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Hammers could swap one Spanish keeper for another

According to  Spanish website Don Balon, the former Real Madrid and current Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas could sign for a Premier League team in the summer, with Casillas himself said to be prefering a move to London. That report has inevitably led to link all London Premier League sides although West Ham were not actually named […]

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Giroud reckons he’s put Carroll in shade

  Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud insists his scorpion kick is a more worthy January of the month goal than Andy Carroll’s scissor kick wonder goal. The  France striker, 30, said: “Andy Carroll’s goal is magnificent, but maybe people won’t remember it in two years’ time.” Giroud earned big praise  for his effort against Crystal Palace […]

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Hammers and Gunners linked with Saints midfielder

Arsenal and West Ham United have  been reported as being set to make a move for Southampton and Serbia international midfielder Dusan Tadic, The 28-year-old, who has 43 international caps for his country, has scored three goals and provided seven assists in 34 appearances in all competitions for The Saints  this season. He arrived at […]

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Let’s fill those empty London Stadium seats

The next two home games have already sold out meaning that season ticket holders who can’t make the Swansea or Everton games can relist their seats on Ticket exchange now or share them using Ticket Forwarding 10 days before kick off. Thousands of seats remain empty each league game depriving thousands of Hammers the chance […]

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At last…fantastic news – we should all be overjoyed

Finally great news after recent miseries upon miseries. Diafra Sakho is close to a return with ClaretandHugh having been told he could make an appearance in the match against Swansea on April 5. If not he will certainly be ready for the next game against Sunderland  at the Stadium of Light and this is news […]

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Sakho puts in hours of extra training “and will be back”

Diafra Sakho is putting in “many extra hours” in the gym and on the training ground as he edges closer to a Hammers comeback. And despite widespread press speculation today (Thurs) that he would not be back in action this season, that was emphatically denied to ClaretandHugh this evening. Sakho is arriving at work each […]

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Revealed: The three key figures West Ham fans definitely want to stay this summer

Amidst all of the outrage, the disgrace, the questionable tactical and everything else that has tainted this current season, there have been a few shining lights to give us hope that everything will eventually be alright. Ok, so 16/17 hasn’t been as bad as some fans will have you make out. Contrary to what some supporters […]

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Report: Hammers eye Everton winger

West Ham have been reported this morning as lining up a move for Everton winger Gerard Deulofeu. The Daily Star is bringing the “news” despite the hammers currently being overloaded with wing men in the shape of Michail Antonio, Robert Snodgrass and Andrew Ayew. The 22-year-old initially signed for the Toffees Everton on loan in […]

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West Ham interested in Rooney

West Ham are interested in signing Wayne Rooney if Manchester United allow him to leave Old Trafford this summer, according to Sky sources.

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Hammers hit by worst possible news

West Ham have been hit by the worst possible injury crisis as it emerged this morning that we have suffered a TRIPLE injury blow. Pedro Obiang is ruled out for the rest of the season and Michail Antonio and Winston Reid are set to miss the next month. Obiang was stretchered off against Leicester City before […]

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West Ham’s Michail Antonio set to be ruled out for England

West Ham winger Michail Antonio was dealt a huge blow after suffering a hamstring injury against Leicester City that is likely to rule him out of England’s next two fixtures.

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Thug jailed for breaking West Ham’s fan jaw

Thug Nathan Sargeant left a West Ham fan with a broken jaw – after taking exception to his Cockney accent. The 27-year-old was drinking in the Market Tavern in Hanley, Staffordshire, close to Stoke when he started an amicable conservation with two Hammers supporters in the toilets. But the conversation turned nasty when Sargeant criticised […]

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West Ham United vs Leicester City Match Preview

West Ham will welcome Leicester City to the London Stadium tomorrow, a team fresh off the back of a famous last 16 win over Seville. The Hammers will be hoping they can capitalize their opponent’s potential Champions League hangover. The Opponents: This will be a tough task despite West Ham’s superior league position following a fine run of form for the East Midlands outfit. Since Leicester’s controversial decision to replace Claudio Ranieri…

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Stats suggest West Ham are already disadvantaged v Leicester City

We face a a revived and in-form Leicester City this weekend after their players disgustingly forced out Claudio Ranieri a few weeks ago – the very man who made the players and the club relevant. Whatever you think of the way Leicester forced out the club’s only worthwhile hero, it doesn’t change the fact that we’re […]

