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Legal streaming will change the face of the game

The award of a Premier League game package to Amazon Prime is seen as a game changer and will be the start of legal mainstream streaming in the U.K. The Premier League know they are fighting a losing battle and must plan to allow football supporters in the UK to watch football matches streamed legally to […]

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Anatomy of a modern transfer deal

Football scouting is an evolving industry using more and more technology. The days of relying on an old-school scout gut feeling are long gone. Most clubs now use computer programmes, such as Scout7, to gather detailed statistical analyses of players. Videos are uploaded within minutes of a game finishing, enabling a manager or director of football […]

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Sir Geoff’s verdict on Yaya Toure and Jack Wilshere

West Ham legend Sir Geoff Hurst has told the Daily Star of his disappointment that West Ham has been linked with Yaya Toure and Jack Wilshere as possible transfer targets. “When I see them linked with Toure I just think that’s completely and utterly off the wall. I absolutely cannot believe as a club we’re […]

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Carvalho gets mixed reception from West Ham fans

Former West Ham transfer target William Carvalho got a mixed reception from the game of the World Cup tournament so far as he featured in the thrilling 3-3 draw between Portugal and Spain last night. While some Hammers fans thought Carvalho was impressive and solid in the defensive midfield role and suggested Pellegrini should sign […]

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Hammers decide Antonio’s future

West Ham are tonight insisting that Michail Antonio is not for sale and on course to return to the squad for the opening Premier League game at Liverpool. The former Hammer of the Year has been linked with a move across London to Crystal Palace for weeks but there is no likelihood of that happening. […]

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Report: West Ham and Lazio just £4m apart

Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio has changed his story yet again on Felipe Anderson now saying the two sides are just £4m apart in their valuations of the player. Earlier this week the Sky Italia Journo said the deal was done with Lazio and it would be announced within 48 hours only to backtrack just […]

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Poll: Who should replace Manuel Lanzini?

Manu Lanzini’s devastating injury has changed the landscape as far as the Hammers summer transfer market business is concerned. The midfielder underwent surgery on his cruciate ligament injury in Barcelona on Thursday night as manager Manuel Pellegrini ponders where to go for a replacement. It’s a tough call and several names have entered the frame so today’s […]

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Hammers look for leak-free summer window

West Ham have tightened up considerably on the ‘leaks’ that are popularly believed to have spoiled our chances in the transfer market. Since Manuel Pellegrini’s arrival as the new manager there has been a ‘curtains drawn’ policy introduced which has seen – by and large – only the ‘usual suspects’ named in the media. Quiet […]

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Chicharito given advice from Bolton striker

Mexico legend and former Bolton Striker Jared Borgetti believes Javier Hernandez’s mentality will help him succeed at the 2018 World Cup. “Chicharito’s mentally is very strong and he has a lot of confidence in himself and in what he can do,” Borgetti said in an interview with ESPN FC in Moscow. “He’s been in two […]

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Lukasz Fabianski passes secret medical

Lukasz Fabianski flew to London before joining the Polish squad in Russia to take a medical with West Ham. The 33-year-old keeper had been training with the Polish national team at their pre-World Cup camp at Arłamów, a mountain resort in southeastern Poland. That training camp finished on 7th June and Fabianski is understood to have […]

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New Javier Pastore report is flawed

A Paris United report that claims West Ham are edging closer to signing Argentinian attacking midfielder Javier Pastore has some flaws and should be treated with caution. The report claims Pini Zahavi and West Ham owner David Gold are currently negotiating a deal, with the player’s agent Marcelo Simonian supposedly willing to bring Pastore’s salary demands […]

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World Cup Watch: Mario,Patricio and Carvalho

Portugal play Spain in the World Cup Group B tonight at 7 pm on BBC 1 Joao Mario is still technically a West Ham player as we hold his registration until the end of June under the terms of his season-long loan. The Inter Milan player played 14 games in all competitions for the Hammers scoring two […]

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Bookies reckon Mawson odds on for Irons

West Ham have become big odds on favourites to sign Swansea City defender Alfie Mawson. A story to that effect has appeared in Wales On Line which has been well ahead with the news concerning  Mawson and goalkeeper Lukaz Fabianski. Their latest story declares: “It seems the Hammers’ pursuit of the 24-year-old has intensified this […]

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Beyonce faces empty seats at London Stadium

