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Grant demands better from West Ham leadership group

West Ham United boss Avram Grant is demanding more from his leadership group.

Grant might be confident but his players appear to be losing faith in the situation.

After West Ham surrendered their lead in the 2-2 midweek draw against West Brom, Scott Parker and Kieron Dyer both admitted they are struggling to hold on to a lead.

But Grant hit back: "If you are speaking about the last two games, it is a fact. But we have shown great character in coming from behind in many games.

"We have a few leaders in the dressing room but for me a leader is someone who leads by example, not just by shouting about other players. It is important to say the right things to the media but more to do them on the pitch. Parker and Dyer did the right things on the pitch.

"My players are giving everything. There are always mistakes and if you concede a goal you can say it was a mistake. But they are trying to do their best and in every area they are improving. In the mental side and the football side we are much better and are trying to do better.

"I think there is some problem with playing at home because the players want to please the supporters very much. They are trying to do things they're not doing when we are playing away. But we need to deal with this."

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