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Slav snaps back at Staam’s Oxford fitness claim

Slaven Bilic has given Jaap Stam the perfect answer to his claim that Reece Oxford was “surprised at the intensity of training at Reading”  – a suggestion that it isn’t at Rush Green and Chadwell Heath. Stam made his claim in a press conference saying: “Reece Oxford has been surprised at the level of intensity […]

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West Ham team news: Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs Leicester

Slaven Bilic’s side will aim to recover from a morale-sapping defeat to Bournemouth as they prepare to welcome the Premier League champions

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Bilic must recruit plenty of new talent to West Ham for next season, warns Hammers legend Cottee

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic has been told he needs to all but rebuild his stuttering side ahead of next season’s Premier League campaign. Hammers legend Tony Cottee reckons the crop of recruits brought in last summer have failed to ignite the London Stadium outfit’s season and he is backed up by the fact that they are currently 11th in the standings with 33 points. West Ham suffered defeats in their previous two top flight matches at Bournemouth and at …

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Does pitch size really matter?

West Ham shares the same size pitch as no fewer than eight fellow Premier League clubs. The London Stadium pitch is 7,140 square metres. That’s the same size as Watford’s Vicarage Road surface, West Brom’s Hawthorns pitch, Sunderland’s Stadium of Light, Swansea City’s Liberty Stadium, Bournemouth’s Vitality Stadium, Manchester United’s Old Trafford, Manchester City’s Etihad […]

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Hammers linked with same old target – AGAIN!

Reports over the last 24 hours that West Ham United are  interested in signing Croatia international striker Mario Mandzukic aren’t exactly the latest news in town. For the 30 year old Juventus hitman was first linked to a move that never happened first in July last year – just ahead of signing for Juve – and […]

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Bilic needs to be doing more than putting square pegs in round holes

The weekend’s defeat at Bournemouth once again exposed the very real problem of Bilic using players in positions that they are neither used to playing or indeed capable of doing so. Kouyate at right back is the most obvious of these. Without doubt one of the best players at the Club, Kouyate is a box to box midfield player, not afraid to take on his man, he provides a real thrust and …

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Bournemouth fined for breaching anti doping rules

Bournemouth have been fined £35,000 ahead of their game against West Ham after admitting a breach of Football Association anti-doping rules.The Premier League side were charged after failing to ensure their club whereabouts information was accurate on three occasions. All clubs are required to provide accurate details of training sessions and player whereabouts so they […]

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Out of date Bournemouth AFC food seized!

Now we don’t want to overly worry fans travelling to Bournemouth for tomorrow’s game but this report appeared in the local paper a few hours ago and was sent to us by locally based Iron fan and CandH Facebook member Robert Hargreaves. Bosses at the Vitality Stadium have been ordered to pay more than £3,000 […]

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Dimitri Payet did not enjoy final weeks at West Ham

Dimitri Payet has hit out at Slaven Bilic’s defensive style of football as he reveals the reasons behind his acrimonious departure from West Ham in January.

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Hammer of the year poll hijacked by Turkish fans

A Claret and Hugh poll to gauge Hammer of the year was hijacked by Turkish football fans. Gokhan Tore – only included as a joke – received over 934 votes from 2490 giving him 37% of the vote. The Turk, who is back in Istanbul recovery from surgery is worshipped  by Besiktas supporters. Last week […]

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Hammers close in on right back

West Ham remain on the trail of Saint-Etienne right-back Kevin Malcuit after being linked with the 25 year old in January. The Frenchman has impressed for Les Verts this season, and with the Irons knowing the French transfer market well this one looks a possibility. Malcuit’s importance to the club is emphasised by the fact […]

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Irons fan may get lifetime ban

A West Ham fan who ran onto the pitch to confront the Chelsea players on Monday night has been arrested and is set to face a lifetime ban from London Stadium if found guilty. Ian Paul Crouch, 51, has been bailed to appear at court in two weeks’ time. Should magistrates find him guilty of […]

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5 Arsenal 69
6 Manchester United 58
7 West Ham United 56
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9 Brighton & Hov… 51
10 Wolverhampton Wanderers 51
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15 Southampton 40
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17 Leeds United 38
18 Burnley 35
19 Watford 23
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