Beyonce and Jay Z on the run tour comes to the London Stadium tonight and Saturday night. It follows the recent success of the Rolling Stones tour which saw 115,000 rock fans attend the venue. However, like many West Ham games, there might be lots of empty seats this evening. Touts reportedly gave away free tickets […]

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Carabao Cup makes format changes

A number of changes have been announced for the new season which affect the Carabao Cup. Games in the competition that were level at 90 minutes were followed by a period of 30 minutes of extra-time, with penalties then deciding the winner if the score remained level. Next season that will change with all games  going […]

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Martial on radar as striker cools on United

West Ham will be keeping an eye on Anthony Martial this summer after the Manchester United striker’s agent has revealed the striker wants out of Old Trafford. With speculation still in the air regarding a possible Marko Arnautovic switch to Old Trafford  Martial could be seen of a player plus cash swap deal should they […]

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West Ham 2018/19 fixtures revealed

West Ham will travel to  Anfield on the first day of the 2018/19 season ….as predicted in a leaked fixture list earlier this month !Their  first home game at the London Stadium will be on 18 August against Bournemouth. We travel to the Emirates away to face Arsenal for the third game of the season. […]

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Lanzini injury: First photo

Manuel Lanzini has posted a photo of his injured knee on social media today. Lanzini explained how he got injured saying: “I received a pass from Marcos Rojo and tried to give it to Javier Mascherano who was behind me. “When I turned, I didn’t set my foot firmly on the ground and all my weight […]

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Update on Felipe Anderson

Reports that the Felipe Anderson deal to West Ham is close to completion or that he is on a plane to London have been described as ‘Not true’ by a club insider this evening. Media speculation is rife both in the UK and Italy that a deal between the two clubs has been reached and the […]

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Hammers hunt for second keeper

EXCLUSIVE West Ham have their sights set on a second goalkeeper signing for the club which looks likely to prove the end of the line for Adrian. Swansea’s Lukasz Fabianski – who looks set to agree a deal over the next couple of days or so – is not necessarily seen as the new Number […]

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Pellegrini gives thumbs-up to defender talks

West Ham are continuing to talk to Swansea over a deal for central defender Alfie Mawson after being given the thumbs up by boss Manuel Pellegrini. ClaretandHugh has learned that the new manager was told of all possible targets whom the club had tracking on his arrival at the club and he has agreed that […]

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Official: West Ham appoint Director of Football

West Ham have officially announced the appointment of Mario Husillos as the Club’s first Director of Football. The experienced and widely respected Argentinian joins the Hammers after a spell as sporting director at Malaga, where in 2012/13 he worked with the Club’s new manager Manuel Pellegrini through the most-successful period in the Spanish side’s history. Husillos has […]

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Hammers move on ‘Fab’ among World Cup fears

West Ham are moving quickly to tie up Swansea goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski’s switch to the club given they believed the World Cup could cause some problems if the negotiations were allowed to drag on. The Hammers expect to announce his arrival formally over the next few days after it became widely understood that the relegated […]

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Big Sam tells owners to splash the cash

Former Hammers manager Sam Allardyce has called for the West Ham owners to back new boss Pellegrini in the transfer market with big funds to get the best players. Big Sam told talkSPORT: yesterday  “I am not sure if David Sullivan and David Gold realise that he will want the best players to come to the […]

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Boss to run pre-season rule over Academy players

Academy Director Terry Westley will take a West Ham United XI for fixtures against a range of different opponents in pre-season including a two-match tour of Slovakia and games against National League trio Barnet, Dagenham & Redbridge and Salford City. And speaking to the official site he said:  “The boys are at a level where they need […]

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Hammers boss explains pre-season campaign

West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini has explained his thinking on the Hammers pre-season campaign. The Hammers will travel to Switzerland for a training camp and game against Challenge League side FC Winterthur before returning to England to face four EFL clubs. They will play  trio Aston Villa, Preston North End and Ipswich Town and League One […]

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4 Manchester City 3
5 Newcastle United 3
6 Brighton & Hov… 3
7 Leeds United 3
8 Chelsea 3
9 Brentford 1
10 Fulham 1
11 Leicester City 1
12 Liverpool 1
13 Manchester United 0
14 Wolverhampton Wanderers 0
15 Everton 0
16 Aston Villa 0
17 Crystal Palace 0
18 Nottingham Forest 0
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