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Slav – “We’ll be ready for Palace”

Slaven Bilic has revealed that the Hammers “have to come back ” from the massive Manchester City defeat against Crystal Palace this weekend. And in his Monday column on the official website he says: ““The same players played really well a few days ago, with ten men. “We showed how we could defend as a […]

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Exclusive: Hogan deal hits massive obstacle

West Ham have rejected speculation that they are about to land Brentford’s Scott Hogan in a deal which would have amounted to between £10m and £15m. The media has been suggesting for days that Hogan is all but a Hammers player but ClaretandHugh has been told this morning that a deal is nowhere near. The […]

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Defender set for return tomorrow evening!

Sam Byram is ready to line up for the PL2 side against Norwich City tomorrow night (Mon)  and hopes to play a major role for the first-team in the second half of the season. The right  back has recovered from a hamstring injury during the 1-1 draw with Middlesbrough and said:  “The injury feels good […]

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Swearing!

Can I remind everyone that there is a strict bad language/swearing code on both the website & FB forum. If people are feeling kind, a ‘yellow card’ warning will be given. Repeat offenders will be ‘red-carded’& deleted-or made to watch the Man City game again!

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Hammers set for player swap plus cash offer

West Ham are this morning being reported as ready to to make a new bid for Robert Snodgrass with Ashley Fletcher thrown in as bait! According to the Sunday Mirror’s Steve Stammers who is a long term fan with good links to the club the new offer would see £2 million on offer for the […]

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Ciao – Zaza’s a goner!

Simone Zaza has agreed terms for a loan move to Valencia with €16m option to buy – a 9 million drop on the fee West Ham would have been required to find. According to reports in Spain and Italy, Zaza has given the nod to join the La Liga outfit. It’s another loan deal with […]

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Roma chase Irons winger

Roma are tonight reported to have reached an agreement with Sofiane Feghouli’s representatives on personal terms for their client, but still have to thrash out a deal with West Ham . Feghouli has failed to make a serious impact at the London Stadium and could join four others on their way out = Simone Zaza, […]

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Payet back in France

Dimitri Payet is today back in France to make the ceremonial kick off between Lille and a side from his birthplace of Reunion Island – AS Excelsior The midfielder is being linked with moves to Marseilles and his former club Lille – who are in the middle of a takeover which will dramatically increase their […]

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Bilic accepts confidence will suffer

Slaven Bilic has topped off his bitter disappointment at last night’s Manchestr City FA Cup humiliation by declaring: “We weren’t good enough.” A deeply dejected Bilic “Of course it’s a bad defeat for us. We started well but in the space of 15 minutes after the first goal, when we had the chance to equalise, […]

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Pundits agree: Bilic in no danger of sack

BBC pundit Alan Shearer doesn’t believe Slaven Bilic is in any danger of being sacked despite another five goal humiliation at the London Stadium. Speaking after the game he answered the question of Bilic’s position by saying: “No (he is not under threat). “I don’t think West Ham are in any danger of relegation but […]

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DS and Co shown importance of transfer window

Slaven Bilic, David Sullivan and Tony Henry now know the size of the problem – we need a colossal January transfer window. We need to bring in players full of confidence who can bring a new belief to a team which for all the recent League results remains desperately low on confidence. This was a […]

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Brady exiles ‘The Insider’

West Ham’s famous Insider has found himself exiled to the cold outside. The official website has been featuring news and gossip from the thinly disguised  source who yesterday made some interesting revelations in what was turned out to be his last appearance. Among the information he shared with fans was that a £20 million bid […]

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Boleyn Castle Open Day on Monday

Archaeologists have been digging up the Tudor Green Street House in Newham, known locally as Boleyn Castle. The public can visit the site on Monday 9th January 2017 (between 10.00 – 11.30am and 12.30 – 2.00pm) to see the findings so far. The Boleyn connection A wealthy servant of Henry VIII, Richard Breame, built this […]

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Hammers end interest in Defoe after rejection

