Ricardo Vaz Te

Position: Winger forward
Team: West Ham United
Born: October 1, 1986 (age 27)
Hometown: Lisbon, Portugal
Height: 6'2"
Nationality: Portuguese
Sheffield United's Michael Doyle in action against Notts County on August 2, 2013
Result: Sheffield United knock out West Ham United
Sheffield United beat West Ham United 5-4 on penalties, following a 1-1 draw in the second round of the League Cup.
Aug 26, 22:31
A general view of Upton Park, home of West Ham United on October 15, 2011
Half-Time Report: Diafra Sakho gives West Ham United the lead
Diafra Sakho scores his first goal for West Ham United to give them a 1-0 lead over Sheffield United in their League Cup match.
Aug 26, 20:34
Mauricio Pochettino the Spurs manager directs his players during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at Boleyn Ground on August 16, 2014
Half-Time Report: West Ham United goalless against Tottenham Hotspur
The Premier League clash between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur is currently goalless at half time, with Mark Noble missing a penalty at Upton Park.
Aug 16, 15:54
Sam Allardyce manager of West Ham United looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and West Ham United at Britannia Stadium on March 15, 2014
Live Commentary: West Ham United 0-2 Malaga - as it happened
Sports Mole's minute-by-minute coverage of West Ham United's 2-0 defeat to La Liga outfit Malaga in the Schalke 04 Cup in Germany.
Aug 3, 14:00
Sydney FC players celebrate the goal of Alex Brosque during the Football United New Zealand Tour 2014 match between Sydney FC and West Ham United at Westpac Stadium on July 26, 2014
Result: West Ham United suffer pre-season loss to Sydney FC
West Ham United struggle on their pre-season tour of Australia as Sam Allardyce's men suffer a 3-1 defeat to Sydney FC.
Jul 26, 05:01
West Ham's Ricardo Vaz Te celebrates with team mates after scoring the opening goal against Cheltenham during their League Cup match on August 27, 2013
Result: West Ham United, Ipswich Town play out stalemate
West Ham United's pre-season friendly with Ipswich Town finishes goalless.
Jul 16, 22:05
Jon Walters celebrates scoring during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Arsenal at Britannia Stadium on March 1, 2014
Preview: Stoke City vs. West Ham United
Sports Mole previews the clash between Stoke City and West Ham United, who are level on points in the Premier League table, at the Britannia Stadium.
Mar 13, 14:04
Sam Allardyce manager of West Ham United signals during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Swansea City at Boleyn Ground on February 1, 2014
Preview: West Ham United vs. Southampton
Sports Mole looks ahead to Southampton's trip to Upton Park to face West Ham United this weekend.
Feb 20, 16:39
Man City manager Manuel Pellegrini prior to kick-off against Blackburn during their FA Cup third round match on January 4, 2013
Preview: Manchester City vs. West Ham United
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's League Cup semi-final first-leg tie between Manchester City and West Ham at the Etihad Stadium.
Jan 6, 15:26
West Ham's Ricardo Vaz Te celebrates after scoring the winner against Cardiff during their League Cup match on September 24, 2013
Ricardo Vaz Te pens new West Ham United contract
Portuguese striker Ricardo Vaz Te commits himself to West Ham United by signing a one-year contract extension that will keep him at the club until 2015.
Jan 4, 16:28
Mladen Petric of Croatia attacks during the International Friendly match between Croatia and Korea Republic at Craven Cottage on February 6, 2013
West Ham United release 'injured' striker Mladen Petric
West Ham United boss Sam Allardyce reveals that Croatian striker Mladen Petric has been released from his Upton Park contract after failing to recover from injury.
Jan 4, 15:22
West Ham United's English striker Carlton Cole celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Arsenal at the Boleyn Ground, Upton Park, in east London on December 26, 2013
Mid-season report: West Ham United
Sports Mole looks back at the first half of the season for West Ham United.
Dec 31, 16:46
Steven Caulker of Cardiff City and Shane Long of West Bromwich Albion chase the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Cardiff City and West Bromwich Albion at Cardiff City Stadium on December 14, 2013
Mid-season report: Cardiff City
Sports Mole recaps an interesting and controversial first half of the season for the Bluebirds.
