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James Tomkins

25-Year-Old Defender     West Ham United  Premier


STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Shoulder    EST. RETURN:  Unknown
Birthdate:  May 29, 1989    Birthplace:  Basildon, United Kingdom
Nationality:  England    Height:  6' 3"    Weight:  163 lbs    

March 13, 2015    James Tomkins News

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Tomkins is out indefinitely after suffering a dislocated shoulder in training this week, The Guardian reports.

The injury comes at a terrible time for West Ham, who are already without Winston Reid (calf), while Carl Jenkinson is ineligible to face Arsenal on Saturday due to terms of his loan agreement. Cheikhou Kouyate could start in central defense while Tomkins is out.

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James Tomkins: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

January 31, 2015

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Tomkins (hamstring) will miss Saturday's match against Liverpool.

He will hope to be fit for next Sunday's match against Manchester United.

August 22, 2014

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Tomkins is dealing with a hamstring issue and will be a late fitness test against Crystal Palace on Saturday, the Daily Star reports.

Tomkins was able to play the full 90 minutes last week against Manchester City but the 25-year-old is in jeopardy of sitting Saturday.

May 3, 2014

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Tomkins returned from a hip injury, and played the full 90 minutes of West Ham's 2-0 victory over Tottenham on Saturday.

Tomkins suffered the injury last week against West Brom, and there was some speculation post match that the English defender could miss the two remaining matches of the season. That was not the case, and instead, fantasy owners were treated to a clean sheet, Tomkins' 11th of the season.

April 26, 2014

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Tompkins was removed from West Ham's 0-1 loss to West Brom with an apparent hip/thigh injury.

Tompkins may miss the final two matches of the season, which wouldn't be a huge blow for fantasy owners, since the likelihood of a clean sheet are slim with fixtures against Tottenham and Manchester City to close things out.

March 26, 2014

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Tompkins returned from his ankle injury in West Ham's 2-1 victory over Hull City on Wednesday.

Tompkins played a full 90 minutes in his return and should continue to be a mainstay in the West Ham defense.

March 24, 2014

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Tomkins suffered an ankle injury during last weekend's match against Manchester United, but he is hopeful to play Wednesday against Hull City, the London Evening Standard reports.

Tomkins has been a consistent member of the Hammers' back four, although the clean sheet run they went on earlier this year feels like a distant memory.

January 11, 2014

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Tomkins picked up a 72nd minute red card after receiving his second booking in West Ham's 2-0 victory over Cardiff on Saturday.

Tompkins will likely serve a one match ban next week against Newcastle, further crippling a depleted West Ham defense.