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Groves: West Ham coaching staff happy to share burden

West Ham United coach Paul Groves says they coped well without manager Avram Grant for yesterday's draw at Stoke City.

Groves said he, assistant manager Zeljko Petrovic and first-team coach Kevin Keen all shared the burden on the day.

He told whufc.com: "The responsibility gets shared amongst us all, there is Zeljko and don't forget Kevin Keen. He is a big part of the set-up.

"Things were covered [by the manager] going into the game. You are prepared as much as you possibly can. You have to react different situations. I was speaking to Kevin and to Zeljko. We pooled our knowledge and you try to make the right decisions."

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