Hammers team-mates Andy Carroll and Carl Jenkinson put their friendship to one side and face off in a frame of snooker - with more than just pride on the line.

For the victor, the chance to lift the gleaming Betway UK Championship trophy.

For the loser, the indignity of washing his conqueror's boots at the training ground for a week!

With the stakes set high, it's only fitting that the West Ham stars should get a few expert tips from the pros first.

World champion Stuart Bingham and 2011 UK Championship winner Judd Trump (our 5/1 favourite to land this year’s UK title) were on hand to coach the Premier League stars before the big game. media "I’ve been looking forward to taking on Carl," said Carroll. "He loves watching the snooker and fancies himself as a bit of a player – let’s see how good he really is!”

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So as you saw, it was Carl Jenkinson that emerged victorious in a tightly-contested affair, meaning he earnt the right for team-mate Andy to wash his boots for a week.

The big Geordie took his punishment in good spirit, though. media And, as you can see from the photos below, Carroll did a pretty good job of it, too. media Betway UK Championship betting