Dec 31, 14:42
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger prior to kick-off against Crystal Palace on October 26, 2013
Preview: West Ham United vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews the Boxing Day London derby between West Ham and Arsenal as the Gunners look to return to the top of the table.
Dec 24, 17:31
Sam Allardyce the West Ham manager looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and West Ham United at KC Stadium on September 28, 2013
Preview: West Ham United vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's Premier League clash between West Ham United and Sunderland.
Dec 12, 19:22
Inter's Diego Alberto Milito is congratulated by teammates after scoring his team's fifth goal against Sassuolo during their Serie A match on September 22, 2013
Report: West Ham United target cut-price Diego Milito
West Ham United boss Sam Allardyce reportedly turns to Inter Milan striker Diego Milito in his search for forward reinforcements in January.
Dec 10, 01:45
West Ham boss Sam Allardyce on the sidelines against Everton on September 21, 2013
Preview: West Ham United vs. Aston Villa
Sports Mole previews this weekend's Premier League encounter between West Ham United and Aston Villa.
Oct 31, 16:29
Swansea manager Michael Laudrup during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Arsenal at Liberty Stadium on September 28, 2013
Half-Time Report: Swansea City, West Ham United remain level
It remains goalless after a cagey first half between Swansea City and West Ham United at the Liberty Stadium.
Oct 27, 16:52
Swansea's Ashley Williams in action against Malmo on August 1, 2013
Team News: Ashley Williams back for Swansea City against West Ham
Ashley Williams returns to the Swansea City side for this afternoon's visit of West Ham United.
Oct 27, 15:22
Michael Laudrup manager of Swansea City motivates his team during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Swansea City at St Mary's Stadium on October 6, 2013
Preview: Swansea City vs. West Ham United
Sports Mole looks ahead to this weekend's Premier League clash between Swansea City and West Ham United.
Oct 25, 17:01
David Silva of Manchester City scores his team's third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Manchester City on October 19, 2013
Match Analysis: West Ham United 1-3 Manchester City
Sports Mole takes a closer look at Manchester City's 3-1 win at West Ham United in the Premier League.
Oct 19, 19:58
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Manchester City on October 19, 2013
Result: Sergio Aguero inspires Manchester City victory
Sergio Aguero bags a brace as Manchester City defeat West Ham United 3-1 to register their first away win of the Premier League season.
Oct 19, 19:25
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Manchester City on October 19, 2013
Live Commentary: West Ham United 1-3 Manchester City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's minute-by-minute report of Manchester City's 3-1 win at West Ham United in the Premier League.
Oct 19, 16:30
James Tomkins of West Ham United during the Pre Season Friendly match between Colchester United and West Ham United at Colchester Community Stadium on July 16, 2013
James Tomkins thrilled by West Ham United victory
West Ham United defender James Tomkins expresses his delight at Sunday's shock 3-0 win against Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League.
Oct 7, 12:28
West Ham United's Portuguese striker Ricardo Vaz Te scores his team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at White Hart Lane in London on October 6, 2013
Ricardo Vaz Te: 'Tactics paid off against Tottenham Hotspur'
West Ham United forward Ricardo Vaz Te credits manager Sam Allardyce's tactics for Sunday's 3-0 victory at Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League.
Oct 7, 12:13
Winston Reid of West Ham celebrates scoring his side's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at White Hart Lane on October 6, 2013
Match Analysis: Tottenham Hotspur 0-3 West Ham United
Sports Mole analyses the Premier League clash between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham at White Hart Lane.
Oct 6, 18:45
Winston Reid of West Ham celebrates scoring his side's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at White Hart Lane on October 6, 2013
Result: West Ham United claim first away win
West Ham United score three second-half goals to pick up their first away win of the season and down Tottenham Hotspur.
