took the plaudits at Upton Park Credit: PA Wire

Andy Carroll gave Roy Hodgson a timely reminder of his talents as he inspired West Ham to an impressive win which eased any lingering hopes of relegation at Upton Park.

Carroll has endured a difficult time in east London since he arrived on loan from Liverpool last summer, but today he battered West Brom's ailing defence in to submission.