West Ham United have given up on their pursuit of Jermain Defoe, according to the Telegraph. Sunderland have held firm on their stance that the 34-year-old striker is not for sale, and have been undeterred by the Hammers asking them to name their price. The Telegraph wrote “West Ham United are considering other transfer targets […]

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Bilic: “We want to keep transfers quiet as possible”

Yesterday Slaven Bilic appeared frustrated after name and name was bounced off him by journalists in his pre-match press conference ahead of tonight’s FA cup match against Manchester City. Asked about Dembele he snapped “Don’t give me names. I know it’s the transfer window and it’s an interesting time for the media and the club […]

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Hull city right back added to list of targets

According to the Telegraph and the Daily Mail, Hull City player Ahmed Elmohamady is on West Ham’s list of possible right back targets for the January transfer window. Although Sam Byram is returning from injury there is need for an experienced right back with Álvaro Arbeloa likely to paid off and released during the transfer window. The 29-year-old Hull […]

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It’s a sell-out!

David Gold has revealed that every general admission ticket for tonight’s game against Manchester City has now been sold. Speaking to the official site the co chairman said: “This is a wonderful achievement for a TV game on a Friday night. I want to thank all the supporters for attending. After reaching the quarter-final stage […]

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Bilic v Guardiola – Slav speaks

Slaven Bilic has admitted that he is an advocate of a mid winter-break but insists the team will be fully wound up for an assault on the FA Cup tonight. With the game being shown on BBC One with a kick off time of 7.55 pm at the London Stadium the boss is determined to […]

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Report: Hammers double their offer for Defoe

West Ham have more than doubled their offer for Jermain Defoe to £13million as they attempt to persuade Sunderland to sell claim the Daily Express this morning. Yesterday we confirmed the story that the Hammers have asked Sunderland at what price they will sell striker Jermain Defoe. The jump from a £6m bid to a £13m […]

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Hammers eyeing new striker target

West Ham are stepping up their interest in Southampton’s Shane Long as they bid to develop realistic back up targets should they fail to land Jermain Defoe. The club are taking the  view that Sunderland are unlikely to let the striker leave the Stadium of Light given he is their one hope against relegation. Long, […]

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Karren Brady charm offensive day 2

West Ham Vice Chairman Karren Brady has spent a second day on twitter answering supporters questions. One Season ticket holder asked the Baroness whether he can move seats mid-season “Depends on where you want to move to but contact Nicola Keyes in the Ticket Office she will help & put you on waiting list if […]

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Club insider spills the beans

The club’s official insider is back on WHUFC.com to set the transfer rumours straight. The mystery man starts: “The Board and the manager have made no secret of their desire to strengthen the squad this month. My understanding is that the Board are committed to giving the Club the best-possible chance of achieving that target, […]

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Jermaine reckons Jermain wants the Irons

Jermain Defoe’s former Spurs team-mate Jermain Jenas reckons the 34 year old Sunderland striker wants to return to West Ham. Speaking to the BBC Jenas said: “Somewhere within him he’s probably got that urge to put some wrongs right at West Ham because of the way he left. “And, if we’re honest, if you’re looking […]

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Slaven Bilic: “Door still open for Calleri”

Slaven Bilic says Jonathan Calleri is not guaranteed to leave West Ham in January. Asked by a reporter at this morning’s press conference whether Calleri has played his last game in Hammers shirt Bilic replied: “Not necessarily, No, Calleri has a different contract, both of the players are on loan for season but with Calleri […]

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Slaven Bilic: “Zaza’s West Ham story is over!”

Slaven Bilic has confirmed Simone Zaza has played his last game for the Hammers saying his West Ham story is over. Speaking to reporters at this morning’s press conference Slave said “Zaza came to us when we wanted him, he wanted to come here, maybe his wish was to stay in Italy or whatever but […]

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Bilic is a fan of both Defoe and Hogan

Slaven Bilic says he is a fan of both Jermain Defoe and Scott Hogan but refused discuss whether bids had been made. During this morning’s press conference he told reporters about transfer speculation “We are not going to discuss the players that are not ours at the moment,” “The chairman is trying really hard to get […]

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