Oct 6, 17:53
Jermain Defoe of Tottenham in action during a pre season friendly match between Tottenham Hotspur and Espanyol at White Hart Lane on August 10, 2013
Team News: Roberto Soldado dropped for Tottenham Hotspur
Roberto Soldado is dropped to the bench as Jermain Defoe leads the line for Tottenham Hotspur against West Ham United.
Oct 6, 15:06
Hull manager Steve Bruce celebrates his team's third goal against Newcastle on September 21, 2013
Preview: Hull City vs. West Ham United
Sports Mole looks ahead to this Saturday's Premier League encounter between Hull City and West Ham United.
Sep 26, 16:14
West Ham's Ravel Morrison celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Cardiff during their League Cup match on September 24, 2013
Ricardo Vaz Te hails Ravel Morrison as biggest talent he has seen
West Ham forward Ricardo Vaz Te halis the talents of Ravel Morrison after the 20-year-old scored in each of his last two games.
Sep 25, 14:18
Cardiff manager Malkay Mackay prior to kick-off in the match against Hull on September 14, 2013
Malky Mackay bemoans slow Cardiff City start
Malky Mackay admits that Cardiff's sluggish start was probably responsible for their League Cup third-round defeat to West Ham.
Sep 24, 23:33
West Ham's Ricardo Vaz Te celebrates after scoring the winner against Cardiff during their League Cup match on September 24, 2013
Result: West Ham United edge five-goal thriller with Cardiff City
West Ham United beat Cardiff City 3-2 in their Capital One Cup tie at Upton Park.
Sep 24, 21:38
West Ham United's English midfielder Matt Jarvis vies with Stoke City's Irish striker Jonathan Walters during the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Stoke City at at the Boleyn Ground, Upton Park, in east London on August 31
Half-Time Report: West Ham United lead against Cardiff City
West Ham United lead Cardiff City 2-1 at the break in their Capital One Cup tie at Upton Park.
Sep 24, 20:34
West Ham's Ricardo Vaz Te celebrates with team mates after scoring the opening goal against Cheltenham during their League Cup match on August 27, 2013
Team News: West Ham United make seven changes for Cardiff City visit
West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce makes seven changes for the visit of Cardiff City to Upton Park tonight.
Sep 24, 19:12
West Ham's Ricardo Vaz Te celebrates with team mates after scoring the opening goal against Cheltenham during their League Cup match on August 27, 2013
Sam Allardyce to give Ricardo Vaz Te "opportunities"
West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce insists that Ricardo Vaz Te will not be frozen out at Upton Park.
Sep 21, 12:06
Kevin Nolan of West Ham United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Cardiff City at the Bolyen Ground on August 17, 2013
Kevin Nolan backs Ricardo Vaz Te
West Ham United captain Kevin Nolan insists that Ricardo Vaz Te will be welcomed back into the squad.
Sep 4, 17:53
West Ham's Ricardo Vaz Te celebrates with team mates after scoring the opening goal against Cheltenham during their League Cup match on August 27, 2013
Norwich City fail to sign Ricardo Vaz Te on loan
West Ham United forward Ricardo Vaz Te's proposed loan move to Norwich City breaks down.
Sep 3, 00:59
West Ham's Ricardo Vaz Te celebrates with team mates after scoring the opening goal against Cheltenham during their League Cup match on August 27, 2013
Report: Norwich City prepare Ricardo Vaz Te move
A report claims that Norwich City are interested in signing West Ham United forward Ricardo Vaz Te.
Sep 2, 18:20
West Ham boss Sam Allardyce in the dugout before kick-off during the match against Newcastle on August 24, 2013
Sam Allardyce suspects Ricardo Vaz Te 'tap up'
West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce suspects that Ricardo Vaz Te has been tapped up by another club after the Portuguese midfielder hands in a transfer request at Upton Park.
Aug 31, 05:45
West Ham's Ricardo Vaz Te celebrates with team mates after scoring the opening goal against Cheltenham during their League Cup match on August 27, 2013
Ricardo Vaz Te hands in transfer request
West Ham United winger Ricardo Vaz Te indicates that he wishes to leave the club, handing in a transfer request.
Aug 29, 12:42
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